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Dr. Helena Fornwagner

Research Interests

Dishonest behaviour and fraud in credence goods markets, Biological determinants of economic behaviour, Tournaments and competitive behaviour, Voluntary Climate Actions

Private Website

For detailed information on her professional activities along with other useful information, please visit her private website


Working Papers (Selection)

Education and Professional Experience

2017-2020 Assistant Professor, University of Innsbruck

2014-2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Innsbruck

2012-2014 Master of Science (MSc), University of Innsbruck

2008-2012 Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Innsbruck

Visiting Positions

2019 Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Stockholm School of Economics

2018 Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Exeter

Courses taught (current and past)

University of Regensburg

Lecture in Regionalökonomie I (Spring 2021; Bachelor Program)

Lecture in Introduction to Econometrics (from 2020; Bachelor Program)

Tutorial in Microeconomics I (from 2020; Bachelor Program)

University of Innsbruck

Lecture in Experimental Economics (2019-2020; Master program)

Seminar in Intermediate Microeconomics (2016-2020; Bachelor Program)

Seminar in Public Economics (2015-2016; Bachelor Program)

Seminar in Basic Microeconomics (2014-2015; Bachelor Program)

Management Center Innsbruck

Lecture in International Economics (2016-2017; Master Program)


Chair of Empirical Economics


Dr. Helena Fornwagner

E-Mail: helena.fornwagner@ur.de

Phone: +49 941 943-2741
Office: RW(L) 5.19

Office hours: by arrangement