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  • Mellacher, P. (2021), What if Merkel had acted like Johnson against COVID-19?, Investigación Económica 80(317), 82-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.22201/fe.01851667p.2021.317.79301
  • Mellacher, P., Scheuer, T. (2021), Wage Inequality, Labor Market Polarization and Skill-Biased Technological Change: An Evolutionary (Agent-Based) Approach, Computational Economics 58, 233-278. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-020-10026-0
  • Gehrke, C. (2021), Differences, Switches, and ‘Consistently Side by Side’: Krishna Bharadwaj and the Sraffian Critique of Economic Theory, The Indian Economic Journal 69, 196-217. https://doi.org/10.1177/00194662211017262
  • Gregori, T., S. Montresor, S.P.S. Rossi (2021), External financing of innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs): unpacking bank credit with respect to innovation typologies and combinations, Industrial and Corporate Change, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1093/icc/dtab063
  • Chen, J., Y. Chen, R.J. Hill, P. Hu (2021), The user cost of housing and the price-rent ratio in Shanghai, Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2021.103738
  • Kielmann, J., H. Manner, A. Min (2021), Stock market returns and oil price shocks: A CoVaR analysis based on dynamic vine copula models, Empirical Economics, forthcoming. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00181-021-02073-9
  • Hill, R. J., M. Scholz, C. Shimizu, M. Steurer (2021), Rolling-Time-Dummy House Price Indexes: Window Length, Linking and Options for Dealing with Low Transaction Volume, Journal of Official Statistics, forthcoming.
  • Badelt, C., K.W. Steininger, R. Winter-Ebmer (2021), The development of Empirica . . . . and its anchorman Fritz Breuss, Empirica 48, 279-281. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10663­021-09509-6
  • Finus, M., F. Furini, A.V. Rohrer (2021), The Efficacy of International Environmental Agreements when Adaptation Matters: Nash-Cournot vs Stackelberg Leadership, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 109, 102461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeem.2021.102461
  • Diehl, C., Kuzmics, C. (2021), The (non-)robustness of influential cheap talk equilibria when the sender’s preferences are state independent, International Journal of Game Theory 50, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00182-021-00774-0
  • Michaels, G., D. Nigmatulina, F. Rauch, T. Regan, N. Baruah, A. Dahlstrand (2021), Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania, Journal of Political Economy 129(7), 2112-2156. https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/714119
  • Kyriakou, I., P. Mousavi, J.P. Nielsen, M. Scholz (2021), Short-Term Exuberance and Long-Term Stability: A Simultaneous Optimization of Stock Return Predictions for Short and Long Horizons, Mathematics 9(6), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/math9060620
  • Kyriakou, I., P. Mousavi, J.P. Nielsen, M. Scholz (2021), Forecasting benchmarks of long-term stock returns via machine learning, Annals of Operations Research 297, 221-240. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03338-4
  • Zilian, L., S. Zilian, G. J¨ager, G. (2021), Labour market polarisation revisited: evidence from Austrian vacancy data, Journal for Labour Market Research 55, 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12651-021-00290-4
  • Thaller, A., A. Posch, A. Dugan, K.W. Steininger (2021), How to design policy packages for sus­tainable transport: balancing disruptiveness and implementability, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 91, 102714. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2021.102714
  • Rossi, S.P.S., G. Bonanno, M. Giansoldati, T. Gregori (2021), Export starters and exiters: Do innovation and finance matter?, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 56, 280–297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.strueco.2020.11.004
  • Scheuer, T., S. Zilian (2020), Technological Change in an Unstable Labor Market: A Dynamic System Approach, Journal of Economic Issues 54, 1033-1054. https://doi.org/10.1080/00213624.2020.1828727
  • Steurer, M., R.J. Hill, N. Pfeifer (2021), Metrics for evaluating the performance of machine learning based automated valuation models, Journal of Property Research, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1080/09599916.2020.1858937
  • Wang, Y., Y. Chen, B. Koo (2020), Open to Your Rival: Competition between Open Source and Proprietary Software under Indirect Network Effects, Journal of Management Information Systems 37, 1128-1154. https://doi.org/10.1080/07421222.2020.1831777


