Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Human Resource Management and Personnel Economics at RWTH Aachen University;
|2015 - 2018||
Doctoral studies in management and economics at the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network, University of Tübingen
|2013 - 2015||Studies of managerial economics at the University of Tübingen
Master of Science
|2010 - 2013||Dual studies of business informatics at the School of Economics and Law Berlin
Bachelor of Science
|2009 - 2010||Studies of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA)|
|2007 - 2009||Studies of philosophy at the University of Tübingen and the University of Konstanz|
|2006 - 2007||Studium generale at the Leibniz Kolleg Tübingen|
Human resource management, personnel and behavioral economics
|Primary||Labor market discrimination, stereotypes, and biased beliefs|
Public sector employment
|2020||International NEPS Conference of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), Bamberg (digital conference)
23rd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, London (conference cancelled due to coronavirus)
22nd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Augsburg;
Workshop on educational inequalities: psychological and sociological processes, Tübingen;
Research Seminar in Economics and Management (SEAM), Paderborn;
|2016||Annual Meeting of the Committee on Education Economics (Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss) in the German Economic Association (VfS), Bamberg|
18th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Vienna;
- Ayaita, Adam; Pull, Kerstin (2020): Positional Preferences and Narcissism: Evidence from "Money Burning" Dictator Games. Applied Economics Letters.
- Gülal, Filiz; Ayaita, Adam (2020): The Impact of Minimum Wages on Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Germany. Journal of Happiness Studies 21:2669-2692.
- Ayaita, Adam; Stürmer, Kathleen (2020): Risk Aversion and the Teaching Profession: An Analysis Including Different Forms of Risk Aversion, Different Control Groups, Selection and Socialization Effects. Education Economics 28(1): 4-25.
- Ayaita, Adam; Gülal, Filiz; Yang, Philip (2019): Where Does the Good Shepherd Go? Civic Virtue and Sorting into Public Sector Employment. German Economic Review 20(4): e571–e599.
- Ayaita, Adam; Pull, Kerstin; Backes-Gellner, Uschi (2019): You Get What You 'Pay' for: Academic Attention, Career Incentives and Changes in Publication Portfolios of Business and Economics Researchers. Journal of Business Economics 89(3): 273–290.
- Job placement via private vs. public employment agencies: Investigating selection effects and job match quality in Germany (with Lisa Pütz and Christian Grund)
- Market wages below productivity and the employment effects of minimum wages (with Diethelm Klesczewski)
- Field of study and earnings: The role of abilities, personality, and family background (with Marion Spengler, Benjamin Nagengast, and Ulrich Trautwein)
Work in progress
- Ethnic disparities in labor market outcomes: Evidence from Germany
- Beliefs, belief accuracy, and hiring discrimination: Evidence from a survey experiment
- The role of personality for gender gaps in political interest and activities
- Is labor market discrimination explained by statistical differences in unobserved characteristics of applicants?
- Who chooses teacher education and why? Evidence from Germany (with Corey Savage, Nicolas Hübner, and Martin Biewen)
Positional preferences and narcissism : evidence from 'money burning' dictator games
In: Applied economics letters, 1-5, 2020
The Impact of Minimum Wages on Well-Being : Evidence from a Quasi-experiment in Germany
In: Journal of happiness studies, 21 (7), 2669-2692, 2019
Risk aversion and the teaching profession : an analysis including different forms of risk aversion, different control groups, selection and socialization effects
In: Education economics, 28 (1), 4-25, 2019