Economics

Seminars

External research seminars at the School of Economics

Please note that the times change depending on the venue locations. Details of the venues are provided below.

31 Buccleuch Place

50 George Square

Semester 1

Paul Beaudry (University of British Columbia)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 14.30-16.00

G.06, 50 George Square

Paper: Putting the Cycle back into Business Cycle Analysis (Joint paper with Dana Galizia and Franck Portier)

Alp Atakan (Koc Universitesi)

MacCaLM: Monday 19 September 2016, 14.30-16.00

3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Market Selection and the Information Content of Prices (Joint with Mehmet Ekmekci)

Hugo Hopenhayn (University of California, Los Angeles)

MacCaLM: Monday 3 October 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: On the Direction of Innovation (Joint with Francesco Squintani)

William Fuchs (University of California Berkeley)

MacCaLM: Monday 10 October 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Information Spillovers in Asset Markets with Correlated Values (Joint with Vladimir Asriyan and Brett Green)

Maryam Saeedi (Tepper, CMU)

Special Seminar: Thursday 13 October 2016, 16.00 - 17.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Bidding Dynamics in Auctions (Joint with Hugo Hopenhayn)

Giovanni Gallipoli (Vancouver School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Monday 17 October 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis (Joint with Guido Matias Cortes)

Hakki Yazici (Sabanci University)

MacCaLM: Monday 24 October 2016,14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Wage Risk and the Skill Premium (Joint with Ctirad Slavik)

Tomasz Sadzik (University of California, Los Angeles)

Wednesday 26 October 2016, 16.30 - 18.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Robust Mechanism Design of Exchange (Joint with Pavel Andreyanov)

Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol)

Monday 31 October 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting (Joint with Alex Trew and Yanos Zylberberg)

Helene Turon (University of Bristol)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 2 November 2016, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Home Production of Childcare and Labour Supply Decisions in a Collective Household Model

Stephen Millard (Bank of England)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 8 November 2016, 14.00 - 15.30

LG.08, David Hume Tower

Paper: How do shocks and frictions within financial markets affect the real economy? (Joint with Alexandra Varadi and Eran Yashiv)

Pietro Garibaldi (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Tuesday 15 November, 12.00 - 13.30

Lecture Theatre C, David Hume Tower

Paper: A Clash of Generations? Increase in Retirement Age and Labor Demand for Youth (Joint with Espen Moen)

Juan Block (University of Cambridge)

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

LG.06, David Hume Tower

Paper: Learning Dynamics Based on Social Comparisons (Joint with Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine)

David Frankel (Iowa State University)

MacCaLM: Monday 21 November 2016, 12.00-13.00

G.05, 50 George Square

Paper: Efficient Ex-Ante Stabilization of Firms

Jesper Bagger (Royal Holloway, University of London)

MacCaLM: Monday 21 November 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: An Empirical Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting (Joint with Rasmus Lentz)

Christopher Busch (University of Cologne)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 23 November 2016, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Occupational Switching and Wage Risk

Salvatore Lo Bello (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

MacCaLM: Monday 28 November 2016, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Like Father, Like Son: Occupational Choice, Intergenerational Persistence and Misallocation (Joint with Iacopo Morchio)

Ramon Marimon (European University Institute)

MacCaLM: Monday 28 November 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Breaking the Spell with Credit-Easing (Joint with Gaetano Gaballo)

Antonio Rosato (University of Technology Sydney)

Tuesday 29 November 2016, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Loss Aversion and Competition in Vickrey Auctions: Money Ain't No Good  (Joint with Agnieska A. Tymula)

David Baqaee (London School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Friday 2 December 2016, 11.00 - 12.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Macroeconomic Impact of Microeconomic Shocks: Beyond Hulten's Theorem

Willemien Kets (Northwestern University)

Monday 5 December 2016, 14.30 - 16.30

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: Challenging Conformity: A Case for Diversity (Joint with Alvaro Sandroni)

Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI & CEPR)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 6 December 2016, 11.00 - 12.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Investment Demand and Structural Change (Joint with Manuel García-Santana)

Ana Hidalgo-Cabrillana (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

MacCaLM: Friday 9 december 2016, 11.00 - 12.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Teaching Styles and Achievement: Student and Teacher Perspectives (Joint with Cristina Lopez-Mayan)

Sigrid Suetens (Tilburg University)

Monday 12 December 2016, 14.30 - 16.30

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: Return on Trust is Lower for Immigrants (Joint with Elena Cettolin)

Semester 2

Ralph Ossa (University of Chicago)

