Previous faculty seminars
Overview of previous faculty seminars at the Department of Economics.
Wed 17 Jan 14:15-15:30
Øyvind Thomassen, Seoul National University
Price Discrimination and Shopping Costs
Wed 18 April 14:15-15:30
Christopher A. Neilson, Princeton University
The Equilibrium Effects of Informed School Choice
Wed 25 April 14:15-15:30
Anna Sanktjohanser, Toulouse School of Economics
Endogenous Monitoring in a Partnership Game
Wed 2 May 14:15-15:30
Martha Bailey, University of Michigan
Prep School for Poor Kids: The long-run impacts of head start on human capital and economic self-sufficiency
Wed 9 May 14:15-15:30
Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo
Sovereign Debt and Structural Reforms
Wed 13 June, 14:15-15:30
Andreas Fagereng, SSB
MPC Heterogeneity and Household Balance Sheets
Mon 25 June, 10.15-11.30
Ian Crawford, University of Oxford
Modelling Individual Labour Supply using Random Fields
Wed 27 June, 14:15-15:30
Chad Syverson, University of Chicago
How Wide Is the Firm Border?
Wed 16 Aug 14:15-15:30
Matthew Rabin, Harvard University
Biased Beliefs About Random Samples: Evidence from Two Integrated Experiments
Wed 30 Aug 14:15-15:30
Svein Gjedrem, Professor II NHH
Hvem skal forvalte oljefondet? Ny lov om Norges Bank
Wed 13 Sep 14:15-15:30
Paul Heidhues, Düseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Unrealistic expectations and misguided learning
Wed 27. Sep 14:15-15:30
Cezar Santos, EPGE-FGV, Brazil
Family Planning and Development: Aggregate Effects of Contraceptive Use
Wed 18 Oct 14:15-15:30
Edward Miguel, UC Berkeley
Reevaluating agricultural productivity gaps with longitudinal microdata
Wed 25 Oct 14:15-15:30
Neil Cummins, London School of Economics
The Big Sort: Selective Migration and the Decline of Northern England, 1800-2017
Wed 15 Nov 14:15-15:30
Tim Hatton, University of Essex
Atmospheric Pollution, Health and Height in Late Nineteenth Century Britain
Wed 13 Dec 14:15-15:30
Philipp Strack, UC Berkeley
Turning Up the Heat: The Demoralizing Effect of Competition in Contests
Wed 22 Mar 2017 14:15-15:30
Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics
Curing Macroeconomic Crises: Avoiding the Overdose
Wed 29 Mar 2017 14:15-15:30
Simon Galle, BI (joint seminar with TCL)
Competition, Financial Constraints and Misallocation: Plant-Level Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
Wed 19 Apr 2017 14:15-15:30
Hans Hvide, University of Bergen
University Innovation and the Professor’s Privilege
Wed 26 Apr 2017 14:15-15:30
Gregory Clark, University of California-Davis
Estimating Social Mobility Rates from Surnames: Social Group or Dynastic Transmission versus Family Effects
Wed 31 May 2017 14:15-15:30
William Fuchs, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Optimal Arrangements for Distribution in Developing Markets: Theory and Evidence
Wed 7 June 2017 14:15-15:30
Andreas Fagereng, SSB
Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth
Wed 21 June 2017 10:15-11:30
David Neumark, University of California-Irvine
The long-term effects of anti-poverty policies
Wed 10 Aug 14:15-15:30
Ori Heffetz, Cornell University
"Expectations and the Endowment Effect"
Wed 31 Aug 14:15-15:30
Jeanine Miklas-Thal, University of Rochester
"Making Sense of Restrictions on Online Sales"
Wed 28 Sep 14:15-15:30
Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale School of Management
"Effects of Migration on Rural Labor Markets"
Wed 12 Oct 14:15-15:30
Armin Falk, University of Bonn
"The Nature and Predictive Power of Preferences: Global Evidence"
Wed 19 Oct 14:15-15:30
Rocco Macchiavello, University of Warwick
Wed 26 Oct 14:15-15:30
Joe Harrington, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Coordination on List Prices and Collusion in Negotiated Prices"
Wed 20 Jan 1415-1530 E209/E210
Mar Reguant, Northwestern University
"Using high-frequency interval meter data to evaluate energy efficiency investments in schools"
Wed 30 Mar 1415-1530 E209/E210
Ryan Kellogg, University of Michigan
"Durable Goods Demand and the Rationality of Consumers' Price Expectations: Evidence from Gasoline and Diesel"
