Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Volatile Top Income Shares in Switzerland? Reassessing the Evolution Between 1981 and 2010 (with Reto Föllmi) pdf

The Review of Economics and Statistics,  Vol. 99(5) (December 2917), pp. 793-809.


Working Papers

Beggar-Thy-Neighbour Tax Cuts: Mobility after a Local Income and Wealth Tax Reform in Switzerland  (submitted)


Work in Progress

Intertemporal Labor Supply Substitution? Evidence from the Swiss Tax Holidays (with Emmanuel Saez and Michael Siegenthaler)


Who is a Top Earner and for How Long? Top Income Mobility in Switzerland


The influence of Taxation on Wealth and Income Inequality -- Long-Run Evidence from the Swiss Cantons (with Reto Föllmi)

  • SNSF Project No. 100018_176458
  • WP1: The evolution of top wealth shares at regional level
  • WP2: Wealth mobility and the joint distribution of income and wealth (with Oliver Hümbelin)
  • WP3: The long-run influence of taxes on wealth concentration
  • WP4: Wealth-income ratio in Switzerland (with Enea Baselgia)



Non-Reviewed Publications

Die Verteilung von Einkommen und Vermögen in der Schweiz (with Reto Föllmi)

UBS International Center of Economics in Society Public Paper, No. 6 (November 2017) 


Die Topeinkommen in der Schweiz seit 1980: Verteilung und Mobilität

Social Change in Switzerland, Nr.11 (November 2017). 


 “Cantonal Differences in Health Care Premium Subsidies in Switzerland” (with Berit Gerritzen and Alma Ramsden)

University of St. Gallen SEPS Working Paper No.14-20, July 2014.


Bookreview on: ‘Methods for Quantitative Macro-Comparative Research’ by Salvatore Babones

Journal of World-Systems Research, Vol. 20(1) (March 2014). 


Mindestlöhne – Situation und Handlungsbedarf. Bericht der SGB-Expertengruppe Mindestlohn.

(with Daniel Lampart, Doris Bianchi and Gabriela Medici)

Zürich: Editions à a Carte, May 2011. 


Mit Konjunkturstabilisierung längerfristige Wachstumschancen sichern (with Daniel Lampart) 

SGB-Dossier, Nr. 65 (June 2009). 



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