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Carsten Colombier

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(50%) Finanzwissenschaftlichen Forschungsinstitut
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Universität zu Köln

Köln, Germany
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Government of Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland
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Working papers

  1. Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "Population aging in healthcare - a minor issue? Evidence from Switzerland," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 16-3, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
  2. Brändle, Thomas & Colombier, Carsten, 2015. "What drives public health care expenditure growth? Evidence from Swiss cantons, 1970-2012," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 15-2, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
  3. Colombier, Carsten, 2012. "Drivers of health care expenditure: Does Baumol's cost disease loom large?," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 12-5, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
  4. Colombier, Carsten & Weber, Werner, 2009. "Projecting health-care expenditure for Switzerland: further evidence against the 'red-herring' hypothesis," MPRA Paper 26747, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Nov 2009.
  5. Carsten Colombier, 2004. "The inefficiency of firm-augmenting public input vs. The inapplicability of provision rules," Public Economics 0410003, EconWPA.

Articles

  1. Braendle, Thomas & Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "What drives public health care expenditure growth? Evidence from Swiss cantons, 1970–2012," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 120(9), pages 1051-1060.
  2. Carsten Colombier, 2015. "Government Size And Growth: A Survey And Interpretation Of The Evidence – A Comment," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(5), pages 887-895, December.
  3. Carsten Colombier, 2011. "Does the composition of public expenditure affect economic growth? Evidence from the Swiss case," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(16), pages 1583-1589.
  4. C. Colombier, 2009. "Growth effects of fiscal policies: an application of robust modified M-estimator," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(7), pages 899-912.
  5. Carsten Colombier, 2008. "Efficiency in public infrastructure provision: a theoretical note," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 35(6), pages 528-543, October.
  6. Carsten Colombier, 2006. "Testing the Growth Effects of Fiscal Policies Using Modified MLE," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 12(1), pages 139-139, February.
  7. Carsten Colombier, 2006. "Die Schweizer Schuldenbremse – nachhaltiger und konjunkturgerechter als der neue Stabilitäts- und Wachstumspakt?," Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 126(4), pages 521-533.
  8. Carsten Colombier & Michael Pickhardt, 2005. "A Note on Public Input Specifications," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 11(1), pages 13-18, February.
  9. Carsten Colombier, 2003. "The inefficiency of firm-augmenting public inputVersus the inapplicability of provision rules," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 9(1), pages 85-85, February.
  10. Carsten Colombier & Michael Pickhardt, 1999. "Public inputs: Some clarifications and a taxonomy," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 5(4), pages 513-514, November.

Books

  1. Antonin Rusek & Lubor Lacina, 2017. "Imperative of Economic Growth in the Eurozone: Competitiveness, Capital Flows and Structural Reforms," Vernon Press Titles in Economics, Vernon Art and Science Inc, edition 1, number 318, Junio.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Brändle, Thomas & Colombier, Carsten, 2015. "What drives public health care expenditure growth? Evidence from Swiss cantons, 1970-2012," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 15-2, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Thomas Braendle & Alois Stutzer, 2017. "Voters and Representatives: How Should Representatives Be Selected?," CREMA Working Paper Series 2017-05, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA).
    2. Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "Population aging in healthcare - a minor issue? Evidence from Switzerland," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 16-3, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
    3. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2017. "Would less regional income distribution justify the present call for devolution?," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 24(5), pages 780-799, September.

