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Past seminars

DateTimeEventVenue
26 Nov 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Peter Nilsson (Stockholm University)

"What Happens when Discrimination in Academia Becomes Salient?"

Online
19 Nov 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Alexandra Roulet (INSEAD)

"Revisiting the Contribution of Firm Pay Policies to the Gender Wage Gap"

Online
12 Nov 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Anne Brockmeyer (World Bank/IFS)

"Taxing Property in Developing Countries:Theory and Evidence from Mexico"

Online
5 Nov 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Monika Martinez-Bravo (CEMFI)

"Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil" (joint with Claudio Ferraz and Federico Finan)

Online
29 Oct 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Mark Shepard (Harvard Kennedy School)

"Automatic Enrollment in Health Insurance: Evidence and Policy Tradeoffs"

Online
15 Oct 2020 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Mike Callan (London School of Economics)

"Does Revolution Work? Evidence from the Birth of Nepal's Federal Democracy" (joint with Rohini Pande, Bhishma Bhusal, Saad Gulzar, Soledad Artiz Prillaman, and Deepak Singhania)

Online
11 Jun 2020 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD)

"Learning, Clarity and Credibility in Teams: Evidence from an Agile Organization"

Online
4 Jun 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Oriana Bandiera (LSE)

"Why do people stay poor?"

Online
21 May 2020 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Marco Tabellini (Harvard Business School)

"The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United States"
Online
14 May 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Sandra Sequeira (London School of Economics)

"Identity, Media and Consumer Behaviour"

Online
27 Feb 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Guillermo Cruces (CEDLAS-UNLP and University of Nottingham)

"Low Take-Up and Financial Inclusion: Experimental Evidence from Argentina’s Cash Transfers"

GC305
13 Feb 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Clement Imbert (University of Warwick)

"Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China [PDF 2,569KB]"

GC305
7 Feb 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Stefano Fiorin (University of California)

"Reporting Peers’ Wrongdoing: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Financial Incentives on Morally Controversial Behavior [PDF 672KB]"

GC305
6 Feb 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Anouch Missirian (Columbia University)

"Yes, in your backyard: Forced technological adoption and spatial externalities"

GC305
23 Jan 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Clemence Tricaud (Ecole Polytechnique)

"Better Alone? Evidence on the Costs of Intermunicipal Cooperation [PDF 3,561KB]"

GC305
17 Jan 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Carlo Schwarz (University of Warwick)

"From Hashtag to Hate Crime: Twitter and Anti-Minority Sentiment [PDF 2,652KB]"

GC305
10 Jan 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Dita Eckardt (LSE)

"Are Chemists Good Bankers? Returns to the Match between Training and Occupation [PDF 1,806KB]"

GC305
9 Jan 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Jose Pablo Vasquez-Carajal (University of California)

"The Effects of Multinationals on Workers: Evidence from Costa Rica" (joint with Alonso Alfaro-Urena and Isabela Manelici)

GC305
8 Jan 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Selim Gulesci (University of Bocconi)

"Repayment Flexibility and Risk Taking: Experimental Evidence from Credit Contracts" (joint with Marianna Battaglia and Andreas Madestam)

GC305
12 Dec 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Guilherme Lichand (Univeristy of Zurich)

"Harming to Signal" (joint with Simon Haenni)

GC305
5 Dec 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Stephen J. Machin (LSE)

"Jihadi Attacks, Media and Local Hate Crime" (joint with Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier)

GC305
27 Nov 2019 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Stefano Caria (University of Bristol)

"Captured Labor Markets: Social Structure and Labor Market Performance in the Philippines" (joint with Julien Lebonne)

GC305
14 Nov 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Camille Landais (LSE)

"Retirement Consumption and Optimal Pension Design" (joint with J. Kolsrud, D. Reck and J. Spinnewijn)

GC305
24 Oct 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Mark Stabile (INSEAD)

"The Effects of Self and Temporary Employment on Mental Health: The role of the Gig Economy in the UK" (joint with Bénédicte Apouey)

GC305
3 Oct 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Mirko Draca (Warwick)

"How Polarised are Citizens? Measuring Ideology from the Ground-Up" (joint with Carlo Schwarz)

GC305
6 Jun 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Ruixue Jia (UC San Diego)

"Student Quality, College Selectivity and the Birth of Firms" (joint with Chong-en Bai, Hongbin Li and Xin Wang)

GC305
23 May 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jerome Adda (Bocconi University and IGIER)

“There’s More to Marriage than Love: The Effect of Legal Status and Cultural Distance on Intermarriages and Separations” (joint with Paolo Pinotti and Giulia Tura)

GC305
16 May 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (PSE)

"Diffusion of Gender Norms: Evidence from Stalin’s Ethnic Deportations"

GC305
15 May 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Mathias Thoenig (UNIL)

"The Refugee’s Dilemma - Jewish Outmigration from Nazi Germany"

GC305
28 Mar 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Albrecht Glitz (UPF)

"Labor Market Competition and the Assimilation of Immigrants"

