School Seminar Series

School of Economics seminars are the main academic seminar series held on a Friday. These seminars are presented by guest researchers and enable School of Economics academics to network with other academics from around Australia and internationally.


Dr Zachary Breig
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Is Household Heterogeneity Important for Business Cycles?

22 March 2019 3:30pm4:30pm
Presented by Takeki Sunakawa, University of Kobe.
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Network Externalities and Market Dominance

15 March 2019 3:30pm4:30pm
Presented by Richard Holden, University of New South Wales.
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How Costly Are Markups?

8 March 2019 2:30pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Chris Edmond, University of Melbourne.
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Political Capital

1 March 2019 3:30pm4:30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton, University of New South Wales.
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School Seminar Series: Richard Holden

16 November 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Richard Holden | UNSW
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School Seminar Series: Federico Mandelman

26 October 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Federico Mandelman | Atlanta Fed
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School Seminar Series: Pierre-Daniel Sarte

19 October 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Pierre-Daniel Sarte | Richmond Fed
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School Seminar Series: Luke Chu

28 September 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Luke Chu | Victoria University of Wellington
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School Seminar Series: Coordination on Networks

3 August 2018 1:30pm3:00pm
Matthew Leister | Monash University
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School Seminar Series: M. Ali Khan

15 June 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
M. Ali Khan | John Hopkins University
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School Seminar Series: School Seminar Series with Ben Zhou

25 May 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Ben Zhou | Michigan State University
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School Seminar Series: School Seminar Series with Lyla Zhang

11 May 2018 4:30pm5:30pm
Lyla Zhang | Macquarie University
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School Seminar Series: Julie Moshion

4 May 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Julie Moshion | University of Melbourne
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School Seminar Series: Preferences for Truth-telling

13 April 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Daniele Nosenzo | University of Notthingham

Maskin Meets Abreu and Matsushima

24 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Yi-Chun Chen | National University of Singapore

Ten Lost Years: the UK Productivity Puzzle

20 October 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Nicholas Oulton | London School of Economics

Sources of Inequality in Earnings Growth Over the Life Cycle

13 October 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Serdar Ozkan | University of Toronto

How Do Policymakers Update?

15 September 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Eva Vivalt | Australian National University

Correlated Beliefs: Experimental Evidence from 2x2 Games

8 September 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Timothy Cason | Purdue University

Online Fundraising, Self-Image and the Long-Term Impact

25 August 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Maja Adena | WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Top Lights – Bright Spots and their Contribution to Economic Development

18 August 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Melanie Krause | University of Hamburg

Is Inflation Default? The Role of Information in Debt Crisis

11 August 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Marco Bassetto | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Factor augmented VAR revisited – A sparse dynamic factor model approach

7 July 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Sylvia Kaufmann | Study Center Gerzensee, Foundation of the Swiss National Bank

Inertia in the Design of Economic Reform Programs

30 June 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Juan Carlos Carbajal | University of New South Wales

Deconvolution when the Error Distribution is Unknown

28 April 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Aurore Delaigle | University of Melbourne

Sales and Markup Dispersion: Theory and Empirics

21 April 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Dr Mathieu Parenti | ULB and CEPR

Trade time measures in high speed trading markets

31 March 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Dan Bernhardt | University of Illinois

Technological inefficiency indexes: A binary taxonomy and a generic theorem (with William Schworm, UNSW)

24 March 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
R. Robert Russell | University of California (Riverside) 

Bidding frictions in ascending auctions

17 March 2017 3:30pm4:30pm
Robert Miller | Carnegie Mellon University

Double Instrumental Variable Estimation of Interaction Models with Big Data

25 January 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Christian Gourieroux | University of Toronto

Smooth backfitting for errors-in-variables additive models

18 November 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Professor Byeong Uk Park | Seoul National University

Renegotiation of dynamically incomplete contracts

4 November 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
John Zhu | The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Facing Demographic Challenges: Pension Cuts or Tax Hikes?

28 October 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Alan Woodland | University of New South Wales

Easing the traffic: The effects of Indonesia’s fuel subsidy reforms on toll road travel

21 October 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Paul Burke | Australian National University

Credit Groups, Women’s Political Engagement and Public Goods Provision

14 October 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Pushkar Maitra | Monash University

Learning under unawareness

16 September 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Rabee Tourky | Australian National University

Self-enforcing agreements under unequal nationally determined contributions

26 August 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Emilson Silva | University of Alberta

The Evolution of Scale Economies in U.S. Banking

19 August 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Paul Wilson | Clemson University

Multidimensional Unobservables in Nonlinear Models

15 July 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Professor Rosa Matzkin | UCLA

Two-Stage Recursive CARA Preferences and Contracting under Ambiguity (with Jeff Kline and John Quiggin)

17 June 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Professor Simon Grant | Australian National University

Money and the Measurement of Total Factor Productivity (with W. Erwin Diewert)

10 June 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Kevin Fox | University of New South Wales

Decomposing socioeconomic inequality of health

22 April 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Guido Erreygers | University of Antwerp

Biology Meets Educational Attainment

15 April 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Peter Visscher | The University of Queensland

Creative destruction and uncertainty over the business cycle

11 March 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Petr Sedlacek | University of Bonn

Bespoke choice cycles

27 November 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
David Butler | Murdoch University

Distribution forecasting in nonlinear models with stochastic volatility

13 November 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Peter Exterkate | University of Sydney

A reliable output gap that reflects policymakers' beliefs

30 October 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
James Morley | University of New South Wales

Early cannabis use and the school to work transition of young

16 October 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Jenny Williams | University of Melbourne

The role of media in asymmetric warfare

9 October 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Paul Raschky | Monash University

Constrained and averaged methods in stochastic frontier analysis

2 October 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Chris Parmeter | University of Miami

Collusion, price dispersion and fringe competition

4 September 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Nickolas De Roos | University of Sydney

Estimating dynamic R&D choice: An analysis of costs and long-run benefits

28 August 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Mark Roberts | Penn State University

Motivation and competition among physicians

7 August 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Peter Sivey | La Trobe University

Fat tails and copulas: Limits of diversification revisited

31 July 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Artem Prokhorov | University of Sydney

Wealth, savings and inequality in eight centuries of capitalism

19 June 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Jakob Madsen | University of Queensland

Unprecedented changes in the terms of trade

29 May 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Mariano Kulish | University of New South Wales

Lifestyle habits and international transmission of business cycles

15 May 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Alexandre Dmitriev | University of Tasmania

Information manipulation and social coordination

8 May 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Chris Edmond | University of Melbourne

On sabotage games

1 May 2015 4:00pm5:00pm
Dmitriy Kvasov | University of Adelaide

Export exposure and gender-specific work participation in Indonesia

1 May 2015 3:00pm4:00pm
Tatyana Chesnokova | University of Adelaide

Retirement savings: A tale of decisions and defaults

24 April 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Loretti Isabella Dobrescu | University of New South Wales

Effort-maximizing large contests

13 April 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Wojciech Olszewski | University of Queensland

Awarding scarce ideas in innovation contests

10 April 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Nisvan Erkal | University of Melbourne

Endogenous network topology in the interbank lending market

27 March 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Mikhail Anufriev | University of Technology, Sydney

Bayesian estimation of the heuristic switching model using experimental data

20 March 2015 1:30pm5:00pm
Valentyn Panchenko | University of New South Wales

Marijuana on Main Street? Estimating demand in markets with limited access

6 March 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Liana Jacobi | University of Melbourne

Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh

24 February 2015 3:30pm5:00pm
Derek Headey | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC