Economics Internal Workshops Economics Internal Workshops

Spring 2019

The Spring 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

29 Jan

Lightning Session

Mike Brock

How could new technology and software be used in an innovative way to answer interesting economics problems

12 Feb Lightning Session

Peter Moffatt 

Exploring level-zero (Please bring a pen and paper!)

19 Feb PhD Seminar

Thanh Doan

The impacts of app externalities on tablets: iOS vs GP

26 Feb

PhD Seminar

Samuel Obeng

Political Alignment and Fiscal Policy in Local Governments: Evidence from Ghana

12 Mar PhD Seminar

Israel Gottschalk

Competition effects on higher education output

26 Mar PhD Seminar

James Merewood


2 April PhD Seminar

Wendy Wang

Volatility spillovers between crude oil, renewable energies, and S&P 500 Exchange-Traded Fund markets.

30 April Lightning Session

Joel Clovis

FinTech and the Future of Finance.

14 May PhD Seminar

Dalal Alotaibi

Females employment in Arab countries

*Held in ARTS 0.30*

21 May PhD Seminar

Aleksandr Pereverzin

Combining econometrics and machine learning to forecast realized volatility of exchange rates

28 May Faculty Seminar

Jiwei Zheng

Does income inequality and procedure unfairness make us less cooperative/coordinative? An experimental investigation.

4 June PhD Seminar

Vasudha Wattal

First mover advantages in the market for generic drugs 

11 June Lightning Session

Mich Tvede

Endogenous Work Ethics

25 June Lightning Session

Liliana Harding

Migration Economics