Event Archive

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May 28, 2008
Event

Malaria: Disease Impact and Long Run Income Differences?
Lecture by Professor Christian Zimmermann

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 4 pm - 6 pm

What is the economic impact of malaria? This is a difficult question to answer in the absence of any reliable data and in the presence of potentially enormous endogeneity issues. This paper uses theory and calibration to investigate what we can learn about the cost of malaria. We also offer some policy advice. We use a stochastic dynamic general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agent augmented ...

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April 18, 2008
Event

Canadian Economic Performance over the Past 25 Years and Beyond

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Marcel Boyer, Université de Montréal
Location: Canadian Embassy Berlin
Leipziger Platz 1710117 Berlin
Time: 10.00 - 11.30

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April 11, 2008
Conference

3. Wissenschaftlicher Roundtable "Informationsgesellschaft und Wettbewerb"
Bundling und Wettbewerb: Marktmachtmissbrauch oder Kundeninteresse?

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Ökonomische und juristische Aspekte von KoppelungsgeschäftenBundling in der wettbewerbspolitischen Praxis und aus der UnternehmensperspektiveBundling auf Softwaremärkten

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March 14, 2008
Workshop

Drivers and Impacts of ICT Adoption
– A Sectoral Perspective

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The workshop will be chaired by Hasan Alkas, European Commission. Registration is free of charge and can be made by e-mail Ms Sibylle Kremser (skremser@diw.de).

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February 29 - March 1, 2008
Workshop

ESCIRRU Workshop 2008

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Der Forschungsworkshop des durch Mittel des sechsten Rahmenprogramms der EU finanzierten und vom DIW Berlin geleiteten Forschungsprojektes "Economic and Social Consequences of Industrial Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine" (ESCIRRU) findet in den Institutsräumen an der Mohrenstraße statt. Erwartet werden Wissenschaftler von acht europäischen Partnerinstituten aus Großbritannien, Italien, Polen, ...

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December 13 - 15, 2007
Event

2nd CESSA conference on natural gas and nuclear power
European energy supply security in a carbon constrained world

The 2nd CESSA conference on natural gas and nuclear power will be hosted by the Electricity Policy Research Group at Cambridge University.CESSA is a European forum that studies the “economics and policy interfaces for gas and nuclear in the context of energy security of supply and a future hydrogen economy”. It brings together researchers and energy stakeholders of the natural ...

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December 10 - 11, 2007
Workshop

HiCN's Third Annual Workshop
Micro-Level Conflict Processes and Institutions

Location: Institute of Development Studies, Brighton
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9REBrighton, UK

Violent conflicts are a substantial barrier to economic development. Almost one third of the world's population lives in conflict-affected low income countries. Yet little is known about the effects of conflict on household behaviour,  household welfare and poverty. The Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) brings together researchers interested in the micro-economic and econometric analysis ...

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December 7 - 8, 2007
Workshop

Macroeconometric Workshop 2007

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The aim of the workshop is to bring together academic researchers and practitioners to pro-mote and exchange ideas in the field of macroeconometric modelling.

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December 3, 2007
Seminar

An assessment of the economic cost of hurricane Katrina and consequences for climate change

Speaker: Stéphane Hallegatte, Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement and Ecole Nationale de la Météorologie, Météo-France
Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 10.00 Uhr

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November 15 - 16, 2007
Workshop

Theorie und Anwendungsmöglichkeiten moderner ökonometrischer Matchingmethoden / "Short Course on Econometric Evaluations with Matching Methods"
Berliner Netzwerk Arbeitsmarkt (BeNA)

Speaker: Prof. Michael Lechner, Universität St. Gallen
Location: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
Raum B002/3
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin

Ziel dieses Kurses ist es die Teilnehmer mit der Theorie und den Anwendungsmöglichkeiten moderner ökonometrischer Matchingmethoden vertraut zu machen. Es wird 1,5 Tage an Vorlesungen zu verschiedenen Aspekten ökonmetrischer Matchingschätzungen geben, die mit praktischen Beispielen veranschaulicht werden. Prof. Michael Lechner von der Universität St. Gallen wird diese ...

