Behavioral and Experimental Economics

I. Incentives, Productivity and Motivation


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Natural Groups and Economic Characteristics as Driving Forces of Wage Discrimination
European Economic Review, Vol. 90, pp. 178-200
joint work with Thorsten Chmura and Pia Weiss
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Goal setting and worker motivation
IZA World of Labor 2015:178
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Equity and Efficiency in Multi-Worker Firms:
Insights from Experimental Economics

Analyse & Kritik, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 325-347
joint work with Johannes Abeler, Steffen Altmann, Sebastian Kube, and Matthias Wibral
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Treating Equals Unequally -
Incentives, Motivation and Production Technology in Teams.

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 747-772
joint work with Sebastian Kube and Ro‘i Zultan
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Book Chapters

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Do Teams Procrastinate? Strategic Procrastination in a Dynamic Environment, in Experiments in Organizational Economics (Research in Experimental Economics, Volume 19), Sebastian J. Goerg , John R. Hamman (Eds.) Emerald Group Publishing
joint work with Sebastian Kube, Jonas Radbruch, and Philipp Weinschenk
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The equity principle in employment relationships
in: The Selten School of Behavioral Economics - A Collection of Essays in Honor of Reinhard Selten,
A. Ockenfels and A. Sadrieh (Eds.), Springer
joint work with Sebastian Kube
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Working Papers

Working Paper
The effectiveness of incentive schemes in the presence of implicit effort costs.
Minor Revision at Management Science
joint work with Sebastian Kube, and Jonas Radbruch
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February 2017

How Robust is the Superstar Effect in Tournaments?
IZA DP No. 10755,
joint work with Michael Babington and Carl Kitchens
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May 2017

II. Cooperative Behavior and Generosity


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If the Worst Comes to the Worst: Dictator Giving when Recipient’s Endowments are Risky
European Economic Review
joint work with Christoph Engel
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Endowments, Perceived Similarity and Dictator Giving,
Economic Inquiry, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 1130-1144
joint work with David B. Johnson, and Jonathan D. Rogers
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In wrong anticipation - Miscalibrated beliefs on trust between Germans, Israelis, and Palestinians
PLOS ONE, June 16, 2016
joint work with Heike Hennig-Schmidt, Gari Walkowitz, and Eyal Winter
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Priming the charitable pump: An experimental investigation of
two-stage raffles

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 508–519
joint work with John Lightle and Dmitry Ryvkin
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Fusing enacted and expected mimicry generates a winning strategy that promotes the evolution of cooperation
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 110, No. 25, pp. 10229
joint work with Ilan Fischer, Alex Frid, Simon A. Levin,
Daniel Rubenstein, and Reinhard Selten
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On the Prevalence of Framing Effects Across Subject-Pools
in a Two-Person Cooperation Game

Journal of Economic Psychology , Vol. 31, pp. 849–859
joint work with Gari Walkowitz
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Working Papers

Working Paper
Framing effects in the Prisoner's Dilemma but not in the Dictator Game
Discussion Paper
joint work with David Rand and Gari Walkowitz
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January 2017

Similarity Drives Cooperation in Social Dilemmas
Discussion Paper
joint work with Andreas Glöckner, René Schlegelmilch, and Ilan Fischer
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May 2017

Experimental Study of Bilateral Cooperation Under a Political Conflict: The Case of Israelis and Palestinians
joint work with Jan Meise, Gari Walkowitz, and Eyal Winter
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III. Impact of Norms, Regulations and the Law


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Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Punishment Regimes for Collusive Bribery
American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 506--556.
joint work with Christoph Engel and Gaoneng Yu
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Do Direct-Democratic Procedures Lead To Higher Acceptance Than Political Representation? Experimental Survey Evidence from Germany
Public Choice, Vol. 167, No. 1, pp. 47-65
joint work with Emanuel Towfigh, Andreas Glöckner, Philip Leifeld, Carlos Kurschilgen, Aniol Llorente-Saguer, and Sophie Bade
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Cui Bono, Benefit Corporation? An Experiment Inspired by Social Enterprise Legislation in Germany and the US
Review of Law & Economics. Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 79-110
joint work with Hanjo Hamann and Sven Fischer
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IV. Behavioral Theories


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Impulse response dynamics in weakest link games
German Economic Review, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 284–297.
joint work with Tibor Neugebauer and Abdolkarim Sadrieh
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Learning in experimental 2x2 games
Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 76, pp. 44–73
joint work with Thorsten Chmura and Reinhard Selten
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Generalized Impulse Balance: An experimental test
for a class of 3x3 games

Review of Behavioral Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 27-53
joint work with Thorsten Chmura and Reinhard Selten
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Correction and Re-examination of Stationary Concepts
for Experimental 2x2 Games: A Reply

The American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 2, pp. 1041-44
joint work with Reinhard Selten and Thorsten Chmura
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Experimental Investigation of a Cyclic Duopoly Game
Experimental Economics, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 253-271
joint work with Reinhard Selten
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V. Other

Non-Parametric Testing of Distributions - the Epps-Singleton two-sample test using the Empirical Characteristic Function
The Stata Journal, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 454-465
joint work with Johannes Kaiser
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