Felix Holzmeister, PhD

Platzhalterbild: MitarbeiterIn

Research Associate (PostDoc), 
Department of Banking and Finance

Lab Manager of the Innsbruck EconLab

  +43 (0) 512 507 73006

  felix.holzmeister@uibk.ac.at

  www.holzmeister.biz

  SOWI o.4.10

  upon request

  Research

Research Interests

  Experimental and Behavioral Economics and Finance
  Judgement and Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty
  Reproducibility and Transparency of Research Practices
  Market Efficiency and Information Economics

Publications in Refereed Journals

  Holzmeister, F., Kerschbamer, R. (2019). oTree: The Equality Equivalence TestJournal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance 22: 214-222.  
  Verschuere, B., Meijer, E. H., Jim, A., Hoogesteyn, K., Orthey, R., McCarthy, R. J., Skowronski, J. J., ... , Holzmeister, F., ... , Yildiz, E. (2018). Registered Replication Report on Mazar, Amir, and Ariely (2008)Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science 1(3), 199-317.  
  McCarthy, R. J., Skowronski, J. J., Verschuere, B., Meijer, E. H., Jim, A., Hoogesteyn, K., Orthey, R., ... , Holzmeister, F., ... , Yildiz, E. (2018). Registered Replication Report on Srull and Wyer (1979). Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science 1(3), 321-336.  
  Camerer, C. F., Dreber, A., Holzmeister, F., Ho, T. H., Huber, J., Johannesson, M., Kirchler, M., Nave, G., Nosek, B. A., Pfeiffer, T., Altmejd, A., Buttrick, N., Chan, T., Chen, Y., Forsell, E., Gampa, A., Heikenstein, E., Hummer, L., Taisuke, I., Isaksson, S., Manfredi, D., Rose, J., Wagenmakers, E.-J., and Wu, H. (2018). "Evaluating the replicability of social science experiments in Nature and Science between 2010 and 2015", Nature Human Behaviour 2, 637-644.  
  Stefan, M., Holzmeister, F., Müllauer, A., and Kirchler, M. (2018). "Ethnical discrimination in Europe: Field evidence from the Finance industry", Plos One 13(1): e0191959.  
  Holzmeister, F. (2017). "oTree: Ready-made apps for risk preference elicitation methods"Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance 16: 33-38.  
  Holzmeister, F. and Pfurtscheller, A. (2016). "oTree: The "bomb" risk elicitation task"Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance 10: 105-108.  
  Camerer, C.F., Dreber, A., Forsell, E., Ho, T.H., Huber, J., Johannesson, M., Kirchler, M., Almenberg, J., Altmejd, A., Chan, T., Heikensten, E., Holzmeister, F., Imai, T., Isaksson, S., Nave, G., Pfeiffer, T., Razen, M., and Wu, H. (2016). "Evaluating replicability of laboratory experiments in economics"Science 351(6280): 1433-1436 

Working Papers and Preprints

  What Drives Risk Perception? A Global Survey With Financial Professionals and Lay People
(joint with Huber, J., Kichler, M., Lindner, F., Weitzel, U., Zeisberger, S.) 
Preprint on OSF, under review.
  The Risk Elicitation Puzzle Revisited: Across-Methods (In)consistency?
(joint with Stefan, M.)
Preprint on OSF, under review.

Work-in-Progress

  Crowdsourcing Hypothesis Tests: Making Transparent How Design Choices Shape Research Results
(joint with Landy, J., Jia, M., Ding, I., Viganola, D., Tierney, W., ..., Uhlmann, E.). 
Revise and resubmit.
  Neuroimaging Analysis Replication and Prediction Study: Raw and Preprocessed fMRI Data of Mixed Gambles
(joint with Botvinik-Nezer, R., ..., Schonberg, T.).
Revise and resubmit.
  Cognitive Skills and Economic Preferences in the Fund Industry
(joint with Farago, A., Holmén, M., Kirchler, M., Razen, M.)
Completing data analysis and writing-up manuscript.
  Portfolio Choice: Helping Investors to Pick What They Like
(joint with Razen, M., Stefan, M.)
Analyzing data and preparing manuscript.
  Delegated Investment Decisions: Experimental and Register Data 
(joint with Holmén, M., Holzmeister, F., Kirchler, M., Stefan, M., Wengström, E.).
Analyzing data and preparing manuscript.
  Preferences and Behavioral Characteristics of Finance Professionals and Lay People
(joint with Holmén, M., Holzmeister, F., Kirchler, M., Stefan, M., Wengström, E.).
Analyzing data and preparing manuscript.
  Neuroimaging Analysis Replication and Prediction Study (NARPS)   
(joint with Botvinik-Nezer, R., ..., Schonberg, T.).
Data collection ongoing.
  Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence (SCORE)
(joint with Pfeiffer, T., Chen, Y., Dreber, A., Johannesson, M., Viganola, D.).
Data collection starting soon.

