EEA Mannheim 2015 (Part 4)

The last day of the EEA Meeting 2015 again offered a lot of high quality presentations. The highlight of the day was the Nobel session in honor of last year’s laureate Jean Tirole from Toulouse. At the conference dinner in the evening I even had the possibility to meet Prof. Tirole in person and to have a chat at the bar. He’s a very nice guy and very approachable. Continue reading EEA Mannheim 2015 (Part 4)

EEA Mannheim 2015

Late summer is conference time. I’ll be travelling around a fair bit in the next weeks. At the moment, there is the annual congress of the European Economic Association here in Mannheim. Many of the leading economists of all disciplines are attending. The highlight will certainly be this year’s Nobel session by Jean Tirole from Toulouse. Whenever time allows I will share some of the papers that particularly caught my attention. Here are two from the first day: Continue reading EEA Mannheim 2015