Dr. Sebastian TonkeSenior Research Fellow
Main Research Focus:
My research focuses on behavioral development economics using large-scale field experiments. I am especially interested in social norms, social identity, self-control as well as the application of these insights to policy design.
- 2019 - present: Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
- 2013 - 2019: Doctoral degree in Economics, University of Cologne
- 2012 - 2013: Master of Science in Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
- 2008 - 2012: Bachelor of Economics, University of Cologne
Rockenbach, B., Tonke, S., & Weiss, A. R. (2021). Self-serving behavior of the rich causes contagion effects among the poor. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 183, 289-300.