Ruhr Economic Papers

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Ruhr Economic Papers is a joint publication series of the economic departments of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, University of Dortmund, University of Duisburg-Essen and RWI. The Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) is co-editor. Ruhr Economic Papers present latest research results of the participating institutions to the scientific research community before being published in scientific journals. The papers published within the series constitute work in progress that is circulated in order to stimulate discussion and critical comments. Views expressed represent exclusively the authors' own opinions and do not necessarily reflect those of the publishers.

Responsible editors:

  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB): Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer
  • RWI: Prof. Dr. Roland Döhrn, Prof. Dr. Manuel Frondel, Prof. Dr. Jochen Kluve
  • TU Dortmund (TUD): Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Leininger
  • University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE): Prof. Dr. Volker Clausen


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Ruhr Economic Papers 2016

Nr 618
Kramer, A. and M. Tamm
Does Learning Beget Learning Throughout Adulthood? Evidence from Employees’ Training Participation

Nr 617
LeSage, J. P., C. Vance and Y. Chih
A Bayesian Heterogeneous Coefficients Spatial Autoregressive Panel Data Model of Retail Fuel Price Rivalry

Nr 616
Roller, C., M. Stroka-Wetsch and R. Linder
Informal Care Provision and Work Disability Days

Nr 615
Görlitz, K. and M. Tamm
Information, Financial Aid and Training Participation – Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Nr 614
Lumpe, C., C. Lumpe and J. Meckl
Social Status and Public Expectations: Self-Selection of High-Skilled Migrants

Nr 613
Belke, A., A. Dobrzanska, D. Gros and P. Smaga
(When) Should a Non-Euro Country Join the Banking Union?

Nr 612
Mendolia, S., A. Paloyo and I. Walker
Heterogeneous Effects of High School Peers on Educational Outcomes

Nr 611
Kunze, L. and N. Suppa
Unemployment as a Social Norm Revisited – Novel Evidence from German Counties

Nr 610
Beckmann, J. and R. Czudaj
Effective Exchange Rates, Current Accounts and Global Imbalances

Nr 609
Han, J., N. Kairies-Schwarz and M. Vomhof
Quality Competition and Hospital Mergers - An Experiment

Nr 608
Breidenbach, P., T. Mitze and C. M. Schmidt
EU Structural Funds and Regional Income Convergence – A Sobering Experience

Nr 607
Heger, D.
Decomposing Differences in Health and Inequality Using Quasi-Objective Health Indices

Nr 606
Bauer, T. K. and R. Dang
Do Welfare Dependent Neighbors Matter for Individual Welfare Dependency?

Nr 605
Micheli, M.
Local Governments’ Indebtedness and Its Impact on Real Estate Prices

Nr 604
Baur, D., J. Beckmann and R. Czudaj
The Relative Valuation of Gold

Nr 603
Paloyo, A., S. Rogan and P. Siminski
The Effect of Supplemental Instruction on Academic Performance – An Encouragement Design Experiment

Nr 602
Dang, R.
A Decomposition Analysis of Cigarette Consumption Differences between Male Turkish Immigrants and Germans in West Germany 2002-2012

Nr 601
Frondel, M., M. Martinez Flores and C. Vance
Heterogeneous Rebound Effects: Comparing Estimates from Discrete-Continuous Models

Nr 600
Belke, A., D. Gros and T. Osowski
Did Quantitative Easing Affect Interest Rates Outside the US? – New Evidence Based on Interest Rate Differentials

Ruhr Economic Papers 2015

Nr 599
Bachmann, R. and H. Frings
Monopsonistic Competition, Low-Wage Labour Markets, and Minimum Wages – An Empirical Analysis

Nr 598
Bachmann, R., M. Penninger and S. Schaffner
The Effect of Minimum Wages on Labour Market Flows – Evidence from Germany

Nr 597
Höckel, L., M. Santos Silva and T. Stöhr
Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education?

Nr 596
Kleverbeck, M. and M. Kind
Does Parental Unemployment Affect the Quality of their Children’s First Job?

Nr 595
Ludwig, J.
Is there Heterogeneity in the Response of Consumption to Income Shocks?

Nr 594
Schürenberg-Frosch, H.
We Could not Care Less about Armington Elasticities – But Should We?

Nr 593
Belke, A. and D. Kronen
Exchange Rate Bands of Inaction and Play-Hysteresis in Greek Exports to the Euro Area, the US and Turkey - Sectoral Evidence

Nr 592
Roos, M. W.M.
The Macroeconomics of Radical Uncertainty

Nr 591
Kamhöfer, D. A., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal
Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-Monetary Returns to Higher Education

Nr 590
Andor, M., M. Frondel and C. Vance
Installing Photovoltaics in Germany: A License to Print Money?

Nr 589
Peters, J., J. Langbein and G. Roberts
Policy Evaluation, Randomized Controlled Trials, and External Validity – A Systematic Review

Nr 588
Peters, J., A. Schoofs and M. Sievert
Preferences over Bank and Family Loans in Rural Rwanda

Nr 587
Engel, D., M. Rothgang and V. Eckl
Systemic Aspects of R&D Policy - Subsidies for R&D Collaborations and Their Effects on Private R&D

Nr 586
Belke, A., U. Haskamp and R. Setzer
Regional Bank Efficiency and its Effect on Regional Growth in “Normal” and “Bad” Times

Nr 585
Dang, R.
Spillover Effects of Local Human Capital Stock on Adult Obesity – Evidence from German Neighborhoods

Nr 584
Geyer, J., P. Haan and T. Korfhage
Indirect Fiscal Effects of Long-term Care Insurance

Nr 583
Kind, M.
Start Me Up – How Fathers’ Unemployment Affects their Sons’ School-to-Work Transitions

Nr 582
Bönke, T., M. Giesecke and H. Lüthen
The Dynamics of Earnings in Germany: Evidence from Social Security Records

Nr 581
Decker, S. and H. Schmitz
Health Shocks and Risk Aversion

Nr 580
Dang, R.
Explaining the Body Mass Index Gaps between Turkish Immigrants and Germans in West Germany 2002-2012 - A Decomposition Analysis of Socio–economic Causes

Nr 579
Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert
The Lighting Transition in Africa – From Kerosene to LED and the Emerging Dry-Cell Battery Problem

Nr 578
Becker, N., K. Häger and J. Heufer
That’s Just - not Fair: Gender Differences in Notions of Justice

Nr 577
Belke, A., U. Haskamp, G. Schnabl and H. Zemanek
Beyond Balassa and Samuelson – Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Competitiveness in Greece

Nr 576
Moghadam, H. M.
The Nonparametric Approach to Evolutionary Oligopoly

Nr 575
Moghadam, H. M.
Price and Non-Price Competition in Oligopoly – An Analysis of Relative Payoff Maximizers

Nr 574
Geyer, J. and T. Korfhage
Long-Term Care Reform and the Labor Supply of Household Members – Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Nr 573
Frondel, M., C. Vance and A. Kihm
Time Lags in the Pass-Through of Crude-Oil Prices – Big Data Evidence from the German Gasoline Market

Nr 572
Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber
What Works? A Meta Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations

Nr 571
Andreella, C., M. Karlsson, T. Nilsson and M. Westphal
The Long Shadows of Past Insults - Intergenerational Transmission of Health over 130 Years

Nr 570
Sievert, M.
Rural Electrification and Domestic Violence in Sub–Saharan Africa

Nr 569
Belke, A., D. Kronen and T. Osowski
Planned Fiscal Consolidations and Growth Forecast Errors - New Panel Evidence on Fiscal Multipliers

Nr 568
Duttle, K.
Disentangling Two Causes of Biased Probability Judgment – Cognitive Skills and Perception of Randomness

Nr 567
Salm, M. and A. Wübker
Do Hospitals Respond to Increasing Prices by Supplying Fewer Services?

Nr 566
Micheli, M.
Does Height Affect Labor Supply? Implications of Product Variety and Caloric Needs

Nr 565
Oeking, A. and L. Zwick
On the Relation between Capital Flows and the Current Account

Nr 564
Zwick, L.
International Liquidity Shocks and Domestic Loan Supply in the Euro Area

Nr 563
Samoilova, E. and C. Vance
Does Parenthood Make Happy People Happier? A Lifecycle Analysis Using Panel Quantile Regression

Nr 562
Ibarrarán, P., J. Kluve, L. Ripani and D. Rosas Shady
Experimental Evidence on the Long-Term Impacts of a Youth Training Program

Nr 561
Reichert, A. R., H. Tauchmann and A. Wübker
Weight Loss and Sexual Activity in Adult Obese Individuals: Establishing a Causal Link

Nr 560
Kitlinski, T.
The Robustness of the Effects of Public Investment in Infrastructure on Private Output: Evidence for Germany

Nr 559
Kitlinski, T. and P. an de Meulen
The Role of Targeted Predictors for Nowcasting GDP with Bridge Models: Application to the Euro Area

Nr 558
Kitlinski, T.
With or Without You - Do Financial Data Help to Forecast Industrial Production?

Nr 557
Jäger, P. and T. Schmidt
The Political Economy of Public Investment when Population is Aging – A Panel Cointegration Analysis

Nr 556
Peters, J. and M. Sievert
Impacts of Rural Electrification Revisited – The African Context

Nr 555
Lenz, L., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert
Does Large Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda’s Electricity Access Roll-Out Program

Nr 554
Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert
A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household’s Welfare in Rural Rwanda

Nr 553
Görlitz, K. and M. Tamm
The Pecuniary and Non-pecuniary Returns to Voucher-financed Training

Nr 552
Görlitz, K. and M. Tamm
Parenthood and Risk Preferences

Nr 551
Füllbrunn, S. and W. J. Luhan
Am I my Peer‘s Keeper? Social Responsibility in Financial Decision Making

Nr 550
Ludwig, J.
Income Shocks or Insurance - What Determines Consumption Inequality?

