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All events of: May 2015

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  • May 29. till May 30.
      CEMIR Junior Economist Workshop on Migration Research
    • Type: Ifo Workshop
    • Topic: The Ifo Center of Excellence for Migration and Integration Research (CEMIR) is organising a junior economist workshop on migration research to be held on 29 & 30 May 2015 at the Ifo Institute in Munich, Germany.
      The keynote lecture will be given by Matz Dahlberg, Uppsala University.

      Interested Ph.D. students, post docs and assistant professors in economics with a firm interest in the field of migration are invited to submit a research paper they would like to present (plus a CV) to nikolka@ifo.de by 31 March 2015. Decisions on acceptance are made by 15 April. The chair of the programme committee is Panu Poutvaara. There are no participation fees and travel expenses (economy) are covered.

      For further information on this workshop, please contact Till Nikolka (nikolka@ifo.de).
    • Address: CESifo Conference Centre, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Friday, May 29, 2015, 09:00 AM - Saturday, May 30, 2015, 05:00 PM
  • May 28.
      Credit Ratings
    • Type: CES Lecture
    • Lecturer(s): Thorsten Koeppl, Queen's University
    • Topic: Policy – How should regulation look like?
    • Address: Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • May 27.
      Neues aus dem EBDC
    • Type: Ifo Lunchtime Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Heike Mittelmeier
    • Address: Ifo Institute, Ludwig Erhard Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, Munich
    • Time: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • May 22. till May 23.
      CESifo Area Conference on Global Economy
    • Type: CESifo Area Conference
    • Topic: CESifo will hold its annual meeting for the Global Economy research area, intended to allow presentation of current research undertaken by its members and to stimulate interaction and co-operation between area members. Papers can be on any topic under the Global Economy field, covering trade, international finance, migration, global environmental issues, and others. Papers will be discussed in seminar format. The keynote speeches will be delivered by Kala M. Krishna, Pennsylvania State University and Andrei A. Levchenko, University of Michigan.
    • Address: CESifo Conference Centre, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Friday, May 22, 2015, 09:00 AM - Saturday, May 23, 2015, 05:00 PM
  • May 21.
      Credit Ratings
    • Type: CES Lecture
    • Lecturer(s): Thorsten Koeppl, Queen's University
    • Topic: Theory – Why are rating outcomes inefficient?
    • Address: Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • May 21. till May 22.
      Competitiveness and Innovation: The Quest for Best
    • Type: Munich Economic Summit
    • Topic: “Innovation and Competitiveness: The Quest for Best”: To stay ahead, Europe needs to be nimbler and innovative: relying on the way that first made it prosperous will not be enough. Its companies must crank up product and process innovation, its member countries must provide infrastructure and governance to allow individuals and companies to unfold their talents, and its societies must develop entrepreneurial solutions to social challenges. Can Europe regain its zest?
    • Address: Hotel Bayerischer Hof. Promenadeplatz 2-6, 80333 Munich
    • Time: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015, details to be announced
  • May 20.
      Is there Competition in Germany’s market for gasoline?
    • Type: Ifo Lunchtime Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Colin Vance
    • Address: Ifo Institute, Ludwig Erhard Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, Munich
    • Time: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • May 20.
      Credit Ratings
    • Type: CES Lecture
    • Lecturer(s): Thorsten Koeppl, Queen's University
    • Topic: Introduction – What are the issues?
    • Address: Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • May 18.
      A New Keynesian Model with Collateral Quantity Constraints
    • Type: Internal Seminar of the CESifo Group
    • Lecturer(s): Robert Beyer, University of Frankfurt
    • Address: CES, Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Monday, May 18, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • May 18.
      The real cost of war deconstruction: Evidence from a natural experiment in post-WW2 Styria
    • Type: Lunchtime Seminar TU Dresden
    • Lecturer(s): Christian Ochsner
    • Address: TU Dresden, Sitzungszimmer der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Raum SCH B 037
    • Time: Monday, May 18, 2015, 11:10 AM - 12:40 PM
  • May 15. till May 16.
      CESifo Area Conference on Employment and Social Protection
