Susanne Büchner

Dr. Susanne Büchner

FSU Jena
Bachstrasse 18k
07743 Jena

Tel: 0049 3641 943 272


04/2008     PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
                    "Experimental Studies on self-centered and other-regarding Behavior"
09/2000     Magistra Artium (Sociology, Psychology, English Studies) University Leipzig
                    "Women's employment and the distribution of household tasks in a partnership: an                                    intercultural comparison based on the ISSP (translated from German)

Academic Positions

since 05/2021
                    Coordinator Graduate College "The Economics of Innovative Change"

since 01/2020
                    Coordinator Graduate Programme " 'The Economic Impact of Digital Transformation'

since 01/2019
                    Coordination  "Jena Schumpeter Centre for Research on Socio-Economic Change"
                    Coordinator Graduate School "Human behavior in Social and Economic Change"

02/2008 - 08/2019
                    Coordinator "International Max Planck Research School on Adapting Behavior in a                           Fundamentally Uncertain World" (IMPRS-Uncertainty)

01/2002 - 08/2005
                    Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Strategic Interaction Group


  • Individually selecting among conventions - an evolutionary and experimental analysis. in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics: Volume 21, Issue 2 (2011), Page 285 (with Luis Miguel Miller and Werner Gueth)
  • Bribery and Public Procurement: An experimental study. in Public Choice, 2008, 137: 103-117 (with Luis G. Gonzalez, Werner Güth, and Andreas Freytag)
  • Self-centered and other-regarding behavior in the solidarity game. in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 62 (2) 2007, p. 293-303 (with Giorgio Coricelli and Ben Greiner)
  • Incentive contracts versus trust in three-person ultimatum games: An experimental study. European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20: 673-694 (with Luis González, Werner Güth, and Vittoria Levati)