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Past Seminars
IO Workshops
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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 2, 2013/2014


Date
Topic
Speaker
Jan 14
Tue

The Employment Dynamics of Disadvantaged Women: Evidence from the SIPP

John Ham
University of Maryland,
College Park

Jan 15
Wed

Does Competition Eliminate Discrimination? Evidence from the Commercial Sex Market in Singapore

Huailu Li
Boston University

Jan 16
Thu
The exchange rate as an instrument of monetary policy Ana Maria Santacreu
INSEAD
Jan 17
FRI
Likelihood approach to dynamic panel data models with interactive effects Jushan Bai
Columbia University
Jan 21
Tue

Fixed-smoothing Asymptotics in a Two-step GMM Framework

Yixiao Sun
University of California,
San Diego

Jan 22
Wed

News Shocks and Business Cycles: Evidence from Forecast Data

Thuy Lan Nguyen
Columbia University

Jan 23
Thu
The Impact of Family Size on School Achievement: Test Scores and Subjective Assessments by Teachers and Parents Julie Moschion
University of Melbourne
Jan 24
FRI

Individual Risk and Mutual Insurance with Production and Diverse Beliefs

Peter J Hammond
University of Warwick
Jan 24
FRI
Entry by Merger: Estimates from a Two-Sided Matching Model with Externalities

Yasutora Watanabe
Northwestern University

Feb 4
Tue

Globalization and Top Income Shares

Lin Ma
University of Michigan

Feb 5
Wed

Endogenous Altruism: Theory and Evidence from Chinese Twins

Junjian Yi
University of Chicago
Feb 14
FRI

International Trade Dynamics with Sunk Costs and Productivity Shocks

Daisuke Fujii
University of Chicago

Feb 17
MON

Unbundling Democracy: Tilly Trumps Schumpeter

Roger Betancourt
University of Maryland
Feb 18
Tue

Failure of Gradualism under Imperfect Monitoring

Yves Guéron 
Sogang University
Feb 19
WED

Effects of Economic Development in China on Skill-Biased Technical Change in the US

Angus C Chu
University of Liverpool
Feb 21
FRI

The Impact of Immigration on Wages, Internal Migration and Welfare

Suphanit Piyapromdee
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Feb 25
Tue

Infinite Order Cross-Validated Local Polynomial Regression

Jeffrey S. Racine
McMaster University
Mar 04
Tue

Unobserved Preference Heterogeneity in Demand Using Generalized Random Coefficients

Arthur Lewbel
Boston College
Mar 05
WED
Winners and Losers from the €uro Laura Puzzello
Monash University
Mar 06
Thu

An Estimated DSGE Model with a Deflation Steady State: An Application to the Japanese Economy

Yasuo Hirose
Keio University
Mar 10
MON
Trading Networks with Bilateral Contracts* Alex Teytelboym
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mar 11
Tue

Investment and Competitive Matching

Georg Nöldeke
University of Basel
Mar 13
Thu

Do High School Dropouts Leave Money on the Street? Evidence from Britain

Damon Clark
University of California, Irvine
Mar 14
FRI
Beeps Jeffrey C Ely
Northwestern University
Mar 18
Tue

Information Revelation in Auctions with Common and Private Values

Xu Tan
University of Washington
Mar 20
Thu

A Unified Model of Structural Adjustments in Production and International Trade: Theory and Evidences

Jiandong Ju
University of Oklahoma
Mar 24
MON

Partial Vertical Integration, Ownership Structure and Foreclosure

Venue: AS2 05-09

Yossi Spiegel
Tel Aviv University
Mar 25
Tue 2pm

Identification and Estimation in Discrete Choice Demand Models when Endogenous Variables Interact with the Error 

Kyoo Il Kim
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Mar 25
Tue
International Competitiveness and Monetary Policy Giancarlo Corsetti
Cambridge University

Mar 26
WED

12:30 pm

Precocious Albion: a New Interpretation of the British Industrial Revolution

-Joint with Department of Strategy and Policy, BIZ 1, Seminar Room 3-2
Joel Mokyr
Northwestern University
Mar 28
FRI

Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession

Gary Solon
Michigan State University
Apr 01
Tue
Nonparametric Welfare Analysis for Discrete Choice Deboyam Bhattacharya
University of Oxford
Apr 03
Thu

Is Happiness Really a Warm Gun? The Consequences of U.S. Weapons Sales for Political Violence

