Previous events at the department

Seminar guests from all around the world visit the department each semester.

Photo: Adam Jacobsson

Here you will find a list of previous seminars and other events at the department. Guests from universities around the world visit the department to introduce their work and research. Our own faculty members and PhD students give presentations on our Brown bag seminars, as well as PhD students from the ENTER programme.

Thu Sept 1 Stéphane Bonhomme (Chicago): "Relaxing Strict Exogeneity in Nonlinear Panel Data Models".
Thu Sept 8 Anna Stansbury (MIT): "Better Labor Market Options Reduce Workplace Injuries".
Thu Sept 15 John Van Reenen (LSE): "Opening up Military Innovation: Causal Effects of Reforms to U.S. Defense Research".
Thu Sept 22 Chad Jones (Stanford): "Recipes and Economic Growth: A Combinatorial March Down an Exponential Tail".
Tue Sept 27 Brown bag: Isabel Micó-Millán (UC3M): "Female Portfolio Choices and Marital Property Regime".
Thu Sept 29 Monica Costa-Dias (Bristol): "Higher Education Sorting and Social Mobility".
Mon Oct 3 Fabian Lange (McGill):"On the Role of Learning, Human Capital, and Performance Incentives for Wages".
Tue Oct 4 Brown bag: Dvaid Jackson (SU): "Punishment, Reputation and the Community Enforcement of Norms".
Thu Oct 6 Chris Neilson (Yale): "Teacher compensation and structural inequality: Evidence from centralized teacher school choice in Peru".
Thu Oct 13 Christian Dustmann (UCL): “Knowledge Spillovers, Competition, and Individual Careers”.
Tue Oct 18 Brown bag: Francesco Loiacono (SU): "Matching with the Right Attitude: the Effect of Exposing Firms to Refugee Workers"
Thu Oct 20 Marta Prato (Chicago): "The Global Race for Talent: Brain Drain, Knowledge Transfer, and Growth".
Thu Oct 27  Caroline Theoharides (Amherst): "Behavioral Responses to Temporary Migration: An Examination of Origin-Country Fertility".
Tue Nov 8 Brown bag: Rachel Meager(LSE): "Combining Experimental and Observational Studies in Meta-Analysis: A Debiasing Approach".
Thu Nov 10 Gharad Bryan (LSE): "Learning to see the world’s opportunities: The impact of visualization on entrepreneurial success".
Thu Nov 17 Tatiana Mocanu (UCL): “Designing Gender Equity: Evidence from Hiring Practices and Committees“.
Tue Nov 22 Brown bag: Gualtiero Azzalini (SU): “Business cycle asymmetry of earnings pass-through”.
Thu Nov 24 Thomas Lemieux (Vancouver): "Who Benefits from Place-Based Policies? Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data".
Tue Nov 15 Brown bag: Markus Kondziella (SU): "Recent changes in firm dynamics and the nature of economic growth".
Thu Dec 1 Sebastian Findeisen (Konstanz): "Family Friendly Workplace Policies".
Tue Dec 6 Brown bag: Lkhagvaa Erdenesuren (Tilburg): "Heterogeneous response in retirement to anticipated pension reforms".
Thu Dec 8 Mathilde Muñoz (Berkeley): "Tax Design, Information, and Elasticities: Evidence From the French Wealth Tax".
Thu Dec 15 Mahreen Mahmud (Exeter): "Economic and Psychological Constraints to Women’s Empowerment".
Mon Jan 10 Job Talk: Pauline Corblet (Sciences Po): "Education Expansion, Sorting, and the Decreasing Wage Premium".
Tue Jan 11 Job Talk: Riccardo Cioffi (Princeton): "Heterogeneous Risk Exposure and the Dynamics of Wealth Inequality".
Wed Jan 12 Job Talk: Amanda Dahlstrand (LSE): "Defying Distance: The Provision of Services in the Digital Age".
Tue Jan 18 Job Talk: Veda Narasimhan (Zurich): "Decentralization, Rural Development, and Growth: Evidence from India".
Wed Jan 19 Job Talk: Barthelemy Bonadio (Lausanne): "Ports vs. Roads: Infrastructure, Market Access and Regional Outcomes".
Thu Jan 20 Job Talk: Paula Calvo (Yale): "The effects of institutional gaps between cohabitation and marriage".
Fri Jan 21 Job Talk: Ciaran Rogers (Stanford): "Quantitative Easing and Local Banking Systems in the Euro Area".
Mon Jan 24 Job Talk: Marco Stenborg Pettersson (Brown): "Estimation of a Latent Reference Point: Method and Application to NYC Taxi Drivers".
Tue Jan 25 Job Talk: Valeria Zurla (Brown): "How Should We Design Parental Leave Policies? Evidence from Two Reforms in Italy".
Thu Jan 27 Job Talk: Anna Becker (UCL): "Shamed to Death: Social Image Concerns and War Participation".
Fri Jan 28 Job Talk: Iain Bamford (Columbia): "Monopsony Power, Spatial Equilibrium, and Minimum Wages".
