School of Business, Economics and Information Systems
Recent publications

Recent publications

Selected publications of the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems

Researchers at the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems are regularly published in leading German and international academic journals. Below is a selection of our current publications.


Entrop, O., Merkel, M. F. (2018), Managers’ Research Education, the Use of FX Derivatives and Corporate Speculation, Review of Managerial Science, forthcoming.

Haupt H., Schnurbus J., Semmler, W. (2017), Estimation of grouped, time-varying convergence in economic growth, Econometrics and Statistics, forthcoming.

Jakob, E. A., Isidor, R., Steinmetz, H., Wehner, M. C., Kabst, R. (2018), The Other Side of the Same Coin - How Communal Beliefs About Entrepreneurship Influence Attitudes Towards Entrepreneurship, Journal of Vocational Behavior, forthcoming.

König, A., Graf-Vlachy, L., Bundy, J., Little, L. M. (2018), A Blessing and a Curse: How CEO's Trait Empathy Affects Their Management of Organizational Crises, Academy of Management Review, forthcoming.

Krämer, J., Schnurr, D., Wohlfarth, M. (2017), Winners, Losers, and Facebook: The Role of Social Logins in the Online Advertising Ecosystem, Management Science, forthcoming.


Graf-Vlachy, L. (2019), Like student like manager? Using student subjects in managerial debiasing research, Review of Managerial Science, 13, 2, 347-376.

Hofer, K. M., Niehoff-Hoeckner, L. M., Totzek, D. (2019), Organizing and Implementing Export Pricing: Performance Effects and Moderating Factors, Journal of International Marketing, 27, 1, 74-94.


Behm, S., Haupt, H., Schmid, A. (2018), Spatial detrending revisited: Modelling local trend patterns in NO2-concentration in Belgium and Germany, Spatial Statistics, 28, December, 331-351.

Bensch, G., Grimm, M., Huppertz, M., Langbein, J., Peters, J. (2018), Are Promotion Programs Needed to Establish Off-Grid Solar Energy Markets? Evidence from Rural Burkina Faso, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 90, 1060-1068.

Easley, R., Guo, H., Krämer, J. (2018), From Network Neutrality to Data Neutrality: A Techno-Economic Framework and Research Agenda, Information Systems Research, 29, 2, 253-272.

Eickholt, M., Entrop, O., Wilkens, M. (2018), What Makes Individual Investors Exercise Early? Empirical Evidence from Non-Tradable Fixed-Income Products, Journal of Banking and Finance, 97, 318-334.

Gehrke, E., Grimm, M. (2018), Do cows have negative returns? The evidence revisited, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 66, 4, 673-707. 

Grabrucker, K., Grimm, M. (2018), Does crime deter South Africans from self-employment? Journal of Comparative Economics, 46, 2, 413-435.

Haupt, H., Schnurbus, J., Semmler, W. (2018), Estimation of grouped, time-varying convergence in economic growth, Econometrics and Statistics, 8, 141-158.

Hüttel, B., Schumann, J. H., Mende, M., Scott, M., Wagner, C. (2018), How Consumers Assess Free E-Services: The Role of Benefit-Inflation and Cost-Deflation Effects, Journal of Service Research, 21, 3, 267-283.

Kammerlander, N., König, A., Richards, M. (2018), Why Do Incumbents Respond Heterogeneously to Disruptive Innovations? The Interplay of Organizational Domain Identity and Role Identity, Journal of Management Studies, 55, 7, 1122-1165.

König, A., Mammen, J., Luger, J., Fehn, A., Enders, A. (2018), Silver Bullet or Ricochet? CEOs' Use of Metaphorical Communication and Infomediaries' Evaluations, Academy of Management Journal, 61, 4, 1196-1230.

Leinsle, P., Totzek, D., Schumann, J. H. (2018), How Price Fairness and Fit Affect Customer Tariff Evaluations, Journal of Service Management, 29, 4, 735-764.

Luoma, J., Falk, T., Totzek, D., Tikkanen, H., Mrozek, A. (2018), Big Splash, No Waves? Cognitive Mechanisms Driving Incumbent Firms’ Responses to Low-Price Market Entry Strategies, Strategic Management Journal, 39, 5, 1388-1410.

Moser, S., Schumann, J. H., Von Wangenheim, F., Uhrich, F., Frank, F. (2018), The Effect of a Service Provider’s Competitive Market Position on Churn Among Flat-Rate Customers, Journal of Service Research, 21, 3, 315-335.

