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2012

Forthcoming

 

Past

 

December 14, 2012
Runs on Money Market Mutual Funds
Russ Wermers, University of Maryland
(joint work with Lawrence Schmidt, University of California, San Diego and Allan Timmermann, University of California,San Diego
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

December 03, 2012
Divide and Learn: Early Contracting with Endogenous Threat
Bruno Jullien, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse School of Economics
(joint work with Jerome Pouyet and Wilfried Sand-Zantman
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

  

November 22, 2012 --- CANCELLED
Certification in Concentrated Markets
Konrad Stahl, University of Mannheim, Economics and Finance
(joint work with Roland Strausz, Humboldt–Universit¨of Berlin
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613

  

June 22, 2012 (Note: This seminar will be presented in Spanish) ---- CANCELLED
Credit Supply and Monetary Policy: Identifying the Bank Balance-Sheet Channel with Loan Application
Gabriel Jiménez, Banco de España
(joint work with Steven Ongena,Tilburg University; José-Luis Peydró, European Central Bank, University Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics; and Jesus Saurina, Banco de España
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

May 25, 2012
Unfavorable Land Endowment, Cooperation, and Reversal of Fortunes
Anastasia Litina, University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

May 24, 2012
The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development
Oded Galor, Department of Economics, Brown University
(joint work with Quamrul Ashraf, Department of Economics, William College)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

May 18, 2012 ---- CANCELLED
International Evidence on Government Support and Risk-taking in the Banking Sector
Luís Brandão Marques, FMI Institute, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
(joint work with Ricardo Correa and Horacio Sapriza, International Finance Division Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

May 15, 2012
Network Externalities and Cournot Competition
Rabah Amir, University of Arizona
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

May 11, 2012
Retail Competition and Upstream Market Power Under Sequential Contracting
Liliane Giardino-Karlinger, Università LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Economics and Finance
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

April 20, 2012
Hedonic Function, Hedonic Methods, Estimation Methods and Dutot and Jevon House Price Indexes: Are There Links?
Joaquim J.S. Ramalho, Department of Economics and CEFAGE-UE, Universidade de Évora
(joint work with Esmeralda A. Ramalho, Department of Economics and CEFAGE-UE, Universidade de Évora)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 642

 

March 30, 2012
Do Agglomerations Economies Reduce the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Tax Differentials?
(joint work with Marius Brulhart and Mario Jametti)
The Effect of Agglomeration Size on Local Taxes
(joint work with Eva Luthi)
Kurt Schmidheiny, Universität of Basel, Faculty of Economics and Business
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 


March 21, 2012
Markets for Ideas, Asymmetric Information and the Allocation of Managerial Skills
Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim
Time: 3h00pm, room 626

 


March 20, 2012
Optimal R&D Subsidies with Heterogeneous Firms in a Dynamic Setting
Christopher Laincz, Drexel University
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 


February 24, 2012
Infrastructure and Cities: The Impact of New Highways on Urban Growth
Elisabeth Viladecans, IEB - Intitut d`Economia de Barcelona, University of Barcelona
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 


February 10, 2012
Calling Circles: Network Competition with Non-Uniform Calling Patterns
Steffen Hoernig, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
(joint work with Roman Inderst, University of Frankfurt, Imperial College London and CEPR; and Tommaso Valleti, Imperial College London, University of Rome II and CEPR
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

February 9, 2012  --- CANCELED
The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development
Oded Galor, Brown University U.S.A
(joint work with Quamrul Ashraf, Department of Economics, Williams College) 
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 

February 1, 2012
Interpreting the Hours-Technology time-varying relationship
Cristiano Cantore, University of Surrey
(joint work with Filippo Ferroni, Banque de france and Miguel A. León-Ledesma, University of Kent
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504

 


January 27, 2012
A Kernel Based Bootstrap Method for Dependent Processes
Paulo Dias-Costa Parente, Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School
(joint work with Richard J. Smith; cemmap - U.C.L and I.F.S and Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 642