    • Type: CESifo Area Conference
    • Topic: The conference topics "Employment" and "Social Protection" are broadly defined. The former including, in particular, issues of the organisation of labour. The latter domain, in turn, includes not only governmental institutions of the welfare state, but also other non-governmental institutions of the welfare society such as family, or charities and informal networks, social norms and altruistic behaviour. The keynote Lecture will be deliverd by Matthias Sutter (University of Cologne and University of Innsbruck).
    • Address: CESifo Conference Centre, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Friday, May 15, 2015, 09:00 AM - Saturday, May 16, 2015, 05:00 PM
  • May 15. till May 16.
      CESifo-Delphi Conference: Current Account Adjustments
    • Type: CESifo Conference
    • Topic: On 15-16 May 2015 CESifo and the Department of International and European Economic Studies (DIEES) of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) will organise a conference on "Current Account Adjustmetns". The conference will take place in Athens. The organisers invite the submission of papers or extended abstracts (300-500 words). Please refer to the call for papers for further details.
    • Address: Athens, Greece
    • Time: Friday, May 15, 2015, 09:00 AM - Saturday, May 16, 2015, 05:00 PM
  • May 13.
      Energiewende: Konsequenzen für den Industriestandort Deutschland?
    • Type: Conference
    • Topic: Der Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen (SRU) und das ifo Institut veranstalten am 13. Mai 2015 ein gemeinsames Symposium zur Energiewende.
    • Address: Vertretung des Freistaates Bayern beim Bund, Behrenstraße 21–22, 10117 Berlin
    • Time: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
  • May 12.
      Movers and Shakers
    • Type: Hans Möller Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Richard Holden, UNSW Business School, Sydney
    • Address: International Economics, Ludwigstr. 28/II, Library (room 221)
    • Time: Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM
  • May 11.
      Immigration to Germany. Is more always a good thing?
    • Type: Munich Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Dr. Reiner Klingholz, Director of the Berlin-Instituts für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung
    • Address: Ifo Institute, Ludwig-Erhard-Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Monday, May 11, 2015, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
  • May 11.
      Does tax competition make mobile firms more footloose?
    • Type: Internal Seminar of the CESifo Group
    • Lecturer(s): Ian Wooton, University of Strathclyde
    • Address: CES, Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Monday, May 11, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • May 08. till May 09.
      Ifo Workshop: Public Opinion and the Political Economy of Education
    • Type: Ifo Workshop
    • Topic: Education policies may diverge from empirical insight because political actors are responsive to the opinions of voters and interest groups. The workshop, jointly organized by the Ifo Institute and the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University, aims to create a better grasp of the heterogeneity in and the formation of the electorate’s opinions on education policy. It provides a forum to discuss the role of public opinion in the political economy of education.
    • Address: CESifo Conference Centre, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Friday, May 08, 2015, 07:00 PM - Saturday, May 09, 2015, 05:00 PM
  • May 06.
      Resource Market Power and Levels of Knowledge in General Equilibrium
    • Type: Ifo Lunchtime Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Waldemar Marz
    • Address: Ifo Institute, Ludwig Erhard Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, Munich
    • Time: Wednesday, May 06, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • May 04.
      The ECB – an institution without boundaries: an analysis of the European Central bank‘s ‘unconventional monetary policy’ and the outlook for a new monetary order in Europe
    • Type: Munich Seminar
    • Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. Markus C. Kerber, Professor for Public Finance and Economic Policy at the Technischen Universität Berlin
    • Address: Ifo Institute, Ludwig-Erhard-Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, 81679 Munich
    • Time: Monday, May 04, 2015, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
  • May 04.
      External and Public Debt Crises
    • Type: Internal Seminar of the CESifo Group
    • Lecturer(s): Mark Wright, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    • Address: CES, Schackstr. 4/II, seminar room (207)
    • Time: Monday, May 04, 2015, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM