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Departmental Research Seminar

In the Departmental Research Seminar, researchers from all over the world present their most recent research findings.

Unless stated otherwise, the seminar takes place on Mondays, 16:00-17:15 in person. We will notify you of any changes to this plan.

We gratefully acknowledge financial support by Regensburger Universitätsstiftung Hans Vielberth. 


Upcoming Talks:

Sofie Waltl (University of Cambridge)

Sofie Waltl, Assistant Professor at University of Cambridge talks about "A Framework to Monitor the Effects of External Shocks on Housing Markets" in the Research Seminar of the Department of Economics and Econometrics.

To learn more about our speaker klick here.


H 26, 16.00-17.15

Talks in Previous Semesters

Winter Semester 2023/24

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2022/23

Summer Semester 2022

Winter Semester 2021/22

in person

Vincent Sterk (University College London), Startup Types, Structural Policy and Macroeconomic Performance in Europe

Ghazala Azmat (Sciences Po), Gender Promotion Gaps: Career Aspirations and Workplace Discrimination
David Hendry (Oxford University), Forecasting Facing Climate Change, Evolving Pandemics and Economic Shifts
29.11.2021: Marie Claire Villeval (CNRS – University of Lyon), POSTPONED TO 07.02.2022!!!
Zainab Iftikhar (Goethe Universität Frankfurt), Spatial Inequality, Labor Market Frictions and Informality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
in person
Frank Bohn (Radboud Universiteit), Two Papers on Political Budget Cycles: Uninformed Voters and Selfishness Do Not Suffice for Explaining Them
10.01.2022: Sebastian Zelzner (ETH Zürich), CANCELLED!
17.01.2022: Michele Belot (Cornell University), CANCELLED!
24.01.2022: Felix Bierbrauer (Universität zu Köln), CANCELLED!
31.01.2022: Matteo Barigozzi (Università di Bologna), CANCELLED!
Marie Claire Villeval (CNRS – University of Lyon), Endogenous Information Acquisition and Norm Formation

Summer Semester 2021

19.04.2021: Martin Halla (Universität Linz), Is there Evidence for Ethnic Discrimination in the German Market for Health Care?
26.04.2021: Danila Serra (Texas A&M University), Gender and Leadership in Organizations: Promotions, Demotions and Angry Workers
03.05.2021: Olga Stoddard (Brigham Young University ), Strength in Numbers: A Field Experiment in Gender, Influence, and Group Dynamics
10.05.2021: Glenn Harrison (Georgia State University), Do No Harm? The Welfare Consequences of Behavioural Interventions
17.05.2021: Nicola Lacetera​​​​​​​ (University of Toronto), Social Support for Markets and “Just Prices”
31.05.2021: Robert Schwager (Universität Göttingen), Present-bias abd Externalities: Can Government Intervention Raise Welfare?
07.06.2021: Tom Krebs (Universtät Mannheim), Optimal Social Insurance and Rising Labor Market Risk
14.06.2021: Julia Blasch (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Energy Community Membership, Social Identity and Energy Conservation
21.06.2021: Melanie Schienle (KIT), Prescreening and Reduced Rank Regression in UltraHigh Dimensional Cointegration
28.06.2021: Michael Böhm (Universität Bonn),
Occupation Growth, Skill Prices, and Wage Inequality
05.07.2021: Robin Maialeh (Prague University of Economics), Success-Breeds-Success Distributional Dynamics in Stochastic Competitive Systems
12.07.2021: Jana Gallus (UCLA), Shine a Light (on the Bright): The Effect of Awards on
Confidence to Speak up in Gendertyped Knowledge Work

