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June 26, 2019
DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

Growing Like Germany: Local Public Debt, Local Banks, Low Private Investment

Speaker: Mathias Hoffmann, University of Zurich
Zeit:
  • 12:00-13:15
Location: Joan Robinson Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002a
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Germany’s persistent current account surplus reflects to a large extent low domestic private investment. We argue that two factors—the local fragmentation of Germany’s banking system and the role of local banks in local public finance—can help explain why investment is so low. Local public banks dominate lending to small and medium firms in many regions of Germany. At the ...

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June 25, 2019
Event

The Anglo-German Annual Lecture
How unfair is GDP?
The half-life of Economic Injustice

Speaker: David Miles, Marcel Fratzscher, Mathilde Richter
Zeit:
  • 5.30 p.m.
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and the Anglo-German Foundation cordially invite you to The Anglo-German Annual LectureHow unfair is GDP? The half-life of Economic Injustice Professor David Miles Introduction: Rachel King | EU & Economic Counsellor, British Embassy Berlin Ask yourself this: how did ...

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June 25, 2019
Workshop

European banking landscape between diversity, competition and concentration

Speaker: Rym Ayadi, R.H. Schmidt u.a.
Zeit:
  • 9.30 - 17.00
Location: Joan Robinson Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002a
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Workshop organization: Hans-Helmut Kotz (SAFE, Harvard) and Dorothea Schäfer (DIW Berlin) in cooperation with Horst Gischer, head of Forschungszentrums für Sparkassenentwicklung e.V. at the University of Magdeburg. The workshop is part of the research project Banking Sector Diversity: Does it matter for sector stability and SME financing?

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June 24 - 26, 2019
Graduate Center Minicourses

BCCP Web Scraping Course

Speaker: Julian Harke, WZB, Kevin Tran
Zeit:
  • 09:30-17:00
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

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June 24 - 26, 2019
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@Universität Mannheim
Längsschnittdatenanalyse mit dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP)

Speaker: Felix Bader, Mannheim University, Sandra Bohmann, Alexandra Fedorets

This year's SOEPcampus@University of Mannheim Workshop "Längsschnittdatenanalyse mit dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP)" will take place from June 24-26 (the workshop is held in German). Registration: Please use the registration form and/or contact Deborah Gottinger-Würtz soeporga@mail.uni-mannheim.de

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June 21, 2019
Conference

BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2019
Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: the Rise of Corporate Power

Speaker: Jan Eeckhout, Fiona Scott Morton, Jonathan Baker, Matthew Gentzkow, Helen Margetts, Daniela Stockmann, Amelia Fletcher, Marit Hansen, Stefan Hunt, Paul Nemitz, Hans W. Friederiszick, Tomaso Duso
Zeit:
  • 09.00 - 16.30
Location: WZB Berlin
Raum A310
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin

Focusing on regulatory challenges in digital markets, in particular the rise of corporate power, the fourth annual Conference and Policy Forum of the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) was held in Berlin on June 21st, 2019.  Touching upon an issue at the forefront of current European and US policy debates, more than 100 participants, including academics from law and economics, policy ...

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June 21, 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Roots of Inequality: Estimating Inequality of
Opportunity from Regression Trees and Forests

Speaker: Paul Hufe, ifo Insititut, München
Zeit:
  • 13:15 - 14:30
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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June 19, 2019
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Which preferences cause horizontral sex segregation in fields of studies? Some experimental evidence

Speaker: Benita Combet, LMU München
Zeit:
  • 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Conference Room 33002c nn
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002c
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Occupational gender segregation is one of the most persistent gender inequalities in the labor market and one contributing factor is the lack of women in STEM fields. Possible explanations for this pattern are the characteristics of the fields of study (creative-associative versus analytical-systematic thinking style required, the number of mathematics courses, competitive atmosphere), and ...

