Philipp Denter

Associate Professor. Ramón y Cajal Res.
Political economy. Theory of Contests and Auctions, Theory of Economic Conflicts and Psychology
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Philipp Denter  received his PhD in 2012 from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Prior to moving to St. Gallen, he obtained an undergraduate degree in economics (Diplom-Volkswirt, equivalent to MSc economics) from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. In 2011, he spent a year as a visiting researcher at the department of economics at University of California, Irvine.

Main Publications

Denter, P., and Sisak, D. "The Fragility of Deterrence in Conflicts". Journal of Theoretical Politics, Volume 27 (1), 2015

Denter, P., and Sisak, D. "Do Polls Create Momentum in Political Competition?". Journal of Public EconomicsVolume 130, 2015

Denter, P., and Sisak, D. "Headstarts in Dynamic Tournaments?". Economics LettersVolume 149. 2016

Recent Research

Denter, P., Morgan J., and Sisak, D. "Showing Off or Laying Low?".

Denter, P. "Campaign Contests".

Denter, P., Dumav, M., and Giinzburg, B. "Correlation Neglect and Optimal Media Bias".


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