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  1. Original article

    Methods to identify linear network models: a review

    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 ...

    Arun Advani and Bansi Malde

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:12

    Published on: 5 February 2018

  2. Original article

    The sovereign money initiative in Switzerland: an economic assessment

    The sovereign money initiative will be submitted to the Swiss people in 2018. This paper reviews the arguments behind the initiative and discusses its potential impact. I argue that several arguments are incon...

    Philippe Bacchetta

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:3

    Published on: 25 January 2018

  3. Conference key note

    On economists as policy advisors with applications to Switzerland

    This paper analyses the role of economists in advising political agents. Based on the experience in the recent financial crisis, it starts with the important role of expectations management. Economists should ...

    Aymo Brunetti

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2018 154:2

    Published on: 25 January 2018

  4. OriginalPaper

    Immigration and Swiss House Prices

    This study examines the behavior of Swiss house prices in relation to immigration flows for 85 regions from 2001 to 2006. The results show that the nexus between immigration and house prices holds even in an e...

    Kathrin Degen and Andreas M. Fischer

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399433

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  5. OriginalPaper

    Time-Varying and Regional Dynamics in Swiss Housing Markets

    In light of the strong increase of house prices in Switzerland in the 2000s and early 2010s, we analyze the effects of mortgage rate shocks, changes in housing demand & supply and business cycle conditions on ...

    Dirk Drechsel and Anne Kathrin Funk

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399434

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  6. OriginalPaper

    Emerging Lessons from Half a Century of Fiscal Federalism in Switzerland

    Over the last six years, researchers collaborating through the SNF Sinergia Project have collected data on fiscal federalism in Switzerland over more than half a century. The analysis of these new data in a ra...

    Kurt Schmidheiny

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399435

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  7. OriginalPaper

    How do Overnight Stays React to Exchange Rate Changes?

    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...

    Christian Stettler

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2017 153:BF03399437

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  8. OriginalPaper

    The Sources and Magnitudes of Switzerland’s Gains from Trade

    This paper uses the modern workhorse model of quantitative trade theory (Eaton and Kortum, 2002) as a measurement tool to quantify Switzerland’s gains from trade. I find that individual trading partners matter su...

    Christian Hepenstrick

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2016 152:BF03399420

    Published on: 11 January 2016

  9. OriginalPaper

    Rational Pension Policies

    Aim of this keynote is to develop a framework how to approach the design of pension policies as rationally as possible. The first step is to realize and accommodate endogenous adjustments. The second step is t...

    Axel Börsch-Supan

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2016 152:BF03399424

    Published on: 11 January 2016

  10. OriginalPaper

    The Social Marginal Cost Curve and a Corner Solution of the Second-Best Level of Public Good Provision: A Review and an Extension

    Assume that the private goods and the public good are weakly separable, the private goods are gross complements, and the private utility function is a homogeneous of degree one function with constant elasticit...

    Ming Chung Chang, Hsiao-Ping Peng and Yan-Ching Ho

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2016 152:BF03399427

    Published on: 11 January 2016

  11. OriginalPaper

    On the Regressivity of Gambling Taxes in Switzerland

    In this study, the author assesses whether the gambling tax in Switzerland is regressive using a large, representative sample of the population and the reported gambling expenditures of the Swiss Health Survey...

    Dimitri Kohler

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2016 152:BF03399426

    Published on: 11 January 2016

  12. OriginalPaper

    Determinants of the Swiss Franc Real Exchange Rate

    We conduct an empirical investigation of the determinants of the Swiss franc real exchange rate. Theory and related empirical papers suggest various specific factors as potential determinants We select some of...

    Tommaso Mancini Griffoli, Christoph Meyer, Jean-Marc Natal and Attilio Zanetti

    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2015 151:BF03399419

    Published on: 2 January 2015

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