Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Umwelt- und Klimaökonomik

  1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2021

    Poorly Adapted but Nothing to Lose? A Study on the Flood Risk – Income Relationship with a Focus on Low-Income Households

    Flood risk may differ across income levels. In this paper, I employ unique survey data from more than 8,000 households in Germany to derive an integrated flood risk indicator that accounts for local flood…

  2. Monographie // 2021

    Die Gabe als drittes Prinzip zwischen Markt und Staat?

    Marcel Mauss schrieb 1923 in seinem Essay Die Gabe, er habe in den Motiven des Gabentauschs »einen der Felsen gefunden, auf denen unsere Gesellschaften ruhen«. Bis heute wirft diese These Fragen auf: Wie…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2021

    Experimental evidence of limited attention at the gym

    In a randomized field experiment, we show that a low-cost intervention, weekly email reminders, increases the weekly exercising frequency of gym members by 13%, with the effect being larger for class training…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2021

    Negotiating Weights for Burden Sharing Rules in International Climate Negotiations: An Empirical Analysis

    We have collected data from a world-wide survey among COP delegates to empirically investigate preferences for certain burden sharing rules among key groups in a setting that reflects the possibility of…

  5. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2021

    The Effectiveness of a Large-scale Flood Risk Awareness Campaign – Evidence from Two Panel Data Sets

    In the context of integrated flood risk management, governments and public agencies aim to strengthen flood risk reduction and insurance at the household level. They often employ awareness campaigns in order to…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2020

    ‘Pay-Later’ vs. ‘Pay-as-You-Go’: Experimental Evidence on Present-Biased Overconsumption and the Importance of Timing

    When consuming goods provided by public utilities, such as telecommunication, water, gas or electricity, the predominant payment scheme is pay-later billing. This paper identifies one potential consequence of…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2020

    How Do Different Compensation Schemes and Loss Experience Affect Insurance Decisions? Experimental Evidence From Two Independent and Heterogeneous Samples

    Although natural hazard insurance is advocated as an important means of risk management, private insurance demand often remains below critical levels. Prior loss experience and the design of governmental…