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Applied Economics and Econometrics Seminar

Programme (as of 3 September 2014)

 

Wednesday 3 September 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Pamela Campa (University of Calgary)

Title:  Gender Quotas, Female Politicians, and Public Expenditures: Quasi-Experimental Evidence

(joint work with Manuel Bagues)

 

Wednesday 17 September 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Andreas Dzemski (Mannheim University)

Title: An empirical model for gift exchange networks with unobserved heterogeneity

 

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Øivind Anti Nilsen (NHH Bergen)

Title: Lumpy Price Adjustment: Structural Estimation of the Menu Cost Function

 

Wednesday 1 October 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Gabriel Zucman (London School of Economics)

Title: Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized

Income Tax Data

(joint work with Emmanuel Saez)

 

Wednesday 8 October 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Maria Petrova (Barcelona Institute for Political Economy and Governance IPEG)

 Title: Social Media and Protest Participaton: Evidence from Russia

 

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Henning Roth (Mannheim University)

Title: Children vs. Retirees: Family Policy as Alternative to Pension Reforms

 

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Enzo Weber (University of Regensburg)

Title: On GDP-Employment Decoupling in Germany

 

Wednesday 29 October 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Anke Hoeffler (University of Oxford)

Title: Benefits and Costs of the Conflict and Violence Targets for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

(joint work with James Fearon)

 

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Søren Leth-Peterson (University of Copenhagen)

Title: Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

(joint work with Thais Lærkholm Jensen and Ramana Nanda)

 

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Monique De Haan (University of Oslo)

Title: The Effect of Head Start on Long Term Education and Labor Market outcomes

(joint work with Edwin Leuven)

 

 

 Wednesday 19 November 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Fabian Waldinger (University of Warwick)

Title: Bombs, Brains, and Science
The Role of Human and Physical Capital for the Creation of Scientific Knowledge

 

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Serafima S. Chircova (University of Santiago, Chile)

Title: Do Pro-natalist Policies Reverse Depopulation in Russia?

 

Wednesday 3 December 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner (University of Leicester)

Title: The Effect of Violence on Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Homicides in Brazil

(joint work with Marco Manacorda)

 

Wednesday 17 December 2014, 12 p.m., room P043

Kirabo Jackson (Nortwestern University)

Title: The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms

(joint work with Rucker C. Johnson and Claudio Persico)