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Journal Articles (Selection) 

(2022) Individuals of high socioeconomic status are altruistic in sharing money but egoistic in sharing timeLink opens in a new window (with Nicole Schwitter and Andreas Tutić). Scientific Reports 12: 10831.

(2022) Does living in districts with higher levels of ethnic violence affect refugees attitudes towards the host country? Empirical evidence from GermanyLink opens in a new window (with Nicole Schwitter). Ethnic and Racial Studies 45:15, 2793-2821

(2022) Survey data must be top-notch to tackle societal crisesLink opens in a new window. Nature 606: 463 (Correspondence).

(2022) Environmental inequality in four European cities: A study combining household survey and geo-referenced dataLink opens in a new window (with Andreas Diekmann, Heidi Bruderer Enzler, Joerg Hartmann, Karin Kurz and Peter Preisendörfer). European Sociological Review, online first.

(2022) Annoyance due to residential road traffic and aircraft noise: Empirical evidence from two European citiesLink opens in a new window (with Peter Preisendörfer, Heidi Bruderer Enzler and Andreas Diekmann). Environmental Research 206: 112269.

(2022) The effect of social and personal norms on stated preferences for multiple soil functions: evidence from Australia and ItalyLink opens in a new window (with Cristiano Franceschinis, Mara Thiene, Jürgen Meyerhoff, Damien Field, Alex McBratney). The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 66: 335-362.

(2021) Large and persistent effects of green energy defaults in the household and business sectorsLink opens in a new window (with Jennifer Gewinner and Andreas Diekmann). Nature Human Behaviour 5: 576–585. (featured on Nature Human Behaviour coverLink opens in a new window) (covered in a Nature Human Behaviour News & ViewsLink opens in a new window)

(2021) Values, Beliefs, Norms, and Conservation-Oriented Behaviors toward Native Fish Biodiversity in Rivers: Evidence from Four European CountriesLink opens in a new window (with Carsten Riepe, Marie Fujitani, Sophia Kochalski, Øystein Aas, and Robert Arlinghaus). Society & Natural Resources 34: 701-722.

(2021) Sustainable Quality of Life: A Conceptualization That Integrates the Views of Inhabitants of Swiss Rural RegionsLink opens in a new window (with Thea Wiesli, Thomas Hammer and Roger Bär). Sustainability 13: 9187.

(2021) Models of moral decision making: Theory and empirical applications in various domains (editorial, with Caspar Chorus and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Journal of Choice Modelling 39 (Special Issue on Models of Moral Decision Making: Theory and Empirical Applications in Various Domains): 100280.

(2021) Mapping potentials and challenges of choice modelling for social science researchLink opens in a new window (with Jürgen Meyerhoff). Journal of Choice Modelling 38 (Special Issue on Choice Modelling in Social Science Research): 100270.

(2021) Explaining Ethnic Violence: On the Relevance of Geographic, Social, Economic, and Political Factors in Hate Crimes on RefugeesLink opens in a new window (with Nicole Schwitter). European Sociological Review 37: 429-448.

(2020) Examining discrimination in everyday life: a stated choice experiment on racism in the sharing economy (with Heiko Beyer). Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 47: 2065-2088.

(2021) Uncovering the Nexus Between Attitudes, Preferences and Behavior in Sociological Applications of Stated Choice Experiments (with Peter Mariel, Heiko Beyer, and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Sociological Methods & Research 50: 310-347.

(2020) Contact Heterogeneity as a Mediator of the Relationship between Social Class and Altruistic GivingLink opens in a new window (with Andreas Tutić), Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 6: 1–16.

(2020) Measurement of Fairness Perceptions in Energy Transition Research: A Factorial Survey ApproachLink opens in a new window (with Geesche Dobers), Sustainability 12(19): 8084 (Special Issue Energy Transition and Climate Change in Decision-making Processes).

(2020) Diskriminierungserfahrungen und Bedrohungswahrnehmungen von in Deutschland lebenden Juden (with Heiko Beyer). Zeitschrift für Religion, Gesellschaft und Politik 4: 127-148.

(2020) Going Digital: Web data collection using Twitter as an exampleLink opens in a new window (with Nicole Schwitter), Oxfam Going Digital Series.

(2020) The social acceptance of airport expansion scenarios: A factorial survey experiment (with Peter Preisendörfer and Heidi Bruderer Enzler). Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 84: 102363.

(2020) Using Factorial Survey Experiments to Measure Attitudes, Social Norms, and Fairness Concerns in Developing Countries (with Ismaïl M. Moumouni, Christine Bigler, Chantal Ingabire, and Sabin Bieri). Sociological Methods & Research 49: 161-192.

