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Homepage:http://www.michael-lechner.eu
Postal address:SEW-HSG Varnbüelstr. 14 CH-9000 St. Gallen Switzerland
Workplace:School of Economics and Political Science, Universität St. Gallen (University of St. Gallen), (more information at EDIRC)
Schweizerisches Institut für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research), School of Economics and Political Science, Universität St. Gallen (University of St. Gallen), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Practical Procedures to Deal with Common Support Problems in Matching Estimation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2014) Downloads View citations (11)

2016

  1. A wild bootstrap algorithm for propensity score matching estimators
    FSES Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Freiburg/Fribourg Switzerland Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Empirical Evidence on Educational Effects of Physical Activity: Four Examples
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  3. First In First Win: Evidence on Unfairness of Round-Robin Tournaments in Mega-Events
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  4. Midweek Effect on Performance: Evidence from the German Soccer Bundesliga
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  5. The Finite Sample Performance of Inference Methods for Propensity Score Matching and Weighting Estimators
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in FSES Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Freiburg/Fribourg Switzerland (2016) Downloads View citations (3)
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2016) Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. A note on difference-in-difference estimation by Fixed Effects and OLS when there is panel non-response
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  2. Difference‐in‐Difference Estimation by FE and OLS when there is Panel Non‐Response
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  3. Direct and Indirect Effects of Training Vouchers for the Unemployed
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
    FSES Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Freiburg/Fribourg Switzerland (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Endogeneity and Non-Response Bias in Treatment Evaluation: Nonparametric Identification of Causal Effects by Instruments
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in FSES Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Freiburg/Fribourg Switzerland (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Long-Run Health Effects of Sports And Exercise In Canada
    Working Papers, Canadian Centre for Health Economics Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2015) Downloads
  6. Mozart or Pelé? The Effects of Teenagers' Participation in Music and Sports
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Payment Evasion
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2014) Downloads View citations (3)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2015) Downloads
  8. Physical activity of adults: A survey of correlates, determinants, and effects
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research (2014) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik) (2015)

2014

  1. Children’s skill formation in less developed countries – The impact of sports participation
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  2. Financial Work Incentives for Disability Benefit Recipients: Lessons from a Randomised Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2015)
  3. Labor Market Effects of Sports and Exercise: Evidence from Canadian Panel Data
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
    Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2015)
  4. Sport participation and Child Development in Less Developed Countries
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads
  5. The effect of firms' partial retirement policies on the labour market outcomes of their employees
    Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
  6. The finite sample performance of estimators for mediation analysis under sequential conditional independence
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (5)
  7. Why do tougher caseworkers increase employment? The role of programme assignment as a causal mechanism
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (9)
  8. Workplace Health Promotion and Labour Market Performance of Employees
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2014) Downloads
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2015)

2013

  1. After-School Care and Parents' Labor Supply
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2016)
  2. Do Firms Benefit from Active Labour Market Policies?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2013) Downloads
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Do Long-term Unemployed Workers Benefit from Targeted Wage Subsidies?
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2011) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2015)
  4. Heterogeneous Sports Participation and Labour Market Outcomes in England
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (12)
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2013) Downloads View citations (11)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (14)
  5. Treatment effects and panel data
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Radius matching on the propensity score with bias adjustment: finite sample behaviour, tuning parameters and software implementation
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (23)

2011

  1. Sensitivity of Matching-Based Program Evaluations to the Availability of Control Variables
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2011) Downloads View citations (10)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (7)
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2013)
  2. Sport and Child Development
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (21)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (11)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2011) Downloads View citations (24)
  3. The Estimation of Causal Effects by Difference-in-Difference Methods
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in Foundations and Trends(R) in Econometrics (2011)
  4. The closer the sportier? Children's sport activity and their distance to sport facilities
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Trade Liberalization and Growth: Plant-Level Evidence from Switzerland
    Economics Working Paper Series, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Combining Matching and Nonparametric IV Estimation: Theory and an Application to the Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads
  2. How to Control for Many Covariates? Reliable Estimators Based on the Propensity Score
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Partial Idendification of Wage Effects of Training Programs
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. Do German Welfare-to-Work Programmes Reduce Welfare and Increase Work?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2009, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Does Leaving Welfare Improve Health? Evidence for Germany
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2009, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2011)

