Research: Discussion Papers

From the MAGKS discussion paper series, here you find those discussion papers which are authored or co-authored by economists at the University of Kassel since 2012.

48-2017

Walter Blocher, Andreas Hanl und Jochen Michaelis

Revolutionieren Kryptowährungen die Zahlungssysteme?

44-2017

Ivo Bischoff and Eva Wolfschütz

The Emergence of Inter-Municipal cooperation – A Hazard Model Approach

43-2017

Marco de Pinto and Jochen Michaelis

Firm Selection and the Role of Union Heterogeneity

41-2017

Benjamin Schwanebeck

Unconventional Monetary Policy in a Financially Heterogeneous Monetary Union

29-2017

Reinhold Kosfeld and Christian Dreger

Towards an East German wage curve - NUTS boundaries, labour market regions and unemployment spillovers

25-2017

Philipp Kirchner and Benjamin Schwanebeck

Optimal Unconventional Monetary Policy in the
Face of Shadow Banking

22-2017

Ivo Bischoff and Julia Hauschildt

Vocational Schools as an Instrument of Interregional Competition – Empirical Evidence from German Counties

16-2017

Andreas Ziegler

Economic calculus or personal and social values? A micro-econometric analysis of the acceptance of climate and energy policy measures

15-2017

Andreas Hanl und Jochen Michaelis

Kryptowährungen- Ein Problem für die Geldpolitik?

09-2017

Christian Growitsch, Simon Paulus and Heike Wetzel

Competition and Regulation as a Means of Reducing CO2 Emissions: Experience from U.S. Fossil Fuel Power Plants

05-2017

Christoph Bühren and Philip J. Steinberg

The impact of psychological traits on performance in sequential tournaments: Evidence from a tennis field experiment

04-2017

Ivo Bischoff and Nataliya Kusa

Citizens‘ preferences for a tax exemption for caregivers in inheritance taxation – an empirical analysis using German survey data

49-2016

Anastasios Demertzidis and Vahidin Jeleskovic

Empirical Estimation of Intraday Yield Curves on the Italian Interbank Credit Market e-MID

48-2016

Markus Engler and Vahidin Jeleskovic

Intraday volatility, trading volume and trading intensity in the interbank market e-MID

47-2016

Christian Bergholz and Ivo Bischoff

Local council members’ view on inter-municipal cooperation: Does office-related self interest matter?

43-2016

Christian Bergholz and Ivo Bischoff

Citizens‘ support for inter-municipal cooperation: evidence from a survey in the German state of Hesse

42-2016

Ivo Bischoff and Nataliya Kusa

Should there be a more active role of family care assistants in long-term care provision? – survey evidence on the view of German citizens

41-2016

Gunnar Gutsche, Anja Köbrich León and Andreas Ziegler

On the relevance of psychological motives, values, and norms for socially responsible investments: An econometric analysis

40-2016

Gunnar Gutsche and Andreas Ziegler

Are private investors willing to pay for sustainable investments?
A stated choice experiment

36-2016

Ivo Bischoff and Nataliya Kusa

Should wealth transfer be taxed? Citizens' view on a fundamental question

33-2016

Martin Binder and Guido Buenstorf

Smile or die: Can subjective well-being increase survival in the face of substantive health impairments?

28-2016

Guido Buenstorf, Kristian Nielsen and Bram Timmermans

Steve Jobs or no jobs? Entrepreneurial activity and performance among Danish college dropouts and graduates

24-2016

Gunnar Gutsche and Bernhard Zwergel

Information barriers and SRI market participation - Can sustainability and transparency labels help?

22-2016

Benjamin Käfer

Peer to peer lending - a (financial stability) risk perspective

21-2016

Ivo Bischoff and Nataliya Kusa

Citizen's preferences for a tax exemption for caregiving heirs - an empirical analysis

18-2016

Monika Banaszewska and Ivo Bischoff

The political economy of EU-funds in Poland: Evidence for the period 2007-2013

17-2016

Jochen Michaelis and Georg von Wangenheim

Das Bestellerprinzip - Entlastung für den Mieter oder Augenwischerei?

15-2016

Jürgen Kruse and Heike Wetzel

Innovation in clean coal technologies: Empirical evidence from firm-level patent data

09-2016

Christian Schubert

Green nudges: Do they work? Are they ethical?

