Ph.D. Programme Quantitative Economics

Winter term 2007/2008

Date Location Speaker Topic
01.10.2007 WSP1
Hiroshi Takahashi
Okayama University
Analyzing the Influence of Investors Behavior on Financial Markets through Agent-Based Simulation
20.10.2007 WSP1
Laszlo Goerke
Universität Tübingen
Risk Aversion and Trade Union Membership
29.10.2007 IfW
Lecture Hall
Giordano Moin
CORE Université Catholique de Louvain
Productivity and Firm Selection:
Intra-National vs Inter-National Trade
08.11.2007 WSP7
Valeri Voev
Universität Konstanz
Estimating High-Frequency Based (CO-)Variances:
A Unified Approach
12.11.2007 IfW
Lecture Hall
Werner Antweiler
University of British Columbia
Smart Emission Trading for Toxins Spatial Heterogeneity and Hybrid Regimes
15./16.11.2007     HSH Workshop "Quantitative Finance"
26.11.2007 IfW
Lecture Hall
Torben Andersen
University of Aarhus
The role of workfare in striking a balance between incentives and insurance in the labour market
03.12.2007 WSP1
Ekkehard Ernst
The macroeconomic effects of structural reforms.
Using DSGE models to assess the role of labour and product market reforms for resilience and consumption smoothing
06.12.2007 WSP7
Jan Muti
Universität Frankfurt
16:00 - 17:30
Lecture Hall
Anders Skonhoft
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Harvesting and profitability when natural growth and stock observation are uncertain
18:00 - 19:30
Lecture Hall
Peter Egger
Universität München
Tax Rate and Tax Base Competition for Foreign Direct Investment
17.12.2007 WSP1
Anders Skonhoft
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
A bioeconomic model of trophy hunting
17.12.2007 WSP1
Christophe Chamley
Boston University
Complementarities in Information Accquisition With Short-Term Trades
14.01.2008 IfW
Lecture Hall
Matthias Hertweck
European University Insitute, Florence
Strategic Wage Bargaining, Labor Market Volatility, and Persistence
21.01.2008 WSP1
Geranda Notten
Universität Maastricht
Relative or Absolute Poverty in the US and EU?
The Battle of the Rates
24.01.2008 WSP7
Christian Pigorsch
Universität Bonn
A Multivariate Generalization of the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Stochastic Volatility Model
28.01.2008 IfW
Lecture Hall
Chad Bown
Brandeis University and WTO
China's WTO Entry:
Antidumping, Safeguards and Dispute Settlement
04.02.2008 WSP1
Enrico Scalas
Universitá del Piemonte Orientale
Continuous-time Random Walks in Finance and Economics
11.02.2008 IfW
Lecture Hall
Eric Mayer
Universität Würzburg
Countercyclical Fiscal Policy, Simple Rules and Price Dispersion

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