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July 31st, 2018

Research Assistant job at the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg

The Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems offers a position as a research assistant in the field of interdisciplinary research at the interface technology and economics as well as for the administration of research projects. If you are interested, find more information here.

July 16th, 2018

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Summer Semester 2018

In the next session, July 17th 12.00, Vincent Sterk (University College London, UK) is going to present his research on „The Nature of Firm Growth“. Find the announcement here.

June 21st, 2018

Student Assistant Job at the IAB

The Regional Research Network group of the IAB is seeking to fill a student assistant position. If you are interested, send your application to iab.sms-befragung@iab.de. More information can be found here.

June 15th, 2018

Practical Seminar with Consorsbank

The Consorsbank and the Chair of Macroeconomics have successfully completed the second practical seminar with interesting results and great discussions!

Kai Friedrich, CEO Consorsbank and DAB BNP Paribas, posted his positive impressions on LinkedIn, here. Thanks again for this great opportunity!

June 15th, 2018

Internship at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Master’s programs FACT and MSE students have the opportunity to spend several months at the EBRD in London, UK. For those who are interested, please send your application to Prof. Gatzert, Prof. Scholz and Prof. Merkl via E-Mail until June 30, 2018. Find more information here.

June 12th, 2018

Economists Reception in the Summer Semester 2018

In the Economist Reception (former) students of the Economics Program of the University Erlangen-Nuremberg are invited once every semester. These guests will present in which occupations they work today and how they got there.

This semester’s Economists Reception takes place on June 26th (Tuesday), 2018 from 18.30 to 20.00. The guests invited are Katrin Ziegler from Zalando and Martin Popp from the IAB.

More information can be found here.

May 31st, 2018

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Summer Semester 2018

In the next session, June 5th 12.00, Satoshi Tanaka (University of Queensland, AUS) is going to present his research on „Multidimensional Skill Mismatch“. Find the announcement here.

May 30th, 2018

Course „Monetary Policy and Learning“

For those who are interested in the course „Monetary Policy and Learning“, please note that you have to register for the exam. Important: registration for the exam ends before the course starts.

May 17th, 2018

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Summer Semester 2018

In the next session, May 29th 11.00, Fabien Tripier (Uni Paris-Saclay) is going to present his research on „Uncertainty Shocks and Firm Creation: Search and Monitoring in the Credit Market“. Find the announcement here.

Here you can find the preliminary program.

May 16th, 2018

Course „Monetary Policy and Learning“

The course description including the organizational framework for the course „Monetary Policy and Learning“ can be found here.

May 9th, 2018

Call for Papers „New Developments in the Macroeconomics of Labor Markets“

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (IHS) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) network, are organizing a conference, which will be held at the IHS on November 16-17, 2018. The submission deadline is on June 17, 2018. More information can be found here.

April 13th, 2018

New comment in the media

The new edition of the alexander, the magazine of the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, contains a report on the “Drehtür Arbeitsmarkt” in which Christian Merkl and Heiko Stüber present their research on worker churns and employment growth for German establishments. The abstract of the Alexander with the report (in German) can be found here.

March 19th, 2018

FAU/IAB-Seminar Macroeconomics and Labor Markets in the Summer Semester 2018

The series of seminars topics dealing with Macroeconomics and the Labor Market takes place every second Tuesday at FAU, Lange Gasse 20 in Nuremberg, or the IAB, Regensburger Straße 100 in Nuremberg.

In the first session, March 21st (Wednesday) 14.00, Matthias Hertweck (Deutsche Bundesbank) is going to present his research on „The Effect of Recent Labour Market Oriented Immigration from EU Member States on Wage Dynamics in Germany“.

Here you can find the preliminary program.

January 18th, 2018

Practical Seminar with Consorsbank

The Chair of Macroeconomics and the Consorsbank offer a second joint practical seminar in the upcoming Summer Semester. MSE and FACT Master students can express their interest briefly until January 24th, 2018. Further information can be found here.

January 9th, 2018

Economists Reception in the Winter Semester 2017/2018

In the Economist Reception (former) students of the Economics Program of the University Erlangen-Nuremberg are invited once every semester. These guests will present in which occupations they work today and how they got there.

This semester’s Economists Reception takes place on January 22nd (Monday), 2018. The guest invited is Christian Speth from the Consorsbank.

More information can be found here.

November 17th, 2017

Pictures of the workshop

The program, list of participants and pictures of the Labor Markets and Macroeconomics workshop can be found here.

November 2nd, 2017

New comment in the media

VoxEU posted a new article of Rüdiger Bachmann, Christian Bayer, Stefan Seth, Heiko Stüber, Felix Wellschmied and Christian Merkl on „Worker churn and employment growth at the establishment level: Evidence from Germany“ on its website. Click here to get to the whole article.

October 19th, 2017

New comment in the media

The Oekonomenstimme posted a new comment of Almut Balleer, Britta Gehrke and Christian Merkl on the effects of working time accounts in the Great Recession in Germany on its website. Click here to get to the whole article which is written in German.

July 15th, 2017

Practical Seminar with Consorsbank

The Consorsbank & the Chair of Macroeconomics have successfully completed the first joint applied quantitative seminar in the MSE program.

We are thankful for this opportunity and look forward to further joint experiences. We are happy that Kai Friedrich, CEO Consorsbank and DAB BNP Paribas, shares our impressions.

June 30th, 2017

Economists Reception in the Summer Semester 2017

In the Economist Reception (former) students of the Economics Program of the University Erlangen-Nuremberg are invited once every semester. These guests will present in which occupations they work today and how they got there.

This semester’s Economists Reception takes place on July 6th (Thursday), 2017. The guests invited are Christoph Brug from the Helaba-Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen and Felix Schröter from the ifo Institute Munich.

More information can be found here.