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Marion Ott

Marion Ott
Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor") of Game Theory and Behavioral Economics


Building: 1050

Room: 525

Templergraben 64

52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 96157
Fax: +49 241 80 92393

Consultation Hours

Tuesdays, 14.30 hours - 15.30 hours, via prior email appointment


Marion Ott studied business engineering at the University of Karlsruhe and received her doctoral degree in economics from the same university in 2009. From 2003 to 2008, she was a member of the SFB 504 (national research center) located at the University of Mannheim. In 2010, she joined the Chair of Economics, in Particular Microeconomics, headed by Prof. Kittsteiner at RWTH Aachen University. Since July 2011, she has been junior professor (assistant professor) of game theory and behavioral economics at RWTH Aachen University. In 2009/2010 and 2013 she spent several months as a visiting scholar at Stanford University, USA.

Research Interests

  • Auction theory and mechanism design
  • Applied game theory
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental economics

Selected Publications

  • Ehrhart, K.-M.; Ott, M.; Abele, S. (2015): Auction fever: Rising revenue in second-price auction formats. In: Games and Economic Behavior 92, 206–227.
  • Berninghaus, S.K.; Ehrhart, K.-M.; Ott, M. (2012): Forward-Looking Behavior in Hawk-Dove Games in Endogenous Networks: Experimental Evidence. In: Games and Economic Behavior, 75 (1), 35–52.
  • Ott, M. (2009): Second-Price Proxy Auctions in Bidder-Seller Networks. Universität Karlsruhe.
  • Berninghaus, S.K.; Ehrhart, K.-M.; Ott, M., Vogt, B. (2007): Evolution of Networks – An Experimental Analysis. In: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 17 (3), 317–347.
  • Berninghaus, S.K.; Ehrhart, K.-M.; Ott, M. (2006): A Network Experiment in Continuous Time: The Influence of Link Costs. In: Experimental Economics, 9 (3), 237–251.