Winter Semester 2020/21

09.11.2020: Warn N. Lekfuangfu (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), All I have to do is dream? The role of aspirations in intergenerational mobility and well-being
23.11.2020: Lukas Kiessling (Max-Planck-Institut Bonn), The Long-run Effects of Peers on Mental Health
30.11.2020: Anna Raute (Queen Mary University London), Paid Parental Leave and Paternity Acknowledgement
07.12.2020: Martina Kirchberger (Trinity College Dublin), Perpetual Motion: Human Mobility and spatial Frictions in three African Countries
11.01.2021: Michael Pflüger (Universität Würzburg), City Size, Pollution and Emission Policies
18.01.2021: Marko Runkel (TU Berlin), ENTFÄLLT!!!
25.01.2021: Udo Kreickemeier (Universität Göttingen), Exporting and Offshoring with Monopsonistic Competition
01.02.2021: Giovanna d'Adda (Università degli Studi di Milano), Social norms and energy conservation: experimental evidence on strategic information avoidance and belief manipulation

Summer Semester 2020

11.05.2020: Robert Dur (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Wage Setting and Leadership Styles
18.05.2020: Florian Ederer (Yale University), Killer Acquisitions
08.06.2020: Uwe Hassler (Goethe Universität Frankfurt), Self-normalizing Tests from Heterogeneous Samples under Cross-dependence: The case of stationarity testing
29.06.2020: Gerd Mühlheußer (Universität Hamburg), Smart Products: Liability, Investments in Product Safety, and the Timing of Market Introduction
13.07.2020: Leopold Sögner (Institut für Höhere Studien Wien), G-Identifiability for Multivariate AR Systems and Mixed Frequency Data: The Unit Root Case

Winter Semester 2019/20

21.10.2019: Michael Pflüger (University of Wuerzburg), VORTRAG ENTFÄLLT!!!
04.11.2019: Matthias Kredler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)Save, Spend or Give? A Model of Housing, Family Insurance, and Savings in Old Age
11.11.2019: Peter Haan (DIW Berlin)Female Labor Supply and Biased Beliefs: A Structural Approach
18.11.2019: Alessia Russo (BI Norwegian Business School)Optimal Sustainable Intergenerational Insurance
02.12.2019: Christian Traxler (Hertie School of Governance), Salience, Simpli Cation, and Timely Compliance
09.12.2019: Christopher Busch (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)Higher-Order Income Risk over the Business Cycle
13.01.2020: Tabea Bucher-Koenen (ZEW Mannheim)Do Women get worse Financial Advice? 
03.02.2020: Martin Wagner (University of Klagenfurt, Bank of Slovenia and Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna)Localized Fully Modified OLS Estimation of Cointegrating Relationships in an Integrated Locally Stationary Framework

Summer Semester 2019

06.05.2019: Olivier Deschenes (UC Santa Barbara), The Private and the External Costs of Nuclear Phase-Outs: Evidence from Germany
07.05.2019: Arpad Abraham (European University Institute)Climbing the Wage Ladders: Determining the Sources of Idiosyncratic Wage Dynamics and Implications for Policy, Tuesday, 16.30-18.00, VG 2.35
13.05.2019: Melanie Lührmann (Royal Holloway), Long-run Health and Mortality Effects of Exposure to Universal Health Care in Infancy
20.05.2019: Petr Stehlik (University of West Bohemia, Pilsen), Timing of actions in mathematical economics
27.05.2019: Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University), Employment Protection, Investment in Job-Specific Skills, and Inequality Trends in the United States and Europe
17.06.2019: Michael Wyrwich (University of Jena), Migration restrictions and lon-term regional development: evidence from large-scale expulsions of Germans after World War II
24.06.2019: Valerie Karplus (MIT), Closing the energy efficiency gap in industrial firms: The role of management practices
01.07.2019: Matthias Bühlmaier (University of Hong Kong)Are Financial Constraints Priced? Evidence from Textual Analysis
08.07.2019: Bettina Brüggemann (McMaster University), Entrepreneurship, Housing and Wealth - entfällt -
15.07.2019: Susanne Prantl (University of Cologne), Skilled Labor Inflow and Native Innovation

