Urs Fischbacher







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University of Konstanz
Department of Economics
Chair of Applied Research in Economics
Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher
Box 131
Universitätsstrasse 10
D- 78457 Konstanz

Phone         +49 (0) 7531-88-2652
Fax+49 (0) 7531-88-5248

 Email

urs.fischbacher@uni-konstanz.de

 Room

F 315

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Address

Thurgau Institute of Economics
Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher
Hauptstrasse 90
CH-8280 Kreuzlingen

Phone+41 (0) 71-677-0512
Email

fischbacher@twi-kreuzlingen.ch

Fax+41 (0) 71-677-0511
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Publications 

Lobmaier, Janek S, Urs Fischbacher, Fabian Probst, Urs Wirthmüller and Daria Knoch, "Accumulating Evidence Suggests That Men Do Not Find Body Odours of Human Leucocyte Antigen-Dissimilar Women More Attractive", Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1878)., 2018

Rudorf, S., Baumgartner, T., Markett, S., Schmelz, K., Wiest, R., Fischbacher, U., & Knoch, D., "Intrinsic connectivity networks underlying individual differences in control-averse behavior", Human Brain Mapping, 39(12), 4857-4869., 2018

Rudorf, S., Schmelz, K., Baumgartner, T., Wiest, R., Fischbacher, U., & Knoch, D., "Neural Mechanisms Underlying Individual Differences in Control-Averse Behavior", The Journal of Neuroscience, 38(22), 5196-5208., 2018

Urs Fischbacher, Gerson Hoffmann, Simeon Schudy, "The causal effect of stop-loss and take-gain orders on the disposition effect", The Review of Financial Studies 30 (6), 2110-2129., 2017

Fabian Probst, Urs Fischbacher, Janek S. Lobmaier, Urs Wirthmüller and Daria Knoch, "Men’s Preferences for Women’s Body Odours Are Not Associated with Human Leucocyte Antigen", Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1864)., 2017

Urs Fischbacher; Nadja Kairies-Black and Ulrike Stefani. 2017. "Non-Additivity and the Salience of Marginal Productivities: Experimental Evidence on Distributive Fairness." Economica, 84(336), 587-610., 2017

Maik Bieleke, Peter M. Gollwitzer, Gabriele Oettingen and Urs Fischbacher, "Social Value Orientation Moderates the Effects of Intuition Versus Reflection on Responses to Unfair Ultimatum Offers", Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 30(2), 569-81., 2017

Fadong Chen and Urs Fischbacher, "Response Time and Click Position: Cheap Indicators of Preferences", Journal of the Economics Science Association 2(2), 109-126. doi: 10.1007/s40881-016-0026-6., 2016

Birgit M. Beisswingert, Keshun Zhang , Thomas Goetz, Urs Fischbacher, "Spillover Effects of Loss of Control on Risky Decision-Making", PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150470., 2016

Aleksandra Kupferberg, Oliver M. Hager, Urs Fischbacher, Laura S. Brändle, Melanie Haynes, Gregor Hasler, "Testing the social competition hypothesis of depression using a simple economic game", British Journal of Psychiatry Open 2(2), 163-169; DOI: 10.1192/bjpo.bp.115.001362., 2016

Nora Preuss, Laura S. Brändle, Oliver M. Hager, Melanie Haynes, Urs Fischbacher, and Gregor Hasler, "Inconsistency and social decision making in patients with Borderline Personality Disorder", Psychiatry Research 243, 115-122., 2016

Kimmich, Christian, and Urs Fischbacher, "Behavioral determinants of supply chain integration and coexistence", Journal of Forest Economics 25, 55-77., 2016

Yan Chen, Ernst Fehr, Urs Fischbacher, Peter Morgan, "Matching and Segregation: An Experimental Study", forthcoming Games and Economic Behavior, 2016

Björn Bartling, Urs Fischbacher and Simeon Schudy, "Pivotality and Responsibility Attribution in Sequential Voting", Journal of Public Economics 128, 133-39 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.03.010., 2015

Gerald Eisenkopf and Urs Fischbacher, "Naïve responses to kind delegation", Managerial and Decision Economics 36(7), 487–498., 2015

Gerald Eisenkopf, Zohal Hessami, Urs Fischbacher, and Heinrich Ursprung, "Academic Performance and Single-Sex Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 115, 123–143., 2015

Beisswingert Birgit M., Keshun Zhang, Thomas Goetz, Ping Fang, and Urs Fischbacher, "The Effects of Subjective Loss of Control on Risk-taking Behavior: The Mediating Role of Anger", Frontiers in Psychology 6:774. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00774., 2015

