Curriculum Vitae (short)

Holger A. Rau

University of Göttingen, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073, Germany

E-Mail: holger.rau@uni-goettingen.de; Twitter: @Holger1380; phone: +49 551 3926566; Date of birth: July 13, 1980

Positions and Education

10/2021 - present Visiting Professor of Quantitative Economic Policy, University of Duisburg-Essen

09/2014 - present Assistant Professor of Experimental Economics, University of Göttingen

11/2017 Call by Macquarie University, Sydney for a position of an Associate Professor (refused)

02/2017 - 07/2018 Visiting Professor of Experimental Economics, University of Mannheim

07/2013 - 08/2014 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Chair of Economic Theory, Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm)

01/2013 - 06/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), University of Düsseldorf

12/2012 Dissertation (summa cum laude); first supervisor: H.T. Normann; second supervisor: J. Haucap, DICE, University of Düsseldorf

08-12/2012 Visiting Scholar at the Economic Science Institute (ESI), Chapman University, Orange (CA, USA)

04/2020 - 12/2012 Doctoral Student and Research Assistant at Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), University of Düsseldorf

10/2008 - 03/2010 Doctoral Student and Research Assistant at University of Frankfurt

03/2007 Diploma in Economics, University of Heidelberg


Grants

Joachim Herz Stiftung Sachbeihilfe (with K. Grosch and S. Häckl) for the project: “Origins of Gender Differences in Leadership”, 17.229€

OCED Grant (with J. Haucap and C. Heldman) “Experiments on a Gender Inclusive Competition Policy”, 15.000€

University of Göttingen Start-up Grant (with L. Zhurakhovska) "Gender Differences in Leadership: The Impact on Work Motivation and Compliance", 8.912€

Joachim Herz Stiftung Sachbeihilfe (with S. Müller) for the project: "The Relation of Risk Preferences and Social Preferences", 12.768€

Fritz-Thyssen Stiftung Sachbeihilfe (with E. Peterlé) for the project: “Gender differences in job promotion: Competitiveness, discrimination and affirmative action policies”, 13.960€

Anton Betz Stiftung der Rheinischen Post Düsseldorf Sachbeihilfe (with G. Clemens), 3.000€

Scholarship of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) for a research stay at the ESI, Chapman University, Orange (USA)

Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen; Sachbeihilfe für den Bereich Gleichstellung (with H.T. Normann, J. Haucap), 38.387€


Presentations (invited)

2022 Upcoming research seminar at the University of Aarhus

2022 Upcoming research seminar at the University of Duisburg-Essen

2022 Research seminar at the University of Potsdam

2021 ASSA Virtual Annual Meeting: Talk at organized/invited session on Preferences, Norms, and Behavioral Change in the Coronavirus Epidemic;
Invited Talk at the OECD Workshop: “Gender Inclusive Competition Policy”

2020 Research seminar at Université de Franche-Comté (Besancon, France)

2019 Invited Talk at Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (Austria); Invited Talk at FLEX anniversary conference 2019 in Frankfurt (Germany)

2017 Talk on career opportunities at VHB young researchers’ workshop

2016 Research seminar at University of Duisburg-Essen; Research seminar at the KIT, University of Karlsruhe

2014 Invited speaker at Workshop on Gender Issues in Experimental Economics: “Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus”, Alicante (ESP)

2012 Research Seminar of ESI at Chapman University, Orange, (CA, USA)

2011 Research Seminars of University of Frankfurt, University of Heidelberg, and Centre for European Economic Research Mannheim


Presentations (Conferences and Workshops)

