Dr. Lasse J. Jessen


Institute für Volkswirtschaftslehre, CAU Kiel
Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1, R.11
24118 Kiel

Email: jessen@economics.uni-kiel.de

Date of Birth: 2 June 1986        City of Birth: Kiel, Germany


Research Interests

I study risk preferences, time preferences, social preferences, and behavioral economics in general using internet-based and laboratory experiments or survey data.

Working Papers (available on request)

Financial Wealth, Liquidity Constraints, and Discounting Behavior
with Morten I. Lau

Discount Rate Sensisitvity to Background Consumption and Consumption Smoothing

Gambling Problems in the General Danish Population
with Glenn W. Harrison, Don Ross, and Morten I. Lau

Workshops and Conferences
 
09/2014

2014 ESA European Meeting
, University of Economics Prague
Presenting “Time Preference Experiments and Assumptions on Consumption from Monetary Rewards

 07/2014Internal PhD Workshop, Copenhagen Business School
Presenting “Money now or money later? Identification of utility discount rates from choices over monetary rewards

 05/2014CNEE Workshop Human Dishonesty, Copenhagen Network of Experimental Economists

 01/2014CEAR Workshop: The Economics of Gambling, University of Cape Town

 01/2014CEAR-RUBEN Workshop on the Behavioral Econometrics of Risk and Time Preferences, University of Cape Town

 11/20133rd CNEE Workshop, Copenhagen Network of Experimental Economists

 11/20132013 Annual DGPE Workshop, University of Southern Denmark

 07/201324th Jerusalem School in Economic Theory – Decision Making, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 06/2013Joint SDU-CBS PhD Workshop, Copenhagen Business School
Presenting “Individual Discount Rates and Liquidity Constraints

Teaching

 10/2016 – 03/2017

Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre, Bachelor
Introductiory Economics seminars

 09/2015 – 12/2015
Quantitative Methods, BSc in Economics and Business Administration
Teaching assistant, responsible for exercise seminars and STATA

 09/2014 – 12/2014
Quantitative Methods, BSc in Economics and Business Administration
Teaching assistant, responsible for exercise seminars and STATA

 09/2013 – 12/2013 Quantitative Methods, BSc in Economics and Business Administration
Teaching assistant, responsible for exercise seminars and SAS

Education
 
 12/2012 - 08/2016

Copenhagen Business School – PhD in Economics

Department of Economics, Experimental Economics

Supervisors: Prof. Morten Lau and Prof. Steffen Andersen
Thesis: Essays on Discounting Behavior and Gambling Behavior

 08/2010 - 12/2012
Copenhagen Business School – M.Sc. in Advanced Economics and Finance (Cand.Oecon.)
Elite Master Program, Department of Economics and Department of Finance

Thesis: Income and asset integration in intertemporal choice experiments
Supervisor: Prof. Steffen Andersen

 09/2005 - 08/2010
University of St. Gallen – B.A. HSG in Economics
Department of Economics

Thesis: Price and Multiplier Effects of the UEFA Euro 2008
Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Gärtner

Parallel studies in economics and business administration

Employment
 
 since 10/2016

 
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
PostDoc, Researcher

 12/2012 – 12/2015Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
PhD Fellow

 09/2012 – 12/2012
Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Research Assistant to Prof. Steffen Andersen

 01/2011 – 09/2012
A.P. Møller Mærsk Group Procurement, Copenhagen, Denmark
Part-time position in the Procurement Finance team.

 02/2009 – 08/2009
Bilfinger Berger Project Investments, Sydney, Australia
Internship, Supporting the Finance Team in their activities.

Other Achievements
 
08/2011 – 08/2012

Study Board Advanced Economics and Finance

Representative of the Class of 2012 students on the study board

 04/2012
Doing Business In China 2012 Participant
Case competition and study trip with BCG, Novozymes and Djoef

 08/2011
Advanced Economics and Finance Intro Week Guide
Organizing the intro week for the Class of 2013 students, arranging company visits, research lectures and social activities

 03/2011Danske Bank Future Banking Challenge Winning Team
Part of the winning team, defending the solution in several rounds against 32 other participants