Sebastian Blesse

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

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D-68034 Mannheim, 68034

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

European Monetary Union Reform Preferences of French and German Parliamentarians

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17-059
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - Department of Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Mannheim - Department of Economics and University of Paris Saclay
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Comparative politics, European Monetary Union reforms, elite survey, members of national parliament, policy preferences

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Police Reorganization and Crime: Evidence from Police Station Closures

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-044
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Sebastian Blesse and André Diegmann (geb. Nolte)
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Crime, Policing, Crime Deterrence, Police Station Closures

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Do People Really Want a Simple Tax System? Evidence on Preferences Towards Income Tax Simplification

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 19-058
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Sebastian Blesse, Florian Buhlmann and Philipp Dörrenberg
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Mannheim
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Tax Complexity, Preferences Towards Tax Simplification, Randomized Survey Experiment

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Subnational Border Reforms and Economic Development in Africa

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-027
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Thushyanthan Baskaran and Sebastian Blesse
University of Siegen - Department of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Border changes, economic development, night-light data, Africa

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Higher Taxes on Less Elastic Goods? Evidence from German Municipalities

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-039
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Sebastian Blesse, Philipp Doerrenberg and Anna Rauch
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Independent
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Inverse-elasticity rule, Property taxes, Business taxes, Municipality-level taxation, Elasticity of Corporate Taxable Income

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Citizens’ Trade-offs in State Merger Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Survey Experiment

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 19-054
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Dec 2019
Sebastian Blesse and Friedrich Heinemann
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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state-level mergers, optimal design of federations, economies of scale, political representation, survey experiment, decentralization theorem

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Merging County Administrations – Cross-National Evidence of Fiscal and Political Effects

Local Government Studies, Forthcoming , ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-031
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Sebastian Blesse and Felix Roesel
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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County Mergers; Local Government; Expenditures; Local Elections; Voter Turnout