Previous years' seminars

All Series

Series Topic Speaker Venue Time and day
General Locus of Control and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Evidence from Australian Twins Sen Xue (IESR, Jinan University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 17/1/19

 

Econ Theory Bayesian elicitation of unverifiable truths

• Baillon Paper 2019
Aurelien Baillon (Erasmus Research Institute of Management) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 12/2/19

 

Econ Theory Fairness and Perfect Competition: A Contradiction? Michael Zierhut (Humboldt University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 19/2/19

 

General Demographic Change, Human Capital and Economic Growth in Korea

• Jong Wha Lee Paper 2019
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Wed 20/2/19

 

General Identification of Spillover Effects using Panel Data

• Rose Paper 2019
Christiern Rose (University of Queensland) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 21/2/19

 

Applied Micro Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances

• Walker Paper 2019
Sarah Walker (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 25/2/19

 

Econ Theory Implementing portfolio liquidation models Ulrich Horst (Humboldt University Berlin) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 26/2/19

 

Econ Theory Common Knowledge for Rational and Behavioral Agents

• Taylor Paper 2019
James Taylor (RSE / ANU PhD Candidate) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 27/2/19

 

Applied Micro Comparing the Returns to Parental and Child Time Investments Sehrish Mohammed Hussein (TPR talk) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

Note: starts at 11:30

11:30 - 12:30
Mon 4/3/19

 

Econ Theory A behavioral characterization of the Drift Diffusion Model and its multi-alternative extension to choice under time pressure

• Maccheroni Paper 2019
Fabio Maccheroni (Bocconi University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 5/3/19

 

Macro Chinese Macro-economy and Oil Products Pricing Mechanism: VAR Analysis Haidi Hong (RSE PhD Candidate (TPR Talk)) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 6/3/19

 

General Overconfidence: Belief-bias or Ambiguity Attitude Han Bleichrodt (Erasmus University and ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 7/3/19

 

Applied Micro Central Exams and Adult Skills: Evidence from PIAAC Guido Schwerdt (University of Konstanz) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 13/3/19

 

General Unilateral environmental policy with endogenous markups and strategic cost pass-through Oliver Schenker (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 14/3/19

 

Applied Micro Manufacturing clusters in the Russian Empire: estimating gains from (co-)agglomeration

• Ivanova Paper 2019
Vera Ivanova (Higher School of Economics) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 18/3/19

 

Econ Theory Quality and Price Personalization under Customer Recognition: a Dynamic Monopoly Model

• Ngo Van Long Paper 2019
Ngo Van Long (McGill University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 19/3/19

 

General Preferential Trade Agreements and Global Sourcing

• Ornelas Paper 2019
Emanuel Ornelas (Sao Paulo School of Economics) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 21/3/19

 

Applied Micro Private versus public juvenile facilities: are there quality differences? Shubhi Sharma (TPR talk) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 25/3/19

 

Econ Theory Selling Mechanisms for a Financially Constrained Buyer

• Carbajal Paper 2019
Juan Carlos Carbajal (UNSW Business School) CBE Lecture Theatre 4, CBE Building 26C

13:00 - 14:00
Tue 26/3/19

 

Applied Micro Job application portfolios: Evidence from Chinese University Graduates Kailing Shen (RSE) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 1/4/19

 

Econ Theory Dynamic Contracting facing Technological Revolutions Ruitian Lang (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 2/4/19

 

General The Rise and Fall of the Know-Nothing Party Katherine Eriksson (UC Davis) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 4/4/19

 

Applied Micro Reindeer and Aboriginal Economic Development: Alaska 1940

• Carlos Paper 2019
Ann Carlos (University of Colorado Boulder) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 8/4/19

 

Econ Theory Network Externalities and Market Dominance

• Holden Paper 2019
Richard Holden (UNSW) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 9/4/19

 

Macro Per Capita Income and the Demand for Skills

• Markusen Paper 2019
Jim Markusen (University of Colorado Boulder) Arndt Lecture Theatre 1 (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 10/4/19

 

Macro Inequality, Redistribution and Optimal TradePolicy: A Public Finance Approach

• Hosseini Paper 2019
Roozbeh Hosseini (University of Georgia **Macro Seminar on a Monday**) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 15/4/19

 

Applied Micro Early Life Weather and Longevity: Evidence from the Chinese Elite 1 - 1840 Wang Sheng Lee (Deakin University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 29/4/19

 

Econ Theory Information Games and Robust Trading Mechanisms

• Carroll Paper 2019
Gabriel Carroll (Stanford University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 30/4/19

 

Econ Theory Political Capital

• Gratton Paper 2019
Gabriele Gratton (UNSW Business School) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 7/5/19

 

Econ Theory Continuous versus Abrupt Reorganizations Hongyi Li (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 14/5/19

 

General TBA Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia Business School) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Wed 15/5/19

 

