Economics Seminars (2014-2015)

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 2014-2015                                       

co-organized by CERPE, CRED and CEREFIM     



September 30 - Markus Goldstein (World Bank) - Women’s Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa

October 7 - Lasse Bork (Aalborg University) - A large-dimensional structural factor analysis of Californian house prices

October 9 - Michael Fritsch (Friedrich Schiller Universität, Allemagne) - Fields of Knowledge, Types of Higher Education Institutions, and Innovative Start-Ups (starts at 2pm)

October 14 - Manasa Patnam (ENSAE Paris Tech) - Risk Sharing with (Dis)Aggregate Shocks

October 21 - Habiba Djebbari (Aix-Marseille University) - Social nudging towards better sanitation: evidence from experiments in rural Mali.

October 28 - Mohamed Saleh (Toulouse School of Economics) - Mass Education, Religion, and Human Capital in Twentieth-Century Egypt

November 4 - Johannes Pfeifer (University of Mannheim) - Does austerity pay off?

November 25 - Florian Mayneris (UCL) - The cleansing effect of minimum wages : Minimum wages, firm dynamics and aggregate productivity in China

November 27 - Arjen van Witteloostuijn (Tilburg University) - The Ecology of the Public Sector (starts at 10am)

December 2 - Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale School of Management) - Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Leader and Constituent Responses to a Large-Scale Intervention

December 9 - Lucie Gadenne (University College London) - Non linear commodity taxation in developing countries, theory and evidence from India



January 27 - Gharad Bryan (LSE) - Economic Development and The Spatial Allocation of Labor: Evidence from Indonesia

February 3 - Devesh Rustagi (Goethe University Frankfurt) - Cheating in the Lab and in the Field: Evidence from Milkmen in India

February 24 - Cars Hommes (Universiteit van Amsterdam) - Bubble Formation and (In)E-cient Markets in Learning-to-Forecast and -Optimize Experiments

March 3 - Dan Bogart (University of California-Irvine) - There can be no Partnership with the King: Regulatory Uncertainty and Investment in Britain’s East India Monopoly

March 10 - Charles Efferson (University of Zurich) - Female genital cutting without a cutting norm

March 17 - Marco Manacorda (Queen Mary University of London) - Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa

March 24 - Eric Toulemonde (UNamur) - Trade under monopsonistic competition

March 31 - Iryna Kyzyma (CEPS/INSTEAD Luxembourg) - Behind a stable poverty rate: Changes in the duration of poverty episodes in the United States since the mid-1980s



April 21 - Philippe Martin (SciencesPo, Paris) - Inspecting the Mechanism: Leverage and the Great Recession in the Eurozon

April 28 - Sheri M. Markose (University of Essex) - New Global Macro-Net Model For Macro-Prudential Policy

May 12 - Julia Cagé (Sciences Po) - Newspapers in times of low advertising revenues

May 19 - Christian Dippel (UCLA Anderson School of Management) - The rents from trade and coercive institutions: removing the sugar coating

May 26 - Tom S. Vogl (Princeton University) - Intergenerational Dynamics and the Fertility Transition

June 9 - Sheetal Sekhri (University of Virginia) - Agricultural Trade and Depletion of Groundwater



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