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September 15, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Economic Opportunities and Gender Differences in Human Capital: Experimental Evidence for India

Attach

Robert Jensen (UCLA)


September 16, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Sectorial Price Rigidity and Aggregate Dynamics

Attach

Francisco J. Ruge-Murcia (University of Montreal)


September 20, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets

Attach

Asim Ijaz Khwaja (Harvard University)


September 21, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Fear of Loss, Inframodularity, and Transfers

Attach

Marco Scarsini (Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali LUISS, Roma)


September 28, 2010 at 12:00 - 13:00
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

The Incentive Effects of Affirmative Action in a Real-Effort Tournament

Attach

Pedro Rey Biel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)


September 29, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Brain versus Brawn: The Realization of Women's Comparative Advantage

Attach

Michelle Rendall (University of Zurich)


October 5, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Ordering Ambiguous Acts

Attach

Sujoy Mukerji (Oxford University)


October 6, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

The Elements of Political Persuasion: Contact, Content or Cue

Attach

Torun Dewan (LSE)


October 7, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Liquidity Constraints in a Monetary Economy

Attach

Leo Ferraris (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)


October 11, 2010

Seminar

Seminari Occasionali (Anno 2010)

Nature or Nurture? Learning and the Geography of Female Labor Force Participation

Attach

Alessandra Fogli (Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank)


October 12, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Modelling Noise and Imprecision in Individual Decisions

Attach

Graham Loomes (University of Warwick)


October 13, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Why do mothers Breastfeed Girls less than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India

Attach

Seema Jayachandran (Stanford University)


October 13, 2010

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

How do Households respond to income shocks?

Attach

Fabrizio Perri (University of Minnesota)


October 14, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Measuring the Effects of Fiscal Policy

Attach

Hafedh Bouakez (HEC Montréal)


October 14, 2010

Seminar

Occasional Seminars (2010)

Will it Hurt? Nacroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

Attach

Andrea Pescatori (International Monetary Fund)


October 19, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Approximation of large games

Attach

Aaron Bodoh-Creed (Cornell University)



October 26, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Verifiability and Group Formation in Markets

Attach

Chris Shannon (University of California, Berkeley)


October 27, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Judicial Presence and Local Governance

Stephan Litschig (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


October 28, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Growth in the Shadow of Expropriation

Attach

Manuel Amador (Stanford University)


November 2, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Random Choice as Behavioral Optimization

Attach

Farkul Gul (Princeton University)


November 4, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Fiscal Foresight and the Effects of Government Spending

Attach

Luca Gambetti (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)


November 9, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Costly Self Control and Random Self Indulgence

Attach

Bart Lipman (Boston University)


November 11, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

International Capital Flows and Credit Market Imperfections: a Tale of Two Frictions

Filippo Taddei (Collegio Carlo Alberto)


November 16, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Games with Belief Dependent Preferences

Attach

Alexander Vostroknutov (Maastricht University)


November 17, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

Christina Gathmann (University Mannheim)


November 17, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

General Equilibrium, Wariness and Bubbles

Attach

Alosio Araujo (Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Institutio Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro)


November 18, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Involuntary Unemployement and the Business Cycle

Attach

Mathias Trabandt (European Central Bank)


November 23, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Purely subjective maximin expected utility

Attach

David Schmeidler (Tel Aviv University)


November 24, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Attach

Michele Tertilt (Stanford University)


November 25, 2010

Seminar

Seminari Occasionali (Anno 2010)

Robust Tests for Out-of-sample Forecast Comparisons

Barbara Rossi (Duke University)


November 25, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (fall)

Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries

Attach

Diego Comin (Harvard Business School)


November 26, 2010

Seminar

Seminari Occasionali (Anno 2010)

Micro-Loans, bednets and malaria: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Oriss (India)

Attach

Alessandro Tarozzi (Duke University)


November 30, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Heuristic Mechanism Design

Attach

David Parkes (Harvard University)


December 1, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Individual Preferences for State Intervention and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln (University of Frankfurt)


December 2, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

Estimation of Moment-Based Models With Latent Variables

Raffaella Giacomini (University College London)


December 13, 2010

Seminar

Occasional Seminars (2010)

The Welfare Effects of Ticket Resale

Attach

Alan Sorensen (Stanford GSB)


December 14, 2010

Seminar

Occasional Seminars (2010)

Mother Schooling, Fertility and Children's Education: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Attach

Victor Lavy (Hebrew University and Royal Holloway, University of London)


December 14, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

The Role of Committment in Bilateral Trade

Attach

Dino Gerardi (Collegio Carlo Alberto)


