Niklas Potrafke

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

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1.

Politics and Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: A Panel Data Analysis

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Niklas Potrafke
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 686 (36,039)

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Central and Eastern Europe, Ideology, Privatization, Panel Data

2.

The Evidence on Globalization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4708
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 488 (56,051)

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globalization

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Economic Freedom and Religion: An Empirical Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6017
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Arye L. Hillman and Niklas Potrafke
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 300 (99,045)

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economic freedom, protestant ethic, religion, religiosity, Catholicism, Islam, democracy, autocracy

4.

Globalization and Income Inequality Revisited

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6859
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Florian Dorn, Clemens Fuest and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 257 (117,209)

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globalization, income inequality, redistribution, instrumental variable estimation, panel econometrics, development levels, transition economies, China

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Electoral Cycles in Active Labor Market Policies

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2011
Mario Mechtel and Niklas Potrafke
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Political Business Cycles, Opportunistic Politicians, Active Labor Market Policies

Does Government Ideology Matter in Monetary Policy? - A Panel Data Analysis for OECD Countries

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Ansgar Hubertus Belke and Niklas Potrafke
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 175 (168,597)

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Monetary policy, Taylor rule, government ideology, partisan politics, central bank independence, panel data

Does Government Ideology Matter in Monetary Policy? A Panel Data Analysis for OECD Countries

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1180
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Ansgar Hubertus Belke and Niklas Potrafke
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 41 (421,631)

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Monetary policy, Taylor rule, government ideology, partisan politics, central bank independence, panel data

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Human Capital and National Institutional Quality: Are TIMSS, PISA, and National Average IQ Robust Predictors?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4790
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Garett Jones and Niklas Potrafke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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institutions, human capital, intelligence, PISA

8.

Globalization and Social Justice in OECD Countries

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5210
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 170 (172,881)

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globalization, social justice, economic integration

9.

Gender Equality in Muslim-Majority Countries

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5883
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 May 2016
Moamen Gouda and Niklas Potrafke
Graduate School of International and Area Studies (GSIAS), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Islam, gender equality, countries with Muslim majority, Al-Azhar’s Islamic constitution

10.

Government Ideology and Economic Policy-Making in the United States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6444
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 May 2017
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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government ideology, economic policy-making, partisan politics, United States, Democrats, Republicans, political polarization, causal effects

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How to Handle the Crisis in Greece? Empirical Evidence Based on a Survey of Economics Experts

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5860
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 May 2016
Niklas Potrafke and Markus Reischmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 132 (213,158)

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Greece, Grexit, Experts' Survey, Public Debt Crisis, IMF, International Organisations

12.

Political Ideology and Economic Freedom Across Canadian Provinces

Centre Emile Bernheim Research Institue in Management Sciences Working Paper No. 09/054
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Niklas Potrafke and Christian Bjørnskov
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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economic freedom, taxation, regulations, ideology, panel data

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Policies Against Human Trafficking: The Role of Religion and Political Institutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4278
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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human trafficking, religion, political institutions, human rights, gender equality

14.

Partisan Politics: The Empirical Evidence from OECD Panel Studies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6024
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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partisan politics, government ideology, economic policy-making, declining electoral cohesion, panel data models, causal effects

15.

Donor Ideology and Types of Foreign Aid

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4314
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Viktor Brech and Niklas Potrafke
George Mason University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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foreign aid, government ideology, partisan politics, international organizations, panel data

16.

Fiscal Transfers and Fiscal Sustainability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4716
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Niklas Potrafke and Markus Reischmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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fiscal sustainability, public debt, institutions, fiscal transfers, panel data

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The Preoccupation of the United Nations with Israel: Evidence and Theory

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5034
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
University of Bonn, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Bayreuth
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United Nations General Assembly voting, expressive voting, decoy voting, focal point, logrolling, discrimination, prejudice, political culture

18.

Does the Field of Study Influence Students' Political Attitudes?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5545
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Nov 2015
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Konstanz
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indoctrination, nature versus nurture, field of study, polical socialization, political attitudes, economics

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Does Development Aid Increase Military Expenditure?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6088
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Sarah Langlotz and Niklas Potrafke
Heidelberg University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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aid, military expenditure, fungibility, instrumental variables, causality

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Opening Hours of Polling Stations and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6036
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Niklas Potrafke and Felix Roesel
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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voter turnout, party vote shares, opening hours of polling stations, natural experiment, Austria

21.

Evidence on the Political Principal-Agent Problem from Voting on Public Finance for Concert Halls

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4306
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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principal-agent problem, referendum, direct democracy, political representation, political ideology, cultural policy

22.

