Chair of Experimental Economics (‘Juniorprofessur‘)

Chair of Experimental Economics ('Juniorprofessur')

The main focus of the chair is on Experimental Economics. Especially, it studies social preferences and gender differences in organizations and financial markets. Latest projects focus on gender differences in labor makets and their impact on the gender-wage gap. The chair offers different lectures and seminars in the field of Experimental Economics.

"Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (SoSe 19)" starts on April 15, 2019

Informations on the seminar: "Field Experiments in Experimental Economics" (SoSe 19). Download PDF

Research interests

Experimental Economics, Gender Differences, Behavioral Finance


Decisions under Uncertainty in Social Contexts (with Stephan Müller), Games and Economic Behavior, Forthcoming.

Minimizing Learning in Repeated Real-Effort Tasks (with Volker Benndorf und Christian Sölch), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Forthcoming.

Do Discriminatory Leniency Policies Fight Hard-Core Cartels? (with Georg Clemens), Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 28, 336-354, 2019.

Gender Differences in Motivational Crowding Out of Work Performance (with Volker Benndorf und Christian Sölch), Economic Inquiry 57, 206-226, 2019.

On the Impact of Quotas and Decision Rules in Collective Bargaining (with Robert Feicht, Veronika Grimm and Gesine Stephan), European Economic Review 100, 175-192, 2017.

Gender Differences in Honesty: The Role of Social Value Orientation (with Kerstin Grosch), Journal of Economic Psychology 62, 258-267, 2017.

How Competitiveness May Cause a Gender Wage Gap: Experimental Evidence (with Matthias Heinz and Hans-Theo Normann), European Economic Review 90, 336-349, 2016.

The Relation of Risk Attitudes and Other-Regarding Preferences: A Within-Subjects Analysis. (with Stephan Müller), European Economic Review 85, 1-7 (lead article), 2016.

The Disposition Effect in Team Investment Decisions: Experimental Evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance 61, 272-282, 2015.

Simultaneous and Sequential Contributions to Step-level Public Goods One versus Two Provision Levels. (with Hans-Theo Normann), Journal of Conflict Resolution 59, 1273-1300, 2015.

Does Ambiguity Aversion Survive in Experimental Asset Markets? (with Sascha Füllbrunn and Utz Weitzel) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 107B, 810-826, 2014.

The Disposition Effect and Loss Aversion: Do Gender Differences Matter?, Economics Letters 123, 33-36, 2014.

Do Women Behave More Reciprocally than Men? Gender Differences in Real-Effort Dictator Games. (with Matthias Heinz and Steffen Juranek), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 83, 105-110, 2012.