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 in lecture room 002, L9 1-2, every Thursday from 12:15 am to 1:15 pm during the lecture period. The exact dates, presenters and topics are shown below.

The presentation titles will be updated on a rolling basis.






 17 February 2022Oliver PfäutiA Behavioral Heterogeneous Agent New Keynesian Model

24 February 2022

Mykola RyzhenkovEffects of Trade (De-)Liberalization
 03 March 2022Donghai Zhang (University of Bonn)The Return of Greenspan: Mumbling with Great Incoherence

10 March 2022

Thomas Winberry (University of Pennsylvania)The Minimum Wage in the Short Run and the Long Run
 17 March 2022Lukas MahlerDistributional and Intergenerational Effects o Delaying School Tracking in Germany 
 24 March 2022Suzanne Bellue

Social Mobility with Subjective Beliefs: The Effect of Neighborhoods on Parental Investment 

 31 March2022Tommaso Gasparini

Imperfect Bank Competition and the Propagation of Risk Shocks


 07 April 2022

Hannes TwielingThe housing channel of monetary policy in the Euro Area
 28 April 2022Lukas Hack

Systematic Monetary Policy and the Effects of Government Spending

 05 May 2022

Tsung-Hsien Li

Consumer Bankruptcy: the Role of Financial Frictions

 12 May 2022Axel Gottfries (University of Edinburgh)Wage Adjustment in Efficient Long-Term Employment Relationships

19 May 2022

Jessie Handbury (University of Pennsylvania)Income Growth and the Distributional Effects of Urban Spatial Sorting
 2 June 2022Timo ReineltMarkups and Inflation Cyclicality in the Euro Area