Eik Swee Leong
University of Melbourne

Apr 04
FRI

11 am

Examining Macroeconomic Models through the Lens of Asset Pricing

-Joint with Department of Finance, BIZ 1, Seminar Room 3-1
Jaroslav Borovicka
New York University
Apr 08
Tue 2pm
Debt and Incomplete Financial Markets: A Case for Nominal GDP Targeting Kevin Sheedy
London School of Economics
Apr 08
Tue
Optimal Voting Rules Alex Gershkov
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Apr 10
Thu
Distorted monopolistic competition Yasusada Murata
Nihon University

Apr 11
FRI

Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program

Catherine Wolfram
University of California, Berkeley
Apr 14
MON

Child Nutrition and Child Growth in Sri Lanka

Venue: AS2 05-10

Dileni Gunewardena
University of Peradeniya
Apr 15
Tue
A Simple Uniformly Consistent Test for Regression Function Yoshihiko Nishiyama
Kyoto University

Apr 22
Tue

2 pm

Knowledge Diffusion and Optimal Progressivity Debasis Bandyopadhyay
University of Auckland
Apr 22
Tue
Cross-licensing and competition

Doh-Shin Jeon
Toulouse School of Economics

Apr 24
Thu
A Century of Firm - Bank Relationships Fabio Braggion
Tilburg University
Apr 25
FRI

A behavioral model of multi-candidate elections

Costel D. Andonie
City University of Hong Kong
Apr 29
Tue
The Human Capital Stock: A Generalized Approach Benjamin Jones
Northwestern University
May 06
Tue
A Model of Structural Manipulation Hanjoon Michael Jung
Academia Sinica
May 07
WED
Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics Jonathan Meer
Texas A&M University
May 08
THU
Does longevity improvement always raise the length of schooling through the longer-horizon mechanism? Paul S H Lau
University of Hong Kong
May 14
WED 2pm
The Value of a Reputation under Imperfect Monitoring Eduardo Faingold
Yale University
May 15
Thu
Financial Stability in Open Economies Ippel Fujiwara
Australian National University
May 16
FRI
Forecasting with Dynamic Panel Data Models Hyungsik Roger Moon
University of Southern Califonia
May 19
MON
Resisting Education Mark Koyama
George Mason University
May 21
WED
Characteristic Function Based Testing for Conditional Independence: A Nonparametric Regression Approach Yongmiao Hong
Cornell University
May 22
Thu 2pm
Internal agency and external regulation Guillaume Roger
University of Sydney
May 22
Thu
Rational Opacity Cyril Monnet
University of Bern and Study Center Gerzensee
May 26 MON How fully do people exploit their bargaining position? The effects of bargaining institution and the 50-50 norm Nicholas Feltovich
Monash University
May 27
Tue
Robust Inference Bruce Hansen
University of Wisconsin-Madison
May 28
WED 2pm
Migration and the generosity of the welfare state: USA vs Europe Assaf Razin
Cornell University and Tel Aviv University
May 29
Thu 2pm
Environmental Justice and Coasian Bargaining: The role of race and income in lease negotiations for shale gas Christopher Timmins
Duke University
May 29
Thu
The Real Exchange Rate, Real Interest Rates, and the Risk Premium Charles Engel
University of Wisconsin-Madison
May 30
FRI
Asymmetric Lottery Contests with Heterogeneous Agents and the Provision of Public Goods Wolfgang Leininger
Universität Dortmund
Jun 03
Tue 2pm
A Simple Parametric Model Selection Test Daniel Wilhelm
University College London
Jun 03
Tue
Information and Market Power in Rational Expectations Equilibrium Stephen Morris
Princeton University
Jun 12
Thu
Salience, not Social Pressure: Engaging in resource conservation might be more pleasant than we think. Lorenz Goette
University of Lausanne
Jun 23
MON
Security Lending and Trading under Market Segmentations Ma Chenghu
Fudan University
Jun 27
FRI
Export Quality in Developing Countries Nikola Spatafora
World Bank
Jul 08
Tue
The Determinants and Consequences of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges Jeffrey Smith
University of Michigan
Jul 09
WED

The Effect of Inheritances on Labor Supply of Older Married Couples: Estimates and a New Test of Commitment

David Blau
Ohio State University

Jul 11
FRI

All or Nothing? The Impact of Gender Composition on Effort and Academic Achievement Soohyung Lee
University of Maryland, College Park
Jul 15
Tue
Efficiency and Stability in Large Matching Markets Olivier Tercieux
Paris School of Economics
Jul 17
Thu
Auctions with Limited Commitment Qingmin Liu
Columbia University