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Prof. Dr. Ivo Bischoff

Professor
Anschrift Universität Kassel
FB 07, Finanzwissenschaft
Nora-Platiel-Str. 4
34109 Kassel
Raum 3210 (Wiso A)
Telefon +49 561 804-3064 (Sec.)
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Curriculum Vitae

Academic experience

  • since October 2009
    Full Professor for Public Finance at the University of Kassel, Germany
  • April 2008 – July 2008
    Research fellow at the ZEW Mannheim, Germany
  • October 2006- September 2007
    fixed term professor for Public Finance at the Phillips- University of Marburg, Germany
  • Summer term 2006
    fixed term professor for Economic Policy at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (campus Essen)
  • since June 2002
    assistant professor („wissenschaftlicher Assistent“) at the Chair for Economics and Public Finance (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Scherf) at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen, Germany
  • February 2006
    „Habilitation“ (venia legendi in Economics) Title: Bounded rationality, political decision making and the supply of public goods and services
  • November 2000
    Doctoral dissertation (Dr. rer. pol.) Title (translated): Do interest groups cause declining growth rates? (summa cum laude)
  • September 1996- June 2002
    research assistant at the Chair for Economics, Public Finance and Economic Systems (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Armin Bohnet) at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen, Germany

Academic education

  • October 1990 – August 1996
    studies of economics at the Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Germany. Special topics: - Public Finance - Studies in Economic Systems - Statistics and Econometrics Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (with honors, grade: 1,7)

School education

  • October 1986 – June 1989
    American Community School, Hillingdon, UK Degrees: High School Diploma (High Honors) International Baccalaureate

Mitgliedschaften

  • American Economic Society
  • Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung
  • Gesellschaft für Neuropsychoeconomics
  • Konnexitätskommission des Landes Hessen
  • Royal Economic Society
  • Verein für Socialpolitik

Forschung

  • Public economy of local public finance
  • Voter behavior
  • Behavioral Public Economics
  • Shrinking regions: implications for fiscal federalism and political economy issues

Publikationen (Auswahl)

1. Monographien:

  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Mentale Modelle, politisches Lernen und demokratische Wirtschaftspolitik, Marburg, Metropolis Verlag.
  • Bischoff, I. (2001), Interessenverbände in der Demokratie – Verursacher rückläufiger Wachstumsraten? Eine kritische Analyse entlang des Argumentationsstrangs von Mancur Olson, Hamburg, Verlag Dr. Kovac.

2. Zeitschriftenartikel:

  • Bischoff, I., Bönisch, P., Haug, P., and Illy, A. (2017), Vertical Grants and Local Public Efficiency: The Inference-disturbing Effect of Fiscal Equalization. Public Finance Review, online first: DOI 10.1177/1091142117725393.
  • Banaszewska, M. and Bischoff, I. (2017), The Political Economy of EU-funds: Evidence from Poland. Journal of Economics and Statistics, 237 (3), p. 191-224.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krabel, S. (2016), Local taxes and political influence: evidence from locally dominant firms in German municipalities. International Tax and Public Finance, online first: DOI 10.1007/s10797-016-9419-y.
  • Bischoff, I. and Blaeschke, F. (2016), Performance Budgeting: Incentives and Social Waste From Window Dressing, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 26(2), 344-358.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krauskopf, T. (2015), Warm glow of giving collectively–An experimental study, Journal of Economic Psychology51, 210-218.
  • Bischoff, I., Neuhaus, C., Trautner, P. and Weber, B. (2013), The neuroeconomics of voting: neural evidence of different sources of utility in voting. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 6(4), p. 215-235.
  • Bischoff, I., Heinemann, F. and Hennighausen, T. (2013), What makes me see inequality as just? Schmollers Jahrbuch 133, p. 1-21.
  • Bischoff, I. and Siemers, L. (2013), The myth of bad policy choices. Why democracies choose mediocre policies. Public Choice.
  • Bischoff, I. and Egbert, H. (2013), Social information and bandwagon behavior in voting: an economic experiment, Journal of Economic Psychology 34, p. 270-284.
  • Bischoff, I. and Frank, B. (2011), Good news for experimenters: Subjects are hard to influence by instructors? cues. Economics Bulletin 31(4), p. 3221-3225.
  • Bischoff, I. and Gohout, W. (2010), The political economy of tax projections, International Tax and Public Finance 17 p.133-150.
  • Heinemann, F., Bischoff, I. and Hennighausen, T. (2009), Choosing from the Reform Menu Card - Individual Determinants of Labour Market Policy Preferences, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 229 (2/3), p.180-197.
  • Bischoff, I. and Meckl, J. (2008), Endowment effect theory, public goods, and welfare, Journal of Socio-Economics 37, P.1768-1774.
  • Bischoff, I. (2008), Mentale Modelle, Lernen und ihr Beitrag zur Modellierung des politischen Wettbewerbs in einer komplexen Welt, Neuropsychoeconomics 3, P.3-19.
  • Bischoff, I. (2008), Endowment effect theory, prediction bias and publicly provided goods – an experimental study, Environmental and Research Economics 39 P.283-296.
  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Prospect Theory – Darstellung und Implikationen, Das Wirtschaftsstudium 10, P.1334-1341.
  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Model uncertainty, learning and institutions – a broader view at Mancur Olson’s theory of institutional sclerosis, Southern Economic Journal 74 (1), P.34-49.
  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Institutional choice versus communication in social dilemmas – an experimental approach, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 62, P.20-36.
  • Bischoff, I. (2006), Der Endowment Effekt und das Beharrungsvermögen des Status Quo, List Forum für Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik 26, P.1-15.
  • Bischoff, I. (2004), Inhalt und empirischer Gehalt der Rationalitätsannahme – ein Literaturüberblick, Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Review of Economics) 55, P.196-221.
  • Bischoff, I. (2003), Determinants of the increase in the number of interest groups in western democracies: theoretical considerations and evidence from 21 OECD-countries, Public Choice Vol. 114, P.197-218.
  • Bischoff, I. (2002), Transaction Activities, Labor Productivity and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from 50 West-German Industries between 1985 and 1993, Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Review of Economics) Vol. 53, P.161-179.
  • Bischoff, I. and Heck, S. (2002), Interpersonelle Verteilungswirkungen aus dem Angebot öffentlicher haushaltsbezogener Infrastruktur, Ifo-Studien Vol. 47, P.199-220.
  • Bischoff, I. and Hofmann, K. (2002), Classroom game on the theory of rent-seeking: Some practical experience, Southern Economic Journal Vol. 69, P.195-199.
  • Bischoff, I. and Bohnet, A. (2000), Gesamtwirtschaftliche Transaktionskosten und wirtschaftliches Wachstum, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 200/4, P.419-437.

