Matthias Mayer M. Sc.

Matthias Mayer
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Doctoral Candidate

Contact information

+49 6421 28-23795 matthias.mayer@wiwi 1 Am Plan 1
35032 Marburg
U|07 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02 resp. 00002)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Fb02) Volkswirtschaftslehre Nachhaltige Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen (Nachh. Nutzung natürl. Ressourcen)
  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Research interestsResearch interests

    Behavioral economics (information processing, confirmation bias, motivated reasoning)

    Experimental economics

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Curriculum vitaeCurriculum vitae

    Since 08/2016
    PhD student at the chair of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources at the Philipps university of Marburg (Germany).

    09/2013 – 09/2015
    Master of Science in Applied Economics in Innsbruck (Austria)

    09/2010 – 09/2013
    Bachelor in Economics at the University of Innsbruck (Austria)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Work in progressWork in progress

    The shadow of the future: Studying the impact of climate change on human behavior in Bangladesh, Solomon Islands and Vietnam.

    Confirmation bias and climate change in Bangladesh, Solomon Islands, Vietnam and the United States.

    Theoretical model on updating beliefs with information from social networks and personal observations.

    Confirmation bias among organic and conventional farmers in Hessen, Germany.

    Information avoidance in Vietnam.

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