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  • June 12 - 16, 2023

    Graduate Center Short Course

    Continuous-Time Heterogeneous-Agent Models: Inequality and Financial Stability

    Speaker: Christos Koulovatianos
    Location: Karl Popper Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.020
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time:
    12 - 16 June: 10-12h & 13-15h
    14 June revision and assignment, not in person.

    This course aims at giving tools to students for entering the frontier of research regarding two new lines of research: (a) models of wealth-inequality determinants and dynamics, and (b) models of financial stability. The focus will be on presenting general-purpose analytical and computational techniques that enable students to replicate and extend frontier-research papers in these areas. The ...

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  • June 7, 2023

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Short-time Work vs. Unemployment: Gendered Differences in Labour Market Outcomes

    Speaker: Clara Schäper
    Location: Ferdinand Friedensburg Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.001
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 11:00 bis 12:00 Uhr

    In the recent economic crises, Germany has made use of job retention schemes and in particular short-time work benefits ('Kurzarbeit') to tackle shocks in labor demand. Under these schemes, workers have not been laid off and received unemployment benefits, but reduced their working hours (or stopped working) for a limited amount of time while receiving short-time leave benefits. While the effect ...

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  • June 7, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    When Competition is not Desired: the Case of Antibiotic Prescribing

    Speaker: Temulun Borjigen, DIW Berlin
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    Antibiotics are effective in treating bacterial infections. However, the excessive usage of antibiotics leads to the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria, which significantly reduces their effectiveness. Current strategies to address antibiotic resistance mainly target primary care physicians, who serve as the gatekeepers of antibiotic prescriptions in many countries. Therefore, it is ...

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  • May 31, 2023

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    The Gender (Tax) Gap in Parental Transfers. Evidence from administrative inheritance and gift tax data.

    Speaker: Daria Tisch, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
    Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 bis 13:30 Uhr

    This study examines how inheritance and gift tax systems in combination with gendered parental transfer behavior strengthen gender wealth inequalities. Gender differences in transfers can be reproduced if men benefit differently than women from tax exemptions. This might happen when men and women receive different types of assets where only some are tax exempted. To investigate gendered parental ...

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  • May 24, 2023

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Increasing disability benefits: selection and labor market effects.

    Speaker: Annica Gehlen
    Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
    Room 5.2.010
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 11 bis 12 Uhr

    We study the incentive and labor market effects of disability benefit programs using unique policy variation in Germany. In 2014, disability benefits of new recipients were increased considerably while eligibility criteria were not changed. We exploit this quasi-experimental policy variation to test the implications at two different margins. First, we analyze to what extent an increase in the ...

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  • May 24, 2023

    Berlin Seminar

    Achieving net zero: Company transition plans as a tool for forward looking strategy development and reporting?

    Speaker: Kate Ryan, E3G/UK Transition Plan Taskforce, Ulf Moslener, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management/Sustainable Finance Research Platform, Lavinia Bauerochse, Deutsche Bank AG, Christoph Reißfelder, Covestro Deutschland AG, Esther Wandel, German Federal Ministry of Finance
    Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
    DIW Berlin
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 14:00

    As an essential element of forward-looking reporting, company transition plans can play an important role in achieving net zero goals. Existing net zero pledges and plans by companies stongly differ in composition and depth and often lack forward-looking pathways to achieve the goal, which makes it hard for stakeholders from the financial sector to systematically assess and consider them in their ...

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  • May 17, 2023

    SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Do Natural Disasters affect Retirement Savings? Evidence from Queensland Floods 2010-2011

    Speaker: Merve Küçük
    Location: Karl Popper Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.020
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:00-13:00

    Pension funds carry implications on citizens wellbeing in their retirement years and countries’ growths, rendering changes to them following natural disasters of great importance. Using administrative data that comprises a 10 percent random sample of the Australian population and a natural experimental design, we investigate the effects of natural disasters on retirement savings in the aftermath ...

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  • May 17, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Government Ownership and Competition: Evidence from the European Airline Industry

    Speaker: Christina Stadler, DIW Berlin
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    This paper empirically analyses the impact of government ownership on competition in monopoly and duopoly markets. We use the European Airline Industry as a laboratory. In our empirical strategy we exploit two sources of exogenous variations that allow us to cleanly filter out the effect of government ownership on the likelihood of exit. First, we study government ownership that was triggered by a ...

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  • May 16, 2023

    Berlin Seminar

    Wie kann die Wärmewende für alle gelingen?

    Speaker: Sibylle Braungardt (Öko-Institut), Melanie Weber-Moritz (DMB), Ingrid Vogler (GdW), Christian Noll (DENEFF), Peter Rathert (BMWSB)
    Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
    DIW Berlin
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30 - 14:00

    Die EU-Richtlinie über die Gesamtenergieeffizienz von Gebäuden (EPBD) etabliert eine neue gesellschaftliche Norm und ein großes politisches Ziel: Bis 2033 sollten alle Wohngebäude einen Mindeststandard an Energieeffizienz erreichen. So sollen Energiekosten und Schocks für Haushalte begrenzt werden und der Energiebedarf reduziert werden, um eine klimaneutrale Energieversorgung für alle zu ...

