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)

What's New

Happy to be an 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.

DFG Research Group 2104 received funding for the next three years! See press release here.

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:

"Are future bureaucrats more risk averse? The effect of studying public administration and PSM on risk preferences", with Christine Prokop, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (online before print).

"Transparency diminishes framing-effects in voting on redistribution: Some experimental evidence", with Fabian Paetzel and Jan Lorenz, European Journal of Political Economy 95(4): 957–975.

"Are Future Bureaucrats More Prosocial?", with Pieter Vanhuysse, Publlic Administration 95(4): 957–975.

Out now from Cambridge University Press: "Experiments in Public Management Research Challenges and Contributions", see Chapter 7 and 19.

Experiments in Public Management Research Challenges and Contributions

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