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Research Seminar 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 PER II 

 

The research seminar is organized by Prof. Christelle Dumas and Prof. Mark Schelker  

 
SS 2017

 Date

  Name/Forename

 Affiliation

 Title

February
23th
Alessandro Riboni Ecole Polytechnique "Nation-building, Nationlism and Wars" with Alberto Alesina and Bryony Reich.
March 9th
CANCELLED
Adrian Vatter and
Sean Mueller

University of Bern
„Individual Self-interest vs. Regional Solidarity. The Referendum on Fiscal Equalisation in Switzerland“ with Charly Schmid.
15th 
Room B205    Time
11:15 - 12:30
    
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes Syracuse University, Center for Policy Research "Conscription and Military Service: Do They Result in Future Violent and Non-Violent Incarcerations and Recidivism?" with Xintong Wang 
23th
    
Petros Sekeris
University of Portsmouth
"Unbundling the Resource Curse" with Alex Dickson and Ian MacKenzie
April
6th
Gianmarco Leon University of Pompeu Fabra "Accountability, Political Capture and Selection into Politics: Evidence from Peruvian Municipalities"
27th

Pramila Krishnan Cambridge "Fading Choice: Transport Costs and Variety in Consumer Goods" with Jan Willem Gunning and Andualem Telaye
May
4th
Michael Grimm
University of Passau
"Rainfall risk, fertility and development: Evidence from farm settlements during the American demographic transition"
18th 

Benny Geys Norwegian Business School "Abandon Ship? Party Brands and Politicians' Responses to a Political Scandal".                                                   
       

 
FS 2016 

September
29th

Holger Strulik

University of Göttingen "Health and Hyperbolic Discounting"
October
13th
Isabel Günther ETH Zürich "Making an impact? The relevance of aid effectiveness for donation decisions. A laboratory experiment."
27th Dana Sisak Erasmus University Rotterdam "Peer Evaluation and Team Performance: An Experiment on Complex Problem Solving" with John Morgan and Susanne Neckermann
November
10th 
Mario Jametti Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano) "Catastrophic Agglomeration: Indirect Evidence from the Tax Sensitivity of Firm Births?"
24th Simone Schüller IFO Münich "Internet and Voting in the Web 2.0 Era: Evidence from a Local Broadband Policy"
December
1st
Lore Vandewalle Graduate Institute "The social cost of social norms: evidence from gender quotas"

 
SS 2016

Date

 Name/Forename

Affiliation

 Title

February
25th
Gradstein Mark Ben-Gurion University “Can Black Gold Shine?  The Effect of Oil Prices on Nighttime Light in Brazil”, with Marc Klemp.
March
10th
Steinmayr Andreas University of Munich "Exposure to Refugees and Voting for the Far-Right. (Unexpected) Results from Austria" 
24th van de Walle Dominique World Bank  "Women left behind? Poverty and headship in Africa", with Annamaria Milazzo
April
20th Wednesday
Room B130
Schmieder Johannes Boston University The Rise of Domestic Outsourcing and the Evolution of the German Wage Structure
27th Wednesday
Room B205
2:30-3:45 p.m.
Coffman Lucas Ohio State University "Pathways of Persuasion", joint with Paul Niehaus 
27th Wednesday
Room B205
4:15-5:30 p.m.
Baldiga Coffman Katie Ohio State University Evidence on Self-Stereotyping and the Contribution of Ideas
May
19th
François Libois  Namur University Households in Times of War : Adaptation Strategies during the Nepal Civil War

 FS 2015

September
17th
Felfe Christina University of St.Gallen Granting Birthright Citizenship -
A Door Opener for Immigrant Children's Educational
Participation and Success?

October
1st
Freier Ronny DIW, Berlin Regression Discontinuity Designs
Based on Population Thresholds:
Pitfalls and Solutions

15th Thöni Christian Université de Lausanne Cultural origins of cooperation:
The role of permeability of societies
29th Moser Christoph University of Salzburg Hidden Protectionism? Evidence from Non-tariff Barriers to Trade in the United States (joint work with Robert Grundke)
November
12th
Zimmermann Florian  University of Zurich Learning about Job Search:
A Field Experiment with Job Seekers in Germany
26th Oberhofer Harald Vienna University of Economics and Business Who Creates Jobs? Econometric Modeling and Evidence for Austrian Firm Level Data
December
10th
Villeval Marie Claire CNRS - University of Lyon Equality concerns and the limits of self-governance in heterogeneous populations

 SS 2015 

Date Name/Forename Affiliation Title
February
26th 
Labonne Julien University of Oxford Incumbent Advantage, Voter Information and Vote Buying with Ceci Cruz and Phil Keefer
March
12th
Hodler Roland Universität St. Gallen Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance
19th Rapoport Hillel Paris School of Economics The effect of labor migration on the diffusion of democracy: evidence from a former Soviet Republic
26th von Weizsäcker Carl Christian Max Planck Institute The negative natural rate of interest - and its policy implications
April
30rd
Pickering Andrew  University of York Inequality and the composition of taxes
May
7th
Gennaioli Nicola Bocconi University Stereotypes
21st Brändle Thomas Eidg. Finanzverwaltung und Universität Basel What drives public health care expenditure.

  FS 2014

October
2nd

Jacquemet Nicolas
Paris School of Economics and University of Lorraine Labour Supply, Work Effort and Contract Choice: Theory and Evidence on Physicians with B. Fortin and B. Seharer
16th Deuchert Eva Universität St.Gallen Crawling Up the Cash Cliff: Behavioral Responses to a Disability Insurance Reform

30th 

Sangnier Marc Aix-Marseille School of Economics The Wild West is Wild: The Homicide Resource Curse
November
13th
Couttenier Mathieu University of Lausanne The Violent Legacy of War Exposure: Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Swiss Cantons with V. Preotu, D. Rohner, and M. Thoenig

27th

Guirkinger Catherine University of Namur Tribes and ploughs: clan institutions and production decisions of Kazakhs under Russian colonization
December
11th
Koethenbuerger Marko ETH Zürich Do electoral Rules Alter the Effect of Fiscal Transfers? Evidence from German Municipalities
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