Alexander K. Koch

University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics

Full Professor

Fuglesangs Allé 4

Aarhus V, 8210

Denmark

http://https://sites.google.com/site/alexanderkkoch/Home

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

Bookmaker and Pari-Mutuel Betting: Is a (Reverse) Favourite-Longshot Bias Built-In?

Royal Holloway, University of London, Discussion Paper No. 2007-4
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2007
Alexander K. Koch and Hui-Fai Shing
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics
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Favourite-Longshot Bias,Bookmaker betting, Parimutuel Betting, Breakage, Tick Size

Job Assignments Under Moral Hazard: The Peter Principle Revisited

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2973
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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moral hazard, information, job assignments, Peter Principle

Job Assignments Under Moral Hazard: The Peter Principle Revisited

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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Moral Hazard, Information, Job Assignments, Peter Principle

Job Assignments Under Moral Hazard: The Peter Principle Revisited

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 1029-1059, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2012
Alexander K. Koch
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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Belief Elicitation in Experiments: Is There a Hedging Problem?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3517
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Universidad del Rosario, University of London - Royal Holloway - Department of Economics, University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics
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belief elicitation, hedging, methods, experimental economics

Belief Elicitation in Experiments: Is There a Hedging Problem?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Universidad del Rosario, University of London - Royal Holloway - Department of Economics, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics and University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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Belief Elicitation, Hedging, Experimental Methodology, Experimental Economics

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Self-Regulation Through Goal Setting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3893
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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goals, self-control, motivation, time inconsistency, psychology

Self-Regulation Through Goal Setting

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 1, pp. 212-227, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Goals, self-control, motivation, time inconsistency, psychology

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The Trade-Off Between Liquidity and Precision of Position in Option Contracts

Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 3, No. 1-2, pp. 25-48, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2008
Alexander K. Koch and Zdravetz Lazarov
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Bonn Graduate School of Economics
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Clustering, Exchange Design, Options

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Aligning Ambition and Incentives

Univ. of Aarhus Economics Working Paper No. 2008-16, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1527
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Alexander K. Koch and Eloic Peyrache
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and HEC Paris - Economics & Decision Sciences
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Reputation, Asymmetric learning, Relative performance contracts, Transparency

Aligning Ambition and Incentives

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Alexander K. Koch and Eloic Peyrache
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and HEC Paris - Economics & Decision Sciences
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Reputation, Asymmetric learning, Relative performance contracts, Transparency

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From Team Spirit to Jealousy: The Pitfalls of Too Much Transparency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1661
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
Alexander K. Koch and Albrecht Morgenstern
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and German Federal Ministry of Finance
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teams, reputation, transparency, group incentives, sabotage

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Giving in Dictator Games: Regard for Others or Regard by Others?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1703
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Alexander K. Koch and Hans-Theo Normann
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics
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dictator game, altruism, social preferences

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Self-Rewards and Personal Motivation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Amsterdam
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Quasi-hyperbolic discounting, reference-dependent preferences, loss aversion, self-control, self-rewards, goals

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Mixed Up? That's Good for Motivation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1331
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Alexander K. Koch and Eloic Peyrache
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and HEC Paris - Economics & Decision Sciences
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incentive contracts, reputation, mixed strategies

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An Experimental Test of Career Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1405
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Alexander K. Koch, Albrecht Morgenstern and Philippe Raab
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics, German Federal Ministry of Finance and University of Bonn - Department of Economics
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incentives, reputation, career concerns, signal jamming, experiments

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Preferences and Beliefs in a Sequential Social Dilemma: A Within-Subjects Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4624
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Universidad del Rosario, University of London - Royal Holloway - Department of Economics, University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics
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experimental economics, consensus effect, social dilemmas

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Tournaments, Individualized Contracts and Career Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1841
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Alexander K. Koch and Eloic Peyrache
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and HEC Paris - Economics & Decision Sciences
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tournaments, reputation, asymmetric learning, relative performance contracts

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Commitment to Self-Rewards

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4049
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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self-control, motivation, self-reinforcement, time inconsistency, reference-dependent preferences

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Behavioral Economics of Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8470
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Alexander K. Koch, Julia Nafziger and Helena Skyt Nielsen
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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behavioral economics, soft skills, educational decision making, schooling, non-cognitive skills

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Goals and Psychological Accounting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5802
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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quasi-hyperbolic discounting, reference-dependent preferences, loss aversion, self-control, mental accounting, goals

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Moral Hazard Contracts: Does One Size Fit All?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2463
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Alexander K. Koch and Eloic Peyrache
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and HEC Paris - Economics & Decision Sciences
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anonymous contracts, career concerns, incentive contracts, reputation

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Motivational Goal Bracketing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4471
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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goals, multiple tasks, motivational bracketing, self-control, time inconsistency, psychology

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Within- and Cross-Firm Mobility and Earnings Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5163
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Anders Frederiksen, Timothy Halliday and Alexander K. Koch
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Hawaii - Department of Economics and University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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earnings growth, promotions, dynamic panel data models, matched employer-employee data

Motivational Goal Bracketing: An Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10955
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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self-control, goals, narrow bracketing, commitment devices, real effort, online experiment

Motivational Goal Bracketing: An Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13806
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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commitment, Goals, narrow bracketing, Online Experiment, Real effort, Self-Control

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Appendix for: Belief Elicitation in Experiments: Is There a Hedging Problem?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Universidad del Rosario, University of London - Royal Holloway - Department of Economics, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics and University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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Belief Elicitation, Hedging, Experimental Methodology, Experimental Economics

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Aarhus Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Thomas Epper, Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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Career Concerns Incentives: An Experimental Test

Univ. of Aarhus Working Paper No. 2009-1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2009
Alexander K. Koch, Albrecht Morgenstern and Philippe Raab
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics, German Federal Ministry of Finance and University of Bonn - Department of Economics
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Incentives, Reputation, Career concerns, Signal jamming, Experiments

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A Real-Effort Experiment on Gift Exchange with Temptation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9084
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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gift exchange, temptation, hidden costs of control

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Coordination Under the Shadow of Career Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4039
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Alexander K. Koch and Albrecht Morgenstern
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and German Federal Ministry of Finance
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career concerns, group incentives, knowledge work, reputation, teams

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What do We Work for? An Anatomy of Pre- and Post-Tax Earnings Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5298
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Anders Frederiksen, Timothy Halliday and Alexander K. Koch
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Hawaii - Department of Economics and University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics
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earnings growth, promotions, mobility, taxable income, dynamic panel data models, matched employer-employee data

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Who Wants Paternalism?

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 66, Issue S1, pp. S147-S166, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Sofie Kragh Pedersen, Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
Aarhus University, University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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commitment, paternalism, political attitudes, regulation, self‐control