Workshop on Economics, Finance and Statistics

This research seminar is organized jointly with colleagues from economics, finance, management and statistics. Unless indicated otherwise, seminar talks take place on Wednesdays from 17:30-18:30 in building 30.28, room 120. Everyone is welcome to attend. The schedule for the 2023/24 winter term is as follows:

Date Presenter Title Notes
November 8 Daniel Gutknecht (University of Frankfurt) Distributional Difference-in-Differences for Discrete Outcomes - Too Many "False Zeros"?  
November 15 Laurence Kotlikoff (Boston University) A New Look at Inequality, Fiscal Progressivity, and Lifetime Work Disincentives Will take place at 11:30 in building 30.28, R004
November 22 Laura Grigolon (University of Mannheim) TBA  
November 29 Dalia A. Ghanem (University of California at Davis) Evaluating the Impact of Regulatory Policies on Social Welfare in Difference-in-Difference Settings Will take place online
January 17 Friedrich Pukelsheim (University of Augsburg) Das neue Bundeswahlgesetz - Entstehung, Verfahren, Eigenschaften  

Speakers in previous semesters
Summer 2023: Arthur Seibold (University of Mannheim), Maik Wolters (University of Kiel), Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden (University of Mannheim), Sunil Mani (Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India), Co-Pierre Georg (EDHEC Nice, France), Jörg Breitung (University of Cologne)


The Finance and Econometrics Research and Networking (FERN) is a format for discussing current research projects in finance and econometrics. It is organized jointly by Julian Thimme and Fabian Krüger. Upcoming dates in the 2023 summer term: May 10, June 14 and July 5 (all from 10:30-12:00 in building 09.21).