Jeannette E. Brosig-Koch

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The working papers published in the Series constitute work in progress circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comments. Views expressed represent exclusively the authors' own opinions and do not necessarily refl ect those of the editors. Die Deutsche Bibliothek verzeichnet diese Publikation in der deutschen National-bibliografi e; detaillierte(More)
Though many real life auctions are run independently of each other, from the bidders’ point of view they often form sequences of auctions. We investigate how behavior responds to the additional incentives that are present in such auction sequences. Comparing subjects’ decisions in single first-price procurement auctions with their decisions in a game(More)
Recent reforms in health care have introduced a variety of pay-for-performance programs using fi nancial incentives for physicians to improve the quality of care. Their eff ectiveness is, however, ambiguous as it is often diffi cult to disentangle the eff ect of fi nancial incentives from the ones of various other simultaneous changes in the system. In this(More)
We investigate the dynamics of individual pro-social behavior over time. The dynamics are tested by running the same experiment with the same subjects at several points in time. To exclude learning and reputation building, we employ non-strategic decision tasks and a sequential prisoners-dilemma as a control treatment. In the first wave, pro-social concerns(More)
Recent reforms in health care have introduced a variety of pay-for-performance programs using fi nancial incentives for physicians to improve the quality of care. Their eff ectiveness is, however, ambiguous as it is often diffi cult to disentangle the eff ect of fi nancial incentives from the ones of various other simultaneous changes in the system. In this(More)
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