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Dr. Jana Willrodt

Post-Doctoral Researcher

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

Building 24.31 Room 01.11

Tel.: +49 211 81-10235


Educational Background

10/2012 - 12/2018 Dr. rer. pol., 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
Since 10/2017    Research Associate, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf (parental leaves in 2019/20 and 2021/22)
10/2016 - 09/2017 Research Associate, Institute for Applied Microeconomics, University of Bonn
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

  • Willingness to take risk: The role of risk conception and optimism. CRC TR 224 Discussion Paper, 2018, No. 022. (with Thomas Dohmen & Simone Quercia)
  • Perceived Fairness and Consequences of Affirmative Action Policies (with Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, Marco Schwarz & Chi Trieu; revise and re-submit at EJ; Working Paper version: "Perceived Fairness and Consequences of Affirmative Action Policies", DICE DP No.338.)
  • A note on self-replication and the robustness of the consensus effect? (with Thomas Dohmen and Simone Quercia; revise and re-submit at JEBO, manuscript available on request)
  • Preferences for Affi rmative Action (with Sabrina Herzog, Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch & Chi Trieu, mimeo)

Teaching and Research Interests

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