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May 7, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Emergency Aid for the Self-Employed in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Flash in the Pan?

Speaker: Caroline Stiel, DIW Berlin
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
10:30 - 11:30

The self-employed are among those facing the highest probability of strong income losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments in many countries introduced support programs to support the self-employed, including the German federal government, which approved a €50bn emergency aid program at the end of March 2020 offering one-off lump-sum payments of up to €15,000 to those facing ...

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May 6, 2021
Workshop

Women on the Move – Current Perspectives on Female Migration

Today, half of the world’s migrants are female, amounting to 114 million individuals in 2017. The intersection between migration and gender has profound consequences for individuals: gender affects, amongst others migration motifs, selection into migration, as well as decisions on destination countries. Further, the experiences in the host country are gender-specific and especially so when ...

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May 6, 2021
Event

2nd DIW Women’s Finance Summit
The Future of Financial Services – Digitization, Sustainability and Post-Pandemic Growth Models

Speaker: Jill Ader, Megan Butler, Mary Erdoes, Sir Douglas Flint CBE, Franziska Giffey, Peter Grauer, Ulrike Hoffmann-Burchardi, Charlotte Hogg, Sabine Keller-Busse, Elke König, Sabine Lautenschläger, Christiana Riley, Isabel Schnabel, Brenda Trenowden CBE, Axel A. Weber, Moderator: Gillian Tett, Marcel Fratzscher
Location: Online-Event
Time: 1.00 p.m. - 6.15 p.m.

After failing to fully recover from the last financial crisis, the pandemic poses major new challenges for banks. However, this time, banks are not the problem, but part of the solution. By providing credit to the economy, banks play a crucial role in fighting the pandemic by ensuring the transmission of fiscal and monetary stimulus to the economy. Nevertheless, banks are not among the winners of ...

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May 5 - 6, 2021
Graduate Center Masterclasses

WEB CRAWLING with Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner (TU Berlin)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner
Time:
10:00-12:00

Organiser: Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner (TU Berlin)  In this beginner’s guide to web crawling, we will cover the basics of how to automatically extract information from static and dynamic websites. The course will include a fair share of “hands on” work, in which we will write and run code ourselves (Java). If you plan to code along (highly recommended), please have a Java IDE ...

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May 4, 2021
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Belief Distortions and Macroeconomic Fluctuations

Speaker: Francesco Bianchi, Duke University
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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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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April 27, 2021
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

The Dependence between Income Inequality and Carbon Emissions: A Distributional Copula Analysis

Speaker: Simone Maxand, HU 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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April 27, 2021
Seminar of Macro Department

Scarcity and Reuse of Collateral in the European Repo Market

Speaker: Justus Inhoffen
Time: 11:00-12:00

Researcher of the Macro Department present their research to each other

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April 26, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Trauma at School: The Impacts of Shootings on Students' Human Capital and Economic Outcomes

Speaker: Molly Schnell (Northwestern University)
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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April 20, 2021
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

All aboard: The effects of port development

Speaker: Claudia Steinwender, MIT
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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April 19, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Consumption and Subjective Expectations: Empirical Evidence and Structural Estimation

Speaker: Arne Uhlendorff (CREST)
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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April 12, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Is there Evidence for Ethnic Discrimination in the German Market for Health Care?

Speaker: Martin Halla (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
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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March 30, 2021
Workshop

What Economics and Economic History can learn from Memory Studies

Speaker: Ute Röschenthaler, Mainz University
Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

How are individual and collective memories of extreme economic moments produced in a community? How do these memories translate into the political economy and shape the realm of possibility of macroeconomic policies? Why is some statistical data and economic policy represented more factual than other in the historical narration of national economies? How do some economic indicators become more ...

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March 29, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Perceived Costs and Benefits of Maternal Labor Supply Decisions

Speaker: Teodora Boneva (University of Zurich)
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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March 25 - 26, 2021
SOEPcampus

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

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 9:00-17:00

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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March 22, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults

Speaker: Rita Ginja, University of Bergen
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Time: 4.00 pm - 5.15 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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March 12, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

What Drives Green Capabilities? Evidence from German Firm-level Data

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

Germany is leading in green competitiveness of its product exports. Deploying the green economic complexity methodology using German AFiD firm-level micro data, this study seeks to analyze explanatory variables for this trend such as green R&D subsidies and subnational density of related green technologies in the light of path dependencies in firms accumulation of green capabilities. It ...

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March 10, 2021
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The effects of personality on the native-migrant labour market gap

Speaker: Marli Guimarães Fernandes, Nova School of Business and Economics
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 15:00 - 16:00

This article quantifies differences in personality skills (Big Five Factor, locus of control, reciprocity, life goals and risk) and their assimilation rate between first-generation immigrants and native Germans, using the SOEP survey. The results reveal that the two groups differentiate in their personality traits but immigrants do not tend to assimilate natives during ...

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March 5, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Common Ownership Patterns in the European Banking Sector – The Impact of the Financial Crisis

Speaker: Jo Seldeslachts, DIW Berlin and KU Leuven
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
10:30 - 11:00

We provide a description of ownership patterns in the top 25 European banks for the period 2003–2015, where we especially focus on the global financial crisis. Investment managers, such as Blackrock, are dominant in terms of number of block holdings in different banks, maintaining fairly stable “common ownership” networks throughout our sample. However, the financial crisis led ...

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March 5, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The rise of common ownership: Europe vs the US

Speaker: Nuria Boot, DIW Berlin and KU Leuven
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
11:00 - 11:30

Common ownership - when an investor holds shares in two companies - has recently attracted significant attention from policy-makers and researchers, studying mainly US firms. European firms, however, are different as top investors with large stakes, like governments, founding families and foundations are much more prevalent. This paper takes a well-known common ownership measure derived from ...

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