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(99%) School of Economics and Political Science
Universität St. Gallen
Location: Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
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(1%) Schweizerisches Institut für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung
School of Economics and Political Science
Universität St. Gallen
Location: Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Homepage: http://www.sew.unisg.ch/
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Huber, Martin & Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2014. "Workplace Health Promotion and Labour Market Performance of Employees," Economics Working Paper Series 1417, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  2. Huber, Martin & Mellace, Giovanni & Lechner, Michael, 2014. "The finite sample performance of estimators for mediation analysis under sequential conditional independence," Economics Working Paper Series 1415, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  3. Huber, Martin & Mellace, Giovanni & Lechner, Michael, 2014. "Why do tougher caseworkers increase employment? The role of programme assignment as a causal mechanism," Economics Working Paper Series 1414, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  4. Pawlowski, Tim & Schüttoff, Ute & Downward, Paul & Lechner, Michael, 2014. "Children’s skill formation in less developed countries – The impact of sports participation," Economics Working Paper Series 1412, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  5. Lechner, Michael & Strittmatter, Anthony, 2014. "Practical Procedures to Deal with Common Support Problems in Matching Estimation," Economics Working Paper Series 1410, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  6. Buetler, Monika & Lechner, Michael & Thiemann, Petra & Deuchert, Eva & Staubli, Stefan, 2014. "Financial work incentives for disability benefit recipients: Lessons from a randomized field experiment," Economics Working Paper Series 1406, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  7. Cabane, Charlotte & Lechner, Michael, 2014. "Physical activity of adults: A survey of correlates, determinants, and effects," Economics Working Paper Series 1428, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  8. Lechner, Michael & Sari, Nazmi, 2014. "Labor market effects of sports and exercise: Evidence from Canadian panel data," Economics Working Paper Series 1402, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  9. Felfe, Christina & Lechner, Michael & Thiemann, Petra, 2013. "After-School Care and Parents' Labor Supply," IZA Discussion Papers 7768, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  10. Martin Huber & Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2013. "The Effect of Firms' Partial Retirement Policies on the Labour Market Outcomes of their Employees," CESifo Working Paper Series 4343, CESifo Group Munich.
  11. Lechner, Michael, 2013. "Treatment effects and panel data," Economics Working Paper Series 1314, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  12. Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny & Scioch, Patrycja, 2013. "Do Firms Benefit from Active Labour Market Policies?," Economics Working Paper Series 1318, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  13. Lechner, Michael & Downward, Paul, 2013. "Heterogeneous sports participation and labour market outcomes in England," Economics Working Paper Series 1323, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  14. Huber, Martin & Lechner, Michael & Steinmayr, Andreas, 2012. "Radius matching on the propensity score with bias adjustment: finite sample behaviour, tuning parameters and software implementation," Economics Working Paper Series 1226, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  15. Felfe, Christina & Lechner, Michael & Steinmayr, Andreas, 2011. "Sports and Child Development," CEPR Discussion Papers 8523, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  16. Bühler, Stefan & Helm, Marco & Lechner, Michael, 2011. "Trade Liberalization and Growth: Plant-Level Evidence from Switzerland," Economics Working Paper Series 1133, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  17. Steinmayr, Andreas & Felfe, Christina & Lechner, Michael, 2011. "The closer the sportier? Children's sport activity and their distance to sport facilities," Economics Working Paper Series 1104, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  18. Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2011. "Sensitivity of Matching-Based Program Evaluations to the Availability of Control Variables," IZA Discussion Papers 5553, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  19. Schuenemann, Benjamin & Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2011. "Do Long-term Unemployed Workers Benefit from Targeted Wage Subsidies," Economics Working Paper Series 1126, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science.
  20. Martin Huber & Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2010. "How to control for many covariates? Reliable estimators based on the propensity score," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010 2010-30, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  21. Michael Lechner & Blaise Melly, 2010. "Partial Idendification of Wage Effects of Training Programs," Working Papers 2010-8, Brown University, Department of Economics.
  22. Michael Lechner, 2010. "The Estimation of Causal Effects by Difference-in-Difference Methods," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010 2010-28, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, revised Oct 2011.
