International Economic Policy Research Seminar Summer 2016

The IEP Research Seminar is open to anyone with an interest in curent research in economics. Registration is not necessary.

The talks tace place in RuW, Room 4.202, on Thursdays from 5.15-6.45 pm.


June 27, 2016

Thomas MoutosAthens University of Economics and Business and CESifo

"Can Minimum Wages Raise Workers' Incomes in the Long Run?"

This seminar is being held from 18.00-19.30 on Monday the 27th in the HoF, Rm 2.45 Boston [campus map]

Sylwia Bialek
May 30, 2016

Emanuel OrnelasFGV-Escola de Economia de Sao Paulo and London School of Economics

"Trade Liberalization and Third-Market Effects"

Note: The seminar will be held in Room 4.203

Pramila Crivelli
April 28, 2016

Rajshri JayaramanEuropean School of Management and Technology

"School Feeding and Cognitive Skills: Evidence from India's Midday Meal Program"

Sylwia Bialek
April 21, 2016

Catia BatistaNova University of Lisbon and the NOVAFRICA Research Center

"Promoting Migrant Remittances Using Mobile Money: Evidence from a Field Experiment"

Note: this is a joint presentation with the 2nd Workshop of Economics in Migration and the AFRASO Project-Africa's Asian Options

André Gröger
March 17, 2016

Nico VoigtländerUCLA Anderson School of Management

"Exporting and Plant-Level Efficieny Gains: It's all in the Measure"


Prof. Dr. Alexander Ludwig