Applied Micro Worker (Dis)trust in Management and Delegation in Organisations Kieron Meagher (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 20/5/19

 

Econ Theory Dynamically consistent alpha-maxmin expected utility Patrick Beissner (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 21/5/19

 

Applied Micro By chance or by choice? Biased attribution of others' outcomes

• Erkal Paper 2019
Nisvan Erkal (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 3/6/19

 

Econ Theory Class Actions and Private Antitrust Litigation

• Spier Paper 2019
Kathryn Spier (Harvard Law School) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 4/6/19

 

Macro Consumption Tax and Human Capital Accumulation Yurui Zhang (RSE / ANU PhD student) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 16:30
Thu 6/6/19

 

Econ Theory Bayes and Hurwicz without Bernoulli: a model of generalized certainty equivalents Simon Grant (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 18/6/19

 

Econ Theory TBA Georgy Artemov (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 25/6/19

 

General From New Technology to Productivity: An Overview

• Eric Bartelsman Paper 26 June
Eric Bartelsman (Tinbergen Institute) Lecture Theatre 1, HW Arndt Building 25A, Kingsley St ANU

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 26/6/19

All Series

Series Topic Speaker Venue Time and day
Macro No Macro Seminar - RSE Orientation Day RSE Orientation Day Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

9:00 - 17:00
Wed 17/7/19

 

Econ Theory Constrained Random Matching

• Ivan Balbuzanov Paper 2019
Ivan Balbuzanov (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 23/7/19

 

Econ Theory Belief Polarization and Investment

• Ali Lazrak Paper 2019
Ali Lazrak (The University of British Columbia) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 6/8/19

 

Macro Optimal Income Tax Progressivity in Australia Nabeeh Zakariyya (RSE / ANU PhD Candidate) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 7/8/19

 

General Tort Liability and Unawareness David Kelsey (University of Exeter) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 8/8/19

 

Applied Micro Estimating the lifetime returns to higher education with incomplete administrative data Lorraine Dearden (UCL and IFS) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 12/8/19

 

Econ Theory Sustainable Debt

• Vailakis Paper 2019
Yiannis Vailakis (University of Glasgow) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 13/8/19

 

Macro No Macro Seminar - ABS Workshop ABS Workshop Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

13:30 - 19:00
Wed 14/8/19

 

General 'O Youth and Beauty:' Children's Looks and Children's Cognitive Development

• Daniel Hamermesh Paper 2019
Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, HW Arndt Building 25A, Kingsley St ANU

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 15/8/19

 

General Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Tax Credits and the Allocation of Funds Amongst Charities Michael K. Price (The University of Alabama **Special General Seminar**) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

11:00 - 12:00
Fri 16/8/19

 

Applied Micro Corporate takeovers, matching characteristics, and taxes: an examination with maximum score estimator Kazuki Onji (Osaka University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 19/8/19

 

Econ Theory Herding driven by the desire to differ

• Heinsalu Paper 2019
Sander Heinsalu (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 20/8/19

 

Macro On the Importance of Endogenous Entrepreneurial Hours for the Wealth of Entrepreneurs Emircan Yurdagul (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 21/8/19

 

General Specification Tests for Time-Varying Coefficient Panel Models

• Zhang Paper 2019
Yonghui Zhang (Renmin University of China) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 22/8/19

 

Applied Micro No Applied Micro seminar: Short Course On Firm Dynamics A Short Course On Firm Dynamics Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

9:00 - 16:00
Mon 26/8/19

 

Econ Theory Chain Stability in Trading Networks Alexandru Nichifor (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 27/8/19

 

Macro The Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Local Housing Markets Gianni La Cava (RBA) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 28/8/19

 

General Political Reforms, Electoral Competition, and Chief-led Ritual Violence in Colonial Lesotho

• Yu Ko Paper 2019
Chiu Yu Ko (National University of Singapore) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 29/8/19

 

Applied Micro Sibling size effect on Gender gap in cognitive skills Minhee Chae (RSE PhD) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 2/9/19

 

Econ Theory Monopoly pricing, optimal rationing, and resale Simon Loertscher (The University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 10/9/19

 

Econ Theory Dynamic programming with state-dependent discounting

• Junnan Zhang 17 Sep 2019
Junnan Zhang (RSE Phd) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 17/9/19

 

Applied Micro Does Technology Adoption Save Regulatory Compliance Costs?

