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Jun. Prof. Dr. Lea Cassar

Jun. Prof. Dr. Lea Cassar - Seminar of Personnel Economics and Human Resource Management

Research focuses

Incentives, intrinsic motivation, behavioral economics, experimental economics

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2015 Jun.Prof.in Behavioral Managerial Economics (tenure-track), University of Cologne
  • 2015 - PhD in Economics (summa cum laude), University of Zurich
  • 2015 - Visiting Scholar, Columbia Business School
  • 2014 - Visiting Scholar, Rady School of Management
  • 2009 - MPhil in Economics, University of Oxford
  • 2006 - MSc in Economics and Finance (with distinction), LUISS University
  • 2004 - BA in Business Administration, LUISS University

Selected Publications

  • "Non-monetary incentives and the quest for work meaning" (with Stephan Meier) Working Paper
  • “Convergence, Inequality and Education in the Galor and Zeira Model”, Rivista di Politica Economica, 97(6), 2007, 229-254
  • “Optimal Contracting with Endogenous Project Mission” Working Paper
  • “Contract Design with Motivated Agents: Experimental Evidence” Working Paper
  • “The Causal Effects of Competition on Innovation: Experimental Evidence” (with Philippe Aghion, Stefan Bechtold, and Holger Herz) NBER Working Paper
  • “A Matter of Perspective: Bad Luck Changes Fairness Views” (with Arnd Klein) Working Paper