Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Research Workshop “Empirical Economics”


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:

  • Prof. Davide Cantoni, Ph.D., LMU, Department of Economics
  • Prof. Alexander Danzer, Ph.D., LMU, Department of Economics
  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Winter, LMU, Department of Economics
  • Prof. Dr. Amelie Wuppermann, LMU, Department of Economics
  • Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)


Tuesday, 14.00 – 15.30, Ludwigstr. 28 (Rückgebäude), Room 024.

22.10.2013 Kathrin Schlafmann (LMU & Cambridge)
Housing, mortgages, and self control
29.10.2013 Daniel Schunk (Mainz)
KIDS-WIN: The kids self-regulation and working memory intervention study
05.11.2013 Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch (Bonn)
What determines economic preferences of children?
12.11.2013 Harald Tauchmann (Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Does money burn fat? Evidence from a randomized experiment
19.11.2013 Hiroaki Matsuura (Oxford)
Evaluating the effect of EMTALA to assure indigent access to hospital emergency care services in the United States
26.11.2013 Melanie Lührmann (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Measuring teenagers' time preferences using convex time budgets
03.12.2013 Hannes Ullrich (Zürich)
Regulation of pharmaceutical prices: Evidence from a reference price reform in Denmark
10.12.2013 Helmut Farbmacher (Munich Center for the Economics of Aging, MEA)
Increasing the credibility of the twin birth instrument: An application in labor economics
17.12.2013 Vincent Pohl (Queen's University, Kingston)
The effect of health shocks on employment: Evidence from accidents in Chile
07.01.2014 Michele Battisti (ifo Institute, Munich)
Immigration, search frictions and redistribution: A quantitative welfare analysis
14.01.2014 Pia Pinger (Bonn)
Intergenerational transmission of inequality: Maternal endowments, investments, and birth outcomes
21.01.2014 Maarten van Rooij (Dutch Central Bank, Amsterdam)
Social interactions and the retirement age
Jan Stuhler (University College London)
Interpreting trends in intergenerational mobility
(Job Market Talk, Ludwigstraße 33, Economic History Library)
28.01.2014 Matt Dickson (University of Bath)
Heterogeneous returns over the life-cycle? Or nothing at all? Re-examining the wage returns to education in the UK
04.02.2014 Valeria Merlo (Tübingen)
Interdependent FDI and the transmission of tax shocks within multinational firms

Seminar rules

  • Talks should last about 60 minutes, including discussion. No problem if you take a bit more or less (but not more than 90 minutes total).
  • Please send the title for your presentation at least one week before the seminar to
  • 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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