Utz Weitzel is Professor of Experimental Finance at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Professor of Experimental and Behavioral Finance at the Radboud University Nijmegen. After his school education in Namibia, he studied Economics and Business in Germany and in Great Britain, followed by a PhD at the Humboldt-University Berlin, and a post-doc year at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a Research Fellow at the Tinbergen Institute, Board member of the GXP Foundation, and Co-Founder of the Behavioral Finance Online Research initiative. Previously, he was Professor of Finance and Financial Markets at Utrecht University, a research affiliate at the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena, and director of the Society for Experimental Finance.
In his current research, he focuses on topics in behavioral/experimental finance, corporate finance/management, complex systems, and meta-science. He has published in various journals, amongst others, in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Economic Journal, Management Science, Experimental Economics, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Theoretical Biology, and Neuroimage (for more details, see publication list).