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Professor Thorsten Chmura

BA (Bonn), MSc (Bonn), PhD (Duisburg), PhD (Bonn)
Professor of Industrial Economics

Division: Industrial Economics and Finance
Centre/Institute: Centre for Research in the Behavioural Sciences
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466018
Location: C38 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Thorsten joined The Univesity of Nottingham in 2012. Before joining NUBS Thorsten worked at The University of Munich, The University of Bonn and The Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

Research Interests
Behavioural Economics, Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomics

Administrative Roles
Director of Doctoral Programmes
Divisional Research Director (Industrial Economics & Finance)
CRIBS - Director of the Centre for Research in Behavioural Sciences
CRIBS - Co-Director of the CRIBS Experimental Laboratory
CeDex Management Board (School of Economics)
Ethics Board (School of Economics)
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Behavioural Economics and Finance (N13429)

International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2002 - 2013    Project: 3x3 and 2x2 stationary concepts^^^ University of Bonn, Germany (Professor Reinhard Selten)^^^Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA (Dr. Sebastian Goerg)
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Lury Sofyan
Tanvir Nabi Khan
Thien Kim Nguyen

Publications prior to 2005

Publications prior to 2005

Chapters in Books

Chmura, T.; Harloff, G.; Pitz, T.(2004)., "Survey and Forecasts on Public Transportation in NRW & Stirring up Interfaces and Demarcations of Traffic Models", in R. Selten, M. Schreckenberg (ed) Traffic and Human Behaviour, pp. 155-167, Springer.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.(2004)., "Die Szenariobündelmethode am Beispiel des Kosovo", in E. Reiter, R. Selten, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden (ed) Zur Lösung des Kosovokonflikts, pp. 11-44.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.(2004)., "Die Szenariobündelmethode am Beispiel Bosnien Herzegowinas", in Erich Reiter, Predrag Jurekovic, Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden (ed) Bosnien und Herzigowina, Europas Balkanpolitik auf dem Prüfstand, pp. 163-179.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Schreckenberg, M.; Pitz, T.(2004)., "Experimentelle Untersuchung zum Routenwahlverhalten", in Symposium 'Transportsysteme und Verkehrspolitik', Akademie der Wissenschaften Schriften, (104 S), pp. 89-98, Nordrhein-Westfalische Akademie d. Wissenschaften, 1.

Selten, R.; Schreckenberg, M.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Kube, S.; Hafstein, S.F.; Chrobok, R.; Pottmeier, A.; Wahle, J.(2004)., "Experimental Investigation of Day-to-Day Route Choice-Behaviour and Simulation of Autobahn Traffic in NRW", in R. Selten, M. Schreckenberg (ed) Traffic and Human Behaviour, pp. 1-23.

Chmura, T.; Selten, R.; Pitz, T.; Wahle, J.(2003)., "Experiments on Route Choice Behaviour", in Emmerich, B, Nestler, M (ed) Interface and Transport Dynamics, pp. 317-320, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computers Science 32, Schreckenberg.

Pitz, T.; Chmura, T.; Hofmann, S.; Makela, P.(2003)., "How can we Avoid Traffic Jams? Simulating the Social Practice of Joint Ride?", in Ch Urban (ed) 3rd Workshop on Agent-Based Simulation, April 7-9, Passau, Germany, pp. 50-54.

Chmura, T.; Selten, R.; Schreckenberg, M.; Pitz, T.; Wahle, J.(2002)., "Experimental Investigation of Day-to-Day Route Choice-Behaviour", in M. Fukui, Y. Sugiyama, D. E. Wolfpp. (ed) Traffic and Granular Flow `01, pp. 325-331.

Schreckenberg, M.; Chmura, T.; Selten, R.; Pitz, T.; Wahle, J.(2001)., "Experiements on Day-to-Day Route Choice", in Cooperative Transport Dynamics, Dresdner Verkehrstage.

Discussion Papers

Selten, R.; Schreckenberg, M.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Kube, S., 2003, "Experiments and Simulations on Day-to-Day Route Choice Behaviour", CESIFO Working Paper No. 900, Munich.

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Bryce C.; Chmura, T.; Webb, R.; Cheevers, C.; Webb, R.; Siebale, J.(2017)., "Internally Reporting Risk in Financial Services: An Empirical Analysis", Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming 2017.

Hernan, G R; Chmura, T(2017)., "Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene & Nowak (2012)", Perspectives on Psychological Science, forthcoming 2017.

Chmura, T.; Goerg, S.; Weiss, P.(2016)., "Natural Groups and Economic Characteristics as Driving Forces of Wage Discrimination", European Economic Review, Vol.90, pp. 178-200.

Chmura, T.; Mattison Thompson, F.(2015)., "Loyalty Programs in Emerging and Developed Markets: The Impact of Cultural Values on Loyalty Program Choice", Journal of International Marketing, Vol.23 (3), pp. 87-103.

Chmura, T.; Goerg, S.J.; Selten, R.(2014)., "Generalized Impulse Balance: An Experimental Test for a class of 3 x 3 Games", Review of Behavioral Economics, Vol.1(1-2), pp. 27-53.

