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Applied Economics and Econometrics Seminar

Programme (as of 8 February 2011)

 

Wednesday 2 February 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Reyn van Ewijk (VU University Amsterdam)

Title: "Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance" (joint with Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder)

 

Wednesday 9 February 2011, 2 p.m., room P044

Aderonke Osikominu (Universität Freiburg)

Title: "Quick Job Entry or Long-Term Human Capital Development? The Dynamic Effects of Alternative Training Schemes"

 

Wednesday 16 February 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Christine Zulehner (Universität Linz)

Title: "The Optimal Timing of Adopting New Technologies" (joint with An-Hsiang Liu and Ralph Siebert)

 

Wednesday 23 February 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

CANCELLED

 

Wednesday 2 March 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Mark Schelker (St. Gallen)

Title: "Rational Voters and Their Strategic Use of the Separation of Powers"

 

Wednesday 9 March 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

No Seminar 

 

Wednesday 16 March 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Michael Pfaffermayr (Universität Innsbruck)

Title: "Estimation of Structural Gravity Models with Market Entry Dynamics" (joint with Peter Egger and Andrea Leitner)

 

Wednesday 23 March 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Andrey Launov (Universität Mainz)

Title: "Should long-term unemployed workers be sanctioned?  Evidence from a nonstationary structural job search model"

 

Wednesday 30 March 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Emilia Del Bono (ISER, University of Essex)

Title:  "The UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative and the causal effect of breastfeeding on early child outcomes" (joint with Birgitta Rabe)

 

Wednesday 6 April 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Matthias Kehrig (Northwestern)

Title: "Productivity Dispersion over the Business Cycle" 

 

Wednesday 13 April 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Baltasar Trancón y Widemann (Universität Bayreuth)

Title: "Classification of Environmental Time Series in Ecosystem Research - A Comparison of Methods Derived from Theoretical Physics Versus Theoretical Computer Science" (joint with Michael Hauhs)

 

Wednesday 4 May 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

 Ronald Bachmann (RWI Essen) 

Title:  "Wage inequality and mobility in Europe" (with Peggy David and  Sandra Schaffner)

 

Wednesday 11 May 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

 No Seminar 

 

Wednesday 18 May 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

Peter Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara)

Title: "Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence"  (with Kailing Shen)

 

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

 No Seminar 

 

Wednesday 1 June 2011, 12 p.m., room P044

David Jaeger (Universität Köln)

Title: "Immigrants and Innovation"