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Alexander K. Wagner, PhD

Room 2.02, Edith-Stein-Haus
Mönchsberg 2a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Tel.: +43 662 8044 3451

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Research Interests

Behavioral economics, experimental economics, data-driven decision making, applied game theory

Short Bio

Alexander K. Wagner is endowed Professor of Behavioral Economics and Digitization at the University of Salzburg (PLUS) and an affiliate at the Vienna Center for Experimental Economics (VCEE) of the University of Vienna. In his research, he combines theoretical models and empirical analysis to investigate economic decisions of individuals and firms. Before joining the PLUS in 2021, Alexander was an assistant professor at the University of Vienna, University of Cologne, and University of Konstanz. He studied at the Humboldt-University at Berlin, the University of Toronto, and received a PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics.

Selected Publications

Garcia, Daniel, Juha Tolvanen, and Alexander K. Wagner. “Strategic Responses to Algorithmic Recommendations: Evidence from Hotel Pricing.” Management Science, 2024.  doi 

Tolvanen, Juha, James Tremewan, and Alexander K. Wagner. “Ambiguous platforms and correlated preferences: Experimental evidence.” American Political Science Review, 2022, 116, 734-750.  doi 

Garcia, Daniel, Juha Tolvanen, and Alexander K. Wagner. “Demand estimation using managerial responses to automated price recommendations.” Management Science, 2022, 68, 11, 7918-7939.  doi 

Granic, Georg D. and Alexander K. Wagner. “Where power resides in committees.” The Leadership Quarterly, 2021, 32, 4, 101285.  doi 


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