Department of Management

Markus Brunner

Assistant Professor

Markus Brunner
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Markus Brunner is Assistant Professor of Management Accounting. Based on laboratory experiments and analytical models, his research aims to investigate the behavioral consequences and the optimal design of management control and incentive systems. Before joining the Department of Management in June 2018, he was employed at the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Selected Publications

  • Sabotage in Capital Budgeting: The Effects of Control and Honesty on Investment Decisions, European Accounting Review, Vol. 28 (1), 2019, p. 71-100, with Andreas Ostermaier.
  • Peer Influence on Managerial Honesty: The Role of Transparency and Expectations, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 154 (1), 2019, p. 127-145, with Andreas Ostermaier.
  • Implicit communication in the ultimatum game, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Vol. 77, 2018, p. 11-19, with Andreas Ostermaier.
  • Wholesale price discrimination with interdependent retailers, OR Spectrum, Vol. 35 (4), 2013, p. 1009-1037.
  • Social comparison, group composition, and incentive provision, International Journal of Game Theory, Vol. 41 (3), 2012, p. 565-602, with Kai Sandner.

Academic Experience

Since June 2018: Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
2011–2018: Postdoc, TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich
2006–2011: Ph.D. Student, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
     Ph.D. (Dr.) in Business Administration, 2011
     Master of Business Research, 2009
2002–2006: Studies of Business Administration, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
     Diploma in Business Administration, 2006

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