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Workplace:Institut für Wirtschaftstheorie, -politik und -geschichte (Department of Economic Theory, Policy and History), Fakultät für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik (Faculty of Economics and Statistics), Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (Innsbruck University), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Credence goods in the literature: What the past fifteen years have taught us about fraud, incentives, and the role of institutions
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance (2020)
  2. Diagnostic Uncertainty and Insurance Coverage in Credence Goods Markets
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (2020) Downloads
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2020) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads
    ECONtribute Discussion Papers Series, University of Bonn and University of Cologne, Germany (2020) Downloads
  3. Reveal It or Conceal It: On the Value of Second Opinions in a Low-Entry-Barriers Credence Goods Market
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (2020) Downloads
    ECONtribute Discussion Papers Series, University of Bonn and University of Cologne, Germany (2020) Downloads
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2020) Downloads
  4. oTree: The Equality Equivalence Test
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance (2019)

2019

  1. Credence Goods Markets and the Informational Value of New Media: A Natural Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2019) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2019) Downloads View citations (7)
    Discussion Paper Series of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (2019) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Distributional Preferences Explain Individual Behavior Across Games and Time
    Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2019) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Uncovering sophisticated discrimination with the help of credence goods markups - evidence from a natural field experiment
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads

2017

  1. Coping with complexity - Experimental evidence for narrow bracketing in multi-stage contests
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2017)
  2. Do the altruists lie less?
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2019)
  3. Social preferences and political attitudes: An online experiment on a large heterogeneous sample
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2020)

2016

  1. Competing for Market Shares: Why the Order of Moves Matters Even When It Shouldn't
    VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
  2. Guilt-Averse or Reciprocal? Looking at Behavioural Motivations in the Trust Game
    QuBE Working Papers, QUT Business School Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Economic Science Association (2018)
  3. Insurance coverage of customers induces dishonesty of sellers in markets for credence goods
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Why did he do that? Using counterfactuals to study the effect of intentions in extensive form games
    QuBE Working Papers, QUT Business School Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2018)

2015

  1. Appendix to ''��Vickrey Auction vs BDM: Difference in bidding behaviour and the impact of other-regarding motives''
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads
  2. How Social Preferences Shape Incentives in (Experimental) Markets for Credence Goods
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2017)
  3. Prevalence and Determinants of Choice Bracketing - Experimental Evidence
    VfS Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
  4. The Hidden Costs of Tax Evasion: Collaborative Tax Evasion in Markets for Expert Services
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2014) Downloads
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute (2014) Downloads
  5. Vickrey Auction vs BDM: Difference in bidding behaviour and the impact of other-regarding motives
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Economic Science Association (2016)

2014

  1. Car Mechanics in the Lab - Investigating the Behavior of Real Experts on Experimental Markets for Credence Goods
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, European University Institute (2014) Downloads View citations (14)
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2014)
  2. Heterogeneity in Rent-Seeking Contests with Multiple Stages: Theory and Experimental Evidence
    VfS Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2013) Downloads View citations (4)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. How the Value of Information Shapes the Value of Commitment Or: Why the Value of Commitment Does Not Vanish
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads
  4. Incentives and selection in promotion contests: Is it possible to kill two birds with one stone?
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Managerial and Decision Economics (2015)
  5. Optimal prizes in dynamic elimination contests: Theory and experimental evidence
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2014)
  6. Too Much or Too Little? Price-Discrimination in a Market for Credence Goods
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2014) Downloads
  7. What is trustworthiness and what drives it?
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Experimental Economics Center Working Paper Series, Experimental Economics Center, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University (2005) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Games and Economic Behavior (2016)

