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Lisa Windsteiger, PhD
Assistant Professor

Room 1.03, Edith-Stein-Haus, Mönchberg 2a, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 (0) 662 8044 3776

Support Staff

Tamara Herndl
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 8044 3702

Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Survey Experiments, Political Economy, Public Economics, Perceptions of Inequality

Short Bio

Lisa Windsteiger is Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at the University of Salzburg (PLUS) and an affiliate at the ifo Institute. Her research focuses on behavioral economics, public economics and political economy. She has worked in particular on (perceptions of) inequality, socio-economic segregation and demand for redistribution, and she uses survey experiments to analyse which factors affect public support for (economic) policies. Before joining the PLUS, Lisa Windsteiger was post-doctoral researcher and deputy director of the Ludwig Erhard ifo Center for Social Market Economy and Institutional Economics and Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance. She holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the Vienna University of Technology, an MSc in Economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics.

Selected Publications

Martinangeli, Andrea and Lisa Windsteiger. “Immigration vs. Poverty: Causal Impact on Demand for Redistribution in a Survey Experiment.” European Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 102348.  doi

Aksoy, Cevat, Christopher Carpenter, Mathias Dolls, Ralph De Haas and Lisa Windsteiger. “Reducing Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: Experimental Evidence from Basic Information Treatments.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2022, 42, 35-59.  doi

Lisa Windsteiger. “The Redistributive Consequences of Segregation and Misperceptions.” European Economic Review, 2022, Volume 144, 104073.  doi

Ahlheim, Michael, Kai Konrad and Lisa Windsteiger. „Curtailment of Civil Liberties and Subjective Life Satisfaction.” Journal of Happiness Studies, 2021, 23, 2157-2170.  doi

Martinangeli, Andrea and Lisa Windsteiger. “Last Word not Yet Spoken: Last Place and Rank Reversal Aversion.” Experimental Economics, 2021, 24, 800-820.  doi



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