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Dr Tomás Lejarraga
Dr Tomás Lejarraga
Tenure-track contract Lecturer with a PhD
Business Organization

Dr Tomás Lejarraga


Brief CV

Tomás is the Director of the UIB Decision Science Laboratory. He received his doctorate in Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain) in 2009. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dynamic Decision Making Laboratory in Carnegie Mellon University (USA), and later a Visiting Associate Professor at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain). From 2013 to 2016, Tomás was a Research Scientist at the Center for Adaptive Rationality in the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (Germany). He is interested in how individuals and groups explore, process, and integrate descriptive (symbolic information) and personally experienced information when making decisions. His three most recent publications are:

Martin, J., Lejarraga, T., & Gonzalez, C. (2018). The Effects of Motivation and Memory on the Weighting of Reference Prices. Journal of Economic Psychology, in press.

Ert, E. & Lejarraga, T. (2017). The Effect of Experience on Context- Dependent Decisions. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, in press.

Hertwig, R., Hogarth, R., Lejarraga, T. (2017). Experience and Description: Exploring Two Paths to Knowledge. Current Directions in Psychological Science, in press.

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Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
10/09/2018 28/02/2019 Thursday 12.00 13.00 Despacho 9 (Ed. Arxiduc) mediante cita por Aula Digital

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2018-19

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
20531 - Final Degree Project
20505 - Organisational Design and Human Resources

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Degree
11320 - Business Organization and Strategy
  • Master's in Agronomic Engineering 2016-17
  • Master's in Industrial Engineering 2016-17
11322 - Human Resource Management
  • Master's in Industrial Engineering 2016-17
20505 - Organisational Design and Human Resources
  • Degree in Tourism2016-17, 2017-18
  • Double Degree in Economics and Tourism 2016-17, 2017-18
20531 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Tourism2016-17, 2017-18


Research groups

Group Membership type
Decision Science Main researcher
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