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Previous Speakers

 

Sommersemester 2017

 

Date

Lecturer/Topic

 26. April 2017

 

 

Dirk Engelmann (HU): "Introduction to the Job Market"

24. Mai 2017

 

Mathias Klein (DIW): "Monetary Policy and Household (De-)leveraging"

 

7. Juni 2017

Anna Almosova (HU): "Assessing Interest Rate Rule Nonlinearities"

 

21. Juni 2017

Andreas Backhaus (LMU): "Schools and Schooling. Educational cultures and educational infrastructure in Poland"

 

28. Juni 2017

Grzegorz Długoszek (HU): "Time-Varying Global Risk and Country Portfolios"

 

5. Juli 2017

Dirk Engelmann (HU): "Advanced Job Market Training"

 

19. Juli 2017

Stefanie Seele (HU): "Temporary Agency Work as a Substitute? -Empirical Evidence from the German Industry during the Great Recession"

 

 

Sommersemester 2016

 

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

April 27,

2016

 

Michele Piffer (DIW): "Identifying Uncertainty Shocks using the Price of Gold"

May 25,

2016    

 

Thilo Huning: "Soil, Transparency, and Political Fragmentation: Evidence from the Holy Roman Empire"

June 01,
2016                 

  Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft

June 08,
2016    

 

Alexander Wulff: "Incomplete Information, Financial Market Imperfections, and Aggregate Saving"

June 15,
2016

  Albrecht Glitz: "Industrial Espionage and Productivity"

June 22,
2016

  Felix Strobel: "The Government Spending Multiplier, Uncertainty, and Sovereign Risk"

June 29,
2016

 

Falk Mazelis: "Macroeconomic Consequences of Shadow Bank Regulation"

July 6,
2016

  Jelena Zivanovic: "Corporate Debt Financing and Business Cycles"

July 13,

2016

  Phillip Pfeiffer: "Endogenous Growth Cycles and Asset Prices in a Search Economy"

July 20,

2016

  Benjamin Grosse-Rueschmann: "The Effects of Quantitative Easing on Firm Credit"

 

Wintersemester 2015/2016

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

October 14,

2015

 

tba

October 21,

2015

 

Job Market talk by Lutz Weinke (Placement Director of BDPEMS)

October 28,

2015

  tba                                                                         

November 04,

2015    

 

Stefanie Seele: Changes in the German Labor Market: The Role of Demand and Supply Factors

November 11,

2015    

 

Julien Albertini: Aggregate Employment, Job Polarization and Inequalities: A Transatlantic Perspective

November 18,

2015    

 

Guo Xu (LSE): Determinants and Consequences of Bureaucrat Effectiveness: Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service

November 25,
2015                 

  Falk Mazelis: The Role of Shadow Banking in the Monetary Transmission Mechanism and the Business Cycle

December 02,
2015    

  Johannes Johnen (Job Market Candidate): Dynamic Competition in Deceptive Markets

December 09,
2015

  Martin Pollrich (Job Market Candidate): Mediated Audits

December 16,
2015

  Alexander Nesterov (Job Market Candidate): School Choice With Advice: The Adaptive Acceptance Rule

January 06,
2016

  Felix Strobel: Government Spending Shocks and Sovereign Risk

January 13,
2016

  Johanna Krenz: Banks' Balance Sheets and the International Transmission of Shocks

January 20,

2016

  Jelena Zivanovic: (tba)

January 27,

2016

  Kai Priesack: (tba)
February 3, 2016   Maren Brede: Budget-Neutral Fiscal Rules Targeting Inflation Differentials
February 10, 2016   Grzegorz Dlugoszek: Solving DSGE Portfolio Choice Models With Perturbation Methods

 

 

Sommersemester 2015

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

April 15,

2015

 

Falk Mazelis: Monetary Policy Effects on Financial Intermediation via the Regulated and the Shadow Banking Systems

April 22,

2015

  Christian Ochsner (Ifo Dresden): Political uncertainty and its long-run spatial effects - Expected loss of market access along the temporary intra-Austrian border

April 29,

2015

  Davud Rostam-Afschar: How Risk Averse and Prudent are Workers?

