Justina A. V. Fischer

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

2 rue Andre Pascal

Paris Cedex 16, 75775

France

Stockholm School of Economics

PO Box 6501

Stockholm, 11383

Sweden

University of Hohenheim

Fruwirthstr. 48

Stuttgart, 70599

Germany

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1.

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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Life satisfaction, Government

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

University of St. Gallen Economics Working Paper No. 2005-12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jul 2005
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Universität St. Gallen and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 323 (92,380)
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Culture, democracy, direct democracy, happiness, institutions, utility

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

SOEP Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 223 (135,655)
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job satisfaction, well-being, health, panel data analysis

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

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

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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A. V. Fischer and Jan Schnellenbach
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, 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

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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A. V. Fischer and Jan Schnellenbach
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, 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

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Is Software Piracy a Middle Class Crime? Investigating the Inequality-Piracy Channel

University of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2005-18
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Justina A. V. Fischer and Antonio Rodriquez Andrés
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Southern Denmark
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Intellectual property rights, software piracy, income inequality, economics of crime

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

University of St. Gallen FAA Discussion Paper No. DP-110
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Justina A. V. Fischer and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics
Downloads 272 (111,249)
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job satisfaction, health, panel analysis

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

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

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The Institutional Determinants of Early Retirement in Europe

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

The Effect of Direct Democracy on Income Redistribution: Evidence for Switzerland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1837, STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Working Paper No. PEPP-23
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Lars P. Feld, Justina A. V. Fischer and Gebhard Kirchgässner
Walter Eucken Institute, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Universität St. Gallen
Downloads 166 (178,496)
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income redistribution, direct democracy, referenda, initiatives

The Effect of Direct Democracy on Income Redistribution: Evidence for Switzerland

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP23
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Lars P. Feld, Justina A. V. Fischer and Gebhard Kirchgässner
Walter Eucken Institute, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Universität St. Gallen
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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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A. V. Fischer and Jan Schnellenbach
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, 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

Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital

U of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2006-04, STICERD, London School of Economics (LSE) Development Economics Discussion Paper No. DEDPS 46
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Feb 2006
Justina A. V. Fischer and Benno Torgler
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
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Relative income position, envy, positional concerns, social capital, social norm, happiness

Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS46
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Benno Torgler
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
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Immigration, Integration and Terrorism: Is There a Clash of Cultures?

CEIS Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Jan 2011
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Terror, Terrorism, Violence, Conflict, Immigration, Culture, Integration, Crime

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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
Justina A. V. Fischer, Christian Bjørnskov and Axel Dreher
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Heidelberg University
Downloads 164 (180,216)
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Gender gap, happiness, well-being, discrimination, life satisfaction

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Accounting for Unobserved Country Heterogeneity in Happiness Research: Country Fixed Effects Versus Region Fixed Effects

CEIS Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 139 (206,659)
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Happiness, Life Satisfaction, Well-Being, Quality of Life, Institutions, Democracy, Rule of Law, Political Constraints, Policy Implications, Panel Econometrics

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Globalization and Protection of Employment

KOF Swiss Economic Institute Working Paper No. 238
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Justina A. V. Fischer and Frank Somogyi
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Deutsche Bundesbank
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Globalization, international trade, integration, employment protection, labor standards, unions, cross-country analysis, panel data analysis

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Do Institutions of Direct Democracy Tame the Leviathan? Swiss Evidence on the Structure of Expenditure for Public Education

St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2005-22, CESifo Working Paper No. 1628
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Direct Democracy, Median Voter, Bureaucracy, Public Education

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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
Aarhus University, Heidelberg University, 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

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Social Capital and Relative Income Concerns: Evidence from 26 Countries

University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2007-05
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Justina A. V. Fischer and Benno Torgler
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
Downloads 109 (248,332)
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Relative income, positional concerns, social capital, social norms, happiness

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
Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 63 (350,633)
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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
Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Terrorism, Decentralization, Democracy

Protestantism and Government Spending: A Negative Relationship? An Empirical Application to Swiss Cantons

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Mar 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Friedrich Schneider
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
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Protestantism, Culture, Government Spending, Public Finance

Protestantism and Government Spending: A Negative Relationship? An Empirical Application to Swiss Cantons

University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Justina A. V. Fischer and Friedrich Schneider
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
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Protestantism, Culture, Government Spending, Public Finance

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

KOF Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Happiness, institutions, policy implications

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The Impact of Direct Democracy on Public Education: Performance of Swiss Students in Reading

University of St.Gallen Economics Working Paper No. 2005-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 May 2005
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Direct Democracy, Public Finance, Economics of Education

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The Impact of Direct Democracy on Crime: Is the Median Voter Boundedly Rational?

University of St. Gallen Discussion Paper No. 2005-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Direct Democracy, Bounded Rationality, Economic Model of Crime

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Living Under the ‘Right’ Government: Does Political Ideology Matter to Trust in Political Institutions?

CEIS Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Justina A. V. Fischer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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political trust, government ideology, political leaning, World Values Survey

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
Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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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
Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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terrorism, decentralization, federalism, governance quality, government effectiveness

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Does a Generous Welfare State Crowd Out Student Achievement? Panel Data Evidence from International Student Tests

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2383
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Torberg Falch and Justina A. V. Fischer
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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student achievement, welfare state, government size, tax system, panel data, international tests

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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
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A. V. Fischer and Jan Schnellenbach
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, 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

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Completing the Monetary Union of Europe as Mid-Term Solution of the Euro Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9230
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Justina A. V. Fischer and Francesco Pastore
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Seconda Università di Napoli - Dipartimento di Discipline Giuridiche ed Economiche Italiane Europee e Comparate
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IMF, Germany, Greece, Euro, Europe, Monetary Union

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Tempora Mutantur, Nos Et Mutamur in Illis: Religion and Female Employment Over Time

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9244
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Justina A. V. Fischer and Francesco Pastore
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Seconda Università di Napoli - Dipartimento di Discipline Giuridiche ed Economiche Italiane Europee e Comparate
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religion, labor market participation, modernization, gender, Europe, transition countries, Eastern Europe, OECD, World Values Survey