Dr. Christoph Bühren

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in peer-reviewed journals

  • Bühren, C.; Dannenberg, A. (2021): The Demand for Punishment to Promote Cooperation Among Like-Minded People. forthcoming: European Economic Review.
  • Bühren, C.; Träger, L. (2021): The Impact of Psychological Traits on Performance Under Pressure - Experimental Evidence of Handball Penalties. forthcoming: Journal of Sports Economics
  • Bühren, C.; Michailova, J. (2021): Social Ties and Money Priming in Bargaining Games and the Prisoner‘s Dilemma. forthcoming: International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics, 10 (4).
  • Bühren, C.; Meyer, T.; Pierdzioch, C. (2020): Experimental Evidence on Forecaster (Anti)Herding in Sports Markets. Sciamus -Sport und Management, 2020 (2), 1-27.
  • Bühren, C.; Kadriu, V. (2020): The Fairness of Long and Short ABBA-Sequences: A Basketball Free-Throw Field Experiment. forthcoming: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics.
  • Mauersberger, F.; Nagel, R.; Bühren, C. (2020): Bounded Rationality in Keynesian Beauty Contests: A Lesson for Central Bankers? forthcoming: Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal.
  • Bühren, C. (2020): Staff Rotation as an Anti-Corruption Policy in China and in Germany: An Experimental Comparison. Journal of Economics and Statistics, 240(1), 1-18.
  • Beck, T.; Bühren, C.; Frank, B.; Khachatryan, E. (2020): Can Honesty Oaths, Peer Interaction, or Monitoring Mitigate Lying?, Journal of Business Ethics, 163, 467-484.
  • Bühren, C.; Steinberg, P.J. (2019): The Impact of Psychological Traits on Performance in Sequential Tournaments: Evidence from a Tennis Field Experiment, Journal of Economic Psychology, 72, 12-29.
  • Bühren, C.; Krabel, S. (2019): Human Performance after Success and Failure – Evidence from the NBA, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2019.1634121.
  • Pleßner, M.; Bühren, C.; Frank, B. (2018): Market Research with the Aid of a Smart Phone Application – A Case Study, Production Planning and Control, 29 (2), 117-130.
  • Nagel, R.; Bühren, C.; Frank, B. (2017): Inspired and Inspiring: Hervé Moulin and the Discovery of the Beauty Contest Game, Mathematical Social Sciences, 90, 191-207.
  • Bühren, C.; Pleßner, M. (2015): Rating Agencies – An Experimental Analysis of their Remuneration Model, German Economic Review, 16 (3), 324-342.
  • Li, S.; Bühren, C.; Frank, B.; Qin, H. (2015): Group Decision Making in a Corruption Experiment: China and Germany Compared, The Journal of Economics and Statistics, 235 (2), 207-227.
  • Bühren, C.; Kundt, T.C. (2015): Imagine Being a Nice Guy: A Note on Hypothetical vs. Incentivized Social Preferences, Judgment and Decision Making, 10 (2), 185-190.
  • Bühren, C.; Pleßner, M. (2014): The Trophy Effect, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 27 (4), 363-377.
  • Bühren, C.; Kundt, T.C. (2014): Does the Level of Work Effort Influence Tax Evasion?, Review of Economics, 65 (2), 137-158.
  • Bühren, C.; Frank, B.; Krabel, S.; Werner, A. (2012): Decision-Making in Competitive Framings – Strategic Behavior of Chess Players in Mini-Ultimatum Game Chess Puzzles, Economics Letters, 115 (3), 356-358.
  • Bühren, C.; Frank, B. (2012): Chess Players Performance Beyond 64 Squares: A Case Study on the Limitations of Cognitive Abilities Transfer, Talent Development and Excellence, 4 (2), 157-169.
  • Helm, R.; Bühren, C.; Pabst, R. (2011): Using Warm-Up Stages Before Measuring Preferences for Innovative Products, International Journal of Product Development, 15 (4), 227-248.

in books and collected volumes

  • Bühren, C. (2018): Experimente in der Sportökonomik, in: Güllich, A.; Krüger, M. (Hrsg.): Sport in Kultur und Gesellschaft, Springer Verlag.
  • Beckenbach, F.; Daskalakis, M.; Bühren, C.; Hofmann, D.; Kollmorgen, F.; Kind, C.; Savelsberg, J.; Kahlenborn, W.; Puke, S. (2016): Verhaltensökonomische Erkenntnisse für die Gestaltung umweltpolitischer Instrumente, Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Ministry).
  • Bühren, C. (2010):Präferenzmessung für Produkte mit hochinnovativen Attributen. Entwicklung und Vergleich von konsumentenspezifischen Aufwärm- und Attributselektionsphasen, Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen.
  • Bühren, C.; Helm, R.; Pabst, R. (2010): Warming Up for Preference Measurement on Innovative Products, EMAC 2010 Conference Proceedings, Copenhagen.


Current discussion papers

  • Bühren, C.; Dannenberg, A. (2020): The Demand for Punishment to Promote Cooperation Among Like-Minded People. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 44-2020.
  • Bühren, C.; Träger, L. (2020): The Impact of Psychological Pressure and Psychological Traits on Performance – Experimental Evidence of Penalties in Handball. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 43-2020.
  • Bühren, C.; Daskalakis, M. (2020): Which Green Nudge Helps to Save Energy? Experimental Evidence. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 42-2020.
  • Khachatryan, E.; Bühren, C. (2020): Letting off Steam! Experimental Evidence on Inappropriate Punishment. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 39-2020
  • Bühren, C.; Plessner, M. (2020): IKEA vs. Trophy Effect – An Experimental Comparison. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 37-2020.
  • Asanov, I.; Bühren, C.; Zacharodimou, P. (2020): The power of experiments – How big is your n, Mimeo. MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 32-2020.


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