Nr 549
Breidenbach, P.
Ready for Take-off? The Economic Effects of Regional Airport Expansion

Nr 548
Belke, A. and D. Gros
Banking Union as a Shock Absorber

Nr 547
Avdic, D. and T. Büyükdurmus
Communication Problems? The Role of Parent-child Communication for the Subsequent Health Behavior of Adolescents

Nr 546
Kim, D., T. Rhee, K. Ryu and C. Shin
Crowdsourcing of Economic Forecast – Combination of Forecasts Using Bayesian Model Averaging

Nr 545
Bünnings, C., H. Schmitz, H. Tauchmann and N. R. Ziebarth
How Health Plan Enrollees Value Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality

Nr 544
Metzger, L. P.
Alliance Formation in Contests with Incomplete Information

Nr 543
Brosig-Koch, J., H. Hennig-Schmidt, N. Kairies-Schwarz and D. Wiesen
The Effects of Introducing Mixed Payment Systems for Physicians – Experimental Evidence

Nr 542
Frondel, M., S. Sommer and C. Vance
The Burden of Germany’s Energy Transition – An Empirical Analysis of Distributional Effects

Nr 541
Suppa, N.
Towards a Multidimensional Poverty Index for Germany

Nr 540
Avdic, D. and C. Bünnings
Does the Burglar Also Disturb the Neighbor? Crime Spillovers on Individual Well-being

Nr 539
Döhrn, R. and P. an de Meulen
Weather, the Forgotten Factor in Business Cycle Analyses

Nr 538
Grimm, M. and J. Peters
Beer, Wood, and Welfare

Ruhr Economic Papers 2014

Nr 537
Kairies-Schwarz, N., J. Kokot, M. Vomhof and J. Wessling
How Do Consumers Choose Health Insurance? – An Experiment on Heterogeneity in Attribute Tastes and Risk Preferences

Nr 536
Schaffner, S. and B. Treude
The Effect of Ethnic Clustering on Migrant Integration in Germany

Nr 535
Bechara, P., L. Eilers and A. Paloyo
In Good Company – Neighborhood Quality and Female Employment

Nr 534
aus dem Moore, N.
Corporate Taxation and Investment: Evidence from the Belgian ACE Reform

Nr 533
aus dem Moore, N.
Taxes and Corporate Financing Decisions: Evidence from the Belgian ACE Reform

Nr 532
aus dem Moore, N., T. Kasten and C. M. Schmidt
Do Wages Rise when Corporate Taxes Fall? Evidence from Germany’s Tax Reform 2000

Nr 531
aus dem Moore, N.
Shifting the Burden of Corporate Taxes – Heterogeneity in Direct Wage Incidence

Nr 530
Augurzky, B., T. K. Bauer, A. R. Reichert, C. M. Schmidt and H. Tauchmann
Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers – Experimental Insights Into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic

Nr 529
Brosig-Koch, J., N. Kairies-Schwarz and J. Kokot
Sorting into Physician Payment Schemes – A Laboratory Experiment

Nr 528
Deversi, M.
Do Macroeconomic Shocks Affect Intuitive Inflation Forecasting? An Experimental Investigation

Nr 527
Hentschker, C. and R. Mennicken
Selective-referral and Unobserved Patient Heterogeneity – Bias in the Volume-outcome Relationship

Nr 526
Dudel, C.
A Nonparametric Partially Identified Estimator for Equivalence Scales

Nr 525
Pilny, A. and M. Stroka
Choice of Received Long-term Care – Individual Responses to Regional Nursing Home Provisions

Nr 524
Franke, J., W. Leininger and C. Wasser
Revenue Maximizing Head Starts in Contests

Nr 523
Heufer, J. and P. Hjertstrand
Consistent Subsets – Computationally Feasible Methods to Compute the Houtman-Maks-Index

Nr 522
Kihm, A., N. Ritter and C. Vance
Is the German Retail Gas Market Competitive? A Spatial-temporal Analysis Using Quantile Regression

Nr 521
Kihm, A. and C. Vance
The Determinants of Equity Transmission Between the New and Used Car Markets – A Hedonic Analysis

Nr 520
Belke, A. and T. Böing
Sacrifice Ratios for Euro Area Countries – New Evidence on the Costs of Price Stability

Nr 519
Frondel, M., K. Krätschell and L. Zwick
Environmental Management Systems – Does Certification Pay?

Nr 518
Pilny, A.
Mergers and Acquisitions in the German Hospital Market – Who are the Targets?

Nr 517
Pilny, A.
Explaining Differentials in Subsidy Levels among Hospital Ownership Types in Germany

Nr 516
Pilny, A. and R. Mennicken
Does Hospital Reputation Influence the Choice of Hospital?

Nr 515
Geyer, J. and T. Korfhage
Long-term Care Insurance and Carers’ Labor Supply - A Structural Model

Nr 514
Kleibrink, J.
Sick of your Job? – Negative Health Effects from Non-Optimal Employment

Nr 513
Olekseyuk, Z. and H. Schürenberg-Frosch
Are Armington Elasticities Different across Countries and Sectors? A European Study

Nr 512
Heger, D.
Work and Well-Being of Informal Caregivers in Europe

Nr 511
Micheli, M., J. Rouwendal and J. Dekkers
Border Effects in House Prices

Nr 510
Kunze, L. and N. Suppa
Bowling Alone or Bowling at All? The Effect of Unemployment on Social Participation

Nr 509
Klein, M. and C. Krause
Income Redistribution, Consumer Credit, and Keeping up with the Riches

Nr 508
Heinrich, T. and T. Mayrhofer
Higher-order Risk Preferences in Social Settings - An Experimental Analysis

Nr 507
Kairies-Schwarz, N.
Altruism Heterogeneity and Quality Competition Among Healthcare Providers

Nr 506
Baur, D., J. Beckmann and R. Czudaj
Gold Price Forecasts in a Dynamic Model Averaging Framework – Have the Determinants Changed Over Time?

Nr 505
Baas, T. and A. Belke
Labor Market Reforms and Current Account Imbalances - Beggar-thy-Neighbor Policies in a Currency Union?

Nr 504
Bhalotra, S., M. Karlsson and T. Nilsson
Life Expectancy and Mother-Baby Interventions. Evidence from A Historical Trial

Nr 503
Strupat, C.
Does Timing of Health and Family Planning Services Matter? Age at First Birth and Educational Attainment in Indonesia

Nr 502
Beckmann, J., T. Berger and R. Czudaj
Does Gold Act as a Hedge or a Safe Haven for Stocks? A Smooth Transition Approach

Nr 501
Bredtmann, J., C. J. Crede and S. Otten
The Effect of Gender Equality on International Soccer Performance

Nr 500
Rühl, T. R. and M. Stein
Discovering and Disentangling Effects of US Macro-Announcements in European Stock Markets

Nr 499
Bachmann, R., P. Bechara, A. Kramer and S. Rzepka
Labour Market Dynamics and Worker Heterogeneity During the Great Recession – Evidence from Europe

Nr 498
Bensch, G., M. Grimm and J. Peters
Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption - Evidence from Improved Cook Stoves in Burkina Faso

Nr 497
Leininger, W. and H. M. Moghadam
Evolutionary Stability in Asymmetric Oligopoly. A Non-Walrasian Result

Nr 496
Heufer, J. and P. Hjertstrand
Homothetic Efficiency. A Non-Parametric Approach

Nr 495
Schmitz, H. and M. Stroka
Do Elderly Choose Nursing Homes by Quality, Price or Location?

Nr 494
Bensch, G. and J. Peters
The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption - Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal

Nr 493
Bauer, T. K., P. Breidenbach and C. M. Schmidt
“Phantom of the Opera” or “Sex and the City”? Historical Amenities as Sources of Exogenous Variation

Nr 492
Giesecke, M. and S. Okoampah
Inequality of Opportunity in Retirement Age – The Role of Physical Job Demands

Nr 491
Carrieri, V. and A. Wübker
Does the Letter Matter (and for Everyone)? - Quasi-experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Invitation on Mammography Uptake

Nr 490
Giesecke, M.
Actuarial Adjustments, Retirement Behaviour and Worker Heterogeneity

Nr 489
Baas, T.
Estonia and the European Monetary Union – Are there Benefits from a „Late“ Accession?

Nr 488
Bergheim, R.
Information Acquisition and Decisions under Risk and Ambiguity

Nr 487
Bergheim, R., J. Ernstberger and M. W.M. Roos
How Do Fair Value Measurements of Financial Instruments Affect Investments in Banks?

Nr 486
Calero, C., V. Gonzales, Y. Soares, J. Kluve and H. Corseuilt
Can Arts-Based Interventions Enhance Labor Market Outcomes among Youth? Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rio de Janeiro

Nr 485
Bohnstedt, A.
Are Public and Private R&D Investments Complements or Substitutes?

Nr 484
Bredtmann, J., S. Otten and C. Rulff
Husband’s Unemployment and Wife’s Labor Supply – The Added Worker Effect across Europe

Nr 483
Roos, M. W.M. and A. Orland
Economic Beliefs and Party Preference

Nr 482
Gros, D., C. Alcidi, A. Belke, L. Coutinho and A. Giovannini
State-of-Play in Implementing Macroeconomic Adjustment Programmes in the Euro Area

Nr 481
Kluve, J. and S. Schmitz
Social Norms and Mothers’ Labor Market Attachment. The Medium-run Effects of Parental Benefits

Nr 480
Andor, M., M. Frondel and C. Vance
Mitigating Hypothetical Bias – Evidence on the Effects of Correctives from a Large Field Study

Nr 479
Görlitz, K. and S. Rzepka
Does Regional Training Supply Determine Employees’ Training Participation?

Nr 478
Ludwig, J.
The Role of Education and Household Composition for Transitory and Permanent Income Inequality. Evidence from PSID Data

Nr 477
Belke, A.
Monetary Dialogue 2009-2014 – Looking Backward, Looking Forward

Nr 476
Garmann, S.
Does the Nomination Scheme of the City Manager Matter for Urban Development Policies?

