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Rupert Sausgruber

Univ.Prof. Dr. Rupert Sausgruber
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CV

since 2013
Professor of Public Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

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Classifications

Expertise

  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics

Activities

Position in scientific committee
  since 2017 WU Competence Center for Experimental Research (WU-Labs) - Member
  since 2016 Vienna Behavioral Economics Network VBEN - Scientific Advisory Board
  since 2013 Vienna Center of Experimental Economics (VCEE) - Affiliate Faculty Member
  since 2013 Doctorate Program of International Business Taxation DIBT - Faculty Member
Position in committee for appointments
  2017 Universität Wien - Externer Gutachter im Besetzungsverfahren "University Professor of Behavioral Economics with Applications to the Austrian Economy"
  2014 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Köln - Vergleichendes Gutachten für eine Assistant/Associate Professur mit Tenure Track (W1/2)
Position in internal committee for appointments
  2017 WU - Member and chair of appointments committee "Labor Economics"
  2014 WU - Member of appointments committee "Health Economics"
  2014-2015 WU - Member and chair of appointments committee "Labor Economics"
  2013 WU - Member of appointments committee "International Taxation"
  2013 WU - Member of appointments committee "Accounting and Auditing"
Reviewer for scientific organization
  2017 Verein für Socialpolitik - Vorbereitungskommission der Offenen Tagung 2017
  2017 Österreichische Nationalökonomische Gesellschaft (NOeG) - Gutachter für Jahrestagung 2017
  2017 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Transregional Collaborative Research Centre (TRR) - Mitglied Review Panel, 25.-26.7. 2017, Bonn, Deutschland
  2017 Danish Council for Independent Research
  2016 Danish Council for Independent Research
  2015 Danish Council for Independent Research
  2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  2014 Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
Membership in scientific association
  2015 Sozialwissenschaftlicher Ausschuss des Vereins für Socialpolitik
Member of the editorial board
  since 2016 International Tax and Public Finance - Associate Editor
  since 2013 SSRN-WU International Taxation Research Paper Series - Co-Editor
  since 2013 Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly Journal of Socio-Economics) - Associate Editor
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2016 TESS - Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences, Labor Economics
  since 2014 Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy
  since 2013 Theory and Decision, Management Science, European Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of the European Economic Association, Political Behavior, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
  since 2013 Journal of the European Economic Association
  since 2010 Social Choice and Welfare, Die Betriebswirtschaft
  since 2010 Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  since 2010 Journal of Public Economics, Judgment and Decision Making, Physica A, Political Research Quarterly, Public Finance Analysis (FinanzArchiv), Public Finance and Management, Rationality and Society, Review of Law and Economics
  since 2010 Games, Games and Economic Behavior, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Pension Economics and Public Finance, Journal of Public Economic Theory
  since 2010 American Economic Review (Excellence in Refereeing Award 2012), American Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, Economica, Empirica, Empirical Economics, European Journal of Political Economy
Reviewer for an international conference
  2017 European Meeting of the Economic Science Association (ESA) - Wien 2017
  2015 Verein für Socialpolitik - Gutachter für Jahrestagung 2017
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2017 Workshop "Behavioral Public Economics" - Co-Organizer
  2017 Workshop "Austrian Experimental Economics Association"
  2017 Offene Tagung: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik - Mitglied der Vorbereitungskommission
  2017 European Meeting of the Economic Science Association (ESA) - Mitorganisation und Mitglied im Programmkomittee
  2015 Workshop "Behavioral Public Economics" - Co-Organizer
  2014 Workshop "Behavioral Public Economics" - Co-Organizer
  2014 NFN Workshop "The Austrian Center for Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State" - Co-Organizer
  2014 Jahrestagung der Österr. Nationalökonomischen Gesellschaft (NOeG) - Co-Organizer
  2013 Workshop "Behavioral Public Economics" - Co-Organizer
Position in administration
  since 2016 WU - Mitglied Arbeitsgruppe "English Track"
  2016 WU - Mitglied Arbeitsgruppe "WU-Experimental-Labor"
  since 2015 WU - Mitglied Studienkommission
  since 2015 WU - Mitglied Konvent
  2015 WU - Subsitute member Senate
  since 2015 WU - Deputy Department Chair for Department of Economics
  since 2014 WU - Mitglied Lehrgangskommission
  2014 WU - Mitglied Organisationskommittee: 2015 WU Competence Day
  2014 WU - Mitglied Besetzungskommission Postdoc TT-Stelle mit Überzahlungsoption
Research Cooperation
  2013 Universität Wien, Dept. of Economics
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2017 WIFO: "CATs Stakeholder Workshop: Carbon Taxes in Austria - Implementation Issues and Impacts", 3. April 2017
  2017 Departmentseminar (Dept. Economics, WU Wien) Payerbach 11.-13. Mai 2017
  2016 WIFO: Expert workshop on "Carbon Taxes in Austria - Implementation Issues and Impacts", 1. Dezember 2016
  2016 Departmentseminar (Dept. Economics, WU Wien) Payerbach 2.-4. Juni 2016
  2015 Jahrestagung des Sozialwissenschaftlichen Ausschusses VfS, Berlin. 7.-9. Mai 2015
  2015 DIBT (Doctoral Program International Business Taxation), Welcome Day, 8.-9. Sept. 2015
  2015 Departmentseminar (Dept. Economics, WU Wien) Wolkersdorf 18.-20. Juni 2015
  2014 Workshop on Public Organizations, University of Vienna, Sept. 8-9, 2014
  2014 DIBT (Doctoral Program International Business Taxation), Welcome Day, 9.-11. Sept. 2014
  2014 Departmentseminar (Dept. Economics, WU Wien) Wolkersdorf 12.-14. Juni 2015
  2014 CEPR (Center of Economic Policy Research): Public Economics Annual Symposium, University of Warwick, 8-9 Dec, 2014
  2013 Experimentelle Steuerforschung, Universität Paderborn, 10.-11. Oktober 2013
  2013 DIBT (Doctoral Program International Business Taxation), Welcome Day. 11.-12. Sept. 2013
Other scientific activities
  since 2015 WU - Admission Procedure PhD Program Doctoral Program International Business Taxation DIBT
  2014 FIW-Award für Masterarbeiten - Referee

