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10 December 2018
The Chair is offering a master seminar "Empirical causal analysis - methods and applications to public policies" in the coming summer term.
See here for further information.
10 December 2018
The Independent Advisory Board to the Stability Council (Unabhängige Beirat des Stabilitätsrats) published its 10th Statement about the structural government budget deficit on December 6, 2018. See here for the press release (in German) and here for the Statement (in German and in English).
27 November 2018
Anna Zherdeva and Aleksandr Kazakov, stude
nts of the M.Sc. Economics program and student assistants of the chair, have received financial support for their project "Implementation of in-class on-line quizzes" by the Academy for Teaching (Akademie für Lehrentwicklung). Congratualions!
The quizzes will be part of the tutorial of "Advanced Public Economics I".
12 November 2018
The next internal seminar "Pre-schooling and its effect on child development" (Master) will take place on December 14, 13.00, in room 4.157.
7 November 2018
Tina Haußen has been awarded financial support by the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena to assist her in drawing up a research proposal on "Digitization and interregional mobility of highly qualified individuals" in order to obtain third-party funding.
17 October 2018
Die Klausureinsicht "VM Finanzwissenschaft" ist am 29. und 30. Oktober 2018 im Sekretariat möglich (Sprechzeiten beachten!).
9 October 2018
The retake exam for Advanced Public Finance will take place on Thursday, October 25, at 10.00 am, in SR 318. For registration please send an email to
24 September 2018
A newspaper article [pdf 109KB] [pdf 109KB] about the stay intention of international students has been published. This is based on results from the HiTh project (High-skilled. International. Thuringia.).
3 September 2018
Silke Uebelmesser has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Stability Council by the Federal Minister of Finance and the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy. See here for a press release [pdf 682KB] [pdf 682KB] (in German).
3 September 2018
Presentations of two ongoing bachelor theses about "Die Zuckersteuer" and "Bildungsrenditen - Welcher Abschluss lohnt sich wirklich?" will take place on Monday, 10 September, 13.00 14.30, in room 4.157 (see here).
31 July 2018
The chair is looking for a student assistant (Bachelor/Master) from September 2018 onwards. Further Information [pdf 156KB]
7 June 2018
An article about the project "Language-Skill Investments and Migration Decisions" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) has been published in the magazine "Lichtgedanken" of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, please see here [pdf 3MB] [pdf 3MB].
14 May 2018
The article "Migration Policies and the Highly Skilled" by Alessandra Casarico and Silke Uebelmesser has been published in ifo DICE Report 2018/01.
7 May 2018
Anja Hüttl has been awarded the prize for the best bachelor thesis 2017 ("Abschlussarbeitspreis") by the Alumni Jenenses e.V. for her work about the effects of immigration on preferences for public income redistribution. Congratulations!
2 March 2018
The paper "No Place like Home? Graduate Migration in Germany" by Tina Haussen and Silke Uebelmesser has been accepted for publication in Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy.
8 February 2018
The paper "Intra-household Income Inequality and Preferences for Redistribution" by Tina Haussen has been accepted for publication in Review of Economics of the Household.
1 February 2018
On February 1, the project "Language-Skill Investments and Migration Decisions" started. This is a joint project with Prof. Panu Poutvaara, Ifo Institute Munich - funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a two-year period. See here for a press release (in German). For the preceding project "Language Learnings and Migration", please see here.
20 October 2017
An article about the project "Language Learning and Migration" funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG - see here) entitled "Erst Deutsch lernen? Und dann? [pdf 296KB]" (by Silke Übelmesser, in German) has been published in "forschung", the magazin of the German Science Foundation.
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