School of Economics

Seminars 2012-2013

Seminars which took place during the 2012-2013 academic year.


Date Speaker Paper
17/09/2012 Davide Debortoli (Univ California, San Diego) Profit and Labor Income Taxation and the Supply of public capital
1/10/2012 Jaume Ventura, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) Bubbly Collateral and Economic Activity (joint with Alberto Martin)
Olivier Compte (Paris School of Economics)
talk entiled 'Group decisions' (joint work with Philippe Jehiel) based on two papers
24/10/2012 Juan-Carlos Conesa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
29/10/2012 Péter Eső (Oxford University)
5/11/2012 Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI, CEPR) Endogenous labor supply in an assignment model with balanced growth, with Claudio Michleacci, CEMFI
12/11/2012 Manuel Bagues (Universidad Carlos III) Politicians' Luck of the Draw: Evidence from the Spanish Christmas Lottery (with B.Esteve-Volart)
19/11/2012 Matthias Kredler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) A Dynamic Model of Altruistically-Motivated Transfers (with Daniel Barczyk, under review)
26/11/2012 Sonia Bhalotra (Bristol University)
3/12/2012 Piero Gottardi (European University Institute) Dynamic Competitive Economies with Complete Markets and Collateral Constraints (with Felix Kubler)
10/12/2012 Christian Haefke (IZA) Labor Market Participation and Labor Supply Elasticities
12/12/2012 Marco Faravelli (University of Queensland) “Mandate and Paternalism: A Theory of Large Elections” (M. Faravelli, P. Man & R. Walsh)
14/01/2013 Pieter Gautier (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
21/1/2013 Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo) Redistributive Taxation in a Partial Insurance Economy" joint with Heathcote and Violante.
28/1/2013 Johannes Spinnewijn (LSE) Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance and Adverse Selection
4/2/2013 Pedro Rey Biel (Autonoma Barcelona)
8/2/2013 Jonathan Feinstein (Yale) Creating Fields: Learning, Creativity Generation, Paths of Development
18/2/2013 Etienne Wasmer (SciPo, Paris)
25/2/2013 Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln (Goethe Universität) Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis
27/2/2013 Sascha Becker (Warwick) Knocking on Heaven's Door? Protestantism and Suicide (venue: Chrystal MacMillan Building rm 4)
4/3/2013 Emilia Del Bono (ISER) Breastfeeding and child cognitive outcomes: evidence from a hospital-based BF support policy
6/3/2013 Elena Pastorino (University of Minnesota) Careers in Firms: Estimating a Model of Learning, Job Assignment, and Human Capital Acquisition
11/3/2013 Natalia Zinovyeva (IPP-CSIC)
18/3/2013 Guy Michaels (LSE) Resetting the Urban Network: 117-2012AD (joint with Ferdinand Rauch)
17/4/2013 Yona Rubinstein (LSE)
29/4/2013 Andrei Levchenko (Michigan) Firms, Destinations, and Aggregate Fluctuations
1/5/2013 Bart Hobijn (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) Downward Nominal Wage Rigidities Bend the Phillips Curve (joint with Mary Daly)
6/5/2013 Olivier l'Haridon (Université of Rennes) Learning under ambiguity: An experiment using initial public offerings on a stock market
13/5/2013 Mónica Martínez Bravo (CEMFI, Madrid)
15/5/2013 Albrecht Glitz (UPF) Coworker Networks in the Labour Market
20/5/2013 Basit Zafar (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) Determinants of College Major Choice: Identification Using an Information Experiment (M Wiswall)
20/5/2013 David Jaeger (CUNY) Are Drone Strikes Effective in Afghanistan and Pakistan? On the Dynamics of Violence
22/5/2013 Aytek Erdil (Cambridge) Prioritizing Diversity in School Choice
27/5/2013 Stefan Lauermann (Michigan)
31/5/2013 Christopher House (Michigan) A Quantitative Model of Toxic Assets and Unconventional Monetary Policy (joint with Rudi Bachmann)
3/6/2013 Theodore Papageorgiou (Penn State) Large Firms and Labor Markets
10/6/2013 Dirk Krueger (Penn Institute for Economic Research) On the Macroeconomic and Distributional Effects of Bailout Guarantees in the Mortgage Market"