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Previous seminars 2018

JANUARY

Thursday 11 Jan, 13:05-14:00, conf room E5, IEH
Demitrios Theodoridis, Unit of Economic History, University of Gothenburg
Title: The White Man’s Relief - The Ecological Foundations of British Trade in the Nineteenth Century

Tuesday 16 January, 2018, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Erlend Berg, Lecturer, University of Bristol
Title: Risk sharing and the demand for insurance: Theory and experimental evidence from Ethiopia

Tuesday 23 January, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Dan van Soest, Professor, Tilburg University
Title: On the usefulness of Uniform Price Auctions in the design of Payments for Ecosystem Services schemes

Thursday 25 January, 10:15 in room D33, PhD Defense
Hanna Mühlrad, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Discussant: Professor Marianne Simonsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Title: The Impact of Reproductive and Birth Technologies on Health, Fertility and Labor Outcomes

Tuesday 30 January, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Manuel Oechslin, Professor, Universität Luzern
Title: Smaller Measurement Errors, Better Economic Policies?

FEBRUARY

Monday 5 February, 12:05-13:00, room B 44, Job Talk
Zihan Nie, PhD Candidate Wagenigen University
Title: Resource scarcity and cooperation: evidence from an irrigation system in western China

Tuesday 6 February, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Roberto Weber, Professor, University of Zurich
Title: Immoral labor markets

Thursday 15 February, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, Job Talk
Nathaly M. Rivera, Ph.D Candidate, Michigan State University
Title: The Effectiveness of Temporary Driving Bans: Evidence from Santiago

Monday 19 February, 12:05-13:00, room B34, EEU
Haeyeon Yoon, PhD student, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
Title: Do Environmental Regulations Affect FDI Decisions? The Pollution Haven Hypothesis Revisited

Tuesday 20 February, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Tommy Andersson, Professor, Lund University
Title: Pairwise Kidney Exchange over the Blood Group Barrier

Tuesday 27 February, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Edwin Leuven, Professor, University of Oslo
Title: Understanding Marital Sorting Among the College Educated

MARCH

Monday 5 March, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Samuel Fankhouser, Professor, LSE, Grantham Institute
Title: Trends in Climate Change Legislation

Tuesday 6 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Barbara Petrongolo, Professor, Queen Mary University of London
Title: Economic incentives, home production and gender identity norms

Wednesday 7 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F 44, GEW
Mats Godenhielm, Post doc Researcher University of Helsinki
Title: Signalling and sorting with heterogeneous buyers and sellers

Tuesday 13 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Armon Rezai, Associate Professor, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
Title: Asset Prices and Climate Policy

Wednesday 14 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GEW
Joe Vecci, Post doctoral researcher, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Stability of Preferences and Personality: New Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

Friday 16 March, 10:15, Room E 44, PhD Defense
Josephine Gakii Gatua, Phd Candidate, Dept of Economics, GU
Opponent: Therese Nilsson, Docent, Dept of Economics,
Lund University
Title: Primary healthcare interventions and social ties in Kenya

Tuesday 20 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Simon Galle, Assistant Professor, BI Norwegian Business School
Title: Competition, Financial Constraints and Misallocation: Plant-level Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

Thursday 22 March, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Astrid Dannenberg, Professor, University of Kassel, Department of Environmental and Behavioral Economics
Title: Coercive Trade Agreements for Supplying Global Public Goods

Friday 23 March, 10:15, Room D 33, PhD defense
Simon Felgendreher, PhD candidate, Dept of Economics, GU
Opponent: Jo Thori Lind, Professor, Ökonomisk Institutt, Universitet i Oslo
Title: Essays on behavioral economics and the effects of the colonial rule on Java

Tuesday 27 March, 12:05-13:00, Room F43, GES
Meltem Daysal, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
Title: Spillover Effects of Early-Life Medical Interventions

APRIL

Monday 9 April, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Jörg Peters, Professor, RWI-Leibniz Institute fûr Wirtschaftsforschung
Title: Social Norms and Energy Conservation beyond the US

Tuesday 10 April, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Erik Plug, Professor, University of Amsterdam
Title: On the family origins of human capital: Evidence from donor-conceived children (together with Petter Lundborg and Astrid Wurz Rasmussen).

