Seminar Series “Macroeconomics and Labor Markets”

The Chair of Macroeconomics at FAU and the Research Area “The Macroeconomy and Institutions” at IAB co-organize a joint seminar series at the intersection of macroeconomics and labor economics. The seminar typically takes place on Tuesdays from 5-630 pm (German time). A preliminary schedule can be found below.

In the Winter Term 2020/2021, the seminar series will be held online via Zoom. The login information will be distributed by e-mail. If you are a researcher and you are interested to join the talks, please send an e-mail to


Preliminary Schedule for Winter Term 2020/2021:



13 October 2020


Benjamin Schoefer (University of California, Berkeley):

“Countercyclical Congestion” (with Yusuf Mercan and Petr Sedlacek)

17 November 2020


Jonas Maibom (Dale Mortensen Center, Aarhus University):

“The Dynamics of Job Search in Unemployment” (with Jonas Fluchtmann, Anita M. Glenny and Nikolaj Harmon)

1 December 2020



Romain Duval (IMF):

“Employment Protection Deregulation and Labor Shares in Advanced Economies” (with Gabriele Ciminelli and Davide Furceri)

15 December 2020



Lisa Kahn (University of Rochester):

“Searching, Recalls, and Tightness: An Interim Report on the COVID Labor Market”

26  January 2021



Alex Clymo (University of Essex):


9 February 2021



Ayşegül Şahin (University of Texas, Austin):