Simeon Schudy, PhD

Seminar for Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics

Department of Economics

University of Munich

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1

D-80539 Munich

Visiting address: Giselastr. 10, Room 101 first floor

Tel.: +49 89 2180 9786

e-mail: simeon.schudy@econ.lmu.de

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My research

I am an empirical economist, currently employed as Assistant Professor for Behavioral and Experimental Economics at LMU Munich. I am interested in understanding the consequences of non-standard preferences and behavioral biases for optimal institutional design.

I conduct laboratory experiments, field experiments and surveys to provide answers to questions from fundamental and applied research.

In my research, 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).

My research projects tackle questions that relate to political economy (in particular voting mechanisms), public and environmental economics (provision of public goods and privacy institutions), health economics (self-control problems in preventive health care) and incentives. Thus, I also conduct evaluation studies in cooperation with business partners.

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