Current Position:
Ph.D. candidate at the Chair of Farm Management, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Prof. Dr. O. Mußhoff)

Research Interests:

  • Experimental Economics (Laboratory and Field Experiments);
    • Individual Preferences and Gender Differences;
      • Climate Change and Cooperative Behavior;
        • Behavioral Development Economics


        • 04/2020-04/2022 M.Sc. International Economics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
          Specialization: Development economics
          Thesis: “Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect the Risk Attitudes of Rural Households? - Insights from Thailand”
        • 04/2016-01/2020 B.Sc. Economics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
          Thesis: “The Effects of Early Life Malnutrition on Health and Human Capital: An Analysis of the Chinese Great Famine”


        • Michels, M., Luo, H., Weller von Ahlefeld, P. J., & Mußhoff, O. (2023). Compliance with pre-harvest interval rules in apple production—A comparative analysis of green nudges among fruit growers and agricultural students in Germany. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 102, 101963.
          • Luo, H., Reich, C., & Mußhoff, O. (2023). Does the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown affect risk attitudes?—Evidence from rural Thailand. PLOS ONE, 18(10), e0292873.

          Work Experience:

        • 08/2021-03/2022 Student research assistant, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
        • 09/2018-09/2020 Working student, Xplace GmbH, Göttingen, Germany

        Chinese - native
        English - fluent
        German - fluent