News and upcoming events

  • Using various quantitative text analysis techniques, Lino Wehrheim and Lino Wehrheim et al. examine German media coverage on the economics profession (No 30) and historiography (No 31). Click here to get access to all of the SPPs' Working Papers!

 

  • "Experts in the political strom" - in a guest article in Süddeutsche Zeitung Lino Wehrheim analyses the current standing and the history of the German Council of Economic Experts (available in German).

 

  • The WIMFEH-Meeting will take place on May 3-4, 2021. Learn more about the "Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History" and please find the Call for Papers here.

 

  • In the last SPP-publication of 2020 Benjamin Born, Jonas Dovern and Zeno Enders analyse stock markets' reactions to indicator releases. Find it in our working paper section.

 

  • The SPP Masterclass "What Economics and Economic History can learn from Memory Studies" just launched its' Call for Papers. Click here to find more detailed information and the workshops' own website. 

 

  • How do courts and judicial decisions influence the expectations of market participants? Lukas Herget and Louis Pahlow examine this question in volume 28 of our Working Paper Series.

 

  • Is uncertainty in economic projections a rule rather than an exception? Read Laetitia Lenel's newest article on the history of economic forecasting in "Geschichte der Gegenwart".

Futures Past

 

  • Join our online research colloqium where our researchers present their ongoing work. You can find the program here.

 

  • "Futures Past" by Ulrich Fritsche, Roman Köster & Laetitia Lenel: New edited volume on the history of economic forecasting published. Get it here!

 

 

  • Is Corona plunging the world into a new "Great Depression"? See the interview of Jan-Otmar Hesse with the weekly magazine Der Spiegel here.