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MEF-seminar winter term 2018/19

MEF-Seminar (Macro/Econometrics/Finance)

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


Dates for winter term 2018/19  (11-Oct-2018 - 7-Feb-2019):


Date Title Speaker
Labor Market Implications of Unemployment Benefit Extensions
Iourii Manovskii, University of Pennsylvania
Credit, Bankruptcy, and Aggregate Fluctuations
Makoto Nakajima, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Financial Crisis Interventions
Josef Schroth, Bank of Canada
Measuring Geopolitical Risk
Matteo Iacoviello, Federal Reserve Board
Regulation of Consumer Credit with Over-Optimistic Borrowers
Michèle Tertilt, University of Mannheim
Paolo Surico, London Business School and CEPR
Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy
Michael Weber, Chicago Booth
What to Expect from the Lower Bound on Interest Rates: Evidence from Derivatives Prices
Thomas Mertens, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Climbing the Wage Ladders: Determining the Sources of Idiosyncratic Wage Dynamics and Implications for Policy
Árpád Ábrahám, European University Institute
Optimal Progressivity with Age Dependent Taxation
Gianluca Violante, Princeton University
Firm Demographics an the Great Recession
Gian-Luca Clementi, NYU Stern

MacroHistory-seminar winter term 2018/19


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


Dates for winter term 2018/19  (11-Oct-2018 - 7-Feb-2019):


Date Title
11.10.2018 no seminar no seminar
18.10.2018 Community Origins of Industrial Entrepreneurship: Evidence from India
Bishnupriya Gupta, University of Warwick
25.10.2018 Entrepreneurial Freedom as a driving Institution during the German Industrial Take-off 
Martin Dohmen, Bonn University
31.10.2018 The Time Varying Risk Puzzle Dmitry Kuvshinov, Bonn University
08.11.2018 Booms and Busts in Housing Markets: Prices and Turnover in Amsterdam, 1582-1810 Matthijs Korevaar,
Maastricht University
15.11.2018 You Reap What You Know: Origins and Dynamics of State Capacity
Fabian Wahl, University of Hohenheim
22.11.2018 tba Pablo Selaya, University of Copenhagen
29.11.2018 tba Christoph Koenig,
University of Bristol
06.12.2018 tba Giorgio Chiovelli, London Business School
13.12.2018 tba James Fenske, University of Warwick
20.12.2018 tba Mintra Dwarkasing, Erasmus University Rotterdam
10.01.2019 tba Fabio Mariani, Université Catholique de Louvain
17.01.2019 tba Valeria Rueda, University of Oxford
24.01.2019 tba Mohamed Saleh, Toulouse School of Economics