Christina Gathmann

Alfred-Weber Institut

Professor of Labor Economics

Bergheimer Str. 20

Heidelberg, 69115

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

http://www.stanford.edu/~cgathman

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Direct Democracy, Voter Preferences and Government Spending

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2013
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Voter Preferences, Institutions, Direct Democracy, Fiscal Policy, Switzerland

Gender Gaps in Policy Making: Evidence from Direct Democracy in Switzerland

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Female Policy Makers, Political Gender Gaps, Switzerland

Gender Gaps in Policy Making: Evidence from Direct Democracy in Switzerland

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
Downloads 101 (259,318)
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Female Policy Makers, Political Gender Gaps, Switzerland

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How General is Human Capital? A Task-Based Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3067
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
Christina Gathmann and Uta Schönberg
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Rochester
Downloads 457 (60,448)
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human capital, skill transferability, wage growth, occupations, Germany

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Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Henning Hillmann and Christina Gathmann
University of Mannheim and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Privateering, Navy, Trade, Britain, Public Good, National Defense

Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Direct Democracy, Decentralization, Fiscal Policy, Referendum, Initiative, Switzerland

Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2693
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2958
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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electoral system, public finance, political fragmentation, matching

How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Electoral System, Proportional Rule, Fiscal Policy, Switzerland

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What Women Want: Suffrage, Gender Gaps in Voter Preferences and Government Expenditures

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Women Suffrage, Fiscal Policy, Voter Preferences, Switzerland

Taxing Childcare: Effects on Family Labor Supply and Children

SOEPpapers No. 438
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Christina Gathmann and Bjoern Sass
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
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Childcare, Labor supply, Cognitive skills, Family Policy, Germany

Taxing Childcare: Effects on Family Labor Supply and Children

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3776
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Christina Gathmann and Björn Sass
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
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childcare, labor supply, cognitive skills, family policy, Germany

Taxing Childcare: Effects on Family Labor Supply and Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6440
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Christina Gathmann and Björn Sass
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
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childcare, labor supply, cognitive skills, family policy, Germany

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How General is Specific Human Capital?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2485
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Christina Gathmann and Uta Schönberg
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Rochester
Downloads 164 (177,439)
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Specific Human Capital, Wage Growth, Mobility, Occupations

Returns to Citizenship? Evidence from Germany's Recent Immigration Reforms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4738
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 May 2014
Christina Gathmann and Nicolas Keller
Alfred-Weber Institut and Heidelberg University
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Returns to Citizenship? Evidence from Germany's Recent Immigration Reforms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8064
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Christina Gathmann and Nicolas Keller
Alfred-Weber Institut and Heidelberg University
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citizenship, assimilation, language, welfare, Germany

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The Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets: Evidence from Migrant Smuggling Along the Southwestern Border

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1004
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Christina Gathmann
Alfred-Weber Institut
Downloads 146 (195,522)
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enforcement, illegal migration, Mexico

Compulsory Schooling Reforms, Education and Mortality in Twentieth Century Europe

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3755
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Christina Gathmann, Hendrik Jürges and Steffen Reinhold
Alfred-Weber Institut, University of Mannheim - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and E.CA Economics
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compulsory schooling, education, mortality, Europe

Compulsory Schooling Reforms, Education and Mortality in Twentieth Century Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6403
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Christina Gathmann, Hendrik Jürges and Steffen Reinhold
Alfred-Weber Institut, University of Mannheim - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and E.CA Economics
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compulsory schooling, education, mortality, Europe

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Trial and Error? Reelection Concerns and Policy Experimentation During the U.S. Welfare Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9113
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Andreas Bernecker, Pierre Boyer and Christina Gathmann
University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - Department of Economics and Alfred-Weber Institut
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policy innovation, reputation concerns, U.S. welfare reform, experimentation, reelection concerns

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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6783
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 60 (348,910)
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mortality, transition, alcohol, Russia

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Free Daycare and Its Effects on Children and Their Families

SOEPpaper No. 958
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 May 2018
Anna Busse and Christina Gathmann
Heidelberg University and Alfred-Weber Institut
Downloads 56 (360,829)

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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 51 (376,456)
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Alcohol, Mortality, Prohibition, Russia

Access to Citizenship and the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 May 2017
Christina Gathmann and Nicolas Keller
Alfred-Weber Institut and Heidelberg University
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Citizenship, Assimilation, Germany

Access to Citizenship and the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 616, pp. 3141-3181, 2018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Christina Gathmann and Nicolas Keller
Alfred-Weber Institut and Heidelberg University
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The Role of Electoral Incentives for Policy Innovation: Evidence from the U.S. Welfare Reform

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6964
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 May 2018
Andreas Bernecker, Pierre Boyer and Christina Gathmann
University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - Department of Economics and Alfred-Weber Institut
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policy innovation, electoral incentives, welfare reform, spillovers

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Taxing Childcare: Effects on Childcare Choices, Family Labor Supply and Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10813
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Christina Gathmann and Björn Sass
Alfred-Weber Institut and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
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childcare, family policy, female labor supply, Germany

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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w18589
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890–2000

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 557, pp. 1252-1280, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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