School of Economics

Seminars

External research seminars at the School of Economics

Semester 1

Gianluca Violante (Princeton University)

MacCaLM: Monday 11th September, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Housing Boom and Bust:Model Meets Evidence (Joint with Greg Kaplan and Kurt Mitman)

Brian Rogers (Washington University, St Louis)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 12th September. 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Cooperation in Anonymous Dynamic Social Networks (Joint with Brendan Lucier and Nicole Immorlica)

Marco Faravelli (The University of Queensland)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 12th September, 16.00 - 17.30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Costly Voting: A Large-scale Real Effort Experiment (Joint with Kenan Kalayci and Carlos Pimienta)

Marco Francesconi (University of Essex)

MacCaLM: Monday 25th September, 12:00 - 13:30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Understanding Believe Formation: Evidence from Pension Reforms

Bhash Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

MacCaLM: Friday 6th October, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Effects of the 1930s HOLC “Redlining” Maps (Joint with Daniel Aaronson and Daniel Hartley)

Facundo Albornoz Crespo (University of Nottingham)

MacCaLM: Monday 9th October, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Occupational choice with endogenous spillovers (Joint with Antonio Cabrales and Esther Hauk)

Juan F. Jimeno (Banco de Espana)

MacCaLM: Monday 30th October, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Labour market adjustment in Europe during the crisis: microeconomic evidence from the Wage Dynamics Network survey (Joint with Mario Izquierdo, Theodora Kosma, Ana Lamo, Stephen Millard, Tairi Rõõm, Eliana Viviano)

Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto)

MacCaLM: Monday 6th November, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Creativity over Time and Space (Joint with Guido Tabellini)

Annette Bergemann (University of Bristol)

Monday 13th November, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The effect of job displacement on the onset and progression of diabetes (Joint with Erik Gronqvist and Soffia Gudbjörnsdottir)

Yongsung Chang (University of Rochester)

MacCaLM: Monday 20th November, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Optimal Taxation with Private Insurance (Joint with Yena Park)

Andrei Sarychev (Bank of England)

MacCaLM: Monday 27th November, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Why expected loss is not the right measure of credit risk and how to do better

Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary University of London)

MacCaLM: Monday 4th December, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Political Legacy of Entertainment TV (joint with R. Durante and P. Pinotti)

Casey Mulligan (University of Chicago)

Semester 2

Joachim Jungherr (Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, Barcelona)

MacCaLM: Monday 22nd January, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Debt Dilution and Debt Overhang (joint with Immo Schott)

Larbi Alaoui (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

MacCaLM: Monday 5th February, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Reasoning: Theory and Applications

Jordi Gali (CREI)

MacCaLM: Monday 12th February, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: TBC

Mike Simmons (Royal Holloway) 

MacCaLM: Tuesday 13th February, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The importance of job-to-job flows in the dynamics of unemployment

Itai Arieli (Technion)

MacCaLM: Monday 19th February, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Bayesian learning in markets with common value

Omer Moav (University of Warwick)

MacCaLM: Monday 26th February, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: The Emergence of Hierarchies and States: Productivity vs. Appropriability

Ignacio Garcia Perez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 28th February, 12.00 - 13.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Family Job Search and Wealth: The Added Worker Effect Revisited (Joint with Sílvio Rendon) 

Alan Sutherland (University of St Andrews)

MacCaLM: Thursday 1st March, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Optimal Monetary Policy, Exchange Rate Misalignments and Incomplete Financial Markets

Martin Weale (Kings College London)

MacCaLM: Thursday 1st March, 16:00 - 17:30

Room 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: A Democratic Measure of Household Income Growth: Theory and Application to the United Kingdom

Laura Pilossoph (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

MacCaLM: Monday 19th March, 14:00-15:30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: TBC

Mariann Ollar (University of Groningen)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 22nd March, 12:00-14:00

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: TBC

Jeremiah Dittmar (London School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Monday 26th March, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Public Goods Institutions, Human Capital, and Growth: Evidence from German History (with Ralf R. Meisenzahl)

Jonathan Wadsworth (Royal Holloway)

MacCaLM: Wednesday April 18th, 12.00 - 13.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Trainspotting: Does Immigration Affect Training and Hiring of Native Workers?

Miltiadis Makris (University of Southampton)

MacCaLM: Monday April 23rd, 14.00 - 15:30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Optimal Income Taxation under Learning-by-Doing (joint with Alessandro Pavan)

George Evans (University of Oregon)

MacCaLM: Monday 30th April, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Learning to Optimize

Kjell Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics)

MacCaLM: Monday 7th May, 14.00-15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility

Aditya Kuvalekar (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

MacCaLM: Monday 14th May, 14.00 - 15.30

Room: 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Learning in Relational Contracts

Pau Pujolàs Fons (McMaster University)

MacCaLM: Tuesday 15th May, 11.30 - 13.00

Room: 2.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: (Quasi-)Efficient Minimum Wage Policy Design (with Zachary Mahone)

Rocio Madera (Southern Methodist University)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 16th May, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Asymmetric Business-Cycle Risk and Social Insurance

Stephen Millard (Durham University)

MacCaLM: Monday 21st May, 14.00 - 15.30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: 'International trade, non-trading firms and their impact on productivity'

David Silver (Princeton University)

MacCaLM: Wednesday 30th May, 14:00-15:30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Haste or Waste? Peer Pressure and the Distribution of Marginal Returns to Health Care

Theodore Papageorgiou (McGill University)

MacCaLM: Monday 4th June, Time 14:00-15:30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs

Martin Sefton (University of Nottingham)

MacCaLM: Friday 15th June,  14:00-15:30

Room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place

Paper: Norm fragility in the presence of image-motivated agents: the role of norm legitimacy (with Hande Erkut and Daniele Nosenzo)