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2017

Testing the Grossman model of medical spending determinants with macroeconomic panel data.
Jochen Hartwig, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2017) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Negative News Reporting on the Economy Get Reflected in Companies’ Business Situation?
David Iselin
KOF Working Papers, (2017) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2016

On the Initialization of Adaptive Learning in Macroeconomic Models.
Michele Berardi, and Jaqueson K. Galimberti
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Employer’s Dilemma: Employer engagement and progress in vocational education and training reforms.
Katherine Caves, and Ursula Renold
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
From Labor to Cash Flow? The Abolition of Immigration Restrictions and the Performance of Swiss Firms.
Jan Ruffner, and Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2016) ​Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Competitiveness and ecological impacts of green energy technologies: firm-level evidence for the DACH region.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Michael Peneder, Christian Rammer, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Energy Policy Hurt International Competitiveness of Firms? A Comparative Study for Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Spyros Arvanitis, Sandra Gottschalk, Michael Peneder, Christian Rammer, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Development and Utilization of Energy-related Technologies, Economic Performance and the Role of Policy Instruments.
Spyros Arvanitis, Michael Peneder, Christian Rammer, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How Different Policy Instruments Affect the Creation of Green Energy Innovation: A Differentiated Perspective.
Spyros Arvanitis, Michael Peneder, Christian Rammer, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Introducing an IP License Box in Switzerland: Quantifying the Effects.
Florian Chatagny, Marko Köthenbürger, and Michael Stimmelmayr
KOF Working Papers, (2016) ​Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Is Deflation Costly After All? Evidence from Noisy Historical Data.
Daniel Kaufmann
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Knowledge Spillovers and their Impact on Innovation Success - A New Approach Using Patent Backward Citations.
Spyros Arvanitis, Florian Seliger, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
What determines international and inter-sectoral knowledge flows? The impact of absorptive capacity, technological distance and spillovers.
Florian Seliger
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Innovation and Firm Growth over the Business Cycle.
Andrin Spescha, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) ​Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Finance and income inequality: A review and new evidence.
Jakob de Haan, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The adoption of green energy technologies: The role of policies in an international comparison.
Arvanitis Spyridon, Michael Peneder, Christian Rammer, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Woerter
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
When to expect a coup d’état? An extreme bounds analysis of coup determinants.
Martin Gassebner, Jerg Gutmann, and Stefan Voigt
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
International Stock Return Predictability: On the Role of the United States in Bad and Good Times.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Measuring the Social Status of Education Programmes: Applying a New Measurement to Dual Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland.
Thomas Bolli, and Ladina Rageth
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does it really make a difference? Health care utilization with two high deductible health care plans.
Stefan Pichler, and Jan Ruffner
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Effect of Policy Uncertainty on Investment Plans. Evidence from the Unexpected Acceptance of a Far-Reaching Referendum in Switzerland.
Klaus Abberger, Andreas Dibiasi, Michael Siegenthaler, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Exchange Rate Uncertainty and Firm Investment Plans: Evidence from Swiss Survey Data.
Garret Binding, and Andreas Dibiasi
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Fueling Conflict? (De)Escalation and Bilateral Aid.
Richard Bluhm, Martin Gassebner, Sarah Langlotz, and Paul Schaudt
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Learning or Leaning: Persistent and Transitory Spillovers from FDI.
Ronald B. Davies, Michael J. Lamla, and Marc Schiffbauer
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Taming volatile high frequency data with long lag structure: An optimal filtering approach for forecasting.
Dirk Drechsel, and Stefan Neuwirth
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Resolving the Ambiguity: A Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Employment Protection on Employment and Unemployment.
Johanna Kemper
KOF Working Papers, (2016) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2015

Dynamics of Sectoral Business Cycle Comovement.
Anna P. Sandqvist
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Intra-Firm Diffusion of Green Energy Technologies and the Choice of Policy Instruments.
Martin Wörter, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Dissecting Models' Forecasting Performance.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Vertical Educational Diversity and Innovation Performance.
Thomas Bolli, Ursula Renold, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Monetary-fiscal policy interaction and fiscal inflation: a tale of three countries.
Martin Kliem, Alexander Kriwoluzky, and Samad Sarferaz
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Trend Fundamentals and Exchange Rate Dynamics.
Florian Huber, and Daniel Kaufmann
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Shirking Behavior.
Stefan Pichler, and Nicolas Ziebarth
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Did the Reduction of ICT Investment Due to the 2008 Economic Crisis Affect the Innovation Performance of Firms? An Exploratory Analysis Based on Firm Data for the European Glass, Ceramics, and Cement Industry.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Euripidis N. Loukis
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Introducing an IP Licence Box in Switzerland: Quantifying the Effects.
Marko Köthenbürger, Florian Chatagny, and Michael Stimmelmayr
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Comparative Advantages of School and Workplace Environment in Competence Acquisition: Empirical Evidence From a Survey Among Professional Tertiary Education and Training Students in Switzerland.
Thomas Bolli, and Ursula Renold
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Macro and micro level impulse responses: A survey experimental identification procedure.
Matthias Bannert, Dirk Drechsel, Heiner Mikosch, and Samad Sarferaz
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Ask Your Doctor or Pharmacist! On the Effect of Self-Dispensing Physicians on Pharmaceutical Coverage.
Matthias Bannert, and David Iselin
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
timeseriesdb: Manage and Archive Time Series Data in Establishment Statistics with R and PostgreSQL.
Matthias Bannert
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Swiss Vocational Education and Training System: What Can Spain Learn from Switzerland?
Maria E. Egg, and Ursula Renold
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Negative News Reporting on the Economy Get Reflected in Companies’ Business Situation?
David Iselin
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Skill-Biased Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations.
Boris Kaiser, and Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Housing Cycles in Switzerland - A Time-Varying Approach.
Dirk Drechsel
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Hosting Multinationals: Economic and Fiscal Implications.
Marko Köthenbürger, and Peter Egger
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Disagreement � la Taylor: Evidence from Survey Microdata.
Lena Dräger, and Michael J. Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Business tendency surveys and macroeconomic fluctuations.
Daniel Kaufmann, and Rolf Scheufele
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Nominal stability and Swiss monetary regimes over two centuries.
Daniel Kaufmann
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Real-Time Forecasting with a MIDAS VAR.
Heiner F. Mikosch, and Stefan Neuwirth
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The causal impact of common native language on international trade: Evidence from a spatial regression discontinuity design.
Peter Egger, and Andrea Lassmann
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Dissecting the purchasing managers’ index. Are all relevant components included? - are all included components relevant?
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Short-term forecasting with mixed-frequency data: A MIDASSO approach.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Think national, forecast local: A case study of 71 German urban housing markets.
Konstantin A. Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The franc shock and Swiss GDP: How long does it take to start feeling the pain?
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How are firms affected by exchange rate shocks? Evidence from survey based impulse responses.
Dirk Drechsel, Heiner Mikosch, Samad Sarferaz, and Matthias Bannert
KOF Working Papers, (2015) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2014

