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.

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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
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Nowcasting the Output Gap

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

Saving Constraints, Debt, and the Credit Market Response to Fiscal Stimulus

22 April 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Presented by Jorge Miranda-Pinto, The University of Queensland.

Traffic Pollution Inhibits Learning: Causal Evidence from Tehran

13 March 2020 2:30pm
Speaker: Anthony Heyes, University of Ottawa

Experimental and cognitive-cost-based models of inferential expectations

6 March 2020 2:30pm
Speaker: Gordon Menzies, University of Technology Sydney
With Timo Henckel (ANU) and Daniel Zizzo (UQ)

Asset price booms and macroeconomic policy: A risk-shifting approach

28 February 2020 2:30pm
Speaker: Gadi Barlevy, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Does Comparative Advantage in STEM Explain the Gender Gap in STEM Study?

6 December 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Silvia Griselda, The University of Melbourne

Daughters and Divorce

29 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Jan Kabatek, The University of Melbourne

What Causes Gamson’s Law? Experimental Evidence on Coalition Bargaining and Commitment

22 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Aaron Kamm, The University of Melbourne

Can Market Design Help the World’s Poor? Evidence from a Lab Experiment on Land Trade

15 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Tom Wilkening, The University of Melbourne

Optimal Mechanism Design with Aftermarket Oligopoly Competitions

8 November 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Jun Zhang, University of Technology Sydney

Residential Property Price Indexes: Spatial Coordinators versus Neighourhood Dummy Variables

25 October 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Professor W. Erwin Diewert, The University of British Columbia

Rational Bubbles and Middlemen

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

Optimal Pricing by a Risk-Averse Seller

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

Renegotiation with Ex-Post Competition in Procurement

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

Continuous versus Abrupt Reorganisations

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


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

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

Campaign messages, polling and elections: theory and experimental evidence

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

Sharing Cost Information in Oligopoly

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

Prison Work and Recidivism

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

Stochastic Expected Utility for Binary Choice: A Modular Axiomatic Foundation

26 July 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Matthew Ryan, Auckland University of Technology.

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
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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.
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Optimal Healthcare Contracts: Empirical Evidence from Italy

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

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.