1. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    Saving regret and procrastination

    We define saving regret as the wish in hindsight to have saved more earlier in life. We measured saving regret and possible determinants in a survey of U.S. households in which respondents were aged 60-79. We…

  2. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    Regression Discontinuity Evidence on the Effectiveness of the Minimum Legal E-Cigarette Purchasing Age

    Increases in youth vaping rates and concerns of a new generation of nicotine addicts recently prompted an increase in the federal minimum legal purchase age (MLPA) for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes,…

  3. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    The EU Taxonomy’s (potential) effects on the banking sector and bank lending to firms

    One of the key pillars of the European Green Deal is a renewed sustainable finance strategy to finance sustainable growth and to channel private investments towards projects that support the transition to a…

  4. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    The demand for public flood protection under a compulsory private flood insurance scheme

    After the 2021 flood events in Germany, the introduction of compulsory flood insurance is debated. However, insurance coverage for private buildings and belongings may undermine the willingness to pay for…

  5. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    Birthplace Diversity and Team Performance

    Using hand-collected and web-scraped data on 7,208 matches and 3,266 players from the highest division of German male football, this paper examines how birthplace diversity affects team performance. The results…

  6. Discussion and Working Paper // forthcoming

    Women Leaving the Playpen: The Emancipating Role of Female Suffrage

    The role of women in Western societies changed dramatically in the 20th century. We study how political empowerment affected women’s emancipation as reflected in their life choices like marital decisions and…

  7. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    The ZEW Financial Market Survey Panel

    The ZEW Financial Market Survey is a monthly panel survey among financial market experts that was launched in December 1991. The survey focuses on the experts’ expectations about international financial markets…