Department of Economics

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Seminar Series

   
 
Seminars
 
Upcoming
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 1, 2014/2015


Date
Topic
Speaker
Aug 05
Tue
Learning what matters Manuel Mueller-Frank
University of Navarra
Aug 07
Thu
Skill Transferability, Migration, and Development: Evidence from Population Resettlement in Indonesia
- Joint ECS-IRES
Maisy Wong
University of Pennsylvania
Aug 12
Tue
Dynamically Eliciting Unobservable Information Nicolas Lambert
Stanford University
Aug 14
Thu

Agricultural Transition and the Adoption of Primitive Technology

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

James Ang
Monash University
Aug 14
Thu
Revealed Preferences over Risk and Uncertainty Matthew Polisson
University of Leicester
Aug 19
Tue

Testing LATE Assumptions

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

Yuanyuan Wan
University of Toronto
Aug 19
Tue
Fair Bipartite Flows Herve Moulin
University of Glasgow
Aug 21
Thu
Designing a Simple Loss Function for the Fed: Does the Dual Mandate Make Sense? Jinill Kim
Korea University
Aug 26
Tue
A Model of Educational Investment and Social Prestige Edoardo Grillo
Collegio Carlo Alberto
Aug 28
Thu
Measuring Intangible Capital with Uncertainty Sungbae An
Singapore Management University
Sep 02
Tue
Multitasking, Dynamic Complementarities, and Incentives: A Cautionary Tale Richard Holden
University of New South Wales
Sep 04
Thu
A Tractable Approach to Pass-Through Patterns with Applications to International Trade Michal Fabinger
University of Tokyo
Sep 09
Tue
Best-response Dynamics in Extensive-form Games of Perfect Information Xu Zibo
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Sep 10
WED
The Wealthy Hand-to-Mouth Greg Kaplan
Princeton University
Sep 18
Thu
Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis Pontus Rendahl
University of Cambridge
Oct 02
Thu
Management Quality, Firm Organization and
International Trade
Cheng Chen
University of Hong Kong
Oct 09
Thu
Hiring, Firing and Employment Protection Jussi Keppo
National University of Singapore
Oct 14
Tue
On the optimality of diverse expert panels in persuasion games Arijit Mukherjee
Michigan State University
Oct 14
Tue

Spatial Weights Matrix Selection and Model Averaging for Spatial Autoregressive Models

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

Xinyu Zhang
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Oct 16
Thu
The Limits of Monetary Policy with Long-Term Drift in Expectations Bruce Preston
Monash University
Oct 21
Tue

Determining the Number of Groups in Latent Panel Structures

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

Xun Lu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Oct 23
Thu

Estimating the Expected Duration of the Zero Lower Bound in DSGE Models with Forward Guidance

James Morley
University of New South Wales
Oct 28
Tue

Strategic complementarity: a revealed preference approach

Koji Shirai
Kyoto University
Oct 30
Thu
Extensive and Intensive Margin Effects and Their Hybrids in Sample-Selection Treatment Effects Myoung-Jae Lee
Korea University
Oct 31
Fri

A Folk Theorem for Contract Games with Multiple Principals and Agents

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

Siyang Xiong
University of Bristol

Nov 06
Thu

The Effects of Vocational Rehabilitation for People with Mental Illness

Steven Stern
University of Virginia
Nov 06
Thu

Aggregate Reallocation Shocks and the Dynamics of Occupational Mobility and Wage Inequality

Venue: SJR (3 - 4.30 pm)

Jacob Wong
University of Adelaide
Nov 11
Tue
Persuasion design Ming Li
Concordia University
Nov 13
Thu

Multi-product exporters, variable markups and exchange rate fluctuations

Arpita Chatterjee
University of New South Wales
Nov 18
Tue

Ex-ante Fairness in the Boston Mechanism under Pre-exam Preference Submission

Venue: SJR (4 -5.30 pm)

Zheng Jie
Tsinghua University
Nov 18
Tue

Regional Policy Evaluation: Interactive Fixed Effects and Synthetic Controls

 

Thierry Magnac
Toulouse School of Economics
Nov 19
WED
Con…fidence Intervals for Post-Model-Selection Predictors Benedikt M. Poetscher
University of Vienna
Nov 20
Thu

Unemployment and Endogenous Reallocation over the Business Cycle

Venue: SJR (2.30 - 4 pm)

Ludo Visschers
University of Edinburgh
Nov 21
FRI
Complementarity of Shale Gas and Carbon Prices: Evidence from the US Electricity Industry Joseph A. Cullen
Washington University in St. Louis
Nov 25
Tue
Diffusion by Imitation: The Importance of Targeting Agents Nikolas Tsakas
Singapore University of Technology & Design
Dec 05
FRI
tba Olivier Bochet
New York University-Abu Dhabi
Dec11
Thu

Income Inequality and Economic Growth in Post-Reform China: Factor Accumulation Channels

Wang Yong
City University of Hong Kong
Dec 09
Tue
Career Concerns, Beijing Style Jiahua Che
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dec19
FRI
tba Eran Shmaya
Northwestern University