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Diskussionspapiere 491 / 2005

Surveying the Left-Right Dimension: The Choice of a Response Format

Although left-right items are a standard tool of public opinion research, there remains some difference of opinion on the optimal response format. Two disputes can be identified in the literature: (a) whether to provide respondents with a small or ..

2005| Martin Kroh
Diskussionspapiere 922 / 2009

The Importance of Global Shocks for National Policymakers: Rising Challenges for Central Banks

We analyze the importance of global shocks for the global economy and national policy makers. More specifically, we investigate whether monetary policy has become less effective in the wake of financial globalization. We also examine whether there is

2009| Ansgar Belke, Andreas Rees
Diskussionspapiere 683 / 2007

From Bottom to Top: The Entire Distribution of Market Income in Germany, 1992 - 2001

We analyze the distribution and concentration of market incomes in Germany in the period 1992 to 2001 on the basis of an integrated data set of individual tax returns and the German Socio-Economic Panel. The unique feature of this integrated data set

2007| Stefan Bach, Giacomo Corneo, Viktor Steiner
Diskussionspapiere 612 / 2006

Introducing Family Tax Splitting in Germany: How Would It Affect the Income Distribution and Work Incentives

We analyze the effects of three alternative proposals to reform the taxation of families relative to the current German system of joint taxation of couples and child allowances: a French-type family splitting and two full family splitting proposals.

2006| Viktor Steiner, Katharina Wrohlich
Diskussionspapiere 592 / 2006

Ten Do It Better, Do They? An Empirical Analysis of an Old Football Myth

In this paper we investigate how the expulsion of a player influences the out-come of a football match. Common sense implies a negative impact for the affected team. However, an old football myth suggests that such an expulsion might also be ...

2006| Marco Caliendo, Dubravko Radic
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