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Joachim Herz Wirtschaftspreis 2016

Am 15. Dezember 2016 werden in Hamburg die neuen Wirtschaftspreise der Herz-Stiftung übergeben. Schwerpunktthema 2016 ist die Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung. Der Hauptpreis geht an den führenden in Deutschland forschenden experimentellen Wirtschaftsforscher Urs Fischbacher, der an der Universität Konstanz lehrt. Er verfügt … Continue reading

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Forschungsinstitutionen zwischen akademischer Exzellenz und politischer Relevanz

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University und UNU-MERIT, hält am 12. Oktober 2016 die WU-Lecture in Economics in der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. Er spricht zum Thema „Forschungsinstitutionen zwischen akademischer Exzellenz und politischer Relevanz“. Nach der Begrüßung durch Dekan Jesus Crespo hält Zimmermann … Continue reading

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Zimmermann Debates the Future of Europe in Brussels

On his recent lecture and information tour through Europe, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Harvard University and UNU-MERIT) has visited Brussels on July 4-5, 2016 to discuss the future of Europe with representatives from the EU Commission and local researchers and scientists. … Continue reading

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Economic Policy in a Dynamic Environment

On May 27-28, 2016, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Slovak Economic Association and the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG-SEA 2016) in cooperation with the University of Economics Bratislava took place. The theme of the conference was “Economic Policy in a … Continue reading

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Zimmermann in Hannover über die europäische Flüchtlingskrise

In einer stark besuchten Seminarveranstaltung sprach Klaus F. Zimmermann (Harvard University and UNU-MERIT) am 26. Mai 2016 in der Leibniz Universität Hannover über: Die europäische Flüchtlingskrise: Herausforderungen und Chancen Er stellte dabei fest: “Die Flüchtlingsfrage wird in Europa gerne als … Continue reading

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Evaluating EU Policies by Micro-econometric Methods

19 May 2016; Brussels, Berlaymont. The EU Commission launches an important step to strengthen the instruments to judge and improve EU policies. The successful “Centre for Research on Impact Evaluation” (CRIE) will become the “Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation” (CC-ME). … Continue reading

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The Fate of Empirical Economics When All Data Are Private

Society of Government Economists Annual Conference 2016 Washington, DC. May 13, 2016. Organized by the US “Society of Government Economists” (SGE), the annual conference took place at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in Washington DC. Program The very … Continue reading

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Zimmermann speaks in Washington DC

Emerging Diaspora Opportunities and Challenges Washington, DC. May 10, 2016. Organized by KNOMAD (Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) & the World Bank, a workshop on “Emerging Diaspora Opportunities and Challenges: Host and Home Countries” takes place: Concept note … Continue reading

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Videos on Gender/Race Wage Gaps & Diaspora Economics

Middlebury College: On April 16, 2016,  a Symposium on “The Economics of Skin Tone, Gender, Ethnicity, and Diaspora“ took place under the direction of Professor Phanindra V. Wunnava of Middlebury College. Some pictures of the event. The videos of both … Continue reading

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A round trip: Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Harvard

The 16th week of 2016 was full of remarkable exchanges. April 19, 2016: Chair of the Seminar of Miriam Meckel, Editor-in-Chief of the “Wirtschaftswoche”, at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University. See also. April 19, 2016: Spoke at dinner … Continue reading

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