Fachaufsätze mit Peer-Review (Stand: Mai 2021)

  1. “Enhancing Democracy: Can Civic Engagement Foster Political Participation?”, in press: Social Science Quarterly, 102(1), 2021, 47- 68, https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12882[view online for free]
  2. “Green Behavior, Green Self-Image, and Subjective Well-Being: Separating Affective and Cognitive Relationships”, Ecological Economics 179, 2021, 106854, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106854 (mit Welsch, H. und Blankenberg, A.-K.) [view online for free]
  3. “Pro-environmental norms and subjective well-being: panel evidence from the UK”, Social Indicators Research, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-020-02426-4 (mit Blankenberg, A.-K. und Welsch, H.) [view online for free]
  4. “(Home-)Schools of Democracy? On the Intergenerational Transmission of Civic Engagement”, Social Indicators Research, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-020-02278-y [view online for free]
  5. “Does it have to be a sacrifice? Different notions of the good life, pro-environmental behavior and their heterogeneous impact on well-being”, Ecological Economics 167, 2020, 106448, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106448 (mit Blankenberg, A.-K. und Guardiola, J.)
  6. “Soft paternalism and Subjective Well-Being: How Happiness Research Could Help the Paternalist Improve Individuals’ Well-Being”, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 29(2), 2019, 539-561, doi: 10.1007/s00191-019-00604-3[view online for free]
  7. “Smile or die: Can subjective well-being increase survival in the face of substantive illness conditions?”, Economics and Human Biology 31, 2018, 209-227, doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2018.08.004 (mit Bünstorf, G.)
  8. “Green Lifestyles and Subjective Well-Being: More about Self-Image than Actual Behavior?”, Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization 137C, 2017, 304-323, doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.03.009 (mit Blankenberg, A.-K.)
  9. “…Do it with Joy! – Subjective Well-Being Outcomes of working in Non-Profit Organizations”, Journal of Economic Psychology 54, 2016, 64-84, doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2016.03.003
  10. “Environmental Concerns and Subjective Well-Being: Antecedents and Outcomes of Environmental Activism in Germany”, Ecological Economics 124, 2016, 1-16, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.01.009 (mit Blankenberg, A.-K.)
  11. “Revisiting Cheerful Jane and Miserable John: The Impact of Income, Good Health, Social Contacts and Education declines with increasing Subjective Well-Being”, Applied Economics Letters 23(8), 2016, 544-553, doi: 10.1080/13504851.2015.1085635
  12. “How satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain Wiew”, Journal of Happiness Studies 17(4), 2016, 1409-1433, doi: 10.1007/s10902-015-9650-8 (mit Coad, A.) [free access]
  13. “Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Unemployment and Subjective Well-Being: A Quantile Approach”, Economica 82(328), 2015, 865-891 doi: 10.1111/ecca.12150 (mit Coad, A.)
  14. “Volunteering and Life Satisfaction: A closer Look at the Hypothesis that Volunteering more strongly benefits the Unhappy”, Applied Economics Letters 22(11), 2015, 874-885 doi: 10.1080/13504851.2014.985364
  15. “Autonomy-Enhancing Paternalism”, Kyklos 68(1), 2015, 3-27, doi: 10.1111/kykl.12071 (mit Lades, L.)
  16. “Unemployment impacts differently on the Extremes of the Distribution of a Comprehensive Well-Being Measure”, Applied Economics Letters 22(8), 2015, 619-627, doi: 10.1080/13504851.2014.962219 (mit Coad, A.)
  17. “Causal Linkages between Work and Life Satisfaction and their Determinants in a Structural VAR Approach”, Economics Letters 124(2), 2014, 263-268, doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2014.05.021 (mit Coad, A.)
  18. “Reconciling Normative and Behavioral Economics: Applying the ‘Naturalistic Approach’ to the Adaptation Problem”, Journal of Economics and Statistics, 234(2+3), 2014, 350-365 (mit Schubert, C.)
  19. “Subjective Well-being Capabilities: Bridging the Gap between the Capability Approach and Subjective Well-Being Research”, Journal of Happiness Studies, 15(5), 2014, 1197-1217, doi: 10.1007/s10902-013-9471-6
  20. “Should Evolutionary Economists embrace Libertarian Paternalism?”, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 24(3), 2013, 515-539, doi: 10.1007/s00191-013-0323-7
  21. “‘I’m afraid I have bad news for you…’ Estimating the impact of different health impairments on subjective well-being”, Social Science & Medicine, 87, 2013, 155-167, doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.03.25 (mit Coad, A.)
  22. “Disentangling Motivational and Experiential Aspects of ‘Utility’ – A Neuroeconomics Perspective”, Journal of Economic Psychology 36(1), 2013, 27-40, doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2013.02.011 (mit Witt, U.)
  23. “The Structure of Subjective Well-Being: A Vectorautoregressive Approach”, Metroeconomica 64(2), 2013, 361-400, doi: 10.1111/meca.12011 (mit Ward, F.)
  24. “Volunteering, Subjective Well-Being and Public Policy”, Journal of Economic Psychology 34(1), 2013, 97-119, doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2012.11.008 (mit Freytag, A.)
  25. “Innovativeness and Subjective Well-being”, Social Indicators Research 111(2), 2013, 561-578, doi: 10.1007/s11205-012-0020-1
  26. “Life Satisfaction and Self-employment: A Matching Approach”, Small Business Economics 40(4), 2013, 1009-1033, doi:10.1007/s11187-011-9413-9 (mit Coad, A.)
  27. “A Critical Note on the Role of the Capability Approach for Sustainability Economics”, Journal of Socio-Economics 41(5), 2012, 721-725, doi: 10.1016/j.socec.2012.07.007 (mit Witt, U.)
  28. “The Neglected Dimension of Well-Being: Analyzing the Development of “Conversion Effciency” in Great Britain”, Journal of Socio-Economics 41(1), 2012, 37-47, doi:10.1016/j.socec.2011.10.002 (mit Broekel, T.)
  29. “Happiness No Matter the Cost? An Examination on How Efficiently Individuals Reach Their Happiness Levels”, Journal of Happiness Studies 13(4), 2012, 621-645, doi:10.1007/s10902-011-9283-5 (mit Broekel, T.)
  30. “Applying a Robust Non-parametric Efficiency Analysis to Measure Conversion Efficiency in Great Britain”, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 12(2), 2011, 257-281, doi:10.1080/19452829.2011.571088 (mit Broekel, T.)
  31. “From Average Joe’s Happiness to Miserable Jane and Cheerful John: Using Quantile Regressions to Analyze the full Subjective Well-Being Distribution”, Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization 79(3), 2011, 275–290, doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2011.02.005 (mit Coad, A.)
  32. “Disentangling the Circularity in Sen’s Capability Approach – An Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Functioning Achievement and Resources”, Social Indicators Research 103(3), 2011, 327–355, doi:10.1007/s11205-010-9714-4 (mit Coad, A.)
  33. “An Examination of the Dynamics of Well-Being and Life Events using Vector Autoregressions”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 76(2), 2010, 352-371, doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2010.06.006 (mit Coad, A.)
  34. “The Regional Dimension of Knowledge Transfers – A Behavioral Approach”, Industry & Innovation 14(2), 2007, 151-175, doi:10.1080/13662710701252500 (mit Broekel, T.)


