Previous faculty seminars

Previous faculty seminars

Overview of previous faculty seminars at the Department of Economics.

  • Spring 2018

    Spring 2018

    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?

  • Autumn 2017

    Autumn 2017

    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

  • Spring 2017

    Spring 2017

    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

     

  • Autumn 2016

    Autumn 2016

    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
    CANCELLED

    Wed 26 Oct 14:15-15:30
    Joe Harrington, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    "Coordination on List Prices and Collusion in Negotiated Prices"

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016

    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

  • Autumn 2015

    Autumn 2015

    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"

  • Spring 2015

    Spring 2015

    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"

  • Autumn 2014

    Autumn 2014

    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 couples’income 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.

  • Spring 2014

    Spring 2014

    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"