  23. Michael Lechner & Markus Froelich, 2010. "Combining Matching and Nonparametric IV Estimation: Theory and an Application to the Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2010 2010-21, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  24. Huber, Martin & Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2009. "Does Leaving Welfare Improve Health? Evidence for Germany," CEPR Discussion Papers 7421, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  25. Huber, Martin & Lechner, Michael & Walter, Thomas & Wunsch, Conny, 2009. "Do German Welfare-to-Work Programmes Reduce Welfare and Increase Work?," CEPR Discussion Papers 7238, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  26. Michael Lechner, 2008. "Long-Run Labour Market Effects of Individual Sports Activities," SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research 114, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP).
  27. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2008. "A Caseworker Like Me - Does The Similarity Between Unemployed And Caseworker Increase Job Placements?," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2008 2008-08, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  28. Michael Lechner & Rosalia Vazquez-Alvarez, 2007. "Stochastic labour market shocks, labour market programmes, and human capital formation: a theoretical and empirical analysis," Working Papers 0701, International Economics Institute, University of Valencia.
  29. Behncke, Stefanie & Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael, 2007. "Targeting Labour Market Programmes - Results from A Randomised Experiment," CEPR Discussion Papers 6537, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  30. Conny Wunsch & Michael Lechner, 2007. "What Did All the Money Do? On the General Ineffectiveness of Recent West German Labour Market Programmes," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007 2007-19, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  31. Behncke, Stefanie & Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael, 2007. "Unemployed and Their Caseworkers: Should They Be Friends or Foes?," IZA Discussion Papers 3149, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  32. Lechner, Michael & Wiehler, Stephan, 2007. "Kids or Courses? Gender Differences in the Effects of Active Labor Market Policies," IZA Discussion Papers 2740, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  33. Michael Lechner, 2007. "A Note on the Relation of Weighting and Matching Estimators," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007 2007-34, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  34. Lechner, Michael & Wiehler, Stephan, 2007. "Does the Order and Timing of Active Labour Market Programmes Matter?," CEPR Discussion Papers 6521, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  35. Behncke, Stefanie & Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael, 2007. "Public Employment Services and Employers: How Important Are Networks with Firms?," IZA Discussion Papers 3005, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  36. Lechner, Michael & Melly, Blaise, 2007. "Earnings Effects of Training Programs," IZA Discussion Papers 2926, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  37. Michael Lechner & Stephan Wiehler, 2007. "Does the Order and Timing of Active Labor Market Programs Matter?," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007 2007-38, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  38. Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2006. "Active Labour Market Policy in East Germany: Waiting for the Economy to Take Off," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-24, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  39. Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2006. "Exploiting regional treatment intensity for the evaluation of labour market policies," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-12, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  40. Michael Lechner, 2006. "Matching Estimating of Dynamic Treatment Models: Some Practical Issues," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-03, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  41. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2006. "Statistical Assistance for Programme Selection - For a Better Targeting of Active Labour Market Policies in Switzerland," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-09, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  42. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2006. "Aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz - eine Gegenüberstellung," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-13, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  43. Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2006. "Are Training Programs More Effective When Unemployment Is High?," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-23, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  44. Michael Lechner, 2006. "The Relation of Different Concepts of Causality in Econometrics," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2006 2006-15, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  45. Lechner, Michael & Miquel, Ruth & Wunsch, Conny, 2005. "The Curse and Blessing of Training the Unemployed in a Changing Economy: The Case of East Germany After Unification," IZA Discussion Papers 1684, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  46. Michael Lechner, 2005. "Some practical issues in the evaluation of heterogeneous labour market programmes by matching methods," Labor and Demography 0505006, EconWPA.
  47. Michael Lechner, 2005. "A Note on Endogenous Control Variables in Evaluation Studies," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005 2005-16, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  48. Michael Lechner & Stefan Lollivier & Thierry Magnac, 2005. "Parametric Binary Choice Models," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005 2005-23, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  49. Michael Lechner & Ruth Miquel, 2005. "Identification of the Effects of Dynamic Treatments by Sequential Conditional Independence Assumptions," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2005 2005-17, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  50. Michael Lechner, 2005. "The Empirical Analysis of East German Fertility after," Labor and Demography 0505005, EconWPA.
