Seminars

This is a listing of all departmental seminars. All seminars, unless otherwise noted, are held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30pm at the Miller Conference Room (Saunders 515).

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Seminars (2017)

Date Speaker Title Field
Friday
May 5
3:00-4:30 PM
Viktoria Kahui
(University of Otago)
TBD Environmental
Friday
April 28
3:00-4:30 PM
Guillaume Rocheteau
(UC Irvine)
Corporate finance and monetary policy Macro
Friday
April 21
3:00-4:30 PM
Lee Lockwood
(Northwestern University)
TBD Public/Labor
Friday
April 7
3:00-4:30 PM
Dominic Parker
(University of Wisconsin)
TBD Environmental
Friday
March 24
3:00-4:30 PM
Meredith Fowlie
(UC Berkeley)
TBD Energy
Friday
March 17
3:00-4:30 PM
Brant Abbott
(Queen's University)
TBD Micro
Friday
March 10
3:00-4:30 PM
Cynthia Wu
(University of Chicago)
TBD Macro/Finance
Thursday
March 9
3:00-4:30 PM
Drew Creal
(University of Chicago)
TBD Macro/Finance/Econometrics
Friday
March 3
3:00-4:30 PM
Ichiroh Daitoh
(Keio University)
Macroeconomic Dynamics of Human Development: Indeterminacy and Bifurcation due to Productive Consumption Externality Macro
Friday
February 24
3:00-4:30 PM
Szilvia Pápai
(Concordia University)
Circulation Under Responsive Preferences Games
Friday
February 3
3:00-4:30 PM
Gordon Hanson
(UC San Diego)
Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure Trade
Friday
January 13
3:00-4:30 PM
Will Dobbie
(Princeton University)
The Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges Micro/Labor

Past Seminars (2016)

Date Speaker Title Field
Friday
December 9
3:00-4:30 PM
Hunt Allcott
(New York University)
The Welfare Effects Of Nudges: A Case Study Of Energy Use Social Comparisons Environmental
Friday
December 2
3:00-4:30 PM
Damon Jones
(University of Chicago)
Using Kinked Budget Sets to Estimate Extensive Margin Responses: Evidence from the Earnings Test Public
Friday
November 18
3:00-4:30 PM
Benoit Julien
(University of New South Wales)
Optimal Inflation in a Competitive Search Monetary Model: The Role of Ex-Post Production Decision Macro
Thursday
November 10
12:00-1:30 PM
Eugene White
(Rutgers University)
Censored Success: How to Prevent a Banking Panic, the Barings Crisis of 1890 Revisited Economic History
Friday
November 4
3:00-4:30 PM
Onur Kesten
(Carnegie Mellon University)
A Study of Turkish High School Admissions Games
Friday
October 28
3:00-4:30 PM
Hyun-gyu Kim
(University of Hawaii Manoa)
Revisiting the Energy Paradox: Do Quantity and Price of Energy Efficient Appliances Respond to Changes in Energy Prices and Interest Rates? Energy
Friday
October 14
3:00-4:30 PM
Mushfiq Mobarak
(Yale University)
The Economics of Enforcement Development
Friday
October 7
3:00-4:30 PM
Hugh Sibly
(University of Tasmania)
The Demand and Supply for Esteem: An experimental analysis Experimental
Friday
September 30
3:00-4:30 PM
Garth Baughman
(Federal Reserve Board)
Noisy Search for Multiple Products Macro
Friday
September 23
1:30-3:00 PM
Muriel Niederle
(Standford University)
Gender Agenda or From the Lab to the Field to Policy Experimental
Friday
September 2
3:00-4:30 PM
Yuki Teranishi
(Keio University)
Optimal Policy in a New Keynesian Economy with Credit Market Search Macro
Tuesday
August 23
12:00-1:00 PM
Juan D Moreno Ternero
(Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
Sharing the Proceeds from a Hierarchical Venture Games
Wednesday
May 4
3:00-4:30 PM
Alan Miller
(Northwestern University)
Benchmarking Law/Games
Friday
April 29
3:00-4:30 PM
Yu-chin Chen
(University of Washington)
Understanding Exchange Rate Dynamics: Information from Term Structure of FX Options International Macro
Friday
April 8
3:00-4:30 PM
Gueorgui Kambourov
(University of Toronto)
Firm Entry and Regional Growth Disparities: the Effect of SOEs in China Macro/Labor
Friday
April 1
3:00-4:30 PM
Oksana Leukhina
(University of Washington)
How Risky Is College Investment? Macro/Growth
Friday
March 18
3:00-4:30 PM
Hendrik Wolff
(University of Washington)
Quantifying Indirect Environmental Benefits of Fracking: The Decline of Coal & Air Quality Environmental
Friday
March 11
3:00-4:30 PM
Ilse Lindenlaub
(Yale University)
Unemployment Cycles Macro
Friday
March 4
3:00-4:30 PM
Eric Iksoon Im
(UH Hilo)
A Generalized Tinbergen’s Gravity Model and Its Theoretical and Empirical Ramifications Econometrics
Friday
February 26
3:00-4:30 PM
Anton Badev
(Federal Reserve Board)
Discrete Games in Endogenous Networks: Theory and Policy Empirical/Micro
Friday
February 19
3:00-4:30 PM
Giovanni Gallipoli
(University of British Columbia)
Human Capital Spill-Overs and the Geography of Intergenerational Mobility Macro/Labor
Friday
February 12
3:00-4:30 PM
Lei Fang
(Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Home Production Technology and Time Allocation - Empirics, Theory and Implications Macro
Thursday
February 11
12:00-1:30 PM
Morris Davis
(Rutgers Business School)
Gross Migration, Housing and Urban Population Dynamics Urban/Regional
Friday
January 29
3:00-4:30 PM
Costas Meghir
(Yale University)
Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Colombia Labor/Development
Friday
January 22
3:00-4:30 PM
Erik Bohlin
(Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden)
Social and Economic Benefits of Higher Broadband Speed Development
Tuesday
January 20
3:00-4:30 PM
Ann Harrison
(Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
When do Firms Go Green? Comparing Price Incentives with Command and Control Regulations in India Development