Publikationen des Institutes für Makroökonomik

Beiträge in referierten Fachzeitschriften

  • Gassebner, M.; Schaudt, P.; Wong, M. (2023): Armed Groups: Competition and Political ViolenceJournal of Development Economics, forthcoming
  • Bluhm, R. and Pinkovskiy, M. (2021): The spread of COVID-19 and the BCG vaccine: A natural experiment in reunified Germany.The Econometrics Journal, forthcoming
  • Bluhm, R., Gassebner, M., Langlotz, S., Schaudt, P. (2020): Fueling Conflict? (De)escalation and Bilateral AidJournal of Applied Econometrics
    DOI: 10.1002/jae.2797
  • Bluhm, Richard and K. Thomsson (2020): Holding on? Ethnic divisions, political institutions and the duration of economic declinesJournal of Development Economics, Volume 144, May 2020.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2020.102457
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Schaudt, P. (2020): The Effect of Migration on Terror – Made at Home or Imported from Abroad?Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 53 (4), November 2020
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A., Van Damme, I. (2020): Expired Measures, Excess Duty Drawbacks and Causation:The Appellate Body Report in EU–PET (Pakistan)World Trade Review, Vol. 19, 232–24
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474745620000087
  • Bluhm, Richard, D. de Crombrugghe and A. Szirmai (2019): Do weak institutions prolong crises? On the identification, characteristics, and duration of declines during economic slumps.World Bank Economic Review, 31 October 2019
    DOI: 10.1093/wber/lhz015
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. Ahn, D. (2019): Indonesia–Import Licensing Regimes: GATT Rules for Agricultural Trade?World Trade Review, 18(2), 197-218
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474745619000119
  • Aidt, T.S., Albornoz, F., Gassebner, M. (2018): The Golden Hello and Political TransitionsJournal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 46, Issue 1, March 2018, pp. 157-173.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jce.2017.03.004
  • Bluhm, R.,de Crombrugghe D., Szirmai A. (2018): Poverty accountingEuropean Economic Review, Vol. 104, May 2018, pp. 237-255.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2018.03.003
  • Gassebner, M., Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. (2018): Politicized Trade: What Drives Withdrawal of Trade Preferences?Economics Letters, Vol. 167, June 2018, Pages 10-13.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.12.005
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A., Henn, C. (2018): Peeling Away the Layers: Impacts of Durable Tariff EliminationJournal of International Economics, Volume 115, November 2018, Pages 259-276.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jinteco.2018.09.003
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A., Lester, S. (2017): Does Safeguards Need Saving? Lessons from the Ukraine – Passenger Cars DisputeWorld Trade Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, April 2017, pp. 227-251.
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474745616000525
  • Bluhm, R.,de Crombrugghe D., Szirmai, A. (2016): The dynamics of stagnationMacroeconomic Dynamics, Vol.20 , Issue 8, December 2016, pp. 2010-2045.
    DOI: 10.1017/S1365100515000231
  • Gassebner, M., Gutmann, J., Voigt, S. (2016): When to Expect a Coup d’État? An Extreme Bounds Analysis of Coup DeterminantsPublic Choice, Vol. 169, Issue 3, September 2016, pp. 293-313.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-016-0365-0
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. Gnutzmann, H. (2016): The Silent Success of Customs UnionsSSRN
    DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2490929
  • Egger, P., Gassebner, M. (2015): International Terrorism as a Trade Impediment?Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 67, Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 42-62.
    DOI: 10.1093/oep/gpu037
  • Campos, N., Gassebner, M. (2013): International Terrorism, Domestic Political Instability and the Escalation EffectEconomics & Politics, Vol. 25, Issue 1, February 2013, pp. 27-47.
    DOI: 10.1111/ecpo.12002
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M. (2013): Greasing the Wheels? The Impact of Regulations and Corruption on Firm EntryPublic Choice, Vol. 155, Issue 3/4, June 2013, pp. 413-432.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-011-9871-2
  • Gassebner, M., Lamla, M.J., Vreeland, J.R. (2013): Extreme Bounds of DemocracyJournal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 57, Issue 2, March 2013, pp. 171-197.
    DOI: 10.1177/0022002712446132
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M. (2012): Do IMF and World Bank Programs Induce Government Crises? An Empirical AnalysisInternational Organization, Vol. 66, Issue 2, April 2012, pp. 329-358.
    DOI: 10.1017/S0020818312000094
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Siemers, L. (2012): Globalization, Economic Freedom and Human RightsJournal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 56, Issue 3, October 2010. pp. 516-546.
    DOI: 10.1177/0022002711420962
  • Gassebner, M., Jong-A-Pin, R., Mierau, J. (2011): Terrorism and Cabinet DurationInternational Economic Review, Vol. 52, Issue 4, November 2011, pp. 1253-1270.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2354.2011.00666.x
  • Gassebner, M., Gaston, N., Lamla, M.J. (2011): The Inverse Domino Effect: Are Economic Reforms Contagious?International Economic Review, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp.183-200.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2354.2010.00624.x
  • Gassebner, M., Lamla, M.J.,Sturm, J.-E. (2011): Determinants of Pollution: What Do We Really Know?Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 63, Issue 3, July 2011, vol. 63, issue 3, pp. 568-595 .
    DOI: 10.1093/oep/gpq029
  • Gassebner, M., Luechinger, S. (2011): Lock, Stock, and Barrel: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Determinants of TerrorPublic Choice, Vol. 149, Issue 3/4, December 2011, pp. 235-261.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-011-9873-0
  • Aidt, T.S., Gassebner, M. (2010): Do Autocratic States Trade Less?World Bank Economic Review, Volume 24, Issue 1, March 2010, pp. 38-76.
    DOI: 10.1093/wber/lhp022
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Siemers, L. (2010): Does Terror Threaten Human Rights? Evidence from Panel DataJournal of Law and Economics, Vol. 53, Issue 1, February 2010, pp. 65-93.
    DOI: 10.1086/596021
  • Gassebner, M., Keck, A., Teh, R. (2010): Shaken, Not Stirred: The Impact of Disasters on International TradeReview of International Economics, Vol. 18, Issue 2, April 2010, pp. 351-368.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9396.2010.00868.x
  • Dreher, A.,Gassebner, M. (2008): Does Political Proximity to the U.S. Cause Terror?Economics Letters, Vol. 99, Issue 1, April 2008, pp. 27-29.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2007.05.020
  • Gassebner, M., Jong-A-Pin,R., Mierau, J. (2008): Terrorism and Electoral Accountability: One Strike, You’re out!Economics Letters, Vol. 100, Issue 1, July 2008, pp. 126-129.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2007.12.011
  • Gassebner, M., Gaston, N., Lamla, M.J. (2008): Relief for the Environment? The Importance of an Increasingly Unimportant Industrial SectorEconomic Inquiry, Vol. 46, Issue 2, April 2008, pp. 160-178.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-7295.2007.00086.x

Working Papers

  • Korn, T.; Stemmler, H. (2022): Your Pain, My Gain? Estimating the Trade Relocation Effects from Civil ConflictHannover Discussion Paper 698, Mar 2022, pp. 45
  • Bluhm, R. Dreher, A. Fuchs, A. Parks, B.C. Strange, A.M. Tierney, M.J. (2020): Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing CountriesAidData Working Papers
  • Bluhm, R. Krause, M. (2020): Top Lights - Bright cities and their contribution to economic development
  • Bluhm, R. Pinkovskiy, M. (2020): The spread of COVID-19 and the BCG vaccine: Evidence from a natural experiment in Germany
  • Gnutzmann, H., Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A., Korn, T. (2020): Consequences of FTA Withdrawal: Evidence from "Uxit". CESifo Working Paper No. 8859.
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. Gnutzmann, H. (2020): The Cost of Borders: Evidence from the Eurasian Customs Union
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A., Hoffstadt, M. (2020): Use and Abuse of Antidumping by Global Cartels, CESifo Working Paper no.8729, December 2020. Available online:
  • Arshavskiya, V. Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. Mazol, A. (2019): Institutions and Comparative Advantage in Services TradeBEROC Working Paper 64
  • Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan, A. Van Damme, I. (2019): Expired measures, excess duty drawbacks and causation: The Appellate Body report in EU – PET (Pakistan)EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2019/81
  • Bluhm, R., Gassebner, M., Langlotz, S., Schaudt, P (2016): Fueling Conflict? (De)escalation and Bilateral AidHiCN Working Papers 265, Households in Conflict Network.
  • Gassebner, M., Méon, P.-G. (2010): Where do Creditor Rights Matter? Creditor Rights, Political Constraints, and Cross-Border M&A ActivityCEB Working Paper, April 2010
    DOI: 10.15488/9780

