Department of Economics

Johannes Kepler University

Summer term 2010

Regular Research Seminar

The Department runs a regular research seminar where it invites scholars from other universities and research institutions to give presentations on their ongoing research. Papers in all fields of Economics are welcome. The seminar is publicly announced on campus, but it primarily addresses our own faculty and economics students at JKU. If possible, papers presented are made available for download below.

With friendly support from the "Linzer Hochschulfonds".

Time: Wednesday, 17.15 - 18.45
Room: Keplergebäude, K 223B


VERSCHOBEN! 24.03.2010

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln
Goethe University Frankfurt
"Explaining the Low Labor Productivity in East Germany – A Spatial Analysis"


Rainald Borck
University of Passau
"Political economy of higher education finance"


Jenny Säve-Söderbergh
University of Stockholm
“Girls will be Girls” - Especially among Boys: Competitive Behavior in the “Daily Double” on Jeopardy


Martin Huber
University of St. Gallen
"Does leaving Welfare Improve Health? Evidence for Germany"


Kjell G. Salvanes
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen
"Long-term Outcomes of Maternal Leave on Children"


Miriam Manchin
University College London, Centro Luca d'Agliano Milano
"Distribution services and differential consumer and producer price impacts of trade"


Harald Fadinger
University of Vienna
"Learning and the Dynamics of Exporting"


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