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Jörg L. Spenkuch
(Jorg L. Spenkuch)

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First Name:Jorg
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Spenkuch
RePEc Short-ID:psp102
Terminal Degree:2013 Department of Economics; University of Chicago (from RePEc Genealogy)


(99%) Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois (United States)
RePEc:edi:menwuus (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:nberrus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Jorg L. Spenkuch & Edoardo Teso & Guo Xu, 2021. "Ideology and Performance in Public Organizations," NBER Working Papers 28673, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Yuval Salant & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2021. "Complexity and Choice," CESifo Working Paper Series 9239, CESifo.
  3. Ethan Kaplan & Jörg L. Spenkuch & Haishan Yuan, 2018. "Natural Disasters, Moral Hazard, and Special Interests in Congress," CESifo Working Paper Series 7408, CESifo.
  4. Tom S. Clark & B. Pablo Montagnes & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2018. "Politics from the Bench? Ideology and Strategic Voting in the U.S. Supreme Court," CESifo Working Paper Series 7264, CESifo.
  5. Jörg L. Spenkuch & David Toniatti, 2016. "Political Advertising and Election Outcomes," CESifo Working Paper Series 5780, CESifo.
  6. Becker, Gary & Kominers, Scott Duke & Murphy, Kevin M. & Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2015. "A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility," MPRA Paper 66334, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Spenkuch, Jörg, 2014. "Backward Induction in the Wild: Evidence from the U.S. Senate," MPRA Paper 58766, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Spenkuch, Jörg & Tillmann, Philipp, 2014. "Elite Influence? Religion, Economics, and the Rise of the Nazis," MPRA Paper 54909, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Spenkuch, Jörg, 2013. "On the Extent of Strategic Voting," MPRA Paper 50198, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2012. "Please don’t vote for me: strategic voting in a natural experiment with perverse incentives," MPRA Paper 38416, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Spenkch, Jörg L., 2011. "Adverse selection and moral hazard among the poor: evidence from a randomized experiment," MPRA Paper 31443, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  12. Cicala, Steve & Fryer, Roland G. & Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2011. "A Roy Model of Social Interactions," MPRA Paper 29150, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Fryer, Roland G. & Pager, Devah & Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2011. "Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages," MPRA Paper 33607, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  14. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2010. "The Protestant Ethic and Work: Micro Evidence from Contemporary Germany," MPRA Paper 26444, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  15. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2010. "Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Crime," MPRA Paper 22864, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  16. Roland G. Fryer, Jr & Lisa Kahn & Steven D. Levitt & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2008. "The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents," NBER Working Papers 14192, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Jörg L. Spenkuch & Philipp Tillmann, 2018. "Elite Influence? Religion and the Electoral Success of the Nazis," American Journal of Political Science, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 62(1), pages 19-36, January.
  2. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2018. "Expressive vs. strategic voters: An empirical assessment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 165(C), pages 73-81.
  3. Gary S. Becker & Scott Duke Kominers & Kevin M. Murphy & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2018. "A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 126(S1), pages 7-25.
  4. Jörg L. Spenkuch & B. Pablo Montagnes & Daniel B. Magleby, 2018. "Backward Induction in the Wild? Evidence from Sequential Voting in the US Senate," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 108(7), pages 1971-2013, July.
  5. Jörg L Spenkuch & David Toniatti, 2018. "Political Advertising and Election Results," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 133(4), pages 1981-2036.
  6. Steve Cicala & Roland G. Fryer & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2018. "Self-Selection and Comparative Advantage in Social Interactions," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 16(4), pages 983-1020.
  7. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2017. "Religion and work: Micro evidence from contemporary Germany," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 135(C), pages 193-214.
  8. Gary S. Becker & Kevin M. Murphy & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2016. "The Manipulation of Children's Preferences, Old-Age Support, and Investment in Children's Human Capital," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 34(S2), pages 3-30.
  9. Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2015. "Please Don't Vote for Me: Voting in a Natural Experiment with Perverse Incentives," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 125(585), pages 1025-1052, June.
  10. Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2014. "Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Crime," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 16(1), pages 177-219.
  11. Roland G. Fryer, Jr. & Devah Pager & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2013. "Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(3), pages 633-689.
  12. Roland G. Fryer Jr. & Lisa Kahn & Steven D. Levitt & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2012. "The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 94(3), pages 621-634, August.
  13. Spenkuch, Jörg L., 2012. "Moral hazard and selection among the poor: Evidence from a randomized experiment," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 72-85.


  1. Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2015. "Intergenerational Mobility and Income Inequality," Book Chapters, in: Tom Church & Chris Miller & John B. Taylor (ed.), Inequality & Economic Policy, chapter 4, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 19 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (8) 2012-05-08 2013-10-02 2014-04-05 2014-11-22 2015-02-16 2018-12-03 2019-01-21 2021-04-26. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (7) 2012-05-08 2013-10-02 2014-04-05 2014-11-22 2015-02-16 2018-12-03 2019-01-21. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (5) 2008-07-30 2010-06-04 2010-06-18 2011-03-05 2011-10-09. Author is listed
  4. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (4) 2010-11-13 2010-11-20 2011-03-05 2014-04-05
  5. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2010-11-13 2010-11-20 2015-09-05
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (3) 2011-10-01 2011-10-09 2015-09-05
  7. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (2) 2014-04-05 2015-09-05
  8. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2014-04-05 2015-02-16
  9. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2011-10-01 2011-10-09
  10. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2021-08-30
  11. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2011-06-18
  12. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2019-01-21
  13. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2012-05-08
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2021-08-30
  15. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2014-04-05
  16. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2011-06-18
  17. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-30
  18. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2010-06-04
  19. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2011-06-18
  20. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2021-08-30
  21. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2010-06-04
  22. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2021-08-30
  23. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2021-08-30


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