Bücher und Buchkapitel

  • Korn, T. (2019): Book Review: Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to KnowOrganization Studies 2019, Vol. 40(11) 1767–1774
    DOI: 10.1177/0170840619841240
  • Fiorini M., Gnutzmann H., Hoekman B. (2018): Voluntary Sustainability Standards: How can they affect sustainable development through trade?World Trade Forum Series
  • Dreher, A., Gaston, N. Martens, P. (2009): Measuring Globalisation: Gauging its Consequences. New York: SpringerEconomica

In den Medien

  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (2019): Wann kommt es zum Putsch?Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
  • Philip Plickert (2019): Warum gegen afrikanische Regierungen so oft geputscht wirdFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung online, 12.07.2019 Weitere Informationen
  • Gassebner, M. (2018): Terrorismus ist ein ungemein effizientes Mittel in einem asymmetrischen KonfliktPerspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol.19, Issue 1, March 2018.
    DOI: 10.1515/pwp-2018-0001
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Schaudt, P. (2017): Migration und, 17.08.2017 Weitere Informationen
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Schaudt, P. (2017): Migration and, 12.08.2017
  • Boaz Ganor (2016): Terrorism (or its Absence) Will Decide the US ElectionJerusalem Post online, 08.09.2016 Weitere Informationen
  • Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (2015): Terror: Die gesellschaftlichen KostenSRF 1, 12.01.2015 Weitere Informationen
  • Gerhard Schwarz (2014): Schwert gegen ExtremismusNeue Zürcher Zeitung, 25.01.2014 Weitere Informationen
  • 20 minuten (2013): Das Handy-Bekenntnis ist bisher einzigartig20 minuten
  • 20 minuten (2013): Hier wohnt der Terror20 minuten online
  • Alexandra Endres (2012): Die Eliten halten ihre Schäfchen im TrockenenZeit online, 23.07,2012 Weitere Informationen
  • Gassebner, M., Lamla, M.J., Vreeland, J.R. (2012): Demokratie, 10.08.2012 Weitere Informationen
  • Gassebner, M.,Lamla, M.J., Vreeland, J.R. (2012): What Determines Democracy? And what Helps to Maintain it?
  • Joshua Keating (2012): Why Spain Should Take the Money and (as soon as it's Economically Prudent) RunForeign Policy Blog, 11.07.2012 Weitere Informationen
  • Dreher, A., Gassebner, M., Siemers, L. (2011): Globalisierung und, 03.02.2011 Weitere Informationen
  • Gassebner, M., Luechinger, S. (2011): Der 11. September und eine, 06.09.2011 Weitere Informationen
  • World Trade Organization (2011): Trade Growth to Ease in 2011 but Despite 2010 Record Surge, Crisis Hangover PersistsPress Release, 07.04.2011
  • Gassebner, M. (2010): Focus, Agriculture, and Multilateralism: Three Aspects the EU Should Concentrate, 29.09.2010 Weitere Informationen
  • Campos, N., Gassebner, M. (2009): International Terrorism and the Escalation, 07.04.2009 Weitere Informationen
  • Gassebner, M., Sturm, J.-E. (2009): Der freie Personenverkehr mit der EU sollte weitergeführt werdenNeue Zürcher Zeitung, 06.01.2009 Weitere Informationen
  • Willy Boder (2009): Carburant de la CroissanceLe Temps, 12.01.2009 Weitere Informationen
  • Aidt, T.S., Gassebner, M. (2008): Political Regimes and International, 16.12.2008 Weitere Informationen
  • Dreher, A.,Gassebner, M. (2006): Freundschaft kann der Wirtschaft schadenCash
  • Gassebner, M.,Wiermann, C. (2006): Picasso in Paris verliert gegen Nolde in New YorkCash
  • Gassebner, M. (2006): Ein Sturmtief kommt selten alleinCash
  • Neue Zürcher Zeitung (2005): Umweltprobleme auf ÖkonomischNeue Zürcher Zeitung


  • Egger, P., Gassebner, M., Lassmann, A. (2009): Armington Product Variety Growth in Small Versus Large CountriesSwiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol 145, Issue 4, October 2009, pp. 411–419.
    DOI: 10.1007/BF03399288
  • Aeppli, R., Gassebner, M. (2008): Auswirkungen des Abkommens mit der EU zum freien Personenverkehr (FZS) auf den schweizerischen ArbeitsmarktKOF Analysen
    DOI: 10.3929/ethz-a-005907256
  • Gassebner, M. (2005): Effekte der PersonenfreizügigkeitThurgauer Wirtschaftsinstitut Diskussionsbeiträge