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Faculty of Economics

Seminars - Michaelmas Term

04 Sep

Raquel Fernandez (New York University)

'Divorce Regimes'
Monday 4th September 2017 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminars)

13 Sep

Prof Christian Dustmann (University College London)

'Lowering Welfare Benefits: Intended and Unintended Consequences for Migrants and their Families'
Wednesday 13th September 2017 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminars)

18 Sep

Dr Riccardo Colacito

'Currency Risk Factors in a Recursive Multi-Country Economy'
Monday 18th September 2017 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminars)

19 Sep

Prof Klaus Adam (University of Mannheim)

'Asset Pricing and Subjective Beliefs'
Tuesday 19th September 2017 11:00am
Keynes Room, (Special Seminar)

20 Sep

Prof Peter Zweifel (University of Zurich)

'Market Socialism and Community Rating in Health Insurance'
Wednesday 20th September 2017 3:00pm
Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, (Health Economics)

28 Sep

Prof Harold Cole

'Sovereign Debt Crises'
Thursday 28th September 2017 11:00am
Meade Room, (Special Seminar)

03 Oct

Vasco Carvalho (University of Cambridge)

'From Micro to Macro via Production Networks'
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 11:00am
B16, Law Faculty (Faculty Research Seminar)

03 Oct

Bina Agarwal (University of Manchester)

'What's under the Pot? Rural Women and Cooking Energy in South Asia'
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

04 Oct

Pawel Gola (University of Cambridge)

'Supply and Demand in a Two-Sector Matching Model'
Wednesday 4th October 2017 1:00pm
B16, Law Faculty (Macro Faculty Lunch)

04 Oct

Leopoldo Catania (University of Rome)

'Forecasting Realized Volatility and the Role of Time-Varying Dependence with Market Returns (joint with Tommaso Proietti)'
Wednesday 4th October 2017 2:00pm
B4, Criminology (Econometrics Seminars)

06 Oct

Will Carpenter (University of Cambridge)

'Demand-Led Innovation in Production Networks'
Friday 6th October 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

06 Oct

Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo)

'From imitation to innovation: Where is all that Chinese R&D going?'
Friday 6th October 2017 11:00am
Meade Room, Faculty of Economics (Special Seminar)

10 Oct

Hao Chen (Beijing Institute of Technology, visiting EPRG)

'Economic dispatch in Chinese electricity system: benefits, challenges and possible solutions'
Tuesday 10th October 2017 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

11 Oct

Oliver Linton, Debopam Bhattacharya, Koen Jochmans, Melvyn Weeks, Donald Robertson, Alexei Onatski, Richard Smith, Andrew Harvey (University of Cambridge)

'Presentations by members of the Econometrics Subject Group'
Wednesday 11th October 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics)

11 Oct

Luiz Brotherhood (EPGE/FGV-Rio)

'Optimal Allocation of Public Expenditure Across Educational Stages: A Quantitative Analysis for a Developing Country'
Wednesday 11th October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

11 Oct

Olivier Compte (Paris School of Economics)

'Modeling Ignorance without Bayesian beliefs'
Wednesday 11th October 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

12 Oct

Costas Arkolakis (Yale University)

'Trade, Agglomeration Effects and Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence'
Thursday 12th October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

13 Oct

Ryota Iijima (Yale University)

'Dispersed Behavior and Perceptions in Assortative Societies'
Friday 13th October 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

16 Oct

Sihua Ding (University of Cambridge)

'A General Model of Link Formation'
Monday 16th October 2017 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)

16 Oct

Patricia Peinado (University of the Basque Country and Visitor at Dept of Land Economy, Cambridge)

'The Spanish Pension System, Disability Pensions and Vulnerability'
Monday 16th October 2017 3:00pm
Large Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way (Health Economics)

16 Oct

Tony Lawson (University of Cambridge)

'What is wrong with modern economics, and why does it stay wrong?'
Monday 16th October 2017 8:00pm
Latimer Room, Old Court, Clare College (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

17 Oct

Jacqueline Lam (Hong Kong University, visiting EPRG)

'Comparison of Air Pollution Trends and Policies in London and Beijing'
Tuesday 17th October 2017 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

17 Oct

Tommaso Valletti (Imperial College London)

'Internet & Politics: Evidence from UK Local Elections & Local Government Policies'
Tuesday 17th October 2017 5:45pm
LT1, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

17 Oct

Fernando Martin (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

'The Value of Constraints on Discretionary Government Policy'
Tuesday 17th October 2017 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars - joint with Cambridge-INET)

17 Oct

Oskar Nordstrom Skans (Uppsala University)

'The Causal Impact of Social Connections on Firms' Outcomes'
Tuesday 17th October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

18 Oct

Jasmine Xiao (University of Notre Dame)

