Department of Economics

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Seminar Series

   
 
Seminars
 
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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 or Silcock Journal Room (SJR), AS2 06-23, unless otherwise mentioned. Upcoming seminars are subject to change.

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

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Semester 1, 2015/2016


Date
Topic
Speaker
Aug 11
Tue
Frictions, Trends, and the Great Recession Pablo Guerron
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Aug 11
Tue

Natural Selection, Game Theory and Genetic Diversity

Venue: SJR

Georgios Piliouras
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Aug 11
Tue, 10.30 am

Recursive Lexicographical Search: Finding all Markov Perfect Equilibria of Finite State Directional Dynamic Games

Venue: AS2 05-09

John Rust
Georgetown University
Aug 13
Thu
The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation - An Empirical Investigation Tom Wilkening
University of Melbourne
Aug 13
Thu

Quantile Treatment Effects in Difference in Differences Models with Panel Data

Venue: SJR

Li Tong
Vanderbilt University
Aug 14
FRI

A Tale of Transition: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Inequality in Urban China, 1986-2009

Venue: SJR

Hui He
International Monetary Fund
Aug 17
MON

Welfare analysis of health insurance

1. Selection In Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures

2. The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

Amy Finkelstein
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Aug 25
Tue
Spatial Inequality Within and Between Cities
Tang Yang
Nanyang Technological University
Aug 25
Tue

Non-Binding Agreements and Forward Induction Reasoning

Venue: SJR

Emiliano Catonini
National Research University Higher School of Economics
Aug 27
Thu
  John Ham
Sep 01
Tue

Welfare and Optimal Trading Frequency in Dynamic Double Auctions

Venue: SJR

Songzi Du
Simon Fraser University
Sep 01
Tue

Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy

Omer Moav
University of Warwick
Sep 03
Thu
Expecting the Unexpected: Emissions Uncertainty and Environmental Market Design James Bushnell
University of California, Davis
Sep 04
FRI, 10:30 am
Three-stage Semi-Parametric Inference: Control Variables and Differentiability

Venue: AS1 02-05
Hahn Jinyong
University of California, Los Angeles
Sep 07
MON
Approximate Bias In Time Series Regressions Kenneth D. West
University of Wisconsin
Sep 08
Tue

Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Geographic Aggregation

Venue: SJR

Dennis Novy
University of Warwick
Sep 08
Tue

The Equilibrium Real Funds Rate: Past, Present And Future

Kenneth D. West
University of Wisconsin
Sep 10
Thu

An Improved Bootstrap Test of Density Ratio Ordering

 

Brendan K. Beare
University of California, San Diego
Sep 15
Tue
International Financial Integration and Crisis Contagion Changhua Yu
University International Business and Economics
Sep 17
Thu

Testing for Jump Intensity and Path Dependence

Valentina Corradi
University of Surrey
Sep 22
Tue
Third-Party Sale of Information Robert Evans
University of Cambridge
Sep 29
Tue
  Michaell McMahon
University of Warwick
Sep 29
Tue

Costly Self-Control and Limited Willpower

Venue: SJR
Liang Meng-Yu
Academia Sinica
Oct 06
Tue
  Luca Fornaro
CREI & Universtat Pompeu Fabra
Oct 09
FRI

 

Venue: SJR

Antonio Bento
Cornell University
Oct 13
Tue
  Luca Dedola
European Central Bank
Oct 15
Thu
  Juan Carlos Escanciano
Indiana University
Oct 20
Tue
  Michael Choi
University of Iowa
Oct 20
Tue

 

Venue: SJR

Erik Snowberg
California Institute of Technology
Oct 21
WED

 

Venue: BIZ

Olivier Dêschenes
University of California, Santa Barbara
Oct 22
Thu
  Klaus F. Zimmermann
Bonn University and IZA
Oct 27
Tue
  Federico Mandelman
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Oct 27
Tue

 

Venue: SJR

Laurent Lamy
Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
Oct 29
Thu
  Vai-Lam Mui
Monash University
Nov 03
Tue
  Andrea Ferrero
University of Oxford
Nov 03
Tue

 

Venue: SJR

Daisuke Nakajima
Otaru University of Commerce
Nov 05
Thu
  Per Johansson
Uppsala University
Nov 05
Thu

 

Venue: SJR

Alastair R. Hall
University of Manchester
Nov 12
Thu
  Oliver Hart
Harvard University
Nov 19
Thu
  Elise Huillery
Sciences Po
Nov 24
Tue
  Costas Arkolakis
Yale University
Nov 24
Tue

 

Venue: SJR

Evangelia Chalioti
Yale University
Dec 01
Tue
  Régis Renault
Université Paris Dauphine
Dec 07
MON
  Matilde Bombardini
University of British Columbia
Dec 08
Tue
  Francesco Trebbi
University of British Columbia
Dec 08
Tue

 

Venue: SJR

Kota Saito
California Institute of Technology
Dec 10
Thu
  James Kung
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dec 14
MON, 2 pm
  Caroline Thomas
University of Texas at Austin
Dec 14
MON
  V Bhaskar
University of Texas at Austin
Dec 15
Tue
  V Bhaskar
University of Texas at Austin