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Publications

2020

Becker, S., Grosfeld, I., Grosjean, P., Voigtlaender, N. and E. Zhuravskaya (2020), Forced migration and human capital: Evidence from post-WWII population transfers, American Economic Review, 110(5), 1430-1463.

Bayer, R.-C., Hodler, R., Raschky, P. A. and A. Strittmatter (2020), Expropriations, property confiscations and new offshore entities: Evidence from the Panama Papers,  Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 171, 132-152.

Geerling, W., Magee, G., Raschky, P.A. and R. Smyth (2020), Irrrelevant factors in judicial decision-making: Bad news from the front and the imposition of the death penalty in Nazi Germany, Economic Inquiry, forthcoming.

Becker, S. and E. Hornung (2020), The political economy of the Prussian three-class franchise, Journal of Economic History , forthcoming.

Becker, S., Mergele, L. and L. Woessmann (2020), The separation and reunification of Germany: Rethinking a natural experiment interpretation of the enduring effects of communism, Journal of Economic Perspectives, forthcoming.

2019

Becker, S., Fernandes, A. and D. Weichselbaumer (2019), Discrimination in hiring based on potential and realized fertility: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment, Labour Economics, 59, 139-152.

Becker, S. and A. Ferrara (2019), Consequences of forced migration: A survey of recent findings, Labour Economics, 59, 1-16.

Becker, S. and L. Pascali (2019), Religion, division of labor and conflict: Anti-semitism in Germany over 600 years, American Economic Review, 109(5), 1764-1804.

Alabrese, E., Becker, S., Fetzer, T. and D. Novy (2019), Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined, European Journal of Political Economy, 56, 132-150.

Dreher, A., Fuchs, A., Hodler, R., Parks, B.C., Raschky, P. A., and M.J. Tierney (2019), African leaders and the geography of China’s foreign assistance, Journal of Development Economics,140, 44–71.

Angus, S.D. and J. Newton (2019), Collaboration leads to cooperation on sparse networks, PLOS Computational Biology. 16(1):e1007557.

Newton, J., Wait, A. and S. D. Angus (2019), Watercooler chat, organizational structure and corporate culture, Games and Economic Behavior, 118, 354-365.

Angus, S.D. (2019),A statistical timetable for the sub-2 hour marathon, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(7), 1460-1466.

2018

Becker, S. and L. Woessmann (2018), Social Cohesion, Religious Beliefs, and the Effect of Protestantism on Suicide, Review of Economics and Statistics, 100(3), 377-391.

Becker, S., Egger, P.H. and M. V. Ehrlich (2018), Effects of EU Regional Policy: 1989-2013, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 69, 143-152.

Dell, M., Lane, N. and P. Querubin (2018), The historical state, local collective action, and economic development in Vietnam, Econometrica, 86 (6), 2083-2121.

Puzzello, L. and P. Gomis-Porqueras (2018), Winners and losers from the €uro, European Economic Review, 108, 129-152.

Ackermann, K., Walsh, J., De Unánue, A., Naveed, H., Rivera, A. N., Lee, S. J., Bennett, J., Defoe, M., Cody, C., Haynes, L. and R. Ghani (2018) Deploying machine learning models for public policy: a framework, KDD' 18 - Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining. Broder, A. & Spiliopoulou, M. (eds.). New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 15-22.

De Luca, G., Hodler, R., Raschky, P. A. and M. Valsecchi (2018), Ethnic favoritism: An axiom of politics?, Journal of Development Economics, 132, 115-129.

Helsby, J., Carton, S., Joseph, K., Mahmud, A., Park, Y., Navarrete, A., Ackermann, K., Walsh, J., Haynes, L., Cody, C., Patterson, M. E. and R. Ghani (2018), Early intervention systems: Predicting adverse interactions between police and the public, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 29(2), 190-209.

Kousky, C., Michel-Kerjan, E. O. and P.A. Raschky (2018), Does federal disaster assistance crowd out flood insurance?, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 87, 150-164.