Winter Semester 2018/19

11.10.2018: Ulrich Müller (Princeton University), Inference for the Mean, Thursday 16:30-18:00, R008
15.10.2018: Simeon Schudy (LMU München), A Field Experiment on Leadership Functions and Team Performance in Non-Routine Analytical Team Tasks
22.10.2018: Alexander Berentsen (Universität Basel), Fundamentals of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology
29.10.2018: Till Requate (Universität Kiel), Sanctions and Convergence of Cooperative Behavior Improve International Collaboration
05.11.2018: Koen Schoors (Ghent University), Independent Media and Elections
12.11.2018: Anna Gumpert (LMU München)Firm organization with multiple establishments
19.11.2018: Javier Legris (Universidad de Buenos Aires)The Place of Economics in the Encyclopedia of Unified Science
26.11.2018: Fabian Kindermann (Universität Regensburg)Rental Markets and Wealth Inequality in the Euro-Area
03.12.2018: Silke Übelmesser (Universität Jena)Risk Attitudes and Migration Decisions
10.12.2018: Manfred Deistler (TU Wien)High Frequency Linear Time Series Models and Mixed Frequency Data
17.12.2018: Martin Peitz (Universität Mannheim)Segmentation versus Agglomeration: Competition between Platforms with Competitive Sellers
07.01.2019: Nicole Gürtzgen (IAB and University of Regensburg)Do Digital Information Technologies Help Unemployed Job Seekers Find a Job? Evidence from the Broadband Internet Expansion in Germany
14.01.2019: Diana Sisak (Erasmus University Rotterdam)Showing Off or Laying Low? The Economics of Psych-outs
21.01.2019: David Preinerstorfer (Université libre de Bruxelles)Enhancing Power in Asymptotic and Finite Sample Frameworks
28.01.2019: Jesus Crespo Cuaresma (WU Wien)We just estimated twenty million fiscal multipliers

Summer Semester 2018

13.04.2018: Patrick Guggenberger (Penn State University), A more powerful subvector Anderson Rubin test in linear instrumental variable regression, Friday 10:15-11:45, VG 2.35
23.04.2018: Andreas Steinmayr (LMU München)The Importance of First Impressions: Reducing Mistreatment of Migrant Domestic Workers
30.04.2018: Lutz Kilian (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)The Propagation of Regional Shocks in Housing Markets: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks in Canada
07.05.2018: Monika Schnitzer (LMU München)Universities and Science-Based Innovation in the Private Sector
14.05.2018: Michael Roos (Universität Bochum)Endogenous Economic Growth, Climate Change and Societal Values: A Conceptual Model
28.05.2018: Kerstin Roeder (Universität Augsburg)Women's career choices, social norms, and childcare policies
04.06.2018: Johannes Strobel (Universität Regensburg)Supply-side Uncertainty and the Zero Lower Bound in a New Keynesian Model with Agency Costs
11.06.2018: Robert Schmidt (Universität Kaiserslautern)The climate policy puzzle, or why parties disagree on scientifically uncontroversial issues
18.06.2018: Petra Persson (Stanford University)The Roots of Health Inequality and the Value of Intra-family Information
25.06.2018: Helmut Herwartz (Universität Göttingen)Structural volatility modelling with applications to spillover analysis and value-at-risk
02.07.2018: Joachim Grammig (Universität Tübingen)Empirical Asset Pricing with Multi-Period Disaster Risk - A Simulation-Based Approach
09.07.2018: Xenia Matschke (Universität Trier), Location Choices of Private, Public, and Foreign Investment Projects in India

Winter Semester 2017/18

23.10.2017: Till Stowasser, LMU München, Power Politics: Electoral Cycles in German Electricity Prices
30.10.2017: Michael Neugart, TU Darmstadt, Helicopter Money: Survey Evidence on Expectation Formation and Consumption Behavior
06.11.2017: Nick Zubanov, Universität Konstanz, Market competition and the effectiveness of incentive pay
13.11.2017: Gerda Claeskens, KU Leuven, Asymptotic confidence intervals post model selection by the Akaike information criterion
20.11.2017: Matei Demetrescu, Universität Kiel, Identification and estimation of dynamic factor models
27.11.2017: Michael Kosfeld, Universität Frankfurt, Do Preferences and Biases predict Life Outcomes? Evidence from Education and Labor Market Entry Decision
04.12.2017: Alexander Sebald, University of Copenhagen, Self-confidence and reactions to ego-relevant subjective performance evaluations
11.12.2017: Dorothea Kübler, WZB Berlin, Self-confidence and unraveling in matching markets
18.12.2017: Anna Gumpert, LMU München, Communication and the organization of firms across space
08.01.2018: Holger Herz, University of Fribourg, Cooperation and Mistrust in Relational Contracts
15.01.2018: Marie Lechler, LMU München, Employment Shocks and Anti-EU Sentiment
22.01.2018: Amelie Wuppermann, LMU München - Entfällt!
29.01.2018: Roman Horváth, Karls-Universität Prag, Financial Development, Rule of Law and Wealth Inequality: Bayesian Model Averaging Evidence
05.02.2018: Frank Heinemann, TU Berlin, An Experimental Test of the Global‐Game Selection in Games with Asymmetric Players

Summer Semester 2017

08.05.2017: Mathias Kifmann, University of Hamburg, The Political Sustainability of a Basic Income Scheme and Social Health Insurance

16.05.2017: Henry Siu, University of British Columbia, The "End of Men" and Rise of Women in the High-Skilled Labor Market

22.05.2017: Harry Haupt, University of Passau, Opportunities and challenges in modeling spatial components in complexly associated urban data

29.05.2017: Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University, Risk and Time Preferences and Financial Decisions of Couples

12.06.2017: Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, University of Linz, Grandmothers' Labor Supply

19.06.2017: Stefan Bühler, University of St. Gallen, Explaining Escalating Fines and Prices: The Curse of Positive Selection

26.06.2017: Andrew Clark, Paris School of Economics, Childhood Circumstances and Young Adulthood Outcomes: The Effects of Mothers’ Financial Problems

03.07.2017: Pierre-Guillaume Méon, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Do democratic transitions attract foreign investors and how fast?

10.07.2017: Niklas Potrafke, Ifo Institute Munich, Opening Hours of Polling Stations and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

17.07.2017: Philipp Strack, UC Berkeley, Turning up the heat: The demoralizing effect of competition in contests

24.07.2017: Georg Nöldeke, Universität Basel, Iterated Incumbency Contests 

Winter Semester 2016/17

17.10.2016: Andreas Roider, Universität Regensburg, Whistle-Blower Protection: Theory and Experimental Evidence

24.10.2016: Timo Teräsvirta, Aarhus University, Global Hemispheric Temperature Trends and Co-Shifting: A Vector Shifting-Mean Autoregressive Analysis

31.10.2016: Roman Sustek, Queen Mary University, On the Mechanics of New-Keynesian Models

07.11.2016: Andreas Schäfer, ETH Zürich, Dirty history versus clean expectations: Can energy policies provide momentum for growth?

14.11.2016: Kathrin Schlafmann, Stockholm University, Overpersistence bias in individual income expectations and its aggregate implications

21.11.2016: Alexander Danzer, KU Eichstätt, Pension generosity and mental wellbeing: The effect of eradicating poverty at old-age.

28.11.2016: Espen Henriksen, BI Norwegian School of Business, The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets

05.12.2016: Michael Pflüger, Universität Würzburg, Comparative Advantage and Agglomeration of Economic Activity

19.12.2016: Jarko Fidrmuc, Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen, Dynamics of Access to Credit and Perceptions of Lending Policy: Survey Evidence from a Firm Survey 

09.01.2017: Philipp Sibbertsen, Universität Hannover, Real exchange rates and economic fundamentals: An investigation based on a Markov-STAR model 

16.01.2017: Ökonometrisches Seminar UR - IAB, 10:00 - 18:00, Seminarraum 1, Hinter Der Grieb 8, Regensburg

23.01.2017: Hendrik Hakenes, Universität Bonn, The Effects of Creditor Rights and Bank Information Sharing on Borrower Behavior: Theory and Evidence.

