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February 2020

ReStart Reinhard Selten Equal Opportunity Talk – Pia Pinger (Universität zu Köln)

February 10 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Thyssen Stiftung Köln, Apostelnkloster 13-15
Cologne, 50672 Germany
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Prof. Dr. Pia Pinger (Universität zu Köln) Bekommt jede(r) was er verdient? Zu Lohnerwartungen von Frauen und Männern Am 10. Februar lädt ECONtribute gemeinsam mit der The Women in Economics Initiative (WiE) zur nächsten Veranstaltung der neuen Vortragsreihe „Reinhard Selten Equal Opportunity Talks (ReStart)“ ein. In ihrem Vortrag „Bekommt jede(r) was er verdient? Zu Lohnerwartungen von Frauen und Männern“ befasst Prof. Dr. Pia Pinger, Universität zu Köln, sich mit der spannenden Frage, warum Frauen und Männer schon vor dem Berufseintritt…

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March 2020

Cluster of Excellence meets Ministry of Finance: Release of new ECONtribute Study

March 12 @ 10:30 - 13:00
Bundesministerium für Finanzen, Wilhelmstraße 97
Berlin, 10117 Germany
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On March 12 the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy will release its first major policy study on “The distribution of wealth in Germany, 1895 to 2018”. ECONtribute professor Moritz Schularick will exclusively handover the study to Olaf Scholz, German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance, at a high-level conference at the Federal Ministry of Finance in Berlin. The study presents first long run evidence on the distribution of wealth in Germany from the period of industrialization until…

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April 2020

New ECONtribute webinar

April 22 @ 17:00 - 18:00

ECONtribute starts a new webinar series with members of the ECONtribute Cluster. The seminar will be held via Zoom. Please register here for the seminar. Participants will be given the opportunity to ask questions during the seminar. It is open to everyone interested.       22. April: 17:00h - 18:00h (CET). Prof. Dr. Florian Zimmermann, Institute on Behavior and Inequality (briq) and University of Bonn Moderator: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dohmen, ECONtribute and University of Bonn Memory and Belief Formation:…

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May 2020

ECONtribute Online Seminar with Felix Bierbrauer

May 13 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Felix Bierbrauer will present his latest research in the upcoming ECONtribute Webinar. On a regulary basis, Cluster members present one of the nine Cluster’s Research Areas and their current research to the research community. The seminar includes a presentation as well as a Q&A afterwards and will be held via Zoom.   Date and time: 13th of May, 12:00-13:00h CET. Please register here for the seminar. Politically feasible reforms of non-linear tax systems Felix Bierbrauer, Professor of Economics, ECONtribute, University…

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ECONtribute Political Economy/CCCP Webinar with Federica Genovese

May 19 @ 14:30 - 15:30

Federica Genovese (University of Essex)  will present her work on "Vulnerability, Compensation, and Support for Climate Policies” (joint with Nikhar Gaikwad and Dustin Tingley). Date and Time: 19th of May, 14:30 CET For more information please contact Sven Oliver Proksch    

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June 2020

ECONtribute Political Economy/CCCP webinar with Stefanie Walter

June 23 @ 14:00 - 15:00

Stefanie Walter (University of Zürich) will present her work on "The Politics of Bad Options. Why the Eurozone Crisis has been so hard to resolve” (joint with Ari Ray and Nils Redeker). Date and Time: June 23, 14:00h For more information please contact Sven Oliver Proksch

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W(i)E (E)CONtribute: Professionelle Initiativen und Frauennetzwerke

June 25 @ 10:00 - 12:00

Im Rahmen der  digitalen Diversity Woche der Universität zu Köln stellt ECONtribute die aktuellen Gleichstellungsmaßnahmen des Clusters vor. Zudem gibt das Frauennetzwerk Women in Economics Einblicke in seine Arbeit.   Die Veranstaltung findet online via Zoom statt. Anmeldung: Hier geht es zum Zoomlink. Wann: 25. Juni, 10 bis 12 Uhr Mehr Informationen zur digitalen Diversity Woche. Mehr Informationen zu Women in Economics.

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July 2020

ECONtribute Virtual Macro Workshop 2020

July 2 @ 16:30 - July 3 @ 20:00
Online at Zoom

The ECONtribute Virtual Macro Workshop 2020 is a two-day long meeting of international researchers to present and discuss their latest research. The research will focus on macroeconomic questions with an emphasize on the importance of distributional aspects for the macroeconomy. The idea is to spur discussion and exchange about latest research and most time will be reserved for discussions and work on research projects. The goal is to provide a fruitful atmosphere for exchange and development of existing research and…

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Mentoring Workshop in Economic Theory

July 8 @ 14:00 - 17:00

Mentoring Workshop in Economic Theory with Prof. Dr. Georg Nöldeke (University of Basel, ECONtribute Research Fellow) July 8 & 9, 2020 from 2 pm to 5 pm. Twelve individual doctoral students will have the opportunity  to meet Georg Nöldeke online via Zoom for 25 minutes and present their own research projects (20 min. presentation). He will provide individual feedback on each presentation and takes a more detailed look at  individual projects for which he considers it effective given his expertise.…

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September 2020

Tagung: Regulierung für Algorithmen

September 7 - September 8

Algorithmenbasierte Entscheidungen wirken mehr und mehr auf das tägliche Leben ein. Ob wir einen Flug buchen, uns auf eine Stelle bewerben, einen Kredit beantragen oder auf einer Internetplattform den Lebenspartner suchen - oft ist nicht einmal ersichtlich, dass auf der anderen Seite eine Maschine den Preis setzt, die Bewerbervorauswahl trifft, die Bonität schätzt und den Partner sucht. Onlinehändler versuchen durch eine algorithmenbasierte individualisierende Preissetzung die maximale Zahlungsbereitschaft ihrer Kunden abzuschöpfen. In manchen Ländern vertrauen Strafgerichte bei der Einschätzung der Rückfallneigung…

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