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Manchot Lecture: Professor Charles F. Manski

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Since the academic year 2005/06, with generous support by the Jürgen Manchot Foundation, the BGSE organizes annual Manchot Lectures. The lectures are delivered by internationally distinguished experts and address a general audience interested in economic research.

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When Jan 26, 2017
from 17:15 to 19:00
Where * Juridicum, Lecture Hall E
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The 12th Manchot Lecture took place on January 26, 2017:

 

Professor Charles F. Manski  

Board of Trustees Professor
Northwestern University

 

Communicating Uncertainty in Policy Analysis

 

 

Charles Manski's research spans econometrics, judgement and decision, and the analysis of public policy. He is author of Public Policy in an Uncertain WorldIdentification for Prediction and Decision, and Identification Problems in the Social Sciences. He has served as Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty and editor of the Journal of Human Resources. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the British Academy. (Source: Northwestern University)

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The 11th Manchot Lecture took place on January 22, 2016:


Professor Susan Athey

The Economics of Technology Professor
Professor of Economics (by courtesy),
School of Humanities and Sciences

Graduate School of Business
Stanford University
 
 

The Internet and the News Media

 

Susan Athey is professor at the Graduate School of Business at Standford University and served as chief economist for the  Microsoft Corporation. In 2007 she won the John Bates Clark Medal awarded by the American Economics Association. The Medal is awarded to junior scientists who have made a "significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.”

 

 

The 10th Manchot Lecture took place on January 16, 2015:


Professor Daron Acemoglu

Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Rights and States: A Political Economy Perspective

 

Professor Acemoglu is one of the top ten most cited economists in the world and also known to the general public as author of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail. The German newspaper Die Welt concludes about his work: “One should keep in mind the name Daron Acemoglu”.

 

The complete lecture, filmed by Uni Bonn TV:

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The 9th Manchot Lecture took place on November 15, 2013:


Professor John Hardman Moore

University of Edinburgh and London School of Economics

Leverage Stacks and the Financial System

 


 

The 8th Manchot Lecture took place on November 7, 2012:


Professor Hal Varian

Chief Economist at Google, Inc.
Emeritus Professor at University of California, Berkeley

Predicting the Present with Google Trends

 

 

The 7th Manchot Lecture took place on January 27, 2012:


Professor Matthew Rabin

Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Professor of Economics
University of California, Berkeley

Incorporating Psychology into Economic Theory


 

The 6th Manchot Lecture took place on January 28, 2011:


Professor James J. Heckman

Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
2000 Nobel Memorial Prize Winner in Economic Sciences

The Developmental Origins of Inequality

 

 

The 5th Manchot Lecture took place on December 17, 2009:


Professor Torsten Persson

Professor and Director at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics

State Capacity, Conflict, and Development

 

 

The 4th Manchot Lecture took place on February 5, 2009:


Professor Jean Tirole

Toulouse School of Economics & Institut d'Économie Industrielle        

Financial Crises: Regulation, Liquidity Provision and Crisis Management       
 

click here for a podcast of the lecture on uni-bonn.tv

 
 

The 3rd Manchot Lecture took place on January 25, 2008:



Professor Philippe Aghion

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics,

Harvard University

How to Stimulate Growth in Europe?


click the following links to see a podcast of the lecture on TV15.de:


Intro
Lecture part I
lecture part II
Discussion

 
 

The 2nd Manchot Lecture took place in December 2006:


Professor Paul Milgrom

Shirley and Leonard Ely Professor of Humanities and Sciences,

Stanford University

Market Design

 
 

The 1st Manchot Lecture took place in January 2006:


Professor Alvin Roth

George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration,

Harvard University

The Economist as Engineer

 

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