2015 Staff Seminar

December

  • Thu 10th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern University)
    Unemployment and Business Cycles 

November

  • Tue 3rd 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Wolfgang Lechthaler (Kiel Institute, RA "Globalization and the Welfare State")
    Ben Bernanke in Doha: The Effect of Monetary Policy on Optimal Tariffs
    Sebastian Braun (Kiel Institute, RA "Globalization and the Welfare State")
    How do Regional Labor Markets Adjust to Immigration? A Dynamic Analysis for Post-war Germany

October

  • Tue 6th 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Philipp Hauber (Kiel Institute, Forecasting Center)
    Economic Slowdown in China – Current Assessment and Global Implications
    Stefan Kooths (Kiel Institute, Forecasting Center)
    Sovereign Bond Purchases and Risk Sharing Arrangements: Implications for Euro Area Monetary Policy

September

  • Thu 9th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    David Dorn (University of Zurich)
    Import Competition and the Great US Employment Sag of the 2000s
  • Thu 3rd 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Tommaso Monacelli (Bocconi University)
    Understanding the Gains from Wage Flexibility: the Exchange Rate Connection
  • Tue 1st 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Henning Klodt (Kiel Institute, Economic Policy Center)
    Patent Boxes: Research Incentive or Tax Loophole?
    Claus-Friedrich Laaser (Kiel Institute, Economic Policy Center)
    Challenging the Baltic States' Trade Relations with Russia: Caught in Path Dependencies?

August

  • Wed 26th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Kalina Manova (Stanford University)
    Managing Trade: Firm Evidence from China and the US.
  • Wed 12th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Cedric Tille (Graduate Institute, Geneva)
    What Drives the Funding Currency Mix of Banks?

July

  • Tue 7th 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Galina Potjagailo (Kiel Institute, RA "Macroeconomic Policy under Market Imperfections")
    Monetary Policy during Financial Crises: Is the Transmission Mechanism Impaired?
    Wolfgang Lechthaler (Kiel Institute, RA "Macroeconomic Policy under Market Imperfections")
    Growth, Unemployment and Optimal Monetary Policy
  • Thu 2nd 10.00 a.m.-11.00 a.m., Paul Nortz Saal
    Tamas David-Barrett (University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology)
    The Role of Kinship Networks in Generating Collective Action

June

  • Wed 10th 10.30 a.m.-11.30 a.m., Lecture Hall)   ** cancelled **
    Yundan Gong (Aston University
    Different Sources of Absorptive Capacity and the Effects of International Technology Spillovers
  • Tue 2nd 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Esther Ademmer (Kiel Institute, RA "Poverty Reduction, Equity, and Development")
    Constraining Political Budget Cycles: Fiscal Institutions and Press Freedom in the Enlarged EU
    Ruth Delzeit, Gernot Klepper, Mareike Söder (Kiel Institute, RA "The Environment and Natural Resources")
    Co-production of Knowledge for Sustainable Bioenergy Production and Land Use

May

  • Tue 5th 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Wilfried Rickels (Kiel Institute, RA "The Environment and Natural Resources")
    Sustainable Oceanic Development: Measurement and Determinants
    Tobias Stöhr (Kiel Institute, RA "Poverty Reduction, Equity, and Development")
    Heterogeneous Immigrants and Foreign Direct Investment: The Role of Language Skills

April

  • Tue 7th 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Gianluca Grimalda (Kiel Institute, RA "Social and Behavioral Approaches to Global Problems")
    Social Image Outweighs Costly Punishment as a Factor for Cooperation in a Small Scale Society
    Steven Bosworth (Kiel Institute, RA "Social and Behavioral Approaches to Global Problems")
    Cooperation, Motivation and Social Balance

March

  • Wed 25th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Thierry Mayer (Sciences Po, Paris)
    From Micro to Macro: Demand, Supply, and Heterogeneity in the Trade Elasticity
  • Thu 19th 4.00 p.m.-5.30 p.m., Lecture Hall
    David Tracer (University of Colorado-Denver)
    Punish or Perish? Experimental Studies of Cooperation and Justice in Papua New Guinea and beyond.
  • Wed 11th 4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Gordon Hanson (UC San Diego)
    The Dynamics of Comparative Advantage
  • Tue 10th 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Eckhardt Bode (Kiel Institute, RA "Knowledge Creation and Growth")
    Creativity, Education or What? On the Measurement of Regional Human Capital
    Robert Gold (Kiel Institute, RA "Knowledge Creation and Growth")
    Lifting the Iron Curtain: How Systemic Shock Brings Up Entrepreneurial Intentions

February

  • Tue 3rd 2.00 p.m.-3.00 p.m., Lecture Hall
    Holger Görg (Kiel Institute, RA "Global Division of Labour")
    Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Supply Chains of Multinational Companies
    Peter Nunnenkamp (Kiel Institute, RA "Global Division of Labour")
    Some First Claims about the Effect of IIA-Related Claims on FDI