Prof. Jan Klingelhöfer, PhD

Research Interests

Political Economics, Macroeconomics, Industrial Organization and Applied Game Theory



Ph.D. Economics
Stockholm University, 2010

M.S. Economics
Tilburg University, 2003


Humboldtuniversität zu Berlin, 2002




  1. Competitive elections, incumbency advantage, and accountability, Economic Theory, Vol. 71, pp. 1397-1428, 2021

  2. The Swing Voters' Blessing, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 174, pp. 380-401, June 2020

  3. Macroprudential Policy, Central Banks and Financial Stability: Evidence from China (with Rongrong Sun), in: Journal of International Money and Finance, Volume 93, pp. 19-41, May 2019

  4. Lobbying and Elections, Bulletin of Economic Research, Volume 71 (1), pp. 1-17, January 2019

  5. China's Regime-Switching Monetary Policy (with Rongrong Sun), Economic Modelling, Volume 68, pp. 32-40, January 2018

  6. Lexicographic Voting: Holding Parties Accountable in the Presence of Downsian Competition
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (2015, Contributions), 15(4): 1867–1892
    [Last working paper version]

  7. What are the effects of electoral rules?, Economic Review, Volume 29, November 2011