Summer Semester 2016

11.04.2016: Marina Schröder, University of Cologne, Quantity, Quality, and Originality – The Effects of Incentives on Creativity

18.04.2016: Gabriel Lee, University of Regensburg, On Modeling Risk Shocks

20.04.2016: Julie Chytilová, CERGE Prague, Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility, 
12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

02.05.2016: Ulrich Schmidt, Institute for World Economics Kiel, Risk Taking under Social Responsibility

09.05.2016: Michael Grimm, University of Passau, Rainfall risk and fertility: Evidence from farm settlements during the American demographic transition

23.05.2016: Michael Reiter, IHS Wien, Housing and the Redistributive Effects of Monetary Policy

25.05.2016: Jen Brown, University of British Columbia, Home Prices, Mobility, and Job Search: Job Seekers´ Behavior during the Great Recession, 
12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

30.05.2016: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University, Preemptive Entry and Technology Difusion in the Market for Drive-in Theaters

01.06.2016: Andreas Menzel, University of Warwick, Organizational Learning: Experimental Evidence from Bangladeshi garment factories, 
12:00-13:00, VG 2.35

06.06.2016: Thomas Zwick: , University of Würzburg, Apprentice Poaching in Regional Labour Markets

08.06.2016: Martin Gervais, University of Iowa, What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, 
12:00-13:30, RWS 101

13.06.2016: Wouter Dessein, Columbia University, Managerial Style and Attention

20.06.2016: Susanne Goldlücke, University of Konstanz, Assigning an unpleasant job without payment

04.07.2016: Oke Röhe, Deutsche Bundesbank, On measuring aggregate uncertainty and its impact on investment: cross-country evidence from the euro area

06.07.2016: Lucas Herrenbrueck, Simon Franzer University Vancouver, Quantitative Easing and the Liquidity Channel of Monetary Policy
12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

11.07.2016: Sebastian Kessing, University of Siegen, Optimal Taxation under Regional Inequality

Winter Semester 2015/16

12.10.2015: Sarah Auster, Bocconi University: Competing Mechanisms in Markets for Lemons

19.10.2015: Ansgar Wohlschlegel, University of Portsmouth: Reimbursement Schemes for Hospitals: Evidence from Germany

21.10.2015: Benjamin Elsner, IZA Bonn: A Big Fish in a Small Pond: Ability Rank and Human Capital Investment12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

02.11.2015: Rainald Borck, Universität Potsdam: Green Cities? Urbanization, Trade and the Environment

09.11.2015: Ralph Bayer, University of Adelaide: Does the double dividend of relative auditing exist? Experiments on corporate-tax enforcement

16.11.2015: Johannes Schmieder, Boston University: Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence from Hungary

30.11.2015: Yves Breitmoser, HU Berlin: Knowing me, imagining you: Projection and overbidding in auctions

02.12.2015: Jasmin Gider, Universität Bonn, Do Financial Advisors Matter for M&A Leakage?, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

07.12.2015: Aderonke Osikominu, Universität Hohenheim, Are Sociocultural Factors Important for Studying a Science University Major 

21.12.2015: Winfried Königer, Universität St. Gallen, Buffer-stock savings and households' wealth response to income shocks

11.01.2016: Lydia Mechtenberg, Universität Hamburg, Voter Motivation and the Quality of Democratic Choice

18.01.2016: Guglielmo-Maria Caporale, Brunel University, Macro News and Stock Returns in the Euro Area: A VAR GARCH-in-Mean Analysis

25.01.2016: Filip Matejka, Cerge-Ei Prague, Elector

Niklas Potrafkeal Competition with Rationally Inattentive Voters

01.02.2016: Armin Schmutzler, Universität Zürich, Hunting Unicorns? Experimental evidence for Predatory Pricing 

Summer Semester 2015

13.04.2015: Jürgen Eichberger, Universität Heidelberg: Ambiguity and Games

15.04.2015: Efraim Benmelech: Northwestern University: The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

