Mikroökonomik (Prof. Dr. Björn Frank)

"Mephistopheles tells the young student that theory is grey but the tree of life is green, and everyone quotes this as if it were Goethe's opinion, instead of what he supposes the devil would be likely to say to an undergraduate." Bertrand Russell


IT MIGHT BE that you wrote me an email, expecting an answer but hearing nothing from me for days. How can that be? First, this University's email server is notoriously unreliable. I possibly have not received your email. Or I read it, intended to answer, and simply forgot to. Well, forgetting never happens on purpose. Just send me a reminder, I really don't mind.

Most of these pages are in English. Anything that is in German is unimportant for our international students.

If you feel that some crucial information is missing, please let me know.

Here you can find some recent publications and working papers of our chair:

Christoph Bühren and Philip J. Steinberg (2019, Journal of Economic Psychology): The impact of psychological traits on performance in sequential tournaments: Evidence from a tennis field experiment

Christoph Bühren and Stefan Krabel (2019, International Journal of Human Resource Management): Human performance after success and failure: evidence from the NBA

Tobias Beck, Christoph Bühren, Björn Frank, and Elina Khachatryan (2018, Journal of Business Ethics): Can honesty oaths, peer interaction, or monitoring mitigate lying?

Julija Michailova and Christoph Bühren: Money priming and social behavior of natural groups in simple bargaining and dilemma experiments

Christoph Bühren and Maria Daskalakis: Do not incentivize eco-friendly behavior - Go for a competition to go green!