(2019) Decomposing public support for energy policy: What drives acceptance of and intentions to protest against renewable energy expansion in Germany? (with Geesche Dobers). Energy Research & Social Science 47: 247-260.

(2019) What is missing in research on non-monetary incentives in the household energy sector? (with Jennifer Gewinner and Andreas Diekmann). Energy Policy 123: 180-183.

(2019) Do environmental concern and future orientation predict metered household electricity use? (with Heidi Bruderer Enzler and Andreas Diekmann). Journal of Environmental Psychology 62: 22-29.

(2019) Objektiver Status, subjektiver Status und Prosozialität bei Schweizer Berufsschülern (with Nicole Schwitter and Andreas Tutić). Swiss Journal of Sociology 45: 57-81.

(2019) A Web Survey Application of Real Choice Experiments (with Klaus Glenk, Marie von Meyer-Höfer, and Achim Spiller). Journal of Choice Modelling 33: 100150.

(2019) Prosocial Behavior across Professional Boundaries: Experimental Evidence from HospitalsLink opens in a new window (with Elias Naumann and Andreas Tutić). SAGE Open 9: 1-12.

(2019) Exploring the relationship between holistic spirituality and gender essentialism among Swiss university students (with Annika Zemp). Social Compass 66: 238-255.

(2019) Sozialer Status, Altruistisches Geben und Reziprozität: Befunde aus einem Quasi-Experiment mit Probanden aus den USA (with Andreas Tutić). Zeitschrift für Soziologie 48: 176-189.

(2018) How Stable Are Anti-American Attitudes over Time? A Test-Retest Study in Germany Including Twelve Statements to Measure Aversion against America and Americans (with Heiko Beyer). International Journal of Sociology 48: 216-230.

(2018) The Elective Affinities of Anti-Semitic and Anti-American Resentments in Germany (with Heiko Beyer). Social Science Quarterly 99: 262-282.

(2018) From Welcome Culture to Welcome Limits? Uncovering Preference Changes over Time for Sheltering Refugees in Germany (with Jürgen Meyerhoff, Maarten Kroesen, Caspar Chorus, and Klaus Glenk) PLoS ONE 13(8): e0199923.

(2018) Citizenship Status, Warm Glow, and Prosocial Behavior: A Quasi-Experiment on Giving Behavior by Host-Country Citizens and Asylum Seekers (with Andreas Tutić). Analyse & Kritik 40: 161-184.

(2017) A Turbine is not only a Turbine: The Role of Social Context and Fairness Characteristics for the Local Acceptance of Wind PowerLink opens in a new window (with Anna Bartczak and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Energy Policy 107: 300-308. (Nature Energy coverLink opens in a new window)

(2017) Giving More to Humans than to Animals in Need? A Behavioral Measure of Animal–Human Continuity in Large-scale Surveys (with Benedikt Jahnke). Anthrozoös 30: 249-261.

(2017) Has Anti-Americanism Become a “Progressive Prejudice” in Germany? Attitudes of the German Public toward America and Americans (with Heiko Beyer). The Sociological Quarterly 2: 202-228.

(2017) Low-Cost-Hypothese und Rationalität: Eine neue theoretische Herleitung und einige Implikationen [Low-Cost-Hypothesis and Rationality: A New Theoretical Derivation and some Implications]. (with Andreas Tutić and Thomas Voss) Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 69: 651-672.

(2017) Sozialer Status und prosoziales Handeln: Ein Quasi-Experiment im Krankenhaus [Social status and prosocial behavior: a quasi-experiment in the hospital] (with Elias Naumann and Andreas Tutić) Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 69: 109-129.

(2016) Context Effects and the Temporal Stability of Stated Preferences (with Cordula Hundeshagen, Heiko Beyer, and Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel). Social Science Research 60: 135-147.

(2016) Generosity is a Sign of Trustworthiness – the Punishment of Selfishness is not (with Wojtek Przepiorka). Evolution and Human Behavior 37: 255-262.

(2015) Does the use of mobile devices (tablets and smartphones) affect survey quality and choice behaviour in web surveys? (Klaus Glenk, Malte Oehlmann, and Jürgen Meyerhoff) Journal of Choice Modelling 14: 17-31.

(2015) Do Information, Price, or Morals Influence Ethical Consumption? A Natural Field Experiment and Customer Survey on the Purchase of Fair Trade Coffee (with Veronika Andorfer). Social Science Research 51: 330-350.

