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Brown Bag Seminar in Economics

 

organized by: Felix Bierbrauer, Johannes Münster, Susanne Prantl

The theme of the seminar is research in all areas of economics, with an emphasis on public economics, industrial economics, economics of innovation, applied microeconometrics.

We invite presentations of work in progress and early stage projects, in addition to presentations of completed projects. Presentations by and attendance from doctoral students and PostDocs are highly welcome. Seminar speakers should plan for a talk of maximally one hour including general discussion. Seminar participants are invited to continue research discussions in smaller groups right after the talk and are welcome to bring their lunch.
     
The seminar meets on Mondays and starts at 2:00 pm in Room 7.38, Wiso-Hochhaus, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln.
     
If you are interested in presenting your work in our seminar, please send an email to Susanne Prantl: prantl(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de

Date Speaker Title
05. Nov. Johannes Münster Bargaining and efficiency in periodical and newspaper wholesale (joint with Frank C. May)
12. Nov. Mattia Nardotto Unbundling the incumbent: Evidence from UK broadband (joint work with Tommaso Valletti and Frank Verboven)
19. Nov. Stephan Dobroschke Industrial electricity consumption and the need for government intervention
26. Nov. Pierre Boyer (University of Mannheim) Redistributive politics and public good provision: A mechanism design perspective
10. Dez. Désirée Rückert A modern interpretation of Weitzman
17. Dez. Emanuel Hansen Political Selection and the Concentration of Political Power
07. Jan. Frank C. May Quality Competition in a Dual Broadcasting System
14. Jan. Philipp Weinschenk (MPI Bonn) Entry, Exit, and Regulation
21. Jan. Philipp Doerrenberg Elasticities of business and property taxation: Empirical evidence from German municipalities
28. Jan. Van Anh Vuong Firm R&D, Innovation and Productivity in German Manufacturing Industries