Ifo Institute -
Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
at University of Munich
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NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|July 2016||Buffering Volatility: A Study on the Limits of Germany’s Energy Revolution|
Published: Hans-Werner Sinn, 2017. "Buffering volatility: A study on the limits of Germany's energy revolution," European Economic Review, . citation courtesy of
|November 2011||Target Loans, Current Account Balances and Capital Flows: The ECB's Rescue Facility|
with Timo Wollmershaeuser: w17626
Published: Hans-Werner Sinn & Timo Wollmershäuser, 2012. "Target loans, current account balances and capital flows: the ECB’s rescue facility," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer, vol. 19(4), pages 468-508, August. citation courtesy of
|September 2007||Public Policies against Global Warming|
Published: "Public Policies against Global Warming: a supply side approach“, International Tax and Public Finance 15 (4), 2008, pp. 360-394; (Download, 1.9 MB); CESifo Working Paper No. 2087, August 2007; (Download, 841 KB).
|Pareto Optimality in the Extraction of Fossil Fuels and the Greenhouse Effect: A Note|
|March 2007||The Welfare State and the Forces of Globalization|
|September 2004||Migration, Social Standards and Replacement Incomes: How to Protect Low-income Workers in the Industrialized Countries Against the Forces of Globalization and Market Integration|
Published: Sinn, Hans-Werner. "Migration And Social Replacement Incomes: How To Protect Low-Income Workers In The Industrialized Countries Against The Forces Of Globalization And Market Integration," International Tax and Public Finance, 2005, v12(4,Aug), 375-393.
|January 2002||The New Systems Competition|
Published: Hans-Werner Sinn, 2004. "The New Systems Competition," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 5(1), pages 23-38, 02. citation courtesy of
|December 2001||Risk Taking, Limited Liability and the Competition of Bank Regulators|
Published: Hans-Werner Sinn, 2002. "Risktaking, Limited Liability, and the Competition of Bank Regulators," FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 59(3), pages 305-, August.
|October 2001||When Will the Germans Get Trapped in their Pension System?|
with Silke Uebelmesser: w8503
|July 2001||Why Has the Euro Been Falling? An Investigation into the Determinants of the Exchange Rate|
with Frank Westermann: w8352
|Social Dumping in the Transformation Process?|
|February 2001||Two Mezzogiornos|
with Frank Westermann: w8125
Published: Sinn, Hans-Werner and Frank Westermann. "Due 'Mezzogiorni'." L'Industria, Nuova Serie 27, 1 (January-MArch 2006): 49-51.
|January 2001||The Minimum Inflation Rate for Euroland|
with Michael Reutter: w8085
|March 2000||Germany's Economic Unification: An Assessment after Ten Years|
Published: Sinn, H. W. "Germany's Economic Unification: An Assessment After Ten Years," Review of International Economics, 2002, v10(1,Feb), 113-128. citation courtesy of
|Why a Funded Pension System is Useful and Why It is Not Useful|
Published: Sinn, Hans-Werner. "Why A Funded Pension System Is Needed And Why It Is Not Needed," International Tax and Public Finance, 2000, v7(4/5,Aug), 389-410.
|August 1999||The Crisis of Germany's Pension Insurance System and How It Can Be Resolved|
Published: Cnossen, Sijbren and Hans-Werner Sinn (eds.) Public finance and public policy in the new century, CESifo Seminar Series. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2003.
|July 1999||The Competition Between Competition Rules|
|February 1999||Inflation and Welfare: Comment on Robert Lucas|
- CESifo Discussion Paper Nr.179, 1999
- Published in A. Leijonhufvud(ed.), "Monetary Theory as a Basis for Monetary Policy," MacMillan, 2001.