  51. Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael, 2004. "Regional Treatment Intensity as an Instrument for the Evaluation of Labour Market Policies," IZA Discussion Papers 1095, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  52. Lechner, Michael & Vazquez-Alvarez, Rosalia, 2004. "The Effect of Disability on Labour Market Outcomes in Germany: Evidence from Matching," CEPR Discussion Papers 4223, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  53. Michael Lechner & Ruth Miquel & Conny Wunsch, 2004. "Long-run Effects of Public Sector Sponsored Training in West Germany," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2004 2004-19, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  54. Lechner, Michael, 2004. "Sequential Matching Estimation of Dynamic Causal Models," IZA Discussion Papers 1042, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  55. Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael & Steiger, Heidi, 2003. "Statistically assisted programme selection - International experiences and potential benefits for Switzerland," Working Paper Series 2004:1, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
  56. Michael Lechner & Jeffrey Smith, 2003. "What is the Value Added by Caseworkers?," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2003 2003-05, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  57. Gerfin, Michael & Lechner, Michael & Stieger, Heidi, 2002. "Does Subsidized Temporary Employment Get the Unemployed Back to Work? An Econometric Analysis of Two Different Schemes," CEPR Discussion Papers 3669, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  58. Michael Lechner & Francois Laisney, 2002. "Almost Consistent Estimation of Panel Probit Models with 'Small' Fixed Effects," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2002 2002-15, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  59. Michael Lechner, 2002. "Mikroökonometrische Evaluation arbeitsmarktpolitischer Massnahmen," University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2002 2002-20, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen.
  60. Gerfin, Michael & Lechner, Michael, 2001. "A Microeconometric Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland," CEPR Discussion Papers 2993, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  61. Michael Lechner, 2000. "Programme Heterogeneity and Propensity Score Matching: An Application to the Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 0647, Econometric Society.
  62. Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & Spengler, Hannes & Almus, Matthias, 2000. "The impact of non-profit temping agencies on individual labour market success in the West German state of Rhineland-Palatinate," ZEW Discussion Papers 00-02, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  63. Martin Eichler & Michael Lechner, 2000. "Some Econometric Evidence on the Effectiveness of Active Labour Market Programmes in East Germany," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 318, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  64. Frölich, Markus & Heshmati, Almas & Lechner, Michael, 2000. "A Microeconometric Evaluation of Rehabilitation of Long-term Sickness in Sweden," Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 373, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 03 Apr 2000.
  65. Gerfin, Michael & Lechner, Michael, 2000. "Microeconometric Evaluation of the Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland," IZA Discussion Papers 154, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  66. Lechner, Michael, 1999. "Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects of Multiple Treatments Under the Conditional Independence Assumption," IZA Discussion Papers 91, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  67. Eichler, Martin & Lechner, Michael, 1999. "An Evaluation of Public Employment Programmes in the East German State of Sachsen-Anhalt," IZA Discussion Papers 94, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  68. Lechner, Michael, 1999. "An Evaluation of Public-Sector-Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training Programs in East Germany," IZA Discussion Papers 93, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  69. Almus, Matthias & Egeln, Jürgen & Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & Spengler, Hannes, 1998. "Die gemeinnützige Arbeitnehmerüberlassung in Rheinland-Pfalz: Eine ökonometrische Analyse des Wiedereingliederungserfolgs," ZEW Discussion Papers 98-36, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  70. Breitung, Jörg & Lechner, Michael, 1998. "Alternative GMM methods for nonlinear panel data models," SFB 373 Discussion Papers 1998,81, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes.
  71. Lechner, Michael, 1997. "Mikroökonometrische Evaluationsstudien : Anmerkungen zu Theorie und Praxis," Discussion Papers 555, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre.
  72. Lechner, Michael, 1997. "Eine empirische Analyse der Geburtenentwicklung in den neuen Bundesländern," Discussion Papers 551, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre.
  73. Eichler, Martin & Lechner, Michael, 1996. "Public Sector Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training in East Germany : Institutional Arrangements, Participants, and Results of Empirical Evaluations," Discussion Papers 549, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre.
  74. Lechner, Michael, 1996. "Nonparametric bounds on employment and income effects of continuous vocational training in East Germany," ZEW Discussion Papers 96-31, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  75. Bertsched, I & Lechner, M, 1995. "GMM Estimation of Panel Probit Models : Nonparametric Estimation of the Optimal Instruments," Papers 9504, Catholique de Louvain - Institut de statistique.
  76. Bertschek, Irene & Lechner, Michael, 1995. "Convenient Estimators for the Panel Probit Model," Discussion Papers 528, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre.
