The School of Economics run a regular seminar program to enable our academic staff and higher degree by research students to keep abreast of the latest research topics and interact with international, national and internal experts in the field. There are five types of seminar series with its own academic coordinator: Applied Economics, Econometrics Colloquium, Economic Theory, Macroeconomics and School.

2023 Seminar Coordinators


Drained Away: Oil Lost from First Nations Reserves

23 November 2023 9:30am11:00am
Presented by A/Prof Lucija Muehlenbachs, University of Calgary

Matching Funds in Innovation

22 November 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Jun Xiao, University of Melbourne

The Silent Treatment? Imperfect Correlation of Spousal Expectations and Communication Frictions

17 November 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Adeline Delavande, The University of Technology Sydney

Disentangling Exploration from Exploitation

15 November 2023 10:00am11:30am
Presented by Prof Leeat Yariv, Princeton University

The Virtuous Cycle between Skills and Technology

9 November 2023 2:00pm3:30pm
Presented by Prof Sascha Becker, Monash University

Microfoundations of Myersonian Common Knowledge and Implications for Incomplete Information Core

8 November 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Hülya Eraslan, Rice University

On Loss Aversion

7 November 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Erik Snowberg, The University of Utah

Taxation and Sources of Inequality

7 November 2023 9:30am10:45am
Presented by A/Prof Yena Park, Seoul National University

Scarcity of Ideas and Optimal R&D Policy

27 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Dr Nisvan Erkal, The University of Melbourne

Improving Information Acquisition in School Choice

25 October 2023 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Dr Siqi Pan, The University of Melbourne

Labor Market Sorting and Social Security in Developing Countries

24 October 2023 9:30am10:45am
Presented by Dr Han Gao, University of New South Wales

Intensity-efficient Allocations

23 October 2023 2:00pm3:30pm
Presented by Prof Georgios Gerasimou, University of Glasgow

Towards a General Theory of Peer Effects

20 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Yves Zenou, Monash University

Nonparametric Estimation of Large-Dimensional Binary Choice Models

18 October 2023 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Dr Guo Yan, University of Melbourne

The Complexity of Economic Decisions

18 October 2023 9:00am10:30am
Presented by Prof Xaiver Gabaix, Harvard University

Heterogeneous Labor Market Response to Monetary Policy: Small Versus Large Firms

13 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Aarti Singh, University of Sydney

Unobserved Networks and Common Factors in Macroeconomic Fluctuations

12 October 2023 9:30am11:00am
Presented by Dr Jorge Miranda-Pinto, The University of Queensland

How Informed Do You Want Your Principal To Be?

11 October 2023 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Prof Rahul Deb, University of Toronto

Nursing Homes in Equilibrium: Implications for Long-term Care Policies

10 October 2023 9:30am10:45am
Presented by Prof Tatyana Koreshkova, Concordia University

An Axiomatic Characterization of Draft Rules

6 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Dr Ivan Balbuzanov, The University of Melbourne

Identification and Forecasting of Bull and Bear Markets using Multivariate Returns

4 October 2023 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Dr Yong Song, The University of Melbourne

Taxing Externalities Without Hurting the Poor

4 October 2023 10:00am11:30am
Presented by Prof Philipp Strack, Yale University

Banking concentration and loan market power in the presence of private information