The Swiss “Job Miracle”.
Michael Graff, Massimo Mannino, and Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Hidden Protectionism? Evidence from Non-tariff Barriers to Trade in the United States.
Christoph Moser, and Robert Grundke
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Income inequality, capitalism and ethno-linguistic fractionalization.
Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Jakob de Haan
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Investigating the effects of ICT on innovation and performance of European hospitals. An exploratory study.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Euripidis N. Loukis
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Imitation versus innovation. What makes the difference?
Spyros Arvanitis, and Florian Seliger
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
It's politics, stupid!. Political constraints determine governments' reactions to the great recession.
Fabian Gunzinger, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
It’s Politics, Stupid! Political Constraints Determine Governments’ Reactions to the Great Recession.
Fabian Gunzinger, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zurich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Knowledge Base, Exporting Activities, Innovation Openness and Innovation Performance. A SEM Approach Towards a Unifying Framework.
Spyros Arvanitis, Areti Gkypali, and Kostas Tsekouras
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Unveiling Participant Level Determinants of Unit Non-Response in Business Tendency Surveys.
Matthias Bannert, and Andreas Dibiasi
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Income Taxes, Sorting, and the Costs of Housing. Evidence from Municipal Boundaries in Switzerland.
Christoph Basten, Maximilian von Ehrlich, and Andrea Lassmann
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Improving the reliability of real-time Hodrick-Prescott Filtering using survey forecasts.
Jaqueson K. Galimberti, and Marcelo L. Moura
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Forecasting Chinese GDP Growth with Mixed Frequency Data. Which Indicators to Look at?
Heiner Mikosch, and Ying Zhang
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Testing Okun’s Law with Swiss Industry Data.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The effect of local crime on well-being. Evidence for Germany.
Christian Krekel, and Marie L. Poprawe
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A Note on the Representative Adaptive Learning Algorithm.
Michele Bernardi, and Jaqueson K. Galimberti
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
“Relative Movements of Real Wages and Output”. How does Keynes’s 1939 essay relate to his Principle of Effective Demand?
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Corporate Taxes and the Growth of the Firm.
Federica Liberini
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Dividing the Pie: The Determinants of Labor’s Share of Income on the Firm Level.
Michael Siegenthaler, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The KOF Economic Barometer, Version 2014. A Composite Leading Indicator for the Swiss Business Cycle.
Klaus Abberger, Michael Graff, Boriss Siliverstovs, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of Apprenticeship Training on Personality Traits: An Instrumental Variable Approach.
Thomas Bolli, and Stefanie Hof
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Identification of financial factors in economic fluctuations.
Francesco Furlanetto, Francesco Ravazzolo, and Samad Sarferaz
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Testing the Bhaduri-Marglin Model with OECD Panel Data.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Malthus and the Industrial Revolution. Evidence from a Time-Varying VAR.
Alexander Rathke, and Samad Sarferaz
KOF Working Papers, (2014) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2013

