Supervisor: Henrik Orzen
Jonathan was born in 1991 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He completed his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). During his studies he worked as a teaching assistant at the Institute of Economics for Introduction to Macro- and Microeconomics for five years. In his last two years he took over a leading teaching assistant role, where he supervised and briefed a team of teaching assistants. Further, he spent an exchange semester at Universitat de Barcelona and at University of Massachusetts Amherst. In his master’s thesis he conducted a laboratory experiment, where he investigated the influence of decision inertia onto the repetition of sub-optimal decisions and unmoral decisions.
His research interests include behavioral economics, experimental economics and industrial organization with specific questions regarding morally relevant behavior, fairness and efficiency. In his leisure time he enjoys playing and producing music, doing sports and traveling.