PhD, University of Oxford, 2018

Postdoc, Institute on Behavior and Inequality (briq), Bonn

Assistant Professor, University of Warwick (starting in September 2019)

Contact: Chris.Roth[at]

Main Research Fields: Beliefs and Expectations, Psychology and Economics



Measuring and Bounding Experimenter Demand (with Jon de Quidt and Johannes Haushofer), American Economic Review, 2018, Vol. 108 (11), pp. 3266-3302

Experienced Inequality and Preferences for Redistribution (with Johannes Wohlfart), Journal of Public Economics, 2018, Vol. 167, pp. 251-262; Press Coverage: New York Times

Income Shocks and Suicides: Causal Evidence From Indonesia (with Cornelius Christian and Lukas Hensel), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming

Working Papers:

Labor Market Concerns and Support for Immigration (with Ingar Haaland) [Instructions]

Beliefs about Racial Discrimination and Support for Pro-Black Policies (with Ingar Haaland) New Version

Political Activists as Free-Riders: Evidence From a Natural Field Experiment (with Lukas Hensel and Johannes Hermle and Anselm Rink) European Economic Association, Young Economist Award

Public Debt and the Demand for Government Spending and Taxation (with Sonja Settele and Johannes Wohlfart) [Online Appendix] [Instructions]

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Representative Evidence from Survey Experiments (with Alexis Grigorieff and Diego Ubfal) [IZA][Appendix] [Instructions] Press Coverage: Washington Post

How Do Expectations About the Macroeconomy Affect Personal Expectations and Behavior? (with Johannes Wohlfart) [Instructions] Resubmitted to Review of Economics and Statistics; Reinhard Selten Award, German Economic Association; Press coverage: FAZIT