Research Seminar

Every term we invite national and international colleagues to talk about their cutting edge research projects. The research seminars are open to our researchers and students. Contact us if you want to be on our mailing list.

Winter semester 2020/21

Due to the coronavirus pandemic there are no seminars in the Winter semester 2020/21.

Summer semester 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all seminars have been postponed to the Winter semester 2020/21.

23.10.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Georg Schaur, Ph. D.
University of Tennessee


“Tariff Rate Uncertainty and the Structure of Supply Chains”
27.11.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
PD. Dr. Holger Graf
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena


“A Shot in the Dark? Policy on Cluster Networks”
18.12.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Ji Guo, Ph. D.
Beijing Normal University


“Tourist Tax and Heritage Cities”
22.01.2020
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Daniel Mirza
Université Francois Rabelais de Tours


“Does Terrorism Change Attitudes Towards Migrants? Evidence from Charlie Hebdo's events”
26.06.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Florian Morath
Goethe University Frankfurt


“Too big to prevail: Coalition formation in the presence of a superpower.”
10.07.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Dr. Philipp Harting
Universtity Bielefeld


"Governance structure, technical change and industry competition.
07.11.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Kristof Dascher
Universität Regensburg


“A City Shape Explanation of Why Donald Trump Won.”
14.11.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Freytag
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena


“Populism and the Walking Stick: Why Populist Regimes Invert the J-Curve.”
05.12.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Yoto V. Yotov
Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA


“The Effectiveness of Sanctions: New Evidence Based on Structural Gravity and a New Database”.
12.12.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Freytag
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena


“Populism and the Walking Stick: Why Populist Regimes Invert the J-Curve.”
16.01.2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Andrea Lassmann, Ph. D.
OECD, Paris


“The Taxmann Calls. How Does Facebook Answer? Global Effects of Taxation on Online Advertising.”
11.04.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Silke Anger
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg und IAB Nürnberg


“Cross-Fertilizing Gains or Crowding Out? Schooling Intensity and Noncognitive Skills (with Sarah Dahmann).”
25.04.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Claussen
LMU München


“Knowledge work in the sharing economy: What drives project success in online labor markets?”
23.05.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Andrea Schertler
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg


“Shock Transmission through Shared Directors: Evidence from Bank Enforcement Actions”
06.06.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic
Prof. Dr. Daniel Mirza
Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orléans


The lecture was canceled.
20.06.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic
Pieter Jan Kerstens, Ph. D.
University of Copenhagen


“A unifying framework for dynamic productivity analysis with an application to the French meat processing industry.”
16.11.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Marijn Verschelde
IESEG, School of Management, Paris


“Firm Heterogeneity in Factor Biased Technical Change”
22.11.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Jun. Prof. Dr. Anna Zaharieva
Universität Bielefeld


“Formal Search and Referrals from a Firm's Perspective.”
28.11.2017
Attention: Thursday Term!
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Room S1/05 122
(machine hall)


Topic:
Prof. Dr. Carl Christian von Weizsäcker
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn




“Säkulare Stagnation? Ein Blick auf die Analysemöglichkeiten der Kapitaltheorie”
20.12.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt
Universität Konstanz


“Central Exams and Adult Skills: Evidence from PIAAC”
31.01.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Harald Fadinger
Universität Mannheim


“The Real Exchange Rate, Innovation and Productivity”
07.02.2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Erik Hornung
Universität Köln


“The Political Economy of the Prussian Three-class Franchise”
10.05.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Frank Heinemann
Technische Universität Berlin


“Central Bank Reputation, Cheap Talk and Transparency as Substitutes for Commitment: Experimental Evidence”
07.06.2017
6.00 – 7.00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Isabelle Rabaud
Université d'Orléans


“Migration impact of bilateral trade in services”
14.06.2017
6.00 – 7.00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Michel De Vroey
Université Catholique de Louvain


“The Lucas/Kydland and Prescott transformation of macroeconomics. An assessment”
28.06.2017
6:15 – 7:15 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwiebert
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg


