Axel Dreher

University of Heidelberg

Grabengasse 1

Heidelberg, 69117

Germany

http://www.axel-dreher.de

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Scholarly Papers (108)

1.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 2,631 (919)
Citation 1

Abstract:

human trafficking, prostitution, human rights, globalization

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The Economic Costs of Corruption: A Survey and New Evidence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Axel Dreher and Thomas Herzfeld
University of Heidelberg and IAMO
Downloads 1,302 (3,093)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Costs of corruption, survey, empirical evidence

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The Bigger the Better? Evidence of the Effect of Government Size on Life Satisfaction around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 892 (18,394)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Life satisfaction, Government

4.

Does Globalization Affect Growth?

University of Mannheim Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 892 (15,703)
Citation 76

Abstract:

Globalization, Growth

5.

The Development and Implementation of IMF and World Bank Conditionality

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 771 (19,779)
Citation 7

Abstract:

IMF, World Bank, Conditionality, Compliance, Program Interruption

6.

Corruption Around the World: Evidence from a Structural Model

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
University of Heidelberg, University of Exeter and University of Exeter
Downloads 711 (23,086)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Corruption, Latent Variables, Economic Development, Rule of Law

Rogue Aid? The Determinants of China’s Aid Allocation

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2012
Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics
Downloads 403 (56,740)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Aid allocation, China’s foreign aid, new donors, donor motives

Rogue Aid? The Determinants of China's Aid Allocation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3581
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Sep 2011
Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics
Downloads 296 (81,359)
Citation 2

Abstract:

aid allocation, China’s foreign aid, new donors, donor motives

Rogue Aid? An Empirical Analysis of China's Aid Allocation (Aide canaille? Une analyse empirique de l'allocation de l'aide étrangère de la Chine)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 988-1023, 2015,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics
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Does the IMF Cause Moral Hazard? A Critical Review of the Evidence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 654 (24,650)
Citation 9

Abstract:

IMF, debtor moral hazard, creditor moral hazard

9.

Student Flows and Migration: An Empirical Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1612, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1490
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Axel Dreher and Panu Poutvaara
University of Heidelberg and University of Helsinki - Department of Economics
Downloads 537 (30,197)
Citation 6

Abstract:

migration, education, student flows, brain drain

Does Terror Threaten Human Rights? Evidence from Panel Data

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1935
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
University of Heidelberg, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Siegen
Downloads 432 (52,038)
Citation 14

Abstract:

terrorism, human rights, civil liberties, suicide attacks

Does Terror Threaten Human Rights? Evidence from Panel Data

KOF Working Papers No. 156
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
University of Heidelberg, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Siegen
Downloads 79 (254,578)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Terrorism, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Suicide Attacks

Corruption and the Shadow Economy: An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1653
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Axel Dreher and Friedrich Schneider
University of Heidelberg and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 264 (92,350)
Citation 21

Abstract:

corruption, shadow economy, regulation, tax burden

Corruption and the Shadow Economy: An Empirical Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1936
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Axel Dreher and Friedrich Schneider
University of Heidelberg and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 216 (113,716)
Citation 21

Abstract:

corruption, shadow economy, regulation, tax burden

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IMF and Economic Growth: The Effects of Programs, Loans, and Compliance with Conditionality

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 424 (46,784)
Citation 27

Abstract:

IMF programs, growth, compliance, conditionality

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The Impact of International Organizations on the Environment: An Empirical Analysis

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2006
Axel Dreher and Magdalena Ramada-Sarasola
University of Heidelberg and Towers Watson
Downloads 378 (54,443)
Citation 1

Abstract:

International Organizations, Environment, Governance, IMF, World Bank

14.

Greasing the Wheels of Entrepreneurship? Impact of Regulations and Corruption on Firm Entry

KOF Working Paper No. 166, CESifo Working Paper No. 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 May 2007
Axel Dreher and Martin Gassebner
University of Heidelberg and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Downloads 356 (56,597)
Citation 9

Abstract:

corruption, start-ups, grease the wheels, entrepreneurship, regulation, doing business

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How Do Institutions Affect Corruption and the Shadow Economy?

