Sascha O. Becker

Monash University - Department of Economics

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3

Australia

University of Warwick

Gibbet Hill Rd.

Coventry, West Midlands CV4 8UW

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

Was Weber Wrong? A Human Capital Theory of Protestant Economic History

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1987, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2886
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 May 2007
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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human capital, protestantism, economic history

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Entrepreneur Death and Startup Performance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Sascha O. Becker and Hans K. Hvide
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergen - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, firm performance, human capital

Do Entrepreneurs Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7146
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Hans K. Hvide
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergen - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, firm performance, human capital

Do Entrepreneurs Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4088
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Hans K. Hvide
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergen - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, firm performance, human capital

Do Entrepreneurs Matter?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9295
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Hans K. Hvide
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergen - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, firm performance, human capital

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How Large is the 'Brain Drain' from Italy?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Sascha O. Becker, Andrea Ichino and Giovanni Peri
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2020
Monash University - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics, UNSW Business School, School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Poland, Forced Migration, Uprootedness, Human Capital

Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-Wwii Population Transfers

NBER Working Paper No. w24704
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2018
Monash University - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics, UNSW Business School, School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-Wwii Population Transfers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12975
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 11 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2019
Monash University - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics, UNSW Business School, School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Forced Migration, Human Capital, Poland, Uprootedness

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Mhbounds - Sensitivity Analysis for Average Treatment Effects

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2542
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Sascha O. Becker and Marco Caliendo
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Potsdam
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matching, treatment effects, sensitivity analysis, unobserved heterogeneity

Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6438
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 May 2017
Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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political economy, voting, referendum, migration, austerity, globalisation, UK, Scotland, EU

Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11954
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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austerity, EU, globalisation, migration, political economy, Referendum, Scotland, UK, voting

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Going NUTS: The Effect of EU Structural Funds on Regional Performance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2495
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2009
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Center for Economic Studies (CES) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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structural funds, regional growth, regression discontinuity design, quasi-randomized experiment

Catch Me If You Can - Education and Catch-Up in the Industrial Revolution

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2816
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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human capital, industrialization, Prussian economic history

Catch Me If You Can: Education and Catch-Up in the Industrial Revolution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4556
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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human capital, industrialization, Prussian economic history

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Endogenous Product Versus Process Innovation and a Firm's Propensity to Export

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1906
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Sascha O. Becker and Peter H. Egger
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
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product innovation, process innovation, propensity to export, multiple treatment effects estimation

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Knocking on Heaven's Door? Protestantism and Suicide

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5773
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, suicide, Prussian economic history

Knocking on Heaven's Door? Protestantism and Suicide

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3499
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2011
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, suicide, Prussian economic history

Knocking on Heaven's Door? Protestantism and Suicide

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8448
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Prussian economic history, Religion, suicide

The Empire is Dead, Long Live the Empire! Long-Run Persistence of Trust and Corruption in the Bureaucracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3392
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Monash University - Department of Economics, Institute for East European Studies - History Department, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Habsburg Empire, trust, corruption, institutions, borders

The Empire is Dead, Long Live the Empire! Long-Run Persistence of Trust and Corruption in the Bureaucracy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5584
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Monash University - Department of Economics, Institute for East European Studies - History Department, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Habsburg Empire, trust, corruption, institutions, borders

The Empire is Dead, Long Live the Empire! Long-Run Persistence of Trust and Corruption in the Bureaucracy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8288
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Monash University - Department of Economics, Institute for East European Studies - History Department, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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borders, corruption, Habsburg Empire, institutions, trust

Location Choice and Employment Decisions: A Comparison of German and Swedish Multinationals

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Monash University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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multinational enterprises, location choice, multinomial choice, labor demand, translog cost function

Location Choice and Employment Decisions: A Comparison of German and Swedish Multinationals

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 May 2005
Monash University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Multinational enterprises, location choice, multinominial choice, labor demand, translog cost function

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Social Cohesion, Religious Beliefs, and the Effect of Protestantism on Suicide

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5288
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, suicide, social cohesion

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How Low Business Tax Rates Attract Multinational Headquarters: Municipality-Level Evidence from Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2517
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Peter H. Egger and Valeria Merlo
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and University of Tuebingen
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multinational firms, profit taxation, regional public finance, count data

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Intra- and International Risk-Sharing in the Short Run and the Long Run

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jan 2004
Sascha O. Becker and Mathias Hoffmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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consumption risk sharing, home bias, international business cycles, panel vector

Luther and the Girls: Religious Denomination and the Female Education Gap in 19th Century Prussia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2414
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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gender gap, education, Protestantism

Luther and the Girls: Religious Denomination and the Female Education Gap in 19th Century Prussia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3837
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Nov 2008
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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gender gap, education, Protestantism

The Trade-off between Fertility and Education: Evidence from before the Demographic Transition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2775
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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schooling, fertility transition, unified growth theory, 19th-century Prussia

The Trade-Off between Fertility and Education: Evidence from Before the Demographic Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4557
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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schooling, fertility transition, unified growth theory, 19th-century Prussia

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The Effect of FDI on Job Separation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1864
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Dec 2006
Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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multinational enterprises, international investment, demand for labor, worker layoffs, linked employer-employee data

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Introducing Time-to-Educate in a Job Search Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1801, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1584
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Oct 2005
Sascha O. Becker
Monash University - Department of Economics
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job search, education, enrollment, dropouts

Introducing Time-to-Educate in a Job-Search Model

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 61-72, January 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2006
Sascha O. Becker
Monash University - Department of Economics
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Margins of Multinational Labor Substitution

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1713, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2131
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2006
Marc-Andreas Muendler and Sascha O. Becker
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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multinational enterprise, location choice, sample selectivity, labor demand, translog cost function, nonparametric estimation

Margins of Multinational Labor Substitution

NBER Working Paper No. w14776
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2009
Marc-Andreas Muendler and Sascha O. Becker
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Margins of Multinational Labor Substitution

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2006,24
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Multinational enterprise, location choice, multiple sample selectivity, labor demand, translog cost function, nonparametric estimation

Who Voted for Brexit? Individual and Regional Data Combined

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7193
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Nov 2018
University of Warwick, Students, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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aggregation, ecological fallacy, European Union, populism, referendum, UK

Who Voted for Brexit? Individual and Regional Data Combined

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13110
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
University of Warwick, Students, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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aggregation, Ecological Fallacy, European Union, populism, Referendum, UK

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The Effect of Protestantism on Education Before the Industrialization: Evidence from 1816 Prussia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2910
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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education, Protestantism, pre-industrialization

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Education Promoted Secularization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4684
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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secularization, education, history, Germany

Education Promoted Secularization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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secularization, education, history, Germany

Education Promoted Secularization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9884
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Education, Germany, History, Secularization

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Job Insecurity and Children's Emancipation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
Monash University - Department of Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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emancipation, job security, option value

Youth Emancipation and Perceived Job Insecurity of Parents and Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1836
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Monash University - Department of Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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coresidence, youth emancipation, job security

Youth Emancipation and Perceived Job Insecurity of Parents and Children

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5338
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Monash University - Department of Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Emancipation, job security, option value

Job Insecurity and Youth Emancipation: A Theoretical Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1869
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Monash University - Department of Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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altruism, emancipation, job security, option value

Job Insecurity and Youth Emancipation: A Theoretical Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5339
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Monash University - Department of Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Emancipation, job security, option value

Religion in Economic History: A Survey

CESifo Working Paper No. 8365
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Jared Rubin and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, economic history, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, economic development, education, persecution, political economy, finance, specialization, trade

Religion in Economic History: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13371
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Jared Rubin and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, economic history, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, economic development, education, persecution, political economy, finance, specialization, trade

