Empirical Applications Based on Survey Data
The subsequent piece of work has been accepted as my dissertation thesis at the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar in May 2011. It would not have been possible to write it thesis without the help and support of the kind people around me. First and foremost, I would like to gratefully and sincerely thank Professor Michael Frenkel and Professor Ralf Fendel for their personal support, their thoughtful guidance, their great pa- tience and their understanding at all times during my PhD studies at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. Their mentorship was of immeasurable value for my personal development and, most importantly, their friendship was the basis for an incomparable and unique environment. Their support and understanding during the time my son Alexander was born surpassed everything I expected. I am also indebted to many of my current and former colleagues and friends at the Department of Economics at the WHU. In particular, these are Tobias Biller, Niklas Gadatsch, Eliza Lis, Nicole Reufels, Dr. Günter Schmidt, Andreas Tudyka and Lilli Zimmermann. All of them have con- tributed signiﬁcantly to this work. A special thank is directed to Professor Achim Czerny for his support in Mathematica. Moreover, I owe my deepest gratitude to Professor Jan-Christoph Rülke. Without his guidance and help this thesis could have hardly been accomplished. I would like to acknowledge the ﬁnancial, academic, and technical support of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and its staﬀ. The library...
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