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Seminars 2008 | 30-12-2008
December 29, 2008
Natalia Tsybuleva (Toulouse)
«Cash or Debit: Competition between Payment Media and Efficiency»

December 26, 2008
Andrei Rachkov (Princeton)
«Strategic Voting and Welfare»

December 24, 2008
Olga Lazareva (Stockholm School of Economics, CEFIR)
«Health effects of occupational change»

December 23, 2008 
Oleg Rytchkov (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin)
«Dynamic Margin Constraints»

December 19, 2008
Olga Gorelkina (Toulouse)
«Subgroup Collusion in Mechanism Design»

December 17, 2008
Kostantin Styrin (Harvard)
«Exchange Rate Forecasting with Structural Shocks as Predictors»

December 3, 2008
Andrey Zapechelnyuk (KSE-KEI, Bonn University)
«Labour Market Signals and Job-Hunting»

November 28, 2008, 13.00 — Job Market Seminar
Koralai Kirabaeva (Cornell University)
«International Capital Flows and
Liquidity Crises»

November 26, 2008
Maria Petrova
(New Economic School) (with Robert H. Bates)
«Evolution of Risk and Political Regimes»

November 25, 2008
Timofey Mylovanov (PennState)
«Credibility for Sale — the Effect of Disclosure on Information Acquisition and Transmission»

November 18, 2008 
Anna Yurko (HSE)
«The Value of Commitment: Marriage Choice in the Presence of Costly Divorce»

November 14, 2008
Ilia Rainer (George Mason University)
«Does the Leader’s Ethicity Matter? Ethnic Favoritism, Education and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa»

November 12, 2008
Andrey Zakharov
«State Duma 2007 Elections: Weight of the Ideological Preferences of the Russians»

October 29, 2008 
Alexander Shapoval
«Stock exchange statistics: crises' indicators»

October 22, 2008 /
Alexei Savvateev(NES)
«Ordered Families of Preference Relations»

October 15, 2008 
Maria Petrova (NES)
«Inequality and Media in American States»

October 2, 2008
Dr. Cherng-Shin Ouyang (the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research)
«A single currency for the greater Chinese economic area»

September 17, 2008
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya(CEFIR, NES) jointly with Alberto Alesina (Harvard University)
«Segregation and the quality of government in a cross-section of countries»

September 16, 2008
Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan) TBA

September 10, 2008 
Lucio Vinhas de Souza (European Commission)
«European Neighbourhood Policy: Economic Review of EU Neighbour Countries»

September 10, 2008
Pavlo Prokopovych (EERC-Kiev)
«On Pure Strategy Approximate Equilibria of Discontinuous Games»

September 3, 2008
Anton Cheremukhin (IET, Moscow)
«The labor wedge as a matching friction»

August 27, 2008
Oleg Itskhoki (Harvard University):
«Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy»

July 30, 2008 — Job Market Seminar
Yaroslav Kryukov (Northwestern University)
«Dynamic R&D and the Effectiveness of Policy Intervention in the Pharmaceutical Industry» — canceled

July 2, 2008
Natalia Ponomareva (Macquarie University)
«Does the Version of the Penn World Tables Matter? An Analysis of the Relationship between Growth and Volatility»

June 27 
Gianni Zanini (World Bank)
«New data tools and website the World Bank Institute»

June 25, 2008
Sasha Molchanov (Massey University, New Zealand)
«Politics and Stock Market Volatility»

June 19, 2008
Igor Kopylov(UC at Irvine)
«Subjective Probability and Confidence»

June 11, 2008
Alexey Kushnir (PennState)
«Matching Markets with Signals»

May 28, 2008
Artem Prokhorov (Concordia University)
«Likelihood Based Estimation in a Panel Setting: Robustness, Redundancy, and Validity of Copulas»

May 22, 2008
Rohit Rahi (LSE)
«A Theory of Strategic Intermediation and Endogenous Liquidity»

May 21, 2008
Marek Jarocinski (European Central Bank)
«Shrinking cross-country growth regressions»

May 14, 2008
Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business)
«Contextual Inference, Choice Overload, and Simplicity Seeking»

April 29, 2008
Irina Tytel (IMF)
«Globalization, Commodity Prices, and Developing Countries»

April 25, 2008, 16.00, r.720
Ruben Enikolopov (NES)
«Are Bureacrats Really Paid Like Bureacrats?"

April 16, 2008
Vyacheslav Dombrovsky (SSE in Riga)
«Political Connections and Firm
Performance: the Latvian Way»

April 14, 2008 
Prof. Marcus Miller (Warwick)
«Punishment without Crime? Prison as a Worker Discipline Device»

April 8, 2008 
Alexei Zakharov (CEMI)
«A Model of Candidate Location with Endogenous Valence»

March 26, 2008 
Georgy Egorov (Harvard University)
«A Theory of Red Tape in Organizations: Delegation with Costly Procedural Rules»

March 12, 2008 
Alexei Makrushin
(Ministry for Economic Development and Trade)
«Reform of Natural Monopolies Rates Regulation»

March 5, 2008 
Timofiy Mylovanov (University of Bonn):
«News from the Informed Principal in Private-Value Environments»

March 4, 2008 — Job Market Seminar Nadezhda Ivanova (IHEID, CEFIR)
«How to Exit from Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes»

February 29, 2008 — Job Market Seminar
Andrey Kovrijnykh (University of Chicago)
«Carreer Uncertainty and Dynamic Incentives»

February 26, 2008, 13.20, r.720 — Job Market Seminar
Tatiana Komarova (NorthWestern University)
«Nonparametric Identification in
Asymmetric Second-Price Auction: A New Approach»

February 22, 2008, 12.30, r.720 — Job Market Seminar
Viktor Subbotin (North Western University)
«Asymptotic and Bootstrap Properties of Rank Regressions»

February 15, 2008, 12.30, r.720 — Job Market Seminar
Nikolay Iskrev (University of Michigan)
«How much do we learn from the estimation of DSGE models? A case study of identification issues in New Keynesian business cycle model»

January 31, 2008, 12:20, r. 720 — Job Market Seminar
Roman Zakharenko (PennState)
«Migration, Learning, and Development»

January 30, 2008 — Job Market Seminar
Paul Castaneda Dower (NYUniversity)
«Localized Knowledge, Norms of Exclusion
and the Emergence of Formal Property Rights»

January 21, 2008 — Job Market Seminar
HwaJung Choi (University of Michigan) «Intergenerational Health Implications
in the Labor Market: Exploring Parents' Health and Child’s Subsequent Labor
Outcome in Russia»

January 16, 2008
Prof. Mikhail Golosov (MIT)
«Political Economy and Structure of Taxation» (joint work with Daron Acemoglu and Aleh Tsyvinski)

January 15, 2008, Tuesday
Aleh Tsyvinski (Harvard University) (joint work with Mike Golosov and Guido Lorenzoni)
«Decentralized Trade with Private Information»
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