Researchers associated with the Consortium
Marieke Adriaanse is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Health & Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University. She has received a VENI grant for her research on the immediate and long-term consequences of non-consciously activated behavior. Adriaanse is a member of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Ivo Giesen is Professor of Private Law at Utrecht University and director of the Utrecht School of Law. He has been director of the Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law, which examines the shifting boundaries of liability rules in public and private law. Giesen is on the board of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Hans Hoeken is Professor of Persuasive Communication at Utrecht University. His research focuses on how persuasive texts influence opinions, attitudes, and behavior. Hoeken is co-author of Overtuigende Teksten (Persuasive Texts), a monograph on how the design of persuasive documents can influence people’s decisions. He is on the board of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Stephanie Rosenkranz is Professor of Multidisciplinary Microeconomics at Utrecht University. She is the initiator of the Global Experiment Platform Foundation, a behavioral finance online research tool. Rosenkranz is board member of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Thomas Schillemans is Professor of Accountability, Behavior and Governance at Utrecht University. His research focuses on public accountability, public sector governance, and the role of the media in policy implementation. He has received a VIDI grant for his research on calibrating public accountability. Schillemans is chair of the board of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Utz Weitzel is Professor of Finance and Financial Markets at Utrecht University and director of the Society for Experimental Finance. His research focuses on behavioral finance and experimental economics. Weitzel is a member of the UU research stream Behavior and Institutions.
Willem van Boom is Professor of Private Law at Leiden University. His research focuses on how private law rules and dogmas impact on behavior by combining insights from comparative law, economics, and social sciences. Van Boom is chairman of the Coordinating Committee Self-Regulation of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER).
Marike Knoef is Professor of Empirical Micro-Economics at Leiden University. Her research focuses on household finance, social security, and labor economics. Knoef is member of the board of directors of the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR). She has co-authored the advisory report of the Social and Economic Council (SER) on the future of the Dutch pension system.