Michael Jetter

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M251), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 115, Business School building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Personal profile

Biography

Being originally from Stuttgart (Germany), I received my PhD from the University of Memphis (USA) in 2011. After that, I worked at the Universidad EAFIT in Medellin (Colombia) for almost 4 years, first as an Assistant Professor and then as a Full Professor. Although I enjoy working in several fields of research in economics, the majority of my work has focused on Political Economy and Public Economics topics. Specifically, I have done research in the areas of corruption, terrorism, and gender differences.

Funding overview

2015:
BHP Billiton Distinguished Research Award (AUD 25,000)
Ahern Family Early Career Researcher Portfolio Prize (AUD 2,500)
Start-up research grant UWA (AUD 10,000)
Research Grant Universidad EAFIT (USD 50,000)
Grant Universidad EAFIT to develop research with students (USD 1,800)

2014:
Research Grant Universidad EAFIT (USD 35,000)
Research Grant Colciencias (Colombian Ministry for Science, USD 7,500)
Grant Universidad EAFIT to develop research with students (USD 2,000)

2013:
Travel Grant Universidad EAFIT (USD 3,000)

2012:
Travel Grant Universidad EAFIT (USD 3,000)

2011:
Travel Grant Universidad EAFIT (USD 2,000)

Previous positions

Full Professor, Universidad EAFIT (Medellin, Colombia), 2012-2014
Assistant Professor, Universidad EAFIT (Medellin, Colombia), 2011-2012

Teaching overview

Public Economics
Economic Growth & Development
Intro to Macroeconomics
Intro to Microeconomics

Research

Political Economy (corruption, conflicts, terrorism)
Public Economics

Languages

English
German
Spanish
some French

Education/Academic qualification

Economics , PhD, University of Memphis

20 Aug 20071 Jul 2011

Award Date: 1 Jul 2011

Economics, BA, University of Memphis

20 Aug 20051 Jul 2007

Award Date: 1 Jul 2007

External positions

Research Affiliate, ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich

1 Aug 2016 → …

Research Fellow, IZA Institute of Labor Economics

1 May 2013 → …

Research expertise keywords

  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics
  • Media Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Labor Economics

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