2008

  1. A Caseworker Like Me - Does The Similarity Between Unemployed And Caseworker Increase Job Placements?
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2008, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Long-Run Labour Market Effects of Individual Sports Activities
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2008, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A Note on the Relation of Weighting and Matching Estimators
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads
  2. Active labour market policy in East Germany: waiting for the economy to take off
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (18)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (14)
    IAB Discussion Paper, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] (2006) Downloads View citations (12)
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2006) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Are training programs more effective when unemployment is high?
    IAB Discussion Paper, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (8)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (8)
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2006) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2009)
  4. Does the Order and Timing of Active Labor Market Programs Matter?
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Does the Order and Timing of Active Labour Market Programmes Matter?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2013)
  6. Earnings Effects of Training Programs
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (11)
  7. Kids or Courses? Gender Differences in the Effects of Active Labor Market Policies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2011)
  8. Public Employment Services and Employers: How Important Are Networks with Firms?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  9. Stochastic labour market shocks, labour market programmes, and human capital formation: a theoretical and empirical analysis
    Working Papers, International Economics Institute, University of Valencia Downloads
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads
  10. Targeting Labour Market Programmes - Results from A Randomised Experiment
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (2009)
  11. Unemployed and Their Caseworkers: Should They Be Friends or Foes?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2007) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2010)
  12. What Did All the Money Do? On the General Ineffectiveness of Recent West German Labour Market Programmes
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (6)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Kyklos (2008)

2006

  1. Aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz - eine Gegenüberstellung
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (2006)
  2. Exploiting Regional Treatment Intensity for the Evaluation of Labour Market Policies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2006) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (11)
    CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2006) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the American Statistical Association (2010)
  3. Matching Estimating of Dynamic Treatment Models: Some Practical Issues
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Statistical Assistance for Programme Selection - For a Better Targeting of Active Labour Market Policies in Switzerland
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in CESifo DICE Report (2006)
  5. The Relation of Different Concepts of Causality in Econometrics
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads

2005

  1. A Note on Endogenous Control Variables in Evaluation Studies
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Identification of the Effects of Dynamic Treatments by Sequential Conditional Independence Assumptions
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in Empirical Economics (2010)
  3. Long run Effects of Public Sector Sponsored Training in West Germany
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (51)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2004, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2004) Downloads View citations (32)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2004) Downloads View citations (41)
    IAB Discussion Paper, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] (2005) Downloads View citations (78)
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research (2005) Downloads View citations (85)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2011)
  4. Parametric Binary Choice Models
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Some practical issues in the evaluation of heterogeneous labour market programmes by matching methods
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2002)
  6. The Curse and Blessing of Training the Unemployed in a Changing Economy: The Case of East Germany After Unification
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (42)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2005) Downloads View citations (8)
    IAB Discussion Paper, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] (2005) Downloads View citations (62)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2007)
  7. The Empirical Analysis of East German Fertility after
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (10)

2004

  1. Regional Treatment Intensity as an Instrument for the Evaluation of Labour Market Policies
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2004) Downloads View citations (6)
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2004, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2004) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Sequential Matching Estimation of Dynamic Causal Models
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (40)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2004, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2004) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Effect of Disability on Labour Market Outcomes in Germany: Evidence from Matching
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2003, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2003) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (19)

2003

  1. Does subsidised temporary employment get the unemployed back to work? An econometric analysis of two different schemes
    Diskussionsschriften, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (8)
    10th International Conference on Panel Data, Berlin, July 5-6, 2002, International Conferences on Panel Data (2002) Downloads View citations (22)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2002) Downloads View citations (9)
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2002, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen (2002) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2005)
  2. Statistically assisted programme selection - International experiences and potential benefits for Switzerland
    Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (2003)
  3. What is the Value Added by Caseworkers?
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2003, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (14)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2007)

2002

  1. Almost Consistent Estimation of Panel Probit Models with 'Small' Fixed Effects
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2002, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Econometric Reviews (2003)
  2. Mikroökonometrische Evaluation arbeitsmarktpolitischer Massnahmen
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2002, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads

2001

  1. A Microeconometric Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (39)

2000

  1. A Microeconometric Evaluation of Rehabilitation of Long-term Sickness in Sweden
    SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, Stockholm School of Economics View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Econometrics (2004)
  2. Microeconometric Evaluation of the Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)
  3. Programme Heterogeneity and Propensity Score Matching: An Application to the Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (36)
  4. Some Econometric Evidence on the Effectiveness of Active Labour Market Programmes in East Germany
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The impact of non-profit temping agencies on individual labour market success in the West German state of Rhineland-Palatinate
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (11)

