Simon Luechinger

University of Lucerne

Frohburgstrasse 3

P.O. Box 4466

Lucerne, 6002

Switzerland

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

How to Fight Terrorism: Alternatives to Deterrence

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 1,296 (10,355)
Citation 31

Abstract:

Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralisation, Opportunity Cost, Rational Choice, Motivation

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Citation 43

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1341; IEW Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 712 (27,414)
Citation 43

Abstract:

Terrorism, subjective well-being, life satisfaction, utility loss

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-24, February 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 16 (479,182)
Citation 43

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Citation 22

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1158
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 554 (38,536)
Citation 22

Abstract:

life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being, and terrorism

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

IEW Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Alois Stutzer, Simon Luechinger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lucerne and CREMA
Downloads 119 (194,873)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being and terrorism

4.

Terrorism: Deterrence May Backfire

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 539 (34,546)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralization, Democracy, Federalism, Market Economy, Rational Choice, Motivation

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2836
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 362 (65,430)
Citation 2

Abstract:

life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 46 (342,296)
Citation 2

Abstract:

life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

6.

Measuring Terrorism

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 401 (44,312)
Citation 6

Abstract:

The Value of the Revolving Door: Political Appointees and the Stock Market

KOF Working Papers No. 310
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Simon Luechinger and Christoph Moser
University of Lucerne and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Downloads 173 (142,484)

Abstract:

Political appointees, revolving door, conflict of interest, event study, stock market

The Value of the Revolving Door: Political Appointees and the Stock Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3921
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2012
Simon Luechinger and Christoph Moser
University of Lucerne and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Downloads 38 (370,049)

Abstract:

political appointees, revolving door, conflict of interest, event study, stock market

8.

Lock, Stock, and Barrel: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Determinants of Terror

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3550
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Martin Gassebner and Simon Luechinger
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and University of Lucerne
Downloads 153 (130,752)
Citation 7

Abstract:

causes of terrorism, poverty and terrorism, panel estimations, extreme bounds analysis

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Citation 1

Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1964, IEW Working Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 129 (182,948)
Citation 1

Abstract:

public sector, rents, life satisfaction, corruption, judicial independence

Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 476-488, 2008
Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics

Abstract:

10.

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
Downloads 90 (196,557)
Citation 4

Abstract:

matching, ordered probit, public sector employment, selection, switching

11.

Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Private Sectors

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-1 SOEPPaper No. 106
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 64 (268,040)
Citation 8

Abstract:

unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

12.

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 57 (278,832)

Abstract:

Ordered probit, switching regression, Frank copula, job satisfaction, German Socio-Economic Panel

13.

Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and the Private Sector

IZA Working Paper No. 3385
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 53 (295,122)
Citation 8

Abstract:

unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

Does Supporting Passenger Railways Reduce Road Traffic Externalities?

University of Zurich Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Rafael Lalive, Simon Luechinger and Armin Schmutzler
University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP), University of Lucerne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (339,237)
Citation 1

Abstract:

railways, pollution, procurement, accidents

Does Supporting Passenger Railways Reduce Road Traffic Externalities?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9335
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Rafael Lalive, Simon Luechinger and Armin Schmutzler
University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP), University of Lucerne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (568,003)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Pollution, Public Transport, Railways, Road Accidents

15.

Valuing Air Quality Using the Life Satisfaction Approach

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 536, pp. 482-515, March 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Simon Luechinger
University of Lucerne
Downloads 2 (530,936)
Citation 23

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16.

Regulation in Swiss Cantons: Data for One Century

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5663
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Simon Luechinger and Mark Schelker
University of Lucerne and University of Fribourg
Downloads 0 (333,498)

Abstract:

regulation, regulatory activity

17.

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 139-160, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics

Abstract: