Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Riener

Assistant Professor

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building 24.31, Room 01.30
Tel.: 0211-81-10252

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Educational Background


PhD in Economics, University of Essex


Diploma in Economics and Econometrics, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna


Master in Economics, University of Vienna


ab 08/2016

Return to D.I.C.E. 

09/2014 - 07/206

Vertretungsprofessur Experimental Economics, Universität Mannheim

04/2010 - 03/2012

Postdic, GK EIC, Universität Jena

Representative Publications

Current Research

  • Riener, G. & Wagner, V., "Behavioral Economics in Schools"
  • Banerjee D., Ibanez, M., Riener, G. & Wollni, M. "Gender, Leadership and Affirmative Action in Matrilineal and Patriarchic societies"
  • LeQuement, M., Kellner, C. & Riener, G., "Ambiguous Communication" 
  • Reinstein, D. & Riener, G., "The Economics of Charitable Giving and Fundraising"

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Psychology
  • Development



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