Technische Universität Berlin
Dorothea Kübler is the director of the department 'Market Behavior' at the WZB and a professor of Economics at the Technische Universität Berlin. Her research uses experimental methods and game theory to examine decision-making and market design. In recent years, her work has concentrated on the design of matching markets, such as the centralized procedure for awarding places at universities in Germany. She also studies the influence of social and moral norms on behavior, as well as educational choices, discrimination, and the role of AI in the labor market. In 2020 Dorothea Kübler was awarded the Schader Prize and in 2023 the Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW).
Dorothea is Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), Vice Chair of the Einstein Foundation Berlin, and Vice President Europe of the Economic Science Association (ESA). She is a founding member of the “Matching in Practice” network and a member of the collaborative research center CRC TRR 190 “Rationality and Competition” and the cluster of excellence SCRIPTS. Dorothea studied in Philadelphia, Konstanz, and Berlin, and in 1992 completed her degree in Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. She graduated with a PhD in 1997 and completed her habilitation in 2003 at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.