Publications

Journal article

2017 Corazzini, Luca , Galavotti, Stefano, Sausgruber, Rupert, Valbonesi, Paola. 2017. Allotment in First-Price Auctions: An Experimental Investigation. Experimental Economics 20 (1), 70-99. (Details)
2016 Berger, Melissa , Fellner-Röhling, Gerlinde, Sausgruber, Rupert, Traxler, Christian. 2016. Higher taxes, more evasion? Evidence from border differentials in TV license fees. Journal of Public Economics 135, 74-86. (Details)
2014 Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, Jean-Robert. 2014. Discriminatory taxes are unpopular - Even when they are efficient and distributionally fair. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 108, 463-476. (Details)
  Paetzel, Fabian, Sausgruber, Rupert, Traub, Stefan. 2014. Social Preferences and Voting on Reform: An Experimental Study. European Economic Review 70, 36-50. (Details)
2013 Bayer, R.-C. and Renner, E. and Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Confusion and Reinforcement Learning in the Voluntary Contributions Game. Experimental Economics 16 (4): S. 478-496. (Details)
  Pruckner, Gerald J., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Honesty on the Streets: A Field Study on Newspaper Purchasing. Journal of the European Economic Association 11 (3), 661-679. (Details)
  Fellner, Gerlinde , Sausgruber, Rupert, Traxler, Christian . 2013. Testing Enforcement Strategies in the Field: Threat, Moral Appeal and Social Information. Journal of the European Economic Association 11 (3), 634-660. (Details)
  Gantner, Anita and Höchtl, Wolfgang and Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. The Pivotal Mechanism Revisited - Some Evidence on Group Manipulation. Experimental Economics 16 (1): S. 23-51. (Details)
2012 Höchtl, W., Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, J.-R. 2012. Inequality Aversion and Voting on Redistribution. European Economic Review (56), 1406-1421. (Details)
2011 Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, J.-R.. 2011. Are We Taxing Ourselves? How Deliberation and Experience Shape Voting on Taxes. Journal of Public Economics (95): 164-76. (Details)
2010 Rauchdobler, J., Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, J.-R.. 2010. Voting on Thresholds for Public Goods: Experimental Evidence. Finanz-Archiv 66 (1): 34-64. (Details)
2009 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2009. A Note on Peer Effects between Teams. Experimental Economics (12): 193-201. (Details)
  Englmaier, F. , Guillen, P., Llorente, L., Onderstal, S., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2009. The Chopstick Auction: An Experimental Study of the Exposure Problem in Multi-Unit Auctions. International Journal of Industrial Organization 27 (2): 286-291. (Details)
2008 Güth, W., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2008. Voting between Tax Regimes to Fund a Public Good. Economics of Governance 9 (4): 287-303. (Details)
2007 Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, J.-R.. 2007. Pure Redistribution and the Provision of Public Goods. Economic Letters 95 334-338. (Details)
  Goodin, R.E., Güth, W., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2007. Early vs. Late Coalition Announcement in Experimental Democracies. British Political Science Review 38 181-191. (Details)
