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Homepage:https://www.bi.no/om-bi/ansatte/institutt-for-samfunnsokonomi/benny-geys/
Workplace:Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi (Department of Economics), BI Handelshøyskolen (BI Norwegian Business School), (more information at EDIRC)
Faculteit van de Economische, Sociale en Politieke Wetenschappen en Solvay Management School (Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Solvay Management School), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels Free University), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. The Impact of Information on Voters Perceptions and Electoral Behavior: A Randomized Controlled Experiment
    Working Papers ECARES, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads

2019

  1. Political donations, public procurement and government efficiency
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads

2018

  1. Abandon ship? Party brands and politicians’responses to a political scandal
    Working Papers, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IdEP Economic Papers, USI Università della Svizzera italiana (2017) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2020)

2016

  1. Economic Integration, Corporate Tax Incidence and Fiscal Compensation
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2015) Downloads
    Working Papers, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon St-Étienne (GATE Lyon St-Étienne), Université de Lyon (2015) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in The World Economy (2016)
  2. Patriotism and Taxation
    Working Papers, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. David and Goliath in the Poll Booth: Group Size, Voting Power and Voter Turnout
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads
  2. Exposing politicians’ ties to criminal organizations: the effects of local government dissolutions on electoral outcomes in southern Italian municipalities
    Working Papers, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Hoe het loon van een burgemeester de bevolkingsgroei en bouwvergunningen van een gemeente bepalen
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  4. Partial Fiscal Decentralization and Sub-National Government Fiscal Discipline: Empirical Evidence from OECD Countries
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2015)
  5. Strategic Housing Policy, Migration and Sorting around Population Thresholds
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Trade Integration and Corporate Income Tax Differentials: Evidence from OECD Countries
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)

2013

  1. Religious Heterogeneity and Fiscal Policy: Evidence from German Reunification
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2016)

2012

  1. Association membership and generalised trust: Are connections between associations losing their value?
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Borders as boundaries to fiscal policy interactions? An empirical analysis of politicians' opinions on rivals in the competition for firms
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Regional Science (2013)
  3. Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Operational Research (2013)
  4. Delegation, accountability & legislator moonlighting: Agency problems in Germany
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Party cues in elections under multilevel governance: Theory and evidence from US states
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2014)
  6. Patriotism, taxation and international mobility
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics View citations (4)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2012)
  7. Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2014)
  8. Public support for institutionalised solidarity: Europeans' reaction to the establishment of eurobonds
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
  9. Success and failure in electoral competition: Selective issue emphasis under incomplete issue ownership
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
  10. Trade Integration and Business Tax Differentials: Theory and Evidence from OECD Countries
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2011) Downloads
    Working Papers, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon St-Étienne (GATE Lyon St-Étienne), Université de Lyon (2011) Downloads
  11. Trade integration and business tax differentials: Evidence from OECD countries
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Civic engagement and corruption in 20 European democracies
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Election cycles in MPs' outside interests? The UK House of Commons, 2005-2010
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Political Studies (2013)
  3. Instrumental calculation, cognitive role-playing, or both? Self-perceptions of Seconded National Experts in the European Commission
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Moonlighting politicians: A survey and research agenda
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (21)
  5. Politicians' opinions on rivals in the competition for firms: An empirical analysis of reference points near a border
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Evaluating efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from a generalised conditional efficiency model for public libraries
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2011)
  2. Federalism and optimal allocation across levels of governance
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter
  3. War casualties and US presidential popularity: A comparison of the Korean, Vietnam and Iraq war
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads

2009

  1. Decentralization, Competition and the local tax mix: evidence from Flanders
    Working Papers, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis. Working Papers, University of Turin (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The political economy of efficient public good provision: evidence from Flemish libraries using a generalised conditional efficiency framework
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  3. Voter involvement, fiscal autonomy and public sector efficiency: evidence from German municipalities
    (Wähler-Beteiligung, Finanzhoheit und Effizienz des öffentlichen Sektors: Aussagen von deutschen Kommunen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2010)
  4. Wars, presidents and popularity: The political cost(s) of war re-examined
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Exploring sources of local government technical inefficiency: evidence from Flemish municipalities
    (Ursachenforschung zur technischen Ineffizienz kommunaler Verwaltungen: Evidenz von flämischen Gemeindeverwaltungen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Local governments in the wake of demographic change: evidence from German municipalities
    (Dezentrale Regierungen im Strudel von demographischen Wandel: Evidenz von deutschen Stadtverwaltungen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis (2008)
  3. Measuring local government technical (in)efficiency: An application and comparison of FDH, DEA and econometric approaches
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Party cues and yardstick voting
    (Parteien und 'Yardstick'-Wählen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2008)
  5. The political cost of taxation: new evidence from German popularity ratings
    (Besteuerung und Popularität von Politikern: Neue Ergebnisse für die Deutsche Bundesregierung 1978-2003)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (10)