Chen, Yan, Ernst Fehr, Urs Fischbacher, and Peter Morgan, "Decentralized matching and social segregation", Games and Economic Behavior 90, 17-43. doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2014.11.004., 2014

Ernst Fehr, Elena Tougareva, Urs Fischbacher, "Do High Stakes and Competition Undermine Fair Behaviour? Evidence from Russia", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 108, 354-363., 2014

Philipp A.W. Käser, Cornelius J. König, Urs Fischbacher, Martin Kleinmann, "Helping as Mundane Knowledge Sharing: Do Bundled Help Request and Quiet Time Increase Performance?", Journal of Information and Knowlegde Management 13(3), [10 pages] DOI: 10.1142/S0219649214500257., 2014

Urs Fischbacher, Simeon Schudy, Sabrina Teyssier, "Heterogeneous reactions to heterogeneity in returns from public goods", Social Choice and Welfare 43(1), 195-217., 2014

Urs Fischbacher and Simeon Schudy, "Reciprocity and resistance to comprehensive reform", Public Choice 160(3-4), 411-428., 2014

Jonathan Schulz, Urs Fischbacher, Christian Thöni, and Verena Utikal, "Affect and fairness: Dictator games under cognitive load", Journal of Economic Psychology 41, 77-87., 2014

Verena Utikal and Urs Fischbacher, "Attribution of Externalities. An economic Approach to the Knobe Effect", Economics and Philosophy 30, 215-240., 2014

Sabrina Strang, Verena Utikal, Urs Fischbacher, Bernd Weber, and Armin Falk, "Neural Correlates of Receiving an Apology and Active Forgiveness: An fMRI Study", PLoS ONE 9, e87654., 2014

Andreas Pedroni, Christoph Eisenegger, Matthias N. Hartmann, Urs Fischbacher, and Daria Knoch, "Dopaminergic stimulation increases selfish behavior in the absence of punishment threat", Psychopharmacology 231, 135-141., 2014

Urs Fischbacher, Ralph Hertwig and Adrian Bruhin, "How to Model Heterogeneity in Costly Punishment: Insights from Responders´ Response Times", Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 26(5), 405-492., 2013

Urs Fischbacher and Verena Utikal, "On the Acceptance of Apologies", Games and Economic Behavior 82, 592–608., 2013

Lisa Bruttel and Urs Fischbacher, "Taking the initiative. What characterizes leaders?", European EconomicReview 64, 147–168., 2013

Urs Fischbacher, Thorsten Hens, Stefan Zeisberger, "The impact of monetary policy on stock market bubbles and trading behavior: evidence from the lab", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 37, 2104-2122., 2013

Gerald Eisenkopf, Urs Fischbacher, Franziska Föllmi-Heusi, "Unequal Opportunities and Distributive Justice", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 93, 51–61., 2013

Armin Falk, Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gächter, "Living in Two Neighborhoods – Social Interactions Effects in the Lab", Economic Inquiry 51(1), 563–578., 2013

Verena Utikal and Urs Fischbacher, "Disadvantageous lies in individual decisions", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 85(1), 108-111., 2013

Philipp A. W. Käser, Urs Fischbacher, Cornelius J. König, "Helping and Quiet Hours, Interruption-Free Time Spans can Harm Performance", Applied Psychology: An International Review 62(2), 286–307., 2013

Urs Fischbacher and Franziska Föllmi-Heusi, "Lies in Disguise – An experimental study on cheating", Journal of the European Economic Association 11(3), 525–547., 2013

Urs Fischbacher, Simon Gächter, and Simone Quercia, "The Behavioral Validity of the Strategy Method in Public Good Experiments", Journal of Economic Psychology 33(4), 897–913., 2012

Bernadette von Dawans, Urs Fischbacher, Clemens Kirschbaum, Ernst Fehr, and Markus Heinrichs, "The social dimension of stress reactivity: acute stress increases prosocial behavior in humans", Psychological Science 23, 651-660., 2012

Björn Bartling and Urs Fischbacher, "Shifting the Blame: On Delegation and Responsibility", Review of Economic Studies 79(1), 67-87., 2012

Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gächter, "Social Preferences, Beliefs, and the Dynamics of Free Riding in Public Goods", American Economic Review 100(1), 541-556., 2010

Thomas Baumgartner, Urs Fischbacher, Anja Feierabend, Kai Lutz, and Ernst Fehr, "The Neural Circuitry of a Broken Promise", Neuron 64(5), 756-770., 2009

Dirk Engelmann and Urs Fischbacher, "Indirect Reciprocity and Strategic Reputation Building in an Experimental Helping Game", Games and Economic Behavior 67(2), 399-407., 2009

Urs Fischbacher, Christina M. Fong and Ernst Fehr, "Fairness, Errors and the Power of Competition", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 72(1), 527-45., 2009

