Dr. Orestis Kopsacheilis
Technische Universität München
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.
- Behavioral and Experimental Economics
- Decisions under risk or uncertainty
- Behavior in social dilemmas
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.
- 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)