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Seminars 2012 | 20-01-2013
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December 21, 2012  — Job Market Seminar
Orhan Torul (Maryland)
«Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality»

December 20, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Sushant Acharya (University of Maryland)
«Uncertainty-Driven Def icient Aggregate Demand and Fiscal Policy»

December 19, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Irina Zviadadze (London Business School)
«Term-Structure of Consumption Risk Premia in the Cross-Section of Currency Returns»

December 18, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Anna Gumen (NYU)
«Ethnic Conflict and the Provision of Public Goods: A Framed Field Experiment»

December 17, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Artem Neklyudov (Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper Business School)
«Bid-Ask Spreads and the Decentralized Interdealer Markets: Core and Peripheral Dealers»

December 7, 2012
Wendy Carlin (UCL)
«Soviet power plus electrification: What is the long-run legacy of communism?"
(joint with Mark Schaffer, Paul Seabright; forthcoming in Explorations in Economic History)

November 28, 2012
Sergey Stepanov (NES)
«Takeovers under Asymmetric Information: Block Trades and Tender Offers in Equilibrium»

November 26, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Tymofiy Mylovanov (University of Pennsylvania)
«Mechanism Design by an Informed Principal: the Quasi-Linear Private-Values Case» (joint work with Thomas Troger)

November 21, 2012 — CANCELLED
Yuichi Kitamura (Yale)

November 14, 2012
Silvio Micali (MIT)
«Knightian Auctions»

October 31, 2012
Aleksandar Matovski (Cornell)
«Post-transitional Crises and the Structure and Dynamics of Public Opinion in Russia»

October 17, 2012 
Christopher A. Hartwell (Institute for Emerging Market Studies)
«Financial Liberalization and Crises in Transition Economies: What Have 20+ Years Taught Us?"

October 10, 2012 
Sergei Izmalkov (New Economic School)
«Informed Seller in a Hotelling market»
joint with Filippo Balestrieri (HP Labs, USA)

October 5, 2012 
Federico Etro (Università Ca' Foscari)
«Endogenous Market Structures and Welfare»

October 3, 2012 
Enriqueta Aragones (Institut dAnàlisi Econòmica, CSIC)
"Candidate quality in a downsian model with a continuous policy space"

September 26, 2012 — CANCELLED
Nicolas Treich (Toulouse)
«The Power of Money: Wealth Effects in Contests» (with Fred Schroyen, Norwegian School of Economics)

September 21, 2012
Winfried Stute (University of Giessen)
«Statistical analysis of self-exciting processes with applications to market research»
Working papers for the seminar:
«The Statistical Analysis of Self-Exciting Point Processes»
«Purchase timing models in marketing: a review»

July 25, 2012
Andrei Sirchenko (European University Institute)
«A model for ordinal responses with application to the policy interest rate»

July 20, 2012
Evgeny Yakovlev (Berkeley)
«USSR babies: who drinks vodka in Russia?"

July 18, 2012
Arevik Mkrtchyan, Hinnerk Gnutzmann (European University Institute)
«Mutual Protectionism»

July 11, 2012
Andrei Shevchenko (Michigan State University)

July 4, 2012, at 1.20 p.m., r. 521
Scott Gehlbach (University of Wisconsin — Madison)
«The productivity consequences of political turnover: firm-level evidence from Ukraine»

June 27, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Estelle Dauchy (Peking Business School)
«The Tax‐Adjusted Q‐Theory of Corporate Investment After Accounting for Intangible Assets: Theory and Evidence in the US in 1998-2010»

June 26, 2012
Artem Prohorov (Concordia U)
«Using copulas to model time dependence in stochastic frontier models»
Paper by Christine Amsler, Artem Prokhorov, Peter Schmidt

June 25, 2012 
Ehud Kalai (Kellogg)
«Cooperation in Strategic Games Revisited»

June 19, 2012
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard)
«Money Doctor»

June 18, 2012
Sandra Sequeira (LSE)
«Displacing Corruption»

June 15, 2012
Francesco Squintani (Warwick) — CANCELLED

June 13, 2012
Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale)
«Optimal Dynamic Taxes»

