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


Denomination structure, digital payments and the shadow economy

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

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

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
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.

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
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Impulsive Behavior in Competition: Testing Theories of Overbidding in Rent-Seeking Contests

3 May 2019 3:30pm
Presented by Roman Sheremeta, Case Western Reserve University.

Inequality, Redistribution and Optimal Trade Policy: A Public Finance Approach

17 April 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Roozbeh Hosseini, University of Georgia (joint with Ali Shourideh)

Excessive Targeting

16 April 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Heiko Karle with Markus Reisinger

On the Limits of Monetary Policy

10 April 2019 1:30pm
Presented by Bruce Preston, University of Melbourne
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Optimal Healthcare Contracts: Empirical Evidence from Italy

5 April 2019 3:30pm
Presented by Gianni de Fraja, Nottingham University.

A Kinky Consistency: Experimental Evidence of Behavior Under Linear and Non-Linear Budget Sets

4 April 2019 12:00pm
Presented by Dr Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, University of California LA, with Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato.

Misallocation and intersectoral linkages

3 April 2019 1:30pm2:30pm
Presented by Sophie Osotimehin, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
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Competitive Personalized Pricing

2 April 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Chongwoo Choe, Monash University.
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Cost and Efficiency in Government Outsourcing: Evidence from the Dredging Industry

28 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Aaron Barkley, University of Melbourne.
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Second-Best Mechanisms for Land Assembly and Hold-Out Problems

26 March 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Duygu Yengin, The University of Adelaide.


Seminars 2024

JulyWednesday 17thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Andey Malenko (Boston College)
 Tuesday 16thEconomic TheoryTatiana Kornienko (King's College London)
 Wednesday 10thEconomic TheoryProf Ed Hopkins (King's College London)
JuneWednesday 19thEconometricsJan Teichert-Kluge (University of Hamburg)
 Wednesday 19thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Alexander Cappelen (Norwegian School of Economics)
 Wednesday 12thEconomic TheoryProf Kim-Sau Chung (Hong Kong Baptist University)
MayThursday 30thBrown BagDr Fu Ouyang (The University of Queensland)
 Wednesday 22ndCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Ragan Petrie (Texas A&M University)
 Wednesday 22ndEconometricsDr Junlong Feng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
 Tuesday 21st MacroeconomicsDr Nicolas Werquin (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
 Friday 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)