University of Exeter Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2005
University of Heidelberg, University of Exeter and University of Exeter
Downloads 350 (60,446)
Citation 16

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Corruption, Shadow Economies, OECD countries, Latent Variables, Structural Equation Modelling

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Do Differences in Institutional and Legal Environments Explain Cross-Country Variations in IPO Underpricing?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2082
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Christian Hopp and Axel Dreher
University of Vienna and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 343 (65,913)

Abstract:

IPO underpricing, institutions, legal infrastructure, panel data

17.

The Causes and Consequences of IMF Conditionality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Axel Dreher and Roland Vaubel
University of Heidelberg and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
Downloads 333 (64,419)
Citation 12

Abstract:

IMF, Conditionality, Effects of IMF conditions

18.

Has Globalisation Increased Inequality?

KOF Working Papers / KOF Swiss Economic Institute No. 140
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Sep 2006
Axel Dreher and Noel Gaston
University of Heidelberg and Flinders University
Downloads 286 (78,849)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Income and earnings inequality, globalisation, democracy, panel regressions

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

AidData Working Paper No. 3 (revised)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2016
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of Lucerne, College of William and Mary, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
Downloads 227 (108,195)

Abstract:

Foreign aid, Favoritism, Aid allocation, Aid effectiveness, Africa, China, Official Development Assistance, Georeferenced data, Spatial analysis

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5439
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of St. Gallen, College of William and Mary, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
Downloads 54 (313,381)

Abstract:

foreign aid, favoritism, aid allocation, Africa, China, official development assistance, georeferenced data, spatial analysis

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of St. Gallen, College of William and Mary, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
Downloads 9 (512,678)

Abstract:

Foreign Aid, Favoritism, Aid Allocation, Aid Eff Ectiveness, Africa, China, OCial Development Assistance, Georeferenced Data, Spatial Analysis

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10704
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of St. Gallen, College of William and Mary, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
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Africa, aid allocation, China, favoritism, foreign aid, georeferenced data, official development assistance, spatial analysis

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Are NGOs the Better Donors? A Case Study of Aid Allocation for Sweden

KOF Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
University of Heidelberg, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of Kiel
Downloads 280 (74,758)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Aid allocation, NGO aid, ODA, Sector-specific aid

The Impact of Globalization on the Composition of Government Expenditures: Evidence from Panel Data

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1755
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and University of Konstanz
Downloads 180 (135,528)
Citation 5

Abstract:

globalization, economic policy, government expenditure composition, tax competition

The Impact of Globalization on the Composition of Government Expenditures: Evidence from Panel Data

KOF Working Papers / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich No. 141
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and University of Konstanz
Downloads 88 (237,807)
Citation 5

Abstract:

globalization, economic policy, government expenditure composition, tax

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The Contribution of the IMF and the World Bank to Economic Freedom

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 02-18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Bernhard Boockmann and Axel Dreher
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 260 (83,080)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Economic freedom, IMF, World Bank, structural adjustment policies

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Does the IMF Help or Hurt? The Effect of IMF Programs on the Likelihood and Outcome of Currency Crises

KOF Working Papers/KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich No. 186
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Axel Dreher and Stefanie Walter
University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich - Institute for Political Science
Downloads 259 (78,304)
Citation 2

Abstract:

IMF programs, growth, compliance, conditionality

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

CEIS Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
Downloads 178 (136,872)

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Happiness, Life Satisfaction, Subjective Well-Being, Inequality, Income Distribution, Redistribution, Political Ideology, Justice, Fairness, World Values Survey

Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality do not Match

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3216
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
Downloads 73 (266,896)

Abstract:

happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

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IMF Conditionality: Theory and Evidence

KOF Working Papers / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich Working Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 249 (83,080)
Citation 7

Abstract:

IMF, conditionality, compliance, implementation

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Do IMF and World Bank Influence Voting in the UN General Assembly?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1724
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Axel Dreher and Jan-Egbert Sturm
University of Heidelberg and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
Downloads 249 (95,146)
Citation 24

