Brown Bag Seminar Archive

Date Speaker Topic
15 Oct 2015 No Seminar
22 Oct 2015 Rajesh Ramachandran Language Use in Education and Human Capital Formation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Ethiopia
29 Oct 2015 No Seminar
05 Nov 2015 Sascha Wilhelm Price Matching as a Strategic Device: Evidence from German Petrol Stations
12 Nov 2015 Christine Zulehner Analysis of Mergers in First-Price Auctions
19 Nov 2015 Ferdinand von Siemens Illusion of Control and the Pursuit of Authority
26 Nov 2015 Vivek Ghosal (Georgia Institute of Technology) Competition and Innovation in Automobile Markets
03 Dec 2015 Michael Kosfeld Does trustworthiness sell?
10 Dec 2015 Stefan Pasch The Long-Run Effects of War: Population Losses in 30 Years War and Crime Rates in Prussia 1900
17 Dec 2015 No Seminar
14 Jan 2016 No Seminar
21 Jan 2016 Kevin Bauer Endogenous Sorting of Heterogeneous Individuals
28 Jan 2016 Steffen Peterskovsky Welfare Consequences of Continuous and Discrete Trading on Financial Exchanges
04 Feb 2016 Daniel Krähmer (University Bonn) tba
11 Feb 2016 tba
14 Apr 2016 Christine Zulehner Clustering of Firm Strategies in E-Commerce
21 Apr 2016 No Seminar
28 Apr 2016 Aloysius Siow Occupational choice and matching in the labor market
05 May 2016 No Seminar (Christi Himmelfahrt)
12 May 2016 Liza Charroin Sequentiality and heterogeneity in network formation games
19 May 2016 Marie Lalanne Job networks and independent board appointments: Evidence from US publicly quoted companies
26 May 2016 No Seminar (Fronleichnam)
02 Jun 2016 Tim Uhle Beliefs and Overconfidence: An Online Experiment
09 Jun 2016 Florian Morath Escalation in experimental contests?
16 Jun 2016 Thomas Große Brinkhaus What else do you know? Incentives for signaling to an informed sender
23 Jun 2016 Jan Luksic The Macro Labor Supply Revisited: Integrating Taxes and Expenditures
27 Jun 2016 Iwan Barankay Challenges and Solutions of Running Health Field Experiments in Behavioral Economics
30 Jun 2016 Marciano Siniscalchi Structural rationality in dynamic games
07 Jul 2016 Michalis Drouvelis Prosociality Spillovers of Working in Groups
14 Jul 2016 Patrick Schneider Social Interaction Effects in Labor Supply
03 Nov 2016 André Gröger Easy Come, Easy Go? Economic Shocks, Labor Migration and the Family Left Behind
10 Nov 2016 Galina Zudenkova, University of Mannheim Electoral Accountability and Inter-District Externalities
17 Nov 2016 Florian Hett Choosing Who You Are: The Structure and Behavioral Effects of Revealed Identification Preferences
