Dr. rer. nat. Dr. rer. pol.
   Hannes Rusch

@ Maastricht
@ Munich
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12020Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Baron, Jonathan
The Psychology of Intergroup Conflict: A Review of Theories and MeasuresJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178: 947-962. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2018.01.020)
22020Rusch, Hannes,
Gavrilets, Sergey
The Logic of Animal Intergroup Conflict: A ReviewJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178:1014-1030. (doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.05.004)
32019Ronay, Richard,
Oostrom, Janneke,
Lehmann-Willenbrock, Nale,
Mayoral, Samuel,
Rusch, Hannes
Playing the Trump Card: Why We Select Overconfident Leaders and Why It MattersThe Leadership Quarterly, 30: 101316. (doi: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2019.101316)
42019Rößler, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes,
Friehe, Tim
Do Norms Make Preferences Social? Supporting Evidence from the FieldEconomics Letters, 183: 108569. (doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2019.108569)
52019Rusch, HannesThe Evolution of Collaboration in Symmetric 2×2-Games with Imperfect Recognition of TypesGames and Economic Behavior, 114:118-127. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2018.12.005)
62019Kempa, Karol,
Rusch, Hannes
Dissent, Sabotage, and Leader Behaviour in Contests: Evidence from European FootballManagerial and Decision Economics, 40(5):500-514. (doi: 10.1002/mde.3019)
72018Böhm, Robert,
Theelen, Maik M.P.,
Rusch, Hannes,
van Lange, Paul A.M.
Costs, Needs, and Integration Efforts Shape Helping Behavior Toward RefugeesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 115(28):7284-7289. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1805601115)
82018Doğan, Gönül,
Glowacki, Luke,
Rusch, Hannes
Spoils Division Rules Shape Aggression Between Natural GroupsNature Human Behaviour, 2:322-326. (doi: 10.1038/s41562-018-0338-z)
92018Rusch, HannesAncestral Kinship Patterns Substantially Reduce the Negative Effect of Increasing Group Size on Incentives for Public Goods ProvisionJournal of Economic Psychology, 64:105-115. (doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2017.12.002)
102016Rusch, Hannes,
Lütge, Christoph
Spillovers from Coordination to Cooperation – Evidence for the Interdependence Hypothesis?Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 10(4):284-296. (doi: 10.1037/ebs0000066)
112016Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Gürerk, Özgür
What Makes People Go to War? Defensive Intentions Motivate Retaliatory and Preemptive Intergroup AggressionEvolution and Human Behavior, 37(1):29-34. (doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.06.005)
122015Rusch, HannesDo Bankers have Deviant Moral Attitudes? Negative Results from a Tentative SurveyRationality, Markets and Morals 6:6-20.
132015Rusch, Hannes,
Leunissen, Joost M.,
van Vugt, Mark
Historical and Experimental Evidence of Sexual Selection for War HeroismEvolution and Human Behavior, 36(5):367-373. (doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.02.005)
142014Salk, Carl F.,
Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Comparing Forests Across Climates and Biomes: Qualitative Assessments, Reference Forests, and Regional Inter-ComparisonsPLOS ONE 9(4):e94800. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094800)
152014Rusch, HannesThe Two Sides of Warfare: An Extended Model of Altruistic Behavior in Ancestral Human Intergroup ConflictHuman Nature 25(3):359-377. (doi: 10.1007/s12110-014-9199-y)
162014Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Modeling Ecological Success of Common Pool Resource Systems Using Large DatasetsWorld Development 59:93-103. (doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.01.034)
172014Rusch, HannesThe Evolutionary Interplay of Intergroup Conflict and Altruism in Humans: A Review of Parochial Altruism Theory and Prospects for its ExtensionProceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281(1794):20141539. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1539)
182013Rusch, HannesAsymmetries in Altruistic Behavior During Violent Intergroup ConflictEvolutionary Psychology 11(5):973-993. (doi: 10.1177/147470491301100504)
192013Rusch, Hannes,
Voland, Eckart
Evolutionary Aesthetics: An Introduction to Key Concepts and Current IssuesAisthesis 6(2):113-133. (doi: 10.13128/Aisthesis-13773)
202013Rusch, HannesWhat Niche Did Human Cooperativeness Evolve In?Ethics and Politics: A Review of Philosophy 15(2):82-100.
212013Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Using Artificial Neural Networks for the Analysis of Social-Ecological SystemsEcology and Society 18(2). (doi: 10.5751/ES‑05202‑180240)
222012Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
An Evolutionary Perspective on the Long-Term Efficiency of Costly PunishmentBiology and Philosophy 27(6):811-831. (doi: 10.1007/s10539-012-9327-1)
232019Rusch, Hannes,
Böhm, Robert
A Note on the Endogeneity of Attacker and Defender Roles in Asymmetric ConflictsBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 42(e139):39-40.
242016Rusch, Hannes,
Voland, Eckart
Human Agricultural Economy Is, and Likely Always Was, Largely Based on Kinship – Why?Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39:34-35. (doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15001168)
252013Lütge, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes
The Systematic Place of Morals in Markets [Letter]Science 341 (6147):714. (doi: 10.1126/science.341.6147.714-a)
262016Rusch, HannesStudies on Documented Historical Cases of Civil and War Heroism: A Mini-ReviewHeroism Science, 1(1):1-7.
