PersonDr. rer. pol., Professurvertreter
Building: Sammelbau 6. Etage
- Phone: +49 241 80 96702
- By email appointment only
Özgür Gürerk was born in Erzurum (Turkey) in 1975. Since 1991, he has lived in Germany. He studied economics at the University of Bonn. He worked as a student assistant to Prof. Dr. Reinhard Selten at the Bonn Laboratory for Experimental Economics. In 2001, he was appointed as a research assistant and the manager of the Laboratory for Experimental Economics at the University of Erfurt, where he gained his doctoral degree - Dr.rer.pol. - in 2007. In 2011, he completed a research stay at the University of Nottingham in England. In May 2013, he joined RWTH Aachen University as a Professor of Experimental Economics.
- Experimental Economics
- Behavioral Economics
- Managerial Economics
- Böhm, R.; Rusch, H.; Gürerk, Ö. (2016). What makes people go to war? Defensive intentions motivate retaliatory and preemptive intergroup aggression. In: Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 29-34.
- Gürerk, Ö.; Irlenbusch, B.; Rockenbach, B. (2014): On Cooperation in Open Communities. In: Journal of Public Economics, vol. 120, issue C, 220-230.
- Gürerk, Ö. (2013): Social learning increases the acceptance and the efficiency of punishment institutions in social dilemmas. In: Journal of Economic Psychology, 34, 229-239.
- Gürerk, Ö.; Selten, R. (2012): The Effect of Payoff Tables on Experimental Oligopoly Behavior. In: Experimental Economics, 15, 499-509.
- Gürerk, Ö; Irlenbusch, B.; Rockenbach, B. (2009): Motivating Teammates: The Leader’s Choice of Positive and Negative Incentives. In: Journal of Economic Psychology, 30, 591‐607.
- Gürerk, Ö; Irlenbusch, B.; Rockenbach, B. (2006): The Competitive Advantage of Sanctioning Institutions. In: Science, 312, 108‐111.