​Organizations and Human Resources

"Trust the Police? Self-Selection of Motivated Agents into the German Police Force" (co-authors Michael Kosfeld, Gerd Thielmann), CESIfo Working Paper Series No. 6245, forthcoming  American Economic Journal (Microeconomics).

"Team Incentives and Performance: Evidence from a Retail Chain" (co-authors Matthias Heinz, Miriam Krüger, Nick Zubanov), American Economic Review  107 (8), 2018, 2168-2203.

“The Firm as the Locus of Social Comparisons: Internal Labor Markets Versus Up-or-Out” (co-authors Emmanuelle Auriol, Frauke Lammers) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 121, 2016, 41-59.
“Resisting Moral Wiggle Room: How Robust is Reciprocity?” (co-authors Michael Kosfeld, Julija Kulisa, Joël van der Weele), American Journal of Economics, (Microeconomics) ,  vol. 6, 2014: 256-264.

“Media Slant against Foreign Owners: Downsizing” (co-author Matthias Heinz), Journal of Public Economics, vol. 120, 2014: 97-106.

“Parental Leave: A Policy Evaluation of the Swedish Daddy-Month Reform” (co-authors John Ekberg, Rickard Ericksson), Journal of Public Economics, vol. 97, 2013: 131-143.

“Whistle-blowing and Incentives in Firms” (co-author Sergei Guriev), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, vol. 21, 2012: 1007-1027, CEPR Discussion Paper #4861.

“Do Women Have Longer Conversations? Telephone Evidence of Gendered Communication Strategies” (co-author Paul Seabright), Journal of Economic Psychology , vol. 32, 2011: 348–356.

“Team Governance: Empowerment or Hierarchical Control”, (co-author Wendelin Schnedler), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  vol. 78, 2010: 1–13.

“Resource Allocation and Organizational Form” (co-author Michael Raith), American Economic Journal (Microeconomics) , vol. 2 , 2010: 1-33.

“Fighting for Talent: Risk-shifting, Corporate Volatility, and Organizational Change” (co-author Mariassunta Giannetti), Economic Journal , vol. 119, 2010: 1344-1373.

“A Note on CEO Compensation, Elimination Tournaments and Bankruptcy Risk” (co-author Alexander Matros), Economics of Governance, vol. 6, 2004: 105-11.

“Abuse of Authority and Hierarchical Communication”, (co-author Michael Raith), The RAND Journal of Economics vol. 35, 2004: 224-44.

“Career Concerns in Teams” (co-authors Emmanuelle Auriol, Lambros Pechlivanos), Journal of Labor Economics , vol. 20, 2002: 289-307.

Institutional and Transition Economics

“The Schubert Effect: When Flourishing Businesses Crowd Out Human Capital” (co-authors Jibirila Leinyuy, Paul Seabright), World Development , vol. 68, 2015: 124-135.

“Management Quality, Ownership, Firm Performance and Market Pressure in Russia”, (co-author Helena Schweiger), Open Economies Review , vol. 24, 2013: 763-788.

“Xenophobic Attacks, Migration Intentions and networks: Evidence from the South of Africa” (co-authors Juan-Miguel Gallego, Maria-Pia Mendola), Journal of Population Economics, vol. 26, 2013: 555-591.

“Club-in-the-Club: Reform under Unanimity” (co-authors Erik Berglöf, Mike Burkart, Elena Paltseva), Journal of Comparative Economics , vol. 40, 2012: 492-507.

“Widening and Deepening: Reforming the European Union” (co-authors Erik Berglöf, Mike Burkart, Elena Paltseva), American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), vol. 98, 2008: 133-37.

“Smuggling Humans: A Theory of Debt-financed Migration” (co-author Sergei Guriev), Journal of the European Economic Association , vol. 4, 2006: 1085-1111.

“Attaching Workers Through In-kind Payments: Theory and Evidence from Russia” (co-author Sergei Guriev), The World Bank Economic Review, vol. 19, 2005: 175-202.

“A Positive Theory of Give-away Privatization” (co-author Olivier Debande), International Journal of Industrial Organization vol. 22, 2004: 1309-25.

“Bureaucracies in the Russian Voucher Privatisation”, The Economics of Transition vol. 8, 2000: 37-57.

“Organisational Issues of Trade and Services Privatisation in Russia”, Economic Systems vol. 19, 1995: 25-58.

IO and Regulation

“Patterns of Restructuring: The U.S. Class 1 Railroads from 1984 to 2004” (co-authors Gerard McCullough, Laura Padilla), Journal of Transportation Economics and Policy , vol. 48, 2014: 115-135.

“Railway (De)Regulation – A European Efficiency Comparison” (co-authors Marc Ivaldi, Catherine Vibes), Economica , vol. 77, 2010: 77-91.

“The Functioning of Inter-modal Competition in the Transportation Market: Evidence from the Entry of Low-cost Airlines in Germany” (co-author Marko Niffka), Review of Network Economics , vol. 8, 2009: 189-211.

“Railroad Restructuring in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe: One Solution for All Problems?” (co-authors Elizaveta Cheviakhova, Sergei Guriev, Russell Pittman, Anna Tomová), Transport Reviews , vol. 27, 2007: 251-71.


Guido Friebel 
Human Resources Management   
Goethe University Frankfurt   
Faculty of Economics and Management