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January 21, 2020
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Liquidity Regulation before Basel: Credit Limits as “Contingent Rules” at the Austro-Hungarian Bank" (co-authored with Kilian Rieder)

Speaker: Clemens Jobst, Universität Wien
Location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Time: 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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January 28, 2020
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Making a nation-wide randomized field experiment:
Lessons from the Finnish basic income trial

Speaker: Olli Kangas, Michael C. Burda, Jürgen Schupp
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:00 - 14:00

The original goal of the Finnish experiment of 2017 and 2018 was to try to get some evidence on how a new social policy instrument mimicking a basic income would work and what kind of behavioral consequences it would have. The realized experiment was restricted to people aged 25–58 already receiving a labor market subsidy or unemployment allowance and a total of 2,000 participants were ...

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January 28, 2020
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

The Real Effects of Distressed Bank Mergers

Speaker: Valeriya Dinger, Universität Osnabrück
Location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Time: 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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February 10 - 12, 2020
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Writing good texts for academic journals

Location: Francine D. Blau Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002b
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: Option 1:
Monday, February 10; 09:00-16:00
Tuesday, February 11; 09:00-12:30

Option 2:
Tuesday, February 11; 13:30-17:00
Wednesday, February 12; 09:00-16:00

The Berlin School of Economics is pleased to offer a workshop on writing good texts for academic journals. It is designed for all doctoral students and researchers at the BSE who would like to improve their English writing skills. The training will provide practice and guidelines for improving your writing technique to help ensure clarity, conciseness and coherence. We hired an excellent coach who ...

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February 11, 2020
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Do We Really Know that Monetary Policy was Destabilizing in the 1970s?

Speaker: Mark Weder, University of Aarhus
Location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin
Time: 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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February 26, 2020
DIW Lecture on Money and Finance

Communicating Monetary Policy

Speaker: Hans-Helmut Kotz, Gabriel Makhlouf, Dorothea Schäfer
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12.00 - 13.45 Uhr

The DIW Lectures on Money and Finance bring together representatives of government, legislatures, the financial sector, think tanks, and academia to discuss how policy makers and monetary authorities can create policies and regulations that foster a more sustainable and stable financial system. Together with the speaker, we will debate the following questions: How important is the international ...

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February 28, 2020
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Optimal Benefit-Based Corporate Income Tax

Speaker: Simon Naitram, University of the West Indies, Barbados
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15 - 14:30

Abstract:   I derive an optimal benefit-based corporate tax rate formula as a function of the public input elasticity of profits and the (net of) tax elasticity of profits. I argue that the existence of the corporate income tax should be justified by the benefit-based view of taxation: firms should pay tax according to the benefits they receive from the use of the public input. I argue that ...

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April 23 - 24, 2020
Workshop

Finance and Development 2020

Speaker: Emily L. Breza, Harvard University
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

Financial systems have developed rapidly in many developing countries. These changes increase the need for research into their effects. To this end DIW Berlin will host a workshop in the field of “Finance and Development” to be held in Berlin on April 23 in the afternoon and full day April 24, 2020. Attendance by invitation!

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May 12 - 13, 2020
Workshop

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

Speaker: Yoosoon Chang, Caroline Fohlin, Marie Hoerova
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 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 between monetary policy and financial regulation, institutional change and capital market integration, and studies dealing ...

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May 14 - 15, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Causal machine learning under unconfoundedness

Speaker: Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
Location: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time:
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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July 9 - 10, 2020
International SOEP User Conference

SOEP 2020
Inequalities and Their Subjective Perceptions in a Changing World

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

The 14th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (SOEP2020) will be held in Berlin on July 9-10, 2020 at DIW Berlin. The conference provides researchers who use the SOEP (including the SOEP part of the Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF) and LIS/LWS data) with the opportunity to present and discuss their work with their peers. Researchers of all disciplines (e.g., ...

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July 14 - 15, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

International Dimensions of Fiscal Policy

Speaker: Gernot Müller, University Tübingen
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time:
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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October 8 - 9, 2020
Graduate Center Minicourses

Machine learning methods for high-dimensional data in Economics

Speaker: Marica Valente
Time:
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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