Prof. Dr. Philipp Wichardt


Email: philipp.wichardtuni-rostockde

Telefon: +49-381-498-4486

Fax: +49-381-498-4341

Adresse: Ulmenstraße 69; 18057 Rostock; Zimmer 106

Sprechzeiten: nach Vereinbarung


04/2012               Lehrstuhlinhaber des Lehrstuhls Mikroökonomie der Universität Rostock

10/2011-03/2012   Lehrstuhlvertretung, LMU München

04-09/2010           Lehrstuhlvertretung, Universität Bonn

10/2008-03/2012   Akademischer Rat auf Zeit, Universität Bonn

10/2006-10/2008   wiss. Assistent Universität Bonn

Akademische Qualifikationen

12/2006        Promotion zur Erlangung des Titels Dr. rer. pol. an der Universität Bonn 

2002 - 2006   Promotionsstudent an der Bonn Graduate School of Economics

2004-2005     Gast-Doktorand an der Universität Zürich

2003-2004     Gast-Doktorand am University College London

06/2002        Abschluss M.Sc. in Volkswirtschaftslehre, Lund Universität (Schweden) 

05/2000        Vordiplom Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universität Kiel

04/1997        Vordiplom Mathematik, Universität Bonn


- Game Theory / Bounded Rationality

- Psychology of Decision Making / Behavioural Economics 

- Public Economics 

- Microeconomics


Mathematik für Ökonomen, joint with Frank Riedel, Springer Verlag, January 2007; 2nd revised and extended edition, September 2009 

Übungs- und Arbeitsbuch Mathematik für Ökonomen, joint with Christina Matzke and Frank Riedel, Springer Verlag, September 2009 

Journal Articles (in reversed order of acceptance)

Inequity Aversion, Welfare Measurement and the Gini Index. Joint with Ulrich Schmidt. Social Choice and Welfare, forthcoming (online only pdf)

Accounting for context: Separating monetary and (uncertain) social incentives. Joint with Andreas Bergh. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2018, Vol. 72, pp. 61-66,

Measuring Individual Risk Attitudes in the Lab: Task or Ask? An Empirical Comparison, joint with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Markku Verkasalo, Gari Walkowitz, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, Vol. 119, pp. 254-266,

Minimum Participation Rules for the Provision of Public Goods, joint with Anke Gerber and Jakob Neitzel, European Economic Review, 2013, Vol. 64, pp. 209-222,

Personal Values and Pro-Social Behaviour in Strategic Interactions: Distinguishing Value-Expressive from Value-Ambivalent Behaviours, joint with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Markku Verkasalo and Gari Walkowitz, European Journal of Social Psychology, 2013, Vol. 43, pp. 554-569,

On the Private Provision of Intertemporal Public Goods with Stock Effects, joint with Anke Gerber, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2013, Vol. 55, pp. 245-255,

On the Belief (In-)Dependence of Sequential Equilibria, joint with Hans Carlsson, Economics Letters, 2012, Vol. 115, pp. 504-507,

Norms, Cognitive Dissonance, and Cooperative Behaviour in Laboratory Experiments, International Journal of Social Economics, 2012, Vol. 115, pp. 111-113,

How Burning Money Requires a Lot of Rationality To Be Effective, joint with Christian Seel, Economics Letters, 2012, Vol. 115, pp. 111-113,

Existence of Valuation Equilibria When Equilibrium Strategies Cannot Differentiate Between Equal Ties, Games and Economic Behavior, 2012, Vol. 74, pp. 709-713,

Situational Power Moderates the Inuence of Self-Transcendence vs. Self-Enhancement Values on Behavior in Ultimatum Bargaining, joint with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Gari Walkowitz and Markku Verkasalo, Journal of Research in Personality, 2011, Vol. 45, pp. 336-339,

Why Not Sell Lottery Tickets in a Pharmacy: On Conflicting Product Features and Consumer Choice, joint with Daniel Müller, Applied Economics Letters, 2011, Vol. 18, pp. 1491-1495

Overconfidence Can Improve and Agent's Relative and Absolute Performance in Contests, joint with Sandra Ludwig and Hanke Wickhorst, Economics Letters, 2011, Vol. 110, pp. 193-196,

Personality Disorder Categories as Combinations of Dimensions: Translating Cooperative Behaviour in Borderline Personality Disorder Into the Five-Factor Framework, joint with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Gari Walkowitz and Markku Verkasalo, Journal of Personality Disorders,  2012, Vol. 26, pp. 298-304,

Identity, Utility and Cooperative Behaviour - An Evolutionary Perspective, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, Vol. 113, pp. 418-443,

Modelling Equilibrium Play As Governed by Analogy and Limited Foresight, Games and Economic Behavior, 2010, Vol. 70, pp. 472-487,

Finite-Order Beliefs and Welfare-Enhancing Instruments in the Centipede Game, joint with Anke Gerber, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2010, Vol. 74, pp. 123-136,

Participation Costs for Responders Can Reduce Rejection Rates in Ultimatum Bargaining, joint with Patrick Schmitz and Daniel Schunk, Economics Letters, 2009, Vol. 103, pp. 33-35,

A Status Based Motivation for Behavioural Altruism, International Journal of Social Economics, 2009, Vol. 36, pp. 869-887,

Providing Public Goods in the Absence of Strong Institutions, joint with Anke Gerber, Journal of Public Economics, 2009, Vol. 93, pp. 429-439,; see also University of Bonn press release (3.11.2008), 

The Moderating Effect of Conformism Values on the Relations between Other Personal Values, Social Norms, Moral Obligation, and Single Altruistic Behaviors, joint with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Gari Walkowitz, Marjaana Lindeman and Markku Verkasalo, British Journal of Social Psychology, 2009, Vol. 48, pp. 525-546,; University of Bonn press release (03.08.2009)

Existence of Nash Equilibria in Finite Extensive Form Games with Imperfect Recall: A Counterexample, Games and Economic Behavior, 2008, Vol. 63/1, pp. 366-369,

Identity and Why We Cooperate With Those We Do, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2008, Vol. 29/2, pp. 127-139,

Contributions to Conference Proceedings (refereed)

Modelling Semantic Change as Equilibrium Shift in a Signalling Game, joint with Bernhard Schröder, in A. Benz, C. Ebert, and R. van Rooij (eds.), Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2007 Workshop on Language, Games, and Evolution, pp. 69-75,


Book Review: ”Playing for Real," by Ken Binmore, Journal of Economics, 2008, Vol. 93/3, pp. 317-319,

An Economic Sociological Look at Economics, joint with Patrik Aspers, Sebastian Kohl and Jesper Roine, Economic Sociology - The European Electronic Newsletter, 2008, Vol. 9, pp. 5-15,

Publications in German

Selbstbestrafung als Druckmittel im Klimawandel, die, Tagebuch, Eintrag 19.11.2008