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

If you are interested to present a seminar, please email Assoc Prof LU Jingfeng.

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Semester 2, 2016/2017


Date
Topic
Speaker
Jan 17
Tue
Real Exchange Rates and Sectoral Productivity in the Eurozone Charles Engel (MAS Term Professor In Economics and Finance)
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Feb 21
Tue
The curse of long horizons George Mailath (Lim Tay Boh Distinguished Visitor, NUS)
University of Pennsylvania
Feb 24
FRI
Simple Mechanisms Tilman Börgers
University of Michigan
Feb 28
Tue

Capital Mobility in OECD Countries: A Multi-Level Factor Approach to Saving--Investment Correlations

Yun Jung Kim
Sogang University
Mar 02
Thu
Measuring the Stringency of Land-Use Regulation: The Case of China's Building-Height Limits Jan K. Brueckner
University of California, Irvine
Mar 06
MON

Adaptive Inference in Semiparametric Multinomial Response Models

Venue: AS2 05-10

Shakeeb Khan
Boston College
Mar 07
Tue

Skewed Noise

Venue: AS2 05-10

David Dillenberger
University of Pennsylvania
Mar 09
Thu
Trade Costs and Income Inequality in China Lu Lin
Tsinghua University
Mar 09
Thu

Intuitive and Reliable Estimates of the Output Gap from a Beveridge-Nelson Filter

Venue: Silcock Journal Room

James Morley
University of New South Wales
Mar 13
MON

Information Manipulation and Social Coordination

Venue: AS2 05-10

Yang K. Lu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mar 14
Tue
Capital Accumulation, Private Property
and Rising Inequality in China, 1978-2015
Li Yang
World Bank and Paris School of Economics
Mar 14
Tue

Nash Equilibrium in Games with Quasi-Monotone Best-Responses

Venue: AS2 05-10

Rabah Amir
University of Iowa
Mar 16
Thu

The Ostrich in Us: Selective Attention to Financial Accounts, Income, Spending, and Liquidity

Michaela Pagel
Columbia University
Mar 16
Thu

Temperature and Performance: Evidence from Online Game Behavior in China

Venue: Silcock Journal Room

Michael Fan
Xiamen University
Mar 20
MON
Does Disability Insurance Income Save Lives? Timothy J. Moore
University of Melbourne
Mar 21
Tue
GEL estimation and tests of spatial autoregressive models Lung-Fei Lee
Ohio State University
Mar 21
Tue

Loss Aversion in Sequential Auctions:
Endogenous Interdependence, Informational Externalities
and the “Afternoon Effect”

Venue: AS2 05-10

Antonio Rosato
University of Technology Sydney
Mar 24
FRI
Ten Rules for Public Economic Policy Ng Yew Kwang
Nanyang Technological University
Mar 28
Tue
Horizontal and Vertical Polarization: Task-Specific Technological Change in a Multi-Sector Economy Yongseok Shin
Washington University in St. Louis
Mar 28
Tue

Multiproduct Intermediaries

Venue: AS2 05-10

Andrew Rhodes
Toulouse School of Economics
Mar 30
Thu
Introducing Virtue Ethics into Normative Economics for Models with Endogenous Preference Masao Ogaki
Keio University
Mar 31
FRI
Information Design under Falsification Vasiliki Skreta
University College London

Apr 03
MON

2:30-4 pm

Growth, Trade, and Inequality

Venue: AS7 06-42

(Joint with Global Production Networks Centre)

Gene M. Grossman
Princeton University
Apr 03
MON

How the Swine Flu Epidemic Spread: Understanding the Data with an Equilibrium Vigilance Model

Venue: AS2 05-10

Jussi Keppo
National University of Singapore
Apr 04
Tue

The Long and Short of Trade and Migration Reforms in China

Xiadong Zhu
University of Toronto
Apr 04
Tue

Optimal nonlinear pricing in social networks under asymmetric network information

Venue: AS2 05-10

Ying-Ju Chen
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Apr 10
MON

Testing Heterogeneous Treatment Effects Based on Permutation Tests

Venue: AS2 05-10

Eun Yi Chung
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Apr 11
Tue

Efficient Multi-unit Auctions for Normal Goods

Venue: AS2 05-10

Brian Baisa
Amherst College
Apr 12
WED
Estimation with Aggregate Shocks Guido Kuersteiner
University of Maryland
Apr 13
Thu
Do women respond less to performance pay? Building evidence from multiple experiments Gregory Fischer
London School of Economics
Apr 17
MON

