Lukas Hensel

Faculty Track Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University.

Email: lukashenselecon@gmail.com

I am a Faculty Track Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. I am also a visiting researcher at the Centre for the Studies of African Economies at the University of Oxford.

I work on Development Economics, Labor Economics and Political Economy.

You can find my CV here: CV

Publications:

Income Shocks and Suicides: Causal Evidence From Indonesia (joint with Cornelius Christian, and Christopher Roth) (gated, ungated)

Christian, C., Hensel, L., & Roth, C. (2019). Income Shocks and Suicides: Causal Evidence From Indonesia. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 101(5), 905–920.


Does Party Competition Affect Political Activism? (with Anselm Hager, Johannes Hermle, and Christopher Roth) (gated)

Hager, A., Hensel, L., Hermle, J., & Roth, C. (2021). Does Party Competition Affect Political Activism? The Journal of Politics, 83(4), 1681-1694.

Coronavirus Perceptions and Economic Anxiety (with Thiemo Fetzer, Johannes Hermle, and Christopher Roth) (gated, ungated)

Fetzer, T., Hensel, L., J Hermle, & J., Roth, C.; Coronavirus Perceptions and Economic Anxiety. The Review of Economics and Statistics 2021; 103 (5): 968–978.

Global Behaviors, Perceptions, and the Emergence of Social Norms at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic (joint with Thiemo Fetzer, Marc Witte, Jon Jachimowicz, Johannes Haushofer, Andriy Ivchenko, Stefano Caria, Elena Reutskaja, Christopher Roth, Stefano Fiorin, Margarita Gómez, Gordon Kraft-Todd, Friedrich Götz, Erez Yoeli)(ungated old version, gated)


Hensel, L., Witte, M., Caria, S., Fetzer, T., Fiorin, S., Goetz, F. M., … Jachimowicz, J. M. (2022). Global Behaviors, Perceptions, and the Emergence of Social Norms at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 193, 473–496.

Data and analysis files available at OSF: https://osf.io/3sn2k/

Group Size and Protest Mobilization across Movements and Countermovements (joint with Anselm Hager, Johannes Hermle, and Christopher Roth) (open access)

[Forthcoming: American Political Science Review]

Working papers:

[Revise and Resubmit: Economic Journal]

European Economic Association Conference 2018, Young Economist Award

Selected work in progress:

Boosting Worker Productivity in a New Industrial Park in Ethiopia (with Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, and Stefan Dercon)

[Fieldwork ongoing]

Increasing Women’s Political Participation in Kyrgyzstan (with Damir Esenaliev​, Anselm Hager, Elnura Kazakbaeva)

[Grant awarded - Part of EGAP Metaketa V: Women's Action Committees and Local Services]