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Inaugural Lecture with Michael Kirchler

At the upcoming inaugural lecture, Michael Kirchler will talk about "Unberechenbare Finanzmärkte? Ein experimenteller Zugang zu Bonusanreizen, Rankings und Spekulationsblasen." The lecture will take place on November 27, 6pm in the Kaiser-Leopold-Saal. Please find more detailed information here


9th eeecon workshop & 2nd eeecon lecture

Our 9th eeecon workshop and the 2nd eeecon lecture took place on October 1st. Josef Zweimüller from the University of Zurich talked about "Arbeitslosigkeit und Arbeitslosenversicherung in Zeiten der Rezession". The slides of his presentation can be found here

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New Laboratory

We are happy to announce the opening of our new experimental laboratory in the former AR1 in the SOWI-ZID. We would like to thank our sponsors for their support. The official opening of the lab took place on October 9, 2013. 



Recent Publications

  • M. Halla, M. Lackner and J. Scharler. "Does the Welfare State Destroy the Family? Evidence from OECD Member Countries", 2014. Scandinavian Journal of Economics (forthcoming). Working Paper Version
  • T. Grubinger, A. Zeileis and K.-P. Pfeiffer. "evtree: Evolutionary Learning of Globally Optimal Classification and Regression Trees in R", 2014. Journal of Statistical Software 61(1), 1-29. Working Paper Version
  • T. Windberger and A. Zeileis. "Structural Breaks in Inflation Dynamics within the European Monetary Union", 2014. Eastern European Economics 52(3), 66-88. Working Paper Version
  • L. Balafoutas, N. Nikiforakis, B. Rockenbach. "Direct and indirect punishment among strangers in the field", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) (forthcoming).

Recent Working Papers

  • A. Sanwald and E. Theurl. "Out-of-pocket expenditures of private households for dental services - Empirical evidence from Austria", 2014-30. [Online version]
  • E. Feess, C. Grund, M. Walzl and A. Wohlschlegel. "Competing Trade Mechanisms and Monotone Mechanism Choice", 2014-28. [Online version]
  • E. Blanco, E. G. Dutcher and T. Haller. "To mitigate or to adapt? Collective action under asymmetries in vulnerability to losses", 2014-27. [Online version]
  • A. Sanwald and T. Schober. "Follow your Heart: Survival Chances and Costs after Heart Attacks - An Instrumental Variable Approach", 2014-26. [Online version]

Upcoming Research Seminars

Thu Nov 27 @10:00 - 11:30
EmpEc-Seminar with Anett Weber

Thu Nov 27 @12:30 - 14:00
BBL-Seminar with Daan Van Soest

Thu Dec 04 @10:00 - 11:30
EmpEc-Seminar with Florian Wickelmaier

Thu Dec 04 @12:30 - 14:00
BBL-Seminar with Sandro Shelegia

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