Seminars

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June 14, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Minimum wages and the wage policy of firms

Speaker: Giulia Giupponi (Bocconi University)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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June 7, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

The Value of Time in the United States: Estimates from Nationwide Natural Field Experiments

Speaker: Robert Metcalfe (University of Southern California)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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May 31, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Voice at Work

Speaker: Simon Jäger (MIT)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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May 28, 2021
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Social Mobility and Economic Development

Speaker: Guido Neidhöfer, ZEW
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 13:15 - 14:30

We explore the role of social mobility as driver of economic development. First, we draw the geography of intergenerational mobility of education for 52 Latin American regions, as well as its evolution over time. Then, through a novel weighting procedure that considers the aggregate participation of cohorts to the economy in every year, we estimate the effect of changes in mobility on economic ...

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May 21, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy – Focus on Electro-intensive Firms

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

The European Commission commissioned an international consortium including the DIW Berlin with a background study on State aid in the field of environmental protection and energy. The results of the study are meant to support the Commission in the revision of the EU Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy (EEAG). One key focus of the study was to assess the current rules ...

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May 17, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Discontinuities in the Age-Victimization Profile and the Determinants of Victimization

Speaker: Nadine Ketel (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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May 12, 2021
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Intergenerational Effects of Grandparental Care on Children and Parents

Speaker: Elena Ziege
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Grandparents act as the third biggest care giver besides day care and parental care for children below the age of 6 in most OECD countries. Despite its relevance, the effects of child care provided by grandparents on child and parental outcomes have received little attention in the literature. We investigate the potential impact of grandparental care on children's cognitive and non ...

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May 10, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Global Evidence on the Effect of Siblings’ Sex on Personality

Speaker: Jan Feld (Victoria University of Wellington)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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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 5 - 6, 2021
Graduate Center Masterclasses

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

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner
Location: Online
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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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
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 19, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Consumption and Subjective Expectations: Empirical Evidence and Structural Estimation

Speaker: Arne Uhlendorff (CREST)
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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
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 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
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 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
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, Nils Handler
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 their stay. The ...

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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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March 1, 2021
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Merger, Product Variety and Firm Entry: the Retail Craft Beer Market in California

Speaker: Ying Fan, University of Michigan
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
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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