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Faculty of Economics

Michaelmas Seminars

Panu Poutvaara (University of Munich)

"The right look: Conservative politicians look better and voters reward it"
Thursday, 1st December 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

In-Uck Park (Bristol University)

"Seller Reputation and Trust in Pre-Trade Communication"
Wednesday, 30th November 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Jerry Hausman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

"A Poisson Mixture Model of Discrete Choice"
Tuesday, 29th November 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Paddy Ireland ()

"Limited liability, shareholder rights and corporate irresponsibility"
Tuesday, 29th November 2011, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Yves Nosbusch (London School of Economics)

"Bond Market Clienteles, the Yield Curve and the Optimal Maturity Structure of Government Debt"
Monday, 28th November 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Ha-Joon Chang (University of Cambridge)

"Institutions and Economic Development: Theory, History and Policy"
Monday, 28th November 2011, 8.00pm, Latimer Room, in the Old Court (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Robert Sauer (Bristol University)

"Does it Pay for Women to Volunteer?"
Thursday, 24th November 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Serena Ng (Columbia University at New York)

"Estimators for Persistent and Possibly Non-Stationary Data with Classical Properties"
Wednesday, 23rd November 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

David Frankel (Iowa State University)

"Securitization, Signalling, and Interbank Competition"
Tuesday, 22nd November 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Francisco J. Ruge-Murcia (CIREQ)

"CANCELLED"
Tuesday, 22nd November 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Greg Fischer (London School of Economics)

"Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana"
Thursday, 17th November 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Frank DiTraglia (University of Cambridge)

"Using Invalid Instruments on Purpose: Focused Moment Selection and Averaging for GMM"
Wednesday, 16th November 2011, 11.30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Jan Eeckhout (University College London)

"Matching Information"
Wednesday, 16th November 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Eric French (Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago)

"The Costs and Benefi ts of Medicaid in Old Age"
Monday, 14th November 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Stuart Birks (University of New Zealand)

"Theory, Consistency and Rhetoric"
Monday, 14th November 2011, 8.00pm, Latimer Room, in the Old Court (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Michelle Baddeley (University of Cambridge)

"Decisions and Emotions: A brain imaging study of financial choice"
Thursday, 10th November 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Balazs Szentes (London School of Economics)

"POSTPONED"
Wednesday, 9th November 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Brendan McCabe (University of Liverpool)

"Non-Parametric Estimation of Forecast Distributions in Non-Gaussian, Non-linear State Space Models"
Wednesday, 9th November 2011, 11.30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Jane Cooley Fruehwirth (University of Cambridge)

"Can Achievement Peer Effect Estimates Inform Policy?: A View from Inside the Black Box"
Thursday, 3rd November 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Daniel Kovenock (University of Iowa)

"The Optimal Defense of Networks of Targets"
Wednesday, 2nd November 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Sorawoot Srisuma (University of Cambridge)

"Minimum Distance Estimation of Markovian Games"
Wednesday, 2nd November 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Michael Joffe ()

"How types of market differ, and why it matters"
Tuesday, 1st November 2011, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Pietro F. Peretto (Duke University)

"Technology, Population and Resources: A Theory of Convergence to Sustained and Sustainable Growth"
Monday, 31st October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Mary Wrenn (University of Cambridge)

"Agency and Neo-Liberalism"
Monday, 31st October 2011, 8.00pm, Latimer Room, in the Old Court (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Subhrendu Pattanayak (Duke University)

"Nature Calls:Environmental Health Puzzles from Rural India"
Thursday, 27th October 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Vincent Crawford (All Souls College, Oxford)

"Efficient Mechanisms for Level-k Bilateral Trading"
Wednesday, 26th October 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Martin Weidner (University College London)

"Individual and Time Effects in Nonlinear Panel Data Models with Large N, T"
Wednesday, 26th October 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Guido Cozzi (Durham Business School)

