Peer-Reviewed Articles

"Managing Expectations: How Selective Information Affects Cooperation and Punishment in Social Dilemmas" (with Christoph Engel and Michael Kurschilgen)

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (forthcoming).

"Peer Punishment in a Cooperation and Coordination Game" (with Felix Albrecht)

Games, 2018, 9(3), 54ff.

"Cooperation and Punishment: The individual-level perspective" (with Felix Albrecht and Christian Traxler)

Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 165, 1-16.

"The effectiveness of incentive schemes in the presence of implicit effort cost" (with Sebastian Goerg and Jonas Radbruch)

Management Science, 2019, 65(9), 3949-4450.

"The joint benefits of observed and unobserved social sanctions" (with Andreas Glöckner and Andreas Nicklisch)

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2018, 75, 105-116.

"Leadership Effectiveness and Institutional Frames" (with Gerrit Frackenpohl and Adrian Hillenbrand)

Experimental Economics, 2016, 19, 842-863.

"Institution formation and cooperation with heterogeneous agents" (with Sebastian Schaube, Hannah-Schildberg Hörisch and Elina Khachatryan)

European Economic Review, 2015, 78, 248-268.

"On Probation – An experimental analysis" (with Christoph Engel, Heike Hennig-Schmidt and Bernd Irlenbusch)

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2015, 12(2), 252-288.

"Mitigating Extortive Corruption? Experimental Evidence" (with Elina Khachatryan and Björn Vollan)

Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 235/2, 228-241.

"Can higher rewards lead to less effort? Incentive reversal in teams" (with Esteban Klor, Eyal Winter, and Ro’i Zultan)

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 97, 72-83.

"Elections and Deceptions" (with Luca Corazzini, Michel André Maréchal and Antonio Nicolò)

American Journal of Political Science, 2014, 58(3), 579-592.

"First Impressions are more important than early intervention: Qualifying Broken Windows Theory in the Lab" (with Christoph Engel et al.)

International Review of Law and Economics, 2014, 37,126-136.

"Mitigating Extortive Corruption? Experimental Evidence" (with Elina Khachatryan and Björn Vollan)

Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 235/2, 228-241.

"Choosing Your Object of Benevolence: A Field Experiment on Donation Options" (with Bodo Aretz)

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, 115(1), 62-73.

"Do Wage Cuts Damage Work Morale? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment" (with Clemens Puppe and Michel André Maréchal)

Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11(4), 853-870.

"The Currency of Reciprocity – Gift-Exchange in the Workplace" (with Clemens Puppe and Michel André Maréchal)

American Economic Review, 2012, 102(4), 1644-1662.

"Equity and Efficiency in Multi-Worker Firms - Insights from Experimental Economics" (with Johannes Abeler, Steffen Altmann, Sebastian J. Goerg, and Matthias Wibral)

Analyse und Kritik, 2011, Vol. 33(1), 325-347.

"Treating Equals Unequally – Incentives in Teams, Workers' Motivation, and Production Technology." (with Sebastian Goerg and Ro’i Zultan)

Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, Vol. 28 (4), 747-772.

"Gift Exchange and Workers' Fairness Concerns: When Equality is Unfair." (with Johannes Abeler, Steffen Altman and Matthias Wibral)

Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, Vol. 8(6), 1299-1324.

"Leading with(out) sacrifice? A Public-Goods Experiment with a Privileged Player." (with Andreas Glöckner, Bernd Irlenbusch, Andreas Nicklisch and Hans-Theo Normann)

Economic Inquiry, 2011, Vol. 49 (2), 591-597.

"The interaction of legal and social norm enforcement." (with Christian Traxler)

Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2011, Vol. 13(5), 639-660.

"Two are better than One! Individuals’ Contributions to “Unpacked” Public Goods." (with Michele Bernasconi, Luca Corazzini and Michel André Maréchal)

Economics Letters, 2009, Vol. 104 (1), 31-33.

"(When and How) Do Voters Try to Manipulate? Experimental Evidence from Borda Elections" (with Clemens Puppe)

Public Choice, 2009, Vol. 139 (1), 39-52.

"Behavioural Finance meets Experimental Macroeconomics – On the Determinants of Currency Trade Decisions" (with Johannes Kaiser)

Journal of Behavioral Finance, 2009, Vol. 10 (1), 44-54.

"Experimental Evidence on the Benefits of Eliminating Exchange Rate Uncertainties" (with Reinhard Selten, Jürgen von Hagen and Robin Pope)

Journal of Economics and Business, India, 2008, Vol. 7 (1), 1-31.

"Commuters' Route Choice Behaviour" (with Reinhard Selten, Michael Schreckenberg, Thomas Pitz and Thorsten Chmura)

Games and Economic Behavior, 2007, Vol. 58 (2), 394-406.

"Testing (Beliefs about) Social Preferences: Evidence from an Experimental Coordination Game" (with Clemens Puppe, Thomas Pitz and Thorsten Chmura)

Economics Letters, 2005, Vol. 88 (2), 214-220.

Book Articles

  • Goerg Sebastian, Sebastian Kube (2010): The equity principle in employment relationships, in: The Selten School of Behavioral Economics – A Collection of Essays in Honor of Reinhard Selten, Ockenfels A., Sadrieh A. (eds.), Berlin-Heidelberg-New York : Springer, pp. 204-219.

  • Selten, Reinhard, Michael Schreckenberg, Sebastian Kube et al. (2004): Experimental Investigation of Day-to-Day Route-Choice Behaviour and Network Simulations of Autobahn Traffic in North Rhine-Westphalia, in: Human Behaviour and Traffic Networks, M.Schreckenberg, R.Selten (eds.), Berlin-Heidelberg-New York : Springer, pp. 1-22.

Working Papers

(please feel free to email me if you are interested in the current version of any of these papers)

  • "Cooperation and Redistribution: Does "bundling" foster institution formation?" (with Sebastian Schaube); mimeo

  • "Communication and Trust in Principal-Team Relationships: Experimental Evidence" (with Marco Kleine); IZA Discussion Paper No. 8762 (2015)

  • "Goals (th)at work" (with Sebastian Goerg); Preprint of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2012/19