Prof. Dr. Julia Müller

Since July 28, 2019, Professor Julia Müller is Professor of Management at the University of Osnabrück and heads the Chair of Management.

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Research Interests: 

Incentives in Teams, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Organizations, Organizational Behavior, Decision Making, Applied Game Theory, Bargaining,  Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics



Articles in refereed journals (extract):

Working Papers (extract):

  • "The Dynamics of Political Myths and Ideologies", joint with Thomas Apolte, Disussion Paper of the Center for Interdisciplinary Economics 1/2019, University of Münster, 2019.
  • "Identifying Leadership Skills Required in the Digital Age", joint with Milan Klus, Discussion Paper Institute for Organisational Economics 11/2018, University of Münster, 2018. 
  • "Verzerrungen bei Personalbeurteilungen durch Führungskräfte",  Discussion Paper Institute for Organisational Economics 12/2017, University of Münster, 2017.
  • "Eigenvalue Productivity: Measurement of Individual Contributions in Teams", cesifo Working Paper No. 6679, September 2017.
  • "Using Personality Questionnaires in Experiments -- Limits and Potentials",  joint with Christiane Schwieren, MPRA Paper No. 78132, 2017.
  • "Is Trustworthiness Written on the Face?",  joint with Alexander Dilger und Michael Müller, Discussion Paper Institute for Organisational Economics 2/2017, University of Münster, 2017.
  • "What Drives Destruction? On the Malleability of Anti-Social Behavior", joint with Christiane Schwieren and Florian Spitzer, WU Economics Working Paper No. 238, December 2016.  
  • "Measurement of Co-Worker Productivity in Teams", joint with Thorsten Upmann, Discussion Paper Series in Economics and Management, GEABA, Discussion Paper No. 16-22, 2016.
  • "Centralised Labour Market Negotiations: Strategic Behaviour Curbs Employment", joint with Thorsten Upmann, CESifoWorking Paper Series no. 4470, 2013.
  • "What Can the Big Five Personality Factors Contribute to Explain Small-Scale Economic Behavior?", joint with Christiane Schwieren, TI Discussion Paper 12-028/1, 2012.
  • "More Than Meets the Eye: An Eye-Tracking Experiment on the Beauty Contest Game", joint with Christiane Schwieren, Universität Heidelberg, Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Discussion Paper no. 516, 2011.


Curriculum Vitae:

Academic Positions:

  • Since 06/2019 Professor for Management at the University of Osnabrück
  • 04/2015 - 06/2019 Postdoc at the Institute for Organisational Economics, University of Münster, Prof. Dr. Alexander Dilger 
  • 10/2014 - 03/2015 Postdoc and Manager of KD2Lab, Institute ECON, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
  • 01/2012 - 10/2014 Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Research Group Behavioral Economics, Prof. Dr. Peter Wakker
  • 03/2010 - 12/2011 Research Assistant at the Chair of Economic Theory II, Prof. Jörg Oechssler,PhD,  University of Heidelberg, link
  • 10/2009 - 03/2010  Research Assistant, Faculty of Economics, University of Mainz
  • 04/2007 - 03/ 2010 Research Assistant, Scholarship Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg, Prof. Jörg Oechssler,PhD, University of Heidelberg
  • 04/2006 - 04/2007 Research Assistant, Scholarship Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Institute for Mathematical Economics, University of Bielefeld 

Academic Ecudation:

  • 04/2019 Habilitation (PD), University of Münster
  • 07/2012 PhD in economics (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Heidelberg
  • 03/2006 Diplom Wirtschaftsmathematik (equivalent Master Degree in Mathematical Economics), University of Bielefeld


Refereeing for:

AOM, Business Resarch, EURAM, European Economic Review, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Socio-Economics, PLOS ONE, Southern Economic Journal, VHB