Selected recent publications

PNAS Cover

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

Review of Economic Studies Cover

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

  • Hoffmann, Mathias; Stewen, Iryna (2020). Holes in the dike: the global savings glut, U.S. house prices and the long shadow of banking deregulation. Journal of the European Economic Association, 18(4):2013-2055. ZORA
  • Heinzelmann, Nora C; Weber, Susanna C; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). Aesthetics and morality judgments share cortical neuroarchitecture. Cortex, 129:484-495. ZORA
  • Ferraro, Domenico; Jaimovich, Nir; Molinari, Francesca; Young, Cristobal (2020). The Safety Net as a Springboard? A General Equilibrium Based Policy Evaluation. CEPR Discussion Papers 14786, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Scheuer, Florian; Slemrod, Joel (2020). Taxation and the superrich. Annual Review of Economics, 12:189-211. ZORA
  • Ewerhart, Christian; Sun, Guang-Zhen (2020). The n-player Hirshleifer contest. Working paper series / Department of Economics 361, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Bartling, Björn; Valero, Vanessa; Weber, Roberto A; Yao, Lan (2020). Public discourse and socially responsible market behavior. Working paper series / Department of Economics 359, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Bettzüge, Marc Oliver; Hens, Thorsten; Zierhut, Michael (2020). Financial intermediation and the welfare theorems in incomplete markets. Economic Theory:Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Maier, Silvia U; Hare, Todd A (2020). Social neurobiology of eating BOLD activity during emotion reappraisal positively correlates with dietary self-control success. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience:Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Kunz, Johannes S; Propper, Carol; Staub, Kevin E; Winkelmann, Rainer (2020). Assessing the quality of public services: does hospital competition crowd out the for-profit quality gap?. CEPR Discussion Papers 15045, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Dorn, David; Hosp, Gerald. Der China-Schock war einmalig. In: NZZ, 151, 2 Juli 2020, p.10. ZORA
  • Bos, Dienke J; Dreyfuss, Michael; Tottenham, Nim; Hare, Todd A; Galván, Adriana; Casey, B J; Jones, Rebecca M (2020). Distinct and similar patterns of emotional development in adolescents and young adults. Developmental Psychobiology, 62(5):591-599. ZORA
  • Ewerhart, Christian; Quartieri, Federico (2020). Unique equilibrium in contests with incomplete information. Economic Theory, 70(1):243-271. ZORA
  • Ging-Jehli, Nadja R; Schneider, Florian H; Weber, Roberto A (2020). On self-serving strategic beliefs. Games and Economic Behavior, 122:341-353. ZORA
  • Haller, Andreas; Staubli, Stefan; Zweimüller, Josef (2020). Designing disability insurance reforms: tightening eligibility rules or reducing benefits. NBER Working Papers 27602, National Bureau of Economic Research. ZORA
  • Aina, Chiara; Battigalli, Pierpaolo; Gamba, Astrid (2020). Frustration and anger in the ultimatum game: an experiment. Games and Economic Behavior, 122:150-167. ZORA
  • Lombardi, Gaia. A mechanistic insight on the role of visual-attention in context-dependent preference reversal effects. 2020, University of Zurich, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät. ZORA
  • Bikson, Marom; Hanlon, Colleen A; Woods, Adam J; Gillick, Bernadette T; Charvet, Leigh; Lamm, Claus; Madeo, Graziella; Holczer, Adrienn; Almeida, Jorge; Antal, Andrea; Ay, Mohammad Reza; Baeken, Chris; Blumberger, Daniel M; Campanella, Salvatore; Camprodon, Joan A; Christiansen, Lasse; Loo, Colleen; Crinion, Jennifer T; Fitzgerald, Paul; Gallimberti, Luigi; Ghobadi-Azbari, Peyman; Ghodratitoostani, Iman; Grabner, Roland H; Hartwigsen, Gesa; Hirata, Akimasa; Kirton, Adam; Knotkova, Helena; Krupitsky, Evgeny; Marangolo, Paola; Nakamura-Palacios, Ester M; Ruff, Christian C (2020). Guidelines for TMS/tES clinical services and research through the COVID-19 pandemic. Brain Stimulation, 13(4):1124-1149. ZORA
  • Matysková, Ludmila; Rogers, Brian; Steiner, Jakub; Sun, Keh-Kuan (2020). Habits as adaptations: an experimental study. Games and Economic Behavior, 122:391-406. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Garagnani, Michele (2020). The cognitive foundations of cooperation. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 175:71-85. ZORA
  • Achtziger, Anja; Alós-Ferrer, Carlos; Ritschel, Alexander (2020). Cognitive load in economic decisions. Working paper series / Department of Economics 354, University of Zurich. ZORA