  • Kocornik-Mina, A., T. McDermott, G. Michaels, F. Rauch (2020), Flooded Cities, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 12, 35–66 (https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20170066)
  • Bakker, J., C. Parsons, F. Rauch (2020), Migration and urbanisation in Post-Apartheid South Africa, World Bank Economic Review 34, 509–532. (https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhy030)
  • Bakker, J., S. Maurer, J.-S. Pischke, F. Rauch (2020), Of Mice and Merchants ‒ Trade and Growth in the Iron Age, Review of Economics and Statistics 103 (4), 652–665. (https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00902)
  • Bateman, I.J., A. Dannenberg, R. Elliott, M. Finus, P. Koundouri, K. Millock, A. Munro, E.J.Z. Robinson, D. Rondeau, I. Schumacher, E. Stobl, T. Xepapadeas (2020), Economics of the Environment in the Shadow of Coronavirus, Environmental and Resource Economics 76, 519–523. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-020-00496-z)
  • Caparrós, A., M. Finus (2020), The Corona-Pandemic: A Game-theoretic Perspective on Regional and Global Governance, Environmental and Resource Economics 76, 913–927. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-020-00475-4)
  • Manner, H., F. Stark, D. Wied (2020), A monitoring procedure for detecting structural breaks in factor copula models, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics 25(4), 171-192. (https://doi.org/10.1515/snde-2019-0081)
  • Kuzmics, C., D. Rodenburger (2020), A case of evolutionarily stable attainable equilibrium in the lab, Economic Theory 70, 685–721. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00199-019-01224-5)
  • Mellacher, P., T. Scheuer (2020), Wage Inequality, Labor Market Polarization and Skill-Biased Technological Change: An Evolutionary (Agent-Based) Approach, Computational Economics 58, 233–278. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-020-10026-0)
  • Steininger, K. W., L. Meyer, S. Nabernegg, G. Kirchengast (2020), Sectoral carbon budgets as an evaluation framework for the built environment, Buildings and Cities, pp. 1–24. (https://doi.org/10.5334/bc.32)
  • Kyriakou, I., P. Mousavi, J.P. Nielsen, M. Scholz (2020), Longer-Term Forecasting of Excess Stock Returns—The Five-Year Case, Mathematics 8, 927. (https://doi.org/10.3390/math8060927)
  • Reiter, D., M.T. Palz, M. Kreimer (2020), Intergenerational transmission of economic success in Austria with a focus on migration and gender, Journal of Labour Market Research 54, Article 6. (https://doi.org/10.1186/s12651-020-00272-y)
  • Borsky, S., H. Hennighausen, A. Leiter, K. Williges (2020) CITES and the zoonotic disease content in international wildlife trade, Environmental and Resource Economics 76, 1001–1017. (https://doi: 0.1007/s10640-020-00456-7)
  • López Prol, J., O. Sungmin (2020), Impact of COVID-19 measures on short-term electricity consumption in the most affected EU countries and USA states, iScience 23(10). (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101639)
  • López Prol, J., K. Steininger (2020), Photovoltaic self-consumption is now profitable in Spain: effects of the new regulation on prosumers’ internal rate of return, Energy Policy 146. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111793)
  • Aiello, F., G. Bonanno, S.P. Rossi (2020), How firms finance innovation. Further empirics from European SMEs, Metroeconomica 71, 689–714. (https://doi.org/10.1111/meca.12298)
  • E. Galli, D.V. Mascia, S.P. Rossi (2020), Bank credit constraints for women-led SMEs: Self-restraint or lender bias?, European Financial Management 26, 1147–1188. (https://doi.org/10.1111/eufm.12255)
  • Bonanno, G., N. Fiorino, G. Garzarelli, S.P. Rossi (2020), Public guarantee schemes, corruption and gender: a European SME-level analysis, Applied Economics 52(60). (https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2020.1798342)
  • Palan, N., S. Simoes, N. Crespo (2020), Measuring Fifty Years of Trade Globalization, The World Economy 44(6), 1859-1884. (https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.13016)
  • Zilian, S., L. Zilian (2020), Digital inequality in Austria: Empirical evidence from the survey of the OECD “Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies”, Technology in Society 63, 101397. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techsoc.2020.101397)
  • Schütz M., R. Strohmaier (2020), Power relations in European RDI-collaboration networks. Disparities in policy-driven opportunities for knowledge generation in ICT, Economics of Innovation and New Technology. (https://doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2020.1799139)
  • Steurer, M., Bayr, C. (2020), Measuring urban sprawl using land use data, Land Use Policy 97, 104799. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104799)
