Prof. Dr. Christoph Engel


Executive Director

Contact Information

Phone++49 (0) 228 91416-10
Fax++49 (0) 228 91416-11
Personal AssistantAnja Schäfer


Research Focus

Experimental Law and Economics, Behavioural Law and Economics, Economic Law.

Academic Career


Does the Law Deliver?, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (32th International Seminar on the New Institutional Economics), Engel C., Schweizer U., (Eds.), vol. 171, Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, In Press.

Engel C., Fairfield J., Privacy as a Public Good, Duke Law Journal, In Press.

Engel C., Eisenberg T., Unpacking Negligence Liability. Experimentally Testing the Governance Effect, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, In Press.

Engel C., Nagin D., Who is Afraid of the Stick? Experimentally Testing the Deterrent Effect of Sanction Certainty, Review of Behavioral Economics, In Press.

Betsch T., Lindow S., Engel C., Ulshöfer C., Kleber J., Has The World Changed? My Neighbor Might Know Effects of Social Context on Routine Deviation, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 50-66, 2015. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Engel C., Kurschilgen M., The Jurisdiction of the Man Within – Introspection, Identity, and Cooperation in a Public Good Experiment, issue 2015/01, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2015. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

Engel C., Hennig-Schmidt H., Irlenbusch B., Kube S., On Probation. An Experimental Analysis, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 12, pp. 252-288, 2015. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Engel C., Reuben A., The People’s Hired Guns? Experimentally Testing the Motivating Force of a Legal Frame, International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 43, pp. 67-82, 2015. Link Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Engel C., Randomized Information about the Law as an Instrument, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 171, pp. 171-175, 2015.

Engel C., Scientific Disintegrity as a Public Bad, Perspectives on Psychological Science, vol. 10, pp. 361-379, 2015.

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