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8. November 2019
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Choosing between Explicit Cartel Formation and Tacit Collusion – An Experiment

Speaker: Maximilian Andres, University of Potsdam
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 10:30 - 11:30

Abstract: Antitrust authorities try to detect and sanction existing cartels and hinder the formation of new ones. Firms nevertheless try to collude while avoiding sanctions, for example by colluding tacitly instead of explicitly forming a cartel. In this paper, we focus on differences in the communication of firms that either form an explicit cartel or try to collude tacitly. The latter may still ...

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8. November 2019
DIW Europe Lecture

DIW Europe Lecture - Canceled

Speaker: Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland
Ort: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.00 - 14.30

Due to the current political circumstances in the United Kingdom the event has unfortunately been canceled but will likely take place in 2020.

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7. November 2019
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The New Top-Wealth Sample - First Impressions

Speaker: Johannes König, Carsten Schröder
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:00 - 13:00

Top-wealth holders are typically underrepresented or completely missing in population surveys. The lack of comprehensive national registers on high-wealth individuals in many countries challenged previous attempts to remedy this under-representation. In a novel research design, we draw on public data on the shareholding structures of companies as a sampling frame. Our design builds on the ...

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7. November 2019
Veranstaltung

Familien mit Fluchthintergrund

Aktuelle Fakten zu Familienstruktur, Arbeitsmarktbeteiligung und Wohlbefinden

Speaker: Martin Bujard, Michaela Kreyenfeld, Jörg M. Fegert, Wenzel Michalski, C. Katharina Spieß
Ort: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 17.30 Uhr

Zwischen 2015 und 2017 sind mehr als 1,5 Millionen Menschen nach Deutschland geflüchtet. Die daraus resultierenden Chancen und Herausforderungen werden in Gesellschaft und Wissenschaft seither kontrovers diskutiert. Wie gelingt die Integration geflüchteter Familien? Wie steht es um ihre gesellschaftliche Teilhabe?Die geflüchtete Familie wird nur selten als Einheit für ...

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6. November 2019
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Bedarfsgerechtigkeit oder bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen - Wie können Verteilungskonflikte künftig gelöst werden?

Speaker: Bernhard Kittel, Stefan Traub, Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig
Ort: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:00 - 14:00

Die Frage nach der gerechten Verteilung von Einkommen und staatlichen Leistungen wird aktuell wieder kontrovers diskutiert. Was als Minimalbedarf angenommen werden sollte und wie dieser gedeckt werden kann, zählen dabei zu den zentralen Fragen dieser Debatte. Ist das Bedarfsprinzip – also die Orientierung an sozial oder politisch anerkannten individuellen Bedarfen – gerecht und ...

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6. November 2019
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Tapping into Talent: Coupling Education and Innovation Policies for Economic Growth

Speaker: Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Zeit: 16:00-18:00

The Schumpeter-BSE-Seminar is the Berlin Macro and Economic History seminar. It is jointly organized by Michael Burda (HU Berlin), Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin), Alexander Kriwoluzky (DIW Berlin), Mathias Trabandt (FU Berlin), and Nikolaus Wolf (HU Berlin).

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5. November 2019
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Monetary Policy and Corporate Debt Structure (co-authored with S. Lhuissier)

Speaker: Urszula Szczerbowicz, Banque de France
Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Zeit: 16:00-18:00

The Schumpeter-BSE-Seminar is the Berlin Macro and Economic History seminar. It is jointly organized by Michael Burda (HU Berlin), Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin), Alexander Kriwoluzky (DIW Berlin), Mathias Trabandt (FU Berlin), and Nikolaus Wolf (HU Berlin).

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4. November 2019
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Dog Eat Dog: Measuring Returns to Scale Using a Digital Platform Merger

Speaker: Chiara Farronato
Ort: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 16.00 - 17.15

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

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4. November 2019
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Targeting Network Spillovers: Experimental Evidence from a Health Intervention in Zambia

Speaker: Anselm Hager, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Ort: Besprechungsraum 33002c nn
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002c
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 14:00

We study how different network targeting mechanisms affect the direct and spillover impacts of a school-based health intervention in Zambia. Across 133 schools, we randomly assigned whether the intervention was administered to i) a random selection of students; ii) most central students; or iii) most central students and an additional friend. Our results indicate that the two-hour intervention had ...

