Past semesters

The research seminar is a platform where invited researchers present their work. All lectures are open to the public and address economists and graduate students (MA level). Ph.D. students are expected to regularly attend the research seminar.

Coordinator:Georg Nöldeke
Responsible faculty members ST 2022: Beat Hintermann, Alois Stutzer, Michael Beckmann

Date

Time

Place

Invited speaker

Host

February 22, 2022

    

March 1, 2022

12:30

S15 and ZoomProf. Dr. Julien Daubanes, University of Geneva

"Why do firms issue green bonds?"
B.Hintermann

March 8, 2022 - No Seminar

 

 Basler Fasnacht - No Seminar 

March 15, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Dina Pomeranz, University of Zurich

"The Race Between Tax Enforcement and Tax Planning: Evidence From a Natural Experiment in Chile"

A. Stutzer

March 22, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Sascha O. Becker, PhD, Monash University, Melbourne/Australia

"Freedom of the Press? Catholic Censorship during the Counter-Reformation"

R. Stelter

March 29, 2022

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Dr. Lisa Bruttel, Universität Potsdam

"A comparison of the per-se approach and a judgment by effect in competition law."

C. Roux
April 5, 2022

12:30

S15 and ZoomProf. Dr. Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan

"News Media and International Fluctuations."
C. Wunsch
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
(joint with the Economics Lunch)
12:15 and 13:10S15 and Zoom

12:15 Prof. Dr. Nicola Pavoni, Bocconi University

"Economic Shocks and Populism: The Political Implications of Reference-Dependent Preferences"

13:10 Prof. Dr. Nicolas Ziebarth, Cornell University

"Fundamentally Reforming the Public DI System: Evidence from German Notch Cohorts"

C. Wunsch

April 12, 2022

12:30

S15 and ZoomProf. Dr. Markus Schmid, Universität St.Gallen

"CEO Turnover and Director Reputation"
H.Zimmermann

April 19, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. David Strömberg, Stockholm University

"Social Media and Collective Action in China"

A.Stutzer

April 26, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Dirk Sliwka, University of Cologne

"When Bonuses Backfire: Evidence from the Workplace"

M.Beckmann

May 3, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Paul Sharp, University of Southern Denmark

"The Sleeping Giant Who Left for America: The Determinants and Impact of Danish Emigration During the Age of Mass Migration"

R.Stelter

May 10, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Mathias Kifmann, Universität Hamburg

"Rewards for information provision in patient referrals: a theoretical model and an experimental test"

St.Felder
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
(joint with the Economics Lunch)
12:30S13 and Zoom

Prof. M. Scott Taylor, University of Calgary

"Trade, Competitive Exclusion, and the Slow motion extinction of the Southern Resident Killer Whales."

R.Weder

May 17, 2022

12:30

S15 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth

"Prices versus Quantities with Morally Concerned Consumers"

C.Roux, G.Nöldeke
May 24, 202212:30S15 and ZoomProf. Dr. Armon Rezai, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

"Bayesian climate estimation and optimal policy derivation"
B.Hintermann
May 31, 202212:30S15 and ZoomProf. Dr. Roxana Halbleib, University of Freiburg, Germany

"Use the Market’s Heartbeat to Predict Extreme Financial Risks"
Ch.Kleiber

 

 

Coordinator: Georg Nöldeke
Responsible faculty members AT 2021: Stefan Felder, Günther Fink, Robert Stelter

Date

Time

Place

Invited speaker

Host

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Elliott Ash, PhD, ETH Zürich

"Visual Stereotypes in News Media"

K.Schmidheiny

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Dr. Christian Pröbsting, Université Lausanne

"Market Segmentation and Spending Multipliers"

S.M. Lein

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Igor Letina, PhD, Universität Bern

"Killer Acquisitions and Beyond: Policy Effects on Innovation Strategies"

C.Roux and G. Nöldeke

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Dr. Dietmar Fehr, Assistant Professor University of Heidelberg

Perceived Relative Wealth and Risk Taking"

G. Fink

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Mazzonna, Università della Svizzera italiana

"Happy pills? The health consequences of the dramatic increase in antidepressant use"

St. Felder

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

12:30

S13 and ZoomProf. Dr. Paul Ehling, Norwegian Business School

"Asset Prices with Wealth Dispersion"
H. Zimmermann

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Iris Kesternich, KU Leuven

"In good and bad times - associations of spousal health and the role of assortative matching on early-life factors in Europe"

St. Felder

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Casaburi, Universität Zürich

"Land Rental Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya" 

G. Fink

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Open Slot

(Postponed to Spring Term 2022: Prof. Paul Sharp, PhD, University of Southern Denmark; "The Sleeping Giant Who Left for America: The Determinants and Impact of Danish Emigration During the Age of Mass Migration")

R. Stelter

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

12:30

S13 and ZoomOpen slot 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

Prof. Christelle Dumas, PhD, Université de Fribourg

"Antibiotics pollution in India"