  2. Colombier, Carsten, 2012. "Drivers of health care expenditure: Does Baumol's cost disease loom large?," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 12-5, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Bradley Rossen & Akhter Faroque, 2016. "Diagnosing the Causes of Rising Health-Care Expenditure in Canada: Does Baumol's Cost Disease Loom Large?," American Journal of Health Economics, MIT Press, vol. 2(2), pages 184-212, Spring.
    2. Siciliani Luigi, 2013. "The Economics of Long-Term Care," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 14(2), pages 343-375, August.
    3. Manabu Nose, 2015. "Estimation of Drivers of Public Education Expenditure; Baumol’s Effect Revisited," IMF Working Papers 15/178, International Monetary Fund.
    4. Laurie J. Bates & Rexford E. Santerre, 2015. "Does Baumol's Cost Disease Account for Nonfederal Public-Sector Cost Growth in the United States? A New Test of an Old Idea," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 96(1), pages 251-260, March.
    5. Morales Sarriera, Javier & Salvucci, Frederick P. & Zhao, Jinhua, 2018. "Worse than Baumol's disease: The implications of labor productivity, contracting out, and unionization on transit operation costs," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 10-16.
    6. Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "Population aging in healthcare - a minor issue? Evidence from Switzerland," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 16-3, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
    7. Akinwande A. Atanda & Andrea K. Menclova & W. Robert Reed, 2017. "Is Health Care Infected by Baumol’s Cost Disease? Test of a New Model," Working Papers in Economics 17/11, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
    8. Bates, Laurie J. & Santerre, Rexford E., 2013. "Does the U.S. health care sector suffer from Baumol's cost disease? Evidence from the 50 states," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 386-391.
    9. Hofmarcher, Maria M. & Festl, Eva & Bishop-Tarver, Leslie, 2016. "Health sector employment growth calls for improvements in labor productivity," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 120(8), pages 894-902.
    10. Akinwande A. Atanda & Andrea K. Menclova & W. Robert Reed, 2016. "Is Health Care Infected by Baumol’s Cost Disease? Test of a New Model Using an OECD Dataset," Working Papers in Economics 16/04, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
    11. Chen, Xin & Moul, Charles C., 2014. "Disease or utopia? Testing Baumol in education," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 122(2), pages 220-223.
    12. Jochen Hartwig & Jan-Egbert Sturm, 2014. "Robust determinants of health care expenditure growth," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(36), pages 4455-4474, December.

  3. Colombier, Carsten & Weber, Werner, 2009. "Projecting health-care expenditure for Switzerland: further evidence against the 'red-herring' hypothesis," MPRA Paper 26747, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Nov 2009.

    Cited by:

    1. Fredrik Gregersen, 2014. "The impact of ageing on health care expenditures: a study of steepening," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 15(9), pages 979-989, December.
    2. Vincenzo Atella & Valentina Conti, 2013. "The effect of age and time to death on health care expenditures: the Italian experience," CEIS Research Paper 267, Tor Vergata University, CEIS, revised 12 Nov 2013.
    3. Friedrich Breyer & Normann Lorenz & Thomas Niebel, 2012. "Health Care Expenditures and Longevity: Is There a Eubie Blake Effect?," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1226, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    4. Melberg, Hans Olav & Sørensen, Jan, 2013. "How does end of life costs and increases in life expectancy affect projections of future hospital spending?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2013:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
    5. Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "Population aging in healthcare - a minor issue? Evidence from Switzerland," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 16-3, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
    6. Gregersen, Fredrik Alexander & Godager, Geir, 2013. "Hospital expenditures and the red herring hypothesis: Evidence from a complete national registry," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2013:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
    7. Viktor von Wyl & Konstantin Beck, 2014. "Risk adjustment in aging societies," Health Economics Review, Springer, vol. 4(1), pages 1-14, December.
    8. Maciej Lis, 2015. "Red Herring in the Vistula River: Time-to-Death and Health Care Expenditure," IBS Working Papers 13/2015, Instytut Badan Strukturalnych.

Articles

  1. Braendle, Thomas & Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "What drives public health care expenditure growth? Evidence from Swiss cantons, 1970–2012," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 120(9), pages 1051-1060.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Carsten Colombier, 2011. "Does the composition of public expenditure affect economic growth? Evidence from the Swiss case," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(16), pages 1583-1589.

