We 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: Applied Economics, Econometrics Colloquium, Economic Theory, Macroeconomics and School. Each has its own academic coordinator.

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2020 coordinators

Shaking Things Up: On the Stability of Risk and Time Preferences; and What is Deception in Experimental Economics? A Survey

23 April 2020 10:00am11:15am
Two papers will be presented by Gary Charness from University of California Santa Barbara, via Zoom.

Saving Constraints, Debt, and the Credit Market Response to Fiscal Stimulus

22 April 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Jorge Miranda-Pinto, The University of Queensland.

Mediation Design

14 April 2020 11:00am
Presented by Professor Claudio Mezzett, The University of Queensland, via Zoom.

Ambiguity and awareness: a coherent multiple priors model

17 March 2020 12:00pm
Presented by John Quiggin, The University of Queensland.
This seminar will be delivered online via the Zoom application.

Traffic Pollution Inhibits Learning: Causal Evidence from Tehran

13 March 2020 2:30pm
Speaker: Anthony Heyes, University of Ottawa

Measuring the Output Gap Using Large Datasets

12 March 2020 1:30pm
Presented by Matteo Luciani, Federal Reserve Board Washington

Does Comparative Advantage in STEM Explain the Gender Gap in STEM Study?

6 December 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Silvia Griselda, The University of Melbourne

Bayesian Estimation of Individual Heterogeneity in Psychological Research Data

5 December 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Assistant Professor Nalan Bastürk, Maastricht University (joint work with Suzanne van Bronswijk, Lotte Lemmens, Marcus Huibers and Frenk Peeters).

Daughters and Divorce

29 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Jan Kabatek, The University of Melbourne

Impact of capacity on access to invasive coronary angiography by patients of different socio-economic status

27 November 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Jongsay Yong, The University of Melbourne

What Causes Gamson’s Law? Experimental Evidence on Coalition Bargaining and Commitment

22 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Aaron Kamm, The University of Melbourne

Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms

21 November 2019 12:00pm
Presented by Professor Andrea Ichino, European University Institute and CEPR

Can Market Design Help the World’s Poor? Evidence from a Lab Experiment on Land Trade

15 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Tom Wilkening, The University of Melbourne

Inference in Moment Inequality Models with Combined Data Sources

14 November 2019 11:00am
Presented by Dr Yi Sun, The University of Sydney

New Indexes for Measuring Resource Use Efficiency

13 November 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Tiho Ancev, The University of Sydney

Speculative Trade and Market Newcomers

11 November 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Bogdan Klischuk, Australian National University

Optimal Mechanism Design with Aftermarket Oligopoly Competitions

8 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Jun Zhang, University of Technology Sydney

Prevention or cure? Abatement efficiency in a network technology

7 November 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Professor Rolf Fare and Professor Shawna Grosskopf, Oregon State University

Price Dispersion, Competition and Revenue Productivity in the Retail Grocery Sector

6 November 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Wing Miriam Feng, National Taiwan Normal University

Equilibrium Play in Experimental Parimutuel betting Markets

29 October 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Joshua Miller, The University of Melbourne

Residential Property Price Indexes: Spatial Coordinators versus Neighourhood Dummy Variables

25 October 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Professor W. Erwin Diewert, The University of British Columbia

Service Level Provision in Municipalities: A Flexible directional Distance Composite Indicator

24 October 2019 12:00pm
Presented by Dr Giovana D’Inverno, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit

23 October 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Dr Faith Karahan, Federal Reserve Bank of New York