Chmura, T.; Hertz, B.; Knorr, F.; Schreckenberg, M.; Pitz, T.(2014)., "A simple stochastic cellular automation for synchronized traffic flow", Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, Vol.405, pp. 332-337.

Knorr, F.; Chmura, T.; Schreckenberg, M.(2014)., "Route Choice in the Presence of a Toll Road: The Role of Pre-Trip Information and Learning", Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Vol.27 (Part A), pp. 44-55.

Vieder, F.; Chmura, T.; Fisher, T.; Kusakawa, P.; Martinsson, F.; Mattison Thompson, F.; Sunday, A.(2014)., "Between- versus Within-Country Differences in Risk Attitudes:Implications for Cultural Comparisons", Theory and Decision, Vol.78 (2), pp. 209-218.

Vieder, F.; Lefebvre, M.; Chmura, T.; Bouchouicha, R.; Hakimov, R.; Krawczyk, M.; Martinsson, P.(2014)., "Common components of risk and uncertainty attitudes across contexts and domains: Evidence from 30 countries", Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA), Vol.13 (3), pp. 421-452, doi: 10.1111/jeea.12102.

Chmura, T.; Goerg, S.J.; Selten, R.(2012)., "Learning in experimental 2x2 games", Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.76 (1), pp. 44-73.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Goerg, S.J.(2012)., "Stationary concepts for experimental 2x2 games: a reply", American Economic Review, Vol.101 (2), pp. 1041-1044.

Chmura, T.(2011)., "Response Modes and Coordination In A Traffic Context, An Experimental Comparison of Chinese and German Participants.", Singapore Economic Review, Vol.56 (4), pp. 489-501.

Chmura, T.; Gueth, W.(2011)., "Theory, Learning and Experiments in a 3-person Coordination Game with mixed strategy Equilibria", Games, Vol.2 (3), pp. 333-354.

Yu, N.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Sun, N.(2010)., "Bargaining over perfect complements owned separately: with experimental test", Economics Letters, Vol.107 (2), pp. 115-118.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.(2008)., "Stationary concepts for experimental 2x2 games", American Economic Review, Vol.98 (3), pp. 938-66.

Chmura, T.; Kaiser, J.; Pitz, T.(2007)., "Simulating Complex Social Behaviour With the Genetic Action Tree Kernel", Journal of Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory European Social Simulation Association Physica A, Vol.13 (4), pp. 355-377.

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.(2007)., "An Extended Reinforcement Algorithm for Estimation of Human Beviour in Congestion Games", Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Vol.10 (2).

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Fei, F.(2007)., "The Minority Game: Experiments and Simulations", Journal of Systems and Management, Vol.16 (6), pp. 585-590.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Kube, S.; Schreckenberg, M.(2007)., "Commuters Route Choice Behaviour", Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.58, pp. 394-406.

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.(2006)., "The Successful Stoics - An Astonishing Property of the Minority Game", Physica A, Vol.363, pp. 477-480.

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Mohring, M.; Troitzsch, K.G.(2006)., "NETSIM - A Software environment to Study route choice behavior in laboratory experiments", European Social Simulation Association.

Chmura, T.; Kube, S.; Pitz, T.; Puppe, C.(2005)., "Testing (Beliefs about) Social Preferences: Evidence from an Experimental Coordination Game", Economics Letters, Vol.88 (2), pp. 214-220.

Chapters in Books

Chmura, T.; Kaiser, J.; Pitz, T.; Blumberg, M.; Bruck, M.(2007)., "Effects of Advanced Traveller Information Systems on Agents' Behaviour in a Traffic Scenario", in Poschel, T, Schadschneider, S, Kuhne, R, Schreckenberg, M, Wolf, D, E (ed) Traffic and Granular Flow '05, pp. 631-640, Springer.

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Schreckenberg, M.(2007)., "Laboratory Experiments with Nagel Schreckenberg Algorithm", in T, Poschel, A, Schadschneider, R, Kuhne, M, Schreckenberg, D.E. Wolf (ed) Traffic and Granular Flow '05, Springer.

Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Schreckenberg, M.(2005)., "The Minority Game Experiments and Simulations", in Hoogendoorn, S, Luding, S, Bovy, P,H,L, Schreckenberg, M and Wolf D.E (ed) Traffic and Granular Flow '03, pp. 305-317, Springer.

Selten, R.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T.; Selten, R.(2005)., "Experimental Investigation of a Two Route Scenario with Construction Areas", in Hoogendoorn, S, Luding, S, Bovy, P,h,l, Schreckenberg M, Wolf D.E. (ed) Traffic and Granular Flow '03, pp. 317-325.


Weiss, P.; Chmura, T., 2016, "Goal setting, comparison with others and anchoring e ects: Theory and Experiments", in Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Discussion Papers

Ning, Y.; Chmura, T., 2012, "A Case of Unstable Ambiguity Attitudes in Partnership Dissolving Auction Experiments".

Chmura, T.; Engel, C.; Engleth, M.; Pitz, T., 2010, "At the Mercy of the Prisoner Next Door Using an Experimental Measure of Selfishness as a Criminological Tool".

Kaiser, J.; Chmura, T.; Pitz, T., 2006, "The Tobin Tax: A Game-Theoretical and an Experimental Approach", Bonn Econ Discussion Paper – University of Bonn..



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