Department of Economics

External economics seminars

Seminars 2016/17

Date Time Speaker Title Room
5th October 16:15  Marco van der Leij (Amsterdam) Indentifying Booms and Busts in House Prices under Heterogeneous Expectations 3E 3.5
12th October 17:15  Honorary Lecture: Scott Barrett (Columbia) How to (and How Not to) 'Save the Planet' Arts Lecture Theatre
19th October 16:15 Fabrizio Mattesini (Tor Vergata) Money and Collateral 3E 3.5
26th October 16:15   David Hemous (Uni Zurich) The Snowball Effect of Top Income Inequality 3E 3.5
2nd November 16:15  Prasenjit Banerjee (Manchester) Going Green to be Seen: The Case of Biodiversity Protection on Farmland 3E 3.5
9th November 17:30  Honorary Lecture: Kaushik Basu (World Bank & Cornell)  Shared prosperity and the need for a visible hand Arts Lecture Theatre
16th November 16:15  Antoine Loeper (Carlos III)  A dynamic model of lawmaking 3E 3.5
23rd November 16:15  Aart de Zeeuw (Tilburg) The Economics of Climate Tipping Points 3E 3.5
30th November 16:15  Anindya Banerjee (Birmingham) Structural analysis using factor augmented VARs and three-pass regression filters 3E 3.5
7th December 16:15 Gary Koop (Strathclyde)  Bayesian Methods for Empirical Macroeconomics using Big Data 3E 3.5
14th December 16:15 Jaideep Roy (Deakin University) Triggering extremism: political consequences of profit-seeking media 3E 3.5
25th January 16:15 Ray Rees (Munich) The effect of tax cuts on entrepreneurial investment: An empirical puzzle and its resolution 6E 2.2

8th February

16:15 Gilat Levy (LSE) Combining Forecasts: A Foundation for  Correlation Neglect

3E 3.5
15th February 16:15 Robert Sugden (UEA) Mutual benefit as a norm 3E 3.5
22nd February 16:15 Cyril Monnet (Bern) Cancelled  
1st March 14:45 Daron Acemoglu (MIT) Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets CB 3.9
1st March 17:15 Honorary Lecture: Daron Acemoglu (MIT) The Balance of Power: The Race between State and Society Arts Lecture Theatre
8th March 16:15 Ansgar Wohlschlegel (Portsmouth)  Bunching on the Autobahn: Speeding responses to a 'notched' penalty scheme 3E 3.5
15th March 16:15 Libertad Gonzalez (UPF)  The impact of scheduling birth early on infant health 3E 3.5
22nd March 16:15 Cancelled  Cancelled 3E 3.5
29th March 16:15 Alessandro Caparros (IPP Madrid) Incomplete Climate Agreements 3E 3.5
5th April 16:15

Gabrielle Demange 

Optimal targeting strategies in a network under complementarities 3E 3.5
26th April 16:15 Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick) Endogenous Partial Insurance and Inequality 3E 3.5
3rd May 16:15 Renata Narita (Sao Paulo) Non-Contributory Health Insurance and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Mexico 3E 3.5
10th May 16:15 Nizar Allouch (Queen Mary)  Strategic default in financial networks 3E 3.5
17th May 16:15 Ralph Winkler (Bern) The Intricacy of Adapting to Climate Change: Flood Protection as a Local Public Goods Game 6E 2.2 * Room change
7th June 16:15

Jean Flemming (Oxford)

Costly Commuting and the Job Ladder

3E 2.4 * Room change
14th June 16:15 Stefan Wolter (Bern) Gender, competitiveness and career choices along the whole ability distribution 3E 2.4 * Room change
21st June 16:15 Alistair Ulph (Manchester)  A Theory of Consumption Norms and Implications for Environmental Policy 1W 2.101 * Room change

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