Since 2012 Director, WZB (Research Unit Economics of Change).
Since 2003 Professor of Economics, University College London.
2008 - 2011 Head of Department, UCL Economics.
2005 - 2008 Deputy Head of Department, UCL Economics.
2001 - 2010 Board Member, ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE).
2002 - 2003 Reader in Economics, University College London.
2000 - 2001 Senior Lecturer in Economics, Royal Holloway.
1998 - 1999 Research Scholarship, German Science Foundation (DFG).
1995 - 1997 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Humboldt University, Berlin.
1993 - 1994 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Goethe University, Frankfurt.
1990 - 1992 Teaching Assistant, Goethe University, Frankfurt.
Awards and Grants
Economic and Social Research Council, Trust and competition (£79,750).
2004 Philip Leverhulme Prize (£50,000).
2004 Economic and Social Research Council, Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution 2005-2010 (ca. £2,900,000, joint with Mark Armstrong, Tilman Börgers, Celia Heyes, David Shanks, and Rob Seymour).
2003 Economic and Social Research Council, Quantitative methods for behavioural mechanism design (£148,876, joint with Tilman Börgers and Hide Ichimura)
2002 Leverhulme Trust, Social learning: An experimental approach (£96,460).
2001 Nuffield Foundation, The impact of deferred compensation on workplace incentives: An experimental investigation into multi-period labour markets (£4,550, joint with Andrew Seltzer).
2000 St. Gallen Grundlagenforschungsfonds, Customer Markets (approx. £12,000, joint with Jean-Robert Tyran).
2000 Russell Sage Foundation, Trustworthiness and institutions: A theoretical and experimental analysis ($78,820, joint with Iris Bohnet).
1999 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Experiments and Evolution.
1998 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Research Scholarship.
1990 - 1992 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Scholarship.
Since 2012 Associate Editor, European Economic Review.
Since 2008 Advisory Editor, Games and Economic Behavior.
Since 2007 Associate Editor, Journal of the European Economic Association.
Since 2007 Associate Editor, Experimental Economics.
Since 2007 Associate Editor, Economics of Governance.
Since 2005 Editorial Board Member, Review of Economic Studies.
Since 2005 Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Other Professional Activities
Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the 2005 Econometric Society World Congress.
Co-organizer of the London Conferences on Laboratory Economics and the Field (LEaF 2005, 2006, 2007); Organizer of the 2007 UCL Conference on "Rationality in Drama and Fiction", the 2009 UCL Conference on "Counterfactuals in Drama, Fiction, and History" and the 2010 UCL Conference on "Game Theory and Opera", and the 2011 UCL-WZB Conference "Interpretation in the Arts and in Economics: Exploring the Anglo-German Divide."
Member of the Programme Committees for the EEA Meetings 2004-2005 and 2007-2012; the 2010 Space and Economy Symposium in Toulouse; the International Industrial Organization Conferences 2010-2012; and the 2010 International Conference on Trust Management in Morioke.
for American Economic Review, Canadian Journal of Economics, Controlled
Clinical Trials, Econometrica, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Economic
Theory, Economica, European Economic Review, European Journal of Cognitive
Psychology, European Journal of Political Economy, Evolution and Human Behavior,
Experimental Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Group Decision and
Negotiation, International Game Theory Review, International Journal of
Game Theory, International Journal of Industrial Organization, International
Review of Law and Economics, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of Economic
Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal
of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics,
Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Evolutionary Economics,
Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical
Economics, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Journal of Political
Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, Metroeconomica,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies,
Review of Economics and Statistics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
Blackwell Publishing, Cambridge University Press, MIT Press, Palgrave Macmillan.
Abu Dhabi Economics Research Agency, Austrian Science Fund, Economic and Social Research Council (UK), German Research Foundation (DFG), Israel Science Foundation, Leverhulme Trust, National Science Foundation (USA), Nuffield Foundation, Vienna Science and Technology Fund.
Knowledge Transfer Activities
Various behavioural and experimental projects for the Office of Fair Trading, Ofcom, and DG SANCO.
Advisory work on fundraising for the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), the Bavarian State Opera and the Berlin State Opera.
Invited Talks and Seminars
Keynote Lecture at the 2011 Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics in Lund; Keynote Lecture at the 2009 TIBER Symposium in Tilburg; Keynote Lecture at the 2007 International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Economics in Malaga; Invited Session at the 2004 EEA Meeting in Madrid.
seminars and talks at Amsterdam, Autonoma/IAE, Bloomington, Bristol, Brunel, Caltech,
Carnegie Mellon, CentER, CERGE-EI, U Copenhagen, Copenhagen IT University, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter,
FU Berlin, U Bonn, Harvard, Helsinki, Humboldt, IZA Bonn, Konstanz, LSE,
Lund, Maastricht, MPI Bonn, MPI Jena, U Munich, Nottingham, Nuffield, NYU, U Oxford,
Paris 1, Penn State, Pompeu Fabra, Queen Mary, Rotterdam, Royal Holloway, SOAS, St. Andrews, St. Gallen, Stockholm
School of Economics, Texas A&M, U Tilburg, Tucson, UCL, UEA, U Vienna, Warwick, University of Westminster, Wharton,
Financial Services Authority (UK), HM Revenue & Customs, Office of Communications (UK), Office of Fair Trading (UK), Ofcom (UK).
Microeconomics, Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Industrial Economics, Economic Reasoning, Law & Economics, Family Economics.