    Cited by:

    1. Dan Lupu & Mircea Asandului, 2017. "The Nexus between Economic Growth and Public Spending in Eastern European Countries," Engineering Economics, Kaunas University of Technology, vol. 28(2), pages 155-161, April.
    2. Khatai Aliyev & Ceyhun Mikayilov, 2016. "Does the Budget Expenditure Composition Matter for Long-Run Economic Growth in a Resource Rich Country? Evidence from Azerbaijan," Academic Journal of Economic Studies, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 2(2), pages 147-168, June.
    3. Maru?a Pescu (Beca) & Camelia ?tefan (Baraba?), 2016. "The Effects of Gaps and Disparities on Economic Growth. A Study of 10 Former Socialist Countries from the CEE, Members of the EU," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 18(43), pages 592-592, August.
    4. Nihal Bayraktar & Blanca Moreno-Dodson, 2015. "How Can Public Spending Help You Grow? An Empirical Analysis For Developing Countries," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 67(1), pages 30-64, January.
    5. Francesco Forte & Cosimo Magazzino, 2014. "Optimal size of governments and the optimal ratio between current and capital expenditure," Chapters,in: A Handbook of Alternative Theories of Public Economics, chapter 15, pages 342-367 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    6. R.A.Susantha Kumara Ranasinghe & Ichihashi Masaru, 2014. "The Composition of Government Expenditure and Economic Growth : The Case of Sri Lanka," IDEC DP2 Series 4-7, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC).
    7. Stegarescu, Dan, 2013. "Does expenditure composition influence the debt level? Evidence from German federal states," Discussion Papers 52/2013, Deutsche Bundesbank.

  3. C. Colombier, 2009. "Growth effects of fiscal policies: an application of robust modified M-estimator," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(7), pages 899-912.

    Cited by:

    1. Awaworyi, Sefa & Ugur, Mehmet & Yew, Siew Ling, 2015. "Does government size affect per-capita income growth? A Hierarchical meta-regression analysis," MPRA Paper 68006, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 18 Nov 2015.
    2. Richard Kneller & Florian Misch, 2017. "A Survey On The Output Effects Of Tax Reforms From A Policy Perspective," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 35(1), pages 165-192, January.
    3. Gemmell Norman & Au Joey, 2013. "Do Smaller Governments Raise the Level or Growth of Output? A Review of Recent Evidence," Review of Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 64(2), pages 85-116, August.
    4. António Afonso & João Tovar Jalles, 2016. "Economic performance, government size, and institutional quality," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 43(1), pages 83-109, February.
    5. Barabas, György & Kitlinski, Tobias & Schmidt, Christoph M. & Schmidt, Torsten & Siemers, Lars-H. & Brilon, Werner, 2010. "Verkehrsinfrastrukturinvestitionen: Wachstumsaspekte im Rahmen einer gestaltenden Finanzpolitik. Endbericht - Januar 2010. Forschungsprojekt im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums der Finanzen. Projektnumm," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 72601.
    6. Petr Zimčík, 2016. "Velikost veřejného sektoru a ekonomický růst
      [The Scope of Government and Economic Growth]
      ," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2016(4), pages 439-450.
    7. Bergh, Andreas & Henrekson, Magnus, 2011. "Government Size and Growth: A Survey and Interpretation of the Evidence," Working Paper Series 858, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
    8. Nihal Bayraktar & Blanca Moreno-Dodson, 2018. "Public Expenditures And Growth In A Monetary Union: The Case Of Waemu," Eurasian Journal of Economics and Finance, Eurasian Publications, vol. 6(1), pages 107-132.
    9. Wadho, Waqar & Ayaz, Umair, 2017. "Government Size and Economic Growth in an Endogenous Growth Model with Rent-seeking," GLO Discussion Paper Series 131, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
    10. Carsten Colombier, 2015. "Government Size And Growth: A Survey And Interpretation Of The Evidence – A Comment," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(5), pages 887-895, December.
    11. Halkos, George & Paizanos, Epameinondas, 2015. "Fiscal policy and economic performance: A review of the theoretical and empirical literature," MPRA Paper 67737, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Gemmell, Norman & Au, Joey, 2012. "Government Size, Fiscal Policy and the Level and Growth of Output: A Review of Recent Evidence," Working Paper Series 2603, Victoria University of Wellington, Chair in Public Finance.
    13. Helder Ferreira de Mendon ça & Thiago Cacicedo, 2015. "Size of government and economic growth in the largest Latin American country," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(11), pages 904-910, July.
    14. anwar, saba & munir, kashif, 2013. "Size of the Government, Quality of Institutions and Growth in SAARC Countries," MPRA Paper 49524, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    15. Nihal Bayraktar & Blanca Moreno-Dodson, 2015. "How Can Public Spending Help You Grow? An Empirical Analysis For Developing Countries," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 67(1), pages 30-64, January.
    16. Churchill, Sefa Awawoyi & Yew, Siew Ling & Ugur, Mehmet, 2015. "Effects of government education and health expenditures on economic growth: a meta-analysis," Greenwich Papers in Political Economy 14072, University of Greenwich, Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre.
    17. Roshaiza Taha & Nanthakumar Loganathan, 2014. "Long-Run Nexus between Tax Revenue on Economic Performance: Empirical Evidence from Malaysia," International Journal of Economics and Empirical Research (IJEER), The Economics and Social Development Organization (TESDO), vol. 2(6), pages 238-245, June.
    18. L. Di Matteo & Tom Barbiero, 2017. "Economic Growth and the Public Sector: A Comparison of Canada and Italy, 1870†2013," Working Papers 069, Ryerson University, Department of Economics.
    19. Nazila Alinaghi & W. Robert Reed, 2016. "Taxes and Economic Growth in OECD Countries: A Meta-Analysis," Working Papers in Economics 16/37, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
    20. Rodríguez-Arana, Alejandro, 2014. "Política fiscal, expectativas y transición dinámica en el modelo simple de crecimiento endógeno," Panorama Económico, Escuela Superior de Economía, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, vol. 0(18), pages 7-32, primer se.
    21. Colombier, Carsten, 2016. "Population aging in healthcare - a minor issue? Evidence from Switzerland," FiFo Discussion Papers - Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 16-3, University of Cologne, FiFo Institute for Public Economics.
    22. Wadho, Waqar Ahmed & Ayaz, Umair, 2015. "Rent-seeking, Government Size and Economic Growth," MPRA Paper 71213, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    23. Coll Sebastian, 2014. "Is There Too Much Government in Developed Countries? A Time-Series Analysis of 24 OECD-Economies," Journal of Heterodox Economics, De Gruyter Open, vol. 1(1), pages 1-30, June.

