On October 11th at 12:30 pm Dr. Alan Piper will present an updated version of his research (joint with Dr. Ian Jackson, Wolverhampton University, UK) on the Empty Nest Syndrome at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin.
We announce another working paper, available in the MPRA series (Munich Personal RePec Archive). Titled 'An Investigation into the reported closing of the Nicaraguan Gender Gap', its abstract is as follows:
Am gestrigen Abend wurde Natalie Schmolck für ihre herausragende Masterarbeit mit dem Dr.-Hans-Adolf-Rossen-Preis geehrt. Hierzu gratulieren wir herzlich.
Frau Schmolck sagte zum Erhalt des Preises:
"Ich fühle mich sehr geehrt, für dieses spannende Projekt den Dr.-Hans-Adolf-Rossen-Preis zu erhalten - eine großartige Anerkennung."
As part of the IIM’s discussion paper series, there is a new working paper available from our department:
"Adult life satisfaction: largely (though not wholly) contemporaneous? A System General Method of Moments dynamic panel analysis" by Alan Piper
Tobias Halfpaap, one of the department of international and institutional economics' two student assistants, has been asked to provide a report on his experiences and thoughts about his semester abroad in Valencia. This Spanish letter is addressed especially to those who are thinking about studying abroad for some time:
With all of the new and returning students, we want to take this opportunity to inform you about this student-led organization, active across Germany and Switzerland. Standing for student network for ethics in economics and practice, sneep is of interest to international management students because it stimulates the critical discourse about ethics both in theory and in practice, that is in science, politics and business. Flensburg has a local group of students both from the EUF and the HS. In the last year they have, for instance, organized movie nights with discussions, offered a workshop for up-cycling, raised awareness for the amount of waste caused by coffee cups, and raised funds for social projects by selling Glühwein.
About the experience of being a sneep member, Tobias Halfpaap said: