Prof. Dr. Vanessa Mertins
Workers' Participation in Wage Setting: A Gift-Echange Experiment (with Jörg Franke and Ruslan Gurtoviy), Journal of Economic Psychology, 2016, pp. 151-162. Link
When the Meaning of Work Has Disappeared - Experimental Evidence on Employees’ Performance and Emotions (with Sabrina Jeworrek and Adrian Chadi), Management Science, 2016. Link
Does Participation Increase Outcome Acceptance? Evidence from a Power-to-take Experiment (with Max Albert), Journal of Economics and Statistics [Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik] 235(06), 2015, pp. 584-607. Link
Do Overconfident Workers Cooperate Less? The Relationship between Overconfidence and Cooperation in Team Production (with Wolfgang Hoffeld), Managerial and Decision Economics 36(4), 2015, 265-274. Link
Non-Monetary Incentives (with Susanne Neckermann), in: M. Altman (ed.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2015.
Greedy and selfish? Differences in Fairness Preferences of Prospective Lawyers and Managers (with Susanne Warning), German Journal of Research in Human Resource Management [Zeitschrift für Personalforschung] 28(4), 2014, pp. 410-433. Link
Gender Differences in the Responsiveness to Situational Cues (with Susanne Warning), NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference Proceedings, 2013, p. 46.
The Effects of Individual Judgments about Selection Procedures: Results from a Power-to-Resist Game (with Henrik Egbert and Tanja Könen), Journal of Socio-Economics 42, 2013, pp. 112-120. Link
Risk-Sorting and Preference for Team Piece Rates (with Agnes Bäker), Journal of Economic Psychology 34, 2013, pp. 285-300. Link
Why do People Cooperate? The role of behavior-associated genes in individual decision-making (with Andrea B. Schote, Wolfgang Hoffeld, Michelle Griessmair and Jobst Meyer), NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference Proceedings, 2011, p. 51.
Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf
“Punishment Motives for Small and Big Lies” (forthcoming, with Ruslan Gurtoviy and Verena Utikal), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.
“A Randomized Controlled Trial of Teaching Methods: Do Classroom Experiments Improve Economic Education in High Schools?” (forthcoming, with Pascal Sulser), Journal of Economic Education.
“Horizontal and Vertical Social Preferences in Tournaments” (2016, with Sabrina Teyssier), Managerial and Decision Economics, 37, 2, 127-139.
“Third Parties and Specific Investments” (2016, with Stephan Nüesch), Schmalenbach Business Review, 17, 2, 151–172.
“Academic Performance and Single-Sex Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland” (2015, with Urs Fischbacher, Zohal Hessami, and Heinrich W. Ursprung), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 115, 123–143.
"Naïve Responses to Kind Delegation” (2015, with Urs Fischbacher), Managerial and Decision Economics, 36, 487–498.
“The Impact of Management Incentives in Intergroup Contests” (2014), European Economic Review, 67, 42-61.
“Stop watching and start listening! - The Impact of Coaching and Peer Observation in Tournaments” (2014, with Tim Friehe), Journal of Economic Psychology, 45, 56-70.
“Inequality of Opportunities and Distributive Justice” (2013, with Urs Fischbacher and Franziska Föllmi), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 93, 51–61.
“Mediation and Conflict Prevention” (2013, with André Bächtiger), Journal of Conflict Resolution, 57(4) 570-597.
“Envy and Loss Aversion in Tournaments”, (2013, with Sabrina Teyssier), Journal of Economic Psychology, 34, 240–255.
“Regulation in the Market for Education and Optimal Choice of Curriculum” (2012, with Ansgar Wohlschlegel), Journal of Urban Economics, 71, 53-65.
“No contract or unfair contract: What's better?” (2012, with Lisa Bruttel), Journal of Socio- Economics, 41, 384– 390.
“Paying for better test scores.” (2011), Education Economics, 19(4): 329–39.
“Peer effects, motivation, and learning.” (2010), Economics of Education Review 29(3): 364- 374.
“Individual Development and Optimal Selection in Schools” (2010, with Christian Lukas), Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 80, 821–839.
“Student Selection and Incentives” (2009); Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 79(5), 563-577. “Negative Weights for Performance Measures” (2009); International Public Management Journal; 12(3), 332–344.
Working Papers under Review
“Trust in Third Parties” (with Stephan Nüesch)
“Unequal Incentives and Perceived Fairness in Groups” (single author)
“Punishment Motives for Deceptive Financial Statements” (with Ruslan Gurtoviy and Verena Utikal)
“Communication and Conflict Management” (single author)
Current Research Projects
“Gender peer effects in secondary education” (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Sara Brunner) “Economic Competences and Decisions” (with Stephan Schumann)
“The Incentive Effects of Tracking in Secondary Education” (with Guido Schwerdt)
“Social Skills and Labor Market Matches, the Case of IT Experts” (with Christian Kehler and Christian Opitz)
“Incentive Spillovers on Voluntary Contributions” (with Simon Gächter and Natalia Montinari) “Deception in Conflicts” (with Franziska Deutschmann and Konstantin Hesler)
“Partisan Support in Contests” (single author)