Wed 6 Apr 1415-1530 E209/E210
Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford GSB Economics
"The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets"
Wed 27 Apr 1415-1530 E209/E210
Klaus Schmidt, LMU Munich
"Auctions vs. Negotiations: The Eff ects of Inefficient Renegotiation"
Wed 4 May 1415-1530 E209/E210
Robert Gibbons, MIT Economics
"Promises, Promises: Why Organizations Are Dysfunctional (and What Economists Might Do About It)"
Wed 25 May 1415-1530 E209/E210
Bradley Shapiro, University of Chicago
"Informational Shocks, Off-Label Prescribing and the Effects of Physician Detailing"
Wed 1 Jun 1415-1530 E209/E210
Chad Syverson, University of Chicago
"Sales Force and Competition in Financial Product Markets: The Case of Mexico’s Social Security Privatization"
Wed 8 Jun 1415-1530 E209/E210
Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University
"Targeting Technology Adoption Subsidies: Mechanisms"
Wed 22 Jun 1415-1530 E209/E210
Ayelet Gneezy, University of California, San Diego
"Understanding & Overcoming Donors' Overhead Aversion" Joint seminar with the Choice Lab
Wed 19 Aug. 1415-1530 E209/E210
Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago
"Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance, and Household Labor Supply"
Wed 9 Sep. 1415-1530 E209/E210
Alexander W. Cappelen, NHH
"NHH Are Americans more meritocratic and efficiency seeking than Scandinavians?"
Wed 16 Sep. 1415-1530 E209/E210
Francesco Caselli, London School of Economics
"Power Struggles and the Natural Resource Curse"
Fri 25 Sep. 1115-1215 E209/E210
Morten Ravn, London School of Economics
"Job Uncertainty and Deep Recessions"
Wed 14 Oct. 1415-1530 Karl Borch auditorium
Matthias Sutter, University of Cologne
"The development of cooperation, coordination and social Preferences"
Wed 28 Oct. 1415-1530 E209/E210
Mathieu Parenti, Université catholique de Louvain
"Knocking on Tax Haven's Door: Multinational firms and transfer pricing"
Wed 18 Nov. 1415-1530 E209/E210
Malin Arve, NHH
"NHH Dynamic procurement under uncertainty: optimal design and implications for renegotiation"
Wed 16 Dec. 1415-1530 E209/E210
John Rust, Georgetown University
"Precommitments for Financial Self-Control? Micro Evidence from the 2003 Korean Credit Crisis"
Wed 14 Jan, 1215-1330 Meeting room E209
Jonas Hjort, Columbia University
"Firms' response and unintended health consequences of industrial regulations"
Wed 11 Mar, 1415-1530 Meeting room E209
Jan I. Haaland, NHH
"Optimal trade policy with monopolistic competition and heterogeneous firms"
Wed 15 Apr, 1415-1530 Meeting room E209
Marco Francesconi, University of Essex
"The Cost of Binge Drinking"
Wed 22 Apr, 1415-1530 Meeting room E209
Andreas Moxnes, University of Oslo
"Production Networks, Geography and Firm Performance"
Wed 29 Apr, 1415-1530 Meeting room E209
Gabriella Conti, University College London
"Health Insurance and Children’s Health: Evidence from Mexico"
Mon 4 May, 1500-1615, Meeting room E209
Fabien Postel-Vinay, University College London
"Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation"
Wed 13 May, 1415-1530*, Meeting room E209
Joel Watson, UC San Diego
"Flavors of Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium"
Wed 20 May, 1415-1530, Meeting room E209
Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University
"Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan"
Wed 27 May, 1415-1530** Meeting room E209
Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh
"Why do people give? Testing motives for giving"
Mon 15 Jun, 1415-1530, Meeting room E209
Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Vienna University of Economics and Business
"New Approaches to Assessing Covariate Jointness in Cross-Country Growth Regressions"
Wed 24 Jun, 1415-1530, Meeting room E209
Björn Bartling, University of Zurich
"Social Norms and the Replacement Logic"
Wed 20 Aug, 1415-1530 Auditorium B
Joshua D. Angrist, MIT
"In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Mezzogiorno"
