Kocher, M. G., A. Lahno, and S. T. Trautmann (2017). Ambiguity aversion is not universal. European Economic Review, forthcoming.

Brown, M., S.T. Trautmann, and R. E. Vlahu (2017). Understanding Bank-Run Contagion. Management Science 63, 2272–2282. [data]

Krawczyk, M., S. T. Trautmann, and G. van de Kuilen (2017). Catastrophic Risk: Social Influences on Insurance Decisions. Theory and Decision 82, 309–326. [data]

Trautmann, S.T., and G. van de Kuilen (2016). Process fairness, outcome fairness, and dynamic consistency: Experimental evidence for risk and ambiguity. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 53, 75–88. [data]

König-Kersting, C. and S. T. Trautmann (2016). Ambiguity Attitudes in Decisions for Others. Economics Letters 146, 126–129. [data]

Roth, B., S.T. Trautmann, and A. Voskort (2016). The role of personal interaction in the assessment of risk attitudes. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 63, 106–113. [data]

Trautmann, S. T., and G. van de Kuilen (2015). Belief Elicitation: A Horse Race among Truth Serums. Economic Journal 125, 2116-2135.  [data]

Kocher, M. G., J. Pahlke, and S.T. Trautmann (2015). An Experimental Study of Precautionary Bidding. European Economic Review 78, 27-38. [data]

Trautmann, S. T. and G. van de Kuilen (2015). Reserve Price and Competing Bids: Reference Points for Product Evaluations in Online Auctions? Journal of Consumer Behaviour 14, 285–296. [data]

Trautmann, S.T. (2014). Risk taking under stress: The role(s) of self-selection. A comment on Buckert et al. (2014). Frontiers in Neuroscience, article 197.

Pollmann, M., J. Potters, and S.T. Trautmann (2014). Risk taking by agents: The role of ex-ante and ex-post accountability. Economics Letters 123, 387−390. [data]

Ert, Eyal, and S.T. Trautmann (2014). Sampling Experience Reverses Preferences for Ambiguity. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 49, 31-42.

Noussair, C.N., S.T. Trautmann, and G. van de Kuilen (2014). Higher Order Risk Attitudes, Demographics, and Financial Decisions. Review of Economic Studies 81, 325−355. [data]

Schmidt, U. and S.T. Trautmann (2014). Common Consequence Effects in Pricing and Choice. Theory and Decision 76, 1−7.

Trautmann, S.T. (2013). Empirical Knowledge in Legislation and Regulation: A Decision Making Perspective. The Theory and Practice of Legislation (formerly: Legisprudence) 1, 533−542.

Noussair, C.N., S.T. Trautmann, G. van de Kuilen, and N. Vellekoop (2013). Risk Aversion and Religion. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 47, 165–183.

Boksem, M.A.S, P.H. Mehta, B. van den Bergh, V. van Son, S. T. Trautmann, K. Roelofs, A. Smids, and A. G. Sanfey (2013). Testosterone Inhibits Trust, But Promotes Reciprocity. Psychological Science 24, 2306–2314.

Kocher, M., J. Pahlke, and S. T. Trautmann (2013). Tempus Fugit: Time Pressure in Risky Decisions. Management Science 59, 2380–2391. [data]

Trautmann, S. T., G. van de Kuilen, and R. J. Zeckhauser (2013). Social Class and (Un)ethical Behavior: A Framework, With Evidence From a Large Population Sample. Perspectives on Psychological Science 8, 487–497. [a commentary by Dan Ariely & Heather Mann]  BBC radio:

Trautmann, S. T. and R. J. Zeckhauser (2013). Shunning Uncertainty: The Neglect of Learning Opportunities. Games and Economic Behavior 79, 44–55.

Kocher, M. G. and S. T. Trautmann (2013). Selection into Auctions for Risky and Ambiguous Prospects. Economic Inquiry 51, 882–895.

