Johanna Möllerström earned her PhD in Economics at Harvard University in 2013. After a position as Assistant Professor at George Mason University, she was from fall 2016 Professor of Economics at Humboldt University, Berlin, and head of the department Competiton and Consumers at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIWI, Berlin). She is since 2019 Associate Professor of Economics (with tenure) at the Interdisciplinary Center for Economics Science (ICES) and the Economics Department at George Mason University in Arlington, VA.
Among the questions that Johanna Möllerström tries to answer with her research:
- How is group cooperation impacted when the group is put together by a quota?
- What is the link between cognitive ability and demand for redistribution?
- How is human behavior impacted by contextual factors, such as social cues?