Research

Publications

Because of you I did not give up – Peer effects in perseverance (joint with Christina Gravert, Journal of Economic Psychology, 81, 2020, 102316)

I (don’t) like you – but who cares? Gender differences in same sex and mixed sex teams (joint with Michael Kosfeld, Economic Journal, 130, 2020, 716-739)
Media: Newsweek, MDR Wissen, Horizont, Daily Star

Responsiveness to feedback as a personal trait (joint with Thomas Buser and Joël van der Weele, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 56, 2018, 165-192)

The importance of peers for compliance with norms of fair sharing (joint with Simon Gächter and Daniele Nosenzo, European Economic Review, 97, 2017, 72-86)

In good times and bad – Reciprocal behavior at the workplace in times of economic crises (joint with Matthias Heinz, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 134, 2017, 228-239)

The impact of private and public feedback on worker performance – Evidence from the lab (joint with Neele Siemer, Economic Inquiry, 54, 2016, 1188-1201)
Blog post: FehrAdvice

The incentive effects of missions – Evidence from experiments with NGO employees and students (European Economic Review, 79, 2015, 252-262)
Media: Gießener Zeitung

Working papers

Deliberative Structures and their Impact on Voting Behavior under Social Conflict (joint with Jordi Brandts and Lydia Mechtenberg)

What to blame? Self-serving attribution bias with multi-dimensional uncertainty [online appendix] (joint with Alexander Coutts and Zahra Murad)

Work in progress

Behavioral correlates of academic performance – Evidence from a student panel (joint with Maíra Sontag Gonzalez)

Is Compensation Fine? Sanction Regimes and their Effects on Deterrence and Trust (joint with Pieter Desmet and Franziska Weber)

Responsiveness to feedback and study outcomes (joint with Thomas Buser and Joël van der Weele)

Testing social norms as predictors for sharing behavior in experimental dictator games (joint with Simon Gächter and Daniele Nosenzo)

The role of attractiveness, confidence and personal characteristics in bargaining – Evidence from a German TV show (joint with Luise Görges and Gerd Mühlheußer)