Essays in Public and Labor Economics

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisExternal


This thesis consists of four independent chapters. The first two chapters cover topics in the fields of public economics and political economy, respectively. Chapters three and four focus on questions from the field of labor economics.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Cologne, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Bierbrauer, Felix, Supervisor, External person
  • Peichl, Andreas, Co-Supervisor, External person
Award date13 Jul 2018
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • public economics
  • labor economics
  • economic history
  • property taxation
  • spatial equilibrium
  • civic capital
  • surveillance
  • trust
  • Stasi
  • East Germany
  • labor supply
  • meta-analysis
  • structural models

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