Sili Zhang


I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU).

I am a behavioral economist working on topics at the intersection of economics and psychology, using a combination of applied theory, experimental methods, and surveys.

My research focuses on (i) how misperceptions about valuations shape important economic behavior, and (ii) how perceptions about moral or social values interact with important economic institutions.

You can reach me via email: sili.zhang [at]

Research Fields

  • Behavioral Economics

  • Experimental Economics

  • Applied Microeconomics


  • Ph.D. in Economics (Summa Cum Laude), University of Zurich, 2022

  • M.Phil in Economics (with Distinction), Tilburg University, 2016

  • B.S. in Statistics, Renmin University of China, 2014