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Faculty of Economics

12 Sep

Yingying Li (HKUST Business School)

'Approaching Mean-Variance Efficiency for Large Portfolios'
Wednesday 12th September 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

18 Sep

Marzena Rostek (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

'Exchange Design and Efficiency'
Tuesday 18th September 2018 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminars)

19 Sep

Tim Armstrong (Yale)

'Finite-Sample Optimal Estimation and Inference on Average Treatment Effects Under Unconfoundedness (joint with Michal Kolesar)'
Wednesday 19th September 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

20 Sep

Julian di Giovanni (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

'International Spillovers and Local Credit Cycles'
Thursday 20th September 2018 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminars)

01 Oct

Sheilagh Ogilvie (University of Cambridge)

'The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis'
Monday 1st October 2018 11:00am
B16, Law Faculty (Faculty Research Seminar)

02 Oct

Lars Nesheim (UCL and IFS)

'Sparse demand systems: corners and complements (joint with Arthur Lewbel)'
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

05 Oct

Sihua Ding (Cambridge)

'Link investment substitutability and network information'
Friday 5th October 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

08 Oct

Benson Tsz Kin Leung (Cambridge)

'Memory and (Biased) Belief Formation'
Monday 8th October 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshop Group)

09 Oct

Carolina Villegas Sanchez - This event has been CANCELLED

'TBA'
Tuesday 9th October 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

09 Oct

Sinan Kufeoglu (University of Cambridge)

'Electric Power Distribution in the World: Today and Tomorrow'
Tuesday 9th October 2018 12:30pm
W2.02, Judge Business School (EPRG Seminars)

10 Oct

Liudas Giraitis (QMUL)

'Inference on Time Series with Changing Mean and Variance (joint with V Dalla and PM Robinson)'
Wednesday 10th October 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

10 Oct

Suehyun Kwon - This event has been CANCELLED

'TBA'
Wednesday 10th October 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

12 Oct

Leonie Baumann (Cambridge)

'Self-ratings and Peer Review'
Friday 12th October 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

15 Oct

Tony Lawson (Cambridge)

'How should economics be changed (if at all)?'
Monday 15th October 2018 8:00pm
Barbara White Room, Newnham College (Cambridge Realist Workshops)

16 Oct

George Joffe (POLIS/King's College London)

'The Effects of Rent on Democratic Choice'
Tuesday 16th October 2018 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

17 Oct

Avinash Dixit (Princeton)

'Environmental Catastrophes and Mitigation Policies in a Multi-region World'
Wednesday 17th October 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

17 Oct

Catherine Thomas (London School of Economics and Political Science)

'Experience Markets: An Application to Outsourcing and Hiring'
Wednesday 17th October 2018 12:30pm
W4.05, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series)

19 Oct

Avinash Dixit - extra presentation (Princeton)

'What Movies Can Teach Us About Game Theory - The lecture illustrates some basic game-theoretic concepts by screening and discussing short video clips from movies'
Friday 19th October 2018 5:00pm
McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College (Microeconomics Seminars)

19 Oct

Jorg Kalbfuss (Cambridge)

'Network cohesion and fragility in contests'
Friday 19th October 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

22 Oct

Claudia Herresthal (Cambridge)

'Hidden Testing and Selective Disclosure of Evidence'
Monday 22nd October 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)

23 Oct

Salome Baslandze (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)

'Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation and Firm Dynamics'
Tuesday 23rd October 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

23 Oct

Pedro Linares (Comillas University, visiting EPRG)

'The Technical, Environmental and Economic Implications for Power Systems of Phasing Out Coal and Nuclear'
Tuesday 23rd October 2018 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

24 Oct

Juan Carlos Escanciano (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

'Optimal Linear Instrumental Variables Approximations'
Wednesday 24th October 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

24 Oct

William Fuchs (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas)

'Liquidity Sentiments'
Wednesday 24th October 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

24 Oct

Christos Genakos (University of Cambridge Judge Business School)