May 30, 2012
Ignacio Lobato (ITAM)
«Consistent and Efficient Estimation of Linear Time Series Models»

May 28, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Sergei Stepanchuk (UPenn)
«Marriage Stability, Taxation and Aggregate Labor Supply in the US vs. Europe»

May 25, 2012
Elena Paltseva
«Petro Rents and Hidden Wealth: Evidence from Bank Deposits in Tax Havens»

May 23, 2012
Milan Svolik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
«When Are Election Outcomes Self-Enforcing? The Logic of Electoral Manipulation, Monitoring, and Post-Election Protests»

May 18, 2012 
Owen R. Phillips (University of Wyoming)
«Imminent Entry and the Transition to Multimarket Rivalry: Messy Markets in a Laboratory Setting»

May 16, 2012
Pierre-Philippe Combes ( GREQAM,Marseille, and PSE)

May 14, 2012
Barkley Rosser (James Madison University)
«Governance Issues in Complex Ecologic-Economic Systems»

April 23, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Haixi Li (UW-Madison)
«An Optimal Design of Early Warning Systems for Financial Disruptions: A Bayesian Quickest Change Detection Approach»

April 20, 2012
Viktor Tsyrennikov (Cornell)
"Wealth Dynamics in a Bond Economy with Heterogeneous Belief"

April 19, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Karen Khachatryan (SSE)
«Overconfidence, Imperfect Competition, and Evolution»

April 18, 2012
Eyal Winter (Hebrew Univesity)
«Equilibrium Emotions and Mind Reading»

April 16, 2012
Jesus Gonzalo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
«Co-summability From Linear to Non-linear Co-integration»
by Vanessa Berenguer and Jesus Gonzalo

April 11, 2012
Anna Obizhaeva (University of Maryland)
«News Articles and the Invariance Hypothesis»

April 9, 2012
Brian Knight (Brown)
«Sequential or Simultaneous Elections: A Welfare Analysis»

April 4, 2012
Maarten Janssen (University of Vienna)
«Triple Marginalization and Consumer Search»

April 2, 2012
Miguel Delgado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
«Conditional Stochastic dominance testing»

March 14, 2012
Elena Nikolova (EBRD)
«Labor markets and representative institutions: evidence from colonial British America»

March 7, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Ozge Savascin (UNC)
«The Dynamics of Commodity Prices: A Clustering Approach»

March 6, 2012- Job Market Seminar
Salem Abo Zaid (UMD)
«Optimal Long-Run Inflation with Occasionally-Binding Financial Constraints»

March 5, 2012
Christian Bontemps (University Toulouse I)
«Moment based tests for discrete distributions with an application to backtesting Value-at-Risk models»

February, 2012
Claudio Ferraz (PUC-Rio)

February 13, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Eren Arbatli (Brown)
«Quest for Political Survival: Can External Threats Save the Day?"

February 10, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Bledi Taska (NYU)
«The Structure of Early and Higher Education, Dynamic Interactions and Persistent Inequality»

February 8, 2012, r.520 — Job Market Seminar
Jacek Rothert (UT-Austin)
«Productivity or Demand? Identifying Sources of Fluctuations in Small Open Economies»

February 7, 2012 — Job Market Seminar — POSTPONED
Lily Samkharadze (Penn State)
«Buyer Resistance to Cartel Conduct»

February 6, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Alex Solis (UC-Berkeley)
«Credit Access and College Enrollment»

February 2, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Rami Tabri (McGill)
«Asymptotic and Bootstrap Tests for Stochastic Dominance via the Method of Maximum Likelihood»

January 30, 2012 — Job Market Seminar
Jan Grobovsek (UAB)
«Management and Aggregate Productivity»

January 27, 2012
Piero Gottardi (EUI)
«Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget?"

January 26, 2012, r.520 — Job Market Seminar
Onur Ozgur (Montreal)
«Dynamic Linear Economies with Social Interactions»

January 25, 2012
Ralph De Haas (EBRD)
«Running for the Exit: International Bank Lending During a Financial Crisis» (joint with Neeltje Van Horen)

January 2012
Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt University Berlin)
Seminars are held at 1.20 pm in the conference room (office 720), unless noted otherwise.

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