Michael Kosfeld is a Professor of Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt, where he holds the Chair of Organization and Management. He graduated in Mathematics from the University of Bonn in 1995 and received his PhD in Economics at Tilburg University in 1999. Before joining the University of Frankfurt, he was employed at the Institute for Empirical Research at the University of Zurich from 2000 to 2008. His primary area of research is behavioural and organizational economics with particular interest in the theoretical and experimental analysis of social interaction, boundedly rational decision-making and the psychology of incentives.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2005.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 6460
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 100, 99-110
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5374
published in: American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2014, 6 (3), 256-264
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5040
published in: American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2011, 3 (3), 86-99
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4125
revised version published as 'Team production in competitive labor markets with adverse selection' in: European Economic Review, 2014, 68, 181–198
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3881
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7(2-3), 573 - 582
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2927
published in: RAND Journal of Economics, 2011, 42 (1), 23–43
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2288
published in: American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (4), 1335-1355
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1641
published in: American Economic Review, 2005, 95 (2), 346-351
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1203
published in: American Economic Review, 2006, 96 (5), 1611 - 1630