Abstract:

IMF, World Bank, UN General Assembly, voting, aid

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Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence IMF Decisions? Evidence from Panel Data

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1808
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Oct 2006
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 240 (86,076)
Citation 8

Abstract:

IMF, UN Security Council, voting, aid

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Power to the People? The Impact of Decentralization on Governance

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 239 (88,851)
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Abstract:

Decentralization, Governance, Legal Quality, Judicial Independence,

Apples and Dragon Fruits: The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa

AidData Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2015
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, College of William and Mary, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and College of William and Mary
Downloads 138 (170,797)

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Development Finance, Foreign Aid, Non-DAC Donors, China, Tracking Underreported Financial Flows

Apples and Dragon Fruits: The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa

University of Heidelberg Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series No. 620
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Oct 2016
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, College of William and Mary, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and College of William and Mary
Downloads 100 (218,263)

Abstract:

Development Finance, Foreign Aid, Non-DAC Donors, China, Tracking Underreported Financial Flows

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The Influence of Globalization on Taxes and Social Policy - An Empirical Analysis for OECD Countries

University of Exeter Economics Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 2003
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
Downloads 232 (94,353)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Globalization, economic policy, government expenditure, social spending, implicit tax rates, dynamic panel, tax competition

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Do Gasoline Prices Converge in a Unified Europe with Non-Harmonized Tax Rates?

KOF Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Axel Dreher and Tim Krieger
University of Heidelberg and University of Freiburg - Department of Economics
Downloads 229 (104,432)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Price convergence, law of one price, gasoline, international taxation, European integration, panel unit roots

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and Harvard Business School
Downloads 128 (181,480)
Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, Aid Effectiveness, Political Influence, United Nations Security Council

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4820
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Yale University - Department of Political Science and Harvard Business School
Downloads 57 (305,138)
Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, aid effectiveness, political influence, United Nations Security Council

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2993
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Apr 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Yale University - Department of Political Science and Harvard Business School
Downloads 39 (361,270)
Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, aid effectiveness, political influence, United Nations Security Council

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Do IMF and World Bank Programs Induce Government Crises? An Empirical Analysis

KOF Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jun 2008
Axel Dreher and Martin Gassebner
University of Heidelberg and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Downloads 209 (117,878)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Political Crisis, International Financial Institutions

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The Politics of IMF Forecasts

KOF Working Paper No. 176, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2129
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2007
University of Heidelberg, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 206 (111,540)
Citation 1

Abstract:

IMF, Economic Forecasts, Political Influence

35.

Diesel Price Convergence and Mineral Oil Taxation in Europe

KOF Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Dec 2007
Axel Dreher and Tim Krieger
University of Heidelberg and University of Freiburg - Department of Economics
Downloads 200 (119,550)
Citation 1

Abstract:

price convergence, diesel, international taxation, European integration, panel unit roots

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Are ‘New’ Donors Different? Comparing the Allocation of Bilateral Aid between Non-DAC and DAC Donor Countries

CEGE Discussion Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Downloads 197 (97,530)
Citation 7

Abstract:

F35

37.

Does the IMF Cause Moral Hazard and Political Business Cycles? Evidence from Panel Data

U of Mannheim Institut fur Volkswirtschaftslehreund Statistik Working Paper No. 598-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Axel Dreher and Roland Vaubel
University of Heidelberg and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
Downloads 184 (129,537)
Citation 43

Abstract:

IMF programs, political business cycles, moral hazard

Cross-Country Determinants of Life Satisfaction: Exploring Different Determinants Across Groups in Society

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 145, STICERD, London School of Economics Working Paper No. PEPP-21
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 113 (199,702)
Citation 2

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Life Satisfaction, Happiness, Institutions, Extreme Bounds Analysis

Cross-Country Determinants of Life Satisfaction: Exploring Different Determinants Across Groups in Society

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP21
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 66 (282,728)
Citation 2

Abstract:

