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25 Sept 2015

DIW Applied Micro Seminar The Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions

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Speaker
  • Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt University Berlin
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
    Contact(s)
    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
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    17 July 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution, and Health

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  • Stefan Bauernschuster, University of Passau
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    10 July 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Cost-reducing investments under partial cross-ownership

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    Speaker
  • Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    3 July 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Does the choice of well-being measure matter empirically? An illustration with German data

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    Speaker
  • Dirk Neumann, Université catholique de Louvain
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 246
    2 July 2015

    BIEN Lunchtime Seminar Long-term effects of early care and education on cognitive development

    mit Kommentar von Dr. Wiebke Schulz (DIW Berlin)

    Anmeldung bis 29.06.2015 unter

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    Speaker
  • Prof W. Steven Barnett, PhD
  • Time
    11:30 - 12:45
    Location
    Schumpeter Saal DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 516
    26 June 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action

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    Speaker
  • Holger Sieg, University of Pennsylvania
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    12 June 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Cartels Uncovered

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    Speaker
  • Otto Toivanen, KU Leuven
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    5 June 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Tax setting and political accountability

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    Speaker
  • Eva Mörk, Uppsala University
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
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    29 May 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar How distance to a non-residential parent relates to child outcomes

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  • Astrid Würtz Rasmussen, Aarhus University
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Gustav-Schmoller-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 3.3.002A Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    22 May 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Household income dynamics through the Great Recession in Europe

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    Speaker
  • Philippe van Kerm, CEPS/INSTEAD
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
    Contact(s)
    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    15 May 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Reconsidering the impact of family size on labour supply: The twin-problems of the twin-birth instrument

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    Speaker
  • Nils Braakmann, Newcastle University
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    Time
    13:15-14:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
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    8 May 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Do Search Clubs Help Young Job Seekers in Deprived Neighborhoods? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment.

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    Speaker
  • Arne Uhlendorff, CREST
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    Time
    13:15-14:45
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 210
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
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    29 April 2015

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions The Role of Time Preferences in Educational Decision Making

    We evaluate the role of time preferences in educational decision making, when deviating from the standard-neoclassical assumption of exponential discounting. Based on a dynamic structural life-cycle model we analyse the importance of the discount factor for policy simulations. This is done by considering two relevant policies: (1.) a change in the state grant for students (BaföG) as a way to affect short-run benefits while at school and (2.) a change in progressive taxation as a way to affect long-run benefits of schooling since labour income generally increases with additional years of schooling.

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    Time
    12:30 - 13:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 353
    17 April 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Do Public Tuition Subsidies Promote College Enrollment? Evidence from Community College Taxing Districts in Texas

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    Speaker
  • Brian McCall, University of Michigan
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    Time
    13:15-14:45
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 210
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
    15 April 2015

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions Peer Effects in Labor Supply Decisions of Mothers with Young Children

    Social and economic policies are likely to affect individuals not only by the change in financial incentives, but also by a change in the behavior of their social or work environment. It is our goal to determine social interaction effects in the context of employment behavior in Germany. In particular, we analyze whether the labor supply decisions of mothers with young children depend on the decisions made by their coworkers. The identification of social interaction effects bears various challenges that need to be overcome by the design of the empirical strategy. To this end we follow a reduced-form approach exploiting quasi-random variation in the costs of parental leave induced by the introduction of the new Elterngeld in 2007. Administrative linked employer-employee panel data enables us to assign a peer group to each individual and provides us with individual employment histories of all individuals in these social groups. This data set, combined with microeconometric and quasi-experimental methods, allows us to overcome the challenges associated with the identification and determine existence and magnitude of social interaction effects in employment decisions.

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    Time
    12:30 - 13:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
    Contact(s)
    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 353
    1 April 2015

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions Job Search Expectations

    We introduce subjective expectations about the labour market into a job search model. We show how biases in expectations over the wage distribution affect optimal search intensity and the duration of unemployment. Optimistic individuals search more but reject more offers, with an ambiguous effect on unemployment duration. Based on extensive survey data from Germany, we confirm previous evidence that the unemployed are overly optimistic. We show how the simple search model with subjective wage expectations can be empirically estimated using panel data including information on expectations. Estimation is work in progress.

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    Time
    12:30 - 13:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 353
    27 March 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Gini’s mean difference offers a response to Leamer’s critique

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    Speaker
  • Shlomo Yitzhaki, Hebrew University Jerusalem
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    Time
    13:15-14:45
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 210
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    18 March 2015

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions The German child-care pension benefit and household savings

    In this paper, I estimate the impact of the German child-care pension benefit (Kindererziehungszeiten) on household savings, exploiting the pension reform 1992 as a natural experiment based on the Income and Expenditure Survey (EVS). The child-care pension benefits are designed as a compensation for employment interruptions due to child-birth and they increase a mother’s pension wealth. In principle, this implies negative incentives for private savings. However, the preliminary results indicate that household savings are not affected by the higher generosity of child-care pension benefits.

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    Time
    12:30 - 13:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
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    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 353
    16 March 2015

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar Showrooming and resale price maintenance

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    Speaker
  • Jeanine Miklós-Thal, Simon Business School, Universtiy of Rochester
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    Time
    13:15-14:45
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
    Contact(s)
    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 210
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 165
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 264
    18 February 2015

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions Preference for College and Educational Inequality: Do Students Lack Information - Evidence from a Field Experiment

    In Germany students from a non-academic family background are still underrepresented in universities. Even though access to higher education has increased, students from non-academic family backgrounds are still twenty percentage points less likely to enroll in university compared to their peers from academic backgrounds. Since in Germany no tuition fees need to be paid, financial constraints are less likely to explain this educational inequality. Recent evidence suggests that students’ choice against university education is based on incomplete information. Using data from a randomized controlled trial this paper examines whether improving the level of information reduces differences in students’ intention to study. For students from non-academic family backgrounds we find that provision of information increased their preference for university education. Our results suggest that providing information may be a suitable policy tool to reduce educational inequality at the transition to tertiary education.

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    Time
    12:30 - 13:30
    Location
    Eleanor-Dulles-Raum DIW Berlin im Quartier 110 Room 5.2.010 Mohrenstraße 58 10117 Berlin
    Contact(s)
    at DIW Berlin
    Tel.: +49 30 89789 353
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