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09. April: PRSE-Programm online
The current program of the Potsdam Research Seminar in Economics is now available. The first presentation in this semester is held by Prof. Dr. Emanuel Gasteiger (FU Berlin) on „Endogenously (Non-) Ricardian Beliefs“ on April 17.
You can find the program here.
March 05: New Accepted Paper
Bellmann, L., Caliendo, M. and Tübbicke, S. (2017): The Post-Reform Effectiveness of the New German Start-Up Subsidy for the Unemployed, forthcoming in: LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
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December 31: New Discussion Paper
Caliendo, M., Fedorets, A., Preuss, M., Schröder, C. and Wittbrodt, L. (2017): The Short-Term Distributional Effects of the German Minimum Wage Reform, Discussion Paper No. 11246, IZA Bonn.
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December 14: Alumni - Congratulations!
Congratulations to Martin Weißenberger! He successfully defended his PhD thesis "Start-Up Subsidies for the Unemployed - New Evaluation Approaches and Insights“ (summa cum laude) and started his new job as referee at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.
December 06: Job opening (Postdoctoral Position)
We are currently seeking to fill a postdoctoral position (100%, EG 13 TV-L, initial contract limited to three years), starting on April 1, 2018. The position comprises independent research and teaching obligations (partly in German, so a good knowledge of German is a pre-requisite) as well as participation in the research activities of the team. Successful applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline, display a strong interest in labor economics and/or evaluation and/or entrepreneurship and possess excellent knowledge in statistics and econometrics. Applications will be accepted until January 8, 2018. More detailed information about the opening are available here (in German only): [PDF]
December 06: New Policy Paper
Burauel, P., Caliendo, M., Fedorets, A., Grabka, M., Schröder, C., Schupp, J. and Wittbrodt, L. (2017): Minimum wage not yet for everyone: On the compensation of eligible workers before and after the minimum wage reform from the perspective of employees, DIW Economic Bulletin No. 49/2017, Berlin, 509-522.
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