University of Bath

Department of Economics seminars 2018-19

See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Economics.

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Seminars cover a wide range of economic topics

October 2018

Tuesday 2 October

Do consumers respond to 'sin taxes' heterogeneously? New evidence from the tax on sugary drinks using retailer scanner data

Speaker: Dr Eleonora Fichera

Time: 1.15 to 3.05pm

Venue: 1 East 3.6

Wednesday 3 October

Auctions vs negotiations: Optimal selling mechanism with endogenous bidder values

Speaker: Dr Mengxi Zhang, University of Bonn

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

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Tuesday 9 October

Growth regressions: An integrated approach

Speaker: Dr Bin Peng

Paper coauthor: Guohua Feng, University of North Texas

Time: 1.15 to 3.05pm

Venue: 1 East 3.6

Wednesday 10 October

Dynamic liquidity-based security design

Speaker: Dr Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics & Political Science

Paper coauthor: Emre Ozdenoren and Kathy Yuan

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

Wednesday 17 October

Infectious diseases, human capital and economic growth

Speaker: Professor Aditya Goenka, University of Birmingham

Paper coauthor: Lin Liu, University of Liverpool

Host: Dr Ajit Mishra

Time: 2.15 - 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

Wednesday 24 October

Nuclear norm regularised estimation of panel regression models

Speaker: Dr Martin Weidner

Paper coauthor: Hyungsik Roger Moon

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

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Tuesday 30 October

Monitoring and quality improvements of government-provided housing in a developing country: A South African case study

Speaker: Dr Marisa von Fintel

Time: 1.15 to 3.05pm

Venue: 1 East 3.6

November 2018

Thursday 1 November

Can consumers be successfully manipulated? On the role of vested vs. non-vested reviewers

Speaker: Professor Angela Sutan

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: Chancellors' Building 4.1

Wednesday 7 November

The Phillips curve in a matching model

Speaker: Professor Taiwei Hu, University of Bristol

Host: Dr Asgerdur Petursdottir and Dr Nikolaos Kokonas

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

Wednesday 14 November

Equilibrium Analysis in the Behavioral Neoclassical Growth Model

Speaker: Professor Martin Kaae Jensen, University of Surrey

Host: Dr Nikolaos Kokonas

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

Thursday 15 November

Contests with Capacities

Speaker: Dr Lars Metzger, TU Dortmund University

Host: Dr Jorg Franke

Time: 1.15 to 3.05pm

Venue: Wessex House Council Chamber

Wednesday 21 November

Recursive preferences, the value of life, and household finance

Speaker: Professor Antoine Bommier, ETH Z├╝rich

Host: Dr Maik Schneider

Time: 2.15 to 4.05pm

Venue: 3 East 3.5

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