Event Archives


Department seminars are from ​3:30 - 4:45pm, in North Hall 2111.
 A reception with light refreshments follows the talk.

All job market talks are from 3:30 - 5:00pm, in North Hall 2111.

Next upcoming event highlighted in green.

DATE SPEAKER AFFILIATION TITLE HOST
25-Sept  Johannes Abeler University of Oxford
 Ratchet Effects Gary Charness
27-Sept  Alberto Salvo  National University of Singapore  Local Pollution Drives Global Pollution: Emissions Feedback Via Residential Electricity Usage Olivier Deschenes
29-Sept Liliana Varela University of Warwick Exchange Rate Exposure and Firm Dynamics Javier Birchenall  
2-Oct  Shiran Rachmilevitch University of Haifa  Bargaining with Periodic Participation Costs Cheng-Zhong Qin
4-Oct Andrew Lo
** 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
MIT Sloan School of Management Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought SAGE Center
4-Oct  Taylor Jaworski  University of Colorado  National Policy for Regional Development: Evidence from Appalachian Highways Ryan Oprea
11-Oct  Job Market- Ben Griffy  UC Santa Barbara ​Borrowing Constraints, Search, and Life-Cycle Inequality Emanuel Vespa
16-Oct Job Market- Matthew Wibbenmeyer  UC Santa Barbara  Burning Down the House: Wildfire and the Benefits of Natural Disaster Mitigation Emanuel Vespa
18-Oct  Job Market- Christine Braun  UC Santa Barbara  Crime and the Minimum Wage Emanuel Vespa
 19-Oct Stefano DellaVigna

** 3:30 - 5:00 PM in the Loma Pelona Center
UC Berkeley Fifth Annual Babcock Memorial Undergraduate Lecture: What Motivates Effort? Evidence and Expert Forecasts Heather Royer
23-Oct Job Market- Zheng Wang UC Santa Barbara  Controlling Shareholders' Expropriation and the Sensitivity of Investment to Cash Flow Emanuel Vespa 
25-Oct  Bruno Ferman  Sao Paulo School of Economics  Revisiting the Synthetic Control Estimator Clement de Chaisemartin
3-Nov Job Market- Huy Nguyen UC Santa Barbara A Theory of Pretense in Public Goods Provision Emanuel Vespa
6-Nov  Brendan Beare  UC San Diego  Tail Behavior of Geometrically Stopped Random Growth Processes and Wealth Distributions  Clement de Chaisemartin and Doug Steigerwald
8-Nov  Eduardo Zambrano  California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo  Liberal-Libertarian Optimal Tax Policy Ted Bergstrom
8-Nov Ron Dye

** 5:30 PM in IHC McCune room
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University Accounting Irregularities: What's Odd About Bean Counting? Finn Kydland 
9-Nov Ron Dye Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University Equilibrium Voluntary Disclosure, Asset Pricing, and Information Transfers Finn Kydland
9-Nov  David Kelly

