Publications

Banking and Industrialization, CESifo Working paper 5503, (with A. Trew), forthcoming, Journal of the European Economic Association.

Music in the Air. Estimating the Social Return to Cultural Amenities, forthcoming  Journal of Cultural Economics (with O. Falck, M. Fritsch and A. Otto).
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10824-017-9310-4

Lifting the Iron Curtain: How Systemic Shock Brings up Entrepreneurial Intentions, forthcoming Journal of Economic Geography (with O. Falck and R. Gold).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lbw026

The effect of perceived regional accents on individual economic behavior: A lab experiment on linguistic performance, cognitive ratings and economic decisions, PLoS ONE, 10(2), 2015 (with A. Lameli and G. Riener).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0113475

E-lections: Voting Behavior and the Internet, American Economic Review, 104(7), 2014, 1–29 (with O. Falck, and R. Gold).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.104.7.1

Why Are Educated and Risk-Loving Persons More Mobile Across Regions? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 98, 2014, 56-69 (with S. Bauernschuster, O. Falck, and J. Suedekum, and A. Lameli).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2013.12.011

Parent universities and the location of academic startups, Small Business Economics, 42(1), 2014, 1–15 (with V. Slavtchev).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-013-9470-3

From Russia With Love. Identifying Agglomeration Economies, Journal of Economic Geography, 13, 2013, 419–449 (with O. Falck, C. Günther, and W. Kerr).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lbs035

Dialects, Cultural Identity, and Economic Exchange, Journal of Urban Economics, 72(2-3), 2012, 225–239 (with O. Falck, A. Lameli, and J. Südekum).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2012.05.007

The Shadows of the Socialist Past: Lack of Self-Reliance Hinders Entrepreneurship, European Journal of Political Economy, 28(4), 2012, Pages 485–497(with S. Bauernschuster, O. Falck, and R. Gold).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2012.05.008

Forced Migration and the Effects of an Integration Policy in Post-WWII Germany, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Topics, 12(1), 2012 (with O. Falck and S. Link).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/1935-1682.3171

Intergenerational Transmission of Entrepreneurial Intentions, Journal of Business Venturing, 27(4), 2012, 414–435 (with S. Laspita, N. Breugst, and H. Patzelt).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2011.11.006

Cluster Innovation Along the Industry Lifecycle, Industry and Innovation, 19, 2012, 233-248 (with A. Eisingerich, O. Falck, and T. Kretschmer).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2012.669619

Identity and Entrepreneurship: Do School Peers Shape Entrepreneurial Intentions? Small Business Economics, 39(1), 2012, 39-59 (with O. Falck and E. Luedemann).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-010-9292-5

Local Entrepreneurship in Context, Regional Studies, 46(3), 2012, 379-389 (with D. Audretsch, O. Falck, and M. Feldman).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2010.490209

The Phantom of the Opera: Cultural Amenities, Human Capital, and Regional Economic Growth, Labor Economics, 18(6), 2011, 755–766 (with O. Falck and M. Fritsch).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2011.06.004

Who’s Got the Aces Up His Sleeve? Functional Specialization of Cities and Entrepreneurship, Annals of Regional Science, 46(3), 2011, 621-636 (with D. Audretsch and O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00168-009-0353-0

Incumbent Innovation and Domestic Entry, Small Business Economics, 36(3), 2011, 271–279 (with O. Falck and S. Kipar).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-009-9219-1

Social Capital Access and Entrepreneurship, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 76(3), 2010, 821–833 (with S. Bauernschuster, and O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2010.09.014

Industrial Innovation: Direct Evidence from a Cluster-Oriented Policy, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 40(6), 2010, 574-582 (with O. Falck, and S. Kipar).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2010.03.007

Training and Innovation, Journal of Human Capital, 3(4), 2009, 323-353 (with S. Bauernschuster and O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/653713

The Impact of Age Structure on Entrepreneurship, Economic Geography, 85(3), 2009, 268-287 (with W. Boente and O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1944-8287.2009.01032.x

Modern Location Factors in Dynamic Regions, European Planning Studies, 16, 2008, 1385-1403 (with O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654310802420094

Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing Well by Doing Good, Business Horizons, 50(3), 2007, 247-254 (with O. Falck).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2006.12.002