Mads Andreas Elkjaer

University of Oxford

“Democratic Compensation or Winner-Take-All Domination? The Distributional Effects of Tax-and-Transfer Policies in 21st Century Europe”

Mads Andreas Elkjaer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on the political and democratic consequences of economic inequality in advanced democracies, but he am broadly interested in political representation, comparative politics, and political economy. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Southern Denmark, and has previously visited Universität Potsdam, Columbia University, and Harvard University as an ERASMUS, Graduate Visiting, and Fulbright Student. Before joining the University of Copenhagen, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations and Nuffield College at the University of Oxford.