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Dr. Kurt Alexander Ackermann

Dr. Kurt Alexander Ackermann

Dr. Kurt Alexander Ackermann

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Centre of Behavioral Insights & Pricing
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 68 98

Personal profile

Management role

dep. Head, Center for Behavioral Insights & Pricing

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer
Program Director 'CAS Behavioral Insights for Marketing'

Expertise and research interests

Behavioral Economics, Psychology, Decision Theory, Game Theory

Educational background

Dr. sc. ETH, Decision Theory & Behavioral Game Theory, 2014, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich

MSc UZH, Psychology, 2009, University of Zurich

Professional milestones

FehrAdvice & Partners, Zurich, Consultant
ETH Zurich, Research Associate
Institute for Work Research and Organizational Consulting (iafob), Zurich, Intern

Membership of networks




Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Ackermann, K.A. (2014). Social Value Orientation: An analysis of measurement, form, predictive power, and malleability of social preferences. Doctoral Dissertation, ETH Zurich.

Ackermann, K.A., Fleiß, J. & Murphy, R.O. (2016). Reciprocity as an individual difference. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60(2), 340-367.

Nax, H.H., Murphy, R.O. &, Ackermann, K.A. (2015). Interactive preferences. Economic Letters, 135, 133-136.

Murphy, R.O. & Ackermann, K.A. (2015). Social preferences, positive expectations, and trust based cooperation. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 67, 45-50.

Murphy, R.O. & Ackermann, K.A. (2014). Social value orientation: Theoretical and measurement issues in the study of social preferences. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 18(1), 13-41.

Murphy, R.O., Ackermann, K.A. & Handgraaf, M.J.J. (2011). Measuring social value orientation. Judgment and Decision Making, 6(8), 771-781.