School of Economics

Seminars 2010-2011

Details of School of Economics seminars during the 2010-11 academic year.

Seminars 2010-11: Semester 2

Gábor Virág (University of Rochester)

Thursday 27 January 2011, 2pm - 3.30pm

31 Buccleuch Place, Room 3.10

Auctions in Markets: Common Outside Options and the Continuation Value Effect

Serguei Maliar (Hoover Institution, Stanford)

Monday 14 March 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

William Roberston Building, G. 11

A cluster-grid projection method: solving problems with high dimensionality

Joel Shapiro (Saïd Business School, U. of Oxford)

Monday 21 March 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

William Roberston Building, G. 11

Ratings Quality over the Business Cycle

Esther Hauk (LSE)

Monday 18 April 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Dugald Stewart Building, G.06, ground floor

"Civil War and Foreign Influence" joint with Facundo Albornoz.

Tim Feddersen (Kellogg School of Management)

Monday 25 April 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, George Square

Revealed Preferences and Aspirations in Warm Glow Theory

Antonia Díaz (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Monday 9 May 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Dugald Stewart Building, G.06, ground floor

A Theory of Energy Use

Nicolas Trachter

Monday 16 May 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

The Optimum Quantity of Money with Borrowing Constraints

Paul Klein

Monday 23 May 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Consumption risk sharing: confronting models with data

Samuel Berlisnki

Monday 30 May 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Incentives, resources and the organization of the school system

Emre Ozdenoren

Monday 6 June 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, George Square

Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State

Omer Moav

Monday 13 June 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, George Square

Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State by Joram Mayshar (Hebrew University), Omer Moav (Royal Holloway and Hebrew University, and Zvika Neeman (Tel Aviv University)

Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State

Francesco Caselli

Monday 20 June 2011, 4pm - 5.30pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, George Square

Diversification through Trade

Diversifcation through Trade

Seminars which took place during the 2010-2011 academic year. 

Semester 1 (previous seminars)

Jordi Blanes (LSE)

Monday 27 September 2010, 4pm - 5.30pm

Revolving Door Lobbyists

Gregory Clark (UC Davis)

V. Bhaskar (UCL)

Monday 25 October 2010, 4pm - 5.30pm

Marriage as a rat-race: Noisy pre-marital investments under assortative matching (with Ed Hopkins)

Alex Trew (St Andrews)

Monday 8 November 2010, 4pm - 5.30pm

Finance and Balanced Growth

Francisco Pérez-González (Stanford)

Santiago Sánchez-Pagés (Edinburgh)

Monday 29 November 2010, 4pm - 5.30pm

The Interplay between Individual Biological Features and Social Preferences and Their Effects on the Ultimatum Game. ( joint work with Enrique Turiegano)

Guilleaume Haeringer (UAB)

Monday 6 December 2010, 4pm - 5.30pm

Venue: David Hume Tower, Room G.04

"Learning to match". (joint work with Hanna Halaburda)

David Hume Tower, Room G.04