External Seminars: 2014/2015

Michaelmas term

1 October 2014 in LT7 – Robert P. McComb, Texas Tech University: "Industrial agglomeration and spatial persistence: wntry, growth, and exit of software publishers"

8 October 2014 in LT6 at 4:30 pmIan Gregory-Smith, University of Sheffield: "Winners and losers of corporate tournaments" (with Peter Wright)

15 October 2014 in LT6 – Giovanni Facchini, University of Nottingham: "Mind what your voters read: media exposure and international economic policy making"

22 October 2014 in LT4 – Franz Buscha, University of Westminster: Rescheduled to December 10

29 October 2014 in George Fox LT3 – Robert Sollis, Newcastle University: "Tests for explosive financial bubbles in the presence of non-stationary volatility"

4 November 2014 in LT1, Esmee Fairbairn LectureJohn Hey, York University: "What experiments can tell us about human economic behaviour"

5 November 2014 in George Fox LT3 – Caleb A. Cox, Durham University: "Revealed reputations in the finitely-repeated prisoners’ dilemma"

12 November 2014 in LT7 – Sarolta Laczó, IAE-CSIC: "Pareto-improving optimal capital and labor taxes"

19 November 2014 in George Fox LT2 – Owen O’Donnell, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Macedonia: "Deadly mistakes: differences in the formation and accuracy of longevity expectations by education and cognition"

26 November 2014 in LT4 – Meredith Crowley, University of Cambridge: "Market specific cost shocks and firm export behavior" (with Miaojie Yu)

Thursday 4 December 2014 in LT4 – Stephen Millard, Bank of England: "The Great Recession and the UK labour market"

10 December 2014 in LT4 – Franz Buscha, University of Westminster: cancelled

15 December 2014 in LT7 at 4 pmTimothy Hubbard, Colby College: “Investigating the rconomic importance of pricing-rule mis-specification in empirical models of electronic auctions”


Lent term

14 January 2015 in LT12 – Sebastian Ebert, Tilburg University: "Until the bitter end: on prespect theory in a dynamic context" (with Philipp Strack)

21 January 2015 in LT3 – Martin Dufwenberg, University of Arizona: "Frustration and anger in games"

28 January 2015 in LT12 – Eduardo Rossi, Università degli Studi di Pavia: "Indirect inference with time series observed with error" (with Paolo Santucci de Magistris)

11 February 2015 in LT12 – Richard Upward, University of Nottingham: "Job and worker turnover in German establishments"

18 February 2015  in LT4 – Robert Dur, Erasmus School of Economics: cancelled

4 March 2015 in LT4 – Kevin Denny, University College Dublin: "Maternal labour supply and child development"

11 March 2015 in LT5 – Chi-Young Choi, University of Texas at Arlington: "The Role of Two Frictions in Geographic Price Dispersion: When Market Frictions Meets Nominal Rigidity”

18 March 2015 in LT4 – Fabio Verona, Bank of Finland: "The Aino model"


Summer term

22 April 2015 at 1pm – Martyn Andrews, University of Manchester: "Estimating the Effects of the Education Maintenance Allowance on the staying-on Rate in England using RDD"

22 April 2015 in LT4 – Frédéric Malherbe, London Business School: "Optimal capital requirements over the business and financial cycles"

29 April 2015 in LT4 – Antonio Cabrales, UCL: "What you know can’t hurt you (for long): A field experiment on relative feedback performance information"

6 May 2015 in LT4 – Luca Corazzini, University of Padova: "Donor Coordination in Project Funding: Evidence from a Threshold Public Goods Experiment"

12 May 2015 in LT11 - Torberg Falch, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU: "When do smaller classes improve students’ long run outcomes?"

13 May 2015 in LT4 – Peter Wright, University of Sheffield: "Coping with job loss: new evidence from household survey data"

20 May 2015 in LT4 – James Mitchell, Warwick Business School: "What univariate models can tell us about multivariate macroeconomic models"

27 May 2015 in LT4 – Tong Li, Vanderbilt University: "Quantile Treatment Effects in Difference in Differences Models with Panel Data"

1 June 2015 in LT12 – Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma: "Uncertainty and Price Collar Policies in Government Procurement"

2 June 2015 in LT11 – Bruce Mizrach, Rutgers University: "Quote Stuffing and Market Quality"

3 June 2015 in LT4 – Henry Overman, LSE: "Home versus hometown: what do we mean by spatial sorting?"

10 June 2015 in LT4 - Ron Harstad, University of Missouri: "Discerning efficiency shortfalls without knowing valuations"

Thursday 18 June 2015 in LT4 at 1pm - Thomas Ahn, University of Kentucky: "When incentives matter too much: Explaining significant responses to irrelevant information"

1 July 2015 in LT7 - Kyriakos Neanidis, University of Manchester: "Is loan dollarization contagious across countries? Evidence from transition economies"