MacCaLM: Monday 16 January 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalisation (Joint with Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li and Mu-Jeung Yang)

Hartmut Lehmann (University of Bologna)

MacCaLM: Monday 23 January 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Risk Attidudes, Informal Employment and Wages: Evidence from a Transistion Country (Joint with Thomas Dohmen and Melanie Khamis)

Ignacio Garcia Perez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

Wednesday 25 January 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

LG.06, David Hume Tower

Paper: Are the Spanish Long-Term Unemployed Unemployable? (Joint with Samuel Bentolila and Marcel Jansen)

Daniel Joseph Martin (Northwestern University)

Monday 30th January 2017, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Complex Disclosure (Joint with Ginger Jin and Michael Luca)

Laurent Mathevet (New York University)

MacCaLM: Monday 30 January 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Reputational Information Design (Joint with David Pearce and Ennio Stacchetti)

Ron Harstad (University of Missouri)

Leverhulme Trust seminar: Monday 27 February 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Efficiency Measurement via Revealed Thresholds, Without Knowing Valuations

Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences)

MacCaLM: Monday 6 March 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Why Are Fewer Workers Earning Middle Wages and Is It a Bad Thing? (Joint with Ryan Nunn)

Kevin Donovan (University of Notre Dame)

MacCaLM: Friday 10 March 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Eliminating Uncertainty in Market Access: The Impact of New Bridges in Rural Nicaragua (Joint with Wyatt Brooks)

Tobias Broer (Stockholm University)

MacCaLM: Monday 13 March 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Collateralized lending and asset prices when investors disagree about risk (Joint with Afroditi Kero)

Martin Kanz (World Bank)

MacCaLM: Monday 20 March 2017, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards (Joint with Leonardo Bursztyn, Bruno Ferman, Stefano Fiorin and Gautam Rao)

Amrita Dhillon (Kings College London)

MacCaLM: Monday 20 March 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Electoral Competition and Corruption: Theory and Evidence from India (Joint with Farzana Afridi and Eilon Solan)

Swati Dhingra (London School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Monday 27 March 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Piggy-Back Exporting, Intermediation, and the Distributional Gains from Trade in Agricultural Markets (Joint with Silvana Tenreyro)

Leonardo Felli (London School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Wedesnday 29 March 2017, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place (Joint with Giacomo Calzolari, Johannes Koenen, Giancarlo Spagnolo and Konrad O.Stahl)

Paper: Relational Contracts, Competition and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from German Car Manufacturers (Joint with Giacomo Calzolari, Johannes Koenen, Giancarlo Spagnolo and Konrad O.Stahl)

Juan Dolado (European University Institute)

MacCaLM: Monday 3 April 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: From Dual to Unified Employment Protection: Transition and Steady State (Joint with Etienne Lalé and Nawid Siassi)

Vladimir Asriyan (CREI and UPF)

MacCaLM: Friday 14 April 2017, 11.30 - 13.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Monetary Policy for a Bubbly World  (Joint with Luca Fornaro, Alberto Martin and Jaume Ventura)

Victoria Vanasco (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

MacCaLM: Friday 14 April 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Securitization, Ratings, and Credit Supply (Joint with Brendan Daley and Brett S. Green)

Vasco Carvalho (University of Cambridge)

MacCaLM: Monday 24 April 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake (Joint with Makoto Nirei, Yukiko U. Saito and Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi)

Stephen Hansen (University of Oxford)

MacCaLM: Monday 1 May 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: CEO Behavior and Firm Performance (Joint with Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun)

Santiago Sanchez-Pages (King's College London)

MacCaLM: Monday 8 May 2017, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Gender, Comptition and Performance: Evidence from Real Tournaments (Joint with Peter Backus, Maria Cubel, Matej Guid and Enrique Lopez Manas)

Michael Waugh (New York University)

MacCaLM: Monday 8 May 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: Firm Dynamics and Immigration: The Case of High-Skilled Immigration

David Dorn (University of Zurich)

Monday 15 May 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms  (Joint with David Autor, Lawrence Katz, Christina patterson and John Van Reenen)

Marco Alfano (University of Strathclyde)

Wednesday 17 May, 12.00 - 13.30

2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Islamic Law and Investments in Children: Evidence from the Sharia Introduction in Nigeria

Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI)

Monday 22 May 2017, 14.30 - 16.00

G.04, 50 George Square

Paper: When Credit Dries Up: Job Losses in the Great Recession (Joint with Marcel Jansen and Gabriel Jiménez)