DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Time: Friday, 13:15 - 14:30 (time subject to variation)
Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Eleanor-Dulles-Room (5.2.010)

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers
from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus
of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics.

The public is invited to attend; Presentations are in English.

Hosts: Pio Baake, Tomaso Duso, Peter Haan, Karsten Neuhoff, Kati Krähnert, Carsten Schröder, Johanna Storck

Please contact Nicole Haase () or Juliane Metzner (jmetzner@diw.de) for further details or if you have any questions.


WS2016/17

DateSpeaker/ InstituteTitleInviter
October 28th, 2016

Luca Stella, University of Wuppertal, IZA

The Ant or the Grasshopper? The Long-Term Consequences of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Savings of European Households
Paper | PDF, 275.59 KB
Grohmann
November 11th, 2016

Anne Boring, Sciences Po

Gender, Competition and Choices in Higher Education
Abstract | PDF, 94.25 KB
Holst
November 25th, 2016

Florin Maican, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Gothenburg

Adjustment Cost and Market Structure Dynamics in High-Tech Services, 2016
Abstract | PDF, 94.46 KB
Ullrich
December 2nd, 2016

Sinne Smed, University of Copenhagen

The Effect of Prices and Income on Carbon Emission from Food
Abstract | PDF, 77.29 KB
Friedrichsen
February 17th, 2017

Matthias Hunold, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Evaluation of Best Price Clauses in Online Hotel Booking
Abstract | PDF, 88.63 KB
Ullrich
March 3rd, 2017

Ben Etheridge, University of Essex

Policy Uncertainty and Social Security Reform
Abstract | PDF, 89.21 KB
Haan
March 17th, 2017

Ian Walker, Lancaster University

University Selectivity and the Graduate Wage Premium: Evidence from the UK
Abstract | PDF, 90.37 KB
Peter
March 24th, 2017

Jan Bietenbeck, Lund University

The Long-Term Impacts of Low-Achieving Childhood Peers: Evidence from Project STAR
Paper | PDF, 0.51 MB
Weinhardt

SS2016

DateSpeaker/ InstituteTitleInviter
April 22nd, 2016

Chiara Canta, Norwegian School of Economics

Reference pricing with endogenous generic entry
Paper | PDF, 371.1 KB
Ullrich
May 13th, 2016
TBA
May 27th, 2016

Cormac O'Dea (IFS)

Private Pensions and Public Pension Design
Abstract | PDF, 93.42 KB
June 10th, 2016

Mark Trede, University of Münster

Explosive earnings dynamics: Whoever has will be given more
Paper | PDF, 346.74 KB
June 13th, 2016
Extra Seminar

Gregory Veramendi, Arizona State University

Networks, Frictions, and Price Dispersion
Abstract | PDF, 99.04 KB
Haan
June 24th, 2016

Albrecht Glitz, Humboldt University Berlin

Industrial Espionage and Productivity
Abstract | PDF, 96.75 KB
Haan
July 8th, 2016

Kristof De Witte, KU Leuven

The Impact of Class Size on Academic Underachievement: An Education Production Function FrameworkPeter

WS2015/16

DateSpeaker/ InstituteTitleInviter
October 16th, 2015

Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick

Ethnic discrimination on an online marketplace of vacation rentals
Abstract | PDF, 94.41 KB
Naegele
October 30th, 2015

Sebastian T. Braun, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

The Transmission of Inequality across Multiple Generations: Testing Recent Theories with Evidence from Germany
Paper | PDF, 0.78 MB
Schröder
November 27th, 2015

Eric R. Nielsen, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Achievement Gap Estimates and Deviations from Cardinal Comparability
Abstract | PDF, 95.17 KB
Schröder
December 11th, 2015

Andreas Steinhauer, University of Edinburgh

Risk-sharing and family labor supply
Abstract | PDF, 93.52 KB
Haan
January 8th, 2016

Johannes Koenen, CESifo

Regulating innovative industries – the case of telecom in AustriaUllrich
January 15th, 2016Job Market
January 22nd, 2016Job Market
January 29th, 2016Job Market
February 12th, 2016

Gregory Jolivet, University of Bristol

Consumer Search Costs and Preferences on the Internet
Paper | PDF, 460.69 KB
Haywood

