Rainer Winkelmann

University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

Prof. Dr.

Raemistrasse 62

CH-8001 Zurich

Switzerland

http://www.unizh.ch/sts/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Senior Research Associate and Program Director

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

What Can Happiness Research Tell Us About Altruism? Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1487
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Johannes Schwarze and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Bamberg and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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utility function, extended family, fixed effects, ordered probit

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Income and Happiness: New Results from Generalized Threshold and Sequential Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1175
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
Stefan Boes and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Lucerne and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 485 (62,991)

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ordered response models, marginal effects, subjective well-being

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Immigration: The New Zealand Experience

IZA Discussion Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Consistent Estimation of the Fixed Effects Ordered Logit Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5443
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Gregori Baetschmann, Kevin E. Staub and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 263 (125,736)
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ordered response, panel data, correlated heterogeneity, incidental parameters

Reconsidering the Analysis of Longitudinal Happiness Data - With an Application to the Effect of Unemployment

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2012
Gregori Baetschmann, Kevin E. Staub and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Ordered response, panel data, correlated heterogeneity, incidental parameters

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Why Do Firms Recruit Internationally? Results from the Iza International Employer Survey 2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Foreign Graduates, Labor Shortage, Transfer of Knowledge

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Subjective Well-Being and the Family: Results from an Ordered Probit Model with Multiple Random Effects

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 280 (118,352)
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ordered probit model, error components, German Socio-Economic Panel

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Immigration Policies and Their Impact: The Case of New Zealand and Australia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 169
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2000
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Point system, skilled immigration, population growth

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Unemployment and Crime: New Answers to an Old Question

IZA Discussion Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 1999
Rainer Winkelmann and Kerry L. Papps
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research and Cornell University
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A Structural Model of Demand for Apprentices

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1417
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
University of Bern, Swiss Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Research, University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research and Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SKBF)
Downloads 196 (168,030)

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apprenticeship training, count data, probit-Poisson-log-normal model, Switzerland

Health Care Reform and the Number of Doctor Visits - an Econometric Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jun 2001
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Co-payment, moral hazard, count data, probit-Poisson-log-normal model

Health Care Reform and the Number of Doctor Visits - an Econometric Analysis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3021
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Oct 2001
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 19 (589,068)
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Co-payment, moral hazard, count data, Probit-Poisson-log-normal model

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The Happiness Gains from Sorting and Matching in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Simon Luechinger, Alois Stutzer and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Lucerne, University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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matching, ordered probit, public sector employment, selection, switching

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Unemployment, Social Capital, and Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2346
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 132 (234,831)
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happiness, German Socio-Economic Panel, search, regression

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Why Do Firms Train? Empirical Evidence on the First Labor Market Outcomes of Graduated Apprentices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 319
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Rob Euwals and Rainer Winkelmann
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Research and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Training, Wages, Job-Duration

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Single Motherhood and (Un)Equal Educational Opportunities: Evidence for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1391
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Philippe Mahler and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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school choice, educational attainment, ordered response model, German Socio-Economic Panel

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Modelling Zero-Inflated Count Data When Exposure Varies: With an Application to Sick Leave

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Gregori Baetschmann and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 113 (263,523)

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Exposure, Poisson regression, complementary log-log link

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Conspicuous Consumption and Satisfaction

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 110 (268,577)
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Ferrari, Porsche, status, consumption externality, Swiss household panel

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Copula Bivariate Probit Models: With an Application to Medical Expenditures

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 101 (284,900)
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Bivariate probit, binary endogenous regressor, Frank copula, Clayton copula

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Dutch Migrants in New Zealand: Did They Fare Well?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Dec 2000
Rainer Winkelmann and Joop Hartog
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
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Dutch emigration; New Zealand immigration; labour market selection

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Parental Separation and Well-Being of Youths

IZA Discussion Paper No. 894
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Oct 2003
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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child welfare, educational attainment, happiness, German Socio-Economic Panel

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A Dynamic Hurdle Model for Zero-Inflated Count Data: With an Application to Health Care Utilization

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Gregori Baetschmann and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 93 (300,569)
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excess zeros, Poisson process, exposure, hurdle model

