Alexander K. Koch is a Full Professor at the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.

Alexander received his doctoral degree from the University of Bonn in December 2003. He worked as a Lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London until August 2008, when he joined Aarhus University. His research interests are in contract theory, behavioral economics, personnel economics, and experimental economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2003.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10955
published in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2020, 185, 104949
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9084
revised version published as 'Gift Exchange, Control, and Cyberloafing: A Real-Effort Experiment" in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016, 131,409 - 426
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5802
revised version published under title "Goals and Bracketing under Mental Accounting "in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2016, 162, 305–351.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5163
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2016, 69 (2), 320-353
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4049
published in European Economic Review, 2014, 68, 151-167.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4039
Alexander K. Koch, Albrecht Morgenstern
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3893
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, 113 (1), 212-227;
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2973
published in: Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2012, 21 (4), 1029-1059
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2463
published in:Economics Letters, 2008, 100 (3), 399-401.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1841
revised and extended version published as 'Aligning Ambition and Incentives' in: Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 2011, 27(1).
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1661
Alexander K. Koch, Albrecht Morgenstern
substantially revised version available as 'Coordination under the Shadow of Career Concerns', IZA DP No. 4039
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1527
revised and extended version published in: Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2011, 27 (3): 655-688.