3. Andere Veröffentlichungen und Beiträge

  • Bischoff, I. and Blaeschke, F. (2013), Wirtschaftspolitische Steuerung im Rahmen von Europa 2020: der Trade-off zwischen Qualitätswettbewerb und Window-Dressing., in: Theurl, T. (Hrsg.). Europa am Scheideweg. Berlin, Duncker und Humblot, p. 89-109.
  • Schäfer, S. and Bischoff, I. (2008), Unemployment insurance and micro-level labor market policy in a federal state – theoretical considerations and the German experience, in Bohnet, A. (Ed.): Poland on its way to a federalist state? Frankfurt a.M. Peter Lang Verlag, P.261-289.
  • Bohnet, A. and Bischoff, I. (1999), Zur Kennzeichnung und Systematisierung von Koordinationsverfahren – ein Literaturüberblick –, in: Cassel, D. (Ed.): Perspektiven der Systemforschung, Berlin, P.55-74.

4. Artikel in Zeitschriften Ost-Europäischer Partneruniversitäten

  • Bischoff, I., Michalska, J., Scianowski, T., Witzcak, R. and Welteke, J. (2005), Efficiency of the R&D-funding System in Germany and Poland (PART I) – the role of higher education and non-academic institutions, Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia Oeconomica 185, P.79-97.
  • Bischoff, I. and Bohnet, A. (2003) Municipal Autonomy in Federalist States, Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia Oeconomica 163, P.149-166.
  • Bohnet, A. and Bischoff, I. (1999), Zur Kennzeichnung und Systematisierung von Koordinationsverfahren. in: Konopljow, J. G. (Hrsg.): Die Vielfalt der Zusammenarbeit. Zum 10jährigen Jubiläum des Vertrags über die Kasaner und der Giessener Universität, Kasan, , P.198-212. (Text in russischer Sprache)

5. Arbeitspapiere

  • Bischoff, I. and Wolfschütz, E. (2017), The Emergence of Inter-Municipal cooperation – A Hazard Model Approach. MAGKS Discussion Paper 44-2017
  • Bischoff, I. and Hauschildt, J. (2017), Vocational Schools as an Instrument of Interregional Competition – Empirical Evidence from German Counties. MAGKS Discussion Paper 22-2017.
  • Bischoff, I. and Kusa, N. (2017), Citizens‘ preferences for a tax exemption for caregivers in inheritance taxation – an empirical analysis using German survey data. MAGKS Discussion Paper 04-2017.
  • Bischoff, I. and Blaeschke, F. (2013), Incentives and influence activities in the public sector: the trade-off in performance budgeting and conditional grants. MAGKS Discussion Paper 20-2013.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krauskopf, T. (2013), Motives of pro-social behaviour in individual versus collective decisions - a comparative experimental study. MAGKS Discussion Paper 19-2013.
  • Bischoff, I. Boehnisch, P., Haug, P. and Illy, A. (2013), Vertical grants and local public sector efficiency. IWH Discussion Papers 1-2013.
  • Bischoff, I. and Blaeschke, F. (2012), Window-dressing and lobbying in performance budgeting: a model for the public sector. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics No. 12-2012.
  • Bischoff, I. and Egbert, H. (2010), Social information and bandwagon behavior in voting: an economic experiment, MAGKS Paper in Economics No. 05-2010.
  • Bischoff, I. Heinemann, F. and Hennighausen, T.: Individual determinants of social fairness assessments – The case of Germany ZEW Discussion Paper 08-063.
  • Bischoff, I. (2008), Conditional grants, grant-seeking and welfare when there is government failure on the subordinate level. ZEW Discussion Paper 08-031. ZEW, Mannheim.