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Dr Lisa Spantig

Lecturer
Department of Economics
Dr Lisa Spantig
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874875

  • Location

    5B.319, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    by appointment

Profile

Biography

Lisa Spantig joined the department in 2019. Her research interests focus on topics at the intersection of behavioral and development economics. In her research, she uses experimental methods ranging from lab to field and combines them with survey and administrative data to study fundamental and applied questions.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, (2018)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Economics, University of Essex (1/9/2019 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Behavioral Economics

Development Economics

Experimental Economics

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Behavioural Economics (EC209)

  • Experimental Economics (EC955)

Publications

Journal articles (3)

Czura, K., Englmaier, F., Ho, H. and Spantig, L., (2022). Microfinance loan officers before and during Covid-19: Evidence from India. World Development, 105812-105812

Spantig, L., (2021). Cash in hand and savings decisions. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 188, 1206-1220

Kocher, MG., Schudy, S. and Spantig, L., (2018). I Lie? We Lie! Why? Experimental Evidence on a Dishonesty Shift in Groups. Management Science. 64 (9), 3995-4008

Book chapters (1)

(2017). Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring'. In: Tunisia's International Relations Since the 'Arab Spring': Transition Inside and Out. Routledge. 215- 237. 9781138738201

Grants and funding

2021

Scam identification ability, confidence, and the use of digital financial services

Innovations for Poverty Action

2020

Motivating loan officers to improve the provision of financial services to the poor

University of Essex (GCRF)

Contact

lisa.spantig@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874875

Location:

5B.319, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

by appointment

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