School of Economics

Seminars 2013-2014

Details of School of Economics seminars during the 2013-14 academic year.

Seminars 2013-14

All seminars start at 16.00, in room 3.10, 31 Buccleuch Place unless indicated otherwise.

Some weeks have a double schedule, in which case we also have a lunchtime seminar starting at 12.00.

Semester 2: after Easter break onwards

Christian Dustmann (UCL)

Monday 28 April 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

Antonio Cabrales (UCL)

Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan)

Monday 12 May 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

Harnessing Naturally-Occurring Data to Measure the Response of Spending to Income

Joel Sobel (UC San Diego)

Monday 19 May 2014, 12.00pm - 1.30pm

seminar 1: "Effective Communication in Cheap Talk Games"

Michael Kosfeld (University of Frankfurt)

Monday 19 May 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

seminar 2: I (don’t) like you - but who cares?

Francisco Buera (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and UCLA)

Monday 26 May 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

‘The Global Diffusion of Ideas’, joint work with Ezra Oberfield (Princeton University).

David Levine (Washington University)

Tor Jacobsen (Sveriges Riksbank)

Tuesday 3 June 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

“Inter-Firm Lending: An Empirical Evaluation of Trade Credit Contracts” by Tore Ellingsen, Tor Jacobson, and Erik von Schedvin.

Arnaud Costinot (MIT)

Monday 9 June 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)

Wednesday 18 June 2014, 1pm - 2.30pm

Archived: Sept 2013 until Easter break

Flavio Cunha (University of Pennsylvania)

Monday 9 September 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

John Kennan (University of Wisconsin)

Monday 23 September 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Immigration Restrictions and Labor Market Skills

Syngjoo Choi (UCL)

Monday 30 September 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Trading in Networks: Theory and Experiment

Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)

Monday 7 October 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm


Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics)

Tuesday 8 October 2013, 1pm - 3pm

Seminar: Addressing the patent thicket

James Banks (University of Manchester)

Monday 21 October 2013, 12pm - 1.30pm

seminar 1: The links between early life and late life health: Differences between the US and UK

Rachel Griffith (University of Manchester)

Monday 21 October 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

seminar 2: Estimating the Effects of Banning Advertising on Demand and Firms’ Pricing (Pierre Dubois, Rachel Griffith and Martin O'Connell)

Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zurich)

Monday 28 October 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Greg Kaplan (Princeton University)

Monday 4 November 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration

Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University)

Monday 11 November 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

'Ramsey Asset Taxation with Asymmetric Information' (joint with Piero Gottardi, EUI).

Erik Plug (University of Amsterdam)

Monday 18 November 2013, 12pm - 1.30pm

seminar 1: Fertility Effects on Labor Supply: IV Evidence from IVF Treatments

Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota)

George Mailath (University of Pennsylvania)

Monday 25 November 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

The Curse of Long Horizons

Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis (Washington University)

Monday 2 December 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Consumption and Income Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Lifetime With No Humps and Little Partial Insurance" (joint work with Leandro Magalhaes (Bristol))

Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)

Monday 9 December 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Leena Rudanko (University of Boston, NBER)

Friday 13 December 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Benjamin Moll (Princeton University)

Monday 16 December 2013, 4pm - 5.30pm

Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions

Margaret Bray (London School of Economics)

Monday 24 February 2014, 12pm - 1.30pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower

Rethinking the Mean Variance Frontier: Dominated Mean Variance Efficient Portfolios

Uwe Sunde (University of Munich)

Monday 3 March 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

‘The Economic and Demographic Transition, Mortality, and Comparative Development’ (joint with Matteo Cervellati)

Patrick Rey (Toulouse School of Economics)

Friday 7 March 2014, 2pm - 3.30pm

Paper: Cooperation vs. Collusion: How Essentiality Shapes Co-opetition

Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas)

Monday 10 March 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

Paper: Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination

Christopher Woodruff (University of Warwick)

Monday 17 March 2014, 12pm - 1.30pm

Please note earlier time slot

Andryi Zapechelnyuk (University of Glasgow)

Monday 24 March 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

Brit Grosskopf (University of Exeter)

Monday 31 March 2014, 12pm - 1.30pm

seminar 1: "The Demand for Expressing Emotions" , joint work with Kristian Lopez-Vargas

Rajiv Sarin (University of Exeter)

Monday 31 March 2014, 4pm - 5.30pm

seminar 2: "A model of satisficing behavior'', joint work with Hyun Chang Yi.