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Potsdam Research Seminar 
in Economics

In winter term 2012/2013 initiated, the Potsdam Research Seminar in Economics (PRSE) covers a broad range of topics in the field of Economics. PhD candidates and invited guests have the opportunity to present and discuss their actual research projects or new ideas.

The seminar takes place on Tuesdays 2.00-4.00 pm (c.t.) in room 3.01.231.

Program in winter term 2019/2020

22 October 2019

Robert Stüber (Berlin Social Science Center)

Motivated Motive Selection in the Lying-Dictator Game

5 November 2019

Prof. Dr. Robert Mahlstedt (University of Copenhagen)

Complexity and the Effectiveness of Public Policy

19 November 2019

Prof. Dr. Benjamin Elsner (University College Dublin)

Poor Voters, Taxation, and the Size of the Welfare State

26 November 2019

Philipp Schrauth (University of Potsdam)

Agglomerations and pollution from a global perspective

10 December 2019

Dr. Andreas Orland (University of Potsdam)

Liquidity constraints and buffer stock savings: Theory and experimental evidence

17 December 2019

Dr. Kristina Sargent (Middlebury College)

When do Workers Prefer Open Borders?

7 January 2020

Dr. Sylvi Rzepka (University of Potsdam)

Goal-setting in a blended learning environment

14 January 2020

Daniel Graeber (DIW and University of Potsdam)

Intergenerational Health Mobility in Germany

21 January 2020

Prof. Dr. Kai Konrad (MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance)

Preemption contests between groups

4 February 2020

Niklas Ziemann (University of Potsdam)

Sense of Place and charitable giving

Please refer to Stephanie Massar for further information or if you want to receive weekly invitations.

Stephanie Massar


Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Str. 89
14482 Potsdam
House 1, room 1.06


consulting hours
by arrangement