Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics

BGPE Research Seminars

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2014

Date Venue Topic Speaker
December 10
12 p.m.
University Regensburg
t.b.a. Keith K.P. Wong,
University of Hong Kong
December 8
5:30 p.m.
University Augsburg
t.b.a. Keith K.P. Wong,
University of Hong Kong
October 24
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
t.b.a. Dmitry Taubinsky,
Harvard University
October 22
University Regensburg
t.b.a. Dmitry Taubinsky,
Harvard University
October 21
University Regensburg
t.b.a. Simon Loertscher,
University of Melbourne
October 20
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
t.b.a. Simon Loertscher,
University of Melbourne
October
University Bayreuth
t.b.a. Yoto Yotov,
Drexel University, Philadelphia
October
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
t.b.a. Yoto Yotov,
Drexel University, Philadelphia
June 28
1:15 p.m.
University Passau
Development Aid and Development: Experimental Evidence from the Forest Edge in West Africa Erwin Bulte,
Tilburg University
June 26
2 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Chief for a day: Elite capture and management performance: Evidence from a field experiment in Sierra Leone Erwin Bulte,
Tilburg University
June 25
1:15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Educational Achievement Effects from New Peers: Who Matters?". Duncan McVicar,
Queen's University Belfast
June 24
University Wuerzburg
Educational Achievement Effects from New Peers: Who Matters?". Duncan McVicar,
Queen's University Belfast
June 12
3:30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Selection and the Measured Black-White Wage Gap Among Young Women Revisited Jim Albrecht,
Georgetown University, Washington
June 12
2:30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Parental Leave and the Glass Ceiling in Sweden Susan Vroman,
Georgetown University, Washington
January
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
t.b.a. Elena Carletti,
European University Institute, Florence


2013

Date Venue Topic Speaker
August 8
Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
The Long-Term Effects of Temporary Labor Market Conditions Till von Wachter,
University of California, Los Angeles
August 7
1:15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Reemployment Wages Till von Wachter,
University of California, Los Angeles
July 4
5 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Walking Wounded - The Causal Welfare Loss of Underemployment through Overeducation John Haisken-DeNew,
University of Melbourne
July 4
3:30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
"High"-School: The Impact of Early Marijuana Use on Educational Outcomes Sonja Kassenboehmer,
University of Melbourne
July 4
2:30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Welfare Reliance of Rejected DSP Applicants Barbara Hanel,
University of Melbourne
July 3
University Passau
The economic consequences of solidarity in extended families [Abstract] Jean-Marie Baland,
University of Namur
July 2
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
The economic consequences of solidarity in extended families [Abstract] Jean-Marie Baland,
University of Namur
June 19
University Regensburg
Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi Lori A. Beaman,
Northwestern University, Evanston
June 18
11 a.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
A Theory of Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand as Functions of Market Tightness with Prices as Parameters Pascal Michaillat,
London School of Economics
June 17
2 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
A Theory of Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand as Functions of Market Tightness with Prices as Parameters Pascal Michaillat,
London School of Economics
June 14
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi Lori A. Beaman,
Northwestern University, Evanston
June 13
5 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Expanding Educational Opportunities in Remote Parts of the World: Evidence from a RCT of a Public-Private Partnership in Pakistan Stephen Ryan,
MIT, Cambridge
June 12
University Regensburg
Expanding Educational Opportunities in Remote Parts of the World: Evidence from a RCT of a Public-Private Partnership in Pakistan Stephen Ryan,
MIT, Cambridge
June 12
5 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Information, Bias, and Efficiency in Expert Evaluation: Evidence from the NIH Danielle Li,
Northwestern University, Evanston
June 11
12 p.m.
University Regensburg
Expertise vs. Bias in Evaluation: Evidence from the US National Institutes of Health Danielle Li,
Northwestern University, Evanston
June 6
5 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Marketplace or reseller Julian Wright,
National University of Singapore
June 5
University Regensburg
A Tale of (Two) Teams: How Uncertainty and Complexity Drive Team Formation Karen Bernhardt,
The Ohio State University
June 4
University Wuerzburg
Marketplace or reseller Julian Wright,
National University of Singapore
June 3
University Munich
A Tale of (Two) Teams: How Uncertainty and Complexity Drive Team Formation Karen Bernhardt,
The Ohio State University
May 28
4:30 p.m.
University Augsburg
Fixed versus Variable Rate Loans under Regret Aversion Keith K.P. Wong,
University of Hong Kong
May 15
12 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Macroeconomic Dynamics in a Model of Goods, Labor and Credit Market Frictions Etienne Wasmer,
Sciences Po Paris
May 14
5 p.m.
University Munich
Ex-ante and ex-post evaluation of the 1989 French welfare reform using a natural experiment: the 1908 social laws in Alsace-Moselle Etienne Wasmer,
Sciences Po Paris
April 17
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Make it count: Students incentives and effort Arnaud Chevalier,
University London
April 16
6 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
Make it count: Students incentives and effort Arnaud Chevalier,
University London
January 23
12 p.m.
University Regensburg
Recruitment and Selection in Organizations Ricardo Alonso,
University of Southern California
January 22
11 a.m.
University Wuerzburg
Recruitment and Selection in Organizations Ricardo Alonso,
University of Southern California


