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Ferdinand Vieider, Ph.D.

Research Fields
  • Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty
  • Development Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Decision Making and Strategic Interaction
Contact
mail: ferdinand [dot] vieider [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Head of the WZB Junior Research Group
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Personal webpage: http://www.ferdinandvieider.com/

since 08/2012
Head of Junior Research Unit “Risk & Development”
Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

06/2010-07/2012
Excellence Fellow, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

10/2009-12/2010
Consultant, Climate Policy Initiative, Berlin

01/2009-05/2010
Reseacher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de Lyon, France

09/2004-02/2009
Ph.D., Decision Making, Econometric Institute/Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus Universität Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Title: "Social Influences on Individual Decision Making Processes"

08/2007-01/2008
Visiting Scholar, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

09/2003-08/2004
Franco Romani-Fellow, Luigi Einaudi Foundation, Rome, Italy

10/2002-06/2003
Master of Science in Economics, CORIPE, Turin, Italy

10/1996-04/2001
Bachelor and Master in Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy


Selected Publications

Trautmann, S. T./ Vieider, Ferdinand (2012): “Social Influences on Risk Attitudes: Applications in Economics”. In: Handbook of Risk Theory. Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk. Chapter 22, S. 575. S. Roeser, R. Hillerbrand, P. Sand, M. Peterson (Hrsg.). Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York.

Pahlke, J./Strasser, S./Vieider, Ferdinand (2012): “Risk-Taking for Others under Accountability”. In: Economics Letters 114(1), S. 102–105.

Vieider, Ferdinand (2011): “Separating Real Incentives and Accountability”. In: Experimental Economics 14(4), S. 507–518.

Trautmann, S. T./Vieider, Ferdinand/Wakker, P. P. (2011): “Preference Reversals for Ambiguity Aversion”. In: Management Science 57(7), S. 1320–1333.

Lefebvre, M./Vieider, Ferdinand/Villeval, M.C. (2011): “The Ratio Bias Phenomenon: Fact or Artifact?” In: Theory and Decision 71(4), S. 615-641.

Lefebvre, M./Vieider, Ferdinand/Villeval, M.C. (2010): “Incentive effects on risk attitude in small probability prospects.” In: Economics Letters 109, S. 115–120.

Vieider, Ferdinand (2009): “The Effects of Accountability on Loss Aversion”.  In: Acta Psychologica 132, S. 96–101.

Trautmann, S. T./Vieider, Ferdinand/Wakker, P. P. (2008): “Causes of Ambiguity Aversion: Known versus Unknown Preferences”. In: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 36, S. 225-243.