2006 Tyran, J.-R., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2006. A Little Fairness may Induce a Lot of Redistribution in Democracy. European Economic Review 50 (2): 469-85. (Details)
2005 Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran, J.-R.. 2005. Testing the Mill Hypothesis of Fiscal Illusion. Public Choice 122 (1): 39-68. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert, Tyran , J.-R. . 2005. The Diffusion of Policy Innovations. Journal of Evolutionary Economics 15 (4): 423-42. (Details)
  Bardsley, N., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2005. Conformism and Reciprocity in Public Good Provision. Journal of Economic Psychology 26 (5): 664-81. (Details)
  Güth, W., Levati, M.V., Sausgruber, Rupert. 2005. Tax Morale and (De-)Centralization. Public Choice 125 (1): 171-88. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2016 Lutter, Franz Stephan and Sausgruber, Rupert. 2016. Umweltökonomischer Teil. In: Vorschläge zur Einhebung von Wassergebühren im Lichte des Art 9 WRRL, Hrsg. Umweltdachverband, S. 203-243. Wien: Schriftenreihe Recht der Umwelt. (Details)
  Lutter, Stephan and Sausgruber, Rupert. 2016. Vorschläge zur Einhebung von Wassergebühren im Lichte des Art 9 WRRL - Umweltökonomischer Teil. In: Vorschläge zur Einhebung von Wassergebühren im Lichte des Art 9 WRRL, Hrsg. Umweltdachverband, S. 203-243. Wien: Manz. (Details)
2014 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Von der Weltwirtschaft zur Großen Rezession: Hat die Wirtschaftswissenschaft versagt? In: Wissenschaft – Antrieb oder Ergebnis globaler Dynamik, Hrsg. Wolfgang Kautek, Reinhard Neck und Heinrich Schmidinger, 113-118. Wien: Böhlau Verlag. (Details)
2011 Sausgruber, Rupert, Stöckl, Matthias , Winner, Hannes . 2011. Die Elastizität des steuerbaren Einkommens: Konzept und Evidenz aus Österreich. In: Gesundheits- und Sozialpolitik im Diskurs, Festschrift für Engelbert Theurl zum 60. Geburtstag, Hrsg. Josef Nussbaumer, Gerald Pruckner, Rupert Sausgruber, Hannes Winner, 249-263. Wien: Springer. (Details)
2008 Sausgruber, Rupert, Strasshofer, Sebastian. 2008. Ökonomische Effekte unterschiedlicher Lastverteilungsregeln: Eine empirische Analyse am Beispiel der Abrechnung von Heizkosten. In: Streiflichter der Verteilungsgerechtigkeit, Hrsg. Josef Nussbaumer, Gerald Pruckner, E. Theurl, 243-258. Marburg: Metropolis-Verl.. (Details)
2002 Sausgruber, Rupert, Sendlhofer, Rupert , Winner, Hannes. 2002. Beruf oder Kinder? Zur Kausalität zwischen Fertilität und Frauenerwerbstätigkeit. In: Zukunftsperspektiven der Finanzierung öffentlicher Aufgaben, Hrsg. E. Theurl, E. Thöni, 169-90. Wien: Böhlau. (Details)
2000 Sausgruber, Rupert, Smekal, Christian. 2000. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Europe. In: Foreign Direct Investment, Hrsg. John-Ren Chen, 33-42. Houndmills: McMillan Press. (Details)
1996 Sausgruber, Rupert, Winner, Hannes. 1996. Die Familie in den drei Steuerwissenschaften - Der Versuch einer Systematisierung gegensätzlicher Positionen. In: Die Familie im Sozialstaat – Familienbesteuerung aus ökonomischer und juristischer Sicht, Hrsg. Erich Thöni, Hannes Winner, 241-74. Innsbruck: -. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert, Smekal, Christian. 1996. Zur Geschichte der Familienbesteuerung in Österreich nach 1953. In: Wolfgang Schmitz - Wirtschaftspolitische Weichenstellungen 1963-1973 - Reminiszenzen eines Jahrzehnts, Hrsg. Karl Socher, 45-62. Wien: Orac. (Details)

Edited book (editorship)

2011 Nussbaumer, Josef, Pruckner, Gerald, Sausgruber, Rupert, Winner, Hannes, Hrsg. 2011. Gesundheits- und Sozialpolitik im Diskurs, Festschrift für Engelbert Theurl zum 60. Geburtstag. Wien: Springer. (Details)
2002 Sausgruber, Rupert, Theurl, E., Winner, H., Hrsg. 2002. Kompendium der österreichischen Finanzpolitik. Berlin: Springer. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2017. Entitlements and Loyalty in Groups: An Experimental Study. Research Seminar: Gastvortrag aus der Vortragsreihe: "Arbeits-, Organisations- und Wirtschaftspsychologie" Department Psychology, University of Vienna, Österreich, 23.05.2017. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2017. Penalties and General Anit-Avoidance Rules. 2nd International Conference on Taxpayer Rights, WU Wien, Österreich, 12.03.-14.03. (Details)
2016 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2016. Entitlements and Loyalty in Groups. Economic Science Association Intarnatinal Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, 07.07.-11.07. (Details)
2015 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Behavioral Economics and Economic Policy. Wifo Seminar, Wien, Österreich, 09.06.2015. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Democracy, Disincentives, and the Demand for Redistribution. 17th International Scientific Conference "Finance and Risk" Bratislava, Slowakei, 23.11.2015. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Experimental Evidence on Motivational Gender Sorting into Jobs. Research Seminar, Department of Economics, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Deutschland, 21.05.2015. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Experimental Evidence on Motivational Gender Sorting into Jobs. Research Seminar, Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Österreich, 23.06.2015. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert and Spitzer, Florian and Tyran, Jean-Robert. 2015. Tax compliance, competition, and voluntary certification - An experimental approach on how to improve tax compliance in competitive industries. Workshop "Field experiments for tax compliance", Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra, Italien, 24.09.-25.09. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Von der Staatswirtschaftslehre zur Verhaltensorientierung. 50 Jahre Finanzwissenschaft, Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Österreich, 23.10.2015. Invited Talk (Details)
2014 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Democracy, Disincentives, and the Demand for Redistribution. Research Seminar, Department of Economics, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland, 09.01.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Democracy, Disincentives, and the Demand for Redistribution. Jena Economic Research Seminar, Dept. Economics, University of Jena, Jena, Deutschland, 14.05.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Experimental Evidence on Motivational Gender Sorting into Jobs. Research Seminar. Forschungsgruppe Design and Behavior, Universität Köln, Köln, Deutschland, 25.09.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. Research Seminar, Dept. Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Großbritannien, 25.09.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. Research Seminar, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management , Frankfurt, Deutschland, 13.05.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. ESI Workshop on Institutions, Games and Experiments, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Deutschland, 31.01. - 03.02.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Identity and Social Mobility. Jahrestagung des Sozialwissenschaftlichen Ausschusses des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Berlin, Deutschland, 08.05.-10.05.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Podiumsdiskussion: "Wirtschaft - Realität und Konstrukt" Oeconomania 2014, Wirtschaftspolitische Akademie, Wien, Österreich, 27.03.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2014. Wie ehrlich sind die ÖsterreicherInnen? Zur Rolle von sozialen Normen im Wohlfahrtsstaat. Abschlussveranstaltung des Nationalen Forschungsnetzwerkes "The Austrian Center for Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State" Wien, Österreich, 20.11.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
2013 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. Internes ökonomisches Forschungsseminar, Wolkersdorf, Österreich, 23.05. - 25.05.. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. An Introduction into Experimental/Behavioral Economics. WU Vortragsreihe "Behavioral Economics" WU Wien, Österreich, 12.06. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Efficiency and Fairness in Voting on Taxation. DIBT Research Seminar, Wien, Österreich, 10.04. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. 8th Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Stockholm, Schweden, 27.09. - 28.09. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Gender Sorting in the Labor Market. Jahrestagung des Sozialwissenschaftlichen Ausschusses im Verein für Socialpolitik, Jena, Deutschland, 25.04-27.04. Invited Talk (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2013. Von der Weltwirtschaftskrise zur Großen Rezession: Hat die Wirtschaftswissenschaft versagt? Österreichischer Wissenschaftstag, Semmering, Österreich, 24.10. - 26.10. Invited Talk (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2017 Sausgruber, Rupert, Paetzel, Fabian. 2017. Entitlements and Loyalty in Groups: An Experimental Study - Revise and Resubmit. (Details)