"Privitization of Knowledge: did the US get it Right"
Monday, 24th October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Johannes Horner (Yale Department of Economics)

"Recursive Methods in Dynamic Bayesian Games"
Thursday, 20th October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Lisa Cameron (Monash University)

"Little Emperors - Behavioral Impacts of China's One-Child Policy"
Thursday, 20th October 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Sophocles Mavroeidis (University College,Oxford)

"Learning generates long memory"
Wednesday, 19th October 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Maria Cristina Marcuzzo ()

"Re-embracing Keynes"
Tuesday, 18th October 2011, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Thijs van Rens (CREI)

"Structural Unemployment"
Monday, 17th October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Tony Lawson (University of Cambridge)

"Social Ontology and Economics"
Monday, 17th October 2011, 8.00pm, Latimer Room, in the Old Court (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Filipa Sa (University of Cambridge)

"Immigration and House Prices in the UK"
Thursday, 13th October 2011, 1.00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Jiti Gao (The University of Adelaide Staff Directory)

"Trending Time Series Models with Nonparametric and Semiparametric Cointegration"
Wednesday, 12th October 2011, 5.00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

John Moore (University of Edinburgh and London School of Economics)

"CANCELLED"
Wednesday, 12th October 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Charles Roddie (University of Cambridge)

"Signaling and Reputation in Repeated Games"
Wednesday, 12th October 2011, 4.00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Kristoffer Nimark (Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREi))

"Man-Bites-Dog Driven Business Cycles"
Tuesday, 11th October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Brent Neiman (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

"Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises"
Monday, 3rd October 2011, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Lent Seminars

Gabriel Leon (Cambridge)

"The Democratic Window of Opportunity: Evidence from Riots in sub-Saharan Africa"
Thursday, 15th March 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Zaifu Yang (University of York)

"An Efficient and Incentive Compatible Dynamic Auction for Multiple Compliments"
Wednesday, 14th March 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Man-Seop Park ()

"Sraffa's Given Quantities of Output and Keynes's Principle of Effective Demand"
Tuesday, 13th March 2012, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Winfried Koeniger (London School of Economics)

"Collateral Constraints and Macroeconomic Volatility"
Monday, 12th March 2012, 4.00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

John Mulberg (Open University)

"Towards an Institutionalist Political Economy of Allocation"
Monday, 12th March 2012, 8:00pm, Latimer Room (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani (Va Tech)

"Pills and Pens: Family Planning and the Education of Rural Women in Iran"
Thursday, 8th March 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Barbara Rossi (Duke University)

"Tests of Specification and Distributional Change for Predictive Densities"
Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Juan Rubio (Duke University)

"Fiscal Volatility Shocks and Economic Activity"
Monday, 5th March 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Anandi Mani (Warwick)

"This seminar has been cancelled"
Thursday, 1st March 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Thijs van Rens ((CREI) Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Structural Unemployment"
Thursday, 1st March 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Faculty Special Seminar)

Guatam Tripathi (Université du Luxembourg)

"Nonparametric Estimation of Returns to Scale"
Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Daniela Gabor (Bristol Business School)

"The Road to Financialization in Central and Eastern Europe"
Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Tony Lawson (University of Cambridge)

"Mathematical Modelling and Ideology in the Economics Academy: competing explanations of the failings of the modern discipline?"
Monday, 27th February 2012, 8:00pm, Latimer Room (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Luca Dedola (European Central Bank)

"Demand Imbalances, Real Exchange Rate Misalignments and Monetary Policy"
Monday, 27th February 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)

"How should we treat under-performing schools? A regression discontinuity analysis of school inspections in England"
Thursday, 23rd February 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Peyton Young (Oxford University)

"Fast Convergence in Evolutionary Equilibrium Selection"
Wednesday, 22nd February 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Marc Henry (Université de Montréal)

"Sharp Bounds in the Binary Roy Model"
Wednesday, 22nd February 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Simon Lee (Seoul National University)

"Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of a Transformation Model"
Wednesday, 22nd February 2012, 11:30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Pontus Rendahl (Faculty of Economics)

"Fiscal Policy in an Unemployment Crisis"
Monday, 20th February 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Oystein Strom (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences)

"What drives the microfinance lending rate?"
Thursday, 16th February 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Ron Siegel (Northwestern University)

"Efficient Asset Division with Reallocation Costs"
Wednesday, 15th February 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge)

"Inference about Risk Measures under Heavy Tails"
Wednesday, 15th February 2012, 11:30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Nicholas Wapshott & Andrew Gamble ()

"Keynes Hayek: The clash that defined modern economics?"
Tuesday, 14th February 2012, 5:30pm, Robinson College Auditorium (Keynes Seminars)

Gianmarco Ottaviano (London School of Economics)

"Firm Heterogeneity, Endogenous Entry, and the Business Cycle"
Monday, 13th February 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Jamie Morgan and Keikki Patomäki (University of Helsinki)

"Is the Future in the Past? What does it mean to Anticipate the Future?"
Monday, 13th February 2012, 8:00pm, Latimer Room (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

Halvor Mehlum (University of Oslo)

"The Battle of Regimes"
Thursday, 9th February 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Quoc-Anh Do (Singapore Management University)

"Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Value of Political Connections in Social Networks"
Thursday, 9th February 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes room (Faculty Special Seminar)

Giammario Impulliti (Faculty of Economics)

"Wage Inequality, Firm Dynamics, and Trade"
Monday, 6th February 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Harjoat Bhamra (University of British Columbia)

"Asset Prices with Heterogeneity in Preferences and Beliefs"
Friday, 3rd February 2012, 1:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

John Micklewright (Institute of Education, University of London)

"The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income"
Thursday, 2nd February 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Marcin Dziubinski (Cambridge)

"Netweork Defense and Design"
Thursday, 2nd February 2012, , Keynes Room (Reading Group on Networks and Theory (CReMic))

Piero Gottardi (European University Institute)

"Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget?"
Wednesday, 1st February 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Engelbert Stockhammer (Kingston University London)

"Capital accumulation, labour market institutions and unemployment in the medium run"
Tuesday, 31st January 2012, 5.30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

John McLaren (University of Virginia)

"Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility"
Monday, 30th January 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Dave Elder-Vass (University of Essex)

"Towards A Social Ontology of Market Systems"
Monday, 30th January 2012, 8:00pm, Latimer Room (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

John McLaren (University of Virginia)

"Looking for Local Labor-Market Effects of the NAFTA"
Thursday, 26th January 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Donald Robertson (University of Cambridge)

"If x predicts y, what does y tell us about x?"
Wednesday, 25th January 2012, 11.30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Pieter Serneels (University of East Anglia)

"How does conflict affect economic performance. Microevidence from Rwanda."
Thursday, 19th January 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Richard Smith (University of Cambridge)

"Neglected Heterogeneity in Moment Condition Models"
Wednesday, 18th January 2012, 11.30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Easter Seminars

Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)

"Generalized Random Coefficients With Equivalence Scale Applications"
Wednesday, 13th June 2012, 11:30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Rohini Pande (Harvard)

"Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in India"
Thursday, 7th June 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Faculty Special Seminar)

Eleonora Sanfilippo ()

"The Short Period and the Long Period in Macroeconomics: An Awkward Distinction"
Tuesday, 5th June 2012, 5:30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Annemie Maertens (University of Pittsburgh)

"Learning your Child's Price: Evidence from Data on Projected Dowry in Rural India"
Thursday, 31st May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Marzena Rostek (Wisconsin)

"Price Inference in Small Markets"
Wednesday, 30th May 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Vivek Chaudhri (Monash Business School)

"Herding to Mediocrity: Innovation Strategy in the Knowledge Economy"
Thursday, 24th May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Mark Salmon ()

