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Prof. Dr. Steffen Huck

Portrait Prof. Dr. Steffen Huck (David Ausserhofer)
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Gebhard Glock
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Director of the Research Unit

since 2012
Director of the Research Unit "Economics of Change" at the WZB

since 2003
Professor of Economics, University College London

2008 - 2011
Head of the Department of Economics, University College London

2005 - 2008
Deputy Head of the Department of Economics, University College London

2002 - 2003
Reader in Economics, University College London

2000 - 2001
Senior Lecturer in Economics, Royal Holloway

1998 - 1999
Research Scholarship of the German Science Foundation (DFG)

1995 - 1997
Research Fellow, Humboldt University, Berlin

1993 - 1994
Research Fellow, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Selected Publications

Payoff Information Hampers the Evolution of Cooperation, Nature Communications, Vol. 8, Article No. 15147, 1-5 (with Johannes Leutgeb and Ryan Oprea).

From imitation to collusion: Long-run learning in a low-information environment, Journal of Economic Theory 2015, Vol. 155, 185–205 (with Dan Friedman, Ryan Oprea, and Simon Weidenholzer).

Comparing charitable fundraising schemes: Evidence from a natural field experiment and a structural model, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2015 Vol. 7, 326-369 (with Imran Rasul and Andrew Shephard).

Beliefs and actions in the trust game: Creating instrumental variables to estimate the causal effect, Games and Economic Behavior 2014, Vol. 88, 298-309 (with Miguel A. Costa Gomes and Georg Weizsäcker).

Competition fosters trust, Games and Economic Behavior 2012, Vol. 76, 195-209 (with Gabriele K. Lünser and Jean-Robert Tyran).

Deferred compensation in multi-period labor contracts: An experimental test of Lazear's Model, American Economic Review 2011, Vol. 101, 819-843 (with Andrew Seltzer and Brian Wallace).