Research Seminar (NRSE)


Nuremberg Research Seminar in Economics
Winter Term 2020/2021
Weekly on Wednesdays, 1.15 to 2.45 p.m. (via Zoom)


This is the schedule for the Winter Term 2020/2021:


Date Zoom-Link Speaker
4 November 2020
Johannes Wohlfart (University of Copenhagen)

“Uncertainty and information acquisition: Evidence from firms and consumers”
(joint with Heiner Mikosch (KOF Economic Institute), Chris Roth (Warwick) and Samad Sarferaz (KOF Economic Institute))

11 November 2020
Natalia Danzer (FU Berlin)

“The Impact of a Nuclear Catastrophe on Economic and Political Preferences – The Case of Chernobyl”
(joint with Alexander M. Danzer (KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt) and Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich))

18 November 2020

!! 13:45 – 15:00 !!
Charles Nathanson (Northwestern University)

“Housing Supply and Affordability: Evidence from Rents, Housing Consumption and Household Location”
(joint with Raven Molloy (Federal Reserve Board) and Andrew Paciorek (Federal Reserve Board))

25 November 2020 Noemi Kreif (University of York)

“Who Benefits from Health insurance? Uncovering Heterogeneous Policy Impacts Using Causal Machine Learning”
(joint with Andrew Mirelman (World Health Organization, Geneva), Rodrigo Moreno-Serra (Centre for Health Economics, York), Taufik Hidayat (Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies (CHEPS), Indonesia), Karla DiazOrdaz (Department of Medical Statistics, London) and Marc Suhrcke (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-economic Research, Luxembourg )

2 December 2020 Philipp Lergetporer (ifo Institut)

“Behavioral Barriers and the Socioeconomic Gap in Childcare Enrollment”

9 December 2020
Biliana Yontcheva (University of Düsseldorf)

“Private Monopoly and Restricted Entry – Evidence from the Notary Profession”

16 December 2020 John Coglianese (Federal Reserve System)

“The Long-Lived Cyclicality of the Labor Force Participation Rate”
(joint with Tomaz Cajner (Federal Reserve System) and Joshua Montes (Federal Reserve System))

30 December 2020 No Seminar
06 January 2021 No Seminar
13 January 2021 Joshua Goodman (Boston University)

“Inequality in household adaptation to schooling shocks: Covid-induced online learning engagement in real time”
(joint with Andrew Bacher-Hicks (Boston University) and Christine Mulhern (RAND Corporation)

20 January 2021 Joshua Montes (Federal Reserve System)

An Evaluation of the Paycheck Protection Program Using Administrative Payroll Microdata
(joint with David Autor (MIT), David Cho (Federal Reserve System), Leland Crane (Federal Reserve System), Mita Goldar (ADP), Byron Lutz (Federal Reserve System), William Peterman (Federal Reserve System), David Ratner (Federal Reserve System), Daniel Villar (Federal Reserve System), Ahu Yildirmaz (ADP))

27 January 2021 Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)

“The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging And What We Can Learn from It”
(joint with Uros Petronijevic (York University))

3 February 2021 Todd Kaplan (University of Haifa)

“Increasing Employment Through the Partial Release of Information”
(joint with Surajeet Chakravarty and  Luke Lindsay)