As one of the few social-psychologists working on corruption Nils' work covers wide range of research questions, such as:
- What are the different forms of corruption and what are the psychological decision-making process involved?
- What role do social norms play in bribery?
- How does corruption unfold over time?
Good practices in community complaints mechanisms
- humanitarian aid
- humanitarian operations
Donor agencies’ anti-corruption training and capacity building
- anti-corruption training
Proactive Disclosure of Information and State-Owned Enterprises
- access to information
Anti-corruption progress in Georgia, Liberia, Rwanda
- corruption perceptions index
Literature review: The use of ICTs in the fight against corruption
Max Planck Institute for Human Development
- Europe and Central Asia
Corruption, social psychology, social dilemmas, experimental psychology, social norms, corruption and education, intertemporal decision-making, moral disengagement