Mon Jan 31 Job Talk: Ruben Dominguez Diaz (Brown): "Precautionary Savings and Financial Frictions".
Wed Feb 2 Job Talk: Karmini Sharma (Warwick): "Tackling Sexual Harassment: Experimental Evidence from India".
Thu Feb 3 Job Talk: Joonas Tuhkuri (MIT): "New Evidence on the Effect of Technology on Employment and Skill Demand".
Tue Feb 22 Brown bag: Filip Mellgren (SU): "Robust Algorithmic Collusion".
Tue Mar 8 Brown bag: Jay Lee (SU): "Group Composition and Group Decision-Making: Evidence from Municipal Council Meetings in South Korea".
Thu Mar 10 Arianna Ornaghi (Hertie): "Who Watches the Watchmen? Local News and Police Behavior in the United States".
Tue Mar 15 Brown bag: Ash Craig (Michigan): "Spillovers in Crime: Using Network Data to Measure Social Returns and Improve Targeting of Crime Reduction Interventions."
Tue Mar 22 Nina Rousille (LSE/MIT): "Worker Beliefs about Outside options".
Thu Mar 24 Brown bag: Celine Zipfel (SSE): "Defusing a Population Explosion? Jobs and Fertility in sub-Saharan Africa".
Tue Mar 29 Brown bag: Gabriella Massenz (ENTER): "Bunching of closely held corporations: Targeted tax incentives, persistence and firms’ heterogeneity".
Thu Mar 31 Matthias Kehrig (Duke): “Good Dispersion, Bad Dispersion”.
Tue Apr 5 Brown bag: Jens Wikström (SU): "Liquidity Frictions in Non-linear Health Insurance".
Tue Apr 19 Brown bag: Anna Vitali (ENTER): "Consumer Search and Firm Location: Evidence from the Garment Sector in Uganda".
Thu Apr 21 Isabel Martinez (ETH Zurich): "Tracking and Taxing the Super-Rich: Insights from Swiss Rich Lists".
Tue Apr 26 Brown bag: Martina Zanella (LSE): "Stereotypical Selection".
Thu Apr 28 Ro'ee Levy (MIT, Tel Aviv): "The Effects of Social Movements: Evidence from #MeToo".
Thu May 5 Brown bag: Tiago Bernardino (SU): "Aging, Public finances and Generational Inequalities in Portugal: Can Immigration save the day?"
Tue May 10 Peter Hull (Brown): "Non-Random Exposure to Exogenous Shocks".
Thu May 12 Julia Cagé (Sciences Po): "Is Charitable Giving Political? Evidence from Wealth and Income Tax Returns".
Tue May 17 Brown bag: Petteri Juvonen (SU/Helsinki): "Understanding the Gains from Wage Flexibility: The Exchange Rate Connection Revisited".
Tue Sept 14 Brown Bag: Jay Lee & Horng Chern Wong SU):"International Trade and Structural Change across Cities/Gender Ratio and Group Dynamics."
Thu Sept 16 Natalia Rigol, Harvard Business School: “Strategic Disclosure of Loan Officers and Graduation From Microfinance: Evidence from Chile”.
Tue Sept 21 Brown Bag: Anna Linderoth (SU): "Gender Segregation Across Workplaces: Tipping and The Importance of Social Skill".
Mon Sept 27 PhD Defense: Nanna Fukushima (SU): "Essays on the Economics of the 1956 Clean Air Act".
Tue Sept 28 Brown Bag: Moritz Goldbeck (Munich): "Digital Infrastructure and Local Economic Growth: Early Internet in Sub-Saharan Africa".
Tue Sept 28 Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia): "Pushed to Cross the Line: Multiperiod Pollution Standards and the Cost of Environmental Regulation".
Tue Oct 5 Brown Bag: Ulrika Ahrsjö (SU): "Youth crime, community service and labor market outcomes".
Tue Oct 12 Brown Bag: Pedro Guimaraes Naso (Geneva): "Delegation of Environmental Regulation and Perceived Corruption in South Africa".
Thu Oct 14 Magne Mogstad (Chicago): "How Americans Respond to Idiosyncratic and Exogenous Changes in Household Wealth and Unearned Income"
Fri Oct 15 PhD Defense: Roza Khoban (SU): "Globalization and Development: The Impact of International Trade on Political and Social Institutions".
Tue Oct 19 Brown Bag: José-Elias Gallegos (SU): "Inflation Persistence, Noisy Information and the Phillips Curve".
Thu Oct 21 Nina Pavcnik (Dartmouth): "FDI Inflows and Domestic Firms: Adjustment to New Exporting Opportunities".
Tue Oct 26 Brown Bag: Marie-Pascale Grimon (SU): "Effects of the Child Protection System on Parents".
Thu Oct 28 Jan De Loecker (KU, Leuven): "The Welfare Impact of Market Power: The OPEC Cartel".
Tue Nov 2 Brown Bag: Alvaro Delgado Vega (UC3M & ENTER): "Which Side are You On? Political Relational Contracts".
Tue Nov 9 Brown Bag: Xueping Sun (SU): "The Innovation Cost of Short Political Horizons: Evidence from Local Leaders’ Promotion in China".
