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Postal address:Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel, Peter Merian-Weg 6, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
Workplace:Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Zentrum (Faculty of Business and Economics), Universität Basel (University of Basel), (more information at EDIRC)
Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Does the Dream of Home Ownership Rest upon Biased Beliefs? A Test Based on Predicted and Realized Life Satisfaction
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. From participants to citizens? Democratic voting rights and naturalization behavior
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads
  3. Parental Unemployment, Social Insurance and Child Well-Being across Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  4. Special Interest Groups Versus Voters and the Political Economics of Attention
    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 (2018) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2018) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Transfer Payment Systems and Financial Distress: Insights from Health Insurance Premium Subsidies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2019

  1. Are asylum seekers more likely to work with more inclusive labor market access regulations?
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2018) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (2019)
  2. Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2008) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2008) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2020)
  3. Does Public Attention Reduce the Influence of Moneyed Interests? Policy Positions on SOPA/PIPA Before and After the Internet Blackout
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2019)
  4. Happiness and Public Policy: A Procedural Perspective
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Behavioural Public Policy (2020)
  5. Overstrained Citizens? The Number of Ballot Propositions and the Quality of the Decision Process in Direct Democracy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2019)
  6. Power Sharing at the Local Level: Evidence on Opting-In for Non-Citizen Voting Rights
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Rain, Emotions and Voting for the Status Quo
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2019)
  8. The Deterrent Effect of an Anti-Minaret Vote on Foreigners' Location Choices
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) (2019) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2019)
  9. Tobacco Sales Prohibition and Teen Smoking
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Medical Marijuana Laws and Mental Health in the United States
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Overstrained Citizens?
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Tobacco Control Policies and Smoking Behavior in Europe: More Than Trends?
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Women Leaving the Playpen: The Emancipating Role of Female Suffrage
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (5)

2017

  1. (Mis-)Predicted Subjective Well-Being Following Life Events
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (19)
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2015) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2019)
  2. Democratic Involvement and Immigrants' Compliance with the Law
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in VfS Annual Conference 2017 (Vienna): Alternative Structures for Money and Banking, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association (2017) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Overoptimistic Entrepreneurs: Predicting Wellbeing Consequences of Self-Employment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in PIER Discussion Papers, Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research (2017) Downloads
  4. Public Choice and Happiness
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads
  5. Subjective Well-Being and Public Policy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Voters and Representatives: How Should Representatives Be Selected?
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads

2015

  1. Limited Self-Control, Obesity and the Loss of Happiness
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2007) Downloads View citations (12)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2016)
  2. Politico-economic determinants of tort reforms in medical malpractice
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Selection of Public Servants into Politics
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2016)
  4. Smoking Bans, Cigarette Prices and Life Satisfaction
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in VfS Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2013) Downloads View citations (12)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2015)
  5. The Deterrent Effect of Voting Against Minarets: Identity Utility and Foreigners' Location Choice
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  6. The Role of Lawyer-Legislators in Shaping the Law: Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in VfS Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association (2014) Downloads

2014

  1. Economic Approaches to Understanding Change in Happiness
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (14)

2013

  1. Do Lawyer-Legislators Protect Their Business? Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) (2004) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Happiness Studies (2014)

2012

  1. Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness: A Selective Overview
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Suboptimal Choices and the Need for Experienced Individual Well-Being in Economic Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Happiness and Development (2012)
  3. The effects of voting costs on the democratic process and public finances
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2015)

2010

  1. Camera Surveillance as a Measure of Counterterrorism?
    Economics of Security Working Paper Series, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2010) Downloads
  2. Political selection of public servants and parliamentary oversight
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Governance (2013)
  3. Recent Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (53)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (68)