272015Rusch, Hannes,
Störmer, Charlotte
An Evolutionary Perspective on War HeroismMilitaire Spectator 184(3):140-150.
282014Rusch, HannesNaturalistische ZumutungenAufklärung und Kritik 1/2014:103-122.
292014Buschlinger, Wolfgang,
Rusch, Hannes
Erkenntnis als Ergebnis biologischer Entwicklung: Die Grundzüge der Evolutionären Erkenntnistheorie im ÜberblickEthik und Unterricht 2/2014:10-14.
302018Alfano, Mark,
Rusch, Hannes,
Uhl, Matthias
Ethics, Morality, and Game TheoryGames, 9(2):20. (doi: 10.3390/g9020020)
312016Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Herrmann, Benedikt
Parochial Altruism: Pitfalls and ProspectsResearch Topic in Frontiers in Psychology & Neuroscience, (Editorial: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01004)
322014Lütge, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes,
Uhl, Matthias
Experimental Ethics: Toward an Empirical Moral PhilosophyBasingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN: 978-1137409799)
332020Antweiler, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes,
Voland, Eckart
Ein evolutionär-anthropologischer Blick auf soziale KohäsionIn: Cathleen Bochmann & Helge Döring (eds.), Gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt gestalten, Springer VS: 27-52.
342017Rusch, Hannes,
van Vugt, Mark
Male Adaptations That Facilitate Success In WarIn: Todd K. Shackelford & Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer: online first. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_950-1)
352016Rusch, HannesHigh-Cost Altruistic HelpingIn: Todd K. Shackelford & Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer: online first. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1556-1)
362016Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes
Evolved Psychology of WarfareIn: Todd K. Shackelford & Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer: online first. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_2964-1)
372016Rusch, HannesDarwins dunkles Erbe – Gewaltsame Zwischengruppenkonflikte in der menschlichen EvolutionIn: Rainer Rosenzweig & Helmut Fink (eds.), Gehirne zwischen Liebe und Krieg, mentis: 139-161. (doi: 10.30965/9783957438058_011)
382016Rusch, Hannes,
Uhl, Matthias
Order Ethics: An Experimental PerspectiveIn: Christoph Luetge & Nikil Mukerji (eds.), Order Ethics – An Ethical Framework for the Social Market Economy, Springer: 67-78. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-33151-5_5)
392014Rusch, Hannes,
Lütge, Christoph,
Voland, Eckart
Experimentelle und Evolutionäre Ethik: Eine neue Synthese in der Moralphilosophie?In: Matthias Maring (ed.), Bereichsethiken im interdisziplinären Dialog, KIT Scientific Publishing: 163-179.
402014Rusch, HannesPhilosophy as the Behaviorist Views It?In: Christoph Lütge, Hannes Rusch & Matthias Uhl (eds.), Experimental Ethics, Palgrave Macmillan: 264-282.
412014Dworazik, Niklas,
Rusch, Hannes
A Brief History of Experimental EthicsIn: Christoph Lütge, Hannes Rusch & Matthias Uhl (eds.), Experimental Ethics, Palgrave Macmillan: 38-56.
422013Rusch, Hannes,
Frey, Ulrich
Biological and Experimental Perspectives on Self-Interest: Reciprocal Altruism and Genetic Egoism In: Christoph Lütge (ed.), Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics, Springer: 313-335. (doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-1494-6_28)
432010Rusch, HannesNaturalistic ImpositionsIn: Ulrich Frey (ed.), The Nature of God ––– Evolution and Religion, Tectum: 129-157.
442020Doğan, Gönül,
Glowacki, Luke,
Rusch, Hannes
Ingroup Love Drives Ingroup Bias within Natural GroupsWorking Paper Series in Economics 101, University of Cologne, Department of Economics. (RePEc:kls:series:0101)
452020Cloos, Janis,
Greiff, Matthias,
Rusch, Hannes
Geographical Concentration and Editorial Favoritism within the Field of Laboratory Experimental EconomicsGSBE Research Memoranda 014-2020, Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE). (doi: 10.26481/umagsb.2020014)
462013Albert, Max,
Rusch, Hannes
Indirect Reciprocity, Golden Opportunities for Defection, and Inclusive ReputationMAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 29-2013.
472009Buschlinger, Wolfgang,
Conradi, Bettina,
Rusch, Hannes
Philomat / Apparat für weltanschauliche DiagnostikStuttgart: Hirzel (ISBN: 978-3777616339)


2010 Researcher: Philosophy of biology
2011 Researcher: Business ethics Visiting scholar @ IUB
2013 Researcher: Behavioral economics
2014 Research fellow: Business ethics Visiting assistant professor @ UWM &
Guest lecturer @ Frankfurt School
2015 Postdoc:
Business ethics
Assistant professor:
2016 Postdoc:
Public economics
2019 Assistant professor:
Micro- & Public Economics