Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Research Workshop "Empirical Economics" – Winter Term 2017/18


Master and doctoral students as well as all faculty interested in empirical research.

Course description

This is Munich's field workshop in empirical economics. It is jointly organized by members of LMU's Department of Economics and of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. We invite colleagues from local, German and European institutions to present their research. The workshop organizers are:


Tuesday, 14:00 – 15:30; Professor-Huber-Platz 2, room VU107


Oct 17         Pamela Giustinelli
(Bocconi, Milan)
Tail and center rounding of probabilistic expectations in the Health and Retirement Study
Oct 24    Sonia Bhalotra
(University of Essex)
Fertility responses to reductions in mortality: Quasi-experimental evidence from 20th Century America
Oct 31 No seminar
(Reformation Day)
Nov 07 Anna Raute
(University of Mannheim / Queen Mary, London)
Who benefits from universal childcare? Estimating marginal returns to early childcare attendance
Nov 14 No seminar
Nov 21 Wanda Mimra
(ETH Zurich)
Health services as credence goods: A field experiment
Nov 28 No seminar
Dec 05 Rémi Piatek
(University of Copenhagen)
– cancelled –
Dec 12 Viola Angelini
(University of Groningen)
– cancelled –
Dec 19 Jan Stuhler
(Universidad Carlos III, Madrid)
Shift-share instruments and the impact of immigration
Dec 26 No seminar
(Christmas Break)
Jan 02 No seminar
(Christmas Break)
Jan 09 Guido Schwerdt
(University of Konstanz)
Central exams and adult skills: Evidence from PIAAC
Jan 16 Dean Yang
(University of Michigan)
Abundance from abroad: Migrant earnings and local development in the Philippines
Jan 23 Junior Job Market Seminars
Jan 30 Junior Job Market Seminars
Feb 06 Junior Job Market Seminars

 Seminar rules

Talks should last 60 to 90 minutes, including discussion.

There is a projector in the seminar room. Generally, we won't bring a computer, but we will if you ask.

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