Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Stefan Voigt
Chair for Economic Analysis of Law
Faculty of Law
Institute of Law and Economics (IRÖ)
- by appointment
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Fax: +49 40 42838-6794
Secretary of Prof. Dr. Georg Ringe, MJur (Oxon) & Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Stefan Voigt
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- Born on 19 August 1962
- Stephan Voigt has been Director of the Institute of Law and Economics (IRÖ) since October 2009. He is a fellow of the CESifo Group in Munich and affiliated with the International Centre for Economic Research (ICER) in Turin. He was previously a professor at the Philipps University of Marburg, University of Kassel, and Ruhr University Bochum; a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; a senior fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Krupp Kolleg) in Greifswald; and a research advisor at the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena.
- His research focuses on the economic effects of alternative constitutional rules and the consequences of different judicial structures.
- He has authored a German-language textbook on institutional economics (Institutionenökonomik, Neue Ökonomische Bibliothek (UTB), Fink Verlag: Munich, 2002; new edition: 2009), and is the editor of a 2 volume series Constitutional Political Economy released by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2003. Voigt is also co-publisher of the Review of Law and Economics and member of numerous editorial boards, including for Public Choice, Constitutional Political Economy, and the Review of Austrian Economics.