Nr 475
Stroka, M.
Drug Oversupply in Nursing Homes - An Empirical Evaluation of Administrative Data

Nr 474
Stroka, M.
The Mental and Physical Burden of Caregiving - Evidence from Administrative Data

Nr 473
Andor, M. and A. Voss
Optimal Renewable-Energy Subsidies

Nr 472
Procher, V., N. Ritter and C. Vance
Making Dough or Baking Dough? Spousal Housework Responsibilities in Germany, 1992-2011

Nr 471
Klabunde, A.
Computational Economic Modeling of Migration

Nr 470
Reichert, A. R. and M. Stroka
Nursing Home Prices and Quality of Care - Evidence from Administrative Data

Nr 469
Hentschker, C., A. Schmid and R. Mennicken
Defining Hospital Markets – An Application to the German Hospital Sector

Nr 468
Belke, A., M. Göcke and L. Werner
Hysteresis Effects in Economics – Different Methods for Describing Economic Path-dependence

Nr 467
Belke, A.
Exit Strategies and Their Impact on the Euro Area - A Model Based View

Ruhr Economic Papers 2013

Nr 466
Vance, C. and N. Ritter
Is Peace a Missing Value or a Zero?

Nr 465
Stein, M., D. Piazolo and S. Stoyanov
Tail Parameters of Stable Distributions Using One Million Observations of Real Estate Returns from Five Continents

Nr 464
Bensch, G.
Inside the Metrics – An Empirical Comparison of Energy Poverty Indices for Sub-Saharan Countries

Nr 463
Rzepka, S. and M. Tamm
Local Employer Competition and Training of Workers

Nr 462
Ehlert, C.
Did Customers Benefit from the Reorganisation of Customer Management in German Employment Agencies?

Nr 461
Schmidt, T. and L. Zwick
Uncertainty and Episodes of Extreme Capital Flows in the Euro Area

Nr 460
Conze, M. and M. Kramm
The Recommendation Effect in the Hotelling Game - A New Result for an Old Model

Nr 459
Bünnings, C.
Does New Health Information Affect Health Behavior? The Effect of Health Events on Smoking Cessation

Nr 458
Bünnings, C. and H. Tauchmann
Who Opts Out of the Statutory Health Insurance? A Discrete Time Hazard Model for Germany

Nr 457
Burgard, C. and B. S. Grave
Does it Pay Off to Incentivize Universities? Performance Funding in the German Higher Education System

Nr 456
Belau, J.
Efficient Formulas and Computational Efficiency for Glove Games

Nr 455
Cobb-Clark, D., S. C. Kassenböhmer and M. Sinning
Locus of Control and Savings

Nr 454
Stein, M.
German Real Estate Funds – Changes in Return Distributions and Portfolio Favourability

Nr 453
Leonhardt, N.
Democratic Peace – A Principal-Agent Approach

Nr 452
Rühl, T. R. and M. Stein
The Cost of New Information – ECB Macro Announcement Impacts on Bid-Ask Spreads of European Blue Chips

Nr 451
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
Asymmetry – Resurrecting the Roots

Nr 450
Klabunde, A.
How Much Should an Investor Trust the Startup Entrepreneur? A Network Model

Nr 449
Belke, A., A. Oeking and R. Setzer
Exports and Capacity Constraints – A Smooth Transition Regression Model for Six Euro Area Countries

Nr 448
Belke, A. and C. Dreger
The Transmission of Oil and Food Prices to Consumer Prices – Evidence for the MENA Countries

Nr 447
Belke, A.
Non-Standard Monetary Policy Measures – Magic Wand or Tiger by the Tail?

Nr 446
Kamhöfer, D. A. and H. Schmitz
Analyzing Zero Returns to Education in Germany – Heterogeneous Effects and Skill Formation

Nr 445
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Fuel Taxes versus Efficiency Standards – An Instrumental Variable Approach

Nr 444
Becker, N., K. Häger and J. Heufer
Revealed Notions of Distributive Justice II – Experimental Evidence

Nr 443
Becker, N., K. Häger and J. Heufer
Revealed Notions of Distributive Justice I – Theory

Nr 442
Kind, M.
A Level Playing Field – An Optimal Weighting Scheme of Dismissal Protection Characteristics

Nr 441
Fischer, M., M. Karlsson and T. Nilsson
Effects of Compulsory Schooling on Mortality – Evidence from Sweden

Nr 440
Bergheim, R. and M. W.M. Roos
Intuition and Reasoning in Choosing Ambiguous and Risky Lotteries

Nr 439
Orland, A. and M. W.M. Roos
Price-Setting Behavior with Menu Costs – Experimental Evidence

Nr 438
Luhan, W. J., O. Poulsen and M. W.M. Roos
Unstructured Bargaining over an Endogenously Produced Surplus and Fairness Ideals – An Experiment

Nr 437
Körner, T. and I. Schnabel
Abolishing Public Guarantees in the Absence of Market Discipline

Nr 436
Körner, T., O. Müller, S. Paul and C. M. Schmidt
Supervisory Board Qualification of German Banks - Legal Standards and Survey Evidence

Nr 435
Belke, A. and M. Wiedmann
Monetary Policy, Stock Prices and Central Banks - Cross-Country Comparisons of Cointegrated VAR Models

Nr 434
Hanck, C. and R. Czudaj
Nonstationary-Volatility Robust Panel Unit Root Tests and the Great Moderation

Nr 433
Bauer, T. K., S. Braun and M. Kvasnicka
Distant Event, Local Effects? Fukushima and the German Housing Market

Nr 432
Klohn, F. and C. Strupat
Crowding out of Solidarity? – Public Health Insurance versus Informal Transfer Networks in Ghana

Nr 431
Beckmann, J. and R. Czudaj
Is there a Homogeneous Causality Pattern between Oil Prices and Currencies of Oil Importers and Exporters?

Nr 430
Belke, A.
Finance Access of SMEs: What Role for the ECB?

Nr 429
Belke, A.
Impact of a Low Interest Rate Environment - Global Liquidity Spillovers and the Search-for-yield

Nr 428
Beckmann, J., A. Belke and M. Kühl
Foreign Exchange Market Interventions and the $-¥ Exchange Rate in the Long-Run

Nr 427
Beckmann, J., A. Belke and F. Verheyen
Exchange Rate Pass-through into German Import Prices – A Disaggregated Perspective

Nr 426
Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal
Short- and Medium-term Effects of Informal Care Provision on Health

Nr 425
Flake, R.
Young FSU Migrants in Germany: Educational Attainment and Early Labor Market Outcomes

Nr 424
Orland, A.
Personality Traits and the Perception of Macroeconomic Indicators

Nr 423
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and J. Kleibrink
Walking Wounded – The Causal Welfare Loss of Underemployment through Overeducation

Nr 422
Kind, M. and J. Kleibrink
Sooner or Later – Economic Insecurity and the Timing of First Birth

Nr 421
Kleibrink, J.
Causal Effects of Educational Mismatch in the Labor Market

Nr 420
Breidenbach, P. and T. Mitze
The Long Shadow of Port Infrastructure in Germany – Cause or Consequence of Regional Prosperity?

Nr 419
Ferguson, N. T.N. and M. M. Michaelsen
The Legacy of Conflict – Regional Deprivation and School Performance in Northern Ireland

Nr 418
Kunze, L. and N. Suppa
Job Characteristics and Labour Supply

Nr 417
Droff, J. and A. Paloyo
Assessing the Regional Economic Impacts of Defense Activities – A Survey of Methods

Nr 416
Procher, V., D. Urbig and C. Volkmann
Time to BRIC It? – Internationalization of European Family Firms in Europe, North America and the BRIC Countries

Nr 415
Döhrn, R. and K. Krätschell
Long Term Trends in Steel Consumption

Nr 414
Kairies-Schwarz, N. and M. Krieger
How do Non-Monetary Performance Incentives for Physicians Affect the Quality of Medical Care? – A Laboratory Experiment

Nr 413
Brosig-Koch, J., H. Hennig-Schmidt, N. Kairies-Schwarz and D. Wiesen
How Effective are Pay-for-Performance Incentives for Physicians? – A Laboratory Experiment

Nr 412
Brosig-Koch, J., H. Hennig-Schmidt, N. Kairies-Schwarz and D. Wiesen
How to Improve Patient Care? – An Analysis of Capitation, Fee-for-Service, and Mixed Payment Schemes for Physicians

Nr 411
Paloyo, A. and A. R. Reichert
Biting Back at Malaria – Self-Medication, Traditional Healers, and the Public Sector

Nr 410
Giesecke, M. and M. Kind
Bridge Unemployment in Germany: Response in Labour Supply to an Increased Early Retirement Age

Nr 409
Schmidt, C. M. and B. Weigert
Weathering the Crisis and Beyond: Perspectives for the Euro Area

Nr 408
vom Berge, P., H. Frings and A. Paloyo
High-Impact Minimum Wages and Heterogeneous Regions

Nr 407
Peters, J., M. Sievert and C. Strupat
Impacts of a Micro-Enterprise Clustering Program on Firm Performance in Ghana

Nr 406
Mitze, T. and F. Matz
It’s the Debt-Growth Nexus Again – Evidence from a Long Panel of Regional-Government Liabilities

Nr 405
Metzger, L. P.
Invader Strategies in the War of Attrition with Private Information

Nr 404
Alecke, B., C. Burgard and T. Mitze
The Effect of Tuition Fees on Student Enrollment and Location Choice – Interregional Migration, Border Effects and Gender Differences

Nr 403
Amann, E. and N. Leonhardt
Commitment Problems and War in International Bargaining

Nr 402
Luhan, W. J. and J. Scharler
Monetary Policy, Inflation Illusion and the Taylor Principle – An Experimental Study

Nr 401
Ritter, N., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
How Full Is the tank? – Insights on Short-run Fuel Price Reactions from German Travel Diary Data

Nr 400
Bohnstedt, A.
Spillovers from Foreign Exporters

Nr 399
Franke, J. and W. Leininger
On the Efficient Provision of Public Goods by Means of Lotteries

Nr 398
Isphording, I. E.
Returns to Local and Foreign Language Skills – Causal Evidence from Spain

Nr 397
Isphording, I. E.
Disadvantages of Linguistic Origin – Evidence from Immigrant Literacy Scores

Nr 396
Brosig-Koch, J., T. Heinrich and C. Helbach
Does Truth Win When Teams Reason Strategically?

