Current research project
o Network structure and strategic investments: An experimental analysis, (with Utz Weitzel) Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 75(2), pages 898-920.
o Exploiting opportunities at all cost? Entrepreneurial intent and externalities (with Diemo Urbig, Utz Weitzel, and Arjen van Witteloostuijn), The Journal of Economic Psychology, 2012, Vol. 33(2), 379-393
o Listening Without Understanding: Central Bank Transparency, Financial Markets and the Crowding Out of Private Information (with Clemens Kool and Menno Middeldorp), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2011, Vol. 43 (4), 765–774
o Why Suggested Non-Binding Retail Prices, (with Clemens Puppe), Economica, forthcoming
o Effects of Coordinated Strategies on Product and Process Innovation and R&D Performance (with Elena Cefis and Utz Weitzel), The Journal of Economics, 2009, Vol. 96 (3), 193-222 , 0931-8658 (Print) 1617-7134 (Online)
o Reserve Prices in Auctions as Reference Points (with Patrick Schmitz), The Economic Journal, 2007, Vol. 117 (520), 637 – 653.
o Can Coasean Bargaining Justify Pigouvian Taxation?, (with Patrick Schmitz), Economica, 2007, Vol. 74 (296) , 573 – 585.
o Strategic Positioning of Alliances, (with Utz Weitzel), International Journal of the Economics of the Business, 2007, Vol. 14 (1), 135 – 149.
o Joint ownership and incomplete contracts: The case of perfectly substitutable investments, (with Patrick Schmitz), Schmalenbach Business Review, 2004, Vol. 56, 72-89.
o Simultaneous choice of process and product innovation when consumers have a preference for product variety, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2003, Vol. 50, No. 2, 183-201.
o Optimal allocation of ownership rights in dynamic R&D alliances, (with Patrick Schmitz), Games and Economic Behavior, 2003, Vol. 43, 153 – 173.
o Netzwerkbildung und Gründungserfolg, (with Peter Witt), Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Ergänzungsheft 5, 2002, 85 – 105.
o To reveal or not to reveal - Know-how disclosure and joint ventures in procurement auctions, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2001, Vol. 157, No. 4., 555-567.
o Know-how disclosure and incomplete contracts (with Patrick Schmitz), Economics Letters, Vol. 63, 1999, 181-185.
o Quality improvements and the incentive to leapfrog, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1997, Vol. 15, No.2, 243 – 262.
o Innovation and cooperation under vertical product differentiation, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1995, Vol.13, No.1, 1995, 1-22.
Books and Contributions
o Alliances between Wholesalers and Retailers in the Fresh Vegetable Industry, (with Koot, Wouter B., and Jo H.M. Wijnands., page 269-286. in: International agri-food chains and networks Management and organization. Edited by W.J.J. Bijman, S.W.F. Omta, J.H. Trienekens, J.H.M. Wijnands and E.F.M. Wubben. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2006.
o Cooperation for Product Innovation”, 1996, Berlin: Ed. Sigma.
o Intellectual Property Rights and Global Competition - Towards a new Synthesis, (with Horst Albach),1995, Berlin: Ed. Sigma.
o Vertikale Unternehmensbeziehungen, (with Patrick Schmitz), in: Die Prinzipal-Agenten-Theorie in der Betriebswirtschaft, Ed. P.-J. Jost, Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag Stuttgart, 2001.
o Central Bank Transparency and the Crowding Out of Private Information in an Experimental Asset Market (with Menno Middeldorp), 2011, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, no. 487
o Breaking and entering’ of contracts as a matter of bargaining power and exclusivity clauses (with Utz Weitzel), 2011, Discussion Paper No. 11-06. Tjalling C. Koopmans Institute
o Three is a crowd: The n-player electronic mail game, (with Kris de Jaegher), 2009, Discussion Paper No. 09-06, Tjalling C. Koopmans Institute.
o Horn’s Rule: An experimental analysis, (with Kris de Jaegher and Utz Weitzel), 2008, Discussion Paper No. 08-27, Tjalling C. Koopmans Institute.
o Dynamics of Cooperation, Networks, and Institutions, ISCORE paper, 6 pp. (2004), (with Vincent Buskens)
o Is it Trust We Model: An Attempt to Calculate the Non-Calculative, Discussion Paper No. 5067, May 2005, Center of Economic Policy Research (with Utz Weitzel)
o Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices, Discussion Paper No. 3954, June 2003, Center of Economic Policy Research.
o To reveal or not to reveal - the case of research joint ventures with two-sided incomplete information, Discussion Paper No. 1985, Dec. 1998, Center of Economic Policy Research.
o Simultaneous Choice of Non-Drastic Process and Product Innovation, Discussion Paper No. 1321, Jan. 1996, Center of Economic Policy Research.
o Strategic Quality Improvement in a Vertically Differentiated Industry, 1994, Discussion Paper FS IV 94-11, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin.
Work in progress