20.04.2015: Georg Weizsäcker, HU Berlin: Markets for leaked information

27.04.2015: Dirk Sliwka, Universität Köln: Arrogance and Ability - On the Correlation between Talent and Social Preferences

29.04.2015: Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics: Rational Bubbles and Economic Crises: A Quantitative Analysis, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

11.05.2015: Marko Köthenbürger, ETH Zürich: Taxing Multinationals in the Presence of Internal Capital Markets

01.06.2015: Sven Knoth, Helmut-Schmidt Universität Hamburg: A Brief Introduction to Statistical Process Control (SPC)

08.06.2015: Klaus Schmidt, LMU München: Auctions vs. Negotiations: The Effects of Inefficient Renegotiation

15.06.2015: Ulrich Müller, Princeton University: Ultra Low-Frequency Econometrics

22.06.2015: Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University: The Geography of Development: Evaluation Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding

06.07.2015: Uwe Sunde, LMU München: Choice Bracketing in Strategic Interactions - Evidence from the Framing of Rewards in Elimination Contests

13.07.2015: Alexander Haupt, University of Plymouth: The Role of Mobility in Tax and Subsidy Competition 

Winter Semester 2014/15

06.10.2014: Vladimir Otrachshenko, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei: Accounting for Response Biases in Latent Class Models for Choices and Attitudes

08.10.2014: Rudi Stracke, LMU München:Competing for Market Shares: Why the Order of Moves Matters Even When It Shouldn't, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

13.10.2014: Helmut Lütkepohl, DIW Berlin: Structural Vector Autoregressions with Smooth Transition in Variances. The Interaction Between U.S. Monetary Policy and the Stock Market

20.10.2014: Nadine Riedel, Universität Hohenheim: Large and Influential: Firm Size and Governments' Corporate Tax Rate Choice

21.10.2014: Simon Lörtscher, University of Melbourne: Dissolving Partnerships Optimally, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

22.10.2014: Dmitry Taubinsky, Harvard University: The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

27.10.2014: Jens Südekum, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE): Spatial Frictions

03.11.2014: Peter Funk, Universität zu Köln: Affluence, Apathy and the Pleasure of Activity

10.11.2014: Marko Köthenbürger, ETH Zürich: Taxing Multinationals in the Presence of Internal Capital Markets

17.11.2014: Christian Schumacher, Deutsche Bundesbank: Relevant and irrelevant variables in sparse factor models

24.11.2014: Joachim Winter, LMU München: Plan switching and inertia in Medicare Part D: Evidence from administrative data

01.12.2014: Veronika Grimm, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: On the Impact of Quotas and Decision Rules in Ultimatum Collective Bargaining

08.12.2014: Volker Nocke, Universität Mannheim: Exclusive Dealing and Vertical Integration in Interlocking Relationships

15.12.2014: Michele Tertilt, Universität Mannheim: Does Female Empowerment Lead to Economic Development

12.01.2015: Björn Bartling, Universität Zürich: Let the Market Decide: An Experimental Study of Competition and Fairness

19.01.2015: Sabine Klinger, IAB Nürnberg: On GDP-Employment Decoupling in Germany: A Contribution to Explaining the Productivity Puzzle

26.01.2015: Nikolaus Hautsch, Universität Wien: High-Speed on Financial Markets – Blessing or Curse? 

Summer Semester 2014

07.04.2014: Gesine Stephan, IAB Nürnberg: Private and public placement services for hard-to-place unemployed: An evaluation of a randomized field experiment using register data

14.04.2014: Artjoms Ivlevs, University of the West of England: Global Economic Crisis and Corruption Experience: Household-level Evidence for Transition Economies

16.04.2014: Eric Zitzewitz, Dartmouth College: Do Gas Prices Vote for the Right? Political Contributions via Price Distortions, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

28.04.2014: Jan Böhnke, University of York: The use of log-linear structural equation models to aggregate quality of life data: Applications in psychometrics and health economics

