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Prof. Dr. Matthias Heinz

Work and research interests

  • Causal effects of management practices (e.g., incentive systems, management attention, employee referral programs) on employee performance and behavior and firm performance in RCTs in firms
  • Downsizing

Curriculum Vitae


Working Papers and R&R's

  • “What Do Employee Referral Programs Do? Measuring the Direct and Overall Effects of a Management Practice” (with G. Friebel, M. Hoffman, N. Zubanov), revised and resubmitted, Journal of Political Economy
  • "Social Preferences of Young Professionals and the Financial Industry" (with A. Gill, H. Schumacher, S. Sutter), revised and resubmitted, Management Science
  • “The Long-run Effects of War: The 30 Years’ War and Violent Crime in the Late 19th Century” (with G. Friebel, S. Pasch), invited to revise and resubmit, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization