Dorothea Herreiner is a microeconomist, game theorist, and experimental economist. She is interested in how
individuals make choices and how these choices affect and are affected by the circumstances under which they are made.
Dorothea has investigated and published on self organization, market institutions and rules.
She has applied her knowledge of market structures to art markets
gallery survey). Dorothea has also focused on the trade-offs between competition and cooperation between players in games,
and in particlular, in networks.
Another major area of her work and publications deals with fairness and justice criteria, both from a theoretical and experimental perspective.
She has also analyzed the role of information, punishment, and externalities in public good and common pool resource experiments. Her most recent
work focuses on competition attitudes of males and females and the role of stress in decision making.
Among others, her work is published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Social Choice and Welfare, the International Journal of Game Theory, and Theory and Decision. [more]
Dorothea is on the editorial board of the open-access Journal Games.
She is the editor of the recent special issue on
Fairness in Games.
Dorothea Herreiner teaches Intermediary Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Game Theory, Mathematics for Economists,
Economics of Art, Industrial Organization, Economics of Fairness and Justice, Introductory Environmental Economics, and others.
She enjoys supervising Honors/Independent Study projects on topics in her area of expertise.
Since the summer of 2011, Dorothea Herreiner is the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE).
She has been the LMU Experimental Economics Lab (LEEL) Director since arriving at LMU in 2005
and is the organizer of the Economics Subject Pool.
Dorothea serves on many Department, BCLA, and LMU committees.
Dorothea Herreiner received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. In her thesis she analyzes trade relationships in decentralized markets. She focuses on the rules with which individuals decide with whom to trade and on the effect of these rules on market parameters.
Dorothea Herreiner did her undergraduate studies in industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and earned a MSc in Economics at the London School of Economics, UK.
Before coming to LMU, Dorothea Herreiner taught at Bowdoin College, at the University of Bonn, Germany, and at The College of Wooster, Ohio. She
also held visiting positions at the University of Mainz, Germany,
the University of Frankfurt, Germany,
the Free University of Bolzano, Italy, and the
Hector School of Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Dorothea Herreiner loves Italy; and travelling and languages in general. She is a keen photographer and enjoys classical music and other fine arts.
She loves to ski, swim, hike, play squash, to play and watch basketball, and to spend time with her dog Hal.
Dorothea K Herreiner
Department of Economics
Loyola Marymount University
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