Department of Economics

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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
WED2pm
Intermediatioin in Networks Mihai Manea
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jan 14
WED
Resource Allocation in a Network Ruben Juarez
University of Hawaii

Feb 06
FRI

10.30am

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 03
Tue
A Reformulation of  the Axiomatic Foundations of Relative Utilitarianism Tilman Borgers
University of Michigan
Mar 05
Thu

Estimating the Local Productivity Spillovers from Science

Bruce A. Weinberg
Ohio State University

Mar 05
Thu

3pm

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

12-1pm

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

Venue: @ SJR if LTB has GRS

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 - 2pm

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

Value for self, others and psychopathology

Venue: AS7 01-17 (Seminar Room B), 10.30am-12pm & 3.30-5pm

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 01
WED

Wealth and Volatility

Venue: SJR

Jonathan Heathcote
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Apr 02
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 02
Thu

Dynamic Selection: An Idea Flows Theory of Entry, Trade and Growth

Venue: SJR

Thomas Sampson
London School of Economics
Apr 09
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

Venue: @ SJR if LTB has GRS

Taisuke Otsu
London School of Economics and Political Science
Apr 28
Tue
Interacting Information Cascades: On the Movement of Conventions Between Groups John Wooders
University of Technology Sydney
May 12
Tue
-tba- Okan Yılankaya
Koc University
May 12
Tue

-tba-

Venue: SJR

Eugenio J. Miravete
University of Texas at Austin
May 13
WED

-tba-

Venue: BIZ

Olivier Deschenes
University of California, Santa Barbara

May 19
Tue
Residual Deterrence Daniel F. Garret
Toulouse School of Economics

May 27
WED

-tba-

Venue: BIZ

Jaap Abbring
Tilburg University
May 28
Thu
-tba- Jeffrey R. Campbell
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jun 04
Thu
Conditioning Variables in Program Evaluation Methods Hidehiko Ichimura
University of Tokyo
Jun10
WED

-tba-

Venue: @ SJR if LTB has GRS

David Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jun16
Tue
-tba- Yingni Guo
Northwestern University
Jun30
Tue
-tba- Jun Yu
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Jul 07
Tue
-tba- Hitoshi Matsushima
University of Tokyo