Dr. Justus Laugwitz

Research and Teaching Fellow

  • School of Economics

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Room 4.06, 31 Buccleuch Place

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Justus earned his undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a major in Economics from the University of Warwick in England. In summer 2015 he received his MSc in Economics from the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics at Edinburgh and started his PhD studies at the university. After completing his PhD in 2020 Justus joined the department as a stipendiary research and teaching fellow. 

Undergraduate teaching

Course organisation Economics 2 (Sem 2), Lecturer Economics 2 (Block 4) and Economics of Sport. Tutor Economics 2 and Topics in Microeconomics. 

Research summary

Microeconomics - Theory and Applications.

My current research is largely focussed on Mechanism Design. In particular, I am investigating how the possibility of renegotiation influences the optimal design of procurement processes.

My first paper: "Renegotiation in Procurement - Dynamic Multidimensional Auction Design" can be accessed at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1p3IFvbu_HRDAHQL0exPu3fKNTS9IFd6g