'A macroeconomic model of banking industry dynamics'
Wednesday 18th October 2017 1:00pm
B4, Criminology (Macro Faculty Lunch)

18 Oct

Rainer Dahlhaus (Universitat Heidelberg)

'Towards a General Theory for Non-Linear Locally Stationary Processes (joint with Stefan Richter and Wei Biao Wu)'
Wednesday 18th October 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

18 Oct

Stephen Morris (Princeton University)

'Crises: Equilibrium Shifts and Large Shocks'
Wednesday 18th October 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics - joint with Cambridge-INET)

20 Oct

Juuso Toikka (MIT Economics)

'Robust Incentives for Teams (joint with Tianjiao Dai, MIT)'
Friday 20th October 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

23 Oct

Alp Atakan (Queen Mary University & Koc University)

'Price Discovery with Costly Competitive Bidding'
Monday 23rd October 2017 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)

24 Oct

Geoffroy Dolphin (Cambridge Judge Business School & EPRG)

'International Spillovers and Carbon Pricing Policies'
Tuesday 24th October 2017 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

24 Oct

Michelle Sovinsky (University of Mannheim)

'The Dynamics of Technology Adoption & Vertical Restraints: An Empirical Analysis'
Tuesday 24th October 2017 5:30pm
LT2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

24 Oct

Robert Sauer (University of London)

'The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Learning about the Match'
Tuesday 24th October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

25 Oct

Kai Liu (University of Cambridge)

'Aggregate shocks and consumption inequality'
Wednesday 25th October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

25 Oct

Luis Candelaria Barrera (University of Warwick)

'A Semiparametric Network Formation Model with Multiple Linear Fixed Effects'
Wednesday 25th October 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

27 Oct

Fred Moisan (University of Cambridge)

'Competing to be a Star'
Friday 27th October 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

30 Oct

Nuno Martins (Catholic University of Porto)

'The Nature of Value: Smith, Marx and Marshall'
Monday 30th October 2017 8:00pm
Latimer Room, Old Court, Clare College (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

31 Oct

Robert Ritz (University of Cambridge)

'Carbon Pricing & Firm Profits: Theory and Estimates for US Airlines'
Tuesday 31st October 2017 5:30pm
LT2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

31 Oct

Selma Walther (Warwick University)

'Fertility Responses to Reductions in Mortality: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from 20th Century America'
Tuesday 31st October 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics)

31 Oct

Stephen Dimmock (NTU)

'Portfolio Weighting and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence'
Tuesday 31st October 2017 12:30pm
17 Mill Lane, Room G, (JBS Finance Subject Group Seminar)

31 Oct

Tim Lee (Toulouse School of Economics)

'Horizontal and Vertical Polarization: Task-Specific Technological Change in a Multi-Sector Economy'
Tuesday 31st October 2017 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

01 Nov

Dezso Szalay (Universitat Bonn)

'Delegated Expertise, Authority and Communication'
Wednesday 1st November 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

01 Nov

Alexey Gorn (University of Cambridge)

'The Role of Headhunters in Wage Inequality: It's All about Matching'
Wednesday 1st November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

03 Nov

Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge)

'A review of Mark Granovetter's 'Society and Economy: Framework and Principles''
Friday 3rd November 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

07 Nov

Ilkka Hannula (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)

'The Challenge of Scaling Up Low Carbon Fuels'
Tuesday 7th November 2017 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

07 Nov

Pasquale Schiraldi (London School of Economics)

'TBA'
Tuesday 7th November 2017 5:30pm
LT2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

07 Nov

Shawn Ni (University of Minnesota)

'Pension Enhancements and Teacher Retirement Behavior'
Tuesday 7th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

08 Nov

Alex Teytelboym (University of Oxford)

'Refugee Resettlement (with David Delacretaz, Melbourne, and Scott Duke Kominers, HBS) - paper contains link to previous version of paper'
Wednesday 8th November 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

08 Nov

Joao Duarte (University of Cambridge)

'Structural Transformation and the Business Cycle'
Wednesday 8th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

09 Nov

Refet Gurkaynak (Bilkent University)

'Identifying the Effects of Partially-Measured News Surprises'
Thursday 9th November 2017 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics)

09 Nov

Ilona Babenka (Arizona State)

'TBA'
Thursday 9th November 2017 12:45pm
17 Mill Lane, Room G, (JBS Finance Subject Group CERF Seminar)

13 Nov

Geoffrey Hodgson (University of Hertfordshire)

'The Pathology of Heterodox Economics and the Limits to Pluralism'
Monday 13th November 2017 8:00pm
Latimer Room, Old Court, Clare College (Cambridge Realist Workshop)

13 Nov

Tatiana Mayskaya (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

'Dynamic Choice of Information Sources'
Monday 13th November 2017 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)