29 September 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Prof Mei Dong, The University of Melbourne


Upcoming 2023 Seminars


FebruaryWednesday 15thEconomic TheoryDr Yuki Tamura (Center for Behavioral Institutional Design)
 Wednesday 22ndBehavioural Economics Science Cluster A/Prof Marta Serra-Garcia (UC San Diego)
 Wednesday 22ndEconometricsDr Annika Camehl (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 Thursday 23rdSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarA/Prof Marco Faravelli (The University of Queensland)
MarchThursday 2ndApplied EconomicsDr Sofie Waltl (Vienna University of Economics and Business - WU)
 Friday 3rdSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Anke Leroux (Monash University)
 Wednesday 8thBehavioural Economics Science Cluster Prof Peter Moffat (University of East Anglia)
 Wednesday 8thEconometricsDr Yiran Xie (University of Sydney)
 Thursday 9thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Christiern Rose (The University of Queensland)
 Thursday 16thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Magnus Soderberg (Griffith University)
 Monday 20thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Russell Davidson (McGill University)
 Tuesday 21stMacroeconomicsAkshay Shanker (UNSW)
 Wednesday 22ndBehavioural Economics Science Cluster Prof David Hirschleifer (University of Southern California)
 Thursday 23rdSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Jamie Cross (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 29thEconomic TheoryDr Metin Uyanik (The University of Queensland)
 Thursday 30thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Bill Skimmyhorn (Raymond A. Mason School of Business)
 Friday 31stSchool Seminar SeriesProf Fabrizio Mattesini (Univeristy of Rome "Tor Vergata")
AprilTuesday 4thMacroeconomics Dr Christopher Gibbs (University of Sydney)
 Wednesday 5th Behavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Nick Netzer (University of Zurich)
 Wednesday 5th EconometricsDr Rami Tabri (University of Sydney)
 Thursday 6thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarAli Furkan Kalay (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 12thEconomic TheoryDr Ao Wang (National University of Singapore)
 Thursday 13thApplied EconomicsDr Andrey Fradkin (Boston University)
 Monday 17thMacroeconomicsDr Luz Adriana Florez (Central Bank of Colombia)
 Wednesday 19thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterA/Prof Mark Dean (Columbia University)
 Wednesday 19thEconometricsProf Dr Matthias Fengler (University of St. Gallen)
 Friday 21stSchool Seminar SeriesProf Yusuke Zennyo (Kobe University)
 Wednesday 26thEconomic TheoryToan Le (University of Melbourne) 
 Thursday 27thApplied EconomicsDr Greg Howard (University of Illinois)
MayTuesday 2ndMacroeconomicsA/Prof Sephorah Mangin (Australian National University)
 Wednesday 3rdBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Alessandra Cassar (University of San Francisco)
 Wednesday 3rdEconometrics(POSTPONED) Dr Esben Scriver Andersen (Australian National University)
 Thursday 4thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarRamazan Bora (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 5thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Kevin Staub (University of Melbourne)
 Wednesday 10thEconomics TheoryProf Mikhail Drugov (New Economic School)
 Thursday 11thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Erich Muehlegger (University of California, Davis)
 Friday 12thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Firmin Doko Tchatoka (University of Adelaide)
 Tuesday 16thMacroeconomicsProf Pedro Gomis-Poqueras (Queensland University of Technology)
 Wednesday 17thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Dr Dorothea Kübler (Technical University of Berlin)
 Wednesday 17thEconometricsDr Ming Li (National University of Singapore)
 Thursday 18thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Andrea La Nauze (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 19thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Timothy Kam (Australian National University)
 Wednesday 24thEconomic TheoryProf Wing Suen (University of Hong Kong)
 Thursday 25thApplied Economics(CANCELLED) Dr Pamela Giustinelli (Bocconi University)
 Tuesday 30thMacroeconomicsDr Qazi Haque (University of Adelaide)
 Wednesday 31stBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Alex Wolitzky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
JuneFriday 2nd School Seminar SeriesProf David Byrne (The University of Melbourne)
 Wednesday 14thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterDr Matthew Kovach (Virginia Tech)
 Thursday 15thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Ozan Isler (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 21stEconomic TheoryProf Hector Chade (Arizona State University)
 Wednesday 28th Behavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Lauren Willis (Loyola Law School)
 Thursday 29thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarProf Alicia Rambaldi (The University of Queensland)
JulyWednesday 12thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Andrew Schotter (New York University)
 Wednesday 26thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Nicola Pavoni (Università Bocconi)
 Wednesday 26thEconometricsDr Jordan Norris (NYU Abu Dhabi)
 Friday 28thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Albert Ma (Boston University)
AugustTuesday 1stMacroeconomicsDr Marcel Puffero (The University of Sydney)
 Wednesday 2ndEconomic TheoryDr Shoshana Vasserman (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
 Thursday 3rdApplied EconomicsA/Prof Donn Feir (University of Victoria)
