Research


Working Papers: (Manuscripts may be available on request, if not already online)

(with Sergey Popov and Sascha Schweitzer)

(with Sascha Schweitzer and Hakan Yilmazkuday)

How Persistant are Network Effects? Evidence from Jewish Scientists Migrating from Germany to the US (with J. Syha)
Productivity Effects of High-Skilled Migration: Natural Sciences in East Germany (with D. Schilling and B. Torgler)
Capital Tax Competition When Monetary Competition is Present 


Journal Publications: 
Ebola and State Legitimacy (with Matthias Flückiger and Markus Ludwig)  Economic Journal,  (forthcoming)

(with Marco Portmann and David Stadelmann)  Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 42(2): 47-76, (2018)


(with Hakan Yilmazkuday)   Journal of Macroeconomics, 50: 241-258, (2016)

(with John Conley and Benno Torgler)  Scientometrics, 108(2): 937-958, (2016)

    (with Ho Fai Chan and Benno Torgler) Scientometrics, 106(2): 509-524, (2016) 

    (with Marko Terviö) Economic Inquiry, 53(3): 1491-1505, (2015)

    (with Herwig Schlunk) Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 45(1): 47-67, (2015)

    (with Ho Fai Chan and Benno Torgler) Scientometrics, 105(3): 2215-2235, (2015)

    (with Mattias Dahlberg) Bulletin for International Taxation, 69(1): 29-36, (2015)

    (with John Conley) Journal of Economic Perspectives, 28(3): 205-216, (2014)
    Note: Previous title was "An Empirical Guide to Hiring Assistant Professors in Economics"

    (with John Conley, Mario Crucini, and Robert Driskill) Economic Inquiry, 51(2): 1251-1276, (2013)
    Note: WP Version: NBER Working Paper no. 17043 (2011)
    Note: Click here to read the VOX COLUMN related to this paper!

    Academy of Economics and Finance Papers and Proceedings, 32: 263-264, (2008)


Book Chapters and other Publications:

Internationale Migration- Erklärungsfaktoren und wirtschaftliche Konsequenzen für Deutschland [International Migration- Explanatory Factors and Economic Consequences for Germany]
    (with David Stadelmann) in Ausländische Fachkräfte gesucht: voreilig? notwendig? willkommen?
    (eds. H.Barz, M.Jung), Düsseldorf University Press, (2015) 

Federal Sistemlerde Vergi Rekabeti [Tax Competition in Federal Structures]
    in Kriz ve Maliye Düşüncesinde Değişim: İzzettin Önder'e Armağan (eds. A.Pinar, A.H.Köse, N.Falay), 
    Sosyal Araştırmalar Vakfı, (2011)

    in Quantitative Economic Policy (eds. R. Neck, C. Richter, P. Mooslechner), Springer Verlag, pp.275-291, (2008)