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Christina Gathmann

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First Name:Christina
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Last Name:Gathmann
RePEc Short-ID:pga85
Alfred-Weber-Institut Bergheimer Str. 20 69115 Heidelberg Germany
Terminal Degree: Department of Economics; University of Chicago (from RePEc Genealogy)


(98%) Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

: +49-6221-54 2905
+49-6221-54 2914
Grabengasse 14, D-69117 Heidelberg
RePEc:edi:awheide (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany


P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) CESifo

München, Germany

: +49 (89) 9224-0
+49 (89) 985369
Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich
RePEc:edi:cesifde (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Busse, Anna & Gathmann, Christina, 2018. "Free Daycare and its Effects on Children and their Families," IZA Discussion Papers 11269, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Gathmann, Christina & Sass, Björn, 2017. "Taxing Childcare: Effects on Childcare Choices, Family Labor Supply and Children," IZA Discussion Papers 10813, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Busse, Anna & Gathmann, Christina, 2015. "The Effects of Free Childcare on Labor Supply and Children," Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy 113078, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  4. Gathmann, Christina & Boyer, Pierre, 2015. "Trial and Error? Reelection Concerns and Policy Experimentation during the US Welfare Reform," Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy 112844, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  5. Keller, Nicolas & Gathmann, Christina & Monscheuer, Ole, 2015. "Citizenship and the Social Integration of Immigrants: Evidence from Germany's Immigration Reforms," Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy 113184, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  6. Arntz, Melanie & Gathmann, Christina, 2014. "Permanent Changes in the Wage Structure and the East German Fertility Crisis," Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy 100464, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  7. Christina Gathmann & Nicolas Keller, 2014. "Returns to Citizenship? Evidence from Germany's Recent Immigration Reforms," CESifo Working Paper Series 4738, CESifo Group Munich.
  8. Bhattacharya, Jay & Gathmann, Christina & Miller, Grant, 2012. "The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis," IZA Discussion Papers 6783, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  9. Christina Gathmann & Hendrik Jürges & Steffen Reinhold, 2012. "Compulsory Schooling Reforms, Education and Mortality in Twentieth Century Europe," CESifo Working Paper Series 3755, CESifo Group Munich.
  10. Gathmann, Christina & Sass, Björn, 2012. "Taxing Childcare: Effects on Family Labor Supply and Children," IZA Discussion Papers 6440, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  11. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2010. "How do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005," CESifo Working Paper Series 2958, CESifo Group Munich.
  12. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2008. "Gender gaps in policy making: Evidence from direct democracy in Switzerland," Economics Working Papers 1126, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  13. Gathmann, Christina & Schönberg, Uta, 2007. "How General Is Human Capital? A Task-Based Approach," IZA Discussion Papers 3067, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  14. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2007. "Does direct democracy reduce the size of government? New evidence from historical data, 1890-2000," Economics Working Papers 1123, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Oct 2008.
  15. Gathmann, Christina & Schönberg, Uta, 2006. "How General Is Specific Human Capital?," IZA Discussion Papers 2485, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  16. Uta Schoenberg & Christina Gathmann, 2006. "How General is Specific Human Capital? Using Mobility Patterns to Study Skill Transferability in the Labor Market," 2006 Meeting Papers 598, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  17. Gathmann, Christina, 2004. "The Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets: Evidence from Migrant Smuggling along the Southwestern Border," IZA Discussion Papers 1004, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).


  1. Gathmann, Christina & Jürges, Hendrik & Reinhold, Steffen, 2015. "Compulsory schooling reforms, education and mortality in twentieth century Europe," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 74-82.
  2. Christina Gathmann, 2015. "Naturalization and citizenship: Who benefits?," IZA World of Labor, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), pages 125-125, February.
  3. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2015. "Gender gaps in policy making: evidence from direct democracy in Switzerland," Economic Policy, CEPR;CES;MSH, vol. 30(81), pages 141-181.
  4. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2014. "Direct Democracy as a Disciplinary Device on Excessive Public Spending," ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 12(1), pages 18-23, April.
  5. Christina Gathmann & Nicolas Keller & Ole Monscheuer & Thomas Straubhaar & Holger Schäfer & Klaus Zimmermann & Herbert Brücker, 2014. "Zuwanderung nach Deutschland — Problem und Chance für den Arbeitsmarkt," Wirtschaftsdienst, Springer;German National Library of Economics, vol. 94(3), pages 159-179, March.
  6. Funk, Patricia & Gathmann, Christina, 2013. "Voter preferences, direct democracy and government spending," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 32(C), pages 300-319.
  7. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2013. "How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence From Cantonal Parliaments, 1890–2000," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 11(5), pages 1178-1203, October.
  8. Jay Bhattacharya & Christina Gathmann & Grant Miller, 2013. "The Gorbachev Anti-alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(2), pages 232-260, April.
  9. Patricia Funk & Christina Gathmann, 2011. "Does Direct Democracy Reduce the Size of Government? New Evidence from Historical Data, 1890–2000," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(557), pages 1252-1280, December.
  10. Hillmann, Henning & Gathmann, Christina, 2011. "Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 71(03), pages 730-761, September.
  11. Christina Gathmann & Uta Schönberg, 2010. "How General Is Human Capital? A Task-Based Approach," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(1), pages 1-49, January.
  12. Gathmann, Christina, 2008. "Effects of enforcement on illegal markets: Evidence from migrant smuggling along the southwestern border," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(10-11), pages 1926-1941, October.
  13. Christina Gathmann, 2005. "Large The Skill Loss of Older East Germans after Unification," Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 125(1), pages 7-16.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 22 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (11) 2007-01-02 2007-01-13 2007-10-06 2008-11-25 2012-03-21 2012-04-23 2012-05-02 2014-04-11 2014-07-05 2017-06-11 2017-08-20. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (7) 2012-03-21 2012-04-10 2012-04-23 2012-05-02 2012-09-30 2012-12-15 2018-02-26. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (5) 2012-04-10 2012-05-02 2015-06-27 2016-02-17 2017-08-20. Author is listed
  4. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2008-10-28 2008-11-25 2015-06-27 2016-02-17
  5. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (3) 2012-03-21 2012-09-30 2012-12-15
  6. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2012-04-23 2012-09-30 2012-12-15
  7. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2012-03-21 2012-04-23 2012-12-15
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2007-01-02 2007-01-13 2007-10-06
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (3) 2012-04-10 2012-05-02 2014-04-11
  10. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (3) 2014-04-11 2014-07-05 2016-02-17
  11. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2008-10-28 2008-11-25
  12. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (2) 2012-09-30 2012-12-15
  13. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2012-03-21 2012-04-23
  14. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2014-04-11 2014-07-05
  15. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2012-09-30 2012-12-15
  16. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2007-10-06
  17. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-04-11
  18. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2004-02-23
  19. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2015-06-27
  20. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2008-10-28


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