Research Interests & Publications

Prof. Dr. Rainald Borck

Research Interests:

  • Finance
  • Political Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Selected Publications:

  • Borck, R., Koh, H.-J. and Pflüger, M. (2012): Inefficient lock-in and subsidy competition, International Economic Review, 53(4), 1179-1204.
  • Borck, R. and Pflüger, M. (2006): Agglomeration and tax competition, European Economic Review, 50, 647–668.
  • Borck, R. and Wrede, M (2005): Political economy of commuting subsidies, Journal of Urban Economics, 57(3), 478–499.

Research Interests:

  • Finance
  • Political Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Chair Prof. Dr. Lisa Bruttel

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Competition
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Selected Publications:

  • Bruttel, L. and W. Gueth, Asymmetric voluntary cooperation - A repeated sequential best-shot experiment (2018), International Journal of Game Theory 47(3), 873-891.
  • Bruttel, L., The effects of recommended retail prices on retailer and buyer behavior (2018), Economica 85(339), 649-668.
  • Bruttel, L. and Fischbacher, U. (2013): Taking the initiative. What characterizes leaders?, European Economic Review 64, 147–168.

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Competition
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo

Research Interests:

  • Evaluation of Labor Market Programs
  • Job Search and Unemployment Dynamics
  • Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment, Start-up Subsidies
  • Personality Traits, Preferences and Economic Outcomes
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Selected Publications:

  • Caliendo, M., Künn, S. and Weißenberger, M. (2016): Personality Traits and the Evaluation of Start-Up Subsidies, European Economic Review, 86, 87-108.
  • Caliendo, M., Cobb-Clark, D. and Uhlendorff, A. (2015): Locus of Control and Job Search Strategies, Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(1), 88-103.
  • Caliendo, M., Tatsiramos, K. and Uhlendorff, A. (2013): Benefit Duration, Unemployment Duration and Job Match Quality: A Regression-Discontinuity Approach, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 28(4), 604-627.

Research Interests:

  • Evaluation of Labor Market Programs
  • Job Search and Unemployment Dynamics
  • Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment, Start-up Subsidies
  • Personality Traits, Preferences and Economic Outcomes
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Prof. Dr. Steffen Ganghof

Research Interests:

  • Design and Effect of Political Institutions
  • Comparative Policy Analysis with focus on Tax and Financial Policy
  • Institutional Change

Selected Publications:

  • Ganghof, S., (2019) Forschungsdesign in der Politikwissenschaft. Eine theorieorientierte Perspektive mit Anwendungsbeispielen, Springer Essentials, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-24260-2
  • Ganghof, S. (2018) A New Political System Model: Semi-Parliamentary Government European Journal of Political Research 57, 261-281, 2018
  • Eppner S. und Ganghof S. (2017) Institutional Veto Players & Cabinet Formation: The Veto Control Hypothesis Reconsidered, European Journal of Political Research 56(1), 169–186, 2017

Research Interests:

  • Design and Effect of Political Institutions
  • Comparative Policy Analysis with focus on Tax and Financial Policy
  • Institutional Change

Prof. Dr. Ulfert Gronewold

Research Interests:

  • Financial Audit
  • Public Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Accounting

Selected Publications:

  • Gold, A., Gronewold, U. and Salterio, S. (2014): Error-Management in Accounting Firms: Error Climate, Type, and Originator, The Accounting Review, 89(1), 303-330.
  • Gold, A., Gronewold, U. and Pott, C. (2012): The ISA 700 Auditor’s Report and the Audit Expectation Gap: Do Explanations Matter?, International Journal of Auditing, 16(3), 286-307.
  • Gronewold, U. and Donle, M. (2011): Organizational Error Climate and Auditors’ Predispositions toward Handling Errors, Behavioral Research in Accounting, 23(2), 69-92.

Research Interests:

  • Financial Audit
  • Public Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Accounting

Prof. Dr. Uta Herbst

Research Interests:

  • Negotiation Management
  • Business-to-Business-Marketing
  • Conjoint-Analyssis
  • Fair
  • Tourism Marketing

Selected Publications:

  • Herbst, U. und Ortmann, M. (2018): Das Performance-Ziel-Dilemma in Business-Verhandlungen – Wie können Unternehmen die Ziel-Ausrichtung ihrer Verhandlungsakteure optimieren?, Die Unternehmung - Swiss Journal of Business Research and Practice, 72(1).
  • Herbst, U., Kemmerling, B. und Neale M. (2017): All in, one-at-a-time or somewhere in the middle? Leveraging the composition and size of the negotiating package, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 32 (4).
  • Herbst, U., Voeth, M. , Schmidt, M. und Weber, M.-C. (2018): Tactical Breaks: Deal Killers or Deal Makers?, Die Unternehmung - Swiss Journal of Business Research and Practice, 72 (1).