2009

  1. Fixed-term Employment, Work Organization and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from German Individual-Level Data
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Gl�ck: Die �konomische Analyse (Happiness: The Economic Analysis)
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
  3. Measuring well-being across Europe: description of the ESS well-being module and preliminary findings
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (28)
    Also in PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris (Postprint), HAL (2009) View citations (9)
    Working Papers, HAL (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
    PSE Working Papers, HAL (2008) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement (2009)
  4. The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Resource Economics (2010)
  5. Ökonomische Überlegungen zur Kameraüberwachung als Massnahme gegen den Terrorismus
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (2009)

2008

  1. Bureaucrats in Parliament: Theory and Evidence on Its Determinants in Germany
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2008) Downloads
  2. Environmental Policy à la Carte: Letting Firms Choose their Regulation
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Ist die relative Schlechterstellung niedrigqualifizierter Arbeitskräfte Mythos oder Realität? - Eine Analyse der Schweizer Disparität von Lohn- und Arbeitslosenquote nach Qualifikation
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads
  4. Self-Selection and Subjective Well-Being: Copula Models with an Application to Public and Private Sector Work
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and the Private Sector
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2008) Downloads
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
    Public Policy Discussion Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2008) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2010)

2007

  1. Active decisions and pro-social behavior
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads
  2. Approval of Equal Rights and Gender - Differences in Well-Being
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2004) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2010)
  3. Should National Happiness Be Maximized ?
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) (2007) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Chapter (2009)
  4. The Happiness Gains from Sorting and Matching in the Labor Market
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2007) Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Active Decisions and Pro-social Behavior: A Field Experiment on Blood Donation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2006) Downloads
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2006) Downloads
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2011)
  2. Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2008)
  3. Environmental Morale and Motivation
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich (2006) Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Should We Maximize National Happiness?
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (2)
  5. TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2010)
  6. The Impact of Postal Voting on Participation, Evidence for Switzerland
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel (2006) Downloads
  7. What Happiness Research Can Tell Us About Self-Control Problems And Utility Misprediction
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Does Marriage Make People Happy, Or Do Happy People Get Married?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics) (2006)
  2. Does Watching TV Make Us Happy?
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Psychology (2007)
  3. Versagen in der staatlichen Krippenförderung ? Betreuungsgutscheine als Alternative
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Demokratische Beteiligung und Staatsausgaben: Die Auswirkungen des Frauenstimmrechts
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (2005)
  3. Happiness Research: State and Prospects
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of Social Economy (2005)
  4. Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Economica (2008)
  5. Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Making International Organizations More Democratic
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Law & Economics (2006)
  7. Stress That Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2008)
  8. The Role of Direct Democracy and Federalism in Local Power
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (5)
  9. Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (14)

2003

  1. Direct Democracy: Designing a Living Constitution
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Introducing Procedural Utility: Not only What, but also How Matters
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) (2004)
  3. Reported Subjective Well-Being: A Challenge for Economic Theory and Economic Policy
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften (2004)

2002

  1. Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility
    Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (2005)

2001

  1. The Role of Social Work Norms in Job Searching and Subjective Well-Being
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2004)

2000

  1. What are the sources of happiness?
    Economics working papers, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria Downloads View citations (21)

Undated

  1. Are Stock Options the Managers' Blessing? Stock Option Compensation and Institutional Controls
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
  2. Are Voters Better Informed When They Have a Larger Say in Politics? Evidence for the European Union and Switzerland
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2004)
  3. Demokratieindizes f�r die Kantone der Schweiz
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (22)
  4. Do Workers Enjoy Procedural Utility?
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Happiness, Economy and Institutions
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)
  6. Maximising Happiness?
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2000)
  7. Outcome, Process & Power in Direct Democracy
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (6)
  8. Testing Theories of Happiness
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (13)
  9. The Role of Income Aspirations in Individual Happiness
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2004)
  10. Was erkl�rt die steigenden Managerl�hne? Ein Diskussionsbeitrag
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
  11. What can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2002)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Blood donations and incentives: Evidence from a field experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2020, 170, (C), 52-74 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  2. Happiness and public policy: a procedural perspective
    Behavioural Public Policy, 2020, 4, (2), 210-225 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2019

