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November 15: Call for Papers - Workshop EVA-MIN 
Within our research project EVA-MIN we are organizing a workshop „Evaluation of Minimum Wages“. The workshop will take place on July 4-5, 2018 at DIW in Berlin. The submission deadline is April 1, 2018 and further information can be found here: EVA-MIN-WEBSITE/ FLYER.
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October 16: PRSE-Program online
The current program of the Potsdam Research Seminar in Economics is now available. The first presentation in this semester is held by Dr. Felix Weinhardt (DIW) on "ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses" on November 07.
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September 29: New Discussion Paper
Bellmann, L., Caliendo, M., Tübbicke, S. (2017): The Post-Reform Effectiveness of the New German Start-Up Subsidy for the Unemployed, Discussion Paper No. 11055, IZA Bonn.
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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