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July 4, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Returning to work after childbirth: The role of job satisfaction

Speaker: Anke Plagnol, Ph.D., City University London
Location: Room 2.61
Hertie School of Governance
Friedrichstr. 180
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 27, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Labor force participation elasticities of low income couples. Theory and evidence from a Swedish housing allowance reform

Speaker: Hakan Selin, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU)
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 20, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Internet as a Tax Haven? The Effect of the Internet on Tax Competition

Speaker: David R. Agrawal, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 18, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Sample Selection and Quantile Regression: An Application to Wages in Germany

Speaker: Patricia Gallego Granados
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

The presentation will consist of an overview of three available econometric procedures for controlling for sample selection in the context of quantile regression. The purpose of the underlying paper is to apply them to the study of the development of wages in Germany over the last three decades.

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June 13, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Women Helping Women? Gender Spillovers in Career Progression

Speaker: Astrid Kunze, Ph.D., Norwegean School of Economics
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 10, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Private school “effects” on student achievement in Australian schools

Speaker: Prof. Chris Ryan, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 6, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Private experience and observational learning in pharmaceutical demand

Speaker: Tanja Saxell, Ph.D., Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT), Helsinki
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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June 4, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

The Freedom of Others: On Behavioral Responses to Mass-Releases from Prisons in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany)

Speaker: Alexandra Avdeenko
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Using a wide range of administrative criminal, prison, and police records from the GDR, the paper estimates the incapacitation effect on crime. The paper analyzes a unique quasi-natural experiment: A collective pardon of essentially all GDR prison population in 1987. An instrumental variable strategy is applied to relate crime and recidivism rates to pardon-induced releases from prison. ...

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May 23, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Trust, Leniency and Deterrence

Speaker: Prof. Chloé Le Coq, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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May 21, 2014
BeNA - Seminar on Labor Research

Skills, Occupational Choice, and Educational Attainment

Speaker: Miriam Gensowski(University of Copenhagen)
Location: Gustav-Schmoller-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 3.3.002A
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 18:15 - 19:30

Abstract: Miriam Gensowski proposes a model of educational choice in which the formation of wage expectations accounts for anticipated occupational choices as well as education levels. Occupations are characterized as bundles of tasks that are explicitly linked to multi-dimensional abilities and personality traits. These traits are measured in Project Talent data that I augment with information ...

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May 21, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Early retirement disincentives: Effectiveness and implications for distribution and welfare

Speaker: Daniel Kemptner
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

This paper evaluates the effectiveness of early retirement disincentives that have been introduced in Germany and investigates the distributional and welfare implications. Therefore, we set up a detailed model of the German social security and tax system with special focus on the PAYG-pension system. Building on the fact that the institutional changes were phased in - impacting birth cohorts to a ...

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May 16, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Household Formation, Female Labor Supply and Savings

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hans Fehr, University of Würzburg
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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May 9, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Internet is killing printed news

Speaker: Prof. Tarjei Havnes, University of Oslo
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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May 7, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

The Effect of Subsidized Early Child Care on Maternal Labor Supply: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Germany

Speaker: Denise Sengül
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

(joint with Katharina Wrohlich)This paper uses spatial and temporal variation in county child care availability for children under three year induced by the expansion of public child care in West Germany to analyze the impact of subsidized early childcare provision on maternal labor supply. We imply a general difference-in-differences approach to identify this causal link, controlling for time and ...

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May 2, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Intergenerational Mobility Curves

Speaker: Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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April 25, 2014
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Forward-looking Behavior and Stockpiling of Prescription Drugs

Speaker: Prof. Niels Skipper, Aarhus University
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:15-14:45

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Please note that DIW Applied Micro Seminar will take place online during the ...

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April 23, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

The Effect of Early Universal Care on Objective Child Health Outcomes

Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

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April 9, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Is it really all that bad? The impact of shortening high school tenure on grade repetitions and graduation rates

Speaker: Mathias Huebener
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

(joint with Jan Marcus, DIW Berlin)In designing education systems, policy-makers face a trade-off between the provision of higher levels of schooling and earlier labour market entries. The G8-reform, a fundamental education reform in Germany, tackles this trade-off by increasing education efficiency: The time in high school is reduced by one year while the total number of instruction hours is left ...

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March 12, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

Family pension benefits and household savings

Speaker: Andreas Thiemann
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Child-raising pension benefits (Kindererziehungszeiten) in Germany are designed as a compensation for employment interruptions due to child-birth. These benefits increase the parent's (usually the mother's) pension wealth. In principle, this implies negative incentives for private savings. Based on the Income and Expenditure Survey (EVS), the impact of child-raising pension benefits on household ...

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February 26, 2014
Cluster-Seminar Public Finances and Living Conditions

How far do criminals understand the criminal law? Evidence from French mandatory sentencing

Speaker: Arnaud Philippe
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-13:30

This paper studies the deterrent effect of a medium increase in the severity of sentences and documents how the understanding of the newly enacted law evolves in the criminal population. The empirical strategy exploits mandatory sentencing act against repeat offenders passed by the French parliament in August 2007. The law specifically targets offenders who did the same act twice. Nevertheless, it ...

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