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Alexander F. Wagner

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First Name:Alexander
Middle Name:F.
Last Name:Wagner
RePEc Short-ID:pwa151
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Department of Banking and Finance University of Zurich Plattenstrasse 14 CH-8032 Zurich Switzerland
Terminal Degree:2005 Harvard Kennedy School; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(25%) Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:ksharus (more details at EDIRC)

(25%) Institut für Banking und Finance (Institut für Schweizerisches Bankwesen)
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakutält
Universität Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland
RePEc:edi:isbzhch (more details at EDIRC)

(25%) Swiss Finance Institute

Genève/Zürich, Switzerland
RePEc:edi:fameech (more details at EDIRC)

(25%) Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London, United Kingdom
RePEc:edi:cebruuk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Alexander F. Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser & Alexandre Ziegler, 2020. "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Which Firms Won? Which Lost?," NBER Working Papers 27470, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Stefano Ramelli & Alexander F. Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser & Alexandre Ziegler, 2018. "Investor Rewards to Climate Responsibility: Evidence from the 2016 Climate Policy Shock," NBER Working Papers 25310, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Alexander Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser & Alexandre Ziegler, 2017. "Company Stock Reactions to the 2016 Election Shock: Trump, Taxes and Trade," NBER Working Papers 23152, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Michał Dzieliński & Alexander F. Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser, 2017. "Straight Talkers and Vague Talkers: The Effects of Managerial Style in Earnings Conference Calls," NBER Working Papers 23425, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Marina Druz & Alexander F. Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser, 2015. "Tips and Tells from Managers: How Analysts and the Market Read Between the Lines of Conference Calls," NBER Working Papers 20991, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Wagner, Alexander F. & Schrimpf, Paul & Schmidt, Peter S. & von Arx, Urs & Ziegler, Andreas, 2015. "Size and Momentum Profitability in International Stock Markets," CEPR Discussion Papers 10804, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  7. Zeckhauser, Richard & Wagner, Alexander F. & Druz, Marina, 2015. "Reading Managerial Tone: How Analysts and the Market Respond to Conference Calls," CEPR Discussion Papers 10364, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  8. Arnold, Marc & Schuette, Dustin & Wagner, Alexander, 2014. "Neglected Risk: Evidence from Structured Product Counterparty Exposure," Working Papers on Finance 1406, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance, revised Apr 2016.
  9. Gibson Brandon, Rajna & Wagner, Alexander F. & Tanner, Carmen, 2014. "How effective are social norm interventions? Evidence from a laboratory experiment on managerial honesty," CEPR Discussion Papers 9880, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  10. Martin Halla & Alexander F. Wagner & Josef Zweimüller, 2012. "Immigration and voting for the extreme right," ECON - Working Papers 083, Department of Economics - University of Zurich, revised Oct 2013.
  11. Nolan Miller & Alexander F. Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser, 2012. "Solomonic Separation: Risk Decisions as Productivity Indicators," NBER Working Papers 18634, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Martin Halla & Alexander F. Wagner & Josef Zweimüller, 2012. "Does Immigration into Their Neighborhoods Incline Voters Toward the Extreme Right? The Case of the Freedom Party of Austria," Economics working papers 2012-05, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
  13. Zweimüller, Josef & Wagner, Alexander F. & Halla, Martin, 2012. "Immigration and Voting for the Far Right," CEPR Discussion Papers 9102, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  14. Florian EUGSTER & Alexander F. WAGNER, 2011. "When and How is Voluntary Disclosure Quality Reflected in Equity Prices?," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 11-25, Swiss Finance Institute.
