Prof. Dr Jerg Gutmann

Jerg Gutmann is an assistant professor at the Institute of Law and Economics of the University of Hamburg and a CESifo affiliate. His research interests lie at the interface between economics, law, and politics. Jerg Gutmann is interested in the use of violence by states and its regulation. Although most of his research is empirical (including experiments and surveys), he is also interested in game theory applied to political economy questions. He has published broadly on institutional economics topics related to constitutions, culture, and the rule of law. Jerg Gutmann has advised the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the European Union and Philippine Department of Energy, and the OECD on questions of applied statistics, impact evaluation, and measurement of institutions.