May 06,

2015   

 

Raphael Schoettler: Can history be reversed? - German reunification and the real estate market

May 13,

2015   

 

Lukas Mergele: Is Local Better? German Jobcenters and the Decentralization of Welfare Institutions  

May 20,

2015   

 

 

May 27,
2015                

  entfällt - Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft

June 03,
2015   

  Janine Hart: Migration, Unemployment and the Business Cycle  

June 10,
2015

   

June 17,
2015

  Jelena Zivanovic

July 01,
2015

  Juliane Hennecke Hennecke: Locus of Control and Labor Market Migration

July 08,
2015

  Grzegorz Dlugoszek

July 15,
2015

  Felix Strobel

Wintersemester 2014/2015

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

Oct 15,

2014

 

Dan Hamermesh: The Psychic Cost of Children (joint with H. Buddelmeyer & M. Wooden) 

Oct 22,

2014

  Lutz Weinke: Introduction to the International Job Market for Economists

Oct 29,

2014

  Julian Schumacher: Enforcement in Sovereign Debt Markets                                                                                     

Nov 05,

2014    

 

Lea Steinruecke: Saving Europe's banks - Investigating the impact of state aid during the financial crisis on banks' balance sheets   

Nov 12,

2014    

 

Maren Brede: When the Taylor principle is insufficient - A benchmark for the fiscal theory of the price level in a monetary union

Nov 19,

2014    

 

Philipp Heller: Matching with Waiting Times: The German Entry-Level Labour Market for Lawyers (joint with Philipp Dimakopoulos)

Nov 26,
2014                 

   

Dec 03,
2014    

  BDPEMS/RTG slot   

Dec 10,
2014

  Hong Lan: Stochastic Volatility in the Real General Equilibrium

Dec 17,
2014

  Johanna Krenz   

Jan 07,
2015

   

Jan 14,
2015

  Alexander Wulff: Idiosyncratic Risk, Borrowing Constraints and Financial Integration - A Discussion of Ambiguous Results (joint with Maik Heinemann)

Jan 21,
2015

   

Jan 28,

2015

  Jelena Zivanovic

Feb 04,

2015

  Felix Strobel

Feb 11,

2015

  Thilo Huning: How England Unified Germany: Geography an the Rise of Prussia After 1815 (joint with Nikolaus Wolf)
 

 

Sommersemester 2014

 

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

April 16,

2014

 

canceled

April 23,

2014

  Dorothea Kübler/Julia Schmid (WZB): Scarring effects and youth unemployment: A field experiment on recruitment decisions in Germany

April 30,

2014

  Philipp König (DIW): Asymmetric Information and Roll-Over Risk                                                                                    

May 07,

2014    

 

Daniel Neuhoff: Generalized Exogenous Processes in DSGE: A Bayesian Approach                                                  

May 14,

2014

  entfällt - Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft

May 21,

2014

  canceled

May 28,
2014

  Felix Strobel

June 04,
2014

 

Jessica Oettel                                             

June 11,
2014

  Sebastian Böhm (Uni Leipzig): The Trickle-Down Growth Hypothesis Revisited: Publicly Financed Higher Education

June 18, 2014

 

Grzegorz Dlugoszekslot

June 25,
2014

  Lorenz Klipper

July 02,
2014

  Charlotte Senftleben

July 09,
2014

   

July 16,

2014

  Kai Priesack
 

 

Wintersemester 2013/2014

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

Oct 16,

2013

 

Lutz Weinke: Introduction to the International Job Market for Economists

Oct 23,

2013

  BDPEMS/RTG slot

Oct 30,

2013

                                                                                       

Nov 06,

2013     

 

BDPEMS/RTG slot                                                    

Nov 13,

2013

   