2012

Date Venue Topic Speaker
December 19
4 p.m.
University Bayreuth
Trade and inequality: From theory to estimation Marc-Andreas Mündler,
University of California, San Diego
December 17
1 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Trade and inequality: From theory to estimation Marc-Andreas Mündler,
University of California, San Diego
June 27
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Genetic testing with primary prevention and moral hazard Philippe De Donder,
Toulouse School of Economics
June 26
6.15 p.m.
University University Wuerzburg
Genetic testing with primary prevention and moral hazard Philippe De Donder,
Toulouse School of Economics
June 19
t.b.a.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Trends and cycles in the Labor Market Tara Sinclair,
Washington University
June 18
t.b.a.
University Regensburg
Trends and cycles in the Labor Market Tara Sinclair,
Washington University
June 6
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Coordinating Climate and Trade Policies: Pareto Efficiency and the Role of Border Tax Adjustments Christos Kotsogiannis,
University of Exeter
June 4
2 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Coordinating Climate and Trade Policies: Pareto Efficiency and the Role of Border Tax Adjustments Christos Kotsogiannis,
University of Exeter
June 1
2.30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Economics of and Econometrics for Caregiving and Labor Supply Tom Mroz,
Clemson University
June 1
3.30 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Sample-selection Bias in the Historical Heights Literature Timothy Guinnane,
Yale University
June 1
4.45 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Shirking Effects of Heterogeneous Employment Protection with Observable Worker Effort Ben Freyens,
University of Canberra
May 16
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Why are so few females promoted into CEO and Vice-President positions? Danish empirical evidence 1997-2007 Nina Smith,
University of Aarhus
May 15
t.b.a.
University Wuerzburg
Why are so few females promoted into CEO and Vice-President positions? Danish empirical evidence 1997-2007 Nina Smith,
University of Aarhus
May 9
4 p.m.
University Bayreuth
Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility John McLaren,
University of Virginia
May 8
12 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility John McLaren,
University of Virginia
April 24
6 p.m.
University Passau
Carbon taxes and the market for abatement services Brian Copeland,
University of British Columbia
April 17
t.b.a.
University Wuerzburg
Entrepreneurial Spin-Offs, R&D, and Technology Choice Thomas Gehrig,
University of Vienna
April 16
t.b.a.
University Regensburg
Entrepreneurial Spin-Offs, R&D, and Technology Choice Thomas Gehrig,
University of Vienna
January 18
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The role of mothers and fathers in providing skills: evidence from parental deaths Anders Björklund,
Stockholm University
January 17
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The role of mothers and fathers in providing skills: evidence from parental deaths Anders Björklund,
Stockholm University