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November 1, 2007
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Geschlechtergerechtigkeit und Arbeitsbelastung
Überraschende Evidenz von Zeitverwendungserhebungen

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:00 - 14:00

Die Veranstaltung findet in deutscher Sprache statt. Referent: Prof. Michael C. Burda, Ph.D. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)Kommentar: Tristana Moore, BBC-KorrespondentinModerator: Dr. Hilmar Schneider, IZA, BonnBitte beachten – neuer Ort!Zeitverwendungsdaten aus 27 Ländern lassen Interessantes über die Geschlechterverteilung der Gesamtarbeitszeit – die Summe aus Markt- ...

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October 26, 2007
Conference

2. Wissenschaftlicher Roundtable "Informationsgesellschaft und Wettbewerb"
Praxistauglichkeit des More Economic Approach für die Wettbewerbspolitik

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Der More Economic Approach – Theoretisches Modell oder Verbesserung der Rechtspraxis? Potenzielle Ansätze für die Integration des More Economic Approach in der Gesetzgebung, Rechtsauslegung und RechtsprechungRechtliche Umsetzbarkeit des More Economic Approachs in der Praxis: Das Microsoft EU-Wettbewerbsverfahren

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October 8 - 12, 2007
Workshop

SOEP@CAMPUS2007
Analysemöglichkeiten mit dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel

Location: Universität Duisburg-Essen
Campus DuisburgDuisburg

Viele sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungsfragen lassen sich nur mit Längsschnittdaten untersuchen. Da der Umgang mit entsprechenden Datensätzen und Analyseverfahren anspruchsvoll, in der universitären Methodenausbildung aber nicht überall fest verankert ist, findet vom 8.10.-12.10.07 an der Universität Duisburg-Essen ein Workshop statt. Die Veranstaltung richtet sich an ...

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October 5 - 6, 2007
Conference

6th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research ("INFRADAY")

Location: Technische Universität (TU) Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

6th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research ("INFRADAY")"Supply Security and Reliability of European Infrastructure - Efficient Investment, Maintenance, and Operation between Liberalization and Regulation"

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October 5 - 6, 2007
Conference

INFRADAY: 6th Conference
6th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research

Location: Technische Universität (TU) Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

It is a forum of debate between academia, practitioners, and policy makers. This year’s topic is “Supply Security and Reliability of European Infrastructure - Efficient Investment, Maintenance, and Operation between Liberalization and Regulation”. The sectoral foci are transport, energy, telecommunication & internet, water and the waste sector.

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September 28 - 29, 2007
Workshop

Workshop on Industrial Organization and Antitrust Policy

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

DIW Berlin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

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September 27 - 28, 2007
Industrietagung

Industrial Conference / Industrietagung Herbst 2007

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The Industrial Conference is the traditional institutionalised forum for exchange between the DIW Berlin and the business sector. Since October 1960, the forum has met twice a year - May and November. Approximately one hundred representatives of enterprises, business associations and economic sciences participate regularly. Since the the Federal Government ...

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September 25, 2007
Conference

Europe Meets Asia
Regional Cooperation and Integration Ten Years After the Asian Financial Crisis

Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

On the tenth anniversary from the start of the Asian financial crisis, this conference aims to review the emergence of regionalism in Asia and its relevance for Europe. The first session will discuss how the crisis has triggered a regional response in Asia and present the current model of regional economic interdependence. The second and third sessions will focus respectively on issues of ...

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September 6 - 7, 2007
Conference

PEGNet Conference 2007
Researchers Meet Practitioners

Location: GTZ, Berlin
Reichpietschufer 20, 10785 BerlinBerlin, Germany

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September 2 - 7, 2007
Workshop

International Research Workshop "Methods for Ph.D."

Location: Akademie Sankelmark
(near Flensburg)
Akademieweg 6
24988 Oeversee

Empirical research is seeking through methododical processes to discover, hopefully, non-trivial facts and insights. Beside choosing a topic and grounding a research idea in theory research is gathering, analysing, and presentations in scientific contexts to add results to the body of knowledge not only of one‘s own but also to that of others.

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