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

2014 Seminars

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NEW SEMINAR TIME FROM SEMESTER 2, 2014

From 9 July 2014 the Economics Seminar Series will move to a new time of 11-12:30pm.

*All Seminars take place in Merewether room 498 unless otherwise stated

School of Economics Seminar Series

Semester 2, 2014

*All seminars are scheduled 11:00-12:30 unless otherwise stated

Date

Presenter

Affiliation

 Topic

9th July

Gary Fields

Cornell University

Changing Income Inequality and Panel Income Changes in Times of Economic Growth and Economic Decline

24th July

Jaume Ventura

CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE

Managing Credit Bubbles

31st July

Martin Huber

St. Gallen University (Switzerland)

Why do tougher caseworkers increase employment? The role of programme assignment as a causal mechanism

5th August

*3:30-5pm*

Regina Riphahn

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Paternal unemployment during childhood: causal effects on youth worklessness and educational attainment

7th August

Michael Waldman

Cornell University

Adverse Selection, Market Size, and Innovation

11th August

*4-5:30*

Jennifer Alix-Garcia

University of Wisconsin

Labor Scarcity, Land Tenure, and the Persistence of History: Evidence from Mexico

14th August

Martin Kocher

Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

An Anatomy of Ambiguity Attitudes

21st August

Steven Stillman

University of Otago

What Determines Individual Perceptions about Political Parties and How Does This Influence Voting Behaviour?

26th August 

*4-5:30pm*

Tarun Jain

Indian School of Business

Does who you know matter? Unraveling the influence of student networks on academic performance

28th August

Yu-chin Chen

University of Washington

Understanding Exchange Rate Dynamics: What Does The Term Structure of FX Options Tell Us?

3rd September

Peter Sinclair

University of Birmingham

Reflections on MonetaryPolicy Dilemmas and the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level

4th September

Moshe Haviv

Hebrew University

Regulating arrivlas to a single server  queue 

11th September

Stephen Billings

University of North Carolina Charlotte

The Housing and Educational Consequences of the School Choice Provisions of NCLB: Evidence from Charlotte, NC  

18th September

Prashant Bharadwaj

University of California San Diego

Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation - Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban

26th September

*2-3:30pm* ROOM 498

 

Pedro Gomis Porqueras

Deakin University

Macroprodential, Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interactions In Economies with Frictional Over the Counter and Labor Markets​ 

25th September

Peter Siminski

University of Wollongong

 

 

VACATION WEEK

 

 

9th October

Stanislav Anatolyev

New Economic School, Moscow

 

16th October

Fillippo Massari

University of New South Wales

 

23rd October

Shankha Chakraborty

University of Oregon

 

30th October

Xin Meng

Australian National University

 

4th November

*4-5:30pm* 

Juuso Valimaki

Aalto School of Economics

 

6th November

Greg Kaplan

Princeton University

 

13th November

Mervyn Silvapulle  

Monash University

 

18th November

Guido Friebel

Goethe University Frankfurt

 

20th November

Myra Yazbeck

University of Queensland

 

27th November

Paul Schweinzer

 

University of York

 

4th December

Timo Boppart

Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm

 

12th December

William Fuchs

University of California Berkeley

 

 

 

School of Economics Seminar Series

Semester 1, 2014

*All seminars are scheduled 4-5:30pm unless otherwise stated

Date

Presenter

Affiliation

 Topic

Fri 14th Feb *3:30-5pm*

Ted Bergstrom

University of California Santa Barbara

Storage for good times and bad: Of squirrels and Men

Tues 25th Feb

David Cooper

Florida State University

Coordination with Endogenous Contracts: Incentives, Selection, and Strategic Anticipation

Thurs 6th March

Petr Sedlacek

University of Bonn

The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle

Tues 11th March *12-1pm*

Stefano Eusepi

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Fundamental Disagreement

Thurs 13th March

Simon Burgess

University of Bristol

Does a grammar school system raise inequality?

Thurs 20th March

Firmin Doko Tchatoka

University of Tasmania

Instrument endogeneity and inference in possibly unidentified structural models

Thurs 27th March

Stefanie Schurer

University of Sydney

Does locus of control mediate the effect of health shocks on labour market outcomes?

Thurs 3rd April

Susumu Imai

University of Technology Sydney

Instrument-free Identification and Estimation of Differentiated Products Models using Cost Data

Fri 4th April

**3-4:30pm**

Iain Fraser

University of Kent

Parametric Preference Functionals Under Risk in the Gain Domain: A Bayesian Analysis

Thurs 10th April

Andreas Leibbrandt

Monash University

If one price is good, are two better? A framed field experiment on price discrimination?

Thurs 24th April

VACATION WEEK

 

 

Thurs 1st May

Stephanie Heger

University of Washington St. Louis

We Should Totally Open a Restaurant: Performance Uncertainty and Optimistic Beliefs

Thurs 8th May

Peter Bossaerts

University of Melbourne and The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  

Peter Bossaerts CV

How Humans Deal With Extreme Events: Theoretical, Behavioral and Neural Foundations

Thurs 15th May

Lisa Cameron

Monash University

Cultural Integration: Experimental Evidence of Convergence in Immigrants’ Preferences

Thurs 22nd May

Pauline Grosjean

University of New South Wales

It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah?

Thurs 29th May

Julie Moschion

University of Melbourne

Achievement Effects from New Peers in Australia: Who Matters?

Mon 2nd June

Teevrat Garg

Cornell University

Public Health Effects of Natural Resource Degradation: Evidence from Deforestation in Indonesia

Thurs 5th June

Jonathan Vogel

Columbia University

Accounting for changes in between-group inequality

Wed 11th June

11-12:30

Paul Glimcher

NYU Centre for Neuroeconomics

Rationalizing Context-Dependent Preferences: Divisive Normalization and Neurobiological Constraints on Choice

Thurs 12th June

Virginie Masson

University of Adelaide

Networks and Favor Exchange Norms under Stochastic Costs

Tues 17th June **11-12:30**

Steven Yu-Ping Wu

Purdue University

Discretionary Latitude and Endogenous Contractual Incompleteness: Theory and Experiments

Thurs 19th June

Melissa Tartari

University of Chicago

Bounding the Labor Supply Responses to a Randomized Welfare Experiment: A Revealed Preference Approach

Wednesday 9th  July **11-12:30**

Gary Fields

Cornell University

Changing Income Inequality and Panel Income Changes in Times of Economic Growth and Economic Decline