1999

  1. An Evaluation of Public Employment Programmes in the East German State of Sachsen-Anhalt
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2002)
  2. An Evaluation of Public-Sector-Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training Programs in East Germany
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (53)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre (1996) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2000)
  3. Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects of Multiple Treatments Under the Conditional Independence Assumption
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (133)

1998

  1. Alternative GMM methods for nonlinear panel data models
    SFB 373 Discussion Papers, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Die gemeinnützige Arbeitnehmerüberlassung in Rheinland-Pfalz: Eine ökonometrische Analyse des Wiedereingliederungserfolgs
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Eine empirische Analyse der Geburtenentwicklung in den neuen Bundesländern
    Discussion Papers, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Mikroökonometrische Evaluationsstudien: Anmerkungen zu Theorie und Praxis
    Discussion Papers, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre Downloads View citations (3)

1996

  1. Nonparametric bounds on employment and income effects of continuous vocational training in East Germany
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrics Journal (1999)
  2. Public Sector Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training in East Germany: Institutional Arrangements, Participants, and Results of Empirical Evaluations
    Discussion Papers, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre Downloads View citations (3)

1995

  1. Convenient Estimators for the Panel Probit Model
    Discussion Papers, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1998)
  2. Effects of continuous off-the-job training in East Germany after unification
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (15)
  3. GMM Estimation of Panel Probit Models: Nonparametric Esitmation of the Optimal Instruments
    SFB 373 Discussion Papers, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes
    Also in Working Papers, Catholique de Louvain - Institut de statistique (1995)
  4. GMM-Estimation of Nonlinear Models on Panel Data
    SFB 373 Discussion Papers, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes View citations (1)

1994

  1. Some recent developments in microeconometrics: A survey
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (1994)

1993

  1. A Life Cycle Labour Supply Model with Taxes Estimated on German Panel Data: The Case of Parallel Preferences
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Combining panel data and macro information: an application to the estimation of a participation model
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Do Married Women Base Their Labour Supply Decisions on Gross or Marginal Wages?
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads
  4. On the dynamics of process innovative activity: an empirical investigation using panel data
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (13)
  5. The dynamics of self-employment in East Germany: an empirical analysis using panel data and allowing for state dependence and endogenous attrition
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads

1992

  1. Die Struktur der Einkommensunterschiede in Ost- und Westdeutschland ein Jahr nach der Vereinigung
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Expected job loss in East Germany shortly before German unification
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Empirical Economics (1993)
  3. Planning for Self-Employment at the Beginning of a Market Economy: Evidence from Individual Data of East German Workers
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research (1992) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (1993)
  4. Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Binary Choice Models Using Panel Data: an Application to the Innovative Activity of German Firms
    Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (5)

1991

  1. Alternative interpretations of hours information in an econometric model of labour supply
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Empirical Economics (1993)
  2. Die Arbeitsmarkterwartung in der DDR kurz vor der Währungsunion
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. After-school care and parents' labor supply
    Labour Economics, 2016, 42, (C), 64-75 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Mozart or Pelé? The effects of adolescents' participation in music and sports
    Labour Economics, 2016, 41, (C), 90-103 Downloads
  3. The Effect of Firms’ Phased Retirement Policies on the Labor Market Outcomes of Their Employees
    ILR Review, 2016, 69, (5), 1216-1248 Downloads

2015

  1. Combining Matching and Nonparametric Instrumental Variable Estimation: Theory and An Application to the Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2015, 30, (5), 718-738 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Long-Term Unemployed Workers Benefit from Targeted Wage Subsidies?
    German Economic Review, 2015, 16, (1), 43-64 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Financial work incentives for disability benefit recipients: lessons from a randomised field experiment
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2015, 4, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Labor market effects of sports and exercise: Evidence from Canadian panel data
    Labour Economics, 2015, 35, (C), 1-15 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  5. Physical Activity of Adults: A Survey of Correlates, Determinants, and Effects
    Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), 2015, 235, (4-5), 376-402 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  6. Radius matching on the propensity score with bias adjustment: tuning parameters and finite sample behaviour
    Empirical Economics, 2015, 49, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (16)
  7. Sports, exercise, and labor market outcomes
    IZA World of Labor, 2015, 126 Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Workplace health promotion and labour market performance of employees
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 43, (C), 170-189 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Does the Order and Timing of Active Labour Market Programmes Matter?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 75, (2), 180-212 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Estimation of treatment effects: recent developments and applications
    Empirical Economics, 2013, 44, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Sensitivity of matching-based program evaluations to the availability of control variables
    Labour Economics, 2013, 21, (C), 111-121 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. The performance of estimators based on the propensity score
    Journal of Econometrics, 2013, 175, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (103)

