Swiss Research on Fiscal Federalism

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Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Raphaël Parchet and Beatrix Eugster (forthcoming), "Culture and Taxes". Journal of Political Economy.
  2. Reto Foellmi, Christian Hepenstrick and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming) "International Arbitrage and the Extensive Margin of Trade between Rich and Poor Countries". Review of Economic Studies.
  3. Reto Foellmi, Andreas Kohler and Sandra Hanslin (forthcoming) "A Dynamic North-South Model of Demand-Induced Product Cycles". Journal of International Economics.
  4. Marius Brülhart, Céline Carrère and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (forthcoming) "Trade and Towns: Heterogeneous Adjustment to a Border Shock". Journal of Urban Economics.
  5. Marius Brülhart and Helen Simpson (forthcoming), "Agglomeration Economies, Taxable Rents and Government Capture: Evidence from a Place-Based Policy". Journal of Economic Geography.
  6. Reto Foellmi and Isabel Martinez (2017), "Volatile Top Income Shares in Switzerland? Reassessing the Evolution Between 1981 and 2010". The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 99, Pages 793-809.
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  7. Kurt Schmidheiny (2017), "Emerging Lessons from Half a Century of Fiscal Federalism in Switzerland". Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 153(2), Pages 73-101.
  8. Sergio Galletta (2017), "Law Enforcement, Municipal Budgets and Spillover Effects: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Italy". Journal of Urban Economics, 101, 90-105.
  9. Florian Chatagny, Marko Köthenbürger and Michael Stimmelmayr (2017) "Introducing an IP-Licence Box in Switzerland: Quantifying the Effects". International Tax and Public Finance, 138, 58-71.
  10. Monika Bütler, Katharina Hofer and Christian Marti (2017), "Ready to reform: How popular initiatives can be successful". European Journal of Political Economy, Vol 48, Pages 16-39.
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  11. Marko Köthenbürger and Michael Stimmelmayr (2016), "Taxing Multinationals in the Presence of Internal Capital Markets". Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 138, Pages 58–71.
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  12. Peter Egger and Marko Köthenbürger (2016), "Hosting Multinationals: Economic and Fiscal Implications". Aussenwirtschaft - Swiss Review of International Economic Relations, Vol. 67, Pages 45-66.
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  13. Patricia Funk (2016), "How Accurate are Surveyed Preferences for Public Policies? Evidence from a Unique Institutional Setup". The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 98, No. 3 , Pages 442-454.
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  14. Peter Egger and Christian Keuschnigg (2015), "Innovation, Trade, and Finance". American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7(2), 121-157.
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  15. Sergio Galletta (2015), "On the determinants of happiness: a Classification And Regression Tree (CART) approach". Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 23(2), Pages 121-125.
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  16. Michael Bechtel, Dominik Hangartner, and Lukas Schmid (2015), "Does Compulsory Voting Increase Support for Leftist Policy?". American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 60(3), Pages 752–767.
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  17. Florian Chatagny and Boriss Siliverstovs (2015), "Evaluating rationality of level and growth rate forecasts of direct tax revenues under flexible loss function: Evidence from Swiss cantons". Economic Letters, Vol. 134, Pages 65–68.
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  18. Mario Jametti and Marcelin Joanis (2015), "Electoral Competition as a Determinant of Fiscal Decentralization". Fiscal Studies, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 285–300.
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  19. Sergio Galletta and Mario Jametti (2015), "How to Tame Two Leviathans? Revisiting the Effect of Direct Democracy on Local Public Expenditure". European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 39, Pages 82–93.
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  20. Sergio Galletta, Mario Jametti, and Agustin Redonda (2015), "Highway to Economic Growth? Competition in Public Works Tenders in the Democratic Republic of Congo". South African Journal of Economics, 83, 240–252.
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  21. Kurt Schmidheiny and Jens Suedekum (2015), "The pan-European population distribution across consistently defined functional urban areas". Economics Letters, 133, 10-13.
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  22. Florian Chatagny (2015), Incentive Effects of Fiscal Rules on the Finance Minister's Behaviour : Evidence from Revenue Projections in Swiss Cantons, in European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 39, Pages 184–200.
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  23. Marius Brülhart and Kurt Schmidheiny (2015), Estimating the Rivalness of State-Level Inward FDI, in Journal of Regional Science, 55(1), 139-148.
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  24. Marius Brülhart, Sam Bucovetsky, and Kurt Schmidheiny (2015), Taxes in Cities, in G. Duranton, J.V. Henderson and W. Strange (Eds.), Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, 5, Amsterdam: Elsevier.
    CEPR Discussion Paper 10114, → CESifo Working Paper 4951, → free version
  25. Marko Köthenbürger and Michael Stimmelmayr (2014), "Corporate Deductibility Provisions and Managerial Incentives". Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 111, Pages 120-130.
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  26. Marko Köthenbürger (2014), "Competition for Migrants in a Federation: Tax or Transfer Competition?". Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 80, Pages 110-118.
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  27. Emmanuelle Auriol and Stefanie Brilon (2014), Anti-social behavior in profit and nonprofit organizations, in Journal of Public Economics, 117, 149-161.
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  28. Stefanie Brilon (2014), Job assignment with multivariate skills and the Peter Principle, in Labour Economics, 32, 112-121.
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  29. Jan Eeckhout, Roberto Pinheiro and Kurt Schmidheiny (2014), Spatial Sorting, in Journal of Political Economy, 122(3), 554-620.
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  30. Marius Brülhart and Raphaël Parchet (2014) Alleged Tax Competition: The Mysterious Death of Bequest Taxes in Switzerland, in Journal of Public Economics, 111, 63-78.
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  31. Eva Luthi and Kurt Schmidheiny (2014), The Effect of Agglomeration Size on Local Taxes, in Journal of Economic Geography, 14(2), 265-287.
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  32. Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann (2013), Voter preferences, direct democracy and government spending, in European Journal of Political Economy, 32, 300-329.
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  33. Hans Ulrich Bacher and Marius Brülhart (2013), Progressive Taxes and Firm Births, in International Tax and Public Finance, 20(1): 129-168.
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  34. Thomas Crossley, and Mario Jametti (2013), Pension Benefit Insurance and Pension Plan Portfolio Choice, in Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(1): 337-341.
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  35. Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann (2013), How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from Canton Parliaments, 1890-2000, in Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(5): 1178-1203.
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  36. Luechinger Simon, Mark Schelker, and Alois Stutzer (2013), Governance, Bureaucratic Rents and Well-Being Differentials Across U.S. States, in Oxford Economic Papers.
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  37. Marius Brülhart, Mario Jametti and Kurt Schmidheiny (2012), Do Agglomeration Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?, in Economic Journal, 122(563), 1069-1093.
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  38. Marko Köthenbürger (2011), "How Do Local Governments Decide on Public Policy in Fiscal Federalism? Tax vs. Expenditure Optimization". Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 2011, Pages 1516-1522.
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  39. Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann (2011), Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000, in Economic Journal, 121(557), 1252-1280.
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  40. Kurt Schmidheiny and Marius Brülhart (2011), On the Equivalence of Location Choice Models: Conditional Logit, Nested Logit and Poisson, in Journal of Urban Economics, 69(2), 214-222.
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  41. Florian Chatagny and Nils C. Soguel (2011), The Effect of Tax Revenue Budgeting Errors on Fiscal Balance: Evidence from the Swiss Cantons, in International Tax and Public Finance, 19, 319-337.
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