2007

  1. How to make head or tail of bridging and bonding? Adressing the methodological ambiguity
    (Wie ist ‘Briding vs. Bonding’ sozialer Netzwerke zu verstehen? Das Problem der methodischen Zweideutigkeit)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Local Governments in the Wake of Demographic Change: Efficiency and Economies of Scale in German Municipalities
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Measuring the bridging nature of voluntary organizations: a note on the importance of association size
    (Untersuchung des bridging Charakters von zivilgesellschaftlichen Organisationen: Zur Bedeutung der Vereinsgröße)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Political fragmentation and projected tax revenues: evidence from Flemish municipalities
    (Politische Zersplitterung und erwartete Steuereinnahmen: Empirische Belege aus flämischen Gemeinden)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2008)
  5. Taxation and presidential approval: separate effects from tax burden and tax structure turbulence
    (Besteuerung und Popularität von Politikern: Gibt es unterscheidbare Wirkungen aufgrund der Steuerlast und aufgrund von Veränderungen der Steuerstruktur?)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2008)
  6. The impact of central places on spatial spending patterns: evidence from Flemish local government cultural expenditures
    (Der Einfluss ‘Zentraler Orte’ auf räumliche Ausgabenmuster: eine empirische Studie zu den kommunalen Ausgaben für Kultur in Flandern)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Cultural Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Disentangling the effects of political fragmentation on voter turnout: the Flemish municipal elections
    (Auswirkungen politischer Zersplitterung auf die Wahlbeteiligung: die flämischen Kommunalwahlen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics and Politics (2006)
  2. Government weakness and electoral cycles in local public debt: evidence from Flemish municipalities
    (Regierungsschwäche und Wahlzyklen in Zeiten kommunaler Verschuldung: das Beispiel flämischer Kommunen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
  3. Looking across borders: a test of spatial policy interdependence using local government efficiency ratings
    (Der Blick über die Grenze: Untersuchung von räumlichen Wechselbeziehungen in der Kommunalpolitik anhand von Effizienzbewertungen)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2006)
  4. Towards an empirical characterization of bridging and bonding social capital
    (Zur empirischen Charakterisierung von heterogenen (bridging) und homogenen (bonding) Arten des Sozialkapitals)
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Abandon ship? Party brands and politicians' responses to a political scandal
    Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 184, (C) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2019

  1. David and Goliath in the poll booth: group size, political power and voter turnout
    Local Government Studies, 2019, 45, (5), 724-747 Downloads
  2. Political donations and the allocation of public procurement contracts
    European Economic Review, 2019, 111, (C), 443-458 Downloads View citations (9)

2018

  1. Strategic public policy around population thresholds
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2018, 106, (C), 46-58 Downloads

2017

  1. Are bureaucrats paid like CEOs? Performance compensation and turnover of top civil servants
    Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 152, (C), 47-54 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Fiscal Fairness as a Political Argument
    Kyklos, 2017, 70, (4), 622-640 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Political Dynasties in Democracies: Causes, Consequences and Remaining Puzzles
    Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F446-F454 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F446-F454 (2017) Downloads
  4. Political Dynasties, Electoral Institutions and Politicians’ Human Capital
    Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F474-F494 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F474-F494 (2017) Downloads View citations (4)
  5. What Do We Value Most in Schools? A Study of Preference Rankings of School Attributes
    Social Science Quarterly, 2017, 98, (5), 1313-1327 Downloads
  6. Will you still trust me tomorrow? The causal effect of terrorism on social trust
    Public Choice, 2017, 173, (3), 289-305 Downloads View citations (5)