  77. J. Breitung & M. Lechner, 1995. "GMM-Estimation of Nonlinear Models on Panel Data," SFB 373 Discussion Papers 1995,67, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes.
  78. Lechner, Michael, 1995. "Effects of continuous off-the-job training in East Germany after unification," ZEW Discussion Papers 95-27, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  79. König, Heinz & Lechner, Michael, 1994. "Some recent developments in microeconometrics: A survey," ZEW Discussion Papers 94-12, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  80. König, Heinz & Laisney, François & Lechner, Michael & Pohlmeier, Winfried, 1993. "Do Married Women Base Their Labour Supply Decisions on Gross or Marginal Wages?," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-09, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  81. Laisney, François & Lechner, Michael, 1993. "Combining panel data and macro information: an application to the estimation of a participation model," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-23, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  82. König, Heinz & Laisney, François & Lechner, Michael & Pohlmeier, Winfried, 1993. "On the dynamics of process innovative activity: an empirical investigation using panel data," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-08, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  83. Laisney, François & Lechner, Michael & van Soest, Arthur & Wagenhals, Gerhard, 1993. "A Life Cycle Labour Supply Model with Taxes Estimated on German Panel Data: The Case of Parallel Preferences," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-01, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  84. Lechner, Michael, 1993. "The dynamics of self-employment in East Germany: an empirical analysis using panel data and allowing for state dependence and endogenous attrition," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-24, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  85. Geib, Thorsten & Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & Salomon, Susanne, 1992. "Die Struktur der Einkommensunterschiede in Ost- und Westdeutschland ein Jahr nach der Vereinigung," ZEW Discussion Papers 92-06, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  86. François LAISNEY & Michael LECHNER & Winfried POHLMEIER, 1992. "Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Binary Choice Models Using Panel Data : an Application to the Innovative Activity of German Firms," Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain) 1992035, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  87. Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & Giesecke O'Shea, Linda, 1992. "Expected job loss in East Germany shortly before German unification," ZEW Discussion Papers 92-10, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  88. Michael Lechner & Friedhelm Pfeiffer, 1992. "Planning for Self-Employment at the Beginning of a Market Economy: Evidence from Individual Data of East German Workers," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 42, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  89. Blundell, Richard W. & Laisney, François & Lechner, Michael, 1991. "Alternative interpretations of hours information in an econometric model of labour supply," ZEW Discussion Papers 91-01, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  90. Michael Lechner & Friedhelm Pfeiffer & Gert Wagner, 1991. "Die Arbeitsmarkterwartung in der DDR kurz vor der Währungsunion," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 22, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

Articles

  1. Bernd Fitzenberger & Michael Lechner & Jeffrey Smith, 2013. "Estimation of treatment effects: recent developments and applications," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 1-11, February.
  2. Huber, Martin & Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2013. "The performance of estimators based on the propensity score," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 175(1), pages 1-21.
  3. Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2013. "Sensitivity of matching-based program evaluations to the availability of control variables," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(C), pages 111-121.
  4. Michael Lechner & Stephan Wiehler, 2013. "Does the Order and Timing of Active Labour Market Programmes Matter?," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 75(2), pages 180-212, 04.
  5. Michael Lechner & Ruth Miquel & Conny Wunsch, 2011. "Long‐Run Effects Of Public Sector Sponsored Training In West Germany," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 9(4), pages 742-784, 08.
  6. Michael Lechner, 2011. "The Relation of Different Concepts of Causality Used in Time Series and Microeconometrics," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 109-127.
  7. Lechner, Michael, 2011. "The Estimation of Causal Effects by Difference-in-Difference Methods," Foundations and Trends(R) in Econometrics, now publishers, vol. 4(3), pages 165-224, November.
  8. Martin Huber & Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2011. "Does leaving welfare improve health? Evidence for Germany," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(4), pages 484-504, April.
  9. Michael Lechner & Rosalia Vazquez-Alvarez, 2011. "The effect of disability on labour market outcomes in Germany," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(4), pages 389-412.
  10. Michael Lechner & Stephan Wiehler, 2011. "Kids or courses? Gender differences in the effects of active labor market policies," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 24(3), pages 783-812, July.
