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

  • Adão, Rodrigo; Carrillo, Paul; Costinot, Arnaud; Donaldson, Dave; Pomeranz, Dina (2020). International trade and earnings inequality: a new factor content approach. Working Paper Series 28263, National Bureau of Economic Research. ZORA
  • Ehlers, Torsten; Hoffmann, Mathias; Raabe, Alexander (2020). Non-US global banks and dollar (co-)dependence: how housing markets became internationally synchronized. Working paper series / Department of Economics 374, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Carl, David; Ewerhart, Christian (2020). Ethereum gas price statistics. Working paper series / Department of Economics 373, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Galeotti, Andrea; Steiner, Jakub; Surico, Paolo (2020). Merit of test : perspective of information economics. Health Policy and Technology, 9(4):575-577. ZORA
  • Maggi, Giovanni; Ossa, Ralph (2020). The political economy of deep integration. NBER Working Paper Series 28190, National Bureau of Economic Research. ZORA
  • Netzer, Nick; Pycia, Marek; Seuken, Sven (2020). Nobelpreis für effiziente Auktionen – eine Alltagsbetrachtung. Die Volkswirtschaft, 93(12):57-59. ZORA
  • Ledoit, Olivier; Wolf, Michael (2020). Quadratic shrinkage for large covariance matrices. Working paper series / Department of Economics 335, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Maréchal, Michel; Cohn, Alain; Gesche, Tobias (2020). Honesty in the digital age. Working paper series / Department of Economics 280, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Adena, Maja; Enikolopov, Ruben; Petrova, Maria; Voth, Hans-Joachim (2020). Bombs, broadcasts and resistance: Allied intervention and domestic opposition to the Nazi regime during World War II. CEPR Discussion Papers 15292, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Ambühl, Sandro; Zeinlinger, Tina. „Wir brauchen eine Gefahrenzulage für Testpersonen“. In: WirtschaftsWoche, 16 November 2020, ZORA
  • Ossa, Ralph; Palm, Carla. «Mathematik und Statistik dominieren». In: Finanz und Wirtschaft, 88, 7 November 2020, p.21. ZORA
  • Hsieh, Chang-Tai; Li, Nicholas; Ossa, Ralph; Yang, Mu-Jeung (2020). Accounting for the new gains from trade liberalization. Journal of International Economics, 127:103370. ZORA
  • Leal Neto, Onicio; Santos, F A S; Lee, J Y; Albuquerque, J O; Souza, W V (2020). Prioritizing COVID-19 tests based on participatory surveillance and spatial scanning. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 143:104263. ZORA
  • Jäger, Simon; Schoefer, Benjamin; Young, Samuel; Zweimüller, Josef (2020). Wages and the value of nonemployment. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135(4):1905-1963. ZORA
  • Gobbi, S; Weber, S C; Graf, G; Hinz, D; Asarian, L; Geary, N; Leeners, B; Hare, Todd A; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). Reduced neural satiety responses in women affected by obesity. Neuroscience, 447:94-112. ZORA
  • Ewerhart, Christian (2020). Ordinal potentials in smooth games. Economic Theory, 70(4):1069-1100. ZORA
  • Kuhn, Andreas; Staubli, Stefan; Wuellrich, Jean-Philippe; Zweimüller, Josef (2020). Fatal attraction? Extended unemployment benefits, labor force exits, and mortality. Journal of Public Economics, 191:104087. ZORA
  • Scheuer, Florian; Slemrod, Joel (2020). Taxing our wealth. Working Paper Series 28150, National Bureau of Economic Research. ZORA
  • Ambühl, Sandro; Ockenfels, Axel; Roth, Alvin E (2020). Payment in challenge studies from an economics perspective. Journal of Medical Ethics, 46(12):831-832. ZORA
  • Lichand, Guilherme; Thibaud, Juliette (2020). Parent-bias. Working paper series / Department of Economics 369, University of Zurich. ZORA