Louis Strang


I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Corporate Development and Business Ethics and the Center for Social and Economic Behavior (C-SEB) at the University of Cologne. I am also an Associated Member of the EconTribute: Markets & Public Policy Research Cluster of the Universities of Bonn and Cologne. My research covers the area of behavioral and experimental economics, especially intertemporal decision making, social preferences & fairness perceptions, and moral behavior.

You can download my CV here.

Contact Information

Seminar of Corporate Development and Business Ethics
50923 Cologne

Email: strang[at]wiso.uni-koeln.de


Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice

with Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, Holger Gerhardt, Gerhard Riener, and Frederik Schwerter

The Review of Economic Studies, 2022, Vol. 89(3): 1314–1334

[abstract] [pdf] [WP Version]

Image concerns and the dynamics of prosocial behavior

with Jana Hofmeier

Frontiers in Behavioral Economics, 2023, Vol. 2

[abstract] [pdf]

(Not) Everyone Can Be a Winner – The Role of Payoff Interdependence for Redistribution

with Sebastian Schaube

Revision requested at the Journal of Public Economics

[abstract] [pdf]

The Effect of Task (Mis)Matching and Self-Selection on Intrinsic Motivation and Performance

with Timo Freyer, Jonas Radbruch, and Sebastian Schaube (draft available upon request)


Upholding a Good Image: Selective Country Comparisons in the Media

with Gönül Doğan and Lara Berger (work in progress)

Do News Shape Authoritarian Preferences?

with Gönül Doğan (work in progress)

Awards and Social Image

with Arno Apffelstaedt (work in progress)

Delegation and Skill Signaling in Financial Investment

with Fabian Hoffmann (work in progress)