Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Research Workshop "Empirical Economics" - Summer Term 2019


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, 12:00 – 13:15; Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (M), room M 110



Apr 23     

Heather Sarsons

(University of Toronto)
"Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals"

Apr 30

Alexander Moradi

(Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)

"The Economics of Missionary Expansion: Evidence from Africa and Implications for Development"

May 7

Christoph Rothe

(University of Mannheim)

"Bias-Aware Inference in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs"

May 14

Gordon Dahl 

(University of California, San Diego)

Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance

May 21

Toman Barsbai 

(University of St Andrews)

“Animal Spritis: The Natural Geography of Economic Behavior”

May 28

Marco Tabellini

(Harvard Business School)

The Great Migration and Political Change: Racial Realignment in the U.S. North, 1940-1970

Jun 4

Aline Bütikofer

(NHH Norwegian School of Economics)

"Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility"

Jun 11

- Pentecost -

Jun 18

Manuel Bagues

(University of Warwick)

"Can Gender Quotas in Candidate Lists Empower Women? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design"

Jun 25

Maria Micaela Sviatschi

(Princeton University)


Jul 2

Enrico Cantoni

(Università di Bologna)

“Does context trump individual drivers of voting behavior? Evidence from U.S. movers”

Jul 9

reserved for internal presentations

Jul 16

Erik Plug

(University of Amsterdam)


Jul 23

reserved for internal presentations 

Seminar rules

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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