Sebastian J. Goerg is an Associate Professor of Economics at the TU Munich. He studied Economics at the University of Bonn and received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn in 2010. Thereafter, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn. Between 2012 and 2018 he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Florida State University. He is also an affiliated researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods.
His research focuses on the impact of incentives, information and (legal) institutions on human behavior. He investigates these and related questions with the help of lab and field experiments and relates his findings to different fields within Economics, mostly Organizational Economics, Personnel Economics and Law & Economics.
Sebastian joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2017.