Sebastian Kube
Research Fellow

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too w Kube Sebastian Kube is currently Professor for Behavioral and Experimental Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany. He is also a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, affiliated researcher at the Center for Economics and Neuroscience (CENs) and Vice Director of the BonnEconLab.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Karlsruhe in January 2007. He cooperates with researchers from IZA in Bonn, Florida State University, University of Jerusalem, University of Nottingham, University of Zurich and ZEW in Mannheim.

His recent research interests cover the importance of interdependent (other-regarding) preferences for economic behavior. In general, he is using field and laboratory experiments to explore corresponding research questions from the areas of personnel and labor economics, public economics and law.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2008.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10546  Sebastian J. Goerg
Sebastian Kube
Jonas Radbruch
The Effectiveness of Incentive Schemes in the Presence of Implicit Effort Costs
8762  Marco Kleine
Sebastian Kube
Communication and Trust in Principal-Team Relationships: Experimental Evidence
8533  Sebastian Kube
Sebastian Schaube
Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch
Elina Khachatryan
Institution Formation and Cooperation with Heterogeneous Agents
(published in: European Economic Review, 2015, 78, 248-268.)
5727  Johannes Abeler
Steffen Altmann
Sebastian J. Goerg
Sebastian Kube
Matthias Wibral
Equity and Efficiency in Multi-Worker Firms: Insights from Experimental Economics
(published in: Analyse & Kritik, 2011, 33(1), 325-347)
5501  Esteban F. Klor
Sebastian Kube
Eyal Winter
Ro'i Zultan
Can Higher Bonuses Lead to Less Effort? Incentive Reversal in Teams
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 97, 72-83)
4262  Johannes Abeler
Steffen Altmann
Sebastian Kube
Matthias Wibral
Gift Exchange and Workers' Fairness Concerns: When Equality Is Unfair
(published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8(6), 1299-1324)
3959  Sebastian J. Goerg
Sebastian Kube
Ro'i Zultan
Treating Equals Unequally: Incentives in Teams, Workers' Motivation and Production Technology
(published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, 28 (4), 747 - 772)
2500  Johannes Abeler
Steffen Altmann
Sebastian Kube
Matthias Wibral
Reciprocity and Payment Schemes: When Equality Is Unfair
(substantially revised version appeared as DP No. 4262)