Assistant Professor of Positive Political Theory / Political Economy University Oldenburg
Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University
Member of the Doctoral Program "Research on Organizational Paths"
Magister Artium (MA), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Magister-Thesis: Political Economics of Welfare Reform. The Case of Unemployment Benefits and Social Benefits in Germany.
2000 – 2004
Study of Political Science, Public Law and Economics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Münster and the University of Exeter (GB)
Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Economic Education (Münster)
Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Political Science (Münster)
Internship with Price Waterhouse Coopers (Düsseldorf)
Internship with the Federal German Employment Agency at the European Union (Brussels)
Internship with the Ministry of Economics Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf)
Participant at the Essex Summer School (Essex)
Fall 2005 Introduction to Business Administration (Tutorial)
National and International Social Policy
39th Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis & Collection
1st Kiel Institute Summer School "Reforming the Welfare State -Balancing Efficiency and Equity"
16th Annual ECPR Summer School on European Parties and Party Systems, European University Institute, Florence
Tepe M. 2007. Die Pfadabhängigkeitsthese in der vergleichenden Wohlfahrtsstaatenforschung. ”, in Eds.: D. Wagner, C. Lattemann, S. Kupke, A. Legel: Governance-Theorien oder Governance als Theorie?, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Berlin, Berlin, p.165-181.
Presentations & Working Papers (available upon request):
Tepe M., Vanhuysse P. 2008. Educational Business Cycles, Public Choice (i.E.)
Tepe M. 2007. Is there a link between preferences for redistribution and pension spending? Paper presented at DVPW Section on Political Economy, Kassel, Germany.
Tepe M. 2007. Educational Business Cycles. Paper presented at IFO-Dresden Political Economy Workshop, Dresden, Germany.
Tepe M. 2007. Evaluating public sector efficiency: Data envelopment and stochastic frontier analysis in administrative science. Paper presented FoJuS Nachwuchsorganisation der Sektion Staatslehre und politische Verwaltung der DVPW, Kassel, Germany.
Tepe M. 2007. On the Path to Gerontocracy? Voting on Old Age Security in OECD countries. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting on Socio-Economics (SASE), June 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tepe M. 2007. What makes Stabilization Reform happen? On the Political Economy of Social Expenditure Crisis. Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University, New Haven, USA.
Tepe M. 2007. Political business cycles in developed countries: The case of public education in Germany. Paper presented at Verein fuer Socialpolitik Annual Meeting 2007, Munich, Germany.
Tepe M. 2006. Quasi-irreversibility in the political economy of public pension reforms - A cross country study. Paper presented at European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), 04.-05. November 2006, Berlin, Germany.
Tepe M. 2006. Some empirics on the concept of path dependence in comparative welfare politics. Paper presented at the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) Conference, Research Seminar, 4.-5. September 2006, Milan, Italy.