Jenny Kragl works as Senior Professor of Economics (Microeconomics) at the EBS Department of Management & Economics since 2014. She holds a Doctoral and Diploma degree in Business Administration from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In her doctoral thesis, she employed principal-agent theory to examine the role of other-regarding preferences on relational incentive contracts. Prior to joining the EBS as an Assistant Professor in 2009, she worked at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin as a research associate and member of the Collaborative Research Center "Economic Risk" (SFB 649), funded by the German Research Organization DFG. At the EBS, she acts as Head of the Economics Unit, Deputy Head of the Department of Management & Economics, Vice Chair of the Doctoral Committee, member of the Management Committee Research, and deputy member of the University Senate. Her research has been published in internationally renowned journals such as the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. Her research and teaching interests include personnel and behavioral economics, and the economics of incentives, contracts, and organizations. At EBS, Jenny Kragl teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Areas of Interest:
Organization Theory, Personnel Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Contract Theory, Management Incentives in Family Firms.