2011

Date Venue Topic Speaker
December 14
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Relative Utility Hypothesis With and Without Self-reported Reference Wages Giovanni Mastrobuoni,
Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin
December 13
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The Relative Utility Hypothesis With and Without Self-reported Reference Wages Giovanni Mastrobuoni,
Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin
November 16
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Monetary Policy and Global Equilibria in a Production Economy Dr. Alex Wolman,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
November 15
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
Monetary Policy and Global Equilibria in a Production Economy Dr. Alex Wolman,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
November 8
4.30 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
The Shifting and Twisting Beveridge Curve: An Aggregate Perspective Thomas Lubik,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
November 1
12.00 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Shifting and Twisting Beveridge Curve: An Aggregate Perspective Thomas Lubik,
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
October 19
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
A Model of Equilibrium Institutions Dr. Kevin Sheedy,
London School of Economics
October 17
12.00 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
A Model of Equilibrium Institutions Dr. Kevin Sheedy,
London School of Economics
July 27
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Causal Effect of Education on Health: What is the Role of Health Behaviors? Giorgio Brunello,
Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri
July 26
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The Causal Effect of Education on Health: What is the Role of Health Behaviors? Giorgio Brunello,
Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri
July 12
11.30 a.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Estimates over Twenty Years Johannes Schmieder,
Boston University
June 29
4.00 p.m.
University Bayreuth
Financial Constraints and Multinational Investment Michael Ryan,
Western Michigan University
June 28
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
Financial Constraints and Multinational Investment Michael Ryan,
Western Michigan University
June 8
4.00 p.m.
University Bayreuth
The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Estimates over Twenty Years Johannes Schmieder,
Boston University
May 25
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
A Theory of Labor Supply Late in the Life-Cycle: Social Security and Disability Insurance Luisa Fuster,
Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies
May 24
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
A Theory of Labor Supply Late in the Life-Cycle: Social Security and Disability Insurance Luisa Fuster,
Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies
January 19
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Friends’ Networks and Job Finding Rates Lorenzo Cappellari,
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan
January 18
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
Friends’ Networks and Job Finding Rates Lorenzo Cappellari,
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan


2010

Date Venue Topic Speaker
December 21
12.00 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg

Search Labor Wedges Sanjay Chugh,
University of Maryland
December 20
12.00 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich t.b.a. Sanjay Chugh,
University of Maryland
December 8
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg

The Case for Presenteeism Knut Røed,
University of Oslo
December 7
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The Case for Presenteeism Knut Røed,
University of Oslo
November 29
t.b.a.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
The Employed, the Unemployed, and the Unemployable: Directed Search with Worker Heterogeneity Ian Paul King,
University of Melbourne
November 24
6.15 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
The Effects of Competition on Post-Transplant Outcomes of Cadaveric Liver Transplantation under the MELD Scoring System Harry J. Paarsch,
University of Melbourne
November 24
12.00 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The Employed, the Unemployed, and the Unemployable: Directed Search with Worker Heterogeneity Ian Paul King,
University of Melbourne
November 23
4.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The Effects of Competition on Post-Transplant Outcomes of Cadaveric Liver Transplantation under the MELD Scoring System Harry J. Paarsch,
University of Melbourne
November 16
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
The Employed, the Unemployed, and the Unemployable: Directed Search with Worker Heterogeneity Ian Paul King,
University of Melbourne
October 28
t.b.a.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
The dynamics of social assistance benefit receipt in Britain Stephen P. Jenkins,
University of Essex, Colchester
October 27
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
The dynamics of social assistance benefit receipt in Britain Stephen P. Jenkins,
University of Essex, Colchester
June 1
4.30 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Optimal Monetary Policy in a Channel System Alexander Berentsen,
University of Basel
May 31
6.00 p.m.
University Regensburg
Optimal Monetary Policy in a Channel System Alexander Berentsen,
University of Basel
January 13
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Anatomy of Welfare Reform: Announcement and Implementation Effects Marco Francesconi,
University Essex
January 12
6.15 p.m.
University Wuerzburg
Anatomy of Welfare Reform: Announcement and Implementation Effects Marco Francesconi,
University Essex


