Affiliated researchers

Johanna Möllerström


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?


New research

The Entitlement Effect in the Ultimatum Game - Does it Even Exist? Elif E. Demiral and Johanna Möllerström

Johanna Möllerström's main research interests are centered around behavioral economics and how the insights from this area can help us understand political and macroeconomic behavior.

Johanna Möllerström




Johanna Möllerström earned her PhD in Economics at Harvard University in 2013. After a position as Assistant Professor at George Mason University, she is 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 (DIW), Berlin.


Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Lars Backsell.

Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2019. 

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