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Prof. Dr. Bettina Rockenbach

Cluster position Principal Investigator

Cluster member since 2019

Main research topics

Behavioral economics, cooperation in social dilemmas, social responsibility, compliance


Bettina Rockenbach is Professor of Experimental and Behavioral Economics at the University of Cologne as well as Vice Rector of the university. She holds a diploma in Mathematics from the University of Bonn and received her habilitation in 1999 as an assistant to Nobel laureate Prof. Reinhard Selten at the University of Bonn. From 2000 to 2011 Bettina held the Chair in Microeconomics at the University of Erfurt and served as Vice-President for Research and Young Academics at the same university. She has published in leading economic journals as well as in general interest journals.

Bettina is also one of the two directors of the Reinhard Selten Institute.


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