Prof. Dr. Christiane Schwieren

Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics
University of Heidelberg

Bergheimer Straße 58
69115  Heidelberg


Room no. 01.004

Telefon: 06221 54-2953
Fax:        06221 54-3592


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Office hours:
Wednesday 13:30-14:30 h
For appointment please contact:
The office hour on June 20 will be brought forward to June 18, 10:00.
The office hour on June 27 will be brought forward to June 26, 12:00
The office hour on July 4 will be postponed to July 5, 11:00.



New Publications:


  • Arens, Elisabeth A., Peter Zeier, Christiane Schwieren, Hanna Huisgen, and Sven Barnow (2017): The perils of aiming too high: Discrepancy between goals and performance in individuals with depressive symptoms, in Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry In Press, Volume 58, March 2018, Pages 12-17
  • Herpertz, Sabine C., Haang Jeung and Christiane Schwieren (2016): Rationality and self-interest as economic-exchange strategy in borderline personality disorder: Game theory, social preferences, and interpersonal behavior, in Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 71, 849-864
  • Ceccato, Smarandita, Christiane Schwieren and Brigitte M. Kudielka (2016): Increased risk taking in relation to chronic stress in young adults, in Frontiers in Neuroscience 6:2036
  • Schwieren, Christiane and Andreas Voss, (2015) The Dynamics of Motivated Perception: Effects of Control and Status on the Perception of Ambivalent Stimuli,  in Cognition and Emotion, 29(8), 1411-1423.
  • Sproten, Alec and Christiane Schwieren (2015): Age Differences in the Reaction to Incentives - a Test of the Successful Ageing Extension of Social Production Functions Theory,  in The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 2015- 6: 176–186
  • Iida, Yoshio and Christiane Schwieren (2015): Contributing for myself, but free-riding for my group?  in German Economic Review ,  17-1: 36-47.


Research Interests
  • Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Neuroeconomics
  • Age differences in economic decision making (FRONTIER Project)
  • Economic decision making under stress (DFG-Project)
  • Climate change management in an aging society (BMBF-Project)
  • Personality and behavior in economic games
  • Discrimination
  • Incentive schemes
  • Framing

Curriculum Vitae (English) CV

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