Research

Working Papers

Kleven, Henrik, Camille Landais, Johanna Posch, Andreas Steinhauer und Josef Zweimüller: "Do Family Policies Shape the Evolution of Gender Inequality? Evidence from 60 Years of Policy Experimentation (PDF, 5 MB)", NBER Working Paper No. 28082; new version: February 2021; revision requested American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

Kleven, Henrik, Camille Landais, Johanna Posch, Andreas Steinhauer und Josef Zweimüller. "Angebot an Öffentlicher Kinderbetreuung und Einkommenseinbussen bei Mutterschaft (PDF, 3 MB)", mimeo, February 2021
Jäger, Simon, Benjamin Schoefer and Josef Zweimüller: "Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations (PDF, 2 MB)", NBER Working Papier No. 25492; new version: June 2021; revision requested Review of Economic Studies.
Haller, Andreas, Stefan Staubli and Josef Zweimüller: "Designing Disability Insurance Reforms: Tightening Eligibility Rules or Reducing Benefits (PDF, 1 MB)", NBER Working Paper No. 27602, University Of Zurich; new version: September 2020: revision requested Econometrica.
Mueller, Andreas I., Damian Osterwalder, Andreas Kettemann and Josef Zweimüller: "Vacancy Durations and Entry Wages: Evidence from Linked Vacancy-Employer-Employee Data (PDF, 672 KB)", NBER Working Papier No. 25118; new version: December 2020; revision requested Review of Economic Studies.
Brinch, Christian, Ola Vestad and Josef Zweimüller: "Excess Early Retirement: Evidence from a Norwegian Pension Reform", mimeo.
Kramarz, Francis, Franck Malhebert, Helen Turon, Andreas Kettemann and Josef Zweimüller: "Job Mobility and Creative Destruction: Flexicurity in the Land of Schumpeter", mimeo.
Zölitz, Ulf and Josef Zweimüller: "UZH Graduates on the Swiss Labor Market (PDF, 4 MB)", University of Zurich, mimeo.

Published Papers

Dorn, David and Josef Zweimüller: "Labor Market Integration in Europe (PDF, 2 MB)", Journal of Economics Perspectives, 35(2): 49-76. [Online Appendix (PDF, 697 KB)]
Jäger, Simon, Benjamin Schoefer, Samuel Young and Josef Zweimüller: "Wages and the Value of Nonemployment (PDF, 2 MB)", Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Kuhn, Andreas, Stefan Staubli, Jean-Philippe Wuellrich, and Josef Zweimüller (2015): "Fatal Attraction? Access to Early Retirement and Mortality" (PDF, 2 MB), University of Zurich, October 2019.
Beerli, Andreas, Franziska J. Weiss, Fabrizio Zilibotti and Josef Zweimüller: "Demand Forces of Technical Change Evidence from the Chinese Manufacturing Industry" (PDF, 619 KB), China Economic Review, University of Zurich
Kleven, Henrik, Camille Landais, Johanna Posch, Andreas Steinhauer and Josef Zweimüller: "Child Penalties Across Countries: Evidence and Explanations (PDF, 381 KB)", AEA Papers and Proceedings
Josef Zweimüller: "Unemployment Insurance and the Labor Market" (PDF, 1 MB), Adam Smith Lecture, EALE 2017, Labour Economics
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, 1 MB)", 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, 2 MB)", 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 (PDF, 376 KB)", 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 (PDF, 263 KB)", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124(3).

Kuhn, Andreas, Rafael Lalive and Josef Zweimüller (2009): "The public health costs of job loss (PDF, 1 MB)", 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 (PDF, 259 KB)”, 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 (PDF, 295 KB)”,  Economic Journal, 118, 235-257.

Lalive, Rafael, Jan C. van Ours, and Josef Zweimüller (2006): “How Changes in Financial Incentives Affect the Duration of Unemployment (PDF, 504 KB)”, Review of Economic Studies, 73, 1009-1038.

Foellmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (2006): “Income Distribution and Demand-Induced Innovations (PDF, 212 KB)”, 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 (PDF, 100 KB)”, Labour Economics, 12(6), 739-748.

Brunner, Johann K. and Josef Zweimüller (2005): “Innovation and Growth with Rich and Poor Consumers (PDF, 204 KB)”, Metroeconomica, 56(2), 233-262.

Lalive, Rafael, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Benefit Entitlement and Unemployment Duration: The Role of Policy Endogeneity (PDF, 427 KB)”, Journal of Public Economics, 88(12), 2587-2616.

O'Donoghue, Ted, and Josef Zweimüller (2004): “Patents in a Model of Endogenous Growth (PDF, 390 KB)”, Journal of Economic Growth, 9(1), 81-123.

Foellmi, Reto and Josef Zweimüller (2004):"Inequality, Market Power, and Product Diversity (PDF, 120 KB)", Economics Letters 82 (2004):139-145.

Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, and Josef Zweimüller (2003): "On-the-job Training, Job Search, and Job Mobility (PDF, 1 MB)", 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 (PDF, 156 KB)”, Empirica, 30 (2003), 127-148.

Josef Zweimüller: "Schumperterian Enterpreneurs Meet Engel's Law: The Impact of Inequality on Innovation-Driven Growth (PDF, 211 KB)", Journal of Economic Growth (2000), 185-206(2000)

Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, and Josef Zweimüller: "Firm Size Wage Differentials in Switzerland: Evidence from Job-Changers (PDF, 486 KB)", American Economic Review (1999), 89-93.

Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, and Josef Zweimüller (2003): "Do Immigrants Displace Young Native Workers: The Austrian Experience", Journal of Population Economics (1999), 327-340.

Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, and Josef Zweimüller: "Immigration and the Earnings of Young Native Workers (PDF, 1 MB)", Oxford Economic Papers (1996), 473-491.