“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge”

- Bertrand Russell


Peer reviewed journals

Boulu-Reshef, B. Kuechle, G and Rohland, L. 2023. Signaling Trustworthiness with the Choice of a Prosocial Project: Theory and Experiment. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Forthcoming.

Kuechle, G. and Rios, D. 2020. Multiple realization and evolutionary dynamics: A fitness-based account. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 100:1, 149-164.  

Kuechle, G. 2019. The contribution of behavioral genetics to entrepreneurship research: An evolutionary perspective. Journal of Evolutionary Economics. DOI: 10.1007/s00191-019-00634-x.

Kuechle, G., Boulu-Reshef, B., Carr, S. 2016. Prediction- and control-based strategies in entrepreneurship: The role of information. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 10(1), 43-64.

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2015. Optimization-based explanations. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 45(4-5), 481-496..

Kuechle, G. 2014. Regional concentration of entrepreneurial activities. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 102, 59-73.

Sarasvathy, S. D., Menon, A., Kuechle, G. 2013. Failing firms and successful entrepreneurs: Serial entrepreneurship as a temporal portfolio. Small Business Economics, 40(2), 417-434.

González-Pernía, J. L, Kuechle, G., Peña-Legazkue, I. 2013. An assessment of the determinants of university technology transfer. Economic Development Quarterly, February 2013; vol. 27, 1: pp. 6-17.

Kuechle, G. 2013. The determinants of effective entrepreneurial behavior: An evolutionary game theory critique. International Journal of Management, 30(2) Part I, 507-522.

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2012. A game theoretic analysis of the Baldwin Effect. Erkenntnis, 77(1), 31-49.

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2011. The Coase theorem reconsidered: The role of alternative activities. International Review of Law and Economics, 32(1), 129-134.

Kuechle, G. 2010. Regional concentration of entrepreneurial activities. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 30: Iss. 15, Article 2.

Harms, R., Kuechle, G. 2010. Stichwort: Effectuation. Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, 39 (1), 44-47.

Kuechle, G. 2009. Persistence and heterogeneity in entrepreneurship: An evolutionary game theoretic analysis. Journal of Business Venturing, 26(4), 458-471.

Kuechle, G. 2009. What happened to the three-legged centipede game? Journal of Economic Surveys, 23(3), 562-585.

Kuechle, G. 2008. Evolution, games and entrepreneurship theory(Summary). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 28: Iss. 5, Article 2.

Book reviews in peer reviewed journals

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2009. Explaining Social Behavior by Jon Elster. Philosophy of the Social Sciences,

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2008. The Grammar of Society: The Nature and Dynamics of Social Norms by Christina Bicchieri. Economics and Philosophy, 24 (1), 117-123.


Kuechle, G. 2009. Counterfactuals, Rationality and Equilibrium Concepts in Game Theory. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač.

Publications in collected volumes

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2011. Frequency dependence arguments for the coevolution of genes and culture. In Brinkworth, M. and Weinert, F. (Eds). Evolution 2.0: Implications of Darwinism in Philosophy and the Social and Natural Sciences. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Guerrero, M., Kuechle, G. 2012. Tolerance for failure. In Encyclopedia of new venture management.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi:

Kuechle, G., Rios, D. 2009. Entitlements in the Market: Rational Choice and Externalities, in: Cherkaoui, Mohamed and Hamilton, Peter (eds.): Raymond Boudon: A Life in Sociology, Oxford: The Bardwell Press.

Dissertation papers

Backward induction and the centipede game (pdf file)

Belief upfdating and equilibrium refinements in signaling games (pdf file)