Patricia Funk

University of Lugano

Associate Professor

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13

Lugano, Ticino 6900

Switzerland

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Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Does Gender Matter?

UPF Working Paper Series, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 273/2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Patricia Funk
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and University of Lugano
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Citation 10

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Female Directors, Directors, Gender, Boards, Values, Risk

Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Does Gender Matter?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Renee B. Adams and Patricia Funk
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and University of Lugano

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Female Directors, Directors, Gender, Boards, Values, Risk

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Social Incentives and Voter Turnout: Evidence from the Swiss Mail Ballot System

Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2008
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano
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Citation 11

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Social pressure, voter turnout, mail voting

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Direct Democracy, Voter Preferences and Government Spending

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2013
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 1

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Voter Preferences, Institutions, Direct Democracy, Fiscal Policy, Switzerland

Gender Gaps in Policy Making: Evidence from Direct Democracy in Switzerland

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 6

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Female Policy Makers, Political Gender Gaps, Switzerland

Gender Gaps in Policy Making: Evidence from Direct Democracy in Switzerland

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 6

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Female Policy Makers, Political Gender Gaps, Switzerland

Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 5

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Direct Democracy, Decentralization, Fiscal Policy, Referendum, Initiative, Switzerland

Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2693
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 5

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Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890-2000

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano
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Citation 5

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Direct Democracy, Fiscal Policy, Switzerland

Is There an Expressive Function of Law? An Empirical Analysis of Voting Laws with Symbolic Fines

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano
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Citation 14

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Preference-shaping effect of law, expressive function of law, voting behavior

Is There an Expressive Function of Law? An Empirical Analysis of Voting Laws with Symbolic Fines

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 135-159, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano

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How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Electoral System, Proportional Rule, Fiscal Policy, Switzerland

How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2958
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 2

Abstract:

electoral system, public finance, political fragmentation, matching

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Theory and Evidence on the Role of Social Norms in Voting

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano
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Citation 1

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Signaling, social norms, voting, mail voting, modern voting tools

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What Women Want: Suffrage, Gender Gaps in Voter Preferences and Government Expenditures

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Citation 5

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Women Suffrage, Fiscal Policy, Voter Preferences, Switzerland

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Promoting Rule Compliance in Daily-Life: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in the Public Libraries of Barcelona

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2011
Jose Apesteguia, Patricia Funk and Nagore Iriberri
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business (DEB), University of Lugano and Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU) - Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis I
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Citation 1

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Rule Compliance, Pro-Social Behavior, Field Experiment, Public Libraries

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How Accurate are Surveyed Preferences for Public Policies? Evidence from a Unique Institutional Setup

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano
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Abstract:

opinion polls, biases, direct democracy

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Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890–2000

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 557, pp. 1252-1280, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Patricia Funk and Christina Gathmann
University of Lugano and Alfred-Weber Institut
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Polls, the Press, and Political Participation: The Effects of Anticipated Election Closeness on Voter Turnout

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12088
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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media, polls, Voter turnout

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Polls, the Press, and Political Participation: The Effects of Anticipated Election Closeness on Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w23490
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, University of Lugano and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Gender Differences in Academic Performance: The Role of Negative Marking in Multiple-Choice Exams

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11716
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Patricia Funk and Helena Perrone
University of Lugano and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Identifying Efficient Crime-Combating Policies by VAR Models: The Example of Switzerland

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 525-538, October 2003
Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Patricia Funk and Peter Kugler
University of Lugano and University of Basel

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Crime, VAR Model

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Dynamic Interactions Between Crimes

Economics Letters, Vol. 79, pp. 291-298, June 2003
Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Patricia Funk and Peter Kugler
University of Lugano and University of Basel

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Dynamics between crimes, Broken windows theory, Crime policy

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Governmental Action, Social Norms and Criminal Behavior

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 161(3), pp. 522-535, 2006.
Posted: 10 May 2005 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2008
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano

Abstract:

Crime, social norms

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On the Effective Use of Stigma as a Crime-deterrent

European Economic Review , Vol. 48, pp. 715-728, August 2004
Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Patricia Funk
University of Lugano

Abstract:

Crime, Stigma, Informal punishment