Schosser, J., Wilhelm, J. (2018), Costly state verification and truthtelling: A note on the theory of debt contracts, Economic Theory Bulletin, 6, 2, 129-139.

Scholz, M., Schnurbus, J., Haupt, H., Dorner, V., Landherr, A., Probst, F. (2018), Dynamic Effects of User- and Marketer-Generated Content on Consumer Purchase Behavior: Modeling the Hierarchical Structure of Social Media Websites, Decision Support Systems, 113, 43-55.

Thursby, J. G., Haeussler, C., Thursby, M. C., Jiang, L. (2018), Prepublication disclosure of scientific results: Norms, competition, and commercial orientation, Science Advances, 4, 5, 1-14.


A. Pallegedara and M. Grimm (2017), Demand for private healthcare in a universal public healthcare system: Empirical evidence from Sri LankaHealth Policy and Planning: 32 (9): 1267-1284.

Bauernschuster, S., Hener, T., Rainer, H. (2017), When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution and Health, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 9, 1, 1-37.

Buchner, A., Wagner, N. (2017), Rewarding risk-taking or skill? The case of private equity fund managers, Journal of Banking and Finance, 80, July, 14-32.

Diller, M., Kortebusch, P., Schneider, G., Sureth-Sloane, C. (2017), Boon or Bane? Advance Tax Rulings as a Measure to Mitigate Tax Uncertainty and Foster Investment, European Accounting Review, 26, 3, 441-468.

Entrop, O., von la Hausse, L., Wilkens, M. (2017), Looking Beyond Banks’ Average Interest Rate Risk: Determinants of High Exposures, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 63, 204-218.

Gimmy, G., Enders, A., Kanbach, D., König, A., Stubner, S. (2017), What BMW’s Corporate VC Offers That Regular Investors Can’t, Harvard Business Review, Digital Articles, 27.07.2017, 2-6.

Grimm, M., Munyehirwe, A., Peters, J., Sievert, M. (2017), A First Step up the Energy Ladder? Households’ benefits from low cost solar kits in rural Rwanda, World Bank Economic Review, 31, 3, 631–649.

Grimm, M., Hartwig, R., Lay, J. (2017), Does forced solidarity hamper investment in small and micro enterprises? Journal of Comparative Economics, 45, 4, 827-846.

Haeussler, C., Rake B. (2017), The Changing Geography of Clinical Research: A Critical Analysis of its Drivers, Industrial and Corporate Change, 26, 2, 285–310.

Kinateder, H., Wagner, N. (2017), Quantitative easing and the pricing of EMU sovereign debt, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 66, November, 1-12.

Lambsdorff, J. G., Giamattei, M., Werner, K. (2017), How Fragile Is Conditional Cooperation? A Field Experiment with Smartphones during the 2014 Soccer World Cup, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 30, 2, 492-501.

März, A., Schubach, S. A., Schumann, J. H. (2017), "Why Would I Read a Mobile Review?" Device Compatibility Perceptions and Effects on Perceived Helpfulness, Psychology & Marketing, 34, 2, 119-137.

Pallegedara, A., Grimm, M. (2017), Demand for private healthcare in a universal public health care system - empirical evidence from Sri Lanka, Health Policy and Planning, 32, 9, 1267–1284.

Rake, B. (2017), Determinants of Pharmaceutical Innovation: The Role of Technological Opportunities Revisited, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 27, 4, 691-727.

Sauermann, H., Hauessler, C. (2017), Authorship and Contribution Disclosures, Science Advances, 3, 11, 1-13.

Schnurbus J., Haupt H., Meier, V. (2017), Economic transition and growth - A replication, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32, 1039-1042

Von Wangenheim, F., Wünderlich, N. V., Schumann, J. H. (2017), Renew or cancel? Drivers of customer renewal decisions for IT-based service contracts, Journal of Business Research, 79, October, 181-188.


Anderl, E. M., Becker, I., v. Wangenheim, F. & Schumann, J. H. (2016). Mapping the customer journey: Lessons learned from graph-based online attribution modeling. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 33(3), 457–474.

Anderl, E. M., März, A., Schumann, J. H. (2016), Nonmonetary customer value contributions in free e-services, Journal of Strategic Marketing, 24, 175-189.

