Dr. Carina Goldbach

Carina Goldbach is program manager of the master's programs in Economics and Finance and Sustainable Development Management and teaches, among others, in the modules Quantitative Research Methods and Applied Research Project. She is also a member of the faculty's Ethics Committee since 2019.

Carina Goldbach received her bachelor's degree in Economics and her master's degree in International Development (focus on Development Economics) in Göttingen. During this time, she worked, among other things, as an intern at the International Development Research Center at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as an exchange student at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and as a volunteer at a school in Kenya and in an environmental project in Ecuador.

After successfully completing her Master's degree, Ms. Goldbach joined the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research as a research associate. There, she worked in a project on environmental change and migration in coastal areas and led her own research projects in experimental behavioral economics in Ghana and Indonesia. In 2017, she completed her PhD in Economics at the Jacobs University in Bremen. Following this, Ms. Goldbach came to Kleve as a research assistant in the field of behavioral economics.

Ms. Goldbach has two children and lives with her family in the Netherlands.


Selected publications:

Goldbach, C., Kayar, D., Pitz, T., & Sickmann, J. (2022). An Experimental Investigation of Speed Choice and Information. SAGE Open, 12(2). https://doi.org/10.1177/21582440221091708

Goldbach, C., Sickmann, J., & Pitz, T. (2021). Sequential decision bias–evidence from grading exams. Applied Economics, 3727–3739. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2021.1976390

Goldbach, C., Hoffmann, C., Hoppe, J., Pitz, T., & Thommes, K. (2020). The fast and the furious—An experimental investigation of the pace of life and risky speed choice in traffic. PLoS ONE, 15(7). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236589

Goldbach, C., Kayar, D., Pitz, T., & Sickmann, J. (2019). Transferring decisions to an algorithm: A simple route choice experiment. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 65, 402–417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2019.08.011

Goldbach, C., & Schlüter, A. (2018). Risk aversion, time preferences, and out-migration. Experimental evidence from Ghana and Indonesia. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 150, 132–148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.04.013

Goldbach, C., Schlüter, A., & Fujitani, M. (2018). Analyzing potential effects of migration on coastal resource conservation in Southeastern Ghana. Journal of Environmental Management, 209, 475–483. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.12.059

Goldbach, C. (2017). Out-migration from Coastal Areas in Ghana and Indonesia — the Role of Environmental Factors. CESifo Economic Studies, 63(4), 529–559. https://doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifx007