Seminars

2018

Date   Speaker   Title  
12/07/2018 Kohei Kawaguchi When Will Workers Follow an Algorithm? A Field Experiment with a Retail Business
11/16/2018 Sergey Kokovin Big and Small Firms Together in Monopolistic Competition
11/05/2018 Alexey Kushnir Optimal Income Taxation with Endogenous Prices
09/14/2018 Bjarne S. Jensen (University of Southern Denmark) Optimal Growth - Optimal Control - Ramsey Saving
09/07/2018 Shintaro Yamaguchi (University of Tokyo) Effects of Early Childhood Education on Adolescent Behavioral Outcomes
09/04/2018 Konstantin Kucheryavyy (University of Tokyo) A Unified Model of International Business Cycles and Trade
08/31/2018 Alp Atakan (Queen Mary University of London) Price Discovery with Costly Competitive Bidding
08/24/2018 Chris Ahlin (Michigan State University) Making Gini Conditional: A Regression-Based Tool for Understanding Inequality
08/22/2018 Jihong Lee (Seoul National University) Tax and Welfare in Dynamic Monopoly
05/11/2018 Alexander Matros (University of South Carolina) Competition for Local Public Good Provision
04/27/2018 Evgeny Yakovlev ( New Economic School) Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Sizable Conditional Child Subsidy
04/20/2018 Xavier Mateos Planas (Queen Mary University of London) Partial Default
02/01/2018 Sie Won Kim (Washington University in St. Louis) The Effect of Promoting Access to Community Colleges on Educational and Labor Market Outcomes
01/26/2018 Maxim Goryunov (European University Institute) Sorting with Random Search When Firms Have Size
01/22/2018 Pavel Krivenko  (Stanford University) Unemployment and the U.S. Housing Market during the Great Recession

2017

Date Speaker Title
11/10/2017 Levent Kockesen (Koc) Optimal Delegation of Sequential Decisions: The Role of Communication and Reputation
11/02/2017 Fernando Vega Redondo (Bocconi) Contagious unreliability and complexity traps in economic development
10/13/2017 Francis Bloch (Paris School of Economics) Farsighted Stability with Heterogeneous Expectations
10/6/2017 Ronald Oaxaca (U Arizona) Gender Wage Gaps and Risky vs. Secure Employment: An Experimental Analysis
10/4/2017 Ricard Gil (JHU) Preemptive Entry and Technology Diffusion in the Market for Drive-in Theaters
9/22/2017 Hiroshi Uno (Osaka) Hierarchical adaptations
9/1/2017 Julio Davila (CORE) The Effects of Private Capital Falling into the Public Domain
8/30/2017 Glenn Magerman (ECARES) The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach
7/7/2017 Masaru Inaba (Kansai University) Regional Business Cycle and Growth Features of Japan
5/15/2017 Antonio Guarino (UCL) Updating Ambiguous Beliefs in a Social Learning Experiment
5/12/2017 Mario Forni (Modena) News, Uncertainty and Economic Fluctuations
4/28/2017 Gianluca Benigno (LSE) Stagnation Traps
4/24/2017 Davide La Torre (Nazarbayev University) Self-similar measures in multi-sector stochastic endogenous growth models
4/21/2017 Xavier Mateos Planas (Queen Mary) The Role of Trade Credit Default in Business Fluctuations
3/7/2017 James R Walker (UW Madison) The Role of Slavery in the Economic Development of the United States
2/20/2017 Kazuhiro Hara (NYU) Coalitional Strategic Games
2/15/2017 Alexander Rodivilov (U Washington) Experimentation, Private Observability of Success, and the Timing of Monitoring
2/8/2017 Ivan Guillermo Lopez Cruz (Indiana University) Criminal Recruitment or Victimization: The Effects of the Mexican Drug War on Education
2/3/2017 Bulat Gafarov (Penn State University) Inference on Scalar Parameters in Set-Identified Affine Moments
2/2/2017 Luca Sala (Bocconi University) Reassessing Structural VARs: Beyond the ABC's (and D's)
2/1/2017 Jan Klingelhoefer (University of Aachen) Relations between China and the US - a Game Theoretic Approach

2016

Date Speaker Title
2016-09-14 John Kennan (UWM) Open Borders in the European Union and Beyond: Migration Flows and Labor Market Implications
2016-05-18 Jan Eeckhout         (Pompeu Fabra and UCL) Stochastic search
2016-05-17 Shlomo Weber (NES) Measurement of diversity
2016-05-13 Andriy Zapechelnyuk (Glasgow U) Robust Sequential Search
2016-03-31 Joep Konings (KUL) International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large Are Strategic Complementarities?
2016-02-29 Murat Mankin             (South Florida U) Bayesian Analysis of the Roy Model with Count Outcomes: Finite Mixture Approach
2016-02-25 Pedro Pereira       (CEFAGE-UE) Evaluating Partial Divestitures when Vertical Relations are Important
2016-02-19 Yuanyuan Deng         (Stony Brook) How Labor Force Participation and Health Insurance Coverage Affect Medicare Costs
2016-02-15 Qiaoxi Zhang (Caltech) Vagueness in Multi-Issue Proposals
2016-02-12 Alexander Nesterov (Humboldt U) School Choice With Advice: The Adaptive Acceptance Rule
2016-02-08 Wiroy Shin (Penn State) Discrimination in Organizations: Optimal Contracts and Regulation
2016-02-05 Mario Alloza (UCL) The Impact of Taxes on Income Mobility
2016-01-24 Oleg Rubanov (LBS) Asymptotic Full Revelation in Cheap Talk with a Large Number of Senders

2015

Date Speaker Title
2015-12-07 Okan Yilankava (Koc) Resale in Second-Price Auctions with Costly Participation
2015-11-30 Pavlo Prokopovych         (KSE) On Strategic Complementarities in Discontinuous Games
2015-11-02 Árpád Ábrahám (EUI) The Effects of Moral Hazard on Wage Inequality in a Frictional Labor Market