Jenny Kragl is Full Professor of Economics (Microeconomics) at the EBS Economic Group since 2014. She holds a Doctoral Degree and a 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 Group Speaker of Economics & Philosophy. Since January 2018 she is appointed as the Academic Director of the Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc) Programme. Furthermore she is member of the Faculty Council, the Research Committee and deputy member of the University Senate.
Jenny Kragl’s research interests fall in the realm of Applied Microeconomics with a focus on personnel, behavioral and organizational economics and the economics of incentives, information, and contracts. One core area of her research is concerned with other-regarding preferences, relative income concerns, and the effects of income inequality. In this context, she studies optimal incentive contracts and motivation strategies in managerial and organizational settings as well as the implications 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 (BSc, MSc) and in certificate programmes.
Areas of Research
Applied Microeconomics, Organizational Economics, Personnel Economics, Behavioral Economics, Contract Theory, Incentive Theory
- Bachelor Thesis
- EBS Onboarding Project
- Economics of Firms & Markets
- Introduction to Economics
- Semester Abroad I
- Semester Abroad II
- Semester Abroad III