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July 13: 5th Potsdam PhD Workshop 
Thanks to all participants for an inspiring and interesting "5th Potsdam PhD Workshop in Empirical Economics". A special thanks to the lecturers Steffen Altmann and Hilmar Schneider for sharing their expertise and to the external discussants Lisa Bruttel, Thomas Siedler and Carsten Schröder for their helpful comments.
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June 27: Guest Researcher
John Ham is visiting the University of Potsdam and presenting his paper „Estimating (Easily Interpreted) Dynamic Training Effects from Experimental Data“ in the PRSE.

June 22: Alumni - Congratulations!
Congratulations to Robert Mahlstedt! He successfully defended his PhD thesis "Essays on Job Search Behavior and Labor Market Policies: The Role of Subjective Beliefs, Geographical Mobility and Gender Differences“ (summa cum laude) and started his job as a Postdoc Fellow at the University of Copenhagen

April 06: New Publication
Caliendo, M., Künn, S. and Mahlstedt, R. (2017): The Return to Labor Market Mobility: An Evaluation of Relocation Assistance for the Unemployed, Journal of Public Economics.
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April 06: New Publication
Caliendo, M., Mahlstedt, R. and Mitnik, O. A. (2017): Unobservable, but Unimportant? The Relevance of Usually Unobserved Variables for the Evaluation of Labor Market Policies, Labour Economics.
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