39.
Downloads 173 (140,497)
Citation 4

Globalization, Economic Freedom and Human Rights

CEGE Discussion Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
University of Heidelberg, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Siegen
Downloads 99 (219,748)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Human Rights, Globalization, Economic Freedom, Liberalization

Globalization, Economic Freedom and Human Rights

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3228
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
University of Heidelberg, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Siegen
Downloads 74 (264,820)
Citation 4

Abstract:

human rights, globalization, economic freedom, liberalization

Does Membership in International Organizations Increase Governments' Credibility? Testing the Effects of Delegating Powers

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2285
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 May 2008
Axel Dreher and Stefan Voigt
University of Heidelberg and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 109 (205,074)
Citation 5

Abstract:

delegation of competence, credibility, dilemma of the strong state, international organizations

Does Membership in International Organizations Increase Governments' Credibility? Testing the Effects of Delegating Powers

KOF Working Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Axel Dreher and Stefan Voigt
University of Heidelberg and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 62 (292,333)
Citation 5

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Delegation of Competence, Credibility, Dilemma of the Strong State, International Organization

The Devil is in the Shadow: Do Institutions Affect Income and Productivity or Only Official Income and Official Productivity?

CESifo Working Paper No. 2150
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
University of Heidelberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (186,056)
Citation 2

Abstract:

shadow economy, income, aggregate productivity, development accounting

The Devil is in the Shadow: Do Institutions Affect Income and Productivity or Only Official Income and Official Productivity?

KOF Swiss Economic Institute Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2007
University of Heidelberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (347,268)
Citation 2

Abstract:

shadow economy, income, aggregate productivity, development accounting

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The Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Policies – Evidence from a New Index

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116(2): 429-454, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper, Economics of Security Working Paper No. 72
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 166 (132,867)
Citation 4

Abstract:

human trafficking, human rights, compliance, anti-trafficking policies

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Is There a Causal Link between Currency and Debt Crises?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Axel Dreher, Bernhard Herz and Volker Karb
University of Heidelberg, University of Bayreuth and University of Bayreuth
Downloads 163 (136,942)
Citation 5

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Debt crises, currency crises, contagion

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Sectoral Aid Priorities: Are Donors Really Doing Their Best to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals?

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Rainer Thiele, Peter Nunnenkamp and Axel Dreher
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Kiel and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 162 (132,175)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Aid Allocation, MDGs, Development Aid

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Foreign Exchange Intervention and the Political Business Cycle: A Panel Data Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 May 2005
Axel Dreher and Roland Vaubel
University of Heidelberg and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
Downloads 153 (152,962)
Citation 5

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Foreign exchange interventions, political business cycles

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Development Aid and International Politics: Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence World Bank Decisions?

KOF Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 148 (130,839)
Citation 41

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World Bank, UN Security Council, Voting, Aid

Does Aid for Education Educate Children? Evidence from Panel Data

KOF Working Paper / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich No. 146
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Downloads 148 (161,220)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Aid effectiveness, Education, Sector-specific aid

Does Aid for Education Educate Children? Evidence from Panel Data

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 291-314, 2008
Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Abstract:

F35, O11, H52, I22

Tracking Under-Reported Financial Flows: China's Development Finance and the Aid-Conflict Nexus Revisited

University of Heidelberg Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series No. 553
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government, College of William and Mary, College of William and Mary, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 126 (183,727)

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Development Finance; Foreign Aid, Non-DAC Donors, South-South Cooperation, China, Aid Shocks, Violent Armed Conflict

Tracking Under-Reported Financial Flows: China's Development Finance and the Aid-Conflict Nexus Revisited

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 175, University of Goettingen
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 May 2015
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government, College of William and Mary, College of William and Mary, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 20 (450,083)

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Development Finance, Foreign Aid, Non-DAC Donors, South-South Cooperation, China, Africa, Aid Shocks, Violent Armed Conflict, Civil War, Intrastate War

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Staff Growth in International Organizations: A Principal-Agent Problem? An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Aug 2003
Roland Vaubel, Axel Dreher and Ugurlu Soylu
University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL), University of Heidelberg and University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL)
Downloads 142 (161,837)
Citation 4