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1. November 2019
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Incumbency Advantage: Theory and Possible Applications

Speaker: Christoph Wolf, Bocconi University, Joanna Piechucka
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 10:30 - 11:30

Joanna and Christoph will do a joint IOBB to exchange ideas on a possible project on incumbency advantage and mergers in procurement auctions. In the first part of the seminar, they will discuss possible theoreotical explanations and consequences of incumbency advantage. This will open the floor for discussion on how data from procurement auctions in the French urban transport industry can be ...

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30. Oktober 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Does later retirement change your health care consumption? Evidence from France

Speaker: Elsa Perdrix, Paris School of Economics
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This paper examines the causal impact of later retirement on outpatient care consumption among the French elderly. Outpatient care are defined as all the care provided out of the hospital setting. This question is of interest since spill effects may arise if later retirement increases health care expenditures. To deal with reverse causality issue, I use, as an instrumental variable, the 1993 ...

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30. Oktober 2019
Workshop

BMF-DIW-Workshop: Libra & Co. – Stable Coins as a challenge to international monetary and payments systems

Ort: German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Germany
Zeit: 09:30 - 16:00

Facebook announced the introduction of a "New Global Digital Payment Coin" called Libra for the first half of 2020 to enable foremost payment services in "WhatsApp" and "Facebook Messenger". Libra is built on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) environment developed by Facebook. Libra is a so-called “Stable Coin”, which is a crypto-asset that is tied to a basket of bank deposits and ...

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29. Oktober 2019
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

The Big Bang: Stock Market Capitalization in the Long Run (with Kaspar Zimmermann)

Speaker: Dmitry Kuvshinov, Pompeu Fabra
Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Zeit: 16:00-18:00

The Schumpeter-BSE-Seminar is the Berlin Macro and Economic History seminar. It is jointly organized by Michael Burda (HU Berlin), Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin), Alexander Kriwoluzky (DIW Berlin), Mathias Trabandt (FU Berlin), and Nikolaus Wolf (HU Berlin).

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28. Oktober 2019
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Creativity over time and space

Speaker: Michel Serafinelli
Ort: Humboldt University
Berlin
Zeit: 16.00 - 17.15

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

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25. Oktober 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Salience of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation

Speaker: Daniel Waldenström, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

Abstract: We study how attitudes to inheritance taxation are influenced by information about the role of inherited wealth in society. Using a randomized experiment in a register-linked Swedish survey, we find that informing individuals about the large aggregate importance of inherited wealth and its link to inequality of opportunity significantly increases the support for inheritance taxation. The ...

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24. - 25. Oktober 2019
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@GESIS Köln
Längsschnittdatenanalyse mit dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP)

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Ort: GESIS
Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8
50667 Köln

Der zweitägige Workshop bietet eine fundierte und praxisorientierte Einführung in das Arbeiten mit dem umfangreichen Datenangebot des SOEP. Aufbau, Datenstruktur, Ziehungsdesign und Gewichtungsstrategie des SOEP sowie sich daraus ergebende Analysepotentiale werden vorgestellt. In diversen „Hands-on Sessions“ können die Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer den Datensatz sowie ...

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23. Oktober 2019
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Coping with Life-Event Shocks: Psychological Determinants of Resilience

Speaker: Tommasso Ramella, UNIMIB
Ort: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

In this research we investigate the psychological determinants of resilience. Specifically, we observe whether the adaptation process to negative life events is different across the distribution of personality traits (the so-called big five) and of different life attitudes (such as locus of control and risk aversion). We take into consideration two different areas of shocking events: the job ...

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22. Oktober 2019
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

On the Negatives of Negative Interest Rates and the Positives of Exemption Thresholds

Speaker: Aleksander Berentsen, University Basel
Ort: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Zeit: 16:00-18:00

This research seminar is jointly organized with the Collaborative Research Center TRR 190 „Rationality and Competition“

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22. - 23. Oktober 2019
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@Universität Osnabrück

Speaker: Johannes König

Der zweitägige Workshop bietet eine fundierte und praxisorientierte Einführung in das Arbeiten mit dem umfangreichen Datenangebot des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP). Aufbau, Datenstruktur, Ziehungsdesign und Gewichtungsstrategie des SOEP sowie sich daraus ergebende Analysepotentiale werden vorgestellt. In diversen „Hands-on Sessions“ können die Teilnehmenden den ...

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21. Oktober 2019
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

The Gender Pay Gap in an Online Labour Market: The Cost of Multi-Tasking

Speaker: Abigail Adams-Prassl
Ort: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 16.00 - 17.15

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

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