Kai Gehring

University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy

Assistant Professor (Oberassistent)

Rämistrasse 71

Zürich, CH-8006

Switzerland

http://www.kai-gehring.net

University of Heidelberg

Grabengasse 1

Heidelberg, 69117

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Home Bias in Sovereign Ratings

University of Heidelberg Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series No. 552
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Andreas Fuchs and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Abstract:

Sovereign debt ratings, credit rating agencies, home bias, international finance,cultural distance, culture, bank exposure

The Home Bias in Sovereign Ratings

Courant Research Centre ‘Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries' Discussion Paper No. 179,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jul 2015
Andreas Fuchs and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
Downloads 146 (165,468)

Abstract:

Sovereign debt ratings, credit rating agencies, home bias, international finance, cultural distance, bank exposure

The Home Bias in Sovereign Ratings

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Andreas Fuchs and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Sovereign debt ratings, credit rating agencies, home bias, international finance, cultural distance, bank exposure

Towards the Greater Good? EU Commissioners’ Nationality and Budget Allocation in the European Union

University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2016
Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy and University of Heidelberg
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Fiscal Federalism, Political Economy, Budget Allocation, European Union, EU Commission, EU Commissioners, National Origin

Towards the Greater Good? EU Commissioners’ Nationality and Budget Allocation in the European Union

Zürich CIS Working Paper No. 86,
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy and University of Heidelberg
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Fiscal Federalism, Political Economy, Budget Allocation, European Union, EU Commission, EU Commissioners, National Origin

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Geopolitics, Aid and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4299
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Axel Dreher, Vera Z. Eichenauer and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Abstract:

aid effectiveness, economic growth, politics and aid, United Nations Security Council membership, political instruments

Geopolitics, Aid and Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9904
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Axel Dreher, Vera Z. Eichenauer and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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aid effectiveness, economic growth, political instruments, politics and aid, United Nations Security Council membership

Information Transmission within Federal Fiscal Architectures: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4400
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Sep 2013
University of Heidelberg, University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Exeter and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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delegation, centralization, communication, fiscal decentralization, state and local government

Information Transmission within Federal Fiscal Architectures: Theory and Evidence

University of Zurich CIS Working Paper No. 85
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
University of Heidelberg, University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Exeter and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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Abstract:

delegation, centralization, communication, fiscal decentralization, state and local government

Information Transmission within Federal Fiscal Architectures: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11344
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
University of Heidelberg, University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Exeter and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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Centralization, communication, delegation, Fiscal Decentralization, state and local government

Crime, Incentives and Political Effort: A Model and Empirical Application for India

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, Heidelberg University and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
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India, Elections, Crime, Good and bad politicians, Development, Attendance and activity in parliament, Political economy

Crime, Incentives and Political Effort: A Model and Empirical Application for India

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, Heidelberg University and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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India, Elections, Crime, Good and Bad Politicians, Development, Attendance and Activity in Parliament, Political Economy

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Who Benefits from Economic Freedom? Unraveling the Effect of Economic Freedom on Subjective Well-Being

World Development, Vol. 50, 2013, University of Heidelberg Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 531
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Kai Gehring
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Abstract:

economic freedom, happiness, life satisfaction, government size, institutions, subjective well-being

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Gesture Politics or Real Commitment?

Gesture politics or real commitment? Gender inequality and the allocation of aid. UNU WIDER Working Paper No. 2013/079
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Kai Gehring, Axel Dreher and Stephan Klasen
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Heidelberg and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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aid allocation, gender inequality, sector-specific aid, political economy, development, female empowerment

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Do We Know What We Think We Know? Aid Fragmentation and Effectiveness Revisited

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Discussion Paper No. 185,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Sep 2015
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich
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aid effectiveness, fragmentation

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Regional Resources and Democratic Secessionism

ETH Zurich CIS Working Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy and University of Heidelberg
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Secession, Separatism, Size of Nations, Resources, Nationalism, Economic Voting

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Building National Identity? The Causal Effect of Homogenization Policies in Alsace-Lorraine

Center for Comperative and International Studies (CIS), Working paper No. 89
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
Sirus Dehdari and Kai Gehring
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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National identity, Homogenization policies, Alsace-Lorraine

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Geopolitics, Aid, and Growth: The Impact of Un Security Council Membership on the Effectiveness of Aid

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7771
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Axel Dreher, Vera Z. Eichenauer and Kai Gehring
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

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Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality Do Not Match

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 91, 2013
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Nov 2015
University of Aarhus, University of Heidelberg, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics and University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy
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Happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey