I am a PhD Candidate in Economics at the Chair of Public and Behavioral Economics at the JGU Mainz. To learn more about me, please check out my CV or my research.


I am interested in behavioral and experimental research, development economics and models of individual decision making. I am specifically interested in communication, cooperation, learning and time-allocation decisions.

Working Papers

Work in Progress

  • Choosing the Pen or the Sword? Communication as an Endogenous Institutional Choice in Public Goods Games
    Job Market Paper Draft available upon request
  • Behavioural Time Allocation
    (joint work with N. Witzig)
  • Statistical Learning in Hybrid Systems
    (joint work with J. Disselhoff, D. Schunk, M. Wand)



  • Behavioral Public Policy Seminar
  • Bounded Rationality Seminar
  • Communication: Nothing but Cheap Talk? Seminar
  • Principles of Public Economics Tutorial
  • Mathematics for Economists Pre-semester Course
  • Studies and Research in Economics Lecture


  • Inequality Seminar and Bachelor Theses
  • Economic Preferences of Children and Adolescents Seminar and Bachelor Theses
  • Academic Writing Tutorial


Alexander Dzionara