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.





  Feb 13, 2020 Mykola Ryzhenkov „Labor Market Effects of Monetary Policy“

Feb 20, 2020

Timo Reinelt „Price rigidity and markups“
  Feb 27, 2020 Daniel Runge

„Mortgages, Capital and Financial Stability“


Mar 5, 2020

Jan Sun “Are Payday Loan Users Irrational? A Credit Scoring Explanation”
  Mar 12, 2020 cancelled cancelled
  Mar 19, 2020 Andrey Alexandrov (online) „Trends and Business Cycle Asymmetry“
  Mar 26, 2020 Johannes Wacks (online)

„Monetary Policy and the Wealth Distribution –The Role of Entrepreneurs“

  Apr 2, 2020 Fabian Greimel (online) „Homeownership across the wealth distribution“
  Apr 23, 2020 Johannes Gönsch (online) "Understanding Labor Market Transitions“
  Apr 30, 2020 Frederick Zadow (online) „Baby Boom & Housing Bust“
  May 7, 2020 Moritz Drechsel-Grau (online) „Housing Booms and Welfare: Evidence from Berlin“
  May 14, 2020 Tatsuro Senga (Queen Mary University of London) (online) “Uncertainty, Imperfect Information, and Expectation Formation over the Firm's Life Cycle,” which is a joint work with Cheng Chen (Clemson), Chang Sun (Hongkong), and Hongyong Zhang (RIETI)
  May 21, 2020 HOLIDAY  
  May 28, 2020

Tsung-Hsien Li


„Consumer Credit, Aggregate Fluctuations, and Financial Frictions“