Online Seminar of the SPP 1859

The SPP 1859 organizes an online seminar to present and discuss the current research of the individual projects. The Brown bag lectures take place every second Monday of the month at 12 pm. Guests are welcome. If you would like to participate, please contact Laetitia Lenel to get the Zoom access link.


Programme of the SPP Online Seminar 2020/2021


July 12, 2021, 12 pm

Fabian Krüger (Karlsruhe): "A Reality Check for Consumers' Inflation Probabilities"

August - Summer Break


September 13, 12 pm

Marie Huber (Berlin): tba


October 11, 12 pm

Andrea Papadia (Bonn): Creating Expectations


lectures so far:

May 11, 2020, 12 pm

Fabian Wahl (Hohenheim): “Origins and Consequences of Regional Identity. Evidence from Historical Differences in Political Instability and Fragmentation among German States”


June 08, 2020, 12 pm

Christoph Trebesch (Kiel): “Coping with Diasters: Two Centuries of International Official Lending”


July 13, 2020, 12 pm        

Jörg Döpke (Merseburg) / Ulrich Fritsche (Hamburg): “Exploring the experience-expectation nexus in macroeconomic forecasting using computational text analysis and machine learning”


September 14, 2020, 12 pm

Laetitia Lenel (Berlin): "Mapping the Future. On the Euro-American History of Business Forecasting“


October 12, 2020, 12 pm

Christian Conrad (Heidelberg): “The role of information and experience for households' inflation expectations”


November 09, 2020, 12 pm

Zeno Enders (Heidelberg / Gernot Müller (Tübingen): “Firm expectations and macroeconomic performance”


December 14, 2020, 12 pm

Laura Kaiser / Thomas Lettang (Potsdam): “Expecting Limits and Limiting Expectations. Economic Expertise, Environmental Policy and Consumption, 1970-2000”


January 11, 2021, 12 pm

Sebastian Teupe (Bayreuth): “The Transformation of Money. A Transatlantic History of 'Money Illusion' during the Gold Standard Era, 1870s-1920s”


February 08, 2021, 12 pm

Sebastian Schöttler (Berlin): “Managing Expectations. Consultancy and Corporate Decision-Making in Germany after 1965”


March 08, 2021, 12 pm

Jonas Dovern / Lena Müller (Erlangen-Nürnberg): “Heterogeneity in macroeconomic expectations: the role of individual historical experiences, local conditions, and socio-economic characteristics”


April 12, 2021, 12 pm

Dörte Lerp (Berlin): "Raising Expectations: Tourism and Late Colonial Development Policy in East Africa"


May 10, 2021, 12 pm

Vincenzo Pezone (Frankfurt/M.): "Confirmatory Biases in Information Selection and Processing: Survey Evidence from the Pandemic"



June 14, 2021, 12 pm

Gernot Müller (Tübingen): "Greening Monetary Policy: Climate Change Expectations and the Natural Rate"