Academic papers in conference volumes

"The European Debt Crisis", in: Thomas J. Sargent and Jouko Vilmunen, eds., Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2015, pp. 24-35.

"The Welfare State and the Forces of Globalization", in: Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn, eds.,Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2011, pp. 413-428; (Download, 5,3 MB).

"The Euro, Eastern Europe, and Black Markets: The Currency Hypothesis" (together with F. Westermann), in: P. de Grauwe, ed., Exchange Rate Economics: Where Do We Stand?, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2005, pp. 207-238 (Download, 6 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 8352, 2001; CESifo Working Paper No. 493, 2001.

"Seignorage Wealth in the Eurosystem: Eurowinners and Eurolosers Revisited" (together with H. Feist), in: M. Köthenbürger, H.-W. Sinn und M. Widgren, eds., European Monetary Integration, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2004, pp. 121-136 (Download, 3 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 353, November 2000.

"The Crisis in Germany’s Pension Insurance System and How it Can be Resolved“, in: S. Cnossen and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Public Finance and Public Policy in the New Century, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2003, pp. 269-292 (Download, 2.8 MB); CESifo Working Paper No. 191, 1999; NBER Working Paper No. 7304, August 1999.

"Social Dumping in the Transformation Process?", in: E. Helpman and E. Sadka, eds., Economic Policy in the International Economy, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 2003, pp. 405-430 (Download, 1.1 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 508, June 2001; NBER Working Paper No. 8364, July 2001.

"Green Tax Reform, Structural Unemployment, and Welfare" (together with E. Koskela and R. Schöb), in: H. Chernick, ed., Proceedings of the 91st Annual Conference on Taxation, National Tax Association: Washington D.C. 1999, pp. 52-56 (Download, 1.5 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 176, 1998; NBER Working Paper No. 6922, February 1999.

"International Implications of German Unification", in: A. Razin and E. Sadka, eds., The Economics of Globalization, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 1999, pp. 33-58 (Download, 1.78 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 117, 1996; NBER Working Paper No. 5839, November 1996.

"Wage Differentiation and Share Ownership to Counter the Domestic Threat of Globalization", in: Horst Siebert, ed., Globalization and Labor, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1999, pp. 273-285 (Download, 861 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 51, 1993.

"What Can Korea Learn from German Unification?" (together with Gerlinde Sinn), in: B. Hwang and Y. Yoon, eds., Middle Powers in the Age of Globalization. Implications for Korean Political Economy and Unification, The Korean Institute of International Studies: 1996, pp. 357-363 (Download, 242 KB).

“Housing and Labour Markets in the East”, in: Philippe Aghion and Nicholas Stern, eds., Obstacles to Enterprise Restructuring in Transition, Working Paper No. 16, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: London, December 1994, pp. 11-14.

"Schlingerkurs: Lohnpolitik und Investitionsförderung in den neuen Bundesländern", in: G. Gutmann, ed., Die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der ostdeutschen Wirtschaft, Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Jena 1994, Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 1995, pp. 23-60 (Download, 1.6 MB). Revised English Version: Staggering Along. Wages Policy and Investment Support in East Germany, The Economics of Transition3, 1995, pp. 403–426; CESifo Working Paper No. 67, 1994

"Taxation and the Birth of Foreign Subsidiaries", in: H. Herberg and N.V. Long, eds., Trade, Welfare, and Economic Policies, Essays in Honour of Murray C. Kemp, University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor 1993, pp. 325-352 (Download, 1.3 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3519, November 1990.

''The Biological Selection of Risk Preferences''; together with A. Weichenrieder, in: Bayerische Rückversicherung, ed., Risk is a construct - Perceptions of risk Perception, Munich 1993, pp. 67-83 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Macroeconomic Aspects of German Unification", in: P.J. Welfens, ed., Economic Aspects of German Unification, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York etc. 1992, pp. 79-133 (Download, 1.3 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3596, January 1991.

"The Case for European Tax Harmonization", in: G. Winckler, ed., Tax Harmonization and Financial Liberalization in Europe. Proceedings of Conferences held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations in 1989, Basingstoke 1992, pp. 3-7 (Download, 0.6 MB).

"Why Taxes Matter. A Comment on Reagan’s Tax Reforms and the U.S. Trade Deficit", in: E.S. Phelps, ed., Recent Developments in Macroeconomics, Vol. II, Elgar: Aldershot 1991, pp. 497-507 (Download, 4.8 MB).

"Can Direct and Indirect Taxes Be Added for International Comparisons of Competitiveness?“, in: H. Siebert, ed., Reforming Capital Income Taxation, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1990, pp. 47-65 (Download, 1.0 MB); NBER Working Paper No. 3263, March 1991.

"U.S. Tax Reform 1981 and 1986: Impact on International Capital Markets and Capital Flows", in: K. Vogel, ed., Influence of Tax Differentials on International Competitivness, Kluwer Academic Publishers: Deventer 1990, pp. 25-58 (Download, 1.26 MB).

"The Policy of Tax-cut-cum-base-broadening: Implications for International Capital Movements", in: M. Neumann and Karl Roskamp, eds., Public Finance and Performance of Enterprises, 34th Congress und Semicentennial of the International Institute of Public Finance, Paris, 24th - 28th August 1987, Paris 1987, Wayne State University Press: Detroit 1989, pp. 153-176 (Download, 1.4 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 1448, September 1990.

"Optimal Taxation and Economic Depreciation: A General Equilibrium Model with Capital and an Exhaustible Resource" (together with N. V. Long), in: M. C. Kemp and N. V. Long, eds., Essays in the Economics of Exhaustible Resources, North Holland: Amsterdam and New York 1984, pp. 227-246;(Download, 2.7 MB).

"Optimal Resource Taxation", in: D. W. Pearce, H. Siebert and I. Walter, eds., Risk and the Political Economy of Resource Development, MacMillan: London 1984, pp. 197-204 (Download, 2.1 MB).

"Oligopolistic Extraction of a Common Property Resource: Dynamic Equilibria" (together with J. McMillan), in: M. C. Kemp and N. V. Long, eds., Essays in the Economics of Exhaustible Resources, North Holland: Amsterdam and New York 1984, pp. 199-214 (Download, 575 KB).