Scientific Publications

"What is the Value Added by Causal Machine Learning Methods in a Welfare Experiment Evaluation?", 2023, Labour Economics, 84, Online Appendices.

"Religion and Terrorism: Evidence from Ramadan Fasting", Journal of Peace Research, forthcoming, joint work with Roland Hodler and Paul Raschky.

"Heterogeneous Employment Effects of Job Search Programs: A Machine Learning Approach", 2022, Journal of Human Resources, 57(2), pp. 597-636, joint work with Michael Knaus and Michael Lechner, Online Appendices.
Popular Writing: HSG-Focus, NRP75 Big Data Dialog 

"Direct and Indirect Effects based on Changes-in-Changes", 2022, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 40(1), pp. 432-443, joint work with Martin Huber and Mark Schelker, Online Appendices, Replication Package.

"Machine Learning Estimation of Heterogeneous Causal Effects: Empirical Monte Carlo Evidence", 2021, Econometrics Journal, 24(1), pp. 134-161, joint work with Michael Knaus and Michael Lechner.

"Identifying Causal Channels of Policy Reforms with Multiple Treatments and Different Types of Selection", 2021, Journal of Econometric Methods, 10(1), pp. 67-88, joint work with Annabelle Doerr, Online Appendices.

"Life Cycle Patterns of Cognitive Performance Over the Long Run", 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 117(44), joint work with Uwe Sunde and Dainis Zegners, Replication Package.
Media Coverage: The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, Daily Mail, Focus Online, ORF Austria, DR Denmark, World Economic Forum, Times of India, Cosmos, La Tercera, El País, YLE Finland, Science Alerts, Gazeta

"Sorting in the Used-Car Market After the Volkswagen Emission Scandal", 2020, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 101, joint work with Michael Lechner, Online Appendices.

"Expropriations, Property Confiscations and New Offshore Entities: Evidence from the Panama Papers", 2020, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 171, pp. 132-152, joint work with Ralph-Christopher Bayer, Roland Hodler, and Paul Raschky.
Media Coverage: Monash Impact Blog, ICIJ Blog

"Heterogeneous Earnings Effects of the Job Corps by Gender Earnings: A Translated Quantile Approach", 2019, Labour Economics, 61, Online Appendices.

"Practical Procedures to Deal with Common Support Problems in Matching Estimation", 2019, Econometric Reviews, 38(2), pp. 193-207, joint work with Michael Lechner. Online Appendices

"Direct and Indirect Effects of Training Vouchers for the Unemployed", 2018, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 181(2), pp. 441-463, joint work with Martin Huber and Michael Lechner, Online Appendices.

"Employment and Earnings Effects of Awarding Training Vouchers in Germany", 2017, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 70(3), pp. 767-812, joint work with Annabelle Doerr, Bernd Fitzenberger, Thomas Kruppe, and Marie Paul.

"What Effect Do Vocational Training Vouchers Have on the Unemployed?", 2016, IZA World of Labor, No. 316.

"Return-to-Job During and After Maternity Leave", 2016, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(2), pp. 803-831, joint work with Bernd Fitzenberger and Susanne Steffes.

"Health and Economic Development: Evidence from the Introduction of Public Health Care", 2013, Journal of Population Economics, 26(4), 1549-1584, joint work with Uwe Sunde. 

"Measuring Funds of Hedge Funds Performance Using Quantile Regressions: Do Experience and Size Matter?", 2009, Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 12(2), pp. 41-53, joint work with Roland Füss and Dieter Kaiser.
Popular Writing: Zeitschrift für das gesamte Kreditwesen