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June 19, 2019
DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

Microforecasting with Individual Forecast Selection

Speaker: Raffaella Giacomini, University College London
Zeit:
  • 12:00-13:15
Location: Joan Robinson Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002a
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets intends to provide a platform for discussing current research in the field of macroeconomics, financial markets, and applied econometrics. The public is invited to attend. Please contact the coordinators if you want to be put on the mailing list.

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June 17, 2019
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

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Speaker: Kate Orkin, University of Oxford
Zeit:
  • 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

DENeB brings together researchers in the Berlin area who are working on themes related to Development Economics. The seminar series gives invited guests the opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from members of the network.

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June 17 - 18, 2019
Workshop

Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance, and Economic History

Speaker: Raffaela Giacomini
Zeit:
  • 17. Juni 09:00 - 18:00 Uhr
    18. Juni 09:00 - 15:30 Uhr
Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The 1st 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 both empirical and theoretical contributions, including, but not limited to macroeconomic and ...

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June 12, 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

New International Evidence on the Effects of Minimum Wages

Speaker: David Neumark, University of California, Irvine
Zeit:
  • 13.15 - 14.30
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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June 12, 2019
DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

Fiscal Policy under Constraints: Fiscal Capacity and Austerity during the Great Depression”

Speaker: Andrea Papadia
Zeit:
  • 12:00-13:15
Location: Joan Robinson Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002a
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets intends to provide a platform for discussing current research in the field of macroeconomics, financial markets, and applied econometrics. The public is invited to attend. Please contact the coordinators if you want to be put on the mailing list.

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June 7, 2019
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Effectiveness of State Aid - Retrospective Evaluation of the EC Regional Aid Framework

Speaker: Joanna Piechucka
Zeit:
  • 11:30 - 12:30
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The joint seminar of the departments "Firms and Markets" and "Competition and Consumers": 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: ...

June 7, 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Collaborative Learning & Student Outcomes: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Speaker: Nabanita Datta Gupta, Aarhus University
Zeit:
  • 13.15 - 14.30
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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June 6, 2019
DIW Lecture on Money and Finance

Unelected Power: Technocrats and Legitimacy

Speaker: Paul Tucker
Zeit:
  • 12:15 bis 13:45 Uhr
Location: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

with  Paul Tucker

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June 5, 2019
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Paid Family Leave and Fertility: The Case of California

Speaker: Pamela A. Meyerhofer (Cornell University)
Zeit:
  • 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Current research on maternal and parental leave focuses on leave take-up and employment outcomes, finding that short leaves have beneficial labor market outcomes. As the US faces below replacement fertility and an aging population, we need to consider potential unintended fertility consequences of these policies. Generous European and Australian leave policies have increased fertility and ...

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June 5, 2019
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Residential Segregation and Charitable Giving to Refugees

Speaker: Zbignev Gricevic
Zeit:
  • 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Conference Room 33002c nn
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002c
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

A large corpus of literature investigates how the presence of ethnic and economic out-group affects pro-social behavior. However, some long-standing theoretical controversies have not yet been resolved and empirical results are mixed. On the one hand, researchers associated with social identity and group-threat theories argue that out-group presence will drive down the pro-social behavior ...

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June 5, 2019
DIW Seminar on Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

International spillovers of the Fed and ECB monetary policy surprises

Speaker: Marek Jarocinski, European Central Bank
Zeit:
  • 12:00-13:15
Location: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

This paper uses a structural vector autoregression identified with the high frequency approach to study the international spillovers of the Fed and ECB monetary policy surprises. It distinguishes between the news about monetary policy (monetary policy shocks) and news about the economy in these surprises. The paper finds that the Fed monetary policy shocks have a very strong effect on the euro ...

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June 3, 2019
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Aggregating Distributional Treatment Effects: A Bayesian Hierarchical Analysis of the Microcredit Literature

Speaker: Rachael Meager, London School of Economics and Political Science
Zeit:
  • 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Besprechungsraum 33002c nn
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002c
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

DENeB brings together researchers in the Berlin area who are working on themes related to Development Economics. The seminar series gives invited guests the opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from members of the network.

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