Hannes Titeca

Personal details





PhD Economics - University of Exeter


I'm studying for a PhD in Economics and currently in my final / 4th year.


I have been undertaking research on how prosocial/altruistic behaviours are affected by psychological factors with the PhD (and Masters before it) being funded by an ESRC "1+3" scholarship. I also undertake part-time undergraduate teaching and marking as a postgraduate teaching assistant for the Business School.


My supervisors are Brit Grosskopf, Sebastian Kripfganz and Rajiv Sarin.



MSc Economics - University of Exeter

Distinction and School Commendation for Academic Performance.                                                     


Exchange Semester - University of California, Santa Barbara

GPA: 3.75 / 4, Dean’s Honors.


BSc Economics and Business Economics, Economics specialisation - Maastricht University

GPA: 8.61 / 10, Cum Laude.


Professional/research experience

February 2019 - May 2019:

Department for Work and Pensions, UK

Secondment to the “Claimant Behaviour & Insight Team” within the Counter Fraud and Compliance Directorate applying the experimental and analytical (both quantitative and qualitative) techniques developed throughout my PhD to a new context; that of preventing fraud and error across the benefits system on system, staff and customer levels.

2016 - present:

University of Exeter, UK

Postgraduate teaching assistant delivering small group seminars/tutorials and providing input into module content/structure.

Economics for Management. Undergraduate Year 1. 2020

Game Theory. Undergraduate Year 3. 2020

Behavioural Insights for Business and Management. Undergraduate Year 3. 2018 - 2020

Economics of Management Strategy. Undergraduate Year 3. 2017 - 2018

Behaviour, Decisions and Markets. Undergraduate Year 3. 2017, 2020

Microeconomics I. Undergraduate Year 1. 2017

Microeconomics II. Undergraduate Year 2. 2016 - 2018