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Jenny Kragl

Jenny Kragl is Full Professor of Economics (Microeconomics) at the EBS Department of Management & Economics since 2014. She holds a Doctoral Degree and Diploma in Business Administration from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. 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 Section and Deputy Head of the Department of Management & Economics. Since January 2018 she has been appointed as the Academic Director of the Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc) Programme. Furthermore she is member of the Management Committee Research and deputy member of the University Senate.

Jenny Kragl’s research interests include personnel and behavioral economics and the economics of incentives, contracts, and organizations. One core area of her research focuses on other-regarding preferences, relative income concerns, and income inequality. Specifically, she studies the effects on incentive contracts and motivation strategies in managerial and organizational settings as well as the implications thereof in the societal context. Her work has been published in internationally renowned journals (Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics).

At EBS, Jenny Kragl teaches courses in the areas of personnel, managerial, and organizational economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the BSc, MSc and certificate programmes.

Areas of Research

Applied Microeconomics, Organizational Economics, Personnel Economics, Behavioral Economics, Contract Theory, Incentive Theory

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Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc)
Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc), Bachelor in Business Studies - International Dual Degree
Master in Management (MSc)


Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc)
Bachelor in Business Studies - International Dual Degree
Master in Automotive Management (MSc)
Master in Finance (MSc)
Master in Management (MSc)
Master in Real Estate (MSc)
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