Selected Scientific Publications


Dewenter, R., Dulleck, U. & Thomas, T. (forthcoming), Does the 4th Estate Deliver? The Political Coverage Index and its Application to Media Capture. Constitutional Political Economy, published online first: 28.10.2019

Dewenter, R., Linder, M. &  Thomas, T. (2019), Can media drive the electorate? The impact of media coverage on voting intentions. European Journal of Political Economy, 58, 245-261.

Benesch, C., Loretz, S., Stadelmann, D. & Thomas, T. (2019), Media Coverage and Immigration Worries: Econometric Evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 160, 52-67.

Strohner, L., Berger, J. & Thomas T. (2019), Ökonomische Folgen der Reformzurückhaltung bei der Beendigung des Solidaritätszuschalgs. Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 19 (2018), 313-330.

Berlemann, M. & Thomas, T. (2019), The Distance Bias in Natural Disaster Reporting – Empirical Evidence for the United States. Applied Economics Letters, 16, 1026-1032.

Thomas, T., Heß, M. &  Wagner, G. G. (2017), Reluctant to Reform? A Note on Risk Loving of Politicians and Bureaucrats. Review of Economics, 68, 167-179.

Ulbricht, D., Kholodilin, K. & Thomas, T. (2017), Do media data help to predict German industrial production? Journal of Forecasting, 36, 483-496.

Beckmann, K., Dewenter, R. & Thomas, T. (2017), Can news draw blood? The impact of media coverage on the number and severity of terror attacks. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, 23, 1-16.

Dewenter, R., Heimeshoff U. & Thomas, T. (2016), Media Coverage and Car Manufacturers’ Sales. Economics Bulletin, 36, 976-982.

Helmenstein, C., Krabb, P. & Thomas, T. (2016), Standort-Sentiment als Determinante der Investitionstätigkeit. Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, 1/2016, 171-187.

Thomas, T. (2013): „What price makes a good a status good? Results from a mating game“, in: European Journal of Law and Economics, 36, 35-55.

Göbel, M., Schneider, A., & Thomas, T. (2010). Consumption behavior and the aspiration for conformity and consistency. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 3(2), 83-94.