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Research Interests

Professor Austen-Smith has published widely on positive political theory, social choice and applied game theory

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of Cambridge

… → 1978

Economics, BSc, University of Bristol

… → 1974

Research interests

  • Ethics
  • Political economy/design
  • Voting systems

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Research Output

Gridlock and inefficient policy instruments

Austen-Smith, D., Dziuda, W., Harstad, B. & Loeper, A., Nov 1 2019, In : Theoretical Economics. 14, 4, p. 1483-1534 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • The Dynamic Politics of Policy Instruments

    Austen-Smith, M. D., Dziuda, W., Harstad, B. & Loeper, A., Jan 17 2016, 26 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  • Jon Elster's Securities against Misrule: Juries, assemblies, elections: A review essay

    Austen-Smith, D., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Economic Literature. 53, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Positive political theory I: Collective preference

    Austen-Smith, D. & Banks, J. S., Jan 1 2010, University of Michigan Press. 208 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 83 Scopus citations

    Information aggregation and communication in committees

    Austen-Smith, D. & Feddersen, T. J., Mar 27 2009, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 364, 1518, p. 763-769 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 27 Scopus citations