Religion in Economic History: A Survey

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14894
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Jared Rubin and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Christianity, economic history, Education, Finance, Islam, Judaism, persecution, political economy, specialization, Trade

The Separation and Reunification of Germany: Rethinking a Natural Experiment Interpretation of the Enduring Effects of Communism

CESifo Working Paper No. 8164
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Mar 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Lukas Mergele and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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political systems, communism, preferences, culture, Germany

The Separation and Reunification of Germany: Rethinking a Natural Experiment Interpretation of the Enduring Effects of Communism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13032
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Lukas Mergele and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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political systems, communism, preferences, culture, Germany

The Separation and Reunification of Germany: Rethinking a Natural Experiment Interpretation of the Enduring Effects of Communism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14470
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Sascha O. Becker, Lukas Mergele and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Communism, Culture, Germany, Political Systems, preferences

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Equity Fund Ownership and the Cross-Regional Diversification of Household Risk

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2205
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Sascha O. Becker and Mathias Hoffmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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consumption risk sharing, regional home bias, survey of household income and wealth, labor income risk, portfolio choice, stock market participation

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A Gift is Not Always a Gift: Gift Exchange in a Voucher Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3488
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Sascha O. Becker, Dolores Messer and Stefan C. Wolter
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bern and Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SKBF)
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gift exchange, reciprocity, field experiment, long-run effects

iPEHD - The Ifo Prussian Economic History Database

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3904
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo, University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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economic history, Prussia, 19th century, database, county

iPEHD: The Ifo Prussian Economic History Database

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6829
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo, University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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economic history, Prussia, 19th century, database, county

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The Effect of Investment in Children's Education on Fertility in 1816 Prussia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3252
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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education, fertility, quantity-quality trade-off, unified growth theory, 19th century, Prussia

Not the Opium of the People: Income and Secularization in a Panel of Prussian Counties

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4115
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, secularization, Prussian economic history

Not the Opium of the People: Income and Secularization in a Panel of Prussian Counties

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7151
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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religion, secularization, Prussian economic history

Not the Opium of the People: Income and Secularization in a Panel of Prussian Counties

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9299
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Prussian economic history, Religion, secularization

Trade and Tasks: An Exploration Over Three Decades in Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5122
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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trade in tasks, offshoring, demand for labour, labour force survey

Trade and Tasks: An Exploration Over Three Decades in Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w20739
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Does Parental Education Affect Fertility? Evidence from Pre-Demographic Transition Prussia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3430
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2011
Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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demographic transition, female education, fertility, nineteenth century Prussia

Does Parental Education Affect Fertility? Evidence from Pre-Demographic Transition Prussia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8339
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Sascha O. Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Demographic Transition, Female Education, Fertility, Nineteenth Century Prussia

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The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6841
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M Sturm
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and London School of Economics
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economic geography, public employment, place-based policies, German division

The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12565
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M Sturm
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and London School of Economics
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Economic Geography, German Division, Place-Based Policies, Public Employment

Prussia Disaggregated: The Demography of its Universe of Localities in 1871

CESifo Working Paper No. 8277
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2020
Sascha O. Becker and Francesco Cinnirella
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergamo
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religion, segregation, literacy, fertility, Prussia

Prussia Disaggregated: The Demography of its Universe of Localities in 1871

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13193
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 May 2020
Sascha O. Becker and Francesco Cinnirella
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergamo
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religion, segregation, literacy, fertility, Prussia

Prussia Disaggregated: The Demography of its Universe of Localities in 1871

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14675
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 May 2020
Sascha O. Becker and Francesco Cinnirella
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Bergamo
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Fertility, Literacy, Prussia, religion, Segregation

The Political Economy of the Prussian Three-Class Franchise

CESifo Working Paper No. 7801
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Sascha O. Becker and Erik Hornung
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR)
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inequality, political economy, three-class franchise, elites, Prussia

