Thursday August 21, Amanda Pallais, Harvard University.
"Smart Money: A Randomized Evaluation of Targeted Post-Secondary Aid."

Tuesday September 2, Per Pettersson-Lidbom, Stockholm University. N.B! Seminar at 10:00.
"Midwives and Maternal Mortality: Evidence from a Midwifery Policy Experiment in Sweden in the 19th Century"  PDF (469 Kb)

Thursday September 4, Roland Benabou, Princeton University.
Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking

Tuesday September 9, Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth.
"The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring"

Thursday September 11, Charles Jones, Stanford University.
A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

Tuesday September 16, Jonathan de Quidt, IIES. N.B! Seminar at 10:00.
Your Loss Is My Gain: A Recruitment Experiment With Framed Incentives

Thursday September 18, Nicolas Coeurdacier, Sciences Po.
Moved to November 11!!

Tuesday September 23, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Chicago Booth.
"Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics"

Thesis Defence!
Wednesday September 24, Alex Schmitt, IIES.
 Beyond Pigou: Climate Change Mitigation, Policy Making and Distortions (3382 Kb)
In William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10:00.
Opponent: Massimo Tavoni, Politecnico de Milano.

Thursday September 25, Kurt Mitman, IIES.
"What Can Three (and a half) Natural Experiments Tell Us About the Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions?"

Tuesday September 30, Jean-Baptiste Michau, Ecole Polytechnique.
 Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Liquidity Trap with In‡flation Persistence (364 Kb)

Tuesday September 30, Frederico Finan, Stanford University.
CANCELLED!!

Thursday October 2, Claudio Ferraz, PUC-Rio.
"Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics"

Tuesday October 7, Leonardo Bursztyn, UCLA.
 How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments? (183 Kb)

Thursday October 9, Thorsten Rogall, IIES.
"Armed Groups, Civilians, and Muddy Roads: The Conduct of Political Mass Murder"

Brown Bag Seminar
Monday
October 13, Mounir Karadja, IIES.
"Richer (and Holier) than Thou? The Effect of Relative Income Improvements on Preferences for Redistribution"
N.B! Seminar at 12:00.

Tuesday October 14, Imran Rasul, UCL.
"State-Building Through Compulsory Schooling: The Response of American States to Mass Migration in the Nineteenth Century"

Thursday October 16, Andrew Oswald, University of Warwick.
"Human Well-Being and In-Work Benefits: A Randomized Controlled Trial"

Brown Bag Seminar
Monday
20 October, Shuhei Kitamura, IIES.
"Children and Machines in Production during the Age of Mass Employment"
N.B! Seminar at 12:00.

Tuesday October 21, Jean Imbs, Paris School of Economics.
"Finance and Synchronization"

Thursday October 23, Vincent Sterk, UCL.
 The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle (326 Kb)

Brown Bag Seminar
Monday
27 October, Ingvild Almås, Norwegian School of Economics and IIES.
TBA
N.B! Seminar at 12:00.

Tuesday November 4, Joan Monras, Sciences Po.
TBA

Brown Bag Seminar
Monday
10 November, Spiros Sichlimiris, Stockholm School of Economics.
TBA
N.B! Seminar at 12:00.

Tuesday November 11, Nicolas Coeurdacier, Sciences Po.
The One-Child Policy and Household Savings

Thursday November 13, Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics.
"Money in General Equilibrium: Theory and Policy"
N.B! Seminar at 15:15.

Tuesday November 18, Marcus Hagedorn, University of Oslo.
"Demand Stimulus and Inflation: Empirical Evidence"

Thursday November 20, Christian Fons-Rosen, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
"The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Firm Founding on Innovation"

Tuesday November 25, Juanne Joensen, Stockholm School of Economics.
"Peer Effects in Math and Science"

Thursday November 27, Paul Milgrom, Stanford University.
"Prices and Decentralization without Convexity"

Tuesday December 2, Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and IIES.
"Decomposing Duration Dependence in the Job Finding Rate in a Stopping Time Model"

Thursday December 4, Hans-Joachim Voth, University of Zurich.
CANCELLED!!

Thursday December 4, Ingvild Almås, Norwegian School of Economics and IIES.
CANCELLED!!

Thursday December 4, Torsten Persson, IIES.
 Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion (1100 Kb)

Wednesday December 17, Alp Simsek, MIT.
Investment Hangover and the Great Recession

Thursday December 18, Bengt Holmström, MIT.
 Banks as Secret Keepers (1094 Kb)