Daria Knoch, Michael A. Nitsche, Urs Fischbacher, Christoph Eisenegger, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, and Ernst Fehr, "Studying the Neurobiology of Social Interaction with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation The Example of Punishing Unfairness", Cerebral Cortex 18, 1987-1990., 2008

Thomas Baumgartner, Markus Heinrichs, Aline Vonlanthen, Urs Fischbacher, and Ernst Fehr, "Oxytocin Shapes the Neural Circuitry of Trust and Trust Adaptation in Humans", Neuron 58(4), 639 – 650., 2008

Urs Fischbacher and Christian Thöni, "Inefficient Excess Entry in an Experimental Winner-Take-All Market", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 67(1), 150-163., 2008

Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Testing Theories of Fairness Intentions matter", Games and Economic Behavior 62 (1), 287-303., 2008

Manfred Spitzer, Urs Fischbacher, Bärbel Herrnberger, Georg Grön and Ernst Fehr, "The Neural Signature of Social Norm Compliance", Neuron 56, 185-196., 2007

Urs Fischbacher, "z-Tree: Zurich Toolbox for Ready-made Economic experiments", Experimental Economics 10(2), 171-178., 2007

Urs Fischbacher and Ulrike Stefani, "Strategic Errors and Audit Quality – An Experimental Investigation", Accounting Review 82(3), 679-704., 2007

Helen Bernhard, Urs Fischbacher, and Ernst Fehr, "Parochial altruism in humans", Nature 442, 912-915., 2006

Armin Falk and Urs Fischbacher, "A Theory of Reciprocity", Games and Economic Behavior 54(2), 293-315., 2006

Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr, and Urs Fischbacher, "Driving Forces behind Informal Sanctions", Econometrica 73(6), 2017-2030., 2005

Ernst Fehr, Urs Fischbacher and Michael Kosfeld, "Neuroeconomic Foundations of Trust and Social Preferences: Initial Evidence", American Economic Review 95(2), 346-351., 2005

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Altruists with Green Beards", Analyse & Kritik 27(1), 73-84., 2005

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Human Altruism. Proximate Patterns and Evolutionary Origins", Analyse & Kritik 27(1), 6–47., 2005

Michael Kosfeld, Markus Heinrichs, Paul Zak, Urs Fischbacher and Ernst Fehr, "Oxytocin increases Trust in Humans", Nature 435, 673-676., 2005

Dominique J.-F. deQuervain, Urs Fischbacher, Valerie Treyer, Melanie Schellhammer, Ulrich Schnyder, Alfred Buck, and Ernst Fehr, "The Neural Basis of Altruistic Punishment", Science 305, 1254-1258., 2004

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Third Party Punishment and Social Norms", Evolution and Human Behavior 25, 63–87., 2004

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Social norms and human cooperation", Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8(4), 185-190., 2004

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "The Nature of Human Altruism", Nature 425, 785-791., 2003

Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr, and Urs Fischbacher, "Reasons for Conflict: Lessons from Bargaining Experiments", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 159(1), 171-187., 2003

Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "On the Nature of Fair Behavior", Economic Inquiry 41(1), 20-26., 2003

Ernst Fehr, Urs Fischbacher, Bernhard von Rosenbladt, Jürgen Schupp and Gert G. Wagner, "A Nation-Wide Laboratory – Examining trust and trustworthiness by integrating behavioral experiments into representative surveys", Schmollers Jahrbuch 122(4), 519-542., 2002

Armin Falk and Urs Fischbacher, "“Crime” in the Lab – Detecting Social Interaction", European Economic Review 46, 859-869., 2002

Ernst Fehr, Urs Fischbacher and Simon Gächter, "Strong Reciprocity, Human Cooperation, and the Enforcement of Social Norms", Human Nature 13(1), 1-25., 2002

Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher, "Why Social Preferences Matter – The Impact of Nonselfish Motives on Competition, Cooperation, and Incentives", Economic Journal 112, C1-C33., 2002

Urs Fischbacher, Simon Gächter and Ernst Fehr, "Are People Conditionally Cooperative? Evidence from a Public Goods Experiment", Economics Letters 71, 397-404., 2001

Working Papers

Urs Fischbacher, Gerson Hoffmann, Simeon Schudy, The causal effect of stop-loss and take-gain orders on the disposition effect, 2016

Urs Fischbacher, Simeon Schudy, Sabrina Teyssier, Heterogeneous Preferences and Investments in Energy Saving Measures, 2015

Fadong Chen, Urs Fischbacher, Cognitive Processes of Distributional Preferences: A Response Time Study, 2015

Fadong Chen, Urs Fischbacher, Response Time and Click Position: Cheap Indicators of Preferences, 2015