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October 19 - 30, 2020
Graduate Center Short Course

Structural Vector Autoregressive Analysis

Speaker: Helmut Lütkepohl
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
Monday - Friday
09:00-12:30
via WebEx

Syllabus Vector Autoregressive Models Vector Error Correction Models Structural VAR Tools Bayesian VAR Analysis Identification by Short-Run Restrictions Identification by Long-Run Restrictions Inference for Impulse Responses Sign Restrictions Identification by Heteroskedasticity or Non-Gaussianity Identification Based on External Instruments Structural VAR Analysis in a Data-Rich ...

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October 22, 2020
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

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

Speaker: Luis Sarmiento
Time: 12:00 - 13:00

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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October 26, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Early Career, Life-Cycle Choices, and Gender

Speaker: Torben Heien Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Time: 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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October 28 - 30, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Text Analysis: Methods and Applications for Economics and Finance

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

From October 28 - 30, 2020, Prof. Ruben DURANTE (University Pompeu Fabra) will give a 3-day Masterclass.Basic knowledge in Python is needed to attend the courseFor further questions please contact Tomaso Duso (tduso@diw.de).If you are interested in attending the Masterclasses please send an email to Juliane Metzner (jmetzner@diw.de) for registration.

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October 28, 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)
Time: 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 ...

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November 4, 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Relaunch: The new website for the SOEP RDC

Speaker: Uta Rahmann, Selin Kara
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Rescheduled from October 14th, 2020. (in German)

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November 9 - 13, 2020
SOEPcampus

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

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Location: 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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January 29, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

What Drives Green Capabilities? Evidence from German firm-level data

Speaker: Nils Handler
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
10:30 - 11:30

The seminar organized by the "Firms and Markets" department: * provides an opportunity to present on-going research, * focuses on advances in applied microeconomics, industrial organization, and economic policy issues, * serves as a forum for discussing both academic and project-related research, * intends to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas. Time: Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 (time ...

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May 3 - 4, 2021
Workshop

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

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

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, Finance, and Economic History. We invite contributions, including, but not limited to macroeconomic and financial stability, interactions ...

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May 6, 2021
Event

2nd DIW Women’s Finance Summit
Challenges in financial services – how to stay relevant for society?

Speaker: TBA., Marcel Fratzscher
Location: Deutsche Bank AG
Entrance on Charlottenstraße
Unter den Linden 13-15
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:00-18:00

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 of the game. Zero interest rates and flat yield curves, in particular in Europe, deprive credit institutions of their traditional income from the credit and ...

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