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 L9,7 room 308 during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below. Information on the topics is being updated on a rolling basis.




March 16, 2017
Hanno Foerster
The Impact of Post-Marital Maintenance on Dynamic Choices and Welfare of Couples
March 23, 2017
Tim Obermeier
What accounts for the Decline in Marriage?
March 30, 2017
Sebastian Merkel
Subjective Stock Price Beliefs and Economic Activity
April 4, 2017
Vahe Krrikyan
Occupational Choice and Endogenous Financial Constraints
April 27, 2017
Frederik Eidam
Gap-filling Debt Maturity Choice in the Government Bond Market: Evidence from the ECB's three-year LTRO
May 4, 2017
Xue ZhangUnemployment Effects of Financial Crises
May 11, 2017
Niklas Garnadt
The increasing presence of large firms in the US and its effect on startup rates
May 18, 2017
Xiaodi Wang
The imbalanced sex ratios and gender welfare in China
June 1, 2017
Lukas Henkel
The Geography of Social Mobility in Germany