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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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25. Juni 2020
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

EAERE Policy Session "EU ETS plus X? Policy needs for industrial decarbonisation in the age of corona"

Speaker: Simone Borghesi (University of Siena, Florence School of Regulation Climate), Misato Sato (London School of Economics), Olga Chiappinelli (DIW Berlin), Arthur Runge-Metzger (DG Clima, European Commission), Malte Bornkamm (German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Olga Chiappinelli, Jörn Richstein
Zeit: 11:00 - 12:30

The aim of this policy session is to discuss whether or not the EU ETS needs to be complemented by other sector specific policies for the decarbonization of the industrial sector that go beyond recent reforms. Together with our panelists we would also like to reflect the recent developments in the policy debate on the implications of the COVID-19 crisis and the recovery strategy for the topic. The ...

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18. Juni 2020
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Accelerating Transformation: the Role of Investment in Germany and the EU to Support Recovery from the Pandemic Shock

Speaker: Debora Revoltella, Jakob von Weizsäcker
Ort: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Zeit: 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Europe and Germany are being hit by a historic shock due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Economic activity is going to shrink substantially this year, with lockdown measures having led to sharp contractions in economic output, household spending, corporate investment and international trade. Will we see a strong and sustainable recovery? Investment is central to reboot economic activity and to set ...

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16. Juni 2020
Symposium

Arbeitsleben, Familie und Wohlbefinden - Wie wirkt sich die Pandemie auf unsere Gesellschaft aus?

Speaker: Theresa Entringer, Daniel Graeber, Simon Kühne, Stefan Liebig, Johannes Seebauer
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit: 11:00 Uhr

Wie verändert die Coronakrise unseren Alltag? Und wie wirkt sich die Pandemie auf Einzelne und die Gesellschaft aus? Antworten auf diese Fragen findet die Studie „Sozio-ökonomische Faktoren und Folgen der Verbreitung des Coronavirus in Deutschland (SOEP-CoV)“, ein Verbundprojekt zwischen dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP) am DIW Berlin und der Universität Bielefeld. F ...

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16. Juni 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Effect of Retirement on Health - Evidence from Administrative Data

Speaker: Mara Barschkett
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:00 - 13:00

We combine unique data that include all practitioner health diagnoses based on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) collected from all publicly insured individuals in Germany with a sizable cohort specific pension reform to study the causal effect of an increase in the retirement age on health. For the analysis, we use a cohort specific regression discontinuity design. The data ...

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12. Juni 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Does Unemployment Make Better Fathers? The Effect of Job Loss on Fathers’ Time Investment in the Household

Speaker: Juliane Hennecke (NZ Work Research Institute and Auckland University of Technology), Astrid Pape (FU Berlin)
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Commonly described as the “gender care gap“, there is a persistent gender difference in the division of child care and housework responsibilities within households in most developed countries. Existing literature on paternal child care involvement and parental leave take-up largely suffers from sample size and selection issues. This paper provides evidence on the effect of an ...

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12. Juni 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Physician effects in antibiotic prescribing: Evidence from physician exits

Speaker: Shan Huang
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit:
15:00 - 16:00

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   Antibiotic resistance is a severe problem within our current health systems. One of the main strategies to combat the rise of antibiotic resistance is to improve individual physicians' antibiotic prescribing practices. However, this strategy requires that differences in ...

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12. Juni 2020
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Local News, UGC and Professionals: Evidence from Citizen Journalism

Speaker: Jörg Claussen, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit:
13:15 - 14:30

Abstract:  User generated content is increasingly substituting content created by professionals. Local news that is generated by citizen journalists could be a promising way of supporting the struggling newspaper industry by reducing costs for professional journalists. We study a network of 122 local Austrian newspapers operating a hybrid model of citizen and professional journalism. We first ...

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5. Juni 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

Speaker: Kevin Tran
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit:
14:30 - 15:30

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   Cities worldwide have regulated the peer-to-peer short-term rental market claiming that those markets remove apartments from the long-term housing market, causing an increase in rents. However, at the time many of these policies were passed, empirical evidence for or ...

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3. Juni 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Temporary employment and the midlife nadir in human well-being

Speaker: Alan Piper, FU Berlin and Europa-Universität Flensburg
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Temporary employees rank lower than permanent employees on various measures of mental and physical health, including well-being. Furthermore, much research has indicated an approximate U-shape pattern between age and well-being with a nadir in midlife. Temporary employment may well have different associations with well-being across the lifespan, likely harming people in midlife more than at ...

