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MEF-seminar summer term 2019

MEF-Seminar (Macro/Econometrics/Finance)

Thursdays 16:15 - 17:30
in seminar room Kaiserplatz 7-9, 4th floor, room no. 4.006


Dates for summer term 2019  (4-Apr-2019 - 11-Jul-2019):


Date Title Speaker

"Escaping the Losses from Trade: The Impact of Heterogeneity on Skill Acquisition," with G. Navarro and R. Reyes-Heroles

Axelle Ferriere,

Paris School of Economics 


11.04.2019 Rationalizing Trading Frequency and Returns: Maybe Trading is Good for You

Russell Cooper,

European University Institute

The fiscal theory of the price level in overlapping generations models

Roger Farmer, University of Warwick
09.05.2019 The Aggregate Consequences of Tax Evasion Almuth Scholl, University of Konstanz
23.05.2019 Monetary Policy and Heterogeneity: An Analytical Framework Florin Bilbiie, University of Lausanne

Trust Unraveled: The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War

Felipe Valencia Caicedo, University of British Columbia
04.07.2019 Over-reaction in Macroeconomic Expectations Yueran Ma, Chicago Booth
11.07.2019 tba Christian Hilber, London School of Economics


MacroHistory-seminar summer term 2019



Thursdays 12:15 - 13:30 at Kaiserplatz 7-9, 4th floor, Room 4.006. For details, see


Dates for summer term 2019  (4-Apr-2019 - 11-Jul-2019):


Date Title Speaker

Can Schools Change Religious Attitudes? Evidence from German State Reforms of Compulsory Religious Education

Ludger Woessmann,
11.04.2019 Robin Hood or Crony Capitalism? Income Inequality Trends in Malaysia (1984-2014) Under Protracted Affirmative Actions Li Yang,
Paris School of Economics
18.04.2019 no seminar no seminar
25.04.2019 Rent Sharing and Inclusive Growth Pawel Bukowski,

Types of Contact: A Field Experiment on Collaborative and Adversarial Caste Integration

Matt Lowe,
Bonn Briq
09.05.2019 The Rise and Fall of Family Size: Efficient Human Capital Investment and Fertility Lars Lønstrup,
University of Southern Denmark
16.05.2019 Roman Transport Network Connectivity and Economic Integration

Erik Hornung,
University of Cologne

23.05.2019 Making a Market: Infrastructure, Integration, and the Rise of Innovation Erik Prawitz,
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Regimes of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in England during the French Wars (1793-1821)
Pamfili Antipa,
Sciences Po
13.06.2019 no seminar No seminar
 tba Stefano Ungaro,
Paris School of Economics




Leonardo Bursztyn,
University of Chicago
04.07.2019 no seminar No seminar
11.07.2019 tba Ronan Lyons,
Trinity College Dublin