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2013 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society 2013
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The Department of Economics Seminars Series is usually held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4 - 5.30 pm.

All seminars are held at the Lim Tay Boh Seminar Room, AS2/03-12, unless mentioned otherwise. Upcoming seminars are subject to change.

If you are interested to present a seminar, please email Assoc Prof Satoru Takahashi & Assoc Prof Martin Bodenstein.

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Semester 2, 2014/2015


Date
Topic
Speaker
Jan 14
WED, 2 pm
Intermediatioin in Networks Mihai Manea
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jan 14
WED
Resource Allocation in a Network Ruben Juarez
University of Hawaii
Feb 6
FRI, 10.30 am
Would you pay for transparently useless advice? A test of boundaries of beliefs in the folly of predictions
Venue: AS1-0304
Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee
University of Melbourne and London School of Economics & Political Science
Feb 26
Thu
Spillovers of Prosocial Motivation: Evidence from an Intervention Study on Blood Donors Lorenz Goette
University of Lausanne
Mar 3
Tue
A Reformulation of  the Axiomatic Foundations of Relative Utilitarianism Tilman Borgers
University of Michigan
Mar 5
Thu

Estimating the Local Productivity Spillovers from Science

Bruce A. Weinberg
Ohio State University
Mar 5
Thu, 3 pm
Dynamic Indeterminacy and Welfare in Credit Economies
Venue: SJR
Guillaume Rocheteau
University of California, Irvine
Mar 06
FRI
Unobserved Heterogeneity in Matching Games with an Application to Venture Capital Investments
Venue: SJR
Jeremy Fox
University of Michigan
Mar 10
Tue
Does Competition Promote Disclosure? Wing Chuen Suen
University of Hong Kong
Mar 12
Thu, 12 pm
Cash-constrained Households and Product Size
Venue: SJR
Tiago Pires
University of North Carolina
Mar 12
Thu
Sectoral Price Facts in a Sticky-Price Model
Venue: SJR
Jae Won Lee
Seoul National University
Mar 12
Thu
A population-level study of the effects of early intervention for autism spectrum disorders David N. Figlio
Northwestern University
Mar 13
FRI
Product Variety, Across Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail Kevin R. Williams
Yale University
Mar 17
Tue
Stochastic stability in social choice problems with a q-majority rule Ryoji Sawa
University of Aizu
Mar 18
WED, 12.30 pm
Performance, Career Dynamics, and Span of Control
Venue: BIZ
Michael Waldman
Cornell University
Mar 19
Thu
How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California Arik Levinson
Georgetown University
Mar 19
Thu
Optimal Monetary Policy and Capital Account Restrictions in a Small Open Economy
Venue: SJR
Mark M. Spiegel
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Mar 26
Thu
Patrilocality and Missing Women Avi Ebenstein
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mar 26
Thu
Time-consistent institutional design
Venue: SJR
Martin Ellison
University of Oxford
Mar 27
FRI, 10:30 am
Value for self, others and psychopathology
Venue: AS7 01-17 (Seminar Room B)
Ray Dolan
University College London
Mar 31
Tue

Systemic Risk and Network Formation

Rakesh Vohra
University of Pennsylvania
Mar 31
Tue
Closed-Form Identification of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Proxies for Unobserved State Variables
Venue: SJR
Yingyao Hu
John Hopkins University
Apr 1
WED
Wealth and Volatility
Venue: SJR
Jonathan Heathcote
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Apr 2
Thu
Extended Schooling and Internalized Training: Return on Skill Elements and Changes in Organization in an Internal Labor Market Masaki Nakabayashi
Universiity of Tokyo
Apr 2
Thu
Dynamic Selection: An Idea Flows Theory of Entry, Trade and Growth
Venue: SJR
Thomas Sampson
London School of Economics
Apr 9
Thu
The Rise of China's Shadow Banking System Zheng Michael Song
University of Chicago
Apr 21
Tue
Robust Implementation in Weakly Rationalizable Strategies Christoph Mueller
University of Queensland
Apr 21
Tue
Multivariate Local Polynomial Estimators: Boundary Properties and Uniform Asymptotic Linear Representation
Venue: SJR
Yanqin Fan
University of Washington
Apr 23
Thu
International Prices and Endogenous Quality John Romalis
University of Sydney
Apr 24
FRI
Extending the Scope of Cube Root Asymptotics Taisuke Otsu
London School of Economics and Political Science
Apr 28
Tue
Equilibrium and Maximin Perfection in a Dynamic Fair Division Auction John Wooders
University of Technology Sydney
May 5
Tue
A new characterization of perfect public equilibrium payoffs in repeated games with imperfect public monitoring in continuous time Mathias Staudigl
Bielefeld University
May 12
Tue
Resale in Second-Price Auctions with Costly Participation Okan Yılankaya
Koc University
May 12
Tue
Emission Policy, Competitive Imitation, and the Diffusion of European Diesel Automobiles
Venue: AS2 05-10
Eugenio J. Miravete
University of Texas at Austin

May 13
WED, 2 pm

To what extent are income inequalities due to circumstances beyond the control of persons? John E. Roemer
Yale University
May 14
Thu, 1 pm
The Role of Macroeconomic Policy in Explaining China’s Current Account Surplus Nalini Prasad
University of New South Wales
May 19
Thu
Residual Deterrence Daniel F. Garret
Toulouse School of Economics
May 21
Tue
The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality David Hemous
INSEAD
May 22
FRI
On the Estimation of Quantity-Quality Tradeoff with Imperfect Fertility Control Juan Pantano
Washington University in St. Louis
May 26
Tue, 12.30 pm
The Empirical Content of Synchronization Games
Venue: BIZ (Joint with Dept of Strategy and Policy)
Jaap Abbring
Tilburg University
May 28
Thu, 12.30 pm
Panel Autoregressive Inference Using Averaging Estimators John C Chao
University of Maryland, College Park
May 28
Thu
Liquidity Constraints of the Middle Class Jeffrey R. Campbell
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
May 29
FRI
Dynamic Agenda Setting Ying Chen
Johns Hopkins University
Jun 2
Tue
Single Market Nonparametric Identification Of Multi-Attribute Hedonic Equilibrium Models Marc Henry
Pennsylvania State University
Jun 4
Thu
Conditioning Variables in Program Evaluation Methods Hidehiko Ichimura
University of Tokyo
Jun 8
MON, 3:30 pm
Unemployment and Business Cycles Lawrence J. Christiano
Northwestern University
Jun 9
Tue
Paper 1: Blackwell's Informativeness Ranking with Uncertainty Averse Preferences
Paper 2: Preferences for Partial Information and Ambiguity
Jian Li
McGill University
Jun 16
Tue
Dynamic Mechanism without Money Yingni Guo
Northwestern University
Jun 30
Tue
Consumer Search with Price Sorting Jun Yu
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Jul 6
MON
-tba- David Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jul 7
Tue
Implementation, Ex-Post Verifiability, and Detection Hitoshi Matsushima
University of Tokyo