Are Consumer Expectations Theory-Consistent? The Role of Macroeconomic Determinants and Central Bank Communication.
Michael J. Lamla, Lena Dräger, and Damjan Pfajfar
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Factors Leading to Inflation Targeting. The Impact of Adoption.
Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Anna Samarina
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Structural Change, Aggregate Demand and Employment Dynamics in the OECD, 1970– 2010.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of Energy Prices on Green Innovation.
Marius Ley, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Anchoring of Consumers’ Inflation Expectations.
Michael J. Lamla, and Lena Dräger
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Politics and IMF Conditionality.
Jan-Egbert Sturm, Axel Dreher, and James R. Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do immigrants take or create residents’ jobs? Quasi-experimental evidence from Switzerland.
Christoph Basten, and Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Technological Diversification and Innovation Performance.
Thomas Bolli, and Martin Woerter
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Rationality of Direct Tax Revenue Forecasts under Asymmetric Losses. Evidence from Swiss cantons.
Florian Chatagny, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are ICT, Workplace Organization and Human Capital Relevant for Innovation? A Comparative Study Based on Swiss and Greek Micro Data.
Spyros Arvanitis, Euripidis N. Loukis, and Vasiliki Diamantopoulou
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of Venture Capital on the Persistence of Innovation Activities of Swiss Start-ups.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Performance Effect of Environmental Innovations.
Christian Soltmann, Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Determinants of Internationalisation – Do they Differ among Sectors and Business Functions? Evidence from Firm-level Data.
Spyros Arvanitis, Heinz Hollenstein, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Impact of external knowledge acquisition strategies on innovation. A comparative study based on Dutch and Swiss panel data.
Spyros Arvanitis, Boris Lokshin, Pierre Mohnen, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Relative Importance of Human Resource Management Practices for a Firm’s Innovation Performance.
Spyros Arvanitis, Florian Seliger, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Gateveys. An R Toolbox for Re-traceable Aggregation of Business Tendency Survey Data.
Matthias Bannert
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Job Mobility, Peer Effects, and Research Productivity in Economics.
Thomas Bolli, and Jörg Schläpfer
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Incentive Effects of Fiscal Rules on the Finance Minister’s Behaviour: Evidence from Revenue Projections in Swiss Cantons.
Florian Chatagny
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Imperfect information and inflation expectations. Evidence from microdata.
Lena Dräger, and Michael J. Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Energy Reform in Switzerland. A Quantification of Carbon Taxation and Nuclear Energy Substitution Effects.
Peter Egger, and Sergey Nigai
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Interest Rate Expectations in the Media and Central Bank Communication.
Michael J. Lamla, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Exchange Rate Transmission and Export Activity at the Firm Level.
Andrea Lassmann
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Network Neutrality, Access to Content and Online Advertising.
Antonio Russo, and Anna D’Annunzio
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Forecasting High-Yield Bond Spreads Using the Loan Market as Leading Indicator.
Banu Simmons-Süer
KOF Working Papers, (2013) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2012

Distribution and growth in demand and productivity in Switzerland (1950 –2010).
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Exploration or Exploitation of Knowledge from Universities. Does It Make a Difference?
Spyros Arvanitis, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A real time evaluation of employment forecasts in Switzerland.
Michael Graff, Massimo Mannino, and Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Assessing the impact of support policies for energy efficient technology in Switzerland.
Marius Ley
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Golden Hello and Political Transitions.
Toke S. Aidt, Facundo Albornoz, and Martin Gassebner
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Mergers and Acquisitions Affect the Performance of Acquiring Firms? Evidence for Swiss Small- and Medium-sized Firms.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
On the Economic Impact of International Sport Events. Microevidence from Survey Data at the EURO 2008.
Esther Mirjam Girsberger, Michael J. Lamla, and Martin Straub
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
R&D and Non-linear Productivity Growth of Heterogeneous Firms.
D'Artis Kancs, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How Nobel Laureates Would Perform in the Handelsblatt Ranking.
Matthias Krapf, and Jörg Schläpfer
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How Swiss Small- and Medium-sized Firms Assess the Performance Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Determinants of Green Innovation. The Impact of Internal and External Knowledge.
Tobias Stucki, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Using Real‐Time Data to Test for Political Budget Cycles.
Jan-Egbert Sturm, Richard Jong-A-Pin, and Jakob de Haan
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Choice of Foreign Locations of Swiss MNEs. An Analysis Based on Firm Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Heinz Hollenstein, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Beyond Work Ethic. Religion, individual and political preference.
Christoph Basten, and Frank Betz
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Value of the Revolving Door. Political Appointees and the Stock Market.
Simon Lüchinger, and Christoph Moser
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Regional interest rate pass-through in Italy.
Alberto Montagnoli, Oreste Napolitano, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
An outlier-robust extreme bounds analysis of the determinants of health-care expenditure growth.
Jochen Hartwig, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Assessing Forecasting Performance of Business Tendency Surveys during the Great Recession. Evidence for Russia.
Boriss Siliverstovs, Sergey Smirnov, and Sergey Tsukhlo
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Determinants of equity-based and co-operative foreign R&D and impact on the parent firm’s performance. A comparative firm-level analysis for Switzerland and Austria.
Martin Berger, and Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The R-word Index for Switzerland.
David Iselin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Budgetary Institutions Mitigate the Common Pool Problem? New Empirical Evidence for the EU.
Jakob de Haan, Richard Jong-A-Pin, and Jochen O. Mierau
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of the Economy. Nowcasting Swiss GDP in Real-Time Squared.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Updating inflation expectations.
Michael J. Lamla, and Samad Sarferaz
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A view on the long-run evolution of hours worked and labour productivity in Switzerland (1950-2010).
Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Saving and portfolio allocation before and after job loss.
Christoph Basten, Andreas Fagereng, and Kjetil Telle
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Cash-on-Hand and the Duration of Job Search. Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Norway.
Christoph Carl Basten, Andreas Fagereng, and Kjetil Telle
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
On the Estimation Stability of Efficiency and Economies of Scale in Microfinance Institutions.
Thomas Bolli, and Anh Vo Thi
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Catching a floating treasure. A genuine ex-ante forecasting experiment in real time.
Eva Köberl, and Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Sticky Prices, Competition and the Phillips Curve.
Heiner Mikosch
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Why Do Trade Negotiations Take So Long?
Christoph Moser, and Andrew Rose
KOF Working Papers, (2012) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2011

