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


Revealed Preference Tests for Linear Probability

17 May 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Zachary Breig from The University of Queensland

Revisiting the gap between the willingness to pay and willingness to accept for public goods

12 May 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Presented by Daniel Rondeau from the University of Victoria
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Motivations for Indirect Reciprocity

11 May 2022 10:00am11:30am
Presented by Kieran Gibson from The University of Queensland
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A Puzzling Forecast Combination

29 April 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Seminar presented by Associate Professor David Frazier from Monash University
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Testing for selection bias and moral hazard in private health insurance

4 April 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Clifford Afoakwah, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University

Large-scale generalized linear longitudinal data models with grouped patterns of unobserved heterogeneity

1 April 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Professor Tomohiro Ando from The University of Melbourne

Maternal and Infant Health Inequality: New Evidence from Linked Administrative Data

31 March 2022 9:00am10:30am
Presented by Maya Rossin-Slater from Stanford University, School of Medicine.

The Strategy of Single Transferable Vote

29 March 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Dr Shino Takayama with Andrew McLennan, and Terence Yeo from The University of Queensland, School of Economics.
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What's Driving the Decline in Entrepreneurship?

21 March 2022 9:30am11:00am
Nic Kozeniauskas will discuss reasons why there has been a steady decline in entrepreneurship in recent decades.
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Two-stage majoritarian choice

18 March 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Professor Yves Sprumont from Deakin University
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A Ramsey Theory of Financial Distortions

7 March 2022 9:30am10:30am
Presented by Marco Bassetto from the Federal Bank of Minneapolis
Applied economics seminar series

No evidence that siblings’ gender affects personality across nine countries

3 March 2022 9:30am11:30am
Presented by Dr Jan Feld, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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One-year impacts of COVID-19 in Uganda

8 September 2021 5:00pm
QUEX seminar presented by Mahreen Mahmud (Exeter).
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QUEX seminar presented by Cecilia Chen

2 June 2021 5:00pm6:30pm
The speaker will be Exeter’s Cecilia Chen, who works on experiments incorporating incentives, productivity, competition, and gender.
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Stop explaining black box machine learning models for high stakes decisions and use interpretable models instead

15 April 2021 9:00am10:30am
Virtual seminar in the series: Frontiers of Big Data, AI and Analytics.
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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


Seminars 2024

JuneWednesday 12thEconomic TheoryProf Kim-Sau Chung (Hong Koong Baptist University)
 Wednesday 5thCentre for Unified Behavioural and Economic SciencesProf Seda Ertac (Koc 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)