Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Publications Database

Author

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld


Department

  • Management and Microeconomics

Chair

  • Chair of Organization and Management

Academic / Professional Positions

  • Since 2008: Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2000 - 2008: Assistant Professor, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Education

  • 1999: Ph.D., Tilburg University, Netherlands, Thesis: Individual Decision-Making and Social Interaction
  • 1995: Diplom-Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany

Research Interests

  • Behavioral economics
  • Organizational economics
  • Theoretical and experimental analysis of social interaction
  • Boundedly rational decision-making
  • Psychology of incentives

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Author Publications

One, Two, Many—Insensitivity to Group Size in Games with Concentrated Benefits and Dispersed Costs
Review of Economic Studies
Selected
2017 Schumacher, Heiner
Kesternich, Iris
Kosfeld, Michael
Winter, Joachim
One, Two, Many – Insensitivity to Group Size in Games with Concentrated Benefits and Dispersed Costs
Review of Economic Studies
Selected
2016 Schumacher, Heiner
Kesternich, Iris
Kosfeld, Michael
Winter, Joachim
The Effects of Financial and Recognition Incentives Across Work Contexts: The Role of Meaning
Economic Inquiry
2016
Kosfeld, Michael
Neckermann, Susanne
Yang, Xiaolan
Leader Punishment and Cooperation in Groups: Experimental Field Evidence from Commons Management in Ethiopia
American Economic Review
Selected
2015
Kosfeld, Michael
Rustagi, Devesh
Team Production in Competitive Labor Markets with Adverse Selection
European Economic Review
Selected
2014
von Siemens, Ferdinand A.
Kosfeld, Michael
Resisting Moral Wiggle Room: How Robust is Reciprocal Behavior?
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Selected
2014 van der Weele, Joël
Kulisa, Julija
Kosfeld, Michael
Friebel, Guido
Who Shall I Trust? Trust as a Mediator Between Identity Salience and Cooperative Behavior
Schmalenbach Business Review
2014
Kosfeld, Michael
Opitz, Lena
van Dick, Rolf
Pro-Social Missions and Worker Motivation: An Experimental Study
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
2014 Fehrler, Sebastian
Kosfeld, Michael
Can You Trust the Good Guys? Trust Within and Between Groups with Different Missions
Economics Letters
2013 Fehrler, Sebastian
Kosfeld, Michael
It''s all about Connections: Evidence on Network Formation
Review of Network Economics
2012 Falk, Armin
Kosfeld, Michael
Competition, Cooperation, and Corporate Culture
RAND Journal of Economics
Selected
2011
Kosfeld, Michael
von Siemens, Ferdinand A.
Getting more Work for Nothing? Symbolic Awards and Worker Performance
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Selected
2011
Kosfeld, Michael
Neckermann, Susanne
Conditional Cooperation and Costly Monitoring Explain Success in Forest Commons Management
Science
Selected
2010
Rustagi, Devesh
Engel, Stefanie
Kosfeld, Michael
Institution Formation in Public Goods Games
American Economic Review
Selected
2009
Kosfeld, Michael
Okada, Akira
Riedl, Arno
Worker Self-Selection and the Profits from Cooperation
Journal of the European Economic Association
Selected
2009
Kosfeld, Michael
von Siemens, Ferdinand A.
The Dynamics of Neighbourhood Watch and Norm Enforcement
Economic Journal
Selected
2007 Huck, Steffen
Kosfeld, Michael
The Hidden Costs of Control
American Economic Review
Selected
2006 Falk, Armin
Kosfeld, Michael
Oxytocin Increases Trust in Humans
Nature
Selected
2005
Kosfeld, Michael
Heinrichs, Markus
Zak, Paul J.
Fischbacher, Urs
Fehr, Ernst
Neuroeconomic Foundations of Trust and Social Preferences
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings
2005 Fehr, Ernst
Fischbacher, Urs
Kosfeld, Michael
Rumours and Markets
Journal of Mathematical Economics
2005
Kosfeld, Michael
Economic Networks in the Laboratory: A Survey
Review of Network Economics
2004
Kosfeld, Michael
Best-Reply Matching in Games
Mathematical Social Sciences
2003 Droste, Edward
Kosfeld, Michael
Voorneveld, Mark
Why Shops Close Again: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Deregulation of Shopping Hours
European Economic Review
Selected
2002
Kosfeld, Michael
A Myopic Adjustment Process Leading to Best-Reply Matching
Games and Economic Behavior
Selected
2002
Kosfeld, Michael
Droste, Edward
Voorneveld, Mark
Stochastic Strategy Adjustment in Cooridination Games
Economic Theory
2002
Kosfeld, Michael