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

  • Soutschek, Alexander; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). Causal role of lateral prefrontal cortex in mental effort and fatigue. Human Brain Mapping, 41(16):4630-4640. ZORA
  • Tannenbaum, David; Cohn, Alain; Zünd, Christian Lukas; Maréchal, Michel (2020). What do cross-country surveys tell us about social capital?. Working paper series / Department of Economics 352, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Fehr, Ernst; Powell, Michael; Wilkening, Tom (2020). Behavioral constraints on the design of subgame-perfect implementation mechanisms. Working paper series / Department of Economics 171, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Voth, Hans-Joachim (2020). Persistence - myth and mystery. CEPR Discussion Papers 15417, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Pycia, Marek; Ünver, M Utku (2020). Arrovian efficiency and auditability in the allocation of discrete resources. Discussion Paper Series DP15377, CEPR. ZORA
  • Dorn, David. Polarisierung hat handfeste Gründe. In: Finanz und Wirtschaft, 15 Oktober 2020, ZORA
  • Costa-Ramon, Ana; Kortelainen, Mika; Rodríguez-González, Ana; Sääksvuori, Lauri (2020). The long-run effects of cesarean sections. Journal of Human Resources:Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Yechiam, Eldad (2020). At the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Economic Psychology: standards, practices, and challenges. Journal of Economic Psychology, 80:102309. ZORA
  • Chambru, Cédric (2020). Weather shocks, poverty and crime in 18th-century Savoy. Explorations in Economic History, 78:101353. ZORA
  • Hare, Todd A; Feher da Silva, Carolina (2020). Humans primarily use model-based inference in the two-stage task. Nature Human Behaviour, 4(10):1053-1066. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Ritzberger, Klaus (2020). Reduced normal forms are not extensive forms. Economic Theory Bulletin, 8(2):281-288. ZORA
  • Brenøe, Anne Ardila; Zölitz, Ulf (2020). Exposure to more female peers widens the gender gap in STEM participation. Journal of Labor Economics, 38(4):1009-1054. ZORA
  • Cooper, David J; Hamman, John R; Weber, Roberto A (2020). Fool me once: an experiment on credibility and leadership. Economic Journal, 130(631):2105-2133. ZORA
  • Jaimovich, Nir; Terry, Stephen; Vincent, Nicolas (2020). Location, location, location: manufacturing and house price growth. Discussion Paper Series DP15409, Centre for Economic Policy Research. ZORA
  • Ledoit, Olivier; Wolf, Michael (2020). Analytical nonlinear shrinkage of large-dimensional covariance matrices. The Annals of Statistics, 48(5):3043-3065. ZORA
  • Bursztyn, Leonardo; González, Alessandra L; Yanagizawa-Drott, David (2020). Misperceived social norms: women working outside the home in Saudi Arabia. American Economic Review, 110(10):2997-3029. ZORA
  • Scheuer, Florian (2020). Taxing the superrich: challenges of a fair tax system. UBS Center Public Paper Series 9, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Saposnik, Gustavo; Sotoca, Javier; Sempere, Ángel P; Candeliere-Merlicco, Antonio; Díaz-Abós, Paola; Tobler, Philippe N; Terzaghi, Maria; Maurino, Jorge (2020). Therapeutic status quo in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a sign of poor self-perception of their clinical status?. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 45(102354):online. ZORA
  • Heursen, Lea; Ranehill, Eva; Weber, Roberto A (2020). Are women less effective leaders than men? Evidence from experiments using coordination games. Working paper series / Department of Economics 368, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Schneider, Florian H (2020). Signaling moral values through consumption. Working paper series / Department of Economics 367, University of Zurich. ZORA