Winfried Koeniger
Research Fellow

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Koeniger Winfried Koeniger is professor of economics at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. He received his PhD in economics in June 2001 at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). His research is on macroeconomics with a particular focus on consumption and labor markets. He has analyzed the effects of labor market institutions on economic performance emphasizing interactions between the structure of labor markets, financial markets and product markets. Moreover, he works on quantitative models with heterogeneous agents to understand consumption and saving patterns.

Winfried Koeniger worked at IZA as a Research Associate from September 2001 until August 2007. He continues to be associated with IZA as a Research Fellow.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10311  Giulio Fella
Serafin Frache
Winfried Koeniger
Buffer-Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks
9409  Thomas Hintermaier
Winfried Koeniger
Household Debt and Crises of Confidence
8666  Winfried Koeniger
Julien Prat
Human Capital and Optimal Redistribution
(revised version published in: Review of Economic Dynamics, 2018, 27, 1-26.)
7806  Giuseppe Bertola
Winfried Koeniger
Hidden Insurance in a Moral Hazard Economy
(revised version published in: RAND Journal of Economics, 2015, 46 (4), 777-790)
5653  Thomas Hintermaier
Winfried Koeniger
Debt Portfolios
(revised version published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2016, 8 (4), 103-141)
5201  Giuseppe Bertola
Winfried Koeniger
Public and Private Insurance with Costly Transactions
2065  Winfried Koeniger
Marco Leonardi
Capital Deepening and Wage Differentials: Germany vs. US
(revised version published in: Economic Policy, 2007, 22 (49), 71-116)
1960  Winfried Koeniger
Julien Prat
Employment Protection, Product Market Regulation and Firm Selection
(revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (521), F302 - F332)
1805  Charles Grant
Winfried Koeniger
Redistributive Taxation and Personal Bankruptcy in US States
(revised version published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52 (3), 445-467)
1291  Winfried Koeniger
Marco Leonardi
Luca Nunziata
Labour Market Institutions and Wage Inequality
(revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2007, 60 (3), 340-356)
1052  Giuseppe Bertola
Winfried Koeniger
Consumption Smoothing and the Structure of Labor and Credit Markets
(published in: European Economic Review, 2007, 51 (8), 1941-1958)
1007  Winfried Koeniger
Omar Licandro
Substitutability and Competition in the Dixit-Stiglitz Model
(revised version published in: B.E. Journal in Macroeconomics: Topics in Macroeconomics, 2006, 6(1), Article 2, )
888  Winfried Koeniger
Collective Dismissal Cost, Product Market Competition and Innovation
(revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2005, 88 (1), 79-84)
880  Winfried Koeniger
Andrea Vindigni
Employment Protection and Product Market Regulation
615  Winfried Koeniger
The Dynamics of Market Insurance, Insurable Assets, and Wealth Accumulation
(revised version joint with Helge Braun published in: Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 2007, 32(1), 61-90)
554  Winfried Koeniger
Employment Protection, Product Market Competition and Growth
454  Winfried Koeniger
Defensive Innovations
(revised version published in: Berkeley Electronic Journal in Macroeconomics: Contributions to Macroeconomics, 2007, 7(1), Article 5)
440  Giuseppe Bertola
Stefan Hochguertel
Winfried Koeniger
Dealer Pricing of Consumer Credit
(revised version published in: International Economic Review, 2005, 46 (4), 1103-1142)
241  Winfried Koeniger
Trade, Labor Market Rigidities, and Government-Financed Technological Change
240  Winfried Koeniger
Labor and Financial Market Interactions: The Case of Labor Income Risk and Car Insurance in the UK 1969-95
(revised version published in: Geneva Papers of Risk and Insurance Theory, 2004, 29 (1), 55-74.)