Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Till Weber

Lecturer in Economics

Background

Till joined Newcastle University Business School in 2020 as a Lecturer in Economics. His research explores the driving factors of cooperation and norm enforcement in social dilemmas. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham, a MSc in Behavioural Economics from the University of Nottingham and a BSc in Economics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munich.

Research

Research overview:

Till's main research interests are in the areas of behavioural and experimental economics. He is particularly interested in the study of human cooperation, norm enforcement and investigating cross-cultural differences in decision making.

Current research:

"The anatomy of cross-societal differences in voluntary cooperation" (with B. Beranek, S. Gaechter, F. Lambarraa and J.F. Schulz).

"Sustaining cooperation: a comparative evaluation of cooperative preferences, peer pressure and formal punishment" (with S. Gaechter and O. Weisel).

"Oneness, cooperation and coordination: a lab-in-the-field experiment with Swiss soldiers" (with S. Gaechter, C. Starmer, C. Thoeni and F. Tufano).

Teaching

Lectures:

2019/2020 Economics of Regulation (ECO2011)

2018/2019 Experimental Economics (ECON30390) at University College Dublin

Publications