"Sentiment, Beta Herding and Cross Sectional Asset Returns"
Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Paddy Ireland ()

"Limited liability, shareholder rights and corporate irresponsibility"
Tuesday, 22nd May 2012, 5:30pm, Garden Room (Keynes Seminar)

Francisco Costa (LSE)

"Just Do It: Temporary Restrictions and New Consumption Habits"
Monday, 21st May 2012, 12:30pm, Meade Room (Energy and Environment Seminars)

Imran Rasul (UCL)

"Leaders and Followers: A Case Study of Papal Influences on Fertility Preferences and Behaviour"
Thursday, 17th May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Maitreesh Ghatak (LSE)

"Microfinance, For-Profit Lending, and Endogenous Social Capital"
Wednesday, 16th May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Manuel Arellano (CEMFI)

"Quantile Selection Models With an Application to Understanding Changes in Wage Inequality"
Wednesday, 16th May 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Dan Friedman (UCSC)

"The Marginal Utility of Money: A Modern Marshallian Approach to Consumer Choice"
Wednesday, 16th May 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Xiaohong Chen (Yale University)

"Sieve Inference on Semi-nonparametric Time Series Models"
Wednesday, 16th May 2012, 11:30am, Keynes Room (Econometrics Seminars)

Jonathan Eaton (Penn State)

"International Trade: Linking Micro and Macro"
Monday, 14th May 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Michelle Baddeley (EPRG)

"Social Influence and Behavioural Bias in Environmental Decision-Making"
Monday, 14th May 2012, 12:30pm, Castle Teaching Room (Energy and Environment Seminars)

Susan Athey (Harvard)

"The Impact of News Aggregators on Internet News Consumption: The Case of Localization"
Thursday, 10th May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Wouter Den Haan (LSE)

"The Interaction Between Demand for Labour and Consumption Over the Business Cycle"
Thursday, 10th May 2012, 3:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Susan Athey (Harvard University and Microsoft Corporation)

"Online Markets Using Theory, Structural Models, and Field Experiments"
Thursday, 10th May 2012, 5:00pm, The Bateman Auditorium (CReMic)

David Parkes (Harvard University)

"Robust Peer Prediction Methods"
Wednesday, 9th May 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Andrew Harvey (Faculty of Economics)

"The Dynamic Location/Scale Model: with applications to intra-day …financial data"
Wednesday, 9th May 2012, 11:30am, Keynes (Econometrics Seminars)

Kaivan Munshi (Brown University)

"Black Networks After Emancipation: Evidence from Reconstruction and the Great Migration"
Tuesday, 8th May 2012, 11:00, Keynes Room (Faculty Special Seminar)

Ricardo Lagos (NYU)

"Trade Dynamics in the Market for Federal Funds"
Friday, 4th May 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Sylvie Lambert (Paris School of Economics)

"Polygamy and Intergenerational Transmission of Education in Senegal"
Thursday, 3rd May 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Nageeb Ali (UCSD)

"Ostracism"
Wednesday, 2nd May 2012, 4:00pm, Keynes Room (Microeconomics Seminars)

Dennis Kristensen (UCL)

"Implementation and Estimation of Discrete Markov Decision Models by Sieve Approximations"
Wednesday, 2nd May 2012, 5:00pm, Meade Room (Econometrics Seminars)

David Rivers (University of Western Ontario)

"On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?"
Thursday, 26th April 2012, 1:00pm, Keynes Room (Empirical Microeconomics Seminar)

Morten Ravn (UCL)

"The Dynamic Effects of Personal and Corporate Income Tax Changes in the United States"
Monday, 23rd April 2012, 4:00pm, Meade Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)

Irineu de Carvalho (IMF)

"Education Performance: Was It All Determined 100 Years Ago? Evidence From São Paulo, Brazil"
Friday, 30th March 2012, 12.00pm, Keynes Room (Macroeconomics Seminars)