The school runs a regular seminar program to enable its academic staff and RHD students to keep abreast of the latest research topics and interact with international, national and internal experts in the field. The seminar program includes the School Seminar series, Applied Economics, Economic Theory, Econometrics Colloquium and the UQ Macro Workshop series. Each seminar series has its own academic coordinator.

The 2017 coordinators will be:

Investing when risk and ambiguity create opportunities for exploitation – the basic mechanism and the case of ageing investors

9 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Jonas Fooken | Centre for the Business & Economics of Health, University of Queensland

Double Instrumental Variable Estimation of Interaction Models with Big Data

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

Partial ambiguity

22 November 2016 12:15pm1:15pm
Soo Hong Chew | National University of Singapore

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

Can High Discount Rates Increase Capital Accumulation

2 November 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Xueli Tang | Deakin University

Facing Demographic Challenges: Pension Cuts or Tax Hikes?

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

Capital account openness and unemployment

26 October 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Qingyuan Du | Monash

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

Beneficially imperfect persuaders

19 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Jiemai Wu | University of Sydney

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

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

Queues, scheduling and software days

11 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Yoni Nazarathy | The University of Queensland

Regulatory tournaments and social norms

6 October 2016 12:00pm2:00pm
Dietrich Earnhart | University of Kansas

Competition in information disclosure

5 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Keiichi Kawai | University of New South Wales

Fiscal Consolidation in a Low Inflation environment: Pay Cuts versus Lost Jobs

21 September 2016 3:30pm5:00pm
Guilherme de Almeida Bandeira | European University Institute

Learning under unawareness

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

Contests with general preferences (joint with Ian MacKenzie)

7 September 2016 11:00am12:30pm
Alex Dickson | University of Strathclyde