Publikationen von Prof. Dr. Zohal Hessami

Ausgewählte aktuelle Arbeitspapiere

Baskaran, T., Hessami, Z., und T. Khasanboev (2022). Political Selection When Uncertainty is High. IZA Discussion Paper No. 15509.

Baskaran, T., Hessami, Z., und S. Schirner (2021). Can Young Politicians Influence Policy in a Gerontocracy?

Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2019). Women in Deliberative Bodies as Policymakers. CESifo Working Paper No. 8005. [Coverage in FAZ,n-tv,VoxEU,Oekonomenstimme]


Publikation in Fachzeitschriften mit Begutachtung

[16] Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2022). The Gender Recontest Gap in Elections. European Economic Review, 145, 104111.

[15] Hessami, Z. und M. Lopes da Fonseca (2020). Female Political Representation and Substantive Effects on Policies: A Literature Review. European Journal of Political Economy, 63. [Coverage inn-tv]

[14] Hessami, Z. und S. Resnjanskij (2019). Complex Ballot Propositions, Individual Voting Behavior, and Status Quo Bias. European Journal of Political Economy, 58(3), 82-101.

[13] Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2018). Does the Election of a Female Leader Clear the Way for More Women in Politics? American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10(3), 95-121. [Coverage inn-tv,Oekonomenstimme,AEA Resarch Highlights]

[12] Hessami, Z. (2018). Accountability and Incentives of Appointed and Elected Public Officials. Review of Economics and Statistics 100(1), 51-64.

[11] Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2017). Monetary Integration, Soft Budget Constraints, and the EMU Sovereign Debt Crises. Economics and Politics 29(3), 252-275.

[10] Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2017). Political Alignment and Intergovernmental Transfers in Parliamentary Systems: Evidence from Germany. Public Choice 171(1), 75-98.

[9] Hessami, Z. (2016). How Do Voters React to Complex Choices in a Direct Democracy? Evidence from Switzerland. Kyklos 69(2), 263-293.

[8] Hessami, Z. and S. Uebelmesser (2016). A Political-Economy Perspective on Social Expenditures: Corruption and In-Kind versus Cash Transfers. Economics of Governance 17(1), 71-100.

[7] Eisenkopf, G., Hessami, Z., Fischbacher, U., H. W. Ursprung (2015). Academic Performance and Single-Sex Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 115, 123-143.

[6] Hessami, Z. and T. Baskaran (2015). Has Globalization Affected Collective Bargaining? An Empirical Test, 1980 - 2009. World Economy 38, 1880-1911.

[5] Hessami, Z. (2014). Political Corruption, Public Procurement, and Budget Composition: Theory and Evidence from OECD Countries. European Journal of Political Economy 34, 372-389.

[4] Hessami, Z. and S. Uebelmesser (2013). Empirical Determinants of In-Kind Redistribution: Partisan Biases and the Role of Inflation. Economics Letters 118, 318-320.

[3] Baskaran, T. and Z. Hessami (2012). Public Education Spending in a Globalized World: Is There a Shift in Priorities Across Educational Stages? International Tax and Public Finance 19, 677-707. [Coverage inTimes Higher Education]

[2] Hessami, Z. (2011). Globalization's Winners and Losers - Evidence from Life Satisfaction Data, 1975 - 2001. Economics Letters 112, 250-253.

[1] Hessami, Z. (2010). The Size and Composition of Government Spending in Europe and Its Impact on Well-Being. Kyklos 63, 346-382.


Beiträge in Sammelbänden

Baskaran, T. und Z. Hessami (2013). Fiscal Decentralization and Budgetary Stability: Transitory Effects and Long‑Run Equilibria, in: Fiscal relations across government levels in times of crisis – making compatible fiscal decentralization and budgetary discipline, S. 79-103, Brussels: European Commission, DG ECFIN.

Baskaran, T., Bigsten, A. und Z. Hessami (2013). 
Political Decentralization and the Effectiveness of Aid, in: Arne Bigsten (ed.), Globalization and Development: Rethinking Interventions and Governance, S. 43-72, New York: Routledge.

Feld, L.P., Hessami, Z., und L. Reil (2011). 
Direkte Demokratie in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland? Ergebnisse einer Umfrage zur Einführung direkter Volksrechte auf Bundesebene, in: Lars P. Feld, Peter M. Huber, Otmar Jung, Christian Welzel, and Fabian Wittreck (eds.), Jahrbuch für direkte Demokratie, S. 107-134, Baden-Baden: Nomos.