Nov 20,

2013

  BDPEMS/RTG slot

Nov 27,
2013

  Alexander Meyer-Gohde: Linear Methods for Risky Economies

Dec 04,
2013  

   

Dec 11,
2013

  Maria Grith: Reference Dependent Preferences and the Empirical Pricing Kernel Puzzle

Dec 18,
2013

   

Jan 08,
2014

  cancelled

Jan 15,
2014

  Frauke Peter (DIW): Social Gradients in Starting Day Care and Children's Development

Jan 22,
2014

  Jelena Zivanovic

Jan 29,

2014

  cancelled

Feb 05,

2014

  Jan Marcus (DIW): The Effect of Shortening Secondary Schooling on Grade Repetitions and Graduation Rates (joint with Mathias Hübener)

Feb 12,

2014

  Mikhail Leonov

 

Sommersemester 2013

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

Apr 10,

2013

 

Daniel Hamermesh: Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination

Apr 17,

2013

  BDPEMS/RTG slot

Apr 24,

2013

  Alexandra Fedorets: Closing the Gender Pay Gap and Individual Task Profiles                                                                                       

May 08,

2013     

 

Michael Raven: Interfaces of Process Development in Biotechnology                                                       

May 15,

2013

   

May 22,

2013

  BDPEMS/RTG slot

May 29,
2013

  no Brown Bag due to Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft

Jun 05,
2013  

  Anna Elek

Jun 12,
2013

  Christian Moser (Princeton University): Financial Frictions, Barriers to Entry, and Development Trajectories

Jun 19,
2013

  Davud Rostam-Afschar (FU Berlin): Taxation and Precautionary Savings over the Lifecycle

Jun 26,
2013

  Alexander Meyer-Gohde: Model Uncertainty and Generalized Entropy

Jul 03,
2013

  Michael Lee: What explains house price dynamics in the U.S. real estate market?

Jul 10,
2013

  Felix Strobel

 

Wintersemester 2012/2013

Date

 

Lecturer/Topic                                                                           

Oct 17, 2012

 

Lutz Weinke: Introduction to the International Job Market for Economists

Oct 24, 2012

  Federico Ravenna (HEC Montréal): Screening and Labor Market Flows in a Model with Heterogeneous Workers

Oct 31, 2012

  Friedrich Poeschel (IAB): The time trend in the matching function                                                                                          

Nov 07, 2012  

  Johannes Johnen (RTG): Auctions in Vertical Markets                                                                         

Nov 14, 2012

  Stefan Kersting (HU): Structural Change in Agriculture: An Equilibrium Approach

Nov 21, 2012

  Philipp Heller (RTG): Competition in the French Food Retail Sector

Nov 28,
2012

                                                                                      

Dec 05,
2012   

  Statistical Office and IAB: Introduction to available data and services provided by the Statistical Office and the IAB 

Dec 12,
2012

  Cancelled

Dec 19,
2012

 

Juliane Fudickar: Net Neutrality

Jan 09,
2013

  Mark Weder (University of Adelaide): Countercyclical Markups and News Shocks

Jan 16,
2013

  Jelena Zivanovic: Overview of the Princeton Initiative

Jan 23,
2013

  Hong Lan: Simulation and Moments of DSGE Models with Recursive Preferences and Stochastic Volatility

Jan 30,
2013

  Hanna Sarah Zwiener: The Wage Effects of Occupational Mobility after Apprenticeship

Feb 06,
2013

  Angela Fiedler (Goethe Universität Frankfurt): Fixed Costs and Inter-Industry Wage Differentials

Feb 13,
2013

  Nils Gudat (Queen Mary University of London): The Competitive Effects of Trade in North America: An Empirical Application of the Melitz Ottaviano Model

 

Sommersemester 2012

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

April 11, 2012 

 

Marvin Süße: Breaking the Unbreakable Union: The Economics of Political Separatism in the USSR                

April 18, 2012    

  N/A

April 25, 2012    

  Simon Voigts: A Transfer Mechanism for a Monetary Union (joint with Philipp Engler)

