Post Doc

Dr. Anwesha Mukherjee
Dr. Orestis Kopsacheilis

Post Doc


Technische Universität München
Arcisstrasse 21
D-80333 München
Raum 2407

Orestis Kopsacheilis‘ research focuses on questions related to how people make decisions under risk or uncertainty and the ensuing of policy applications to high-risk decision areas such as medical decision making. He pursues these investigations through a mixture of empirical methods involving lab, online and field experiments.

Research Interests:

  • Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  • Decisions under risk or uncertainty
  • Behavior in social dilemmas

Curriculum Vitae


Positions in Research:

  • Since 09/2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technische Universität München
  • 2018-2020 Research Fellow, University of Nottingham


  • 2019: PhD (Economics), University of Nottingham
  • 2013: M.Sc. Behavioral Economics, University of Amsterdam
  • 2009: B.Sc. Business Administration, University of Piraeus, Athens


  • Kopsacheilis, O. (2018). On the determinants of search and their interaction with risk preferences. Theory and Decision.
  • Isler, O., Isler, B., Kopsacheilis, O., & Ferguson, E. (2020). Limits of the social-benefit motive among high-risk patients: a field experiment on influenza vaccination behaviour. BMC Public, 20:240.

Working Papers

  • An inquiry into the nature and causes of the Description – Experience gap
    (with Robin Cubitt and Chris Starmer)
  • The Description-Experience Gap in cooperation
    (with Ozan Isler and Dennie van Dolder)
  • A horse race between elicitation methods of Cumulative Prospect Theory
    (with Dennie van Dolder and Jörg Weber)
  • A Battle of Ideas: Resisting Persuasion to Avoid Defeat
    (with Valeria Burdea, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein)


Professur Economics

Am Essigberg 3
D-94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Sebastian Goerg

Team Assistentin

Christina Neundlinger

Phone: 09421 6007481