Buchbeiträge, Monographien, etc.:

  1. “Self-employment and Subjective Well-Being”, in press: Zimmermann, K. F. (ed., 2021), Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Dordrecht: Springer (mit Blankenberg, A.-K.), GLO Discussion paper version of accepted draft
  2. “Zum beruflichen Selbstbild und zur Arbeits- und Lebenszufriedenheit im Handwerk in Deutschland“, in: Göttinger Beiträge zur Handwerksforschung (Heft 42),2020, Göttingen (mit Blankenberg, A.-K.)
  3. “Homo Economicus and Happiness: Towards More Sustainable Development”, forthcoming in: Rojas, M. (ed., 2019), The Economics of Happiness: How the Easterlin Paradox Transformed Our Understanding of Well-Being and Progress, Dordrecht: Springer
  4. “The Way to Wellbeing”, CRSE Report on self-employment and wellbeing, 2018
  5. “As Innovations Drive Economic Growth, Do They also Raise Well-Being?”, in: Witt, U. and Chai, A. (eds., 2019), Understanding Economic Change – Contributions to an Evolutionary Paradigm in Economics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (mit Witt, U.)
  6. “A constitutional paradigm is not enough – Would sovereign citizens really agree to manipulative nudges? – A reply to Christian Schubert”, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 24(5), 2014, 1115-1120, doi: 10.1007/s00191-014-0377-1
  7. “Happiness and productivity”, in: Altman, M. (ed.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, Praeger, Santa Barbara, in press
  8. “Paternalism”, in: Altman, M. (ed.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, Praeger, Santa Barbara, in press
  9. “Errors and biases”, in: Altman, M. (ed.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, Praeger, Santa Barbara, in press
  10. “Book Review: Geld macht doch gluecklich (Weimann/Knabe/Schoeb)”, Journal of Economics and Statistics 233(4), 2013, 556-559
  11. “Capability, Functioning and Resources”, in: Michalos, A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, 2014, 524-529 (mit Coad, A.)
  12. “Elements of an Evolutionary Theory of Welfare”, Routledge, London, 2010 (Outline available here; Order here: Routledgede)
  13. “Institutions as Determinants of Preference Change: A One Way Relation?”, in: Hanappi, H. and Elsner, W. (eds.), Advances in Evolutionary Institutional Economics: Evolutionary Mechanisms, Non-Knowledge and Strategy, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008, pp. 97-120 (mit Niederle, U.-M.)
  14. “Zwischen Metaphysik und Relativismus – Zur Wahrheitssuche von Hilary Putnam im Kontext der Klassischen Wahrheitstheorien”, LIT-Verlag, Münster, 2004