External Seminars 2014/15

Student experience

External Seminars take place (unless otherwise stated) on Wednesdays 16:00-17:30 in Economics Seminar Room C of the J.G. Smith building.

Autumn term

1st October - Joep Sonnemans (University of Amsterdam)
"Learning and Evolution in a Multi-Round Strategy-Method Minority-Game Experiment"

12th November - Prasanna Gai (Auckland)
"Global Stores of Value and the International Role of the Renminbi"

19th November - John Thanassoulis (Warwick)
"Government Distortions, Bankers' Pay and Excessive Risk"

26th November - Markus Eberhardt (Nottingham)

Spring term

28th January - Daniel Seidmann (Nottingham)
"The Order of Presentation in Common Law Trials"

4th February - John van Reenen (LSE)
"Management as a Technology?" (with Nicholas Bloom and Raffealla Sadun)

11th FebruaryKeith Head (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia)
"Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Citations in Mathematics"

4th MarchRandi Hjalmarsson (Queen Mary, Gothenburg)
"Politics and Peer Effects in the Courtroom"

11th March - Imran Rasul (University College London)
Title: TBA

18th March - Ryan Murphy (ETH Zurich)
"Explaining cooperative behaviour in public goods games: how preferences and beliefs affect contribution levels"

Previous Seminars

Previous Academic Spring Term

Previous Academic Autumn Term

  • 9th OctoberMarija Vukotic (Warwick) 
    Debt habits, private lending and sovereign risk
  • 16th OctoberJohn Knowles (Southampton)
    Dynamic Squeezing: Marriage and Fertility in France After World War One - view paper
  • 23rd October Wouter Den Haan (LSE)
    Inventories and the Role of Goods-Market Frictionsfor Business Cycles - view paper
  • 30th October  V Bhaskar (UCL)
    Learning and the ratchet effect: an impossibility result 
  • 6th November - Christian Bayer (Bonn)
    Household Income Risk, Nominal Frictions, and Incomplete Markets - view paper
  • 13th NovemberTony Yates (Bristol)
    Risk news shocks and the business cycle - view paper
  • 20th NovemberMorten Lau(Copenhagen)
    Discounting Behavior - view paper
    Identifying Time Preferences With Experiments: Comment - view paper
  • 27th November -  Guy Liu(Brunel)
    Industrial Growth: does Bank Competition, Concentration and Stability Constrain tMatter? – Evidence from developed and emerging economies - view paper
  • 4th December -  Todd Kaplan(Exeter)
    An Experiment on the Causes of Bank Run Contagions - view paper