Research Interests:

  • Negotiation Management
  • Business-to-Business-Marketing
  • Conjoint-Analyssis
  • Fair
  • Tourism Marketing

Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle

Research Interests:

  • Strategic Foresight
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Collaborative Innovation
  • Design Thinking

Selected Publications: 

  • Halecker, B. and Hölzle, K. (2014): Klassifikation von Methoden zur Geschäftsmodellinnovation entlang eines systemorientierten Gesamtkonzeptes, Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, 62(2), 183–190.
  • Goepel, M., Hölzle, K. and zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, D. (2012): Individuals’ Innovation Response Behavior - A framework of antecedents and opportunities for future research, Creativity and Innovation Management, 21(4), 412-426. 
  • Mansfeld, M., Hölzle, K. and Gemünden, H. G. (2010): Innovators and Personal Characteristics – An Empirical Study of Roles in Innovation Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, 14, 1129-1147.

Research Interests:

  • Strategic Foresight
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Collaborative Innovation
  • Design Thinking

Prof. Dr. Eric Kearney

Research Interests:

  • Leadership in organizations
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Leadership of heterogeneous teams
  • Effective teamwork

      Selected Publications:

      • Kearney, E., Shemla, M., van Knippenberg, D., & Scholz, F. A. (in press): A paradox perspective on the interactive effects of visionary and empowering leadership. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
      • Kearney, E., Gebert, D. and Voelpel, S. C. (2009): When and how diversity benefits teams – The importance of team members’ need for cognition, Academy of Management Journal, 52, 581-598.
      • Kearney, E. and Gebert, D. (2009): Managing diversity and enhancing team outcomes: The promise of transformational leadership, Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 77-89.

      Research Interests:

      • Leadership in organizations
      • Leadership and motivation
      • Leadership of heterogeneous teams
      • Effective teamwork

          Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kohler

          Research Interests:

          • Empirical research methods
          • Institution-based social structure analysis
          • Political sociology

              Selected Publications:

              • Kohler, Ulrich, Frauke Kreuter und Elisabeth A. Stuart (2019), Nonprobability Sampling and Causal Analysis. Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, 6 (1). 
                DOI: 10.1146/annurev-statistics-030718-104951
              • Fabian Class, Ulrich Kohler & Marian Krawietz (2018) The Potsdam Grievance Statistics File. New data on quality of life and political participation for the German Democratic Republic 1970–1989, Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 51:2, 92-114. DOI: 10.1080/01615440.2018.1429970
              • Kohler, U., Ehlert, M., Grell, B., Heisig, J.P.,  Radenacker, A. and Wörz, M. (2012): Verarmungsrisiken nach kritischen Lebensereignissen in Deutschland und den USA, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 64, 223-245.

              Research Interests:

              • Empirical research methods
              • Institution-based social structure analysis
              • Political sociology

                  Prof. Dr. Hanna Krasnova

                  Research Interests:

                  • Social Media and Well-Being
                  • The Price of Privacy
                  • Digital Integration
                  • Sharing Economy

                  Selected Publications:

                  • Krasnova, H., Widjaja, T., Buxmann, P., Wenninger, H., Benbasat, I. (2015) “Research Note – Why Following Friends Can Hurt You: An Exploratory Investigation of the Effects of Envy on Social Networking Sites among College-Age Users”, Information Systems Research (ISR) (A+), 26 (3), 585-605.
                  • Krasnova, H., Veltri N.F., Eling, N., Buxmann, P. “Why Men and Women Continue to Use Social Networking Sites: The Role of Gender Differences”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 2017, in press.
                  • Krasnova, H., Spiekermann, S., Koroleva, K., Hildebrand, T. (2010) “Online Social Networks: Why We Disclose”, Journal of Information Technology (JIT), 25(2), Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan.

                  Research Interests:

                  • Social Media and Well-Being
                  • The Price of Privacy
                  • Digital Integration
                  • Sharing Economy

                  Prof. Detlef Sprinz, Ph.D.

                  Research Interests: 

                  • Long-term policy
                  • (Inter-)National institutions & evaluation of their performance
                  • European & international environmental policy (and in particular climate policy), as well as 
                  • Modeling political decisions

                  Selected Publications:

                  • Avrami, L., & Sprinz, D. F. (forthcoming). Measuring and Explaining the EU's Effect on National Climate Performance. Environmental Politics. doi:10.1080/09644016.2018.1494945
                  • Köppel, M., & Sprinz, D. F. (forthcoming). Do Binding Beat Nonbinding Agreements? Regulating International Water Quality. Journal of Conflict Resolution.
                  • Sprinz, D. F., Sælen, H., Underdal, A., & Hovi, J. (forthcoming). The Effectiveness of Climate Clubs under Donald Trump. Climate Policy, 18(7), 828–838. doi:10.1080/14693062.2017.1410090

                      Research Interests: 

                      • Long-term policy
                      • (Inter-)National institutions & evaluation of their performance
                      • European & international environmental policy (and in particular climate policy), as well as 
                      • Modeling political decisions