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Staff Biography

[Photo: Johannes Spinnewijn] Dr Johannes SPINNEWIJN
Lecturer in Economics; EOPP Associate; CEP Associate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7022
STICERD ,  32L 3.24

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Research Interests:
  • Public Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Contract Economics
Current Research Projects:
  • Unemployed but Optimistic: Optimal Insurance Design with Biased Beliefs
  • Insurance and Perceptions: How to Screen Optimists and Pessimists
  • Capital Income Taxation with Heterogeneous Discount Rates
STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Information Frictions and Adverse Selection: Policy Interventions in Health Insurance Markets
    Benjamin R. Handel, Jonathan T. Kolstad, Johannes Spinnewijn, November 2015
    Paper No' CEPDP1390: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden
    J. Kolsrud, Camille Landais, P. Nilsson, Johannes Spinnewijn, July 2015
    Paper No' PEP 25: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • The Optimal Timing of UI Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden
    Jonas Kolsrud, Camille Landais, Peter Nilsson, Johannes Spinnewijn, July 2015
    Paper No' CEPDP1361: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance and Adverse Selection
    Johannes Spinnewijn, May 2012
    Paper No' CEPDP1142: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

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