October 27, 2017
Real Effects of FinancialDistress: The Role of Heterogeneity
Sudipto Karmakar, Bank of Portugal
(joint work with Francisco Buera, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504 





January 20, 2017
Determinants of Entrepreneuship: The quest for the entrepreneurial gene 
Adriaan Roy Thurik, ERAMUS School of Economics, University of Rotterdam
(joint work with David B. Audretsch, Christopher S. Hayter, Albert N. Link, Patrick Groenen, Albert Hofman, Philipp Koellinger, Matthijs van der Loos, Niels Roetveld, Fernando Rivadeneira, Frank van Rooij and André Uitterlinden.)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



February 10, 2017
Trade, Finance and Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity
Gino Gancia, CREI (Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional), University of Pompeu Fabra
(joint work with Alessandra Bonfiglioli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economic Department and Rosario Crinò, Catholic)               
Time and venue: 1-2pm, Room 504



March 9, 2017   (Joint FIN and ECO Seminar) 
The Importance of Psychology in Economic Activity: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks
Kenneth Ahern, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room  504



March 10, 2017
Market Undervaluation and Inter-Company Borrowings
Sujiao (Emma) Zhao, Banco de Portugal
(joint work with Patrice C. Fontaine, Europea Financial Data Institute (EUROFIDAI), CNRS)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504 



April 7, 2017 
Economic Uncertainty and Structural Reforms
Alessandra Bonfiglioli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, GSE and CEPR
(joint work with Gino Gancia, CREI, GSE and CEPR)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



May 5, 2017 
GEL-Based Inference with Unconditional Moment Inequality Restrictions
Richard Smith, Cemmap, UCL and IFS, University of Cambridge and University of Melbourne
(joint work with Nicky L. Grant, University of Manchester)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



May 31, 2017
Monetary Policy when Households have Debt: New Evidence on the Transmission Mechanism
Paolo Surico, London Business School, Department of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
(joint work with James Cloyne, Bank of England – Monetary Analysis, Clodomiro Ferreira, London Business School)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 613



June 14, 2017
Wage inequality in Latin America: Understanding the past to prepare for the future  Abstract
Joana Silva, World Bank, Washington DC
(joint work with Julian Messina)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



June 23, 2017
Wage inequality between permanent and fixed-term contracts: a firm-level analysis  Abstract
Marta Silva, Banco de Portuga, BRU-IUL, Dinâmia´CET-IUL
(joint work with Luís F. Matins, ISCTE-IUL, BRU-IUL)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



July 21, 2017
Spatial segregation and urban structure   Abstract
Pascal Mossay, Newcatle University
(joint work with Pierre Picard)
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504



September 22, 2017
Through Scarcity to Prosperity: A Theory of the Transition to Sustainable Growth
Pietro Peretto, Duke University
Time and venue: 1-2pm, room 504