Summer 2012

April 19, 2012

Uwe Dulleck (University of Brisbane)

Title: Politicians as Experts, Electoral Control, and Fiscal Restraints

 

April 26, 2012

 

Stefan Niemann (University of Essex)

Title: Central Bank Independence and the Monetary Instrument Problem

 

May 10, 2012

 

Sten Nyberg (Stockholm School of Economics)

Title: Welfare Cultures, Recessions and Unemployment Duration

 

May 31, 2012

Francesco Bogliacino (AIAS, Amsterdam)

Title: Endogenous Skill Biased Technical Change: Testing for Demand Pull Effect

 

June 14, 2012

Heinrich W. Ursprung (Universität Konstanz)

Title: Academic Performance and Single-Sex Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland

 

June 25, 2012  

Richard J. Arnott (University of California Riverside, Canada)

Title: A Bathtub Model of Downtown Traffic Congestion

 

July 12, 2012

 

Theresia Theurl (Universität Münster)

Title: Historische Währungsunionen: Lehren für den Euro?

 

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