  • Sturn, R. (2020), Präventive Handlungsfähigkeit des Staates im 21. Jahrhundert. Wirtschaftsdienst – Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik 100, 531-537. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10273-020-2700-9)
  • Hennighausen, H., Suter, J.F. (2020), Flood Risk Perception in the Housing Market and the Impact of a Major Flood Event, Land Economics 96, 366–383. (http://le.uwpress.org/content/96/3/366.full.pdf+html)
  • Gauer, F., Kuzmics, C. (2020), Cognitive Empathy in Conflict Situations, International Economic Review 61, 1659-1678. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iere.12471)
  • Herold, F., Kuzmics, C. (2020), The evolution of taking roles, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 174, 38-63. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2020.03.014)
  • Mathieu-Bolh, N., Wendner, R. (2020), We Are What We Eat: Obesity, Income, and Social Comparisons, European Economic Review 128, 103495. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2020.103495)
  • Bachner, G., Wolkinger, B., Mayer, J., Tuerk, A., Steininger, K.W. (2020), Risk assessment of the low-carbon transition of Austria’s steel and electricity sectors, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 35, 302-332. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2018.12.005)
  • Lopez, J., Steininger, K.W., Zilberman, D. (2020), The cannibalization effect of wind and solar in the California wholesale electricity market, Energy Economics 85, 2 – 15. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2019.104552)
  • Hill, R. J., Steurer, M. (2020), Commercial Property Price Indices and Indicators: Review and Discussion of Issues Raised in the CPPI Statistical Report of Eurostat (2017), Review of Income and Wealth 66, 736–751. (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/roiw.12473)
  • de Haan, J. Hendriks, R., Scholz, M. (2020), Price Measurement Using Scanner Data: TimeProduct Dummy Versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes, Review of Income and Wealth 67(2), 394-417. (https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12468)
  • Hill, R. J., Rambaldi, A. N., Scholz, M. (2020), Higher frequency hedonic property price indices: a state-space approach, Empirical Economics 61, 417–441. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-020-01862-y)
  • Dovern, J., Manner, H. (2020), Order-invariant tests for proper calibration of multivariate density forecasts, Journal of Applied Econometrics 35, 440–456. (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jae.2755)
  • Al Khourdajiea, A., Finus, M. (2020), Measures to enhance the effectiveness of international climate agreements: The case of border carbon adjustments, European Economic Review 124, 103405. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2020.103405)
  • van Ginkel, K.C.H., Botzen, W.J.W., Haasnoot, M., Bachner, G., Steininger, K.W., Hinkel, J., Watkiss, P., Boere, E., Jeuken, A., Sainz de Murieta, E., Bosello, F., Climate change induced socioeconomic tipping points: review and stakeholder consultation for policy relevant research, Environmental Research Letters 15 (https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ab6395)
  • Rietzke, D., Chen, Y. (2020), Push or pull? Performance-pay, incentives, and information, The Rand Journal of Economics 51, 301–317. (https://doi.org/10.1111/1756-2171.12314)
  • Sturn, R. (2020), Public Credit, Capital, and State Agency: Fiscal Responsibility in German-Language 'Finanzwissenschaft', Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology: Including a Symposium on Public Finance in the History of Economic Thought, Vol. 38A, 97–121 (https://doi.org/10.1108/S0743-41542020000038A009)
  • Finus, M., Schneider, R., Pintassilgo, P.  (2020), The role of social and technical excludability for the success of impure public good and common pool agreements. The case of international fisheries, Resource and Energy Economics 59, 101122. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reseneeco.2019.101122)
  • Bachner, G., Mayer, J., Steininger, K.W., Anger-Kraavi, A., Smith, A., Barker, T.S. (2020), Uncertainties in macroeconomic assessments of low-carbon transition pathways – The case of the European iron and steel industry, Ecological Economics 172, 106631. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.10663)
  • Caparrós, A., Finus, M. (2020), Public good agreements under the weakest-link technology, Journal of Public Economic Theory 22, 555–582. (https://doi.org/10.1111/jpet.12426)
  • López-Prol, J., Steininger, K.W., Zilberman, D. (2020), The Cannibalization Effect of Wind and Solar in the California Wholesale Electricity Market, Energy Economics 85, 104552. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2019.104552?)