Anderl, E. M., Schumann, J. H., & Kunz, W. (2016). Helping Firms Reduce Complexity in Multichannel Online Data: A New Taxonomy-Based Approach for Customer Journeys. Journal of Retailing, 92(2), 185–203.

Baller, S.Entrop, O., McKenzie, M., Wilkens, M. (2016), Market Makers’ Optimal Price-Setting Policy for Exchange-Traded Certificates, Journal of Banking and Finance, 71, October, 206-226.

Bauernschuster, S., Borck, R. (2016), Formal Child Care and Family Structure: Theory and Evidence, CESifo Economic Studies, 62(4), 699-724.

Buchner, A. (2016), Dealing with Non-Normality when Estimating Abnormal Returns and Systematic Risk of Private Equity: A Closed-Form Solution, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 45, 60-78.

Entrop, O., McKenzie, M., Wilkens, M., Winkler, C. (2016), The Performance of Individual Investors in Structured Financial Products, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 46, 3, 569-604. 

Entrop, O.Fischer, G., McKenzie, M., Wilkens, M., Winkler, C. (2016), How Does Pricing Affect Investors’ Product Choice? Evidence from the Market for Discount CertificatesJournal of Banking and Finance, 68, July, 195-215.

Flickinger, M., Allscher, M., Fiedler, M. (2016), The Mediating Role of Leader-Member Exchange: A Study of Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions in Temporary Work, Human Resource Management Journal, 26, 1, 46-62.

Fritsch, M.Haupt, H., Ng, P.T. (2016), Urban house price surfaces near a World Heritage Site: modeling conditional price and spatial heterogeneity, Regional Science and Urban Economics,  60, 260-275.

Krautheim, S., Schmidt-Eisenlohr, T. (2016), Wages and International Tax Competition, Review of International Economics, 24, 5, 893-923.

Krautheim, S., Verdier, T. (2016), Offshoring with Endogenous NGO Activism, Journal of International Economics, 101, 22-41.

Oberhofer, W., Haupt, H. (2016), Asymptotic theory for nonlinear quantile regression under weak dependenceEconometric Theory, 32, 686-713.

Ramya, R., Rajendran, C., Ziegler, H. (2016), Capacitated lot-sizing problem with production carry-over and set-up splitting: mathematical models, International Journal of Production Research, 54, 8, 2332-2344.

Sabitha, D., Rajendran, C., Kalpakam, S., Ziegler, H. (2016), The value of information sharing in a serial supply chain with AR(1) demand and non-zero replenishment lead times, European Journal of Operational Research, 255, 3, 758-777.

Sala, D.
, Marino, M., Lhuillery, S., Parrotta, P. (2016), Additionality or crowding-out for public R&D subsidy, Research Policy, 45, 9, 1715-1730.


Adam, M., Astor, P., Krämer, J. (2015), Affective Images, Emotion Regulation and Bidding Behavior: An Experiment on the Influence of Competition and Community Emotions in Internet AuctionsJournal of Interactive Marketing, 35, 56-69.

Adam, M. T. P., Krämer, J., Müller, M. (2015), Auction Fever! How Time Pressure and Social Competition Affect Bidders Arousal and Bids in Retail Auctions, Journal of Retailing, 91, 3, 468-485.

Bauernschuster, S., Falck, O. (2015), Culture, Spatial Diffusion of Ideas and their Long-Lasting Imprints – Evidence from Froebel’s Kindergarten Movement, Journal of Economic Geography, 15, 3, 601-630.

Bauernschuster, S., Schlotter, M. (2015), Public Child Care and Mothers' Labor Supply - Evidence from Two Quasi-Experiments, Journal of Public Economics, 123, March, 1-16.

Bensch, G., Grimm, M., Peters, J. (2015), Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption? Evidence from Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina FasoJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 116, August, 187-205.

Entrop, O., Memmel, C., Ruprecht, B., Wilkens, M. (2015), Determinants of Bank Interest Margins: Impact of Maturity Transformation, Journal of Banking and Finance, 54, May, 1-19.

Grimm, M., Klasen, S. (2015), Migration Pressure, Tenure Security and
Agricultural Intensification: Evidence from Indonesia
Land Economics, 91, 3, 411-434.

Grimm, M.Paffhausen, A. L. (2015), Do Interventions Targeted at Micro-entrepreneurs and Small and Medium-sized Firms Create Jobs? A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Low and Middle Income CountriesLabour Economics, 32, 67-85.

