IAW Events and Seminars

November 30-December 1st 2017: THE Christmas Workshop 2017 at the University of Hohenheim

The Program

Winter School: "Automation and Inequality"

Assist.-Prof. David Hémous, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich

Organised by: Tübingen-­Hohenheim Economics e.V.

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Jung (1st Chairman), c/o Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Fg. VWL insb. Außenwirtschaft, Universität Hohenheim, 70593 Stuttgart, Tel. 0711-459-23454, http://auwi.uni-hohenheim.de

October 23, 2017: IAW-Seminar at 12:15 a.m.

Side effects of the introduction of the German minimum wage on employment: Evidence from regional data.

Dr. Alfred Garloff [Federal Ministry of Economics]

September 25, 2017: Conference "Education, Skills, and the Economic Challenges of the Future"

The theme of the workshop is the supply and demand of skills and competences under the conditions of technological
change. How can young people be best prepared for the digital world? What skills and which forms of
education and training will be needed in the economy of the future? How will higher education and vocational
training systems need to adapt? The workshop will bring together researchers from education and labour economics,
but also from related fields such as innovation and international economics as well as from social and
educational sciences.

The workshop will be held on the occasion of the 60th founding anniversary of the IAW.

Venue: University of Tübingen, Neue Aula, Auditorium maximum, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz, 72074 Tübingen

July 4, 2017: 4th Bundesbank-IAW Lecture on European Integration

The Euro and the Battle of Ideas

Prof. Dr. Markus K. Brunnermeier [Princeton University]

The Bundesbank-IAW Lecture on European Economic Integration is organised in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Tübingen.

December 8-9, 2016: T H E Christmas Workshop at the University of Hohenheim - Programme

Winter School: "International Migration”.

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Kohler [Head of the Chair of International Economics at Eberhard-Karls-University in Tübingen, and Scientific Director of the IAW]

Best Paper Award: "Fiscal Policy Coordination in Currency Unions at the Zero Lower Bound" (Thomas Hettig and Gernot Müller).

IAW Contributions:

  • Give it Another Try: What are the Effects of a Public Employment Scheme Especially Designed for Hard-to-Place Workers? [Tobias Brändle und Lukas Fervers]

  • Labour Market Mobility and Innovation: What is the Role of Researcher Turnover? [Alexandra Zaby (University of Tübingen), Bernhard Boockmann, Tobias Brändle, Sebastian Nielen]