2009 Seminars

Tue 10th March

04:00 pm, Institute Lecture Theatre 2

Michael Grossman

CUNY (City University of New York)

The Impact of National Health Insurance on Birth Outcomes: A Natural Experiment in Taiwan

Mon 23rd March

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Aarti Singh

Discipline of Economics

Learning and the Great Moderation

Thu 26th March

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Suraj Prasad

University of New South Wales

Delegation, Incentives and Project Risk

Thu 2nd April

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Simon Angus

Monash University

Dynamic Cooperation Networks

Mon 6th April

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Don Wright

Discipline of Economics

Medical Malpractice and Physician Liability Under a Negligence Rule India rising, but what about the health of children: Evidence from 3 rounds of the National Family

Tue 7th April

04:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Sandy Suardi

La Trobe University

Are Empirical Measures of Macroeconomic Uncertainty Alike?

Mon 20th April

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Anu Rammohan

Discipline of Economics

Health Survey (NFHS) data

Thu 23rd April

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Nikos Nikiforakis

University of Melbourne

The Impact of Social Comparisons in Ultimatum Bargaining

Thu 30th April

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Tom Wilkening

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (Visiting University of Melbourne)

Authority, Delegation, and Incentives in Organization

Mon 4th May

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Bob Slonim

Discipline of Economics

The Red Cross blood donations

Thu 7th May

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Shino Takayama; Andy McLennan

University of Queensland

Market Price Manipulation in a Sequential Trade Model

Thu 14th May

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Chris Edmond

New York University

Aggregate Implications of Micro Asset Market Segmentation

Mon 25th May

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Peter Abelson

Discipline of Economics

The economics of the taxi industry and taxi reform in NSW

Mon 1st June

01:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Stephen Cheung

Discipline of Economics

Two heads are less bubbly than one: team decision-making in an experimental asset market

Tue 9th June

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Vladimir Smirnov

Discipline of Economics

Uncertainty, delegation and communication

Tue 9th June

04:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Mike Pokorny; John Sedgwick

University of Westminster; London Metropolitan University

Profitability trends in Hollywood: 1929 to 1999: somebody must know something

Mon 15th June

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Katrien Stevens

Discipline of Economics

The career cost of children

Thu 18th June

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Mario Fiorini

University of Technology Sydney

How the Allocation of Children's Time Affects Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Development

Wed 24th June

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Lorenz Goette

Federal Reserve Bank Boston

Fairness and Effort - Evidence from a Field Experiment

Thu 25th June

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Paul de Grauwe

Katholieke Universiteit Leuve

Animal Spirits and Monetary Policy

Mon 6th July

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Gabrielle Demange

Paris School of Economics

A communication game on electoral platforms

Fri 10th July

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Andrew Atkeson

University of California, Los Angeles

Innovation, Firm Dynamics, and International Trade

Thu 16th July

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Glenn Harrison

University of Central Florida

Estimating Subjective Probabilities

Thu 23rd July

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Yongseok Shin

Washington St. Louis

Finance and Development: A Tale of Two Sectors

Thu 30th July

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Susumu Imai

Queen's University Ontario, CA

A Quantile-based Test of Protection for Sale Model

Thu 6th August

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Stefan Palan

University of Graz

Digital Options and Efficiency in Experimental Asset Markets

Thu 13th August

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Lionel Page

The University of Westminster

The momentum effect in competitions: field evidence from tennis matches

Mon 17th August

01:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Pablo Guillen

Discipline of Economics

Intergroup competition

Thu 20th August

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

James Feigenbaum

University of Pittsburgh

Optimal Irrational Behavior

Thu 27th August

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Ben Ho

Cornell University

Identity Signaling with Social Capital: a model of symbolic consumption (with Jonah Berger)

Fri 28th August

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Emanuel Ornelas

London School of Economics

Sequential Exporting

Wed 2nd September

02:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

M. Ali Khan

Johns Hopkins University

Classical Turnpike Theory and the Economics of Forestry

Thu 10th September

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Kamal Saggi

Southern Methodist University

Intellectual Property Rights, Foreign Direct Investment, and Industrial Development

Tue 6th October

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Danielle Merrett; Haoyu Zhang

Discipline of Economics

A Free-Rider Problem Solution; A Dynamic Model of Search and Intermediation; and Patent breadth design

Thu 8th October

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Thomas Lubik

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Inventories, Inflation Dynamics, and Monetary Policy

Tue 27th October

01:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Russell Ross

Discipline of Economics

On the Links between Labour Force Status and Self Assessed Health: Evidence from Indigenous Australia

Thu 29th October

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Bruce Preston

Columbia University

Labor Supply Heterogeneity and Macroeconomic Co-movement

Thu 5th November

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Silvio Contessi

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

US Commercial Banks' (and Thrifts) Propensity to lend during the Financial Crisis

Mon 9th November

01:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Kamal Saggi

Southern Methodist University

Equilibrium Parallel Import Policies and International Market Structure

Tue 10th November

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Steve Leider

University of Michigan - Ross School of Business

Do Convex Incentive Schemes Attract Overconfident Employees? Experimental Evidence

Mon 16th November

01:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Nic De Roos

Discipline of Economics

Petrol Prices in Western Australia

Mon 23rd November

01:00 pm, Room 397 Merewether Building

Stephen Cheung

Discipline of Economics

Complexity, confusion and bubbles in experimental asset markets

Tue 24th November

04:00 pm, Room 498 Merewether Building

Justin Sydnor

Case Western Reserve University

Inattention in the Used Car Market