Nr 395
Döhrn, R.
Transportation Data as a Tool for Nowcasting Economic Activity – The German Road Pricing System as an Example

Nr 394
Andor, M. and F. Hesse
The StoNED Age: The Departure Into a New Era of Efficiency Analysis? – A Monte Carlo Comparison of StoNED and the “Oldies” (SFA and DEA)

Nr 393
Procher, V. and C. Vance
Who Does the Shopping? – German Time-use Evidence, 1996–2009

Ruhr Economic Papers 2012

Nr 392
Ritter, N.
Beyond the Average Elasticity – Applying Quantile Panel Regression to German Household Mobility Data

Nr 391
Isphording, I. E. and M. Sinning
The Returns to Language Skills in the US Labor Market

Nr 390
Engel, M. and S. Schaffner
How to Use the EU-SILC Panel to Analyse Monthly and Hourly Wages

Nr 389
Nguyen-Thanh, D. and C. Strupat
Is the Burden Too Small? – Effective Tax Rates in Ghana

Nr 388
Suppa, N.
Job Characteristics and Subjective Well-Being in Australia – A Capability Approach Perspective

Nr 387
Brosig-Koch, J. and K. Keldenich
The More You Know? – Consumption Behavior and the Communication of Economic Information

Nr 386
Bachmann, R., P. Bechara and S. Schaffner
Wage Inequality and Wage Mobility in Europe

Nr 385
Ritter, N. and C. Vance
Do Fewer People Mean Fewer Cars? – Population Decline and Car Ownership in Germany

Nr 384
Neumann, U., R. Budde and C. Ehlert
Urban Economic Growth in Europe Between 2001 and 2008 – Gravitation or Dispersion?

Nr 383
Reuss-Borst, M., A. Paloyo, A. R. Reichert and H. Tauchmann
Heterogeneous Causal Effects of Financial Incentives on Weight Loss – Results of a Large Prospective Randomized Trial

Nr 382
Schmidt, T. and S. Vosen
Using Internet Data to Account for Special Events in Economic Forecasting

Nr 381
Reichert, A. R.
Obesity, Weight Loss, and Employment Prospects – Evidence from a Randomized Trial

Nr 380
Klemm, M.
Job Security Perceptions and the Saving Behavior of German Households

Nr 379
Klemm, M.
Job Security and Fertility: Evidence from German Reunification

Nr 378
Michaelsen, M. M.
Mental Health and Labour Supply – Evidence from Mexico‘s Ongoing Violent Conflicts

Nr 377
Kleibrink, J. and M. M. Michaelsen
Reaching High: Occupational Sorting and Higher Education Wage Inequality in the UK

Nr 376
Michaelsen, M. M. and S. Tolan
Children at Risk: The Effect of Crop Loss on Child Health in Rural Mexico

Nr 375
Kind, M. and J. P. Haisken-DeNew
Sons‘ Unexpected Long Term Scarring due to Fathers‘ Unemployment

Nr 374
Mitze, T. and F. Strotebeck
Parameters of Regional Cooperative Behavior in the German Biotech Industry – A Quantitative Social Network Analysis

Nr 373
Augurzky, B., A. R. Reichert and C. M. Schmidt
The Effect of a Bonus Program for Preventive Health Behavior on Health Expenditures

Nr 372
Reichert, A. R. and H. Tauchmann
When Outcome Heterogeneously Matters for Selection – A Generalized Selection Correction Estimator

Nr 371
Carrieri, V. and A. Wübker
Assessing Inequalities in Preventive Care Use in Europe

Nr 370
Wübker, A.
Explaining Variations in Breast Cancer Screening Across European Countries

Nr 369
Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert
Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal

Nr 368
Augurzky, B., T. K. Bauer, A. R. Reichert, C. M. Schmidt and H. Tauchmann
Does Money Burn Fat? – Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Nr 367
Mitze, T., A. Paloyo and B. Alecke
Quasi-experimental Methods in Empirical Regional Science and Policy Analysis – Is there a Scope for Application?

Nr 366
Flake, R.
Multigenerational Living Arrangements among Migrants

Nr 365
Peters, J., C. Strupat and C. Vance
Television and Contraceptive Use – Panel Evidence from Rural Indonesia

Nr 364
Guinnane, T. W. and J. Streb
Incentives that Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884–1914

Nr 363
Vosen, S.
Fixed Amount Saving and the Permanent Income Hypothesis

Nr 362
Beckmann, J. and R. Czudaj
Gold as an Inflation Hedge in a Time-Varying Coefficient Framework

Nr 361
Schmidt, T. and L. Zwick
In Search for a Credit Crunch in Germany

Nr 360
Brosig-Koch, J., T. Heinrich and C. Helbach
Exploring the Capability to Backward Induct – An Experimental Study with Children and Young Adults

Nr 359
Suppa, N.
Does Capability Deprivation Hurt? – Evidence from German Panel Data

Nr 358
Bachmann, R., M. König and S. Schaffner
Lost in Transition? – Minimum Wage Effects on German Construction Workers

Nr 357
Krätschell, K. and T. Schmidt
Long-run Trends or Short-run Fluctuations – What Establishes the Correlation between Oil and Food Prices?

Nr 356
Helbach, C.
The Interplay of Standardized Tests and Incentives – An Econometric Analysis with Data from PISA 2000 and PISA 2009

Nr 355
Belke, A., A. Freytag, J. Keil and F. Schneider
The Credibility of Monetary Policy Announcements – Empirical Evidence for OECD Countries since the 1960s

Nr 354
Heufer, J.
Generating Random Optimising Choices

Nr 353
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
Germany’s Solar Cell Promotion: An Unfolding Disaster

Nr 352
Bechara, P.
Gender Segregation and Gender Wage Differences during the Early Labour Market Career

Nr 351
Bauer, T. K., T. Kasten and L. -H.R. Siemers
Business Taxation and Wages – Evidence from Individual Panel Data

Nr 350
Belke, A., J. Beckmann and F. Verheyen
Interest Rate Pass-Through in the EMU – New Evidence from Nonlinear Cointegration Techniques for Fully Harmonized Data

Nr 349
Bauer, T. K., J. Bredtmann and C. M. Schmidt
Time vs. Money – The Supply of Voluntary Labor and Charitable Donations across Europe

Nr 348
Frings, H.
The Employment Effect of Industry-Specific, Collectively-Bargained Minimum Wages

Nr 347
Belke, A. and L. Vogel
Monetary Commitment and Structural Reforms – A Dynamic Panel Analysis for Transition Economies

Nr 346
Grave, B. S. and C. M. Schmidt
The Dynamics of Assortative Mating in Germany

Nr 345
Braun, S. and M. Kvasnicka
Immigration and Structural Change – Evidence from Post-war Germany

Nr 344
Kind, M. and J. Kleibrink
Time is Money – The Influence of Parenthood Timing on Wages

Nr 343
Belke, A. and J. Klose
Modifying Taylor Reaction Functions in Presence of the Zero-Lower-Bound – Evidence for the ECB and the Fed

Nr 342
Bethmann, D. and M. Kvasnicka
A Theory of Child Adoption

Nr 341
Hentschker, C. and R. Mennicken
The Relationship between Quality and Hospital Case Volume – An Empirical Examination with German Data

Nr 340
Diermeier, M. and T. Schmidt
Oil Price Effects on Land Use Competition – An Empirical Analysis

Nr 339
Garmann, S.
Do Coalitions Really Cause Larger Government Expenditures? – Mixed Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

Nr 338
Belke, A., C. Dreger and R. Ochmann
Do Wealthier Households Save More? – The Impact of the Demographic Factor

Nr 337
Isphording, I. E. and S. Otten
The Costs of Babylon – Linguistic Distance in Applied Economics

Nr 336
an de Meulen, P. and C. Bredemeier
A Political Winner’s Curse: Why Preventive Policies Pass Parliament so Narrowly

Nr 335
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Heterogeneity in the Effect of Home Energy Audits – Theory and Evidence

Nr 334
Jovanovic, M.
Empirical Evidence on the Generalized Taylor Principle

Nr 333
Fertig, M. and K. Görlitz
Item Nonresponse in Wages: Testing for Biased Estimates in Wage Equations

Nr 332
Helbach, C., K. Keldenich, M. Rothgang and G. Yang
Call Me if You Can – An Experimental Investigation of Information Sharing in Knowledge Networks

Nr 331
Kairies-Schwarz, N.
P4P, Reputation and the Reduction of Costly Overprovision

Nr 330
Lohse, T. and J. R. Robledo
Public Self-Insurance and the Samaritan‘s Dilemma in a Federation

Nr 329
Bachmann, R., T. K. Bauer and H. Kröger
Minimum Wages as a Barrier to Entry – Evidence from Germany

Nr 328
Helbach, C. and K. Keldenich
Teaching in the Lab: Financial Incentives in the Education Process

Nr 327
Belke, A., M. Goecke and M. Guenther
Exchange Rate Bands of Inaction and Play-Hysteresis in German Exports – Sectoral Evidence for Some OECD Destinations

Nr 326
Belau, J.
A New Outside Option Value for Networks: The Kappa-Value – Measuring Distribution of Power of Political Agreements

Nr 325
Bensch, G. and J. Peters
A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal

Nr 324
Heufer, J.
Revealed Preference and Nonparametric Analysis – Continuous Extensions and Recoverability

Nr 323
Belke, A., I. G. Bordon and U. Volz
Effects of Global Liquidity on Commodity and Food Prices

Nr 322
Keldenich, K.
Group Membership and Communication in Modified Dictator Games

Nr 321
Krieger, M. and T. Mayrhofer
Patient Preferences and Treatment Thresholds under Diagnostic Risk – An Economic Laboratory Experiment

Nr 320
Burgard, C.
Gender Differences in Further Training Participation – The Role of Individuals, Households and Firms

Nr 319
Neumann, U.
Are My Neighbours Ageing Yet? Local Dimensions of Demographic Change in German Cities

Nr 318
Kunze, L.
Like Father, Like Son: Inheriting and Bequeathing

Nr 317
Messow, P.
Pricing Synthetic CDOs Using a Three Regime Random-Factor-Loading Model

