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BGSE/briq Applied Microeconomics Workshop: 2017/18 Winter Term

Tuesdays, 16:00 (75 minutes duration, including discussion)
briq, Seminar Room 9/1.1, Schaumburg-Lippe-Straße 9—unless otherwise noted
Coordinator: Thomas Dohmen


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2017/18 Winter Term

Title Speaker
  10/10/2017: No seminar
“The Variable Selection Curse” Ran Spiegler
(Tel Aviv University and UCL)
“Coming apart? Lives of the rich and the poor over time” Emir Kamenica
(University of Chicago)
  31/10/2017: No seminar (Reformation Day) 
“Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment” Katrine Vellesen Løken
(Norges Handelshóyskole)
Wed., 15:00
“Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda” Imran Rasul
“The entertaining way to behavioral change” Eliana La Ferrara 
(Università Bocconi)
28/11/2017 “For They Know Not What They Do: Selection Effects of Incentives When Information Is Costly” Sandro Ambühl
(University of Toronto)
05/12/2017 “An experimental measure of conformity and disconformity” Fabian Dvořák
(University of Konstanz)
12/12/2017 “Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change” Nathan Nunn
(Harvard University)
  19/12/2017: No seminar (canceled)
  26/12/2017: No seminar (Christmas)  
  02/01/2018: No seminar (Christmas break)  
  09/01/2018: No seminar  
16/01/2018 “Measuring Ambiguity Attitudes for All (Natural) Events” Peter P. Wakker
(Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
23/01/2018 “Applying Behavioral Insights Towards Helping Improve College Success: Three Large Field Experiments” Philip Oreopoulos
(University of Toronto)
30/01/2018 “Denial and Alarmism in Collective Action Problems” Joël van der Weele
(Universiteit van Amsterdam)


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Lectures given in previous semesters can be found in the archive.

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