Selected recent publications

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The long-run effects of religious persecution: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition (PDF, 12 MB)

Mauricio Drelichmana, Jordi Vidal-Robertb, and Hans-Joachim Voth

PNAS, August 2021



Generous with individuals and selfish to the masses

Carlos Alós-Ferrer, Jaume García-Segarra & Alexander Ritschel

Nature Human Behaviour, July 2021

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Killer Incentives: Rivalry, Performance and Risk-Taking among German Fighter Pilots, 1939-45 (PDF, 6 MB)

Philipp Ager, Leonardo Bursztyn, Lukas Leucht, Hans - Joachim Voth

Review of Economic Studies, June 2021

Revue of Economic Studies Cover

Signalling to Experts

Pablo Kurlat and Florian Scheuer

Review of Economic Studies, March 2021

Nature Human Behavior Cover

The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement

Bart H. H. Golsteyn, Arjan Non and Ulf Zölitz

Journal of Political Economy, March 2021

American Economic Review

Genetic underpinnings of risky behaviour relate to altered neuroanatomy

Gökhan Aydogan, Remi Daviet, Richard Karlsson Linnér, Todd A. Hare, Joseph W. Kable, Henry R. Kranzler, Reagan R. Wetherill, Christian C. Ruff, Philipp D. Koellinger, BIG BEAR Consortium & Gideon

Nature Human Behaviour, January 2021

American Economic Review

What Motivates Paternalism? An Experimental Study

Sandro Ambuehl, B. Douglas Bernheim, Axel Ockenfels

American Economic Review, March 2021

American Economic Review

Behavioral Constraints on the Design of Subgame-Perfect Implementation Mechanisms

Ernst Fehr, Michael Powell, Tom Wilkening

American Economic Review, April 2021

Nature Human Behavior Cover

Attention Please!

Jakub Steiner, Olivier Gossner, Colin Stewart

Econometrica (forthcoming)

American Economic Review

Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

Simon Jäger Benjamin Schoefer Samuel Young Josef Zweimüller

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2020

See all publications in ZORA

  • Pasquereau, Benjamin; Drui, Guillaume; Saga, Yosuke; Richard, Augustin; Millot, Mathilde; Météreau, Elise; Sgambato, Véronique; Tobler, Philippe N; Tremblay, Léon (2021). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment retunes emotional valence in primate ventral striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology, 46(12):2073-2082. ZORA
  • Ganepola, Tara; Lee, Yoojin; Alexander, Daniel C; Sereno, Martin I; Nagy, Zoltan (2021). Multiple b-values improve discrimination of cortical gray matter regions using diffusion MRI: an experimental validation with a data-driven approach. Magma, 34(5):677-687. ZORA
  • Honda, Yasutaka; Nakamura, Shinya; Ogawa, Kentaro; Yoshino, Rintaro; Tobler, Philippe N; Nishimura, Yukio; Tsutsui, Ken-Ichiro (2021). Changes in beta and high-gamma power in resting-state electrocorticogram induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of primary motor cortex in unanesthetized macaque monkeys. Neuroscience Research, 171:41-48. ZORA
  • Chambru, Cédric; Maneuvrier-Hervieu, Paul (2021). The evolution of wages in early modern Normandy (1600–1850). Working paper series / Department of Economics 398, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Hoffmann, Mathias; Maslov, Egor; Sørensen, Bent E (2021). Small firms and domestic bank dependence in Europe’s Great Recession. Working paper series / Department of Economics 397, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Bossard, Stefanie; Schmutzler, Armin (2021). Selecting valuation distributions: non-price decisions of multi-product firms. Working paper series / Department of Economics 396, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Kaliuzhna, Mariia; Kirschner, Matthias; Carruzzo, Fabien; Hartmann-Riemer, Matthias N; Bischof, Martin; Seifritz, Erich; Tobler, Philippe N; Kaiser, Stefan (2021). How far to go in deconstructing negative symptoms? Behavioural and neural level evidence for the amotivation domain. Schizophrenia Research, 236:41-47. ZORA
  • Li, Chuanyun; Spychiger, Florian; Tessone, Claudio (2021). The Miner’s Dilemma With Migration. In: 3rd Conference on Blockchain Research & Applications for Innovative Networks and Services, Paris, 27 September 2021 - 30 September 2021. ZORA
  • Freund, Alexandra M; Hennecke, Marie; Brandstätter, Veronika; Martin, Mike; Boker, Steven M; Charles, Susan T; Fishbach, Ayelet; Hess, Thomas M; Heckhausen, Jutta; Gow, Alan J; Isaacowitz, Derek M; Klusmann, Verena; Lachman, Margie E; Mayr, Ulrich; Oettingen, Gabriele; Robert, Philippe; Röcke, Christina; Rothermund, Klaus; Scholz, Urte; Tobler, Philippe N; Zacher, Hannes; Zadeh, Rana S (2021). Motivation and Healthy Aging: A Heuristic Model. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(Supplement):S97-S104. ZORA
  • Hess, Thomas M; Freund, Alexandra M; Tobler, Philippe N (2021). Effort Mobilization and Healthy Aging. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(Supplement):S135-S144. ZORA
  • Floris, Joël; Kaiser, Laurent; Mayr, Harald; Staub, Kaspar; Woitek, Ulrich (2021). Investigating survivorship bias: the case of the 1918 flu pandemic. Applied Economics Letters:1-6. ZORA
  • Jaimovich, Nir; Saporta-Eksten, Itay; Siu, Henry; Yedid-Levi, Yaniv (2021). The macroeconomics of automation: Data, theory, and policy analysis. Journal of Monetary Economics, 122:1-16. ZORA
  • Miralles, Antonio; Pycia, Marek (2021). Foundations of pseudomarkets: Walrasian equilibria for discrete resources. Journal of Economic Theory, 196(105303):105303. ZORA
  • Ambuehl, Sandro; Bernheim, B. Douglas (2021). Interpreting the will of the people: a positive analysis of ordinal preference aggregation. Working paper series / Department of Economics 395, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Klein, Arnd Heinrich; Schmutzler, Armin (2021). Incentives and motivation in dynamic contests. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 189:194-216. ZORA
  • Gesche, Tobias (2021). De-biasing strategic communication. Working paper series / Department of Economics 216, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Biroli, Pietro; Bosworth, Steven; Della Giusta, Marina; Di Girolamo, Amalia; Jaworska, Sylvia; Vollen, Jeremy (2021). Family life in lockdown. Frontiers in Psychology, 12(3259):online. ZORA
  • De Nard, Gianluca; Ledoit, Olivier; Wolf, Michael (2021). Factor models for portfolio selection in large dimensions: the good, the better and the ugly. Journal of Financial Econometrics, 19(2):236-257. ZORA
  • Lu, Hung-Yun; Lorenc, Elizabeth S; Zhu, Hanlin; Kilmarx, Justin; Sulzer, James; Xie, Chong; Tobler, Philippe N; Watrous, Andrew J; Orsborn, Amy L; Lewis-Peacock, Jarrod; Santacruz, Samantha R (2021). Multi-scale neural decoding and analysis. Journal of Neural Engineering, 18(045013):online. ZORA
  • Everett, Jim A C; Colombatto, Clara; Awad, Edmond; Boggio, Paulo; et al; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Maréchal, Michel André; Unbekannt; Mathys, Christoph; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Senn, Julien; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Sul, Sunhae; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt; Unbekannt (2021). Moral dilemmas and trust in leaders during a global health crisis. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(8):1074-1088. ZORA