The Macro Seminar
discusses recent research projects in the field of macroeconomics on a
weekly basis. In addition to Ph.D. students and professors from the
University of Mannheim, scholars from other universitites and
institutions present their work.
The seminar takes place every Thursday from 12:15 am to 1:15 pm in L7, 3-5 room P044 during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below.
+++ The presentation titles will be updated on a rolling basis. +++
|February 22||Sebastian Merkel||Stock Prices and Economic Activity|
|March 01||Xue Zhang||Financial Crises and Macroprudential Regulation: The Case of Spain|
|March 08||Hanno Foerster||The Impact of Post-Marital Maintenance on Dynamic Choices and Welfare of Couples
|March 13*||Vahe Krrikyan|
Fabian Greimel and Moritz Drechsler-Grau
Occupational Choice and Endogenous Financial Constraints
Falling Behind: Has Rising Inequality Fueled the American Debt Boom?
|March 22||Andrey Alexandrov||Trends and Business Cycle Asymmetry|
|April 12||Tim Obermeier||Intra-Household Bargaining and the Optimal Progressivity of the Income Tax|
|April 19||Francisco Ruge-Murcia (McGill University)||Extreme Events and Optimal Monetary Policy (joint with J. Kim)|
|April 26||Niklas Garnardt||The increasing size of large firms - implications for startups, reallocation and productivity|
|May 03||Sebastian Camarero Garcia||Unemployment Duration and the Transition into Self-Employment - Implications for the Design of Unemployment Insurance|
|May 17||Emir Yurdagul (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)||Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Dynamic Discrete Choice Approach|
|May 24||Lukas Henkel||The Geography of Social Mobility in Germany|
*Exceptional double session on Tuesday, room 308 in B 6, 30-32 building E-F, 3rd floor from 12:00-14:00