December 15, 2010

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

Attach

Erik Snowberg (California Institute of Technology)


December 16, 2010

Seminar

Macro 2010-2011 (Fall)

A Tractable Model of Precautionary Reserves, Net Foreing Assets, or Sovereign Wealth Funds

Attach

Christopher Carroll (Johns Hopkins University)


December 16, 2010

Seminar

Occasional Seminars (2010)

Competition through Commissions and Kickbacks

Attach

Marco Ottaviani (Kellog School of Management, Northwestern University)


December 21, 2010 at 12:45 - 13:45
3-E4-SR03 Via Rontgen 1 3 piano

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Robust Virtual Implementation under Common Strong Belief in Rationality

Attach

Christoph Mueller (Carnegie Mellon University)


January 12, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
N01 (Ground floor edificio Velodromo)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

Do Research Joint Ventures serve a Collusive Function?

Attach

Michelle Goeree (University of Zurich)


January 13, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
N01 (ground floor edificio Velodromo)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Occasional Seminars

Inefficient Markets

Jacob Goeree (University of Zurich)


January 24, 2011 at 14:00 - 15:15
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Authority, Incentives and Performance: Theory and Evidence from a Chinese Newspaper

Attach

Yanhui Wu (LSE)


January 27, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

No Taxation without Information

Attach

Dina Pomeranz (Hrvard University)


February 1, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Media Markets, Special Interests, and Voters

Attach

Leopoldo Fergusson (MIT)


February 7, 2011 at 11:30 - 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification

Attach

Konrad Burchardi (LSE)


February 8, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Experimentation with Congestion

Attach

Caroline Thomas (UCL)


February 9, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Forced Coexistence and Economic Development: Evidence from Native American Reservations

Attach

Christian Dippel  (University of Toronto)


February 10, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies

Attach

Pamela Jakiela (UC Berkeley)


February 11, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

The Impact of Secondary Schooling in Kenya: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

Attach

Owen Ozier (UC Berkeley)


February 21, 2011 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints

Maciej Kotowski (Berkeley)


February 23, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 Via Roentgen 1 fifth floor

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Nonparametric inference on the number of equilibria

Attach

Maximilian Kasy (UC Berkeley)


February 24, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Labor-tying and Poverty in a Rural Economy: Evidence from Bangladesh

Attach

Selim Guelsci (London School of Economics)


February 25, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Price and Variety in Supermarkets: Can Store Competition Hurt Consumers?

Attach

Andre Trindade (Northwestern)


March 8, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Intertemporal Equilibria with Knightian Uncertainty

Attach

Frank Riedel (Bielefeld University)


March 9, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

Examining Underinvestment and Financial Markets in Agriculture

Christopher Udry (Yale University)


March 10, 2011 at 11:00 - 12:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Technology Adoption and Labor Market Dynamics

Nir Jaimovich (Duke University)


March 10, 2011 at 14:00 - 15:15
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Consumption and Labor Income Risk, Aggregation and Business Cycles

Attach

Jose Lopez (UCLA)


March 15, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Teoria Economica, Teoria delle Decisioni ed Economia Sperimentale

Interdependent Preferences and Strategic Distinguishability

Attach

Stephen Morris (Princeton University)


March 15, 2011 at 14:30 - 16:30
A (ground floor edificio Sarfatti)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

Unorthodox Macro

Roman Frydman (New York University)


March 16, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011 (fall)

Media and Polarization

Attach

Felipe Campante (Harvard University)


March 16, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
3-E4-SR03 (edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

The Evaluation of Alternative Options for Solid Waste Management: an Application of Economic Life Cycle Analysis

Attach

Antonio Massarutto (Università di Udine)


March 22, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Teoria Economica, Teoria delle Decisioni ed Economia Sperimentale

Overconfidence, self-esteem, and strategic deterrence

Attach

Gary Charness (University of California, Santa Barbara)


March 23, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
3-E4-SR03 (edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

What should we expect from innovation? A model-based assessment of the environmental and mitigation cost implications of climate-related R&D

Attach

Valentina Bosetti (Fondazione Mattei)


March 24, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Trading and liquidity with limited cognition

Attach

Pierre-Olivier Weill (UCLA)


March 25, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
3-E4-SR03 (edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Career Patterns and Career Concerns

Attach

Alessandro Bonatti (MIT Sloan School of Management)


March 29, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Preopening and Equilibrium Selection

Attach

Stefano Lovo (HEC Paris)


March 30, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE

Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?

