School of Economics

Semester One 2019/20

Research seminars in the School of Economics being held during semester one of the 2019/20 academic year.

All of our seminars will take place in room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place, unless otherwise stated.

If you have any questions about our seminar programme, or would like to be kept up to date about the latest research events taking place in the School of Economics, please get in touch with the Research Office at


Daniel Hauser, Aalto University

Emircan Yurdagul, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

MacCaLM: Wednesday 11th September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Owners' Labor Supply and Firm Dynamics

Attila Lindner, UCL

Yang Xie, UC Riverside

Wednesday 18th September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Revolutionary capital and the dynamics of mass political action

Angus Foulis, Bank of England

MacCaLM: Monday 23rd September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Home Values and Firm Behaviour

Tiancheng Sun , LSE

Tuesday 24th September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Capacity Underutilization and Demand Driven Business Cycles

James Best, Carnegie Mellon University

MacCaLM: Friday 27th September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Capital Management and Inequality

Costas Cavounidis, University of Warwick

Monday 30th September, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Occupation Choice and Skill Investment with Multidimensional Skill

Edouard Schaal, CREI

MacCaLM: Monday 7th October, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Herding Cycles

Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick

MacCaLM: Monday 14th October, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Gender Differences in Job Search: Trading off Commute Against Wage

Thomas Wiseman, University of Texas

Monday 21st October, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: How to Sell in a Sequential Auction Market

Jonna Olsson , University of Amsterdam

Jan Stuhler, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

John Hassler, IIES

MacCaLM: Tuesday 29th October, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Directed Technical Change as a Response to Natural-Resource Scarcity

Thomas Cornelissen, University of York

Monday 4th November, 11:00 - 12:30

Paper: Knowledge Spillover and Individual Careers

Maxim Goryunov, Nazarbayev University

MacCaLM: Tuesday 5th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Discontinuous and Continuous Stochastic Choice and Coordination in the Lab

Heather Schofield, Wharton University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday 6th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Sleep Among the Urban Poor

Piero Gottardi, University of Essex

MacCaLM: Monday 11th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Mediation Design

Christoph Hedtrich, Uppsala University

MacCaLM: Tuesday 12th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Technology, Spatial Sorting, and Job Polarization

Anikó Bíró, Institute of Economics (Centre for Economic and Regional Studies)

Friday 15th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Tax Evasion and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Hungary

Audinga Baltrunaite, Bank of Italy

Monday 18th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Trainspotting: Board Appointments in Private Firms

Claudia Macaluso, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

MacCaLM: Wednesday 20th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Monopsony in the U.S. Labor Market

Adrien Henri Vigier, BI Norwegian Business School

Friday 22nd November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Competing for Innovation

Annie Liang, University of Pennsylvania

Monday 25th November, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Data Sharing and Incentives

Tatsuro Senga, QMUL

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University

MacCaLM: Thursday 28th November, 14:30 - 16:00

Paper: Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation 

Francesco Squintani, University of Warwick

Monday 2nd December, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Legal Restrictions and Optimal Contracts

Toomas Hinnosaar, Collegio Carlo Alberto

MacCaLM: Tuesday 3rd December, 10:00 - 11:30

Paper: Price Setting on a Network

Marit Hinnosaar, Collegio Carlo Alberto

Tuesday 3rd December, 13:00 - 14:30

Paper: The Persistence of Healthy Behaviors in Food Purchasing

Shu Lin Wee, Carnegie Mellon University

MacCaLM: Friday 6th December, 10:00 - 11:30

Paper: Replacement Hiring and the Productivity-Wage Gap

Sushant Acharya, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

MacCaLM: Friday 6th December, 13:00 - 14:30

Paper: Understanding HANK: Insights from a PRANK

Tim Lee, QMUL

MacCaLM: Monday 9th December, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth: Evidence from East Germany

Diego Battiston , Stockholm University

MacCaLM: Wednesday 11th December, 10:00 - 11:30

Paper: Face-to-Face Communication in Organisations

Soledad Giardili, QMUL