Chair of Economoic Theory
E-Mail: clemens puppe∂kit edu
Welcome to the Chair of Economic Theory
Kollegiengebäude am Schloss are closed
Due to the Kollegiengebäude am Schloss are closed the chair of Economic Theory is now located on the second floor of Blücherstraße 17 (building 09.21).
Handing-in of certificates and other documents
If the secretary's office is not occupied, certificates and other documents can be thrown into the postbox at the main floor. Please notice "to chair Puppe" on the document.
Prof. Tangian will retire soon and will offer classes for the last time this summer term 2017.
The secretary's office is open Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Jana Rollmann, Tobias Dittrich and Michael Müller participated at the workshop 'Judgment Aggregation meets Argumentation' on Feb 2nd, 2017. Prof. Dr. Puppe gave a talk about core findings in Judgment Aggregation literature.
Jana Rollmann and Tobias Dittrich participated from 09.01.-12.01.2017 at the Winter School on Inequality and Social Welfare Theory, Prof. Dr. Puppe gave a talk about "Resource allocation via the median rule".
The student evaluation of a total of 98 lectures during the winter term 2015/16 at the KIT Department of Economics and Management has placed „Economics I: Microeconomics“ among the top three rated compulsory lectures.
Dr. Veronica Bauer is awarded the Etienne-Laspeyres-Price in Economics for her dissertation "Single-Peaked Preferences - Extensions, Empirics and Experimental Results". The whole team congratulates Veronica on this award!
During the winter term 2016/17 Prof. Puppe will be on sabbatical leave. There will be no regular office hours. Further information for students can be found here.
Jana Rollmann, Tobias Dittrich and Michael Müller presented their current working papers at the 13th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare in Lund.
Three papers by Prof. Puppe and co-authors were presented at the 6th international 'Workshop on Compuational Social Choice' in Toulouse.
Jana Rollmann gave a talk on "Mean vs. Median-Based Voting in Multi-Dimensional Allocation Problems" at the 9th HeiKaMaX on April 12th in Heidelberg.
In November 2015, Professor Puppe held lectures on "The Single-Peaked Domain Revisited" at Paris and Cergy-Pontoise.
The article On Discounting and Voting in a Simple Growth Model written by K. Borissov, M. Pakhnin and C. Puppe was published at Journal European Economic Review.
Prof. Wolfgang Eichhorn, the former chair of Economic Theory, has published his textbook "Mathematics and Methodology for Economics. Applications, Problems and Solutions." at Springer Verlag HD, NY.
The article "Axiomatic Models of Rational Behavior and Interpretations" written by Prof. Dr. Fuchs-Seliger was published at Journal Homo Oeconomicus.
Shortly, the article "Unanimity overruled: Majority voting and the burden of history" written by K. Nehring, M. Pivato and C. Puppe will be published at Journal of Theoretical Politics. An online-version is already available.
The article "Numerical representability of preferences by economic functions" written by Prof. Dr. Fuchs-Seliger was published at Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications (Volume 424, Issue 2).
The article "Axiomatic Districting" written by A. Tasnádi and C. Puppe was published at Social Choice & Welfare.
The article "The Condorcet Set: Majority Voting over Interconnected Propositions" written by K. Nehring, M. Pivato and C. Puppe was published at Journal of Economic Theory.
You will find a book review of Prof. Tangian’s new book "Mathematical Theory of Democracy" here.
In September 2015, Professor Puppe held a course on "Topics in Welfare Economics" at the European University in St. Petersburg.
Professor Puppe held this lecture during his stay at the Centre for Mathematical Social Sience, University of Auckland, New Zealand in Sping 2013.Lecture_File
An interview with Prof. Puppe from the 25th Feb. 2016 got published at the Russian internet magazine "Bumaga": http://paperpaper.ru/fin-eu-one/
Im Karlsruher Transfer ist unter dem Titel "Wählen, aber wie? Eine kleine Reise durch die Geschichte der Social Choice Theorie" ein Artikel von Prof. Puppe erschienen.
Ein weiterer Artikel über die Feldexperimente am Lehrstuhl von Professor Puppe erschien im Slate Magazine / Harvard Buisness Review. Zum Artikel