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GSDS Research Colloquium

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Date                     Time                      ReferentTopic
13.11.201811.45-12.45                         Gerhard Riener (Uni Düsseldorf, DICE)The Hidden Cost of Violent Conflict: Sorting into Local Labor Markets  A Field Experiment in Colombia
20.11.201811.45-12.45Jan Sauermann (Uni Köln, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics)Fairness or Foresight: Why Is Majority Rule Stable?
27.11.201811.45-12.45Stephane Wolton (LSE, Department of Government)A Political Economy of Discrimination
04.12.201811:45-12:45Adrian ChadiInfluenza Vaccines, Employee Health, and Sickness Absence – A Field Experiment at the Workplace
11.12.201811:45-12:45Tommy KriegerDemocracy and Institutional Quality: Theory and Evidence
08.01.201911:45-12:45Lukas Rudolph (ETH Zürich)Europe's Refugee Crisis, Intergroup Contact and Asylum Attitudes
15.01.201911:45-12:45

 Nick Zubanov

Skill Dispersion, Firm Productivity, and Production Technology: New Empirical Evidence and Implications
22.01.201911:45-12:45Adam Joinson, University of BathWhat do digital footprints reveal about people (and how can they be exploited)
29.01.201911:45-12:45Patrick WeberThe Impact of Economic Interests on the Imposition and Effectiveness of Sanctions
05.02.201911:45-12:45Sebastian HellmeierThe Role of Pro-government Mobilization in Authoritarian Regimes

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15.05.201811.45-12.45                         Johannes VüllersThe Use of Nonviolent Actions by Rebels in Civil Wars: Evidence from Nepal
05.06.201811.45-12.45Benjamin Scheibehenne
(University of Geneva)
Perceptual Bias or Risk Preference? Towards a better understanding of how people integrate sequential information
12.06.201811.45-12.45Erik Herron
(West Virginia University),
Susumu Shikano
Micro-level Foundations of Contamination Effects in Mixed-member Systems
19.06.201811:45-12:45Marco MennerCorporate Governance and Employee Satisfaction
26.06.201811:45-12:45Stephan MaurerOf Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age
03.07.201811:45-12:45Gerald Schneider,
Mario Krauser,
Tim Wegenast
Natural Resource Management, Economic Growth, and the Provision of Public Goods
10.07.201811:45-12:45

Robert Kirkby
(Victoria University of Wellington)

Machine Learning the Consumption Function
Date                    Time                   Referent                      Topic
17.10.201711.45-12.45     Miriam Gensowski Joint Choice of Education and Occupation: The Role of Parental Occupation
07.11.201711.45-13.15Christina ZuberAnchoring social science methods in theories of causation
14.11.201711.45-13.15Marcel FischerWho buys homes when prices fall?
21.11.201711:45-12:45Anselm RinkDoes Public Opinion Affect Elite Rhetoric?
28.11.201711:45-12:45Jana MareckovaFlexible Aggregation of Categorical Regressors for Estimating Conditional Mean Functions
05.12.201711:45-12:45Marco Menner

Why the Ross  Recovery Theorem does not Work Empirically

12.12.201711:45-12:45Guillaume A. KhayatThe Corridor's Width as a Monetary Policy Tool
09.01.201811:45-12:45Andreas JungherrChanging minds by activating predispositions: Framing free trade
16.01.201811:45-12:45

Emilia Oljemark

Asymmetric Information and Reputation Building in a Trust Game
23.01.201811:45-12:45Yibo SunStatistical Investigation of High-dimensional Volatility Processes
30.01.201811:45-12:45David GrammlingIntergroup Discrimination and Political Orientation
06.02.201811:45-12:45Nathalie PopovicHow We Deal With Risk Information When Influenced by Stress and Negative Affect
Date                    Time                     Referent                       Topic
09.05.201711.45-12.45Carl MaierUninformed buyers and market efficiency
16.05.201711.45-13.15Lutz Kilian
(University of Michigan)
Lower Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy: Is This Time Different?
23.05.201711.45-12.45Benedikt HerrmannApplying Behavioral economics to policy making - first experiences
30.05.201711:45-12:45 Gordon Brown
(University of Warwick)
Social Norms and Polarisation: A Cognitive Model
06.06.201711:45-12:45Volker HahnPolicy Effects in a Simple Fully Non-Linear New Keynesian Model of the Liquidity Trap
13.06.201711:45-12:45Karsten DonnayExplaining Electoral Violence Using Grievance Measures Derived From Social Media
20.06.201711:45-12:45Bihemo KimasaOccupational Job and Worker Flows in German Establishments
27.06.201711:45-12:45Christin Schulze
(MPIB Berlin)
Probability matching in repeated choice under uncertainty
04.07.201711:45-12:45Urs FischbacherTo be alike or to be different: Incentives for conformity and disconformity
11.07.201711:45-12:45Kristian Skrede GleditschThe decline of war and the transformation of political violence
18.07.201711:45-12:45Nadja YounesSecond-Order Status Effects: Investigating Changes in a CEO’s Status as Board Director

