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Reducing sugar consumption: a taxing problem

29 July 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
While the UK evidence suggests that a sugar tax is associated with reducing the purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages, there are a number of questions that remain. Presented by Richard Smith,Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for the University of Exeter Medical School, and Professor of Health Economics

Stochastic Expected Utility for Binary Choice: A Modular Axiomatic Foundation

26 July 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Matthew Ryan, Auckland University of Technology.

Robust Pricing with Refunds

23 July 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Keiichi Kawai, University of New South Wales.

UQ new postgrad winter mixer

18 July 2019 6:00pm8:30pm
This is an opportunity for new postgraduate students from St Lucia and Herston to mingle and network with peers who are all on the same journey.
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Economics schools day 2019

18 July 2019 10:00am2:00pm
Participating students sample university life and attend lecture-style presentations on prominent and thought-provoking issues involving the application of economics.

Denomination structure, digital payments and the shadow economy

17 July 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Ayushi Bajaj, Monash University

Postgraduate welcome

17 July 2019 9:30am10:15am
This is a compulsory session for postgraduate economics students commencing in Semester 2, 2019.

Undergraduate welcome

16 July 2019 8:30am4:00pm
This is a compulsory session for undergraduate business and economics students commencing in Semester 2, 2019.

Learning to speculate in a basic Kiyotaki-and-Wright Environment

12 July 2019 3:30pm
Presented by Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde, University of Paris II

School seminar

28 June 2019 1:00pm
Presented by Pan Jindaapon, University of Alabama

Not All Management Training is Created Equal: Evidence from the Training Within Industry Program

27 June 2019 12:00pm
Presented by Michela Giorcelli, University of California, Los Angeles, with Nicola Bianchi

Inequality of Opportunity Conference

27 June 2019 8:15am28 June 2019 5:00pm
Researchers and policymakers are invited to attend sessions presenting empirical and theoretical research, with keynote presentations by high-profile national and international researchers.
Professor John Roemer

Inequality of Opportunity: free public lecture

26 June 2019 3:30pm5:00pm
Join John Roemer, Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale, as he presents on the topic of 'Inequitable growth, human cooperation, and right-wing populism'.

A revisit to LASSO variable selection in data envelopment analysis

25 June 2019 2:15pm
Presented by Ya Chen, Hefei Univ of Technology, China. Based on joint work in progress by Ya Chen and Valentin Zelenyuk

Comparative Risk Apportionment

24 June 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama

Economic Development, The Nutrition Trap and Metabolic Disease

13 June 2019 12:00pm
Presented by Swapnil Singh, Bank of Lithuania
Econometrics colloquium series

Network Formation with Unobserved Homophily: Identification and Evidence from Bangladesh

6 June 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
We consider a network formation model that features degree heterogeneity and homophily in both observed and unobserved node characteristics.
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Perceived Uncertainty Shocks, Excess Optimism-Pessimism, and Learning in the Business Cycle

5 June 2019 1:30pm2:30pm
Presented by Pratiti Chatterjee, University of New South Wales.
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The Future of Work: 2019 Keith Hancock Lecture

22 May 2019 6:00pm7:30pm
Technological change offers the potential for a radical improvement in work-life balance if there is a change in stance in public policy. Presentation by Professor John Quiggin.

Sleep Restriction Increases Coordination Failure

13 May 2019 10:00am
Presented by David Dickinson, Appalachian State University
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Epistemic & Personal Transformation: Dealing with the Unknowable and Unimaginable

13 May 2019 8:30am14 May 2019 5:00pm
This free cross-disciplinary workshop will bring together participants from philosophy, economics and related fields for invited talks relating to four topics.

Efficiency of Expert-Mediated Job Matching

10 May 2019 3:30pm
Presented by Kohei Kawaguchi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Skill Biased Entrepreneurial Decline

8 May 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Fasail Sohail, University of Melbourne