DIW Applied Microseminar

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11. November 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Female Labor Supply and Childcare: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Family Policy in Germany

Speaker: Christina Gathmann, Universität Mannheim
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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4. November 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Euro Area Household Finance and Consumption Survey (HFCS)

Speaker: Jirka Slacalek/Carlos Sánchez Muñoz, European Central Bank
Ort: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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28. Oktober 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Wealth Shocks, Unemployment Shocks and Consumption in the wake of the Great Recession

Speaker: Dimitris Georgarakos, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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21. Oktober 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Deterring or Displacing Electoral Irregularities?

Speaker: Matthias Schündeln, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

Deterring or Displacing Electoral Irregularities? Spillover Effects of Observers in a Randomized Field Experiment in Ghana

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20. Oktober 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Females: A Cross-Country Analysis

Speaker: Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Ort: Gustav-Schmoller-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 3.3.002A
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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14. Juli 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Imitation: Theory and Experiments

Speaker: Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

This talk provides an overview over some recent developments in theory and experiments on imitation in strategic environments. A special focus is the relationship between imitation and maximization of relative payoffs.

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30. Juni 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Why some companies are sold below their market value

Speaker: Utz Weitzel, Radboud University Nijmegen
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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23. Juni 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle

Speaker: Johannes Schmieder, Boston University
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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16. Juni 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Role of Absorptive Capacity for Growth

Speaker: Sascha O. Becker, University of Warwick
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30-14:00

Transfers to individuals, firms, and even regional jurisdictions are often regulated by threshold rules, giving rise to a regression discontinuity design. An example are transfers provided by the European Commission to regions of member states below a certain income level. Commonly, researchers focus on estimation of the average treatment eff ect, assuming that it does not vary in a systematic ...

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9. Juni 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The dynamics of welfare entry and exit among natives and immigrants

Speaker: Regina T. Riphahn, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

Abstract: This paper uses panel data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) to analyze welfare entry and exit and to determine the relevance of state dependence. We separately consider natives and immigrants after a substantial reform of the German welfare system ("Hartz reform"). Based on results from dynamic multinomial logit models, we calculate transition matrices between three ...

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27. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Duration Models and the Employment Dynamics

Speaker: John Ham, University of Maryland
Ort: Ferdinand-Friedensburg-Raum
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.001
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 14:15-15:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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26. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The long shadow of income on trustworthiness

Speaker: John Ermisch, University of Essex
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:00-14:00

We employ a behavioural measure of trustworthiness obtained from an experiment carried out with a sample of the general British population whose individuals were extensively interviewed on earlier occasions. These previous interviews allow us to have very good income measures, and in particular to construct a measure of relative income that uses past income as a reference point. Our basic ...

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19. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Measuring Learning

Speaker: Lex Borghans, Maastricht University
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

Abstract:Attempts to measure learning are hampered by the tendency to use precise and objective information. As a result, an important part of what people learn remains below surface. In this paper we depart from this tradition. Our approach is to measure learning with subjective questions which capture the theoretical concepts. We distinguish between the time used to learn and outcomes. We also ...

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17. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Preference for consistency

Speaker: Armin Falk, University of Bonn
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

Abstract: This paper studies how a "preference for consistency" can affect economic decision-making. We propose a two-period model of decision-making where people have a preference for consistency because consistent behavior allows them to signal personal and intellectual strength. This creates a trade-off between choosing according to their beliefs and reputational concerns. We then ...

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12. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Liquidity, Risk, and Occupational Choices

Speaker: Milo Bianchi, Paris Dauphine University
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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5. Mai 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Taxation of Couples: A Critical Survey

Speaker: Ray Rees, Munich University
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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14. April 2011
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Adieu Rabenmutter - The Effect of Culture on Fertility, Female Labour Supply, the Gender Wage Gap and Childcare

Speaker: Rainald Borck, University of Passau
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15-14:45

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. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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