Prof. Dr. Bettina Rockenbach

Senior Research Fellow

Selected Publications

Revealing Good Deeds: Disclosure of Social Responsibility in Competitive Markets, Experimental Economics, 2022 (Sören Harrs, Bettina Rockenbach, Lukas Wenner). [link]

Paying with your personal data: the insensitivity of private information provision to asymmetric benefits, Journal of the Economic Science Association, 2021. (Bettina Rockenbach, Abdolkarim Sadrieh, Anne Schielke) [link]

Inequality and competitive effort: The roles of asymmetric resources, opportunity and outcomes, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, 185, 81–96. (Francesco Fallucchi, Abhijit Ramalingam, Bettina Rockenbach, Marcin Waligora)

Self-serving behavior of the rich causes contagion effects among the poor, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, 183, 289-300 (Bettina Rockenbach, Sebastian Tonke, Arne Weiss). [link]

Field evidence on the role of time preferences in conservation behavior, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2020, (Suparee Boonmanunt, Thomas Lauer, Bettina Rockenbach, Arne Weiss). [link]

Providing personal information to the benefit of others. PLOS ONE, 2020, 15(8). (Bettina Rockenbach, Abdolkarim Sadrieh, Anne Schielke) [link]

Evasive Lying in Strategic Communication, Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 156, 59-72 (Kiryl Khalmetski, Bettina Rockenbach, Peter Werner)

Altruistic punishment does not increase with the severity of norm violations in the field, Nature Communications, 2016, 7, 13327 (Loukas Balafoutas, Nikos Nikiforakis & Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

The competitive advantage of honesty, European Economic Review, 2016, 89, 407-424 (Mark Pigors & Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

Consumer Social Responsibility, Management Science, 2016, 62 (11), 3123-3137 (Mark Pigors & Bettina Rockenbach) [pdf] [link]

On Cooperation in Open Communities, Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 120, 220-230 (Özgür Gürerk, Bernd Irlenbusch, Bettina Rockenbach) [link] 

Direct and indirect punishment among strangers in the field, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2014, 111/45, 15924-15927 (Loukas Balafoutas, Nikos Nikiforakis, Bettina Rockenbach) [link] [data] [press release]

Measuring Lying Aversion, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 93, 293-300 (Uri Gneezy, Bettina Rockenbach, Marta Serra-Garcia) [link]

To qualify as a social partner humans hide severe punishment, though their observed cooperativeness is decisive, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America (PNAS), 2011, 105/45, 18307-18312 (Bettina Rockenbach and Manfred Milinski) [link] [press release]

Monitoring in Teams: Using Laboratory Experiments to Study a Theory of the Firm, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9, 785-816 (Stefan Große, Louis Putterman, Bettina Rockenbach) [link] [full text]

In Search of Workers´Real Effort Reciprocity - A Field and a Laboratory Experiment, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, 817- 837 (Heike Henning-Schmidt, Abdolkarim Sadrieh, Bettina Rockenbach) [link] [full text]

How to treat those of ill-repute, Nature, 2009, 457, 39-40 (Bettina Rockenbach & Manfred Milinski) [link]

Egalitarism in young children, Nature, 2008, 454, 1079-1084 (Ernst Fehr, Helen Bernhard, Bettina Rockenbach) [link] [press release]

Punisher pays, Nature, 2008, 452, 297-298 (Manfred Milinski & Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

Spying On Others Evolves, Science, 2007, 317/5837, 464-465 (Manfred Milinski & Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

The efficient interaction of indirect reciprocity and costly punishment, Nature, 2006, 444, 718-723 (Bettina Rockenbach and Manfred Milinski) [link]

The competitive advantage of sanctioning institutions, Science, 2006, 312/5770, 108-111 (Özgür Gürerk, Bernd Irlenbusch, Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

Collusion under Yardstick Competition, An Experimental Study, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2004, 22, 1017-1038 (Jan Potters, Bettina Rockenbach, Abdolkarim SadriehEric van Damme) [link]

Detrimental Effects of Sanctions on Human Altruism, Nature, 2003, 422, 137-140 (Ernst Fehr and Bettina Rockenbach) [link]

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