Dr. Vanessa Mertins


General

 

VanessaMertins  

Phone:

0651 / 201 - 4746

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0651 / 201 - 4742

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Curriculum Vitae

 

Education:

 

1997-2003
Studied Economics, Mathematics and Political Sciences at University of Kaiserslautern, Saarland University and University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Great Britain (Degree: Diplom Volkswirtin)

 

2006-2007
Studied Economics Education (Degree: Diplom-Handelslehrerin)

 

2004-2009
Ph.D. studies in Economics, Saarland University and Justus Liebig University Gießen (Degree: Dr. rer. pol.)

 

Practical Experience:

 

2003-2008
Research Assistant at the Department of Economics, Economic Theory, Saarland University

 

2008-2012
Research Assistant (Post-Doc) at the Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU), University of Trier

 

2012-2013
Temporary Professorship, Department of Business Administration, University of Trier

 

since April 2013

Research Assistant (Post-Doc) at Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in European Union (IAAEU) and department of Personnel Economics at the University of Trier.
 

Research Interests

 

  • Personnel Economics
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

 

Publications

 

Mertins, Vanessa and Max Albert (forthcoming):

Does Participation Increase Outcome Acceptance? Evidence from a Power-to-take Experiment.

Journal of Economics and Statistics.

 

Mertins, Vanessa and Susanne Neckermann (forthcoming):

Non-Monetary Incentives,

in: M. Altman (Hrsg.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics. Santa Barbara: Praeger.

 

Mertins, Vanessa and Manuel Hoffmann (forthcoming):

Genoeconomics,

in: M. Altman (Hrsg.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics. Santa Barbara: Praeger.

 

Mertins, Vanessa and Susanne Warning (2014):

Greedy and Selfish? Differences in Fairness Preferences of Prospective Lawyers and Managers,

German Journal of Research in Human Resource Management, 28(4): 410-433.

 

Mertins, Vanessa and Wolfgang Hoffeld (2014):

Do Overconfident Workers Cooperate Less? The Relationship between Overconfidence and Cooperation in Team Production,

Managerial and Decision Economics. DOI: 10.1002/mde.2667

also: IAAEU Discussion Paper 13/2013

 

Egbert, Henrik and Vanessa Mertins (2014):

Problemorientiertes Lernen durch Experimentenentwicklung – das Beispiel eines Seminars „Experimentelle Ökonomie und Vertrauen“,

in: L. Huber, A. Pilniok, R. Sethe, Birgit Szczyrba und Michael Vogel (Hrsg.): Forschendes Lernen im eigenen Fach. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Beispielen, Bielefeld: 59-71.

 

Mertins, Vanessa, Henrik Egbert and Tanja Könen (2013):

The Effects of Individual Judgments about Selection Procedures: Results from a Power-to-Resist Game,

Journal of Socio-Economics, 42: 112-120.

 

Mertins, Vanessa, Andrea B. Schote and Jobst Meyer (2013):

Variants of the monoamine oxidase A gene (MAOA) predict free-riding behavior in women in a strategic public goods experiment,

Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 6(2): 97-114.

 

Bäker, Agnes and Vanessa Mertins (2013):

Risk-Sorting and Preference for Team Piece Rates,

Journal of Economic Psychology, 34: 285-300.

 

Mertins, Vanessa, Andrea B. Schote, Wolfgang Hoffeld, Michele Griessmair and Jobst Meyer (2011):

Genetic Susceptibility for Individual Cooperation Preferences: The Role of Monoamine Oxidase Gene (MAOA) in the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods,

PLoS ONE, 6(6): e20959. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020959.

 

Egbert, Henrik and Vanessa Mertins (2010):

Experiential Learning with Experiments,

International Review of Economics Education, 9(2): 59-66.

 

Mertins, Vanessa et al. (2009):

Ökonopoly® - Wirtschaftsspiele im Experimentierkasten, ALWIS e.V..

 

Mertins, Vanessa (2009):

The Effects of Procedures on Decision-Making: Experimental Evidence, Giessen, (Dissertation).

 

Egbert, Henrik and Vanessa Mertins (2009):

Experimentieren, aber wie? Problemfelder und Lösungsskizzen für ökonomische Experimente im Schulunterricht,

in: G. Seeber (Hrsg.): Forschungsfelder der Wirtschaftsdidaktik, Schwalbach: 123-135.

 

Egbert, Henrik and Vanessa Mertins (2007):

Problemorientiertes Lernen durch Experimententwicklung,

Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 2(4): 23-33.

 

Egbert, Henrik and Vanessa Mertins (2006):

Das Marktexperiment mit großen Teilnehmergruppen,

Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 1(4): 52-59.