Dr. Jakob Wirth was a research assistant at the department of information systems and services at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg. There he also completed his doctorate on information privacy in 2020. Prior to this, Dr. Wirth completed his studies in information systems at the University of Bamberg.
As a research associate, Dr. Wirth was a member of the team of the CHRIS research project (Centre of Human Resources and Information Systems), where he worked on the use of information systems in recruiting and the behaviour of career-minded people. He is co-author of studies in the series Bewerbungspraxis and Recruiting Trends.
During his doctorate, Dr. Wirth was mainly concerned with the behaviour of persons in the context of privacy in the domain of information systems. Dr. Wirth mainly used theories such as the privacy calculus or the privacy paradox to obtain a more holistic view on privacy. In order to investigate this topic, Mr. Wirth mainly used interviews, literature analyses, and empirical studies. His scientific research results have been published in various international journals and conferences.