Research

Research

Publications, Discussion Papers, Work-in-Progress

Publications:


Do Professionals Get It Right? Limited Attention and Risk-Taking Behaviour

The Economic Journal (2016), Vol. 126 (592), 724-755 [pdf]

  • with Reto Föllmi and Lukas Schmid
  • Media Briefing by the Royal Economic Society [Link]
  • Coverage by the LSE Business Review [Link]
  • Presented at: RES 2015, ESEM 2014, St.Gallen 2014


Media Attention and Betting Markets

European Economic Review (2016), Vol. 87, 304-333 [pdf]

  • with Lukas Schmid
  • Media coverage by: Handelszeitung
  • Presented at: Princeton 2015, IEA 2014, RGS 2014, NBER Summer Institute 2013, EEA 2013, WIEM 2013, SMYE 2013, Zurich 2012, St.Gallen 2012


Dyadic Value Distance: Determinants and Consequences

Economics Letters (2018), Vol. 165, 48-53 [pdf]

  • with Adrian Jäggi and Lukas Schmid
  • Data set on Dyadic Value Distance [data], Description [Link]




Discussion Papers:


Human Barriers to International Trade

  • with Irene Fensore and Lukas Schmid
  • University of St.Gallen Discussion Paper No. 2017-12 [Link]
  • Media coverage: Neue Zürcher Zeitung
  • Presented at: Zurich 2015, St.Gallen 2016, NHH 2016, ETSG 2016, U Colorado Boulder 2016, SAE 2016, SSES 2017, EGIT ifo Insitut 2017, Lindau 2017, Stanford 2017


Innovation and Trade in the Presence of Credit Constraints

  • with Reto Föllmi and Alexa Tiemann
  • CEPR Discussion Paper No. 10391 [Link]
  • University of St.Gallen Discussion Paper No. 2015-03 [Link]
  • Presented at: Midwest Trade Conference 2014, ETSG 2014, EEA 2014, SMYE 2014, St.Gallen 2014, SSES 2014, CEPR/SNF Conference 2014, WIEM 2014, AEL 2013, Harvard 2013, Sinergia Workshop 2012


Trading Off Welfare and Immigration in Europe

  • with Ole-Petter Moe Hansen
  • Discussion Paper, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), No. 22/2015 [Link]
  • Media coverage by: Finansavisen, Klassekampen
  • Presented at: NHH-UiO in Oslo 2015, NHH-UiB 2015, NPSA 2015, Spanish Economic Association 2015, European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society 2015, RES 2016, CESifo Area Conference on Employment and Social Protection 2016


Drawbridges Down: Altruism and Immigration Preferences

  • with Ole-Petter Moe Hansen
  • CESifo Working Paper No. 6204, November 2016 [Link]


Quantifying Determinants of Immigration Preferences

  • with Ole-Petter Moe Hansen
  • University of St.Gallen Discussion Paper No. 2017-10 [Link]




Work in Progress:


Do Free Trade Agreements Create Trade?

  • Presented at: Konstanz 2018, Zurich 2018, St.Gallen 2019, SSES 2019


Utilization of Trade Agreements - Evidence and Determinants

  • with Piotr Lukaszuk
  • Presented at: St.Gallen 2019, SSES 2019


Predicting Conflict over Immigration Policies

  • with Ole-Petter Moe Hansen
  • Presented at: St.Gallen 2016, SSES 2016


Innovation in an Aging Population

  • Presented at: Warwick 2013, St.Gallen 2016, EEA 2016, Luxembourg 2016


Government Size and Economic Growth: The Role of Country Diversity

  • Presented at: Midwest Macro Meeting 2015



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