GC305
21 Mar 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Michele Pellizzari (UNIGE)

"Distance Learning in Higher Education: Evidence from a Randomised Experiment" (joint with Paula Cacault, Christian Hildebrand and Jeremy Laurent-Lucchetti)

GC305
7 Mar 2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Francesco Sobbrio (LUISS)

"War of the Waves: Radio and Resistance During World War II" (joint with Stefano Gagliarducci, Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato, and Guido Tabelli)

GC305
28 Jan 2019 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Alexey Makarin (Northwestern University)

"Trading with the Enemy: The Impact of Conflict on Trade in Non-Conflict Areas [PDF 5,748KB]"

GC305
25 Jan 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Quoc Anh Do (Sciences Po)

"Friendship Networks and Political Opinions: A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians"

GC305
23 Jan 2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Jonas Tungodden (Berkeley)

"Preferences for Competition: Children Versus Parents [PDF 2,551KB]"

GC305
22 Jan 2019 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Giulia Giupponi (LSE)

"When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers"

GC305
21 Jan 2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Giuseppe Sorrenti (University of Zurich)

"Money vs. Time: Family Income, Maternal Labor Supply, and Child Development [PDF 2,593KB]"

GC305
18 Jan 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Valeria Rueda (Oxford)

"Sex and the Mission: The conflicting effects of early Christian missions on HIV in sub-Saharan Africa"

GC305
17 Jan 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Shan Aman-Rana (LSE)

"Meritocracy in Bureaucracy? Evidence from Pakistan"

GC305
11 Jan 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Simon Franklin (LSE)

"The demand for government housing: Evidence from lotteries for 200,000 homes in Ethiopia [PDF 1,989KB]"

GC305
14 Dec 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Francois Gerard (Columbia University)

"Job Displacement Insurance and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil"

GC305
6 Dec 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Gabriel Ulyssea (University of Oxford)

"Formal and Informal Firm Dynamics"

GC305
22 Nov 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Tobias Klein (Tilburg University)

"Does the framing of patient cost-sharing incentives matter? The effects of deductibles vs. no-claim refunds"

GC305
15 Nov 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Attila Lindner  (UCL)

"Skill-Biased Innovation Activities: Evidence from Hungarian Firms"

GC305
18 Oct 2018 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

David Yanagizawa-Drott (University of Zurich)

Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia

GC305
27 Sep 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

 Andrea Weber (CEU)

"Job Displacement, Family Dynamics, and Spousal Labor Supply" (joint with Martin Halla and Julia Schmieder)

GC305
10 May 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Elias Papaioannou (London Business School)

"Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility in Africa" (joint with Alberto Alesina, Sebastian Hohmann, Stelios Michalopoulos)

GC305
26 Apr 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Gabriella Conti (UCL)

"Workforce Quality in Early Years Interventions: Evidence from a Large-Scale Home Visiting Program" (joint with Sarah Cattan and Nicolas Libuy)

GC305
29 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Aline Buetikofer (NHH Norwegian School of Economics)

"The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health."

GC305
19 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley)

"Political Identity: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan"

 

GC305
15 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Christina Felfe (St. Gallen)

"More Opportunity, More Cooperation? Birthright Citizenship and "Us Versus Them" Among Immigrant Youth"

GC305
1 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Carol Propper (Imperial Business School and University of Bristol)

"Internet and Health Choices: Evidence from the UK"

GC305
31 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Sule Alan (University of Essex)

"Belief in Hard Work and Altruism: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment [PDF 1,797KB]"

GC305
30 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

John Morrow (Birkbeck University of London)

"Swimming Upstream: Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption"

GC305
29 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Christian Fons-Rosen (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Foreign Investment and Domestic Productivity: Identifying Knowledge Spillovers and Competition Effects [PDF 1,250KB]"

GC305
22 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley)

"Protests as Strategic Games: Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement"

GC305
17 Jan 2018 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Mathieu Couttenier (University of Geneva)

"The Violent Legacy of Victimization: Post-Conflict Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Switzerland"

GC305
11 Jan 2018 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto)

"Politico-economic Regimes and Attitudes: Female Workers under State-socialism" (joint with Pamela Campa)

GC305
9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Harald Fadinger (University of Mannheim)

"The real exchange rate, innovation and productivity"

GC305
7 Dec 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Uta Schönberg (UCL)

"Technological and Organizational Change and the Careers of Workers [PDF 1,042KB]"

GC305
30 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Thiemo René Fetzer (University of Warwick)

"Does Democracy Moderate Resource-induced Conflicts?" (joint with Stephan Kyburz)

GC305
29 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Italo Colantone (Bocconi)

"The Trade Origins of Economic Nationalism: Import Competition and Voting Behavior in Western Europe."

