Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Past Seminar Series

   
 
Past Seminars
IO Workshops
Micro Workshops
Macro Brown Bag
SET 2007
SET 2008
APESA 2008
WMD 2009
2010 SAET Conference
2010 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
2011 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
2012 Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics
Health Econometrics Symposium
Port Economics 2011
Port Economics 2012
Port Economics 2013
AEI Workshop
Admin Data Conference [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
 

Semester 1, 2013/2014


Date
Topic
Speaker
Aug 1
Thu
Globalization and organization of the firm Susan Chun Zhu
Michigan State University
Aug 6
Tue
Offshoring, Low-skilled Immigration and Labor Market Polarization Andrei Zlate
Federal Reserve Board
Aug 12
MON

Smooth, Ex-Post Implementation with Multi-Dimensional Information

Sergio Parreiras
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Aug 14
WED

Rational Expectations and the Instability of Monetary Equilibria

Volker Böhm
Universität Bielefeld
Aug 15
Thu
Light and shadows: using differences between siblings to estimate the effect of race/skin color on education and labor market outcomes Andrew M. Francis
Emory University
Aug 19
MON
Financial Market Globalization and Endogenous Ranking Reversals George Vachadze
City University of New York
Aug 20
Tue
Serial Dictatorship with Infinitely Many Agents Akira Yokotani
University of Queensland
Aug 22
Thu
Conditional Quatile Processes based on Series or Many Regressors Iván Fernández-Val
Boston University
Aug 23
FRI -3pm 
Procurement Auctions with General Price-Quality Evaluation Makoto Hanazono
Nagoya University
Aug 26
MON
Sign me up!  A model and field experiment on volunteering Daniel Houser
George Mason University
Aug 27
Tue

A Semiparametric Generalized Ridge Estimator and Link with Model Averaging

Aman Ullah
University of California, Riverside
Aug 29
Thu
The Unobserved Returns from Entrepreneurship Sarada
Duke University
Sep 3
Tue
Global Gainsfrom Reduction of Trade Costs Edwin L.-C. Lai
Hong Kong University of Science &Technology
Sep 5
Thu
Reciprocity at the Workplace:  Do Fair Wages Lead to Higher Effort, Productivity, and Profitability. Paul Chen
Australian National University
Sep 10
Tue - 2pm
Bureaucracy in Quest for Feasibility

Hervé Crès 
Sciences Po Paris

Sep 12
Thu
US Bond Markets and Credit Spreads during the Great Depression Lyndon Moore
University of Melbourne
Sep 17
Tue
Economics of Leadership and Hierarchy Junjie Zhou
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Sep 19
Thu
The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
Sep 26
Thu

Interaction-based Foundation of Aggregate Investment Fluctuations

Makoto Nirei
Hitotsubashi University
Oct 1
Tue
Railroad expansion and entrepreneurship: evidence from Meiji Japan John Tang
Australian National University
Oct 3
Thu

Bank's regulation, asset portfolio choce of banks, and macroeconomic dynamics

Kosuke Aoki
University of Tokyo
Oct 04
FRI - 3pm
Subjective Independence and Concave Expected Utility Ehud Lehrer
Tel-Aviv University
Oct 07
MON
Ex-post Efficient Allocations with Random Participation Murali Agastya
University of Sydney
Oct 8
Tue
Do central banks' forecasts take into account public opinion and views? Ricardo Nunes
Federal Reserve Board
Oct 11
FRI - 3pm

Every Breath You Take | Every Dollar You'll Make:
The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970

Reed Walker
University of California, Berkeley
Oct 17
Thu
The impact of worker bargaining power on the organization of global firms Juan Carluccio
Banque de France
Oct 22
Tue

Strategy-proofness and Efficiency with Nonquasi-linear Preferences: A Characterization of Minimum Price Walrasian Rule

Shigehiro Serizawa
Osaka University
Oct 24
Thu
Patience and Time Consistency in Collective Decisions Enrico Diecidue
INSEAD
Oct 28
MON
Chronicle of Unanticipated and Anticipated Increases in Military Spending Evi Pappa
European University Institute
Oct 29
Tue
Choosing the variables to estimate singular DSGE models Fabio Canova
European University Institute
Oct 31
Thu -2pm       
The Lasso for High-Dimensional Regression with a Possible Change-Point Myung Hwan Seo
London School of Economics and Political Science
Oct 31
Thu
Growth, Business Cycles and Revolutions Toan Phan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nov 5
Tue
Optimal Taxation in a Life-Cycle Economy with Endogenous Human Capital Formation Marek Kapička
University of California, Santa Barbara
Nov 12
Tue
Finance and the Preservation of Wealth Nicola Gennaioli
Università Bocconi
Nov14
Thu
The Long-Term Effects of Christian Activities in China Se Yan
Peking University
Nov 21
Thu
Strong forward induction Bingyong Zheng
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Nov 22
FRI

The Optimal Currency Area In A Liquidity Trap

David Cook
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Nov 25 MON  -12.30

Knowledge is (Less) Power: Experimental Evidence from Residential Energy Use

Joint BSP & Economics Seminar

David Rapson
University of California, Davis
Nov 26
Tue
Optimality of quota contract and agent gaming in dynamic moral hazard Pak Hung Au
Nanyang Technological University
Nov 28
Thu
Three representations of preferences with decreasing absolute uncertainty aversion Jingyi Xue
Singapore Management University
Dec 2
MON
A Multi-level Factor Mode; : Asymptotic theory and an application Dukpa Kim
Korea University
Dec 3
Tue - 10am
Diversity and Employment Prospects: Do Neighbors Matter? Camille Hémet
Sciences-Po and Aix-Marseille School of Economics
Dec 3
Tue
Eliciting Private Information with Noise:  The Case of Randomized Response Wooyoung Lim
Hong Kong University of Science &Technology
Dec 5
Thu
Using mixtures in econometric models: A brief review and some new results Yuichi Kitamura
Yale University
Dec 6
FRI
Contraception and the Fertility Transition Shankha Chakraborty
University of Oregon
Dec 10
Tue - 2pm
Debt Deleveraging and The Exchange Rate Pierpaolo Benigno
LUISS Guido Carli
Dec 10
Tue
See-saws, Swings, and Roundabouts in Media Economics Martin Peitz
University of Mannheim
Dec 17
Tue
Innovation by Entrants and Incumbents Dan Cao
Georgetown University