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Dr Timo Heinrich

Assistant Professor


Timo is an Assistant Professor in Economics. Before joining Durham University Business School in 2017, he led a research group at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany and was a visiting scholar at IE Business School, St. John’s University, UT Dallas and Harvard Medical School.
Timo received a Diplom in Information Systems from the University of Magdeburg and a PhD in Economics from the University of Duisburg-Essen. Timo uses econometric methods as well as lab and field experiments to study individual decision making, strategic interaction and the impacts of digitization. For example, he is interested in how people evaluate extreme risks and in how communication facilitates trade in digital markets. His work has appeared in Games and Economic Behavior, the International Economic Review and Production and Operations Management, among others.

Research Interests

  • Microeconomics, Industrial Organization and Economic Policy
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Business Analytics, Market Design and Digital Transformation

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Contact Details

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