  1. (Mis-)Predicted Subjective Well-Being Following Life Events
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019, 17, (1), 245-283 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Are asylum seekers more likely to work with more inclusive labor market access regulations?
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 155, (1), 1-15 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  3. DOES PUBLIC ATTENTION REDUCE THE INFLUENCE OF MONEYED INTERESTS? POLICY POSITIONS ON SOPA/PIPA BEFORE AND AFTER THE INTERNET BLACKOUT
    Economic Inquiry, 2019, 57, (4), 1879-1895 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  4. Overstrained citizens? The number of ballot propositions and the quality of the decision process in direct democracy
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 59, (C), 483-500 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  5. Rain, emotions and voting for the status quo
    European Economic Review, 2019, 119, (C), 434-451 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  6. The deterrent effect of an anti-minaret vote on foreigners’ location choices
    Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32, (3), 1043-1095 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2016

  1. Limited Self‐control, Obesity, and the Loss of Happiness
    Health Economics, 2016, 25, (11), 1409-1424 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Selection of public servants into politics
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44, (3), 696-719 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. The role of party politics in medical malpractice tort reforms
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 42, (C), 17-35 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. René L. Frey and Bruno S. Frey: 45 Years of Editorial Service for Kyklos
    Kyklos, 2015, 68, (1), 1-2 Downloads
  2. Smoking bans, cigarette prices and life satisfaction
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 44, (C), 176-194 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. The Effects of Voting Costs on the Democratic Process and Public Finances
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2015, 7, (1), 141-71 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. The Role of Lawyer-Legislators in Shaping the Law: Evidence from Voting on Tort Reforms
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2015, 58, (2), 357 - 384 Downloads View citations (9)
  5. pvsR: An Open Source Interface to Big Data on the American Political Sphere
    PLOS ONE, 2015, 10, (7), 1-21 Downloads

2014

  1. Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, 15, (4), 937-956 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Governance, bureaucratic rents, and well-being differentials across US states
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2014, 66, (2), 443-464 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. On the many accounts of public happiness
    International Review of Economics, 2014, 61, (2), 109-113 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Is camera surveillance an effective measure of counterterrorism?
    Defence and Peace Economics, 2013, 24, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Political selection of public servants and parliamentary oversight
    Economics of Governance, 2013, 14, (1), 45-76 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Suboptimal choices and the need for experienced individual well-being in economic analysis
    International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, 1, (1), 63-85 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. The use of happiness research for public policy
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2012, 38, (4), 659-674 Downloads View citations (46)

2011

  1. Active Decisions and Prosocial Behaviour: a Field Experiment on Blood Donation
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (556), F476-F493 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2010

  1. Approval of equal rights and gender differences in well-being
    Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23, (3), 933-962 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Happiness and public choice
    Public Choice, 2010, 144, (3), 557-573 Downloads View citations (43)
  3. Public servants in parliament: theory and evidence on its determinants in Germany
    Public Choice, 2010, 145, (1), 223-252 Downloads View citations (30)
  4. TV Channels, Self-Control and Happiness
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10, (1), 1-35 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 139-160 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  6. Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed?: Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap Between the Public and the Private Sector
    Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45, (4), 998-1045 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Measuring Well-being Across Europe: Description of the ESS Well-being Module and Preliminary Findings
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2009, 91, (3), 301-315 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. The life satisfaction approach to valuing public goods: The case of terrorism
    Public Choice, 2009, 138, (3), 317-345 Downloads View citations (114)
  3. Ökonomische Überlegungen zur Kameraüberwachung als Maßnahme gegen den Terrorismus
    Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, 2009, 78, (4), 119-135 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2008, 24, (2), 476-488 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?
    Economica, 2008, 75, (297), 39-59 Downloads View citations (125)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Stress that Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox*
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110, (2), 339-366 Downloads View citations (137)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2007

