Christian Lessmann

Technology University of Braunschweig

Abt-Jerusalem-Str. 7

Braunschweig, D-38106

Germany

Ifo Branch Dresden

Research Professor

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, 01069

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, 01069

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Disparity: Evidence from Cross-Section and Panel Data

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig
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decentralization, regional disparity, inequaltity, fiscal federalism, panel data evidence

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The Impact of Democracy and Press Freedom on Corruption: Conditionality Matters

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3917
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Sep 2012
Christine Kalenborn and Christian Lessmann
Dresden University of Technology - Institute for Transport and Economics and Technology University of Braunschweig
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democracy, corruption, press freedom, interaction effects

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Regional Inequality and Decentralization - An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3568
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, decentralization, panel data

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Decentralization and Foreign Aid Effectiveness: Do Aid Modality and Federal Design Matter in Poverty Alleviation?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3035
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 May 2010
Christian Lessmann and Gunther Markwardt
Technology University of Braunschweig and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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foreign aid, growth, decentralization

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Regional Inequality, Convergence, and its Determinants - A View from Outer Space

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5322
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 May 2015
Christian Lessmann and André Seidel
Technology University of Braunschweig and University of Bergen, Department of Economics
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regional inequality, spatial inequality, sigma convergence, panel data, luminosity data, economic development, trade, ethnic fractionalization

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The Geography of Natural Resources, Ethnic Inequality and Development

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6299
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Christian Lessmann and Arne Steinkraus
Technology University of Braunschweig and Institute of Economics
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natural resources, minerals, mines, night lights, luminosity, ethnic income inequality, spatial inequality, development, civil war, conflict

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Natural-Resource Rents and Internal Conflicts - Can Decentralization Lift the Curse?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4180
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
University of Marburg - Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Technology University of Braunschweig and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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natural resources, risk of conflict, decentralization

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Spatial Inequality and Development - is There an Inverted-U Relationship?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3622
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, Kuznets curve, panel data, semiparametric estimates

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Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Inequality: A Panel Data Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4037
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jan 2013
Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, foreign direct investment, panel data

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One Size Fits All? Decentralization, Corruption, and the Monitoring of Bureaucrats

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2662
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Christian Lessmann and Gunther Markwardt
Technology University of Braunschweig and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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decentralization, corruption, freedom of press

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Aid, Growth and Devolution

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2805
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
Christian Lessmann and Gunther Markwardt
Technology University of Braunschweig and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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foreign aid, growth, decentralization

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Decentralization and the Shadow Economy: Oates Meets Allingham-Sandmo

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3551
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Andreas Buehn, Christian Lessmann and Gunther Markwardt
University of Cooperative Education Bautzen, Technology University of Braunschweig and Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management
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decentralization, shadow economy

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Trade, Integration, and Interregional Inequality

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4799
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Georg Hirte and Christian Lessmann
Technische Universität Dresden Institute of Transport & Economics and Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, trade, gravity model, New Economic Geography, panel data

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Regional Inequality and Internal Conflict

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4112
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, internal conflict, panel data

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Spatial Inequality, Geography and Economic Activity

CESifo Working Paper No. 7547
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
Sandra Achten and Christian Lessmann
Technology University of Braunschweig - Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Fakultät and Technology University of Braunschweig
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regional inequality, spatial inequality, economic activity, development, geography, machine learning

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Natural Disasters and Regional Development - the Case of Earthquakes

CESifo Working Paper No. 7511
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Marius Fabian, Christian Lessmann and Tim Sofke
Technology University of Braunschweig - Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Fakultät, Technology University of Braunschweig and Technology University of Braunschweig - Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Fakultät
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natural disasters, earthquakes, event data, satellite nighttime lights, luminosity, grid data, institutions, growth, development

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Fiscal Federalism and Foreign Transfers: Does Inter-Jurisdictional Competition Increase Foreign Aid Effectiveness?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Gunther Markwardt and Christian Lessmann
Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management and Technology University of Braunschweig
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Foreign Aid, Growth, Interjurisdictional Competition

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Interregional Redistribution and Regional Disparities: How Equalization Does (Not) Work

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8133
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Anke S. Kessler and Christian Lessmann
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics and Technology University of Braunschweig
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Interregional Transfers, Redistribution Evidence, Regional Disparity