2016

  1. Bargaining complexity and the duration of government formation: evidence from Flemish municipalities
    Public Choice, 2016, 167, (1), 131-143 Downloads
  2. Economic Integration, Corporate Tax Incidence and Fiscal Compensation
    The World Economy, 2016, 39, (11), 1792-1811 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Family Ties and Socio-Economic Outcomes in High vs Low Income Countries
    Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52, (6), 813-823 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Religious heterogeneity and fiscal policy: Evidence from German reunification
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2016, 94, (C), 1-12 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. Interpersonal trust and welfare state support
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 39, (C), 1-12 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Looks Good, You're Hired? Evidence from Extra-Parliamentary Activities of German Parliamentarians
    German Economic Review, 2015, 16, (1), 1-12 Downloads
  3. Organised Crime, Institutions and Political Quality: Empirical Evidence from Italian Municipalities
    Economic Journal, 2015, 125, (586), F233-F255 Downloads View citations (46)
  4. Partial fiscal decentralization and sub-national government fiscal discipline: empirical evidence from OECD countries
    Public Choice, 2015, 163, (3), 307-320 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  5. Representative Bureaucracy and the Role of Expertise in Politics
    Politics and Governance, 2015, 3, (1), 26-36 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. (De)Centralization and voter turnout: theory and evidence from German municipalities
    Public Choice, 2014, 159, (3), 469-483 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Competition in the political arena and local government performance
    Applied Economics, 2014, 46, (19), 2264-2276 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. PARTY CUES IN ELECTIONS UNDER MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM US STATES
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12, (4), 1029-1058 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands
    Economics of Education Review, 2014, 40, (C), 152-166 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. Trade integration and corporate income tax differentials
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2014, 21, (2), 298-323 Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. BORDERS AS BOUNDARIES TO FISCAL POLICY INTERACTIONS? AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF POLITICIANS’ OPINIONS ON RIVALS IN THE COMPETITION FOR FIRMS
    Journal of Regional Science, 2013, 53, (4), 583-606 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2013, 224, (3), 592-602 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Election Cycles in MPs' Outside Interests? The UK House of Commons, 2005–2010
    Political Studies, 2013, 61, (2), 462-472 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Patriotism, taxation and international mobility
    Public Choice, 2012, 151, (3), 695-717 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. The Impact of the Economic Costs of Conflict on Individuals' Political Attitudes
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2012, 18, (2), 1-29 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Value for money? German local government efficiency in a comparative perspective
    Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (2), 201-218 Downloads View citations (24)

2011

  1. Economic and Political Foundations of Local Tax Structures: An Empirical Investigation of the Tax Mix of Flemish Municipalities
    Environment and Planning C, 2011, 29, (3), 410-427 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Evaluating efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from a generalised conditional efficiency model for public libraries
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2011, 69, (3), 319-327 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. How can the stigma of public transport as the ‘poor man's vehicle’ be overcome to enhance sustainability and climate change mitigation?
    Natural Resources Forum, 2010, 34, (4), 327-331 Downloads
  2. Voter involvement, fiscal autonomy and public sector efficiency: Evidence from German municipalities
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 26, (2), 265-278 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Local Governments in the Wake of Demographic Change: Evidence from German Municipalities
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2008, 64, (4), 434-457 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Party cues and yardstick voting
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24, (2), 470-477 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Political fragmentation and projected tax revenues: evidence from Flemish municipalities
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2008, 15, (3), 297-315 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. Taxation and presidential approval: separate effects from tax burden and tax structure turbulence?
    Public Choice, 2008, 135, (3), 301-317 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. The impact of ‘central places’ on spatial spending patterns: evidence from Flemish local government cultural expenditures
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 2008, 32, (1), 35-58 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Community Heterogeneity: A Burden for the Creation of Social Capital?*
    Social Science Quarterly, 2006, 87, (5), 1053-1072 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. DISENTANGLING THE EFFECTS OF POLITICAL FRAGMENTATION ON VOTER TURNOUT: THE FLEMISH MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
    Economics and Politics, 2006, 18, (3), 367-387 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Determinants of tax innovation: The case of environmental taxes in Flemish municipalities
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2006, 22, (1), 223-247 Downloads View citations (46)
  4. Everyone likes a winner: An empirical test of the effect of electoral closeness on turnout in a context of expressive voting
    Public Choice, 2006, 128, (3), 383-405 Downloads View citations (19)
  5. Looking across borders: A test of spatial policy interdependence using local government efficiency ratings
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2006, 60, (3), 443-462 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. ‘Rational’ Theories of Voter Turnout: A Review
    Political Studies Review, 2006, 4, (1), 16-35 Downloads View citations (44)

2005

  1. Government Weakness and Local Public Debt Development in Flemish Municipalities
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2005, 12, (4), 395-422 Downloads View citations (55)

2003

  1. Ballot Layout Effects in the 1995 Elections of the Brussels' Government
    Public Choice, 2003, 116, (1-2), 147-64 Downloads View citations (1)

Chapters

Undated

  1. Federalism and optimal allocation across levels of governance
    University of Munich, Department of Economics
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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