Working papers


  • Kulesz, Micaela M.; Dittrich, Dennis A.V.; Schniter, Eric (2018) Intergenerational Cooperation: an Experimental Study of Ageism in Trust and Exploitation. Abstract  slides
  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V. (2018) Verhaltensökonomik als Gegenprogramm zur Standardökonomik?. Abstract  pdf


  • Thieme, Paula, and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2015) A Life-Span Perspective on Life Satisfaction. SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, No. 775. Abstract Online  pdf


  • Kulesz, Micaela M.; and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2014) Intergenerational Cooperation: An Experimental Study on Beliefs. MPRA Paper. Abstract Online

Published articles and book chapters


  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Susanne Büchner; and Micaela M. Kulesz (2015) Dynamic Repeated Random Dictatorship and Gender Discrimination. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 55, 81-90. Abstract DOI Online  pdf


  • Kulesz, Micaela M.; and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2014) It’s Not You, It’s Me: An Experimental Study of Employers’ Wage Setting Behavior. Economics Bulletin 34, no. 4, 2128-2137. Abstract  pdf


  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Werner Güth; Martin G. Kocher; and Paul Pezanis-Christou (2012) Loss Aversion and Learning to Bid. Economica 79, 226-257. Abstract DOI Online  pdf


  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V. (2011) Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, D. Ariely. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, O. Brafman, R. Brafman. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, R.H. Thaler, C.R. Sunstein. Journal of Economic Psychology 32, 526-528. Abstract DOI
  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V. (2011) The upside of irrationality: The unexpected benefits of defying logic at work and at home, D. Ariely. HarperCollins, London (2010). Journal of Economic Psychology 32,534-535. Abstract DOI
  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Victoria Büsch; and Frank Micheel (2011) Working beyond retirement age in Germany: The employee’s perspective. In Older workers in a sustainable society. Labour, Education & Society. Peter Lang. Abstract  pdf


  • Büsch, Victoria; Dennis A. V. Dittrich; and Uta Lieberum (2010) Determinants of Work Motivation and Work Ability among Older Workers and Implications for the Desire for Continued Employment. Comparative Population Studies 35, no. 4, 931-958. Abstract DOI  pdf
  • Büsch, Victoria; Dennis A. V. Dittrich; and Uta Lieberum (2010) Motivation älterer Arbeitnehmer. In Wirtschaftspolitische Herausforderungen des demografischen Wandels, edited by Thomas Salzmann, Vegard Skirbekk and Mirjam Weiberg, 131-148. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. Abstract DOI  pdf


  • Büsch, Victoria; Svenn-Åge Dahl; and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2009) An empirical study of age discrimination in Norway and Germany. Applied Economics 41, 633-651. Abstract DOI Online
  • Büsch, Victoria; Dennis A. V. Dittrich; and Manfred Königstein (2009) Hiring Chances Are Bad For Older Workers. Management Online Review September. Abstract Online  pdf


  • Margreiter, Magdalena; Matthias Sutter; and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2005) Individual and collective choice and voting in common pool resource problem with heterogeneous actors. Environmental and Resource Economics 32, 241-271. Abstract DOI  pdf
  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Werner Güth; and Boris Maciejovsky (2005) Overconfidence in investment decisions: An experimental approach. The European Journal of Finance 11, 471-491. Abstract DOI


  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V (2003) Comment on Siegfried K. Berningshaus, Evolution of Conventions – Some Theoretical and Experimental Aspects. In The Political Economy of Institutional Evolution, edited by Manfred J. Holler, Hartmut Kliemt, Dieter Schmidtchen and Manfred E. Streit. Vol. 21. Yearbook for New Political Economy 21. Mohr-Siebeck. Abstract