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September 8, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with IGIER)

Learning, Hygiene, and Traditional Medicine

Daniel Bennett (University of Chicago)

http://home.uchicago.edu/~dmbennett/ml.pdf


September 10, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence from Hungary

Attach

Stefano DellaVigna (UC Berkeley)


September 17, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

How Does Access to Health Care Affect Health and Education? Evidence from School-based Health Center Openings

Attach

Mike Lovenheim (Cornell University)


September 24, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with IGIER)

Consumers' Response to Safety Threats: Evidence from the Mad Cow Disease

Rosa Ferrer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


September 29, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Media Power

Andrea Prat (Columbia University)

http://www.columbia.edu/~ap3116/papers/mediapower.pdf


September 30, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with PAM)

Human Capital and Development: The Long Term Legacy of State Sponsored Settlements in Brazil

Rodrigo Soares (Sao Paulo School of Economics)


October 1, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics

Claudio Ferraz (PUC-RIO)


October 2, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Dynamic Debt Deleveraging and Optimal Monetary Policy

Attach

Pierpaolo Benigno (LUISS)


October 9, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Price Dynamics with Customer Markets

Attach

Luigi Paciello (EIEF)


October 13, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Public R&D Investments and Private-sector Patenting: Evidence from NIH Funding Rules

 Danielle Li (Harvard Business School)


October 16, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Attention Discrimination: Theory and Field Experiments with Monitoring Information Acquisition

Filip Matejka (CERGE)

http://home.cerge-ei.cz/matejka/attention_discrimination.pdf


October 23, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Reconciling Hayek's and Keynes' Views of Recessions

Attach

Franck Portier (Toulouse School of Economics)


October 27, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro-ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series (joint with Finance)

Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of Black Swans

Laura Veldkamp (NYU Stern School of Business)

http://people.stern.nyu.edu/lveldkam/pdfs/uncertaintyOV.pdf


October 27, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series-Applied Micro (joint with Finance)

Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of Black Swans

Laura Veldkamp (NYU Stern School of Business)

http://people.stern.nyu.edu/lveldkam/pdfs/uncertaintyOV.pdf


October 29, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with IGIER)

David Dorn (University of Zurich)

Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence


November 5, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Familiarity Does Not Breed Contempt: Generosity, Discrimination and Diversity in Delhi Schools

Attach

Gautam Rao (Harvard University)


November 5, 2014 at 12:30
2-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series-Applied Micro (joint with Finance)

Financial distress and endogenous uncertaintly

Attach

François Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

 


November 10, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Peaches, Lemons, and Cookies: Designing Auction Markets with Dispersed Information

Michael Grubb (Boston College)

http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/147174/lemons-peaches.pdf


November 12, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with IGIER)

An Empirical Investigation of the Legacies of Non-Democratic Regimes: The Case of Suhartos Mayors in Indonesia

Monica Martinez-Bravo (CEMFI)


November 13, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota)

 Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession


November 19, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Intergenerational Dynamics and the Fertility Transition

Tom Vogl (Princeton University)


November 20, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Banks, Liquidity Management and Monetary Policy

Attach

Saki Bigio (Columbia GSB)


November 24, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro (joint with Finance)

Advertising Arbitrage

Attach

Marco Pagano (Università Federico II di Napoli e EIEF)


November 27, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Multidimensional Skills, Sorting, and Human Capital Accumulation

Fabien Postel-Vinay (University College London)

https://sites.google.com/site/fabienpostelvinay/working-papers/multiskills_8.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1


December 4, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series

Speculative Runs on Interest Rate Pegs

Marco Bassetto (University College London)

 http://www.nber.org/papers/w18864


December 11, 2014 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO Baffi Macroeconomics Seminar Series-Applied Micro (joint with Finance)

t.b.a.

Stavros Panageas (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)


January 13, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

The role of occupation specific adaptation costs in explaining the educational gap in unemployment

Attach

Peter Hudomiet (University of Michigan)

CV


January 15, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Optimal Partial Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from Bunching in the U.S.

Attach

Thomas Le Barbanchon (CREST)

CV


January 16, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Fluctuations in R&D Investment and Long-run Growth: The Role of the Size Distribution of Innovating Firms

Attach

Tom Schmitz (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

CV


January 19, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Delisting of Pharmaceuticals from Insurance Coverage: Effects on Consumption, Pricing and Expenditures in France

Attach

Laura Lasio (Toulouse School of Economics)


January 20, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Contracting for Experimentation and the Value of Bad News

Attach

Sinem Hidir (Toulouse School of Economics)


January 21, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

City of dreams

Attach

Jorge De la Roca (Post doc at NYU Furman Center)

CV


January 23, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

International Competition and Labor Market Adjustment

Attach

Joao Pessoa (London School of Economics & Political Science)

CV


January 26, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Genetic and Economic Interaction in the Formation of Human Capital: The Case of Obesity.

Attach

Pietro Biroli (University of Chicago)

CV


January 28, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Is Ignorance Bliss? Rational Inattention and Optimal Pricing

Attach

Anne-Katrin Roesler (Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE))

CV


January 30, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market

Asymmetric Information in Auctions: Are Resellers Better Appraisers?

Attach

Nikita Koptyug (Stockholm School of Economics)

CV


February 3, 2015 at 15:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Economics)

Who Pays for the Minimum Wage?