BR 4.02
23 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Andrea Ichino (EUI)

"The cognitive cost of daycare 0–2 for children in advantaged families"

GC305
22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jordi Blanes I Vidal (LSE)

"Face-to-Face Communication in Organisations"

GC305
16 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Julien Labonne (University of Oxford)

"Making policies matter: Voter responses to campaign promises" (joint with Cesi Cruz, Phil Keefer and Francesco Trebbi)

GC305
8 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Claire Lim (Cornell University)

"The Political Economy of Medicaid: Ideology, Eligibility, and the Consequences of Cost-Saving Measures"

GC305
5 Oct 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Giacomo De Giorgi (University of Geneva)

"Necessity is the mother of invention: The emergence of the reluctant entrepreneur"

GC305
1 Jun 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Nico Voigtlander (UCLA)
"The Medieval Roots of Inclusive Institutions: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act*"

GC601
15 May 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia University)
"Intergenerational Wealth Formation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records 1984-2013"

GC305
4 May 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Rachel Griffith (Institute of Fiscal Studies)
"How well targeted are soda taxes?"

GC601
10 Apr 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Dominic Rohner (University of Lausanne)
"The Violent Legacy of Victimization: Post-Conflict Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Switzerland [PDF 664KB]

GC305
16 Mar 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)
"Upgrade slums or invest before they form? Evidence from Tanzania"

GC601
9 Mar 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Imran Rasul (UCL)
Title: TBA

GC601
27 Feb 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Paola Conconi (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
"Abortion, Environment and Guns: How Single-Minded Voters Shape Politicians’ Decisions"

GC305
15 Dec 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Daniel Sturm (London School of Economics)
Title: TBA

W316
14 Nov 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia R Bhalotra (Essex)
"Maternal depression impacts on parenting and child human capital- evidence from a randomized control trial"

W316
6 Oct 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
"Shift-Share Instruments and the Impact of Immigration"

W316
9 Jun 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jacopo Ponticelli (Chicago Booth)
"Capital Allocation Across Regions, Sectors and Firms: Evidence from a Commodity Boom in Brazil [PDF 2,091KB]"

W316
5 May 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Leonardo Bursztyn (UCLA Anderson)
"Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards"

W316
28 Apr 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Fernanda Brollo (University of Warwick)
"The Political Economy of Enforcing Conditional Welfare Programs: Evidence from Brazil"

W316
14 Apr 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Alessandro Tarozzi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
"Child Nutritional Status and Intergenerational Transmission of Health: Evidence from Indian Migrants in England"

W316
10 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Rocco Macchiavello (University of Warwick)
"Supply Assurance, Relational Contracts and Vertical Integration: Evidence from Costa Rica's Coffee Chain"

W316
7 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

David Dorn (University of Zurich)
"Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents"

W316
3 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Joan Monras (Sciences Po)
"Immigration and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis"

W316
14 Dec 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Tommaso Valletti (Imperial College)
"Internet and Politics: Evidence from U.K. Local Elections and Local Government Policies [PDF 2,290KB]"

W316
7 Dec 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Ian Crawford (University of Oxford)
"Non-parametric analysis of reference dependence"

W316
26 Nov 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich)
"Gentic and economics interaction in the formation of health: the case of obesity"

W316
29 Oct 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Kaivan Munshi (University of Cambridge)
"Insiders and Outsiders: Local Ethnic Politics and Public Good Provision [PDF 571KB]"

W316
5 Oct 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Juan Jose Dolado (European University Institute)
"Moving towards a Single Labour Contract: Transition vs. Steady State [PDF 292KB]"

W316
28 Sep 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Melissa Dell (Harvard University)
"State Capacity, Local Governance, and Economic Development in Vietnam"

W316
28 May 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ruben Durante (Sciences Po) 

"Attack When the World is Not Watching? International Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

W316
30 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Guilhem Cassan (University of Namur)
"Affirmative Action, Education and Gender: Evidence from India"

W316
27 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Thomas Dohmen (Uni Bonn) 

"Patience and The Wealth of Nations [PDF 2,034KB]"

W316
23 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lucie Gadenne (UCL)
"Non-linear commodity taxation in developing countries: theory and an application to India"

W316
30 Mar 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Paolo Pinotti (Universita' Bocconi) 

"Equality of opportunity for immigrant students: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment"

W316
19 Mar 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC) 

"Predation or Protection: A Firm Level Perspective"

W316
1 Dec 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Katja Kaufmann (IGIER) 

"Marriage-Market and Intergenerational Effects of Elite Higher Education: Evidence from Chile"

W316
17 Nov 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Oskar Nordstrom Skans (IFAU)

"Mismatch of Talent? Evidence on Match Quality, Job Mobility, and Entry Wages"

W316
13 Nov 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Valentino Dardanoni (Università degli Studi di Palermo) 

"The Welfare Cost of Unpriced Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets"

W316
23 Oct 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Roland Rathelot (Warwick) 

"Mismatch Unemployment and the Geography of Job Search."

W316
6 Oct 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Robert Dur (The Erasmus School of Economics)

"Team Incentives, Social Cohesion, and Performance: A Natural Field Experiment."

W316
1 May 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Luigi Pascali (Warwick)

"The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development"

W316
24 Mar 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Gabrielle Fack (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Improving College Access and Success for Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Large French Need-based Grant Program."

W316