Michael Graff

ETH Zurich

Head of Division Business Cycle Research

KOF Swiss Economic Institute

Leonhardstrasse 21

CH-8092 Zurich, 8092

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Financial Development and Economic Growth - a New Empirical Analysis

Dresden Discussion Papers in Economics No. 5/99
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Feb 2001
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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finance, development, growth, causality

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Financial Development and Economic Growth in Corporatist and Liberal Market Economies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Oct 2001
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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financial development, corporatism, economic growth, development

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Myths and Truths: The 'Law and Finance Theory' Revisited

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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Financial Development, Legal System, Investor Protection

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Does Financial Activity Cause Economic Growth?

Dresden Working Papers in Economics No. 2/2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2001
Michael Graff and Alexander Karmann
ETH Zurich and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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The Quantity Theory of Money in Historical Perspective

KOF Working Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2008
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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Quantity theory of money, demand for money, monetary targeting

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Legal Origin and Financial Development: New Evidence for Old Claims? The Creditor Rights Index Revisited

KOF Working Paper No. 197
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 May 2008
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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Legal Tradition, Creditor Rights

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Der bilaterale Weg – eine ökonomische Bestandsaufnahme (The Bilateral Path – An Economic Stocktaking)

KOF Studie No. 58
Number of pages: 170 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, EURAC Research, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich - Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF), ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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Bilateral Agreements, Switzerland, Free Movement of Persons, Economic Policy

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Discretionary Fiscal Policy: The Case of Switzerland

KOF Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich - Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF), ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich - Swiss Economic Institute and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - Department of International Economics
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Anti-cyclical fiscal policy, international, simulations, multiplier, free-riding

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Demography, Financial Openness, National Savings and External Balance

KOF Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Michael Graff, Kam Ki Tang and Jie Zhang
ETH Zurich, University of Queensland - School of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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Demography, openness, saving, investment, current account, panel data

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The Swiss 'Job Miracle'

KOF Working Papers No. 368
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and University of St. Gallen
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Migration, Labor Market, employment forecasts, local multipliers, free movement of persons, Swiss job miracle, Labor market, migration

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The KOF Economic Barometer, Version 2014: A Composite Leading Indicator for the Swiss Business Cycle

KOF Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
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Business cycles, growth rate cycles, composite indicators, leading indicators, principal component analysis, real-time simulations

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The Information Content of Capacity Utilisation Rates for Output Gap Estimates

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3276
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Michael Graff and Jan-Egbert Sturm
ETH Zurich and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
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output gap, capacity utilisation, real-time analysis, survey data

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International Business Cycles: How Do They Relate to Switzerland?

KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich Working Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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International business cycles, Switzerland, Cross correlations, Factor analysis, Cluster analysis

14.

Inflation Inequality in Europe

Hamburg University, Department Wirtschaft und Politik, Macroeconomics and Finance Series 2/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Universitaet Hamburg, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and ETH Zurich
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Inflation, Inequality, Heterogeneity, Time Series, Panel

Causal Links between Financial Activity and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis, 1970-1990

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 54, pp. 119-133, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2002
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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Financial development, economic growth, path model, causality

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A Real Time Evaluation of Employment Forecasts in Switzerland

KOF Working Papers No. 320
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
ETH Zurich, University of St. Gallen and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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forecasting employment, forecast evaluation, Swiss labor market

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Law and Finance: Common Law and Civil Law Countries Compared an Empirical Critique

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 297, pp. 60-83, February 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Dec 2007
Michael Graff
ETH Zurich
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