Book or article review

2015 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. The fairness instinct: The Robin Hood mentality and our biological nature. Besprechung von The fairness instinct: The Robin Hood mentality and our biological nature, von Sun, Lixing. Journal of Economics (J Econ) 115 (1), 99-101. (Details)

Miscellaneous

2004 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2004. Ökonomische Aspekte der Getränkesteuerüberwälzung. Österreichische Steuerzeitung (4): 62-66. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert, Winner, Hannes. 2004. Steueramnestien abgesagt: Eine kluge Entscheidung?. Österreichische Steuerzeitung 10 207-211. (Details)
1996 Sausgruber, Rupert. 1996. Familienbesteuerung aus der Sicht unterschiedlicher ökonomischer Positionen. Das öffentliche Haushaltswesen in Österreich (ÖHW) 36 42-60. (Details)
1995 Sausgruber, Rupert. 1995. EU-Beitritt und Finanzausgleich. Das öffentliche Haushaltswesen in Österreich (ÖHW) 36 217-237. (Details)

Case study

1997 Rauch, Friedrich, Sausgruber, Rupert, Smekal, Christian. 1997. Stadt-Umland-Kooperation im Raum Innsbruck und Umgebung. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung. (Details)

Media report

2015 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2015. Interview "Registrierkasse ist ein richtiger Schritt" . (Details)
1995 Sausgruber, Rupert. 1995. Staatsverschuldung - Für und Wider anhand des Österreichischen Beispiels. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2016 Sausgruber, Rupert. 2016. Behavioural Economics. Behavioural Economics: Kooperationsveranstaltung VMOE und WWG Forum Marketing , Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, 15.11. (Details)
  Sausgruber, Rupert. 2016. Mäßigung: Hemmschuh oder Rettungsanker. Open Minds - Podiumsdiskussion, WU Wien, 12.05. (Details)

Projects

2012
Effective and Efficient Corporate Tax Enforcement (2012-2013) (Details)
2011
Experimental Investigations of Labor Markets (2011-2015) (Details)
Doctoral Program of International Business Taxation DIBT (2011-2019) (Details)
2008
Experimental Investigations of Labor Markets (2008-2014) (Details)
2007
Compliance in the Field: A Large-Scale Field Experiment on the Evasion of Broadcasting Fees in Austria (2007-2011) (Details)
2004
A Behavioral Approach to International Taxation (2004-2008) (Details)
2001
Perception and Efficiency of Taxation of Market Transactions (2001-2005) (Details)