Wendelin Schnedler
Research Fellow

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Schnedler Wendelin Schnedler graduated as Master of Science in Statistics at Iowa State University in 1995 and as Diplom-Statistiker at Dortmund University in 1998 before joining the Bonn Graduate School of Economics. He enrolled in the the European Doctorate Program in Quantitive Economics and spent a year at the microeconometric laboratory of the Centre de la Recherche en Economie et Statistique (CREST) in Paris.

From September 2000 until September 2002, he worked at IZA. He submitted his thesis on the value of information in hidden action models in Summer 2002. In October 2002, he joined the Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) at the University of Bristol before moving to the University of Trier in 2004. Since January 2005, he works at the University of Heidelberg. During spring semester 2009, he taught as a stand-in professoer at Mannheim University. Since Summer 2011, he is full professor for Managerial Economics at the University of Paderborn.

Wendelin Schnedler became an IZA Research Affiliate in 1999 and an IZA Research Fellow in March 2003. His main fields of research are personnel economics, econometrics, and contract theory. He is also interested in the psychological foundations of incentives, evolutionary game theory, and experimental economics.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
8108  Wendelin Schnedler
Christoph Vanberg
Playing 'Hard to Get': An Economic Rationale for Crowding Out of Intrinsically Motivated Behavior
(published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 68, 106115)
5325  Wendelin Schnedler
Hidden Action, Identification, and Organization Design
(improved version is available here)
3685  Paul Grout
Wendelin Schnedler
Non-Profit Organizations in a Bureaucratic Environment
(improved version is available here)
3143  Guido Friebel
Wendelin Schnedler
Team Governance: Empowerment or Hierarchical Control
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2011, 78 (1-2), 1-13)
3077  Wendelin Schnedler
You Don't Always Get What You Pay For
(published as ' You Don't Always Get What You Pay For: Bonuses, Perceived Income and Effort ' in: German Economic Review, 2011, 12 (1), 1 - 10)
3013  Wendelin Schnedler
Radovan Vadovic
Legitimacy of Control
(published in: Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2011, 20 (4), 985-1009)
2124  Wendelin Schnedler
Task Difficulty, Performance Measure Characteristics, and the Trade-Off between Insurance and Well-Allocated Effort
(published as "When is it foolish to reward for A while benefiting from B" in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2008, 26 (4), 595-619)
1669  Marisa Ratto
Wendelin Schnedler
Division of Labour and Directed Production
(published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy , 2008, 8 (1), Article 27)
849  Wendelin Schnedler
Traits, Imitation, and Evolutionary Dynamics
837  Wendelin Schnedler
What You Always Wanted to Know About Censoring But Never Dared to Ask Parameter Estimation for Censored Random Vectors
(published in: Econometric Reviews, 2005, 24 (2), 195-217)
765  Wendelin Schnedler
On the Prudence of Rewarding A While Hoping for B
(improved version available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 2124)
464  Wendelin Schnedler
Uwe Sunde
The Hold-Down Problem and the Boundaries of the Firm: Lesson from a Hidden Action Model with Endogenous Outside Option
342  Wendelin Schnedler
The Virtue of Being Underestimated: A Note on Discriminatory Contracts in Hidden Information Models
(published in: Economics Letters, 2002, 75 (2), 171-178)
235  Wendelin Schnedler
Who gets the Reward? An Empirical Exploration of Bonus Pay and Task Characteristics