Curriculum Vitae

since 2017 Researcher at the Economics Department, University of Jena, Germany.
2014-2016 Researcher at the Economics Department, University of Turku, Finland.
2013-2014 Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at the Economics Department, University of Essex, UK.
14.12.2009 Dr. rer. pol, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
Thesis: Purely Procedural Aspects of Games (s.c.l.)
Supervisors: Werner Güth and Oliver Kirchkamp
since 2009 Post Doc at the DFG Research Training Group 1411 "The Economics of Innovative Change".
2008-2014 Chair for empirical and experimental economics, Prof. Oliver Kirchkamp
2005-2008 Ph.D student, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Strategic Interaction Group
1999-2005 Student in Business Administration, Major in Statistics, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
Thesis: Specification Uncertainty in Econometrics: A Comparison of Nonparametric Approaches.

Research Interests

  • purely procedural preferences
  • causality
  • microeconometric model specification

Selected Presentations at Conferences

  • 2021 6th World Game Theory Meeting
  • 2019 EEA-ESEM Manchester
  • 2017 EEA-ESEM Lisbon — Royal Economic Society
  • 2016 Royal Economic Society — Econometric Society Kyoto — 5th World Game Theory Meeting
  • 2014 EEA-ESEM Toulouse — Royal Economic Society
  • 2013 EEA-ESEM Gothenburg
  • 2012 Royal Statistical Society — 4th World Game Theory Meeting
  • 2008 EEA-ESEM Milan — 3rd World Game Theory Meeting

Awards and Scholarships

  • Leverhulme Visiting Scholarship, 2013
  • Dissertation Award Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, 2010
  • PhD Scholarship, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, 2005


  • University of Jena: ProChance Career, 2020
  • Finnish Cultural Foundation, 2014
  • OP Pohjola Foundation, 2014 & 2015


Journal of Economic Psychology • Journal of Experimental and Behavioral Economics • International Game Theory Review • International Journal of Game Theory • Group Decision and Negotiation • Journal of Evolutionary Economics • Oxford Economic Papers