1. 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…

  2. Discussion and Working Paper // forthcoming

    Strategies under distributional and strategic uncertaint

    I investigate the decision problem which arises in a game of incomplete information under two different types of uncertainty - uncertainty about other players’ type distributions and about other players’…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Collective minimum contributions to counteract the ratchet effect in the voluntary provision of public goods

    We experimentally test a theoretically promising amendment to the ratchet-up mechanism of the Paris Agreement. The ratchet-up mechanism prescribes that parties’ commitments to the global response to climate…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    E-Commerce, Delivery Drones and Their Impact on Cities

    E-commerce has gained importance over the last years and the COVID-19 pandemic has further strengthened this development. With the increasing opportunities that novel transport technologies, amongst them cargo…

  5. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Markus Trunschke, Bettina Peters, Dirk Czarnitzki und Christian Rammer (2022), Pandemic Effects: Is the German Innovation System Suffering from Long-COVID?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted firms in all economies worldwide. Their innovative behavior in the initial- and subsequent years is crucial to economic recovery. We investigate its impact on firms’…

  6. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Government Expenditure in the DINA Framework: Allocation Methods and Consequences for Post-Tax Income Inequality

    Constructing measures of post-tax income inequality that are consistent with national accounts requires the allocation of the entirety of government expenditure to individuals. About half of government…