• Junhao Liu Paper 2019
Junhao Liu (University of Sydney and CEPAR) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 23/9/19

 

Econ Theory International Agreements: Reciprocity, Monetary Transfers, and Collective Action Martin Byford (RMIT) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 24/9/19

 

Macro Capital Income Taxation in Open Economies Sebastian Wende (RSE PhD Candidate / Commonwealth Treasury) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 25/9/19

 

Applied Micro Can we improve outcomes for children facing extreme adversity?: 24 months impacts of the Early Years Education Program Jeff Borland (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 30/9/19

 

Macro Fewer but Better: The Decline in Job Mobility and the Information Channel Yusuf Mercan (The University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 2/10/19

 

Applied Micro Social Networks and Entrepreneurship. Evidence From a Historical Episode of Industrialization

• Mejia Paper 2019 2
Javier Mejia Cubillos (NYU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

Applied Micro on a Tuesday

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 8/10/19

 

Macro Recurrent Bubbles and Economic Growth

• Guerron Paper 2019
Pablo A. Guerron-Quintana (Boston College) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

14:00 - 15:00
Tue 8/10/19

 

Macro Central Bank Digital Currency: A Corporate Finance Perspective

• Xiao Paper 2019
Sylvia Xiaolin Xiao (Peking University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 9/10/19

 

Applied Micro The Effect of changing the Medicare Eligibility Age on the Health of the Near-Retirement Population

• Peyman Firouzi Paper 2019
Peyman Firouzi-Naeim (CEPAR, UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 14/10/19

 

Econ Theory Of hired guns and ideologues: Why would a law firm ever retain an honest expert witness? Martin Richardson (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 15/10/19

 

Macro UI to DI: Macroeconomic Implications of Program Substitution Fatih Karahan (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 16/10/19

 

Applied Micro Motivated saving: The impact of projections on retirement saving intentions

• Thorp Paper 2019
Susan Thorp (University of Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 21/10/19

 

Econ Theory A Competitive Analysis of Fail Fast: Shake Out and Uncertainty about Consumer Tastes Kieron Meagher (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 22/10/19

 

General Spillover Effects in Cities

• Yves Zenou Paper 2019
Yves Zenou (Monash University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 24/10/19

 

Applied Micro The Role of the Home Production Sector in Structural Transformation and Sectoral-Shock Adjustment Satoshi Tanaka (University of Queensland) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

13:00 - 13:00
Mon 28/10/19

 

Econ Theory Geographic Expansion Mergers and FCC Spectrum Policy: Estimating a Matching Game with Externalities Jeremy Fox (Rice University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 29/10/19

 

Macro Distorted Beliefs and Exchange Rate Disconnect Bruce Preston (The University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 30/10/19

 

General Alcohol, Behavioral Norms and Sexual Violence on U.S. College Campuses Paul Seabright (Toulouse School of Economics) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 31/10/19

 

General Price Dispersion, Competition and Revenue Productivity in the Retail Trade Sector Wing Miriam Feng (National Taiwan Normal University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

11:00 - 12:30
Fri 1/11/19

 

Applied Micro Spillovers from agricultural processing Ryan Edwards (Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 4/11/19

 

Econ Theory Incentives In Surveys

• Bleichrodt Paper 2019
Han Bleichrodt (ANU / Erasmus University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 5/11/19

 

General Information Acquisition and Preference Formation in College Admissions Siqi Pan (The University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 7/11/19

 

Applied Micro Returns to Experience and the Elasticity of Labor Supply

• Stafford Paper 2019
Tess Stafford (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 11/11/19

 

Econ Theory A shirking theory of referrals Damien Eldridge (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 12/11/19

 

Macro Fiscal Policy and the Slowdown in Trend Growth

• Kulish Paper 2019
Mariano Kulish (University of Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 13/11/19

 

General Compromise, Don't Optimise: A Prior-Free Alternative to Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium Karl Schlag (The University of Vienna) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 14/11/19

 

Applied Micro Estimating a Dynamic Congestion Game: A Study of the US River System Aaron Barkley (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 18/11/19

 

Econ Theory *No Economic Theory Seminar Today* Treasury / RSE Workshop Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

9:00 - 17:00
Tue 19/11/19

 

Macro The Role of Auctions and Negotiation in Housing Prices James Hansen (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 20/11/19

 

General The measurement of resilience
• Asheim Paper 2019
Geir Asheim (University of Oslo) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 21/11/19

 

Applied Micro Manufacturing Revolutions: Industrial Policy and Industrialization in South Korea

• Lane Paper 2019
Nathaniel Lane (Monash University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 25/11/19

 

Econ Theory Speculative Trade and Market Newcomers Bogdan Klishchuk (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 3/12/19

 

Macro Large Bayesian vector autoregressions with stochastic volatility in mean Jamie Cross (BI Norwegian Business School ) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 4/12/19

 

General A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Commuting, Residential and Work Location Choices Bertel Schjerning (University of Copenhagen) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

14:00 - 15:30
Wed 4/12/19

 

General An Anatomy of Online Video Popularity Lexing Xie (Computer Science, CECS, ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 5/12/19

 

General Knowledge Spillover and Individual Careers Christian Dustmann (UCL and RSE, ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

General seminar on Monday (note 1.5h duration)

12:00 - 13:30
Mon 9/12/19

 

Econ Theory Non-Bayesian commodification of information Patrick Beissner (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 10/12/19

 

Econ Theory TBA Metin Uyanik (The University of Queensland) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 17/12/19