Department of Economics

Seminars

2017

Autumn 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

23/08/2017

12:00-13:15

Ingvil Gaarder

U Chicago

“Incidence and Distributional Effects of Value Added Taxes”

30/08/2017

12:00-13:15

Mathias Thoenig

HEC Lausanne

"Seeds of Populism? Media Coverage of Violence and Anti Immigration Politics."

06/09/2017

12:00-13:15

Jaume Ventura

CREI

“Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated the Industrial Revolution”

15/09/2017

11:30-12:30

Bryan Graham

UC Berkeley

"Homophily and Transitivity in Dynamic Network Formation"

20/09/2017

12:00-13:15

Esther Ann Bøler

Imperial College London

"Technology-skill complementarity in a globalized world"

27/09/2017

12:00-13:15

Bram De Rock

ULB, UCLondon , KULeuven

"Marital Matching, Economies of Scale and Intrahousehold Allocations"

4/10/2017

 

Autum break (week 40)

 

 

11/10/2017

12:00-13:15

Kjetil Storesletten

UiO

"Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China"

18/10/2017

14:00-15:15

Jean-Marc Robin

Sciences Po, UCL

"On Worker and Firm Heterogeneity in Wages and Employment Mobility: Evidence from Danish Register Data"

18/10/2017

12:00-13:15

Andrea Tesei

Queen Mary University

"The Political Legacy of Entertainment TV"

27/10/2017

12:00-13:15

Albert Satorra

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

“Univariate versus Multivariate Modeling of Panel Data: Model Specification and Goodness-of-Fit Testing.”

1/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Knut Røed

Frisch Centre

“Egalitarianism under Pressure: Toward Lower Economic Mobility in the Knowledge Economy?”

8/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Jose de Sousa

Universite Paris-Sud

"Market Integration and Convergence in Consumption Patterns"

15/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Pietro Garibaldi

Collegio Carlo Alberto

“Closing the Retirement Door and the Lump of Labor”

22/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Andrea Caggese

UPF

“Capital Misallocation and Secular Stagnation"

24/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Yu-chin Chen

University of Washington

 "Currency Returns and the Term Structure of FX Derivatives"

29/11/2017

12:00-13:15

Jørn-Steffen Pischke

LSE

“Of Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age”

6/12/2017

12:00-13:15

Gianmarco Leon

UPF

"Accountability, Political Capture and Selection into Politics: Evidence from Peruvian Municipalities"

13/12/2017

12:00-13:15

Felix Pretis

Oxford

"Econometric Modelling of Climate Systems: The Equivalence of Energy Balance Models and Cointegrated Vector Autoregressions"

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

11.01

12:00-13:15

Christian Conrad

University of Heidelberg

Testing for an Omitted Multiplicative Long-Term Component in GARCH Models

18.01

12:00-13:15

Nils W. Metternich

UCL

Who joines and who fightes? Explaining tacit coaliton behavior among civil war actors.

25.01

12:00-13:15

Mark Kayser

 Hertie School of Governance

The Luxury Goods Vote: Why Left Governments are Punished More for Economic Downturns

01.02

12:00-13:15

Pablo D'Erasmo

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Reorganization or Liquidation: Bankruptcy Choice and Firm Dynamics

08.02

12:00-13:15

 Hamdi Rassi

Instituto de Estadística, Chile

Heteroscedastic vector autoregressive models

15.02

12:00-13:15

Marc Sangnier

Aix-Marseille University

 Political Connections and Insider Trading

22.02

12:00-13:15

Winter break

 

 

01.03

12.00-13.15

Eva Mörk

Uppsala University

Childcare - a safety net for children

08.03

12.00-13.15

No seminar

 

 

15.03

 12:00-13:15

James H. Stock

 Harvard University

Cyclically Sensitive Inflation

22.03

12.00-13.15

Stefan Mittnik

Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

 Assessing stress-induced systemic risk

29.03

12:00-13:15

 Natalia Montinari

 Lund University

 Cancelled

05.04

12:00-13:15

 Manuel Garcia Santana

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Investment Demand and Structural Change

12.04

12:00-13:15

 Easter break

 

 

19.04

12:00-13:15

Edwin Leuven

University of Oslo

Causes of marital sorting among the college educated

26.04

12:00-13:15

Manuel Amador

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Foreign Reserve Management at Zero Interest Rates

03.05

12:00-13:15

Søren Leth-Petersen

University of Copenhagen

Is There a Housing Welth Effect? The Effect of Subjective Unanticipated Home Price Changes on Spending

10.05

12:00-13:15

Yoosoon Chang

Indiana University

U.S. Monetary-Fiscal Regime Changes in the Presence of Endogenous Feedback in Policy Rules

12.05

12:00-13:15

Matthew Backus

Columbia University

On the Empirical Content of Cheap-Talk Signaling: An Application to Bargaining.

17.05

12:00-13:15

Public Holiday

 

 

19.05

12:00-13:15

Swati Dhingra

LSE

Piggy-back Exporting, Intermediation, and the Distributional Gains from Trade in Agricultural Markets.

24.05

12:00-13:15

Jørgen Modalsli

SSB

Multigenerational persistence: Evidence from 146 years of administrative data

31.05

12:00-13:15

Oliver Falck

University of Munich

Return to ICT Skills

02.06

12:00-13:15

Pascal Michaillat

Brown University

Cancelled

07.06

No seminar

 

 

 

15.06

12:00-13:15

Hashem Pesaran

USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking

Double-question Survey Measures for the  Analysis of Financial Bubbles and Crashes

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