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Home | People | Jantsje Mol

Jantsje Mol

Research Fellow

University of Amsterdam
Research field
Behavioral Economics
Behavioral Economics, Environmental Economics, Experimental Economics, Field Experiments


Jantsje Mol is a postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. She has a research master in neuroeconomics from Maastricht University and a PhD in behavioral economics from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. For her PhD thesis, she used lab experiments, online experiments and a virtual reality (VR) experiment to improve flood preparedness. Currently, she is working on the interplay between trust, ethical behavior and motivated reasoning.

List of publications

Mol, JantsjeM., Botzen, W.J.Wouter and Blasch, JuliaE. (2020). Behavioral motivations for self-insurance under different disaster risk insurance schemes Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 180:967--991.

Mol, JantsjeM., Botzen, W.J.Wouter and Blasch, JuliaE. (2020). Risk reduction in compulsory disaster insurance: Experimental evidence on moral hazard and financial incentives Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 84:.

Mol, JantsjeM. (2019). Goggles in the lab: Economic experiments in immersive virtual environments Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 79:155--164.