Nr 316
Görlitz, K. and B. S. Grave
Wage Differentials by Field of Study – The Case of German University Graduates

Nr 315
Franke, J., C. Kanzow, W. Leininger and A. Schwartz
Lottery versus All-Pay Auction Contests – A Revenue Dominance Theorem

Nr 314
Procher, V. and C. Vance
Heterogeneity in the Correlates of Motorized and Non-Motorized Travel in Germany – The Intervening Role of Gender

Nr 313
Körner, T.
Board Accountability and Risk Taking in Banking – Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Nr 312
Bachmann, R. and D. Baumgarten
How Do the Unemployed Search for a Job? – Evidence from the EU Labour Force Survey

Nr 311
Engel, D., T. Mitze, R. Patuelli and J. Reinkowski
Does Cluster Policy Trigger R&D Activity? – Evidence from German Biotech Contests

Nr 310
Krämer, W. and P. Messow
Structural Change and Spurious Persistence in Stochastic Volatility

Nr 309
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
On Interaction Effects: The Case of Heckit and Two-Part Models

Nr 308
Özyurt, S. and T. Mitze
The Spatial Dimension of Trade- and FDI-driven Productivity Growth in Chinese Provinces – A Global Cointegration Approach

Ruhr Economic Papers 2011

Nr 307
Görlitz, K. and M. Tamm
Revisiting the Complementarity between Education and Training – The Role of Personality, Working Tasks and Firm Effects

Nr 306
Bensch, G. and J. Peters
Combating Deforestation? – Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal

Nr 305
Bachmann, R. and M. Sinning
Decomposing the Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment

Nr 304
Schmitz, H. and N. R. Ziebarth
In Absolute or Relative Terms? How Framing Prices Affects the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice

Nr 303
Dobnik, F.
Energy Consumption and Economic Growth Revisited: Structural Breaks and Cross-section Dependence

Nr 302
Bauer, T. K., K. Lindenbaum, M. Stroka, S. Ahrens, R. Linder and F. Verheyen
Fall Risk Increasing Drugs: The Effect on Injuries of the Frail Elderly Estimated from Administrative Data

Nr 301
Kitlinski, T. and T. Schmidt
The Forecasting Performance of an Estimated Medium Run Model

Nr 300
Paloyo, A.
When Did We Begin to Spell “Heteros*edasticity” Correctly?

Nr 299
Calahorrano, L. and P. an de Meulen
Demographics and Factor Flows – A Political Economy Approach

Nr 298
an de Meulen, P.
Labor Heterogeneity and the Risk of Expropriation in Less Developed Countries

Nr 297
Klemm, M.
You Don‘t Know what You‘ve got till It‘s Gone! Unemployment and Intertemporal Changes in Self-Reported Life Satisfaction

Nr 296
Jovanovic, M.
Financial Uncertainty in Germany and its Impact on Western European Terrorism

Nr 295
Ehlert, C. and S. Schaffner
Health Effects of Temporary Jobs in Europe

Nr 294
an de Meulen, P., M. Micheli and T. Schmidt
Forecasting House Prices in Germany

Nr 293
Heufer, J.
The Washroom Game

Nr 292
Cobb-Clark, D., M. Sinning and S. Stillman
Migrant Youths‘ Educational Achievement: The Role of Institutions

Nr 291
Kröger, H. and S. Schaffner
The Intensive and Extensive Margin of European Labour Supply

Nr 290
Paloyo, A., A. R. Reichert, H. Reinermann and H. Tauchmann
The Causal Link Between Financial Incentives and Weight Loss – An Evidence-based Survey of the Literature

Nr 289
Heufer, J.
Stochastic Dominance and Nonparametric Comparative Revealed Risk Aversion

Nr 288
Bauer, T. K. and B. S. Grave
Performance-related Funding of Universities – Does more Competition Lead to Grade Inflation?

Nr 287
Felder, S. and T. Mayrhofer
Higher-Order Risk Preferences – Consequences for Test and Treatment Thresholds and Optimal Cutoffs

Nr 286
Klose, J.
Political Business Cycles and Monetary Policy Revisited – An Application of a Two-Dimensional Asymmetric Taylor Reaction Function

Nr 285
Bauer, T. K., M. Fertig and M. Vorell
Neighborhood Effects and Individual Unemployment

Nr 284
Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Peters
Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda

Nr 283
Flake, R.
Gender Differences in the Intergenerational Earnings Mobility of Second-Generation Migrants

Nr 282
Ritter, N. and C. Vance
The Phantom Menace of Omitted Variables – A Comment

Nr 281
Orland, A. and M. W.M. Roos
The New Keynesian Phillips Curve with Myopic Agents

Nr 280
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Future Pain at the Diesel Pump? Potential Effects of the European Commission’s Energy Taxation Proposal

Nr 279
Bensch, G., J. Peters and C. M. Schmidt
Impact Evaluation of Productive Use – An Implementation Guideline for Electrification Projects

Nr 278
Keldenich, K. and M. Klemm
Double or Nothing!? Small Groups Making Decisions Under Risk in “Quiz Taxi”

Nr 277
Kuntz, L., R. Mennicken and S. Scholtes
Stress on the Ward – An Empirical Study of the Nonlinear Relationship between Organizational Workload and Service Quality

Nr 276
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Re-Identifying the Rebound – What About Asymmetry?

Nr 275
Bredtmann, J., C. J. Crede and S. Otten
Methods for Evaluating Educational Programs – Does Writing Center Participation Affect Student Achievement?

Nr 274
Isphording, I. E. and S. Otten
Linguistic Distance and the Language Fluency of Immigrants

Nr 273
Belke, A. and C. Dreger
Ramifications of Debt Restructuring on the Euro Area – The Example of Large European Economies’ Exposure to Greece

Nr 272
Beckmann, J.
Nonlinear Adjustment, Purchasing Power Parity and the Role of Nominal Exchange Rates and Prices

Nr 271
Sinning, M. and M. Vorell
There Goes the Neighborhood? – People‘s Attitudes and the Effects of Immigration to Australia

Nr 270
Rusche, C.
Does Delegation Help to Prevent Spiteful Behavior?

Nr 269
Heufer, J.
Crime, Inequality, and the Private Provision of Security

Nr 268
Bachmann, R., D. Baumgarten and J. Stiebale
Cross-border Investment, Heterogeneous Workers, and Employment Security – Evidence from Germany

Nr 267
Bauer, T. K., S. Braun and M. Kvasnicka
The Economic Integration of Forced Migrants – Evidence for Post-War Germany

Nr 266
Reichert, A. R. and H. Tauchmann
The Causal Impact of Fear of Unemployment on Psychological Health

Nr 265
Burgard, C. and K. Görlitz
Continuous Training, Job Satisfaction and Gender – An Empirical Analysis Using German Panel Data

Nr 264
Behl, P., H. Dette, M. Frondel and H. Tauchmann
Being Focused: When the Purpose of Inference Matters for Model Selection

Nr 263
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and M. M. Michaelsen
Migration Magnet: The Role of Work Experience in Rural-Urban Wage Differentials in Mexico

Nr 262
Michaelsen, M. M.
The Hidden Increase in Wage Inequality: Skill-biased and Ability-biased Technological Change

Nr 261
Choi, K. H., M. Tienda, D. Cobb-Clark and M. Sinning
Immigration and Status Exchange in Australia and the United States

Nr 260
Bauer, T. K., S. Bender, A. Paloyo and C. M. Schmidt
Do Guns Displace Books? – The Impact of Compulsory Military Service on Educational Attainment

Nr 259
Trax, M.
Productivity and the Internationalization of Firms – Cross-border Acquisitions versus Greenfield Investments

Nr 258
Keese, M.
Thrifty Wives and Lavish Husbands? – Bargaining Power and Financial Dicisions in Germany

Nr 257
Bauer, T. K., R. Flake and M. Sinning
Labor Market Effects of Immigration – Evidence from Neighborhood Data

Nr 256
Frondel, M.
Modeling Energy and Non-energy Substitution – A Survey of Elasticities

Nr 255
Bredemeier, C. and H. Goecke
Sticky Prices vs. Sticky Information – A Cross-Country Study of Inflation Dynamics

Nr 254
Brosig, J. and T. Heinrich
Reputation and Mechanism Choice in Procurement Auctions – An Experiment

Nr 253
Heinrich, T.
Communication and Reputation in Procurement Auctions – Some Empirical Evidence

Nr 252
Beckmann, J., A. Belke and F. Dobnik
Cross-section Dependence and the Monetary Exchange Rate Model – A Panel Analysis

Nr 251
Giesen, K. and C. Schwarz
Trade, Wages, FDI and Productivity

Nr 250
Behl, P., H. Dette, M. Frondel and H. Tauchmann
Choice is Suffering: A Focused Information Criterion for Model Selection

Nr 249
Ehlert, C., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner
Training + Temp Work = Stepping Stone? – Evaluating an Innovative Activation Program for Disadvantaged Youths

Nr 248
Luhan, W. J., M. W.M. Roos and J. Scharler
An Experiment on Consumption Responses to Future Prices and Interest Rates

Nr 247
Clausen, V. and H. Wohltmann
Oil Price Shocks and Cyclical Dynamics in an Asymmetric Monetary Union

Nr 246
Jopp, T. Alexander
The Hazard of Merger by Absorption – Why Some Knappschaften Merged and Others Did not: 1861–1920

Nr 245
Frondel, M. and S. Lohmann
The European Commission‘s Light Bulb Decree: Another Costly Regulation?

Nr 244
Chapman, B. and M. Sinning
Student Loan Reforms for German Higher Education: Financing Tuition Fees

Nr 243
Belke, A. and C. Gokus
Volatility Patterns of CDS, Bond and Stock Markets Before and During the Financial Crisis – Evidence from Major Financial Institutions

Nr 242
Busch, C. and C. Vance
The Diffusion of Cattle Ranching and Deforestation – Prospects for a Hollow Frontier in Mexico’s Yucatán

Nr 241
Belke, A. and C. Dreger
Current Account Imbalances in the Euro Area: Catching up or Competitiveness?

