Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Research Workshop "Empirical Economics" – Winter Term 2018/19


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; Prof.-Huber-Pl. 2 (W), LEHRTURM-W401


Oct 16        

Martin Huber

(University of Fribourg)

Instrument-based estimation with binarized treatments: Issues and tests for the exclusion restriction
Oct 22

Gregory Veramendi

(Arizona Stata)

Multidimensional ability sorting, education choices, and labor market outcomes
(special seminar, location: Economic History Library)
Oct 23

Albrecht Glitz


Industrial espionage and productivity
Oct 30

Tanya Wilson


Long-run health and mortality effects of exposure to universal health care at birth
Nov 06

Quoc-Anh Do

(Sciences Po)

Friendship networks and political pinions: A natural experiment among future French politicians
Nov 13 – Job Market Practice Talks –
Nov 20 – Job Market Practice Talks –
Nov 27

Nicola Mastrorocco

(Trinity College Dublin)

Organised crime, captured politicians and the allocation of public resources
Dec 04

Oliver Vanden Eynde

(Paris School of Economics)

Security transitions
Dec 11

Arieda Muco

(CEU Budapest)

Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistleblowing: Empirical Approach
Dec 18

Jann Spiess


Optimal estimation when researcher and social preferences are misaligned
Dec 25 – Christmas Break –
Jan 01 – Christmas Break –
Jan 08

Joan Monras


Understanding the effects of legalizing undocumented immigrants
Jan 15

– Junior Job Market Seminars –

Jan 22 – Junior Job Market Seminars –
Jan 29 – Junior Job Market Seminars –
Feb 05 – 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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