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  1. Content type: Original article

    Recently, Abadie et al. (Am J Polit Sci 59:495–510, 2015) have expanded synthetic control methods by the so-called cross-validation technique. We find that their results are not being reproduced when alternati...

    Authors: Stefan Klößner, Ashok Kaul, Gregor Pfeifer and Manuel Schieler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:11

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    This paper examines interest-parity conditions that arguably held as regards the investment demand for bills of exchange during the classical gold standard (1880–1914). Contemporaneous guides to the foreign ex...

    Authors: Nils Herger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:9

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  3. Content type: Original article

    This paper applies a recent method proposed by Maggiori (The U.S. Dollar Safety Premium, 2013) to estimate the Swiss franc safety premium. The results show that the three-step instrumental variable approach as us...

    Authors: Jessica Leutert

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:13

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  4. Content type: Original article

    The aim of this paper is to present a review of the legal, theoretical, and empirical aspects of secessions from an economic perspective. This survey provides interesting insights into recent events such as th...

    Authors: Thierry Madiès, Grégoire Rota-Grasiozi, Jean-Pierre Tranchant and Cyril Trépier

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:19

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  5. Content type: Original article

    This paper studies money demand in Switzerland under free banking before the establishment of the Swiss National Bank. We find that, in addition to income, the banks’ balance-sheet-to-GDP ratio and the number ...

    Authors: Stefan Gerlach and Peter Kugler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:18

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  6. Content type: Original article

    We estimate the size of inheritance flows in Switzerland over a long span of data, in close analogy to the study for France by Piketty (Q J Econ 126(3):1071–1131, 2011). We find that inheritance flows had been...

    Authors: Marius Brülhart, Didier Dupertuis and Elodie Moreau

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:8

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  7. Content type: Original article

    This paper analyzes the relationship between factor substitutability and the energy intensity of manufacturing firms. Specifically, we compare the degree of substitutability between the input factors capital, ...

    Authors: Sebastian M. Deininger, Lukas Mohler and Daniel Mueller

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:6

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  8. Content type: Original article

    Creative accounting allows governments and, more particularly, finance ministers to somehow manage financial reports to achieve specific and possibly self-interested goals. It is usually used to hide deficits....

    Authors: Maxime Clémenceau and Nils Soguel

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:7

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  9. Content type: Original article

    In many contexts we may be interested in understanding whether direct connections between agents, such as declared friendships in a classroom or family links in a rural village, affect their outcomes. In this ...

    Authors: Arun Advani and Bansi Malde

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:12

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  10. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The Swiss franc is known to appreciate strongly during financial market turmoil, demonstrating its status as a typical safe haven currency. One possible mechanism behind this appreciation during times of globa...

    Authors: Pınar Yeşin

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399513

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  11. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper analyzes the impacts of the modified needs for space heating and cooling due to global warming on the quantities of energy used for space conditioning and overall. It thereby estimates direct and to...

    Authors: Camille Gonseth, Philippe Thalmann and Marc Vielle

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399511

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  12. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This study investigates the relationship between governance, investment performance and asset allocation of pension funds in Switzerland. Our sample includes survey data from 139 Swiss occupational pension pla...

    Authors: Manuel Ammann and Christian Ehmann

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399510

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  13. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper analyses the effect of a change in the real exchange rate on the number of overnight stays in Swiss hotels. It uses unique three-dimensional panel data on the monthly number of overnight stays by th...

    Authors: Christian Stettler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399437

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