Does Export Concentration Cause Volatility?
Christian J. Busch
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
International business cycles. How do they relate to Switzerland?
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Nowcasting Private Consumption with TV Sentiment.
Matthias W. Uhl
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Competition and Persistence of R&D.
Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
No country for old men. Aging dictators and economic growth.
Richard Jong-A-Pin, and Jochen O. Mierau
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zurich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Using Personal Car Register for Measuring Economic Inequality in Countries with a Large Share of Shadow Economy. Evidence for Latvia.
Vyacheslav Dombrovsky, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Reuters Sentiment and Stock Returns.
Matthias W. Uhl
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Outsourcing and firm performance. A comparative study of Swiss and Greek firms.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Euripidis N. Loukis
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Endogenous persistence with recursive inattentiveness.
Lena Dräger
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Dating Business Cycles in a Historical Perspective. Evidence for Switzerland.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Role of Country-of-origin Characteristics for Foreign Direct Investment and Technical Cooperation in Post-reform India.
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, and K. Vadlamannati
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Keynes’s Aggregate Supply Function. Everything you always wanted to know about Z.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are GDP revisions predictable? Evidence for Switzerland.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Firm characteristics and the cyclicality of R&D investments.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The dynamics of labor productivity in Swiss universities.
Thomas Bolli, and Mehdi Farsi
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Has the EMU Reduced Wage Growth and Unemployment? Testing a Model of Trade Union Behaviour.
Heiner Mikosch, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
External End Users and Firm Innovation Performance.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Barbara Fuchs, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Competition and R&D cooperation with universities and competitors.
Thomas Bolli, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Global Production Frontier of Universities.
Thomas Bolli
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Inflation perceptions and expectations in Sweden - are media reports the ‘missing link’?
Lena Dräger
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Spatio-temporal dynamics in Swiss regional unemployment.
Rolf Schenker, and Martin Straub
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Can a standardized aptitude test predict training success of apprentices? Evidence from a case study in Switzerland.
Michael Siegenthaler
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Inventory investment and production in Europe: is there a pattern?
Yngve Abrahamsen, and Jochen Kurt Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2011) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2010

From Rags to Riches: How Robust is the Influence of Culture on Entrepreneurial Activity?
Christian Busch, and Andrea Lassmann
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The information content of capacity utilisation rates for output gap estimates.
Michael Graff, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
And Action: TV Sentiment and the US Consumer.
Matthias W. Uhl
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
What Determines the Innovation Capability of Firm Founders?
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Testing the Growth Effects of Structural Change.
Jochen Kurt Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Insights into the Determinants of Innovation in Energy Efficiency.
Marius Christian Ley
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence IMF Conditionality?
Axel Dreher, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and James Raymond Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Why Don’t People Pay Attention? Endogenous Sticky Information in a DSGE Model.
Lena Dräger
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Measuring Regional Inequality by Internet Car Price Advertisements: Evidence for Germany.
Konstantin Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Explaining US Consumer Behavior and Expectations with News Sentiment.
Matthias W. Uhl
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Innovation, Competition and Incentives for R&D.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Christian Rammer, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How Do Different Motives for R&D Investment in Foreign Locations Affect Domestic Firm Performance? An Analysis Based on Swiss Panel Micro Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Factors Determining the Adoption of Energy-saving Technologies in Swiss Firms. An Analysis Based on Micro Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Marius Christian Ley
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Google Searches Help in Nowcasting Private Consumption? A Real-Time Evidence for the US.
Konstantin Kholodilin, Maximilian Podstawski, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are 'New' Donors Different? Comparing the Allocation of Bilateral Aid between Non-DAC and DAC Donor Countries.
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, and Rainer Thiele
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Discretionary Fiscal Policy. The Case of Switzerland.
Andres Frick, Michael Graff, Jochen Kurt Hartwig, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Coup Leaders Matter? Leadership Change and Economic Growth in Politically Unstable Countries.
Richard Jong-A-Pin, and Shu Yu
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Euro Cash Changeover, Inflation Perceptions and the Media.
Michael J. Lamla, and Sarah Lein
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does the Law of One Price Hold in a High-Inflation Environment? A Tale of Two Cities in Turkey.
Sule Akkoyunlu, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are Turkish Migrants Altruistic? Evidence From the Macro Data.
Sule Akkoyunlu
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Aid Allocation by German NGOs. Does the Degree of Public Refinancing Matter?
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, Susann Thiel, and Rainer Thiele
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
‘Baumol’s Diseases’. The Case of Switzerland.
Jochen Kurt Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Assessing the Real-Time Informational Content of Macroeconomic Data Releases for Now-/Forecasting GDP. Evidence for Switzerland.
Konstantin Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Assessing Predictive Content of the KOF Barometer in Real Time.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2010) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2009

