Political supervision of the ministerial bureaucracy from the Principal-Agent perspective. Institutional design, formal modeling, and experimental review.

The goal of the research project is to analyze the effect that different institutional configurations of the delegation between politics and ministerial administration have, based on the Principle-Agent theory and to empirically validate a formal solution through laboratory experiments.


Sponsoring Institution



Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe
University of Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano
University of Konstanz