Department of Economics



Autumn 2016

Date Time Speaker Affiliation Title
17.08 12:00-13:15 Raquel Fernandez NYU The Long and the Short of It: Sovereign Debt Crises and Debt Maturity
24.08 12:00-13:15 Giuseppe Storti University of Salerno A dynamic component model for forecasting high-dimensional realized covariance matrices
31.08 12:00-13:15 Ben Moll Princeton Monetary Policy According to HANK
07.09 12:00-13:15 Gianmarco Daniele IEB Barcelona Dynasties and the Political Budget Cycle
09.09 12:00-13:15 Gauti Eggertssen Brown University Capital risk and secular stagnation
14.09 12:45-14:00 Wouter Den Haan LSE Unemployment (Fears) and Deflationary Spirals
21.09 12:00-13:15 Lorenzo Caliendo Yale University The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy
28.09 12.00-13.15 Eric Swanson UC Irvine A Macroeconomic Model of Equities and Real, Nominal, and Defaultable Debt
12.10 12.00-13.15 Jean-Paul L'Huillier EIEF Optimally Sticky Prices
 19.10  12:00-13:15 Simen Markussen Frisch senteret The Market for Paid Sick Leave
26.10 12.00-13.15 Jacopo Bizzotto University of Oslo Optimal Stress Test Design: Rules vs. Discretion
02.11 09:30-10:45 Cyril Monnet University of Bern A Theory of Repurchase Agreements, Collateral Re-Use, and Repo Intermediation
09.11 12:00-13:15 David Genesove Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Thinness of Real Estate Markets
16.11 12:00-13:15 Rocío Titiunik University of Michigan Robust Inference in Regression Discontinuity Designs With and Without Covariates
25.11 12:00-13:00 Christopher Hennessy LBS Markets versus Mechanisms
30.11 12:00-13:15 Mirjam van Praag Copenhagen Business School How do entrepreneurial bosses influence their employees' future entrepreneurship choices?
07.12 12:00-13:15 Alexander Kriwoluzky Universitat Halle-Wittenberg Financial Repression in General Equilibrium: The case of the United States 1948-1979
14.12 12:00-13:15 Jiri Slacalek ECB The Distribution of Wealth and the Marginal Propoensity to Consume

Spring 2016

Date Time Speaker Affiliation Title
13.01, 14.01, 20.01       Job-market seminar
22.01, 27.01, 29.01       Job-market seminar
02.02, 03.02, 04.02       Job-market seminar
08.02, 10.02, 12.02  


  Job-market seminar
15.02, 18.02       Job-market seminar
17.02 12:00-13:15 Nagore Iriberri University of the Basque Country Competitive Pressure Widens the Gender Gap in Performance
09.03       Job-market seminar
16.03 12:00-13:15 Katrine Løken University of Bergen Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment
30.03 12:00-13:15 Nina Drange SSB "Child Care Quality and Early Child Development"
06.04 12:00-13:15 Jeroen Rombouts ESSEC Business School Sparse Change-Point Time Series Models
13.04 12:00-13:15 Petr Sedlacek University of Bonn Creative destruction and uncertainty over the business cycles
20.04 12:00-13:15 Andreas Kostøl Statistisk Sentralbyrå Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance and Household Labor Supply
27.04 12:00-13:15 Yicheng Wang UiO Can Wage Dynamics in Long-term Employment Relationships Help Mitigate Financial Shocks?
04.05 12:00-13:15 Michael Burda Humboldt University Not working at Work: Loafing, Unemployment and Labor Productivity
11.05 12:00-13:15  Andy Hall Standford University  How Do Interest Groups Seek Access to Committees?
18.05 12:00-13:15 Giacomo Ponzetto CREI Globalization and Political Structure
25.05 12:00-13:15  Gábor Kézdi Central European University Cancelled
01.06 12:00-13:15 Ruben Durante  Sciences Po  Cancelled
08.06       Not a regular seminar, but part of workshop in Political Economy; http://www.jon.fiva.no/docs/Workshop2016.pdf 
15.06 12:00-13:15 Jim Snyder Harvard University Party Polarization in Legislatures with Office-Motivated Candidates
21.06 12:00-13:15 Thomas Mertens Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Currency Manipulation