Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences


Jörg L. SpenkuchSpenkuch
Associate Professor of Mangerial Economics and Decision Sciences


Contact Information:

Phone: 847.467.0921

MEDS Department
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

[Curriculum Vitae]



"Backward Induction in the Wild? Evidence from Sequential Voting in the U.S. Senate" (with D. Magleby and P. Montagnes) [Online Appendix]
American Economic Review, forthcoming.

"Political Advertising and Election Results" (with D. Toniatti) [Appendix]
Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

"Self-Selection and Comparative Advantage in Social Interactions" (with S. Cicala and R. Fryer) [Appendix]
Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.

"A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility" (with G. Becker, S. Kominers, and K. Murphy) 
Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.

"Elite Influence? Religion and the Electoral Success of the Nazis" (with P. Tillmann) [Appendix]
American Journal of Political Science, 62 (January 2018): 1936.

"Religion and Work: Micro Evidence from Contemporary Germany" [Appendix]
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 135 (March 2017): 193–214.

"The Manipulation of Children's Preferences, Old Age Support, and ..." (with G. Becker and K. Murphy)
Journal of Labor Economics, 34 (April 2016): S3

"Intergenerational Mobility and Income Inequality"
in Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker. Stanford, CA: Hoover Press, 2015.

"Please Don't Vote for Me: Voting in a Natural Experiment with Perverse Incentives" [Appendix]
Economic Journal, 125 (June 2015): 1025

"Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Crime[Appendix]
American Law and Economics Review, 16 (Spring 2014): 177

"Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages" (with R. Fryer and D. Pager)
Journal of Law and Economics, 56 (August 2013): 633

"The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents" (with R. Fryer, L. Kahn, and S. Levitt) [Appendix]
Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (August 2012): 621–634.

"Moral Hazard and Selection Among the Poor: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment" [Appendix]
Journal of Health Economics, 31 (January 2012): 72–85.


Working Papers:

"Quid Pro Quo? Corporate Returns to Campaign Contributions" (with A. Fowler and H. Garro)

"Causal Ecological Inferences"

"Expressive vs. Strategic Voters: An Empirical Assessment



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