  11. Martin Huber & Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch & Thomas Walter, 2011. "Do German Welfare‐to‐Work Programmes Reduce Welfare Dependency and Increase Employment?," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 12(2), pages 182-204, 05.
  12. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frˆlich & Michael Lechner, 2010. "Unemployed and their caseworkers: should they be friends or foes?," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 173(1), pages 67-92.
  13. Frölich, Markus & Lechner, Michael, 2010. "Exploiting Regional Treatment Intensity for the Evaluation of Labor Market Policies," Journal of the American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 105(491), pages 1014-1029.
  14. Michael Lechner & Ruth Miquel, 2010. "Identification of the effects of dynamic treatments by sequential conditional independence assumptions," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 39(1), pages 111-137, August.
  15. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2010. "A Caseworker Like Me - Does The Similarity Between The Unemployed and Their Caseworkers Increase Job Placements?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(549), pages 1430-1459, December.
  16. Lechner, Michael, 2009. "Sequential Causal Models for the Evaluation of Labor Market Programs," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 27, pages 71-83.
  17. Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2009. "Active labour market policy in East Germany," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 17(4), pages 661-702, October.
  18. Michael Lechner & Conny Wunsch, 2009. "Are Training Programs More Effective When Unemployment Is High?," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(4), pages 653-692, October.
  19. Lechner, Michael, 2009. "Long-run labour market and health effects of individual sports activities," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 839-854, July.
  20. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2009. "Targeting Labour Market Programmes - Results from a Randomized Experiment," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 145(III), pages 221-268, September.
  21. Lechner, Michael, 2008. "A note on endogenous control variables in causal studies," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(2), pages 190-195, February.
  22. Michael LECHNER, 2008. "Some Thoughts on "The Principles Underling Evaluation Estimators with an Application to Matching" by James Heckman," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 91-92, pages 81-89.
  23. Conny Wunsch & Michael Lechner, 2008. "What Did All the Money Do? On the General Ineffectiveness of Recent West German Labour Market Programmes," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 61(1), pages 134-174, 02.
  24. Michael LECHNER, 2008. "A Note on the Common Support Problem in Applied Evaluation Studies," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 91-92, pages 217-235.
  25. Lechner, Michael & Smith, Jeffrey, 2007. "What is the value added by caseworkers?," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 135-151, April.
  26. Michael Lechner & Ruth Miquel & Conny Wunsch, 2007. "The Curse and Blessing of Training the Unemployed in a Changing Economy: The Case of East Germany After Unification," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 8, pages 468-509, November.
  27. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2006. "Statistical Assistance for Programme Selection - For a Better Targeting of Active Labour Market Policies in Switzerland," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 4(2), pages 61-68, 07.
  28. Stefanie Behncke & Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner, 2006. "Aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz: eine Gegenüberstellung," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 75(3), pages 118-154.
  29. Lechner, Michael & Wunsch, Conny, 2006. "Are the effects of training programmes in Germany sensitive to the choice and measurement of labour market outcomes?," Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung - Journal for Labour Market Research, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany], vol. 39(3/4), pages 347-364.
  30. Gerfin, Michael & Lechner, Michael & Steiger, Heidi, 2005. "Does subsidised temporary employment get the unemployed back to work? Aneconometric analysis of two different schemes," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(6), pages 807-835, December.
  31. Jonathan Gast & Michael Lechner & Heidi Steiger, 2004. "European Data Watch: Swiss Unemployment Insurance Micro Data," Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 124(1), pages 175-181.
  32. Markus Frölich & Almas Heshmati & Michael Lechner, 2004. "A microeconometric evaluation of rehabilitation of long-term sickness in Sweden," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(3), pages 375-396.
  33. Francois Laisney & Michael Lechner, 2003. "Almost Consistent Estimation of Panel Probit Models with “Small” Fixed Effects," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(1), pages 1-28.
  34. Markus Frölich & Michael Lechner & Heidi Steiger, 2003. "Statistically Assisted Programme Selection - International Experiences and Potential Benefits for Switzerland," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 139(III), pages 311-331, September.
  35. Michael Lechner, 2002. "Program Heterogeneity And Propensity Score Matching: An Application To The Evaluation Of Active Labor Market Policies," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 84(2), pages 205-220, May.
