2013-2014 Seminars

Winter 2014

February 2014 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Feb. 21
3:30, L429
Moritz Kuhn (U Bonn, visiting U Minnesota)
"Earnings losses and labor mobility over the lifecycle"
M. Poschke
Friday, Feb. 28
3:30, L429
Mitchell Hoffman (UofT)
"The Facts about Referrals: Toward an Understanding of Employee Referral Networks"
F. Lange
March 2014 Speaker and Title Organizer
Tuesday, Mar. 11
12:00, L429
Alfons Weichenrieder (Univ of Frankfurt)
"Do stringent environmental policies deter FDI? M&A versus Greenfield"
TBA
Friday, Mar. 14
3:30, L429
Sylvain Chassang (Princeton)
"Making Collusion Hard: Asymmetric Information as a Counter-Corruption Measure"
R. Dutta
Friday, Mar. 21
3:30, L429
Moritz Kuhn (U Bonn)
"Earnings Losses and Labor Mobility over the Lifecycle"
TBA
Friday, Mar. 28
3:30, L429
David Dillenberger (UPenn)
"Cautious Expected Utility and the Certainty Effect"
J. Li
April 2014 Speaker and Title Organizer
Thursday, Apr. 10
3:00, L429
Jose Dorich (Bank of Canada)
"ToTEM II: An Updated Version of the Bank of Canada's Quarterly Projection Model"
TBA
Friday, Apr. 11
3:30, L429
Denis Nekipelov (Berkeley)
"Identification, Data Combination and the Risk of Disclosure: Estimation of Treatment Effects from Combined Data"
September 2013 version
February 2014 version
V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, Apr. 25
11:00, Bronfman 245
Yacine Ait-Sahali (Princeton)
Montreal Econometrics Seminar
V. Zinde-Walsh
Friday, Apr. 25
3:30, L429
Gary Solon (Michigan State University)
"Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession"
Cireq Seminar
F. Lange
May 2014 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, May 2
3:00, L429
Joseph Kaboski (Notre Dame Univ)
"Microeconomic Uncertainty, International Trade, and Aggregate Fluctuations”
Cireq Macro Seminar
TBA
Tuesday, May 6
3:30, L429
Sarah Cattan (Institute for Fiscal Studies)
"Estimating the production function for human capital: Results from a randomized control trial in Colombia"
F. Lange
Friday, May 9
12:00, L927
Job Market Practice Talk TBA

Fall 2013

September 2013 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Sep. 6
3:30, L429
Rui Castro (UdeM)
"Occupational Choice, Human Capital, and Financing Constraints"
TBA
Friday, Sep. 13
3:30, L429
Marciano Siniscalchi (Northwestern)
"A Revealed-Preference Theory of Sequential Rationality"
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
J. Li
Friday, Sep. 20
3:30, L429
Rajiv Vohra (Brown University)
"Farsightedness and Stable Sets"
Montreal Economic Theory Seminar
L. Xue
Friday, Sep. 27
3:30, L429
Omer Acikgoz (Yeshiva University)
"Transitional Dynamics and Long-Run Optimal Taxation under Incomplete Markets"
H. Benchekroun
October 2013 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Oct. 4
3:30, L429
Anthony Landry (Wharton)
"Accounting for Real Exchange Rates using Micro-Data"
J. Galbraith
Friday, Oct. 11
3:30, L429
Prashant Bharadwaj (UC San Diego)
The Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban"
F. Lange
Friday, Oct. 18
3:30, L429
Joshua Kinsler (Rochester)
Productivity Spillovers in Team Production: Evidence from Professional Basketball
F. Lange
Friday, Oct. 25
3:30, L429
Nori Nakanishi (Kobe University)
"Time Zones and International Trade: An Overview"
N. Long
November 2013 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Nov. 1
3:30, L429
Kartik Athreya (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
"Bankruptcy and Delinquency in a Model of Unsecured Debt"
F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
Friday, Nov. 8
3:30, L429
Dina Tasneem
"An Experimental Study of a Common Property Renewable Resource Game in Continuous Time"
Job Market Practice Talk
N/A
Friday, Nov. 15
3:00, L429
Russell Cooper (Penn State)
"Government Debt and Banking Fragility: The Spreading of Strategic Uncertainty"
Cireq Macro Seminar
M. Poschke
Monday, Nov. 18
3:30, TBA
Gregor Smith (Queen's)
"Measuring the Slowly Evolving Trend in US Inflation with Professional Forecasts"
F. Alvarez-Cuadrado
Friday, Nov. 22
3:30, L429
Kai (Jackie) Zhao (University of Connecticut) D. Barczyk
Friday, Nov. 29
3:30, L429
Nicolas Roys (Univ Wisconsin Madison)
"Economic Development and the Organization of Production"
M. Poschke
December 2013 Speaker and Title Organizer
Friday, Dec. 6
3:30, L429
Job Market Practice Talk  N/A