Seminars

Research seminars

Together with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute, C-SEB promotes scientific exchange by means of regular research seminars.

ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar

The “ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar” will take place on Tuesdays from 12:00 – 13:00. This seminar offers scientists from the University of Cologne the opportunity to present their research; also, you are welcome to suggest external speakers working at the interface between economics and psychology.

The seminar is organized by C-SEB. To present your own research or to suggest a guest spreaker please contact us at c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de.

ECONtribute and C-SEB Seminar

The “ECONtribute and C-SEB Seminar” will take place on Wednesdays at 12:00. Here, reputable scientists from other universities will present research that is of interest to the areas represented in ECONtribute and C-SEB. The Wednesday seminar is organized by the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute; Prof. Dr. Anna Bindler (bindler@wiso.uni-koeln.de) is happy to receive suggestions for guest speakers.

C-SEB Early Ideas Workshop

The “C-SEB Early Ideas Workshop” will take place on Fridays at 12:00, organized by Louis Strang (strang@wiso.uni-koeln.de) and Susanna Grundmann (grundmann@wiso.uni-koeln.de). The workshop is aimed at ideas for experimental research in early stages and more informal in nature. To present your research, please e-mail the organizers. The workshop will be announced in the C-SEB Calendar and via the C-SEB seminar mailing list (to join the distribution list, please send an e-mail to: c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de).

Seminar schedule for SS 2021

The ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar will continue in digital format (via zoom). We will announce in good time when the seminar can take place as a classroom event again. Please contact us if you would like to give a talk in the summer semester 2021.

We will keep the seminar calendar up-to-date and continue to provide information via our e-mail distribution list (to join the distribution list, please send an e-mail to: c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de).

Organisation: C-SEB // c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de Organisation: ECONtribute // Prof. Dr. Anna Bindler

Tuesday

12:00 – 13:00

ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar

Wednesday

12:00 – 13:00

ECONtribute and C-SEB Seminar

13.04.2021

Ashutosh Thakur (University of Cologne)
“Combining social choice and matching theory to study institutional stability”

14.04.2021

Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia University)
“Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares: Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway”
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

20.04.2021

Anna Bindler (University of Cologne)
“Discontinuities in the Age-Victimization Profile and the Determinants of Victimization”

21.04.2021

Joscha Legewie (Harvard University)
“The Enduring Impact of NYC’s Stop, Question & Frisk Program. Lessons from “Big Data””
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

27.04.2021

28.04.2021

Tom Wilkennig (University of Melbourne)
“Getting Dynamic Implementation to Work”

04.05.2021

05.05.2021

Thiemo Fetzer (University of Warwick)

11.05.2021

12.05.2021

Maya Eden (Brandeis University)
“Price-Independent Anonymity Implies the Social Ranking of Income Distributions”
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

18.05.2021

19.05.2021

Arun Advani (University of Warwick)

25.05.2021

no seminar

26.05.2021

no seminar

01.06.2021

Julian Teichgräber (UZH University of Zurich)
“Inequality in Models with a Competition for Market Shares”

02.06.2021

Ilyana Kuziemko (Princeton University)
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

08.06.2021



09.06.2021

Jaime Arellano-Bover (Yale University)

15.06.2021

16.06.2021

Aline Bütikofer (Norwegian School of Economics (NHH))

22.06.2021

23.06.2021

Catherine Thomas (London School of Economicsand Political Science (LSE))

29.06.2021

30.06.2021

Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University)

06.07.2021

Yiqiu Chen (University of Cologne)

07.07.2021

Joris Lammers (University of Cologne)

13.07.2021

14.07.2021

Abi Adams-Prassl (University of Oxford)

20.07.2021

Markus Möller (University of Cologne)
“Envy and Strategic Choice in Matching Markets”

21.07.2021

Aline Bütikofer (Norwegian School of Economics (NHH))

Seminar schedule for WS 2020/21

The ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar will continue to be offered in digital form (via zoom) until further notice. We will announce in good time when the seminar can take place in the usual format as a classroom event again.

We will keep the seminar calendar up-to-date and continue to provide information via our e-mail distribution list (to join the distribution list, please send an e-mail to: c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de).

Organisation: C-SEB // c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de Organisation: ECONtribute // Prof. Dr. Anna Bindler

Tuesday

12:00 – 13:00

ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar

Wednesday

12:00 – 13:00

ECONtribute and C-SEB Seminar

03.11.2020

Max R.P. Grossmann (University of Cologne)

“z-Tree Unleashed: A Novel Client-Integrating Architecture for Conducting z-Tree Experiments over the Internet”

If you are interested in the presentation slides, please email Max Grossmann.

04.11.2020

Lukas Kiessling (Max Planck Institute Bonn)
“Parental Paternalism”

10.11.2020

Gönül Doğan (University of Cologne)
“Pyramid Schemes”

11.11.2020

Ingo Isphording (IZA Institute of Labor Economics)
“The Value of a Peer”

17.11.2020

Yingshuai Zhao (University of Cologne)
“The Value of Response Time Information in Supply Chain Bargaining”

18.11.2020

Olga Kuzmina (New Economic School Moscow)
“Gender Diversity and Firm Performance: Evidence from Quota-Implied Discontinuities”

24.11.2020

Maivand Sarin (University of Cologne)
“In Your Name! The Effect of Intermediaries on Discrimination”

25.11.2020

Albrecht Ritschl (London School of Economics)
“Hitler’s Mefo Bills, 1933-1939 – A Case for MMT?”

01.12.2020

Lukas Reinhardt (University of Cologne)
“Loss of Control and Choice Restriction”

02.12.2020

Matthew Harding (University of California-Irvine)
“Managers vs Algorithms: Can Algorithms Replicate Human Intuition?”
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

08.12.2020

Johannes Reich (SAP)
“Money as a Social Coordination Mechanism to Fairly Express our Free Material Preferences”

09.12.2020

Andreas Irmen (University of Luxembourg)
“Automation, Growth, and Factor Shares in the Era of Population Aging”

15.12.2020

Marvin Deversi (University of Cologne)
“Cooperation in a Company: A Large-Scale Experiment”

16.12.2020

Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto and University of Turin)
“Migrants at Sea: Unintended Consequences of Search and Rescue Operations”

22.12.2020

no seminar

23.12.2020

no seminar

29.12.2020

no seminar

30.12.2020

no seminar

05.01.2021

no seminar

06.01.2021

no seminar

12.01.2021

Marius Vogel (University of Cologne)
“Fair Compensations for Heterogeneous Labor Inputs”

13.01.2021

Dorothea Kübler (WZB and Technical University of Berlin)
“How to Avoid Black Markets for Appointments with Online Booking Systems”

19.01.2021

Maoliang Ye (Southern University of Science and Technology)
“Building Cooperation Through Gradualism in Finitely Repeated Investment Games”

20.01.2021

Christina Gathmann (Heidelberg University)
“College Openings and Local Economic Development”

26.01.2021

Max R.P. Grossmann (University of Cologne)
“AnonPay: Enhancing Participant Privacy in Online Experiments”

If you are interested in the presentation slides and further information, please visit this website.

27.01.2021

Christine Binzel (University of Erlangen–Nuremberg)
“Vernacularization and Linguistic Democratization”

02.02.2021

Robert Stüber (WZB Berlin)
“Why High Incentives Cause Repugnance”

03.02.2021

Georg Weizsäcker (Humboldt University of Berlin)
“Biased Wage Expectations and Female Labor Supply”
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

09.02.2021

no seminar

10.02.2021

Johanna Rickne (Stockholm University (SOFI) and Nottingham University)
“Sexual Harassment and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market”

16.03.2021

no seminar

17.03.2021

Stefania Albanesi (University of Pittsburgh)
“Predicting Consumer Default”
This seminar takes place at 4 pm CET.

Seminar schedule for SS 2020

Due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, C-SEB will not be organising on-site seminars in the summer semester 2020. The ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar on Tuesday can be accessed in digital form (via zoom). The ECONtribute and C-SEB Seminar, originally scheduled for Wednesday, is cancelled for the summer semester.

Together with colleagues from different institutions, Nicolas Fugger (University of Cologne/ C-SEB) has initiated the Virtual Market Design Seminar as an online alternative to seminars in the field of market design that were cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. The seminar announcements can be found in the seminar calendar below and at virtual-md-seminar.com.

We will keep the seminar calendar up-to-date and continue to provide information via our e-mail distribution list (to join the distribution list, please send an e-mail to:c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de).