  15. Wagner, Alexander F., 2011. "Relational contracts when the agent's productivity inside the relationship is correlated with outside opportunities," CEPR Discussion Papers 8378, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  16. Peter S. Schmidt & Andreas Schrimpf & Urs von Arx & Alexander F. Wagner & Andreas Ziegler, 2011. "On the Construction of Common Size, Value and Momentum Factors in International Stock Markets: A Guide with Applications," CER-ETH Economics working paper series 11/141, CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research (CER-ETH) at ETH Zurich.
  17. Alexander WAGNER & Christoph WENK, 2011. "Are Shareholders Stupid? On The Surprising Impact of Binding Say-On-Pay On Stock Prices," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 11-12, Swiss Finance Institute.
  18. Marc CHESNEY & Jacob STROMBERG & Alexander F. WAGNER, 2010. "Risk-taking Incentives, Governance,and Losses in the Financial Crisis," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 10-18, Swiss Finance Institute, revised Jul 2010.
  19. Marc ARNOLD & Alexander F. WAGNER & Ramona WESTERMANN, 2010. "Macroeconomic Conditions, Growth Opportunities and the Cross-Section of Credit Risk," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 10-19, Swiss Finance Institute, revised Jul 2010.
  20. Seraina GRUENEWALD & Alexander F. WAGNER & Rolf H. WEBER, 2009. "Short Selling Regulation after the Financial Crisis – First Principles Revisited," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 09-28, Swiss Finance Institute, revised Oct 2009.
  21. Martin Halla & Friedrich Schneider & Alexander Wagner, 2008. "Satisfaction with Democracy and Collective Action Problems: The Case of the Environment," Economics working papers 2008-08, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
  22. Rajna GIBSON & Carmen TANNER & Alexander F. WAGNER, 2008. "Sacred values in financial economic decision-making: Experimental evidence," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 08-48, Swiss Finance Institute.
  23. Florian S. PETERS & Alexander F. WAGNER, 2008. "The executive turnover risk premium," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 08-11, Swiss Finance Institute.
  24. Alexander F. WAGNER, 2007. "Board Independence and Competence," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 07-17, Swiss Finance Institute, revised Nov 2007.
  25. Alexander F. Wagner, 2006. "Loyalty and competence: Empirical evidence from public agencies," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 06-34, Swiss Finance Institute.
  26. Wagner, Alexander F. & Schneider, Friedrich, 2006. "Satisfaction with Democracy and the Environment in Western Europe: A Panel Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 1929, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  27. Friedrich Schneider & Alexander F. Wagner, 2003. "Tradeable permits - Ten key design issues," Economics working papers 2003-04, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
  28. Alexander F. Wagner & Mathias Dufour & Friedrich Schneider, 2003. "Satisfaction not Guaranteed - Institutions and Satisfaction with Democracy in Western Europe," CESifo Working Paper Series 910, CESifo.
  29. Lori D. Snyder & Robert N. Stavins & Alexander F. Wagner, 2003. "Private Options to Use Public Goods Exploiting Revealed Preferences to Estimate Environmental Benefits," Working Papers 2003.49, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  30. Alberto Alesina & Alexander Wagner, 2003. "Choosing (and reneging on) exchange rate regimes," NBER Working Papers 9809, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  31. Stavins, Robert & Wagner, Alexander & Wagner, Gernot, 2002. "Interpreting Sustainability in Economic Terms: Dynamic Efficiency Plus Intergenerational Equity," RFF Working Paper Series dp-02-29, Resources for the Future.
  32. Friedrich Schneider & Alexander Wagner, 2000. "Korporatismus im europäischen Vergleich: Förderung makroökonomischer Rahmenbedingungen?," Economics working papers 2000-15, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.


