Monika Butler

University of St. Gallen

Varnbuelstr. 14

Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000

Switzerland

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (18)

Framing Effects in Political Decision Making: Evidence from a Natural Voting Experiment

University of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-04, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1940
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Monika Butler and Michel André Maréchal
University of St. Gallen and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Framing Effect, Voting, Direct Democracy, Pension Reform, Bounded Rationality, Natural Experiment

Framing Effects in Political Decision Making: Evidence from a Natural Voting Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6200
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 May 2008
Monika Butler and Michel André Maréchal
University of St. Gallen and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Bounded rationality, direct democracy, framing effect, natural experiment, pension reform, voting

Should You Take a Lump-Sum or Annuitize? Results from Swiss Pension Funds

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1610
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Monika Butler and Federica Teppa
University of St. Gallen and Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP) - Department of Economics and Finance
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Occupational Pension, Lump Sum, Annuity, Choice Anomalies

Should You Take a Lump-Sum or Annuitize? Results from Swiss Pension Funds

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5316
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Dec 2005
Monika Butler and Federica Teppa
University of St. Gallen and Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP) - Department of Economics and Finance
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Occupational pension, lump sum, annuity, choice anomalies

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Annuities in Switzerland

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4438
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Monika Butler and Martin Ruesch
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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Debt Markets, Pensions & Retirement Systems, Emerging Markets, Gender and Law

The WTO Dispute Settlement System: A First Assessment from an Economic Perspective

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 503-533, 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Monika Butler and Heinz Hauser
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research
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The WTO Dispute Settlement System: A First Assessment from an Economic Perspective

Posted: 05 Sep 2000
Monika Butler and Heinz Hauser
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research

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World Trade Organization, dispute settlement, trade restrictions

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Why Forcing People to Save for Retirement May Backfire

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Monika Butler, Olivia Huguenin and Federica Teppa
University of St. Gallen, Université de Lausanne - DEEP-HEC and Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP) - Department of Economics and Finance
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occupational pension, retirement decision, duration models

How Much Do Means-Tested Benefits Reduce the Demand for Annuities?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 06/2011-52
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Monika Butler, Kim Peijnenburg and Stefan Staubli
University of St. Gallen, Netspar and University of Calgary
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Means-tested benefits, occupational pension, annuity, life-cycle model

How Much Do Means-Tested Benefits Reduce the Demand for Annuities?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3493
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Monika Butler, Kim Peijnenburg and Stefan Staubli
University of St. Gallen, Netspar and University of Calgary
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means-tested benefits, occupational pension, annuity, life-cycle model

The Role of the Annuity's Value on the Decision (Not) to Annuitize: Evidence from a Large Policy Change

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2376
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Monika Butler, Stefan Staubli and Maria Grazia Zito
University of St. Gallen, University of Calgary and University of St. Gallen
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annuity puzzle, occupational pension, policy change

The Role of the Annuity's Value on the Decision (Not) to Annuitize: Evidence from a Large Policy Change

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6930
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Monika Butler, Stefan Staubli and Maria Grazia Zito
University of St. Gallen, University of Calgary and University of St. Gallen
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Annuity Puzzle, Occupational Pension, Policy Change

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Payouts in Switzerland: Explaining Developments in Annuitization

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2010-23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Nov 2010
Monika Butler and Stefan Staubli
University of St. Gallen and University of Calgary
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Pension, Benefit, Switzerland, Income, Annuitization, System, Plan, Wealth, Conversion

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Financial Work Incentives for Disability Benefit Recipients: Lessons from a Randomised Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8715
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
University of St. Gallen, University of St. Gallen, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of Calgary and Lund University - School of Economics and Management
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disability insurance, field experiment, financial incentive, return-to-work

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Transparency in Parliamentary Voting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5682
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
University of St. Gallen, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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voting, parliament, transparency, parties, party discipline, principal agent theory

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What Triggers Early Retirement? Results from Swiss Pension Funds

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Monika Butler, Olivia Huguenin and Federica Teppa
University of St. Gallen, Université de Lausanne - DEEP-HEC and Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP) - Department of Economics and Finance
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Occupational pension, retirement decision, duration models

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The Political Feasibility of Increasing Retirement Age: Lessons from a Ballot on Female Retirement Age

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2001
Monika Butler
University of St. Gallen
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(Female) retirement age, life-cycle decision making, Social Security reforms

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Insights from Switzerland's Pension System

Published in Mitchell, O. and R. Shea (Eds.) (2016). Reimagining Pensions: The Next 40 Years. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. , Pension Research Council WP 2014-16
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
Monika Butler
University of St. Gallen

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How Much Does Annuity Demand React to a Large Price Change?

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 3, pp. 808-824, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Monika Butler, Stefan Staubli and Maria Grazia Zito
University of St. Gallen, University of Calgary and University of St. Gallen
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Annuity puzzle, occupational pension, policy change

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Social security reforms, (female) retirement age, life-cycle decision making

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Exposita Notes: Neoclassical Life-Cycle Consumption: A Textbook Example

Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Monika Butler
University of St. Gallen

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Aging Anxiety: Much Ado About Nothing?

Tilburg University, CentER Working Paper No. 1999-37
Posted: 21 Dec 1999
Monika Butler and Georg Kirchsteiger
University of St. Gallen and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)

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The Choice between Pension Reform Options

Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Discussion Paper Series No. 1998-9
Posted: 07 Jan 1999
Monika Butler
University of St. Gallen

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