January 16, 2015
Law as a Constraint on the Lender of Last Resort`: Central Bank Liquidity Support for Central Counterparties
Charles Milton Kahn, College Business of Illinois, USA
(joint work with Robert Steigerwald and Virginia France) 
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613



March 6, 2015
A General Theory of Rank Testing
Majid M. Al-Sadoon, Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Barcelona GSE
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room  613 



May 15, 2015 
A New Carbon Tax in Portugal: A Missed Opportunity to Achieve the Triple Dividend? 
Alfredo Marvão Pereira, College of William and Mary, Williamburg, VA
(joint work with Rui M. Pereira, College of William and Mary, Williamburg, VA) 
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 631



May 22, 2015
The Growth of Emerging Economies and Global Macroeconomic Stability
Vincenzo Quadrini, University of California, USA
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



May 29, 2015
Migrations: a Fortune or a Misfortune for the Natives?
Jean Gabszewicz, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain
(joint work with Skerdilajda Zanaj)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



June 3, 2015
Monetary Policy and Sovereign Debt Vulnerability
Carlos Thomas, Bank of Spain
(joint work with Galo Nunõ
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613




June 17, 2015
City of Dreams
Diego Puga, CEMFI and CEPR 
(joint work with Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, London School of Economics, University of Bologna and CEPR )
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613



June 19, 2015
An Empirical Assessment of Optimal Monetary Policy Delegation in the Euros Area
Tatiana Kirsanova, University of Glasgow
(joint work with Xiaoshan Chen, University of Stirling and Campbell Leith, University of Glasgow)
Time and venue: 2pm, room 613



June 26, 2015
Central Bank Interventions, Demand for Collateral, and Sovereign Borrowing Costs
Luis Pedro Fonseca, Banco de Portugal
(joint work with Joint work with Matteo Crosignani, NYU Stern and Miguel Faria-e-Castro, NYU)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613



September 18, 2015
Collateral Damage? On Collateral, Corporate Financing and Performance
Geraldo Cerqueiro, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics 
(joint work with Steven Ongena, University of Zurich, SFI and CEPR and Kasper Roszbach, Sveriges Riksbank and University of Groningen)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



September 25, 2015
Promoting Engagement in Innovation Tournaments
Nuno Camacho, Eramus School of Economics, University Rotterdam
(joint work with Hyoryung Nam, Erasmus University Rotterdam; P.K. Kannan, University of Maryland and Stefan Stremersch, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IESE Business School - University of Navarra)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



October 16, 2015
Capital, cabinets and taxes: political and policy determinants of financial flows  Abstract
Rúben Branco, Faculdade de Economia Nova de Lisboa
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504




November 06, 2015
Unobserved Preference Heterogeneity in Demand Using Generalized Random Coefficients
Arthur Lewbel, Boston College
(joint work with Krishna Pendakur, Simon Fraser University)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



November 13, 2015
Macroprudential Regulation and Macroeconomic Activity
Sudipto Karmakar, Banco de Portugal
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



November 20, 2015
Additional Conditional Moment Tests
Richard Smith, University of Cambridge 
(joint work with Paulo M.D.C. Parente, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504 




November 27, 2015
Cheap Talk Among Trustors as a Reputation-Building Mechanism in the Trust Game Abstract
Miguel Fonseca, University Exeter Business School 
(joint work with Kim Peters, University of Queensland)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



December 18, 2015
QE in the future: the central bank´s balance sheet in a fiscal crises
Ricardo Reis, Columbia University and LSE
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504