Elisa Hofmann

Magistra Artium (M.A.), Dr. rer. pol. ​

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Curriculum Vitae

  • 01/2021 – today: Research Associate at the Chair for Intercultural Human Resource and Organizational Development, FSU Jena
  • 07/2021 – 09/2021: Research Associate within the project EKOS
  • 2017: Research Stay, University of Gothenburg
  • 2016 – 2021: PhD Candidate (Dr. rer. pol.), FSU Jena & International Max Planck Research School on Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World (IMPRS Uncertainty)
  • 2013 – 2015: Management Assistant of the Commercial Management (Executive Board), Mediengruppe Thüringen
  • 2011 – 2013: Management Trainee Media Sales, Zeitungsgruppe Thüringen
  • 2009 – 2011: Student Assistant, International Office, FSU Jena
  • 2005 – 2011: Studies (Magistra Artium M.A.), FSU Jena and Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia): Media Studies, Philosophy, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Behavioral and experimental economis
  • Experiments and quantitative methods
  • Prosocial behavior and cooperation
  • Simulation games and serious games
  • Interpersonal Closeness
  • Participative pricing mechanisms, such as Pay-What-You-Want
  • Resilience
  • Social Norms
  • Audience Effect and Social Image Concerns
  • Design of international climate change negotiations
  • Immorality Judgments


  • Economic Science Association (ESA)
  • Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS)
  • Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung (GfeW)
  • Schumpeter Center for Research on Socio-Economic Change (JSEC)
  • Alumni-Verein Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (SDW)



Articles and Working Papers

Presentations & Workshops


  • 12th Biennial Conference International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR) 2022, Rapperswil (Talk and Poster)
  • International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD) 2022, Online (Talk)
  • Planspiel-Forschungs-Forum (PFF) 2022, Online (Participation)
  • Researching Digital Interculturality Co-operatitively (ReDICo) Conference 2022, Online (Talk)


  • HoloLab #3, Kulturstiftung des Bundes, November 4th, 2021, Online (Input Talk)
  • 22nd Intercultural Summer Academy, ReDICo Symposium “Interculturality in (post-)digital contexts, Online (Invited Input Talk)
  • Barcelona GSE Summer Forum: Workshop on External Validity, Generalizability and Replicability of Economic Experiments, Online (Talk)
  • Discrimination and Diversity Workshop, The University of East Anglia, Online (Participation)
  • ECONtribute Summer-Workshop 2021 Social Image and Moral Behavior, Online (Participation)


  • 14th Summer School on “Innovation, Digitalization and Structural Change”, Jena, Germany (Participation)
  • Annual Conference Verein für Socialpolitik 2020, Online (Participation)
  • 21st Intercultural Summer Academy Jena 2020, Online (Participation)
  • ESA Global Online Around-the-Clock Meetings 2020 , Online (Participation)


  • 14th Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics (NCBEE), Kiel Institute for World Economy , Germany (Talk)
  • 12th European ESA Meeting, Burgundy School of Business in Dijon, France (Talk)
  • 6th International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Social Sciences (IMEBESS), University Utrecht, Netherlands (Talk)


  • 12th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, LUISS Rome, Italy (Talk)
  • 12th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena, Germany (Poster)
  • 9th Thurgau Experimental Economics Meeting (THEEM), Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (Talk)
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Ringberg, Germany (Talk)


  • 12th Nordic Conference on Behavioural and Experimental Economics (NCBEE), University of Gothenburg, Sweden (Participation)
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics Brown Bag Seminar, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (Talk)
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, Trento, Italy (Talk)
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena, Germany (Poster)
  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Gremmelin, Germany, (Talk)


  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, Jena, Germany (Participation)
  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena, Germany (Poster)
  • 9th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Berlin, Germany (Talk)

Contact Data

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Department of Intercultural Studies and Business Communications (IWK)

Intercultural Human Resource and Organizational Development

Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8

07743 Jena


E-Mail: elisa.hofmann@uni-jena.de

Tel.: +49 (0)3641 - 944375

Website: www.elisahofmann.de