Economics Seminars 2011-2012

Unless otherwise noted, seminars begin at 16:30 and finish at 18:00. Room Camille Joset (401), 4th floor, Rempart de la Vierge, 8.

                           Economics Seminars 2011-2012

 

Fall

September 29 - Dominic Rohner (University of Zurich) - Natural Resource Distribution and Multiple Forms of Civil War

October 4 - Giorgio Zanarone (CUNEF, Madrid) - Fixed versus Open Prices: A Choice between Countering Opportunism and Creating Value  

October 11 - Mathieu Lefebvre (ULg) - Tax Evasion, Welfare Fraud, and ”The Broken Windows” Effect: An Experiment in Belgium, France and the Netherlands 

October 18 - David de la Croix (UCL) - From polygamy to serial monogamy: a unified theory of marriage institutions

October 25 - Chiara Canta (Core, UCL) - Efficiency, access and the mixed provision of health services

November 8 - Joe Tharakan (University of Liège) - Intermediaries, transport costs and interlinked transactions

November 15 - Maria Perrotta (Stockholm School of Economics) - Understanding Aid Fragmentation --- Entry and Exit Decisions

November 18 - ERC Workshop - Social capital and enforcement of informal contracts in developing economies

November 22 - Alexander Moradi (University of Sussex) - Revolutionizing Transport: Modern Infrastructure, Agriculture and Development in Ghana

November 29 - Zack Brown (OCDE, Paris) - The Economics of Malaria Vector Control

December 6 - Sarah Baird (George Washington University) - Designing experiments to measure spillover and threshold effects

December 13 - Katja Kaufmann (Bocconi University) - Learning about the Enforcement of Conditional Welfare Programs and Behavioral Responses: Evidence from Bolsa Familia in Brazil

December 20 - Aadhaar Chaturvedi (FUNDP, Dept. of Business Administration) - Split Award Auctions for Supplied Retention 

Winter

January 31 - Sebastian Krautheim (Univ. of Frankfurt) - Wages and International Tax Competition

February 7 - François Maniquet (UCL) - Multidimensional poverty measurement: shouldn't we take preferences into account?

February 14 - Michele Modugno (ECARES) - Nowcasting with daily data

February 23 - Frédéric Docquier (UCL) - Efficiency gains from liberalizing labor mobility 

February 28 - Ola Olsson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) - Origins of the Sicilian mafia: the market for lemons

March 2 - Gérard Roland (UC Berkeley) - Culture, Institutions and the Wealth of Nations 

March 6 - Hylke Vandenbussche (UCL) - Verti-zontal differentiation in monopolistic competition

March 9 - PAI Workshop - Economics of crime and corruption

March 13 - Nicolas Sahuguet (HEC Montreal and ECARES) - Assessing Racial Discrimination in Parole Release

March 23 - Shoshana Grossbard (San Diego State University) - Law and economics of divorce laws 

March 27 - Giacomo Valletta (University of Maastricht) - Health, fairness and taxation

 

Spring

April 17 - Remco Zwinkels (Erasmus University Rotterdam) - Volatility, investor uncertainty and dispersion

April 24 - Ivan Petrella (University of London) - Speculation in the oil market

May 2 - David Stasavage (New York University) - Technology and the era of mass army 

May 15 - Aleksey Tetenov (Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin) - Identification of Positive Treatment Effects in Randomized
Experiments with Non-Compliance

May 22 - Bard Harstad (Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University) - Experimentation in federal systems

May 29 - Claudia Senik (Paris School of Economics) - The great happiness moderation

Jun 12 - Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University) - Intermediated Loans: A New Approach to Microfinance (!Room E43!)

Jun 19 - Mikhail Drugov (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) - Optimal Patronage

 

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Last updated: June 15, 2012

 

 

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