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Advanced Course in International Migration by Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Oded Stark

From June 17 to 28, 2019, Professor Oded Stark will hold a Master's course entitled "Advanced Perspectives in the Analytics and Policy Design of International Migration". Other advanced students or faculty members who are interested in the topic are also invited to participate. Oded Stark is a world-leading expert on international migration and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tübingen. This is the 10th time he teaches this popular course to Tübingen students. In the previous years the course has found unusual acclaim by our students. We have repeatedly had "best course ever" comments in student evaluations. The course has received the Teaching Award of our Fachschaft in 2011.
For more details on the course, please see our teaching pages.

Anmeldefrist für das Dialogseminar bei der Bundesbank läuft am 28. Februar ab

Unser Lehrstuhl tritt in diesem Studienjahr erstmals als Mitveranstalter eines Dialogseminars mit dem Titel "Krise des Multilateralismus - Welt ohne Ordnung" (Q716) in Erscheinung. Das Dialogseminar findet im Ausbildungszentrum der Deutschen Bundesbank statt und es zielt auf einen Dialog zwischen  Studierenden und prominenten Vertretern der wirtschaftspolitischen Praxis ab. Der Hauptveranstalter der Seminars ist die Aktionsgemeinschaft Soziale Marktwirtschaft (ASM), die Gesamtleitung liegt in in  den  Händen  von  Prof.  Nils  Goldschmidt  (Universität Siegen, Vorsitzender  des  Vorstandes der SM) und Prof. Jürgen Stark (ehemaliges Mitglied des Direktoriums der EZB und  Honorarprofessor der Universität Tübingen). Neben der Universität Tübingen nehmen auch die Universitäten Bayreuth (Professor Bernhard Herz), Leipzig (Professor Gunter Schnabl) und Siegen (Professor Günther Beck) teil. Pro Universität kommen können höchstens 10 Studierende teilnehmen. Die Anmeldung erfolgt bis zum 28.02.2019 über unser ILIAS-Portal. Nähere Infos siehe auf unserer Teaching-Seite.

Im Schatten der Eurokrise: Die Target-Salden

Am 14.01.2019 findet um 18 Uhr c.t. in der Alten Aula eine Vortrags- und Diskussionsveranstaltung mit Professor Wilhelm Kohler, Professor Gernot Müller (Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft) und Professor Jens-Hinrich Binder (Juristische Fakultät) statt. Jedermann ist herzlich willkommen. Zum Flyer

Conference on October 26, 2018: BREXIT - Consequences and Challenges

The United Kingdom is about to leave the European Union. This will potentially have grave consequences for the future of Europe. Economic as well as political gains achieved over six decades of European integration are at stake. The challenge is to find an exit framework preserving as much as possible of these gains and setting the stage for economic and political progress in post-Brexit Europe. Read more

8.30 am - 4.00 pm  Research Presentations

4.30 pm - 5.30 pm  Keynote by Hans-Werner Sinn: What the Brexit means for Europe

5.30 pm - 6.30 pm  Panel Discussion with Hans-Werner Sinn, Wilhelm Kohler, Martin Nettesheim. Chair: Georg Meck, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Please register by October 16, 2018 by sending an email to Christina Karsch or online.

New book by Wilhelm Kohler and Erdal Yalcin (eds.)


Developments in Global Sourcing

From CESifo Seminar Series

Edited by Wilhelm Kohler and Erdal Yalcin

MIT Press 2018

Overview

Recent decades have seen a fragmentation of production processes across borders, as firms find it increasingly profitable to organize production on a global scale. This fragmentation occurs across national borders as well as across firm boundaries; companies must decide not only the location of production but also how much control to exert over the different production stages. Economists have responded to this shift by developing new models of global sourcing, generating important insights into the driving forces and economic effects of this new form of globalization. Many questions, however, remain unanswered. This book tries to fill this gap. Read more

Contributors
Pol Antràs, Sasan Bakhtiari, Sebastian Benz, Giuseppe Berlingieri, Johannes Boehm, Jeronimo Carballo, Huiya Chen, Alejandro Cuñat, Fabrice Defever, Swati Dhingra, Harald Fadinger, Ana P. Fernandes, Christian Fischer, Wilhelm Kohler, Bohdan Kukharskyy, Luca Marcolin, Antonio Minniti, John Morrow, Alireza Naghavi, Han (Steffan) Qi, Jens Suedekum, Deborah L. Swenson, Edwin L.-C. Lai, Anders Rosenstand Laugesen, Ngo Van Long, Heiwai Tang, Erdal Yalcin.