Thursday January 10, Paul Segerstrom, SSE
"North-South Trade with Multinational Firms and Increasing Product Variety"

Job talk! Thursday January 17, Robert Östling, Stockholm School of Economics
"Field and Lab Convergence in Poisson LUPI Games" (with Joseph Tao-yi Wang and Eileen Chou)

Job talk! Friday January 18 at 14.00, Erik Lindqvist, Research Institute for Industrial Economics
"Privatization of a Credence Good: The Case of Residential Youth Care"

Job talk! Tuesday January 22, Nico Voigtländer, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of California Berkeley
"Many Sectors Meet More Skills: Intersectoral Linkages and the Skill Bias of Technology"

Thesis Defense! Friday January 25 at 10:00 in Nordenskiöldsalen, Gisela Waisman, IIES will defend her thesis
"Essays on Discrimination and Corruption"

Job talk! Tuesday January 29, Fabrizio Colonna, University of Minnesota
"Labor Market and Schooling Choice: Italy vs US"

Job talk! Thursday January 31, Ralph Ossa, Princeton University
"A 'New Trade' Theory of GATT/WTO Negotiaions"

Job talk! Tuesday February 5, Pontus Rendahl, European University Institute
"Unemployment Insurance and Credit Frictions"

Job talk! Wednesday February 6 at 15.00, Stelios Michalopoulos, Brown University
"Ethnolinguistic Diversity: Origins and Implications"

Job talk! Thursday February 7, Taryn Dinkelman, University of Michigan
"The Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: New Evidence from South Africa"

Job talk! Tuesday February 12, Katja Kaufmann, Stanford University
"Understanding the Income Gradient in College Attendance in Mexico: The Role of Heterogeneity in Expected Returns to College"

Job talk! Thursday February 14, Emilia Simeonova, Columbia University
"Doctors, Patients, and the Racial Mortality Gap: What Are the Causes?"

Tuesday March 4, Mikael Priks, Stockholm University
"Do Surveillance Cameras Affect Unruly Behavior? A Close Look at Grandstands"

CANCELLED! Thursday March 6, Ben Olken, NBER
"Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century"

Thursday March 13, Yves Zenou, Stockholm University
"Friendship Formation, Oppositional Identity, and Segregation"

Tuesday March 18, Rema Hanna, New York University
"Discrimination and Corruption"

Tuesday April 1, Marianne Bertrand, Chicago Graduate School of Business
"Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence from Engineering College Admissions in India" (with Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan)

Thursday April 3, Jonas Vlachos, Stockholm University and Erik Grönqvist, IFAU
"One Size Fits All? The Effects of Teacher Cognitive and Non-cognitive Abilities on Student Achievement"

Tuesday April 8, Chris Blattman, Yale
"From Violence to Voting: War and political participation in Uganda"

Thursday April 10, James Robinson, Harvard University
"Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution as a Natural Experiment"

Tuesday April 15, Paola Giuliano, Harvard University
"Growing up in bad time: macroeconomic volatility and the formation of beliefs"

Thursday April 17, James Levinsohn, University of Michigan
"HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa"

Tuesday April 22, Daniel Waldenström, IFN
”The long-run determinants of inequality: What can we learn from top income data?”

Thursday April 24, Torsten Persson, IIES
"Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy" (with David von Below)

Tuesday April 29, Nils Gottfries, Uppsala Universtiy
"Do Sticky Prices Make Sense?" (with Johan Söderberg)

Tuesday May 6, Josep Pijoan-Mas, CEMFI
"The Effects of Labor Market Conditions on Working Time: the US-EU Experience"

Thursday May 8, Alwyn Young, London School of Economics
"In Sorrow to Bring Forth Children: Fertility amidst the Plague of HIV"

Monday May 12, Douglas Almond, Columbia University (NB! Day!)
"The Effects of Maternal Fasting During Ramadan on Birth and Adult Outcomes" (with Bhashkar Mazumder)

Tuesday May 13, Martin Gonzalez-Eiras, Universidad de San Andres
"Quotas and Voting Shares in the IMF: Theory"

Thursday May 15, Erik Snowberg, Stanford
"Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?"

Tuesday May 20, Justin Wolfers,University of Pennsylvania
"The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness"

Thursday May 22, Skander Van den Heuvel, Univeristy of Pennsylvania
"Temporal Risk Aversion and Asset Prices"

Thursday May 29, Betsey Stevenson, University of Pennsylvania
"Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox"

Friday May 30 at 10:00 in B5 Södra Huset, Martin Bech Holte will defend his thesis
"Essays on Incentives and Leadership"

Tuesday June 3, Seema Jayachandran, Stanford
"Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines"

Thursday June 5, Anton Korinek, University of Maryland
"Financial Accelerator Effects, Systemic Risk-Taking and Crises"

Cancelled! Tuesday June 10, Alan Gerber, Yale
TBA

Thursday June 12, Nick Bloom, Stanford University
"The organization of firms across countries"

Tuesday June 17, Ebonya Washington, Yale
"The First of the Month Effect: Consumer Behavior and Store Responses"