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Research Associate Anna Esslinger, M.Sc.

E-Mail: esslinger@eucken.de

Telefon: +49 761 790 97 17

Research focus:
  • Behavioral economics
  • Experimental economics
  • Labor economics
  • Behavioral Public Policy

Anna Esslinger studied Economics and Political Science (B.A.) at Barnard College of Columbia University in the United States and Economics (M.Sc.) at the University of Freiburg.

She wrote her Master thesis on the effect of tax averse behavior on labor supply at the Chair of Economic Policy and Constitutional Economics. During her master’s studies she worked as a Student Assistant and Teaching Assistant at the University College Freiburg. Prior to her master’s studies, she worked as a legal assistant and in qualitative market research. Her research interests are labor economics, experimental economics, and behavioral responses to taxation and public benefits.


2023 Master of Science, Economics, Universität Freiburg

2018 Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science, Barnard College of Columbia University


since 09/2023 Forschungreferentin am Walter Eucken Institut

09/2021 – 09/2022 Research assistant at University College Freiburg

04/2022 – 08/2022 Tutor at University College Freiburg

09/2019 – 10/2020 Qualitative research assistant at Vidlet, Inc.

09/2018 – 08/2019 Legal assistant at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP

06/2017 – 08/2017 Internship at the office of the District Attorney, Santa Clara County

06/2016 – 08/2016 Internship at the office of the District Attorney, Santa Clara County