05.05.2014: Wolfgang Härdle, HU Berlin: Portfolio Decisions and Brain Reactions via the CEAD method

12.05.2014: Achim Wambach, University of Cologne: Auctions vs. Negotiations: The Case of Favoritism

19.05.2014: Alexander Stremitzer, UCLA: Promises and Expectations

26.05.2014: Theresa Kuchler, New York University: Sticking to Your Plan: Hyperbolic Discounting and Credit Card Debt Paydown

02.06.2014: Johannes Ströbel, New York University: Very Long-Run Discount Rates

16.06.2014: Martin Gervais, University of Iowa: Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Directed Search Model, 15:30-17:00, H26

23.06.2014: Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg: How (not) to reward managers: An experiment on individual and pooled bonuses

30.06.2014: Lorenz Götte, University of Lausanne: Salience, not social pressure: resource conservation may be more pleasant than you think

16.07.2014: Jürgen Wolters, FU Berlin: Money Demand and the Role of Monetary Indicators in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation, 17:30-19:00, 1.01 RW(S) 

Winter Semester 2013/14

14.10.2013: Ferdinand von Siemens, Universität Frankfurt: Delegation, Implementation, and Procedural Preferences

21.10.2013: Markus Reisinger, WHU Vallendar: Vertical Integration with Complementary Inputs

28.10.2013: Johannes Abeler, Oxford University: Preferences for truth-telling
15:30-17:00, VG 2.35

04.11.2013: Uwe Hassler, Universität Frankfurt: Persistance under Temporal Aggregation and Differencing

11.11.2013: Marcus Dittrich, TU Chemnitz: Spillover effects of minimum wages: Theory and experimental evidence

18.11.2013: Anja Schöttner, Universität Konstanz: Hidden Benefits of Reward: A Field Experiment on Motivation and Monetary Incentives

02.12.2013: Andreas Lange, Universität Hamburg: On Transparency and Accountability: Evidence from an Asymmetric Public Good Game

04.12.2013: Anne Schielke, Cologne Graduate School, Universität zu Köln: Public Goods Provision: Money vs. Information, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

09.12.2013: Karen Pittel, Ifo München: Energy Input Flexibility and the Green Paradox - The Effects of Variable Elasticity of Substitution between Renewable and Exhaustible Energy Sources on Resource Extraction, Production, Climate, and Climate Policy

16.12.2013: Marc Möller, Universität Bern: Competition in the Presence of Individual Demand Uncertainty

18.12.2013: Mike Powell, Northwestern University: Managing Careers in Organizations, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

13.01.2014: Lucas Bretschger, ETH Zürich: Optimum Growth and Carbon Policies with Lags in the Climate System

15.01.2014: Andreas Brandmaier, MPI Bildungsforschung Berlin: Exploratory Modeling with Structural Equation Model Trees, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

20.01.2014: Thomas Eichner, Universität Hagen: Self-enforcing International Environmental Agreements and Trade: Taxes versus Caps, 18:00-19:30, VG 2.35

27.01.2014: Michael Ahlheim, Universität Hohenheim: The Influence of Ethnicity and Culture on the Valuation of Environmental Improvements and Time Preference: Results from a CVM Study in Southwest China

03.02.2014: Zvika Afik, Ben-Gurion University: A Model of Implied Expected Bond Returns

24.02.2014: Cees Withagen, VU University Amsterdam: International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox (with Gerard van der Meijden, Frederick van der Ploeg), 16:00-17:30, VG 2.35

Summer Semester 2013

015.04.2013: Conny Wunsch, University of Amsterdam: Unemployment Insurance and Departures from Employment: Evidence from a German Reform (with Jeffrey Grogger)

22.04.2013: Timo Goeschl, University of Heidelberg: Punishment with and without a cause - An experimental comparison of second and thrid party sanctioning (with Johannes Jarke)

29.4.2013: Andrea Weber, University of Mannheim: Labor Market Effects of the Early Retirement Age (with Day Manoli)

