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Working Papers

2018

  1. Empowerment and the Dark Side of Delegation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2017

  1. Fake News
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2015

  1. Self-Managed Working Time and Employee Effort: Theory and Evidence
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2017)

2014

  1. Optimal Sales Force Compensation
    Working Paper Series of the Department of Economics, University of Konstanz, Department of Economics, University of Konstanz Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2016)

2013

  1. Authority and Incentives in Organizations
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2017)
  2. Bad Mergers Revisited: An Incentive Perspective
    Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
  3. Bonus Pools and the Informativeness Principle
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2014)
  4. Externalities in Recruiting
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2014)
  5. Merger Efficiency and Managerial Incentives
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (2015)
  6. Relative Performance Pay in the Shadow of Crisis
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2015)
  7. Tournaments with Gaps
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2014)

2011

  1. Internal Rent Seeking, Works Councils, and Optimal Establishment Size
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2012)

2010

  1. Bonus Payments, Hierarchy Levels and Tenure: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Shutdown Contests in Multi-Plant Firms and Governmental Intervention
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  3. Technology Choice, Relative Performance Pay, and Worker Heterogeneity
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2010)

2009

  1. Competitive Careers as a Way to Mediocracy
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2012)
  2. Minimum Wages and Excessive Effort Supply
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2010)

2008

  1. Limited Liability and the Risk-Incentive Relationship
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics (2011)
  2. Optimal Tournament Contracts for Heterogeneous Workers
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2010)
  3. Relative Performance Pay, Bonuses, and Job-Promotion Tournaments
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich (2008) Downloads
  4. Risk Taking in Winner-Take-All Competition
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Double-Sided Moral Hazard, Efficiency Wages and Litigation
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2010)
  2. Limited Liability and the Trade-off between Risk and Incentives
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
  3. Optimal Risk Taking in an Uneven Tournament Game with Risk Averse Players
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Mathematical Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Doping and Cheating in Contest-Like Situations
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Firm Size, Economic Situation and Influence Activities
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads
  3. Mergers, Litigation and Efficiency
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
  4. On the "Adverse Selection" of Organizations
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads
  5. Should You Allow Your Agent to Become Your Competitor? On Non-Compete Agreements in Employment Contracts
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Doping in Contest-Like Situations
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Emotions and the Optimality of Unfair Tournaments
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Emotions and Incentives
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Tournaments versus Piece Rates under Limited Liability
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Preemptive Behavior in Sequential Tournaments
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Strategic Mismatches in Competing Teams
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Advertising as signal jamming
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2017, 55, (C), 91-113 Downloads
  2. Authority and Incentives in Organizations
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2017, 119, (2), 295-311 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Self-managed working time and employee effort: Theory and evidence
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 133, (C), 285-302 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Self-organizing teams
    Economics Letters, 2017, 159, (C), 195-197 Downloads

2016

  1. Asymmetric employer information, promotions, and the wage policy of firms
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 100, (C), 273-300 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Ex post unbalanced tournaments
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2016, 47, (1), 73-98 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Human Capital Investment and Work Incentives
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2016, 25, (3), 627-651 Downloads
  4. Optimal sales force compensation
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 126, (PA), 179-195 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  5. Peer effects and incentives
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 97, (C), 120-127 Downloads

