Full-time faculty member and Professor of Economics, teaching in the fields of Economics and Finance, including Comparative Economic Systems and History of Economic Thought.
Dr. Dennis A. V. Dittrich received his graduate degree in Economics from Humboldt-University of Berlin and his doctorate from Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. His expertise ranges from experimental economics, behavioral economics and finance, personnel and labor economics, game theory and mechanism design to economic psychology. In his research he pays special attention to the heterogeneity of economic agents and demographic changes in society. His research interests include the heterogeneity and stability of preferences, in particular social preferences. He investigates the interaction of these heterogeneous preferences with economic and social institutions and their effect on strategic interaction and individual decision making under ambiguity, uncertainty and risk, and their application to intra- and inter-firm relations, the design of economic institutions and social policy.
For more than ten years and before joining Touro College Berlin, Dr. Dittrich has held several positions in research and higher education, first at the Max-Planck-Institute of Economics in Jena and later at universities in Erfurt and Bremen. He is member of numerous academic associations and is liaison officer for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and a member of their Federal Scholarship Selection Committee.