On the Relation Between Income Inequality and Happiness: Do Fairness Perceptions Matter?
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A.V. Fischer, and Jan Schnellenbach
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Competitively Acquired Funds Induce Public Research Institutions to Behave Efficiently?
Thomas Bolli, and Frank Somogyi
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
From knowledge to added value. A comparative, panel-data analysis of the innovation value chain in Irish and Swiss manufacturing firms.
Stephen Roper, and Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How long do external capital constraints matter? A Study Based on Swiss Data for the Start-up Cohort 1996-97.
Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Capacity utilisation, constraints and price adjustments under the microscope.
Sarah Lein, and Eva Köberl
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Tax competition and income sorting. Evidence from the Zurich Metropolitan Area.
Christoph A. Schaltegger, Frank Somogyi, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Evaluating German business cycle forecasts under an asymmetric loss function.
Jörg Döpke, Ulrich Fritsche, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does central bank communication really lead to better forecasts of policy decisions? New evidence based on an Taylor rule model for the ECB.
Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Jakob de Haan
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A comparison of firm-level innovation cooperation in five European countries.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Thomas Bolli
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Employee education, information and communication technology, workplace organization and trade. A comparative analysis of Greek and Swiss enterprises.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Euripidis N. Loukis
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
How do different motives for R&D cooperation affect firm performance? An analysis based on Swiss micro data.
Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Persistence of Inflation in Switzerland. Evidence from Disaggregate Data.
Simone Elmer, and Thomas Maag
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A panel Granger-causality test of endogenous vs. exogenous growth.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
On the accuracy of the probability method for quantifying beliefs about inflation.
Thomas Maag
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Spurious correlation in estimation of the health production function. A note.
Sule Akkoyunlu, Frank R. Lichtenberg, Boriss Silverstovs, and Peter Zweifel
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zurich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Why does the amount of income redistribution differ between the United States and Europe? The Janus face of Switzerland.
Sule Akkoyunlu, Ilja Neustadt, and Peter Zweifel
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Evaluating short-run forecasting properties of the KOF employment indicator for Switzerland in real time.
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The impact of aid on growth revisited. Do donor motives matter?
Axel Dreher, and Christopher Kilby
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Extreme bounds of democracy.
Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla, and James Raymond Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Technology diversification, product innovations, and technology transfer.
Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zurich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Technology proximity between firms and universities and technology transfer.
Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
International terrorism, political instability and the escalation effect.
Nauro F. Campos, and Martin Gassebner
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do forecasters inform or reassure? Evaluation of the German real-time data.
Konstantin A. Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Trade, aid, remittances and migration.
Sule Akkoyunlu
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zurich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Acting autonomously of mimicking the state and peers? A panel tobit analysis of financial dependence and aid allocation by Swiss NGOs.
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, Hannes Öhler, and Johannes Weisser
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Globalization and Protection of Employment.
Justina A.V Fischer, and Frank Somogyi
KOF Working Papers, (2009) KOF, ETH Zürich.
D and Z in ROPE. Will the real Keynes please stand up?
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Russian regional convergence process. Where does it go?
Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Alexei Oshchepkov, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The role of media for inflation forecast disagreement of households and professional forecasters.
Thomas Maag, and Michael J. Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2009) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.

2008

Assessing the Impact of the ECB’s Monetary Policy on the Stock Markets: A Sectoral View.
Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Alberto Montagnoli, Boriss Siliverstovs, and Oreste Napolitano
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Aging Influence Sectoral Employment Shares? Evidence from Panel Data.
Ulrich Thiessen, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, and Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Business Cycle Measurement with Semantic Filtering: A Micro Data Approach.
Christian Müller, and Eva M. Köberl
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Fifty Years of Urban Accessibility: The Impact of Urban Railway Network on the Land Gradient in Industrializing Berlin.
Gabriel Ahlfeldt, and Nicolai Wendeland
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of ICT Usage, Workplace Organisation and Human Capital on the Provision of Apprenticeship Training: A firm-level analysis based on Swiss panel data.
Heinz Hollenstein, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Formation of Inflation Perceptions – Some Empirical Facts for European Countries.
Sarah M. Lein, and Thomas Maag
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Economic Correlates of Suicide Rates in OECD Countries.
Thomas Maag
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Openness and Innovation - Home and Export Demand Effects on Manufacturing Innovation: Panel Data Evidence for Ireland and Switzerland.
Martin Wörter, and Stephen Roper
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Measurement of Labor Quality Growth: Caused by Unobservable Characteristics.
Mathias Zurlinden, and Thomas Bolli
KOF Working Papers, (2008) ​Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do IMF and World Bank Programs Induce Government Crises? An Empirical Analysis.
Axel Dreher, and Martin Gassebner
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Role of Media for Consumers' Inflation Expectation Formation.
Michael J. Lamla, and Sarah M. Lein
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are Firm Innovativeness and Firm Age Relevant for the Supply of Vocational Training? – A Study Based on Swiss Micro Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Too Many Cooks? Committees in Monetary Policy.
Helge Berger, and Volker Nitsch
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Formal Institutions and Subjective Well-Being: Revisiting the Cross-Country Evidence.
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, and Justina A.V. Fischer
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Membership in International Organizations Increase Governments’ Credibility? Testing the Effects of Delegating Powers.
Axel Dreher, and Stefan Voigt
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Legal Origin and Financial Development: New Evidence for Old Claims? The Creditor Rights Index Revisited.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Quantity Theory of Money in Historical Perspective.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Keeping a Low Profile: What Determines the Allocation of Aid by Non-Governmental Organizations?
Dirk-Jan Koch, Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, and Rainer Thiele
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Negative Volatility Spillovers in the Unrestricted ECCC-GARCH Model.
Christian Conrad, and Menelaos Karanasos
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Inverse Domino Effect: Are Economic Reforms Contagious?
Martin Gassebner, Noel Gaston, and Michael J. Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Training Propensity of Start-ups in Switzerland – A Study Based on Data for the Start-up Cohort 1996-97.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Tobias Stucki
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror?
Axel Dreher, and Justina A. V. Fischer
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does the IMF Help or Hurt? The Effect of IMF Programs on the Likelihood and Outcome of Currency Crises.
Axel Dreher, and Stefanie Walter
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
IMF Conditionality: Theory and Evidence.
Axel Dreher
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Demography, Financial Openness, National Savings and External Balance.
Michael Graff, Kam Ki Tang, and Jie Zhang
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Has Health Capital Formation Cured 'Baumol’s Disease'? – Panel Granger Causality Evidence for OECD Countries.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The information content of KOF indicators on Swiss current account data revisions.
Jan P.A.M. Jacobs, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2008) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The NAICU and the Phillips Curve – An Approach Based on Micro Data.
Eva Maria Köberl, and Sarah M. Lein
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Disaggregated Trade Flows and the «Missing Globalization Puzzle».
Boriss Siliverstovs, and Dieter Schumacher
KOF Working Papers, (2008) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2007