Selected Presentations

  Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association. Graz. April 2019.
  Spring Meeting of the Research Center "Organizations and Society". Innsbruck. April 2019.
  Swiss Society of Financial Market Research (Annual Meeting). Zurich. April 2019.
  Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence, Kick-off Meeting. Arlington. January 2019.
  Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics. Odense. September 2018.
  Conference on Decision Sciences. Konstanz. September 2018.
  Economic Science Association, World Meeting. Berlin. June 2018.
  Experimental Finance Conference. Heidelberg. June 2018.
  Euregio Economics Workshop, Bolzano-Innsbruck-Trento. Innsbruck. March 2018.
  Economic Science Association, European Meeting. Vienna. September 2017.
  Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory Conference. Faro. June 2017.
  Empirical and Experimental Economics Workshop. Innsbruck. March 2017.
  Research in Behavioral Finance Conference. Amsterdam. September 2016.
  Experimental Finance Conference. Mannheim. June 2016.

Selected Media Coverage

  "Ergebnisse von Studien in Top-Journalen nicht immer reproduzierbar", Der Standard, August 28, 2018.  
  "More social science studies just failed to replicate. Here’s why this is good.", Vox, August 27, 2018.  
  "In psychology and other social sciences, many studies fail the reproducibility test", NPR, August 27, 2018.  
  "The science behind social science gets shaken up - again", Wired, August 27, 2018.  
  "A far from dismal outcome", The Economist, March 5, 2016.  
  "Experimental economics: Results you can trust", Phys.org, March 3, 2016.  

Selected Grants, Prices, and Awards

  Hypo Tirol Bank Research Grant (joint with M. Stefan), December 2016.
  Research Support Grant, University of Innsbruck, July 2015.
  VKB Science Award 2014, Volkskreditbank AG, May 2015.
  Merit Scholarship Grant, University of Innsbruck, November 2014.
  Merit Scholarship Grant, University of Innsbruck, December 2013.

Ad-hoc Referee

Bulletin of Economic Research (1), Economic Letters (1), European Economic Review (1), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance (6), Journal of Economic Psychology (3), Science Advances (1), Sloan Foundation (1)

   Teaching

  Applied Empirical Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc.-Level, University of Innsbruck
WT-2016, ST-2017
  Basics in Microeconomics
Seminars, BSc.-Level, University of Innsbruck
WT-2015, WT-2017
  Behavioral Finance
Seminar, Advances Education for Banking Staff, Raiffeisen State Association
WT-2018, ST-2019
  Empirical Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc.-/MBA.-Level, Danube-University Krems 
WT-2015
  Experimental Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc.-/MBA.-Level, Danube-University Krems 
WT-2017
  Introduction to oTree
Seminar/Tutorial, Experimental Finance Summer School, Nice
ST-2017
  Layout, Format & Style using LaTeX
Seminar/Tutorial, University of Innsbruck
WT-2016
  Models of Empirical Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc.-Level, University of Innsbruck
WT-2017, WT-2018
  Public Finance
Seminars, BSc.-Level, University of Innsbruck
WT-2017
  Principles of Finance
Seminars, BSc.-Level, University fo Innsbruck
WT-2016, ST-2017, WT-2018, ST-2019

  Appointments and Education

Appointments

05|2019 -  Associate Editor "Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance".
07|2018 -  Post-Doctoral Researcher and Lecturer, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.
03|2018 -  Lab Manager (joint with C. Huber) of the Innsbruck EconLabs.
03|2018 - Guest Editor "Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance" (special issue).
01|2015 - 06|2018 Research Assistant and Lecturer, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.
03|2012 - 12|2014 Project Assistant, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.

Research Visits

01|2019  DARPA SCORE Kick-Off Meeting, Arlington.
04|2017 - 05|2017 University of Gothenburg, Centre for Finance.
04|2017  Stockholm School of Economics.

Education

10|2014 - 06|2018 PhD Program in "Economics", University of Innsbruck & University of Linz.
10|2012 - 06|2014 MSc Program in "Banking and Finance", University of Innsbruck.
10|2008 - 02|2012 BSc Program in "Management and Economics", University of Innsbruck.
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