1. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    Birth Cohort Size Variation and the Estimation of Class Size Effects

    We show that in school systems with grade retention or redshirting birth cohort size is negatively related to the grade-level share of students who are too old for their grade. This compositional effect gives…

  2. Refereed Journal // forthcoming

    Short and Long-Run Distributional Impacts of COVID-19 in Latin America

    We simulate the short- and long-term distributional consequences of COVID-19 in the four largest Latin American economies: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. We show that the short-term impact on income…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // forthcoming

    Strategies under distributional and strategic uncertaint

    I investigate the decision problem which arises in a game of incomplete information under two different types of uncertainty - uncertainty about other players’ type distributions and about other players’…

  4. Contributions to Edited Volumes and Conference Proceedings // forthcoming

    Bewertungskriterien von Fördersystemen aus ökonomischer Sicht

  5. Refereed Journal // 2023

    Refugees Welcome? Understanding the Regional Heterogeneity of Anti-Refugee Hate Crime

    In this article, we examine anti-refugee hate crime in the wake of the large influx of refugees to Germany in 2014 and 2015. By exploiting institutional features of the assignment of refugees to German regions,…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 23-019 // 2023

    Do Individuals Accept Fluctuations in Pension Income?

    How to invest and decumulate wealth during retirement has far-reaching consequences for consumption during retirement. We conduct an online experiment among 2,500 individuals representative of the adult German…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 23-018 // 2023

    How Do Managers Form Their Expectations About Working From Home? Survey Experiments on the Perception of Productivity

    The recent shift towards working from home (WFH) has far-reaching implications for social and economic outcomes. While firms are gatekeepers for the ongoing diffusion of flexible work arrangements, there is…