 Friday 4thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Hideyuki Mizobuchi (Doshisha University)
 Wednesday 9thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Nick Chater (The University of Warwick)
 Friday 11thSchool Seminar SeriesDr Francisco Andre Alves da Silva (Deakin University)
 Monday 14thEconomic TheoryWanying (Kate) Huang (California Institute of Technology)
 Tuesday 15thMacroeconomicsProf Hibiki Ichiue (Keio University)
 Thursday 17thApplied EconomicsDr Xincheng Qiu (W.P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University)
 Friday 18thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Xiaojian Zhao (Monash Univeristy)
 Wednesday 23rdBehavioural Economics Science ClusterA/Prof Stephanie Wang (University of Pittsburgh)
 Thursday 24thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Fu Ouyang (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 25thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Sami Stouli (University of Bristol)
 Tuesday 29thMacroeconomics(CANCELLED) Dr Francesco Carli (Deakin University)
 Wednesday 30thEconomic TheoryDr Soumen Banerjee (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
 Thursday 31stApplied EconomicsDr Arianna Gatta (The University of Queensland)
SeptemberFriday 1stSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Stefanie Fischer (Monash University)
 Wednesday 6thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterDr Jingjing Zhang (RMIT University)
 Wednesday 6thEconometricsDr Wei Wei (Monash University)
 Thursday 7thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarProf Alicia Rambaldi (The University of Queensland)
 Tuesday 12thMacroeconomicsDr Lawrence Warren (U.S. Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies)
 Wednesday 13thEconomic TheoryDr Nicolas Inostroza (University of Toronto)
 Thursday 14thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Cain Solidano (The University of Melbourne)
 Friday 15thSchool Seminar Series(POSTPONED) Dr Jun Xiao (The University of Melbourne)
 Wednesday 20thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Mirana Agranov (Caltech)
 Wednesday 20thEconometricsDr Xuetao Shi (The University of Sydney)
 Thursday 21stSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Lizi Yu (The University of Queensland)
 Tuesday 26thMacroeconomicsDr Masao Fukui (Boston University)
 Wednesday 27thEconomic TheoryDr Shino Takayama (The University of Queensland) 
 Thursday 28thApplied EconomicsDr Pamela Giustinelli (Bocconi University)
 Friday 29thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Mei Dong (The University of Melbourne)
OctoberWednesday 4thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Philipp Strack (Yale University)
 Wednesday 4thEconometricsDr Yong Song (The University of Melbourne)
 Friday 6thSchool Seminar SeriesDr Ivan Balbuzanov (The University of Melbourne)
 Tuesday 10thMacroeconomicsProf Tatyana Koreshkova (Concordia University)
 Wednesday 11thEconomic TheoryProf Rahul Deb (University of Toronto)
 Thursday 12thApplied EconomicsDr Jorge Miranda-Pinto (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 13thSchool Seminar SeriesA/Prof Aarti Singh (University of Sydney)
 Wednesday 18thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Xavier Gabaix (Harvard University)
 Wednesday 18thEconometricsDr Guo Yan (University of Melbourne)
 Thursday 19thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Todd Morris (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 20thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Yves Zenou (Monash University)
 Monday 23rdEconomic TheoryProf Georgios Gerasimou (University of Glasgow)
 Tuesday 24thMacroeconomicsDr Han Gao (University of New South Wales)
 Wednesday 25thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterDr Siqi Pan (The University of Melbourne)
 Thursday 26thApplied EconomicsDr Becca Taylor (University of Sydney)
 Friday 27thSchool Seminar SeriesDr Nisvan Erkal (The University of Melbourne)
NovemberWednesday 1stEconometricsDr Akanksha Negi (Monash University)
 Thursday 2ndSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Satoshi Tanaka (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 3rd School Seminar SeriesA/Prof Joshua Miller (University of Melbourne) 
 Tuesday 7thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Erik Snowberg (University of Utah)
 Tuesday 7thMacroeconomicsA/Prof Yena Park (Seoul National University)
 Wednesday 8thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Hülya Eraslan (Rice University)
 Thursday 9thApplied EconomicsProf Sascha Becker (Monash University) 
 Wednesday 15thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterProf Leeat Yariv (Princeton University)
 Thursday 16thSchool of Economics Brown Bag SeminarDr Zachary Breig (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 17thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Adeline Delavande (University of Technology Sydney)
 Tuesday 21stMacroeconomicsProf Hakki Yazici (University of Bristol)
 Wednesday 22ndEconomic TheoryDr Jun Xiao (University of Melbourne) 
 Thursday 23rdApplied EconomicsA/Prof Lucija Muehlenbachs (University of Calgary)
 Friday 24thSchool Seminar SeriesDr Jan Feld (Victoria University of Wellington)
 Wednesday 29thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterA/Prof Cary Frydman (USC Marshall)
 Thursday 30thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Stefan Staubli (University of Calgary)
DecemberFriday 1stMacroeconomicsDr Yunho (Simon) Cho (Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University)
 Tuesday 5thMacroeconomicsFilip Milosavljevic (Washington University in St Louis)
 Wednesday 13thBehavioural Economics Science ClusterA/Prof Dmitry Taubinsky (UC Berkeley)