Rudolf Kerschbamer

University of Innsbruck

Professor

Universitaetsstrasse 15

Innsbruck, A - 6020

Austria

http://www.uibk.ac.at/c/c4/c409/staff/

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

On Doctors, Mechanics and Computer Specialists - the Economics of Credence Goods

Journal of Economic Literature, March 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Dec 2005
Uwe Dulleck and Rudolf Kerschbamer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics and University of Innsbruck
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Credence Goods, Experts, Fraud

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On Doctors, Mechanics and Computer Specialists or Where are the Problems with Credence Goods

University of Vienna, Economics Working Paper No. 0101
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jan 2001
Uwe Dulleck and Rudolf Kerschbamer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics and University of Innsbruck
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Credence Goods, Experts, Fraud

The Economics of Credence Goods: On the Role of Liability, Verifiability, Reputation and Competition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4030
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Mar 2009
Uwe Dulleck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, experiment, liability, verifiability, reputation, competition

The Economics of Credence Goods: On the Role of Liability, Verifiability, Reputation and Competition

Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Uwe Dulleck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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Credence goods, Experiment, Liability, Verifiability, Reputation, Competition

Idiosyncratic Investments, Outside Opportunities and the Boundaries of the Firm

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Nina Maderner and Yanni Tournas
University of Innsbruck, University of Vienna and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Boundary Choice, Relation Specific Investment, Incomplete Contracts, Commitment Power, Transaction Costs

Idiosyncratic Investments, Outside Opportunities, and the Boundaries of the Firm

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Jan 2002
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Nina Maderner and Yanni Tournas
University of Innsbruck, University of Vienna and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics

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Boundary Choice, Relation Specific Investment, Incomplete Contracts, Commitment Power, Transaction Costs

Optimal Control of Upstream Pollution Under Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Nov 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Nina Maderner
University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna
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Downstream Pollution, Transboundary Emissions, Asymmetric Information, Type-Dependent Reservation Utility

Optimal Control of Upstream Pollution Under Asymmetric Information

Environmental and Resource Economics
Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Nina Maderner
University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna

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Downstream Pollution, Transboundary Emissions, Asymmetric Information, Type-Dependent Reservation Utility

In-House Competition, Organizational Slack and the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Dec 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Yanni Tournas
University of Innsbruck and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics
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Demand Fluctuations, Slack, Capacity, Competition

In-House Competition, Organizational Slack, and the Business Cycle

European Economic Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Jan 2002
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Yanni Tournas
University of Innsbruck and Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics

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Competition, Organizational Slack, Capacity, Demand Uncertainty

Multiprincipals Multiagents Incentive Design

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Semih Koray
University of Innsbruck and Bilkent University - Department of Economics
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Adverse Selection, Multiprincipals, Multiagents, Epsilon Contracting Equilibrium

Multiprincipals Multiagents Incentive Design

Review of Economic Design
Posted: 04 Feb 2001
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Semih Koray
University of Innsbruck and Bilkent University - Department of Economics

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Adverse Selection, Multiprincipals, Multiagents, Epsilon Contracting Equilibrium

What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3461
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 May 2011
Loukas Balafoutas, Adrian Beck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, expert services, natural field experiment, taxi rides, fraud, asymmetric information

What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5700
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 May 2011
Loukas Balafoutas, Adrian Beck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, expert services, natural field experiment, taxi rides, fraud, asymmetric information

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The Good, the Bad and the Naive: Do Fair Prices Signal Good Types or Do They Induce Good Behaviour?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6491
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Uwe Dulleck, David W. Johnston, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, experts, pricing, experiment, other regarding preferences, signalling, projection bias

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Incentives vs. Selection in Promotion Tournaments: Can a Designer Kill Two Birds with One Stone?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5755
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Wolfgang Höchtl, Rudolf Kerschbamer, Rudi Stracke and Uwe Sunde
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Innsbruck, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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promotion tournaments, heterogeneity, incentive provision, selection

Theoretically Robust But Empirically Invalid? An Experimental Investigation into Tax Equivalence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Georg Kirchsteiger
University of Innsbruck and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
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Theoretically Robust But Empirically Invalid? An Experimental Investigation into Tax Equivalence

Economic Theory
Posted: 24 Mar 2000
Rudolf Kerschbamer and Georg Kirchsteiger
University of Innsbruck and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)

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Guilt from Promise-Breaking and Trust in Markets for Expert Services: Theory and Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4827
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Adrian Beck, Rudolf Kerschbamer, Jianying Qiu and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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promises, guilt, trust, credence goods, experts, reciprocity

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The Impact of Distributional Preferences on (Experimental) Markets for Expert Services

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4647
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Matthias Sutter and Uwe Dulleck
University of Innsbruck, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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distributional preferences, credence goods, verifiability, experiment

Second-Degree Moral Hazard in a Real-World Credence Goods Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4458
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Loukas Balafoutas, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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natural field experiment, credence goods, asymmetric information, moral hazard, overcharging, overtreatment, taxi

Second-Degree Moral Hazard in a Real-World Credence Goods Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7714
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Loukas Balafoutas, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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natural field experiment, credence goods, asymmetric information, moral hazard, overcharging, overtreatment, taxi

Second‐Degree Moral Hazard in a Real‐World Credence Goods Market

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 599, pp. 1-18, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Loukas Balafoutas, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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The Hidden Costs of Tax Evasion: Collaborative Tax Evasion in Markets for Expert Services

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9085
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Loukas Balafoutas, Adrian Beck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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tax evasion, expert services, credence goods, fraud, experiment

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Heterogeneity in Rent-Seeking Contests with Multiple Stages: Theory and Experimental Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4435
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Tanja Hörtnagl, Rudolf Kerschbamer, Rudi Stracke and Uwe Sunde
University of Innsbruck - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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multi-stage contest, heterogeneity, experiment, joy of winning

Credence Goods Markets and the Informational Value of New Media: A Natural Field Experiment

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2019/3
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Daniel Neururer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, fraud, information acquisition, internet, field experiment

Credence Goods Markets and the Informational Value of New Media: A Natural Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12184
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2019
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Daniel Neururer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, fraud, information acquisition, internet, field experiment

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On Doctors, Mechanics and Computer Specialists. Or Where are the Problems with Credence Goods?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Nov 2001
Uwe Dulleck and Rudolf Kerschbamer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics and University of Innsbruck
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Credence goods, experts, fraud

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Experts vs Discounters: Competition and Market Unravelling When Consumers Do Not Know What They Need

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5242
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Uwe Dulleck and Rudolf Kerschbamer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics and University of Innsbruck
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Experts, discounters, credence goods, vertical restraints

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Distributional Preferences Explain Individual Behavior Across Games and Time

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jun 2019
University of Copenhagen, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna
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distributional preferences, social preferences, Equality-Equivalence Test, representative online experiment, trust game, public goods game, dictator game

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How Social Preferences Shape Incentives in (Experimental) Markets for Credence Goods

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 600, pp. 393-416, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Mar 2017
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Matthias Sutter and Uwe Dulleck
University of Innsbruck, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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