prof.dr. (Peter) PP Wakker

Biography

Peter Wakker is professor of decision under uncertainty at Behavioral Econ. of Erasmus School of Econ. (ESE). He works in behavioral economics and on risk/ambiguity. He has published in leading journals in economics, business, medicine, psychology, statistics, and mathematics. He was the best-publishing Dutch economist in 1994, 1998, 2003, and 2007, and collaborated with three Nobel-prize winners. He is the 157th most influential economist, and the 20463th most influential researcher over all disciplines (Ioannidis, Boyack, & Baas 2020 Table 6). Köbberling & Wakker (2005) is among the 50 most influential papers in Journal of Economic Theory (Shell, Borgers, & Pavan (2020). Wakker received a Medical Decision Making Career Achievement Award (2007), the Frank P. Ramsey Medal (2013; highest award of INFORMS Decision Analysis Society), and an Honorary doctorate in economics (University of St. Gallen 2016). He frequently gives advices on insurance in the media. He is a director of the research group Behavioral Economics. Personal website.

Erasmus School of Economics

Professor emeritus | Applied Economics
Email
wakker@ese.eur.nl
Room
T18-32
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

Work

Skills Workshop 1 - Scientific Integrity

Level
Master
Year Level
Master
Year
2023
Course Code
EBDS20115-I

Microeconomics IV (Behavioral Economics)

Level
Master
Year Level
Master
Year
2023
Course Code
TI1713

Risk and Rationality

Level
Master
Year Level
Master
Year
2023
Course Code
TI159

Thesis Hub Master Economics & Business

Year
2023
Course Code
FEM61007

Academic Integrity

Level
Master
Year Level
Master

  • Martijn van den Assem

    Deal or No Deal? Decision Making under Risk in a Large-Stake TV Game Show and Related Experiments
  • Zhihua Li

    Irrationality: What, Why and How
  • Gosse Alserda

    Choices in Pension Management
  • Xiao Yu

    Attitudes towards intertemporal correlation
  • Aysil Emirmahmutoglu

    Zooming in on ambiguity attitudes
  • Nishad Matawlie

    Through Mind and Behaviour to Financial Decisions

News regarding prof.dr. (Peter) PP Wakker

Paper by Peter Wakker and Tong Wang published in prestigious journal Nature Physics

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Journal of Economic Theory selects paper of Peter Wakker as one of 50 most prominent papers

Journal of Economic Theory selects paper of Peter Wakker as one of 50 most prominent papers.

The societal impact of behavioral economics on chess

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