Michael Neugart

Professor of Public Economics and Economic Policy at TU Darmstadt

Michael Neugart is a full professor of public economics and economic policy at Technical University of Darmstadt, where he is also the dean of study programs and director of the Center for Teacher Education (Zentrum für Lehrerbildung). Before joining the faculty at Technical University of Darmstadt in 2011, he worked at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, was John F. Kennedy Fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, visiting professor at the University of Bielefeld, and Associate Professor at the Free University of Bolzano (Italy). He holds a Dr. rer. pol. from the Freie Universität Berlin where he also received his Habilitation and Venia Legendi. His main research interests are in the areas of labor economics, macroeconomics, political economics, and agent-based modelling. Recently, he has been working on such topics as voting behavior, social preferences, policy complemetarities, genetic determinants of preferences, or the economic consequences of helicopter money.