News and Sectoral Comovement.
Michael J. Lamla, Sarah M. Lein, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2007) ​Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Are NGOs the Better Donors? A Case Study of Aid Allocation for Sweden.
Axel Dreher, Florian Mölders, and Peter Nunnenkamp
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Terrorism and Cabinet Duration: An Empirical Analysis.
Martin Gassebner, Richard Jong-A-Pin, and Jochen O. Mierau
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Trying to Assess the Quality of Macroeconomic Data – the Case of Swiss Labour Productivity Growth as an Example.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does High Inflation Cause Central Bankers to Lose Their Job? Evidence Based on a New Data Set.
Axel Dreher, Jan‐Egbert Sturm, and Jakob de Haan
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
A Note on the Carlson-Parkin Method of Quantifying Qualitative Data.
Christian Müller, Aniela Wirz, and Nora Sydow
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Industry Diversity and Its Impact on the Innovation Performance of Firms: An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Panel Data.
Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Entwicklung auf dem schweizerischen Arbeitsmarkt seit 1980.
Andres Frick, and Daniel Lampart
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Autocratic States Trade Less?
Toke S Aidt, and Martin Gassebner
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
On Gender Inequality and Life Satisfaction: Does Discrimination Matter?
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, and Justina A.V Fischer
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The High-Frequency Response of the EUR-US Dollar Exchange Rate to ECB Monetary Policy Announcements.
Christian Conrad, and Michael J Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Non-negativity Conditions for the Hyperbolic GARCH Model.
Christian Conrad
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Human Rights Offenders Oppose Human Rights Resolutions in the United Nations?
Axel Dreher, and Bernhard Boockmann
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Terror Threaten Human Rights? Evidence from Panel Data.
Axel Dreher, Martin Gassebner, and Lars-H.R Siemers
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Greasing the Wheels of Entrepreneurship? The Impact of Regulations and Corruption on Firm Entry, Evidence from Panel Data.
Axel Dreher, and Martin Gassebner
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Diesel price convergence and mineral oil taxation in Europe.
Axel Dreher, and Tim Krieger
KOF Working Papers, (2007) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Politics of IMF Forecasts.
Axel Dreher, Silvia Marchesi, and James Raymond Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Devil Is in the Shadow. Do Institutions Affect Income and Productivity or Only Official Income and Official Productivity?
Axel Dreher, Pierre-Guillaume Méon, and Friedrich Schneider
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Development Aid and International Politics: Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence World Bank Decisions?
Axel Dreher, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and James Raymond Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Foreign Exchange Intervention and the Political Business Cycle: A Panel Data Analysis.
Axel Dreher, and Roland Vaubel
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Can Baumol's Model of Unbalanced Growth Contribute to Explaining the Secular Rise in Health Care Expenditure?
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Inter- and Intra-Firm Diffusion of Technology: the Example of E-commerce, An Analysis based on Swiss Firm-level Data.
Heinz Hollenstein, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do Differences in Institutional and Legal Environments Explain Cross-Country Variations in IPO Underpricing?
Christian Hopp, and Axel Dreher
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Long-run Determinants of Pollution: A Robustness Analysis.
Michael J Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
When Do Firms Adjust Prices? Evidence from Micro Panel Data.
Sarah M Lein
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Speed of Adjustment to Demand Shocks: A Markov-chain Measurement Using Micro Panel Data.
Christian Müller, and Eva Maria Köberl
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Survey Data.
Rolf Schenker
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Driving Forces for Research and Development Strategies, An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Panel Data.
Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2007) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2006

