School of Economics Seminars

Economics Research Group Seminars

For more information please see the following links:

Sydney Macroeconomics Reading Group

Sydney Experimental Brownbag Seminar

Microeconometrics and Public Policy Working Group

Econometric Theory Research Seminar

Internal Brown Bag Seminar Series

Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics Reading Group

2017 Seminars

All seminars will take place 11-12:30pm in Merewether room 498 unless otherwise stated.

Semester 2






3 Aug 17

Eik Swee

University of Melbourne

Jordi Vidal-Robert

Inequality and Conflict Intensification in Mandate Palestine

10 Aug 17

Maurizio Zanardi

Lancaster University

Mark Melatos

Preferential Trade Agreements and Antidumping Protection

14 Aug 17

Kwanho Shin

Korea University Yunjng Eo A Contagion through Exposure to Foreign Banks during the Global Financial Crisis

17 Aug 17

Séverine Toussaert

London School of Economics Agnieszka Tymula Eliciting temptation and self-control through menu choices: a lab experiment

25 Aug 17

3.30 - 5.00

David Neumark

University of California-Irvine Deborah Cobb-Clark The Long-Run Effects of Minimum Wages and Other Anti-Poverty Policies on Disadvantaged Neighborhoods
31 Aug 17 Zsuzsanna Csereklyei Australian National University Tiho Ancev Airline Fleet Fuel Efficiency
7 Sept 17 SeoJeong (Jay) Lee UNSW Business School Rami Rabri Inference for Iterated GMM Under Misspecification and Clustering

12 Sept 17


Room 426


Jan Feld Victoria University of Wellington Kevin Schnepel The Effect of Peer Gender on Major Choice and Occupational Segregation

19 Sept 17

Tuesday 10am

Martin Kocher Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Stephen Cheung Oppositional Identities in a Migration Society: Combing a Large-Scale Trust Experiment in Schools with a Natural Citizenship Experiment

26 Sept 17


Daniel Read Warwick Business School Stephen Cheung Time and risk matter less when outcomes differ:Uni-modal and cross-modal choices

28 Sept 17


Abigail Payne The University of Melbourne Deborah Cobb-Clark High School Choices and the Gender Gap in STEM
5 Oct 17 Annika Schnücker German Institute for Economic Research - DIW Berlin Peter Exterkate Penalized Estimation of Panel Vector Autoregressive Models: A Lasso Approach
12 Oct 17 Gabriele Gratton University of New South Wales Jordi Vidal-Robert From Weber to Kafka: Political Instability and the Rise of an Inefficient Bureaucracy
17 Oct 17 Serdar Ozkan University of Toronto Aarti Singh Sources of Inequality in Earnings Growth Over the Life Cycle
26 Oct 17 Chris Edmond The University of Melbourne Yunjong Eo Creating Confusion: Information Manipulation and Imperfect Coordination

2 Nov 2017


Isa Hafalir University of Technology Sydney Murali Agastya INTEGRATING SCHOOL DISTRICTS: DIVERSITY, BALANCE, AND WELFARE
9 Nov 17 David Butler Murdoch University Agnieszka Tymula  
16 Nov 17  Tatsushi Oka Monash University Marian Vidal-Fernandez Heterogeneous Impact of the Minimum Wage: Implications for Changes in Between- and Within-group Inequality
23 Nov 17        
30 Nov 17 Brenda Gannon The University of Queensland Stefanie Schurer Investigating the impact of cognitive impairment
on health care utilisation

1 Dec 17


12 - 1

Anne Ardila Brenøe University of Copenhagen Kevin Schnepel Sibling Gender Composition and Participation in STEM Education
5 Dec 17 Nina Guyon National University of Singapore Shyamal Chowdhury Is Desegregation Possible? Evidence from Social Housing Demolitions in France