Cues for Consumer Choice Behaviour on a Cryptomarket for Drugs

Abstract Background: Illicit online marketplaces for drugs on the Tor network have been studied so far from a descriptive perspective and the only data available on consumer choice behavior stems from interviews with small participant samples. This article seeks to increase external validity of previous research by providing a whole-market analysis of choice behavior on[…]

Accountability and Pecuniary Sanctions Influence Fiduciary Money Management

Sandro Casal, Matteo Ploner and I investigated the conflict of interests between investors and fund managers which often arises in asset management. A main goal of financial regulators is to identify and mitigate this conflict.  We therefore focused on measures that may foster protection of investors’ interests. In an experiment capturing the essential elements of[…]

Publications and Working Papers

Sproten, A.N., Schwieren, C. (forthcoming), “Age Differences in the Reaction to Incentives – a Test of the Successful Ageing Extension of Social Production Functions Theory“, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing. Doctoral thesis “Developmental neuroeconomics: lifespan changes in economic decision making“. 2014 (October): “Fostering the Best Execution Regime: An Experiment about Pecuniary Sanctions and[…]