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

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Nobel and Novice: Author Prominence Affects Peer Review

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Sep 2022
University of Innsbruck, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Graz and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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peer review, scientific method, double-anonymized, status bias

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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
Downloads 536 (96,129)
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Credence Goods, Experts, Fraud

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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 326 (169,823)
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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

CESifo Working Paper No. 7932
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
Rudolf Kerschbamer, Daniel Neururer and Matthias Sutter
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and 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 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

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 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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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

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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 140 (375,884)
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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

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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, expert services, natural field experiment, taxi rides, fraud, asymmetric information

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

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

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

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

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

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

Diagnostic Uncertainty and Insurance Coverage in Credence Goods Markets

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2023/12 (This paper replaces MPI Discussion Paper No. 2020/6)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2023
University of Innsbruck, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 105 (468,861)
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Credence goods, diagnostic uncertainty, insurance coverage, social preferences

Diagnostic Uncertainty and Insurance Coverage in Credence Goods Markets

CESifo Working Paper No. 8681
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
University of Innsbruck, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, diagnostic uncertainty, insurance coverage, welfare, model, experiment

Diagnostic Uncertainty and Insurance Coverage in Credence Goods Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13848
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
University of Innsbruck, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Department of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck
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credence goods, diagnostic uncertainty, insurance coverage, welfare, model, experiment

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

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

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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 - Centre for Health Economics, University of Innsbruck and 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

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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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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 62 (647,947)
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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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 57 (676,261)
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natural field experiment, credence goods, asymmetric information, moral hazard, overcharging, overtreatment, taxi

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Distributional Preferences Explain Individual Behavior Across Games and Time

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jun 2019
University of CopenhagenCopenhagen University College - Department of Obstetrics, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna
Downloads 118 (427,684)
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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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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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 94 (502,077)
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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 Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 88 (523,434)
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distributional preferences, credence goods, verifiability, experiment

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Reveal It or Conceal It: On the Value of Second Opinions in a Low-Entry-Barriers Credence Goods Market

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2020/11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 May 2020
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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C93, D82

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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 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)
Downloads 62 (636,652)
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multi-stage contest, heterogeneity, experiment, joy of winning

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Serving Consumers in an Uncertain World: A Credence Goods Experiment

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2023/11
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Oct 2023
University of Innsbruck, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Department of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck
Downloads 27 (882,981)

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Credence goods, diagnostic uncertainty, insurance coverage, social preferences

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

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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Reveal it or Conceal it: On the Value of Second Opinions in a Low-Entry-Barriers Credence Goods Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13344
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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credence goods, expert services, second opinions, natural field experiment

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Diagnostic Uncertainty and Insurance Coverage in Credence Goods Markets1

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Oct 2023
University of Innsbruck, University of Exeter, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Cologne and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Credence goods, diagnostic uncertainty, insurance coverage, social preferences