04-2016

Jochen Michaelis and Benjamin Schwanebeck

Examination rules and student effort

03-2016

Stephan B. Bruns

The fragility of meta-regression models in observational research

02-2016

Reinhold Kosfeld and Christian Dreger

Local and spatial cointegration in the wage curve - a spatial panel analysis for German regions 

34-2015

Christoph Bühren and Maria Daskalakis

Do not incentivize eco-friendly behavior - Go for a competition to go green! 

33-2015

Christian Schubert

On the ethics of public nudging: Autonomy and agency 

32-2015

Ivo Bischoff and Ferry Prasetyia

Determinants of local public expenditures on education: Empirical evidence for Indonesian districts between 2005 and 2012 

31-2015

Ivo Bischoff and Nataliya Kusa

Policy preferences for inheritance taxation

30-2015

Julija Michailova and Christoph Bühren

Money priming and social behavior of natural groups in simple bargaining and dilemma experiments  

29-2015

Scott Barrett and Astrid Dannenberg

Tipping versus cooperating to supply a public good  

27-2015

Dominik Heinisch, Önder Nomaler, Guido Buenstorf, Koen Franken and Harry Lintsen

Same place, same knowledge - same people? The geography of non-patent citations in Dutch polymer patents

25-2015

Benjamin Käfer

The value of a joint liability scheme: Estimating group support for German Landesbanken

23-2015

Christian Bergholz and Ivo Bischoff

Citizen's preferences for inter-municipal cooperation in rural areas: Evidence from a survey in three Hessian counties

22-2015

Jakob Palek and Benjamin Schwanebeck

Optimal monetary and macroprudential policy in a currency union

16-2015

Andreas Ziegler

On the relevance of ideological identification and environmental values for beliefs and attitudes toward climate change: An empirical cross country analysis

06-2015

Jakob Palek

The optimal monetary and fiscal policy mix in a financially heterogeneous monetary union

05-2015

Christoph Bühren and Stefan Krabel

Individual performance after success and failure - a natural experiment

04-2015

Claudia Schwirplies and Andreas Ziegler

Offset carbon emissions or pay a price premium for avoiding them? A cross-country analysis of motives for climate protection activities

03-2015

Ivo Bischoff and Özcan Ihtiyar

Feedback and Emotions in the Trust Game

02-2015

Claudia Schwirplies

Adaptation vs. climate protection: Responses to climate change and policy preferences of individuals in China, Germany, and the USA

01-2015

Lorenz Blume, Bernd Hayo and Stefan Voigt

Correlates and Determinants of Direct Democracy

54-2014

Christoph Bühren and Marco Pleßner

Rating Agencies - An Experimental Analysis of their Remuneration Model (forthcoming in: German Economic Review)

53-2014

Joachim Schleich, Claudia Schwirplies and Andreas Ziegler

Private Provision of Public Goods: Do Individual Climate Protection Efforts Depend on Perceptions of Climate Policy?

47-2014

Andreas Lange, Claudia Schwirplies and Andreas Ziegler

On the Interrelation between Carbon Offsetting and other Voluntary Climate Protection Activities: Theory and Empirical Evidencey

44-2014

Jochen Michaelis and Jakob Palek

Optimal Monetary Policy in a Currency Union: Implications of a Country-specific Cost Channel

37-2014

Reinhold Kosfeld and Mirko Titze

Benchmark Value Added Chains and Regional Clusters in German R&D Intensive Industries

32-2014

Stephan Müller and Georg von Wangenheim

The Impact of Market Innovations on the Evolution of Norms: The Sustainability Case

31-2014

Korbinian von Blanckenburg

Führt Google-Shopping zu einer neuen Art von Wettbewerbsproblemen? (published in: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik 63, 2014, 240-256)

28-2014

Jing Dai, Martin Kesternich, Andreas Löschel and Andreas Ziegler

Do Chinese Individuals Believe in Global Climate Change and why? An Econometric Analysis (published as: Extreme Weather Experiences and Climate Change Beliefs in China: An Econometric Analysis, Ecological Economics 116, 310-321)

18-2014

Marco de Pinto and Jochen Michaelis

The Labor Market Effects of Trade Unions: Layard meets Melitz (published in International Economics and Economic Policy)

14-2014

Frédéric Blaeschke

What Drives Small Municipalities to Cooperate? Evidence from Hessian Municipalities

10-2014

Joachim Schleich, Elisabeth Dütschke, Claudia Schwirplies and Andreas Ziegler

Citizens’ Perceptions of Justice in International Climate Policy – An Empirical Analysis (forthcoming in: Climate Policy)

49-2013

Christoph Bühren and Thorben C. Kundt

Imagine Being a Nice Guy: A Note on Hypothetical vs. Incentivized Social Preferences (published in: Judgment and Decision Making 10, 2015)

45-2013

Sven Rudolph, Takeshi Kawakatsu and Achim Lerch

Regional Market-Based Climate Policy in North America: Efficient, Effective, Fair?