Organisation: C-SEB // c-seb-seminars@uni-koeln.de Organisation: Virtual MD Seminar Series // Nicolas Fugger

Tuesday

12:00 – 13:00

ECONtribute and C-SEB Design & Behavior Seminar

Monday

16:00 – 17:00

Virtual MD Seminar Series

07.04.2020

no seminar

09.04.2020

Special date, Thursday, 14:00-15:00 pm

Maarten Janssen (University of Vienna)
“Regulating Product Communication”

14.04.2020

no seminar

21.04.2020

no seminar

20.04.2020

Scott Duke Kominers (Harvard Business School)
“Redistribution through Markets”

28.04.2020

no seminar

05.05.2020

no seminar

04.05.2020

Renato Gomes (Toulouse School of Economics)
“Regulating Platform Fees under Price Parity”

12.05.2020

no seminar

19.05.2020

Jakob Alfitian (University of Cologne)

“The Hidden Costs of Dismissals: Empirical Evidence on the Effect of Termination Notices on Employee Attendance”

18.05.2020

Benny Moldovanu (University of Bonn)
“Extreme Points and Majorization: Economic Applications”

26.05.2020

no seminar

02.06.2020

no seminar

01.06.2020

Peter Cramton (University of Cologne)
“Electricity Markets in Transition”

09.06.2020

no seminar

16.06.2020

no seminar

15.06.2020

Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford University)
“Just a Few Seeds More: Value of Network Information for Diffusion”

23.06.2020

no seminar

30.06.2020

no seminar

29.06.2020

Aislinn Bohren (University of Pennsylvania)
“Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination”

07.07.2020

no seminar

14.07.2020

no seminar

13.07.2020

Vasiliki Skreta (University of Texas at Austin, University College London)
Test Design Under Undetectable Falsification

27.07.2020

Eyal Winter (Hebrew University & Lancaster University)
“Exploitative Priority Service”

Seminar schedule for WS 2019/20

Date

12:00 – 13:00

Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

13:30 – 14:45

ECONtribute and C-SEB Research Seminar

08.10.2019

Sebastian Mertesacker (University of Cologne)

“Incorporating Engineering Fuel Requierements into Econometric Analyses of Households’ Fuel Demands”

Brice Corgnet (Emlyon Business School)

„Working Too Much for Too Little: Stochastic Rewards Cause Work Addiction”

15.10.2019

Konrad Burchardi (Stockholm University)

“Credit Constraints and Capital Allocation: Theory and Evidence from Uganda Agriculture”

Philipp Eisenhauer (University of Bonn)

“The Option Value of Human Capital Investment”

22.10.2019

29.10.2019

Felix Kölle (University of Cologne)

“Governance and Group Conflict”

Daphné Skandalis (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

“Unemployment Insurance and Job Search”

05.11.2019

Oliver Gürtler (University of Cologne)

“A New Framework for Studying Contests with an Application to Diversity in Organizations”

Lorenz Götte (University of Bonn)

“The Habit-Forming Effects of Feedback: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment”

12.11.2019

Felix Chopra (University of Bonn)

“Do People Value More Informative News?”

Ingvild Almas (Stockholm University)

“Fairness Across the World: Preferences and Beliefs”

19.11.2019

Helena Fornwagner (University of Innsbruck)

“Saving the Planet, One Tree at a Time”

In cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute

Sule Alan (European University Institute)

“Mitigating the Social Exclusion of Refugee Children: An Intervention on Perspective Taking”

26.11.2019

Lena Detlefsen (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

“Redistribution in Ethnically Diverse Germany”

Andreas Grunewald (Goethe University Frankfurt)

“Auto Dealer Loan Intermediation: Consumer Behavior and Competitive Effects”

03.12.2019

Mareike Peters-Olbrich (University of Cologne)

“The Effect of Enforcement on Auditor Conservatism”

Christine Laudenbach (Goethe University Frankfurt)

“Personal Communication in a Digital World – Evidence from Loan Repayments”

10.12.2019

Razi Farukh (University of Cologne)

„Inefficiency and Regulation in Credence Goods Markets with Altruistic Experts”

Michael Zierhut (HU Berlin)

“Dynamic Inconsistency and Inefficiency of Equilibrium under Knightian Uncertainty”

17.12.2019

Michel Serafinelli (University of Essex)

“Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations”

In cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute

Thomas Crossley (European University Institute)

“House Price Shocks and Borrowing to Invest”

24.12.2019

no seminar

31.12.2019

no seminar

07.01.2020

Anna Gumpert (LMU Munich)

“Firm Organization with Multiple Establishments”

14.01.2020

Marius Gramb (University of Cologne)

“Anonymous or Personal: A Simple Model of Repeated Personalized Advice”

Claudia Steinwender (MIT Sloan School of Management)

“All Aboard: The Aggregate Effects of Port Development”

21.01.2020

Felix Holzmeister (University of Innsbruck)

“Delegated Decision-Making in Finance”

Daniel Metzger (Rotterdam School of Management)

“The Impact of Financial Education of Managers on Medium and Large Enterprises – A Randomized Controlled Trial in Mozambique”

28.01.2020

Matthias Rodemeier (University of Münster)

“The Welfare Effects of Persuasion and Taxation – Theory and Evidence from the Field”

Cristina Belles-Obrero (University of Mannheim)

“Who Benefits from General Knowledge?”

