Publikationen der Forschungsgruppe Ungleichheit und Verteilungspolitik

  1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Jobs, Crime, and Votes – A Short-run Evaluation of the Refugee Crisis in Germany

    Millions of refugees made their way to Europe between 2014 and 2015, with over one million arriving in Germany alone. Yet, little is known about the impact of this inflow on labor markets, crime, and voting…

  2. Gutachten // forthcoming

    Analyse der Verbraucherpreisentwicklung nach Senkung der Mehrwertsteuer

    Das Projekt analysiert die Preiswirkungen der Mehrwertsteuersenkung im Juli 2020 sowie die der entsprechenden Anhebung im Januar 2021 im Rahmen des Konjunkturpakets der Bundesregierung im Zuge der…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Climate Change Mitigation: How Effective Is Green Quantitative Easing?

    We develop a two sector incomplete markets integrated assessment model to analyze the effectiveness of green quantitative easing (QE) in complementing fiscal policies for climate change mitigation. We model…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    ZEW-EviSTA: A Microsimulation Model of the German Tax and Transfer System

    This article describes ZEW-EviSTA®, the microsimulation model developed and used at ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim. The model simulates the German tax and transfer system using household…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    ZEW-EviSTA: A Microsimulation Model of the German Tax and Transfer System

    This article describes ZEW-EviSTA, the microsimulation model developed and used at ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim. The model simulates the German tax and transfer system using household…

  6. Discussion und Working Paper // 2022

    Government Expenditure in the DINA Framework: Allocation Methods and Consequences for Post-Tax Income Inequality

    Constructing measures of post-tax income inequality that are consistent with national accounts requires the allocation of the entirety of government expenditure to individuals. About half of government…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Economic Consequences of a Sudden Stop of Energy Imports: The Case of Natural Gas in Germany

    This policy report studies the effects of a sudden stop of natural gas imports from Russia on the German economy. The analysis focuses on the supply-side effects that arise when a gas shortage affects production…