Tuesday August 30 at 13:00, Benjamin Moll, Princeton University
Title: TBA

Thursday September 1 at 15:00, Christopher Neilson, Princeton University

Thesis Defense!
Monday September 5 at 10:00, Niels-Jakob Harbo Hansen, IIES
Title: Jobs, Unemployment, and Macroeconomic Transmission
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus
Opponent: Mike Elsby, The University of Edinburgh

Tuesday September 6 at 13:00, Mike Elsby, The University of Edinburgh
Title: Vacancy Chains

Thesis Defense!
Friday September 9 at 13:00, Miri Stryjan, IIES
Title: Essays on Development Policy and the Political Economy of Conflict
Venue: De Geersalen, Geovetenskapens hus
Opponent: Rohini Somanathan, DSE

Tuesday September 13 at 13:00, Adrien Auclert, Stanford University
Title: Inequality and Aggregate Demand

Thesis Defense!
Wednesday September 14 at 15:00, Mounir Karadja, IIES
Title: On the Economics and Politics of Mobility
Venue: Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus
Opponent: Maria Petrova, IPEG

Thursday September 15 at 10:00, Maria Petrova, IPEG
Title: Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia

IIES/SNS International Policy Talks:
Friday September 16 at 8:00, Xavier Vives, IESE Business School
Title: "Competition and Stability in Banking" – The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy
Venue: SNS (Jakobsbergsgatan 18)

Thesis Defense!
Monday September 19 at 10:00, Shuhei Kitamura, IIES
Title: Land, Power and Technology: Essays on Political Economy and Historical Development
Venue: William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus
Opponent: Elias Papaioannou, LBS

Monday September 19 at 15:00, Elias Papaioannou, LBS
Title: TBA

Tuesday September 20 at 10:00, Horacio Larreguy, Harvard University
Title: A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda
(by Chris Blattman, Horacio Larreguy, Ben Marx, and Otis Reid)

Thursday September 22 at 15:00, Alwyn Young, LSE
Title: Channelling Fisher (461 Kb)

Tuesday September 27 at 13:00, Francisco Buera, UCLA
Title: The Global Diffusion of Ideas (joint work with Ezra Oberfield)

Thursday September 29 at 15:00, Shengwu Li, Stanford University
Title: Obviously Strategy-Proof Mechanisms

Tuesday October 4 at 13:00, Christian Moser, Columbia Business School
Title: Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Brazil (with Niklas Engbom)

Thursday October 6 at 15:00, Klaus Schmidt, LMU Munich
Title: Procurement with Unforeseen Contingencies (with Fabian Herweg)

Thursday October 11 at 13:00, Etienne Wasmer, Sciences Po Paris
Title: Frictional Unemployment with Stochastic Bubbles (with Guillaume Vuillemey)

Thursday October 13 at 15:00, Marek Kapicka, University of California Santa Barbara
Title: Quantifying the Welfare Gains from History Dependent Income Taxation

Tuesday October 18 at 13:00, Kai Konrad, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Title: Tax Haven Kai Konrad (313 Kb)

Thursday October 20 at 15:00, Martina Björkman, SSE
Title: TBA

Tuesday October 25 at 13:00, Mariacristina De Nardi, UCL
Title: The Implications of Richer Earnings Dynamics for Consumption and Wealth

Thursday October 27 at 15:00, Emmanuel Farhi, Harvard University
Title: Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents (joint with Xavier Gabaix)

Tuesday November 8 at 13:00, Rodrigo Adao, MIT
Title: Worker Heterogeneity, Wage Inequality, and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from Brazil

Tuesday November 10 at 15:00, Nathaniel Lane, IIES
Title: Manufacturing Revolutions : Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea

Tuesday November 15 at 13:00, Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Title: Private Leverage and Sovereign Default

Thursday November 17 at 15:00, Treb Allen, Northwestern University
Title: Allen and Arkolakis - Welfare and Transportation Networks - Treb Allen (4668 Kb) (joint with Costas Arkolakis)

Tuesday November 22 at 13:00, Will Dobbie, Princeton University
Title: Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports

Thursday November 24 at 15:00, Erik Prawitz, IIES
Title: Mass Migration, Cheap Labor, and Innovation

Tuesday November 29 at 13:00, Melanie Morten, Stanford University
Title: Roads, Trade and Migration: Evidence from a Planned Capital City

Thursday December 1 at 15:00, Armin Falk, The University of Bonn
Title: TBA

IIES/SNS International Policy Talks:
Thursday December 15 at 8:00, Magne Mogstad, Chicago University
Title: Magne Mogstad on Developments in Disability Insurancesystems and Family Welfare Cultures
Venue: SNS (Jakobsbergsgatan 18)

Thursday December 15 at 15:00, Magne Mogstad, Chicago University
Title: Using Instrumental Variables for Inference About Policy Relevant Treatment Effects (joint paper with A. Santos and A. Torgovitsky)