Economics Seminar Series 2017-18 Economics Seminar Series 2017-18

Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 Seminar Series is organised by Sheheryar Banuri 

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





REG 3.15

Leonidas Koutsougeras (Manchester)
Mediated Trade Across Markets


REG 3.15

Ganna Pogrebna (Warwick/Birmingham)

Behavioural Machine Learning


REG 3.15

Bjorn Vollan (University of Marburg)

The Impact of Natural Disasters on Social Preferences: A case study from typhoon Yolanda in Panay, Philippines

01/03/18 REG 3.15

Daniel Danau 

Sequential screening and the relationship between principal’s preferences and agent’s incentives

08/03/18 REG 3.15

Jon Woon (University of Pittsburgh)

Competition and Exaggeration in Cheap Talk Experiments

15/03/18 REG 3.15

Daniel Krähmer (University of Bonn)

Full surplus extraction in mechanism design with inormation disclosure

22/03/18 REG 3.15

Christopher Wilson (University of Loughborough)

Being in the Right Place: A Natural Field Experiment on the Causes of Position Effects in Individual Choice

19/04/18 REG 3.15

Patrick Bennett (Norwegian School of Economics)

Job Displacement, Unemployment, and Crime: Evidence from Danish Microdata and Reforms.  

26/04/18 REG 3.15

Iain Fraser (University of Kent)

Preference Reversals in Discrete Choice Experiments. Inattention or Preference Uncertainty? Some Evidence Using Eyetracking.


REG 3.15

Brice Corgnet

“Rac(g)e Against the Machine: Social Incentives When Humans Meet Robots"

10/05/18 REG 3.15

Martin Kocher (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Citizenship, identity, and trust: combining a large-scale artefactual field experiment with a natural experiment.

17/05/18 REG 3.15 Walter Beckert (Birkbeck University of London)
Choice in the Presence of Experts: The Role of General Practitioners in Patients' Hospital Choice
24/05/18 REG 3.15 Georg Kirchsteiger (Université libre de Bruxelles)
31/05/2018 REG 3.15

Simone Borghesi (Florence School of Regulation (European University Institute) and University of Siena)

“Loving or leaving? A network analysis of the EU ETS structure and of the Brexit effects”

14/06/18 REG 3.15 Francesca Monti (Bank of England)
Ambiguity, Monetary Policy and Trend Inflation


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"