Chair of Economic Theory
Dr. Marcus Antonio Giamattei

Dr. Marcus Antonio Giamattei


Assitant Professor (Akademischer Rat a.Z.)

Chair in Economic Theory, Prof. Dr. Johann Graf Lambsdorff
University of Passau, Germany

External Fellow

Center for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx) and Centre for Research in the Behavioural Sciences (CRIBS)

University of Nottingham, UK

Post address: Innstr. 27, D-94032 Passau

Curriculum Vitae

Research interests

Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Experimental Macroeconomics, Economis of Corruption and Experimental Ethics.


Working paper and current projects

  • classEx - an online software for classroom experiments. Together with Johann Graf Lambsdorff.
  • Cold Turkey vs. Gradualism - Evidence on Disinflation Strategies from a Laboratory Experiment, Working Paper.
  • Emotion vs. Cognition - Experimental Evidence on Cooperation from the 2014 Soccer World Cup , Under Review, with Johann Graf Lambsdorff, Katharina Werner and Manuel Schubert.
  • The market for reviews: Strategic behaviour of online product reviewers in competitive review markets with monetary incentives. Awarded with the Heinz-Sauermann-Förderpreis of the German Experimental Association (GfeW e.V.). Together with Verena Dorner.
  • What Motivates Impression Management? Between Good Business and Moral Cleansing , Working Paper, with Volker Nagel and Johann Graf Lambsdorff.
  • To Bribe or Not To Bribe. . . An Extension to Lambsdorff & Frank (2007) Corruption Game. Seminar Paper (2009).


Dissertaion Award of the University of Passau (11/2016).

Dissertation Award "Helmut-Schmalen-Preis" , University of Passau (12/2015).

Dissertation Award "Heinz-Sauermann-Preis" , German Society for
Experimental Economics (GfeW, 09/2015).

Award "Heinz-Sauermann-Förderpreis" , German Society for
Experimental Economics (GfeW, 10/2013).

Conferences and Workshops

Workshop, Universitat Autonoma, Barceloma, October 2016

Management and Behavioral Decision Making Seminar, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barceloma, October 2016

Internal Microeconomics Seminar, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barceloma, October 2016

Research Seminar, Justus-Liebig University Gießen, June 2016

International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Social Sciences, Rome, April 2016

Workshop Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), February 2016

7th Southern Europe Experimental Team’s Meeting, Malta, January 2016

Workshop, Center for Research in Behavioural Sciences (CRIBS) University
of Nottingham, UK, December 2015

Workshop, University of Cambridge, UK, November 2015

III London Experimental Workshop, Middlesex University, November 2015

Workshop, Center for Decision Research and Experimental Economics
(CeDEx), University of Nottingham, UK, October 2015

NIBS Workshop, University of Nottingham, April 2015

Jahrestagung des Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung e.V. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (Organizer), 2015

European Meeting of the Economic Science Association (ESA) 2014, 2015

Seminar talk, RWTH Aachen, Germany, February 2014

GSE Summer Forum Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics 2012, 2015.


  • Experimental Ethics (master seminar, since 2015)
  • Teaching with Classroom Experiments (Ph.D. workshop, since 2015)
  • Behavioral Game Theory (master seminar, since 2012)
  • Advanced Macroeconomics (master tutorial, since 2012)
  • Macroeconomics (bachelor tutorial, since 2011)
  • Experimental Economics (master seminar, 2012-2013)
  • Business Process Managment (bachelor lecture, 2009-2011)
  • Information Systems (bachelor tutorial, 2006-2011)

University activities

Senator, Senat, University of Passau. Elected Representative for all Scientific Staff (Research Assistants and Ph.D. Candidates), since October 2015

Speaker, Staff Assembly, University of Passau. Assembly of All Elected Representatives of the Scientific Staff, since October 2013 vice-speaker, since October 2015 speaker

Elected Representative , Faculty Board, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, University of Passau, since October 2013

Appointed Representative , Board of the Graduate Center, University of Passau, April 2012 - March 2015