  1. Does watching TV make us happy?
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2007, 28, (3), 283-313 Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Does marriage make people happy, or do happy people get married?
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2006, 35, (2), 326-347 Downloads View citations (235)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Making International Organizations More Democratic
    Review of Law & Economics, 2006, 1, (3), 305-330 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Reply to Gordon Tullock
    The Review of International Organizations, 2006, 1, (1), 47-48 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Strengthening the citizens' role in international organizations
    The Review of International Organizations, 2006, 1, (1), 27-43 Downloads View citations (14)

2005

  1. Beyond outcomes: measuring procedural utility
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2005, 57, (1), 90-111 Downloads View citations (102)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Demokratische Beteiligung und Staatsausgaben: Die Auswirkungen des Frauenstimmrechts
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2005, 141, (IV), 617-650 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Happiness Research: State and Prospects
    Review of Social Economy, 2005, 63, (2), 207-228 Downloads View citations (95)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Are Voters Better Informed When They Have a Larger Say in Politics? -- Evidence for the European Union and Switzerland
    Public Choice, 2004, 119, (1_2), 31-59 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper
  2. Introducing Procedural Utility: Not Only What, but Also How Matters
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2004, 160, (3), 377-401 Downloads View citations (226)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Kemp, S.: Public Goods and Private Wants. A Psychological Approach to Government Spending
    Journal of Economics, 2004, 81, (1), 92-96 Downloads
  4. Reported Subjective Well-Being: A Challenge for Economic Theory and Economic Policy
    Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 2004, 124, (2), 191-231 View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. The Role of Social Work Norms in Job Searching and Subjective Well-Being
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2, (4), 696-719 Downloads View citations (191)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  6. The role of income aspirations in individual happiness
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2004, 54, (1), 89-109 Downloads View citations (487)
    See also Working Paper

2002

  1. Soziale Arbeitsnorm und Arbeitslosigkeit in der Schweiz
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2002, 138, (III), 293-316 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Economics of Happiness
    World Economics, 2002, 3, (1), 25-41 Downloads View citations (38)
  3. What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2002, 40, (2), 402-435 Downloads View citations (1427)
    See also Working Paper

2001

  1. Latent entrepreneurship across nations
    European Economic Review, 2001, 45, (4-6), 680-691 Downloads View citations (232)
  2. Outcome, Process and Power in Direct Democracy: New Econometric Results
    Public Choice, 2001, 107, (3-4), 271-93 Downloads View citations (17)

2000

  1. Happiness Prospers in Democracy
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2000, 1, (1), 79-102 Downloads View citations (57)
  2. Happiness, Economy and Institutions
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (466), 918-38 Downloads View citations (451)
    See also Working Paper
  3. Maximising Happiness?
    German Economic Review, 2000, 1, (2), 145-167 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper

1999

  1. Measuring Preferences by Subjective Well-Being
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 1999, 155, (4), 755-778 Downloads View citations (63)

Books

Edited books

2013

  1. Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Economics and Psychology: A Promising New Cross-Disciplinary Field, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

2007

  1. Economics and Psychology: A Promising New Cross-Disciplinary Field, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (14)

Chapters

2010

  1. Self-selection models for public and private sector job satisfaction
    A chapter in Jobs, Training, and Worker Well-being, 2010, vol. 30, pp 233-251 Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. Happiness when Temptation Overwhelms Willpower
    Chapter 5 in Happiness, Economics and Politics, 2009 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Should National Happiness be Maximized?
    Chapter 14 in Happiness, Economics and Politics, 2009 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Citizenship and Democracy in International Organizations
    Chapter 9 in Public Choice and the Challenges of Democracy, 2007 Downloads

2003

  1. Institutions Matter for Procedural Utility: An Econometric Study of the Impact of Political Participation Possibilities
    Chapter 4 in Economic Welfare, International Business and Global Institutional Change, 2003 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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