Tuesday September 1 at 13:00, Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe, Columbia University
Title: A Model of the Twin Ds: Optimal Default and Devaluation

Thursday September 3 at 15:00, Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University
Title:  Comparing Real Wages over Time and Space (3102 Kb)

Thursday September 10 at 15:00, Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University
Title: Knowledge of Future Job Loss and Implications for Unemployment Insurance

Tuesday September 15 at 13:00, Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University
Title: "The Cost of Keeping Track"

Tuesday September 15 at 10:00, Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Title: TBA

Thursday September 17 at 13:00, Robert Shimer, University of Chicago
Title:  The Proportional Hazard Model: Estimation and Testing using Price Change and Labor Market Data (554 Kb)

Thursday September 17 at 15:00, Gautam Rao, Harvard University
Title: TBA

Monday September 21 at 12:00, Audinga Baltrunaite, IIES
Title: "Political Finance Reform and Public Procurement: Evidence from Lithuania"

Tuesday September 22 at 13:00, Loukas Karabarbounis, University of Chicago Booth School of Business (NB! New time!)
Title:  Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe (828 Kb)

Thursday September 24 at 15:00, Colin Camerer, Californa Institute of Technology
Title: "Two Causal Effects of Hormones on Strategic Behavior and Cognition"

Tuesday September 29 at 13:00, Supreet Kaur, Columbia University
Title: Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets

Thursday October 1 at 10:00, Mounir Karadja, IIES
Title: "Emigration and Political Change: Evidence from Sweden’s Mass Migration to the US"

Thursday October 1 at 15:00, Seda Ertac, Koc University
Title: TBA

Tuesday October 6 at 15:00, Rafael Lalive, University of Lausanne
Title: "Financial Incentives Matter for a Non-Profit Organization: Private vs Public Placement of Long-term Unemployed Job Seekers" (NB! New time!)

Thursday October 8 at 15:00, Johannes Spinnewijn, London School of Economics
Title: The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden

Tuesday October 13 at 13:00, Jonathan Robinson, UC Santa Cruz
Title: "The Daily Grind: Cash Needs, Labor Supply and Self-Control"

Thursday October 15 at 15:00, Francisco Gomes, London Business School
Title:  Background Expenditure Risk: Implications for Household Finances and Psychological Well-being (376 Kb)

Tuesday October 20 at 13:00, Katrine Løken, University of Bergen
Title: "Long-Term Consequences of Access to Well-child Visits"

Thursday October 22 at 15:00, Erik Prawitz, IIES
Title: TBA

Thursday October 22 at 15:00, Ingvild Almås, IIES and Norwegian School of Economics
Title:  Measuring and Changing Control: Women's Empowerment and Targeted Transfers (1505 Kb)

Tuesday November 3 at 13:00, Shuhei Kitamura, IIES
Title: "Tillers of Prosperity: Land Ownership, Mechanization, and Structural Transformation in Postwar Japan"

Thursday November 5 at 15:00, Claudio Michelacci, CEMFI
Title: TBA

Tuesday November 10 at 13:00, Randi Hjalmarsson, University of Gothenburg
Title: "A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Verdicts"

Thursday November 12 at 15:00, Josef Zweimüller, University of Zurich
Title: "Excess Early Retirement: Evidence from the 2011 Norwegian Pension Reform"

Tuesday November 17 at 13:00, Tommy Andersson, Lund University
Title: Transferring Ownership of Public Housing to Existing Tenants: A Market Design Approach

Thursday November 19 at 15:00, Amy Finkelstein*, MIT
IIES and Department of Economics Seminar
Title: "Welfare Analysis of Health Insurance"
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus.

Tuesday November 24 at 13:00, Miri Stryjan, IIES
Title: "Electoral Rules and Leader Selection: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Community Groups"

Thursday November 26 at 15:00, Niels-Jakob Harbo Hansen, IIES
Title: "Mis-Measuring Job-Openings"

Tuesday December 1 at 13:00, Sergei Guriev, Sciences Po
Title:  How Modern Dictators Survive: Co-optation, Censorship, Propaganda, and Repression (711 Kb)

Thursday December 3 at 15:00, Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Stockholm School of Economics
Title: TBA

Tuesday December 15 at 13:00, Per Strömberg, Stockholm School of Economics
Title:  “Since you’re so rich, you must be really smart”: Talent and the Finance Wage Premium (1250 Kb)

Thursday December 17 at 15:00, Andreas Müller, Columbia University
Title:  Wage Dispersion and Search Behavior (511 Kb)