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Main Field: Experimental and Behavioral Economics
Second Field: Industrial Organization, Contracts and Auctions

Georg Kirchsteiger holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Vienna (1993). Before he moved to Brussels in 2004, he worked at the University of Vienna, at the CentER in Tilburg, and at the University of Maastricht. In 2000 he received the Hicks-Tinbergen Medal of the EEA (with E. Fehr and A. Riedl).

Selected Works:

Suspiciously timed trade disputes (with P. Conconi, D. DeRemer, L. Trimarchi, and M. Zanardi), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 105, March 2017, 57-75.

Learning and market clearing: Theory and experiments (with C. Alós-Ferrer), Economic Theory, Vol. 60(2), October 2015, 203-241.

Loss Aversion and Consumption Choice: Theory and Experimental Evidence (with H. Karle and M. Peitz), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol 7(2), May 2015, 1010-120.

Other Regarding Preferences and General Equilibrium (with M. Dufwenberg, P. Heidhues, F. Riedel, and J. Sobel), Review of Economic Studies, Vol 78(2), April 2011, 613-639.

A Theory of Sequential Reciprocity (with M. Dufwenberg), Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 47(2), May 2004, 268-298.

Gift Exchange and Reciprocity in Competitive Experimental Markets (with E. Fehr and A. Riedl), European Economic Review, Vol. 42(1), January 1998, 1-34.

Reciprocity as a Contract Enforcement Device: Experimental Evidence (with E. Fehr and S. Gächter), Econometrica, Vol. 65(4), July 1997, 833-860.

Does Fairness Prevent Market Clearing: An Experimental Investigation (with E. Fehr and A. Riedl), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vo; 108(2), May 1993, 437-459.


Graduate Microeconomics I
Graduate Microeconomics III

Behavioral Economics
Game Theory with Applications to Economics


Current Affiliations:

ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Fellow of the CESifo Research Network

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