M. Sc. David Ehrlich

Research Interests

  • Research Profile at the BMBF-funded project "Coping with Certainty – How Artificial Intelligence improves predictability and challenges normative perspectives"
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Nudging
  • The Digital Economy and its impact on politics, society

Recent Research


Teaching 2019-today

Supervised Theses

  • "Increasing Influenza Vaccination Uptake – Nudging as a Promising Tool“
  • "Nudging Sustainable Food Consumption: A Literature Review and Nudge Design"
  • "Increasing Organ Donation – The Promises of Nudges"
  • "Conflicting Interests, and Incentives in Financial Consulting"
  • "Terms of Service – did you read? Using Transparency as a Nudge in the Digital Age"
  • "How are Social Norms Affected by the AI Revolution? Customers' Awareness of Privacy Issues Related to Digital Assistants"


Curriculum Vitae

  • 2019–today: PhD candidate and research assistant at the Chair of Political Economy
  • 2015–2018: M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Heidelberg
  • 2016–2017: M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Florence, Italy
  • 2011–2015: B.Sc. in Economics at the University of Mannheim