Prof. Dr. Menusch Khadjavi

Kiel Institute Researcher

Topics: Equal Opportunities, Digitalization, Globalization, Migration, Natural Resources, Emerging Markets & Developing Countries, Behavioral Economics, Welfare State, Germany, Africa


Main research interests

  • Pro- and antisocial behavior
  • private provision of public goods and charitable giving
  • interactions of extrinsic incentives and intrinsic motivation

Menusch Khadjavi is Senior Researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and Associate Professor of Economics at the Free University Amsterdam. He earned his doctorate from the University of Hamburg in 2013 and from 2014 to 2019 he was Assistant Professor of Economics and Ethics at Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel. Menusch Khadjavi’s research provides insights into morally relevant behavior in economics, including emotional motivation and extrinsic incentives, charitable giving, discrimination, and environmental and resource economics. He was a visiting scholar at UC San Diego, UC Berkeley and Columbia University.