Christian Zehnder

University of Lausanne

Quartier Chambronne

Lausanne, Vaud CH-1015

Switzerland

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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3901
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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fairness, contracts, wages, effort, experiments

A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ernst Fehr, Lorenz Goette and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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Competitive Pricing Reduces Wasteful Counterproductive Behaviors

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 156, 2017
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2019
Björn Bartling, Manuel Grieder and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University of Lausanne
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Counterproductive behavior, competitive pricing, markets, auctions, efficiency, inequality

Does Competition Justify Inequality?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5651
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Björn Bartling, Manuel Grieder and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University of Lausanne
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fairness, competition, markets, efficiency, inequality

Let the Market Decide: An Experimental Study of Competition and Fairness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4831
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
Björn Bartling, Manuel Grieder and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University of Lausanne
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competition, authority, markets, fairness, responsibility, procedures

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Discrimination and In-Group Favoritism in a Citywide Trust Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2765, Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 318
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Armin Falk and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Lausanne
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Discrimination, In-group Favoritism, Trust, Trustworthiness, Reciprocity, Social Capital, City Development

The Emergence of Information Sharing in Credit Markets

University of Zurich, IEER Working Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Martin Brown and Christian Zehnder
University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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Credit Market, Information Sharing, Experiment

The Emergence of Information Sharing in Credit Markets

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Martin Brown and Christian Zehnder
University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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Information Sharing, Credit Market, Competition, Adverse Selection, Experiment

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The Behavioral Effects of Minimum Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1625
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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minimum wages, labor market, monopsony, fairness, reservation wages, entitlement

The Behavioral Effects of Minimum Wages

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5115
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Minimum wages, labor market, monopsony, fairness, reservation wages, entitlement

How Do Judgmental Overconfidence and Overoptimism Shape Innovative Activity?

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 83, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Holger Herz, Daniel Schunk and Christian Zehnder
University of Fribourg - Department of Economics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management and University of Lausanne
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Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Overconfidence, Experiment

How Do Judgmental Overconfidence and Overoptimism Shape Innovative Activity?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4084
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Holger Herz, Daniel Schunk and Christian Zehnder
University of Fribourg - Department of Economics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management and University of Lausanne
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innovation, entrepreneurship, overconfidence, experiment

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Contracts as Reference Points: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3889
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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contracts, reference points, experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Contracts, Reference Points, Experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w14501
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Social Norms and Strategic Default

University of St. Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2016/08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2017
Martin Brown, Jan Schmitz and Christian Zehnder
University of St. Gallen, ETH Zurich and University of Lausanne
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Strategic Default, Moral Constraints, Social Norms

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Contractual reference points, informal agreements, renegotiation, experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Incomplete Contracts, Contractual Reference Points, Renegotiation, Informal Agreements, Laboratory Experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

NBER Working Paper No. w17545
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6095
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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contracts, reference points, fairness, renegotiation, informal agreement

Did We Overestimate the Role of Social Preferences? The Case of Self-Selected Student Samples

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3177
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Armin Falk, Stephan Meier and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Lausanne
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methodology, selection, experiments, prosocial behavior

Did We Overestimate the Role of Social Preferences? The Case of Self-Selected Student Samples

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5475
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Armin Falk, Stephan Meier and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Lausanne
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methodology, selection, experiments, prosocial behavior

Did We Overestimate the Role of Social Preferences? The Case of Self-Selected Student Samples

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Armin Falk, Stephan Meier and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Lausanne
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experiments, methodology, prosocial behavior, selection

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Credit Reporting, Relationship Banking, and Loan Repayment

Swiss National Bank Working Paper No. 2006-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2007
Martin Brown and Christian Zehnder
University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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credit market, information sharing, relationship banking

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Reputation and Credit Market Formation: How Relational Incentives and Legal Contract Enforcement Interact

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4351
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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credit markets, relationship lending, reputation formation, legal enforcement

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3655
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Ernst Fehr, Martin Brown and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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wage rigidity, price rigidity, relational contracts, reciprocity, reputation

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
Ernst Fehr, Martin Brown and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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Reputation, Reciprocity, Relational Contracts, Price Rigidity, Wage Rigidity

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 536, pp. 333-353, March 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Big Experimenter is Watching You! Anonymity and Prosocial Behavior in the Laboratory

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Franziska Barmettler, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Scrutiny, anonymity, laboratory experiments, prosocial behavior

Big Experimenter is Watching You! Anonymity and Prosocial Behavior in the Laboratory

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5925
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Franziska Barmettler, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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laboratory experiments, anonymity, scrutiny, prosocial behavior

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Contracting Without a Plan: A Theory of Informal Justice

Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 049-2013
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Sylvain Chassang and Christian Zehnder
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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informal contracts, incomplete contracts, social preferences, heuristics, arbitration, third party punishment

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A Productive Clash of Cultures: Injecting Economics into Leadership Research

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6175
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Christian Zehnder, Holger Herz and Jean-Philippe Bonardi
University of Lausanne, University of Zurich and University of Lausanne
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leadership, economics, foundations, emergence, effectiveness

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Communication and Hidden Action: Evidence from a Person-to-Person Lending Experiment

University of St.Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2018/19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Martin Brown, Jan Schmitz and Christian Zehnder
University of St. Gallen, ETH Zurich and University of Lausanne
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Strategic Default, Communication, Trust Game