Professor Andreas Ortmann

Professor Andreas Ortmann

Business School
School of Economics

Andreas took up his current position of Professor of Experimental and Behavioural Economics in the School of Economics in 2009. Prior to his appointment at the Australian School of Business, he was the (Boston Consulting Group) Professor of Economics at CERGE-EI, a joint workplace of Charles University and the Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic. Prior to that appointment, he taught at Bowdoin and Colby College, Maine, USA. He also was, for a year each, a visiting scholar of the Program on Non-Profit Organizations at Yale University, the Max-Planck Institute for Psychological Research in Munich, the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, and the Harvard Business School. He is a member of the UNSW Academic Board.

His work has been published in journals such as American Economic Journal: Micro-economics, Economic Journal, Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Experimental Psychology: LMC, Energy Economics, Ethics & Behavior, Behavioural and Brain Sciences, Journal of Economic Theory, International Journal of Game Theory, Psychological Methods, Experimental Economics, and many others. His interests are wide-ranging and include game theory, corporate finance, experimental economics, the experimental methods in the social sciences, and the history of economic thought. For more details please visit:


Research Grants:

  • 'Reconnecting and Engaging Superannuation Fund Members', LP110100489
  • 'Super financial security: Improving flexibility, trust and communication', LP150100608

  • 'Wicked Defaults: How to Overcome The Dark Side of Choice Architecture', DP 190103475

  • Many other grants - see curriculum vitae on my google site          

Research Interests:

  • Experimental and behavioural economics
  • Governance of non-profit organisations
  • Quality assurance mechanisms
  • Experimental practices in economics and psychology
  • History of economic thought (Adam Smith)



Room 452, UNSW Business School building