I have done work in the fields of Pension Economics, Life Cycle Saving, Behavioral Economics, Political Economics, Data Collection and Survey Methods.
I am also Country Operator for the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) in the Netherlands.
Tilburg University, Department of Economics
Phone: +31 13 466 29 20
Binswanger, J. (2007). Risk management of pensions from the perspective of loss aversion. Journal of Public Economics, 91, 641-667.
Binswanger, J. (2010). Understanding the heterogeneity of savings and asset allocation: A behavioral-economics perspective. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 76, 296-317.
Binswanger, J. (2011). Dynamic decision making with feasibility goals: A procedural-rationality approach? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 78, 219-228.
Binswanger, J., and Katherine G. Carman (2012). How Real People Make Long-Term Decisions: The Case of Retirement Preparation, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 81, 39-60.
Binswanger, J., and Daniel Schunk (2012). What is an Adequate Standard of Living during Retirement? Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, forthcoming.
Binswanger, J., and Jens Prüfer (2012). Imperfect Information, Democracy, and Populism. European Journal of Political Economy, 28, 358-372.
Binswanger, J. (2012). Life Cycle Saving: Insights from the Perspective of Bounded Rationality. European Economic Review, 56, 605-623.
Binswanger, J., Daniel Schunk, and Vera Toepoel (forthcoming). Panel Conditioning in Difficult Questions. Public Opinion Quarterly (Impact Factor 2.25).
Does Everyone Use Probabilities? Intuitive and Rational Decisions about Stockholding (together with Martin Salm).
The Miracle of Compound Interest: Does our Intuition Fail? (together with Katie Carman).
The Role of Decision Making Processes in the Correlation between Wealth and Health (together with Katie Carman).
Learning about Development Strategies (together with Manuel Oechslin).
Are Economists Rational? On the Rationality of the Rational Choice Paradigm.
Doctoral Degree in Economics (PhD), summa cum laude, University of Zurich, June 2004.
Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics, Study Center Gerzensee, 2001.
Master in Economics ("Lizenziat"), summa cum laude, University of Zurich, 2000.
Tenured assistant professor, Tilburg University, CentER, and Netspar. May 2011 - present.
Assistant professor (tenure track), Tilburg University, CentER, and Netspar. September 2006 - April 2011.
Postdoctoral Fellowship within the European Network for the Advancement of Behavioural Economics (ENABLE) at IDEI, University of Toulouse, 2005-2006.
Assistant at the Chair for Public Finance and Macroeconomics (Head: Prof. Josef Falkinger), University of Zurich, 2000-2005.
Assistance at the Chair for Macroeconomics (Head: Prof. Josef Zweimueller), University of Zurich, 1998-1999.
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Award for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Economics ("Jahrespreis 2005"), University of Zurich, 2005.
J.S. Binswanger teaches the following subjects:
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PO Box 90153
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Last amended: 12 February 2013