Seminar für empirische Wirtschaftsforschung (Prof. Winter)




Empirical Economics Seminar – Summer Term 2022


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. The workshop organizers are:


Tuesday, 12:00 - 13:15, Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (A) - room A 014  

Date Time Speaker Title

Apr 26

12:00 - 13:15

Teodora Boneva (University of Bonn), online

"Maternal Labor Supply: Perceived Returns, Constraints, and Social Norms"

May 3

12:00 - 13:30


Fabian Waldinger (LMU)


Claudia Steinwender (LMU)


"Gender Gaps in Academia: Global Evidence over the Twentieh Century"

"Omnia Juncta in Uno: Foreign Powers and Trademark Protection in Shanghai’s Concession Era"

May 10


Marlène Koffi (University of Toronto)


May 17

12:00 - 13:15

Michela Carlana (Harvard University)

"Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools"

May 24

12:00 - 13:15

Itzchak Tzachi Raz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

"Learning Is Caring: Soil Heterogeneity, Social Learning, and the Formation of Close-knit Communities"

May 31

12:00 - 13:15

Nina Roussille (MIT)

"Worker Beliefs about Outside Options"

Jun 14

12:00 - 13:15

Daphné Skandalis (University of Copenhagen)

"Racial inequality in the U.S. unemployment insurance system"

Jun 15, 

room A 214, main building

12:00 - 13:15

Jonathan Weigel (UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business) 

"Optimal Assignment Of Bureaucrats: Evidence From Randomly Assigned Tax Collectors In The Drc"

Jun 28

12:00 - 13:15

Isaac Sorkin (Stanford University)

"Teacher Labor Market Equilibrium and the Distribution of Student Achievement"

Jul 5

12:00 - 13:15

Roland Rathelot (Institut Polytechnique de Paris)

“How do women and men search for jobs over the unemployment spell?”

Jul 12

12:00 - 13:15

Arianna Ornaghi (Hertie School) 

"Gender Attitudes in the Judiciary: Evidence from U.S. Circuit Courts"

Jul 19

12:00 - 13:30


Ingrid Haegele (LMU)

Takuya Ura


"The Broken Rung: Gender and the Leadership Gap"

"Welfare Analysis via Marginal Treatment Effects"

Jul 26

12:00 - 13:15

Mitch Downey (Stockholm IIES)  

“Data-driven governance: Ad hoc vs. rule-based allocations of embezzlement investigations”

Seminar rules 

Talks should be 75 minutes including discussion.