The Macro Seminar discusses recent research projects in the field of macroeconomics on a weekly basis. In addition to Ph.D. students and professors from the University of Mannheim, scholars from other universitites and institutions present their work.
The seminar takes place every Thursday from 12:15 am to 1:15 pm virtually via Zoom during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below.
The presentation titles will be updated on a rolling basis.
|Sep 10, 2020||Andrey Alexandrov||“The Effect of Trends on Business Cycle Asymmetry”|
Sep 17, 2020
|Maximilian Jager||„Implications of asymmetric information for bank funding costs and lending behavior“|
|Sep 24, 2020||Moritz Drechsel-Grau||“Employment and Output Effects of Minimum Wages”|
Oct 1, 2020
|Johannes Gönsch||“Actual and Perceived Labor Market Risk”|
|Oct 8, 2020||Johannes Wacks||„Labor Market Polarization with Hand-to-Mouth Households“|
|Oct 15, 2020||Frederick Zadow||“Clear(ed) decision: The effect of central clearing on firms‘ financing decision”|
|Oct 22, 2020||Alexander Matusche||“Monetary Policy and Wealth Inequality - The Role of Entrepreneurs”|
|Oct 29, 2020||Timo Reinelt||Pass-through in Retail Prices|
|Nov 5, 2020||Veronika Selezneva (CERGE-EI)|
Does Index Arbitrage Distort the Market Reaction to Shocks?
|Nov 12, 2020|
|Aggregate and Intergenerational Implications of School Closures: A Quantitative Assessment|
|Nov 19, 2020||Daniel Runge||Household Level Inflation and Monetary Policy Shocks|
|Nov 26, 2020||Vincent Sterk (University College London)||Stock Market Participation, Inequality, and MonetaryPolicy|
|Dec 3, 2020|
Learning about the Benefits of Moving: The Effects of Neighborhood on Mobility Decisions
Inequality in Health and Wealth over the Lifecycle in Germany
|Dec 10, 2020|
Capital Requirements, Bank Competition and Stability
Inflation – who cares? Optimal monetary policy in times of low attention