Winfried Koeniger

University of St. Gallen

Professor of Economics

Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research

Varnbüelstr. 14

St.Gallen, CH-9000

Switzerland

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

Center for Financial Studies (CFS)

Grüneburgplatz 1

Frankfurt am Main, 60323

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Schaumburg-Lippe Str. 7/9

D-53072 Bonn

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Currency Mismatch, Uncertainty and Debt Maturity Structure

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Matthieu Bussière, Marcel Fratzscher and Winfried Koeniger
Banque de France, DIW Berlin and University of St. Gallen
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maturity mismatch, currency mismatch, uncertainty, debt, emerging markets

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Labour Market Institutions and Wage Inequality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Winfried Koeniger, L. Nunziata and Marco Leonardi
University of St. Gallen, University of Padua - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Milano
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labor market institutions, wage differential by skill, bilateral monopoly, country panel data

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Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2002
Giuseppe Bertola, Stefan Hochguertel and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), VU University Amsterdam and University of St. Gallen
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Price Discrimination, Financial Market Development, Liquidity Constraints

Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3160
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2002
Giuseppe Bertola, Stefan Hochguertel and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), VU University Amsterdam and University of St. Gallen
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Price discrimination, financial market development, liquidity constraints

Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit

International Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 1103-1142, November 2005
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Nov 2005
Giuseppe Bertola, Stefan Hochguertel and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), VU University Amsterdam and University of St. Gallen
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Substitutability and Competition in the Dixit-Stiglitz Model

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Winfried Koeniger and Omar Licandro
University of St. Gallen and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Consumption Smoothing and the Structure of Labor and Credit Markets

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Apr 2004
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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labor market institutions, consumer credit, redistribution, borrowing constraints

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Labor and Financial Market Interactions: The Case of Labor Income Risk and Car Insurance in the UK 1969-95

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Apr 2001
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Labor income risk, insurance, imperfect markets, precautionary motive, United Kingdom

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Opportunity and Inequality Across Generations

CESifo Working Paper No. 8099
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Feb 2020
Winfried Koeniger and Carlo Zanella
University of St. Gallen and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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human capital, schooling, bequests, asymmetric information, intergenerational mobility, inequality

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Redistributive Taxation and Personal Bankruptcy in Us States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1805
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Charles Grant and Winfried Koeniger
University of Reading and University of St. Gallen
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personal bankruptcy, consumer credit, redistributive taxes and transfers

Buffer-Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks

CFS Working Paper, No. 570
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Giulio Fella, Serafin Frache and Winfried Koeniger
Queen Mary, University of London, Central Bank of Uruguay and University of St. Gallen
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Consumption, Wealth, Incomplete markets, Insurance

Buffer-Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10311
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Giulio Fella, Serafin Frache and Winfried Koeniger
Queen Mary, University of London, Central Bank of Uruguay and University of St. Gallen
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consumption, wealth, income shocks, incomplete markets, insurance

Buffer-Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6144
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Giulio Fella, Serafin Frache and Winfried Koeniger
Queen Mary, University of London, Central Bank of Uruguay and University of St. Gallen
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consumption, wealth, incomplete markets, insurance

Buffer‐Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks

International Economic Review, Vol. 61, Issue 3, pp. 1359-1382, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Giulio Fella, Serafin Frache and Winfried Koeniger
Queen Mary, University of London, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of St. Gallen
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Employment Protection and Product Market Regulation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2003
Winfried Koeniger and Andrea Vindigni
University of St. Gallen and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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collective dismissal cost, political economy

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Employment Protection, Product Market Competition and Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Sep 2002
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Step-by-step Innovations, Firing Cost, Schumpeterian Growth

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Collective Dismissal Cost, Product Market Competition and Innovation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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step-by-step innovations, employment protection legislation, exit cost, Schumpeterian growth

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Differences in Euro-Area Household Finances and their Relevance for Monetary-Policy Transmission

CFS Working Paper, No. 637, 2019
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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European Household Portfolios, Consumption, Monetary Policy Transmission, International Comparative Finance, Housing

