Christian Traxler

Hertie School

Professor of Economocs

Friedrichstrasse 180

Quartier 110

Berlin, 10117

Germany

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 10

D-53113 Bonn, 53113

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschingerstr. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Testing Enforcement Strategies in the Field: Legal Threat, Moral Appeal and Social Information

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/31, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2787
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Ulm University - Department of Mathematics and Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Hertie School
Downloads 192 (219,391)
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Field experiments, law enforcement, compliance, deterrence

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Poverty and Crime in 19th Century Germany: A Reassessment

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/35
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Christian Traxler and Carsten Burhop
Hertie School and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 174 (238,825)
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Crime, Poverty, rye price, beer, weather, Prussia

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Deterrence through Word of Mouth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2549
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Johannes Rincke and Christian Traxler
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Hertie School
Downloads 106 (351,184)

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deterrence, law enforcement, word of mouth

Deterrence through Word of Mouth

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/4
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Johannes Rincke and Christian Traxler
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Hertie School
Downloads 60 (490,512)
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Deterrence, Law enforcement, Word of mouth

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Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9443
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Francesco Drago, Friederike Mengel and Christian Traxler
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, University of Essex and Hertie School
Downloads 146 (275,967)
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neighborhood networks, social learning, spillover, evasion, field experiment

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Citation 13

Nudges at the Dentist

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6699
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Steffen Altmann and Christian Traxler
University of Copenhagen and Hertie School
Downloads 67 (463,524)
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field experiment, reminders, nudges, memory limitations, prevention, dental health, framing

Nudges at the Dentist

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2012/15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Steffen Altmann and Christian Traxler
University of Copenhagen and Hertie School
Downloads 62 (482,427)
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Framing, Field experiment, Reminders, Nudges, Memory Limitations, Prevention, Dental Health

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The Interaction of Legal and Social Norm Enforcement

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3091
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jun 2010
Sebastian Kube, Sebastian Kube and Christian Traxler
University of BonnMax Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Hertie School
Downloads 108 (344,421)
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social sanctions, legal sanctions, norm enforcement, mild laws, laboratory experiment, VCM, public goods

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Survey Evidence on Conditional Norm Enforcement

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Christian Traxler and Joachim K. Winter
Hertie School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
Downloads 89 (389,926)
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Norm Enforcement, Sanctioning, Social Norms, Survey Evidence

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Salience, Incentives, and Timely Compliance: Evidence from Speeding Tickets

MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2020/9, Charles University in Prague Faculty of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 May 2020
Libor Dusek, Nicolas Pardo and Christian Traxler
Charles University in Prague - Department of Economics, Hertie School and Hertie School
Downloads 88 (392,672)
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Enforcement, fines, timely compliance, salience, nudges, deadlines, perceptions, RCT, RDD

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Cooperation and Punishment: The Individual-Level Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6284
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
Felix Albrecht, Sebastian Kube, Sebastian Kube and Christian Traxler
University of Marburg, University of BonnMax Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Hertie School
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strategy method, punishment patterns, type classification, conditional cooperation, public-goods game

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Optimal Observability in a Linear Income Tax

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Joel B. Slemrod and Christian Traxler
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Hertie School
Downloads 85 (400,929)
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optimal linear income taxation, observability, tax enforcement

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Deadlines and Cognitive Limitations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6761
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Steffen Altmann, Christian Traxler and Philipp Weinschenk
University of Copenhagen, Hertie School and University of Kaiserslautern
Downloads 79 (418,370)

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deadlines, cognitive limitations, limited memory, field experiment

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Learning from Law Enforcement

CESifo Working Paper No. 8043
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Libor Dusek and Christian Traxler
Charles University in Prague - Department of Economics and Hertie School
Downloads 77 (424,663)

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learning deterrence, law enforcement, speeding tickets, regression discontinuity, event study

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Majority Voting and the Welfare Implications of Tax Avoidance

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2009/22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Christian Traxler
Hertie School
Downloads 73 (437,212)
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Majority voting, median voter equilibrium, Tax avoidance, welfare analysis

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Higher Taxes, More Evasion? Evidence from Border Differentials in TV License Fees

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5195
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Ulm University - Department of Mathematics and Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Hertie School
Downloads 64 (468,197)
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evasion, TV license fees, border tax differentials, regression discontinuity design

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Apportionment, Fiscal Equalization and Decentralized Tax Enforcement

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2008/21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2008
Christian Traxler and Andreas Reutter
Hertie School and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics
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Tax Enforcement, Tax Evasion, Formula Apportionment, Fiscal Equalization, Tax Revenue Sharing

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Higher Taxes, More Evasion? Evidence from Border Differentials in TV License Fees

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Corporate Taxation and Public Finance Research, Ulm University - Department of Mathematics and Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Hertie School
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Evasion; TV License Fees; Border Tax Differentials; Regression Discontinuity Design

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Bunching on the Autobahn? Speeding Responses to a 'Notched' Penalty Scheme

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6786
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
Christian Traxler, Franz Westermaier and Ansgar Wohlschlegel
Hertie School, University of Marburg and Portsmouth Business School
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notches, speeding tickets, stepwise penalty function, salience

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Geschlechts- und Herkunftseffekte bei der Benotung juristischer Staatsprüfungen (The Effects of Gender and Migration on State Exam Grades in Law)

Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Rechtswissenschaft (ZDRW), 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
EBS Law School, Hertie School and University of CologneMax Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Empirical Legal Studies, Expertise, Law & Psychology, Legal Education, Psychology, Social Sciences and the Law, Teaching

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Voting Over Taxes: The Case of Tax Evasion

University of Munich Discussion Papers in Economics 2006-27
Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Christian Traxler
Hertie School

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Majority Voting, Tax Evasion,Welfare Analysis, Redistribution

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Social Norms and Conditional Cooperative Taxpayers

University of Munich, Department of Economics Discussion Papers in Economics 2006-28
Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Christian Traxler
Hertie School

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Tax Evasion, Tax Morale, Social Norms, Conditional Cooperation

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Tax Evasion and Auditing in a Federal Economy

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2005
Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Sven Stöwhase and Christian Traxler
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft - Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT) and Hertie School

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tax evasion, fiscal competition, fiscal equalization, auditing

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Social Norms and the Indirect Evolution of Conditional Cooperation

Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Mathias Spichtig and Christian Traxler
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Natural Science, Mathematics and Information Science and Hertie School

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Conditional Cooperation, Indirect Evolution, Social Norms, Heterogenous Environments