Head of Institute
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Hamburg University of Technology
Since October 2020 Timo Heinrich leads the Institute for Digital Economics at the Hamburg University of Technology. Before he was an Assistant Professor at Durham University Business School. He also led a research group at the University of Duisburg-Essen and was a visiting scholar at IE Business School, St. John’s University, UT Dallas and Harvard Medical School.
Timo Heinrich received a Diplom in Information Systems from the University of Magdeburg and a PhD in Economics from the University of Duisburg-Essen. He uses econometric methods as well as lab and field experiments to study individual decision making, strategic interaction and the impacts of digitization on markets and organizations. For example, he is interested in how artificial intelligence can support decision making, how people evaluate extreme risks and how communication facilitates trade in digital markets.
- Heinrich, T., Arya, B., Haering, A. & Horak, S. (2022). Costly information acquisition: The influence of stakeholder earnings. Journal of Economic Psychology 90: 102504.
- Heinrich, T. & Shachat, J. (2020). The development of risk aversion and prudence in Chinese children and adolescents. 61: 263-287.
- Haering, A., Heinrich,T. & Mayrhofer,T. (2020). Exploring the consistency of higher-order risk preferences. 61(1): 283-320.
- Heinrich, T, Seifert, M & Then, F (2019). Near-losses in insurance markets: An experiment. 186: 108781.
- Rosenthal-von der Pütten, A. M., Hastall, M. R., Köcher, S., Meske, C., Heinrich, T., Labrenz, F. & Ocklenburg, S. (2019). “Likes” as social rewards: Their role in online social comparison and decisions to like other people's selfies. 92: 76-86.
- Weimann, J., Brosig-Koch, J., Heinrich, T., Hennig-Schmidt, H. & Keser, C. (2019). Public good provision by large groups – The logic of collective action revisited. 118: 348-363.
- Brosig-Koch, J. & Heinrich, T. (2018). The role of communication content and reputation in the choice of transaction partners: A study based on field and laboratory data. 112: 49-66.
- Heinrich, T. & Mayrhofer, T. (2018). Higher-order risk preferences in social settings. 21(2): 434-456.
- Brosig-Koch, J., Heinrich, T. & Helbach, C. (2015). Exploring the capability to reason backwards: An experimental study with children, adolescents, and young adults. 74: 286-302.
- Brosig-Koch, J., Heinrich, T. & Helbach, C. (2014). Does truth win when teams reason strategically? 123(1): 86-89.
- Brosig-Koch, J. & Heinrich, T. (2014). Reputation and mechanism choice in procurement auctions: An experiment. 23(2): 210-220.
- Heinrich, T. & Weimann, J. (2013). A note on reciprocity and modified dictator games. 121(2): 202-205.
- Heinrich, T. (2012). Communication and reputation in procurement auctions – Some empirical evidence. 114(2): 164-167.
- Brosig, J., Heinrich, T., Riechmann, T., Schöb, R. & Weimann, J. (2010). Laying off or not? The influence of framing and economics education. 9(1): 44-55.