Recent Working Papers

The Swaps Index for Consumer Choice (PDF, 354 KB),
with M. Lu, 2022.

Endogenous Risk Attitudes (PDF, 496 KB),
with A. Robson, J. Steiner and P. Kocourek, revised 2022.

Optimal Contest Design: Tuning the Heat (PDF, 651 KB),
with I. Letina and S. Liu, revised 2022.

Happy Times: Identification from Ordered Response Data (PDF, 927 KB),
with S. Liu, revised 2021.

The Complementarity Between Trust and Contract Enforcement (PDF, 811 KB),
with B. Bartling, E. Fehr and D. Huffman, 2021.

Second-best Probability Weighting (PDF, 235 KB),
with F. Herold, revised 2015.

Intentions and Ex-Post Implementation (PDF, 172 KB),
with A. Volk, 2014.

Journal Publications

Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences when Choices Are Noisy, with C. Alós-Ferrer and E. Fehr,
Journal of Political Economy, 2021, 129, 1828-1877.

Delegating Performance Evaluation, with I. Letina and S. Liu,
Theoretical Economics, 2020, 15, 477-509.

Informational Requirements of Nudging, with J-M. Benkert,
Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, 2323-2355.

Does the Absence of Human Sellers Bias Bidding Behavior in Auction Experiments?, with B. Bartling and T. Gesche,
Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2017, 3, 44-61.

On the Convergence of Logit-Response to (Strict) Nash Equilibria, with C. Alós-Ferrer,
Economic Theory Bulletin, 2017, 5, 1-8.

An Externality-Robust Auction: Theory and Experimental Evidence, with B. Bartling,
Games and Economic Behavior, 2016, 97, 186-204.

Mechanism Design and Intentions, with F. Bierbrauer,
Journal of Economic Theory, 2016, 163, 557-603.

Robust Stochastic Stability, with C. Alós-Ferrer,
Economic Theory, 2015, 58, 31-57.

Explaining Gift-Exchange - The Limits of Good Intentions, with A. Schmutzler,
Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12, 1586-1616.

A Game Theoretic Foundation of Competitive Equilibria with Adverse Selection, with F. Scheuer,
International Economic Review, 2014, 55, 399-422.

Competitive Markets Without Commitment, with F. Scheuer,
Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, 1079-1109.

Competitive Screening in Insurance Markets With Endogenous Wealth Heterogeneity, with F. Scheuer,
Economic Theory, 2010, 44, 187-211.

The Logit-Response Dynamics, with C. Alós-Ferrer,
Games and Economic Behavior, 2010, 68, 413-427. 

Evolution of Time Preferences and Attitudes Toward Risk,
American Economic Review, 2009, 99, 937-955.

Taxation, Insurance and Precautionary Labor, with F. Scheuer,
Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, 1519-1531.