Dr. Johannes Meya

Research Interestes

Public Economics, Regulation, Economics of Education, Fiscal Federalism

Academic Education

2015 Dr. rer. pol. (University of Goettingen)

2009 M.A. in International Economics (University of Goettingen)

2006-2009 Economics at the University of Goettingen
and at the University of California, Berkeley

2006 B.A. in Economics (University of Goettingen)

2003-2006 Economics at the University of Goettingen

Work Experience

Since 2016 Consultant at the Bundesnetzagentur, Department for economic aspects of energy regulation

Since 2009 Research Associate, Chair of Public Economics, University of Goettingen

Working Papers

Dynamics of Yardstick Regulation: Historical Cost Data and the Ratchet Effect, Cege Discussion Papers No. 244, 2015.

Pocketbook Voting and Social Preferences in Referenda (with Panu Poutvaara and Robert Schwager), CESifo Working Paper No. 5267, 2015.

The Second Dividend of Studying Abroad: The Impact of International Student Mobility on Academic Performance (with Katharina Suntheim) Cege Discussion Papers No. 215, 2014.

Determinants of Students' Success at University (with Kamila Danilowicz-Gösele, Robert Schwager and Katharina Suntheim) Cege Discussion Papers No. 214, 2014.


Die Reform des kommunalen Finanzausgleichs und der Kreisstruktur in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: Eine finanzwissenschaftliche Analyse der Auswirkungen auf Landkreise, Städte und Gemeinden (with Thiess Büttner, Petra Enß, Nadine Fabritz, Björn Kauder and Robert Schwager), ifo Forschungsbericht Nr. 54, ifo Institut, München, 2011. (Abstract)


26th International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, 2015

14th Journées Louis-André Géerard-Varet, Aix-en-Provence, 2015

Econometric Society European Winter Meeting, Madrid, 2014

6th International Doctoral Meeting, Montpellier, 2014

4th Network of Industrial Economists Doctoral Student Colloquium, Nottingham, 2014

UECE Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications, Lisbon, 2013

Verein fuer Socialpolitik - Annual Meeting, Duesseldorf, 2013

16th City University London Centre for Competition and Regulatory Policy Workshop, Milan, 2013

Kommunales Infrastruktur-Management, Berlin, 2013

Teaching Experience

Introduction to Public Economics
Fiscal Competition and Federalism in Europe
Microeconomics I (Seminar for Tutors)
Microeconomics II (Seminar for Tutors)
Seminar in Public Economics (Seminar, Master)
Theory and Politics of Taxation
Topical Issues in Taxation and Fiscal Policy (Semin