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28. Oktober 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Internet Use and Job Matching in Germany

Speaker: Giorgia Menta and Sonia Schifano (University of Luxembourg, guest researcher at SOEP)
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

We here assess the impact of DSL internet access on a set of labour market outcomes of working-age individuals in Germany between 2008 and 2012. Assuming internet access improves the quality of employer-employee matching by reducing search costs, we focus on indicators of job quality: the working hours mismatch, job satisfaction, and the probability of changing job. We draw from Falck ...

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26. Oktober 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Early Career, Life-Cycle Choices, and Gender

Speaker: Torben Heien Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
Ort: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Zeit: 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

The Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS) is a joint seminar by DIW Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, HU Berlin, FU Berlin, TU Berlin and the WZB.

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26. - 28. Oktober 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Text Analysis: Methods and Applications for Economics and Finance

Speaker: Ruben Durante
Zeit:
10:00-12:00 Theory
14:00-16:00 Theory & applications
16:30-17:30 Python programming

Ein immer größerer Teil der menschlichen Kommunikation - von E-Mails über Produktbewertungen bis hin zu Tweets - wird als digitaler Text aufgezeichnet. Das Analysieren und Verstehen dieser riesigen Datenmengen wird für die wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Forschung und insbesondere für Marktanalysen immer wichtiger. Dieser Kurs bietet eine vertiefende Einführung in die ...

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22. Oktober 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Effect of Air Quality Alerts on School Absenteeism - Evidence from New York City

Speaker: Luis Sarmiento
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This study examines the relationship between air quality alerts and school absenteeism in New York City. Examining the effects of the alerts in school attendance is relevant because it helps us understand parents' avoidance behavior in situations of exacerbated exposure to air contaminants. Causality arises by exploiting the deterministic nature of the alerts with regression discontinuity ...

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16. Oktober 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Interaction between Industry Payments to Physicians, Insurance and Drug Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D

Speaker: Melissa Newham, DIW Berlin und KU Leuven, Melissa Newham
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit:
10:30 - 11:00

This is an online seminar using Cisco Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   High and growing prescription drug costs in the United States are a major concern for policy makers. This paper focuses on the extent to which promotional gifts and other transfers made to physicians by pharmaceutical companies cause physicians to prescribe more ...

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12. Oktober 2020
Veranstaltung

Die neue Aufklärung - Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft nach der Corona-Krise

Speaker: Maja Göpel, Sascha Lobo, Marcel Fratzscher
Ort: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 09:30 - 11:00 Uhr

Die Corona-Pandemie hat die Gesellschaften und Ökonomien in die tiefste Krise seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg gestürzt. Die Gefahr ist groß, dass sie die Weltgemeinschaft weiter spaltet. Es gibt gute Gründe für Pessimismus, aber noch bessere für Optimismus. Die Pandemie zeigt uns die Widersprüche unseres Handelns auf. Sie hat zu einem moralischen Bewusstsein gefü ...

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9. Oktober 2020
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Gender Gap in Student Performance: The Role of the Testing Environment

Speaker: Almudena Sevilla, University College London
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit:
Note the time change:
13:30 - 14:45

Abstract:   Our research question is to what extent does the familiarity with the testing environment impact the relative performance of boys and girls in standardized testing. We use an RCT-design on the full population of students in Grade 6 and 10 across several subjects in the Region of Madrid (Spain). This standardized test was either "Externally" administered, meaning that teachers ...

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8. - 9. Oktober 2020
Graduate Center Minicourses

Machine learning methods for high-dimensional data in Economics

Speaker: Marica Valente
Ort: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit:
October 8, 14:00-17:30
October 9, 09:00-12:30

Minicourses are a series of one or two day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Minicourses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and ...

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25. September 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Using Text Mining for Information Retrieval Purposes (of merger control cases)

Speaker: Charlotte Siegmann, University of Warwick
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 10:30 - 11:30

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Charlotte will summarize the methodology of textmining for information retrieval, different techniques, advantages and disadvantages. Primarily, she will be discussing the textmining procedure she undertook to develop and verify a database about the merger level characteristics and Commission's ...

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18. September 2020
Berlin IO Day

The 13th Berlin IO Day (postponed to spring 2021)

Speaker: Rosa Ferrer, Holger Herz, Thomas Otter, Bertel Schjerning, Yossi Spiegel
Ort: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by the Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of ...

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14. September 2020
DIW Europe Lecture

Herausforderungen für die Zukunft der EU

Speaker: Werner Hoyer
Ort: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 15.00 - 16.30 Uhr

 Das Deutsche Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin) lädt Sie herzlich ein zur Online-Veranstaltung "8. DIW Europe Lecture - Herausforderungen für die Zukunft der EU" mit Werner Hoyer, Präsident der Europäischen Investitionsbank.

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19. August 2020
Symposium

Fünf Jahre "Wir schaffen das"
Unterschiedliche Perspektiven der Integration Geflüchteter

Speaker: Cornelia Kristen, C. Katharina Spieß, Felicitas Schikora, Katja Schmidt
Ort: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 14:00 bis 15:15 Uhr

Vor fünf Jahren erreichte die Fluchtzuwanderung nach Deutschland ihren Höhepunkt. Bei der Integration von nach Deutschland Geflüchteten wurde bereits viel erreicht. Das DIW Berlin blickt auf Grundlage eigener Datenerhebungen auf die bislang erzielten Erfolge und weiter bestehende Herausforderungen: Welche Erwartungen hatten Geflüchtete an ihre Erwerbstätigkeit und haben ...

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10. - 14. August 2020
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@Home
Introduction to the German Socio-economic Panel Study

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study is a representative panel study for the German population, collecting data on a broad variety of topics of everyday life, including general wellbeing, household composition, educational aspirations and educational status, income and occupational biographies, leisure time activities, housing, health, political orientation and more. With its long running panel ...

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17. Juli 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The link between family networks and mental health for exogamous couples in old age

Speaker: Chia Liu, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research & University of St. Andrews
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

In later life, social ties become increasingly important for one’s mental health. In this study, we test whether exogamous unions, in which one of the partner is migrant and one native, affect older individual’s social networks, and whether the association between exogamy and mental health operates through social networks. We hypothesize that immigrants gain social capital ...

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14. - 15. Juli 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

International Dimensions of Fiscal Policy

Speaker: Gernot Müller, University Tübingen
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit:
July 14, 14:00-17:30
Anna J. Schwartz Room
July 15, 09:00-12:30
Elinor Ostrom Hall

Masterclasses are a series of one or two day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Masterclasses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and ...

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10. Juli 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Determinants and effects of mergers and acquisitions: Evidence from drug projects in the diabetes market

Speaker: Jan Malek
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit:
15:00 - 15:30

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   There is an ongoing debate both in academia and in policy circles about the effects of takeovers of small, young firms by large incumbents in innovative industries. Many argue that such takeovers are anticompetitive and harm innovation by killing off nascent competition. ...

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9. - 10. Juli 2020
International SOEP User Conference

SOEP 2020 - 14th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (canceled and postponed to 2021)

Ort: German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Germany

Dear SOEP 2020 submitters and interested scientists, Due to ongoing health concerns and logistical problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the local organizing committee of the SOEP 2020 Conference is sorry to inform you that we have had to cancel the conference in 2020 and are postponing the next SOEP Conference to early July 2021. We will be announcing a new call for papers later this year ...

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2. - 9. Juli 2020
Graduate Center Minicourses

Structural Models of Job Search

Speaker: Luke Haywood, MCC
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Minicourses are a series of one or two day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Minicourses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and ...

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1. Juli 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The Long-Term Effects of World War II Destruction on Private Wealth in Germany

Speaker: Christoph Halbmeier
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

The physical destructions, expropriations, resettlements, and interruptions of international trade during Second World War caused a sharp reduction of wealth levels and inequality in many countries (Piketty, 2014). In Germany, an estimated 20 percent of the West German housing stock was destroyed. This paper assesses whether the effects of this destruction are measurable in the German ...

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26. Juni 2020
Konferenz

BCCP Virtual Mini-Conference 2020
Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: the Future of Artificial Intelligence for Policy Making

Speaker: Daniel Björkegren, Joanna Bryson, Anna Christmann, Cass Sunstein, Hannes Ullrich
Ort: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

The tremendous growth of digital transactions has profoundly affected the way we interact, opening vast opportunities to improve our lives. Consumers have benefited from an unprecedented proliferation of new services and products that previously were simply too costly to be developed and marketed to customers. These digital interactions create vast amounts of data. While firms are already using ...

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