Sutter, M., M. Kocher, D. Rützler, and S. T. Trautmann (2013). Impatience and Uncertainty: Experimental Decisions Predict Adolescents’ Field Behavior. American Economic Review 103, 510–531.

Trautmann, S. T. and R. E. Vlahu (2013). Strategic Loan Defaults and Coordination: An Experimental Analysis. Journal of Banking and Finance 37, 747–760.

Akay, A., P. Martinsson, H. A. Medhin, and S. T. Trautmann. (2012). Attitudes toward uncertainty among the poor: An experiment in rural Ethiopia. Theory and Decision 73, 453–464.

Trautmann, S. T. and U. Schmidt (2012). Pricing risk and ambiguity: The effect of perspective takingQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 65, 195–205.

Trautmann, S. T. and G. van de Kuilen (2012). Prospect Theory or Construal Level Theory? Diminishing Sensitivity vs. Psychological Distance in Risky Decisions. Acta Psychologica 139, 254–260. [data]

Trautmann, S. T., F. M. Vieider and P. P. Wakker (2011). Preference Reversals for Ambiguity Aversion. Management Science 57, 1320–1333. 

Trautmann, S. T. (2010). Individual Fairness in Harsanyi’s Utilitarianism: Operationalizing All-Inclusive Utility. Theory and Decision 68, 405–415.

Trautmann, S. T. and C. Traxler (2010). Reserve prices as reference points – Evidence from auctions for football players at Journal of Economic Psychology 31, 230–240. [data]

Trautmann, S. T. and P. P. Wakker (2010). Process Fairness and Dynamic Consistency. Economics Letters 109, 187–189.  

Trautmann, S. T. (2009). A Tractable Model of Process Fairness under Risk. Journal of Economic Psychology 30, 803–813.

Trautmann, S. T., F. M. Vieider and P. P. Wakker (2008). Causes of Ambiguity Aversion: Known versus Unknown Preferences. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 36, 225-243. [data]


Review chapters and other book contributions

Trautmann, S.T. and B. Zia (2015). Household Finance. World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior. Chapter 6. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

Trautmann, S. T., and G. van de Kuilen (2015). Ambiguity Attitudes. In: G. Keren and G. Wu (eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making, Blackwell, Chapter 3, 89-116. [data]

Trautmann, S. T. and F.M. Vieider (2012). Social Influences on Risk Attitudes: Applications in Economics. In: S. Roeser (ed.), Handbook of Risk Theory, Springer, Chapter 22, 575–600.


Book reviews

Trautmann, S.T. (2016). Book Review: Risky Curves: On the empirical failure of expected utility, by Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, and Shyam Sunder. Journal of Economic Psychology 53, 178-179.

Nienass, B. and S. T. Trautmann (2015). Book Review: What about me? The struggle for identity in a market-based society, by Paul Verhaeghe. Journal of Economic Psychology 49, 205-206.

Nienass, B. and S. T. Trautmann (2014). Book Review: Money, Blood and Revolution, by George Cooper. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 52, 4–5. [a thoughtful reply by George Cooper]

Nienass, B. and S. T. Trautmann (2013). Book Review: How much is enough? Money and the good life, by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky. Journal of Socio-Economics 45, 94–95. [book review discussed in HuffPost]

Trautmann, S.T. (2012). Book Review: Engineering happiness – a new approach for building a joyful life, by Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin. Journal of Economic Psychology 33, 1269–1270.


Vox policy summaries (

‘Truth serums’: Measuring people’s expectations in economic surveys. VOX, April 24, 2016 (with G. van de Kuilen)

Exploring the transmission channels of contagious bank runs. VOX, April 10, 2014 (with M. Brown and R. E. Vlahu)

Cognitive skills, self-control, and life outcomes: The early detection of at-risk youth. VOX, April 16, 2012 (with M. G. Kocher, D. Rützler, and M. Sutter)

Borrower runs: Behavioral motives and their policy implications. VOX, August 28, 2011 (with R. E. Vlahu)

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