Empirical Political Science | University Oldenburg
PhotoI am a Professor of Political Science / Political System of Germany at the Social Science Department at the University of Oldenburg. I hold a Dr. rer. pol. from the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin and a MA in Political Science, Public Law and Economic Policy from the University of Münster. My research is focused on political decision making in comparative public policies, behavioral public administration, political sociology and social science research methods (Google Scholar, Research Gate, SSRN, ORCID)


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New research project granted by the Volkswagen Foundation! The application in cooperation with Hebrew Universitiy of Jerusalem - Isarael with the title „The causal effect of public sector identity on moral behavior: A comparative experimental study“ was granted by the Volkswagen-Stiftung for a period of three years.

Inaugural editorial board member of the Journal of Behavioral Public Administration (JBPA). JBPA is an interdisciplinary open access journal that focuses on behavioral and experimental research in public administration, broadly defined.

Scientific Advisory Board "Landeswahlkompass Niedersachen". Voter Advice Application (VAA) for the State Election Lower Saxony 2017.

Landeswahlkompass NDS


Visiting scholar at Stanford University during the fall term 2016/17 (TEC).

Recent publications / accepted / forthcoming:


"Do future bureaucrats punish more? The Effect of PSM and studying Public Administration on Contributions and Punishment in a Public Goods Game", with Christine Prokop, International Public Management Journal (forthcoming).

Debus, M., Sauermann, J., Tepe, M. (2019) Jahrbuch für Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie.
Band 11
: Heidelberg: Springer (forthcoming).


"Transparency diminishes framing-effects in voting on redistribution: Some experimental evidence", with Fabian Paetzel and Jan Lorenz, European Journal of Political Economy (in press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2017.12.002).

Contact Information

Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe
Political Science / Political System of Germany
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114 - 118
26129 Oldenburg, GER
Phone: +49441798-4563
E-Mail: markus.tepe@uni-oldenburg.de

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