Alfonso Sousa-Poza

University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics

Professor and Chair

Fruwirthstrasse 48

Kavaliershaus 4 116

70599 Stuttgart

Germany

http://www.uni-hohenheim.de/hhoek/englisch/people/alfonsosousapoza/index.html

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Ageing and Productivity: Introduction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7205
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
David E. Bloom and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 593 (65,783)
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ageing, productivity

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Early Retirement: Free Choice or Forced Decision?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1542
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
David Dorn and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 521 (77,380)
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early retirement, involuntary early retirement, social security, pensions

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Is it Culture or Democracy? The Impact of Democracy, Income, and Culture on Happiness

University of St. Gallen Economics Working Paper No. 2005-12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jul 2005
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Universität St. Gallen and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Culture, democracy, direct democracy, happiness, institutions, utility

Does Job Satisfaction Improve the Health of Workers? New Evidence using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Health

SOEP Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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job satisfaction, well-being, health, panel data analysis

Does Job Satisfaction Improve the Health of Workers? New Evidence Using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Health

IZA Working Paper No. 3256
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 May 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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job satisfaction, well-being, health, panel data analysis

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The Institutional Determinants of Early Retirement in Europe

University of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2006-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 323 (133,876)
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Early Retirement, Pensions, Pensions System, Employment Protection

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Does Job Satisfaction Improve Health? New Evidence Using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Health

University of St. Gallen FAA Discussion Paper No. DP-110
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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job satisfaction, health, panel analysis

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Personality, Job Satisfaction and Health - The Mediating Influence of Affectivity

University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-31
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Sep 2007
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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job satisfaction, health, panel data analysis

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'Voluntary' and 'Involuntary' Early Retirement: An International Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2714
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
David Dorn and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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early retirement, involuntary early retirement, social security, pensions

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How Does Subjective Well-Being Evolve with Age? A Literature Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7328
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Beatriz López Ulloa, Valerie Moller and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Hohenheim, Rhodes University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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life satisfaction, ageing, U-shape

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What Chinese Workers Value: An Analysis of Job Satisfaction, Job Expectations, and Labor Turnover in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10963
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Peng Nie and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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labor turnover, gender, ob satisfaction, China

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Developments in Undernutrition in Indian Children Under Five: A Decompositional Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9893
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Peng Nie, Anu Rammohan, Wencke Gwozdz and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University, University of Sydney Business School, Copenhagen Business School and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 116 (332,582)

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India, child undernutrition, decomposition

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Performance Pay, Sorting, and Outsourcing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Sep 2007
Fred Henneberger, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and Alexandre Ziegler
University of St. Gallen, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
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asymmetric information, sorting, incentives, productivity, outsourcing

Taxation and Internal Migration: Evidence from the Swiss Census Using Community-Level Variation in Income Tax Rates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2374
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Thomas Liebig, Patrick A. Puhani and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Leibniz Universität Hannover and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 76 (438,835)
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mobility, immigration, foreigners, visa status, residence permit, taxation, Switzerland

Taxation and Internal Migration - Evidence from the Swiss Census Using Community-Level Variation in Income Tax Rates

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 807-836, October 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Thomas Liebig, Patrick A. Puhani and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Leibniz Universität Hannover and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Impacts of Informal Caregiving on Caregiver Employment, Health, and Family

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8851
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Jan Bauer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Copenhagen Business School and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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health, work hours, employment, informal care, review

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Work Hours Constraints and Health

SOEPpaper No. 424
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
David Bell, Steffen Otterbach and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Hohenheim - Institute for Health Care & Public Management and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Work Time, Hours Constraints, Health, Germany, United Kingdom

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Ageing, Health and Life Satisfaction of the Oldest Old: An Analysis for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4053
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Wencke Gwozdz and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Copenhagen Business School and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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oldest old, health, life satisfaction

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Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity in China: Evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8030
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Peng Nie and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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childhood obesity, maternal employment, China

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Hypertension and Life Satisfaction: A Comment and Replication of Blanchflower and Oswald (2007)

University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2007-44
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2007
Stefania Mojon-Azzi and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of St. Gallen - Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht FAA-HSG (Research Institute for Labour and Labour Law) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Hypertension, blood pressure, life satisfaction

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Work Hours Constraints and Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6126
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
David N.F. Bell, Steffen Otterbach and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Hohenheim - Institute for Health Care & Public Management and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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work time, hours constraints, health, Germany, United Kingdom

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Energy Poverty and Subjective Well-Being in China: New Evidence from the China Family Panel Studies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14429
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2021
Peng Nie, Qiaoge Li and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Job Insecurity, Employability, and Health: An Analysis for Germany Across Generations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8438
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Steffen Otterbach and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Hohenheim - Institute for Health Care & Public Management and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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job insecurity, employment, employability, well-being, health, Germany

