Inter-University Postgraduate Research Seminar Series



The inter-university seminar series is a fortnightly seminar program aimed at enhancing academic exchanges among Higher Degree Research students in the Sydney areas.

The 2015 Schedule is below:

Semester 2, 2015

Date

 Time

Location

Speaker

Topic

26-Aug

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW - Kevin Pugh

Measuring program effects of school test score publication using a sharp regression discontinuity design.

9-Sep

1.30-2.30pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Liangxu Zhu

Price Adjustment and Market Transition in the Carbon Price Era: A Study of Australia's Spot and Derivative Electricity Markets.

23-Sep

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW - Yi Ding

Housing Market with DSGE Framework.

7-Oct

1.30-2.30pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Ning Xu

 

21-Oct

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW

 

4-Nov

1.30-2.30pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Felix Leung

Capturing the complementarity of cognitive and noncognitive skills with the Dirichlet Process Mixture Model.

18-Nov

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW

 

Semester 1, 2015

Date

Time

Location

Speaker

Topic

22-Apr

1.30-2.30pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Felix Leung

Covariate selection in the estimation of causal effects via matching and regression

6-May

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW - Cheng-Tao Tang

Goal setting in tournament with sabotage: Theory and experimental evidence

20-May

3 – 4pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Syed Atif

Network Analysis Approach to Growth Diagnostics: A Case Study of Pakistan

3-Jun

1.30-2.30pm

UNSW, QUAD2055

USyd - Nicholas Fearnley

Does the economy inform social consciousness? - An empirical test of the Communist Manifesto

17-Jun

1-2pm

USyd, Merewether H04-397

UNSW -  Nathan Kettlewell

Utilisation and selection in an ancillaries health insurance market