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Research Interests

Professor Feddersen's research centers on the manner in which elections aggregate dispersed information; the linkage between information and participation in elections; modeling ethically motivated agents in games; bargaining in legislatures; and the informal role of activists in the economy. He is currently investigating the impact of money in politics on the emergence of income inequality as well as the value of transparency in advisory committees.

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, University of Rochester

… → 1993

Mathematics, BA, Indiana University Bloomington

… → 1985

Research interests

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Crisis management
  • Political economy/design
  • Public management
  • Strategy in non-market environments
  • Voting systems

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Research Output

Persuasion and transparency

Gradwohl, R. & Feddersen, T., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Politics. 80, 3, p. 903-915 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Persuasion and Transparency

    Gradwohl, R. & Feddersen, T. J., Nov 25 2015, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 33 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  • Rationalization

    Cherepanov, V., Feddersen, T. & Sandroni, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Theoretical Economics. 8, 3, p. 775-800 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 51 Scopus citations

    Revealed preferences and aspirations in warm glow theory

    Cherepanov, V., Feddersen, T. & Sandroni, A., Jan 1 2013, In : Economic Theory. 54, 3, p. 501-535 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Scopus citations