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Previous seminars 2019

JANUARY

Wednesday 9 January, 12:05-13:00, room E45, Job Talk Development
Joseph Vecci, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Leader Identity and Coordination

Monday 14 January, 12:05-14:00, room E45, Job Talk Development
Mattea Stein, Paris School of Economics
Title: Know-how and know-who: Effects of a randomized training on network changes among small urban entrepreneurs.

Thursday 17 January, 12:05-14:00, room B44, Job Talk Labor
Mathias von Buxhoeveden, Uppsala University
Title: Unemployment Insurance and Wage Formation

Thursday 17 January, 14:00-16:00, room B44, Job Talk Development
Marc Witte, Oxford University
Title: Job Referrals and Strategic Network Formation: Experimental Evidence from Urban Neighbourhoods in Ethiopia

Friday 18 January, 12:05-14:00, room C33, Job Talk Labor
Bo Hu, VU Amsterdam
Title: Managerial Labor Market Competition and Incentive Contracts

Monday 21 January, 12:05-14:00, room B44, Job Talk, Development
Soeren Henn, Harvard University,
Title: Complements or Substitutes: State Presence and the Power of Traditional Leaders

Tuesday 22 January, 12:05-14:00, room B41, Job Talk, Development
Lara Cockx, Leuven University
Title: Moving towards a better future? Migration and Children's health and education

Thursday 24 January, 12:05-14:00, room E 45, Job Talk, Development
Phillip Ross, Boston University
Title: Ancestral Roots of Locus of Control

Friday 25 January, 12:05-14:00, room E 43, Jog Talk, Labor
Elisabet Olme, Stockholm University
Title:School Choice, Admission Rules and Segregation in Primary Schools

Monday 28 January, 12:05-14:00, room F 45, Job Talk, Development
Eva Raiber, Toulouse School of Economics
Title: Anticipated Fertility and Educational Investment: Evidence from the One-Child Policy in China

Monday 28 January, 14:00-15:15, room F45, Job Talk Labor
Eric Melander, University of Warwick, UK
Title: Mobility and Mobilisation: Railways and the Spread of Social Movements

Tuesday 31 January, 12:05-14:00, room F 43, Job Talk, Labor
Annalisa Loviglio, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Title: Schools and Their Multiple Ways to Impact Students: A Structural Model of Skill Accumulation and Educational Choices

Thursday 31 January, 12:05-14:00, room F 43, Job Talk, Labor
Todd Morris, University of Melbourne
Title: The Unequal Burden of Retirement Reform: Evidence from Australia

FEBRUARY

Tuesday 5 February, 12:05-14:00, room F 43, Job Talk, Labor
Andreas Ek, London School of Economics
Title: Cultural Values and Productivity

Tuesday 26 February, 12:05-13:00, Room F44, GES
Dorothea Kübler, Professor, WZB&Technical University, Berlin
Title: How to Avoid Black Markets for Appointments at Public Offices

MARCH

Monday 4 March, 12:05-13:00, room F45, EEU
Anders Branth Pedersen, Senior Researcher, Aarhus University
Title: The effects of risk based pesticide taxation in Denmark

Tuesday 5 March, 12:05-13:00, room C33, GES
Matti Liski, Professor, Aalto University, Helsingfors
Title: Footloose and regulation-free! A mechanism for global commons and mobile firms

Thursday 7 March, 12:05-13:00, Conference room E5, DES
Olle Hammar, PhD student, Uppsala University
Title: It’s Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At: Culture, Individualism and Preferences for Redistribution

Tuesday 12 March, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Maria Perrotta Berlin, Assistant Professor, Stockholm School of Economics - SITE
Title: The donor footprint and gender gaps

Monday 18 March, 12:05-13:00, room F45, EEU
Wolfgang Habla, Post Doctoral Researcher, Centre for European Economic Research, ZEW
Title: Strategic delegation and centralized climate policy (with Maria Arvaniti, ETH Zurich)

Tuesday 19 March, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Diego Battiston, Assistant Professor, Stockholm University
Title: The Persistent Effects of Brief Interactions: Evidence from Immigrant Ships

Thursday 21 March, 12:05-13:00, Conference room E5, DES
Annika Lindskog, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Can monetary incentives increase the valuation of the girl child?

Tuesday 26 March, 12:05-13:00, room F44, GES
Xavier D'Haultfoeille, Professor, CREST-ENSAE, Paris
Title: Asymptotic Results for Dyadic Data

Thursday 28 March, time: 10.15, room E6, FINAL SEMINAR
Debbie Lau, PhD Student, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Opponent: Dr Simona Tudor
Titles:
1. The Impact of Mother Tongue Education: Labour Market Outcomes and Educational Inequality
2. The Impact of Salt Iodization on Human Capital: Evidence from Sweden

Thursday 28 March, 14.15-16.00, conf. room E5, FINAL SEMINAR
Carolin Sjöholm, PhD Student, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Opponent: Anna Bindler
Paper 1: The Policy Implications of Price Sensitivity of Demand for Health Insurance – Evidence from Community Based Health Insurance in Rwanda
Paper 2: The Role of Childcare on Female Firm Productivity: Evidence from Mexico
 

APRIL

 

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


MAY

 

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, 29th of May, 12.05-13.00, in Conference room E5
Claes Ek, Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Title: Panel data and cluster randomization: a general formula for power calculation in RCTs

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.
 

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