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

2015 Seminars

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

Date

Presenter

Affiliation

Topic

30 July

Sander Heinsalu

University of Queensland

Spence meets Holmström: Luck and repetition in signaling

4 Aug

Jim Markusen

University of Colorado

 Inter-city Specialisation and Trade in Functions versus Sectors [NB Tuesday 4pm to 5.30pm]

Seminar supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course

6 August

Drew Griffen, University of Tokyo

Evaluating the Effects of Child Care Policies on Children's Cognitive Development and Maternal Labor Supply

13 Aug

Nicolas Groshenny

University of Adelaide

Monetary Policy and Interdeterminancy in the U.S. post 2001

20 Aug

Lorenz Goette

University of Bonn

 Spillovers of Prosocial Motivation: Evidence from an Intervention Study on Blood Donors

27 Aug

Bettina Klaus

University of Lausanne

Object Allocation via Deferred-Acceptance: Strategy-Proofness and Comparative Statics

3 Sep

Samuel Wills

University of Oxford

 

10 Sep

Mohamad Khaled

University of Queensland

 

11 Sep
Seminar supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course

Friday 11 September
4pm to 5.30pm

Heather Royer University of California, Santa Barbara

The Impact of Education on Family Formation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK

Location: Charles Perkins Centre, Seminar Room 1.

17 Sep

Myra Yazbeck

University of Queensland

 

24 Sep

Emily Beam

National University Singapore

 

1 Oct

Vacation Week

8 Oct

David Dickinson

Appalachian State University

 

15 Oct

Choon Wang

Monash University

 

22 Oct

Agne Suziedelyte

Monash University

 

29 Oct

Mariano Kulish

UNSW

 

Seminar supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course

5 November

Ariel Kalil

University of Chicago

12 Nov

Timothy Kam

ANU

 

19 Nov

David Frazier

Monash University

 

26 Nov

Nicolas Klein

University of Montreal

 

 

Date

Presenter

Affiliation

Topic

29 Jan

*4-5:30pm 

Hani Mansour

University of Colorado Denver

Election Fraud and Post-Election Conflict: Evidence from the Philippines

18 Feb

*3-4:30pm 

Christopher Waller

Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

On the Effectiveness of Quantitative Easing at the Zero Lower Bound

19 Feb

*4-5:30pm

Susan Dynarski

University of Michigan

Income-Contingent Loans: Is HECS a Model for the US?

5 Mar

Corbett Grainger

University of Wisconsin Madison

Property rights, regulatory capture, and exploitation of natural resources

12 Mar

Stephanie Lluis

University of Waterloo

Mobility and Career Concerns of U.S. Patent Examiners

19 Mar

Joseph Altonji

Yale University

Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: the Case of School and Neighborhood Effects

26 Mar

Graham Voss

University of Victoria (British Columbia)

Is Canada an Optimal Currency Area? An Inflation Targeting Perspective

31 Mar
*Room 397

Frank Windmeijer

University of Bristol

Selecting (In)Valid Instruments for Instrumental Variables Estimation

2 Apr

Evan Calford

University of British Columbia

Ambiguity Aversion in Game Theory: Experimental Evidence

9 Apr

Frederic Warzynski

Aarhus University

Rethinking Deindustrialization: An Organizational Economics Perspective

16 Apr

Erte Xiao

Monash University

It's Not Just the Thought that Counts: An Experimental Study on Hidden Cost of Giving

Seminar supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course

17 April 

Timothy J. Moore, George Washington University

The Effect of Disability Insurance Income on Beneficiaries’ Earnings

Room 397, 12-1pm

23 Apr

Terra McKinnish

University of Colorado Boulder

Same-Occupation Spouses: Preferences and Search Costs?

30 Apr

Yuichiro Waki

University of Queensland

Private News and Monetary Policy

 

7 May

Simon Board

University of California Los Angeles

A Reputational Theory of Firm Dynamics

14 May

Pavlo Blavatskyy

Murdoch University

 
A Theory of Decision-Making Under Risk as a Tradeoff between Expected Utility, Expected Utility Deviation and Expected Utility Skewness

21 May

Victoria Baranov

University of Melbourne

Does Maternal Depression Hamper Child Development? Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial 

28 May

Simon Grant Australian National University

 

Savage Games

4 Jun

Alfredo Paloyo University of Wollongong Peer Effects in Female Employment

18 Jun

Marco Calliendo Potsdam University

Locus of Control and Investment in Training