Makro-Pic Seminar: Schulbildung und langfristige wirtschaftliche Entwicklung

Block Seminar: 19. Juni und 20. Juni 2020.
Location: Raum VG 3.101 (am 19.) und Raum OEC 1.165 (am 20.)
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Achtung: Das Seminar findet digital statt. Einstieg ueber Stud-ip Meetings. Beginn 19.6. 10:30

Kickoff Meeting: entfaellt
Registration: bis 3. Mai 2020
Vebindliche Anmeldung via FlexNow: 4.5. bis 15.5.2020
Einführungskurs: How to write a Seminar Paper: 14.Mai 2020, 16-17 Uhr: Digitaler Raum: siehe stud-ip
Abgabe der Arbeit: bis 3. Juni 2020
Letzte Vorbesprechung: 10. Juni 13-14 Uhr (Raum 4.103)
Betreung: Katharina Werner: email

Kurs Material fuer Teilnehmer Kurs Material Webpage


1. What Does Human Capital Do?

Reference: Acemoglu, D. (2012). What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz's The Race between Education and Technology. Journal of Economic Literature, 50(2), 426-63.

2. Early Childhood Human Capital and Development

Reference: Schoellman, T. (2016). Early childhood human capital and development. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 8(3), 145-74.

3. Educaton and Economic Growth in the Long Run

Reference: Tamura, R., Dwyer, J., Devereux, J., and Baier, S. (2019). Economic growth in the long run. Journal of Development Economics, 137, 1-35.

4. Knowledge Capital and Aggregate Income Differences

Reference: Hanushek, E. A., Ruhose, J., and Woessmann, L. (2017). Knowledge capital and aggregate income differences: Development accounting for US states. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 9(4), 184-224.

5. Human Capital, Technology Adoption and Firm Performance

Reference: Che, Y., and Zhang, L. (2018). Human Capital, Technology Adoption and Firm Performance: Impacts of China's Higher Education Expansion in the Late 1990s. Economic Journal, 128(614), 2282-2320.

6. Fecundity, Fertility and the Formation of Human Capital

Reference: Klemp, M., and Weisdorf, J. (2018). Fecundity, fertility and the formation of human capital. Economic Journal, 129(618), 925-960.

7. Human Capital and the Quantity–Quality Trade-off During the Demographic Transition

Reference: Fernihough, A. (2017). Human capital and the quantity–quality trade-off during the demographic transition. Journal of Economic Growth, 22(1), 35-65.

8. How Far Can Economic Incentives Explain the French Fertility and Education Transition?

Reference:De La Croix, D., and Perrin, F. (2018). How far can economic incentives explain the French fertility and education transition?. European Economic Review, 108, 221-245.

9. Luddites, the Industrial Revolution, and the Demographic Transition

Reference: O'Rourke, K. H., Rahman, A. S., and Taylor, A. M. (2013). Luddites, the industrial revolution, and the demographic transition. Journal of Economic Growth, 18(4), 373-409.

10. Institutions, Human Capital, and Development

Reference: Acemoglu, D., Gallego, F. A., and Robinson, J. A. (2014). Institutions, Human Capital, and Development. Annual Review of Economics, 6, 875-912.

11. Human Capital and Regional Development

Reference: Gennaioli, N., La Porta, R., Lopez-de-Silanes, F., and Shleifer, A. (2013). Human Capital and Regional Development. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(1), 105-164.

12. The Mission: Human capital Transmission, Economic Persistence, and Culture in South America

Reference: Valencia Caicedo, F. (2018). The Mission: Human capital transmission, economic persistence, and culture in South America. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 134(1), 507-556.

13. Intergenerational Transmission of Education

Reference: Piopiunik, M. (2014). Intergenerational transmission of education and mediating channels: Evidence from a compulsory schooling reform in Germany. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116(3), 878-907.

14. Human Capital and Development Accounting

Reference: Hendricks, L., & Schoellman, T. (2017). Human capital and development accounting: New evidence from wage gains at migration. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(2), 665-700.

15. Genes, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes

Reference: Papageorge, N. W., and Thom, K. (2018). Genes, education, and labor market outcomes: evidence from the health and retirement study (No. w25114). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Ciccone, A., & Papaioannou, E. (2009). Human capital, the structure of production, and growth. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(1), 66-82.