What is the definition of leadership in an economic framework? And how do leaders get into top positions, given that there are many different types of leadership personalities? These are some of the research questions Michael Kosfeld is interested in. This video was made during his research visit at briq in the summer of 2018.
Three questions with Michael Kosfeld
Michael Kosfeld holds the Chair of Organization and Management at Goethe University of Frankfurt. He graduated in Mathematics from the University of Bonn in 1995 and received his PhD in Economics at Tilburg University in 1999. Before joining Goethe University of Frankfurt, he was employed at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics at the University of Zurich from 2000 to 2008. His primary area of research is behavioral and organizational economics with particular interest in the theoretical and experimental analysis of social interaction, human boundedly rational decision-making and the psychology of incentives.Department Website
Paper and book mentioned in the videoLearning, Local Interaction, and Coordination Econometrica Vol. 61, No. 5 (Sep., 1993), pp. 1047-1071 Modeling Bounded Rationality MIT Press, January 1998, ISBN: 9780262681001
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