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18.10.201611.45-12.45Fadong ChenSequential Sampling Process with Intuition
25.10.201611.45-12.45Jan MellertTwin D’s and Credit to the Private Sector
08.11.201611.45-12.45Anja Shortland
(King´s College London)
The Role of Mafias and Insurgencies in Governing Kidnap for Ransom: Evidence from Colombia
15.11.201611:45-12:45Ansgar Wohlschlegel
(University of Portsmouth)
Rent Seeking and Bias in Appeals Systems (with Tim Friehe)
22.11.201611:45-12:45Andreas JungherrExplaining Public Support and Opposition Toward Trade Agreements: Accounting for Partners and Externalities
29.11.201611:45-13:15Sam BowlesEndogenous Preferences and Public Policy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens
06.12.201611:45-12:45Anastasia ErshovaThe Salience-Discretion trade off in the EU legislative politics
13.12.201611:45-13:15Ulf-Dietrich ReipsInternet-based experiments: Characteristics, Methods, Innovations
10.01.201711:45-12:45Irenaeus WolffLucky Numbers in Simple Games
17.01.201711:45-12:45Lyudmila GrigoryevaFinancial volatility forecasting with non-scalar multivariate GARCH models
24.01.201711:45-12:45Florian KunzeWhen your client discriminates against you: External relational diversity effects in service jobs
31.01.201711:45-12:45Fabian DvorakRenegotiating Cooperation: Communication in Noisy, Indefinitely Repeated Interactions
07.02.201711:45-12:45Franziska DeutschmannThe Interaction between Socio-demographic and Economic Aspects in the Aftermath of the German Reunification
14.02.201711:45-12:45Christina Schneider
(University of California, San Diego)
The Dark Side of Cooperation: When International Organizations Spread

Date                   Time                     Referent                            Topic
26.04.201611.45-12.45

Branislav L. Slantchev
(University of California, San Diego)

Rich Subjects, Poor Kings: Rebellion Relief and the Ratchet Effect in Taxation
03.05.201612.00-13.00Peter SelbScrutinizing the Myth of Adolf Hitler as a Consummate Campaigner
10.05.201611:45-12:45

Iain Couzin

From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes: The Principles of Collective Behavior
17.05.201611:45-12:45Tal Sadeh
(Tel Aviv University)
The Politics of Fiscal Policy Signalling in Government Bond Issues
24.05.201611:45-12:45Xu Cheng
(University of Pennsylvania)
Averaging GMM Estimator Robust to Misspecification
31.05.201611:45-12:45Verena MackElection Fraud, Digit Tests and How Human Fabricate Vote Counts
07.06.201611:45-13:15Toshio Yamagishi
(Hokkaido University)
Culture as a self-sustaining system of beliefs
14.06.201611:45-12:45Christian Breunig The Dynamics of Policy Change
21.06.201611:45-12:45Guido SchwerdtInformation and Preferences for Public Spending: Evidence from Representative Survey Experiments
28.06.201611:45-12:45Janina HoffmannMemory foundations of human judgment
05.07.201611:45-12:45Jens JackwerthStock Market Performance of Jewish Firms During the 3rd Reich
12.07.201611:45-12:45Leo KaasHomeownership and Wealth in Europe
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20.10.201511:45-12:45Hansjörg NethBenchmarking Bounded Rationality
27.10.201511:45-12:45Nathaniel PhillipsPeeks and keeps: A new paradigm for studying the exploration-exploitation trade-off
03.11.201511:45-12:45Susanne GoldlückeMechanism Design Without Money: How to find a Volunteer
10.11.201511:45-13:15Axel Kind,
Marco Poltera,
Torsten Twardawski

Corporate Voting Values at Annual Shareholder Meetings

Overconfidence of CEOs and Boards in Mergers & Acquisitions
17.11.201511:45-12:45Almuth SchollThe Dynamics of Sovereign Default Risk and Political Turnove
24.11.201511:45-12:45Keshun ZhangAnger and Trust: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Germany and China
01.12.201511:45-13:15Sabine Otto,
Espen Rød
The Grass Is Always Greener? Armed Groups’ Side Switching in Civil Wars

How Institutions in Authoritarian Regimes Shape the Effect of Repression on Protest

08.12.201511:45-12:45David SchochA Positional Approach for Network Centrality
15.12.201511:45-12:45Friederike Kelle,
Arpita Khanna,
Gerald Schneider
Ownership Matters: The Resource Curse Revisited
12.01.201611:45-12:45Simon MunzertUsing Wikipedia Page View Statistics to Measure Issue Salience
19.01.201611:45-12:45Susumu ShikanoIdentification issues of a Bayesian weighted unfolding model and their solutions
26.01.201611:45-12:45Winfried PohlmeierThe Econometrics of Big Data
02.02.201611:45-12:45Eylem GevrekEducation, Emigration, and Well-Being: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Date                        Time                        Referent                                  Topic
12.05.201511:45-12:45Peter Haffke

Information processing in repeated monetary gambles: Effects of feedback and format

19.05.201511:45-12:45Nawid Siassi

Moving Towards a Single Labor Contract: Transition vs. Steady State

26.05.201511:45-12:45Michael Becher,
Daniel Stegmüller

Rational Mobilization of Ideological Group Members In Elections: Theory and Evidence from the U.S.

02.06.201511:45-13:15Urs FischbacherExperiments on Responsibility
09.06.201511:45-12:45Zohal Hessami,
Sven Resnjanski

Complex ballot propositions, individual voting behavior, and status quo bias: Evidence from Switzerland

16.06.201511:45-12:45Wolfgang GaissmaierHelping people make sense of risk
23.06.201511:45-13:15Andrew Little
(Cornell University)
Communication Technology and Protest
30.06.201511:45-12:45Georgi Kocharkov

Family Planning and Development: Aggregate Effects of Contraceptive Use

07.07.201511:45-12:45Matthias HertweckThe Aggregate Effects of the Hartz Reforms in Germany
14.07.201511:45-12:45Marius Busemeyer
Erik Neimanns,
Julian Garritzmann

Investing in Education in Europe: Findings from a survey of public opinion in eight European countries