Does membership on the UN security council influence IMF decisions? Evidence from panel data.
Axel Dreher, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and James Raymond Vreeland
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Savings and Investment Correlations in Response to Monetary Policy Shocks: New Insights into the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle?
Caroline Schmidt
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Shaken, Not Stirred: The Impact of Disasters on International Trade.
Martin Gassebner, Alexander Keck, and Robert Teh
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
University-Industry Knowledge Interaction in Switzerland: What University Scientists Think about Co-operation with Private Enterprises.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Ursina Kubli, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Firms’ Strategies for Knowledge and Technology Transfer with Public Research Organisations and Their Impact on Firms’ Performance, An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Determinants of Swiss firms’ R&D activities at foreign locations. An empirical analysis based on firm-level data.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Politico-Economic Determinants of the Crowding-in Effects of Public Investments in Developing Countries.
Erdal Atukeren
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does money matter in the ECB strategy? New evidence based on ECB communication.
Helge Berger, Jakob de Haan, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Cross-Country Determinants of Life Satisfaction: Exploring Different Determinants across Groups in Society.
Bjørnskov Christian, Dreher Axel, and Fischer Justina A.V
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Has Globalisation Increased Inequality?
Axel Dreher, and Noel Gaston
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
When is a central bank governor fired? Evidence based on a new data set.
Axel Dreher, Jakob de Haan, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of Political Leaders' Profession and Education on Reforms.
Axel Dreher, Michael J Lamla, Rupprecht Sarah M, and Somogyi Frank
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does Aid for Education Educate Children? Evidence from Panel Data.
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, and Rainer Thiele
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Does US Aid Buy UN General Assembly Votes? A Disaggregated Analysis.
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, and Rainer Thiele
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Student Flows and Migration: An Empirical Analysis.
Axel Dreher, and Panu Poutvaara
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The impact of international organizations on the environment. An empirical analysis.
Axel Dreher, and Magdalena Ramada-Sarasola
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Corruption and the Shadow Economy: An Empirical Analysis.
Axel Dreher, and Friedrich Schneider
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of Globalization on the Composition of Government Expenditures: Evidence from Panel Data.
Axel Dreher, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Heinrich W Ursprung
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do IMF and World Bank influence voting in the UN general assembly?
Axel Dreher, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Power to the People? The Impact of Decentralization on Governance.
Axel Dreher
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Different Weighting Methods in Business Tendency Survey Indicators in Swiss Manufacturing Industry.
Richard Etter, and Eva Maria Köberl
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Relief for the Environment? The Importance of an Increasingly Unimportant Industrial Sector.
Martin Gassebner, Noel Gaston, and Michael J Lamla
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Economic, demographic and political determinants of pollution reassessed. A sensitivity analysis.
Martin Gassebner, Michael Lamla, and Jan-Egbert Sturm
KOF Working Papers, (2006) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Myths and Truths: The «Law and Finance Theory» Revisited.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Productivity Growth in Service Industries – Has «Baumol's Disease» Really Been Cured?
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
What Drives Health Care Expenditure? – Baumol's Model of «Unbalanced Growth» Revisited.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Strategies Pursued by Swiss Firms in Investing in R&D at Foreign Locations. An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Data.
Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of ECB Communication on Financial Market Expectations.
Michael J Lamla, and Rupprecht Sarah M
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Diversity Structure of the Schumpeterian Evolution. An Axiomatic Approach.
Andrzej Malawski, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
I Didn't Run a Single Regression.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Testing Temporal Disaggregation.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Methodology of Correcting Non-response Bias: Introducing Another Bias? The Case of the Swiss Innovation Survey 2002.
Nora Sydow
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Sectoral Aid Priorities: Are Donors Really Doing Their Best to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals?
Rainer Thiele, Peter Nunnenkamp, and Axel Dreher
KOF Working Papers, (2006) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2005

Determinants of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Activities Between Firms and Science Institutions in Switzerland: An Analysis Based on Firm Data.
Spyros Arvanitis, Ursina Kubli, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2005) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Die Rolle des Luftverkehrs und des Flughafens Zürich für die gesamtwirtschaftliche Entwicklung in der Schweiz.
Bernd Schips, and Christoph Mosimann
KOF Working Papers, (2005) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
On Misusing National Accounts Data for Governance Purposes.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2005) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
International Transmission Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks: Can Asymmetric Price Setting Explain the Stylized Facts?
Caroline Schmidt
KOF Working Papers, (2005) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Wirksamkeit der Projektförderung der Kommission für Technologie und Innovation (KTI). Analyse auf der Basis verschiedener «Matched-Pairs»-Methoden.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Laurent Donzé, and Nora Sydow
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT) Activities Between Universities and Firms in Switzerland: The Main Facts.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Ursina Kubli, Nora Sydow, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
University-Industry Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Switzerland: The University View.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Ursina Kubli, Nora Sydow, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Is There Any Impact of University-Industry Knowledge Transfer on the Performance of Private Enterprises? – An Empirical Analysis Based on Swiss Firm Data.
Spyridon Arvanitis, Nora Sydow, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
R&D Races and Spillovers between the EU and the US: Some Causal Evidence.
Erdal Atukeren
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Inter and Intra firm Diffusion of ICT in the United Kingdom (UK) and Switzerland (CH). An Internationally Comparative Study Based on Firm-level Data.
Giuliana Battisti, Heinz Hollenstein, Paul Stoneman, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Impact of the Increasing International Division of Labour on Europe's Foreign Trade.
Stephan Betschart, Rita Kobel Rohr, Christoph Mosimann, and Christoph Siepmann
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Impact of the Density Support on the Matching Bias: A Matched-Pair Analysis Based on Business Survey Data.
Laurent Donzé
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Has Globalisation Really Had No Effect on Unions?
Axel Dreher, and Noel Gaston
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Independent Actor or Agent? An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of US Interests on IMF Conditions.
Axel Dreher, and Nathan Jensen
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Do gasoline prices converge in a unified Europe with non-harmonized tax rates?
Axel Dreher, and Tim Krieger
KOF Working Papers, (2005) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Intriguing Nexus Between Corruption and Capital Account Restrictions.
Axel Dreher, and Lars Siemers
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Ein multisektoraler Sammelindikator für die Schweizer Konjunktur.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Internationale Konjunkturverbunde.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Is There an Optimum Level of Financial Activity?
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Law and Finance: Common-law and Civil-law Countries Compared.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Messprobleme bei der Ermittlung des Wachstums der Arbeitsproduktivität – dargestellt anhand eines Vergleichs der Schweiz mit den USA.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Sind unsere gesamtwirtschaftlichen Probleme überhaupt lösbar?
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Wirtschaftliche Auswirkungen von Lohnerhöhungen in der Detailhandelsbranche.
Daniel Lampart, and Andres Frick
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Die konjunkturelle Ausrichtung der Schweizer Finanzpolitik im internationalen Vergleich.
Daniel Lampart
KOF Working Papers, (2005) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2004

