Last year's seminars

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Series Topic Speaker Venue Time and day
General Identification and estimation in panel models with overspecified number of groups

• Qiankun Zhou paper 2018
Qiankun Zhou (Louisiana State University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 5/7/18

Econ Theory Dynamic Nonlinear Pricing of Inventories over Finite Sales Horizons

• Michael Li Zhi Feng Paper
Michael Li Zhi-Feng (Nanyang Technological University ) Arndt Lecture Theatre 1, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 10/7/18

Macro Technological Diffusion, Productivity Dispersion, and Allocative Inefficiency in Emerging Economies Anpeng Li (ANU) Lecture Theatre 1, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:30
Wed 11/7/18

General Bubble Testing under Deterministic Trends

• Jun Yu Paper 2018
Jun Yu (Singapore Management University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 17/7/18

Econ Theory Breaking echo chambers with personalised news Jiemai Wu (University of Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 24/7/18

Econ Theory Is Bounded Rationality Driven by Limited Ability?

• Terri Kneeland July 2018
Terri Kneeland (UCL) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:30
Wed 25/7/18

General Engel’s Law in the Global Economy: Demand-Induced Patterns of Structural Change, Innovation, and Trade

• Kiminori Matsuyama Paper 2018
Kiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

14:30 - 16:30
Thu 26/7/18

Econ Theory Pairwise stable matching in large economies

• Greinecker Paper 2018
Michael Greinecker (University of Graz) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 31/7/18

General Inference for moments of ratios with robustness against large trimming bias and unknown convergence rate

• Yuya Sasaki Paper 2018
Yuya Sasaki (Vanderbilt University **Special General Seminar**) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 6/8/18

Econ Theory Structural Rationality in Dynamic Games Marciano Siniscalchi (Northwestern) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 7/8/18

Macro The Strategic Industry Supply Curve

• Quiggin Paper 2018
John Quiggin (UQ) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:30
Wed 8/8/18

General The redistributive effects of bank capital regulation

• Marquez Paper 2018
Robert Marquez (University of California Davis **Organised by /Joint with RSFAS**) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 9/8/18

General Expected Subjective Value Theory (ESVT): A Representation of Decision Under Risk and Certainty

• Tymula Paper 2018
Agnieszka Tymula (University of Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 16/8/18

Econ Theory Revealed Interdependent Preference and Reciprocity Jingni Yang (PhD Candidate Erasmus University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 20/8/18

Econ Theory A Knowledge Based Theory of Intrafirm Production with Applications to Mergers, R&D and New Products Kieron Meagher (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 21/8/18

General Firm-Specificity of Asset, Managerial Capability, and Labor Market Competition

• Morita Paper 2018
Hodaka Morita (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 22/8/18

General The Emergence of Hierarchies and States: Productivity vs. Appropriability

• Moav Paper 2018
Omer Moav (Warwick University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 23/8/18

Macro The Impact of Credit Shocks: Micro versus Small Firms

• Patnaik Paper 2018
Megha Patnaik (Indian Statistical Institute) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 29/8/18

Macro U.S. Has a Trade Surplus and a Large Net Asset Position Edward C. Prescott (Arizona State University & ANU **Special Macro Seminar on a Tuesday**) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

15:30 - 17:00
Tue 4/9/18

Macro Competitive Search Markets, Inequality, Banking and Macrofinance Ieng Ng (RSE / ANU PhD Candidate) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 12/9/18

Applied Micro Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances Sarah Walker (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 17/9/18

Macro Math Matters: Education Choices and Wage Inequality

• Rendall Paper 2018
Michelle Rendall (Monash University **Macro Seminar on a Monday**) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 24/9/18

Macro A Unified Model of Learning to Forecast

• Gibbs Paper 2018
Christopher Gibbs (The University of Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 26/9/18

General The Intergenerational Behavioural Consequences of a Socio-Political Upheaval Xin Meng (RSE / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 4/10/18

Applied Micro Competition and Rent-Seeking During the Slave Trade

• Corpuz Paper 2018
Jose Corpuz (University of Warwick) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

Applied Micro Seminar on a Wednesday CANCELLED

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 10/10/18

General Asymptotic Theory and Wild Bootstrap Inference with Clustered Errors

• Neilsen Paper 2018
Morten Nielsen (Queens University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 11/10/18

Applied Micro Maternal Depression, Women’s Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

• Baranov Paper 2018
Victoria Baranov (University of Melbourne) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 15/10/18

Macro Animal Spirits, Financial Markets and Aggregate Instability

• Weder Paper 2018
Mark Weder (University of Adelaide ) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 17/10/18

Applied Micro Estimation of a Life-Cycle Model with Human Capital, Labor Supply and Retirement

