Seminars

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February 12, 2021
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Value of Data for Prediction Policy Problems: Evidence from Antibiotic Prescribing

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

The seminar organized by the "Firms and Markets" department: * 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, 10:30 - 11:30 (time ...

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January 29, 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

The seminar organized by the "Firms and Markets" department: * 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, 10:30 - 11:30 (time ...

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January 13, 2021
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Informal care, work and retirement - choices in conflict? A structural model

Speaker: Björn Fischer
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

This paper estimates a structural dynamic discrete choice model on parental care provision, retirement and labor supply. We want to estimate the dynamic consequences of providing informal care or organizing formal care for care dependent parents. While there might be negative long term consequences on wages and retirement benefits, agents might respond to incentives in the long term care ...

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December 14, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Common Ownership and Competition in the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry

Speaker: Matthew Backus, Columbia 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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December 11, 2020
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Productivity Riddle in Business Services

Speaker: Caroline Stiel, DIW Berlin
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:   A fast growing and diverse literature has addressed one of the riddles of economic developments: the declining labor productivity growth in almost all advanced economies. One of the reasons discussed is the shift towards service industries with inherently low ...

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December 9, 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Irrational Attention to Correlation in Selected Data

Speaker: Annekatrin Schrenker
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

It is very rare that the causal link between actions and outcomes can be observed directly. Often, it is much easier to observe correlation. To derive causality from correlation, economists use elaborate techniques. However, little is known about individuals’ capabilities to infer from correlational data in their everyday lives. I test if individuals erroneously infer causality ...

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December 8, 2020 - January 5, 2021
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Solving a HANK model in Julia

Speaker: Christian Bayer
Time:
08:30-10:00
11:00-13:00

Speaker Christian Bayer   Syllabus

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December 7, 2020
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Knowledge sharing within firms across space

Speaker: Holger Mueller (NYU Stern)
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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December 2, 2020
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land

Speaker: Charlotte Bartels
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

What are the long-term economic effects of a more equal distribution of wealth? We exploit variation in historical inheritance rules for land traversing political, linguistic, geological, and religious borders in Germany. In some German areas, inherited land was to be shared or divided equally among children, while in others land was ruled to be indivisible. Using a geographic regression ...

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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 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 gender bias in ...

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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 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 from Falck ...

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