G. Fink

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

(Postponed to Spring Term 2022: Prof. Dr. Mathias Kifmann, Universität Hamburg; "Rewards for information provision in patient referrals: a theoretical model and an experimental test")

St. Felder

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

12:30

S13 and Zoom

(Postponed to Spring Term 2022: Prof. Dr. Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth, "Prices versus Quantities with Morally Concerned Consumers")

C.Roux, G.Nöldeke

 Responsible faculty members ST 2021: Georg Nöldeke (coordinator), Catherine Roux, Ola Mahmoud, and Sarah Lein

Date

Time

Place

Invited speaker

Host

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

12:30

ZoomProf. Botond Kőszegi, Central European University (CEU)

"Procrastination Markets"
C. Roux

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Ross Levine, Berkeley Haas

"Competition Laws, Ownership, and Corporate Social Responsibility"

O.Mahmoud

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

  

No seminar

 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

12:30Zoom

Prof. Anna Dreber Almenberg, Stockholm School of Economics

"(Predicting) replications"

C.Roux, O.Mahmoud, S.M.Lein

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Stephan Meier, Columbia Business School

"Gender Differences in Preferences of Meaning at Work"

A. Stutzer

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Hersh Shefrin, Santa Clara University

"Financial Service Providers, AI, Satisficing, and the Human Touch In the Market for Financial Nudges and Boosts"

O.Mahmoud

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

17:00Zoom

Prof. Severin Borenstein, University of California, Berkeley

"Do Two Electricity Pricing Wrongs Make a Right? Cost Recovery, Externalities, and Efficiency"

B.Hintermann

Monday, April 19, 2021

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Andrea Vedolin, Boston University

"Model Complexity, Expectations, and Asset Prices"

P.Gantenbein

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Louis Preonas, University of Maryland

"Energy, groundwater, and crop choice"

B.Hintermann

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University / President of the American Political Science Association

"Connections Among Political Actors"

A.Kachi

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Hans Gersbach, ETH Zurich

"From Local to Global: A Theory of Public Basic Research in a Globalized World"

R.Weder

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Dr. Daniel Kaufmann, Université de Neuchâtel

"Do Sticky Wages Matter? New Evidence from Matched Firm-Survey and Register Data"

S.M.Lein

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

12:30

ZoomDr. Jakob Miethe, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

"Offshore real estate investment. Economic incentives, secrecy motives, and ultimate ownership"
K.Schmidheiny

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

16:15

Zoom

Prof. Lucija Muehlenbachs, University of Calgary

"Cash versus in-kind settlements: Evidence from environmental enforcement cases"

Responsible faculty members AT 2020: Georg Nöldeke (coordinator), Kurt Schmidheiny, Reto Odermatt

Program Autumn Term 2020

All seminars are open to the public and usually take place on Tuesdays from 12:30 pm to 13:45 pm (Seminar room S 15 and Zoom).

 

Date

Time

Place

Invited speaker

Host

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

12:30

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

12:30

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

12:30

S 15, max. 24 on registration only, and Zoom

Prof. Pietro Biroli, University of Zurich

"Genes, Pubs, and Drinks: Gene-environment interplay and alcohol licensing policy in the UK"

St. Felder

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

12:30

S 15, max. 24 on registration only, and Zoom

Prof. Johannes Becker, WWU Münster

"Second-best source-based taxation of MNEs" (Abstract)

Preliminary paper on request at forschungsseminar-wwz@clutterunibas.ch

K. Schmidheiny

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

12:30

S 15, max. 24 on registration only, and Zoom

Prof. Winfried Koeniger, University of St.Gallen

"Differences in Euro-Area Household Finances and their Relevance for Monetary-Policy Transmission"

S.M.Lein

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

12:30

S 15, Zoom only

Prof. Thomas Epper, University of St.Gallen

"Bounded Rationality in Choice over Money and Effort"

O. Mahmoud

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

 

No seminar

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Hui Chen, PhD, University of Zurich

"Voluntary Disclosure in Leader-Follower Games"

U. Schiller

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

 

POSTPONED TO FALL 2021Prof. Elliott Ash, ETH ZurichK. Schmidheiny

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Lucas Leemann, University of Zurich

"Survey Data and Multilevel Modeling - Advances and New Tools"

A. Kachi

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Michael Gerfin, University of Bern

"Rents for Pills: Financial Incentives and Physician Behavior"

C. Wunsch

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

12:30

ZoomProf. Marc Möller, University of Bern

"Fighting for Lemons: The Encouragement Effect in
Dynamic Contests with Private Information"
C. Roux, G. Nöldeke

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

12:30

Zoom

Prof. Dr. Günther Fink, University of Basel, Swiss TPH and Faculty of Business and Economics

"Contract farming to alleviate seasonal liquidity constraints - Evidence from Zambia"

 

R. Weder

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

12:30Zoom

Prof. Teodora Boneva, University of Zurich

"The Role of Beliefs in Maternal Labor Supply Decisions"

R. Odermatt