Recent Posts

Our paper “Transparency in Parliamentary Voting” (with Monika Bütler and Katharina E. Hofer) has been accepted by the Journal of Public Economics. Paper available online.


Recent Publications

Journal Articles

More Publications

(2018). Transparency in Parliamentary Voting. Journal of Public Economics 163, p. 60-76.

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(2012). An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in News Consumption. Journal of Media Economics 25(3), p. 147-163.

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(2010). TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 10(1).

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Book Chapters

(2018). A Political Economic Analysis of Transparency in a Digital World. In: Thouvenin, Florent, Peter Hettich, Herbert Burkert and Urs Gasser (Eds.): Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age. An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Complex Phenomenon. Springer, Heidelberg, forthcoming.

(2017). More Choice Is Always Better. In: Frey, Bruno S. and David Iselin (Eds.): Economic Ideas You Should Forget. Springer, Heidelberg, p. 11-12.

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Working Papers and Work in Progress

Media Coverage and Immigration Worries: Econometric Evidence


Online Information and Voting


I am currently teaching the following courses at the University of St. Gallen:

  • Macroeconomics I (Assessment, with Monika Bütler)
  • Media between economics and Culture (MA, with Vincent Kaufmann)
  • Personnel Economics (BA)