Selten Lecture 2019 – Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University)

Selten Lecture 2019: “Applications of Networks in Economics” by Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University).

Date: October 9 , 2019.

Time: 4:30 – 5:45 pm

Location: University of Bonn, Juridicum, Lecture Hall C.

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Young ECONtribute Program Fellow receives IIPF best paper award

Congratulations to our Young ECONtribute Program (YEP) Fellow Jonas Löbbing! Jonas has been awarded the Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize 2019 of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) for his paper “Redistributive Income Taxation with Directed Technical Change”.

The prestigious IIPF Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize is awarded annually since 2003 to honor and encourage younger scholars whose work meets the high standards of scientific quality, creativity and relevance that has been a mark of the Musgraves’ contribution to public finance.

Isabel Schnabel becomes member of the Franco-German Council of Economic Experts

Isabel Schnabel becomes member of the newly founded Franco-German Council of Economic Experts

Paris, September 19, 2019

Isabel Schnabel, Spokesperson of the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute and Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Bonn, has been appointed as member of the newly launched Franco-German Council of Economic Experts.

On September 19, 2019 during the 50th meeting of the Franco-German Economic and Financial Council, the Franco-German Council of Economic Experts was launched. It comprises five French and five German leading economic experts.

German members of the Council are, besides Isabel Schnabel, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, the chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts and president of RWI Essen, Christoph M. Schmidt, Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professor of Economics at the University of Frankfurt, and the presidents of two leading research institutes in Economics, DIW and ifo, Marcel Fratzscher and Clemens Fuest. Among the French members is the current chairman of the French Conseil d’analyse économique (CAE), Philippe Martin.

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