Research: Publications

These are some of our recent publications

Please note that this is a selection compiled in February 2018. Three to four publications per chair, none older than 2015. Please turn to the chairs' individual homepages for full lists of publications!

Economic Behavior:

Barrett, S., & Dannenberg, A. (2017). Tipping Versus Cooperating to Provide a Public Good. Journal of the European Economic Association, 15(4), 910–941.

Braukmann, J., Schmitt, A., Duranova, L., & Ohly, S. (2018). Identifying ICT-Related Affective Events Across Life Domains and Examining their Unique Relationships with Employee Recovery. Journal of Business and Psychology, in press.

Daskalakis M., (2016). Behavioral determinants of environmental innovation: A Carnegie-based approach. In: Beckenbach, F. & Kahlenborn, W. (eds.): New Perspectives for Environmental Policies through Behavioral Economics, Springer, Berlin, pp. 301-323.

Haita-Falah, C. (2017). Sunk-cost fallacy and cognitive ability in individual decision-making. Journal of Economic Psychology, 58, 44-59.

Michaelis, J., & Schwanebeck, B. (2017). Examination Rules and Student Effort. Economics Letters, 145, 65-68.

Nagel, R., Bühren, C. & Frank, B. (2017). Inspired and Inspiring: Hervé Moulin and the Discovery of the Beauty Contest Game. Mathematical Social Sciences, 90, 191-207.

Ohly, S., Göritz, A., & Schmitt, A. (2017). The Power of Routinized Tasks for Energy at work. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103, 132-142.

Ohly, S., Plückthun, L., & Kissel, D. (2017). Developing students’ creative self-efficacy based on design thinking: Evaluation of an elective university course. Psychology Learning & Teaching, 16, 125-132.

Ohly, S. & Schmitt, A. (2015). What makes us happy, angry, content or worried? Development and validation of a work events taxonomy using concept mapping methodology. Journal of Business and Psychology, 30, 15-35.

Prem, R., Ohly, S., Kubicek, B. & Korunka, C. (2017). Thriving on challenge stressors? Exploring time pressure and learning demands as antecedents of thriving at work. Journal of Organisational Behavior, 38, 108-123.


Banaszewska, M., & Bischoff, I. (2017). The Political Economy of EU-funds: Evidence from Poland. Journal of Economics and Statistics, 237(3), 191-224.

Bischoff, I., & Blaeschke, F. (2016). Performance Budgeting: Incentives and Social Waste From Window Dressing. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 26(2), 344-358.

Bischoff, I., & Krabel, S. (2017). Local taxes and political influence: evidence from locally dominant firms in German municipalities. International Tax and Public Finance, 24, 313–337.

Carbonara, E., Parisi, F., & von Wangenheim, G. (2015). Rent-seeking and litigation: The hidden virtues of limited fee shifting. Review of Law & Economics, 11(2), 113-148.

Dannenberg, A., Zitzelsberger, S., & Tavoni, A. (2017). Climate Negotiators’ and Scientists’ Assessments of the Climate Negotiations. Nature Climate Change, 7(6), 437-442.

Growitsch, C., Malischek, R., Nick, S., & Wetzel, H. (2015). The Costs of Power Interruptions in Germany: A Regional and Sectoral Analysis. German Economic Review, 16(3), 307-323.

Koenig, J., Brenner, T., & Buenstorf, G. (2017). Regional effects of university funding: Excellence at the cost of regional disparity? Review of Regional Research, 37, 111–133.

Kosfeld, R., & Titze, M. (2015). Benchmark Value-Added Chains and Regional Clusters in R&D-Intensive Industries. International Regional Science Review, 40, 530-558.

Kosfeld, R., Eckey, H. F., & Türck, M. (2016), Deskriptive Statistik, Grundlagen - Methoden - Beispiele – Aufgaben. 6. Ed. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.

Kosfeld, R., & Dreger, C. (2018). Local and Spatial Cointegration in the Wage Curve - A Spatial Analysis for German Regions. Review of Regional Research, 38, 53-75.

Kosfeld, R., & Dreger, C. (2018). Towards an East German wage curve - NUTS boundaries, labour market regions and unemployment spillovers. Special issue on Spatial Econometrics. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 48, in press.

Kruse, J., & Wetzel, H. (2016). Energy prices, technological knowledge and green energy innovation: A dynamic panel analysis of patent counts. CESifo Economic Studies, 62(3), 397-425.