2011

  1. Do German Welfare‐to‐Work Programmes Reduce Welfare Dependency and Increase Employment?
    German Economic Review, 2011, 12, (2), 182-204 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Does leaving welfare improve health? Evidence for Germany
    Health Economics, 2011, 20, (4), 484-504 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Kids or courses? Gender differences in the effects of active labor market policies
    Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24, (3), 783-812 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. LONG‐RUN EFFECTS OF PUBLIC SECTOR SPONSORED TRAINING IN WEST GERMANY
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9, (4), 742-784 Downloads View citations (102)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  5. The Estimation of Causal Effects by Difference-in-Difference Methods
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Econometrics, 2011, 4, (3), 165-224 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  6. The Relation of Different Concepts of Causality Used in Time Series and Microeconometrics
    Econometric Reviews, 2011, 30, (1), 109-127 Downloads
  7. The effect of disability on labour market outcomes in Germany
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (4), 389-412 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. A Caseworker Like Me - Does The Similarity Between The Unemployed and Their Caseworkers Increase Job Placements?
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (549), 1430-1459 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Exploiting Regional Treatment Intensity for the Evaluation of Labor Market Policies
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2010, 105, (491), 1014-1029 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Identification of the effects of dynamic treatments by sequential conditional independence assumptions
    Empirical Economics, 2010, 39, (1), 111-137 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  4. Unemployed and their caseworkers: should they be friends or foes?
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2010, 173, (1), 67-92 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2009

  1. Active labour market policy in East Germany
    The Economics of Transition, 2009, 17, (4), 661-702 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Are Training Programs More Effective When Unemployment Is High?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2009, 27, (4), 653-692 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Long-run labour market and health effects of individual sports activities
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (4), 839-854 Downloads View citations (87)
  4. Sequential Causal Models for the Evaluation of Labor Market Programs
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2009, 27, 71-83 Downloads View citations (41)
  5. Targeting Labour Market Programmes - Results from a Randomized Experiment
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2009, 145, (III), 221-268 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. A Note on the Common Support Problem in Applied Evaluation Studies
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2008, (91-92), 217-235 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. A note on endogenous control variables in causal studies
    Statistics & Probability Letters, 2008, 78, (2), 190-195 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Some Thoughts on "The Principles Underling Evaluation Estimators with an Application to Matching" by James Heckman
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2008, (91-92), 81-89 Downloads
  4. What Did All the Money Do? On the General Ineffectiveness of Recent West German Labour Market Programmes
    Kyklos, 2008, 61, (1), 134-174 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Are the effects of training programmes in Germany sensitive to the choice and measurement of labour market outcomes?
    Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung - Journal for Labour Market Research, 2006, 39, (3/4), 347-364 Downloads
  2. The Curse and Blessing of Training the Unemployed in a Changing Economy: The Case of East Germany After Unification
    German Economic Review, 2007, 8, 468-509 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. What is the value added by caseworkers?
    Labour Economics, 2007, 14, (2), 135-151 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2006

  1. Aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz: eine Gegenüberstellung
    Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, 2006, 75, (3), 118-154 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Statistical Assistance for Programme Selection - For a Better Targeting of Active Labour Market Policies in Switzerland
    CESifo DICE Report, 2006, 4, (2), 61-68 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Does subsidised temporary employment get the unemployed back to work? Aneconometric analysis of two different schemes
    Labour Economics, 2005, 12, (6), 807-835 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. A microeconometric evaluation of rehabilitation of long-term sickness in Sweden
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2004, 19, (3), 375-396 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. European Data Watch: Swiss Unemployment Insurance Micro Data
    Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 2004, 124, (1), 175-181

