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Research interests

Maik T. Schneider joined the department in January 2015 as a Senior Lecturer (the UK equivalent of Associate Professor).

Previously he was an Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and a visiting scholar at the Economics Department at Stanford University (USA). Maik holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany).

Maik's main research interests lie in the fields of Innovation and Economic Growth and in Political Economy. His research has been supported by several research funding bodies and has been published in top leading journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior and the Journal of Economic Growth.

Research interests

  • Economic Growth/Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics

Willing to supervise PhD

I am interested in supervising new PhD students researching these topics:

Economic growth:

  • Inclusive growth
  • Innovation
  • Robots
  • AI
  • Healthcare innovation

Political Economy:

  • Voting
  • Lobbying

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Projects 2007 2023

Natural Capital: Specifying the Value of Nature

Schneider, M.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Migration and technology diffusion

Clifton-Sprigg, J., Schneider, M. & Parsons, C.

8/04/19 → …

Project: Other

Economic Growth in Aging Societies

Schneider, M. & Winkler, R.

1/07/14 → …

Project: Other

Honesty in Politics -- The Role of Political Institutions

Schneider, M., Fehrler, S. & Gersbach, H.

7/03/11 → …

Project: Other

Research Output 2004 2020

Inequality and Growth through Creative Destruction

Schneider, M. T., Schetter, U. & Jaeggi, A., Jan 2020.

Research output: Working paper

Are less trustworthy candidates more likely to make it through to elected office?

Schneider, M. T., 9 Dec 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Coalition-Preclusion Contracts and Moderate Policies

Gersbach, H., Schneider, M. & Tejada, O., 1 Mar 2019, In : Games and Economic Behavior. 114, p. 28-46 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic Rationales for Investments in Science

Schneider, M. T., Schetter, U. & Gersbach, H., 2019.

Research output: Working paper