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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.

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Semester 2, 2015/2016


Date
Topic
Speaker
Jan 08
FRI
An Investment Insurance yields the Desired Wealth Distribution Klaus Wälde
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Jan 08
FRI
Searching for the Reference Point
Venue: AS2/05-09
Han Bleichrodt
Erasmus University
Jan 12, Tue
2.30 - 4pm
Scoring auctions with non-quasilinear scoring rules Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Jan 14
Thu
The Literary Inquisition:The Persecution of Intellectuals and Human Capital Accumulation in China Mark Koyama
George Mason University
Feb 16
Tue
Doves for the Rich, Hawks for the Poor? Distributional Consequences of Monetary Policy Keith Kuester
University of Bonn
Feb 23
Tue
Building the Leviathan – Voluntary centralisation of punishment power sustains cooperation Zsombor Meder
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Mar 01
Tue
Liquidity Traps, Capital Flows Sushant Acharya
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Mar 01
Tue
Buyer-Optimal Demand and Monopoly Pricing
Venue: AS2/05-10
Balazs Szentes
London School of Economics
Mar 03
Thu
Free entry and social inefficiency in vertical relationships: The Case of the MRI Market Ken Onishi
Singapore Management University
Mar 03
Thu
Uniform Asymptotic Risk of Averaging GMM Estimator Robust to Misspeci…cation
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Xu Cheng
University of Pennsylvania
Mar 08
Tue
Complex Disclosure Daniel Martrin
Nothwestern University
Mar 08
Tue
Rational Inattention in Hiring Decisions
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Shu Lin Wee
Carnegie Mellon University
Mar 10
Thu
The Heterogeneous Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions Bernd Fitzenberger
Humboldt-University Berlin and ZEW Manheim
Mar 11
FRI
Preference manipulation leads to the uniform rule William Thomson
University of Rochester
Mar 14
MON
Understanding the Sources of Macroeconomic Uncertainty
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Barbara Rossi
ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Mar 15
Tue
Search-based Endogenous Asset Liquidity and the Macroeconomy Wei Cui
University College London
Mar 17
Thu
Together We Will: Experimental Evidence on Female Voting Behavior in Pakistan Ghazala Mansuri
World Bank
Mar 17
Thu
Shopping and Pricing on Online Marketplaces
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim
University of Iowa
Mar 18
FRI
Financial contagion in networks: An experiment Edoardo Gallo
University of Cambridge
Mar 22
Tue
Growth and Trade with Frictions: A Structural Estimation Framework Yoto V. Yotov
Drexel University
Mar 22
Tue
A Theory of Marriage with Mutually Consented Divorces
Venue: AS2/05-10
Ning Sun
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Mar 23
WED
The Economics of Investor Protection: ISDS versus National Treatment Frank Stähler
University of Tübingen
Mar 24
Thu
Forecasting Conditional Probabilities of Binary Outcomes under Misspecification Graham Elliott
University of California, San Diego
Mar 29
Tue
Search with Private Information: Sorting, Price Formation and Convergence to Perfect Competition Yujing Xu
University of Hong Kong
Apr 01
FRI
Estimating Context Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments Steven Lehrer
NYU Shanghai
Apr 05
Tue
Inequality, Costly Redistribution and Welfare in an Open Economy Pol Antras
Harvard University
Apr 05, Tue
2 - 3.30pm
Fertility choice, intergenerational transmission, and the distribution of capital Bassel Tarbush
University of Oxford
Apr 07
Thu
The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings Matthew R. Levy
London School of Economics
Apr 11
MON
A market to read minds
Venue: AS1/03-04
Aurélien Baillon
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Apr 12
Tue
Turnover Liquidity and the Transmission of Monetary Policy Shengxing Zhang
London School of Economics
Apr 14
Thu
Quantile Regression Kink Designs Yuya Sasaki
Johns Hopkins University
Apr 15
FRI
A Theory of Organizational Dynamics: Internal Politics and Efficiency Xi Weng
Peking University
Apr 19, Tue
2 - 3.30pm
Rich Pickings? Risk, Return, and Skill in the Portfolios of the Wealthy Laurent E. Calvet
HEC Paris
Apr 19
Tue
Social Conflict and the Evolution of Unequal Conventions Sung-Ha Hwang
Sogang University
Apr 19
Tue
Data-driven GMM test for parameter instability
Venue: AS2/05-10
Stepana Lazarova
Queen Mary University of London
Apr 21
Thu
Misplaced Effort: Impact of a Pay-for-Performance Scheme in the Health Sector Elise Huillery
Sciences Po
Apr 21
Thu
Quantile regression methods for first-price auction: A signal approach
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Emmanuel Guerre
Queen Mary University of London
Apr 26
Tue
Childcare Availability and the Well-Being of Extended Family Shintaro Yamaguchi
McMaster University
Apr 28
Thu
Offshoring and Wage Inequality: Theory and Evidence from China Liugang Sheng
Chinese University of Hong Kong
May 03
Tue
Monotonic Cheap Talk Shih En Lu
Simon Fraser University
May 05
Thu
Weak Stochastic Increasingness, Rank Exchangeability, and Partial Identification of The Distribution of Treatment Effects Lars Lefgren
Brigham Young University
May 10
Tue
A Tractable Monetary Model under General Preferences Russel Wong
Bank of Canada
May 18
WED
Oracle Estimation of a Change Point in High Dimensional Quantile Regression Youngki Shin
University of Technology Sydney
May 20
FRI
Sectoral Heterogeneity and the Gains from Trade Kei-Mu Yi
University of Houston
May 24
Tue
The Consequences of the French Revolution in the Short and  Longue Durée Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University
May 31
Tue
Learning the Krepsian State: Exploration through Consumption Norio Takeoka
Hitotsubashi University
Jun 02
Thu
Student Loan Nudges: Experimental Evidence on Borrowing and Educational Attainment Lesley Turner
University of Maryland
Jun 03
FRI
Competitive Bundling Jidong Zhou
Yale University
Jun 09
Thu
A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility Jorg Spenkuch
Northwestern University
Jun 14
Tue

Behavior in All-Pay Auctions with Ties

Daniel Kovenock
Chapman University
Jun 24
FRI
Skill Complementarities and Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from College Enrollment Expansion in China
Venue: AS2/05-09
Meng Lingsheng
Tsinghua University
Jul 04
MON
The Effect of Participation in Protestant Christian Program on Religious Attitudes and Practice and Psychosocial and Economic Outcomes: Experimental Evidence from the Philippines Dean Karlan
Yale University
Jul 05
Tue
Decentralised Random Competitive Dynamic Market Processes Zaifu Yang
University of York
Jul 12, Tue
1:30 - 3 pm
Robust Inference in a Factor Model
Venue: Silcock Journal Room
Gregory Cox
Yale University
Jul 21
Thu
Trade Discrepancies, Trade Frauds and Non-Tariff Measures Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank
Jul 26
Tue
Gresham’s Law of Model Averaging In-Koo Cho
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / Hitotsubashi University
Jul 26
Tue
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Venue: AS2/05-10
Jota Ishikawa
Hitotsubashi University