  • Dioikitopoulos, E., Turnovsky, S., Wendner, R. (2020), Dynamic Status Effects, Savings, and Income Inequality, International Economic Review 61, 351–382. (https://doi.org/10.1111/iere.12426)
  • Chen, B., Chen, Y., Rietzke, D. (2020), Simple contracts under observable and hidden actions, Economic Theory 69, 1023–1047 (https://doi:10.1007/s00199-019-01187-7).


  • Sturn, R. (2019), Endogenous Power and Crises of the Liberal Order, Journal of Contextual Economics Vol 139, 3-4, 385–406. (https://doi.org/10.3790/schm.139.2-4.385)
  • Fang, D., Manner, H., Wied, D. (2019), Model and Moment Selection in Factor Copula Models, Journal of Financial Econometrics 2019, 1-31. (https://doi.org/10.1093/jjfinec/nbz039)
  • Gossner, O., Kuzmics, C. (2019), Preferences under Ignorance, International Economic Review 60, 241-257. (https://doi.org/10.1111/iere.12351)
  • Gehrke, C. (2019), Three outstanding NOeG presentations: Morgenstern, Viner, and Menger on the laws of costs and returns, Empirica 46, 519 – 535. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10663-019-09443-8)
  • Borsky, S., Kalkschmied, K. (2019), Corruption in space: A closer look at the world’s subnations, European Journal of Political Economy 59, 400 – 422. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2019.05.004)
  • Darmann, A., Grundner, J., Klamler, C. (2019), Evaluative voting or classical voting rules: Does it make a difference? Empirical evidence for consensus among voting rules, European Journal of Political Economy 59, 345 – 353. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2019.04.003)
  • Chen, Yu (2019), Monotonicity in optimal mechanisms in general quasi-linear environments with a continuum of types, Economic Theory Bulletin 7, 277 – 290. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40505-018-00161-1)
  • Gunther, M., Kuzmics, C., Salomon, A. (2019), A note on ”Renegotiation in repeated games”, Games and Economic Behavior 114, 318 – 323. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geb.2019.01.002)
  • Finus, M., McGinty, M. (2019), The anti-paradox of cooperation: Diversity may pay!, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 157, 541 – 559. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.10.015)
  • E. Dioikitopoulos, Turnovsky, S., Wendner, R. (2019), Public Policy, Dynamic Status Preferences, and Wealth Inequality, Journal of Public Economic Theory 21, 923 – 944. (https://doi.org/10.1111/jpet.12329)
  • Chen, Y., Shi, S., Yugang, T. (2019), Valuing the urban hukou in China: Evidence from a regression discontinuity design for housing prices, Journal of Development Economics 141, article 102381. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2019.102381)
  • Manner, H., Fard, F.A., Pourkhanali, A., Tafakori, L. (2019), Forecasting the joint distribution of Australian electricity prices using dynamic vine copulae, Energy Economics 78, 143 – 164. (https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2018.10.034)
  • Betty C.D., Hafner, C.M., Manner, H., Simar, L. (2019), Asymmetries in Business Cycles and the Role of Oil Production, Macroeconomic Dynamics 23, 1622 – 1648. (https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100517000360)
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