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  • May 12, 2023

    Graduate Center Masterclasses

    Causal Machine Learning

    Speaker: Michael Knaus
    Location: Francine D. Blau Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 3.3.002b
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 09h00 - 18h00

    The DIW Graduate Center is pleased to offer a Masterclass on causal machine learning, taught by Michael Knaus. It is designed for all doctoral students and researchers at the DIW who would like to improve their understanding of machine learning and data science more broadly. The Masterclass lasts one day. Please register with the Graduate Center on a first-come, first-served basis: gradcenter@diw.de

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  • May 10, 2023

    Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

    Subjective Belief Formation and Stock Market Participation in Germany.

    Speaker: Sebastian Becker
    Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
    DIW Berlin
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 11 bis 12 Uhr

    This paper investigates the unique ways in which individuals assimilate new information into their beliefs about stock returns and examines the consequences of heterogeneous information processing on savings and investment decisions. Utilizing two exogenous information treatments from 2017 and 2018 surveys of German households, I discover that individuals' short-term return expectations shift by ...

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  • May 3, 2023

    SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Terrorism and Voting: The Rise of Right-Wing Populism in Germany

    Speaker: Navid Sabet, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
    Location: Karl Popper Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.020
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30-13:30

    -- joint with Marius Liebald and Guido Friebel Can right-wing terrorism increase support for far-right populist parties, and if so, why? Exploiting quasi-random variation between successful and failed attacks across German municipalities, we find that successful attacks lead to significant increases in the vote share for the right-wing, populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party. Our ...

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  • May 3, 2023

    SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Terrorism and Voting: The Rise of Right-Wing Populism in Germany

    Speaker: Navid Sabet, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
    Location: Karl Popper Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.020
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30-13:30

    -- joint with Marius Liebald and Guido Friebel Can right-wing terrorism increase support for far-right populist parties and if so, why? Exploiting quasi-random variation between successful and failed attacks across German municipalities, we find that successful attacks lead to significant increases in the vote share for the right-wing, populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party in state ...

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  • May 3, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Limited Price Competition Among Real Estate Agents and the Role of Inattention

    Speaker: Julius Stoll, Hertie School
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    This paper relates incomplete price competition among real estate agents to inattentive home sellers. I exploit a recent legal reform in Germany which specifically aimed to increase price competition among real estate agents by raising the cost salience of sellers. I find that the reform backfired and real estate agents exploited the transition to increase their total commission rate by 0.3 ...

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  • April 19, 2023

    SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    The Economic Determinants of Bitterness – Evidence from Plant Closures in Germany

    Speaker: Christopher Prömel, Freie Universität Berlin
    Location: Karl Popper Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 2.3.020
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time: 12:30-13:30

    -- joint with Panu Poutvaara and Max Steinhardt This study analyzes the determinants of bitterness, which describes a feeling of not having achieved what one deserves compared to others. First, we perform pooled OLS and fixed effects regressions, showing that bitterness is associated with various economic and non-economic factors, whereby the effect of unemployment stands out. Therefore, in the ...

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  • April 19, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Free Allocation and Exports

    Speaker: Robin Sogalla, DIW Berlin
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    The European Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) is the key policy tool of the EU to reduce GHG emissions. To prevent carbon leakage, most of the emission permits have been allocated for free in the industrial sector. A carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will be introduced end of 2023 as an alternative carbon leakage protection instrument. However, the CBAM will only gradually replace free ...

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  • April 17, 2023

    Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Hit where it hurts: Healthcare access and Intimate Partner Violence

    Speaker: Judit Vall (University of Barcelona)
    Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
    DIW Berlin
    Mohrenstr. 58
    10117 Berlin

    The Berlin School of Economics Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS) is a weekly research seminar, focused on labor economics, industrial organization, political economy and related areas in applied microeconomics. It is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, Hertie School, HU Berlin, FU Berlin, TU Berlin, WZB, ESMT Berlin, University of Potsdam, European University Viadrina, BCCP and SFB TRR 190. BAMS is one of ...

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  • March 29, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Competition and VAT Pass-Through

    Speaker: Themistoklis Kampouris, DIW Berlin
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    We examine how competition affects VAT pass-through in isolated oligopolistic markets as defined by the Greek islands. Using daily gasoline prices and a difference-in-differences methodology, we study how changes in VAT rates are passed through to consumers in islands with different number of retailers. We show that pass-through increases with competition, going from 50% in monopoly to around 80% ...

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  • March 15, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Are M&As Spurring or Stifling Innovation? - Evidence from Antidiabetic Drug Development

    Speaker: Jo Seldeslachts, DIW Berlin & KU Leuven
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    The innovation impact of acquisitions of small targets with products close to launch by large product market incumbents is currently debated, weighing whether incumbents might preemptively terminate or “kill” the innovative projects of these targets. This paper provides empirical evidence on which M&A deals spur and which stifle innovation. To this end, we not only look at the product market ...

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  • March 1, 2023

    Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    The Housing Market in Public and Political Debate - a Text Analysis

    Speaker: Caroline Stiel, DIW Berlin
    Location: Joan Robinson Room
    DIW Berlin
    Room 3.3.002a
    Mohrenstraße 58
    10117 Berlin
    Time:
    11:30 - 12:30
    Francine D. Blau Room 3.3.002B+C

    The Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics 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. ...

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