Tuesday 17 April, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Estelle Cantillon, Research Director, Université libre de Bruxelles
Title: Price formation in the European carbon market: The role of firm participation and risk management constraints (joint with Aurélie Slechten)

Wednesday 18 April, 12:05-13:00, Room B 44, GEW
Maksym Khomenko, PhD candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Private Information and Voluntary Unemployment Insurance

Thursday 19 April, 13:15-14:15, conference room E5, DES
Ari Kokko, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, University of Gothenburg
Title: Zones: Chinese Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa

Monday 23 April, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Silke Gabbert, Associate Professor, University of Wagenigen
Title: Socio-economic analysis of persistent chemicals for authorisation and restriction decisions under REACH: Where’s the economics?

Wednesday 25 April, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Ingela Alger, Research Director, Toulouse School of Economics
Title: Evolutionary foundations of preferences in social interactions: a quick overview and some recent results

MAY

Thursday 3 May, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, GES
Alex Teytelboym, Associate Professor, University of Oxford
Title: Refugee Resettlement

Monday 7 May, 12:05-13:00, room B34, EEU
Marion Dupoux, Post doctoral researcher, department of economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Contextual substitutability and the nature of environmental public goods

Tuesday 8 May, 12:05-13:00, Room F43, GES
Elisabetta Iossa, Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Title: Project Choice and Innovation Policy: The Case for Public Procurement

Wednesday 9 May, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, GEW
Tom Potoms, Visiting PhD candidate, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Title: Intra-household insurance, housing and borrowing constraints

Tuesday 15 May, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Libertad Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Title: Does Paternity Leave Reduce Fertility

Wednesday 16 May, 12:05-13:00, Room B 34, Beh/Exp
Klaus Abbink, Professor, University of Monash
Title: Arms races, trade and conflict: Experimental evidence

Thursday 17 May, 13:15-14:15, Conference room E5, DES
Sonia Bhalotra, Professor, Essex University, UK
Title: Maternal Depression, Women’s Empowerment and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Large Randomized Control Trial

Monday 21 May, 12:05-13:00, room B44, EEU
Samson Mukanjari, Phd Candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: International Climate Policy and Politics

Tuesday 22 May, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Ronald Wendner, Associate Professor, University of Graz
Title: Dynamic Status Effects, Savings, and Income Inequality

Tuesday 29 May, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Blaise Melly, Professor, University of Bern
Title: Generic Inference on Quantile and Quantile Effect Functions for Discrete Outcomes

Wednesday 30 May, 12:05-13:00, Room B 44, GEW
Mike Mueller Smith, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Title: Violence while in Utero: The Impact of Assaults During Pregnancy on Birth Outcomes

JUNE

Monday 4 June, 12:05-13:00, room B 44, EEU
Inge van den Bijgaart, Asistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Exploration vs innovation in the face of scarcity

Tuesday 5 June, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Magne Mogstad, Professor, University of Chicago
Title: Earnings Risk and Returns to Schooling

Tuesday 12 June, 12:05 - 13:00, Room F44, GES
Martin Dufwenberg, Professor, University of Arizona
Title: Regret Games

Wednesday 20 June, 12:05-13:00, Conf room E5, DEW/DES
Rohini Somanathan, Professor, University of Delhi
Title: Meritocracy in the face of group inequality

AUGUST

Monday-Tuesday 27-28 August in room F44
Workshop on Public Health and Development
https://chegu.handels.gu.se/english/news-events/e/?eventId=70136723832
 

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 6 September, 12:05-13:00, Conf Room E5, DES
Heather Congdon Fors, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Son preferences and within-household inequalities in human capital accumulation in India

Monday 10 September, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, Behavioral
Yan Chen, Professor, University of Michigan
Title: Information Acquisition and Provision in School Choice: An Experimental Study.

Tuesday 11 September, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Marianne Bitler, Associate Professor, UC Davis, USA
Title: Long Run Effects of Food Assistance and Early Human Capital Programs.

Thursday 13 September, 12:05-13:00, Conf Room E5, DES
Roland Hodler, Professor, University of St Gallen, Switzerland
Title: Spatial Diffusion of Economics Shocks in Networks

Thursday 13 September, 13:00-14:00, Room Birgit Thilander at Medicinaregatan 3, CHEGU
Gudrun Maria Waaler Björnelv, University of Oslo
Title: Health Economic Aspect of Colorectal Cancer

Tuesday 18 September, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, GES
Grischa Perino, Professor, University of Hamburg
Title: Trial and Error: Recent reforms of the EU ETS.

Tuesday 25 September, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Bram De Rock, Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles/KU Leuven/UCL
Title: A new year, a new you? A two-selves model of within-person variation in food purchases.

