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Professor Friederike Mengel

Professor
Department of Economics
Professor Friederike Mengel
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873417

  • Location

    5B.313, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    via e mail

Profile

Qualifications

  • PhD

  • University of Alicante 2008.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

(Evolutionary) Game Theory

Open to supervise

Learning and Categorization

Open to supervise

Models of (Bounded) Rationality

Open to supervise

Social Networks

Open to supervise

Behavioural and Experimental Economics

Open to supervise

Family and health economics

Open to supervise

Publications

Journal articles (30)

Mengel, F., Gender Bias in Opinion Aggregation. International Economic Review

Mengel, F., Grimm, V. and Schmidt, M., (2021). Extensions of the SEIR model for the analysis of tailored social distancing and tracing approaches to cope with COVID-19. Scientific Reports. 11 (1), 4214-

Grimm, V. and Mengel, F., (2020). Experiments on Belief Formation in Networks. Journal of the European Economic Association. 18 (1), 49-82

Drago, F., Mengel, F. and Traxler, C., (2020). Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 12 (2), 96-133

Mengel, F. and Peeters, R., (2020). Do Markets Encourage Risk Seeking Behavior?. The European Journal of Finance, 1-7

Mengel, F., (2020). Gender differences in networking. The Economic Journal. 130 (630), 1842-1873

Mengel, F., Sauermann, J. and Zölitz, U., (2019). Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations. Journal of the European Economic Association. 17 (2), 535-566

Kovářík, J., Mengel, F. and Romero, JG., (2018). Learning in Network Games. Quantitative Economics. 9 (1), 85-139

Mengel, F., (2018). Risk and Temptation: A Meta Study on Prisoner's Dilemma Games. Economic Journal. 128 (616), 3182-3209

Gächter, S., Mengel, F., Tsakas, E. and Vostroknutov, A., (2017). Growth and inequality in public good provision. Journal of Public Economics. 150, 1-13

Mengel, F. and Rivas, J., (2017). Common value elections with private information and informative priors: Theory and experiments. Games and Economic Behavior. 104, 190-221

Calo-Blanco, A., Kovářík, J., Mengel, F. and Romero, JG., (2017). Natural disasters and indicators of social cohesion. PLoS ONE. 12 (6), e0176885-e0176885

Mengel, F., Tsakas, E. and Vostroknutov, A., (2016). Past experience of uncertainty affects risk aversion. Experimental Economics. 19 (1), 151-176

Chen, Y. and Mengel, F., (2016). Social identity and discrimination: Introduction to the special issue. European Economic Review. 90, 1-3

Currarini, S. and Mengel, F., (2016). Identity, homophily and in-group bias. European Economic Review. 90 (37), 40-55

Mengel, F., (2014). Learning by (limited) forward looking players. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 108, 59-77

Mengel, F. and Sciubba, E., (2014). Extrapolation and structural similarity in games. Economics Letters. 125 (3), 381-385

Mengel, F., (2012). Learning across games. Games and Economic Behavior. 74 (2), 601-619

Mengel, F., (2012). On the evolution of coarse categories. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 307, 117-124

Grimm, V. and Mengel, F., (2012). An experiment on learning in a multiple games environment. Journal of Economic Theory. 147 (6), 2220-2259

Horváth, G., Kovářík, J. and Mengel, F., (2012). Limited memory can be beneficial for the evolution of cooperation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 300, 193-205

Mengel, F. and Rivas, J., (2012). An Axiomatization of Learning Rules when Counterfactuals are not Observed. The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics. 12 (1), 1-19

Grimm, V. and Mengel, F., (2011). Let me sleep on it: Delay reduces rejection rates in ultimatum games. Economics Letters. 111 (2), 113-115

Fosco, C. and Mengel, F., (2011). Cooperation through imitation and exclusion in networks. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 35 (5), 641-658

Grimm, V. and Mengel, F., (2011). Matching technology and the choice of punishment institutions in a prisoner’s dilemma game. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 78 (3), 333-348

Mengel, F. and Peeters, R., (2011). Strategic behavior in repeated voluntary contribution experiments. Journal of Public Economics. 95 (1), 143-148

Grimm, V. and Mengel, F., (2009). Cooperation in viscous populations--Experimental evidence. Games and Economic Behavior. 66 (1), 202-220

Mengel, F., (2009). Conformism and cooperation in a local interaction model. Journal of Evolutionary Economics. 19 (3), 397-415

Mengel, F., (2008). Matching structure and the cultural transmission of social norms. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 67 (3-4), 608-623

Mengel, F., (2007). The evolution of function-valued traits for conditional cooperation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 245 (3), 564-575

Book chapters (1)

Grimm, V., Mengel, F., Ponti, G. and Viianto, LA., (2009). Investment incentives in auctions: an experiment. In: Experiments and Competition Policy. Cambridge University Press. 267- 300. 9780511576201

Scholarly Editions (1)

Mengel, F., Mohlin, E. and Weidenholzer, S., (2018). Collective Incentives and Cooperation in Teams with Imperfect Monitoring

Grants and funding

2019

Incentives for whistleblowing

British Academy

Prize: Economics

Leverhulme Trust

2018

Homophily and (Over) - Confidence

British Academy

Opinion Dynamics

European Research Council

2017

Early years interaction and strategic behaviour in economic games

The British Academy

Contact

fmengel@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873417

Location:

5B.313, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

via e mail