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NES/CEFIR Research Seminars | 26-06-2014
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July 1, 2014
Andrey Malenko (MIT)
«Timing Decisions in Organizations: Communication and Authority in a Dynamic Environment»
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July 1, 2014
Andrey Malenko (MIT)
«Timing Decisions in Organizations: Communication and Authority in a Dynamic Environment»

June 26, 2014
Vladimir Smirnov (Sydney University)
«Collusion with intertemporal price dispersion»

June 23, 2014
Atsushi Inoue (Southern Methodist University)
«Joint Confidence Sets for Structural Impulse Responses»

June 16, 2014
Alexander Barinov (University of Georgia)
«Stocks with Extreme Past Returns: Lotteries or Insurance?"

June 9, 2014
Andrea Vedolin (London School of Economics)
«Mortgage Risk and the Yield Curve»

June 4, 2014
Massimiliano Marcellino (Bocconi University)
«Modelling and forecasting exchange rates with time-varying parameter models»

June 2, 2014
Assaf Razin (Cornell University)
"Risk Shifting and Excessive Export Sector Volatility"

May 28, 2014
Helmut Luetkepohl (Freie Universitat Berlin)
«Confidence Bands for Impulse Responses: Bonferroni versus Wald»

May 26, 2014 — CANCELLED
Roger Edelen (University of California — Davis)

May 21, 2014
Peter Hansen (European University Institute)
«Parameter estimation with out-of-sample objective»

May 19, 2014
Sophia Chen (IMF)
«Uncertainty and Investment: The Credit Supply Channel in a Two-Sided Banking»

May 16, 2014
Ernst Maug (University of Mannheim)
«Pride and Prestige: Why Some Firms Pay Their CEOs Less»

April 23, 2014, at 4.40 p.m.
Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University)
«How Do Voters Respond to Information? Evidence from a Randomized Campaign»

April 21, 2014
Yves Sprumont (University of Montreal)
«Strategy-proof preference aggregation»

April 9, 2014, at 4.40 p.m.
Alexander Tsyplakov (Novosibirsk State University)
«Theoretical guidelines for a partially informed forecast examiner»

April 7, 2014  — CANCELED
Romeo Tedongap (Stockholm School of Economics)
"Theoretical guidelines for a partially informed forecast examiner"

April 3, 2014
Massimiliano Onorato (IMT Lucca)
«Military Conflict and the Economic Rise of Urban Europe»

March 19, 2014, at 4.40 p.m.
Frederic Malherbe (London Business School)
«Get rid of Unanimity: the Superiority of Majority Rule with Veto Power»

March 7, 2014   — Job Market Seminar
David Benjamin (University of Buffalo)
"Recovery Before Redemption: A Theory of Delay in Sovereign Default"

March 5, 2014  — Job Market Seminar — CANCELLED
Yuval Weber (University of Texas Austin)
«Petropolitics and Foreign Policy: Fiscal and Institutional Origins and Patterns of Russian Foreign Policy, 1964-2012»

March 4, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Johannes Breckenfelder ( Stockholm School of Economics)
«Competition between High-Frequency Traders, and Market Quality»

February 27, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Theocharis Grigoriadis (Free University Berlin)
«Religious Origins of Democracies and Dictatorships»

February 26, 2014, at 4.40 p.m.
Martin Schmalz (University of Michigan)
«Can Changes in the Cost of Cash Resolve the Corporate Cash Puzzle?"

February 25, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
(Collegio Carlo Alberto)
«Mistake Aversion and a Theory of Robust Decision Making»

February 24, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Olga Ukhaneva (Georgetown University)
«Universal Service in a Wireless World»

February 21, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Erdem Ucar (Eastern Kentucky University)
«Does Culture Affect Dividend Demand and Payout Policy? Local Culture and Dividends»

February 20, 2014
Igor Kopylov (University of California — Irvine)
«Non-Binding Commitments and Self-Deception»

February 19, 2014, at 3.40 p.m. — Job Market Seminar
Saziye Pelin Akyol (Penn State)
«Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach»

February 19, 2014, at 11.10 a.m. — Job Market Seminar
Ezgi Kaya (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
«Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women»

February 18, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Ethem Akyol (Penn State)
"Allocation without Transfers: A Welfare Maximizing Mechanism"

February 17, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Hector Galindo-Silva (University of Montreal)
"New Parties and Policy Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from Colombian Local Governments"

February 14, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Robert Kirkby (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
«Illustrating the Quantity Theory of Money in the United States and in Three Model Economies»

February 12, 2014, at 1.20 p.m. — Job Market Seminar — CANCELLED
Dana Charles Anderson (University of Maryland, A.R. Econ)
"Do Credit Constraints Favor Dirty Production? Theory and Plant-Level Evidence"

February 12, 2014, at 1.20 p.m. — Job Market Seminar
Pinar Mine Gunes (University of Maryland, A.R. Econ)
"The Role of Maternal Education in Child Health: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Law"

February 10, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Matija Jancec (University of Maryland)
"The Costs of Adapting to a New Cultural Environment: Examining Immigrants Outcomes"

February 7, 2014 - Job Market Seminar
Natalya Martynova (University of Amsterdam)
"Internal Asset Transfers and Risk Taking in Financial Conglomerates"

February 6, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Lian Allub (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
"Asymmetric Effects of Trade and FDI: South America versus Europe"

February 5, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Alexander Vadilyev (Australian School of Business)
«What Drives Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity around the World?"

February 4, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Douglas Campbell (UC Davis)
«Relative Prices, Hysteresis, and the Decline of American Manufacturing»

February 3, 2014, at 1.30 p.m. — Job Market Seminar
Atanas Christev (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)
«Policy Change and Global Taylor Rules with Adaptive Expectations»

February 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. — Job Market Seminar
Irina Merkurieva (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
«Late Career Job Loss and the Decision to Retire»

January 31, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Onur Sapci (University of Wyoming)
"Environmental Quality, Human Capital, and the Growth"

January 29, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Battal Dogan (University of Rochester)
«Responsive Affirmative Action in School Choice»

January 27, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Hang Dong (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
«Mutual Fund Dividend Policy»

January 24, 2014
Joel R. Landry (Cornell University, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics)
«The Other Side of Green Pork: How Heterogeneity in Environmental Preferences Affects the Distributional and Efficiency Implications of State and Federal Climate Policy»

January 22, 2014  — Job Market Seminar
Aleksandar Andanov (Maastricht University)
«Delegated Investment Management in Alternative Assets»

January 20, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Riccardo Trezzi (University of Cambridge)
"Shake me the money!"

January 17, 2014
Oliver Falck (University of Munich)
«E-lections: Voting Behavior and the Internet»

January 16, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Michele Piffer (London School of Economics)
«Monetary Policy and Defaults in the US»

January 15, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Alexey Kushnir (University of Zurich)
"A Geometric Approach to Mechanism Design"

January 13, 2014 — Job Market Seminar
Kiryl Khalmetski (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
«The Hidden Value of Lying: Evasion of Guilt in Expert Advice»
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