Elisa Hofmann, Dr.


Research Associate; Chair for Intercultural Human Resource and Organizational Development



Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Department of Intercultural Studies and Business Communications
Intercultural Human Resource and Organizational Development
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena


Tel.: +49 (0)3641- 944375

Office: 5th floor, room 503

Office hours

By appointment via e-mail


Curriculum Vitae

  • 01/2021 – Today: Research Associate at the Chair for Intercultural Human Resource and Organizational Development, FSU Jena
  • 2017: Research Stay, University of Gothenburg
  • 2016 – 2021: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. pol.), FSU Jena & International Max Planck Research School on Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World (IMPRS Uncertainty)
  • 2013 – 2015: Management Assistant of the Commercial Management (Executive Board), Mediengruppe Thüringen
  • 2011 – 2013: Management Trainee Media Sales, Zeitungsgruppe Thüringen
  • 2011: Tour Guide Scandinavia, SR Travel
  • 2009 – 2011: Student Assistant, International Office, FSU Jena
  • 2009: Internship, JenaTV, Jena
  • 2006 – 2011: Freelance journalist, Ostthüringer Zeitung (OTZ), Jena
  • 2006: Internship, Ostthüringer Zeitung (OTZ), Jena
  • 2005 – 2011: Studies (Magistra Artium M.A.), Media Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, FSU Jena and Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia)


Main research topics

  • Behavioral and experimental economis
  • Participative pricing mechanisms
  • Prosocial behavior
  • Resilience
  • Social Norms
  • Audience Effect & Social Image Concerns
  • Interpersonal Closeness
  • Design of international climate change negotiations
  • Experiments and quantitative methods
  • Simulation and serious games


  • Intercultural Teamwork
  • Intercultural Problem Solving
  • Intercultural Organizational Behavior
  • Introduction to R
  • Simulation Games and Experimental Research Designs




Articles and Working Papers




Conferences and Talks




  • 14th Summer School on “Innovation, Digitalization and Structural Change”, Jena
  • Annual Conference Verein für Socialpolitik 2020, Online
  • 21st Intercultural Summer Academy Jena 2020, Online
  • ESA Global Online Around-the-Clock Meetings 2020, Online


  • 14th Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics (NCBEE), Kiel Institute for World Economy
  • 12th European ESA Meeting, Burgundy School of Business in Dijon
  • 6th International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Social Sciences (IMEBESS), University Utrecht
  • 13th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School


  • 9th Thurgau Experimental Economics Meeting (THEEM), Kreuzlingen
  • 12th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, LUISS Rome
  • 12th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Ringberg


  • 12th Nordic Conference on Behavioural and Experimental Economics (NCBEE), University of Gothenburg
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics Brown Bag Seminar, University of Gothenburg
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, Trento
  • 11th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena
  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Gremmelin


  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Topics Workshop, Jena
  • 10th IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Jena
  • 9th IMPRS Uncertainty Thesis Workshop, Berlin