SS2015

DateSpeaker/ InstituteTitleInviter
April 17th, 2015Brian McCall, University of MichiganDo Public Tuition Subsidies Promote College Enrollment? Evidence from Community College Taxing Districts in Texas
Abstract | PDF, 97.46 KB
Storck
May 8th, 2015Arne Uhlendorff, CREST
Do Search Clubs Help Young Job Seekers in Deprived Neighborhoods? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment.
Abstract | PDF, 97.7 KB
Haan
May 15th, 2015Nils Braakmann, Newcastle University
Reconsidering the impact of family size on labour supply: The twin-problems of the twin-birth instrument
Paper | PDF, 0.86 MB
Schnitzlein
May 22nd, 2015Philippe van Kerm, CEPS/INSTEAD
Household income dynamics through the Great Recession in Europe
Abstract | PDF, 95.1 KB
Schröder
May 29th, 2015
1.2.026
Astrid Würtz Rasmussen, Aarhus University
How distance to a non-residential parent relates to child outcomes
Abstract | PDF, 93.34 KB
Storck
June 5th, 2015Eva Mörk, Uppsala University
Tax setting and political accountability
Abstract | PDF, 96.81 KB
Freier
June 12th, 2015Otto Toivanen, KU Leuven
Cartels Uncovered
Paper | PDF, 463.46 KB
Duso
June 26th, 2015Holger Sieg, University of Pennsylvania
Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action
Paper | PDF, 391.23 KB
Duso
July 3rd, 2015Dirk Neumann, Université catholique de Louvain
Does the choice of well-being measure matter empirically? An illustration with German data
Paper | PDF, 443.53 KB
Schröder
July 10th, 2015Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
Cost-reducing investments under partial cross-ownership
Abstract | PDF, 99.48 KB
Duso
July 17th, 2015Stefan Bauernschuster, University of Passau
When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution, and Health
Paper | PDF, 1.8 MB
Storck

WS2014/15

DateSpeaker/ InstituteTitleInviter
October 17th, 2014Nicola Pavanini, University of ZurichAsymmetric Information and Imperfect Competition in Lending Markets
Paper | PDF, 0.78 MB
Duso
November 7th, 2014Prof. Dr. Peter Ormosi, University of East AngliaThe economic impact of cartels and anti-cartel enforcement
Paper | PDF, 214.77 KB
November 14th, 2014Thushyanthan Baskaran, University of GoettingenBailouts and austerity
Abstract | PDF, 93.09 KB
Freier
November 21st, 2014Albrecht Glitz, Humboldt University BerlinInformation Flow in Networks of Former Coworkers
Paper | PDF, 36.45 KB
Haan
November 28th, 2014Margaret Kyle, Toulouse School of Economics & MINE Paris TechIntellectual Property Rights and Access to Innovation: Evidence from TRIPSDuso
December 5th, 2014Krisztina Kis-Katos, University of FreiburgPoverty, labour markets and trade liberalization in Indonesia
Paper | PDF, 1.06 MB
Lenel
December 12th, 2014Veronica Grembi, Copenhagen Business SchoolThe Life Saving Effects of Hospital ProximityFreier
December 19th, 2014Achim D. Schmillen, The World BankDirect and Indirect Effects of Mass Layoffs – Evidence from Geo-Referenced DataSchnitzlein
January 9th, 2015Christos Koulovatianos, University of LuxembourgFitting Parsimonious Household-Portfolio Models to Data
Paper | PDF, 0.93 MB
Schröder
January 16th, 2015Paul Scott, Toulouse School of EconomicsDynamic Discrete Choice Estimation of Agricultural Land Use
Paper | PDF, 1.43 MB
Ullrich
February 6th, 2015Florian Heiß, Heinrich-Heine University, DuesseldorfPlan switching and inertia in Medicare Part D: Evidence from administrative dataDuso
February 13th, 2015Stefan Wolter, University of BernEducational choices - competitiveness or locus of control?
Abstract | PDF, 94.06 KB
Storck
March 16th, 2015
Monday
Jeanine Miklós-Thal, Simon Business School, Universtiy of RochesterShowrooming and resale price maintenance
Abstract | PDF, 95.64 KB
Ullrich
March 27th, 2015Shlomo Yitzhaki, Hebrew University JerusalemGini’s mean difference offers a response to Leamer’s critique
Abstract | PDF, 92.84 KB
Schröder

SS2014

Summer Semester 2014
DateSpeaker                InstituteTitle Inviter
25.04.14 Niels Skipper
Aarhus University Forward-looking Behavior and Stockpiling of Prescription Drugs | PDF, 142.39 KB Ullrich
02.05.14 Bhash Mazumder Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Intergenerational Mobility Curves Schnitzlein
09.05.14 Tarjei Havnes University of Oslo Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Internet is killing printed news | PDF, 81.35 KB Haan
16.05.14 Hans Fehr University of Würzburg Household Formation, Female Labor Supply and Savings | PDF, 0.51 MB Haan
23.05.14 Chloé Le Coq Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics  Trust, Leniency and Deterrence | PDF, 393.91 KB Schwenen
30.05.14        
06.06.14 Tanja Saxell Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT), Helsinki Private experience and observational learning in pharmaceutical demand | PDF, 508.9 KB Ullrich
10.06.14 Chris Ryan Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research Private school "effects" on student achievement in Australian schools | PDF, 0.86 MB Storck
13.06.14 Astrid Kunze Norwegian School of Economcis Women Helping Women? Gender Spillovers in Career Progression | PDF, 80.99 KB Holst
20.06.14 David R. Agrawal Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia  The Internet as a Tax Haven? The Effect of the Internet on Tax Competition Haan
27.06.14 Håkan Selin Institute for the Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU) Labor force participation elasticities of low income couples. Theory and evidence from a Swedish housing allowance reform | PDF, 85.82 KB Haan
04.07.14  Anke Plagnol City University London  Returning to work after childbirth: The role of job satisfaction | PDF, 84.98 KB Schober/Peter
11.07.14  Gregory F. Nemet University of Wisconsin-Madison The effects of policy on the future costs of carbon capture for coal power plants | PDF, 6.07 MB Neuhoff
18.07.14        


