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

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BESC Seminar presented by Axel Ockenfels

4 November 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Axel Ockenfels, University of Cologne
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QUEX Economics seminar

21 October 2020 5:00pm6:30pm
UQ's Michelle Tran will be speaking on the effects of wealth on older adults’ health care utilization, and Ben Balmford of Exeter will explore minimising monitoring costs while achieving socially optimal effort in elective monitoring.
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Bargaining for others

21 October 2020 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Ernan Haruvy, University of Texas at Dallas
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How to Protect against Zero Intelligence: Idiosyncratic Signals in Beauty Contest Games

24 September 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Rosemarie Nagel, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) Barcelona and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
zoom meeting

COVID-19 and Mental Health

10 September 2020 5:00pm6:30pm
QUEX Economics seminar presented by Climent Quintana (Exeter) with discussant Brenda Gannon (UQ).
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BESC seminar with Steffen Huck

8 September 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Steffen Huck, WZB Berlin Social Science Center & University College London
Economic theory seminar

Costly Multi-Unit Search

25 August 2020 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Tono Carrasco (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile)
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How market prices react to information: Evidence from a natural experiment

6 August 2020 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Lionel Page, University of Technology Sydney
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BESC seminar with John Duffy

23 July 2020 10:00am11:15am
Presented by John Duffy, University of California, Irvine

Equilibrium Imperfect Competition and Banking: Interest Pass Through and Optimal Policy

22 July 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Timothy Kam (ANU). Joint work with Allen Head (Queen's University) and Ieng-Man Ng (ANU).
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Predicting social tipping and norm change in controlled experiments

9 July 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Nikos Nikiforakis, New York University, Abu Dhabi
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Can community monitoring save the commons? Evidence on forest loss and spillovers

8 July 2020 5:00pm6:30pm
QUEX Economics seminar presented by Sabrina Eisenbarth (University of Exeter)
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Teaching Norms in the Streets

25 June 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Marie Claire Villeval, CNRS & Gate-Lab
zoom seminar

Mind your Ps and Qs! Variable Allowance Supply in the US Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

17 June 2020 5:00pm6:30pm
QUEX Economics seminar presented by Lana Friesen (UQ)
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Rational cooperation in finitely repeated games

4 June 2020 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Maria Bigoni, University of Bologna
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Occupational Reallocations within and across Firms: Implications for the Labor Market Polarization

6 May 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Satoshi Tanaka, University of Queensland

Nowcasting the Output Gap

29 April 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by James Morley, University of Sydney
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Nowcasting the Output Gap

29 April 2020 1:30pm
Presented by James Morley, University of Sydney

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.


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 Lizi Yu (The University of Queensland)
 Friday 20thSchool Seminar SeriesProf Yves Zenou (Monash University)