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05 July 2017
We are organizing together with the Chair of Economic Geography a doctoral workshop on "Demographic change, migration and integration: interdisciplinary perspectives" on September 13/14. For more information please visit the website.

30 June 2017
Congratulations to Tina Haussen who has been awarded the "Prize for the Best Dissertation 2016" of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Promotionspreis der FSU Jena) for her PhD thesis on "Public Spending and its Relation to Redistributive Preferences and Highly Skilled Migration".

26 June 2017
Advanced Public Finance: Due to unforeseeable circumstances, the plan for the rest of the term will be changed as follows:
July 3: Tutorial for Chapter II.2
July 7: Tutorial for Chapter II.3
(This week's lectures will take place as announced.)

Please find an updated plan here.

14 June 2017
Der Lehrstuhl sucht für das BM Finanzwissenschaft im WS 2017/18 eine/n Tutoren/-in. Bei Interesse senden Sie bitte Ihre formlose Bewerbung (mit Kurzlebenslauf und Friedolin-Notenübersicht) per email an anja.ladig@uni-jena.de.

13 June 2017
Projektworkshop: Erkenntnisse zur Integration internationaler Studierender und Fachkräfte in Thüringen.

Das Programm für den Workshop "Erkenntnisse zur Integration internationaler Studierender und Fachkräfte in Thüringen" am 06.07.2017 in Jena finden Sie HIER. Begleitet durch wissenschaftliche Vorträge aus dem Themenfeld "Gewinnung und Integration von hochqualifizierten internationalen Studierenden und Beschäftigten" und einer Podiumsdiskussion zu "Integrationserfahrungen Hochqualifizierter aus verschiedenen Perspektiven" werden erste Ergebnisse aus einem Jahr HiTh-Projekt zur Diskussion gestellt. Wir freuen uns auf den Austausch mit Ihnen. Die Anmeldung zum Workshop ist über hith@uni-jena.de möglich.

The HiTh-project organize the 2nd workshop on "Integration of high-skilled international students and employees: Challenges and chances" on July 6th 2017. The preliminary program of the workshop can be downloaded HERE. If you are interested to participate please register under hith@uni-jena.de.

3 May 2017
Der Lehrstuhl hat ab September/Oktober 2017 folgende Hiwistellen zu besetzen:

Außerdem suchen wir eine/n Tutoren/-in für das Basismodul Finanzwissenschaft im WS17/18. Bei Interesse senden Sie bitte bis zum 15.05.2017 Ihre formlose Bewerbung (mit Kurzlebenslauf und Friedolin-Notenübersicht) per email an tina.haussen@uni-jena.de.

17 May 2017
BM Finanzwissenschaft: Die Einsicht der Wiederholungsklausur ist am 30. und 31. Mai 2017 im Sekretariat möglich (Sprechzeiten beachten).

28 March 2017
AdvPE I: The retake exam for "Advanced Public Economics I: Public Policy in Open Economies" will take place on April 20, 2017, at 4 pm in SR 308. For registration, please send an email to Anja Ladig by April 10, 2017.

17 March 2017
BM Finanzwissenschaft: Die Klausureinsicht ist vom 5. bis 7. April 2017 im Sekretariat möglich (Sprechzeiten beachten).

21 February 2017
The paper "A critical comparison of migration policies: Entry fee versus quota" by Silke Übelmesser (joint with Oded Stark, Lukasz Byra and Alessandra Casarico) has been accepted for publication in Regional Science and Urban Economics.

28 November 2016
Advanced Public Economics I (Public Policy in Open Economies): There will be an additional class on Friday, December 16, 10.00-12.00 (room to be announced in Friedolin). This class will substitute the class on Monday, January 2. For an updated schedule, please see here.

7 November 2016
On December 6, we will celebrate the faculty's 25th anniversary with a festive event starting at 16.30. Hans-Werner Sinn will deliver the keynote lecture.
You are all invited! For more information see www.wiwiss.uni-jena.de/jubilaeum2016

6 October 2016
The paper "Student and Graduate Migration and its Effect on the Financing of Higher Education" by Tina Haussen and Silke Uebelmesser has been published in Education Economics.

6 October 2016
The article "The Economics of Free Movement and Market Integration" by Silke Uebelmesser has been published in European Economy and People's Mobility (edited by Matthias Ruffert).

14 September 2016

The post-exam review for the MA courses "Advanced Public Sector Economics IV Special Topics: Education and Population Economics" (6 credits or 3 credits) will take place from October 19 to 21, 2016 at our chair's secretary's office.

12 September 2016
Zum 1. Februar 2017 (oder später) ist am Lehrstuhl für Finanzwissenschaft die Stelle eines/r wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/in (75 %) zu besetzen. Die Stellenausschreibung finden Sie >hier<.

22 August 2016
The retake exams for the MA courses "Advanced Public Sector Economics IV Special Topics: Education and Population Economics" (6 credits or 3 credits) will take place on November 16, 2016, at 9.00 (in Room 114). For registration, please send an email to Anja Ladig by October 28, 2016

1 August 2016
Im Rahmen eines ESF geförderten Projektes suchen wir Unterstützung bei der Durchführung von Umfragen:
Ausschreibung ESF 1
Ausschreibung ESF 2

5 June 2016
Lavinia Kinne has been awarded the prize for the best bachelor thesis 2016 ("Abschlussarbeitspreis") by the Alumni Jenenses e.V. for her work about the effects of falling fertility rates on the public pension system. Congratulations!

1 June 2016
On June 1, the project "Erschließung exogener Potenziale zur Verringerung des drohenden Fachkräftemangels in Thüringen: Zur besonderen Rolle internationaler Studierender und hochqualifizierter Arbeitskräfte" officially startet. This three-year project was granted funding of the European Social Fund (ESF) by the Gesellschaft für Arbeits- und Wirtschaftsförderung des Freistaats Thüringen mbH (GfAW). It is a joint project with the Chair of Economic Geography (Prof. Henn) and the International Office of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. The project's aim is to help activating exogenous potentials to reduce the projected skill shortage in Thuringia by focusing on the special role of international students and highly qualified workers.
Press release (June 1) and press article
Further information

The policy paper "Mobile Studenten" by Tina Haußen and Silke Übelmesser has been published in Forschung & Lehre.

20 May 2016
On June 1, Stefan Töpfer and Robert Roca will join the chair's team. Stefan will be part of the ESF project and focus on the potential of international students to reduce the projected skill shortage in Thuringia. Roberto will work on "Risk Attitudes as Determinants of Migration in the U.S." supported by a scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Welcome to both!

1 January 2016
The German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding a project on the topic of Language Learning and Migration for two years. This project wants to examine the motives of language learning in relation to migration and integration, focusing on the case of Germany. For this, a panel dataset will be constructed from the records of the German Goethe Institute, which is an important provider of German language courses abroad and in Germany. See also >here<.