Alexander K. Wagner

 Department of Economics and VCEE
University of Vienna
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna (Austria)

Mail: alexander.k.wagner(at)

I research at the Vienna Center for Experimental Economics (VCEE) and the Department of Economics of the University of Vienna. I obtained a PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics. My current research is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Feel free to contact me for any academic or professional matters.

Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Political Economy, Applied Game Theory, Strategy and Organization

Refereed Publications

  1. Social Preferences and Self-Control, with Anja Achtziger and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2018, Vol. 74, pp. 161-166. (PDF)

  2. Preference Reversals: Time and Again, with Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Dura-Georg Granic and Johannes Kern, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2016, Vol. 52, pp. 65-97. (PDF)

  3. The Impact of Self-Control Depletion on Social Preferences in the Ultimatum Game, with Anja Achtziger and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2016, Vol. 53, pp. 1-16. (PDF)

  4. On the Effects of Group Identity in Strategic Environments, with Chloé leCoq and James Tremewan, European Economic Review, 2015, Vol. 76, pp. 239-252. (PDF)

  5. Money, Depletion, and Prosociality in the Dictator Game, with Anja Achtziger and Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 2015, Vol. 8, pp. 1-14. (PDF)

  6. Choices and Preferences: Evidence from Implicit Choices and Response Times, with Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Dura-Georg Granic and Fei Shi, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2012, Vol. 48, pp. 1336-1342. (PDF)

  7. Commitment Through Risk, with Dmytro Kylymnyuk, Economics Letters, 2012, Vol. 116, pp. 295-297. (PDF)

  8. Hindsight-Biased Evaluation of Political Decision Makers, with Florian Schuett, Journal of Public Economics, 2011, Vol. 95, pp. 1621-1634. (PDF)

Other Publications

Some Work in Progress

  • Where Power Resides in Committees, with Dura-Georg Granic, 2018.

  • Small Worlds, with Carlos Alós-Ferrer, 2018.

  • Bad Memory, Bad Policy?, with Florian Schuett and Jean-Robert Tyran, 2018.

  • Policy Promises in a Polarized World, with Juha Tolvanen and James Tremewan.

  • Dynamic Demand and Optimal Pricing, with Daniel Garcia and Juha Tolvanen.

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