Fiscal Equalization Schemes and Fiscal Sustainability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3948
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Oct 2012
Niklas Potrafke and Markus Reischmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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fiscal sustainability, institutions, fiscal equalization schemes, panel data

23.

The Size and Scope of Government in the US States: Does Party Ideology Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4246
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Christian Bjornskov and Niklas Potrafke
Aarhus University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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size of scope of government, party ideology, partisan politics, divided government

24.

Democracy and Countries with Muslim Majorities: A Reply and Update

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4039
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jan 2013
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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political institutions, Islam

25.

Suicide Attacks and Religious Cleavages

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5179
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Andra Filote, Niklas Potrafke and Heinrich W. Ursprung
University of Konstanz, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Konstanz
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suicide terrorism, religion, religious cleavages, club goods

26.

Did Globalization Influence Credit Market Deregulation?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5374
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Peter Eppinger and Niklas Potrafke
University of Tuebingen and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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globalization, credit market deregulation, instrumental variables

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Ideology and Dissent Among Economists: The Joint Economic Forecast of German Economic Research Institutes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5393
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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decision making in committees, minority voting, policy preferences, ideology, Joint Economic Forecast of German economic research institutes

28.

The Democratic-Republican Presidential Growth Gap and the Partisan Balance of the State Governments

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6517
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2017
Dodge Cahan and Niklas Potrafke
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Democratic-Republican GDP Growth Gap, Federalism, Partisan Politics, Government Ideology, United States, Democrats, Republicans

29.

Explosive Target Balances

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4297
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Niklas Potrafke and Markus Reischmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 33 (445,506)

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Eurosystem, Target, recursive unit root test, explosiveness, hidden debt

30.

The KOF Globalisation Index - Revisited

CESifo Working Paper No. 7430
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Swiss National Bank, ETH Zurich, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
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globalization, composite indicators

31.

Manipulating Fiscal Forecasts: Evidence from the German States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6310
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Bjoern Kauder, Niklas Potrafke and Christoph Schinke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Fiscal Forecasts, Electoral Cycles, East and West Germany

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The Real Estate Transfer Tax and Government Ideology: Evidence from the German States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6491
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Manuela Krause and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Taxation, Real Estate Transfer Tax, Reform, Partisan Politics, Government Ideology, German States

33.

Electoral Cycles in MPs' Salaries: Evidence from the German States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6028
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Bjoern Kauder, Manuela Krause and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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electoral cycles, political business cycles, election-motivated politicians, MPs’ salaries, rent extraction

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Behavioral Determinants of Proclaimed Support for Environment Protection Policies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5993
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Bjoern Kauder, Niklas Potrafke and Heinrich W. Ursprung
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Konstanz
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environment protection, political preferences, ideology, identity, expressive behavior

Inter Vivos Transfers of Ownership in Family Firms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5923
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
University of Michigan, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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inter vivos transfers, transfer taxes, family firms

Inter Vivos Transfers of Ownership in Family Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w22301
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
University of Michigan, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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The Growth in Military Expenditure in Germany 1951-2011: Did Parties Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5337
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2015
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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military expenditure, partisan politics, economic policy-making, Germany

37.

Democracy with Group Identity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5281
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
Arye L. Hillman, Kfir Metsuyanim and Niklas Potrafke
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Government of the State of Israel and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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voting turnout, voter decisiveness, expressive voting, instrumental voting, local government, Arab Spring

38.

A Banana Republic? Trust in Electoral Institutions in Western Democracies - Evidence from a Presidential Election in Austria

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6254
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Niklas Potrafke and Felix Roesel
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
Downloads 28 (468,757)

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presidential elections, political scandals, trust, voter turnout, candidate vote share, natural experiment

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Just Hire Your Spouse! Evidence from a Political Scandal in Bavaria

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4813
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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political scandal, favoritism, nepotism, re-election prospects, voter turnout

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Government Ideology and Monetary Policy in OECD Countries

CESifo Working Paper No. 7549
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Luisa Doerr and Niklas Potrafke
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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government ideology, monetary policy, partisan politics, panel data

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The UN Goldstone Report and Retraction: An Empirical Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5234
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Arye L. Hillman and Niklas Potrafke
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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state-sponsored terror, state-perpetrated terror, asymmetric warfare, United Nations, UNGA voting, international law, war crimes, human rights, democracy, autocracy, Israel, supreme values, expressive voting

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Minority Positions in the German Council of Economic Experts: A Political Economic Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4206
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 May 2013
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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decision making in committees, minority voting, policy preferences, German Council of Economic Experts

