Publications and Data

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (forth.), Militant constitutionalism: A promising concept to make constitutional backsliding less likely?, Public Choice. [DOI] (open access)

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (forth.), Testing Todd: Family types and development, Journal of Institutional Economics. [DOI] (open access)

Gouda, Moamen & Jerg Gutmann (2021), Islamic constitutions and religious minorities, Public Choice 186(3-4):243-265. [DOI], [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg, Matthias Neuenkirch & Florian Neumeier (2021), Sanctioned to death? The impact of economic sanctions on life expectancy and its gender gap, Journal of Development Studies 57(1):139-162. [DOI], [RG], [Die Presse coverage]

Berggren, Niclas & Jerg Gutmann (2020), Securing personal freedom through institutions: The role of electoral democracy and judicial independence, European Journal of Law and Economics 49(2):165-186. [DOI] (open access)

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2020), Judicial independence in the EU: A puzzle, European Journal of Law and Economics 49(1):83-100. [DOI], [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2020), Traditional law in times of the nation state: Why is it so prevalent?, Journal of Institutional Economics 16(4):445-461. [DOI] (open access), shortlisted for the Elinor Ostrom Prize 2021

Gutmann, Jerg, Fabio Padovano & Stefan Voigt (2020), Perception vs. experience: Explaining differences in corruption measures using microdata, European Journal of Political Economy 65:101925. [DOI], [RG], [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg, Matthias Neuenkirch & Florian Neumeier (2020), Precision-guided or blunt? The effect of US economic sanctions on human rights, Public Choice 185(1-2):161-182. [DOI], [Full Text], [Radio Bern coverage], [Die Presse coverage]

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2019), The independence of prosecutors and government accountability, Supreme Court Economic Review 27:1-19. [DOI], [RG]

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2018), The rule of law: Measurement and deep roots, European Journal of Political Economy 54:68-82. [DOI], [RG]

Gutmann, Jerg & Viola Lucas (2018), Private sector-corruption: Measurement and cultural origins, Social Indicators Research 138(2):747-770. [DOI], [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg, Katharina Pfaff & Stefan Voigt (2017), Banking crises and human rights, Applied Economics Letters 24(19):1374-1377. [DOI], [RG]

Kiesow Cortez, Florian & Jerg Gutmann (2017), Domestic institutions and the ratification of international agreements in a panel of democracies, Constitutional Political Economy 28(2):142-166. [DOI], [Full Text]

Gassebner, Martin, Jerg Gutmann & Stefan Voigt (2016), When to expect a coup d'état? An extreme bounds analysis of coup determinants, Public Choice 169(3):293-313. [DOI], [Full Text], [FAZ coverage]

Imhof, Sina, Jerg Gutmann & Stefan Voigt (2016), The economics of green constitutions, Asian Journal of Law and Economics, 7(3):305-322. [DOI] (open access)

Gutmann, Jerg (2015), Believe, But Verify? The effect of market structure on corruption in religious organizations, Kyklos 68(2):153-164. [DOI], [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2015), The rule of law and constitutionalism in Muslim countries, Public Choice 162(3-4):351-380. [DOI], [Full Text], [NZZ coverage], [Berlingske coverage]

Voigt, Stefan & Jerg Gutmann (2015), On the wrong side of the law: Causes and consequences of a corrupt judiciary, International Review of Law and Economics 43:156-166. [DOI], [RG]

Voigt, Stefan, Jerg Gutmann & Lars P. Feld (2015), Economic growth and judicial independence, a dozen years on: Cross-country evidence using an updated set of indicators, European Journal of Political Economy 38:197-211. [DOI], [RG]

Voigt, Stefan & Jerg Gutmann (2013), Turning cheap talk into economic growth: On the relationship between property rights and judicial independence, Journal of Comparative Economics 41(1):66-73. [DOI], [RG]

Other Publications

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (forth.), Quantitative analysis of constitutions, in: D.S. Law & M. Langford (eds.), Research methods in constitutional law: A handbook, Edward Elgar.

Gutmann, Jerg, Mahdi Khesali & Stefan Voigt (2021), Constitutional comprehensibility and the coordination of citizens: A test of the Weingast-hypothesis, The University of Chicago Law Review Online. [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg (2021). JPR-book note on: 'De Bruin, Erica, 2020, How to prevent coups d'état: Counterbalancing and regime survival'. [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg (2020), Interdisziplinarität und Internationalität als Herausforderungen in der Lehre: Blended Learning im European Master in Law & Economics, Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Rechtswissenschaft (ZDRW) 7(2):170-178. [DOI]

Voigt, Stefan & Jerg Gutmann (2019), Challenges in estimating the effects of constitutional design on public policy, in: R. Congleton, B. Grofman & S. Voigt (eds.), The Oxford handbook of public choice, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, pp. 438-450. [Publisher], [RG]

Gutmann, Jerg & Stefan Voigt (2018), The rule of law and Islam, in: C. May & A. Winchester (eds.), Handbook on the rule of law, Edward Elgar, pp. 345-356. [Publisher], [RG]

Gutmann, Jerg (2017), Comment on Heike Krieger, in: T. Eger, S. Oeter & S. Voigt (eds.), International law and the rule of law under extreme conditions, Mohr Siebeck, pp. 213-217. [Full Text]

Gutmann, Jerg (2015), The economic analysis of refugee law, Hamburg Law Review 2015/2, pp. 41-48. [Full Text]

Voigt, Stefan, Jerg Gutmann & Lars P. Feld (2015), Mehr Wirtschaftswachstum durch eine unabhängige Justiz? Evidenz einer ländervergleichenden Studie, Justice-Justiz- Giustizia–Schweizer Richterzeitung 2015/3. [RG], [French republication, Journal des Libertés 10:49-65]

Gutmann, Jerg, Bernd Hayo & Stefan Voigt (2014), Determinants of constitutionally safeguarded judicial review: Insights based on a new indicator, in: Y.-C. Chang (ed.), Empirical legal analysis: Assessing the performance of legal institutions, Routledge, pp. 216-254. [Publisher]


The comparative compliance with constitutions database: to be released soon!

Papal travels (pre-release, full replication data after publication): Stata, Excel.

Islamic constitutions (Gouda & Gutmann, forth., PC): Stata replication, Excel.

Traditional law (Gutmann & Voigt, forth., JIE): Stata replication, Excel.

Prosecutors (Gutmann & Voigt 2019, SCER): Stata replication, Excel.

Rule of law (Gutmann & Voigt 2018, EJPE): Stata, Excel.

Private-sector corruption (Gutmann & Lucas 2018, SIR): Stata, Excel.

Gender inequality (Gutmann & Voigt 2015, PC): Stata, Excel.

Islamic state index (Gutmann & Voigt 2015, PC): Stata, Excel.

Judicial independence (Voigt et al. 2015, EJPE): Stata, Excel.