Abstract:

political economy, principal-agent problem, bureaucratic inefficiency, international organizations

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Country or Leader? Political Change and UN General Assembly Voting

KOF Working Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Axel Dreher and Nathan M. Jensen
University of Heidelberg and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 136 (154,644)
Citation 4

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United Nations General Assembly voting, key votes

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The Intriguing Nexus Between Corruption and Capital Account Restrictions

RWI: Discussion Paper No. 35, Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Axel Dreher and Lars H.R. Siemers
University of Heidelberg and University of Siegen
Downloads 133 (166,526)
Citation 19

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Corruption, capital account restrictions, dynamic panel

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On the Relation between Income Inequality and Happiness: Do Fairness Perceptions Matter?

CEGE Discussions Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
Downloads 132 (156,390)

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Happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

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On Gender Inequality and Life Satisfaction: Does Discrimination Matter?

University of St. Gallen, Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 132 (162,761)

Abstract:

Gender gap, happiness, well-being, discrimination, life satisfaction

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Downloads 130 (178,635)
Citation 1

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
Downloads 130 (179,232)
Citation 1

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

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Citation 8

Has Globalisation Really Had No Effect on Unions?

KOF Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Noel Gaston and Axel Dreher
Flinders University and University of Heidelberg
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Deunionisation, globalisation, integration, panel regressions

Has Globalisation Really had no Effect on Unions?

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 165-186, May 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 May 2007
Axel Dreher and Noel Gaston
University of Heidelberg and Flinders University
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Acting Autonomously or Mimicking the State and Peers? A Panel Tobit Analysis of Financial Dependence and Aid Allocation by Swiss NGOs

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2617
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Economics
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Abstract:

NGO aid, aid allocation, official co-financing, financial dependence

Acting Autonomously or Mimicking the State and Peers? A Panel Tobit Analysis of Financial Dependence and Aid Allocation by Swiss NGOs

KOF Working Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Economics
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Citation 3

Abstract:

NGO aid, aid allocation, official co-financing, financial dependence

57.

The Determinants of Election to the United Nations Security Council

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3902
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Aug 2012
University of Heidelberg, University of Westminster, Brunel University London - Department of Social Sciences, Media and Communications and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Abstract:

United Nations, Security Council, turn-taking norm, elections

58.

Does US Aid Buy UN General Assembly Votes? A Disaggregated Analysis

KOF Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Downloads 107 (198,814)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Bilateral Aid, UN General Assembly, Voting

59.

Keeping a Low Profile: What Determines the Allocation of Aid by Non-Governmental Organizations?

KOF Working Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Centre for International Development Issues Nijmegen, University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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Citation 5

Abstract:

aid allocation, aid agencies, non-governmental organizations, poverty

60.

Do Markets Care About Central Bank Governor Changes? Evidence from Emerging Markets

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2177, KOF Working Paper No. 177, Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2008-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Christoph Moser and Axel Dreher
University of Mainz - Faculty of Law and Economics and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 105 (204,076)
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Abstract:

central bank governor turnover, monetary policy, emerging markets, risk premium

61.

The Determinants of Anti-trafficking Policies – Evidence from a New Index

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2012
Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Abstract:

human trafficking, human rights, compliance, anti-trafficking policies

62.
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Politics and IMF Conditionality

KOF Working Papers No. 338
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 64 (287,437)

Abstract:

IMF, UN Security Council, Voting, Aid, Conditionality

Politics and IMF Conditionality

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4308
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 36 (372,446)

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IMF, UN Security Council, voting, aid, conditionality

Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Test

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2008
Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Abstract:

Terrorism, Decentralization, Democracy

Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Test

KOF Working Papers / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich No. 185, University of St.Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Terrorism, Decentralization, Democracy

64.

The Impact of Political Leaders' Profession and Education on Reforms

KOF Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
University of Heidelberg, ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, University of Basel and Deutsche Bundesbank
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Reforms, Economic Policy, Economic Freedom, Interest Groups, Lobbying

65.

