Adelina Gschwandtner




University of Kent

School of Economics, Kennedy Building, Room 224

Canterbury, Kent

CT2 7FS United Kingdom

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                    The Higher  Education Academy United Kingdom












1.  "Lifestyle and Life Satisfaction: The Role of Delayed Gratification" (joint with Uma Kambhampati and Sarah Jewell) (2022), Journal of Happiness Studies, August, pp 1-30.



2.  "Consumers' purchases of organic meats in Great Britain during the COVID-19 pandemic

      (joint with Cesar Revoredo-Giha) (2021), Eurochoices, August, 



3. "The Effects of Risk and Ambiguity Aversion on Technology Adoption: Evidence from Aquaculture in Ghana" (joint with 

       Christian Crentsil and Zaki Wahhaj), (2020), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 179, pp 46-68   



4. "Improving Drinking Water Quality in South Korea: A Choice Experiment with Hypothetical Bias Treatments" 

     (joint with Cheul Jang and Richard McManus), (2020), Water, 12(9), 2569; doi:10.3390/w12092569  



5. "Comparing treatments to reduce Hypothetical Bias in Choice Experiments regarding Organic Food" (joint with Michael

       Burton), European Review of Agricultural Economics, volume 47, Issue 3, July 2020,

     Pages 1302-1337 doi:10.1093/erae/jbz047   



6. "The Organic Food Premium: A Local Assessment in the UK", (2018), International Journal of the Economics of 

       Business, 25(2), 313-338,  



7 "What drives firm profitability? A comparison of the US and EU food processing industry" (joint with Stefan Hirsch), 

      (2017), The Manchester SchoolAugust, doi:10.1111/manc.12201



8. "Profit Persistence and Stock Returns" (joint with Michael Hauser), (2016), Applied Economics, 48(37), 3538-3549,



 9.  "The determinants of firm profitability differences in EU food processing", (joint with Monika Hartmann, J. Schiefer and

       S. Hirsch), (2014), Journal of Agricultural Economics, 65(3), 703-72, DOI: 10.1111/1477-9552.12061  


10 .  Gschwandtner, A. and S. Hirsch  (2013): "Profit Persistence in the European Food Industry", European Review of 

        Agricultural Economics40(5), 741-759.            


11.  Cuaresma, J.C. and A. Gschwandtner (2013): “Explaining the persistence of profits: A time-varying approach”,

       International Journal of the Economics of  Business, 20(1), 125-140. 


12.  Gschwandtner, A and V.E. Lambson (2012): “Sunk Costs, Depreciation and Industry Dynamics”

       The Review of Economics and Statistics94(4), 1059-1065. 


13.  Gschwandtner, A.(2012): "Evolution of Profit Persistence in the US: Evidence from three periods"

       The Manchester School,80(2), 17–209.  


14.  Cuaresma, J.C. and A. Gschwandtner (2008): “Tracing the dynamics of competition: Evidence from company profits”,

        Economic InquiryVol. 46(2), 208-213. 


15.  Cable, J. and A. Gschwandtner (2008): “On Modelling the Persistence of Profits in the Long Run: An Analysis of 156

         US Companies,  1950-1999”,  International Journal of the Economics of Business, 15(2), 245-63. 


16.  Gschwandtner, A. and M. Hauser (2008): "Modelling Profit Series: Nonstationarity and long Memory",

       Applied Economics, 40(11),   1475-1482. 


17.  Gschwandtner, A. and V.E. Lambson (2006): "Sunk Costs, Profit Volatility, and Turnover", Economic Inquiry, 44(2),



18.  Cuaresma, J.C. and A. Gschwandtner (2006): "The competitive environment hypothesis revisited:

        Nonlinearity, nonstationarity and profit persistence”,  Applied Economics, 38(4/10), 465 - 472.  


19.  Gschwandtner, A. (2005): "Profit Persistence in the "Very" Long Run: Evidence from Survivors and Exiters",

       Applied Economics, 37(7),   793-806.  


20.  Gschwandtner, A. and V.E. Lambson (2002): "The Effects of Sunk Costs on Entry and Exit: Evidence from 36 

         Countries",Economics Letters7(1), 109-115.


 Articles in Volumes:


 21.  Gschwandtner, A. (2004): “Comparing two different trade policy tools” in "Romania joining the European Union: The fight with time",  Vol. I, pp. 499-507, Editura Economica: Bucharest, Romania.



Refereed conference contributions:


 22.  Gschwandtner, A. and S. Hirsch  (2011): "Profit Persistence in the European Food Industry", 21. Conference of the Austrian Agriculture Society, Proceedings 2011.


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          published under the title "The Organic Food Premium: A Local Assessment in the UK' in the International Journal of the Economics of Business. 



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1. Lecturer, University of Kent, School of Economics, United Kingdom (currently) - in English












2. Lecturer, Webster University, Vienna (summer term 2013) - in English



3. Lecturer, Theodor-Brinkmann-Graduate School, University of Bonn, Germany (summer term 2011) - in English



4. Lecturer, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien) - in German



5. Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Vienna - in German



6. Assistant Professor, University of Vienna - in German









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          – a combined environmental valuation approach.







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