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Eugen Dimant

Posted by ACRN Editor at Jul 10, 2014 05:15 PM |
Institution(s): University of Paderborn, Germany and Harvard University, USA. Research Field: Behavioural economics of corruption, migration and corruption



Eugen is a PhD candidate at the Chair of Institutional Economics and Economic Policy at the University of Paderborn, Germany and a Research Lab Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, USA. He is currently a Visiting Researcher at the Behavioral Ethics Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Prior to this, he was a Visiting Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES) at George Mason University, USA.


His main research interests centre on empirical and behavioural economics with a particular focus on crime and corruption. Eugen‘s most recent work has examined individual deviant behaviour and the underlying decision processes under risk and ambiguity as well as the relationship between migration and corruption.

Eugen's personal research website can be found here: 




Eugen's latest contributions to the ACRN:

-A Crook is a Crook... But is he still a Crook Abroad? On the Effect of Immigration on Destination-Country Corruption

-Political Institutions and Corruption: an Experimental Examination of the "Right to Recall"

-On the Interpretation of Bribery in a Laboratory Corruption Game: Moral Frames and Social Norms

-How Institutions shape Land Deals: the Role of Corruption

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