[ Publications ]

A list of my publications (or visit ResearchGate or Google Scholar):

Working Papers | Preprints | In Press

  • Vranka, M., Becková, A., & Houdek, P. (2017). Is Humblebragging an Effective Impression Management Tactic in a Job Interview?. doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/2FBRZ [pdf | html]
  • Klein, R. A., Vianello, M., Hasselman, F.,... Houdek, P.,... & Nosek, B. A. (2015). Many Labs 2: Investigating variation in replicability across sample and setting. Perspectives on Psychological Science. ISSN: 1745-6916 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2017). A Perspective on Research on Dishonesty: Limited External Validity Due to the Lack of Possibility of Self-Selection in Experimental Designs. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN: 1664-1078 [pdf | html]
  • Novakova, J., Houdek, P., Jolič, J., Flegr, J. (2017). Experimental assessment of cheating prevalence in the Czech Republic as an example of a post-communist country. Deviant Behavior. ISSN: 0163-9625 [pdf | html]


  • Houdek, P. (2017). Is Behavioral Ethics Ready for Giving Business and Policy Advice? Journal of Management Inquiry. ISSN: 1056-4926. doi: 10.1177/1056492617712894 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2017). Rewards for Falling Off a Horse: Bad Corporate Governance Is Enabling Managers to Receive Pay for Luck. Organizational Dynamics. ISSN: 0090-2616. doi: 10.1016/j.orgdyn.2017.05.004 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2017). Professional Identity and Dishonest Behavior. Society, 54(3), 253-260. doi: 10.1007/s12115-017-0132-y [pdf | html]
  • Bouwmeester, S., Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., Aczel, B.,... Houdek, P.,... Wollbrant, C. E. (2017). Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene, & Nowak (2012). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(3), 527-542. doi:10.1177/1745691617693624 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., Koblovský, P., Plaček, J., & Smrčka, L. (2017). Causality Illusion and Overconfidence in Predicting (Quasi)Stochastic Events. Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, 25(1), 51–63. doi: 10.18267/j.aop.568 [in Czech as: Iluze kauzality a nadměrná důvěra ve schopnost predikce (kvazi)náhodných finančních událostí: pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2017). Puppet Master: Possible Influence of the Parasite Toxoplasma gondii on Managers and Employees. Academy of Management Perspectives, 31(1), 63-81. doi: 10.5465/amp.2015.0163 [pdf | html].
  • Houdek, P. (2017). A Reply to: Do Toxoplasma-infected subjects have better leadership skills? Comment on paper "Puppet master: possible influence of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii on managers and employees". Academy of Management Perspectives. [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., & Koblovský, P. (2017). Economics of sex: Cost benefit analysis. Society, 54(1), 18-22. doi: 10.1007/s12115-016-0089-2 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., & Koblovský, P. (2017). Behavioural economics of organization: Employees and managers. E&M Ekonomie a Management, 20(1), 4-15. doi: 10.15240/tul/001/2017-1-001 [pdf | html]


  • Cheung, I., Campbell, L., LeBel, E.,… Houdek, P.,… & Yong, J. C. (2016). Registered replication report: Study 1 from Finkel, Rusbult, Kumashiro, & Hannon (2002). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11(5), 750-764. doi: 10.1177/1745691616664694  [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., Novakova, J., & Stastny, D. (2016). Ultrasociality: When institutions make a difference. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, 24-26. doi: 10.1017/s0140525x15001089 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2016). A perspective on consumers 3.0: They are not better decision-makers than previous generations. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(848). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00848 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2016). What comes to a manager’s mind: Theory of local thinking. Journal of Management Inquiry, 25(4), 359-366. doi: 10.1177/1056492616640380 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., & Koblovský, P. (2016). Behavioural finance and organisations: A review. Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, 2016(2), 33-45. doi: 10.18267/j.aop.527 [in Czech as Přehled oboru behaviorální finance a organizace: pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., & Novakova, J. (2016). Frozen cultural plasticity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, 30-31. doi: 10.1017/s0140525x15000151 [pdf | html]


  • Houdek, P., & Koblovský, P. (2015). Where is my money? New findings in fiscal psychology. Society, 52(2), 155-158. doi: 10.1007/s12115-015-9873-7 [pdf | html]
  • Vranka, M.A., & Houdek, P. (2015). Many faces of bankers’ identity: How (not) to study dishonesty. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(302). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00302 [pdf | html]

2014 and older

  • Kuběna, A.A., Houdek, P., Lindová, J., Příplatová, L., & Flegr, J. (2014). Justine effect: Punishment of the unduly self-sacrificing cooperative individuals. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e92336. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092336 [pdf | html]
  • Rusinova, K., & Houdek, P. (2013). Physicians looking in the mirror: How we may influence the end-of-life decisions of surrogates. Critical Care Medicine, 41(7), 1814-1815. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182913395 [pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P. (2008). Time Preferences in the Perspective of Cognitive Neurosciences. E-Logos, Electronic Journal for Philosophy, 15(2008), ISSN 1211-0442. [in Czech as Časové preference z pohledu kognitivní neurovědy: pdf | html]
  • Houdek, P., & Koblovský, P. (2007). General introduction to behavioral law and economics. Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, 4(15), 137-145. [pdf | html]