China's Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government, College of William and Mary, College of William and Mary, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of Heidelberg and Center for Global Development
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China, development finance, foreign aid, non-DAC donors, emerging donors, southsouth cooperation, media-based data collection

Aid and Growth. New Evidence Using an Excludable Instrument

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5515
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Axel Dreher and Sarah Langlotz
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 93 (229,376)

Abstract:

aid effectiveness, government fractionalization, economic growth

Aid and Growth. New Evidence Using an Excludable Instrument

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10811
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Axel Dreher and Sarah Langlotz
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg
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aid effectiveness, economic growth, government fractionalization

67.

The Impact of Aid on Growth Revisited: Do Donor Motives Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4156, KOF Working Papers / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2009
Christopher Kilby and Axel Dreher
Villanova University and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 88 (222,998)
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Abstract:

aid, growth, politics

Agency and Communication in IMF Conditional Lending: Theory and Empirical Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2574, KOF Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Silvia Marchesi, Laura Sabani and Axel Dreher
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS), University of Florence and University of Heidelberg
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IMF conditionality, delegation, communication, panel data

Agency and Communication in IMF Conditional Lending: Theory and Empirical Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4041
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2009
Silvia Marchesi, Laura Sabani and Axel Dreher
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS), University of Florence and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 41 (354,174)

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communication, delegation, IMF conditionality, panel data

69.

Buying Votes and International Organizations

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 May 2012
Axel Dreher and James Raymond Vreeland
University of Heidelberg and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 83 (211,109)
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Abstract:

IMF, UN Security Council, voting, aid

70.

When is a Central Bank Governor Fired? Evidence Based on a New Data Set

KOF Working Paper / KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich No. 143
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Axel Dreher, Jakob de Haan and Jan-Egbert Sturm
University of Heidelberg, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
Downloads 82 (226,158)
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Abstract:

central bank governors, central bank independence

71.

Does Terror Increase Aid?

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics
Downloads 81 (234,262)

Abstract:

Foreign Aid, Transnational Terrorism, War on Terror and Aid, DAC Donors, Heckman Selection Model

72.

Does High Inflation Cause Central Bankers to Lose Their Job? Evidence Based on a New Data Set

CESifo Working Paper No. 2045, KOF Working Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Axel Dreher, Jan-Egbert Sturm and Jakob de Haan
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Abstract:

central bank governors, central bank independence, inflation

The Spread of Anti-Trafficking Policies - Evidence from a New Index

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3376
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Abstract:

human trafficking, human rights, spatial dependence of policies

The Spread of Anti-Trafficking Policies: Evidence from a New Index

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5559
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 17 (467,313)
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Abstract:

human trafficking, human rights, spatial dependence of policies

Aid Allocation by German NGOs: Does the Degree of Public Refinancing Matter?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Downloads 51 (322,106)
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Abstract:

NGO aid, aid allocation, public refinancing

Aid Allocation by German NGOs: Does the Degree of Public Refinancing Matter?

KOF Swiss Economic Institute Working Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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NGO aid, aid allocation, public refinancing

75.

Formal Institutions and Subjective Well-Being: Revisiting the Cross-Country Evidence

KOF Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Abstract:

Happiness, institutions, policy implications

76.

Determinants of Donor Generosity: A Survey of the Aid Budget Literature

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Andreas Fuchs, Axel Dreher and Peter Nunnenkamp
University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, University of Heidelberg and University of Kiel
Downloads 64 (260,130)

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Foreign aid, Official Development Assistance, Aid budget, Extreme Bounds Analysis

77.

Do Human Rights Offenders Oppose Human Rights Resolutions in the United Nations?

KOF Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2007
Bernhard Boockmann and Axel Dreher
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 64 (268,415)
Citation 2

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Voting, Human Rights, United Nations, Instrumental Voting

78.

Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence IMF Conditionality?

Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 62 (286,261)
Citation 3

Abstract:

IMF, UN Security Council, Voting, Aid, Conditionality

79.