'Competition and Pass-Through: Evidence from the Greek Islands'
Wednesday 24th October 2018 1:00pm
Lecture Theatre 2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series)

26 Oct

Paul Seabright (Toulouse School of Economics)

'Sexual Selection, Structured Populations and the Evolution of Social Behavior'
Friday 26th October 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

29 Oct

Lloyd Demetrius (Harvard University)

'Nash Equilibrium and Evolutionary Entropy'
Monday 29th October 2018 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshop)

29 Oct

Eckhard Rosenbaum (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)

'Institutions and mental models - Some reflections on the interplay of social reality and its representation'
Monday 29th October 2018 8:00pm
Barbara White Room, Newnham College (Cambridge Realist Workshops)

30 Oct

Achyuta Adhvaryu - This event has been CANCELLED

'Management and Shocks to Worker Productivity (joint with Namrata Kala and Anant Nyshadham)'
Tuesday 30th October 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

30 Oct

Xavier Ragot (SCIENCESPO)

'Managing inequality in the business cycle: Optimal policies with heterogeneous agents and aggregate shocks'
Tuesday 30th October 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

30 Oct

Peter Pearson (Imperial College London)

'Past and Prospective Transitions in the UK Gas Industry - Some Interdisciplinary Insights'
Tuesday 30th October 2018 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

31 Oct

Petra Geraats (Cambridge)

'Anticipated Monetary Policy and Central Bank Communications (joint with Simon Lloyd)'
Wednesday 31st October 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

31 Oct

Gary Charness - This event has been CANCELLED

'TBA'
Wednesday 31st October 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

31 Oct

Andrew Rhodes (Toulouse School of Economics)

'Multiproduct Intermediaries'
Wednesday 31st October 2018 12:30pm
Lecture Theatre 2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series)

02 Nov

Gary Charness - This event has been CANCELLED

'TBA'
Friday 2nd November 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

05 Nov

Peter Morten (Costello Medical)

'New therapies, new methods: the use of novel survival analysis methods for I-O therapies'
Monday 5th November 2018 3:00pm
Large Seminar Room, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way (Health Economics)

06 Nov

Dan Aaronson (Chicago Fed )

'The Effects of the 1930s HOLC Redlining Maps'
Tuesday 6th November 2018 3:00pm
Keynes Room, please note different time and room to usual (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

06 Nov

Jeremy Greenwood (UPenn)

'Financing Ventures'
Tuesday 6th November 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

06 Nov

Felix Muesgens (Brandenburg University of Technology)

'The Solar Revolution - Who Made It Happen?'
Tuesday 6th November 2018 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars )

07 Nov

Tommaso Porzio (UCSD)

'Home Bias and Spatial Wage Gaps: Lessons from the Enduring Divide between East and West Germany'
Wednesday 7th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

07 Nov

Ivan Fernandez-Val (Boston)

'Distribution Regression with Sample Selection, with an Application to Wage Decompositions in the UK (joint with Victor Chernozhukov and Siyi Luo)'
Wednesday 7th November 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

07 Nov

Piero Gottardi (EUI)

'Competing Mechanisms in Markets for Lemons'
Wednesday 7th November 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

07 Nov

Emanuele Tarantino (Mannheim)

'Cheap Trade Credit and Competition in Downstream Markets'
Wednesday 7th November 2018 1:00pm
TBA, (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series)

09 Nov

Shoumitro Chatterjee (Cambridge)

'Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India'
Friday 9th November 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

12 Nov

Geoffrey Hodgson (University of Hertfordshire)

'Why rumours of the death of Max U are exaggerated'
Monday 12th November 2018 8:00pm
Cynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College (Cambridge Realist Workshops)

13 Nov

Steph de Mel (Cambridge)

'A Job Worth Waiting for: Parental Wealth and Youth Unemployment in Ghana'
Tuesday 13th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Micro Seminars)

13 Nov

Tatsuro Senga (QMUL)

'Uncertainty, Imperfect Information and Learning in the International Market'
Tuesday 13th November 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

13 Nov

Benjamin Sovacool (University of Sussex)

'Contestation, Contingency and Justice in the Nordic Low-Carbon Energy Transition'
Tuesday 13th November 2018 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

14 Nov

Charles Brendon - This event has been CANCELLED

'TBA'
Wednesday 14th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

14 Nov

Roger Koenker (UCL)

'Random Coefficients for Binary Response - Nonparametric maximum likelihood methods for binary response models with random coefficients'
Wednesday 14th November 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

14 Nov

Syngjoo Choi (Seoul National University)

'Strategic Sophistication and Its Economics Importance'
Wednesday 14th November 2018 3:50pm
Keynes Room, Please note this seminar will start 10 minutes earlier than usual (Microeconomics Seminars)

14 Nov

Robert Shiller (Yale University)

'Economic Narratives: How Bimetallism and Bitcoin Went Viral'
Wednesday 14th November 2018 5:00pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, (Marshall Lecture)

14 Nov

Patrick Rey (Toulouse School of Economics)

'Competitive Cross-Subsidisation'
Wednesday 14th November 2018 1:00pm
KH107, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series )

15 Nov

Robert Shiller (Yale University)

'Economic Narratives: How Bimetallism and Bitcoin Went Viral'
Thursday 15th November 2018 5:00pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, (Marshall Lecture)

16 Nov

Matt Elliott (Cambridge)

'Firm Capabilities and Industry Structure in the Information Age'
Friday 16th November 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

20 Nov

Nicholas Roys (Royal Holloway)

'Skills Prices, Occupations and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men (joint with Christopher Taber)'
Tuesday 20th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

20 Nov

Josep Pijoan-Mas (CEMFI)

'Investment Demand and Structural Change'
Tuesday 20th November 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

20 Nov

Niall MacDowell (Imperial College London)

'Assessing the Value of Carbon Capture and Storage'
Tuesday 20th November 2018 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

21 Nov

Naomi Lamoreaux (Yale)

'The Effect of the Great Depression on an Inventive Region: Patenting in Cleveland, Ohio'
Wednesday 21st November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

21 Nov

Giuseppe Cavaliere (Bologna)

'Random Bootstrap Measures'
Wednesday 21st November 2018 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

21 Nov

Zvi Safra (Warwick Business School)

'A Lot of Ambiguity'
Wednesday 21st November 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

21 Nov

Otto Toivanen (Helsinki)

'Welfare Effects of R&D Support Policies'
Wednesday 21st November 2018 1:00pm
Fadi Boustany Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group Seminar Series)

23 Nov

Dominik Karos (Maastricht)

'From Political Violence to Social Instability'
Friday 23rd November 2018 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

26 Nov

Syngjoo Choi (Seoul National University)

'Rationality and Preference Aggregation of Group Decision under Risk'
Monday 26th November 2018 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshop)

26 Nov

Lynne Chester (University of Sydney)

'Energy as a constituent of social reality: Can social ontology provide insight?'
Monday 26th November 2018 8:00pm
Cynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College (Cambridge Realist Workshops)

27 Nov

Robert Moffitt (Johns Hopkins)

'The Marginal Labor Supply Disincentives of Welfare Reforms'
Tuesday 27th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

27 Nov

Ruchi Choudhary (University of Cambridge)

'Energy Efficient Cities'
Tuesday 27th November 2018 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

28 Nov

Alexander Rodnyansky (Cambridge)

'TBA'
Wednesday 28th November 2018 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

28 Nov

Arjarda Bardhi (Duke University)

'TBA'
Wednesday 28th November 2018 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics Seminars)

03 Dec

Padraig Dixon (University of Bristol)

'The causal effect of BMI on inpatient hospital costs: Mendelian Randomization analysis of the UK Biobank cohort'
Monday 3rd December 2018 3:00pm
Large Seminar Room, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way (Health Economics)

04 Dec

Federica Romei (Stockholm School of Economics)

'Sovereign Default in a Monetary Union (joint with Sergio de Ferra)'
Tuesday 4th December 2018 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)