Dr. Axel Sonntag
- Behavioral Economics
Main research area
Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Axel Sonntag is a behavioral economist with expertise in experimental economics and the causal evaluation of policy measures. After studying Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) he defended his doctoral thesis in 2012 (with distinction) and took a Research position at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. In 2015 he returned to Austria to take on the position of an Assitant Professor at the Vienna Center for Experimental Economics of the University of Vienna. Since 2018 Axel Sonntag additionally joined Insight Austria at the Institute for Advanced Studies. For further information about his research and other activities see www.axelsonntag.com.
Axel Sonntag is a member of the competence center Insight Austria.
Sonntag, Axel and Zizzo, Daniel John (2019) Personal accountability and cooperation in teams. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 158, pp. 428-448.
Karakostas, Alexandros and Sonntag, Axel and Zizzo, Daniel John (2017) Contract Choice: Efficiency and Fairness in Revenue-Sharing Contracts. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119 (4), pp. 962-986.
Hössinger, Reinhard and Link, Christoph and Sonntag, Axel and Stark, Juliane (2017) Estimating the price elasticity of fuel demand with stated preferences derived from a situational approach. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 103, pp. 154-171.
Sonntag, Axel and Zizzo, Daniel John (2015) On Reminder Effects, Drop-Outs and Dominance: Evidence from an Online Experiment on Charitable Giving. Plos One, 10 (8), e0134705.
Sonntag, Axel (2015) Search costs and adaptive consumers: Short time delays do not affect choice quality. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 113, pp. 64-79.
Sonntag, Axel and Zizzo, Daniel John (2015) Institutional Authority and Collusion. Southern Economic Journal, 82 (1), pp. 13-37.