May 02, 2012    

  N/A

May 09, 2012

  Carsten Burhop (Uni Köln, MPI Köln): Beer, booze, and crime. On the causal effect of beer consumption on crime in Prussia, 1882-1910

May 16, 2012

  Günther Rehme: Love of Wealth' and Economic Growth

May 23,
2012

  Eva Garcia-Moran (European University Institute): With Strings Attached: Grand-Parent Provided Child Care, Fertility and Female Labor Market Outcomes

May 30,
2012

  Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr (University of Oxford): Wages and International Tax Competition

June 06,
2012                   

  Kein Brown Bag, SFB Begehung

June 13,
2012

  Sabine Eschenhof (TU Darmstadt, GSEFM Frankfurt): Optimal Fiscal Policy under Commitment with Direct versus Indirect Taxes in an EMU Model

June 20,
2012

  Felix Mihram: Another piece in the Great Divergence puzzle – Empirical evidence on the asymmetric effect of trade

June 27,
2012       

  Lutz Weinke: Lumpy Investment and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in General Equilibrium (joint with Michael Reiter and Tommy Sveen)

July 4,
2012

  Till Düppe: Arrow and Debreu De-homogenized

July 11,
2012

  N/A

Wintersemester 2011/12

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

Oct 19,
2011     

 

N/A

Oct 26,
2011

  Fang Yao: Sticky Prices and Purchasing Power Parity Puzzle

Nov 02,
2011

  Wei Cui: On Optimal Response to Asset Price Fluctuation: A Primal Approach

Nov 09,
2011

  Thomas Steger: Prospering Regions or Declining Areas? - Factor Market Integration under Increasing Returns to Scale

Nov 16,
2011

  Hong Lan: Selected Topics from the LSE Macroeconomics Summer School

Nov 23,
2011

  Lutz Weinke

Nov 30,
2011

  N/A

Dec 07,
2011

  Alexander Meyer-Gohde

Dec 14,
2011

  Maxim Ulrich: Observable Long-Run Ambiguity and Long-Run Risk

Dec 21,
2011

  N/A

Jan 04,
2012

 

Jan 11,
2012

  Axel Minten

Jan 18,
2012

 

N/A

 

Jan 25,
2012

 

Jan Peter aus dem Moore

Feb 01,
2012

  Johanna Krenz: Journal Day

Feb 08,
2012

  Felix Strobel

Feb 15,
2012            

  Jelena Zivanovic

Sommersemester 2011

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

Apr 13,
2011    

 

Max Bruche, CEMFI

Apr 20,
2011

  Henning Weber, IfW Kiel - "Optimal Inflation and Firm's Productivity Dynamics"
 

Apr 27,
2011

  Jan Peter aus dem Moore

May 04,
2011     

  Nikolaus Wolf - "The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall"

May 11,
2011

  no Brown Bag due to the symposium of the Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft

May 18,
2011

  Journal Day

May 25,
2011                   

  Blaz Zakelj, EUI - "Inflation expectations and monetary policy design: Evidence from the laboratory"

Jun 01,
2011

  Holger Gerhardt

Jun 08,
2011

  Hong Lan and Alexander Meyer-Gohde - "Nonlinear Simulations and Impulses in DSGE Models - A Direct Pertubation with Nonlinear Moving-Average Policy Function"

Jun 15,
2011

  Ulrich Kaiser - "Unraveling the Role of Public Researcher Mobility for Industrial Innovation"

Jun 22,
2011

  Beatrice Farkas, DIW - "Technology-Skill Complementarity and International TFP Differences"

Jun 29,
2011

  Michael Burda

Jul 06,
2011

  Philipp König, TU Berlin

Jul 13,
2011                

 

 Journal Day

Wintersemester 2010/2011

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

Oct 20,
2010     

 

Song Song

Oct 27,
2010

  Franziska Schulze

Nov 03,
2010

  Runli Xie

Nov 10,
2010

  Alexander Meyer-Gohde

Nov 17,
2010

  Lutz Weinke

Nov 24,
2010

  Johanna Mollerstrom (Harvard): "Asset bubbles and the costs of economic fluctuations"