Grimm, M., Sparrow, R., Tasciotti, L. (2015), Does electricity spur the fertility transition? Evidence from IndonesiaDemography, 52, 5, 1773-1796.

Klapdor, S., Anderl, E. M., Schumann, J. H., v. Wangenheim, F. (2015), Using Multichannel Behavior to Predict Online ConversionsJournal of Advertising Research, 55, 4, 433-442.

Kourandi, F., Krämer, J., Valletti, T. (2015), Net Neutrality, Exclusivity Contracts and Internet Fragmentation, Information Systems Research, 26, 2, 320-338.

Krämer, J., Wiewiorra, L. (2015), When ‘just’ is just not enough: Why consumers do not appreciate non-neutral Internet access services, Business and Information Systems Engineering, 57, 5, 325–338.

Mueller, E. F., Flickinger, M., Dorner, V. (2015), Knowledge Junkies or Careerbuilders? A Mixed-Methods Approach to Exploring the Determinants of Students’ Intention to Earn a PhD, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 90, October, 75-89.

Nivethitha, S., Kamalanabhan, T.J., Lata, D., Ziegler, H. (2015), Examining the Moderating Effects of Organizational Identification between Human Resource Practices and Employee Turnover Intentions in Indian Hospitality Industry, GSTF Journal on Business Review, 4, 11-19.

Obermaier, R.MeierC.Himml, F. (2015), "Trust the numbers" - Zum Verhältnis von Informationsaufbereitung und Entscheidungsgüte bei komplexen multikriteriellen Entscheidungsproblemen, Die Betriebswirtschaft, 75, 2, 69-98.


Bauernschuster, S., Falck, O., Wößmann, L. (2014), Surfing Alone? The Internet and Social Capital: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from an Unforeseeable Technological Mistake, Journal of Public Economics, 117, 73-89.

Bauernschuster, S., Falck, O., Heblich, S., Südekum, J., Lameli, A. (2014), Why Are Educated and Risk-loving Persons More Mobile Across Regions?, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 98, 56-69.

Block, J., de Vries, G., Schumann, J. H., Sandner, P. (2014), Trademarks and Venture Capital Valuation, Journal of Business Venturing, 29, 4, 525-542.

Bonfrer, I., van de Poel, E., Grimm, M., van Doorslaer, E. (2014), Does
Health Care Utilization Match Needs in Africa?
Health Policy and
, 29, 7, 921-937.

Buhtz, K., Reinartz, A., König, A., Mammen, J., Graf L. (2014). Second-Order Digital Inequality: The Case of E-Commerce. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).

Cantner, U, Rake, B. (2014), International Research Networks in Pharmaceuticals: Structure and Dynamics, Research Policy, 43, 2, 333-348.

Entrop, O., Schiemert, R., Wilkens, M. (2014), Spread Risk Premia in Corporate Credit Default Swap Markets, Credit and Capital Markets, 47, 1, 571-610.

Fiedler, M., Sarstedt, M (2014), Influence of Community Design on User Behaviors in Online Communities, Journal of Business Research, 67, 11, 2258-2268.

Häussler, C., Higgins, M.J. (2014), Strategic Alliances: Trading Ownership for Capabilities, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 23, 1, 178-203.

Häussler, C., Harhoff, D., Müller, E. (2014), How Patenting Informs VC Investors - The Case of Biotechnology, Research Policy, 43, 8, 1286-1298.

Häussler, C., Jiang, L., Thursby, M., Thursby, J. (2014), Specific and General Information Sharing Among Competing Academic Researchers, Research Policy, 43, 3, 465-475.

Haupt, H., Kagerer, K., Steiner, W. J. (2014), Smooth Quantile Based Modeling of Brand Sales, Price and Promotional Effects from Retail Scanner Panels, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 29, 6, 1007-1028.

Haupt H., Lösel, F., Stemmler, M. (2014), Quantile regression analysis and other alternatives to ordinary least squares regression: A methodological comparison on corporal punishment, Methodology, 10, 3, 81-91.

Homburg, Ch., Totzek, D., Krämer, M. (2014), How Price Complexity Takes its Toll: The Neglected Role of a Simplicity Bias and Fairness in Price Evaluations, Journal of Business Research, 67, 6, 1114-1122.

