Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Sommersemester 2017


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, Amalienstr. 73A, room 112

Apr 25         Daniel Kühnle (Nuremberg) Does early child care attendance influence children's cognitive and non-cognitive skill development?
May 2     Stephan Heblich (Bristol) East Side Story: Historical pollution and persistent neighborhood sorting
May 9 Matthew Wakefield (Bologna) Wealth effects and the consumption of Italian households in the Great Recession
May 16 Ruben Durante (Barcelona) Advertising spending and media bias: Evidence from news coverage of car safety recalls
May 23 René Böheim (Linz) Gender differences in risk-taking: Evidence from professional basketball
May 30 Marike Knoef (Leiden) Health and the marginal utility of consumption: Estimating health state dependence using equivalence scales
Jun 06 No seminar (Pentecost)
Jun 13 Arturas Juodis (Groningen) A fresh look at factor augmented regressions in micro- and macro-economic panels
Jun 20 Francois Poinas (Toulouse) A qualitative approach to the estimation of returns to schooling in France
Jun 27 Theresa Kuchler (New York) Social networks and housing markets
Jul 04 Silvia Barcellos (USC) Complexity, defaults and health insurance choice
Jul 11 Conny Wunsch (Basel) Identification and estimation of direct and indirect effects in between-subject double randomization designs
Jul 18 Jochem de Bresser (Tilburg) Why poll probabilistically?
Jul 25 Ingvil Gaarder (Chicago) Incidence and distributional effects of value added taxes


 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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