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  1. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper analyzes the contribution of youth’s different time allocations to positive behaviors in exchanges. Psychologists highlight that time spent within voluntary organizations fosters positive developmen...

    Authors: Matteo Migheli

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399361

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    This paper estimates the response of consumer prices to a monetary policy shock in Switzerland. We find that there is no evidence of a price puzzle at the aggregate level. This is because our factor-augmented ...

    Authors: Daniel Kaufmann and Sarah Lein

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399360

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    The paper applies a theoretical model with increasing capital varieties to study the impact of energy on growth. It translates a multisectoral framework version to a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model ...

    Authors: Lucas Bretschger and Roger Ramer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399364

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    In this paper we present the regional techno-economic model ETEM, designed for the analysis of regional energy/environment systems and we show how it can be used to explore the possible penetration of new tech...

    Authors: F. Babonneau, A. Haurie, G. J. Tarel and J. Thénié

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399367

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    The Swiss government intends to link the Swiss Emissions Trading System to the EU ETS after 2012. Employing GENESwIS, a dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of the Swiss economy, we investigate t...

    Authors: Frank Vöhringer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399365

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    The energy demand and supply projections of the Swiss government funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and carried out by a consortium of institutes and consulting companies are based on two types of en...

    Authors: Andrea Herbst, Felipe Toro, Felix Reitze and Eberhard Jochem

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399363

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  7. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Decisions on climate change and nuclear policies are likely to have major influences on the future evolution of the Swiss energy system. To understand the implications of selected future policy decisions, we a...

    Authors: Nicolas Weidmann, Ramachandran Kannan and Hal Turton

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2012 148:BF03399368

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper explores the effects of insurance parameters and complementary information environment on the patient’s primary prevention activity. The theoretical model is based on a principal-agent setting in wh...

    Authors: Udo Schneider and Jürgen Zerth

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399342

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  9. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Since the seminal work of Krugman (1979), variety gains from trade are recognized as an important channel of welfare gains. In this paper, the gains from variety are estimated for Switzerland. It is found that de...

    Authors: Lukas Mohler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399341

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  10. Content type: OriginalPaper

    It is an important difference in different measures of the marginal cost of public funds whether to take into account the “revenue effect” emphasized by Atkinson and Stern (1974). This paper tries to reconcile tw...

    Authors: Ming Chung Chang and Shufen Wu

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399339

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  11. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Intergenerational links are often investigated by computing educational attainment correlations between parents and children, even though parental background may influence outcomes at earlier stages of the edu...

    Authors: Jean-Marc Falter, Giovanni Ferro Luzzi and Federica Sbergami

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399344

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  12. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The gains in life expectancy are expected to double the dependency ratio and increase population by 10% in Switzerland until 2050. To quantify the effects on social security and public finances, we use an over...

    Authors: Christian Keuschnigg, Mirela Keuschnigg and Christian Jaag

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399345

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  13. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper provides empirical evidence on international price differences in ski lift tickets based on 214 ski areas in Austria, France, and Switzerland for the winter season 2010/2011. We find that French and...

    Authors: Martin Falk

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399348

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  14. Content type: OriginalPaper

    We investigate whether the KOF Economic Barometer – a leading indicator released by the KOF Swiss Economic Institute – is useful for short-term prediction of quarterly year-on-year real GDP growth in Switzerla...

    Authors: Boriss Siliverstovs

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399350

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    We examine the empirical relationship between credit default swap (CDS) premia and government bond spreads for Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain (the ‘PIIGS’ countries). We find some evidence for a l...

    Authors: Sergio Andenmatten and Felix Brill

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399347

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  16. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper analyzes the integration of the foreign exchange market for the Basle Pound and the Rhinegulden and the market for gold and silver bullion for the period 1365–1429. The application of a threshold er...

    Authors: Peter Kugler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399349

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  17. Content type: OriginalPaper

    We study the income concentration in the Swiss federation over the course of the 20th century using federal income tax statistics. The results suggest that top incomes in Switzerland evolved over time rather rema...

    Authors: Christoph A. Schaltegger and Christoph Gorgas

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2011 147:BF03399357

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  18. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The size premium, defined as the return differential between shares of small and large companies, is subject to cyclical fluctuations. This study examines the predictability of this premium for the Swiss stock...

    Authors: Thorsten Hock

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399327

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  19. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In this paper, we analyse the sources of economic growth in Switzerland during the period 1991–2006. The results suggest that labour input and capital input contribute 0.52 pp and 0.57 pp, respectively, to the...

    Authors: Barbara Rudolf and Mathias Zurlinden

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399328

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  20. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Nordhaus (2008) has developed a testing strategy for what he calls ‘Baumol’s diseases’, by which name he designates a number of by-products of structural change that are unwanted from an economic policy perspecti...

    Authors: Jochen Hartwig

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399326

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  21. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper analyzes the development of housing market imbalances, housing prices and residential investment in Switzerland within a stock-flow framework. In the long run, the desired level of residential capit...

    Authors: Elizabeth Steiner

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399329

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  22. Content type: OriginalPaper

    We study in this paper both theoretically and empirically the influence of trade union rights in origin countries on bilateral migration flows. Theoretically, trade union rights are supposed to increase the ba...

    Authors: Thierry Baudassé and Rémi Bazillier

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399333

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  23. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper reviews the existing literature on the impact of migrants networks on the patterns of international migration. It covers the theoretical channels at stake in the global effect of the networks. It id...

    Authors: Michel Beine, Frédéric Docquier and Cağlar Özden

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399331

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  24. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This article provides a short description of remitters in Dubai. The data comes from a remittance survey on foreign workers in the Emirate conducted in 2008. Among other findings, our results suggest that ther...

    Authors: George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399336

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  25. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper looks at the integration of regions and nations through the prism of the merger of populations. The paper employs a particular index of social dismay. It presents examples of two of the main results...

    Authors: Oded Stark

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399332

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  26. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Although poverty is widely recognised as a multidimensional phenomenon, we still believe that monetary aspect has a fundamental role and therefore deserves a special treatment. For this reason we propose an in...

    Authors: Besma Belhadj and Mohamed Salah Matoussi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 2010 146:BF03399322

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