2013

  1. Fair Division in Unanimity Bargaining with Subjective Claims
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Fairness and Efficiency in a Subjective Claims Problem
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2016)
  3. Optimal Prizes in Dynamic Elimination Contests: An Experimental Analysis
    VfS Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2012) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Revealed Distributional Preferences: Individuals vs. Teams
    Discussion Papers in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2013) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2014)
  5. Second-Degree Moral Hazard in a Real-World Credence Goods Market
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2013) Downloads
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute (2013) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2017)
  6. The Geometry of Distributional Preferences and a Non-Parametric Identification Approach
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. The Good, the Bad and the Naive: Do Fair Prices Signal Good Types or Do They Induce Good Behaviour?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NCER Working Paper Series, National Centre for Econometric Research (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Two-Stage Elimination Contests with Endogenous Continuation Values: An Analytical Solution
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads

2011

  1. Distributional Preferences and Competitive Behavior
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2012)
  2. Incentives vs. Selection in Promotion Tournaments: Can a Designer Kill Two Birds with One Stone?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (19)
  3. What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2011) Downloads View citations (10)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2013)

2010

  1. Guilt from Promise-Breaking and Trust in Markets for Expert Services - Theory and Experiment
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads

2009

  1. The Economics of Credence Goods: On the Role of Liability, Verifiability, Reputation and Competition
    NCER Working Paper Series, National Centre for Econometric Research Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (18)
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Impact of Distributional Preferences on (Experimental) Markets for Expert Services
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2009) Downloads View citations (11)

2007

  1. Experts vs. Discounters: Consumer Free Riding and Experts Withholding Advice in Markets for Credence Goods
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck Downloads
    Also in Economics working papers, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (2005) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (2009)

2005

  1. Experts vs Discounters: Competition and Market Unravelling When Consumers Do Not Know What they Need
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Price discrimination via the choice of distribution channels
    Economics working papers, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Price Discrimination in Markets for Experts' Services
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. On Doctors, Mechanics and Computer Specialists Or Where are the Problems with Credence Goods?
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (6)

2000

  1. Idiosyncratic Investments, Outside Opportunities and the Boundaries of the Firm
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (2002)
  2. In-House Competition, Organizational Slack and the Business Cycle
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2003)
  3. Market Institutions and Quality Enforcement
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads
  4. Theoretically robust but empirically invalid: an experimental investigation into tax equivalence
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (40)
    Also in Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics (1997) View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Theory (2000)

1998

  1. Are Two Good Representative for Many?
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1998)
  2. Optimal Incentives to Reduce Downstream Pollution Under Asymmetric Information
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics
    Also in Working Papers, Washington St. Louis - School of Business and Political Economy (1998)

1997

  1. Excess Capacity as an Incentive Device
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics (1997)
  2. Voluntary Contributions when the Public Good is not Necessarily Normal
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics (1998)

1996

  1. Disciplinary Takeovers and Industry Effects
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (1998)
  2. Information Revelation via Takeovers in Correlated Environments
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Managerial and Decision Economics (1997)

1995

  1. Hostile Takeovers in Correlated Environments
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics

1994

  1. Optimal Contracts With Semiordered Types
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics

1991

  1. Destroying the 'Pretending' Equilibrium in the Demski-Sappington-Spiller Model
    Vienna Economics Papers, University of Vienna, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1994)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Credence goods in the literature: What the past fifteen years have taught us about fraud, incentives, and the role of institutions
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 2020, 26, (C) Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2020)
  2. Social preferences and political attitudes: An online experiment on a large heterogeneous sample
    Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 182, (C) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2019

  1. Competing for market shares: Does the order of moves matter even when it shouldn’t?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 166, (C), 346-365 Downloads
  2. Do altruists lie less?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 157, (C), 560-579 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. The role of communication in fair division with subjective claims
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 167, (C), 72-89 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. oTree: The Equality Equivalence Test
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 2019, 22, (C), 214-222 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2020)

