Economics Internal Workshops Economics Internal Workshops

Autumn 2019

The Autumn 2019 Internal Workshop Series is organised by Sheheryar Banuri and Michael Kummer.

There are three formats;

  • Lightning Sessions, where a member of the faculty workshops ideas along with colleagues and PhD Students.
  • Faculty Seminars, where a faculty member delivers a traditionally structured seminar.
  • PhD Seminars, where our PhD Students present their work and engage with discussants.

Open to all ECO Staff and PhD Students, held in REG 3.15, every Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00.

Date Format Speaker

Tue 5 Nov


Michele Piffer (KCL)

Moving beyond the recursive identification in Smooth Transition Structural VAR models: An application to monetary policy shocks

Tue 19 Nov PhD Seminar

Ritchie Woodard

Wage Dispersion, National Diversity and the Performance of Individuals Within Teams

Tue 26 Nov PhD Seminar

David Jones

Bank Branching Deregulation and Structural Change

Tue 3 Dec PhD Seminar

Kevin Grubiak

Do sunk costs influence the sharing of non-rivalous resources?

Tue 10 Dec PhD Seminar

Rhosyn Almond



Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 Internal Workshop Series is organised by Sheheryar Banuri and Michael Kummer.

Date Format Speaker

Tue 14 Jan

PhD Seminar

Deanna Karapetyan

Prosocial Behavior of Pollution Victims:  Examining Small Scale Mining Areas in Ghana

Tue 21 Jan PhD Seminar

Xuerui Ma

Predicting the Success of Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns

Tue 28 Jan PhD Seminar

Prachi Hejib

The Effects of Summary Information on Investment Decisions

Tue 4 Feb Faculty Seminar

Laura Harvey 

Bounds to the Distribution of Earnings given Parent Income: Changes Over Time by Gender

Tue 11 Feb  

Christoph Thoenissen


Tue 18 Feb

RA Seminar

Yuan Gao

Destructiveness: a different perspective on innovation

Tue 25 Feb   TBA
Tue 3 Mar PhD Seminar

Hanane Abouelkheir


Tue 10 Mar PhD Seminar

Tong Li

Peer-to-peer lending and the financial scandal

Tue 17 Mar PhD Seminar

Thanh Doan

Quantity versus Variety in multisided market: Competition between vertically integrated and open platform

Tue 21 Apr PhD Seminar

James Merewood


Tue 28 Apr PhD Seminar

Selvin Thanacoody

Regulating water losses and service quality: the case of the European Water Industry

Tue 5 May PhD Seminar

Aleksandr Pereverzin


Tue 12 May PhD Seminar

Vasudha Wattal

Competition in the Indian pharmaceutical sector

Tue 19 May PhD Seminar

Israel Gottschalk

Effects of provider competition in the Brazilian medical higher education

Tue 26 May PhD Seminar

Samuel Obeng

Political alignment and fiscal policy outcomes

Tue 2 Jun PhD Seminar

Dalal Alotaibi


Tue 9 Jun PhD Seminar

Vicenc Esteve Guasch

Regulation and Capital Structure in the Eastern European Water Sector

Tue 16 Jun PhD Seminar

Antonina Nazarova

International Environmental Agreements: the Role of Signature in a Treaty-Making Process

Tue 23 Jun PhD Seminar

Fei Liu

Investor heterogeneity in option markets

Tue 30 Jun PhD Seminar

Ayushi Awasthy