Spencer Bastani, PhD, Visiting Researcher at ZEWGuests at ZEW
Bastani is a visiting researcher at ZEW's Research Group "International Distribution and Redistribution" on a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) from January 19 to June 30, 2015. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. His research interests lie in the field of public economics, focusing on the optimal design of tax-and-transfer systems and the study of behavioural responses to taxation. During his stay at ZEW, he analyses the design of and responses to policies aimed at supporting low income families with children.