Public Economics: Publications

Below, please find a selection of our publications: 

1. Journal articles:

  • Bischoff, I. and Hauschildt, J. (2019), Vocational schools as an instrument of interregional competition - Empirical evidence from German counties, Review of Regional Research, 38(1), p.65-89. Doi: 10.1007/s10037-018-0127-1
  • Bischoff, I. and Prasetyia, F. (2019), Determinants of local public expenditures on education: empirical evidence on Indonesian municipalities between 2005 and 2012, International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 10(2), p. 115-147.
  • Bergholz, C. and Bischoff, I. (2019), Citizens’ support for inter-municipal cooperation: Evidence from a survey in the German state of Hesse, Applied Economics, 51(12), p. 1268-1283. Doi: 10.1080/00036846.2018.1527444.
  • Bergholz, C. and Bischoff, I. (2018), Local council members’ view on intermunicipal cooperation: does office-related self-interest matter?, Regional Studies, 52(12), p. 1624-1635 . Doi: 10.1080/00343404.2018.1428293.
  • Bischoff, I.; Frank, B. and Müller, V. (2018), Wirtschaftspolitische Wählerpräferenzen: Unabhängig–oder manipulierbar durch politische Handelsmarken?, List Forum für Wirtschafts-and Finanzpolitik, 44(2), p. 221-240. Doi: 10.1007/s41025-018-0104-z.
  • Bischoff, I. (2018), How we misanderstand economics and why it matters, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. Doi 10.1016/j.socec.2018.10.008.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krabel, S. (2017), Local taxes and political influence: evidence from locally dominant firms in German municipalities, International Tax and Public Finance, 24 (2), p. 313-337. DOI 10.1007/s10797-016-9419-y.
  • Blaeschke, F. and Haug, P. (2017), Does intermunicipal cooperation increase efficiency? A conditional metafrontier approach for the Hessian wastewater sector. Local Government Studies, online: DOI 10.1080/03003930.2017.1395741.
  • Bischoff, I., Bönisch, P., Haug, P., and Illy, A. (2017), Vertical Grants and Local Public Efficiency: The Inference-disturbing Effect of Fiscal Equalization. Public Finance Review, online: DOI 10.1177/1091142117725393.
  • Banaszewska, M. and Bischoff, I. (2017), The Political Economy of EU-fands: Evidence from Poland. Journal of Economics and Statistics, 237 (3), p. 191-224.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krabel, S. (2016), Local taxes and political influence: evidence from locally dominant firms in German municipalities. International Tax and Public Finance, online: DOI 10.1007/s10797-016-9419-y.
  • Bischoff, I. and Blaeschke, F. (2016), Performance Budgeting: Incentives and Social Waste From Window Dressing, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 26(2), p. 344-358.
  • Bischoff, I. and Krauskopf, T. (2015), Warm glow of giving collectively–An experimental study, Journal of Economic Psychology51, p. 210-218.
  • Bischoff, I., Heinemann, F. and Hennighausen, T. (2013), What makes me see inequality as just? Schmollers Jahrbuch 133, p. 1-21.
  • Bischoff, I. and Siemers, L. (2013), Biased beliefs and retrospective voting: why democracies choose mediocre policies. Public Choice, 156(1-2), p. 163-180.
  • Bischoff, I. and Egbert, H. (2013), Social information and bandwagon behavior in voting: an economic experiment, Journal of Economic Psychology 34, p. 270-284.
  • Bischoff, I. and Frank, B. (2011), Good news for experimenters: Subjects are hard to influence by instructors? cues. Economics Bulletin 31(4), p. 3221-3225.
  • Bischoff, I. and Gohout, W. (2010), The political economy of tax projections, International Tax and Public Finance 17 p. 133-150.
  • Heinemann, F., Bischoff, I. and Hennighausen, T. (2009), Choosing from the Reform Menu Card - Individual Determinants of Labour Market Policy Preferences, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie and Statistik, 229 (2/3), p. 180-197.
  • Bischoff, I. (2008), Endowment effect theory, prediction bias and publicly provided goods – an experimental study, Environmental and Research Economics 39 p. 283-296.
  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Model uncertainty, learning and institutions – a broader view at Mancur Olson’s theory of institutional sclerosis, Southern Economic Journal 74 (1), p. 34-49.
  • Bischoff, I. (2007), Institutional choice versus communication in social dilemmas – an experimental approach, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 62, p. 20-36.
  • Bischoff, I. (2004), Inhalt and empirischer Gehalt der Rationalitätsannahme – ein Literaturüberblick, Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Review of Economics) 55, p. 196-221.
  • Bischoff, I. (2003), Determinants of the increase in the number of interest groups in western democracies: theoretical considerations and evidence from 21 OECD-countries, Public Choice Vol. 114, P.197-218.
  • Bischoff, I. and Hofmann, K. (2002), Classroom game on the theory of rent-seeking: Some practical experience, Southern Economic Journal Vol. 69, p. 195-199.
  • 2. Assorted Discussion Papers

  • Banaszewska, M. and Bischoff, I. (2018), Grants-in-aid and the prospect of re-election: The impact of EU funds on mayoral elections in Poland. MAGKS Discussion Paper 22 - 2018.
  • Bischoff, I. and Wolfschütz, E. (2017), The Emergence of Inter-Municipal cooperation – A Hazard Model Approach. MAGKS Discussion Paper 44-2017
  • Bischoff, I. and Hauschildt, J. (2017), Vocational Schools as an Instrument of Interregional Competition – Empirical Evidence from German Counties. MAGKS Discussion Paper 22-2017.
  • Bischoff, I. and Kusa, N. (2017), Citizens‘ preferences for a tax exemption for caregivers in inheritance taxation – an empirical analysis using German survey data. MAGKS Discussion Paper 04-2017.
  • Banaszewska, M. and Bischoff, I. (2016), The political economy of EU-funds in Poland: evidence for the period 2007-2013. MAGKS Discussion Paper 18-2016.
  • Bischoff, I. and Kusa, N. (2016), Should there be a more active role of family care assistants in long-term care provision? Survey evidence on the view of German citizens.  MAGKS Discussion Paper 42-2016.
  • Bischoff, I. and Kusa, N. (2015), Policy preferences for inheritance taxation. MAGKS Discussion Paper 31-2015.
  • Bischoff, I. and Ihtiyar, Ö. (2015), Feedback and Emotions in the Trust Game. MAGKS Discussion Paper 03-2015.