External Seminars: 2016/2017

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Michaelmas Term


Eyal Winter: University of Leicester

13:00 TUESDAY 11 October 2016 | George Fox LT 2

"Rule Rationality"


Tatiana Kirsanova: University of Glasgow

19 October 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Should ECB be worried about fiscal policy coordination?"


Mike Clements: University of Reading

14:00 TUESDAY 25 October 2016 | LUMS LT 05

"Data Revisions and Forecasting in Real Time: Point Forecasts and Uncertainty"


Mark Stephens: Heriot Watt University

16:00 26 October 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"How Housing Systems are Changing"


Stefano Neri: Bank of Italy

14:00 2 November 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Low inflation and monetary policy in the euro area"


Stefan Dercon: University of Oxford

14:00 TUESDAY 8 November 2016 | George Fox LT 12

"Jobs in an early industrialising society: experimental evidence from Ethiopian labour markets"


Juan Block: University of Cambridge

9 November 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Learning Dynamics Based on Social Comparisons"


Jörgen Weibull: Stockholm School of Economics

16:00 THURSDAY 17 November 2016 | George Fox LT 5

“Morality - its evolutionary foundations and economic implications”


Michael Mandler: Royal Holloway College, University of London

23 November 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Coarse, efficient decision-making"


Ana Nuevo-Chiquero: University of Edinburgh

30 November 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Parental ethnic identity and child development"


Christian Hilber: London School of Economics

7 December 2016 | LUMS LT 06

“The Housing Market Impacts of Constraining Second Home Investments”


Tuomas Pekkarinen: VATT Institute for Economic Research

 14 December 2016 | LUMS LT 06

"Secular Rise in Economically Valuable Personality Traits"


Lent Term


Jacques-François Thisse: Université catholique de Louvain

1 February 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"Monopolistic competition without apology"


Maitreesh Ghatak: London School of Economics

8 February 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?"


Simon van Norden: HEC Montréal

15 February 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"Fiscal Surprises at the FOMC"


Tim Lee: Toulouse School of Economics

22 February 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"Horizontal and Vertical Polarization: Task-Specific Technological Change in a Multi-Sector Economy"


Thomas Sampson: London School of Economics

1 March 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"The Global Productivity Distribution and Ricardian Comparative Advantage"


Horst Zank: University of Manchester

15 March 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"On Prospect Theory’s Reference Point and Loss Aversion"


Juha Kilponen: Bank of Finland

22 March 2017 | LUMS LT 06

"Secular Stagnation in Small Open Economy: Causes and Policy Solutions through the lens of the DSGE model"


Summer Term


Morten Lau: Durham University

3 May 2017 | LUMS LT 04

"Risk Attitudes, Sample Selection and Attrition in a Longitudinal Field Experiment"


James Best: University of Oxford

17 May 2017 | LUMS LT 04

"Persuasion for the Long Run"


Paola Conconi: Université Libre de Bruxelles

17 May 2017 | LUMS LT 06

TBA


Bruce Hansen: University of Wisconsin

15:30 THURSDAY 18 May 2017 | LUMS LT 04

"Stein Combination Shrinkage in Vector Autoregressions"


Robert McComb: Texas Tech University

10:00 MONDAY 22 May 2017 | LUMS LT 12

"Entry, Employment, Exit, and Localization of Environmental Remediation Firms"


Alex Bryson: University College London

24 May 2017 | LUMS LT 04

"The Effect of Union Density on Productivity and Wages"


Orla Doyle: University College Dublin

31 May 2017 | LUMS LT 04

"The First 2,000 Days and Child Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment of Home Visiting"


Steven Ongena: University of Zurich

TUESDAY 3:30 6 June 2017 | LUMS LT 04

""Sorry, We're Closed" Loan Conditions When Bank Branches Close and Firms Transfer to another Bank"


Margarita Rubio: University of Nottingham

13:00 - 14:15, 7 June 2017 | LUMS LT 09

Macroprudential Policies in a Low Interest-Rate Environment