Dec 01,
2010

  Dorothee Schneider

Dec 08,
2010

  Juliane Scheffel

Dec 15,
2010        

  Davide Debortoli (San Diego)

Jan 05,
2011

  Atanas Hristov

Jan 12,
2011

  Michael Burda

Jan 19,
2011

  Jenny Kragl (EBS) - "Wage Floors and Optimal Job Design" (joint with Anja Schöttner)

Jan 26,
2011

  Paul Viefers (DIW)

Feb 02,
2011

 

Sebastian Braun (IfW) - "The Employment Effects of Mass Migration into Post-war West Germany"

Feb 09,
2011

  Alexandra Fedorets
Feb 16,
2011       
  Atanas Hristov
     
Feb 23,
2011
  additional seminar: Tommy Sveen

Sommersemester 2010

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

Apr 14,
2010

   

Apr 21,
2010

   

Apr 28,
2010   

   

May 05,
2010     

  Alexander Meyer-Gohde - "A Natural Rate Perspective on Equilibrium Selection and Monetary Policy".
May 06,
2010
  Ravi Balakrishnan (IMF) at ESMT - "Unemployment Dynamics during Recessions and Recoveries".
May 12,
2010                 
  Fang Yao - "Can the New Keynesian Phillips Curve Explain Inflation Gap Persistence?"

May 19,
2010

  Hong Lan - "An Overview of Three Popular Methods for DSGE Models"

May 26,
2010

   

Jun 02,
2010

   

Jun 09,
2010

  Leah Boustan - "Europe's Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses: Self-Selection and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration."

Jun 16,
2010

   

Jun 23,
2010    

   

Jun 30,
2010              

  Alexandra Spitz-Oener - "The Impact of Immigration on Natives' Wages: Heterogeneity following from Product and Labor Market Regulation"

Jul 07,
2010    

  Holger Gerhardt - "Social Learning in Asset Markets: A Peek Into the Herding Brain"

Jul 14,
2010      

  Holger Gerhardt - "How Does Cognitive Load Influence Risk Attitudes?"

Wintersemester 2009/2010

Datum

 

Dozent/Inhalt

Oct 14, 2009

 

-

Oct 21, 2009

  Prof. Michael Burda: "Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles"

Oct 28, 2009

 

Patrick Bunk

Nov 04, 2009

 

Prof. Lutz Weinke: "The Taylor Principle in a Medium-Scale Macroeconomic Model" (joint with Tommy Sveen)

Nov 11, 2009

 

Runli Xie: "Trade-Off between Consumption Growth and Inequality: Theory and Evidence for Germany"

Nov 18, 2009

 

Olfa Alouini: "Implications of Country Size in the Monetary Union: Insights from a DSGE Model"

Nov 25, 2009

  Fang Yao: "Real and Nominal Rigidities in Price Setting: A Bayesian Analysis Using Aggregate Data"

Dec 02, 2009

   

Dec 09, 2009    

 

Alexandra Fedorets: "Cross-occupational Changes vs. Within-occupational Shifts. Analysis of Human Capital Mobility Using the Task-Based Approach"

Dec 16, 2009

  Michèle Tertilt: "An Equilibrium Model of the Malawian HIV / AIDS Epidemic" (joint with J. Greenwood and P. Kircher)

Jan 06, 2010

  Baktygul Turdubekova: "Income Inequality vs Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence"

Jan 13, 2010

 

Philipp König: "Bank Insolvency Risks and the Lender of Last Resort"

Jan 20, 2010

   

Jan 27, 2010

 

Melanie Arntz: "East Germans in West Germany: Pioneers of gender equality? Regional Migration and Occupational Segregation After Unification."

Feb 03, 2010

 

 

Feb 10, 2010    

  Atanas Hristov: "Agency Costs, Unemployment and Business Cycles"