Attach

Lance Lochner (University of Western Ontario)


March 31, 2011

Seminar

EFIGE workshop

European Firms in a Global Economy: Internal Policies for External Competitiveness

Attach

Alexander Lipponer, Deutsche Bindesbank

Filippo Di Mauro, European Central Bank


March 31, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
D (edificio Sarfatti, ground floor)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Measuring Fiscal Shocks in Structural VARs Using Narrative Data

Attach

Karel Mertens (Cornell University)


March 31, 2011 at 12:45 - 14:00
302 (sede Sarfatti, 3 piano)

Seminar

Centralized Sanctioning and Legitimate Authority in Public Goods Provision: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Uganda

Delia Baldassarri (Princeton University)


April 5, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR03 (3 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Teoria Economica, Teoria delle Decisioni ed Economia Sperimentale

Testing Ambiguity Models through the Measurement of Probabilities for Gains and Losses

Attach

Han Bleichrodt (Erasmus University Rotterdam)


April 5, 2011 at 14:00 - 15:15
5-E4-SR04 (edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

Understanding Trust in a Segmanted Society

Attach

Basit Zafar (Federal Reserve Bank New York)


April 6, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine

Attach

Pierre Yared (Columbia University GSB)


April 7, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Labor Supply, Frictions, and the Business Cycle

Per Krusell (Stockholm University)


April 13, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Farming the Ogallala Aquifer: Short-run and Long-run Impacts of Groundwater Access

Attach

Richard Hornbeck (Hrvard University)


April 19, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Non-probability-multiple prior models of behaviour under ambiguity: new experimental evidence

Attach

John Hey (University of York)


April 20, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Investing in Schooling in Chile: The role of information about financial aid for higher education

Taryn Dinkelman (Princeton University)


April 27, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Organized Crime Networks: Theory and Evidence Based on Federal Bureau of Narcotics Secret Files on American Mafia

Attach

Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto)


May 3, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Common Learning in the Presence of Intertemporal Dependence

George J. Mailath (University of Pennsylvania)


May 4, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Suicide and Property Rights in India

Garance Genicot (Georgetown University)


May 5, 2011
E4-SR04 (5 floor edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Beyond GDP? Welfare Across Countries and Time

Attach

Pete Klenow (Stanford University)


May 10, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Dynamic Sender-Receiver Games

Attach

Jérôme Renault (Université Toulouse 1)



May 17, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Interim agreements: In the footsteps of Zeno, Parkinson, and Nash

Dov Samet (Tel Aviv University)


May 18, 2011
E4-SR04 (floor 5 Roentgen building)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Poverty and Crime: Quasi Experimental Evidence from XIX Century France

Roberto Galbiati (Universitè Paris Ouest)


May 19, 2011

Seminar

Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation

Building up Basel III: an Insider Story

Attach

Mario Nava (European Commission)


May 24, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Teoria Economica, Teoria delle Decisioni ed Economia Sperimentale

A continuous-time model of multilateral bargaining; Gradual bidding in ebay-like auctions

Attila Ambrus (Harvard University)


May 25, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Term Structure of Debt and Enterpreneurship: Experimental Evidence from Microfinance

Attach

Erica Field (Harvard University)


May 26, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 floor edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Measuring Mismatch in the U.S. Labor Market

Attach

Giorgio Topa (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)


June 1, 2011
Bocconi University

Seminar

Randomization in Medicine and Economics

Attach

David Teira (UNED Madrid)


June 7, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar (Joint with the Department of Decision Sciences)

Teoria Economica, Teoria delle Decisioni ed Economia Sperimentale

Subgame Perfect Implementation under Approximate Common Knowledge: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment

Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)



June 10, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
N38 (3 floor edificio Velodromo)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

International Trade: Linking Micro and Macro

Attach

Samuel Kortum (University of Chicago)


June 15, 2011
Bocconi University

Seminar

Knowledge, common knowledge and coordination

Giacomo Sillari (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)


June 17, 2011

Seminar

Real Wage Inequality

Attach

Enrico Moretti (UC Berkeley)


June 17, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR03 (3 floor, edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Subjectivity in Inductive Inference

Attach

Larry Samuelson (Yale University)


June 22, 2011 at 12:45 - 13:45
E4-SR04 (5 piano edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

DLPE 2010-2011

Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools

Petra Todd (University of Pensylvania)


July 7, 2011 at 12:30 - 13:30
5-E4-SR04(edificio Roentgen)

Seminar

Occasional Seminars

Rue the ROOs: Are proliferating FTAs a good thing?

Alan Deardorff (University of Michigan)