Annual Meeting of the “Verein für Socialpolitik” in Köln (2020, Germany, digital); Virtual Experimental Finance Workshop (2020, digital); Annual Meeting of the “Verein für Socialpolitik” in Leipzig (2019, Germany); M-BEES in Maastricht (2019, Netherlands); Annual Meeting of the “Verein für Socialpolitik” in Freiburg (2018, Germany); Experimental Finance Conference, in Heidelberg (2018, Germany); ESA World Meeting, in Berlin (2018, Germany); Coller Conference on Behavioral Economics (CCBE), in Tel Aviv (2018, Israel); M-BEES in Maastricht (2017, Netherlands); ESA World Meeting, in San Diego, CA (2017, USA); ESA International Meeting in Jerusalem (2016, Israel); Coller Conference on Behavioral Economics (CCBE), in Tel Aviv (2016, Israel); IMEBEES Conference in Rome (2016, Italy); SPI Annual Conference in Chicago (2015, IL, USA); ESA European Meeting in Heidelberg (2015, Germany); Gender Workshop in Berlin (2015, Germany); NIBS Workshop in Nottingham (2015, England); NERD Workshop in Nuremberg (2014, Germany); Annual Meeting of the “Verein für Socialpolitik” in Hamburg (2014, Germany); ESA International Meetings in Honolulu (2014, HI, USA); MBEES Conference in Maastricht (2014, Netherlands); Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society in Manchester (2014, UK); ESA World Meeting in Zurich (2013, CH); Thurgau Experimental Economics Meeting in Kreuzlingen (2013, CH); 11th Annual International Industrial Organizations Conference in Boston (2013, MA, USA); 82nd Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association (SEA), New Orleans (2012, LA, USA); SABE in Granada (2012, Spain); 2012 5th Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium (2012, Netherlands); 10th Annual International Industrial Organizations Conference, Arlington (2012, VA, USA); Economic Science Association (ESA) – World Meeting Chicago (2011, IL, USA); Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA) in Oslo (2011, Norway); Annual Meeting of the “Verein für Socialpolitik” in Frankfurt (2011, Germany); Experimental Finance Conference in Innsbruck (2011, Austria); Economic Science Association (ESA) – World Meeting in Copenhagen (2010, Denmark); Economic Science Association (ESA) – European Meeting in Innsbruck (2009, Austria)


Teaching

2021: University of Duisburg-Essen: Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), Competition Policy (Bachelor Lecture)University of Göttingen: Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), VWL in Action (Bachelor Lecture series), Behavioral Finance (Bachelor Seminar); 2020: University of Göttingen: Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), VWL in Action (Bachelor Lecture series), The Behavioral Economics of COVID-19 (Bachelor Seminar). 2019: University of Göttingen: Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), Field Experiments in Experimental Economics (Master Seminar), 2018: University of Göttingen: Microeconomics II (Bachelor Lecture), Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), Behavioral Finance (Bachelor Seminar)University of Mannheim: Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Experimental Design Seminar (PhD Lecture), Field Experiments in Experimental Economics (Master Seminar), 2017: University of Mannheim: Microeconomics B (Master Lecture), Gender Differences in Labor Markets (Master Seminar), Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Behavioral Perspectives of Institutions and Organizations (Bachelor Lecture), Behavioral Finance (Master Seminar), 2016: University of Göttingen: Principles of Economics (Bachelor Lecture), Behavioral Finance (Bachelor Seminar), Behavioral Economics: Theory and Experimental Methods (Master Lecture), Gender Differences in Labor Economics (Master Seminar), 2015: University of Göttingen: Behavioral Game Theory (Master Lecture), Gender Differences in Labor Economics (Master Seminar), Behavioral Finance (Bachelor Seminar), 2014: University of Göttingen: Behavioral Game Theory (Master Lecture), Behavioral Finance (Bachelor Seminar), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg: Behavioral Economics (Master Tutorial), Experimental Design Course (Seminar/ Lecture Graduate Program), 2013: University of Düsseldorf: Institutional and Organizational Economics (Bachelor Lecture), 2012: Game Theory (Master Tutorial), 2011: Game Theory (Master Tutorial), 2010 Game Theory (Master Tutorial), Price and Competition Theory (Master Tutorial), Principles of Microeconomics (Bachelor Tutorial), 2009: University of Frankfurt: Fundamentals of Microeconomics (Master Tutorial), Behavioral Finance (Master Seminar), 2008: University of Heidelberg: The Economics of Innovation & the Life Sciences (Master Tutorial), The Private Provision of Public Goods (Master Seminar), Environment and Development (Master Seminar), 2007: Principles of Economics (Bachelor Tutorial), 2021-2014: IREBS Immobilienakademie/ University of Regensburg: MBA Lecture on Decision-Based Game Theory


Refereeing Journals and other activitie

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, European Economic Review, Experimental Economics, Finance Research Letters, Frontiers in Psychology, Games, Games and Economic Behavior, German Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics, Journal of Business Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Psychology, Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the Economic Science Association, Journal of the European Economic Association, Management Science, Nature: Human Behavior, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, PLOS ONE, Review of Behavioral Finance, Review of Behavioral Economics, Review of Finance, Southern Economic Journal, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, The Social Science Journal, Theory and Decision

DFG, Joachim Herz Foundation, National Science Centre Poland