(2015) Three Experimental Approaches to Measure the Social Context Dependence of Prejudice Communication and Discriminatory Behavior (with Heiko Beyer). Social Science Research 49: 343-355.

(2014) Anti-Americanism in Europe: Theoretical Mechanisms and Empirical Evidence (with Heiko Beyer). European Sociological Review 30 (1): 90-106.

(2013) Consumer Behavior in Moral Markets. On the Relevance of Identity, Justice Beliefs, Social Norms, Status and Trust in Ethical Consumption (with Veronika Andorfer). European Sociological Review 29 (6): 1251-1265.

(2013) Zur Messung aktueller Erscheinungsformen von Judenfeindlichkeit mithilfe des faktoriellen Surveys [Measuring Current Manifestations of Hostility towards Jews Using Factorial Surveys] (with Heiko Beyer). Zeitschrift für Soziologie 42 (3): 186-199.

(2012) Test–Retest Reliability of Choice Experiments in Environmental Valuation (with Jürgen Meyerhoff and Volkmar Hartje). Environmental and Resource Economics 53 (3): 389-407.

(2012) Research on Fair Trade Consumption—A Review (with Veronika Andorfer). Journal of Business Ethics 106: 415-435.

(2012) Protester or non-protester: a binary state? On the use (and non-use) of latent class models to analyse protesting in economic valuation (with Jürgen Meyerhoff and Anna Bartczak). Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 56 (2): 438–454.

(2012) Preferences of Scotch Malt Whisky Consumers for Changes in Pesticide Use and Origin of Barley (with Klaus Glenk, Clare Hall, and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Food Policy 37: 719–731.

(2011) To Pay or Not to Pay: Competing Theories to Explain Individuals’ Willingness to Pay for Public Environmental Goods (with Peter Preisendörfer and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Environment and Behavior 43 (1): 106-130.

(2011) Choice-Experimente und die Messung von Handlungsentscheidungen in der Soziologie [Choice Experiments and the Measurement of Behavioral Decisions in Sociology] (with Katrin Auspurg). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 63 (2): 301-314.

(2010) Different Routes to Explain Pro-Environmental Behavior: An Overview and Assessment. Analyse & Kritik 32 (1): 137-157.

(2010) Status Groups and Altruistic Behaviour in Dictator Games (with Andreas Tutić). Rationality and Society 22 (3): 353-380.

(2010) Are the Affluent Prepared to Pay for the Planet? Explaining Willingness to Pay for Public and Quasi-private Environmental Goods in Switzerland (with Reto Meyer). Population and Environment 32 (1): 42-56.

(2010) Determinants of Protest Responses in Environmental Valuation: A Meta-study (with Jürgen Meyerhoff). Ecological Economics 70 (2): 366-374.

(2010) Antiamerikanismus und Antisemitismus: Zum Verhältnis zweier Ressentiments [Anti-Americanism and Anti-Semitism: On the Relationship between Two Resentments] (with Heiko Beyer). Zeitschrift für Soziologie 39 (3): 215-232.

(2010) Die Rekrutierung neuer Mitarbeiter aus Organisationsperspektive: eine komplementäre Sicht auf soziale Netzwerke im Arbeitsmarkt [“Recruiting” from the Organizational Perspective: A Complementary View on Social Networks in Labor Markets] (with Karsten Wegerich). Soziale Welt 61 (2): 161-178.

(2009) Status Quo Effect in Choice Experiments: Empirical Evidence on Attitudes and Choice Task Complexity (with Jürgen Meyerhoff). Land Economics 85 (3): 515-528.

(2009) A Theory of Status-Mediated Inequity Aversion (with Andreas Tutić). Journal of Mathematical Sociology 33 (3): 157-195.

(2009) Benefits of Biodiversity Enhancement of Nature-Oriented Silviculture: Evidence from two Choice Experiments in Germany (with Jürgen Meyerhoff and Volkmar Hartje). Journal of Forest Economics 15 (1-2): 37-58.

(2008) Do Protest Responses to a Contingent Valuation Question and a Choice Experiment Differ? (with Jürgen Meyerhoff) Environmental and Resource Economics 39 (4): 433-446.

(2006) Protest Beliefs in Contingent Valuation: Explaining Their Motivation (with Jürgen Meyerhoff). Ecological Economics 57 (4): 583-594.

(2006) Zahlungsbereitschaft für kollektive Umweltgüter: Kritische Überlegungen zur Theorie geplanten Handelns [Willingness to Pay for Public Environmental Goods: Critical Considerations on the Theory of Planned Behavior]. Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht 29 (1): 87-105.

