Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Marktdesign

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Performance Feedback and Job Search Behavior: Empirical Evidence From Linked Employer-Employee Data

    In this paper, we study whether performance feedback can serve as an instrument for firms to increase employee retention. Feedback on the relative performance may affect individual job search behavior…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Improving Efficiency and Equality in School Choice

    How should students be assigned to schools? Two mechanisms have been suggested and implemented around the world: deferred acceptance (DA) and top trading cycles (TTC). These two mechanisms are widely considered…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Information design in sequential procurement

    We analyze the problem of a buyer who chooses a supplier for a two-period production project. The buyer lacks the commitment not to renegotiate the contractual terms in the second period. The prospect of…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Social Norms, Sanctions, and Conditional Entry in Markets with Externalities: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment

    In an artefactual field experiment with a large and heterogeneous non-student population sample, we test the implications of social norms for market interactions associated with negative real- world…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Entry in First-price Auctions with Signaling

    We study the optimal entry fee in a symmetric private value first-price auction with signaling, in which the participation decisions and the auction outcome are used by an outside observer to infer the…