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, 1-2 room 003 during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below.

+++ The presentation titles will be updated on a rolling basis. +++




September 06
Hanno Förster
The Impact of Post-Marital Maintenance on Dynamic Decisions and Welfare of Couples
September 13
Minchul Yum
The Fertility-Income Relationship and Government Policy (with Seongeun Kim)
September 20
Fabian Greimel
The Distribution of Household Debt and Financial Fragility
September 27
Niklas Garnadt
The Increasing Presence of Large Firms and the Decline in US Startup Rates
October 04
Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota)

October 11
Tim Obermeier
The Marriage Market, Inequality and the Progressivity of the Income Tax
October 18
Vahe Krrikyan
Occupational Choice, Social Insurance and Endogenous Financial Constraints
October 25
Andrey Alexandrov
Understanding Leverage Dynamics
November 08
Sebastian Camarero Garcia
Unemployment Duration and Start-Up Success - Evidence from Germany
November 15*
Johannes Wacks and Alexander Matusche
Wealth Dynamics and Occupational Mobility of the Unemployed (Wacks)
Does Wealth Inequality Affect the Transmission of Monetary Policy? (Matusche)
November 22**
Joachim Jungherr (University of Bonn)
Debt Dilution and Debt Overhang
November 29*
Frederick Zadow and Timo Reinelt

December 06
Ralph Luetticke (UCL)

*DOUBLE SESSION from 12:00-13:30, room 003

**Macro Seminar / CRC TR 224 Seminar