• Fan Paper 2018
Xiaodong Fan (Monash University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 22/10/18

Macro Inflationary redistribution vs. Trading Opportunities: A New Monetarist Heterogeneous Agent Quantitative Theory Junsang Lee (Sung Kyun Kwan University (SKKU)) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 24/10/18

General The Effect of Events on Discussion in the Australian Federal Parliament (1901–2017) Rohan Alexander (PhD Candidate RSE) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 16:30
Thu 25/10/18

Econ Theory Contests with Non-Specified Success Functions and Nonlinear Spillovers

• Chen Paper 2018
Ben Chen (University of Sydney Law School) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

14:30 - 15:30
Fri 26/10/18

Applied Micro WWII and the Socioeconomic Rise of African Americans

• Ferrara Paper 2018
Andy Ferrara (University of Warwick) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 5/11/18

Macro The Puzzle of Educated Unemployment in West Africa

• Mirjam Girsberger Paper 2018
Esther Mirjam Girsberger (University of Technology Sydney) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 7/11/18

Applied Micro Labor Market Responses to Payroll Tax Reductions

• Haywood Paper 2018
Luke Haywood (MCC Berlin & DIW Berlin) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 12/11/18

Econ Theory Equilibrium in a Model of Production Networks (Draft)

• Junan Zhang Paper 2018
Junnan Zhang (RSE / ANU PhD student) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25A

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 13/11/18

Econ Theory Pareto Extrapolation: Bridging Theoretical and Quantitative Models of Wealth Inequality

• Toda Paper Nov 18
Alexis Toda (University of California San Diego) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:00 - 16:00
Tue 13/11/18

Macro Corruption in Economic Growth Costas Azariadis (Washington University in St. Louis) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 14/11/18

General Risk Sharing, Creditor Diversity and Bank Regulation

• Kentaro Asai Paper 2018
Kentaro Asai (RSFAS / ANU) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 15/11/18

Applied Micro Do Situational Crime Prevention Measures Result in the Displacement of Crime? A Quasi-Experiment in Sydney Mario Fiorini (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 19/11/18

Econ Theory Symbolic Co-branding with Quality Signaling Yanan Wu (RSE / ANU PhD Student) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 20/11/18

Applied Micro Comparing Deep Neural Network and Econometric Approaches to Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Yield

• Neal Paper 2018
Timothy Neal (UNSW) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 26/11/18

Econ Theory Social Norms in Networks

• Ushchev Paper 2018
Philip Ushchev (HSE and Monash University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 27/11/18

Macro Liquidity and Unemployment under Uncertainty Ayushi Bajaj (Monash University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

11:00 - 12:00
Wed 28/11/18

Applied Micro Empirical analysis of identity and labour market behaviour Jane Wakeford (RSE, TPR presentation) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

Applied Micro Seminar on a Wednesday

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 28/11/18

General Management in the Age of AI: An Economist’s Perspective. Kathryn Shaw (Stanford University) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

14:00 - 15:00
Thu 29/11/18

Applied Micro The effect of drone strikes in Pakistan on terrorism and anti-US sentiment Michael Jetter (University of Western Australia) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 3/12/18

Applied Micro Intergenerational transmission and female labour participation: Evidence from Indonesia Joseph Marshan (RSE / ANU PhD student (Applied Seminar on a Tuesday)) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 4/12/18

Econ Theory Dynamic programming with recursive preferences: optimality and applications Guanlong Ren (RSE / ANU PhD student ) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:00 - 16:00
Tue 4/12/18

Macro Tax progressivity in Australia: facts, measurements and estimates Nabeeh Zakariyya (PhD Candidate RSE) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Wed 5/12/18

General Lowering Welfare Benefits: Intended and Unintended Consequences for Migrants and their Families Christian Dustmann (University College London) Fred Gruen Suite (H.W. Arndt Building 25a)

12:00 - 13:30
Thu 6/12/18

Applied Micro Health Insurance Reform and the (Re-)Distribution of Welfare Matthew N. White (University of Delaware) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Mon 10/12/18

Econ Theory 'Online search as an optimal stopping problem: A theoretical model and structural estimation using hotel-booking data Peter Gibbard (PhD Candidate RSE) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 11/12/18

General Detecting a hidden component in high-frequency yield curves using rank tests of covolatility matrices Lars Winkelmann (Freie Universitat Berlin) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

15:30 - 17:00
Thu 13/12/18

Econ Theory Does the Above-quota Penalties under China’s One-Child-Policy Have Direct Effect on Children’s Educational Attainment in Rural China Ji Li (RSE / ANU PhD student) Fred Gruen Seminar Room, H.W. Arndt Building 25a

12:00 - 13:00
Tue 18/12/18

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