Nils Köbis


Nils Köbis is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Economics and Business and a member of the Center for Experimental Economics and political Decision-making (CREED) at the University of Amsterdam.


Funded by NWO Talent Grant , Nils did his PhD on the Social Psychology of Corruption at the Faculty of Experimental and Applied Psychology (VU Free Unviversity Amsterdam). His current work on corruption deals with:

- theoretical differentiation of different psychological mechanisms involved corrupt behavior

- developing an "Atlas of Corruption Types" as teaching tool and to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration

- how social norms can help to explain corruption

- how the slippery slope process of corruption unfolds over time

- corruption and education

- dual process models and behavioral ethics