Tobias Tober

University of Konstanz

“Who is Afraid of Technological Change? A Bayesian IRT Modeling Approach”

Tobias Tober is a postdoctoral researcher at the research project “Digitalization, Automation and the Future of Work in Post-Industrial Welfare States” at the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” at the University of Konstanz. Between 2009 and 2015, he completed the bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz. After a stint at Nuffield College in Oxford, he obtained his doctorate under the supervision of Lucio Baccaro and Jonas Pontusson at the University of Geneva in February 2020. Until September 2020, he was a senior researcher at the LMU Munich. His areas of interest include the economic consequences of European integration, the institutional foundations of inequality and redistribution, as well as the political economy of technological change.