Pirmin Fessler


Research interests

  • Applied microeconometrics
  • Financial stability
  • Survey methodology
  • Household finance

Selected publications

Fessler, P. and Kasy, M. (2019). "How to use economic theory to improve estimators: Shrinking toward theoretical restrictions". Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.

Fessler, P. (2019). "Ist gesellschaftliche Relevanz von Forschung bewertbar? Und wenn ja, wie?" Forschung und Gesellschaft, ÖAW, forthcoming.

Fessler, P. and Schneebaum, A. (2019). "The educational and labor market returns to preschool attendance in Austria"  Applied Economics, 51:35, 3531-3550.

Fessler, P. and Schürz, M. (2018). Private Wealth Across European Countries: The Role of Income, Inheritance and the Welfare State”. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities,19:4, 521-549.

Fessler, P., Kasy, M., Lindner, P. (2018). "Survey mode effects on measured income inequality". Journal of Economic Inequality, 16(4), 487-505.

Andrej, C., Fessler, P., Schneebaum, A. and Silgoner, M. (2018). "Decomposing gender gaps in financial literacy: new international evidence". Economics Letters, Vol. 168, p.102-106

Albacete, N., Fessler, P. and Lindner, P. (2018). "One policy to rule them all? On the effectiveness of LTV, DTI and DSTI ratio limits as macroprudential policy tools." Financial Stability Report 35, p.67-83, OeNB.