Job Talk!
January 16, Lint Barrage, Yale University
Optimal Dynamic Carbon Taxes in a Climate-Economy Model with Distortionary Fiscal Policy (523 Kb)

Job Talk!
Monday January 21, Francois Gerard, University of California, Berkeley
Informal Labor and the Cost of Social Programs: Evidence from 15 Years of Unemployment Insurance in Brazil PDF (3062 Kb)
NB! Seminar 10.00-11.30

AMENDMENT! - Thesis Defense
Monday January 21, Yinan Li
Institutions, Political Cycles and Corruption (1151 Kb)
Opponent: Gerard Padró i Miquel, London School of Economics
In room A822 in Södra husen at 14.00

Job Talk!
Tuesday January 22, Sebastian Findeisen, University of Zurich
Education and Optimal Dynamic Taxation: The Role of Income-Contingent Student Loans (483 Kb)

Job Talk!
Thursday January 24, Nikolaj Harmon, Princeton University
Are Workers Better Matched in Large Labor Markets?

Job Talk!
Monday January 28, Robert Ulbricht, University of Munich
Credit Crunches, Information Failures, and the Persistence of Pessimism (746 Kb)

Job Talk!
February 1, Luca Fornaro, London School of Economics
International Debt Deleveraging (425 Kb)
NB! Seminar 15.30-17.00

Job Talk!
February 4, Angela Fiedler, Goethe University Frankfurt
Fixed Costs and Inter-Industry Wage Differentials (1035 Kb)

Job Talk!
Wednesday February 6, S Anukriti, Columbia University
The Fertility-Sex Ratio Trade-off: Unintended Consequences of Financial Incentives

Job Talk!
Thursday February 7, Ugo Troiano, Harvard University
Policy Responses to Fiscal Restraints: A Difference-in-Discontinuities Design (1473 Kb)

Job Talk!
Friday February 8, Ben Faber, London School of Economics
Trade Liberalization, the Price of Quality, and Inequality: Evidence from Mexican Store Prices

Job Talk!
February 11, Dmitriy Sergeyev, University of Columbia
Financial Integration and Financial Instability (630 Kb)

Job Talk!
Wednesday February 13, Sushant Acharya, University of Maryland
Uncertainty-Driven Defi cient Aggregate Demand and Fiscal Policy (653 Kb)
NB! Seminar 10.00-11.30

Job Talk!
Monday February 18, Terri Kneeland, University of British Columbia
Rationality and Consistent Beliefs: Theory and Experimental Evidence

Job Talk!
Wednesday February 20, Susan Godlonton, University of Michigan
Employment Risk and Performance

Job Talk!

Thursday February 21, Felix Tintelnot, Pennsylvania State University
Global Production with Export Platforms

Monday March 4, Maria Petrova, New Economic School
Do Political Blogs Matter? Corruption in State-Controlled Companies, Blog Postings, and DDoS Attacks (1421 Kb)

Tuesday March 5, Ruben Enikolopov, New Economic School
Winning Hearts and Minds through Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan (1179 Kb)

CANCELLED!! Tuesday March 5, Arpad Abraham, EUI

Thursday March 7, Pricila Maziero, Wharton School, Princeton University
A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles

Tuesday March 12, Orazio Attanasio, UCL
"The Design and Impact of Early Childhood Interventions: Results from Colombia"

Thursday March 14, Eric Weese, Yale University
"Coalition Formation with (pseudo) Panel Data" (614 Kb)

Tuesday March 19, Gerard Padró i Miquel, LSE

Thursday March 21, Martin Ljunge, IFN
"Inherited Trust and Economic Success of Second Generation Immigrants"

Thursday March 21, Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday March 26, Kenneth Chay, