School of Economics

Semester Two 2019/20

Research seminars in the School of Economics being held during semester 2 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

Please note that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all remaining seminars in the School of Economics have been cancelled until at least mid-May. This page will be updated with any further updates related to the seminar programme, including a programme of online seminars starting from the 20th April. If you have any concerns or questions, please consult the University's COVID-19 FAQ page.


Benjamin Schoefer, UC Berkeley

MacCaLM: Monday 17th February, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: TBA

Clément Imbert, University of Warwick

MacCaLM: Wednesday 26th February, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Migration and Firms

Virginia Sánchez Marcos, Universidad de Cantabria

MacCaLM: Friday 28th February, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Labor Market Frictions and the Lowest Low Fertility

Andy Zapechelnyuk, University of St. Andrews

Monday 2nd March, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: TBA

Willemien Kets, University of Oxford

Friday 6th March, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: Oligopolistic Price Discrimination

Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo

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

Paper: How should Taxes Respond to Rising Inequality


The following seminars will be taking place remotely using Blackboard Learn.  If you wish to attend these seminars please email the Research office at


Matthias Kredler, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Robert Zymek, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 23rd April, 15:00 - 16:00

Title: Disease Spread, Geography and Quarantines: Insights from Structural Gravity

Dezso Szalay Universitat Bonn

Monday 27th April, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: TBA

Marek Pycia, University of Zurich

Monday 4th May, 11:30 - 13:00

Paper: TBA

Diego Puga, CEMFI

Monday 4th May, 15:00 - 16:30

Paper: TBA