  36. Michael Gerfin & Michael Lechner, 2002. "A Microeconometric Evaluation of the Active Labour Market Policy in Switzerland," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 112(482), pages 854-893, October.
  37. Michael Lechner, 2002. "Eine wirkungsorientierte aktive Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland und der Schweiz: Eine Vision - zwei Realitäten," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 3(2), pages 159-174, 05.
  38. Eichler, Martin & Lechner, Michael, 2002. "An evaluation of public employment programmes in the East German State of Sachsen-Anhalt," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 143-186, April.
  39. Michael Lechner, 2002. "Some practical issues in the evaluation of heterogeneous labour market programmes by matching methods," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 165(1), pages 59-82.
  40. Michael Lechner, 2000. "An Evaluation of Public-Sector-Sponsored Continuous Vocational Training Programs in East Germany," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 35(2), pages 347-375.
  41. Markus Frölich & Almas Heshmati & Michael Lechner, 2000. "Mikroökonometrische Evaluierung berufsbezogener Rehabilitation in Schweden," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 136(III), pages 433-461, September.
  42. Lechner, Michael & Gerfin, Michael, 2000. "Wirkung der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik der Schweiz auf die individuellen Beschäftigungschancen von Arbeitslosen (Effect of active labour market policy in Switzerland on the individual employment pro," Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany], vol. 33(3), pages 396-404.
  43. Lechner, Michael, 1999. "Earnings and Employment Effects of Continuous Off-the-Job Training in East Germany after Unification," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 17(1), pages 74-90, January.
  44. Michael Lechner, 1999. "Nonparametric bounds on employment and income effects of continuous vocational training in East Germany," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 2(1), pages 1-28.
  45. Michael LECHNER, 1999. "The Effects of Enterprise-Related Training in East Germany on Individual Employment and Earnings," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 55-56, pages 97-128.
  46. Bertschek, Irene & Lechner, Michael, 1998. "Convenient estimators for the panel probit model," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 87(2), pages 329-371, September.
  47. Almus, Matthias & Egeln, Jürgen & Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & Spengler, Hannes, 1998. "Die gemeinnützige Arbeitnehmerüberlassung in Rheinland-Pfalz : eine ökonometrische Analyse des Wiedereingliederungserfolgs (Non-profit hiring-out of labour in Rhineland-Palatinate : an econometric ," Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany], vol. 31(3), pages 558-574.
  48. Michael Lechner & Jörg Breitung, 1996. "Estimation de modèles non linéaires sur données de panel par la méthode des moments généralisés," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 126(5), pages 191-203.
  49. Michael Lechner & François Laisney, 1996. "Utilisation jointe de données de panel et d'informations agrégées dans l'estimation d'un modèle Probit," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 126(5), pages 177-189.
  50. Lechner, Michael, 1995. "Some Specification Tests for Probit Models Estimated on Panel Data," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 13(4), pages 475-88, October.
  51. Heinz König & Michael Lechner, 1994. "Some Recent Developments in Microeconometrics - A Survey," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 130(III), pages 299-331, September.
  52. Gabler, Siegfried & Laisney, Francois & Lechner, Michael, 1993. "Seminonparametric Estimation of Binary-Choice Models with an Application to Labor-Force Participation," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 11(1), pages 61-80, January.
  53. Blundell, Richard & Laisney, Francois & Lechner, Michael, 1993. "Alternative Interpretations of Hours Information in an Econometric Model of Labour Supply," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 393-415.
  54. Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm & O'Shea, Linda Giesecke, 1993. "Expected Job Loss in East Germany Shortly before German Unification," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 18(2), pages 289-306.
  55. Lechner, Michael & Pfeiffer, Friedhelm, 1993. " Planning for Self-Employment at the Beginning of a Market Economy: Evidence from Individual Data of East German Workers," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 111-28, June.
  56. Laisney, Francois & Lechner, Michael & Pohlmeier, Winfried, 1992. "Innovation activity and firm heterogeneity: Empirical evidence from West Germany," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 301-320, December.
  57. Lechner, Michael, 1991. "Testing Logit Models in Practice," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 177-98.
  58. François LAISNEY & Michael LECHNER & Steinar STROM, 1991. "Lessons from Specification Tests for a Labour Supply Model," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 20-21, pages 193-217.

