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.
Current research projects are on self regulation (goal setting, psychological accounting and self-rewards), buyer reputation in auctions, and the effects of formidability on bargaining outcomes.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2003.


IZA Publications

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
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