Dr. Johanna Jauernig

Permanent Research Fellow



Mail address: 
Arcisstraße 21
D-80333 München

Research Interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Experimental Ethics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Competition Research
  • CSR and Corporate Hypocrisy
  • Happiness Research
  • Ethics in Ancient History (Epicurus and Plato)
  • Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
  • Philosophy of Science


Education and career

Since 2017

Research Associate
at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

2011-2017Research Associate
at the Peter Löscher-Chair of Business Ethcis, TU Munich
September 2017Doctorate in Economics ("summa cum laude")
cumulative thesis: "Using Experiments in Ethics: An Inquiry into the Dark Side of Competition"
2015Research Stay
at the Department of Economics at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
2009-2011Traineeship in journalism
at the Münchner Abendzeitung
2008-2009Teaching Assistent
at the Fakulty of Philosophy at the LMU Munich
2002-2008  Stdies of Philosophy, Psychology and art history
at the LMU Munich, Magister Artium (M.A.); "sehr gut"


Journal articles

2017  Jauernig, J., Uhl, M. und Lütge, C.: Voluntary Agreements between Competition: Trick or Truth. Journal of Business Economics
2016  Jauernig, J., Uhl, M. und Lütge, C.: Competition-Induced Punishment of Winners and Losers: Who Is the Target?. Journal of Economic Psychology, 57, 13-25.


Johanna Jauernig

Heilmittel gegen die Angst –
Rationale Angstbewältigung bei Epikur und Sigmund Freud

Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač 2013


2014  Lütge, C., Jauernig, J.(eds.): Business Ethics and Risk Management. Springer


Book Review

2015      Jauernig, J.: Dietmar Wetzel: Soziologie des Wettbewerbs. Eine kultur- und wirtschaftssoziologische   Analyse der Marktgesellschaft . Soziologische Revue, Vol. 38(3), 400–404.


Revise and Resubmit

  • Jauernig, J., Uhl, M., Lütge, C.: The Ambivalence of Creating Peace Signals: How a Self-Binding Device Influences Aggression
  • Grundherr, von, M., Jauernig, J., Uhl, M.: Blame the Devil for Disguise? Psychological Mechanisms Underlying the Evaluation and Punishment of Corportae Hypocrisy


Conferences and Workshops

  • Conference “Moral Tribes”, Wittenberg, Germany
  • 9th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP), Munich, Germany
  • Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Economics, 2016 Gießen, Germany
  • European Meething of the Economic Science Association, 2016 Bergen, Norwegen
  • Investing the Nature and our Understanding of Causality, Morality, Language, Mind and Aesthetics, Experimental Philosophy Group Germany, Bochum, Germany
  • EBEN Annual Conference 2015, European Business Ethics Network, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Workshop „Der Ehrbare Kaufmann zwischen Bescheidenheit und Risiko“, Tutzing, Germany
  • EBEN Annual Conference 2014, European Business Ethics Network, Berlin, Germany
  • Workshop „Economics of Corruption 2013: Experimental Approaches to Responsible Governance“, Passau, Germany
  • Seminar: What determines moral behavior: Moral Competence and Situation, Venice 2013
  • Workshop „The Scope and Limit of Experimental Ethics“, Constance, Germany
  • Fifth ISBEE World Congress 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  • Well-being in contemporary society, Enschede, The Netherlands


Research Projects