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 six types of seminar series with its own academic coordinator: Applied Economics, Econometrics Colloquium, Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Centre for Unified Behavioural and Economic Sciences (CUBES) and Brown Bag.

2024 Seminar Coordinators


Dutch versus First-Price Auction with Dynamic Reference-Dependent Preferences

22 October 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Dr Benjamin Balzer, University of Technology Sydney

Rational Bubbles and Middlemen

18 October 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Makoto Watanabe, University of Amsterdam

Strategy-Proof and Efficient Mediation: An Ordinal Mechanism Design Approach

15 October 2019 2:15pm
Presented by Dr Onur Kesten, Carnegie Mellon University.

Optimal Pricing by a Risk-Averse Seller

11 October 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Tomer Siedner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Anticipated House Purchases and Household Consumption

8 October 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Dr Isaac Gross, Monash University

Renegotiation with Ex-Post Competition in Procurement

27 September 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Ruitian Lang, Australian National University

Real Consequences of Open Market Operations: The Role of Limited Commitment

25 September 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Dr Francesco Carli, Deakin University

Projection of Private Values in Auctions

24 September 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Antonio Rosato, UTS

Nonparametric production analysis with unobserved heterogeneity in productivity

23 September 2019 11:00am
Presented by Dr Bram De Rock, University Libre de Brxelles and University of Leuven

Continuous versus Abrupt Reorganisations

30 August 2019 1:00pm
Presented by Dr Hongyi Li, University of New South Wales


Incentive-Compatibility, Limited Liability and Costly Liquidation in financial Contracting

27 August 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Dr Zhengqing Gui, Monash University.

Dividend Policy of State-Owned Firms – Evidence from German Municipally-Owned Corporations

23 August 2019 2:30pm3:30pm
Presented by Maria Nieswand, Loughborough University

Capital and Uncertainty – How Large Capital Investment Decisions are made within a Firm

22 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Ian Runge, The University of Queensland.

Breaking Echo Chambers with Personalised News

20 August 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Jiemai Wu, Sydney University.

Campaign messages, polling and elections: theory and experimental evidence

16 August 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Nicholas Feltovich, Monash University.

The Long Run Political Consequences of Integration Through Busing

15 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Ethan Kaplan, University of Maryland.

Firm Growth Through New Establishments

13 August 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Professor Toshihiko Mukoyama, University of Georgetown

Sharing Cost Information in Oligopoly

9 August 2019 2:30pm3:30pm
Presented by Gregory Kubitz, QUT

Intergenerational Mobility in Australia: National and Regional estimates Using Administrative Data

7 August 2019 1:30pm2:30pm
Presented by Nathan Deutscher, Australian National University

Prison Work and Recidivism

2 August 2019 2:30pm3:30pm
Presented by Giulio Zanella, University of Adelaide.


Seminars 2024

MayFriday 17thApplied EconomicsProf Yuting Zhang (University of Melbourne)
 Thursday 16thBrown BagDr Metin Uyanik (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 15thEconomic TheoryA/Prof Silvana Krasteva (Texas A&M University)
 Friday 10thEconomic TheoryA/Prof Audrey Hu (University of Hong Kong)
 Thursday 9thBrown BagA/Prof Eric Eisenstat (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 8th EconometricsProf Ryo Okui (University of Tokyo)
 Wednesday 8thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Daniela Puzzello (Indiana University)
 Tuesday 7thMacroeconomicsDr Bettina Brueggemann (McMaster University)
 Friday 3rdEconometricsProf Brendan Beare (University of Sydney)
 Thursday 2ndApplied EconomicsProf Jefferey Clemens (University of California)
 Wednesday 1stEconomic TheoryA/Prof Laura Doval (Columbia Business School)
AprilTuesday 30thEconomic Theory A/Prof Szilvia Palai (Concordia University)
 Friday 26thApplied EconomicsDr Brian Varian (Newcastle University)
 Wednesday 24thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Mira Frick (Yale University)
 Tuesday 23rdMacroeconomicsDr Faisal Sohail (University of Melbourne)
 Friday 19thApplied EconomicsA/Prof Jason Kerwin (University of Minnesota)
 Thursday 18thBrown BagA/Prof Julie Moschion (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 17thEconomic Theory Prof Navin Kartik (Columbia University)
 Thursday 11thApplied EconomicsProf Hitoshi Shigeoka (University of Tokyo)
 Wednesday 10thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Roberto Weber (University of Zurich)
 Wednesday 10thEconometricsDr Moyu Liao (University of Sydney)
 Tuesday 9thMacroeconomicsA/Prof Kai Zhao (University of Connecticut)
MarchThursday 28thApplied EconomicsProf Sangyoon Park (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
 Wednesday 27thEconometricsDr Didier Nibbering (Monash University)
 Wednesday 27thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Emanuel Vespa (UC San Diego)
 Thursday 21stBrown BagDr Yaying Zhou (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 20thEconomic TheoryDr Anton Tsoy (University of Toronto)
 Monday 18thMacroeconomicsDr Ying Feng (National University of Singapore)
 Thursday 14th Applied EconomicsProf Emilio Depetris-Chauvin (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
 Wednesday 13thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Aldo Rustichini (University of Minnesota)
 Wednesday 13thEconometricsA/Prof Seojeong Lee (Seoul National University)
 Thursday 7thBrown BagDr Kun Zhang (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 6thEconomic TheoryDr Mark Whitmeyer (Arizona State University)
 Tuesday 5thMacroeconomicsProf Kozo Ueda (Waseda University)
 Friday 1stEconometricsProf Shuping Shi (Macquarie University)
FebruaryThursday 29thApplied EconomicsDr Sarah Bana (Chapman University)
 Wednesday 28thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Ben Bushong (Michigan State University)
 Friday 23rdCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Simon Weidenholzer (University of Essex)
 Thursday 22ndBrown BagDr Manuel Staab (The University of Queensland)