Florian Artinger

© Florian M. Artinger
+49 30 82406-697
artinger [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de

Short CV: 

Ph.D. in Economics, Max Planck Institute for Human Development / Technical University Berlin.

M.Sc. Economics and Management Science, Humboldt University, Berlin.

B.A. (hons.) Politics and Economics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Dr. Florian Artinger is a behavioral scientist and educator with a PhD in economics. He is currently a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human development as well as founder and partner of Simply Rational - The Institute for Decision, a spin-off of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. He has trained managers in the arts and science of effective decision making given an uncertain world. His work has been funded by among others the Leverhulme Trust and the Volkswagen Foundation and has received awards from the Academy of Management and the Jungius Foundation. Prior to his current roles he worked as a Post Doc at Warwick Business School and held visiting positions at the University of Oxford and the University of Chicago.

Research Interests: 

Dr. Florian Artinger's work investigates the strategies that people or organizations use in the face of uncertainty, that is, when there is only limited information or a complex and dynamic environment.

Selected Literature: 

Artinger, F. M., Kozodi, N., Gigerenzer, G., & Wangenheim, F. (in press) Recency: Prediction with smart data. American Marketing Association Winter Conference Proceedings.

Artinger, F. M., & Gigerenzer, G. (2016). Adaptive heuristic pricing. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Online ISSN: 2151-6561.

Artinger, F. M., Petersen, M., Weibler, J., & Gigerenzer, G. (2015). Heuristics as adaptive decision strategies in management. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36 (S1), S33-S52

Analytis, P., Moussaïd, M., Artinger, F. M., Kämmer, J., & Gigerenzer, G. (2014). Big data needs an analysis of decision processes. Behavioral and Brain Science, (37) 76-78.

Artinger, F. M., Exadaktylos, F., Koppel, H., & Sääksvuori, S. (2014). In others’ shoes: Do individual differences in empathy and Theory of Mind shape social preferences? PLOS ONE, 9(4): e92844.

Fleischhut, N., Artinger, F. M., Olschewski, S., Volz, K., & Hertwig, R. (2014). Sampling of social information: Decisions from experience in bargaining. In M. Bello P., Guarini M., McShane M. & Scassellati B. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society, 1048-1053.

Artinger, F. M., Fleischhut, N., Levati, V., & Stevens, J. (2012). Cooperation in risky environments: Decisions from experience in a stochastic social dilemma. In Miyake, N., Peebles, D., Cooper R. P., (Eds.), Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, 84-89.


Artinger, F. M., Gigerenzer, G., & Jacobs, P., Satisficing: Integrating two traditions. Revise and resubmit at Journal of Economic Literature.

In books:

Artinger, F. M., Bortoleto, A. P., & Katsikopoulos, K. V. (2016). Environmental Behavior and Fast and Frugal Heuristics. In W. Kahlenborn & F. Beckenbach. New Perspectives for Environmental Policies through Behavioral Economics. Springer.