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Research Seminars 2019

  • CFF - Centre for Finance
  • CHEGU - Centre of Health Economics at University of Gothenburg
  • DES - Development Economics Seminar
  • EEU - Seminar organised by Environmental Economics Unit
  • GCGD - Seminars and Workshops at Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development
  • GES - General Economics Seminar
  • GEW - General Economics Workshop
  • LAM - Labour/Applied Micro Economics Seminar
  • LARRI - Land Rights Research Initiative
  • Beh/Exp - Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  • IEH - International Economic History
  • Conf.room E5 is situated on Floor 5, House E, Vasagatan 1
  • Conf.room E6 is situated on Floor 6, House E, Vasagatan 1

N.B. The seminars and workshops listed below are open to all staff and students. Active participation is encouraged!

List editor: Elizabeth Földi



Tuesday 2 April, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Daniele Nosenzo, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham/LISER
Titla: Law & Norms: Empirical Evidence

Wednesday 3 April, 12:05-13:00, Room D617, DES
Joe Vecci, Post Doctoral Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Good to the last mile: Testing new solutions to improve use of climate adaption strategies in India

Tuesday 9 April, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Anandi Mani, Professor, University of Oxford, UK
Title: Cognitive Droughts

Wednesday 10 April, 12:05-13:00, room B33, PhD Seminar Exchange
Erling Risa, PhD Student, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Title: Status Traps in Social Mobility and Human Capital Investment

Thursday 11 April, 14:00-15:00, Conference room E5, DES
Sonia Bhalotra, Professor, University of Essex
Title: Infant Health, Cognitive Performance and Earnings: Evidence from Inception of the Welfare State in Sweden

Tuesday 23 April, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Ghazala Azmat, Professor, Sciences Po, Paris
Title:  Gender Promotion Gaps: Career Aspirations and Early Workplace Experiences


Thursday 2 May, 12:05-13:00, Conference room E5, DES
Mohammad Sepahvand, PhD,  Researcher, Uppsala University
Title: Does Revolution change risk attitudes? Evidence from Burkina Faso

Wednesday 8 may, 12:05-13:00, room B44, GES
Federico Echenique, Professor, Caltech, Pasadena, California
Title: Statistical Discrimination and Affirmative Action in the Lab

Tuesday 14 May, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Ian Bateman, Professor, University of Exeter, UK
Title:Clarifying and applying the Natural Capital Approach to decision making

Wednesday 15 May, 12:05-13:00, room B23, PhD Seminar Exchange
Anne Lundgaard Hansen, PhD Student, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Title: “Yield Curve Volatility and Macroeconomic Risks”

Thursday 16 May, 12:05-13, Conference room E5, DES
Louise Jeppsson, PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Household Decision Making: Does Decision Domain Matter?

Friday 17 May, 10:00-12:00, Room E44, PhD Defense
Eyoual Demeke, Department of Economics, University of Gotheburg
Opponent: Bereket Kebede, University of East Anglia
Title of disertation: Essays on Environmental and Behavioral Economics

Tuesday 21 May, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Paul Heidhues, Professor, University of Düsserdorf
Title: Browsing versus Studying: A Pro-Market Case for Regulation

Monday 27 May, 12:05-13:00, room F45, EEU
Olga Chiappinelli, Research Associate, DIW Berlin
Title: Green Public Procurement as an incentive for low-carbon investment

Monday 27 May, 13:00-15:00, Room B21, Higher Seminar before defense
Simon Schürz, PhD candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Paper 1: Inefficient Parental Decision-Making: Evidence from Educational Investments in Tanzania
Paper 2: Distributional Preferences in Adolescent Peer Networks
Discussant: Joseph Vecci, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg

Tuesday 28 May, 12:05-13:00, room B44, GES
Aline Bütikofer, Associate Professor, NHH;Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen
Title: The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health

Wednesday 29 May, 13:15, SEB-salen, PhD Defense
Tamás Kiss, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Opponent: Professor Ana Galvao, Warwick Business School
Title: Predictability in Equity Markets: Estimation and Inference

Wednesday 29 May, 10:00-12:00, Conference room, E5,         Higher Seminar before defense
Hoang-Anh Ho, PhD candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Paper 1: Tying Peasants to Their Land.
Paper 2: Land Tenure and Economic Development: Evidence from Vietnam.
Discussant: Andreas Madestam, Department of Economics, Stockholm University.



Tuesday 5 June, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Clement Imbert, Assistant Professor, University of Warwick, UK
Title: Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China

Thursday 13 June, 12:05-13:00, Conference room E5, DES
Victoria Baranov, Melbourne University
Title: Tba

27 June, 12:05-13:00, Conference room E5, DES
Lakshmi Iyer, University of Notre Dame
Title: Tba



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