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2. - 4. Juni 2020
20. Mai 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Barriers to humanitarian migration, traumatic events and integration outcomes: Evidence from Germany

Speaker: Teresa Freitas-Monteiro (PhD Candidate, IAB), Lars Ludolph (PhD Candidate, LSE)
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

In this study we estimate the hidden cost of restrictive migration policies and highlight the need for health-related support among refugees. The traumatic events asylum seekers experience at origin due to exposure to violent conflict and during the journey to the EU may have lasting negative effects on their economic and social integration in the destination country. We hypothesize that ...

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20. Mai 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Big Tech Acquisitions in the Google Play Store

Speaker: Pauline Affeldt
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit:
14:30 - 15:30

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:  In the last ten years, Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft (GAFAM) acquired more than 400 companies, predominantly in the technological sector. Competition authorities did not scrutinize most of these transactions, as they did not reach the traditional thresholds, ...

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14. Mai 2020
Veranstaltung

2. DIW Women’s Finance Summit (abgesagt)
Challenges in financial services – how to stay relevant for society?

Speaker: Jill Ader, Megan Butler, Mary Erdoes, Sir Douglas Flint CBE, Franziska Giffey, Peter Grauer, Charlotte Hogg, Sabine Keller-Busse, Elke König, Sabine Lautenschläger, Christiana Riley, Isabel Schnabel, Brenda Trenowden CBE, Axel A. Weber, Marcel Fratzscher
Ort: Deutsche Bank AG
Eingang Charlottenstr.
Unter den Linden 13-15
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 09:00-18:00

Die Veranstaltung wird auf das Jahr 2021 verschoben. Den genauen Termin und weitere Informationen werden in den nächsten Wochen veröffentlicht. More than ten years after the crisis, the financial sector is still in the midst of a far-reaching transformational process. The regulatory environment remains a headwind for financial institutions, and new technologies are changing the rules ...

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14. - 15. Mai 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Causal machine learning under unconfoundedness

Speaker: Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
Ort: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Zeit:
May 14, 14:00-17:30
May 15, 09:00-12:30

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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12. - 13. Mai 2020
Workshop

2nd annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History (postponed)

Speaker: Yoosoon Chang, Caroline Fohlin, Marie Hoerova
Ort: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Please note that the Workshop has been postponed to May 2021. The exact date will shortly be announced in an updated Call for Papers. The 2nd annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History is being organized by the DIW Berlin. The aim is to bring together female academic researchers and practitioners to promote and exchange ideas in the field of Macroeconomics, ...

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7. Mai 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Common Ownership, Markups and Productivity: Evidence from European Firms

Speaker: Nuria Boot
Ort: Online seminar via Webex
Zeit:
14:30 - 15:30

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:  This paper analyzes the relationship between common ownership – when two firms are partially held by the same investor – and markups. Combining firm-level financial data from Europe with ownership data of publicly listed firms, we structurally estimate production ...

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5. Mai 2020
Veranstaltung

Corona-Elterngeld, Bildungsperspektiven und Gleichstellung (Webinar)
Wie kann gute Familienpolitik in Zeiten von Corona gestaltet werden?

Speaker: Katharina Wrohlich, C. Katharina Spieß, Mathias Huebener
Zeit: 11:00 Uhr

Deutschland befindet sich seit Mitte März im kollektiven Lockdown. Zahlreiche Geschäfte sind weiterhin geschlossen, Arbeitnehmerinnen und Arbeitnehmer in Kurzarbeit, viele Beschäftige arbeiten im Home-Office. Die Lockerung der Maßnahmen erfolgt derzeit in vorsichtigen Schritten und stellt berufstätige Eltern weiterhin vor große Probleme. Die Wiedereröffnung ...

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29. April 2020
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Webinar: German Sustainable Finance Strategy in a European Context

Speaker: Karsten Löffler, Kristina Jeromin, Anne-Claire Roux, Nikki Rupert, Ingmar Jürgens, Franziska Schütze
Zeit: 11:00 - 12:30

Co-organized by the Sustainable Finance Research Platform (SFRP) and Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy (BSEC) Sustainable Finance is not only a key element of the climate policy agenda. In times of crisis, like the one we are currently experiencing, sustainable finance can also make substantial contributions to making our financial system more resilient, more sustainable and more ...

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