Economics Seminars (2009-2010)

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 2009-2010

 co-organized by CERPE, CRED and CEREFIM


Sept. 29 - Marc Bellemare (Duke University) - Not Worth the Paper They Are Printed On: Land Rights and Productivity in Madagascar

Oct. 13 - Giorgio Zanarone (CUNEF, Madrid) - Fiat without Authority in Firms (and Markets)

Oct. 20 - Romain Houssa (FUNDP, Namur) - Identification of Macroeconomic Factors in Large Panels

Oct. 27 - Eric Toulemonde (FUNDP, Namur) - The Principle of mutual recognition - A source of divergence ?

Nov. 03 - Wouter Vergote (FUSL) - Endogenous network formation in patent contests and its role as a barrier to entry

Nov. 10 - Giuseppe Attanasi (Toulouse School of Economics) - CANCELLED

Nov. 17 - Nicolas Gothelf (ULB) - Mixed Bundling in Slave Auctions

Nov. 24 - Andrew F. Newman (Boston Univeristy) - oopholes: Social Learning and the Evolution of Contract Form

Dec. 01 - Jens Südekum (University of Duisburg-Essen) - Subsidizing Firm Entry In Open Economies

Dec. 15 - Marius Brülhart (HEC - Université de Lausanne) - How Wages and Employment Adjust to Trade Liberalisation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Austria



Feb 2 - Andrzej Cieslik (Université de Varsovie) - Productivity differences and foreign market entry strategies in an oligopolist industry - /!\ exceptionally in room 412 !

Feb 9 - Francesco Sobbrio (Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies) - A citizens-editors model of news media

Feb 23 - Efrem Castelnuovo (University of Padua) - Monetary Policy Shocks, Choleski Identification, and DNK Models: An Empirical Investigation for the U.S.

March 2 - Philippe De Donder (Toulouse School of Economics) - A Positive Theory of Unemployment Insurance and Employment Protection (avec Vincent Anesi - U. of Nottingham)

March 9 - Biagio Speciale (ECARES) - Remittance behavior of undocumented migrants

March 16 -  Geert Dhaene (KULeuven) - Split-panel jackknife of fixed-effect models



March 23 - William Parienté (UCL) - Happiness on tap: The Demand for and Impact of Piped Water in Urban Morocco - /!\ exceptionally in room 412 !

March 30 - Michael Pflüger (University of Passau) - CANCELLED

April 20 - Filippo Gregorini (University Milano Bicocca) - CANCELLED

April 27 - Heiko Karle (ECARES) - Pricing and Information Disclosure in Markets with Loss-Averse Consumers

May 4 - Gaia Narciso (Trinity College Dublin) - Refugees and Illegal Arms Flows

May 11 - Bram De Rock (ECARES) - The revealed preference approach to collective consumption behavior : testing and sharing rule recovery

May 18 (12:30pm) - David Yanagizawa (Stockholm University) - Propaganda and Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide

May 18 (04:30pm) - Hannes Mueller (Instituto d'Analisi Economica, Barcelona) - Estimating the Peace dividend: The impact of violence on house prices in Northern Ireland

May 25 (02:30pm) - Xavier Giné (The World Bank) - Identification Strategy: A Field Experiment on Dynamic Incentives in Rural Credit Markets

June 8 - Ingvild Almas (Université de Bergen) - Poverty Reduction in India -- New Evidence Based on Micro Data


Last updated: May 19, 2011. 

Contact : Marie-Hélène Mathieu