(2005) Formelle versus informelle Problemlösung in wirtschaftlichen Transaktionen: Erklärungsdeterminanten zwischen “legal centralism” und “legal peripheralism” [Formal versus Informal Problem Resolution in Economic Transactions: Explanations between “Legal Centralism” and “Legal Peripheralism”]. Zeitschrift für Soziologie 34 (2): 128-146.

(2004) Problem- und Konfliktlösung in wirtschaftlichen Transaktionen: Die Konstruktion einer Konfliktpyramide am Beispiel des Einkaufs von EDV-Produkten [Problem-solving and Conflict-Resolution in Economic Transactions: The Development of a Dispute Pyramid]. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 56 (3): 539-562.


Special Issues Edited

(2021) Choice Modelling in Social Science ResearchLink opens in a new window (with Jürgen Meyerhoff). Journal of Choice Modelling.

(2021) Models of Moral Decision Making: Theory and Empirical Applications in Various DomainsLink opens in a new window (with Caspar Chorus and Jürgen Meyerhoff). Journal of Choice Modelling.



(2021) Environmental Valuation with Discrete Choice Experiments: Guidance on Design, Implementation and Data AnalysisLink opens in a new window (with Petr Mariel, David Hoyos, Jürgen Meyerhoff, Mikolaj Czajkowski, Thijs Dekker, Klaus Glenk, Jette Bredahl Jacobsen, Søren Bøye Olsen, Julian Sagebiel, Mara Thiene). Cham: Springer Nature.

(2007) Zahlungsbereitschaft für kollektive Umweltgüter. Soziologische und ökonomische Analysen [Willingness to Pay for Public Environmental Goods: Sociological and Economic Analyses]. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

(2004) Probleme und Konflikte in wirtschaftlichen Transaktionen [Problem-Solving and Conflict-Resolution in Economic Transactions]. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.


Articles in Books (Selection)

(2021) Non-monetary incentives and energy conservation, pp. 151-167 in: Axel Franzen and Sebastian Mader (Ed.), Research Handbook on Environmental Sociology (Research Handbooks in Sociology series). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

(2021) Opposing Effects of Objective and Subjective Social Status on Prosociality: Theory and Quasi-Experiment (with Andreas Tutić), pp. 221-244 in: Ivar Krumpal, Werner Raub, and Andreas Tutić (Ed.), Rationality in Social Science: Foundations, Norms, and Prosociality (Festschrift fuer Thomas Voss). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

(2021) Factor Analysis: Uncovering Unobservable Constructs, pp. 115-119 in: Jean-Frédéric Morin, Christian Olsson and Ece Özlem Atikcan (Ed.), Research Methods in the Social Sciences: an A-Z of Key Concepts. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

(2020) Tierwohlbewusstsein in Deutschland und den USA. Eine empirische Annaeherung (with Benedikt Jahnke), pp. 141-156 in: Heiko Beyer and Martin Krauss (Ed.), Amerika - Europa: Transatlantizismus als Erkenntnisstrategie. Festschrift für Andrei S. Markovits. Berlin: Verbrecher Verlag.

(2018) Culture, Consumption, and Sustainability in Sociological Perspective, in: Torsten Meireis and Gabriele Rippl (Eds.) Cultural Sustainability. London: Routledge.

(2017) Rational Choice (with Andreas Tutić), in: William Outhwaite and Stephen Turner (Ed.), Sage Handbook of Political Sociology. London: Sage.

(2017) The Interplay of Social Status and Reciprocity (with Andreas Tutić), in: Ben Jann and Wojtek Przepiorka (Ed.), Social Dilemmas, Institutions and the Evolution of Cooperation. Berlin: de Gruyter.

(2015) Experimente in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Umweltforschung [Experiments in Social Science Environmental Research]. Pp. 132-152 in: Marc Keuschnigg and Tobias Wolbring (Ed.), Experimente in den Sozialwissenschaften [Experiments in the Social Sciences]. Sonderband der Sozialen Welt.

(2014) Willingness to Pay for Private Environmental Goods, pp. 7131-7137 in: Alex C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. New York: Springer.

(2010) Rational Choice Theory and the Environment: Variants, Applications, and New Trends (with Peter Preisendörfer). PP. 141-157 in: Matthias Gross and Harald Heinrichs (Ed.), Environmental Sociology: European Perspectives and Interdisciplinary Challenges. Berlin: Springer.