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Subjective Well-Being Across the Lifespan in Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7378
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Copenhagen Business School, World Bank, World Bank, Xi'an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Science Education, Educational Sciences, Youth and Government, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Population & Development

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Long Work Hours and Health in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8911
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Peng Nie, Steffen Otterbach and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University, University of Hohenheim - Institute for Health Care & Public Management and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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long work hours, health, lifestyle, China

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Peer Effects on Childhood and Adolescent Obesity in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8528
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Peng Nie, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and Xiaobo He
Xi'an Jiaotong University, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and School of Business, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
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peer effects, children and adolescents, BMI, China

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Interventions with Positive Side-Effects: Covid-19 Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions and Infectious Diseases in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13927
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
University of HohenheimCopenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication, University of Hohenheim, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Peer Effects and Fertility Preferences in China: Evidence from the China Labor-Force Dynamics Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13448
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jul 2020
Peng Nie, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and Lu Wang
Xi'an Jiaotong University, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)
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peer effects, fertility, fertility preferences, China

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Engel Curves, Spatial Variation in Prices and Demand for Commodities in Côte D'Ivoire

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5551
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Monnet Gbakou and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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consumer demand, unit values, developing country

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The Effect of Parental Educational Expectations on Adolescent Subjective Well-Being and the Moderating Role of Perceived Academic Pressure: Longitudinal Evidence for China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12832
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Haiyang Lu, Peng Nie and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Xi'an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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China, parental educational expectations, adolescents, subjective well-being

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Smoking and the Business Cycle: Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10953
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
University of HohenheimCopenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication, University of Hohenheim, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Ruhr University of Bochum
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unemployment, smoking, business cycle

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Migration, Self-Selection and Income Inequality: An International Analysis

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 May 2004
Thomas Liebig and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Universität St. Gallen and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Is the Swiss Labor Market Segmented? An Analysis Using Alternative Approaches

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
Alfonso Sousa-Poza
University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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Housing Unaffordability and Adolescent Subjective Well-Being in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15305
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2022
Peng Nie, Qiaoge Li and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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housing unaffordability, depression, adolescents, China

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Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A European Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7371
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2013
Copenhagen Business School, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication, University of Bremen, Ghent University, University of Gothenburg, University of Zaragoza, Research and Education Institute of Child Health (Strovolos), University of Pécs, National Research Council (CNR), National Institute for Health Development (Tallinn), Lancaster University and University of Bremen
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maternal employment, children, obesity, Europe

The Long-Term Cognitive and Schooling Effects of Childhood Vaccinations in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13106
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Hamid Oskorouchi, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and David E. Bloom
University of Goettingen (Göttingen), University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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cognitive skills, vaccines, China, education

The Long-Term Cognitive and Schooling Effects of Childhood Vaccinations in China

NBER Working Paper No. w27217
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
Hamid Oskorouchi, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and David E. Bloom
University of Goettingen (Göttingen), University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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In Search of China's Income-Health Gradient: A Biomarker-Based Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12165
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 May 2019
Peng Nie, Qing Li and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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biomarkers, income-health gradient, China

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Peer Effects on Obesity in a Sample of European Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9051
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 May 2015
Copenhagen Business School, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication, University of Bremen, University of Gothenburg, Research and Education Institute of Child Health (Strovolos), University of Pécs, National Research Council (CNR), University of Tartu, University of Zaragoza, Ghent University and University of Bremen
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peer effects, children, obesity, Europe

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Housing Conditions and Health in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15168
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 May 2022
Lanlin Ding, Peng Nie and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong University and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
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housing conditions, health, difference-in-differences, urban China

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"The Better You Feel, the Harder You Fall": Health Perception Biases and Mental Health Among Chinese Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14905
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Cornell University
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underconfidence, overconfidence, health perception bias, mental health, China, COVID-19

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Peer Effects on Weight Status, Dietary Behaviour and Physical Activity Among Adolescents in Europe: Findings from the I.Family Study

Kyklos, Vol. 72, Issue 2, pp. 270-296, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Copenhagen Business School, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - School of Economics and Finance, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics, Ghent University, University of Pécs, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, University of Zaragoza, University of Gothenburg, National Research Council (CNR) - Institute of Biophysics, Trento, University of Bristol, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication, Research and Education Institute of Child Health (Strovolos), National Institute for Health Development (Tallinn), Lancaster University and Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
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The Influence of Taxes on Migration: Evidence from Switzerland

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 235-252, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Alfonso Sousa-Poza and Thomas Liebig
University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics and Universität St. Gallen

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Migration, Tax competition, Switzerland