4th Frankfurt-Heidelberg-Mannheim Development Economics Workshop

The Frankfurt-Heidelberg-Mannheim (FHM) Workshop in Development Economics brings together junior and senior scholars from Goethe University Frankfurt, the University of Heidelberg and the University of Mannheim for a one day workshop to discuss their work in development economics and development issues more broadly. This year it will take place on April 27, 2018 in Mannheim B6, 30-32.

To have a look at the program, click here.

 

ZEW-SFB Public Finance Conference

The theme of the 2018 conference is fiscal policy coordination in Europe. The keynote lectures of Agnès Bénassy-Quéré (Paris School of Economics) and Martin Hellwig (MPI Bonn) will be centered on this topic. However, the conference includes many contributions of other fields of public economics and political economy.

The Conference takes place at ZEW in Mannheim, Germany, on 23-24 April, 2018. Click here to have a look at the conference schedule.

 

Michelle Taylor-Robinson to speak at the Seminar Series of the SFB


Michelle Taylor-Robinson from the Texas A&M University (Texas, USA) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Gender Stereotyping or Gender Equality – How Male and Female Candidates are Viewed in Different Policy Domains: Findings from a Multi-Country Experiment". It will take place on April 23, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Federico Nanni to talk at the University of Mannheim

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, our member Federico Nanni (B6, C4) will give a talk on "Results from a Text Scaling Hackathon" at the MZES Mannheim A5, Room - 231 at 12pm.

In his talk he’ll offer an overview of a shared-task hackathon that took place as part of a research seminar bringing together a variety of experts and young researchers from the fields of political science, natural language processing and computational social science. The task looked at ways to develop novel methods for political text scaling to better quantify political party positions on European integration and Euroscepticism from the transcript of speeches of three legislations of the European Parliament. He will also focus on the potential of hackathons for fostering interdisciplinary collaborations between computer science and the social sciences and the next steps of my research group in this direction.

To view the paper which summarizes the results of the hackathon, click here.

 

Jason Eichorst to present at the Boise State University

Our member Jason Eichorst (C4) is invited for a talk at the Boise State University in Idaho (USA) on April 13, 2018. He will talk about "Institutional Obstacles to Viable Competition".

 

Wouter Verbeke to speak at the Seminar Series of the SFB

Wouter Verbeke from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Data analytics for customer relationship management: an overview of approaches and applications". It will take place on April 12, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Jason Eichorst to talk at Radio Boise

Our member Jason Eichorst (C4) will talk at the Idaho public radio station "Radio Boise" in Idaho (USA) about democracy, political representation, and elections. The show will be on April 12, 2018 from 4pm to 4:30pm.

To listen to the show, click here for the radio archive.

 

Our members at the 76th Annual MPSA Conference

Our members Jason Eichorst, David Hilpert, Hyeonho Hahm and Sebastian Juhl will present their research at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 5-8, 2018. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.

For more information about the MPSA Conference have a look here.

 

Federico Nanni to present at the ESSHC 2018

Our member Federico Nanni (B6,C4) will present at the 12th European Social Science History conference (ESSHC) in Belfast (UK), April 5, 2018. He will talk about "Studying the Impact of Global Events Using Large-Scale Web Archives".

For more information about the ESSHC 2018 have a look here.

 

Marta Curto-Grau to speak at SFB's Seminar Series

Marta Curto-Grau from the University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Policymaking when the educated govern: A study of close municipal elections". It will take place on March 19, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Atika Pasha to present at CSAE Conference on Economic Development in Africa

Our member Atika Pasha (B5) will present at the CSAE Conference on "Economic Development in Africa" in Oxford (UK), March 18 - 20, 2018. She will talk about "Bargaining to work: the effect of female autonomy on female labour supply".


 

Carlo M. Horz to speak at SFB's Seminar Series

Carlo M. Horz from the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) (Toulouse, France) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Propaganda, Cognitive Constraints, and Regime Survival". It will take place on March 05, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Carina Cornesse to talk at the GOR 2018

Our member Carina Cornesse (A8) will present at the General Online Research Conference 2018 (GOR) in Cologne (Germany), February 28 - March 2, 2018. She will talk about "Representativeness and Response Quality of Survey Data" and "The utility of auxiliary data for survey response modeling".

For more information about the GOR 2018 have a look here.

 

Peter Lugtig to speak at the SFB 884

Peter Lugtig from the Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak about "Mobile Surveys". The talk will take place on February 27, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Sabine Friedel to visit the SFB 884

Sabine Friedel from the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy will be visiting the SFB on 27th and 28th February for joint research on interviewer effects in face-to-face surveys.

 

Nona Bledow to talk at the SFB 884

Nona Bledow from the University of Konstanz (Konstanz, Germany) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak about "Gender Stereotyping or Gender Equality – How Male and Female Candidates are Viewed in Different Policy Domains: Findings from a Multi-Country Experiment". The talk will take place on February 22, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 9am.

 

Zoe Kühn to speak at SFB's Seminar Series

Zoe Kühn from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Madrid, Spain) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Till mess do us part: Married women's market hours, home production, and divorce". It will take place on February 19, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Florian Foos to talk at the University of Mannheim

Florian Foos from the King's College London (London, England) will be visiting the University of Mannheim to speak at the MZES. Topic of the talk is "The parliamentary candidate as persuader: Evidence from randomized candidate-voter interactions". It will take place on February 16, 2018, in A5, 6, Room B 316 12h.

 

Florian Keusch to organize an AAAS Conference Session

Our associate Florian Keusch (A8, A9) will be organizer of an AAAS (American Association for the Advancement
of Science) Conference Session 2018 in Austin, Texas (USA), February 15th - 18th, 2018.

For more information about the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting have a look here.

 

Marko Klašnja to speak at SFB's Seminar Series

Marko Klašnja from the Georgetown Univerity (Washington, DC, US) will be visiting the SFB 884 to speak at our seminar series. Topic of the talk is "Explanations for Inequality and Political Attitudes among Affluent AmericansJoint with Liz Suhay (American University) and Gonzalo Rivero (Westat)". It will take place on February 05, 2018, in B6, 30-32, Room 310 14h.

 

Elias Naumann to present at Book Workshop

Our member Elias Naumann (A6) will present at the Book Workshop 'Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity: Between Continuity and Change' in Leuven (Belgium), January 23 - 24, 2018. He will talk about "The legitimacy of public pensions in an ageing Europe: Subjective evaluation and political preferences between 2008 and 2016".

 

Our members to present at the PSA Conference

Our members Ron Lehrer (C2) and Sebastian Juhl (C2) will present at the Political Studies Association (PSA) Political Methodology Conference. The Conference will take place in Essex (UK) on January 12th, 2018.

For more information about the PSA Political Methodology Conference 2018 have a look here.

 

Our members at the Asian Political Methodology Conference 2018

Our members Nick Lin (C1) and Jason Eichorst (C4) will present at the Asian Political Methodology Conference 2018. The conference will take place in Seoul (South Korea), January 11 - 12, 2018.

For more information about the Asian Political Methodology Conference 2018 have a look here.