Articles in refereed journals
Welfare policy in the presence of unionised labour and internationally mobile firms
(with Ronnie Schöb), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 1, pp. 93-119, 2011.
Keywords: Offshoring; import competition; unemployment; oligopoly; redistribution
How elastic are national corporate income tax bases in OECD countries? The role of domestic and foreign tax rates
(with Aleksandra Riedl), Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 2, pp. 632-671, 2012.
Keywords: Tax competition; national corporate income tax base elasticity; international fiscal externalities; instrumental variables; panel data estimation
The pain and gain of offshoring: The role of tax progression in a segmented labour market
CESifo Working Paper Series 3739, February 2012 (submitted).
Keywords: production relocation; unionised oligopoly; labour market segmentation; labour income tax progression; trade union preferences
Regional post-enlargement net migration in the European Union
(with Sascha Sardadvar), mimeo WU, February 2012 (submitted).
Keywords: regional net migration; enlarged EU; push and pull factors; spatial econometrics; human capital
Welfare Policy in the Presence of Unionised Labour and Internationally Mobile Firms
(with Ronnie Schöb)
Discussion Paper 2009/14, Free University Berlin, School of Business and Economics,
CESifo Working Paper Series 3032, April 2010
Testing the Tax Competition Theory: How Elastic are National Tax Bases in OECD Countries?
(with Aleksandra Riedl), CESifo Working Paper Series 2669, June 2009
Testing the tax competition theory: How elastic are national tax bases in western Europe?
(with Aleksandra Riedl), WU Department of Economics Working Paper no. 112, November 2007; Oesterreichische Nationalbank Working Paper no. 142, April 2008.
Labour tax policies and strategic offshoring under unionised oligopoly
WU Department of Economics Working Paper no. 99, November 2006
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