Thu Nov 11 Sebastian Siegloch (Mannheim): "Direct, Spillover, and Welfare Effects of Regional Firm Subsidies".
Tue Nov 16 Brown Bag: Lidia Cruces de Souca (UC3 & ENTER): "Gender gaps in the labour market and pension sustainability".
Thu Nov 18 Giancarlo Spagnolo (SSE): “Theory and Evidence on Asymmetric Sanctions and Corruption: A Chinese Tale of Tigers and Flies”.
Tue Nov 23 Brown bag: John Kramer (SU): "The Cyclicality of Earnings Growth along the Distribution - Causes and Consequences".
Thu Nov 25 Balazs Murakozy (Liverpool): "Technological Change and Skill Demand in Non-Competitive Labor Markets".
Tue Nov 30 Brown Bag: Rene Karadakic (NHH): "Health Effects of Information Diffusion".
Thu Dec 2 Basile Grassi (Bocconi): "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Markup Estimation".
Tue Dec 7 Brown Bag: Johannes Haushofer (SU): "Cash Transfers for Migration".
Thu Dec 9 Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po): "Growth and the Fragmentation of Production".
Mon Jan 11 Job Talk: Augustin Bergeron (Harvard): "The State Capacity Ceiling on Tax Rates: Evidence from Randomized Tax Abatements in the DRC".
Tue Jan 12 Job Talk: Martin Mattsson (Yale): "Service Delivery, Corruption, and Information Flows in Bureaucracies: Evidence from the Bangladesh Civil Service".
Thu Jan 14 Job Talk: Elisa Macchi (Zurich): "Worth your weight: experimental evidence on the benefits of obesity in low-income countries".
Tue Jan 19 Job Talk: Michele Fornino (MIT): "Automation and the Future of Work: Assessing the Role of Labor Flexibility".
Thu Jan 21 Job Talk: Sebastian Ellingsen (UPF): "Free and Protected: Trade and Breaks in Long-Term Persistence".
Fri Jan 22 Job Talk: Francesca Salvati (UCL): "Health Inequality, Labor Supply and Retirement Policies".
Mon Jan 25 Job Talk: Emma Riley (Oxford): "Resisting Social Pressure in the Household Using Mobile Money: Experimental Evidence on Microenterprise Investment in Uganda".
Thu Jan 28 Job Talk: Martina Fazio (LSE): "Financial Stabilisation Policies in a Credit Crunch: Zombie Firms and the Effective Lower Bound".
Mon Feb 1 Job Talk: Silvia Vannutelli (Boston): "From Lapdogs to Watchdogs: Random Auditor Assignment and Municipal Fiscal Performance in Italy".
Wed Feb 3 Job Talk: Michele Giannola (UCL): "Parental Investments and Intra-household Inequality in Child Development: Theory, Measurement and Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment".
Fri Feb 5 Job Talk: Josef Sigurdsson (NHH): "Labor Supply Responses and Adjustment Frictions: A Tax-Free Year in Iceland”.
Tue Feb 16 Brown Bag: Sébastien Lamproye (ECARES, ULB): "Did Technology trigger the American Dream? Innovation and Intergenerational Income Rank Mobility".
Thu Feb 18 Alexandra Roulet (INSEAD): "Revisiting the Contribution of Firm Pay Policies to the Gender Wage Gap".
Thu Feb 25 Florian Scheuer (Zürich): “Taxing High-Powered Entrepreneurship” 
Tue Mar 16 Brown Bag: Ossian Prane (SU): "Imports and the Carbon Emission Intensity of Firms".
Thu Mar 18 Emily Breza (Harvard): “Does Affirmative Action Rewire the Social Network? Evidence from India” 
Thu Mar 25 Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia): "Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares:
Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway".
Thu Apr 8 Guilherme Lichand (Zurich): "Harming to Signal: Child Marriage vs. Public Donations in Malawi".
Tue Apr 13 Brown Bag: Anders Åkerman (SU): "Chasing an Elusive Target: Measuring Productivity Effects under Factor-Biased Technological Change”.
Tue Apr 20 Brown Bag: David Jackson (SU): "Reputation in networks".
Thu Apr 29 Gianmarco Leon (UPF): "Financial Incentives in Multi-layered Organizations: An Experiment in the Public Sector".
Tue May 4 Brown Bag: Ines Helm (SU): "Firm Expansion in Imperfect Labor Markets".
Tue May 11 Brown Bag: Miika Päällysaho (SU): "Labor Market Returns and the Evolution of Cognitive Skills: Theory and Evidence".
Tue May 18 Brown Bag: Monir Bounadi (SU): "Religion and Mobilization: Evidence From Europe's Involvement With the Hajj".
Thu May 20 Kalina Manova (UCL): "Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks”.
Tue May 25 Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale): "Normalizing Community Mask-Wearing: A Cluster Randomized Trial in Bangladesh".
Wed May 26 Final seminar: Nanna Fukushima (SU)
Thu Jun 3 David Weil (Brown): ”Quality-adjusted Population Density”.
Mon Jun 14 Final Seminar: Roza Khoban (SU)
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