Michaelis, J., & Hanl, A. (2017). Kryptowährungen – ein Problem für die Geldpolitik? Wirtschaftsdienst, 97(5), 363-370.

Nick, S., & Wetzel, H. (2016). The Hidden Cost of Investment: The Impact of Adjustment Costs on Firm Performance Measurement and Regulation. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 49(1), 33-55.

Von Wangenheim, G. (2017). Evolutionary Law and Economics. In: Parisi, F. (ed.): Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics. Volume 1: Methodology and Concepts.

Economic Behavior and Governance:

Albrecht, F., Frank, B., Gobien, S., Hartmann, M., Ihtiyar, Ö., Khachatryan, E., Kusa, N., Rashad, A., Sabry, M. I., Shaheen, S., & Stöber, T. (2016). The Powerful, the Powerless, and the Grabbing: Non-Nash Land Grabbing in the Lab. Homo Oeconomicus, 33, 219-242.

Barrett, S., & Dannenberg, A. (2016). An Experimental Investigation into ‘Pledge and Review’ in Climate Negotiations. Climatic Change, 138(1), 339–351.

Beckenbach, F. (2016). Innovative behavioral approaches to analyse the incentives of environmental instruments, in: Beckenbach, F. & Kahlenborn, W. (eds.): New Perspectives for Environmental Policies through Behavioral Economics. Berlin, Springer, 15-68.

Beckenbach, F., Daskalakis, M., & Hofmann, D. (2017). Agent-Based Analysis of Industrial Dynamics and Paths of Environmental Policy: The Case of Non-renewable Energy Production in Germany. Computational Economics, in press.

Bischoff, I., & Krauskopf, T. (2015). Warm glow of collective giving - an experimental study, Journal of Economic Psychology, 51, 210-218.

Bühren, C., & Pleßner, M. (2015). Rating Agencies – An Experimental Analysis of their Remuneration Model. German Economic Review, 16, 324-342.

Buenstorf, G., Engel, C., Fischer, S., & Gueth, W. (2016). Non-compete clauses, employee effort and spin-off entrepreneurship: A laboratory experiment. Research Policy, 45(10), 2113–2124.

Buenstorf, G., Nielsen, K., & Timmermans, B. (2017). Steve Jobs or No Jobs? Entrepreneurial activity and performance among Danish college dropouts and graduates. Small Business Economics, 48(1), 179–197.

Heinisch, D., Nomaler, Ö., Buenstorf, G., Frenken, K., & Lintsen, H. (2016). Same place, same knowledge – same people? The geography of non-patent citations in Dutch polymer patents. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 25(6), 553-572.

Laging, A., & Voßkamp, R. (2017). Determinants of math performance of first-year business administration and economics students. International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 3, 108-142.

Lange, A., & Ziegler, A. (2017). Offsetting versus mitigation activities to reduce CO2 emissions: A theoretical and empirical analysis for the U.S. and Germany. Environmental and Resource Economics, 66 (1), 113-133.

Lange, A., Schwirplies, C., & Ziegler, A. (2017). On the interrelation between the consumption of impure public goods and direct donations: Theory and empirical evidence. Resource and Energy Economics, 47, 72-88.

Li, S., Bühren, C., Frank, B., & Qin, H. (2015). Group Decision Making in a Corruption Experiment: China and Germany Compared. Journal of Economics and Statistics / Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 235, 207-227.

Michaelis, J., & Palek, J. (2016). Optimal Monetary Policy in a Currency Union: Implications of Country-specific Financial Frictions. Credit and Capital Markets, 49(1), 1-36.

Müller, S., & von Wangenheim, G. (2017). The impact of market innovations on the dissemination of social norms: the sustainability case. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 27, 663–690.

Palek, J., & Schwanebeck, B. (2018). Optimal Monetary and Macroprudential Policy in a Currency Union. Journal of International Money and Finance, in press.

Palek, J., & Schwanebeck, B. (2017). Financial Frictions and Optimal Stabilization Policy in a Monetary Union. Economic Modelling, 61, 262-277.

Schwirplies, C., & Ziegler, A. (2016). Offset carbon emissions or pay a price premium for avoiding them? A cross-country analysis of motives for climate protection. Applied Economics, 48 (9), 746-758.

Ziegler, A. (2017). Political orientation, environmental values, and climate change beliefs and attitudes: An empirical cross country analysis. Energy Economics, 63, 144-153.