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Oliver Kirchkamp studied economics at Bonn University and finished his studies in 1990 with a thesis on optimal taxation. He did his Ph.D. within the EDP at Bonn and the EHESS and DELTA in Paris on `Evolution and Learning in Spatial Models". In 1996 he went as a Jean Monnet Fellow to the IUE in Florence where he became involved in experimental and behavioural economics. In 1997 he became head of the experimental laboratory at the SFB 504 in Mannheim. He obtained his habilitation in economics in 2001 and, from 2002-2005, substituted first a chair for Microeconomic Theory and then one for Macroeconomics and Economic Policy at University of Mannheim. In 2005 he went to Scotland where he held a chair for Microeconomics at University of St. Andrews. Since 2006 he holds a chair for Empirical and Experimental Economics at University of Jena. Oliver Kirchkamp is fellow of the CESifo Research Network and associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. He is interested in empirical methods, experiments, markets, and auctions.

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