Felix Holzmeister, PhD

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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

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  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

  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, online first.  
  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, online first.  
  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 Exerpimental 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 

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.). 
Under Review.
  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.). 
Under Review.
  oTree: The Equality Equivalence Test
(joint with Kerschbamer, R.)
Under Review.
  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.
  The risk elicitation puzzle revisited: Intra- and inter-subject (in)consistencies across methods
(joint with Stefan, M.)
Writing-up manuscript.
  Portfolio Choice: Helping Investors to Pick What They Like
(joint with Razen, M., Stefan, M.)
Analysing data and preparing manuscript.
  Who Delegates to Finane Professionals? 
(joint with Holmén, M., Holzmeister, F., Kirchler, M., Stefan, M., Wengström, E.).
Data collection in early 2019.
  Preferences and Behavioral Characteristics of Finance Professionals and Lay People
(joint with Holmén, M., Holzmeister, F., Kirchler, M., Stefan, M., Wengström, E.).
Data collection in early 2019.
  Neuroimaging Analysis Replication and Prediction Study (NARPS)   
(joint with Botvinik-Nezer, R., ..., Schonberg, T.).
Data collection in early 2019.

Selected Presentations

  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

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

   Teaching

  Applied Empirical Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc. Program "Banking and Finance"
Winter Term 2016, Summer Term 2017
  Models in Empirical Finance
Lecture and Seminar, MSc. Program "Banking and Finance"
Winter Term 2017, Winter Term 2018
  Principles of Finance
Seminars, BSc. Program "Management and Economics"
Winter Term 2016, Summer Term 2017, Winter Term 2018
  Public Finance
Seminars, BSc. Program "Management and Economics"
Winter Term 2017
  Basics in Microeconomics
Seminars, BSc. Program "Management and Economics"
Winter Term 2015, Winter Term 2017

  Appointments and Education

07|2018 -  PostDoc and Lecturer, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.
03|2018 -  Lab Manager (joint with C. Huber) of the Innsbruck EconLab.
03|2018 -  Guest Editor at the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance (special issue).
02|2016 - Visiting Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, Danube University, Krems.
01|2015 - 06|2018 PhD Candidate and Lecturer, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.
10|2014 - 06|2018 PhD Program in Economics, joint program of the University of Innsbruck & University of Linz.
04|2017 - 05|2017 Research Visit, Stockholm School of Economics and Gothenburg University.
03|2012 - 12|2014 Project Assistant, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Innsbruck.
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.