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Seminars 2010 | 31-12-2010
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December 29, 2010, at 11.30 a.m. — Job Market Seminar NES CEFIR
Elena Paltseva (University of Copenhagen)
«Non-cooperative Contracting»

December 29, 2010, at 1.30 p.m. — Job Market Seminar NES CEFIR
Decio Coviello (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
«Tenure in Office and Public Procurement»

December 27, 2010 — Job Market Seminar NES CEFIR
Konstantin Golyaev (University of Minnesota)
«The Impact of the Community Reinvestment Act on the Home Mortgage Lending Industry in California»

December 24, 2010 — Job Market Seminar NES CEFIR
Sergey Kovbasyuk (Toulouse SE)
«Optimal Certification Design»

December 23, 2010 — Job Market Seminar NES CEFIR
Oleg Shibanov (London BS)
«Financial Markets and Cap-and-Trade System in a General Equilibrium Model»

December 22, 2010 — NES CEFIR Job Market Seminar
Nadya Malenko (Stanford BS)
«Communication and Decision-Making in Corporate Boards»

December 21, 2010 — NES CEFIR Job Market Seminar
Andrey Malenko (Stanford BS)
«Optimal Design of Internal Capital Markets»

December 17, 2010, at 1:30 p.m., r. 720
Erik Snowberg (CalTech)
«Selective Trials: A Principle-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments»

December 16, 2010, at 1:20 p.m., r. 720 — Job Market Seminar
Alexander Konovalov(Innsbruck University)
«Competition and Cooperation in Network Games»

December 14, 2010, at 1:20 p.m., r.521
Alberto Alesina (Harvard)
«A test for racial bias in the death sentence»

December 8, 2010 — Job Market Seminar
Victor Arshavsky (NYU):
«Design of Debt Covenants and Loan Market Conditions»

December 7, 2010
Gilad Livne (Cass Business School)
«Bankers Compensation and Fair Value Accounting»

December 1, 2010
Elena Nikishina (MSU)
«Cultural and social capital and socio-economic development: some regularities»
(co-authored with Natalia Zvereva, Marina Inina, Ivan Kotov, Nikita Kuzmichev, Irina Pominova)

November 24, 2010
Dmitriy Stolyarov (University of Michigan)
«Labor Supply Over the Life-cycle and Optimal Retirement»

November 22, 2010
Sergey Popov (University of Illinois)
«University Competition, Grading Standards and Grade Inflation»

November 17, 2010
Professor Ekaterina Pravilova (Princeton)
«Public values and private things: the politics of property in Imperial Russia»

November 15, 2010
Martin Kragh (Stockholm School of Economics)
«The Economics of Coercion: Stalin’s Labour Legislation during World War II»

November 10, 2010
Dmitry Muravyev (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; NES 2006)
«Is There Price Discovery in Equity Options?"

November 3, 2010
Jeroen van de Ven (University of Amsterdam)
«Self-confidence, Social Signaling, and Bayesian Updating»

October 13, 2010
Denis Gromb (INSEAD)
«Financially Constrained Arbitrage and Cross-Market Contagion»

October 11, 2010
Colin Rowat (University of Birmingham)
«An exchange economy with pillage»

September 27, 2010
Jiri Chod (Boston College)
«Strategic IPOs and product market competition»

September 15, 2010
Konstantin Golyaev (University of Minnesota)
«When Regulations Backfire: The Case of the Community Reinvestment Act»

July 28, 2010
Boris Gershman (Brown University)
«The Two Sides of Envy»

July 21, 2010
Victor Archavski (New York University)
«Design of Debt Covenants and Loan Market Conditions»

July 14, 2010
Elena Panova (UQAM)
«Wisdom of the Crowd»

July 6, 2010
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (NES, PSE)
«Social structure in a distant past and
current political attitudes: a legacy of the Pale of Settlement»

June 30, 2010
Georgy Egorov (Kellogg School of Management)

June 28, 2010
Olesya Grishchenko (Pennsylvania State University)
«Inflation Risk Premium: Evidence from the TIPS Market»

June 18, 2010
Ilona Babenka (Arizona State University)
«Do Non-executive Employees have Information? Evidence from Employee Stock Purchase Plan»

June 11, 2010
Yuriy Tserlukevich (Business School of the University of Arizona)
«Real Investment with Financial Hedging»

June 3, 2010, at 1:30, r. 720
Michele Lenza (European Central Bank)
«Money, credit, monetary policy and the business cycle in the euro area»

June 2, 2010
Artem Prokhorov (Concordia University)
«Efficient estimation of parameters in marginals in semiparametric multivariate models»

May 28, 2010
Valery Yakubovich (Wharton)
«Networks of Task Interdependence and Promotion: A Case of the Russian Corporate Bureaucracy»

May 24, 2010
Subal C. Kumbhakar (State University of New York, Binghamton)
«Multi-product Technology with Inefficiency: Specification and Estimation Issues»

April 14, 2010
Dmitriy Stolyarov (University of Michigan)
«Business Success as Intangible Capital»

April 9, 2010, at 1:00 p.m., r. 720 — Job Market Seminar
Demetris Koursaros (Columbia)
«Labor Market Dynamics when Unemployment is a Social Norm»

April 5, 2010
Stephen Nafziger (Caltech/Williams)
«Financing Rural Primary Schools in Late-Tsarist Russia»

March 31, 2010
Andrey Yakovlev (HSE)Title
" State-business relations in Russia in the 2000s: From the capture to a variety of exchange models?"

March 10, 2010
Filippo Balestrieri (HP Labs)
«The Market for Surprises: Selling Substitute Goods through Lotteries»

February 24, 2010, at 12:00, r. 720
Klaus Desmet (University Carlos III Madrid)
«The Stability and Breakup of Nations: A Quantitative Analysis»

February 19, 2010
Michael Clemens (Center for Global Development, Washington)
«How visas affect skilled labor: A randomized natural experiment»

February 17, 2010
Przemyslaw Jeziorski (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
«Dynamic Determinants of Mergers and Product Characteristics in the Radio Industry»

February 15, 2010
Galina Zudenkova (University Carlos III of Madrid)
«Split-Ticket Voting: An Implicit Incentive Approach»

February 10, 2010
Rosario Macera (UC Berkeley)
«Intertemporal Incentives Under Loss Aversion»

February 9, 2010
Igor Kheifets (University Carlos III de Madrid)
«Specification Tests for Nonlinear Time Series Models»

February 3, 2010
Victoria Dobryanskaya (HSE)
«How risky are carry trades?"

January 27, 2010
Fedor Iskhakov (University of Oslo) — Job Market Seminar
«Structural Dynamic Model of Retirement with Latent Health Indicator»

January 18, 2010 — Job Market Seminar
Anastasia Shcherbakova (University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy)
«Effects of Regulation on Firm Value: Evidence from the Energy Sector»

January 13, 2009
Andrei Markevich (Warwick and NES)
«Career Concerns in a Political Hierarchy. A Case Study of Regional Leaders in Soviet Russia»
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