Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992 – 1997
    Research associate at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, Department of Economic Theory I (under Prof. Wolfstetter)

  • 1997
    Doctorate at Humboldt University Berlin (summa cum laude)

  • 1997 – 1998
    Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

  • 1999
    Visiting researcher at the University of Bergen (Norway)

  • 1999 – 2000
    Visiting Scholar, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

  • 2000 – 2003
    Research associate with Prof. Wolfstetter, Humboldt University Berlin, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 373

  • 2001 – 2002
    Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School

  • 2003 – 2003
    Research associate with Prof. Kamecke, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2003
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) at Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2003 – 2004
    Professor (C3) of economics, focusing on microeconomics, at TU Berlin

  • 2004 – 2009
    Professor (C4) of economics, focusing on microeconomics, at TU Berlin

  • 2008 – 2009
    Visiting Fellow at ELSE, University College London

  • Since 2009
    Director of the research unit "Market Behaviour", WZB Berlin Social Research Centre, and special professor of experimental economic research at TU Berlin

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • Head of the project "Strategic interaction and incentives for sustainability", Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1026 "Sustainable Manufacturing: Shaping Global Value Creation" (funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)), since January 2012

  • Head of the project "Strategic risk in experimental games", SFB 649 "Economic Risk" (funded by the DFG), since January 2005; since 2013 co-head with Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the scientific advisory committee to the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), since 2013

  • Member of the review board for the German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2011

  • Member of the extended executive committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik (association of German speaking economists), since 2011

  • Member of the Social Policy Committee of the Verein für Socialpolitik, since 2011

  • Member of the advisory board to Leviathan – Berlin Journal of Social Sciences, since 2010

  • Member of the faculty, member of the board and founding member of the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS), since 2003

  • Member of the scientific advisory committee to the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB), 2007 – 2009

  • Member of the board of trustees to the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), 2006 – 2009

  • Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA), Bonn, 2003 – 2011

Reviewer for research funding institutions

  • European Research Council (ERC), Austrian Science Fund (FWF), German Research Foundation (DFG), Research Council of Norway, National Fund for Scientific Research (NFSR)

Advancement of young scientists

  • Regular member of the German National Academic Foundation selection committee

  • Member of the Heinrich Böll Foundation selection committee, 2006 – 2011

  • Mentor in the programme "ProFiL. Professionalization for women in research and teaching: Mentoring – Training – Networking"


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