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 (54)

1.

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

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: 50 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2020
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?

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?

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?

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

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: 03 Jul 2021
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

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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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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Mhbounds - Sensitivity Analysis for Average Treatment Effects

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

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

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

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

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

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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Knocking on Heaven's Door? Protestantism and Suicide

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Religion in Economic History: A Survey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who Voted for Brexit? Individual and Regional Data Combined

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

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

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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Introducing Time-to-Educate in a Job Search Model

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

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 Nov 2021
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

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

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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

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Education Promoted Secularization

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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secularization, education, history, Germany

Education Promoted Secularization

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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secularization, education, history, Germany

Education Promoted Secularization

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Sascha O. Becker, Markus Nagler and Ludger Woessmann
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
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Education, Germany, History, Secularization

Job Insecurity and Youth Emancipation: A Theoretical Approach

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

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

Youth Emancipation and Perceived Job Insecurity of Parents and Children

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

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

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

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

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

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

iPEHD - The Ifo Prussian Economic History Database

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Persecution and Escape: Professional Networks and High-Skilled Emigration from Nazi Germany

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Persecution and Escape: Professional Networks and High-Skilled Emigration from Nazi Germany

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2021
Monash University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Trade and Tasks: An Exploration Over Three Decades in Germany

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 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M Sturm
Monash University - Department of Economics, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and Dept. 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

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M Sturm
Monash University - Department of Economics, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and Dept. of Economics, and London School of Economics
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Economic Geography, German Division, Place-Based Policies, Public Employment

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The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn

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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The Global COVID-19 Student Survey: First Wave Results

Number of pages: 171 Posted: 07 Jun 2021
University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance, Yale University, Northwestern University, Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Auburn University - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Valencia - Department of Economic Analysis, Johannes Kepler University, University of Valencia - Department of Economic Analysis, University of South Carolina, University of Western Australia - Department of Economics, School of Economics, University of Sydney, Wayne State University - Department of Economics, Lund University, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, University of Barcelona, University of Valencia, University of Bologna, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of Sydney, Wayne State University, Mount Holyoke College - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Central Florida - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Stavanger, Wayne State University, Michigan State University, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service, Autonomous University of Barcelona - MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics), University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Emory University, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics, Syracuse University, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Lund University - School of Economics and Management, Lund University, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Syracuse University
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More Choice for Men? Marriage Patterns after World War Ii in Italy

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

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

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

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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Offshoring and the Onshore Composition of Tasks and Skills

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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The Effect of FDI on Job Separation

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

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

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

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

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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

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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Freedom of the Press? Catholic Censorship During the Counter-Reformation

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 May 2021
Sascha O. Becker, Francisco J. Pino and Jordi Vidal-Robert
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Chile and The University of Sydney
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Trade and Tasks: An Exploration Over Three Decades in Germany

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

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