Thomas Alexander Stephens

Thomas Alexander Stephens


Contact Information

Institute for Public Sector Economics
Department of Economics
WU Vienna
Welthandelsplatz 1
A1020 Vienna, Austria

Tel: +43 (0) 1 31336 5833
Fax: +43 (0) 1 31336 9203
Mail: thomas.alexander.stephens@wu.ac.at
Web: WU Vienna Home Page


Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests


Working Papers and Media

2016
Money Illusion and Household Finance, CEPR Discussion Paper 11643 (2016), with J.-R. Tyran (paper)
2012
“At least I didn’t lose money” – Nominal Loss Aversion Shapes Evaluations of Housing Transactions, CEPR Discussion Paper 9198 (2012), with J.-R. Tyran (paper)
2012
Why is housing such a popular investment? A new psychological explanation, VoxEU.org (2012), with J.-R. Tyran (article)

Education

2010 –
PhD Candidate in Economics, University of Vienna, Austria
2007 – 2010
MSc in Economics (cand.polit.), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 – 2007
BSc in Economics and Business Administration, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Academic Experience

2013 –
Teaching and Research Associate, WU Vienna, Austria
2010 – 2013
Research Associate, University of Vienna, Austria
2010
Research Associate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 – 2010
Lab and Programming Assistant, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 – 2009
Teaching Assistant, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2006 – 2007
Teaching Assistant, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Teaching

2016 –
Finanzwissenschaft II (BSc), WU Vienna, Austria
2013 – 2016
Public Sector Economics (MSc), WU Vienna, Austria
2008
Descriptive Economics (BSc), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2007
Macro I (Tutorials, BSc), University of Aarhus, Denmark
2006
Micro I (Tutorials, BSc), University of Aarhus, Denmark

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