Summer 2011

Mai 5, 2011

Berthold Herrendorf (Arizona State University)

Title: Why is Agriculture so Unproductive in the United States?

 

Mai 12, 2011

Jenny Kragl (EBS Univestität für Wirtschaft und Recht i. Gr.)

Title: Wage Floors and Optimal Job Design

 

Mai 26, 2011

Ray Rees (University of Munich - LMU)

Title: Optimal Taxation of Capital Income

 

June 1, 2011

Carsten Schröder (University of Kiel)

Title: Fiscal equalization and regions’ (un)willingness-to-tax – evidence from Germany

 

June 14, 2011  

[Tuesday at HS 105 in Garystr. 21]

Andrew Rose (University of California, Berkeley)

Title:The Financial Crisis of 2008-9: Could it have been Predicted?

 

June 16, 2011

Vitorocco Peragine (University of Bari)

Title:Fair and unfair inequalities in Europe

 

June 30, 2011

Simon Lüchinger (University of Luzern)

Title: Supporting Passenger Railways to Reduce Road Traffic Externalities

 

July 14, 2011

Mattias Polborn (University of Illinois)

Title: The relative importance of cultural and economic factors for the polarization of the U.S. electorate, 1972–2008

 

Support for the Research Seminar in Economics by the Deutsche Bundesbank, Hauptverwaltung Berlin is gratefully acknowledged.