** 12:00 PM in NH 2111
Miami University  Markets vs. Mechanisms Peter Rupert
13-Nov Natalia Kovrijnykh Arizona State University Building Credit Histories with Heterogeneously-Informed Lenders Ryan Oprea 
14-Nov Juan M. Sanchez  Federal Reserve - St. Louis Financing Ventures  Ryan Oprea
15-Nov David Price Princeton The Long-Term Effects of Cash Assistance Ryan Oprea
16-Nov Youssef Benzarti UC Los Angeles What Goes Up May Not Come Down:
Asymmetric Incidence of Value-Added Taxes
Ryan Oprea
17-Nov Alisa Tazhitdinova McMaster University Income Shifting and the Cost of Incorporation Ryan Oprea
30-Nov Job Market- Andrew Ayres UC Santa Barbara The Economic Value of Secure Water: Landowner Returns to Defining Groundwater Property Rights  Emanuel Vespa 
1-Dec Job Market- Renato Molina UC Santa Barbara  Why Natural Disasters Are a Disaster for Common Property Resources Emanuel Vespa
4-Dec  Ayse Imrohoroglu  USC  Household Saving, Financial Constraints and the Current Account Surplus Peter Rupert
6-Dec  Fiona Burlig  University of Chicago  Out of the Darkness and Into the Light? Development Effects of Rural Electrification
Dick Startz
11-Dec  Christopher Stanton Harvard Business School  Analyzing the Aftermath of a Compensation Reduction Peter Kuhn
10-Jan Simon Jager MIT  Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: Evidence from Separations and Unemployment Insurance Heather Royer
17-Jan  Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare University of Michigan  Identification and Estimation of Spillover Effects in Randomized Experiments Ryan Oprea
18-Jan Kerstin Holzheu University of Chicago Separations on the Job Ladder Ryan Oprea
19-Jan Felix Pretis University of Oxford Econometric Modelling of Climate Systems: The Equivalence of ENergy Balanced Models and Cointegrated Vector Autoregressions Ryan Oprea
 22-Jan Antony Millner London School of Economics and Political Science Non-paternalistic Social Discounting  Ryan Oprea 
24-Jan Louis Preonas University of California, Berkeley  Market Power in Coal Shipping and Implications for U.S. Climate Policy Ryan Oprea
25-Jan Eugenie Dugoua Columbia University  International Environmental Agreements and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the Ozone Regime Ryan Oprea 
26-Jan Abdoulaye Ndiaye  Northwestern University  Flexible Retirement and Optimal Taxation Ryan Oprea
31-Jan Cian Ruane Stanford University  The Aggregate Importance of Intermediate Input Substitutability Ryan Oprea
1-Feb  Liyan Shi University of California, Los Angeles  Restrictions on Executive Mobility and Reallocation: The Aggregate Effect of Non-Competition Contracts Ryan Oprea 
 12-Feb Jesse Shapiro Brown University Measuring Polarization in High-Dimensional Data: Method and Application to Congressional Speech
Kyle Meng and Sevgi Yuksel
21-Feb  Yoosoon Chang  Indiana University  U.S. Monetary-Fiscal Regime Changes in the Presence of Endogenous Feedback in Policy Rules
Doug Steigerwald and Clement de Chaisemartin
26-Feb  Jeffrey Clemens  UC San Diego  Wage Regulation, Compensation Packages, and Worker Welfare
Kyle Meng
28-Feb  Alwyn Young  London School of Economics  Consistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application Doug Steigerwald and Clement de Chaisemartin
5-Mar  Guido Imbens  Stanford School of Business When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering? Doug Steigerwald and Clement de Chaisemartin
7-Mar S Anukriti Boston College On the Quantity and Quality of Girls: Fertility, Parental Investments and Mortality Shelly Lundberg
12-Mar Trevon Logan The Ohio State University Do Black Politicians Matter?  Ryan Oprea
12-Mar  Dave Donaldson  ​MIT "The More We Die, The More We Sell? A Simple Test of the Home-Market Effect"
Kyle Meng
2-Apr  Muriel Niederle  Stanford University "Probabilistic States versus Multiple Certainties: The Obstacle of Uncertainty in Contingent Reasoning"
Emanuel Vespa
4-Apr  Sarah Miller University of Michigan "What Difference Does a Diagnosis Make? Evidence from Marginal Patients"
Heather Royer
11-Apr  George Bulman  UC Santa Cruz "Law Enforcement Leaders and the Racial Composition of Arrests: Evidence from Overlapping Jurisdictions"
Peter Kuhn
16-Apr  Erkut Ozbay  University of Maryland ""Unavailable Options and Irrelevant Attributes"  Sevgi Yuksel
18-Apr  Gautam Rao  Harvard University "The Endowment Effect and Demand for Collateralized Loans" Peter Kuhn
20-Apr Simon Weidenholzer University of Essex "Copy Trading" Ryan Oprea
23-Apr Marcelo Moreira Fundação Getulio Vargas "Invariant Tests in an IV Regression With Heterokedastic and Autocorrelated Errors: Theory and Applications"
Heather Royer 
25-Apr Chris Karbownik Northwestern University "Intergenerational Effects of School Entry Policies" Heather Royer 
2-May Barbara Pertold-Gebicka and Filip Pertold Charles University and CERGE-EI "Family Size and Subjective Wellbeing in Europe: Do More Children Make Us (Un)Happy?" Shelly Lundberg
7-May Will Olney Williams College "Globalization and Executive Compensation"
Peter Kuhn
9-May Anujit Chakraborty UC Davis "Optimal Link-Formation and Updating in Networks"
Ryan Oprea
14-May  Sandro Ambuehl  University of Toronto Attention and Selection Effects Emanuel Vespa
21-May Larry Goulder
Stanford University “Impacts of a Carbon Tax across U.S. Household Income Groups: What Are the Equity-Efficiency Trade-offs?”
Kyle Meng
23-May Caroline Hoxby Stanford University "Taking Productivity in Education Seriously: Neuroscience, Adolescence and Evidence" 
Kelly Bedard 
24-May Caroline Hoxby Stanford University "Returns to College Majors" and "Measuring Opportunity in U.S. Higher Education" Kelly Bedard
30-May Joyee Deb Yale University "Reputation Building under Uncertain Monitoring"
Ignacio Esponda
04-​Jun Alessandro Lizzeri New York Univerity    Sevgi Yuksel 

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