Seminar schedule for SS 2019

Date

12:00 – 13:00

Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

13:30 – 14:45

C-SEB Research Seminar

02.04.2019

Frederik Schwerter (UoC)

“Memory and Representativeness”

Helena Fornwagner (University of Innsbruck)

“Credence Goods Markets”

09.04.2019

Christoph Wigger (University of Cologne)

“Spillover Effects of High-Skilled Immigration on Native Innovation”

Michael Kirchler (University Innsbruck)

“Cognitive Skills and Economic Preferences in the Fund Industry”

11.04.2019

Special date, 13:00-14:00 Uhr: Johann Graf Lambsdorff (University of Passau) “Money Illusion”

16.04.2019

Maria Cotofan (Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam)

“Repeated Praise: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

Sarah Auster (Universita’ Bocconi)

“Robust Bidding and Revenue in Descending Price Auctions”

18.04.2019

Special date, 13:00-14:00 Uhr: Nils Köbis (University of Amsterdam) “Psychology of Corruption”

23.04.2019

Simeon Schudy (LMU Munich)

“Campaign Promises with (Un)Observable Policy Actions”

30.04.2019

Milena Djourelova (University Pompeu Fabra)

“Media, Immigration and the Power of Words”

Jesper Rüdiger (University of Madrid)

“Who Acquires Information in Dealer Markets?”

07.05.2019

Lea Heursen (Humboldt University Berlin)

“Are Women Less Effective Leaders Than Men? Evidence from Experiments Using Coordination Games”

Frank Moers (Maastricht University)

“Promotions as Implicit Incentives for the Acquisition of Task-Specific Human Capital”

14.05.2019

Andras Molnar (Carnegie Mellon University)

“The Demand for, and Avoidance of, Information”

Stefan Trautmann (Universität Heidelberg)

“Implementing (Un)Fair Procedures? Favoritism and Process Fairness When Inequality Is Inevitable”

21.05.2019

Sven Seuken (University of Zurich)

“Machine Learning-powered Iterative Combinatorial Auctions”

28.05.2019

Guido Friebel (Goethe University Frankfurt)

“A Pay Change and its Long-Term Consequences”

In cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute

Jeff Ely (Northwestern University)

“Feedback Design in Contests”

04.06.2019

Jan Hausfeld (University of Konstanz)

“Eyes on the Prize: An (Interactive) Eye-Tracking Study of Motives in Economic Interactions”

11.06.2019

no seminar

18.06.2019

Special date, HS I (WiSo Building), 10:00-11:30am Max H. Bazerman (Harvard Business School) “Toward Prescriptive Ethics: An Ethical Field with a Focus on Improving Our Ethical Behavior”

18.06.2019

Mats Köster (DICE Universität Düsseldorf)

“It Is All About Skewness: Salience Effects in Risky Choice”

Annie Liang (University of Pennsylvania)

“Dynamically Aggregating Diverse Sources”

25.06.2019

Jan Recker (University of Cologne)

“Process Theorizing with Digital Trace Data: Involving Artifacts, Involving Context”

Florian Zimmermann (University of Bonn)

“Associative Memory and Overreaction in Expectations”

02.07.2019

Jakob Alfitian (University of Cologne)

“Reducing Absenteeism in the Workplace: A Firm Level Field Experiment”

Anja Schöttner (Humboldt University Berlin)

“Non-Competitive Wage-Setting as a Cause of Unfriendly and Inefficient Leadership”

09.07.2019

Loukas Balafoutas (Universität Innsbruck)

“Religious Messages and Economic Behavior in Islam”

Benjamin Friedrich (Northwestern University)

“Adaptation to Shocks and the Role of Capital Structure: Danish Exporters During the Cartoon Crisis”

03.09.2019

Special date, 13:30-14:45 Uhr: Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm University) “Long-run Effects of Lottery Wealth on Psychological Well-being”