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Professor of Microeconomics

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Sebastian Ebert is a Professor of Microeconomics at Frankfurt School. Prior to that he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Tilburg University, with which he continues to hold an affiliation. His research focuses on the psychology behind financial and other risky decisions, thereby contributing to the growing fields of behavioral economics, finance, and insurance. Methodologically, Ebert relies on analytical modeling as well as on experiments. Much of his work is interdisciplinary and merges insights from economics, statistics, mathematics, and psychology. He has won several prizes for his research and published in leading economics and management journals, including the American Economic Review and Management Science.
Ebert obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn (summa cum laude). He has degrees in mathematics (B.Sc., University of Freiburg), statistics (M.Sc., Portland State University), and economics (M.Sc. University of Bonn).

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Title Program Semester
Business Economics MIM 2018 WS
Behavioural Finance & Economics  Electives 2018 WS