“Econometric Models for Fractional Response Variables”
05.07.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 181

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Knabe
Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg


“Reference Income Effects in the Determination of Equivalence Scales Using Income Satisfaction Data.”
26.10.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Maarten Bosker
Erasmus University Rotterdam


“A theory of trade in a global production network.”
11.01.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Johannes Becker
University of Münster


“Taxation and the allocation of risk and profit within multinational firms.”
01.02.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Guido Bünstorf
University Kassel


“Don't Talk to Strangers? Cognitive Proximity, Social Proximity and the Productivity of Mobile Inventors.”
08.02.2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Miriam Beblo
University Hamburg


“Self-Selection and Conditional Performance: The Gender Pay Gap in a Choice Experiment.”
27.04.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Zeno Enders
Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
University Heidelberg

“Growth expectations, undue optimism, and short-run fluctuations”
11.05.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Paul Schrader
University Augsburg


“Ist das gerecht? Alte und neue Streitfragen im Patentrecht”
29.06.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. habil. Andre Jungmittag
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences


“Economic Growth, Income Inequality and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Empirical Evidence from the EU”
06.07.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Isabelle Rabaud
Université d'Orléans


“Divergences of institutions and bilateral trade in services: a sectoral approach”
13.07.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schank
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz


“More female manager hires through more female managers? Evidence from Germany”
11.11.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Zwick
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg


“You retain whom you train: Analyzing the effect of training on employee retention”
09.12.2015
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Dr. Dennis A. Ostwald
WifOR – Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung


“Made in Germany 2.0. Der 'ökonomische Fussabdruck' und die Quantifizierung von Basar-Effekten”
27.01.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Laszlo Goerke
Universität Trier


“Tax Evasion in a Cournot Oligopoly with Endogenous Entry”
03.02.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Moser
Universität Salzburg


“Hidden Protectionism? Evidence from Non-tariff Barriers to Trade in the United States”
10.02.2016
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Michael Pflüger
Julius-Maximillians-Universität Würzburg


“Comparative Advantage and Agglomeration of Economic Activity”
22.04.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julian Schumacher
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz


“Foreign law bonds: Can they reduce sovereign borrowing costs?”
13.05.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Christian Martin
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel


“The biological foundations of politics – an overview and an application to redistribution”
27.05.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. José de Sousa
Paris-Sud University
Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftspolitik

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03.06.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Heike Wetzel
University Kassel


“Carbon-Decreasing Developments Among New Competitors: Gas- and Coal-Fired Power Plants in the US Electricity Sector”
10.06.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Research seminar is canceled

Dr. Dennis A. Ostwald
WifOR – Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung


“Made in Germany 2.0. Der 'ökonomische Fussabdruck' und die Quantifizierung von Basar-Effekten”
24.06.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Carsten Helm
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg


“On the economics of electricity markets with renewable energies”
15.10.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Christian Volpe Martincus
Inter-American Development Bank


“Transit Trade”
12.11.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Kenneth Rødseth, Ph.D.
Institute of Transport Economics, Oslo


“Productivity Growth in Urban Freight Transport in Norway: An Index Number Approach”
10.12.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Freytag
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Chair of Economic Policy

“Are We Measuring Press Freedom Correctly? The Role of English Proficiency and Spatial Aspects in Media Control”
17.12.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak
GESIS Mannheim und Freie University Bozen


„GESIS Panel: An Open Omnibus Access Panel for the Social Sciences“
04.02.2015
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S4/13 304

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Tim Krieger
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg


“The Rise of Market-Capitalism and the Roots of Anti-American Terrorism”
07.05.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1|02 137

Topic:
Dr. Boris Hirsch
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Chair of Labour and Regional Economics

“The cyclical behaviour of employers' monopsony power and workers' wages”
21.05.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1|02 137

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Jens Südekum
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)

“Globalization and local profiles of economic growth and industrial change”
02.07.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1|02 137

