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

  • Viallet-Thévenin, Scott; Chambru, Cédric (2020). Attaining autonomy in the empire: French governors between 1860 and 1960. Working paper series / Department of Economics 366, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Autor, David; Dorn, David; Hanson, Gordon; Majlesi, Kaveh (2020). Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure. American Economic Review, 110(10):3139-3183. ZORA
  • Biroli, Pietro; Boneva, Teodora; Raja, Akash; Rauh, Christopher (2020). Parental beliefs about returns to child health investments. Journal of Econometrics:Epub ahead of print. ZORA
  • Caprettini, Bruno; Voth, Hans-Joachim (2020). Rage against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England. American Economic Review: Insights, 2(3):305-320. ZORA
  • Soutschek, Alexander; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). Know your weaknesses: Sophisticated impulsiveness motivates voluntary self-restrictions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 46(9):1611-1623. ZORA
  • Ewerhart, Christian; Valkanova, Kremena (2020). Fictitious play in networks. Games and Economic Behavior, 123:182-206. ZORA
  • Bursztyn, Leonardo; Rao, Aakaash; Roth, Christopher P; Yanagizawa-Drott, David (2020). Misinformation during a pandemic. NBER Working Papers 27417, National Bureau of Economic Research. ZORA
  • Autor, David; Dorn, David; Hanson, Gordon H; Pisano, Gary; Shu, Pian (2020). Foreign competition and domestic innovation: evidence from US patents. American Economic Review: Insights, 2(3):357-374. ZORA
  • Adams‐Prassl, Abi; Boneva, Teodora; Golin, Marta; Rauh, Christopher (2020). Furloughing. Fiscal Studies, 41(3):591-622. ZORA
  • Saposnik, Gustavo. Foundations of therapeutic inertia: understanding determinants of physician’s decisions. 2020, University of Zurich, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät. ZORA
  • Kozbur, Damian (2020). Analysis of testing‐based forward model selection. Econometrica, 88(5):2147-2173. ZORA
  • Maselko, Joanna; Sikander, Siham; Turner, Elizabeth L; Bates, Lisa M; Ahmad, Ikhlaq; Atif, Najia; Baranov, Victoria; Bhalotra, Sonia; Bibi, Amina; Bibi, Tayyaba; Bilal, Samina; Biroli, Pietro; Chung, Esther; Gallis, John A; Hagaman, Ashley; Jamil, Anam; LeMasters, Katherine; O'Donnell, Karen; Scherer, Elissa; Sharif, Maria; Waqas, Ahmed; Zaidi, Ahmed; Zulfiqar, Shaffaq; Rahman, Atif (2020). Effectiveness of a peer-delivered, psychosocial intervention on maternal depression and child development at 3 years postnatal: a cluster randomised trial in Pakistan. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(9):775-787. ZORA
  • Alos-Ferrer, Carlos; Buckenmaier, Johannes; Kirchsteiger, Georg (2020). Do traders learn to select efficient market institutions?. Working paper series / Department of Economics 364, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Garagnani, Michele (2020). The predictive power of risk elicitation tasks. Working paper series / Department of Economics 362, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Ewerhart, Christian (2020). Finite blockchain games. Working paper series / Department of Economics 355, University of Zurich. ZORA
  • Miralles, Antonio; Pycia, Marek (2020). Foundations of pseudomarkets : walrasian equilibria for discrete resources. Discussion Paper Series DP15161, CEPR. ZORA
  • Diaconescu, Andreea Oliviana; Stecy, Madeline; Kasper, Lars; Burke, Christopher John; Nagy, Zoltan; Mathys, Christoph; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). Neural arbitration between social and individual learning systems. eLife, (9):e54051. ZORA
  • Soutschek, Alexander; Moisa, Marius; Ruff, Christian C; Tobler, Philippe N (2020). The right temporoparietal junction enables delay of gratification by allowing decision makers to focus on future events. PLoS Biology, 18(8):e3000800. ZORA
  • Cortes, Guido Matias; Jaimovich, Nir; Nekarda, Christopher J; Siu, Henry E (2020). The dynamics of disappearing routine jobs: a flows approach. Labour Economics, 65(101823):online. ZORA
  • Jehiel, Philippe; Steiner, Jakub (2020). Selective sampling with information-storage constraints. Economic Journal, 130(630):1753-1781. ZORA