WS2013/14

Winter Semester 2013/14
DateSpeaker                InstituteTitle Inviter
11.10.13 David Newbery University of Cambridge Opportunities and obstacles to electrifying transport Neuhoff
18.10.13 Andrew Eggers LSE The Economic and Political Impact of Business Cycle Reporting Haan
25.10.13 Christine Zulehner Uni Linz Competition in the economic crisis: Analysis of procurement auctions Duso
01.11.13 Patricia Funk UPF How Accurate are Surveyed Preferences for Public Policies? Evidence from a Unique Institutional Setup Anger
08.11.13 Dennis Gärtner University of Bonn Dynamic Aspects in Corporate Leniency Programs
[secondary Link]
Duso
15.11.13
14:00 h
Joachim Schleich Fraunhofer ISI Peak demand and time-of-use pricing in a field study of residential electricity demand in Germany | PDF, 175.93 KB Neuhoff
22.11.13 Christian Traxler Hertie School of Governance Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment | PDF, 142.29 KB Haan
29.11.13 Peter Jensen Aarhus University Does professional development of preschool teachers improve early childhood education? - Evidence from a randomized controlled trial | PDF, 272.31 KB Peter
06.12.13  Philipp Eisenhauer University of Chicago Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models by Maximum Likelihood and the Simulated Method of Moments Haan
13.12.13 Alexander Ludwig Uni Cologne Optimal Progressive Taxation and Education
Subsidies in a Model of Endogenous Human
Capital Formation | PDF, 312.43 KB
Haan
10.01.14        
17.01.14 Ralf Martin Imperial College London The causal impact of the EU ETS on Emissions Duso
24.01.14 Emilia Del Bono ISER/Essex Early interventions and children's educational attainment. Evaluating the impact of free part-time pre-school education for 3 year olds in England Schober/Peter
31.01.14 Tobias Klein Tilburg University  Market Transparency, Adverse Selection, and Moral Hazard Duso
07.02.14  Johanna Wallenius Stockholm School of Economics Social Insurance and Retirement: A Cross-Country Perspective | PDF, 196.29 KB Haan
28.03.14 Olivier Marie Maastricht University Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection, and the Criminal Activity of the 'Children of the Wall' Haan


SS2013

Summer Semester 2013
DateSpeaker                InstituteTitle
22.03. Joaquín Artés Universidad Complutense de Madrid How the Rain in Spain Brings Conservatives Electoral Gain
19.04. Katja Görlitz FU Berlin The Effect of High School Curriculum on the Choice of College Major and University Enrollment 12026
26.04. Christina Felfe Universtität St. Gallen Can’t Buy Mommy’s Love? Universal Childcare and Children’s Long-Term Cognitive Development
03.05. Mari Rege Uni Stavanger, Norway The Intergenerational Transfer of the Gender Gap in Labor Force Participation  
17.05. Peter Kuhn Uni California, Santa Barbara Are Women more Attracted than Men to Cooperation?
24.05. Erik Plug University of Amsterdam Fertility and Female Labor Supply: IV Evidence from IVF Treatments
31.05. Nabanita Datta Gupta Aarhus University Long-Term Consequences of Type of Early Childhood Care | PDF, 91.09 KB
07.06. Deborah Cobb-Clark University of Melbourne Educational Achievement and the Allocation of School Resources | PDF, 1.17 MB
14.06. Alexander Bick Arizona State University Trends in Hours Worked across Countries: Evidence using Micro Data | PDF, 25.52 KB
21.06. Philip Oreopoulos Uni Toronto, Canada Offering Intensive Support to At-Risk High School Students: A Program Evaluation of Pathways to Education
28.06. Martin Salm Tilburg University Does everyone use probabilities? Intuitive and rational decisions about stockholding | PDF, 212.17 KB
05.07. Philipp Schmidt-Dengler Uni Mannheim Information and Price Dispersion: Evidence from Retail Gasoline | PDF, 23.63 KB
12.07. Susanne Prantl University of Cologne The Impact of Immigration on Natives' Wages: Heterogeneity resulting from Product and Labor Market Regulation
19.07. Thomas Breda LSE Modeling Earnings and Inequality Dynamics with Linked Employer-Employee Data