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Trade, Labor-Market Rigidities, and Government-Financed Technological Change

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Trade, government, minimum wage, technology change

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Defensive Innovations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Apr 2002
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Step-by-step Innovations, Openness, Minimum Wage

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Human Capital and Optimal Redistribution

CFS Working Paper, No. 497
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Winfried Koeniger and Julien Prat
University of St. Gallen and University of Vienna
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human capital, optimal taxation

Human Capital and Optimal Redistribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8666
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Winfried Koeniger and Julien Prat
University of St. Gallen and University of Vienna
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optimal taxation, human capital

Human Capital and Optimal Redistribution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10267
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Winfried Koeniger and Julien Prat
University of St. Gallen and University of Vienna
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human capital, optimal taxation

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The Dynamics of Market Insurance, Insurable Assets, and Wealth Accumulation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Consumption, Durables, Labor Income Risk

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Home Ownership and Monetary Policy Transmission

CFS Working Paper, No. 615, 2018
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Dec 2018
Winfried Koeniger
University of St. Gallen
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Monetary policy transmission, Home ownership, Housing tenure, Consumption

Home Ownership and Monetary Policy Transmission

CESifo Working Paper No. 7361
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Winfried Koeniger and Marc-Antoine Marc-Antoine Ramelet
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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monetary policy transmission, home ownership, housing tenure, consumption

Home Ownership and Monetary Policy Transmission

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11950
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Winfried Koeniger and Marc-Antoine Marc-Antoine Ramelet
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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monetary policy transmission, home ownership, housing tenure, consumption

Household Debt and Crises of Confidence

CFS Working Paper No. 519
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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Household debt, Consumer confidence, Collateral constraints, Multiple equilibria

Household Debt and Crises of Confidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10865
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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collateral constraints, consumer confidence, household debt, multiple equilibria

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Capital Deepening and Wage Differentials: Germany vs. Us

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2065
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Winfried Koeniger and Marco Leonardi
University of St. Gallen and Università degli Studi di Milano
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capital deepening, skill premium, wage floors, institutions

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Employment Protection, Product Market Regulation and Firm Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1960
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Winfried Koeniger and Julien Prat
University of St. Gallen and University of Vienna
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firing cost, product market regulation, firm selection, firm turnover, job turnover

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Debt Portfolios

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5653
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and University of St. Gallen
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household debt portfolios, housing, collateral, bankruptcy, commitment, income risk

Public and Private Insurance with Costly Transactions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5201
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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public transfers, private insurance, moral hazard, transaction costs

Public and Private Insurance with Costly Transactions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8062
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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First-order approach., Moral hazard, Redistribution

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Differences in Euro-Area Household Finances and Their Relevance for Monetary-Policy Transmission

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7088
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2018
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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European household portfolios, consumption, monetary policy transmission, international comparative finance, housing

Hidden Insurance in a Moral Hazard Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7806
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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hidden action, principal agent, first-order approach, constrained efficiency

Hidden Insurance in a Moral Hazard Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9864
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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Constrained efficiency, First-order approach, Hidden action, Principal agent

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Household Debt and Crises of Confidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9409
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and University of St. Gallen
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household debt, consumer confidence, collateral constraints, multiple equilibria

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Differences in Euro-Area Household Finances and Their Relevance for Monetary-Policy Transmission

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12743
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and University of St. Gallen
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european household portfolios, consumption, monetary policy transmission, international comparative finance, housing

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Debt Portfolios

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8359
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2011
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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bankruptcy, collateral, commitment, household debt portfolios, housing, income risk

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Consumption Smoothing and Income Redistribution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6051
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Giuseppe Bertola and Winfried Koeniger
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and University of St. Gallen
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Borrowing constraints, consumer credit

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On the Evolution of the US Consumer Wealth Distribution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7850
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Thomas Hintermaier and Winfried Koeniger
University of Bonn and University of St. Gallen
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incomplete markets, life cycle, simulated method of moments, wealth distribution