Dr. Katrin Schmelz


Telephone:+49 (0) 7531-88-5122
Office hours:by Appointment

Research Interests:

Experimental & behavioral economics; motivation and incentives; culture, institutions and behavior; online experiments

Teaching WS 2018/19:

Bachelor seminar "Economics and Culture"


Rudorf, S., Baumgartner, T., Markett, S., Schmelz, K., Wiest, R., Fischbacher, U., & Knoch, D. (2018). Intrinsic connectivity networks underlying individual differences in control-averse behavior. Human Brain Mapping, 39(12), 4857-4869.

Rudorf, S., Schmelz, K., Baumgartner, T., Wiest, R., Fischbacher, U., & Knoch, D. (2018). Neural Mechanisms Underlying Individual Differences in Control-Averse Behavior. The Journal of Neuroscience, 38(22), 5196-5208.

Ziegelmeyer, A., Schmelz, K., & Ploner, M. (2012). Hidden costs of control: four repetitions and an extension. Experimental Economics, 15(2), 323-340.

Working Papers

Katrin Schmelz, E-nstructions: A Tool for Electronic Instructions in Laboratory Experiments, 2011

Katrin Schmelz, Anthony Ziegelmeyer, Social Distance and Control Aversion: Evidence from the Internet and the Laboratory, 2015

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