Working Papers

Lehmann, R. and K. Wohlrabe (2017). An Elo Ranking for Economic Journals.

MPRA Paper No. 80539, Status: Revise and Resubmit Economics Bulletin. RePEc Link


Garnitz, J., Lehmann, R. and K. Wohlrabe (2017). Forecasting GDP all over the World - Evidence from Comprehensive Survey Data.

CESifo Working Paper, forthcoming, Status: Submitted.


Frei, X., Langer, S., Lehmann, R. and F. Roesel (2017). Electoral Externalities in Federations - Evidence from German Opinion Polls.

CESifo Working Paper No. 6375, Status: On Conference Discussion. RePEc Link


Lehmann, R. and W. Nagl (2017). Explaining Spatial Patterns of Foreign Employment in Germany.

CESifo Working Paper No. 6356, Status: Revise and Resubmit Regional Studies. RePEc Link


Lehmann, R. (2015). Survey-based indicators vs. hard data: What improves export forecasts in Europe?

ifo Working Paper No. 196, Status: Submitted. RePEc Link

Papers in Preparation

Business Cycle Volatility of the German 'Mittelstand' (together with M. Berlemann and V. Jahn).


Does Germany Cheat with its Macroeconomic Projections? A Comparison to an Independent Forecasting Institution

(together with T. Wollmershäuser).


A New Indicator to Forecast German Imports (together with C. Grimme and M. Nöller).


Economic Forecasting and Spatial Effects: An Assessment for German Districts (together with J. A. Nauerth).