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.