Haze and Decision Making: A Natural Laboratory Experiment

Chew Soo Hong
National University of Singapore
Apr 18
Tue
The End of Men and Rise of Women in the High-Skilled Labor Market Henry Siu
University of British Columbia
Apr 18
Tue

Internal Financing, Managerial Compensation and Multiple Tasks

Venue: AS2 05-10

Sandro Brusco
Stony Brook University
Apr 20
Thu
Preliminary Evidence on the Longer-Term Effects of Minimum Wages and other Anti-Poverty Policies David Neumark
University of California, Irvine
Apr 25
Tue
Global Income Divergence, Trade, and Industrialization: The Geography of Growth Take-Offs Richard Baldwin (MAS Term Professor)
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Apr 25
Tue

Bayesian Persuasion and Pricing Strategies by Informed Seller

Venue: AS2 05-10

Jun Zhang
University of Technology Sydney
Apr 27
Thu
Involuntary Entrepreneurship - Evidence from Thai Urban Data Alexander Karaivanov
Simon Fraser University
Apr 28
FRI

Random Binary Choices that Satisfy Stochastic Betweenness

Venue: AS2 05-10

Matthew Ryan
Auckland University of Technology
May 02
Tue
Tax uncertainty and Entrepreneurships in US Jianhuan Xu
Singapore Management University
May 09
Tue

Information Acquisition and Robust Trading Mechanisms

Venue: AS2 05-10

Gabriel Carroll
Stanford University
May 09
Tue
How Do Policymakers Update? Eva Vivalt
Australian National University
May 12
FRI
Estimation of Large Network Formation Games Geert Ridder
University of Southern California

May 16
Tue 2:30 - 4pm

Semiparametric Estimation of the Random Utility Model with Rank-Ordered Choice Data Jin Yan
Chinese University of Hong Kong
May 16
Tue
From imitation to innovation: Where is all that Chinese R&D going? Zheng (Michael) Song
Chinese University of Hong Kong
May 16
Tue

Implementation of Efficient Investments in Mechanism Design 

Venue: AS2 05-10

Kentaro Tomoeda
University of Technology Sydney
May 17
WED

Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

Martin Weidner
University College London
May 18
Thu
Investment in the Womb: Identifying Gender Discrimination through the Lens of Prenatal Ultrasounds Xi Chen
Yale University
May 18
Thu

Subways and Urban Air Pollution

Venue: Silcock Journal Room

Matthew Turner
Brown University
May 22
MON 10.30-12pm

Per Capita Income and the Demand for Skills

James Markusen
University of Colorado at Boulder
May 22
MON

Fiscal Pro-cyclicality and Over-optimism in Official Forecasts

 

Jeffrey Frankel
Harpel Professor, Harvard University, MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance, NUS

May 23
Tue
Optimal Monetary and Macroprudential Policies: Gains
and Pitfalls in a Model of Financial Intermediation
Michael Kiley
Federal Reserve Board
May 23
Tue

Seeking Relationship Support: Strategic network formation and robust cooperation

Venue: AS2 05-10

David Miller
University of Michigan

May 25
Thu

2-3.30 pm

No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Sickness, Injury, and Effort Chong Xiang
Purdue University
May 30
Tue
Modeling House Prices:  Theory and Estimation Yu Zhu
Bank of Canada
Jun 06
Tue

R&D Dynamics and Corporate Cash

Venue: Silcock Journal Room

Jake Zhao
Peking University
Jun 15
Thu
Are the global benefits of open borders a fallacy of composition?  Three examples  Garett Jones
George Mason University
Jun 29
Thu
Delay, Delegation, and Obfuscation: The Politics of "No-Win" Situations Justin Fox
Washington University in St. Louis
Jul 04
Tue
The Neglected Impact of Measurement Error in Applied Microeconomics with Applications to Automobile Type Choice and Utilization David Brownstone
University of California, Irvine
Jul 04
Tue

