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Seminar Series

The School of Economics hosts regular seminars on a wide range of economics and cross-disciplinary topics from game theory to trade liberalisation to globalisation.

Our presenters are a diverse mix of international and national experts who share their research and expertise over 1.5 hours. Registration is not required. We hope to see you there.

Economics Seminars - 2017

2017 School of Economics Seminars
Date Speaker Title of Presentation
February 24 Ben Greiner - WU Institute for Markets and Strategy, Vienna Aligning Incentives of Physicians: An Experimental Study of Two-part Tariffs and Separation of Prescription and Treatment in Health Care Markets (with Chengxiang Tang, Le Zhang) 
March 3 Alan Winters - University of Sussex The Income Gains from Internal Migration in China (with Ju Qiu)
March 9 Renee Fry - ANU, Crawford School of Public Policy The Macroeconomic Effects of the Carry Trade Unwind
March 10 Ian Tonks - University of Bath, UK Adverse selection in insurance markets: the 1956 Finance Act and UK annuities (with Edmund Cannon and David de Meza)
March 31 Britta Gehrke - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the German Federal Employment Agency  Counteracting unemployment in crises: Nonlinear effects of short-time work policy
April 5 Yongcheol Shin - University of York Multi-dimensional Panel Data Modelling in the
Presence of Cross Sectional Error Dependence (with George Kapetanios, Camilla Mastromarco, Laura Serlenga)
April 7 Richard Smith - The University of Cambridge, UK The Kernel Block Bootstrap” joint with Paulo M.D.C. Parente (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL)
April 27 Jeffrey Williamson - Harvard University What Was the Biggest Income Leveling in Australian History? 1821-1871 or 1913-1970
April 28 Valentin Zelenyuk - The University of Queensland Central Limit Theorems for Aggregate Efficiency with Leopold Simar (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
May 5 Andreas Leibbrandt - Monash University Do Gender Quotas Improve or Damage Hierarchical Relationships? Complementary Evidence from a Representative Survey and Labor Market Experiments
May 12 Katherine Cuff - McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Optimal Unemployment Insurance and Redistribution
May 19 Yuji Tamura - La Trobe University Asylum provision
May 26 Rhema Vaithianathan - Auckland University of Technology Health shocks and subjective wellbeing: Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel
June 2 Sarah Xue Dong - ANU, Crawford School of Public Policy Do Working Women Have Higher Intra-Household Decision Making Power? Evidence Using Direct Information on Intra-Household Decision Making
June 16 Arvid Hoffman - Adelaide Business School, University of Adelaide Wall Street Crosses Memory Lane: How Witnessed Returns Affect Professionals' Expected Returns
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