Ulrich Woitek

University of Zurich

Zürichbergstrasse 14

CH-8032 Zurich

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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Did Monetary Forces Cause the Great Depression? A Bayesian VAR Analysis for the U.S. Economy

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2000
Albrecht Ritschl and Ulrich Woitek
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and University of Zurich
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Economics and Olympics: An Efficiency Analysis

University of Zurich Working Paper No. 313
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Alexander Rathke and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich and University of Zurich
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Olympic Games, Efficiency Analysis, Stochastic Frontier

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Does Conservatism Matter? A Time Series Approach to Central Banking

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 190
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Aug 2001
Helge Berger and Ulrich Woitek
Free University Berlin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Central Bank Independence and Conservatism, Monetary Policy, Central Bank Government Relations, Generalised Impulse Responses

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Are These Classical Business Cycles?

Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 May 2000
Michael Reiter and Ulrich Woitek
Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and University of Zurich
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business cycles, investment cycles, spectral tests

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Electoral Uncertainty, Fiscal Policies & Growth: Theory and Evidence from Germany, the UK and the Us

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1072
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies, University of Glasgow - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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political uncertainty, economic growth and fluctuations, optimal policy

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Regional Business Cycles in Italy

University of Lecce Economics Working Paper No. 14/7
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Oct 2003
Camilla Mastromarco and Ulrich Woitek
Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Economia - University of Salento (Lecce) and University of Zurich
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regional business cycles, spectral analysis, Italy

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Overvalued: Swedish Monetary Policy in the 1930s

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3692
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2012
Alexander Rathke, Tobias Straumann and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Overvalued: Swedish Monetary Policy in the 1930s

University of Zurich Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2012
Alexander Rathke, Tobias Straumann and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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small open economy models, exchange rate policy, structural estimation, Bayesian analysis, great depression

Overvalued: Swedish Monetary Policy in the 1930s

International Economic Review, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 1355-1369, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Alexander Rathke, Tobias Straumann and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Real Wages and the Cycle: The View from the Frequency Domain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 325; Univ. of Glasgow, Discussion Paper No. 2001-2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 May 2001
Robert A. Hart, Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Real Wages, Frequency Domain, Univariate Measure, Multivariate Measures, Phase Shift, Business Cycle

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Real Wages and Business Cycle Asymmetries

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1206
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jul 2004
Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich
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threshold vector autoregressive model, real wages, business cycle

Productivity Shocks and Aggregate Cycles in an Estimated Endogenous Growth Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2672
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jun 2009
Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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endogenous growth, human capital, real business cycles, Bayesian estimation, VAR errors

Productivity Shocks and Aggregate Cycles in an Estimated Endogenous Growth Model

Working Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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endogenous growth, human capital, real business cycles, Bayesian estimation, VAR errors

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A Small Open Economy in the Great Depression: The Case of Switzerland

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Peter Rosenkranz, Tobias Straumann and Ulrich Woitek
Asian Development Bank, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Great Depression, Switzerland, New Keynesian Business Cycle Model

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Electoral Uncertainty, Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Fluctuations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1593
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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political uncertainty, business cycles & growth, optimal policy, hybrid maximum likelihood estimation

Qualifying Religion: The Role of Plural Identities for Educational Production

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2283, University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, University of Zurich and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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culture, educational production, plural identity, religious denomination, school inputs

Qualifying Religion: The Role of Plural Identities for Educational Production

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3408
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, University of Zurich and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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culture, educational production, plural identity, religious denomination, school inputs

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To React or Not? Fiscal Policy, Volatility and Welfare in the EU-3

CESifo Working Paper No. 1919, ZEW Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Fiscal Policy, Welfare, Europe

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A Pioneer of a New Monetary Policy? Sweden's Price Level Targeting of the 1930s Revisited

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Tobias Straumann and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Sweden, monetary policy, price level targeting, Great Depression

Technology Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Estimated Hybrid RBC Model

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Real Business Cycle, Bayesian estimation, VARMA errors

Technology Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Estimated Hybrid RBC Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2626
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Apr 2009
Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Real Business Cycle, Bayesian estimation, VARMA errors

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Productivity Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Estimated Endogenous Growth Model with Human Capital

CESifo Working Paper No. 3567
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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endogenous growth, human capital, real business cycles, VECM measurement errors, Bayesian estimation

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Grain Prices and Mortality in Vienna, 1648-1754

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich Working Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Julia Casutt and Ulrich Woitek
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Zurich
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Grain Prices, Mortality, Vienna, Spectral Analysis

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Intergenerational Mobility in the 19th Century: Micro-Level Evidence from the City of Zurich

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jan 2018
Giacomin Favre, Joël Floris and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich and University of Zurich
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Social Mobility, Occupational Mobility, 19Th Century, Switzerland

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Estimated Human Capital Externalities in an Endogenous Growth Framework

CESifo Working Paper No. 7603
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
James R. Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Glasgow and University of Zurich
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human capital externalities, endogenous growth, Bayesian estimation

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The Benefits of Intervention: Birth Weights in Basle 1912-1920

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Joël Floris, Kaspar Staub and Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich, University of Zurich and University of Zurich
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Birth weight, World War 1, Switzerland

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Does Conservatism Matter? A Time-Series Approach to Central Bank Behaviour

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 505, pp. 745-766, July 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Helge Berger and Ulrich Woitek
Free University Berlin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Survival of the Weakest? Culling Evidence from the 1918 Flu Pandemic

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 316
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
University of Zurich, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich, University of Zurich and University of Zurich
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Fetal origins hypothesis, 1918 flu pandemic, culling, survivorship bias

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Height Cycles in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 243-257
Posted: 18 Jul 2003
Ulrich Woitek
University of Zurich

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