Bestimmungsfaktoren der Innovationstätigkeit und deren Einfluss auf Arbeitsproduktivität, Beschäftigung und Qualifikationsstruktur.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Juliette von Arx
KOF Working Papers, (2004) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Innovation und Wettbewerb – Eine Analyse aufgrund von schweizerischen Unternehmensdaten.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Juliette von Arx
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Despite or Because? – Some Lessons of German Unification for EU Enlargement.
Ulrich Busch, and Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Mitlaufende und vorlaufende Indikatoren des Bruttoinlandprodukts. Analyse mit vollständigen Daten, welche einmalig vom DG ECFIN zur Verfügung gestellt wurden der EU insgesamt.
Richard Etter, Sibylle Gübeli, and Franz-Josef Klein
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Verzerrungen von Konsumentenpreisindizes und ihr Einfluss auf das «reale» Wirtschaftswachstum – dargestellt am Beispiel der USA.
Jochen Hartwig, and Bernd Schips
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Explaining the Aggregate Price Level with Keynes’s Principle of Effective Demand.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Keynes versus the Post Keynesians on the Principle of Effective Demand.
Jochen Hartwig
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Decision to Adopt Internet-based E-Commerce. An Empirical Analysis Based on Swiss Firm-level Data.
Heinz Hollenstein, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Growth of New Firms. Which Factors Influence Post-Entry Performance? An Empirical Analysis Based on Swiss Firm Data.
David Marmet
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Monopolistic Competition in Switzerland and Mark-up Pricing Over the Business Cycle.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Signal Extraction: How (In)efficient Are Model-Based Approaches? An Empirical Study Based on TRAMO/SEATS and Census X-12-ARIMA.
Marc Wildi, and Bernd Schips
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Overeducation in the Swiss Labour Market: Does Anything Go Wrong?
Aniela Wirz, and Erdal Atukeren
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.
To my wife, with love! Does within-household specialisation explain husband's better job-education-match?
Aniela Wirz
KOF Working Papers, (2004) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2003

Information Technology, Workplace Organization and the Demand for Employees of Different Education Levels: Firm-Level Evidence for the Swiss Economy.
Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2003) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Numerical Labour Flexibility and Economic Performance: What Can We Learn from the Experience of Firms in Small European Economies? Some Empirical Evidence from Firm Case Studies.
Spyros Arvanitis, Heinz Hollenstein, and David Marmet
KOF Working Papers, (2003) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
Numerical and Functional Labour Flexibility at Firm Level: Are There Any Implications for Performance and Innovation? Evidence for the Swiss Economy.
Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2003) Zürich: KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Swiss Disease: Facts and Artefacts.
Yngve Abrahamsen, Roland Aeppli, Erdal Atukeren, Michael Graff, Christian Müller, and Bernd Schips
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Information Technology, Workplace Organization, Human Capital and Firm Productivity: Evidence for the Swiss Economy.
Spyridon Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Bestimmungsfaktoren der Gewinnmargen von Unternehmungen: Eine Analyse auf der Basis von Schweizer Branchendaten.
Spyros Arvanitis, and Martin Wörter
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Measuring the Strength of Cointegration and Granger-Causality.
Erdal Atukeren
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Oil Prices and the Swiss Economy.
Erdal Atukeren
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Business Surveys in the Financial Sector.
Daniel Bloesch, and Richard Etter
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
What Determines the Finance-Growth Nexus? An Endogenous Growth Model and Empirical Evidence.
Michael Graff, and Alexander Karmann
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
A Challenge to the ECB's First Pillar? The French Experience.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Anmerkungen zur Schuldenbremse.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Interpretation of Cointegration Coefficients: A Paradox, a Solution and Empirical Evidence.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.
On a Remedy for Temporal Aggregation Effects.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2003) KOF, ETH Zürich.

2002

Emerging Patterns of R&D in the Swiss Economy.
Spyridon Arvanitis, and Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The Effectiveness of Government Promotion of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT): An Economic Analysis Based on Swiss Micro Data.
Spyros Arvanitis, Heinz Hollenstein, and Stephan Lenz
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Numerical or Functional Labour Flexibility: What Is at Stake for the Swiss Economy?
Spyros Arvanitis, Heinz Hollenstein, and David Marmet
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Explaining Innovative Activity in Service Industries: Micro Data Evidence for Switzerland.
Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Microeconometric Approaches to the Evaluation of RTD Policies: A Non-technical Summary of the State of the Art.
Spyros Arvanitis
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Matched-Pair Analysis Based on Business Survey Data to Evaluate the Policy of Supporting the Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies by Swiss Firms.
Laurent Donzé
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Methodology to Correct the Unit Non-Response Bias in the Case of the KOF ETH Zurich’s Survey 2000 on Organization and Information Technologies.
Laurent Donzé
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Estimating and Forecasting Production and Orders in Manufacturing Industry from Business Survey Data. Evidence from Switzerland Based on Structural Patterns from 1990-­2000.
Richard Etter, and Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Finanzielle Entwicklung und wirtschaftliches Wachstum: Eine Mehrwellen-Pfadanalyse.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Hochschulbildung und Wirtschaftswachstum: Neue empirische Ergebnisse.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Socio-Economic Factors and the Finance-Growth Nexus.
Michael Graff
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Determinants of the Adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Data for the Swiss Business Sector.
Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Innovation Modes in the Swiss Service Sector. A Cluster Analysis Based on Firm-level Data.
Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Patterns and Determinants of International Activities: Are SMEs Different? An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-level Data for the Swiss Business Sector.
Heinz Hollenstein
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
The KOF Macro Model in a Time Series Perspective. Part One: The Swiss Production Function.
Christian Müller
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung im Spannungsfeld zwischen Theorie und Politik.
Bernd Schips
KOF Working Papers, (2002) KOF, ETH Zürich.
 
 
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