|Green Tax Reform and Competitiveness|
with Erkki Koskela, Ronnie Schob: w6922
Published: Erkki Koskela & Hans-Werner Sinn & Ronnie Schöb, 2001. "Green Tax Reform and Competitiveness," German Economic Review, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 2(1), pages 19-30, 02. citation courtesy of
|June 1998||The Pay-As-You-Go Pension System as a Fertility Insurance and Enforcement Device|
Published: Sinn, Hans-Werner. "The Pay-as-You-Go Pension System As Fertility Insurance And An Enforcement Device," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(7-8,Jul), 1335-1357.
|October 1997||The Value of Children and Immigrants in a Pay-As-You-Go Pension System: A Proposal for a Partial Transition to a Funded System|
Published: Sinn, Hans-Werner. "The Value of Children and Immigrants in a Pay-as-You-Go Pension System: A Proposal for a Partial Transition to a Funded System." Ifo Studien 47, 1 (2001): 77-94.
|June 1997||Eurowinners and Eurolosers: The Distribution of Seigniorage Wealth in EMU|
with Holger Feist: w6072
Published: European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 13 (1997) 665-689
|November 1996||International Implications of German Unification|
Published: The Economics of Globalization. Razin, A., and E. Sadka, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 33-58.
|January 1996||The Principle and Market Failure in Systems Competition|
Published: C and S Working Paper, November 1995 Journal of Public Economics 66 (1997) 247-274 H Selection
|November 1995||Social Insurance, Incentives, and Risk Taking|
Published: International Tax and Public Finance 3, (1996), pp. 259-280. citation courtesy of
|September 1994||A Theory of the Welfare State|
Published: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 97, 1995, pp. 495-526. citation courtesy of
|November 1992||Privatization, Risk-Taking, and the Communist Firm|
with Dominique Demougin: w4205
Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 55, no.2 pp. 203-231, October 1994 citation courtesy of
|February 1992||Privatization in East Germany|
- Public Finance, 47, (supp.), 1992, pp. 152-171 ("Public Finance in a World of Transition") supplement
- Sinn, Hans-Werner, 1992. "Privatization in East Germany," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 47(Supplemen), pages 152-71. citation courtesy of
|January 1991||Expected Utility, u-o Preferences, and Linear Distribution Classes: A Further Result|
Published: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 277-281, (September 1990).
|Macroeconomic Aspects of German Unification|
Published: Economic Aspects of German Unification, ed. P.J. Welfens. Springer, 1992, pp. 79-133
|Taxation and the Cost of Capital: The "Old" View, the "New" View, and Another View|
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 5, David Bradford, editor
|December 1990||American Economic Policy and the International Debt Crisis|
Published: JOICE 2, ed. G. Gandolfo, 1993, pp. 207-226.
|November 1990||A Simple Model of Useless Speculation|
with Murray C. Kemp: w3513
Published: C and S working Paper , December 1995, Japanese Economic Review 51, (2000), pp. 85-95.
|Taxation and the Birth of Foreign Subsidiaries|
Published: Herberg, Horst and Ngo Van Long (eds.) Trade, welfare, and economic policies: Papers in Honour of Murray C . Kemp. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, 1993.
|October 1990||Taxation and the Cost of Capital: The "Old" View, the "New" View and Another View|
|September 1990||The Policy of Tax-Cut-cum-Base-Broadening: Implications for International Capital Movements|
Published: Public Finance and Performance of Enterprises, edited by Charles W. Roskamp and Manfred Neumann, pp. 153-176. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1987.
|February 1990||Can Direct and Indirect Taxes Be Added for International Comparisons of Competitiveness?|
Published: Reforming Capital Income Taxation, edited by Horst Siebert, Tubingen, Germany: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1990, pp. 47-65.
|January 1990||The Non-Neutrality of Inflation for International Capital Movements|
Published: European Economic Review, Vol. 34, pp. 1-22, (1991). citation courtesy of
|The Vanishing Harberger Triangle|
Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 45, pp. 271-300, (1991). Edited by A.B. Atkinsona and N.H. Stern, UK. citation courtesy of
|Tax Harmonization and Tax Competition in Europe|
Published: European Economic Review, Vol. 34, pp. 489-504, (1990). citation courtesy of