  1. Florian S. Peters & Alexander F. Wagner, 2014. "The Executive Turnover Risk Premium," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 69(4), pages 1529-1563, August.
  2. Arnold, Marc & Wagner, Alexander F. & Westermann, Ramona, 2013. "Growth options, macroeconomic conditions, and the cross section of credit risk," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 350-385.
  3. Martin Halla & Friedrich Schneider & Alexander Wagner, 2013. "Satisfaction with democracy and collective action problems: the case of the environment," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 155(1), pages 109-137, April.
  4. Nolan Miller & Alexander Wagner & Richard Zeckhauser, 2013. "Solomonic separation: Risk decisions as productivity indicators," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 46(3), pages 265-297, June.
  5. Rajna Gibson & Carmen Tanner & Alexander F. Wagner, 2013. "Preferences for Truthfulness: Heterogeneity among and within Individuals," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(1), pages 532-548, February.
  6. Wagner, Alexander F., 2011. "Board independence and competence," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 71-93, January.
  7. Alexander Wagner, 2011. "Loyalty and competence in public agencies," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 146(1), pages 145-162, January.
  8. Sebastian Goers & Alexander Wagner & Jürgen Wegmayr, 2010. "New and old market-based instruments for climate change policy," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer;Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 12(1), pages 1-30, June.
  9. Wagner, Alexander F. & Schneider, Friedrich & Halla, Martin, 2009. "The quality of institutions and satisfaction with democracy in Western Europe -- A panel analysis," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 30-41, March.
  10. King, Gary & Rosen, Ori & Tanner, Martin & Wagner, Alexander F., 2008. "Ordinary Economic Voting Behavior in the Extraordinary Election of Adolf Hitler," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 68(4), pages 951-996, December.
  11. Alberto Alesina & Alexander F. Wagner, 2006. "Choosing (and Reneging on) Exchange Rate Regimes," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 4(4), pages 770-799, June.
  12. Wagner, Alexander F. & Miller, Nolan H. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2006. "Screening budgets," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 61(3), pages 351-374, November.
  13. Lori Bennear & Robert Stavins & Alexander Wagner, 2005. "Using Revealed Preferences to Infer Environmental Benefits:Evidence from Recreational Fishing Licenses," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 28(2), pages 157-179, September.
  14. Stavins, Robert N. & Wagner, Alexander F. & Wagner, Gernot, 2003. "Interpreting sustainability in economic terms: dynamic efficiency plus intergenerational equity," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 79(3), pages 339-343, June.

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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 31 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-ENV: Environmental Economics (7) 2006-01-24 2006-01-24 2006-01-24 2006-04-08 2008-07-30 2008-08-06 2018-12-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (6) 2007-10-20 2008-06-13 2011-04-16 2012-08-23 2015-03-05 2015-09-05. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (6) 2006-04-08 2008-07-30 2012-05-29 2012-06-05 2012-08-23 2012-09-03. Author is listed
  4. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (6) 2008-07-30 2008-08-06 2012-05-29 2012-06-05 2012-08-23 2012-09-03. Author is listed
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (4) 2003-04-27 2006-01-24 2006-04-08 2018-12-24
  6. NEP-LAW: Law and Economics (4) 2006-01-24 2006-04-08 2008-07-30 2008-08-06
  7. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (4) 2012-05-29 2012-06-05 2012-08-23 2012-09-03
  8. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (3) 2006-01-24 2007-10-20 2017-02-26
  9. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (3) 2003-07-10 2011-02-12 2014-04-18
  10. NEP-SOC: Social Norms and Social Capital (3) 2008-07-30 2008-08-06 2014-06-02
  11. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory and Applications (2) 2013-01-07 2013-01-19
  12. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2006-01-24 2006-04-08
  13. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2015-09-11 2017-02-26
  14. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2008-07-30 2008-08-06
  15. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2003-04-21 2013-01-07
  16. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (2) 2012-05-29 2012-08-23
  17. NEP-UPT: Utility Models and Prospect Theory (2) 2013-01-07 2013-01-19
  18. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2018-12-24
  19. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2011-04-16
  20. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (1) 2004-08-02
  21. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2007-10-20
  22. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2017-06-04
  23. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2014-06-02
  24. NEP-HPE: History and Philosophy of Economics (1) 2014-06-02
  25. NEP-ICT: Information and Communication Technologies (1) 2017-06-04
  26. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2008-06-13
  27. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2015-03-05
  28. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2020-09-14
  29. NEP-TUR: Tourism Economics (1) 2006-01-24


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