Nr 240
Jovanovic, M.
Does Monetary Policy Affect Stock Market Uncertainty? – Empirical Evidence from the United States

Nr 239
Kassenböhmer, S. C. and C. M. Schmidt
Beyond GDP and Back: What is the Value-added by Additional Components of Welfare Measurement?

Nr 238
Jopp, T. Alexander
Old Times, Better Times? German Miners’ Knappschaften, Pay-as-you-go Pensions, and Implicit Rates of Return, 1854–1913

Nr 237
Dobnik, F.
Long-run Money Demand in OECD Countries – Cross-Member Cointegration

Nr 236
Belau, J.
Outside Options in Probabilistic Coalition Situations

Ruhr Economic Papers 2010

Nr 235
Grave, B. S.
The Effect of Student Time Allocation on Academic Achievement

Nr 234
Keese, M. and H. Schmitz
Broke, Ill, and Obese: The Effect of Household Debt on Health

Nr 233
Grösche, P. and C. Schröder
Eliciting Public Support for Greening the Electricity Mix Using Random Parameter Techniques

Nr 232
Belke, A.
Reinforcing EU Governance in Times of Crisis: The Commission Proposals and Beyond

Nr 231
Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Peters
Rural Electrification in Rwanda – An Impact Assessment Using Matching Techniques

Nr 230
Richter, W. and J. Rosenmüller
Efficient Specialization in Ricardian Production

Nr 229
Harms, P. and P. an de Meulen
Demographic Structure and the Security of Property Rights in Developing Countries – An Empirical Exploration

Nr 228
Baumgarten, D.
International Trade and Worker Turnover – Empirical Evidence for Germany

Nr 227
Frondel, M., N. Ritter and C. Vance
Heterogeneity in the Rebound Effect – Further Evidence for Germany

Nr 226
Mitze, T. and J. Reinkowski
Testing the Neoclassical Migration Model: Overall and Age-Group Specific Results for German Regions

Nr 225
Bauer, T. K., S. Bender, J. Heining and C. M. Schmidt
Brother Sun, Sister Moon: The Lunar Cycle, Sunspots and the Frequency of Births

Nr 224
Meng, A.
The Impact of Demographic Change, Co-morbidity and European Care Policies on the Choice of Care Arrangement

Nr 223
Kiss, D.
Are Immigrants Graded Worse in Primary and Secondary Education? – Evidence for German Schools

Nr 222
Mitze, T.
Within and Between Panel Cointegration in the German Regional Output-Trade-FDI Nexus

Nr 221
Sinning, M. and S. Worner
Inter-ethnic Marriage and Partner Satisfaction

Nr 220
Kassenböhmer, S. C. and M. Sinning
Distributional Changes in the Gender Wage Gap

Nr 219
Gu, Y. and B. Hehenkamp
The Inefficiency of Market Transparency – A Model with Endogenous Entry

Nr 218
Bredtmann, J. and S. Otten
Getting What (Employers Think) You’re Worth – Evidence on the Gender Gap in Entry Wages among University Graduates

Nr 217
Baumgarten, D.
Exporters and the Rise in Wage Inequality – Evidence from German Linked Employer-Employee Data

Nr 216
Verheyen, F.
Monetary Policy, Commodity Prices and Infl ation – Empirical Evidence from the US

Nr 215
Mennicken, R., B. Augurzky, H. Rothgang and J. Wasem
Explaining Differences in Remuneration Rates of Nursing Homes in Germany

Nr 214
Bredemeier, C.
Inattentive Voters and Welfare-State Persistence

Nr 213
Bredemeier, C.
Imperfect Information and the Meltzer-Richard Hypothesis

Nr 212
von Schnurbein, B.
The Core of an Extended Tree Game: A New Characterisation

Nr 211
Paloyo, A., C. Vance and M. Vorell
Local Determinants of Crime: Do Military Bases Matter?

Nr 210
Braun, C.
Optimal Taxation of Education with an Initial Endowment of Human Capital

Nr 209
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Rarely Enjoyed? – A Count Data Analysis of Ridership

Nr 208
Schmidt, T. and S. Vosen
A Monthly Consumption Indicator for Germany Based on Internet Search Query Data

Nr 207
Belke, A.
The Euro Area Crisis Management Framework – Consequences and Institutional Follow-ups

Nr 206
Paloyo, A.
Compulsory Military Service in Germany Revisited

Nr 205
Mitze, T.
Network Dependency in Migration Flows – A Space-time Analysis for Germany since Re-unification

Nr 204
Reinkowski, J., B. Alecke, T. Mitze and G. Untiedt
Effectiveness of Public R&D Subsidies in East Germany – Is it a Matter of Firm Size?

Nr 203
Keese, M., A. Meng and R. Schnabel
Are You Well Prepared for Long-term Care? – Assessing Financial Gaps in Private German Care Provision

Nr 202
Braun, C.
Taxing Human Capital: A Good Idea

Nr 201
Döhrn, R. and C. M. Schmidt
Information or Institution? – On the Determinants of Forecast Accuracy

Nr 200
Bredtmann, J.
The Intra-household Division of Labor – An Empirical Analysis of Spousal Influences on Individual Time Allocation

Nr 199
Bohnstedt, A. and C. Schwarz
Strategic Technology Investments in Open Economies

Nr 198
Augurzky, B. and H. Schmitz
Is there a Future for Small Hospitals in Germany?

Nr 197
Görlitz, K.
Continuous Training and Wages – An Empirical Analysis Using a Comparison-group Approach

Nr 196
Klabunde, A. and E. Korn
Parasites and Raven Mothers: A German-Japanese Comparison on (Lone) Motherhood

Nr 195
Bauer, T. K. and M. Vorell
External Effects of Education: Human Capital Spillovers in Regions and Firms

Nr 194
Belke, A.
Driven by the Markets? ECB Sovereign Bond Purchases and the Securities Markets Programme

Nr 193
Engel, D. and V. Procher
Home Firm Performance after Foreign Investments and Divestitures

Nr 192
Engel, D., V. Procher and C. M. Schmidt
The Asymmetries of a Small World: Entry Into and Withdrawal From International Markets by French Firms

Nr 191
Peters, J. and C. Vance
Rural Electrification and Fertility – Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire

Nr 190
Belke, A., C. Dreger and F. de Haan
Energy Consumption and Economic Growth – New Insights into the Cointegration Relationship

Nr 189
Peters, J., C. Vance and M. Harsdorff
Rural Electrification and Manufacturing Firm Performance in Benin – An Ex-Ante Impact Assessment

Nr 188
Bachmann, R., T. K. Bauer and P. David
Labour Market Entry Conditions, Wages and Job Mobility

Nr 187
Isphording, I. E.
Risky Business – The Role of Individual Risk Attitudes in Occupational Choice

Nr 186
Schmidt, C. M. and H. Tauchmann
Heterogeneity in the Intergenerational Transmission of Alcohol Consumption – A Quantile Regression Approach

Nr 185
Franke, J.
Does Affirmative Action Reduce Effort Incentives? – A Contest Game Analysis

Nr 184
Belke, A.
How Much Fiscal Backing Must the ECB Have? – The Euro Area is not the Philippines

Nr 183
Belke, A.
Financial Crisis, Global Liquidity and Monetary Exit Strategies

Nr 182
Iovanna, R. and C. Vance
Land Conversion and Market Equilibrium – Insights from a Simulated Landscape

Nr 181
Paloyo, A., C. Vance and M. Vorell
The Regional Economic Effects of Military Base Realignments and Closures in Germany

Nr 180
Anger, S., M. Kvasnicka and T. Siedler
One Last Puff? – Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior

Nr 179
Heufer, J.
Quasiconcave Preferences and Choices on a Probability Simplex – A Nonparametric Analysis

Nr 178
Gu, Y.
Wage and Employment Effects of Workplace Representation – A ”Right To Co-Manage” Model

Nr 177
Hofer, H., T. Schmidt and K. Weyerstraß
Practice and Prospects of Medium-term Economic Forecasting

Nr 176
Zemanek, H., A. Belke and G. Schnabl
Current Account Balances and Structural Adjustment in the Euro Area

Nr 175
Belke, A. and B. von Schnurbein
European Monetary Policy and the ECB Rotation Model - Voting Power of the Core versus the Periphery

Nr 174
Belke, A., J. Beckmann and M. Kühl
Global Integration of Central and Eastern European Financial Markets – The Role of Economic Sentiments

Nr 173
Kvasnicka, M.
Public Smoking Bans, Youth Access Laws, and Cigarette Sales at Vending Machines

Nr 172
Kvasnicka, M. and H. Tauchmann
Much Ado About Nothing? – Smoking Bans and Germany’s Hospitality Industry

Nr 171
Belke, A. and R. Czudaj
Is Euro Area Money Demand (Still) Stable? - Cointegrated VAR versus Single Equation Techniques

Nr 170
Corneo, G., M. Keese and C. Schröder
The Effect of Saving Subsidies on Household Saving – Evidence from Germany

Nr 169
Keese, M.
Who Feels Constrained by High Debt Burdens? - Subjective vs. Objective Measures of Household Indebtedness

Nr 168
Meng, A.
Long-term Care Responsibility and its Opportunity Costs

Nr 167
Belke, A., I. G. Bordon and T. W Hendriks
Monetary Policy, Global Liquidity and Commodity Price Dynamics

Nr 166
Belke, A. and J. Klose
(How) Do the ECB and the Fed React to Financial Market Uncertainty? – The Taylor Rule in Times of Crisis

Nr 165
Schmidt, T. and S. Vosen
Demographic Change and the Labour Share of Income

Nr 164
Basilio, L. and T. K. Bauer
Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation - An Analysis for Germany

Nr 163
Guinnane, T. W. and J. Streb
Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health-Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867-1914

Nr 162
Augurzky, B., A. R. Reichert and H. Tauchmann
The Effect of Self-assessed Job Security on the Demand for Medical Rehab

Nr 161
Stiebale, J.
The Impact of Foreign Acquisitions on the Investors' R&D Activities - Firm-level Evidence

Nr 160
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Fixed, Random, or Something in Between? - A Variant of HAUSMAN's Specification Test for Panel Data Estimators

Nr 159
Stiebale, J. and M. Trax
The Effects of Cross-border M&As on the Acquirers' Domestic Performance - Firm-level Evidence

Ruhr Economic Papers 2009

Nr 158
Heufer, J.
In Vino Veritas: The Economics of Drinking

Nr 157
Schmidt, C. M., J. Mensah and J. R. Oppong
Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme in the Context of the Health MDGs - An Empirical Evaluation Using Propensity Score Matching

Nr 156
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt, N. Ritter and C. Vance
Economic Impacts from the Promotion of Renewable Energy Technologies - The German Experience

Nr 155
Schmidt, T. and S. Vosen
Forecasting Private Consumption – Survey-based Indicators vs. Google Trends

Nr 154
Bethmann, D. and M. Kvasnicka
Why Are More Boys Born During War? Evidence from Germany at Mid Century

Nr 153
Meng, A.
Do Parents Buy Their Children's Attention?

