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Dr. Agne Kajackaite

Portrait Dr. Agne Kajackaite (David Ausserhofer)
Research Fields
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Unethical Behavior
  • Incentives in Organizations
fon: +49 30 25491 412
mail: agne [dot] kajackaite [at] wzb [dot] eu
office: Claudia Nentwich
fon: +49 30 25491-207
mail: claudia [dot] nentwich [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Head of the Junior Research Group

Since 08 2017
Head of the Junior Research Group “Ethics and Behavioral Economics” at WZB, Berlin

07 2016–06 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Southern California, Department of Economics

10 2012–05 2016
PhD in Economics (summa cum laude), University of Cologne

10 2009–06 2012
Master of Science in Economics (with distinction), University of Cologne

09 2005–07 2009
Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Vilnius

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Selected Publications

Gneezy, U., Kajackaite, A., Sobel, J. (2018). Lying Aversion and the Size of the Lie. American Economic Review, 108(2), 419-453

Charness, G., Eckel, C. C., Gneezy, U., Kajackaite, A. (forthcoming). Complexity in Risk Elicitation May Affect the Conclusions: A Demonstration Using Gender Differences. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Andersen, S., Gneezy, U., Marx, J., Kajackaite, A. (2018). Allowing for reflection time does not change behavior in Dictator and Cheating Games. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 145, 24-33

Kajackaite, A. Sliwka, D. (2017). Social responsibility and incentives in the lab: Why do agents exert more effort when principals donate? Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 142, 482-493

Kajackaite, A., Gneezy, U. (2017). Incentives and cheating. Games and Economic Behavior, 102, 433-444
Kajackaite, A. (2015). If I close my eyes, nobody will get hurt. The effect of ignorance on performance in a real effort experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 116, 518-524

Kajackaite, A., Werner, P. (2015). The incentive effects of performance requirements – A real effort experiment. Journal of Economic Psychology, 49, 84-94