05.05.2013: Gerd Mühlheusser, University of Hamburg: The Impact on Managerial Change on Performance. The Role of Team Heterogeneity (with Sandra Hentschel and Dirk Sliwka)

08.05.2013: Julia Nafziger, University of Aarhus: Packaging of Sin Goods - Commitment or Exploitation?, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

08.05.2013: Alexander Koch, University of Aarhus: Does a Buyer Benefit from Bad Reputation? Theory and Experiments on Auctions with Default (with Dirk Engelmann, Jeff Frank and Marieta Valente), 15:00-16:30, VG 2.35

13.05.2013: Paul Heidhues, ESMT Berlin: Inferior Products and Profitable Deception; Exploitative Innovation (with Botond Koszegi and Takeshi Murooka)

27.05.2013: Thomas Hintermaier, University of Bonn: Collateral constraints and self-fulfilling macroeconomic fluctuations (with Winfried Koeniger)

03.06.2013: Jörg Breitung, University of Bonn: Challenges for the Analysis of Macroeconomic Panel Data

05.06.2013: Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Columbus University: A Tale of (Two) Teams: How Uncertainty and Complexity Drive Team Formation, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

10.06.2013: Sascha Becker, University of Warwick: The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn (with Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm)

11.06.2013: Danielle Li, Northwestern University: Evidence from the US National Institutes of Health, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

12.06.2013: Stephen Ryan, University of Texas at Austin: The Value of Statistical Life: Evidence from Military Retention Inventives and Occupation-Specific Mortality Hazards(with Michael Greenstone and Michael Yankovich), 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

17.06.2013: Fabian Waldinger, University of Warwick: Bombs, Brains, and Science. The Role of Human and Physical Capital for the Creation of Scienti…c Knowledge

19.06.2013: Lori Beaman, Northwestern University: Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi (with Niall Keleher and Jeremy Magruder), 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

24.06.2013: Roland Hodler, University of Luzern: The Political Economics of the Arab Spring

15.07.2013: Patrick Schmitz, University of Cologne: Do Sellers Offer Menus of Contracts to Separate Buyer Types? An Experimental Test of Adverse Selection Theory(with Eva I. Hoppe)

17.07.2013: Nathan Carroll, University of Alicante: How does status affect behaviour? A natural experiment with golf players, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35 

Winter Semester 2012/13

29.10.2012: Frauke von Bieberstein, Universität Bern: The Firm as the Locus of Social Comparisons: Internal Labor Markets versus Up-or-out (with E. Auriol and G. Friebel)

05.11.2012: Laszlo Goerke, Universität Trier: Keeping up with the Joneses: Income Comparisons and Labour Supply (with Markus Pannenberg)

12.11.2012: Martin G. Kocher, LMU München: An Experimental Test of Precautionary Bidding (with Julius Pahlke and Stefan T. Trautmann)

19.11.2012: Gerlinde Fellner, Universität Ulm: Judgmental overconfidence and trading activity (with Sebastian Krügel)

26.11.2012: Fabian Herweg, LMU München: A Theory of Ex Post Inefficient Renegotiation (with Klaus M. Schmidt)

03.12.2012: Nora Szech, Universität Bamberg: Morals and Markets (with Armin Falk)

17.12.2012: Florian Englmaier, Universität Würzburg: Electoral cycles in savings bank lending (with Till Stowasser)

07.01.2012: Konrad Stahl, Universität Mannheim: Strategic Backward Integration (with Matthias Hunold and Lars-Hendrick Röller)

14.01.2013: Holger Bonin, ZEW Mannheim: Can Role Models Enhance Gender Equality on the Labor Market? Evidence from the Post-Unification Migration Experiment

21.01.2013: Carsten Trenkler, Universität Mannheim: Forecasting VARs, Model Selection, and Shrinkage

23.01.2013: Ricardo Alonso, University of Southern California: Recruitment and Selection in Organizations, 12:00-13:30, VG 2.35

28.01.2013: Urs Schweizer, Universität Bonn: Acquisition and Disclosure of Information as a Hold-up Problem


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