Does Conditionality Work? A Test for an Innovative US Aid Scheme

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3454
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 May 2011
Hannes Öhler, Peter Nunnenkamp and Axel Dreher
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Kiel and University of Heidelberg
Downloads 61 (283,910)
Citation 2

Abstract:

foreign aid, corruption, Millennium Challenge Corporation, MCC effect

Government Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2699
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 41 (354,174)
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Abstract:

terrorism, decentralization, federalism, governance quality, government effectiveness

Government Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4259
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Abstract:

terrorism, decentralization, federalism, governance quality, government effectiveness

Government Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Analysis

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 981-1002, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Axel Dreher and Justina A.V. Fischer
University of Heidelberg and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Role of Country-of-Origin Characteristics for Foreign Direct Investment and Technical Cooperation in Post-Reform India

ETH Zurich KOF Working Paper No. 283
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2011
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Economics
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foreign investors, countries of origin, joint ventures, technical cooperation, India

The Role of Country-Of-Origin Characteristics for Foreign Direct Investment and Technical Cooperation in Post-Reform India

World Development, Vol. 44, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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Foreign Investors, Countries of Origin, Joint Ventures, Technical Cooperation, India

82.

Membership has Its Privileges - The Effect of Membership in International Organizations on FDI

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3231
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Nov 2010
Axel Dreher, Heiner Mikosch and Stefan Voigt
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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Abstract:

membership in international organizations, FDI, investment climate, political risk, signaling, separating equilibrium

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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Abstract:

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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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

84.

Membership Has its Privileges – The Effect of Membership in International Organizations on FDI

CEGE Discussions Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Axel Dreher, Heiner Mikosch and Stefan Voigt
University of Heidelberg, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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Abstract:

Membership in International Organizations, FDI, Investment Climate, Political Risk, Signaling, Separating Equilibrium

The Alma Mater Effect - Does Foreign Education of Political Leaders Influence Foreign Policy?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5871
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 May 2016
Axel Dreher and Shu Yu
University of Heidelberg and World Bank
Downloads 36 (372,446)

Abstract:

United Nations General Assembly voting, foreign education, leaders

The Alma Mater Effect. Does Foreign Education of Political Leaders Influence Foreign Policy?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11450
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Axel Dreher and Shu Yu
University of Heidelberg and World Bank
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Foreign Education, leaders, United Nations General Assembly voting

86.

The Determinants of Anti-trafficking Policies – Evidence from a New Index

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Eric Neumayer, Axel Dreher and Seo-Young Cho
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of Heidelberg and University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics
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Abstract:

human trafficking, human rights, compliance, anti-trafficking policies

87.

Why it Pays for Aid Recipients to Take Note of the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Other Donors Do!

CEGE Discussion Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Hannes Öhler
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
Downloads 33 (371,570)
Citation 4

Abstract:

official development aid, Millennium Challenge Corporation, additionality, signaling, United States, other DAC donors

88.

Does Conditionality Work? A Test for an Innovative US Aid Scheme

CEGE Working Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jul 2010
Hannes Oehler, Axel Dreher and Peter Nunnenkamp
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Heidelberg and University of Kiel
Downloads 32 (379,149)

Abstract:

Foreign Aid, Corruption, Millennium Challenge Corporation, MCC Effect

Information Transmission and Ownership Consolidation in Aid Programs

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4437
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Axel Dreher and Silvia Marchesi
University of Heidelberg and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
Downloads 12 (495,995)

Abstract:

delegation, communication, ownership, foreign aid

Information Transmission and Ownership Consolidation in Aid Programs

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Axel Dreher and Silvia Marchesi
University of Heidelberg and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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Abstract:

delegation, communication, ownership, foreign aid

Information Transmission and Ownership Consolidation in Aid Programs

University of Milan Bicocca Department of Economics, Management and Statistics Working Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Axel Dreher and Silvia Marchesi
University of Heidelberg and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
Downloads 5 (533,253)

Abstract:

Delegation, communication, ownership, foreign aid

Information Transmission and Ownership Consolidation in Aid Programs

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Axel Dreher, Sarah Langlotz and Silvia Marchesi
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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Delegation, Communication, Ownership, Foreign Aid

Information Transmission and Ownership Consolidation in Aid Programs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11443
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Axel Dreher, Sarah Langlotz and Silvia Marchesi
University of Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS)
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communication, delegation, foreign aid, ownership

90.

