Publications in Peer-Reviewed Academic Journals

Hindsight Bias and Trust in Government: Evidence from the United States (with Deborah Kistler, Christian Zehnder and Christian Zihlmann)
Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. Link

Building an Equilibrium: Rules Versus Principles in Relational Contracts (with Bob Gibbons, Manuel Grieder and Christian Zehnder)
Organization Science, 2023, Vol. 34(6) pp. 2231-2249. Link

Time Preferences across Language Groups: Evidence on Intertemporal Choices from the Swiss Language Border (with Martin Huber, Tjasa Maillard-Bjedov and Svitlana Tyahlo)
The Economic Journal, October 2021, Vol. 131(639), pp. 2920-2954.

Do Preferences and Biases predict Life Outcomes? Evidence from Education and Labor Market Entry Decisions (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Michael Kosfeld and Yvonne Oswald)
European Economic Review, May 2021, Vol. 134, 103709. Link

Cooperation and Mistrust in Relational Contracts (with Armin Schmutzler and André Volk)
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, October 2019,  Vol. 166, pp. 366-380. Link 

The Causal Effects of Competition on Innovation: Experimental Evidence (with Philippe Aghion, Stefan Bechtold and Lea Cassar)
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization,  May 2018, Vol. 34 (2), pp. 162-195. Link

What Makes a Price Fair? An Experimental Study of Market Experience and Endogenous Fairness Norms (with Dmitry Taubinsky)
Journal of the European Economic Association, April 2018, Vol. 16 (2), pp. 316-352. Link

A Productive Clash of Cultures: Injecting Economics into Leadership Research (with Jean-Philippe Bonardi and Christian Zehnder)
The Leadership Quarterly, February 2017, Vol. 28 (1), pp. 65-85. Link

The Intrinsic Value of Decision Rights (with Björn Bartling and Ernst Fehr)
Econometrica, November 2014, Vol. 82 (6), pp. 2005-2039. Link

Seeking the Roots of Entrepreneurship: Insights from Behavioral Economics (with Thomas Åstebro, Ramana Nanda and Roberto Weber)
Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2014, Vol. 28 (3), pp. 49-70. PDF

How do Judgmental Overconfidence and Overoptimism shape Innovative Activity? (with Daniel Schunk and Christian Zehnder)
Games and Economic Behavior, January 2014, Vol. 83, pp. 1-23. Link

The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power (with Ernst Fehr and Tom Wilkening)
American Economic Review, June 2013, Vol. 103 (4), pp. 1325-59 (Press Coverage: Handelsblatt). Link