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Self-Selection and Subjective-Well Being: Copula Models with an Application to Public and Private Sector Work

SOEPpaper No. 135
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2008
Simon Luechinger, Alois Stutzer and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Lucerne, University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 74 (344,989)
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Ordered probit, switching regression, Frank copula, job satisfaction, German Socio-Economic Panel

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The Trade Effects of Endogenous Preferential Trade Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3253
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
Peter H. Egger, Mario Larch, Kevin E. Staub and Rainer Winkelmann
Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 69 (358,466)
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gravity model, endogenous preferential trade agreement membership, Poisson pseudo-maximum likelihood estimation with endogenous binary indicator variables

Estimating Fixed Effects: Perfect Prediction and Bias in Binary Response Panel Models, with an Application to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Johannes Kunz, Kevin E. Staub and Rainer Winkelmann
Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 55 (407,842)

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Perfect prediction, Bias reduction, Penalised likelihood, Logit, Probit, Affordable Care Act

Estimating Fixed Effects: Perfect Prediction and Bias in Binary Response Panel Models, with an Application to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11182
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Johannes Kunz, Kevin E. Staub and Rainer Winkelmann
Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 12 (640,041)

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perfect prediction, bias reduction, penalised likelihood, logit, probit, Affordable Care Act

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Specification and Estimation of Rating Scale Models - With an Application to the Determinants of Life Satisfaction

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Raphael Studer and Rainer Winkelmann
Independent and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 50 (418,921)
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Rating variables, non-linear least squares, quasi-maximum likelihood, semiparametric least squares, subjective well-being

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A Correction for an Underdispersed Event Count Probability Distribution

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Rainer Winkelmann, Curtis S. Signorino and Gary King
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research, University of Rochester - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
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Survey Expectations of Monetary Conditions in New Zealand: Determinants and Implications for the Transmission of Policy

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Working Paper No. G99/6
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Leo Bonato, Robert St. Clair and Rainer Winkelmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Monetary Authority of Singapore and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 44 (441,613)
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Reported Happiness, Fast and Slow

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Raphael Studer and Rainer Winkelmann
Independent and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 39 (462,297)

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Reporting function, happiness, mood

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Specification and Estimation of Rating Scale Models - With an Application to the Determinants of Life Satisfaction

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 May 2011
Raphael Studer and Rainer Winkelmann
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 33 (489,417)
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rating variables, non-linear least squares, quasi-maximum likelihood, semi-parametric least squares, subjective well-being

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Why Do Firms Train? Empirical Evidence on the First Labor Market Outcomes of Graduate Apprentices

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2880
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Rob Euwals and Rainer Winkelmann
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Research and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 26 (526,191)
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Training, wages, job-duration

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Early Career Research Production in Economics: Does Mentoring Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11976
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Andrés García-Suaza, Jesus Otero and Rainer Winkelmann
Universidad EIA, Universidad del Rosario and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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academic career, research performance, RePEC, economic research

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An Empirical Analysis of the Decision to Train Apprentices

Labour, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 419-441, September 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
University of Bern, Swiss Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Research, University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research and Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SKBF)
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Does Inequality Harm the Middle Class?

Kyklos, Vol. 63, Issue 2, pp. 301-316, May 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Liliana Winkelmann and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Employment Prospects and Skill Acquisition of Apprenticeship-Trained Workers in Germany

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, July 1996
Posted: 25 Jun 1998
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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How Young Workers Get Their Training: A Survey of Germany Versus the U.S.

JOURNAL OF POPULATION ECONOMICS
Posted: 04 May 1998
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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Unskilled Labor and Wage Determination: An Empirical Investigation for Germany

JOURNAL OF POPULATION ECONOMICS, Vol. 9, Issue 2
Posted: 04 May 1998
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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Why are the Unemployed so Unhappy?: Evidence from Panel Data

ECONOMICA
Posted: 08 Jul 1997
Liliana Winkelmann and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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Count Data Models with Selectivity

Posted: 19 Nov 1996
Rainer Winkelmann
University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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Posterior Simulation and Model Choice in Longitudinal Generalized Linear Models

Posted: 01 Oct 1996
Siddhartha Chib, Edward Greenberg and Rainer Winkelmann
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research

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