The Influence of IMF Programs on the Re-election of Debtor Governments

Economics & Politics, Vol. 16, pp. 53-76, March 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Axel Dreher
University of Heidelberg
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91.

On the Relation between Income Inequality and Happiness: Do Fairness Perceptions Matter

KOF Working Paper No. 245, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Dec 2009
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

92.

Are 'New' Donors Different? Comparing the Allocation of Bilateral Aid Between Non-DAC and DAC Donor Countries

KOF Working Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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Abstract:

aid allocation, new donors, donor motives, Probit, Tobit

93.
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Weapons of Choice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5419
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Axel Dreher and Merle Kreibaum
University of Heidelberg and German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Abstract:

terrorism, rebellion, resource curse, oil

Weapons of Choice

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10082
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Axel Dreher and Merle Kreibaum
University of Heidelberg and German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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oil, rebellion, resource curse, terrorism

94.
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Aid and Growth at the Regional Level

IMF Working Paper No. 15/196
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Axel Dreher and Steffen Lohmann
University of Heidelberg and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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Abstract:

Aid Effectiveness, Geo-coding, aid, regions, region, projects, regional level,

Aid and Growth at the Regional Level

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10561
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Axel Dreher and Steffen Lohmann
University of Heidelberg and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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aid effectiveness, geo-coding, World Bank

95.

Read My Lips: The Role of Information Transmission in Multilateral Reform Design

CEGE Discussion Papers No. 86
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Silvia Marchesi, Laura Sabani and Axel Dreher
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS), University of Florence and University of Heidelberg
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Abstract:

IMF conditionality, delegation, communication, ownership, panel data

96.

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

97.

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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Abstract:

aid effectiveness, fragmentation

98.

Does Foreign Aid Really Raise Per Capita Income? A Time Series Perspective (Est‐Ce Que L’Aide Étrangère Augmente Vraiment Le Revenu Per Capita? Une Approche Par Les Séries Chronologiques)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 288-313, 2012,
Posted: 24 Feb 2012
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Heidelberg, University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Helmut Schmidt Universität, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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99.

Aid Delivery Through Non-Governmental Organisations: Does the Aid Channel Matter for the Targeting of Swedish Aid?

World Economy, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 147-176, February 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
University of Heidelberg, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of Kiel
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100.

Has Globalization Increased Inequality?

Review of International Economics, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 516-536, August 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Axel Dreher and Noel Gaston
University of Heidelberg and Flinders University
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101.

Aid Allocation by German NGOs: Does the Degree of Official Financing Matter?

The World Economy, Vol. 35, Issue 11, pp. 1448-1472, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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102.

Foreign Aid in Areas of Limited Statehood

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6340
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg University and University of Essex - Department of Government
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Abstract:

aid effectiveness, fragile states, limited statehood

103.

The Political Economy of International Organizations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6077
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Axel Dreher and Valentin F. Lang
University of Heidelberg and Heidelberg University
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Abstract:

international organizations, public choice, International Monetary Fund, European Union

104.

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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Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

105.

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

106.

The Allocation of German Aid: Self‐Interest and Government Ideology

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 160-184, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
University of Heidelberg, University of Kiel and Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
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Determinants of Anti‐Trafficking Policies: Evidence from a New Index

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, Issue 2, pp. 429-454, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Seo‐Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer
University of Marburg, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Anti‐trafficking policies, compliance, human rights, human trafficking

Independent Actor or Agent? An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of US Interests on IMF Conditions

Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Axel Dreher and Nathan M. Jensen
University of Heidelberg and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science

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IMF, conditionality, elections, UN General Assembly voting compliance

Independent Actor or Agent? An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of US Interests on IMF Conditions

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 118
Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Axel Dreher and Nathan M. Jensen
University of Heidelberg and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science

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IMF, conditionality, elections, UN General Assembly voting compliance