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Justice

  • Dold, Malte and Menusch Khadjavi (2017). "Jumping the Queue: An experiment on procedural preferences". Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 102, (March), pp. 127-137. {download from ScienceDirect]
  • Konow, James, Saijo Tatsuyoshi and Kenju Akai (2016). "Equity versus Equality". [pdf 637KB]
  • Konow, James (2016) "Does Studying Ethics Affect Moral Views? An Application to Distributive Justice". [pdf 299KB]
  • Cappelen, Alexander W., James Konow, Erik Ø. Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden (2013). "Just Luck: An Experimental Study of Risk Taking and Fairness," American Economic Review, vol. 103, no. 4 (June), pp. 1398–1413. [pdf 587KB]
  • Johansson-Stenman, Olof and James Konow (2010). "Fair Air: Distributive Justice and Environmental Economics," Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 46, no. 2 (June), pp. 147-166. [download from ERE 268KB]
  • Konow, James (2009). “Is Fairness in the Eye of the Beholder? An Impartial Spectator Analysis of Justice,” Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 33, no. 1 (June), pp. 101-127. [download from SWC 275KB]
  • Konow, James (2008). "Distributive Justice," in the Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics, Michael A. Genovese and Lori C. Han, editors, New York: Facts-on-File. [pdf 29KB]
  • Konow, James (2005). “Blind Spots: The Effects of Information and Stakes on Fairness Bias and Dispersion,” Social Justice Research, vol. 18, no. 4 (December), pp. 349-390. [download from SJR 289KB]
  • Konow, James (2003). “Which Is the Fairest One of All?: A Positive Analysis of Justice Theories,” Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 41, no. 4 (December), pp. 1186-1237. [pdf 509KB]
  • Konow, James (2001). “Fair and Square: The Four Sides of Distributive Justice,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 46, no. 2 (October), pp. 137-164. [pdf 169KB]
  • Konow, James (2000). “Fair Shares: Accountability and Cognitive Dissonance in Allocation Decisions,” American Economic Review, vol. 90, no. 4 (September), pp. 1072-1091. [pdf 275KB]
  • Konow, James (1996). “A Positive Theory of Economic Fairness,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 31, no. 1 (October), pp. 13-35. [pdf 348KB]

Economics of Happiness

  • Brown, Kirk Warren, Tim Kasser, Richard M. Ryan and James Konow (2016). "Materialism, Spending and Affect: An Event-Sampling Study of Marketplace Behavior and Its Affective Costs" Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 17, no. 6 (December), pp. 2277–2292. [download from SpringerLink]
  • Konow, James (2010). “Mixed Feelings: Theories of and Evidence on Giving,” Journal of Public Economics, vol. 94, nos. 3-4 (April), pp. 279-297. [download from JPubEc 802KB]
  • Konow, James and Joseph Earley (2008). “The Hedonistic Paradox: Is Homo Economicus Happier?” with Joseph Earley, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 92, nos. 1-2 (February), pp. 1-33. [pdf 348KB]
  • Konow, James (2003). “Happiness and Economics,” by Bruno Frey and Alois Stutzer, review in KYKLOS, vol. 56, no. 2 (May), pp. 284-287. [pdf 15KB]

 

Cooperation/Environmental Economics

  • Khadjavi, Menusch (2016). "Indirect Reciprocity and Charitable Giving— Evidence from a Field Experiment", Management Science. download from pubsonline
  • Khadjavi, Menusch and Andreas Lange (2015). "Doing Good or Doing Harm - Experimental Evidence on Giving and Taking in Public Good Games", Experimental Economics, vol. 18, no. 3 (September), pp. 432-441. download from SpringerLink
  • Khadjavi, Menusch and Andreas Lange (2013). "Prisoners and their dilemma", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 92, pp. 163 - 175. [download from JEBO 782KB]
  • Khadjavi, Menusch, Andreas Lange and Andreas Nicklisch (2013). "Transparency and Accountability". [pdf 490KB]
  • Brekke, Kjell Arne, James Konow and Karine Nyborg (2012). “Cooperation Is Relative: Income and Framing Effects with Public Goods”.  [pdf 236KB]
  • Johansson-Stenman, Olof and James Konow (2010). "Fair Air: Distributive Justice and Environmental Economics", Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 46, no. 2 (June), pp. 147-166. [download from ERE 268KB]
  • Khadjavi, Menusch, Peterson, Sonja, Petrick, Sebastian and Wilfried Rickels (2009) "No money left for climate protection?", In: Klodt, Henning and Harmen Lehment (eds.): The crisis and beyond, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, pp. 174 - 188. [download from econstor]

Philosophy and Economics

  • Konow, James (2016) "Does Studying Ethics Affect Moral Views? An Application to Distributive Justice". [pdf 299KB]
  • Konow, James (2014). "Coercion and Consent," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 170, no. 1 (March), pp. 49-74. [download from JITE 217KB]
  • Konow, James (2012). “Adam Smith and the Modern Science of Ethics,” Economics and Philosophy, Volume 28, Issue 03, pp 333-362. [pdf 530KB]

Impartiality and Moral Bias

  • Konow, James, Saijo Tatsuyoshi and Kenju Akai (2016). "Equity versus Equality". [pdf 637KB]
  • Khadjavi, Menusch and Jasper Dag Tjaden (2014). "Setting the Bar - An Experimental Investigation of Immigration Requirements", Kiel Working Paper No. 1939, Kiel Institute for the World Economy [download from IfW]
  • Konow, James (2012). “Adam Smith and the Modern Science of Ethics”. Economics and Philosophy, vol. 28, no. 03, pp. 333 - 362. [pdf 155KB]
  • Konow, James (2009). “Is Fairness in the Eye of the Beholder? An Impartial Spectator Analysis of Justice”, Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 33, no. 1 (June), pp. 101-127. [download from SWC 275KB]
  • Croson, Rachel and James Konow (2009). "Social Preferences and Moral Biases", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 69, no. 3 (March), pp. 201-212. [lead article] [download from JEBO 558KB]
  • Konow, James (2008). “The Moral High Ground: An Experimental Study of Spectator Impartiality”. [pdf 217KB]
  • Konow, James (2005). “Blind Spots: The Effects of Information and Stakes on Fairness Bias and Dispersion”, Social Justice Research, vol. 18, no. 4 (December), pp. 349-390. [download from SJR 289KB]
  • Konow, James (2003). “Which Is the Fairest One of All? A Positive Analysis of Justice Theories”, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 41, no. 4 (December), pp. 1186-1237. [pdf 509KB]
  • Konow, James (2000). “Fair Shares: Accountability and Cognitive Dissonance in Allocation Decisions”, American Economic Review, vol. 90, no. 4 (September), pp. 1072-1091. [download from AER 275KB]

Social Norms and Deterrence

  • Khadjavi, Menusch (2014). "On the Interaction of Deterrence and Emotions", The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 1 - 33. [download from journal]
  • Khadjavi, Menusch (2014). "Deterrence Works for Criminals", European Journal of Law and Economics, forthcoming. [pdf 316KB]

Ethics Education/Norm Formation

  • Konow, James (2016) "Does Studying Ethics Affect Moral Views? An Application to Distributive Justice". [pdf 299KB]
  • Khadjavi, Menusch and Andreas Nicklisch (2014). "Parents` Ambitions and Children`s Competitiveness", Working Paper No. 08, WiSo-HH Working Paper Series. [pdf 398KB]