Nr 152
Meng, A.
Informal Home Care and Labor Force Participation of Household Members

Nr 151
Weber, A. and C. Zulehner
Female Hires and the Success of Start-up Firms

Nr 150
Keese, M.
Triggers and Determinants of Severe Household Indebtedness in Germany

Nr 149
Bredtmann, J., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner
Women's Fertility and Employment Decisions under Two Political Systems - Comparing East and West Germany before Reunification

Nr 148
Belke, A., M. Goecke and M. Guenther
When Does It Hurt? The Exchange Rate "Pain Threshold" for German Exports

Nr 147
Belke, A., G. Schnabl and H. Zemanek
Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Competitiveness in Central and Eastern Europe

Nr 146
Weber, A. and C. Zulehner
Competition and Gender Prejudice: Are Discriminatory Employers Doomed to Fail?

Nr 145
Kluve, J. and M. Tamm
Now Daddy's Changing Diapers and Mommy's Making Her Career - Evaluating a Generous Parental Leave Regulation Using a Natural Experiment

Nr 144
Görlitz, K.
The Effect of Subsidizing Continuous Training Investments - Evidence from German Establishment Data

Nr 143
Eckl, V., M. Rothgang and F. Welter
Public Policy and Success of Business Start-ups in Germany

Nr 142
Paloyo, A.
Co-pay and Feel Okay: Evidence of Illusory Health Gains from a Health Insurance Reform

Nr 141
Bauer, T. K., S. Bender, A. Paloyo and C. M. Schmidt
Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service - A Regression-Discontinuity Approach

Nr 140
Richter, W.
Taxing Education in Ramsey's Tradition

Nr 139
Kluve, J., S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt
Labor Force Status Dynamics in the German Labor Market - Individual Heterogeneity and Cyclical Sensitivity

Nr 138
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
On Marginal and Interaction Effects: The Case of Heckit and Two-Part Models

Nr 137
Cobb-Clark, D. and M. Sinning
Neighborhood Diversity and the Appreciation of Native- and Immigrant-Owned Homes

Nr 136
Peters, J.
Evaluating Rural Electrification Projects - Methodological Approaches

Nr 135
Belke, A. and A. Rees
The Importance of Global Shocks for National Policy Makers - Rising Challenges for Central Banks

Nr 134
Beckmann, J., A. Belke and M. Kühl
How Stable Are Monetary Models of the Dollar-Euro Exchange Rate? - A Time-varying Coefficient Approach

Nr 133
Belke, A. and J. Klose
Does the ECB Rely on a Taylor Rule? - Comparing Ex-post with Real Time Data

Nr 132
Herr, A., H. Schmitz and B. Augurzky
Does Higher Cost Inefficiency Imply Higher Profit Inefficiency? - Evidence on Inefficiency and Ownership of German Hospitals

Nr 131
Belke, A., I. G. Bordon, I. Melnykovska and R. Schweickert
Prospective NATO or EU Membership and Institutional Change in Transition Countries

Nr 130
Franke, J., C. Kanzow, W. Leininger and A. Väth
Effort Maximization in Asymmetric N-person Contest Games

Nr 129
Eckl, V. and D. Engel
Benefiting from Publicly Funded Pre-competitive Research - Differences between Insiders and Outsiders

Nr 128
Belke, A. and D. Gros
A Simple Model of an Oil Based Global Savings Glut – The “China Factor” and the OPEC Cartel

Nr 127
Clausen, V. and H. Schürenberg-Frosch
Aid, Spending Strategies and Productivity Effects – A Multi-sectoral CGE Analysis for Zambia

Nr 126
Engel, D. and J. Stiebale
Private Equity, Investment and Financial Constraints – Firm-Level Evidence for France and the United Kingdom

Nr 125
Basilio, L.
Deciding who works where? An Analysis of the Distribution of Work within Native and Immigrant Families in Australia

Nr 124
Bachmann, R. and P. David
The Importance of Two-Sided Heterogeneity for the Cyclicality of Labour Market Dynamics

Nr 123
Augurzky, B., D. Engel, C. M. Schmidt and C. Schwierz
Ownership and Financial Performance in the German Hospital Sector

Nr 122
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and C. M. Schmidt
Nickel and Dimed German Style: The Working Poor in Germany

Nr 121
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and M. Vorell
Killing them with Kindness: Negative Distributional Externalities of Increasing UI Benefits

Nr 120
Schwierz, C., A. Wübker and B. A. Kuchinke
The Impact of Private versus Social Health Insurance on Offered Waiting Times in German Acute Care Hospitals

Nr 119
Schwierz, C. and A. Wübker
Determinants of Avoidable Deaths from Ischaemic Heart Diseases in East and West Germany

Nr 118
Schaffner, S.
Heterogeneity in the Cyclical Sensitivity of Job-to-Job Flows

Nr 117
Kassenböhmer, S. C. and J. P. Haisken-DeNew
Social Jealousy and Stigma: Negative Externalities of Social Assistance Payments in Germany

Nr 116
Franke, J. and T. Öztürk
Conflict Networks

Nr 115
Hörmann, M. and A. Schabert
An Interest Rate Peg Might Be Better than You Think

Nr 114
Felder, S. and A. Olbrich
Dealing with Excessive Off-label Drug Use: Liability vs. Patent Prolongation

Nr 113
Kunze, L.
Capital Taxation, Long-run Growth, and Bequests

Nr 112
Felder, S. and H. Tauchmann
Regional Differences in the Efficiency of Health Production: an Artefact of Spatial Dependence?

Nr 111
Engel, D. and V. Procher
Export, FDI and Productivity - Evidence for French Firms

Nr 110
Grösche, P.
Housing, Energy Cost, and the Poor - Counteracting Effects in Germany's Housing Allowance Program

Nr 109
Bauer, T. K. and M. Sinning
The Purpose of Remittances - Evidence from Germany

Nr 108
Baumgarten, D.
International Outsourcing, the Nature of Tasks, and Occupational Stability - Empirical Evidence for Germany

Nr 107
Fertig, M., C. M. Schmidt and M. Sinning
The Impact of Demographic Change on Human Capital Accumulation

Nr 106
Schwierz, C.
Expansion in Markets with Decreasing Demand - For-Profits in the German Hospital Industry

Nr 105
Schwierz, C., B. Augurzky and J. Wasem
Does the Quality of Hospital Treatment Vary by Days of the Week?

Nr 104
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
Measuring Energy Supply Risks: A G7 Ranking

Nr 103
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Driving for Fun? - A Comparison of Weekdays and Weekend Travel

Nr 102
Belke, A., I. G. Bordon and T. W Hendriks
Global Liquidity and Commodity Prices - A Cointegrated VAR Approach for OECD Countries

Nr 101
Schweineberger, A. G. and J. Suedekum
De-Industrialisation, Entrepreneurial Industries and Welfare

Nr 100
Procher, V.
Agglomeration Effects and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment – Evidence from French First-Time Movers

Nr 099
Grösche, P., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
Identifying Free-Riding in Energy-Conservation Programs Using Revealed Preference Data

Nr 098
Tamm, M.
The Impact of a Large Parental Leave Benefit Reform on the Timing of Birth around the Day of Implementation

Nr 097
Tamm, M.
Child Benefit Reform and Labor Market Participation

Nr 096
Alecke, B., T. Mitze and G. Untiedt
Internal Migration, Regional Labour Market Dynamics and Implications for German East-West Disparities - Results from a Panel VAR

Nr 095
Brenner, J.
Life-Cycle Variations in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings - Evidence for German Natives and Guest Workers

Nr 094
Belke, A. and N. Potrafke
Does Government Idelogy Matter in Monetary Poliy? - A Panel Data Analysis for OECD Countries

Nr 093
Braun, S. and M. Kvasnicka
Men, Women, and the Ballot - Woman Suffrage in the United States

Nr 092
Gu, Y. and T. Wenzel
Product Variety, Price Elasticity of Demand and Fixed Cost in Spatial Models

Nr 091
Bredemeier, C. and F. Jüßen
Household Labor Supply and Home Services in a General-Equilibrium Model with Heterogeneous Agents

Nr 090
Kunze, L. and C. Schuppert
Financing Social Security by Taxing Capital Income - A Bad Idea?

Nr 089
Vance, C. and M. Mehlin
Tax Policy and CO2 Emissions - An Econometric Analysis of the German Automobile Market

Nr 088
Belke, A.
Fiscal Stimulus Packages and Uncertainty in Times of Crisis - The Option of Waiting Can Be Valuable, Though!

Nr 087
Görlitz, K.
The Development of Employers' Training Investments Over Time - A Decomposition Analysis Using German Establishment Data

Nr 086
Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber
Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations – A Meta Analysis

Nr 085
Belke, A. and Y. Cui
US-Euro Area Monetary Policy Interdependence - New Evidence from Taylor Rule Based VECMs

Nr 084
Mitze, T., B. Alecke and G. Untiedt
Trade-FDI Linkages in a System of Gravity Equations for German Regional Data

Nr 083
Mitze, T.
Endogeneity in Panel Data Models with Time-Varying and Time-Fixed Regressors: To IV or not IV?

