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DateTimeEventVenue
10 May 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Elias Papaioannou (London Business School)

"Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility in Africa" (joint with Alberto Alesina, Sebastian Hohmann, Stelios Michalopoulos)

GC305
26 Apr 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Gabriella Conti (UCL)

"Workforce Quality in Early Years Interventions: Evidence from a Large-Scale Home Visiting Program" (joint with Sarah Cattan and Nicolas Libuy)

GC305
29 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Aline Buetikofer (NHH Norwegian School of Economics)

"The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health."

GC305
19 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley)

"Political Identity: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan"

 

GC305
15 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Christina Felfe (St. Gallen)

"More Opportunity, More Cooperation? Birthright Citizenship and "Us Versus Them" Among Immigrant Youth"

GC305
1 Mar 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Carol Propper (Imperial Business School and University of Bristol)

"Internet and Health Choices: Evidence from the UK"

GC305
31 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Sule Alan (University of Essex)

"Belief in Hard Work and Altruism: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment [PDF 1,797KB]"

GC305
30 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

John Morrow (Birkbeck University of London)

"Swimming Upstream: Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption"

GC305
29 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Christian Fons-Rosen (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Foreign Investment and Domestic Productivity: Identifying Knowledge Spillovers and Competition Effects [PDF 1,250KB]"

GC305
22 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley)

"Protests as Strategic Games: Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement"

GC305
17 Jan 2018 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Mathieu Couttenier (University of Geneva)

"The Violent Legacy of Victimization: Post-Conflict Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Switzerland"

GC305
11 Jan 2018 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Michel Serafinelli (University of Toronto)

"Politico-economic Regimes and Attitudes: Female Workers under State-socialism" (joint with Pamela Campa)

GC305
9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Harald Fadinger (University of Mannheim)

"The real exchange rate, innovation and productivity"

GC305
7 Dec 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Uta Schönberg (UCL)

"Technological and Organizational Change and the Careers of Workers [PDF 1,042KB]"

GC305
30 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Thiemo René Fetzer (University of Warwick)

"Does Democracy Moderate Resource-induced Conflicts?" (joint with Stephan Kyburz)

GC305
29 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Italo Colantone (Bocconi)

"The Trade Origins of Economic Nationalism: Import Competition and Voting Behavior in Western Europe."

BR 4.02
23 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Andrea Ichino (EUI)

"The cognitive cost of daycare 0–2 for children in advantaged families"

GC305
22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jordi Blanes I Vidal (LSE)

"Face-to-Face Communication in Organisations"

GC305
16 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Julien Labonne (University of Oxford)

"Making policies matter: Voter responses to campaign promises" (joint with Cesi Cruz, Phil Keefer and Francesco Trebbi)

GC305
8 Nov 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Claire Lim (Cornell University)

"The Political Economy of Medicaid: Ideology, Eligibility, and the Consequences of Cost-Saving Measures"

GC305
5 Oct 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Giacomo De Giorgi (University of Geneva)

"Necessity is the mother of invention: The emergence of the reluctant entrepreneur"

GC305
1 Jun 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Nico Voigtlander (UCLA)
"The Medieval Roots of Inclusive Institutions: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act*"

GC601
15 May 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia University)
"Intergenerational Wealth Formation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records 1984-2013"

GC305
4 May 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Rachel Griffith (Institute of Fiscal Studies)
"How well targeted are soda taxes?"

GC601
10 Apr 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Dominic Rohner (University of Lausanne)
"The Violent Legacy of Victimization: Post-Conflict Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Switzerland [PDF 664KB]

GC305
16 Mar 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)
"Upgrade slums or invest before they form? Evidence from Tanzania"

GC601
9 Mar 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Imran Rasul (UCL)
Title: TBA

GC601
27 Feb 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Paola Conconi (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
"Abortion, Environment and Guns: How Single-Minded Voters Shape Politicians’ Decisions"

GC305
15 Dec 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Daniel Sturm (London School of Economics)
Title: TBA

W316
14 Nov 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia R Bhalotra (Essex)
"Maternal depression impacts on parenting and child human capital- evidence from a randomized control trial"

W316
6 Oct 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
"Shift-Share Instruments and the Impact of Immigration"

W316
9 Jun 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jacopo Ponticelli (Chicago Booth)
"Capital Allocation Across Regions, Sectors and Firms: Evidence from a Commodity Boom in Brazil [PDF 2,091KB]"

W316
5 May 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Leonardo Bursztyn (UCLA Anderson)
"Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards"

W316
28 Apr 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Fernanda Brollo (University of Warwick)
"The Political Economy of Enforcing Conditional Welfare Programs: Evidence from Brazil"

W316
14 Apr 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Alessandro Tarozzi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
"Child Nutritional Status and Intergenerational Transmission of Health: Evidence from Indian Migrants in England"

W316
10 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Rocco Macchiavello (University of Warwick)
"Supply Assurance, Relational Contracts and Vertical Integration: Evidence from Costa Rica's Coffee Chain"

W316
7 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

David Dorn (University of Zurich)
"Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents"

W316
3 Mar 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Joan Monras (Sciences Po)
"Immigration and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis"

W316
14 Dec 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Tommaso Valletti (Imperial College)
"Internet and Politics: Evidence from U.K. Local Elections and Local Government Policies [PDF 2,290KB]"

W316
7 Dec 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Ian Crawford (University of Oxford)
"Non-parametric analysis of reference dependence"

W316
26 Nov 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich)
"Gentic and economics interaction in the formation of health: the case of obesity"

W316
29 Oct 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Kaivan Munshi (University of Cambridge)
"Insiders and Outsiders: Local Ethnic Politics and Public Good Provision [PDF 571KB]"

W316
5 Oct 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Juan Jose Dolado (European University Institute)
"Moving towards a Single Labour Contract: Transition vs. Steady State [PDF 292KB]"

W316
28 Sep 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Melissa Dell (Harvard University)
"State Capacity, Local Governance, and Economic Development in Vietnam"

W316
28 May 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ruben Durante (Sciences Po) 

"Attack When the World is Not Watching? International Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

W316
30 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Guilhem Cassan (University of Namur)
"Affirmative Action, Education and Gender: Evidence from India"

W316
27 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Thomas Dohmen (Uni Bonn) 

"Patience and The Wealth of Nations [PDF 2,034KB]"

W316
23 Apr 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lucie Gadenne (UCL)
"Non-linear commodity taxation in developing countries: theory and an application to India"

W316
30 Mar 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Paolo Pinotti (Universita' Bocconi) 

"Equality of opportunity for immigrant students: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment"

W316
19 Mar 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC) 

"Predation or Protection: A Firm Level Perspective"

W316
1 Dec 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Katja Kaufmann (IGIER) 

"Marriage-Market and Intergenerational Effects of Elite Higher Education: Evidence from Chile"

W316
17 Nov 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Oskar Nordstrom Skans (IFAU)

"Mismatch of Talent? Evidence on Match Quality, Job Mobility, and Entry Wages"

W316
13 Nov 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Valentino Dardanoni (Università degli Studi di Palermo) 

"The Welfare Cost of Unpriced Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets"

W316
23 Oct 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Roland Rathelot (Warwick) 

"Mismatch Unemployment and the Geography of Job Search."

W316
6 Oct 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Robert Dur (The Erasmus School of Economics)

"Team Incentives, Social Cohesion, and Performance: A Natural Field Experiment."

W316
1 May 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Luigi Pascali (Warwick)

"The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development"

W316
24 Mar 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Gabrielle Fack (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Improving College Access and Success for Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Large French Need-based Grant Program."

W316
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