Attach

Attila Lindner (University of California)  


February 4, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Economics)

The Rewards Of Self-Discovery: Learning and Firm Exporter Dynamics

Attach

Alfonso Cebreros (Princeton University)

CV


February 5, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Economics)

Comparative Advantage in Innovation and Production

Mariano Somale (Princeton University)


February 9, 2015 at 15:00
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Economics)

Fluctuations in uncertainty, efficient borrowing constraints and firm dynamics

Attach

Sebastian Dyrda (University of Minnesota)

CV


February 10, 2015 at 12:45
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Job Market (Joint with the Department of Economics)

Joint with PAM

Designing Efficient College and Tax Policies

Attach

Dominik Sachs (Post doc University of Cologne)

CV


March 4, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Business Practices in Small Firms in Developing Countries

Attach

David Mckenzie (The World Bank)


March 10, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Optimal stopping in a principal-agent model with hidden information and no monetary transfers

Daniel Krähmer (Universität Bonn)


March 11, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Economic Development and the Spatial Allocation of Labor: Evidence From Indonesia

Gharad Bryan (London School of Economics)


March 12, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Sovereign Default: The Role of Expectations

Pedro Teles (Universidade Católica Portuguesa)


March 16, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Financial linkages, risk taking and volatility

Andrea Galeotti (University of Essex)


March 17, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Is No News (Perceived As) Bad News? An Experimental Investigation of Information Disclosure

Attach

Daniel Martin (Paris School of Economics)


March 18, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Structural Estimation of Political Accountability

Allan Drazen (University of Maryland)

http://econweb.umd.edu/~drazen/ADV.pdf


March 19, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

World asset markets and the global financial cycle

Hélène Rey (London Business School)


March 24, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Optimal Mechanisms for Budget Constraint Buyers

Sergei L. Severinov (University of British Columbia)


March 25, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Regulation and Incentives in Health Insurance Exchanges: Identification and Analysis of Pricing Equilibrium

Pietro Tebaldi (Standford University)


March 26, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Unemployment Crises

Attach

Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau (Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)


March 30, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Recruitment and Selection in Organizations

Ricardo Alonso (Marshall School of Business, USC)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/bnfsqfjg82df4wz/RecSel.pdf


April 15, 2015 at 12:30
2-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro (joint with FIN)

Credit Ratings and Structured Finance

Attach

Joel Shapiro (Said Business School, Oxford University)

 


April 20, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Transaction Taxes in an Assignment Model of Housing

Marko Tervio (AAlto University)


April 20, 2015 at 15:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

The Boys are Back in Town: The Effects of Childs Gender on Youth Crime

Christian Dustmann (University College London)


April 21, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

On the possibility of information transmission

Attach

Takuro Yamashita (Toulouse School of Economics)


April 22, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Direct and Indirect Effect of Malawi's Public Works Program on Food Security

Emanuela Galasso (The World Bank)


April 28, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Preferences for Fair Prices, Cursed Inferences, and the Nonneutrality of Money

Erik Eyster (LSE)


April 29, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

t.b.a.

Ken Wolpin (UPENN)


April 30, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets

Benjamin Lester (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

https://sites.google.com/site/benjaminrlester/HLW_10_11_2014.pdf


May 4, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro (joint with Theory)

Can there be a market for cheap-talk information?: some experimental evidence

Antonio Cabrales (UCL)


May 4, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics (Joint with Applied Micro)

Can there be a market for cheap-talk information?: some experimental evidence

Antonio Cabrales (UCL)


May 7, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Efficient Risk Sharing with Limited Commitment and Storage

Attach

Arpad Abraham (European University Institute)


May 12, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Common Value Auctions with Costly Entry

Attach

Juuso Valimaki (Aalto University)


May 14, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Wealth Inequality, Family Background, and Estate Taxation

Attach

Mariacristina De Nardi (University College London - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)


May 19, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Learning the ergodic decomposition

Eran Shmaya (Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management)


May 20, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

When incentives backfire: Spillover effects in food choice

Manuela Angelucci (University of Michighan)


May 21, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Labor Reallocation and Business Cycles

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich (Harvard University)


May 25, 2015 at 12:30
2-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro

Mortgage Origination and the rise of securitisation: An incomplete contracts model

Rohan Pitchford (Australian National University)


May 26, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Selling with(out) Evidence

Vasiliki Skreta (UCL)

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2465174


May 27, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India

Lore Vandewalle (Graduate Institute in Geneva)

https://ideas.repec.org/p/gii/giihei/heidwp01-2015.html


May 28, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

Asset Markets with Heterogeneous Information

Attach

Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University)


June 3, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE

Diversity and Team Performance in a Kenyan Organization

Tavneet Suri (MIT Sloan School of Management)


June 4, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

ECO BAFFI CAREFIN Macro Seminar Series

The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries

Matthew Notowidigdo (Northwestern University)


June 9, 2015 at 12:30
3-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Economic Theory, Decision Theory and Experimental Economics

Updating Ambiguous Beliefs in a Social Learning Experiment

Antonio Guarino (UCL)


June 10, 2015 at 12:30
2-E4-SR03 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Applied Micro (joint with FIN)

Stock Returns over the FOMC Cycle

 Annette Vissing (Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley)

http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/vissing/CieslakMorseVissing.pdf


June 10, 2015 at 12:30
5-E4-SR04 (Roentgen building)

Seminar

Development Labor Political Economy - DLPE (joint with IGIER)

The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

Rema Hanna (Harvard Kennedy School)

http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/remahanna/files/5a_raskin_paper.pdf