Research

Working Papers

Kuhn, Andreas, Jean-Philippe Wuellrich, and Josef Zweimüller (2015): "Fatal Attraction? Access to Early Retirement and Mortality" (PDF, 740 KB), University of Zurich, February 2015.
Brinch, Christian, Ola Vestad and Josef Zweimüller: "Excess Early Retirement: Evidence from a Norwegian Pension Reform", mimeo.
Kettemann, Andreas, Francis Kramarz and Josef Zweimüller: "Job Mobility and Creative Destruction: Flexicurity in the Land of Schumpeter" (PDF, 1035 KB), mimeo.
Beerli, Andreas, Franziska J. Weiss, Fabrizio Zilibotti and Josef Zweimüller: "Demand Forces of Technical Change Evidence from the Chinese Manufacturing Industry" (PDF, 619 KB), mimeo, University of Zurich
Josef Zweimüller: "Unemployment Insurance and the Labor Market" (PDF, 1507 KB), Adam Smith Lecture, EALE 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Published Papers

Föllmi, Reto, Christian Hepenstrick and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming): "International Arbitrage and the Extensive Margin of Trade between Rich and Poor Countries (PDF, 850 KB)", Review of Economic Studies.
Halla, Martin, Alexander Wagner and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming): "Immigration and Voting for the Far Right (PDF, 1147 KB)", Journal of the European Economic Association.
Eugster, Beatrix, Rafael Lalive, Andreas Steinhauer and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming): "Culture, Work Attitudes and Job Search: Evidence from the Swiss Language Border (PDF, 608 KB)", Journal of the European Economic Association.
Föllmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming): "Is Inequality Harmful for Innovation and Growth? Price versus Market Size Effects (PDF, 252 KB)", Journal of Evoluationary Economics.
Ichino, Andrea, Guido Schwerdt, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer and Josef Zweimüller (forthcoming): "Too Old to Work, too Young to Retire? (PDF, 467 KB)", Journal of Economics of Aging.

Inderbitzin, Lukas, Stefan Staubli and Josef Zweimüller (2016): "Extended Unemployment Benefits and Early Retirement: Program Complementarity and Program Substitution (PDF, 867 KB)" (Online Appendix (PDF, 439 KB)), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8 (2016): 253-288.

Lalive, Rafael, Camille Landais and Josef Zweimüller (2015): "Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs (PDF, 2673 KB)", American Economic Review, 105(12), 3564-96.

Föllmi, Reto, Tobias Würgler and Josef Zweimüller (2014): "The Macroeconomics of Model T", Journal of Economic Theory 153, 617-647.

Halter, Daniel, Manuel Oechslin and Josef Zweimüller (2014): "Inequality and Growth: The Neglected Time Dimension", Journal of Economic Growth 19, 81-104.

Lalive, Rafael, Analia Schlosser, Andreas Steinhauer, and Josef Zweimüller (2014): "How Does Parental Leave Duration Affect Parents’ Subsequent Labor Market Careers: Job Protection versus Cash Transfers", Review of Economic Studies 81, 219-265.

Staubli, Stefan and Josef Zweimüller (2013): "Does Raising the Early Retirement Age Increase Employment of Older Workers?", Journal of Public Economics, 108, 17-32.

Lalive, Rafael, Jean-Philippe Wuellrich and Josef Zweimüller (2013): "Do Financial Incentives Affect Firms' Demand For Disabled Workers?", Journal of the European Economic Association, 11, 25-58.

Eugster, Beatrix, Rafael Lalive, Andreas Steinhauer and Josef Zweimüller (2011): "The Demand for Social Insurance, Does Culture Matter?", Economic Journal, 121, F413-F448.

Boone, Jan. Jan C. van Ours, Jean-Philippe Wuellrich and Josef Zweimüller (2011): "Recessions are Bad for Workplace Security", Journal of Health Economics, 30, 764-773.

Foellmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (2011): "Exclusive Goods and Formal-Sector Employment", American Economic Journal (Macroeconomics), 3(1), 242-272.

Lalive, Rafael, Jan C. van Ours and Josef Zweimüller (2011): "Equilibrium unemployment and the duration of unemployment benefits", Journal of Population Economics, 24(4),1385-1409.

Falk, Armin, Andreas Kuhn and Josef Zweimüller (2011): "Unemployment and Right-Wing Extremist Crime" Scandinavian Journal of Economics,113(2), 260–285.

Ichino, Andrea, Oliver Ruf, Guido Schwerdt, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, and Josef Zweimüller (2010): "Does the Color of the Collar Matter? Employment and earnings after plant closure", Economics Letters, 108(2), 137-140.

Lalive, Rafael and Josef Zweimüller (2009): "How Does Parental Leave Affect Fertility and Return-to-Work? Evidence from Two Natural Experiments", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124(3).

Kuhn, Andreas, Rafael Lalive and Josef Zweimüller (2009): "The public health costs of job loss", Journal of Health Economics, 28(6), 1099-1115.

Foellmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (2008): “Structural Change, Engel's Consumption Cycles and Kaldor's Facts of Economic Growth”, Journal of Monetary Economics, 55(7), 1317-28.

Lalive, Rafael, Jan C. van Ours, and Josef Zweimüller (2008): “The Impact of Active Labour Market Programmes on the Duration of Unemployment in Switzerland”,  Economic Journal, 118, 235-257.

Josef Zweimüller (2007): Discussion on “Do patents over-compensate innovators?” by Vincenzo Denicolò, Economic Policy, 22(52), 714-717.

Lalive, Rafael, Jan C. van Ours, and Josef Zweimüller (2006): “How Changes in Financial Incentives Affect the Duration of Unemployment”, Review of Economic Studies, 73, 1009-1038.

Bertola, Giuseppe, Reto Foellmi, and Josef Zweimüller (2006): "Income Distribution in Macroeconomic Models", Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press.

Foellmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (2006): “Income Distribution and Demand-Induced Innovations”, Review of Economic Studies, 73(4), 941-960.

Lalive D’Epinay, Rafael, Jan C. van Ours, and Josef Zweimüller (2005): “The Impact of Benefit Sanctions on the Duration of Unemployment”, Journal of the European Economic Association, 3(6), 1386-1417.

Falk, Armin, Rafael Lalive D’Epinay, and Josef Zweimüller (2005): “The Success of Job Applications: A New Approach to Program Evaluation”, Labour Economics, 12(6), 739-748.

Brunner, Johann K. and Josef Zweimüller (2005): “Innovation and Growth with Rich and Poor Consumers”, Metroeconomica, 56(2), 233-262.

Foellmi, Reto, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Inequality, Market Power, and Product Diversity”, Economics Letters, 82(1), 139-145.

Lalive, Rafael, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Benefit Entitlement and Unemployment Duration: The Role of Policy Endogeneity”, Journal of Public Economics, 88(12), 2587-2616.

Lalive, Rafael, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Benefit Entitlement and the Labor Market: Evidence from a Large-Scale Policy Change”, in Agell, Jonas, Michael Keene, and Alfons Weichenrieder (eds.), Labor Market Institutions and Public Policy, Cambridge: MIT Press.

O'Donoghue, Ted, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Patents in a Model of Endogenous Growth”, Journal of Economic Growth, 9(1), 81-123.

Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, and Josef Zweimüller (2003): "On-the-job Training, Job Search, and Job Mobility", Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (2003), 563-576.

Stahl, Florian, Alfred Stiglbauer, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, and Josef Zweimüller (2003): “Job Creation and Job Destruction in a Regulated Labor Market: The Case of Austria”, Empirica, 30 (2003), 127-148.