Software components

  1. Martin Huber & Michael Lechner & Andreas Steinmayr, 2012. "RADIUSMATCH: Stata module to perform distance-weighted radius matching with bias adjustment," Statistical Software Components S457575, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 19 Aug 2014.

Editor

  1. 10th International Conference on Panel Data, Berlin, July 5-6, 2002, International Conferences on Panel Data.
  2. Empirical Economics, Springer.

NEP Fields

128 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (5) 2013-08-10 2013-08-23 2013-09-26 2013-09-28 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2006-10-14 2013-08-10 2013-08-23
  3. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2014-06-22
  4. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (3) 2002-06-18 2006-01-01 2006-06-24
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (7) 2011-08-22 2011-08-29 2013-08-10 2013-08-23 2013-09-26 2013-09-28 2013-12-06. Author is listed
  6. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2004-03-22
  7. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2007-08-14
  8. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (18) 2000-01-24 2002-06-18 2004-03-22 2004-05-26 2005-09-29 2006-01-01 2006-03-11 2006-06-24 2006-07-15 2007-10-20 2010-07-10 2010-10-02 2010-10-30 2011-03-12 2013-01-07 2013-07-15 2014-05-09 2014-06-22. Author is listed
  9. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2004-01-12 2004-01-12 2004-02-29
  10. NEP-EEC: European Economics (10) 2001-10-01 2004-01-12 2004-01-12 2005-06-14 2005-07-25 2005-09-29 2007-04-21 2007-05-04 2007-05-26 2009-03-28. Author is listed
  11. NEP-ETS: Econometric Time Series (1) 2006-07-15
  12. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (16) 2013-08-10 2013-08-23 2013-09-13 2013-09-26 2013-09-28 2013-09-28 2013-10-18 2013-10-25 2013-11-02 2013-11-22 2013-12-06 2014-06-02 2014-06-02 2014-06-02 2014-07-13 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  13. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2014-03-01
  14. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2011-08-15
  15. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (3) 2003-03-25 2004-04-04 2006-10-28
  16. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (3) 2009-03-22 2009-08-22 2014-06-02
  17. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (7) 2000-04-17 2004-01-12 2009-08-22 2009-11-27 2014-02-02 2014-07-13 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  18. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (9) 2007-08-08 2007-08-14 2013-08-10 2013-08-23 2013-10-18 2013-11-02 2014-06-02 2014-07-13 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  19. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (3) 2009-03-22 2009-03-28 2014-03-01
  20. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2011-08-15
  21. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (56) 2002-07-04 2003-03-14 2003-05-08 2004-01-12 2004-01-12 2004-04-04 2004-06-13 2006-10-14 2006-10-21 2007-05-04 2007-05-19 2007-05-26 2007-05-26 2007-08-08 2007-10-20 2007-10-20 2007-10-20 2007-10-27 2007-11-10 2007-11-10 2007-11-17 2007-11-24 2008-02-02 2008-04-21 2008-04-21 2008-04-29 2008-06-27 2008-07-05 2008-07-14 2008-07-14 2009-03-22 2009-03-28 2009-04-13 2009-08-22 2010-05-08 2011-03-12 2011-03-19 2011-07-13 2011-08-22 2011-11-28 2013-08-10 2013-08-23 2013-09-13 2013-09-26 2013-09-28 2013-10-02 2013-10-18 2013-11-02 2013-11-22 2013-12-06 2014-02-02 2014-03-01 2014-06-02 2014-06-14 2014-07-13 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  22. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (8) 2013-08-23 2013-09-26 2013-09-28 2013-11-02 2013-11-22 2013-12-06 2014-07-13 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  23. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2007-05-04
  24. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2009-08-22
  25. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2007-09-16
  26. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2002-07-04
  27. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (7) 2007-02-10 2007-05-04 2007-07-27 2007-08-08 2007-08-14 2007-10-20 2007-11-10. Author is listed
  28. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-04-21
  29. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (15) 2008-06-27 2008-07-05 2008-07-14 2008-07-14 2011-04-02 2011-08-22 2011-08-29 2011-11-28 2013-10-18 2013-11-02 2014-02-02 2014-02-08 2014-06-02 2014-06-02 2014-06-02. Author is listed
  30. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2005-09-29
  31. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (5) 2011-04-02 2013-09-13 2013-09-28 2013-10-02 2014-06-02. Author is listed

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