24 Nov 2016 Christopher Roth Experienced Inequality and Preferences for Redistribution
01 Dec 2016 Na Zou Who has a higher propensity of forming networks?
08 Dec 2016 Sylwia Bialek Monopolies and the Commons: Trading off the Yield and Disease Probability
15 Dec 2016 Christine Laudenbach How to overcome correlation neglect?
22 Dec 2016 Devesh Rustagi Democracy and Social Capital
12 Jan 2017 No Seminar
19 Jan 2017 No Seminar (PhD-level Mini Course on "Machine Learning" by Stephen Hansen, University Pompeu Fabra)
26 Jan 2017 Jin Huang To Glance or to Peruse: Observational and Active Learning from Peer Customers
02 Feb 2017 Guillaume Fréchette, NYU Cooperation in the Finitely Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma
07 Feb 2017 Grigorios Spanos The Impact of Market Size on Firm Organization and Productivity
08 Feb 2017 Anovia Dai Consumer Search and Optimal Pricing under Limited Commitment
09 Feb 2017 No Seminar (MM Research Colloquium)
20 Apr 2017 Ramona Grieb Managerial Discretion in Japan and the USA
27 Apr 2017 Alessandro Gioffré How to Build Trust by Investing in Cooperation
04 May 2017 No Seminar (PhD-level Mini Course on "Organizations" by Jacques Crémer, Toulouse School of Economics)
11 May 2017 Jan Zabojnik (Queen's University) Firm Reputation and Employee Startups
18 May 2017 Sonja Settele The effect of cigarette taxes during pregnancy on educational outcomes of the next generation
25 May 2017 No Seminar (Ascension Day)
01 Jun 2017 No Seminar
08 Jun 2017 Felix König Superstar Earner and Market Size: Evidence from the Entertainment Industry
15 Jun 2017 No Seminar (Corpus Christi)
22 Jun 2017 Heiko Karle Segmentation versus Agglomeration: Competition between Platforms with Competitive Sellers
29 Jun 2017 Ferdinand von Siemens Men or women: Who is more interested in appearing prosocial?
06 Jul 2017 Kevin Bauer Group Status, Identification and Social Norms
13 Jul 2017 Maíra Sontag González Preference Heterogeneity and the Effectiveness of Commitment Devices
20 Jul 2017 Rajesh Ramachandran The Persistence of Traditional Caste Hierarchies: The Role of Affirmative Action, Early Childhood Outcomes and Discrimination
19 Oct 2017 Patrick Schneider Conflict, Cooperation, and the Role of Gender
02 Nov 2017 Volker Benndorf An Experiment on Partial Cross-Ownership in Oligopolistic Markets
09 Nov 2017 Jan Krzyzanowski Patented Innovations in Europe – The Impact of Financial Resources on Innovation Quality
16 Nov 2017 Eva Berger (University of Mainz) Do Primary School Students Benefit from Working Memory Training in Class? A Randomized Field Experiment
23 Nov 2017 Lea Cassar (University of Cologne) cancelled
07 Dec 2017 Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics) (special lecture) Marking to Market versus Taking to Market
14 Dec 2017 Thomas Große Brinkhaus Empirical testing of Signaling Theory
21 Dec 2017 Markus Nisch (Goethe University) The Role of Heuristics in Innovation Project Selection
11 Jan 2018 Andreas Grunewald Search Frictions and Obfuscation in Loan Intermediation: Evidence from Auto Dealers
18 Jan 2018 Patrick Schneider Peer Effects in Labor Supply
25 Jan 2018 Johanna Glauber (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich) Learning from failure across products
01 Feb 2018 Anna Rohlfing-Bastian Incentive Provision and Optimal Team Size for Managing Innovation
12 Apr 2018 Zahra Sharafi-Avarzaman The Paralyzing Impact of Poverty on the Skills Needed for its Inhibition
19 Apr 2018 Rajesh Ramachandran Vernacularization and Institutional Change: Evidence from the Reformations
26 Apr 2018 Na Zou Rethinking the structural holes paradigm: the case of Chinese micro-entrepreneurs
03 May 2018 Jan Luksic Red Tape? The Revenue Impact of the VAT Filing Thresholds
07 May 2018 Jean-Philippe Platteau Buy as You Need: Nutrition and Food Storage Imperfections
10 May 2018 No Seminar (Ascension Day)
24 May 2018 Homayoon Moradi (Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science) Sunspots in Global Games: Theory and Experiment
31 May 2018 No Seminar (Corpus Christi)
07 Jun 2018 Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School) What drives task allocation and delegation? Micro-level evidence on managerial authority
14 Jun 2018 Liza Reed (Carnegie Mellon University) Infrastructure as an innovation engine: A techno-economic analysis of HVDC conversion for increasing transmission capacity
21 Jun 2018 David Heller The Impact of Financial Resources on Corporate Innovation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from European Financial Integration
05 Jul 2018 Moritz John The Role of Accelerators in the Performance of Start-ups
12 Jul 2018 Na Zou Innovation in a state-led economy: China’s efforts in exploring and exploiting new knowledge
18 Oct 2018 Michael Grubb (Boston College) Sending out an SMS: Two studies of overdraft alerts (12.30-13.45)
25 Oct 2018 Alex Imas (Carnegie Mellon University) Selling Fast and Buying Slow: Heuristics and Trading Performance of Institutional Investors (12.30 - 13.45)
01 Nov 2018 Volker Benndorf General 2x2 Games With Coupled Populations: An Experiment in Continuous Time
08 Nov 2018 David Poensgen Learned Impatience? Dispersed Reinforcement and Time Discounting
15 Nov 2018 Daniel Ehnes Downsizing Strategies and Knowledge Intensity - Evidence from Investor Response to Downsizing Announcements
22 Nov 2018 Gabriel Smagghue (University Carlos III of Madrid) Learn or Leave? How Online Poker Players deal with Decision Making Bias
13 Dec 2018 David Heller Intellectual Property and leverage: The role of patent stocks (Co-Autor Andrej Gill - Uni Mainz)
17 Jan 2019 Luis Cabral (NYU) Standing on the Shoulders of Dwarfs: Dominant Firms and Innovation Incentives (12.30 -13.45)
24 Jan 2019 Steffen Eibelshäuser Markov Quantal Response Equilibrium and a Homotopy Method for Computing and Selecting Markov Perfect Equilibria of Dynamic Stoch
31 Jan 2019 Sergey Turlo Persuasion Through Ordered Information
18 Apr 2019 Sonja Settele  "How do beliefs about the gender wage gap affect the demand for public policy?"
25 Apr 2019 Johannes Wohlfahrt TBA
02 May 2019 No Seminar (FLEX Conference)
16 May 2019 Panu Poutvaara (CESifo Munich) Redistributive Politics with Target-Specific Beliefs (12:30-13:45)
23 May 2019 Nathanael Vellekoop Borrowing from Family and Friends: Preferences, Peers, and Personality (Co-Author Olga Goldfayn [Goethe and Bundesbank])
06 Jun 2019 Kathryn Shaw (Stanford University) Spurring Serious Small-scale Entrepreneurship: A Policy Experiment to Lower Entry Costs (12:30 -13:45)

All seminars up to Summer 2015 can be found here.