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Micael Castanheira

Core Faculty : Full-time

Contact address :

ULB zipcode : 114
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt 50
1050 Brussels
mcasta [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be

Main affiliations

  • SBS-EM
  • CEPR

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Ph.D. in Economics: ULB 1998

Short bio

He spent two years (1997-1999) at IGIER (Bocconi University) as a TMR post-doctoral fellow and is now ‘Maître de Recherche’ at the FNRS. His main focuses of research are political economics (voting and party theory), transition, and information management in organizations. Work currently in progress comprises experimental and theoretical research on the electoral systems' differing capacity to aggregate information, the research on the political economics of tax reforms, and on how political institutions influence the political parties' decisions to selection issues on which to advance reform. He teaches Introductory Microeconomics and Political Economics at ULB, and taught introductory economics, industrial organization, macroeconomics, and graduate monetary theory.

Selected works

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