Dr. Hande Erkut

Portrait Foto Hande Erkut (Levent Neyse)
Levent Neyse


hande.erkut [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
D 120
Research Fellow of the Research Unit


since October 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, WZB

2013–2017 PhD in Economics, Maastricht University

October 2016–June 2017 Visiting Researcher, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

February–May 2015 Visiting Researcher, Columbia University

20112012 MSc in Behavioural Economics, University of Nottingham

20092012 MA in Philosophy and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

20052009 BA in Economics, Bilkent University


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Selected Publications

Social norms and preferences for generosity are domain dependentGames and Economic Behavior, Volume 131, Pages 121–140, 2022.

Identifying social norms using coordination games: Spectators vs. stakeholders, Economics Letters, 130, 28-31, 2015 (with D. Nosenzo and M. Sefton).


Invited publications

Incentivized measurement of social norms using coordination games, Analyse & Kritik, Volume 42(1), 97-106, 2020. (Available upon request)

Preference measurement and manipulation in experimental economics. In A. Schram and A. Ule (eds.) Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Experimental Economics, 39-56. Edward Elgar Publishing: Glos, UK. (with E. Reuben). (Available upon request)

Work in progress

"Help and communication in networks," with E. Reuben.

"Malleability of norms," with D. Kübler and F. Özkan.

"Ethics of fact-checking" with D. Özdemir and A. Zseleva.

"Intertemporal preferences for leisure" with G. Michailidou