Optimal Two-stage Auctions with Costly Information Acquisition

Venue: AS2 05-10

Lixin Ye
Ohio State University
Jul 06
Thu
Directionally Differentiable Econometric Models Jin Seo Cho
Yonsei University
Jul 07
FRI
Optimism and Pessimism with Expected Utility Andrew Postlewaite
University of Pennsylvania
Jul 12
WED
Evaluating Strategic Forecasters Mallesh Pai
Rice University
Jul 14
FRI
Distributional Preferences and Political Behavior Shachar Kariv
University of California, Berkeley
Jul 25
Tue

A strategic justification of the Talmud rule based on lower and upper bounds

Yeh Chun-Hsien
Academia Sinica
Jul 27
Thu
The Micro Origins of International Business Cycle Comovement Andrei Levchenko
University of Michigan
Jul 28
FRI 2-3.30 pm
Goods-Market Frictions and
International Trade
Andrew McCallum
Federal Reserve Board
Jul 31
MON
A Missing Generation of Firms? Aggregate Effects of the Decline in New Business Formation Michael Siemer
Federal Reserve Board
Aug 01
Tue
A new approach to bank liquidity Wang Tianxi
University of Essex
Aug 08
Tue
Alternative Approaches to Comparative nth-Degree Risk Aversion William Neilson
University of Tennessee
Aug 11
FRI
Multilateral Deescalation in the Dollar Auction Charles Zheng
University of Western Ontario
Aug 15
Tue
 Dominant-strategy and Bayesian incentive compatibility in multidimensional trading environments Alejandro Manelli
Arizona State University
Aug 21
MON
Inflation and Innovation in a Schumpeterian Economy with North-South Technology Transfer Angus Chu
Fudan University
Aug 22
Tue
Cash Providers: Asset Dissemination over Intermediation Gabrielle Demange
Paris School of Economics
Aug 22
Tue

The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion

Venue: AS2 05-10

Brian Knight
Brown University
Aug 25
FRI

 Full Information Equivalence in Large Elections

Venue: AS2 05-10

Sourav Bhattacharya
University of London
Aug 28
MON
Binding Up the Nation's Wounds: An Economic Analysis of the Korean Reunification Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee
Toulouse School of Economics
Aug 31
Thu
Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium, and Social Mobility:
Evidence from China’s College Entrance Exam
Ruixue Jia
University of California, San Diego
Sep 04
MON
Market-making with Search and Information Frictions Venky Venkateswaran
New York University
Sep 05
Tue
  Luciano Pomatto
California Institute of Technology
Sep 05
Tue

When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men.

Venue: AS2 05-10

David Dorn
University of Zurich
Sep 07
Thu
  Weerachart Kilenthong
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
Sep 11
MON
  Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
Sep 12
Tue

Bundling in simple games

Francis Bloch
Paris School of Economics
Sep 14
Thu

E-Commerce Integration and Economic Development: Evidence from China 

Gu Yizhen
Jinan University
Sep 19
Tue
  Wu Qinggong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sep 21
Thu

Farewell to Confucianism: The Modernizing Effect of Dismantling China’s Imperial Examination System 

Ying Bai
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sep 26
Tue
Revenue-capped efficient auctions Nozomu Muto
Yokohama National University
Sep 28
Thu
  Alexander Monge-Naranjo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Oct 02
MON
  Juanyi Xu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Oct 04
WED
  Giuseppe Cavaliere
University of Bologna
Oct 09
MON
  Yulei Luo
University of Hong Kong
Oct 10
Tue
  Adam Szeidl
Central European University
Oct 11
WED
  Yves Zenou
Monash University
Oct 16
MON
  Georg Schaur
University of Tennessee
Oct 24
Tue
  Wonki Jo Cho
Korea University
Oct 25
WED
  Yoon-Jae Whang
Seoul National University
Oct 30
MON
  Galina Hale
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Oct 31
Tue
  Matthew Leister
Monash University
Nov 02
Thu
  Syngjoo Choi
Seoul National University
Nov 06
MON
  Tatsuro Senga
Queen Mary University of London
Nov 07
Tue
  Christian Ewerhart
University of Zurich
Nov 13
MON
  Thomas Winberry
University of Chicago
Nov 21
Tue
  Masaki Aoyagi
Osaka University
Nov 28
Tue
  Wojciech Olszewski
Northwestern University
Dec 07
Thu
  Chicheng Ma
Shandong University
Dec 11
MON
  Hao Jin
Xiamen University