Jiří was one of the first people in the Czech academic community who systematically make experiments part of the lectures. At the same time, he started to design experiments on his own. He is interested in the application of economic experiments in Public Economics. Main research topics are public good experiments with application to charitable giving, experimental analysis of motives to corrupt and tax compliance.
Katarína is a lab manager and a Ph.D. student at the Department of Economics, Masaryk University. Her main research topics include antisocial behavior, with a focus on exploitation and redistribution of resources.
Lena is a postdoctoral researcher at Masaryk University. She did her Ph.D. in philosophy at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Before coming to Brno, she worked at the Institute of Experimental Psychology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Lena focuses on gender differences in economic performance, moral aspects of economic behavior as well as prosocial and altruistic behavior. In her research, she attempts to combine various perspectives, starting from economics, psychology to philosophy.
With a background in Economics and Psychology, Michal’s research interests include context effects in choice, preference reversals and preference construction, altruism, and reciprocity. He is also interested in methodological issues in experimental economics, such as experimenter demand effect and pollution of results by artifacts of experimentation. Current research efforts focus on Maximizing and Satisfying in choice.
Ondřej is an assistant professor at the Department of Economics and MUEEL at Masaryk University. He does empirical research in decision making, industrial organization, transport economics, and public economics mainly through laboratory and lab-in-the-field experiments.
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Eugenio is currently a postodoc at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and will join MUEEL in September as a Marie Curie fellow. He got his Ph.D. in Sapienza University of Rome in 2017. His experimental researches have been concerned with how shared beliefs deriving from social identity, culture, narratives, political statements, and the media influence economic behavior. He is also interested in understanding the origins of populism and how they relate to immigration.
Luboš is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Economics, Prague, and a CERGE-EI Foundation Teaching Fellow. He received Ph.D. from Charles University in Prague in 2016 under the supervision of Dr. Michal Bauer. His research areas include mainly behavioral and experimental economics and social psychology. He is generally interested in studying human decision using experimental methods. His current projects examine topics such as the effects of time pressure and stress on human behavior, theories of secularization and religious beliefs; dishonesty, antisocial & delinquent behavior; ambiguity and risk-preferences; and individual willingness to compete.
Luca is a Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of the University of Venice, "Ca' Foscari". Previously, he was Full Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Messina and Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Management "M. Fanno" of the University of Padova. He is also Research Fellow at the ISLA, Bocconi Universityand following research institutions and experimental laboratories: CERME; BELSS, Bocconi University; BLESS, University of Bologna. His research interests include the determinants of voluntary contributions to public goods and social projects, determinants of life satisfaction, behavioral public choice, experimental economics and microeconometrics.
Miloš is a Senior Scientist and lab manager at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and a researcher associate at MUEEL. He focuses on experimental investigations of corrupt behavior, tax evasion, and other unethical behavior. He specialized in experimental economics, public policy, and public choice theory.
Tommaso is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Cardiff research associate at MUEEL and IZA. He did his Ph.D. at the University of Bologna and before joining us in Brno he worked at LUMSA University in Rome, the University of Cologne and Toulouse School of Economics. Tommaso focuses his research on ethics and public economics topics through behavioral and experimental studies, which he explores not only through lab-experiments but also with field experiments.
Maroš Servátka is a Professor of Economics at Macquarie Graduate School of Management, which is Australia’s leading graduate business school. He is the Founding Director of the MGSM Experimental Economics Laboratory and the Founder and Past President of the Slovak Economic Association. Maroš is a recipient of the Ronald Coase Institute Outstanding Achievement Award.
Maroš specializes in experimental and behavioral economics and has experience consulting to industry, government & non-profit organizations on behavioral approaches and solutions. He has conducted research in the area of charitable giving in order to help charities to raise funds and provided behavioral insights to businesses on market strategy, customer service, and project planning. He has advised government agencies on behavioral public policy issues, studied matching algorithms used by stock exchanges, and explored governance structures of firms and employee behavior to provide managerial recommendations. He teaches his MBA students to apply experimentation in their organizations to learn what works but also what does not.
University of Auckland
James Tremewan completed a PhD at the Toulouse School of Economics in 2011. From 2011-2017 he had a position as an Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna. He is currently working as a senior lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Auckland.
Diya is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Public Economics, Masaryk University. Diya’s main research interest concerns the influence of emotions on economic decision making. She uses economic experiments along with neuroimaging and physiological tools to measure emotions and behavior in the lab.