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Government Ideology and Tuition Fee Policy: Evidence from the German States

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4205
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 May 2013
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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tuition fees, education policy, government ideology, partisan politics

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Risk Aversion, Patience and Intelligence: Evidence Based on Macro Data

CESifo Working Paper No. 7546
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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risk aversion, patience, intelligence

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Conservative Politicians and Voting on Same-Sex Marriage

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6706
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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same-sex marriage, gay rights, safe districts, vote margins, supermajorities, roll-call votes

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Supermajorities and Political Rent Extraction

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5512
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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political incumbency, rents, rent extraction, nepotism, supermajority

Supermajorities and Political Rent Extraction

Kyklos, Vol. 69, Issue 1, pp. 65-81, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Outside Earnings, Absence, and Activity: Evidence from German Parliamentarians

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4900
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Felix Arnold, Bjoern Kauder and Niklas Potrafke
Free University of Berlin (FUB), CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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moonlighting by politicians, outside earnings, attendance and activity in parliament, good and bad politicians

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Ideologically-Charged Terminology: Austerity, Fiscal Consolidation, and Sustainable Governance

CESifo Working Paper No. 7613
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Klaus Gründler and Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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austerity, fiscal consolidation, economic growth, rankings

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Debt Brakes in the German States: Governments' Rhetoric and Actions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5696
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Niklas Potrafke, Marina Riem and Christoph Schinke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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government ideology, public debt, debt brake, balanced-budget rule, constitution, expressive rhetoric

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Do Parties Punish MPs for Voting against the Party Line?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6503
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
Bjoern Kauder, Niklas Potrafke and Marina Riem
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Voting against the Party Line, Adherence to the Party Line, Roll-Call Votes, Proportional Representation, Party Lists, Selectorate

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Do Politicians Reward Core Supporters? Evidence from a Discretionary Grant Program

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6097
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Bjoern Kauder, Niklas Potrafke and Markus Reischmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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intergovernmental grants, discretionary grants, fiscal equalization, core supporters, electoral motives

The Globalisation-Welfare State Nexus: Evidence from Asia

CESifo Working Paper No. 7330
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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globalisation-welfare state nexus, compensation hypothesis, race-to-the-bottom hypothesis, social expenditure, Asia

The Globalisation–Welfare State Nexus: Evidence from Asia

The World Economy, Vol. 42, Issue 3, pp. 959-974, 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Asia, compensation hypothesis, globalisation–welfare state nexus, race‐to‐the‐bottom hypothesis, social expenditure

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Does Public Sector Outsourcing Decrease Public Employment? Empirical Evidence from OECD Countries

CESifo Working Paper No. 7322
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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public employment, public sector outsourcing, OECD countries, economic policy-making, panel data

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Compulsory Voting, Voter Turnout and Asymmetrical Habit-Formation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6764
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Stefanie Gaebler, Niklas Potrafke and Felix Roesel
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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compulsory voting, voter turnout, party vote shares, difference-in-discontinuity design, habit-formation, Austria

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Dragnet-Controls and Government Ideology

CESifo Working Paper No. 7452
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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dragnet-controls, government ideology, established parties, populism, Schengen Agreement, European countries

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Electoral Cycles in Perceived Corruption: International Empirical Evidence

CESifo Working Paper No. 7393
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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perceived corruption, elections, political manipulation, panel data, democracies

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Does a Change of Government Influence Compliance with International Agreements? Empirical Evidence for the NATO Two Percent Target

CESifo Working Paper No. 7489
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Johannes Blum and Niklas Potrafke
ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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international agreements, compliance, credibility, time inconsistency, change of government, military expenditure, two percent target, NATO, burden sharing

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Politics and Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe

Economics of Transition, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 201-230, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Christian Bjørnskov and Niklas Potrafke
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Central and Eastern Europe, privatization, ideology, panel data

59.

Did Globalisation Influence Credit Market Deregulation?

The World Economy, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 426-443, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Peter Eppinger and Niklas Potrafke
University of Tuebingen and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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60.

The Evidence on Globalisation

The World Economy, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 509-552, 2015
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Niklas Potrafke
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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61.

The Globalization–Welfare State Nexus Reconsidered

Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 271-287, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Stephanie Meinhard and Niklas Potrafke
affiliation not provided to SSRN and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Ideology and Dissent Among Economists: The Joint Economic Forecast of German Economic Research Institutes

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 44, Issue 1, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
affiliation not provided to SSRN, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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decision making in committees, minority voting, policy preferences, ideology, Joint Economic Forecast of German economic research institutes