Event Archive

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December 1, 2020
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

The Distributional Impact of the Pandemic

Speaker: Sinem Hacioglu Hoke, Bank of England
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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November 30, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Geographic sorting and aversion to breaking rules

Speaker: Massimo Anelli (Bocconi 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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November 25, 2020
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Virtual Seminar: The international politics of carbon pricing and
deep decarbonization

Speaker: David G Victor, Arunabha Ghosh, Danny Cullenward, Ingrid Nestle
Time: 16:30 - 18:00

With the Green Deal, the EU aims not only at climate neutrality by 2050, but also to stimulate economic recovery in light of the pandemic. The European Commission is currently revisiting its climate policy instruments in order to strengthen the economics of climate friendly activities and investments. A central part of the debate is the European Emission Trading System and a proposed Carbon Border ...

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November 23, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

School Types: Evidence on the relative effectiveness of different school arrangements

Speaker: Olmo Silva (London School of Economics)
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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November 20, 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Value of Data: Evidence from Web Tracking

Speaker: Hannes Ullrich, DIW Berlin and University of Copenhagen
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
10:30 - 11:30

This is an online seminar using Cisco Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   The tracking of online user behavior is considered essential for the construction of consumer profiles, which help platforms monetize their services. Prominent examples are advertising in online search or social media, but also online retailing in which matching ...

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November 19, 2020
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Investing in Europe’s green and digital future

Speaker: Valdis Dombrovskis, Werner Hoyer, Mariana Mazzucato, Marcel Fratzscher
Location: Online-Event
Time: 10:00 - 12:30

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) – the financial pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe – has been one of the good news stories to emerge in a decade of economic uncertainty. Launched by the Juncker Commission and the EIB Group in 2014, it has gone well beyond its target of €500 billion in mobilised investments. In the meantime, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to ...

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November 18, 2020
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Early retirement of employees in demanding jobs: evidence from a German pension reform

Speaker: Johannes Geyer
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Workers in demanding jobs may be particularly negatively affected by an increasing statutory retirement age. We exploit a pension reform that raised the early retirement age of women from 60 to 63 years in Germany. Based on a large administrative social security data set we exploit the quasi-natural experiment using a regression-discontinuity approach. We find the same relative employment ...

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November 16, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Fixing Misallocation with Guidelines: Awareness vs. Adherence

Speaker: Leila Agha (Dartmouth College)
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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November 11, 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Gender Bias in Justice of Earnings and Gender of Supervisor. Evidence from a Factorial Survey Experiment

Speaker: Anja Kirsch (FU Berlin), Carsten Sauer (Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen), Jule Adriaans, Katharina Wrohlich
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

There are persisting wage inequalities between men and women. These gender differences in wages are also reflected in gender differences in the justice evaluation of earnings. Women – even though structurally disadvantaged – evaluate their own wages more positively (“contented female worker paradox”) and at the same time both men and women show a ...

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November 9, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Labor Supply and the Pension Contribution-Benefit Link

Speaker: Cormac O'Dea (Yale 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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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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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 2, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Benign Effects of Automation: New Evidence from Patent Texts

Speaker: Katja Mann (Copenhagen Business School)
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, 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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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 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 26 - 28, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Text Analysis: Methods and Applications for Economics and Finance

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

Ein immer größerer Teil der menschlichen Kommunikation - von E-Mails über Produktbewertungen bis hin zu Tweets - wird als digitaler Text aufgezeichnet. Das Analysieren und Verstehen dieser riesigen Datenmengen wird für die wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Forschung und insbesondere für Marktanalysen immer wichtiger. Dieser Kurs bietet eine vertiefende Einführung in die ...

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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 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 16, 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Interaction between Industry Payments to Physicians, Insurance and Drug Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D

Speaker: Melissa Newham, DIW Berlin und KU Leuven
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
10:30 - 11:00

This is an online seminar using Cisco Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   High and growing prescription drug costs in the United States are a major concern for policy makers. This paper focuses on the extent to which promotional gifts and other transfers made to physicians by pharmaceutical companies cause physicians to prescribe more ...

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