Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Research Workshop "Empirical Economics" – Summer Term 2018


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 VU104


Apr 10         Jeremiah Dittmar 
Economic Origins of Modern Science: Technology,
Institutions, and Markets for Ideas
Apr 17  Francesco Fasani
(Queen Mary, London)
The Impact of Border Policies on Migration Flows:
Evidence from the EU Refugee Crisis
Apr 24 Marcos Vera-Hernandez 
Using two-part contracts to identify cross-price elasticities:
An application to family doctors
May 1 No seminar
(Labour Day)
May 8 Paul Sharpe
(SDU, Odense) 
May 15 Selim Gulesci
Contractual Flexibility and Selection into Borrowing:
Evidence from Bangladesh
May 22 No seminar
May 29 No seminar
Jun 5 Christoph Breunig
(HU, Berlin)
Nonclassical Measurement Error in the Outcome Variable
Jun 12 No seminar
Jun 19 Vicky Fouka 
From Immigrants to Americans:
Race and Assimilation during the Great Migration
Jun 26 Camelia Kuhnen 
(UNC Kenan-Flagler)
Jul 3 tba tba
Jul 10 Kaspar Wüthrich
An Exact and Robust Conformal Inference Method
for Counterfactual and Synthetic Controls

 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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