Jonathan F Schulz

Jonathan F Schulz

Jonathan F Schulz

Assistant Professor

Cultural Economics, Economic History, Experimental Economics

My research lies at the intersection of economic history, experimental economics, and development economics. I am particularly interested in the co-evolution of informal and formal institutions and in the internalization of social norms.

Selected Publications

The Church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation (2019). Science, 366, 6466 (with D. Bahrami-Rad, J. Beauchamp, & J. Henrich)

The Moral Machine Experiment (2018). Nature, 563, 59-64 (with E. Awad, S. Dsouza, R. Kim, J. Henrich, A. Shariff, J.-F. Bonnefon, & I. Rahwan)

Intrinsic Honesty and the Prevalence of Rule Violations across Societies (2016). Nature, 531, 496‑499 (with S. Gächter)

Affect and Fairness: Dictator Games under Cognitive Load (2014). Journal of Economic Psychology 41, 77-87 (with U. Fischbacher, C. Thöni, & V. Utikal)

Expanded Publication List

Working papers

The Church, Kin Networks and Institutional Development (2016).

Strategic Competition and Self-confidence (2019) with S. Brillion, S. Grassi & I. Grieder

Selection into Experiments: Evidence from a Population of Students.(2019) with U. Sunde, P. Thiemann, C. Thoeni.

Peer reviewed

Time Pressure and Honesty in a Deception Game (forthcoming). Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (with V. Capraro and D. Rand)

The Moral Machine Experiment (2018). Nature, 563, 59-64 (with E. Awad, S. Dsouza, R. Kim, J. Henrich, A. Shariff, J.-F. Bonnefon, I. Rahwan)

Nudging Generosity: Choice Architecture and Cognitive Factors in Charitable Giving (2018). Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. (with P. Thiemann und C. Thöni)

Intrinsic Honesty and the Prevalence of Rule Violations across Societies (2016). Nature, 531, 496‑499 (with S. Gächter)

Overconfidence and Career Choice (2014). PLoS ONE, 11(1): e0145126 (with C. Thöni)

Affect and Fairness: Dictator Games under Cognitive Load (2014). Journal of Economic Psychology 41, 77-87 (with U. Fischbacher, C. Thöni, and V. Utikal)

In the Media

The Church, intensive kinship and global psychological variation: Washington Post

Moral Machine: The Economist, Washington Post, The New Yorker, BBC, The Guardian, Scientific America, WIRED, Spiegel, Le Monde

Church, Kin networks and Institutional Development: Marginal RevolutionThe American Conservative

Intrinsic Honesty across Societies: The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Science Magazine, Observer, Ars Technica, Spiegel. News and Views by Shaul Shalvi.

Overconfidence and Career Choice: The Independent, Matt Townsend Show [Interview]Real Clear Science, Vocativ, Bustle, The Boar

Nudging Generosity: Third Sector