Jana Willrodt

Doctoral Researcher

Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
University of Duesseldorf
Universitaetsstr. 1
40225 Duesseldorf

Building 24.31 Room 01.11

Tel.: +49 211 81-10235


Educational Background

10/2012 - 09/2017

Doctoral Studies, Bonn Graduate School of Economics, University of Bonn

10/2010 - 09/2012

M.Sc. Economics, University of Bonn

04/2008 - 09/2010

B.Sc. Volkswirtschaftslehre (Economics), University of Bonn


Seit 10/2017   

Research Associate, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE),
Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

10/2016 - 09/2017

Research Associate, Institute for Applied Microeconomics, University of

10/2015 - 06/2016

Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Ulrike Malmendier

10/2014 - 02/2016

Various Teaching Assistant Positions, University of Bonn

02/2012 - 05/2012

Internship (Deutsche Telekom AG, Market Research Europe)

07/2010 - 01/2012

Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Institute for Empirical
Economics, University of Bonn

Representative Publications

Recent Research

  • Optimism, Risk Beliefs and Risk Preferences (with Armin Falk, Thomas Dohmen, and Simone Quercia)
  • You Are What You Eat? The Influence of Changes in Behavior on (Economic) Personality (with Armin Falk, Nora Szech and Sabrina Strang)
  • Is There a “True" Consensus Effect? (with Thomas Dohmen and Simone Quercia)
  • Dohmen, T., Quercia, S., & Willrodt, J., undefinedWillingness to take risk: The role of risk conception and optimism. CRC TR 224 Discussion Paper, 2018, No. 022.
  • Who should (not) benefit from Affirmative Action? (with Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch and Chi Trieu)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Formation and Malleability of Preferences and Beliefs
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