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Prof. Dr. Dirk Sliwka

Prof. Dr. Dirk Sliwka - Seminar of Personnel Economics and Human Resource Management

Research focuses

Incentive Design, the Evaluation of Human Resource Management Practices, Performance Appraisals

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2013 Hans-Kelsen Prize of the University of Cologne 
  • 2011 Member DFG Research Unit „Design & Behavior“
  • 2011 Research Fellow cesIfo, Munich
  • 2010 Prize HR Researcher of the Year (Haufe, DGFP, HR Allianz, BDA)
  • 2008 Coordinator Cologne Graduate School in Man., Econ, and Soc. Scie.
  • 2004 Full Professor of Management, University of Cologne 
  • 2004 Habilitation and venia legendi in Business Administration, Uni. of Bonn
  • 2003 Research Fellow Institut Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA), Bonn
  • 2003 Walter-Rathenau-Prize (with Christian Grund) of the GEABA
  • 2003 Best-Paper Award, German Acad. Ass. for Business Research (VHB)
  • 2000 - 2003 Assistant Professor (wissenschaftlicher Assistent), University of Bonn
  • 1999 - 2000 Consultant Management Accounting, SAP AG
  • 1999 Dr. rer. pol., Uni. of Bonn (European Doctoral Prog. in Quant. Econ.)
  • 1996 - 1997 Visiting PhD student London School of Economics (LSE) 
  • 1992 - 1995 Internships at Deutsche Bank, FAZ, Kaufhof AG, Volkswagen AG
  • 1995 Diplom Volkswirt, University of Bonn 
  • 1994 - 95 Exchange student ENSAE, Paris

Selected Publications

  • Ockenfels, A., Sliwka, D. and Werner, P. (forthcoming). Bonus Payments and Reference Point Violations. Management Science.
  • Berger, J., Harbring, C., and Sliwka, D. (2013). Performance Appraisals and the Impact of Forced Distribution—An Experimental Investigation. Management Science, 59(1), 54-68.
  • Grund, Ch. and Sliwka, D. (2009). The Anatomy of Performance Appraisals in Germany. International Journal of Human Resource Management 20, 2049 - 2065.
  • Kräkel, M. and Sliwka, D. (2009). Should You Allow Your Employee to Become Your Competitor? - On Non-Compete Agreements in Employment Contracts. International Economic Review 50, 117 - 141.
  • Mohnen, A., Pokorny, K, and Sliwka, D. (2008). Transparency, Inequity Aversion, and the Dynamics of Peer Pressure in Teams - Theory and Evidence. Journal of Labor Economics 26, 693-720. 
  • Sliwka, D. (2007). Managerial Turnover and Strategic Change. Management Science 53(11), 1675-1687.
  • Sliwka, D. (2007). Trust as a Signal of a Social Norm and the Hidden Costs of Incentive Schemes, American Economic Review 97(3), 999-1012.
  • Sliwka, D. (2007). On the Notion of Responsibility in Organizations, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization 22, 523-547
  • Irlenbusch, B. and Sliwka, D. (2006). Career Concerns in a Simple Experimental Labour Market. European Economic Review 50, 147-170.
  • Grund, Ch. and Sliwka, D. (2007). Envy and Compassion in Tournaments. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 14, 187-207