PD Dr. Martin Beckenkamp

External Contact Information

Email
Phone0221 - 222139-23
AddressHMKW Köln
Wirtschaftspsychologie
Höninger Weg 139
50969 Köln

Research Focus

Social Dilemmas, Decision-Making in Strategic Interaction, Game Theory, Diagnosis and Intervention in Interest Conflicts
Field of Application: Biodiversity

Academic Career

  • 1993: Dissertation
  • 1987-2001: The Department of Psychology at the University of Saarland. 
  • (Research Unit: “Methodology and Cognitive Modelling”, directed by Prof. Dr. Werner H. Tack). 
  • Courses taught: first and second semester statistics, diverse seminars in cognitive science, game theory and the theory of social dilemmas. 
  • Other projects: Lead, together with Dr. Axel Ostmann, the interdisciplinary project “Protection Policies Using Incentives”. 
  • November 2001: Habilitation on sanctioning in commons dilemmas ("Sanktionen im Gemeingutdilemma" published by Beltz, Weinheim in 2002. 
  • Since June 2001: Senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute. 
  • Since March 2008: Project on "Understanding Social Dilemmas as a Necessary Precondition for the Acceptance of Institutions. Educational Advertising: A Chance for Conserving Biodiversity". The project is funded by the Krekeler foundation.
  • April 2012-September 2012: Research affiliate at the Max Planck Institute.

Project Outline

Conserving Biodiversity

Current Work

Research Programme
 

Publications

Beckenkamp M., Engel C., Glöckner A., Irlenbusch B., Hennig-Schmidt H., Kube S., Kurschilgen M., Morell A., Nicklisch A., Normann H.-T., Towfigh E. V., First Impressions are More Important than Early Intervention. Qualifying Broken Windows Theory in the Lab, International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 37, pp. 126-136, 2014. Link Preprintapplication/pdf icon

Beckenkamp M., Vertrauen, Sanktionen und Anreize aus spieltheoretisch-psychologischer Perspektive, Zeitschrift für internationale Strafrechtsdogmatik, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 137-142, 2011.

Beckenkamp M., Diagnose und Stabilisierung instabiler Win-Win Situationen, Wirtschaftspsychologie und Innovation, Mey M., Laumen S., Packebusch L., (Eds.), Lengerich, Pabst Science, pp. 47-56, 2010.

Ohl C., Johst K., Meyerhoff J., Beckenkamp M., Grüsgen V., Drechsler M., Long-term socio-ecological research (LTSER) for biodiversity protection – A complex systems approach for the study of dynamic human–nature interactions, Ecological Complexity, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 170-178, 2010. Abstract

Beckenkamp M., Nachhaltige Erhaltung der Biodiversität im sozialen Dilemma, FORUM Nachhaltig Wirtschaften, pp. 106-107, 2010.

Beckenkamp M., The social dilemma of climate change: Socio-economic implications, Social, Economic and Political Aspects of Climate Change, Leal W., (Ed.), Berlin, Springer, pp. 143-152, 2010.

Beckenkamp M., Unternehmenskultur und Unternehmenserfolg – Psychologie im Konflikt zwischen Wettbewerb und Vertrauen, BDP Jahresbericht 2010: Psychologische Expertise für erfolgreiches Unternehmertum in Deutschland, pp. 88-92, 2010.

Beckenkamp M., Environmental dilemmas revisited: structural consequences from the angle of institutional ergonomics, issue 2009/01, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2009. Abstract Full textapplication/pdf icon

Beckenkamp M., Engel C., Glöckner A., Irlenbusch B., Hennig-Schmidt H., Kube S., Kurschilgen M., Morell A., Nicklisch A., Normann H.-T., Towfigh E. V., First Impressions are More Important than Early Intervention. Qualifying Broken Windows Theory in the Lab, issue 2009/21, Bonn, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2009. Abstract SSRN Full textapplication/pdf icon

  published in:International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 37, pp. 126-136, 2014.

Quirin M., Beckenkamp M., Kuhl J., Giving or Taking: The Role of Dispositional Power Motivation and Positive Affect in Profit Maximization?, Mind & Society, vol. 8, no. 1, Berlin/Heidelberg, Springer, pp. 109-126, 2009. Preprintapplication/pdf icon

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