Department of Economics



Autumn 2021

Date Time Speaker Affiliation Title
25.08.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Magne Mogstad University of Chicago "How Americans Respond to Idiosyncratic and Exogenous Changes in Household Wealth and Unearned Income"
01.09.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Martin E. Andresen Statistics Norway "What Causes the Child Penalty? Evidence from Adopting and Same-Sex Couples"
17.09.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Tommaso Monacelli Bocconi "Bewley Banks"
22.09.2021 15:00-16:15 (Zoom) Eliza Forsythe University of Illinois "Searching, Recalls, and Tightness: An Interim Report on the Covid Labor Market"
29.09.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Jonas Cederlöf University of Edinburgh "Reconsidering the Cost of Job Loss: Evidence from Redundancies and Mass Layoffs"
06.10.2021 FALL BREAK      
13.10.2021 16:00-17:15 (Zoom) Lones Smith University of Wisconsin "The Comparative Statics of Sorting"
20.10.2021 15:00-16:15 (Zoom) Nina Bobkova Rice University "Local Evidence and Diversity in Minipublics"
27.10.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Dimitris Korobilis University of Glasgow "A new algorithm for sign restrictions in vector autoregressions"
03.11.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Quentin Lippmann University of Essex "Gender and Lawmaking in Times of Quotas"
10.11.2021 15:00-16:15 (Zoom) Gueorgui Kambourov University of Toronto "Serial Entrepreneurship in China"
12.11.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) George Kapetanios Kings College London "Interpretability of machine learning models for asset pricing"
17.11.2021 12:00-13:15 (Zoom) Bertil Tungodden NHH "Fairness across the world: Preferences and beliefs"
24.11.2021 11:00-12:15 (Zoom) Benjamin Wong Monash University "Random Subspace Local Projections"
01.12.2021 15:00-16:15 (Zoom) Lorenzo Lagos Brown University "Collective Bargaining for Women: How Unions Create Female-Friendly Jobs"
07.12.2021 11:15-12:15 (Zoom) Moritz Kuhn University of Bonn "Monetary Policy and Racial Inequality"


Date Time Speaker Affiliation Title

12:00-13:00 (Zoom)

Heidi Thysen London School of Economics  "Equilibrium Contracts and Boundedly Rational Expectations"
13/01/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Vania Stavrakeva London Business School "Deviations from FIRE and Exchange Rates: AGE Theory of Supply and Demand"
19/01/2021 17:00-18:00 (Zoom) Christopher Tonetti Stanford GSB NA
27/01/2021 14:30-15:30 (Zoom) Jesse Shapiro Brown University "Labor Market Returns and the Evolution of Cognitive Skills: Theory and Evidence from Sweden”
03/02/2021 16:00-17:00 (Zoom) Matthew Rognlie

Northwestern University

"Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents: Resurrecting the Real Income Channel"
17/02/2021 15:00-16:00 (Zoom) Ilse Lindenlaub Yale University "The Worker Job Surplus"
24/2/2021 WINTER HOLIDAY      
03/03/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Ragnhild Schreiner University of Oslo "Technological Change and Skill Demand in Non-Competitive Labor Markets"
10/03/2021 15:00-16:00 (Zoom) Gabriel Chodorow-Reich Harvard University "The 2000s Housing Cycle With 2020 Hindsight: A Neo-Kindlebergerian View"


12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Elliott Ash ETH Zürich "Media Slant is Contagious"
24/03/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Morten Olsen University of Copenhagen "The dynamics of labor share: evidence from Danish microdata"


07/04/2021 15:00-16:00 (Zoom) Hannes Malmberg University of Minnesota "The Missing Middle Managers: Labor Costs, Firm Structure, and Development"
14/04/2021 14:00-15:00 (Zoom) Philippe Goulet Coulombe University of Pennsylvania "The Macroeconomy as a Random Forest"
21/04/2021 17:30-18:30 (Zoom) Luigi Bocola Stanford University

"Sovereign Default Risk and Firm Heterogeneity"

28/04/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) André Seidel University of Bergen "A global map of Amenities: Public Goods, Ethnic Divisions and Decentralization"
05/05/2021 15:00-16:00 (Zoom) Mark Aguiar Princeton University "Micro Risks and Pareto Improving Policies with Low Interest Rates"
12/05/2021 14:00-15:00 (Zoom) Melissa Dell Harvard University TBA
19/05/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Lena Hensvik Uppsala University "Spousal earnings and household dynamics: Evidence from a promotion reform”
26/05/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Matti Sarvimäki Aalto University  "The Making of Social Democracy: The Economic and Electoral Consequences of Norway's 1936 School Reform"
09/06/2021 15:00-16:00 (Zoom) Corina Boar New York University "Occupational Choice and the Intergenerational Mobility of Welfare"
16/06/2021 12:00-13:00 (Zoom) Daniel Hauser Aalto University "Misinterpreting Social Outcomes and Information Campaigns"