Kurt Schmidheiny

Universität Basel

Professor

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Peter Merian-Weg 6

Basel, CH-4002

Switzerland

http://wwz.unibas.ch/schmidheiny/

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Multistep Predictions for Multivariate GARCH Models: Closed Form Solution and the Value for Portfolio Management

Cahier de Recherches Economiques du DEEP No. 04.10
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2005
Kurt Schmidheiny, Martin Wagner and Jaroslava Hlouskova
Universität Basel, University of Bern - Institute of Economics and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Multivariate GARCH models, volatility forecasts, portfolio optimization, minimum variance portfolio

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Effect of Information and Communication Technologies on Urban Structure

CESifo Working Paper No. 2049
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Tufts University, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Universität Basel
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How Fiscal Decentralization Flattens Progressive Taxes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1575, Tufts University Economics Working Paper No. 2005-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Roland Hodler and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Melbourne and Universität Basel
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progressive taxation, fiscal decentralization, income segregation

Spatial Sorting: Why New York, Los Angeles and Detroit Attract the Greatest Minds as Well as the Unskilled

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3274
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Jan Eeckhout, Roberto Pinheiro and Kurt Schmidheiny
University College London - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Universität Basel
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matching theory, sorting, general equilibrium, population dynamics, cities, wage distribution

Spatial Sorting: Why New York, Los Angeles and Detroit Attract the Greatest Minds as Well as the Unskilled

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8151
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Jan Eeckhout, Roberto Pinheiro and Kurt Schmidheiny
University College London - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Universität Basel
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cities, general equilibrium, matching theory, population dynamics, sorting, wage distribution

On the Equivalence of Location Choice Models: Conditional Logit, Nested Logit and Poisson

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2726
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Kurt Schmidheiny and Marius Brülhart
Universität Basel and University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne)
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firm location, residential choice, conditional logit, nested logit, Poisson count model

On the Equivalence of Location Choice Models: Conditional Logit, Nested Logit and Poisson

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7379
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Marius Brülhart and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne) and Universität Basel
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conditional logit, firm location, nested logit, Poisson count model, residential choice

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Income Segregation and Local Progressive Taxation: Empirical Evidence from Switzerland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1313; HWWA Discussion Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Nov 2004
Kurt Schmidheiny
Universität Basel
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Taxes in Cities

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4951
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Marius Brülhart, Sam Bucovetsky and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), York University - Department of Economics and Universität Basel
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cities, taxes, tax competition, fiscal federalism, agglomeration, sorting

Taxes in Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10114
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Marius Brülhart, Sam Bucovetsky and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), York University - Department of Economics and Universität Basel
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agglomeration, cities, fiscal federalism, local taxation, population sorting, tax competition

Taxing Wealth: Evidence from Switzerland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5966
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jul 2016
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and Universität Basel
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wealth taxation, behavioral responses, Switzerland

Taxing Wealth: Evidence from Switzerland

NBER Working Paper No. w22376
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and Universität Basel
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Taxing Wealth: Evidence from Switzerland

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11342
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and Universität Basel
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Behavioral Responses, Switzerland, Wealth Taxation

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The Effect of Agglomeration Size on Local Taxes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3426
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 May 2011
Eva Luthi and Kurt Schmidheiny
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Universität Basel
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agglomeration, local taxation, corporate taxes, tax competition

The Effect of Agglomeration Size on Local Taxes

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8344
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Eva Luthi and Kurt Schmidheiny
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Universität Basel
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agglomeration, corporate taxes, local taxation, tax competition

Do Agglomeration Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Marius Brülhart, Mario Jametti and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Lugano and Universität Basel
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Firm location, agglomeration economies, local taxation, count models, Switzerland

Do Agglomeration Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6606
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Marius Brülhart, Mario Jametti and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Lugano and Universität Basel
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agglomeration economies, count models, firm location, local taxation, Switzerland

Do Agglomeration Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 563, pp. 1069-1093, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Sep 2012
Marius Brülhart, Mario Jametti and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Lugano and Universität Basel
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Behavioral Responses to Local Tax Rates: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Switzerland

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5518
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Kurt Schmidheiny and Michaela Slotwinski
Universität Basel and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
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income bunching, tax induced mobility, income taxes, regression discontinuity design

Behavioral Responses to Local Tax Rates: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Switzerland

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10833
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Kurt Schmidheiny and Michaela Slotwinski
Universität Basel and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
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income bunching, income taxes, regression discontinuity design, tax induced mobility

The Pan-European Population Distribution Across Consistently Defined Functional Urban Areas

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5335
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 May 2015
Kurt Schmidheiny and Jens Suedekum
Universität Basel and University of Duisburg-Essen
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city size distributions, Zipf’s law, functional urban areas, urban systems

The Pan-European Population Distribution Across Consistently Defined Functional Urban Areas

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 May 2015
Kurt Schmidheiny and Jens Suedekum
Universität Basel and Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
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city size distributions, Zipf's law, functional urban areas, urban systems

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Income Segregation from Local Income Taxation When Households Differ in Both Preferences and Incomes

Tufts University Economics Working Paper No. 2005-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Kurt Schmidheiny
Universität Basel
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Income Segregation, Income Sorting, Fiscal Decentralization, IncomeTaxation, Local Public Goods

On Event Study Designs and Distributed-Lag Models: Equivalence, Generalization and Practical Implications

CESifo Working Paper No. 7481
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Kurt Schmidheiny and Sebastian Siegloch
Universität Basel and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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event study, distributed-lag, applied microeconomics, credibility revolution

On Event Study Designs and Distributed-Lag Models: Equivalence, Generalization and Practical Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12079
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Kurt Schmidheiny and Sebastian Siegloch
Universität Basel and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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event study, distributed-lag, applied microeconomics, credibility revolution

On Event Study Designs and Distributed-Lag Models: Equivalence, Generalization and Practical Implications

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13477
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Kurt Schmidheiny and Sebastian Siegloch
Universität Basel and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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applied microeconomics, credibility revolution, distributed-lag, event study

Effective Tax Rates and Effective Progressivity in a Fiscally Decentralized Country

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5834
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Marcus Roller and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Basel and Universität Basel
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effective tax rates, progressive taxation, fiscal decentralization, income segregation

Effective Tax Rates and Effective Progressivity in a Fiscally Decentralized Country

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11152
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Marcus Roller and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Basel and Universität Basel
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Effective Tax Rates, Fiscal Decentralization, Income Segregation, Progressive Taxation

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The Effect of Information and Communication Technologies on Urban Structure

Economic Policy, Vol. 23, Issue 54, pp. 201-242, April 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Tufts University, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Universität Basel
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Estimating the Rivalness of State‐Level Inward FDI

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 139-148, 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Marius Brülhart and Kurt Schmidheiny
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne) and Universität Basel
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