Michael Jetter

Research Fellow

University of Western Australia

Michael works at the University of Western Australia in Perth. Being originally from Germany, he received both his B.A. (2007) and his Ph.D. (2011) in Economics from the University of Memphis (USA). From 2011 to 2015, he worked at the Universidad EAFIT in Medellin, Colombia, first as an Assistant Professor and then as a Full Professor.

Michael's research interests are mostly related to Political Economy, Public Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Media Economics. His current projects focus on the drivers of terrorism and armed conflict, as well as issues related to the power of the media and gender differences in competitiveness and preferences.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9669
published as 'The gender of opponents: Explaining gender differences in performance and risk-taking' in: European Economic Review, 2018, 109, 238 - 256
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9447
Julia Debski, Michael Jetter
revised version published as 'Gender and corruption: The neglected role of culture' in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 55, 526 - 537
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8934
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 119, 96-108
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8824
published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2017, 84(1): 155-180
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8500
published in: Applied Economics, 2016, 49(12): 1147-1163
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8497
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8052
revised version published in: Review of International Organizations, 2015, 10(1), 67-95