Jerg Gutmann M.Sc.

Jerg Gutmann, M.Sc.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter bei Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Stefan Voigt

Address
Universität Hamburg
Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft
Institute of Law and Economics
Johnsallee 35
20148 Hamburg

Office
Johnsallee 35 Raum 208

Consultation hours
By Appointment

Contact
Phone: (040) 42838-3040
Fax: (040) 42838-6794
jerg.gutmann@jura.uni-hamburg.de

Short CV

  • January 16, 1984: Born in Schorndorf, Baden-Württemberg.
  • 10/2003-05/2008: Studied at Universität Stuttgart (Technisch orientierter Diplom-Volkswirt).
  • 10/2008-09/2010: Studied at Philipps-Universität Marburg (M.Sc. Economics and Institutions).
  • 04/2010-09/2010: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Lehrstuhl für Mikroökonomie, Phlipps-Universität Marburg.
  • 10/2010-12/2014: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Recht und Ökonomik, Universität Hamburg.

Teaching

Teaching Assistant (Tutorien):

  • Intermediate Microeconomics (Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2009, BA level, DE).
  • Introduction to Economics (Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2009, BA level, DE).

Tutorials (Übungen):

  • Introduction to Microeconomics (Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2010, BA level, DE).
  • Constitutional Economics (Universität Hamburg, European Master in L&E, 2011 & 2012, MA level, EN).
  • Introduction to Economics (Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2012, BA level, DE).
  • International Law & Economics (Universität Hamburg, European Master in L&E, 2011-2013, MA level, EN).
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (Universität Hamburg, Law School, 2013, BA level, DE).
  • Judicial Organization (Universität Hamburg, Law School, 2013, BA level, DE).

Lectures/Seminars (Vorlesungen und Seminare):

  • Empirical Law & Economics (Cairo University, FEPS, 2012, MA level, EN).
  • Research Methods in Law & Economics (German-Arab Transition Partnership, 2012, BA level, EN).
  • Introduction to Econometrics (Universität Hamburg, Graduateschool in L&E, 2012 & 2013, PhD level, EN).
  • Thesis Writing Seminar (Universität Hamburg, European Master in L&E, 2012 & 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Constitutional Economics (Universität Hamburg, European Master in L&E, 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Institutional Economics (German University in Cairo, 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Introduction to Stata (German-Arab Transition Partnership, 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Introduction to Stata (German University in Cairo, 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Judicial Independence (Joint Vienna Institute, 2013, MA level, EN).
  • Economics of Corruption (German-Arab Transition Partnership, 2014, MA level, EN).
  • Introduction to the Economic Analysis of Law (University of Sousse, Law School, 2014, BA level, EN).

Reserach Topics

  • Design and Effects of Government Agencies and Legal Institutions
  • Economics of Crime (Particularly Corruption)
  • Economics of Religion
  • Empirical Economics
  • Human Rights and Discrimination
  • Natural Disasters and States of Emergency
  • New Institutional Economics
  • Positive Constitutional Economics

Research and Publications

Published Papers (peer-reviewed):

  • Gutmann, Jerg, Bernd Hayo & Stefan Voigt (2014); "Determinants of Constitutionally Safeguarded Judicial Review: Insights Based on a New Indicator", in: Yun-chien Chang (ed.), Empirical Legal Analysis: Assessing the Performance of Legal Institutions, Routledge, pp. 216-54 [Link].
    Presented at the International Conference on Empirical Legal Studies of Judical Systems 2011 in Taipei.
  • Voigt, Stefan & Jerg Gutmann (2013); "Turning Cheap Talk into Economic Growth: On the Relationship between Property Rights and Judicial Independence", Journal of Comparative Economics 41(1):66-73 [Download].
    Presented at the Seminar in Comparative Institutional Analysis 2011 in Lund; at the Ratio Colloquium 2011 in Stockholm; at the EMLE MTM Workshop in Law & Economics 2012 in Ghent; at the Second World Congress of the PCS 2012 in Miami.
  • Voigt, Stefan & Jerg Gutmann; "On the Wrong Side of the Law: Causes and Consequences of a Corrupt Judiciary", forthcoming: International Review of Law & Economics [Download].
    Presented at the "International Gottfried von Haberler Conference" 2012 in Liechtenstein; at the ISLE Annual Conference 2012 in Rome.

