Economics Lunch Spring Term 2017

The Economics Lunch provides an excellent opportunity for doctoral students of the WWZ and for young researchers from other institutions to present their own research (ideas and possible results) and advance it productively through discussions with other doctoral students and professors. See Notice on the Economics Lunch for more information.

Program for the Spring Term 2017

Usually, presentations take place on Wednesdays from 12.30 to 1.15 pm in the seminar room S15 (WWZ).


Presenter and Topic

February 22, 2017

March 1, 2017

March 8, 2017

Basler Fasnacht - No seminar

March 15, 2017

Ozgun Atasoy- Survey tool Qualtrics Demonstration (slides)

March 22, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:30-11:15, S15

Fabian Schär (External PhD Student)-"Konsens im Bitcoin-Netzwerk" (abstract)

March 29, 2017

Mariona Mas (Universitat de Barcelona)- "The (Re)Introduction of Net Wealth Tax: Do Individuals Respond? Evidence from Spain" (abstract)

April 5, 2017

April 12, 2017

Patrick Balles-"Interest groups versus voters and the political economics of attention." (abstract)

April 19, 2017

Easter - No seminar

April 26, 2017

May 3, 2017

Matthias Minke-"Hospital payment reform and treatment intensity among the deceased: Evidence from Switzerland"(abstract)

May 10, 2017

Rahel Braun- "Sources of Bias in Inflation Rates due to Large Exchange Rate- Movements"(abstract)

May 17, 2017

Thomas Lustenberger (External PhD Student)- "Does Central Bank Transparency and Communication Affect Financial and Macroeconomic Forecasts?" (abstract)

May 24, 2017

Anna Caroni-"Sequential Information Acquisition in a Team" (abstract)

May 31, 2017

Fabian Schmid (External PhD Student)-" Valuation of non-listed companies" (abstract)

In order to register for a slot, please send an email to


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Letzte Änderung: 04.06.2017