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Author: Justina A.V. Fischer
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Lars P. Feld, Justina A.V. Fischer and Gebhard Kirchgässner
There is an intensive dispute in political economics about the impact of institutions on income redistribution. While the main focus is on comparison between different forms of representative democracy, the influence of ...Read more...
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A.V. Fischer
This paper explores a wide range of cross-country determinants of life satisfaction exploiting a database of 90,000 observations in 70 countries. We distinguish four groups of aggregate variables as potential determinant...Read more...
Justina A.V. Fischer and Benno Torgler
Research evidence on the impact of relative income position on individual attitudes and behaviour is sorely lacking. Therefore, this paper assesses such positional impact on social capital by applying 14 different measur...Read more...