Retreat 2018

Retreat 2018 from April, 12 to April, 14


Day 1 Thursday April, 12

09:00 Welcome
09:15 Seminar
10:15 Skill training 1 “Positioning your topic and motivating your talk”
12:00 Short presentations
13:00 lunch
14:00 Short presentaions
15:15 Skill training 2 “tailoring your talk to the audience”
17:00 Student meet Supervisor team
19:00 Dinner & social event

Day 2 Friday April, 13

09:00 Seminar
09:45 Talk with Advisory Board
10:15 Skill training 3 “Stress management and focusing strategies”
12:00 Job Market presentations
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Job Market Presentations
15:15 Skill training 4 ” handling the audience discussion”
17:00 Students meet supervisor teams
19:00 Dinner & Social event

Day 3 Saturday April, 14

09:15 Seminar
10:15 Research Ideas
12:00 Students meet supervisor teams
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Seminar
15:15 General assembly


Short presentations by 1st year PhD

Martin Dohmen“Regional economic development during the industrial take off in Germany: The Congress of Vienna and the role of institutions”30 min
Marek Ignaszak“Population Aging, Firm Dynamics, and Macroeconomic Performance”30 min
Julius Elting“The Distributional Effects of Macroeconomic Policies”30 min
Ruben Dominguez Diaz“Households portfolios and the (absence) of bankruptcy protection in Spain”30 min
Matthais Gnewuch“Forward Guidance and Asset Purchase News: Breaking Down the Impact of ECB Communication”30 min

Jobmarket presentations by 3rd year PhD

Dmitry Kuvshinov“Market sentiment and its economic impact”45 min
Benjamin Hartung“The Specialization of Firms and the Secular Decline in Worker Reallocation in the U.S.”45 min
GaÅ¡per Ploj“Unequal Lives”45 min

Seminars by Professors

Christian Bayer“Housing Freezes and Aggregate Demand”45 min
Isabel Schnabel “Asset Price Bubbles and Systemic Risk”45 min
Keith Küster“The Dark Side of Low Interest Rates”45 min
Pia Pinger“Socio-Economic Status and Inequalities in Children’s IQ and Economic Preferences”60 min

Research ideas by Professors and PhD

Moritz Kuhn5 min
Thomas Hintermaier5 min
Benjamin Born5 min
Moritz Schularick5 min
Markus Riegler5 min
Kasper Zimmermann5 min
Alina Bartscher5 min
Lisa Daehne5 min
Lucas ter Steege5 min
Kai Arvai5 min
Branislav Albert5 min