GSDS Research Colloquium


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

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
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 (guest of Wolfgang Gaissmaier)
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

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
24.01.201611:45-12:45Florian 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
14.02.201711:45-12:45Christina Schneider
(University of California, San Diego)
The Dark Side of Cooperation: When International Organizations Spread


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

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
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

12.05.201511:45-12:45Peter HaffkeInformation processing in repeated monetary gambles: Effects of feedback and format
19.05.201511:45-12:45Nawid SiassiMoving Towards a Single Labor Contract: Transition vs. Steady State
26.05.201511:45-12:45Michael Becher, Daniel StegmüllerRational 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 ResnjanskiComplex 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 KocharkovFamily 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 GarritzmannInvesting in Education in Europe: Findings from a survey of public opinion in eight European countries