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Staff Seminar of the Department of Economics.

Every year, the Department of Economics of the JKU organizes a multi-day staff seminar at which department members and friends of the department present and discuss their research results.

 

Program of the Staff Seminar 2019

Place: Hotel Wesenufer/Waldkirchen am Wesen (Anreise (PDF)

Wednesday, 04.12.2019

19:00  Dinner

20:00 

Kamingespräch - René Böheim (JKU)
"Women in Economics"

Thursday, 05.12.2019

09:00 - 10:00 Alexander Ahammer (JKU)
"Dying to Work: The Effect of Unemployment on Opioid
Prescriptions and Risky Behavior"

10:00-10:15

Coffee

10:15-11:15 Hartmut Egger (Universität Bayreuth)
"Exporting and Offshoring with Monopsonistic Competition“
11:15-12:15 Eduard Brandstätter (JKU)
"The Goal is not the Route: Utility Maximization without
Maximizing Expected Utilities"
12:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 

Hike and Conversations

16:00-17:00 

Jochen Güntner (JKU)
"Oil Price Shocks and the Hedging Benefit of Airline
Investments"

17:00-17:15

Coffee

17:15-18:15 

Wilhelm Kohler (Universität Tübingen)
"Firm Productivity and the Firm Boundary"
18:30  Dinner

Friday, 06.12.2019

09:00-10:00 

Dieter Pennerstorfer (JKU)
"Consumer Information and Price Transmission: Empirical
Evidence"

10:00-10:15 

Coffee

10:15-11:15 

Karin Mayr-Dorn (JKU)
"Internationalization Strategies of Multi-product Firms: The
Role of Technology"
11:15-12:15 Daniel Schäfer (JKU)
"Nominal Wage Adjustments and Components of Pay: New
Evidence from Payroll Data"
12:30 Lunch