2018

  1. Guilt averse or reciprocal? Looking at behavioral motivations in the trust game
    Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2018, 4, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Social interaction effects: The impact of distributional preferences on risky choices
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2018, 56, (2), 141-164 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Why did he do that? Using counterfactuals to study the effect of intentions in extensive form games
    Experimental Economics, 2018, 21, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. Coping with complexity – Experimental evidence for narrow bracketing in multi-stage contests
    European Economic Review, 2017, 98, (C), 264-281 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. How Social Preferences Shape Incentives in (Experimental) Markets for Credence Goods
    Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (600), 393-416 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. Is reciprocity really outcome-based? A second look at gift-exchange with random shocks
    Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2017, 3, (2), 149-160 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Second‐Degree Moral Hazard In A Real‐World Credence Goods Market
    Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (599), 1-18 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  5. The Economics of Credence Goods – a Survey of Recent Lab and Field Experiments
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2017, 63, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (16)

2016

  1. Fair and efficient division through unanimity bargaining when claims are subjective
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2016, 57, (C), 56-73 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Fairness and efficiency in a subjective claims problem
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 131, (PA), 21-36 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Vickrey auction vs BDM: difference in bidding behaviour and the impact of other-regarding motives
    Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2016, 2, (2), 101-108 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. What is trustworthiness and what drives it?
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 98, (C), 197-218 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Incentives and Selection in Promotion Contests: Is It Possible to Kill Two Birds with One Stone?
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2015, 36, (5), 275-285 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. The geometry of distributional preferences and a non-parametric identification approach: The Equality Equivalence Test
    European Economic Review, 2015, 76, (C), 85-103 Downloads View citations (45)
  3. The hidden costs of tax evasion
    Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 129, (C), 14-25 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Car mechanics in the lab––Investigating the behavior of real experts on experimental markets for credence goods
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 108, (C), 166-173 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Optimal prizes in dynamic elimination contests: Theory and experimental evidence
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 102, (C), 43-58 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Revealed distributional preferences: Individuals vs. teams
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 108, (C), 319-330 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Shaping beliefs in experimental markets for expert services: Guilt aversion and the impact of promises and money-burning options
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2013, 81, (C), 145-164 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods
    Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80, (3), 876-891 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Distributional preferences and competitive behavior
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 83, (1), 125-135 Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The Economics of Credence Goods: An Experiment on the Role of Liability, Verifiability, Reputation, and Competition
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (2), 526-55 Downloads View citations (138)

2009

  1. Experts vs. discounters: Consumer free-riding and experts withholding advice in markets for credence goods
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2009, 27, (1), 15-23 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2003

  1. In-house competition, organizational slack, and the business cycle
    European Economic Review, 2003, 47, (3), 505-520 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2002

  1. Idiosyncratic investments, outside opportunities and the boundaries of the firm
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2002, 20, (8), 1119-1141 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Optimal Control of Upstream Pollution under Asymmetric Information
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2001, 19, (4), 343-360 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Sequential contributions to public goods: on the structure of the equilibrium set
    Economics Bulletin, 2001, 8, (3), 1-7 Downloads
  3. original papers: Multiprincipals multiagents incentive design
    Review of Economic Design, 2001, 6, (1), 5-40 Downloads

2000

  1. Theoretically robust but empirically invalid? An experimental investigation into tax equivalence
    Economic Theory, 2000, 16, (3), 719-734 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. Are Two a Good Representative for Many?
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1998, 83, (1), 90-104 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Disciplinary Takeovers and Industry Effects
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 1998, 7, (2), 265-306 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. Voluntary contributions when the public good is not necessarily normal
    Journal of Economics, 1998, 68, (2), 175-192 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1997

  1. Beeinflußt die Wahl des gesetzlichen Steueranknüpfungspunktes die ökonomische Steuerinzidenz? Eine experimentelle Untersuchung
    Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, 1997, 23, (2), 269-277 Downloads
  2. Information Revelation via Takeovers in Correlated Environments
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 1997, 18, (1), 55-60 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1994

  1. Destroying the Pretending Equilibria in the Demski-Sappington-Spiller Model
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1994, 62, (1), 230-237 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
 
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