Seminars 2013

 

Date

Name

Affiliation

Topic

Semester 1

7-Mar

Michelle Sovinsky

University of Zurich

Marijuana on Main Street: What if?

12-Mar

Saraswata Chaudhuri

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

GMM with missing moment restrictions

14-Mar

Gerald Willmann

Bielefeld University

Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain:  A Model of Protectionist Overshooting

21-Mar

Françoise Forges

l'Université Paris-Dauphine

Bayesian repeated games

26-Mar

Berk Ozler

World Bank

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing

15-Apr

David Ong

Peking University HSBC Business School

Tiger Women: An All-Pay Auction Experiment on the Gender Heuristic of the Desire to Win

18-Apr

Lisa Farrell

RMIT University

Pre-sale price estimates and the auction price for Australian paintings

22-Apr

Pim Heijnen

University of Groningen

Screening for collusion: A spatial statistics approach

2-May

Nick Feltovich

Monash University

Do positional goods inhibit saving? Evidence from a life-cycle experiment

9-May

Ippei Fujiwara

Australian National University

Optimal Monetary Policy with Endogenous Entry and Product Variety 

23-May

Toru Suzuki

University of Technology Sydney

Directives, Expressives and Motivation

4-Jun

Nishith Prakash

University of Connecticut

Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

11- June

Ravi Kanbur

Cornell University

Contractual Dualism, Market Power and Informality

13-Jun

Bettina Klaus

University of Lausanne

Strategy-Proofness makes the Difference: Deferred-Acceptance with Responsive Priorities

Semester 2

8-Aug

 

Daniel S. Hamermesh

University of Texas at Austin

Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination

14-Aug

Joseph Price

Brigham Young University

Habit formation in Children: The impact of incentive duration on long-run behavior change

15-Aug

Jordi Vidal-Robert

University of Warwick

The Persistence of the Inquisitorial Mind: Long-Run Effects of the Spanish Inquisition

22-Aug

Diego Moreno

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Price Cap Regulation with Capacity Withholding

27-Aug

Dan Black

University of Chicago

Duke Grads, Monkeys, and Jobs on Wall Street: The Use and Abuse of Latent Variables in Economics

29-Aug

Jakob Madsen

Monash University

Human Accomplishment and the British Industrial Revolution: The Role of Great Scientists and Education in British Growth Since 1270

5-Sept

Arina Nikandrova

Birkbeck, University of London

An Optimal Auction with Moral Hazard

19-Sept

XiaoGang Che

University of Alberta

Entry Deterrence in Dynamic Second-Price Auctions

26-Sept

Guillaume Roger

University of Sydney

Making the Grade: Investment in Skill and the Search for Coworkers

3-Oct

Paul Makdissi

University of Ottawa

Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Dominance Approach

10-Oct

John Tang

Australian National University

Railroad expansion and entrepreneurship: evidence from Meiji Japan

17-Oct

David Butler

Murdoch University

What lies beneath? Systematic Intransitive Tendencies Exposed by Strength of Preference Judgments

22-Oct

Ariel Ben Yishay

University of New South Wales

The Transmission of Mistrust: The Institutional Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall

24-Oct

Paul Jensen

Melbourne Institute

Patent Examination Outcomes and International Trade Flows

31-Oct

Jacob Goeree

University of Zurich

 Noisy Introspection in the "11-20"' Game