Economics Seminar Series 2016-17 Economics Seminar Series 2016-17

Autumn 2017

The Autumn 2017 Seminar Series is organised by Sheheryar Banuri 

Seminars are hosted between 13:30 and 15:00, unless otherwise stated.




28 Sep REG 3.15

Sjak Smulders (University of Tilberg)

Urban-rural labor supply and home production: Enclosures versus Allotments 1750-1830

6 Oct 14:30  REG 3.15

Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex)

"Maternal Depression, Women's Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Large Randomized Control Trial "

19 Oct

REG 3.15

Alessandro Gavazza (LSE)

Internet and Politics: Evidence from U.K. Local Elections and Local Government Policies

27 Oct


REG 3.15

Christian Ghiglino (University of Essex)

Financial Linkages, Portfolio Choice and Systemic Risk

31 Oct REG 3.15


09 Nov REG 3.15

Yossi Spiegel (Tel Aviv)

Minority Share Acquisitions and Collusion

16 Nov REG 3.15

Steven Poelhekke (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

"Follow the money: Does the financial sector intermediate natural resource windfalls"

23 Nov REG 3.15

Björn Vollan (Marburg)

"Participatory chiefs and nepotistic democrats: Experimental evidence from rural Namibia."

30 Nov REG 3.15

Elena Manzoni (Milan)

"Belief-dependent Preferences and Reputation. Experimental Analysis of a Repeated Trust Game"

07 Dec REG 3.15

Katerina Karadimitropoulou (Bank of Greece)

Structural and policy drivers of the labour share: Industry- and micro-level evidence

12 Dec

REG 3.15

Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary)

"Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa"

14 Dec E.HALL 0.12

Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)

"Field experimental evidence on raising teacher effectiveness"