Ph.D. Programme Quantitative Economics

Winter term 2005/2006

Date Location Speaker Topic
17.10.2005 WSP1
Henry Overman
London School of Economics
The impact of local taxation on business decisions
19.10.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Michael Burda
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Blue Laws
07.11.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Susan Zhu
Michigan State
Technology, Endowments, and the Factor Content of Bilateral Trade
10.11.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Guido Ascari
University of Pavia
Trend Inflation, Taylor Principle and Indeterminacy
20.11.2005 WSP1
Sitabhra Sinha
Institute for Mathematical Science, India
Blockbusters, Bombs and Sleepers:
The Income Distribution of Movies
21.11.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Christian Schumacher
Deutsche Bundesbank
Forecasting German GDP Using Alternative Factor Models Based on Large Datasets
 28.11.2005 WSP1
Gerd Ronning
Universität Tübingen
 Microeconometric evaluation in case of misclassified treatment
05.12.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of St. Gallen
Wage Rigidity and Firm Training
15:00 - 16:30
Lecture Hall
Peter Debaere
University of Texas, Austin
Small Fish - Big Issues
The Impact of Trade Policy on the Global Shrimp Market
13.12.2005 IfW
Lecture Hall
Robert F. Owen
Irreversibility, Sunk Costs, News and Economic Methodology
16.01.2006 IfW
Lecture Hall
Jim Markusen
University of Colorado
A Multi-Country Approach to Trade and Trade Costs
23.01.2006 WSP1
Lukas Menkhoff Whose Trades Convey Information?
30.01.2006 WSP1
Michael Rauber
Universität Konstanz
Evaluation of Researchers:
A Life-Cycle Analysis of German Academic Economists
06.02.2006 IfW
Lecture Hall
Richard Baldwin
Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva
East Asian Regionalism
21.02.2006 IfW
Lecture Hall
Andrea Vaona
IfW Kiel
Multiplicatively Seperable Preferences and Output Persistence
27.02.2006 IfW
Lecture Hall
Tommaso Monacelli
Università Bocconi, Milano
Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Currency Union
20.03.2006 WSP1
Joachim Peinke
Universität Oldenburg
Wie turbulent sind die Finanzmärkte?
Über die statistischen Ähnlichkeiten zwischen Finanz- und Turbulenzdaten
14:30 - 16:00
Lecture Hall
Richard Mash
University of Oxford
Optimising Microfoundations for Inflation Persistence

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