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Asst. Professor Elena Shvartsman

Economics Group

Assistant Professor

Contact:

+49 (0)261 6509 818
elena.shvartsman[at]whu.edu

Short biography:

Dr. Elena Shvartsman joined WHU as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2020. Her research focuses on empirical personnel economics, human resource management, and decision making. An objective of her research is to contribute to a better understanding of how work arrangements and recent developments therein affect employee well-being, for instance, with respect to job satisfaction or workplace-related stress. She is, furthermore, interested in how stress and new technologies affect decision making in economically relevant situations.

For her research, Dr. Shvartsman relies on statistical inference from large household data sets, survey data linked to administrative records, and data generated in laboratory experiments.

Dr. Shvartsman obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Basel in 2016. She is furthermore Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn. Before conducting her Ph.D., Dr. Shvartsman worked as a commodity analyst in an asset management company in Zurich.

Recent publications

Economics Group

Dohmen, T., Shvartsman, E. (2023), Overexertion of effort under working time autonomy and feedback provision, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 212, pp. 1255-1266.

Economics Group

Dohmen, T., Shvartsman, E. (2023), Overexertion of effort under working time autonomy and feedback provision, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 212, pp. 1255-1266.

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