Economics seminars 2017-2018

Unless otherwise noted, seminars begin at 16:00 and finish around 18:00. Room Camille Joset (401), 4th floor, Rempart de la Vierge, 8.

   Economics seminars 2017-2018                                      

                                   co-organized by CERPE, CRED and CEREFIM     




September 12 - Belgian Macro Workshop 2017

September 19 - Sandip Sukhtankar (University of Virginia) - "General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India."

October 3 - Alidou Sahawal & Marijke Verpoorten (University of Antwerp - UAntwerp) - "Only women can whisper to gods: Voodoo, menopause and women’s autonomy".

October 10 - Tanguy van Ypersele (Greqam -  Aix-Marseille School of Economics) - "The Origins of Human Pro-Sociality: A Test of Cultural Group Selection on Economic Data and in the Laboratory".

October 17 - Melanie Morten (Stanford University) - "Migration and Consumption Insurance in Bangladesh" - Room E34

October 24 - Luigi Minale (UC3M - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) - "Risk Attitudes and Household Migration Decisions"

November 7 - Prashant Bharadwaj (UC San Diego) - "Perverse Consequences Of Well-Intentioned Regulation: Evidence From India’s Child Labor Ban"

November 14 - Sam Asher (World Bank) - "Rural Roads and Structural Transformation"

November 21 - Cancelled Peter Claeys (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) - "Policy Rent Seeking , Growth and Inequality in a Model with Voracity and Heterogeneous Groups".

December 05 - Daniel Rogger (World Bank) - "Decentralization and Information: Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia"

December 19 - Cancelled Jan De Loecker (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)



January 23 - Lasse Bork (Aalborg University) - "Real effects of transferring bond market risk to the Federal Reserve through large-scale asset purchase".

January 30 - Leonardo Iania (UCL - Catholic University of Louvain) - "Skew-Gaussian Term Structure Models"

February 6 - JOB MARKET

February 20Paolo G. Piacquadio (Oslo University) - "The measurement of social and individual deprivation."

February 27 - Thomas Lejeune (National Bank of Belgium) - “Exchange-rate channel: lessons from a EA-US estimated DSGE model”

March 6 - Karen Macours (Paris School of Economics) - “Field gap or yield gap: learning from agronomical trials in Kenya”

March 13 - Grégory Ponthière (University Paris East & Paris School of Economics) - "Premature Deaths, Accidental Bequests and Fairness"

March 20 - Christopher Udry (Yale University) - "Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali"

March 27 - Abigail Barr (University of Nottingham) - “Cooperation in Polygynous Households”



April 17 - Marc Sangnier (Aix-Marseille University) -  "What Motivates French Pork: Political Career Concerns or Private Connections?"

April 24Nicolas Berman (Greqam - Aix-Marseille School of Economics) - "Fertile Ground for Conflict"

May 8 - Deniz Erdemlioglu (IESEG School of Management) - "Multiple Channels of Financial Contagion:A
Network-Based Econometric Approach"

May 15 - Jonas Hjort (Columbia Business School) - TBA

May 22 - Kristof Bosmans (Maastricht University) - "Measurement of equality of opportunity: a normative approach"

May 29 - Treb Allen (Dartmouth College) - "Geography and Path Dependence"

June 5 - Giulia Piccillo (Utrecht University School of Economics) - TBA


 Last updated : March 21, 2018