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

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

  • Maggi, Giovanni; Ossa, Ralph (2021). The political economy of deep integration. Annual Review of Economics, 13(1):19-38. ZORA
  • Hémous, David; Olsen, Morten (2021). Directed technical change in labor and environmental economics. Annual Review of Economics, 13:571-597. ZORA
  • Alós-Ferrer, Carlos; García-Segarra, Jaume; Ritschel, Alexander (2021). Generous with individuals and selfish to the masses. Nature Human Behaviour:Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Bolt, Elena; Ho, Jasmine T; Roel Lesur, Marte; Soutschek, Alexander; Tobler, Philippe N; Lenggenhager, Bigna (2021). Effects of a virtual gender swap on social and temporal decision-making. Scientific Reports, 11(15376):online. ZORA
  • Kurniawan, Irma T; Grueschow, Marcus; Ruff, Christian C (2021). Anticipatory energization revealed by pupil and brain activity guides human effort-based decision making. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(29):6328-6342. ZORA
  • Doerig, Nadja; Seinsche, Rosa J; Moisa, Marius; Seifritz, Erich; Ruff, Christian C; Kleim, Birgit (2021). Enhancing reappraisal of negative emotional memories with transcranial direct current stimulation. Scientific Reports, 11(14760):online. ZORA
  • Kunz, Johannes S; Staub, Kevin E; Winkelmann, Rainer (2021). Predicting individual effects in fixed effects panel probit models. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 184(3):1109-1145. ZORA
  • Dukes, Daniel; Abrams, Kathryn; Adolphs, Ralph; Ahmed, Mohammed E; Beatty, Andrew; et al; Fehr, Ernst (2021). The rise of affectivism. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(7):816-820. ZORA
  • Alós-Ferrer, Carlos; Ritzberger, Klaus (2021). Multi-lateral strategic bargaining without stationarity. Journal of Mathematical Economics, (102540):Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Chen, Hao; Nebe, Stephan; Mojtahedzadeh, Negin; Kuitunen‐Paul, Sören; Garbusow, Maria; Schad, Daniel J; Rapp, Michael A; Huys, Quentin J M; Heinz, Andreas; Smolka, Michael N (2021). Susceptibility to interference between Pavlovian and instrumental control is associated with early hazardous alcohol use. Addiction Biology, 26(4):Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Buckenmaier, Johannes (2021). Voting for Compromises: Alternative Voting Methods in Polarized Societies. Working paper series / Department of Economics 394, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Caesmann, Marcel Jochen; Caprettini, Bruno; Voth, Hans-Joachim; Yanagizawa-Drott, David (2021). Going viral: propaganda, persuasion and polarization in 1932 Hamburg. Discussion Paper Series 16356, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Borra, Cristina; Costa-Ramon, Ana; González, Libertad; Sevilla-Sanz, Almudena (2021). The causal effect of an income shock on children’s human capital. Barcelona GSE Working Paper Series 1272, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Buckenmaier, Johannes; Garagnani, Michele (2021). Stochastic choice and preference reversals. Working paper series / Department of Economics 370, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Gobbi, Susanna; Lee, Yoojin; Homolya, István; Tobler, Philippe N; Hare, Todd A; Nagy, Zoltan (2021). On the reproducibility of in vivo temporal signal-to-noise ratio and its utility as a predictor of subject-level t-values in a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, (22617):Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Soutschek, Alexander; Moisa, Marius; Ruff, Christian C; Tobler, Philippe N (2021). Frontopolar theta oscillations link metacognition with prospective decision making. Nature Communications, 12(3943):online. ZORA
  • Barakchian, Zahra; Beharelle, Anjali Raja; Hare, Todd A (2021). Healthy decisions in the cued-attribute food choice paradigm have high test-retest reliability. Scientific Reports, 11(12844):online. ZORA
  • Cathomas, Flurin; Klaus, Federica; Guetter, Karoline; Seifritz, Erich; Hartmann-Riemer, Matthias N; Tobler, Philippe N; Kaiser, Stefan; Kaliuzhna, Mariia (2021). Associations between negative symptoms and effort discounting in patients with schizophrenia and major depressive disorder. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2(1):Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Alós-Ferrer, Carlos; Fehr, Ernst; Netzer, Nick (2021). Time will tell: recovering preferences when choices Are noisy. Journal of Political Economy, 129(6):1828-1877. ZORA
  • Aydogan, Gökhan; Daviet, Remi; Karlsson Linnér, Richard; Hare, Todd A; Kable, Joseph W; Kranzler, Henry R; Wetherill, Reagan R; Ruff, Christian C; Koellinger, Philipp D; Nave, Gideon (2021). Genetic underpinnings of risky behaviour relate to altered neuroanatomy. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(6):787-794. ZORA