Dr. Kerstin Grosch works in the behavioral economics group Insight Austria at the IHS. She specializes in behavioral and experimental studies and is particularly experienced in the design, conduct and analysis of lab-in-the-field experiments. Her research examines how individual preferences and personality traits can explain behavior under different incentives in realms of compliance and labor market outcomes such as occupational choice or collegiality at the workplace.
In 2014, Dr. Kerstin Grosch graduated with a M.Sc. in economics from the Technical University in Dresden (Germany). During 2014 and 2017, she mastered her Ph.D. in behavioral economics at the University of Goettingen (Germany). In this period of time, she received funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and carried out two large lab-in-the-field studies in Ghana. After obtaining her Ph.D., she took up a follow-up position as a post-doctoral researcher in Goettingen. Since May 2017, she is a member of the competence centre Insight Austria at the IHS.