Topic:
Dr. Jan Klingelhöfer
Post-Doctoral Fellow at RWTH Aachen University
Department of Economics

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15.07.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1|02 137

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Dieter Nautz
Freie Universität Berlin
Chair of Econometrics

„Stale Forward Guidance“
Thursday, 24.10.2013
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
Christian Volpe Martincus
Inter-American Development Bank



“Customs as doorkeepers: What are their effects on international trade?”
06.11.2013
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
Andrea Ariu
Université Catholique de Louvain


“Crisis-proof services: why trade in services did not collapse during the 2008-2009 crisis”
20.11.2013
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Hayo
Philipps-Universität Marburg
Lehrstuhl für Makroökonomie

“The German Public and its Trust in the ECB: The Role of Knowledge and
Information Search”
22.01.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Ivo Bischoff
Universität Kassel
FB 7, Fachgebietsleiter Finanzwissenschaft

“Emotions in economic decisions – evidence from a trust game”
05.02.2014
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
Dr. Mark Andor
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung


“Eliciting the willingness to pay for electricity from renewables, nuclear and conventional energies”
26.06.2013
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Room S1/03 96

Topic:
David Cuberes
University of Sheffield


“History and Urban Primacy: The Effect of the Spanish Reconquista on Muslim Cities”
24.10.2012
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Room S313/122 (PC-Pool)

Topic:
Assistant Professor Tibor Besedes
Georgia Tech



“Antidumping and the Death of Trade”
21.11.2012
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Room S313/122 (PC-Pool)

Topic:
Dr. Simon Wiederhold
Ifo Institute



“Does the Technological Content of Government Purchases Matter for Private-Sector R&D? Theory and Evidence from US States”
28.11.2012
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Room S313/122 (PC-Pool)

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Hagen Krämer
Hochschule Karlsruhe



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23.01.2013
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Room S313/122 (PC-Pool)

Topic:
PD Dr.Elke Jahn
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung



“Is there monopsonistic discrimination against immigrants? First evidence from linked employer–employee data”
30.01.2013
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Room S313/122 (PC-Pool)

Topic:
Prof Alfonso Souza-Poza
Universität Hohenheim



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05/30/2012
5.00-6.00 p.a.
Room S3/13/63





Topic:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner
Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Lehrstuhl für Mikroökonomik
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University of Southern Denmark
Department of Marketing and Management
I2M Group
Odense

Performance differences between academic spin-offs and non-academic start-ups: A comparative analysis using a non-parametric matching approach
06/06/2012
5.00-6.00 p.a.
Room S3/13/63


Topic:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch
Juniorprofessur für Öffentliche Finanzen
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München

Sovereign Defaults: The Price of Haircuts
07/04/2012
5.00-6.00 p.a.
Room S3/13/63


Topic:
Dr. rer. pol. habil. Michael Pickhardt
Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus
Gastprofessur Volkswirtschaftslehre
Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy: First Evidence from Recent Methodological Advances
11/02/2011
5.00 p.a.
Room S3/20/4

Topic:
Dr. Christian Volpe Martincus
Inter-American Development Bank


“Shaky Roads and Trembling Exports: Assessing the Trade Effects of Domestic Transport Costs Using a Natural Experiment”
12/07/2011
2.00-3.00 p.a.
Room S3/13/63

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Carsten Hefeker
Fakultät III: Europäische Wirtschaftspolitik
Universität Siegen

"Political Polarization, Delegation and Term Length
12/14./2011
2.00-3.00 p.a.
Room: S3/13/63

Topic:
Dr. Nadine Chlaß
Lehrstuhl für Empirische und Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

“The Winner's Curse in Take-Over Games”
01/11/2012
2.00-3.00 p.a.
Room S3/13/63

Topic:
Prof. Dr. Robert Nuscheler
Fachgebiet Gesundheitsökonomie
Universität Augsburg

“The Willingness to Vaccinate Against the Flu – Evidence from Germany”