Macro Seminar

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 in L7, 3-5 room P 044 during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below.

The presentation titles will be updated on a rolling basis.




Sep 12, 2019 Timo Reinelt Firm-level Bond Maturity and Monetary Policy

Sep 19, 2019

Fabian Greimel Falling Behind: Has Rising Inequality Fueled the American Debt Boom?
Sep 26, 2019 Javier Rodríguez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) The Sex Ratio, Marriage and Bargaining: a Chinese Story

Oct 3, 2019

Oct 10, 2019 Johannes Gönsch Firm Organization and Wage Inequality
Oct 17, 2019 Alexander Matusche Optimal Policy in a DMP Model with Moral Hazard
Oct 24, 2019 Stefanie Huber (University of Amsterdam) Gender Norms and the Gender Gap in Higher Education
Nov 7, 2019 Frederick Zadow Real effects of clearing derivatives with central counterparties
Nov 14, 2019 Johannes Wacks Monetary Policy and Wealth Inequality –The Role of Entrepreneurs
Nov 21, 2019 Kurt Mitman (Stockholm University) The Fiscal Multiplier
Nov 28, 2019 Daniel Runge Mykola Ryzhenkov

Endogenous Bank Runs, Mortgage Lending and Household Heterogeneity

Employment Effects of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Austria

Dec 5, 2019 Jan Sun   Tsung-Hsien Li Are Payday Loan Users Irrational? A Credit Scoring Explanation
Consumer Credit, Aggregate Fluctuations, and Financial Frictions