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  • November 21, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Information Flow in Networks of Former Coworkers

    Speaker: Albrecht Glitz, Humboldt University Berlin
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • November 14, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Bailouts and austerity

    Speaker: Thushyanthan Baskaran, University of Goettingen
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • November 7, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    The economic impact of cartels and anti-cartel enforcement

    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Peter Ormosi, University of East Anglia
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • October 17, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Asymmetric Information and Imperfect Competition in Lending Markets

    Speaker: Nicola Pavanini, University of Zurich
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • July 30, 2014

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Family-Friendly Workplaces: Selection and Satisfaction

    Speaker: Johanna Storck
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 13:30

    We exploiting two unique data sources, a linked employer-employee dataset and a dataset on families in Germany, to analyze the effect of a change in firm family friendliness on workforce composition and worker satisfaction. We focus on two types of family friendly policies: The offer of childcare services and flexible working hours. Combining fixed effect and matching methods to account for ...

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  • July 16, 2014

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    The Role of Time Preferences in Educational Decision Making

    Speaker: Songül Tolan
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 13:30

    The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the role time preferences play in educational decision making. In the presentation, I introduce a dynamic structural life-cycle model in which a forward-looking decision maker makes periodical decisions between continuing schooling and exiting to the labour force. The strategy of the underlying paper is to solve and estimate two versions of this model, one ...

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  • July 11, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    The effects of policy on the future costs of carbon capture for coal power plants

    Speaker: Prof. Gregory F. Nemet, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • July 4, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Returning to work after childbirth: The role of job satisfaction

    Speaker: Anke Plagnol, Ph.D., City University London
    Location: Room 2.61
    Hertie School of Governance
    Friedrichstr. 180
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 27, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Labor force participation elasticities of low income couples. Theory and evidence from a Swedish housing allowance reform

    Speaker: Hakan Selin, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU)
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 20, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    The Internet as a Tax Haven? The Effect of the Internet on Tax Competition

    Speaker: David R. Agrawal, Ph.D., University of Georgia
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 18, 2014

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Sample Selection and Quantile Regression: An Application to Wages in Germany

    Speaker: Patricia Gallego Granados
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 13:30

    The presentation will consist of an overview of three available econometric procedures for controlling for sample selection in the context of quantile regression. The purpose of the underlying paper is to apply them to the study of the development of wages in Germany over the last three decades.

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  • June 13, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Women Helping Women? Gender Spillovers in Career Progression

    Speaker: Astrid Kunze, Ph.D., Norwegean School of Economics
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 10, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Private school “effects” on student achievement in Australian schools

    Speaker: Prof. Chris Ryan, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 6, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Private experience and observational learning in pharmaceutical demand

    Speaker: Tanja Saxell, Ph.D., Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT), Helsinki
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • June 4, 2014

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    The Freedom of Others: On Behavioral Responses to Mass-Releases from Prisons in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany)

    Speaker: Alexandra Avdeenko
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 13:30

    Using a wide range of administrative criminal, prison, and police records from the GDR, the paper estimates the incapacitation effect on crime. The paper analyzes a unique quasi-natural experiment: A collective pardon of essentially all GDR prison population in 1987. An instrumental variable strategy is applied to relate crime and recidivism rates to pardon-induced releases from prison. ...

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  • May 23, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Trust, Leniency and Deterrence

    Speaker: Prof. Chloé Le Coq, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • May 21, 2014

    BeNA - Seminar on Labor Research

    Skills, Occupational Choice, and Educational Attainment

    Speaker: Miriam Gensowski(University of Copenhagen)
    Location: Gustav-Schmoller-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 3.3.002A
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 18:15 - 19:30

    Abstract: Miriam Gensowski proposes a model of educational choice in which the formation of wage expectations accounts for anticipated occupational choices as well as education levels. Occupations are characterized as bundles of tasks that are explicitly linked to multi-dimensional abilities and personality traits. These traits are measured in Project Talent data that I augment with information ...

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  • May 21, 2014

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Early retirement disincentives: Effectiveness and implications for distribution and welfare

    Speaker: Daniel Kemptner
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin

    This paper evaluates the effectiveness of early retirement disincentives that have been introduced in Germany and investigates the distributional and welfare implications. Therefore, we set up a detailed model of the German social security and tax system with special focus on the PAYG-pension system. Building on the fact that the institutional changes were phased in - impacting birth cohorts to a ...

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  • May 16, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Household Formation, Female Labor Supply and Savings

    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hans Fehr, University of Würzburg
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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  • May 9, 2014

    DIW Applied Micro Seminar

    Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Internet is killing printed news

    Speaker: Prof. Tarjei Havnes, University of Oslo
    Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
    DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 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) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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