  4. Carsten Colombier, 2006. "Die Schweizer Schuldenbremse – nachhaltiger und konjunkturgerechter als der neue Stabilitäts- und Wachstumspakt?," Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 126(4), pages 521-533.

    Cited by:

    1. Christian F. Pfeil & Lars P. Feld, 2016. "Does the Swiss Debt Brake Induce Sound Federal Finances? A Synthetic Control Analysis," CESifo Working Paper Series 6044, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Hetschko, Clemens & Quint, Dominic & Thye, Marius, 2012. "Nationale Schuldenbremsen für die Länder der Europäischen Union: Taugt das deutsche Modell als Vorbild?," Discussion Papers 2012/12, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics.

  5. Carsten Colombier & Michael Pickhardt, 2005. "A Note on Public Input Specifications," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 11(1), pages 13-18, February.

    Cited by:

    1. C. Colombier, 2009. "Growth effects of fiscal policies: an application of robust modified M-estimator," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(7), pages 899-912.

  6. Carsten Colombier & Michael Pickhardt, 1999. "Public inputs: Some clarifications and a taxonomy," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 5(4), pages 513-514, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Carsten Colombier & Michael Pickhardt, 2005. "A Note on Public Input Specifications," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 11(1), pages 13-18, February.
    2. Christoph Sauer & Margit Schratzenstaller, 2002. "Strategies Of International Fiscal Competition For Foreign Direct Investment In A Model With Impure Public Inputs," Departmental Discussion Papers 115, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
    3. C. Colombier, 2009. "Growth effects of fiscal policies: an application of robust modified M-estimator," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(7), pages 899-912.

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  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (4) 2013-01-07 2015-10-17 2015-11-07 2016-04-30
  2. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2015-10-17 2015-11-07
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2013-01-07

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