The Political Economy of the Prussian Three-Class Franchise

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13930
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Sascha O. Becker and Erik Hornung
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR)
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Elites, inequality, political economy, Prussia, Three-class Franchise

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The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11255
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M Sturm
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Stirling - Department of Economics and London School of Economics
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economic geography, public employment, place-based policies, German division

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Offshoring and the Onshore Composition of Tasks and Skills

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7391
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Sascha O. Becker, Karolina Ekholm and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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demand for labor, linked employer-employee data, multinational enterprises, trade in tasks

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Discrimination in Hiring Based on Potential and Realized Fertility: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12308
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 May 2019
Sascha O. Becker, Ana Fernandes and Doris Weichselbaumer
Monash University - Department of Economics, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) and Johannes Kepler University Linz
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experimental economics, discrimination, fertility

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Location Choice and Employment Decisions: A Comparison of German and Swedish Multinationals

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2005,08
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Monash University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Multinational enterprises, location choice, multinomial choice, labor demand, translog cost function

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Absorptive Capacity and the Growth Effects of Regional Transfers: A Regression Discontinuity Design with Heterogeneous Treatment Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8474
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Sascha O. Becker, Peter H. Egger and Maximilian von Ehrlich
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Center for Economic Studies (CES)
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Absorptive capacity, Heterogeneous local average treatment effects, Regional transfers, Regression discontinuity design

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The Effect of FDI on Job Separation

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2007,01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Marc-Andreas Muendler and Sascha O. Becker
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Multinational enterprises, international investment, demand for labor, worker layoffs, linked employer-employee data

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Too Much of a Good Thing? On the Growth Effects of the EU's Regional Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8043
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Sascha O. Becker, Peter H. Egger and Maximilian von Ehrlich
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Center for Economic Studies (CES)
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EU regional policy, Generalized propensity score estimation, Quasi-randomized experiment, Regional growth

More Choice for Men? Marriage Patterns after World War Ii in Italy

CESifo Working Paper No. 8286
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2020
Erich Battistin, Sascha O. Becker and Luca Nunziata
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Padua
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education, marriage, sex ratio, World War II

More Choice for Men? Marriage Patterns after World War Ii in Italy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13217
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2020
Erich Battistin, Sascha O. Becker and Luca Nunziata
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Padua
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education, marriage, sex ratio, World War II

More Choice for Men? Marriage Patterns after World War II in Italy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14698
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2020
Erich Battistin, Sascha O. Becker and Luca Nunziata
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Padua
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education, Marriage, Sex ratio, World War II

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The Empire is Dead, Long Live the Empire! Long‐Run Persistence of Trust and Corruption in the Bureaucracy

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 590, pp. 40-74, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Monash University - Department of Economics, Institute for East European Studies - History Department, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Luther and the Girls: Religious Denomination and the Female Education Gap in Nineteenth-Century Prussia

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 110, Issue 4, pp. 777-805, December 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Gender gap, education, Protestantism

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Discrimination in Hiring Based on Potential and Realized Fertility: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13685
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Sascha O. Becker, Ana Fernandes and Doris Weichselbaumer
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bern - Department of Economics and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
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discrimination, Experimental economics, Fertility

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A Gift is Not Always a Gift: Heterogeneity and Long‐Term Effects in a Gift Exchange Experiment

Economica, Vol. 80, Issue 318, pp. 345-371, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Sascha O. Becker, Dolores Messer and Stefan C. Wolter
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bern and Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SKBF)
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gift exchange, reciprocity, field experiment, long‐run effects

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Trade and Tasks: An Exploration Over Three Decades in Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10242
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Nov 2014
Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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demand for labour, labour force survey, offshoring, trade in tasks

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iPEHD– the Ifo Prussian Economic History Database

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9128
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Bergamo, University of Cologne - Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR) and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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19th century, county, database, economic history, Prussia