The research activities focus on current topics in behavioural and experimental economics, such as sustainability, ethics and norms in markets, organisations or the legal system.

Research groups in Economics

Experimental Organisational and Environmental Economics

Building on theoretical models and empirical insights from economics, management, and psychology, the research group uses experimental (and other) methods to investigate current research topics in organisational and…


Behavioral Economics and Institutional Design

In the light of inherent empirical and/or normative uncertainty, the research group studies how institutions – e.g. laws, conventions, information – guide human behavior, and affect social outcomes like cooperation, truthful…


Economic Data Science

Welcome to the Economic Data Science research group! Our team specialises in causal analysis, machine learning and social data science. We use large administrative and other 'big' datasets to provide insights for public and…


Researchers at the Faculty of Economics

Photo portrait de Manuel GriederProf. Dr Manuel Grieder
Prof. Dr Michael Kurschilgen
MA Rachid Ben Maatoug
MSc Felix Schlüter
Prof. Anthony Strittmatter

Academic Events

The Faculty of Economics organises a series of hour-long talks, the V-BEERS (Virtual Behavioural and Experimental Economics Research Seminar). It is held once a month on Mondays at noon on Zoom. 

Find out more about the series of talks