Wednesday 26 September, 12:05-13:00, Room B44
Aljoscha Janssen, PhD candidate, Stockholm School of Economics
Title: Switching Costs, Quality Misconceptions and Behavioral Pricing in the Pharmaceutical Market

OCTOBER

Tuesday 2 October, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Kaveh Majlesi, Associate Professor, Lund University
Title: Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure

Thursday 4 October, 12:05-13:00, Conference Room E5, DES
Yonas Alem, Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Liquidity Constraint, LPG Stoves and Charcoal Consumption: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Tanzania

Tuesday 9 October, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Johanna Möllerström, Professor, Humbolt University
Title: A Meritocratic Origin of Egalitarian Behavior

Tuesday 16 October, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Julien Grenet, Associate Professor, Paris School of Economics
Title: Early Offers and Preference Formation in College Admissions

Thursday 18 October, 12:05-13:00, Conference Room E5, DES
Carolin Sjöholm, PhD candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburgh.
Title: The Welfare Implications of Premium Subsidies- Policy Evidence from Community Based Health Insurance in Rwanda

Monday 22 October, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Ulrike Kornek, Post doctoral researcher, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Clime Change (MCC-Berlin
Title: Inequality and the Social Cost of Carbon: How National Redistribution Shapes Optimal Climate Policy

Tuesday 23 October, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Matthias Sutter, Professor, Max Planck Institute Bonn and Universities of Cologne and Innsbruck
Title: Tackling asymmetric information on credence goods markets - Field experiments on computer repairs (joint with Rudolf Kerschbamer and Daniel Neururer)

Monday 29 October, 12:05-13:00, Room B 44, EEU
Stanislav Shmelev, PhD, Environment Europe Ltd, Oxford,UK
Title: Green Fiscal Reform in Sweden: Econometric assessment of the carbon and energy taxation scheme.

NOVEMBER

Thursday 1 November, 12:05-13:00, Conference Room E5, DES
Peller Ahlerup, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Foreign aid and structural transformation

Tuesday 6 November, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Irma Clots Figueras, Associate Professor, Unviersity Carlos III de Madrid
Title: Institutions and Prosocial Behavior

Tuesday 13 November, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Sjak Smulders, Professor, Tillburg University
Title: Discounting in the Presence of Ecosystem Services

Friday 16 November, 12:05-13:00, F 44, DES
Johannes Haushofer, Assistant Professor, Princeton University, USA
Title: Preferences, beliefs, or constraints: what motivates health behavior? Evidence from psychological interventions in Kenya
Joint with Anett John and Kate Orkin

Monday 19 November, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Niko Jaakkola, Researcher/Phd, IFO Center of Energy, Climate and Resources
Title: Finders, Keepers?

Tuesday 20 November, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Luis Cadelaria-Barrera, Assistant Professor, University of Warwick
Title: A Semiparametric Network Formation Model with Multiple Linear Fixed Effects

Monday 26 November, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Andrea Serna Castaño, PhD Student, University of Rome, Tor Vergata
Title: Encouraging Sustainable Consumption in Emerging Countries? Field Experiment in Colombian Supermarkets

Tuesday 27 November, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Vincent Martinet, Research Director, INRA, Economie Publique, Paris-Grignon, France
Title: Preferences for sustainability improvement
a joint work with Robert Cairns, from McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

Thursday 29 November, 12:05-13:00, Conference Room E5, DES
Ola Olsson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Environmental Circumscription and Early State Development: The Case of Ancient Egypt

DECEMBER

Monday 3 December, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Thomas Sterner, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Tracing the effect of policy on residential carbon emissions

Tuesday 4 December, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Ingvild Almås, Professor, Norwegian School of Economics
Title: The Income Elasticity for Nutrition: Evidence from Unconditional Cash Transfers in Kenya

Monday 10 December, 12:05-13:00, Room F45, EEU
Davide Cerruti, Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zürich, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics
Title: The impact of policy awareness: Evidence from vehicle registration taxes in Switzerland

Tuesday 11 December, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Rita Ginja, Associate Professor, University of Bergen
Title: tba

Thursday 13 December, 12:05-13:00, Conference Room E5, DES
Ann-Sofie Isaksson, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Chinese aid and local ethnic sentiments

Monday 17 December, 12:05-13:00, Room B44, EEU
Tewodros Tesemma, PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Cooking Fuel Choice and Subjective Well-being of Women

Thursday 20 December, 10.15-11.30, Room D623, EEU,
Higher seminar before PhD defense

Eyoual Demeke, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Time preference and charitable giving
Discussant: Olof Johansson-Stenman

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