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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 Introduction to The Singapore Life Panel & Monthly Spending and Labour Market Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock l
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
July 28 Ippei Fujiwara - ANU, Crawford School of Public Policy TBA
August 4 Eva Vivalt - ANU, College of Business & Economics TBA
August 14

Marco Bassetto - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Please note seminar is on Monday

Is Inflation Default? The Role of Information in Debt Crises (joint work with Carlo Galli, UCL)
August 18 Ngo Van Long - McGill University, Montreal Voluntary Contributions to Public Goods: Interaction between Kantians and Non-Kantians
August 25 Peter Sivey - RMIT University, Melbourne TBA
September 1 Jordi Vidal-Robert - University of Sydney TBA
October 20 David Johnston - Monash University TBA
October 27 Marco Faravelli - The University of Queensland TBA
November 3 Antonio Bellofatto - The University of Queensland TBA
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