14 Nov

Adam Branch (University of Cambridge)

'Politics and Politicsl Ecology of Charcoal in Uganda'
Tuesday 14th November 2017 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

14 Nov

Julia Shvets (University of Cambridge)

'Incentives and Rank Concerns in Managerial Tournaments'
Tuesday 14th November 2017 6:00pm
LT3, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

14 Nov

Teodora Boneva (UCL)

'Socio-Economic Gaps in University Enrollment: The Role of Perceived Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns'
Tuesday 14th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

15 Nov

Shaowei Ke (University of Michigan)

'Social Discounting and Individual Long-Run Discounting'
Wednesday 15th November 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

15 Nov

Gabriella Santangelo (University of Cambridge)

'Unpacking Structural Change: Aggregate and Cohort-Specific Drivers of Labor Reallocation (joint with Tommaso Porzio, UC San Diego)'
Wednesday 15th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

15 Nov

Jinyong Hahn (UCLA)

'Estimation with Aggregate Shocks'
Wednesday 15th November 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

17 Nov

Neave O'Cleary (University of Oxford)

'The path to prosperity: network modelling for economic development'
Friday 17th November 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

20 Nov

Mikhail Safronov (University of Cambridge)

'Coalition-Proof Full Efficient Implementation'
Monday 20th November 2017 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)

20 Nov

Christian Leonard (Belgian Healthcare Knowledge Centre (KCE))

'Social Preferences as an Alternative to Cost-Utility Analysis'
Monday 20th November 2017 3:00pm
Large Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way (Health Economics)

21 Nov

Baran Doda (Grantham Research Institute, LSE)

'Energy Policy and the Power Sector in the Long Run'
Tuesday 21st November 2017 12:30pm
Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics (EPRG Seminars)

21 Nov

Ralf Martin (Imperial College London)

'Do Tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D'
Tuesday 21st November 2017 5:30pm
LT2, Cambridge Judge Business School (Economics and Policy Group)

22 Nov

Andy Newman (Boston University)

'Career Women and the Durability of Marriage (with Claudia Olivetti)'
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 4:00pm
Keynes Room, (Microeconomics)

22 Nov

Anil Ari (IMF)

'Debt Seniority and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises'
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macro Faculty Lunch)

22 Nov

Marine Carrasco (University of Montreal )

'Testing distributional assumptions using a continuum of moments (joint with Dante Amengual and Enrique Sentana)'
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

23 Nov

Michael Brennan (UCLA)

'TBA'
Thursday 23rd November 2017 1:00pm
W2.02, Judge Business School (JBS Finance Subject Group CERF Seminar)

23 Nov

Alberto Martin (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)

'Collateral Booms and Information Depletion (joint with Vladimir Asriyan and Luc Laeven)'
Thursday 23rd November 2017 4:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

24 Nov

Leonie Baumann (University of Cambridge)

'TBA'
Friday 24th November 2017 1:00pm
Keynes Room, (Networks Reading Group)

27 Nov

Francesco Nava (LSE)

'Differentiated Durable Goods Markets'
Monday 27th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Microeconomics)

27 Nov

Xiaohong Chen - Cambridge-INET (Yale University)

'Monte Carlo Confidence Sets for Identified Sets'
Monday 27th November 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics)

28 Nov

Shailaja Fennell (University of Cambridge)

'Solar Energy, Skills Development and Employment Opportunities in India'
Tuesday 28th November 2017 12:30pm
Seminar Room 1, Alison Richard Building (EPRG Seminars)

28 Nov

Gerard Padro i Miquel (London School of Economics)

'The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Theory and Empirical Evidence on the Autocrat's Trade-off'
Tuesday 28th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Empirical Microeconomics Seminars)

29 Nov

Will Dunlop (Mundipharma International Limited)

'Benefits, challenges and Potential Strategies of Open Source Health Economics Models'
Wednesday 29th November 2017 3:30pm
Seminar room 18, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus CB2 0SP (Health Economics)

29 Nov

Paul Beaudry (University of British Columbia)

'Real Keynesian Models and Stick Prices'
Wednesday 29th November 2017 1:00pm
Meade Room, (Macroeconomics Seminars)

29 Nov

Dag Tjostheim (University of Bergen)

'Statistical modeling and applications using local Gaussian approximation'
Wednesday 29th November 2017 2:00pm
Keynes Room, (Econometrics Seminars)

30 Nov

Jonathan Newton (Independent)

'Agency, Potential and Contagion'
Thursday 30th November 2017 12:30pm
Marshall Room, (Theory Workshops)

04 Dec

Pawel Gola (University of Cambridge)

'Supply and Demand in a Two-Sector Matching Model'
Monday 4th December 2017 12:30pm
Meade Room, (Theory Workshops)