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Wednesday, 12:00pm at HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 23
Description:

The Brown Bag Seminar is an informal research seminar on business and economics. Doctoral students and faculty members are invited to present their current research including work in progress, early stage projects as well as advanced projects. All faculty members and PhD students are kindly invited to attend the seminar. Sandwiches are provided for lunch but please feel free to bring your own lunch along.

If you are interested in presenting your work in the seminar, please send an email to Johanna Krenz (johanna.krenz@wiwi.hu-berlin.de) or Felix Strobel (felix.strobel@wiwi.hu-berlin.de). Announcements of upcoming talks are sent by email.

It takes place weekly on Wednesdays from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in room 23.

20.04. tba
27.04. Michele Piffer (DIW): Identifying Uncertainty Shocks Using the Price of Gold https://sites.google.com/site/michelepiffereconomics/Piffer_Podstawski_U...
04.05. tba
11.05. tba
18.05. tba
25.05. Thilo Huning (HU): Soil, Transparency, and Political Fragmentation: Evidence from the Holy Roman Empire
01.06. Humboldt Forum Wirtschaft
08.06. Alexander Wulff
15.06. Albrecht Glitz
22.06. Benjamin Bruns (joint work with Kai Priesack)
29.06. Falk Mazelis
06.07. Jelena Zivanovic
13.07. Philip Pfeiffer
20.07. Benjamin Grosse-Rueschkamp

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Description:

In this seminar, participants present and discuss own empirical research in the fields of public economics and economic policy. The main interest lies in the economic effects of government policies, in particular fiscal and social policies. The methodological focus is on applied microeconometrics.

Literature: Tba.

Exam: Oral presentation of own research paper (may be work in progress).

In the summer term of 2016, the seminar is offered as a compact course on two days:

Friday, June 3, 2016, 9am - 2pm, Conference Room K II, Henry Ford Building
Friday, July 22, 2016, 9am - 2pm, Conference Room K II, Henry Ford Building

Credits:
3.00
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Thursday, 05:00pm at Kaminzimmer, Boltzmannstr. 20, Freie Universität Berlin
Description:

The chair of statistics and econometrics of Freie Universität Berlin helds a weekly seminar with the following program:

21. April 2016 Uwe Hassler (Uni Frankfurt)
Ratio Tests under Limiting Normality

28. April 2016 Toni Braun (Atlanta Fed)

12. Mai 2016 Seppo Honkapoja (Bank of Finland)

19. Mai 2016 Alfred Haug (University of Otago)

26. Mai 2016 Jesper Linde (Sveriges Riksbank)

02. Juni 2016 Marco Caliendo (Uni Potsdam)

09. Juni 2016 Peter Hansen (EUI Florenz)

16. Juni 2016 Christian Merkl (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)

23. Juni 2016 Günter Coenen (European Central Bank)

30. Juni 2016 Ariane Würbach (Universität Bamberg)

07. Juli 2016 Lutz Weinke (Humboldt Universität Berlin)

14. Juli 2016 Goeran Kauermann (LMU München)

21. Juli 2016 Pentti Saikkonen (University of Helsinki)

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Thursday, 12:15pm at Kaminzimmer, Boltzmannstr. 20, Freie Universität Berlin
Description:

The research seminar organized by Giacomo Corneo and Ronnie Schoeb from Freie Universität Berlin takes place every Thursday from 12:15 to 2:00 pm.

The current program is the following:

April 21, 2016 Claudio Lucifora (Catholic University of Milan)
What If Your Boss Is a Woman? Work Organization, Work-Life Balance and Gender Discrimination at the Workplace

April 28, 2016 Alberto Cavaliere (Universita de Pavia)
Investment Driven Mixed Firms: Partial Privatization by Local Governments

May 5, 2016 Ascension Day

May 12, 2016 Daphne Nikolitsa (University of Crete)
Determining factors of cross-country dispersion in life satisfaction: evidence from Europe

May 19, 2016 Thomas Dohmen (Universität Bonn)
The Nature and Predictive Power of Preferences: Global Evidence

May 26, 2016 Silke Übelmesser (Universität Jena)
Job Changes and Interregional Migration of Graduates

June 2, 2016 Jonathan Fox (Freie Universität)
Origins and effects of the rural public health programs in North Carolina

June 9, 2016 N.N.

June 16, 2016 Henning Weber (Bundesbank)
How do regional labor markets adjust to immigration? A dynamic analysis for post-war Germany

June 23, 2016 Timm Bönke (Freie Universität)
TBA

June 30, 2016 N.N.

July 7, 2016 N.N.

July 14, 2016 Emanuel Gasteiger (Freie Universität)
TBA

July 21, 2016 Clemens Hetschko (Freie Universität)
Income in Jeopardy: How Losing Employment Affects the Willingness to Take Risks

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