1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 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. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 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 und Working Paper // forthcoming

    Strategies under distributional and strategic uncertaint

  4. Beiträge in Sammel- und Tagungsbänden // forthcoming

    Bewertungskriterien von Fördersystemen aus ökonomischer Sicht

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 23-010 // 2023

    The Effect of Staged Project Management on Product Innovation: Evidence from a Firm Survey

    This study examines whether staged project management is beneficial or harmful for making product innovations. Using a unique firm survey for Japan, we find that firms that employed staged project management had…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 23-009 // 2023

    Serving the Right Menu of R&D Policy Instruments to Firms: An Analysis of Policy Mix Sequencing

    The R&D policy instrument mix concept has become increasingly important for understanding how public R&D support drives firm-level R&D. To-date, empirical studies have conceptualised the instrument mix as a…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 23-008 // 2023

    Founder Personality and Start-up Subsidies

    Start-up subsidies play an important role in supporting start-up innovation and performance. However, what characteristics help and hinder start-ups to seek start-up subsidies remains unclear. We study whether…