Submitted Papers:

  • Brown, Patrick, Jerg Gutmann & Stefan Voigt; "Let the Sunshine in: Why Countries Adopt Freedom of Information Acts", [Download].
  • Gutmann, Jerg; "Believe, But Verify? - The Effect of Market Structure on Corruption in Religious Organizations", [Download].
  • Gutmann, Jerg; "Old War in New Skins? - A Comment on Heike Krieger's 'Conceptualizing Cyberwar'".
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt; "Islam and the Rule of Law: Lessons for the EU's External Policy".
    Presented at the workshop "Rule of Law in EU External Action" 2014 in Leuven.
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt; "Lending a Hand to the Invisible Hand? - Assessing the Effects of Newly Enacted Competition Laws", [Download].
    Presented at the "Conference on Competition and Financial Regulation" 2012 in Bangalore; at the FZID Lecture Series 2013 in Hohenheim; at the IFN Research Seminar 2013 in Stockholm; at the EPCS Meeting 2014 in Cambridge.
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt; "The Rule of Law and Constitutionalism in Muslim Countries", revise & resubmit, [Download].
    Presented at the workshop "Constitutional Issues in a Changing Arab World" 2012 in Vienna; at the workshop "Law and Institutional Economics of Revolutions" 2013 in Hamburg; at the workshop "Institutional Impediments to Transition in Arabic Spring Countries" 2014 in Tunis; at the EPCS Meeting 2014 in Cambridge.
  • Gutmann, Jerg, Sina Imhof & Stefan Voigt; "Are You Green Yet? - On the Diffusion of Constitutionally Protected Environmental Rights", [Download].
    Presented at the CELS 2011 in Chicago; at the Second World Congress of the PCS 2012 in Miami; at the EALE Annual Conference 2012 in Stockholm.
  • Lucas, Viola & Jerg Gutmann; "Unbundling Private and Public Sector Corruption: Insights Based on Two New Indicators".
    Presented at the EPSA Conference 2014 in Edinburgh.
  • Voigt, Stefan, Jerg Gutmann & Lars P. Feld; "The Effects of Judicial Independence 10 Years on: Cross-Country Evidence Using an Updated Set of Indicators".
    Presented at the EMLE MTM Workshop in Law & Economics 2014 in Bologna; at the EPCS Meeting 2014 in Cambridge; at the ICOPEAI 2014 in Baiona; at the workshop "La justice judiciaire entre Transition et Refondation" 2014 in Sousse; at the EPSA Conference 2014 in Edinburgh. To be Presented at the WINIR Conference 2014 in London; at the EALE Annual Conference 2014 in Aix-en-Provence.

Working Papers:

  • Gutmann, Jerg & Matthias Dauner; "The Determinants of Death Penalty Abolition".
    Presented at the LSA Annual Meeting 2011 in San Francisco; at the EALE Annual Conference 2011 in Hamburg.
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt; "Constitutional Constraints on the Military".
    Presented at the workshop "Do Constitutions Matter?" 2012 in Oxford; at the Conference on Constitutional Choice in the Middle East 2012 in Hamburg; at the EMLE MTM Workshop in Law & Economics 2013 in Hamburg; at the EPCS Meeting 2013 in Zurich; at the PCS Conference 2013 in New Orleans; at the ISNIE Conference 2013 in Florence; at the EALE Annual Conference 2013 in Warsaw.
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt; "The Effects of Natural Disasters on Human Rights".
    Presented at the PCS Conference 2014 in New Charleston. To be presented at the EALE Annual Conference 2014 in Aix-en-Provence; at the "Interdisciplinary Workshop on Institutional Economics" 2014 in Freiburg.
  • Gutmann, Jerg, Fabio Padovano & Stefan Voigt; "Perception vs. Experience: How to Explain Differences in Corruption Measures Using Microdata".
    Presented at the MRM 2013 in Mersin; at the PCS Conference 2013 in New Orleans; at the Annual Conference of the IIPF 2013 in Taormina; at the EALE Annual Conference 2013 in Warsaw; at the EPCS Meeting 2014 in Cambridge; at the EPSA Conference 2014 in Edinburgh; at the Silvaplana Workshop 2014 in Pontresina.

Work in Progress:

  • Gutmann, Jerg; "Conscription".
  • Gutmann, Jerg; "Religion and Economic Growth: A Survey of the Literature".
  • Gutmann, Jerg & Ines Reith; "Alcohol and Sexual Violence".
  • Hayo, Bernd, Stefan Voigt & Jerg Gutmann; "From Constitutional Review to an Additional Legislative Chamber: On the Development of Non-Conventional Court Competences".
  • Kiesow Cortez, Florian & Jerg Gutmann; "Explaining Formal International Cooperation: Domestic Institutions and Political Incentives to Ratify International Agreements".
  • Satzer, Janina & Jerg Gutmann; "Capitalism, Dictatorship and Olympic Gold: On the Complex Relationship between Freedom and Sports Success".

Data

Selected datasets for replication purposes can be downloaded here:

  • Gutmann & Voigt: islamic state index and data on gender inequality, available after publication.
  • Gutmann & Voigt: data on human rights protection, available after publication.
  • Gutmann & Voigt: data on large natural catastrophes, available after publication.
  • Lucas & Gutmann: data on private and public sector corruption, available after publication.
  • Voigt, Gutmann & Feld: data on de jure and de facto judicial independence, available after publication.

Membership

  • European Association of Law & Economics
  • German Law & Economics Association
  • Hamburg Law & Economics Society

Reviewer

  • Constitutional Political Economy
  • Economics & Politics
  • Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
  • Kyklos
  • Review of Law & Economics