Prof. Frank P. Maier-Rigaud, Ph. D.

External Contact Information
IESEG School of Management

Research Focus: 
  • Theory of the Commons/Public Economics
  • Game Theory/Experimental Economics/Industrial Organization
  • Political Economy/Constitutional Political Economy
  • Methodology/Epistemology
  • Monetary Macroeconomics

Degrees earned

  • BA in Economics/Business Administration (Vordiplom), 1997
  • MA in Economics (Prädikatsexamen), 1998
  • MA in Political Science, 2001
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Economics


  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i. Br., Freiburg, Germany (Economics, Business Administration, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology)
  • Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, USA (Economics, Political Science)
  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany (Economics)
  • Université de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (Economics, Sociology)
  • University of California, Berkeley, USA (Economics, Political Science)


  • Research Assistant, Institut für Allgemeine Wirtschaftsforschung, Abteilung für Wirtschaftspolitik, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i. Br., (1996-1997)
  • Rainer Horstmann Fellow, Indiana University, Bloomington (1997-1998)
  • Member of the Project Group „Making Choices“ organized by Joachim Frohn, Werner Güth, Hartmut Kliemt and Reinhard Selten at the Center for interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld, Germany (1999-2000)
  • Graduate Assistant and Research Associate, Indiana University Bloomington (since 1998)
  • Research Associate at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University Bloomington (since 1998)
  • Research Associate at the Max-Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany (1999-2003)