2009

Date Venue Topic Speaker
November 4
1.15 p.m.
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Product Demand Shifts and Wage Inequality Marco Leonardi,
University of Milan
July 10
10.00 a.m.
University Augsburg
Special Topics in Contracting II: Endogenous Information Structures or Informed Principal Problem Wolfgang Gick,
Dartmouth College and Harvard University
July 9
10.00 a.m.
University Augsburg
Special Topics in Contracting I: Ex-ante Contracting and Mixed Models Wolfgang Gick,
Dartmouth College and Harvard University
July 8
10.30 a.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
t.b.a. Wolfgang Gick,
Dartmouth College and Harvard University
July 7
5.30 p.m.
University Augsburg
Contracting in 3-tier Hierarchies – Developments and Benchmarks Wolfgang Gick,
Dartmouth College and Harvard University
July 6
2.00 p.m.
University Augsburg
Introduction: Topics in Contracting Wolfgang Gick,
Dartmouth College and Harvard University
June 23
4.30 p.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
On Informationally Efficient Markets and Efficient Market Outcomes David Andolfatto,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
June 22
6.15 p.m.
University Regensburg
On Informationally Efficient Markets and Efficient Market Outcomes David Andolfatto,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
May 28
University Wuerzburg
t.b.a. Sugata Marjit,
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
May 26
University Bamberg
t.b.a. Sugata Marjit,
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
May 20
University Erlangen - Nuremberg
Estimates of Intergenerational Elasticities Based on Lifetime Earnings Oivind Anti Nilsen,
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
May 20
University Bayreuth
Self-deception and choice Jawwad Noor,
Boston University
May 18
University Regensburg
Estimates of Intergenerational Elasticities Based on Lifetime Earnings Oivind Anti Nilsen,
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
May 18
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Self-deception and choice Jawwad Noor,
Boston University
May 6
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
t.b.a. Niels Westergård-Nielsen,
Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
May 5
University Wuerzburg
t.b.a. Niels Westergård-Nielsen,
Aarhus School of Business, Denmark


2008

Date Venue Topic Speaker
December 19
12.00 a.m.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Survival of the fittest in cities: Agglomeration, selection and polarisation Kristian Behrens,
University Quebec in Montreal
December 17
1.15 p.m.
University Nuremberg
Cooperation through Imitation and Exclusion in Networks Friederike Mengel,
Maastricht University
December 16
11.00 a.m. (c.t.)
University Passau
Trade, firm selection, and the ‘toughness of competition’: General equilibrium theory with applications Kristian Behrens,
University Quebec in Montreal
December 15
3.15 p.m.
University Munich
Learning by (limited) forward looking players Friederike Mengel,
Maastricht University
November 26
1.15 p.m.
University Nuremberg
Intergenerational Persistence in Educational Attainment in Italy Daniele Checchi,
University of Milan
November 25
University Würzburg
Intergenerational Persistence in Educational Attainment in Italy Daniele Checchi,
University of Milan
November 12
1.15 p.m.
University Nuremberg
Cultural Transmission of Work-Welfare Attitudes and the intergenerational Correlation in Welfare Receipts Deborah Cobb-Clark,
Australian National University
November 10
University Regensburg
Cultural Transmission of Work-Welfare Attitudes and the intergenerational Correlation in Welfare Receipts Deborah Cobb-Clark,
Australian National University
July 16
1.15 pm
University Nuremberg
A Simple, Flexible Estimator for Count and Other Ordered Discrete Data Tom Mroz,
Clemson University
July 14
4 pm
University Regensburg
to be announced Tom Mroz,
Clemson University
April 24
University Munich
The productivity advantages of large markets: Distinguishing agglomeration from firm selection Gilles Duranton,
University Toronto
April 21
6 pm
University Passau
Urban growth and transportation Gilles Duranton,
University Toronto

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