2003

  1. Almost Consistent Estimation of Panel Probit Models with "Small" Fixed Effects
    Econometric Reviews, 2003, 22, (1), 1-28 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Die gemeinnützige Arbeitnehmerüberlassung in Rheinland-Pfalz: eine ökonometrische Analyse des Wiedereingliederungserfolgs (Non-profit hiring-out of labour in Rhineland-Palatinate: an econometric analysis of the reintegration success)
    Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 1998, 31, (3), 558-574 Downloads
  3. Statistically Assisted Programme Selection - International Experiences and Potential Benefits for Switzerland
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2003, 139, (III), 311-331 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Wirkung der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik der Schweiz auf die individuellen Beschäftigungschancen von Arbeitslosen (Effect of active labour market policy in Switzerland on the individual employment prospects of unemployed people)
    Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 2000, 33, (3), 396-404 Downloads

2002

  1. A Microeconometric Evaluation of the Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (482), 854-893 Downloads View citations (187)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. An evaluation of public employment programmes in the East German State of Sachsen-Anhalt
    Labour Economics, 2002, 9, (2), 143-186 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Eine wirkungsorientierte aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz: Eine Vision - zwei Realitäten
    Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2002, 3, (2), 159-174 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Program Heterogeneity And Propensity Score Matching: An Application To The Evaluation Of Active Labor Market Policies
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 84, (2), 205-220 Downloads View citations (142)
  5. Some practical issues in the evaluation of heterogeneous labour market programmes by matching methods
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2002, 165, (1), 59-82 Downloads View citations (154)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2000

  1. An Evaluation of Public-Sector-Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training Programs in East Germany
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (2), 347-375 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Mikroökonometrische Evaluierung berufsbezogener Rehabilitation in Schweden
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2000, 136, (III), 433-461 Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. Earnings and Employment Effects of Continuous Off-the-Job Training in East Germany after Unification
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1999, 17, (1), 74-90 View citations (200)
  2. Nonparametric bounds on employment and income effects of continuous vocational training in East Germany
    Econometrics Journal, 1999, 2, (1), 1-28 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. The Effects of Enterprise-Related Training in East Germany on Individual Employment and Earnings
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 1999, (55-56), 97-128 Downloads

1998

  1. Convenient estimators for the panel probit model
    Journal of Econometrics, 1998, 87, (2), 329-371 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1996

  1. Estimation de modèles non linéaires sur données de panel par la méthode des moments généralisés
    Économie et Prévision, 1996, 126, (5), 191-203 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Utilisation jointe de données de panel et d'informations agrégées dans l'estimation d'un modèle Probit
    Économie et Prévision, 1996, 126, (5), 177-189 Downloads

1995

  1. Some Specification Tests for Probit Models Estimated on Panel Data
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1995, 13, (4), 475-88 View citations (14)

1994

  1. Some Recent Developments in Microeconometrics - A Survey
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 1994, 130, (III), 299-331 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1993

  1. Alternative Interpretations of Hours Information in an Econometric Model of Labour Supply
    Empirical Economics, 1993, 18, (3), 393-415 View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. Expected Job Loss in East Germany Shortly before German Unification
    Empirical Economics, 1993, 18, (2), 289-306 View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  3. Planning for Self-Employment at the Beginning of a Market Economy: Evidence from Individual Data of East German Workers
    Small Business Economics, 1993, 5, (2), 111-28 View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  4. Seminonparametric Estimation of Binary-Choice Models with an Application to Labor-Force Participation
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1993, 11, (1), 61-80 View citations (47)

1992

  1. Innovation activity and firm heterogeneity: Empirical evidence from West Germany
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 1992, 3, (2), 301-320 Downloads View citations (13)

1991

  1. Lessons from Specification Tests for a Labour Supply Model
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 1991, (20-21), 193-217 Downloads
  2. Testing Logit Models in Practice
    Empirical Economics, 1991, 16, (2), 177-98 View citations (9)

Chapters

2011

  1. Leisure Sports Participation in Switzerland
    Chapter 5 in The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness, 2011 Downloads

Software Items

2014

  1. RADIUSMATCH: Stata module to perform distance-weighted radius matching with bias adjustment
    Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads

Editor

  1. 10th International Conference on Panel Data, Berlin, July 5-6, 2002
    International Conferences on Panel Data
  2. Empirical Economics
    Springer
 
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