Nr 082
Schwarz, C. and U. Stroinski
Is there a Walrasian Equilibrium in Exchange Markets with Endowment Effect

Ruhr Economic Papers 2008

Nr 081
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
Emissions Trading: Impact on Electricity Prices and Energy-Intensive Industries

Nr 080
Döhrn, R., C. M. Schmidt and T. Zimmermann
Inflation Forecasting with Inflation Sentiment Indicators

Nr 079
Bauer, T. K., J. Kluve, S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt
Fiscal Effects of Minimum Wages - An Analysis for Germany

Nr 078
Gu, Y.
Imperfect Certification

Nr 077
Jovanovic, M. and T. Zimmermann
Stock Market Uncertainty and Monetary Policy Reaction Functions of the Federal Reserve Bank

Nr 076
Schmitz, H.
Do Optional Deductibles Reduce the Number of Doctor Visits? - Empirical Evidence with German Data

Nr 075
Bauer, T. K. and C. M. Schmidt
WTP vs. WTA: Christmas Presents and the Endowment Effect

Nr 074
Augurzky, B., A. Focke, C. Schwierz and J. Wasem
Demand, Selection and Patient Outcomes in German Acute Care Hospitals

Nr 073
Felder, S., A. Werblow and P. Zweifel
Do Red Herrings Swim in Circles? – Controlling for the Endogeneity of Time to Death

Nr 072
Frondel, M. and C. Vance
Do High Oil Prices Matter? Evidence on the Mobility Behavior of German Households

Nr 071
Schurer, S.
Discrete Heterogeneity in the Impact of Health Shocks on Labour Market Outcomes

Nr 070
Heufer, J.
Stochastic Revealed Preference and Rationalizability

Nr 069
Heufer, J.
A Geometric Measure for the Violation of Utility Maximization

Nr 068
Holtemöller, O. and T. Schmidt
Identifying Sources of Business Cycle Fluctuations in Germany 1975-1998

Nr 067
Bender, S., M. Fertig, K. Görlitz, M. Huber and A. Schmucker
WeLL - Unique Linked Employer-Employee Data on Further Training in Germany

Nr 066
Suedekum, J.
National Champion Versus Foreign Takeover

Nr 065
Middendorf, T.
Returns to Education in Europe - Detailed Results from a Harmonized Survey

Nr 064
Göhlmann, S. and C. M. Schmidt
Smoking in Germany: Stylized Facts, Behavioral Models, and Health Policy

Nr 063
Kassenböhmer, S. C. and J. P. Haisken-DeNew
You're Fired! The Causal Negative Effect of Unemployment on Life Satisfaction.

Nr 062
Belke, A. and D. Gros
Is Fiscal Policy Coordination Needed in a Common Currency Area?

Nr 061
Tauchmann, H.
West-East Convergence in the Prevalence of Cannabis Use: Socioeconomics or Culture?

Nr 060
Grösche, P.
Measuring Residential Energy Efficieny Improvements with DEA

Nr 059
Rothgang, M.
Sectoral Innovation Systems, Corporate Strategies, and Competitiveness of the German Economy in a Globalised World

Nr 058
Grösche, P. and C. Vance
Willingness-to-Pay for Energy Conservation and Free-Ridership on Subsidization - Evidence from Germany

Nr 057
Schurer, S.
Labour Market Outcomes of Second Generation Immigrants: How Heterogeneous Are They Really?

Nr 056
Jacobi, L. and S. Schaffner
Does Marginal Employment Substitute Regular Employment? - A Heterogeneous Dynamic Labor Demand Approach for Germany

Nr 055
Roos, M. W.M. and W. J. Luhan
As if or What? - Expectations and Optimization in a Simple Macroeconomic Environment

Nr 054
Roos, M. W.M. and W. J. Luhan
Are Expectations Formed by the Anchoring-and-adjustment Heuristic? – An Experimental Investigation

Nr 053
Braun, S. and R. Bachmann
The Impact of International Outsourcing on Labour Market Dynamics in Germany

Nr 052
Frondel, M. and C. M. Schmidt
Measuring Energy Security: A Conceptual Note

Nr 051
Stiebale, J.
Do Financial Constraints Matter for Foreign Market Entry? – A Firm-Level Examination

Nr 050
Stiebale, J. and F. Reize
The Impact of FDI on Innovation in Target Firms

Nr 049
Leininger, W.
Evolutionarily Stable Preferences in Contests

Nr 048
Bayer, C. and C. Hanck
Is Double Trouble? - How to Combine Cointegration Tests

Nr 047
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and M. Vorell
Blood Money: Incentives for Violence in NHL Hockey

Nr 046
Augurzky, B. and H. Tauchmann
Less Social Health Insurance - More Private Supplementary Insurance?

Nr 045
Popp, S.
A Nonlinear Unit Root Test in the Presence of an Unknown Break

Nr 044
Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and C. Vance
A Regression on Climate Policy – The European Commission's Proposal to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Transport

Nr 043
Vance, C. and R. Iovanna
Cities and Satelites: Spatial Effects and Unobserved Heterogeneity in the Modeling of Urban Growth

Nr 042
Braun, S. and M. Kvasnicka
Against All Odds? National Sentiment and Wagering on European Football

Nr 041
Görlitz, K. and J. Stiebale
Does Product Market Competition Decrease Employers' Training Investments

Nr 040
Frondel, M., N. Ritter and C. M. Schmidt
Germany's Solar Cell Promotion: Dark Clouds on the Horizon

Nr 039
Del Bono, E., A. Weber and R. Winter-Ebmer
Clash of Career and Family – Fertility Decisions after Job Displacement

Nr 038
Peters, J. and S. Thielmann
Promoting Biofuels: Implications for Developing Countries

Ruhr Economic Papers 2007

Nr 037
Belke, A. and W. Orth
Global Excess Liquidity and House Prices - A VAR Analysis for OECD Countries

Nr 036
Heufer, J.
Revealed Preference and the Number of Commodities

Nr 035
Kluve, J., H. Schneider, A. Uhlendorff and Z. Zhao
Evaluating Continuous Training Programs Using the Generalized Propensity Score

Nr 034
Tauchmann, H., S. Göhlmann, T. Requate and C. M. Schmidt
Tobacco and Alcohol: Complements or Substitutes? - A Structural Model Approach

Nr 033
Gu, Y. and T. Wenzel
A Note on the Excess Entry Theorem in Spatial Models with Elastic Demand

Nr 032
Frondel, M., J. Peters and C. Vance
Identifying the Rebound - Evidence from a German Household Panel

Nr 031
Haisken-DeNew, J. P. and M. Sinning
Social Deprivation and Exclusion of Immigrants in Germany

Nr 030
Sinning, M.
Wealth and Asset Holdings of Immigrants in Germany

Nr 029
Schmidt, T. and T. Zimmermann
Why are the Effects of Recent Oil Price Shocks so Small?

Nr 028
Kluve, J. and S. Schaffner
Gender Wage Differentials and the Occupational Injury Risk - Evidence from Germany and the US

Nr 027
Göhlmann, S.
The Determinants of Smoking Initiation - Empirical Evidence for Germany

Nr 026
Göhlmann, S.
Who Smokes and How Much? - Empirical Evidence for Germany

Nr 025
Brenner, J.
Effects of Job Entry Restrictions on Economic Integration - Evidence for Recent Ethnic German Immigrants

Nr 024
Basilio, L., T. K. Bauer and M. Sinning
Analyzing the Labor Market Activity of Immigrant Families in Germany

Nr 023
Sinning, M.
Determinants of Savings and Remittances – Empirical Evidence from Immigrants to Germany

Nr 022
Brenner, J.
Parental Impact on Attitude Formation - A Siblings Study on Worries about Immigration

Nr 021
Belke, A. and J. Spies
Enlarging the EMU to the east: What effects on trade?

Nr 020
Fertig, M. and S. Schurer
Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Germany - The Importance of Heterogeneity and Attrition Bias

Nr 019
Plewka, J.
Fiscal Discrimination Between Consumer Groups: Tax Burden Distribution Under Price Discrimination

Nr 018
Karanasos, M. and S. Schurer
Is the Relationship Between Inflation and its Uncertainty Linear?

Nr 017
Dewenter, R. and J. Haucap
Demand Elasticities for Mobile Telecommunications in Austria

Nr 016
Konrad, K. A. and W. Leininger
Self-enforcing Norms and the Efficient Non-cooperative Organization of Clans

Nr 015
Rausch, S. and T. F. Rutherford
Computation of Equilibria in OLG Models with Many Heterogeneous Households

Nr 014
Schaffner, S. and H. Spengler
Using Job Changes to Evaluate the Bias of the Value of a Statistical Life

Nr 013
Wenzel, T.
Liberalization of Opening Hours with Free Entry

Nr 012
Richter, W.
Taxing Human Capital Efficiently - The Double Dividend of Taxing Nonqualified Labour More Heavily Than Qualified Labour

Nr 011
Vance, C. and R. Iovanna
Gender and the Automobile - An Analysis of Non-work Service Trips

Nr 010
Middendorf, T.
The Impact of Cohort Size and Local Labor Market Conditions on Human Capital Accumulation in Europe

Nr 009
Haucap, J., U. Pauly and C. Wey
A Cartel Analysis of the German Labor Institutions and Its Implications for Labor Market Reforms

Nr 008
Jones, A. M. and S. Schurer
How Does Heterogeneity Shape the Socioeconomic Gradient in Health Satisfaction?

Nr 007
Engel, D. and T. Middendorf
Investment, Internal Funds and Public Banking in Germany

Nr 006
Bauer, T. K., D. Cobb-Clark, V. Hildebrand and M. Sinning
A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap

Nr 005
Bachmann, R. and M. C. Burda
Sectoral Transformation, Turbulence, and Labor Market Dynamics in Germany

Nr 004
Leininger, W. and A. Ockenfels
The Penalty-Duel and Institutional Design: Is there a Neeskens-Effect?

Nr 003
Poutvaara, P. and L. -H.R. Siemers
Smoking and Social Interaction

Nr 002
Herr, A.
Cost and Technical Efficiency of German Hospitals – A Stochastic Frontier Analysis

Nr 001
Schmidt, C. M.
Policy Evaluation and Economic Policy Advice

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