Simeon Schudy, PhD
Seminar for Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics
Department of Economics
University of Munich
Visiting address: Giselastr. 10, Room 101 first floor
Tel.: +49 89 2180 9786
I am an applied economist currently employed as a Full Professor (non-tenured, W3-Lehrstuhlvertretung) at LMU Munich.
My research covers topics from Labor and Organizational Economics, Political Economy, Environmental Economics, and Economic Decision-Making, more generally.
I combine different empirical approaches and data analysis techniques with experimental methods in the lab, online and in the field.
I am particularly interested in sustainable organizational structures (e.g., changes in incentives, leadership, and decision rules within groups, firms, or institutions), and how these structures have to be adjusted to heterogeneity in preferences, norms, and cognitive or behavioral biases of individuals.
I study the role of social preferences, norms and incentives in groups (e.g. trust, reciprocity, responsibility attribution, punishment and honesty) and individual behavioral biases (e.g. boundedly rational behavior and self-control problems).
I also conduct evaluation studies in cooperation with business partners.
The German Research Foundation (DFG) decided to continue funding the collaborative research center CRC TRR 190 "Rationality and Competition" . I am looking very much forward continuing the productive work in Project A04 as PI together with Jana Friedrichsen and Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel
My paper "Heterogeneous Preferences and Investments in Energy Saving Measures" has been accepted for publication in Ressource and Energy Economics !
The new teaching evaluation results for my courses ”Experimental Political Economy” and "Dishonesty in Economics" are now available! I thank all students for their constructive comments and am very happy that students evaluated the courses very positively! All my other evaluations can be found in the teaching section.
I recently became a member of the Committee for Organizational Economics (Verein fuer Socialpolitik)!
My paper "I lie? We lie! Why? Experimental evidence on a dishonesty shift in groups" (with Martin Kocher and Lisa Spantig) has been published in Management Science