Wed 27 Aug, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Mathias Kifmann, University of Hamburg
"The Political Sustainability of a Basic Income Scheme and Social Health Insurance"
Wed 3 Sep, 1415-1530* E209/E210
Finn E. Kydland, UC Santa Barbara
"Mortgages and monetary policy"
Mon 15 Sep, 1430-1545 E209/E210
Adriana Lleras-Muney, UCLA
"The lifetime impacts of recessions and the role of government"
Tue 23 Sep, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Aaron S. Edlin, UC Berkeley
"Conservatism and Switcher's Curse"
Wed 8 Oct, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Jakob Svensson, Stockholm University
"The Market for (Fake) Antimalarial Medicine: Evidence from Uganda"
Wed 15 Oct, 1415-1530 Auditorium Karl Borch
Uri Gneezy, UC San Diego
"Avoiding Overhead Aversion in Charity"
Wed 22 Oct, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Shachar Kariv, UC Berkeley
"The Distributional Preferences of Americans"
Wed 29 Oct, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Steve Machin, University College London
"The Changing Returns to Crime: Do Criminals Respond to Prices?"
Wed 5 Nov, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Roland Hodler, University of St. Gallen
"Aid on Demand: The Allocation of China's Foreign Assistance at the Subnational Level"
Wed 12 Nov, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Helmuth Cremer, University of Toulouse
"Household bargaining and the design of couplesincome taxation"
Wed 26 Nov, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Sissel Jensen, NHH
"Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway"
Wed 3 Dec, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Salvatore Piccolo, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan)
"Non-exclusive financial advice"
* Joint with Department of Finance.
Wed 5 Febr, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Mads Greaker, SSB
"Limiting carbon leakage: A case for green strategic trade policy?"
Wed 12 Febr, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Jérôme Adda, European University Institute (Florence)
"Crime and the Depenalization of Cannabis Possession: Evidence from a Policing Experiment"
Wed 5 Mar, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Kjell G. Salvanes, NHH
"Does Grief Transfer across Generations? Bereavements during Pregnancy and Child Outcomes"
Wed 19 Mar, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Peter Neary, University of Oxford
"Not so demanding: preference structure, firm behavior, and welfare"
Wed 26 Mar, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Andrea Weber, Universität Mannheim
"Coworkers, Networks, and Job Search Outcomes"
Wed 2 Apr, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Till Requate, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
"Asymmetry Enhances Success Chances for International Climate Change Negotiations"
Wed 23 Apr, 1415-1530
Katrine Vellesen Løken, University of Bergen
Sandmo Junior Lecture:
"Single mothers and their children: evaluating a work-encouraging welfare reform."
Wed 30 Apr, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Erlend Berg, University of Bristol
"Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?"
Wed 7 May, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Robert Lensink, University of Groningen
"Business Training and Intertemporal Consumption: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam"
Thu, 15 May, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Bård Harstad, University of Oslo
"Private Politics and Public Regulation"
Wed 21 May, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Jesus Crespo-Cuaresma, Vienna University and NHH
"Deforestation, Development and Borders"
Wed 28 May, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Björn Bartling, University of Zurich
"Let the Market Decide: An Experimental Study of Competition and Fairness"
Wed 4 June, 1415-1530 E209/E210
Orazio Attanasio, University College London
"Estimating the production function for human capital: Evidence from a randomized control trial in Colombia"