Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics

Prof. Dr. Michael Kurschilgen (Technical University of Munich)

Technical University of Munich
TUM School of Management
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München

Email: m.kurschilgen(at)
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Michael Kurschilgen studied Economics at the Universities of Bonn, Maastricht and Sciences Po Paris from 2002 to 2007. A fellow of the Max Planck Graduate School “IMPRS Uncertainty”, he received his doctoral degree from the University of Jena in 2013, followed by a postdoc position at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn and a fellowship of the NRW Academy of Sciences. He has been a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, EUI Florence and the University of Bologna. Since 2015 he is assistant professor at TU Munich.

Michael Kurschilgen’s research interests are Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Law and Economics, and Applied Microeconomics. He is particularly interested in understanding social norms, their emergence, their stability, and how they interact with the preferences and beliefs of individual agents. His work has been published in Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, American Law and Economics Review, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, and Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.

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