So­phia Möl­ler

University of Kassel
Institute of Economics
Unit Empirical Economic Research
Nora-Platiel-Str. 4, 34109 Kassel
Phone: +49 561 804-3146, Fax: +49 561 804-2501
E-Mail: sophia.moeller[at]uni-kassel[dot]de
Office hours: By appointment


Research interests

Empirical economics, behavioral economics, sustainable investing (SRI), behavioral finance.


Research articles in peer-reviewed journals

Dannenberg, Astrid, Gunnar Gutsche, Marlene Batzke, Sven Christens, Daniel Engler, Fabian Mankat, Sophia Möller, Eva Weingärtner, Andreas Ernst, Marcel Lumkowsky, Georg von Wangenheim, Gerrit Hornung and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The effects of norms on environmental behavior, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, forthcoming.

"Work in progress"

Engler, Daniel, Gunnar Gutsche, Sophia Möller and Andreas Ziegler (2023), The power of information nudges for individual sustainable investment: empirical evidence from a framed field experiment (working title).

Gutsche, Gunnar, Sophia Möller and Heike Wetzel (2023), Personality trades? An empirical analysis of individual personality traits and investment behavior (working title).

Conference talks

Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2022), Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (2022), International Choice Modelling Conference (2022), Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium (2022), Young Researchers Workshop Committee on Environmental and Resource Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik (2021, 2022, 2023), Workshop on Experimental Economics for the Environment (2022)


Integrated PC exercise for the course "Panel Econometrics" (MA): SS 2021, SS 2023, University of Kassel

Integrated PC tutorial for the course "Microeconometrics" (MA): SS 2022, University of Kassel

Tutorial for the course "Statistics I" (BA): SS 2022, WS 2022/2023, SS 2023, University of Kassel

Tutorial for the course "Statistics II" (BA): WS 2021/2022, University of Kassel

Tutorial for the course "Business Psychology" (BA): WS 2014/2015, SS 2015, WS 2015/2016, SS 2016, SS 2017, WS 2017/2018, SS 2018, WS 2018/2019, SS 2019, WS 2019/2020, SS 2020, Universität Kassel


Since 01/2021
Research Assistant at the Unit Empirical Economic Research at the Institute of Economics, University of Kassel

06/2019 - 12/2020
Student Assistant at the Unit Empirical Economic Research at the Institute of Economics, University of Kassel

M.Sc. Economic Behavior and Governance, University of Kassel
Master thesis topic: "Putting the I in Investment: An empirical analysis of the effects of personality traits on individual investment behavior"

10/2014 - 09/2020
Student Assistant at the Department of Economic Psychology in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Kassel

10/2014 - 02/2018
B.Sc. Economics, University of Kassel
Bachelor thesis topic: "An analysis of credit default risks in crowdfunding"