34-2013

Claudia Schwirplies and Andreas Ziegler

Are German Tourists Environmental Chameleons? A Micro-econometric Analysis of Adaptation to Climate Change

26-2013

Christoph Bühren and Thorben Kundt

Worker or Shirker  –  Who Evades more Taxes? A Real Effort Experiment (published as: Does the Level of Work Effort Influence Tax Evasion?, Review of Economics 65, 137-158)

23-2013

Jochen Michaelis

Und dann werfen wir den Computer an  –  Anmerkungen zur Methodik der DSGE-Modelle (published in: Studien zur Kredit- und Finanzwirtschaft Band 190, Duncker & Humblot Berlin, 67-82)

20-2013

Ivo Bischoff and Frédéric Blaeschke

Incentives and Influence Activities in the Public Sector: the Trade-off in Performance Budgeting and Conditional Grants

19-2013

Ivo Bischoff and Thomas Krauskopf

Motives of pro-social behavior in individual versus collective decisions  –  a comparative experimental study

18-2013

Michael Bräuninger, Jochen Michaelis and Madlen Sode

10 Jahre Hartz-Reformen (published in: Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium 42, 2013, 554-559)

10-2013

Sven Rudolph

Regionaler Treibhausgas-Emissionshandel in den USA

48-2012

Vahidin Jeleskovic and Benjamin Schwanebeck

Assessment of a spatial panel model for the efficiency analysis of the heterogonous healthcare systems in the world

45-2012

Ivo Bischoff and Stefan Krabel

The tax and the mighty: Tax payer concentration lowers local business taxation in German Municipalities

44-2012

Marco de Pinto

The redistribution of trade gains and the equity-efficiency trade-off

39-2012

Ulrich Zierahn

The effect of market access on the labor market: Evidence from German reunification

38-2012

Ulrich Zierahn

Monocentric Cities, Endogenous Agglomeration, and Unemployment Disparities

37-2012

Björn Frank and Stefan Krabel

Gens una sumus?! – Or Does Political Ideology Affect Experts' Aesthetic Judgment of  Chess Games? (published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 92, 2013, 66-78)

34-2012

Ivo Bischoff, Carolin Neuhaus, Peter Trautner and Bernd Weber

The Neuroeconomics of Voting: Neural Evidence of Different Sources of Utility in Voting (forthcoming in: Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics)

28-2012

Janick Christian Mollet and Andreas Ziegler

Is Socially Responsible Investing Really Beneficial? New Empirical Evidence for the US and European Stock Markets (published in: Review of Financial Economics 23, 208-216)

25-2012

Sven Rudolph, Takeshi Kawakatsu

Tokyo’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme: A Model for Sustainable Megacity Carbon Markets? (Published in Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation XIII)

18-2012

Andreas Lange and Andreas Ziegler

Offsetting versus Mitigation Activities to Reduce CO2 Emissions: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis for the U.S. and Germany

14-2012

Reinhold Kosfeld and Jorgen Lauridsen

Identifying Clusters within R&D Intensive Industries Using Local Spatial Methods

12-2012

Ivo Bischoff and Frédéric Blaeschke

Window-Dressing and Lobbying in Performance-Budgeting: a Model for the Public Sector

11-2012

Christoph Bühren, Björn Frank and Rosemarie Nagel

A Historical Note on the Beauty Contest

10-2012

Marco de Pinto

Unemployment Benefits as Redistribution Scheme of Trade Gains - A Positive Analysis (published in Marco de Pinto, International Trade and Unemployment, Springer, 2013)

07-2012

Hans G. Nutzinger

Dogmen- und realhistorische Aspekte des Wohlfahrtsbegriffs

04-2012

Sven Rudolph

Marktbasierte Klimapolitik in den USA: „Wind of Change“ oder „Blown by the Wind“?

03-2012

Jochen Michaelis

Optimal Monetary Policy in a Currency Union: The Role of the Cost Channel

02-2012

Benjamin Käfer and Jochen Michaelis

Länderrisiko: Die ökonomischen Konsequenzen einer Herabstufung durch die Rating-Agenturen (published in: Wirtschaftsdienst: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik 92, 2012, 95-100)