Research


Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

Immigration and Firms' Integration in International Production Networks. European Economic Review 111, 1-34, 2019 (joint with Peter Egger and Katharina Erhardt). Link

Backward Participation in Global Value Chains and Exchange Rate Driven Adjustments of Swiss Exports. Review of World Economics 154 (3), 537-584, 2018 (joint with Dario Fauceglia, Anirudh Shingal and Martin Wermelinger). Funded by SECO, Studien zu globalen Wertschöpfungsketten und deren Bedeutung für die Schweiz.

The impact of common native language and immigration on imports. The World Economy 41 (7), 1903-1916, 2018 (joint with Peter Egger). Link

Income Taxes, Sorting, and the Costs of Housing: Evidence from Municipal Boundaries in SwitzerlandThe Economic Journal 127 (601), 571-872, 2017 (joint with Christoph Basten and Maximilian von Ehrlich). Link

The Causal Impact of Common Native Language on International Trade: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity DesignThe Economic Journal 125 (584), 699-745, 2015 (joint with Peter Egger). Link

Productivity and R&D as Drivers of Exports and Domestic Sales: Semiparametric Evidence from French Firm-level DataThe World Economy 38 (7), 1115-1129, 2015 (joint with Peter Egger and Katharina Erhardt). Link

Revisiting Native and Immigrant Entrepreneurial ActivitySmall Business Economics 45 (4), 841-873, 2015 (joint with Christian Busch). Link

The Language Effect in International TradeEconomics Letters 116 (2), 221-224, 2012 (joint with Peter Egger). In the media: Business à la française (by Simon Kuper), Financial Times, March 8, 2013. Link

Armington Product Variety Growth in Small versus Large CountriesSwiss Journal of Economics and Statistics 145 (4), 411-419, 2009 (joint with Peter Egger and Martin Gassebner). Link

Book Contributions

Cultural Integration and Export Variety Overlap Across CountriesIn M. Gazzola and B.-A. Wickström (Eds.), The Economics of Language Policy. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016 (joint with Peter Egger). Link

Selected Notes and Policy Papers

Lassmann, A. and Spinelli, F. (2020), "Services trade and labour market outcomes in the United Kingdom", OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 243, OECD Publishing, Paris. Link

Lassmann, A. (2020), "Services trade and labour market outcomes", OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 239, OECD Publishing, Paris. Link

Backward Participation in Global Value Chains and Exchange Rate Driven Adjustments of Swiss Exports, Strukturberichterstattung Nr. 53/2, study on behalf of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, 2014, with D. Fauceglia, A. Shingal and M. Wermelinger. Link

AIECE General Report Submitted to the Spring 2012 General Meeting of the Association of European Conjuncture Institutes, KOF Studies, 33, Zurich, April 2012, with A. Frick, J. Hartwig, H. Mikosch, S. Neuwirth and T. Süllow.

Wie beurteilen Ökonomen die europäische Schuldenkrise? - Eine Umfrage, Ökonomenstimme, June 2012, with A. Frick, H. Mikosch, S. Neuwirth und T. Süllow. Link

How do economists assess the european economic crisis? A survey, VoxEU, June 2012, with A. Frick, H. Mikosch, S. Neuwirth and T. Süllow. Link

Der starke Franken: Was getan werden kann, Ökonomenstimme, 2011, with J. Hartwig, . Iselin, M.J. Lamla, and J.-E. Sturm. Link

Der Einfluss der Wechselkursentwicklung auf die schweizerischen Warenexporte: Eine disaggregierte Analyse, KOF Analysen, Summer 2011, 31-49, Zurich, with M.J. Lamla.

Wirtschaftliche Entwicklung 2010. In: Hotelleriesuisse, Bern und Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Hotelkredit, Zurich (ed.), Jahrbuch der Schweizer Hotellerie, Bern, 7-12, with J.-E. Sturm.

Aussenhandel im Umfeld der Wirtschaftskrise, Swiss Export Journal, 49 (2), 2. Quartal 2009, 18-20.

Auswirkungen der bilateralen Abkommen auf die Schweizer Wirtschaft, KOF Studien, 2, Zurich, Dezember 2008, with R. Aeppli, M. Altenburg, S. Arvanitis, E. Atukeren, T. Bolli, M. Gassebner, M. Graff, H. Hollenstein, D. Liechti, V. Nitsch, B. Siliverstovs, and J.-E. Sturm.

Swiss Electricity Trade: An Analysis of the Multivariate Relationships and a Short-term Forecasting Model, Proceedings of the 5th European Electricity Market Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, May 28-30 2008, with E. Atukeren and Y. Abrahamsen.