Economics Seminars (2007-2008)

Unless otherwise noted, seminars begin at 16:00 and finish around 18:00. Room Camille Joset (401), 4th floor, Rempart de la Vierge, 8.

Economics Seminars 2007-2008

 co-organized by CERPE, CRED and CEREFIM


Oct. 2 - Christophe Chamley (PSE, Paris) - Complementarities in Information Acquisition With Short-term Trades

Oct. 16 - Sébastien Laurent (FUNDP, Namur) - Testing Conditional Asymmetry. A Residual-Based Approach 

Oct. 23 - Doctoral Workshop

Oct. 30 - Sabien Dobbelaere (UGent), Panel data estimates of the production function and product and labor market imperfections (joint with Jacques Mairesse).

Nov. 6 - Aude Pommeret (HEC-Université de Lausanne) - "Abatement Technology Adoption under Uncertainty", joint with Katheline Schubert.

Nov. 13 - Diego MOCCERO (l'OCDE) - Monetary policy and inflation expectations in Latin America: Long-run effects and volatility spillovers

Nov. 27 - Valentino Larcinese (LSE, UK) - Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers.

Nov. 30 - 14h30 - Michael Carter (University of Wisconsin) - Poverty Trap and Social Protection

Dec. 11 - Doctoral Workshop

Dec. 18 - Vincenzo Verardi - Untalented but successful



Jan. 22 - Daniel Li Chen (Harvard Law School & University of Chicago) - Does Economic Distress Stimulate Religious Fundamentalism?

Feb. 12 - Doctoral Workshop

Feb. 19 - Luisito Bertinelli (Université du Luxembourg) - Trends in rainfall and economic growth in Africa: A neglected cause of the African growth strategy.

Feb. 26 - Marco Marini  (Université d'Urbino e Rome III) - Endogenous Timing with Coalitions of Agents

March 4 - Luc Bauwens (Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve) - The resistible decline of European Science

March 11 - 14h30 - Nicolas Coeurdacier (London Business School) - International Portfolios with Supply, Demand and Redistributive Shock

March 18 - 16h00 - Elsa Artadi (Université de Bocconi) - Determinants and Impact of Foreign Aid

March 18 - 17h30 - Stefan AMBEC (Université de Toulouse) - Regulatory instruments to protect the commons: an experimental investigation (co-écrit avec A. Garapin, L. Muller et C. Sebi)    



Apr. 8 - Armin Schwienbacher (University of Amsterdam and Université catholique de Louvain) - The Political Origin of Pension Funding - co-écrit avec Enrico Perotti (University of Amsterdam, NETSPAR and CEPR)

Apr. 15 - Catherine Guirkinger (Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix Namur) - The Coexistence of Formal and Informal Credit Markets in Rural areas of Developing Countries

Apr. 22 - Doctoral Workshop

Apr. 29 - Alexander Sebald (ECARES, Stockholm University) - Procedural Concerns in Psychological Games

May 6 - Marc Bellemare (Duke University) - Household attitudes to price risk with multiple commodities : evidence from rural Ethiopia 

May 20 - Matteo Cervellati (University of Bologna) - Insurance, Human Capital and Technological Change: A Theory on The Economic Role of Religious Norms - co-écrit avec Marcel Jansen (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid) et Uwe Sunde (University of St. Gallen CEPR, London)

May 27 -  Rohini Pande -  (Harvard University) - Powerful Women : Does Exposure Reduce Bias ?