Jungwirth, C., Müller, E. (2014), Comparing Top-Down and Bottom-Up Cluster Initiatives from a Principal-Agent Perspective: What Can We Learn for Designing Governance Regimes?, Schmalenbach Business Review, 66, July, 357-381.

Klapdor, S., Anderl, E. M., v. Wangenheim, F., & Schumann, J. H. (2014). Finding the Right Words: The Influence of Keyword Characteristics on Performance of Paid Search Campaigns. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 28, 4, 285-301.

Schubert, M., Lambsdorff, J. Graf (2014), Negative Reciprocity in an Environment of Violent Conflict: Experimental Evidence from the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 58, 4, 537-563.

Schumann, J. H., v. Wangenheim, F., Groene, N. (2014), Targeted Online Advertising: Using Reciprocity Appeals to Increase Acceptance Among Users of Free Web Services, Journal of Marketing, 78, 1, 59-75.

Schumann, J. H., Wünderlich, N. V., Evanschitzky, H. (2014). Spillover Effects of Service Failures in Coalition Loyalty Programs: The Buffering Effect of Special Treatment Benefits, Journal of Retailing, 90, 1, 111-118.


Diller, M., Grottke, M., Schneider, G. (2013), Komplexität steuerrechtlicher Normen - Ein spieltheoretischer Erklärungsansatz, Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, 65, 2,110-135.

Entrop, O., Schiemert, R., Wilkens, M. (2013), Valuation Differences Between Credit Default Swap and Corporate Bond Markets, Journal of Credit Risk, 9, 4, 1-44.

Frey, R., Bayón, T., Totzek, D. (2013), How Customer Satisfaction Affects Employee Satisfaction and Retention in a Professional Services Context, Journal of Service Research, 16, 4, 503-517.

Gerstner, W.-C., König, A., Enders, A., Hambrick, D. C. (2013), CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement, and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities, Administrative Science Quarterly, 58, 2, 257-291.

Grimm, M., Treibich, C. (2013), Determinants of Road Traffic Crash Fatalities across Indian States, Health Economics, 22, 8, 915-930.

Grottke, M., Pelger, C., Schmiedeberg, C. (2013), Firm or faculty? - Evidence on characteristics of German-speaking accounting PhD students and their career preferences, Accounting Education: An International Journal, 22, 1, 66-84.

Grottke, M., Schosser, J. (2013), Nutzengestütze Unternehmensbewertung: Ein Abriss der jüngeren Literatur, Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, 65, 4, 306-341.

Häussler, C., Sauermann, H. (2013), Credit Where Credit is Due? The Impact of Project Contributions and Social Factors on Authorship and Inventorship, Research Policy, 42, 3, 688-703.

König, A., Kammerlander, N., Enders, A. (2013), The Family Innovator’s Dilemma: How Family Influence Affects the Adoption of Discontinuous Technologies by Incumbent Firms, Academy of Management Review, 38, 3, 418-441.

Lambsdorff, J. Graf, Schubert, M., Giamattei, M. A. (2013), On the Role of Heuristics – Experimental Evidence on Inflation Dynamics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37, 6, 1213-1229.

Pfeiffer, J., Scholz, M. (2013), A Low-Effort Recommendation System with High Accuracy: A New Approach with Ranked Pareto-Fronts, Business & Information Systems Engineering, 5, 6, 397-408.

Riedel, C., Thuraisamy, K., Wagner, N. (2013), Credit Cycle Dependent Spread Determinants in Emerging Sovereign Debt Markets, Emerging Markets Review, 17, December, 209-223.

Uhrich, F., Schumann, J. H., v. Wangenheim, F. (2013), The Impact of the Consumption Goal on Flat-Rate Bias: Can ’Hedonizing’ a Service Increase Customers’ Propensity to Choose a Flat Rate?, Journal of Service Research, 16, 2, 215-229.

Wagner, N., Winter, E. (2013), A New Family of Equity Style Indices and Mutual Fund Performance: Do Liquidity and Idiosyncratic Risk Matter?, Journal of Empirical Finance, 21, March, 69-85.

Wunderlich, P., Kranz, J., Totzek, D., Picot, A., Veit, D. (2013), The Impact of Endogenous Motivations on Adoption of IT-Enabled Services: The Case of Transformative Services in the Energy Sector, Journal of Service Research, 16, 3, 356-371.