Publications

Music in the Air. Estimating the Social Return to Cultural Amenities, forthcoming  Journal of Cultural Economics (with O. Falck, M. Fritsch and A. Otto).

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