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Prof. Dr. Armin Falk

Cluster position Principal Investigator

Cluster member since 2019

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Behavioral economics, neuroeconomics, experimental economics, labor economics


Armin Falk is the Director of the Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq), the Director of the Laboratory for Experimental Economics, and a Professor for Economics at the University of Bonn. He is affiliated with multiple institutions, such as the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Centre for Economic Policy (CEPR), CESifo, and the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods. Armin has received two ERC grants and was awarded the Gossen Prize in 2008, the Leibniz Prize in 2009, and the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in 2011. He studied Economics, Philosophy, and History at the University of Cologne and received his PhD in Economics from the University of Zurich in 1999.


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