2015

  1. Merger efficiency and managerial incentives
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2015, 41, (C), 51-63 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Relative performance pay in the shadow of crisis
    European Economic Review, 2015, 74, (C), 244-268 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. Bonus pools and the informativeness principle
    European Economic Review, 2014, 66, (C), 180-191 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Externalities in recruiting
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 107, (PA), 123-135 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Optimal seedings in elimination tournaments revisited
    Economic Theory Bulletin, 2014, 2, (1), 77-91 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Risk taking and investing in electoral competition
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 33, (C), 98-120 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Sandbagging
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2014, 15, (3), 263-284 Downloads
  6. Tournaments with gaps
    Economics Letters, 2014, 122, (2), 211-214 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Competitive careers as a way to mediocracy
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2012, 28, (1), 76-87 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Dismissal Tournaments
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2012, 168, (4), 547-562 Downloads
  3. Internal labor markets and worker rents
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 84, (2), 491-509 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Internal rent seeking, works councils, and optimal establishment size
    European Economic Review, 2012, 56, (4), 711-726 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  5. On the Virtues of Hiring Lemons
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2012, 33, (7-8), 475-484
  6. Sabotage in teams
    Economics Letters, 2012, 115, (2), 289-292 Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. Limited liability and the risk–incentive relationship
    Journal of Economics, 2011, 102, (2), 97-110 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. Double-Sided Moral Hazard, Efficiency Wages, and Litigation
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2010, 26, (2), 337-364 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Minimum wages and excessive effort supply
    Economics Letters, 2010, 108, (3), 341-344 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Optimal tournament contracts for heterogeneous workers
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2010, 75, (2), 180-191 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Rent Seeking, Employment Security, and Works Councils: Theory and Evidence for Germany
    Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), 2010, 62, (1), 2-40 Downloads View citations (15)
  5. Technology choice, relative performance pay, and worker heterogeneity
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2010, 76, (3), 748-758 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Hostile takeover and costly merger control
    Public Choice, 2009, 141, (3), 371-389 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the inefficiency of merger control
    Economics Letters, 2009, 102, (1), 53-55 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. SHOULD YOU ALLOW YOUR EMPLOYEE TO BECOME YOUR COMPETITOR? ON NONCOMPETE AGREEMENTS IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
    International Economic Review, 2009, 50, (1), 117-141 Downloads View citations (10)

2008

  1. Emotions and Compensation
    Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), 2008, 60, (2), 145-159 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Emotions and the optimality of uneven tournaments
    Review of Managerial Science, 2008, 2, (1), 61-79 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Emotions in tournaments
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 67, (1), 204-214 Downloads View citations (40)
  4. Human capital investments in asymmetric corporate tournaments
    Journal of Economics and Business, 2008, 60, (4), 312-331 Downloads
  5. On Adverse Selection of Technologies
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2008, 164, (2), 343-355 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Optimal risk taking in an uneven tournament game with risk averse players
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2008, 44, (11), 1219-1231 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Simultaneous- versus Sequential-Move Tournaments with Heterogeneous Agents
    Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), 2006, 58, (4), 306-331 Downloads
  2. Splitting Leagues
    Journal of Economics, 2006, 88, (1), 21-48 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Zur Reform der Professorenbesoldung in Deutschland*
    Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2006, 7, (1), 105-126 Downloads

2005

  1. HELPING AND SABOTAGING IN TOURNAMENTS
    International Game Theory Review (IGTR), 2005, 07, (02), 211-228 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the Benefits of Withholding Knowledge in Organizations
    International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2005, 12, (2), 193-209 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Preemptive behavior in sequential-move tournaments with heterogeneous agents
    Economics of Governance, 2005, 6, (3), 245-252 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Strategic delegation in oligopolistic tournaments
    Review of Economic Design, 2005, 9, (4), 377-396 Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. Eliteuniversitäten: Stärkung des Forschungs- und Wirtschaftsstandorts Deutschland?
    ifo Schnelldienst, 2004, 57, (16), 03-11 Downloads
  2. Managerial Versus Entrepreneurial Firms: The Benefits Of Separating Ownership And Control
    Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), 2004, 56, (1), 2-19 Downloads
  3. R&D spillovers and strategic delegation in oligopolistic contests
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2004, 25, (3), 147-156 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Risk Taking in Asymmetric Tournaments
    German Economic Review, 2004, 5, (1), 103-116 Downloads View citations (24)

2003

  1. Who is declared dead lives longer
    Applied Economics Letters, 2003, 10, (15), 995-997 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Delegation and strategic incentives for managers in contests
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2002, 23, (8), 461-470 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Overeducated Workers as an Insurance Device
    LABOUR, 2002, 16, (2), 383-402 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. U-Type versus J-Type Tournaments
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2002, 158, (4), 614-637 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Withholding Of Knowledge In Organizations
    Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), 2002, 54, (3), 221-242 Downloads
 
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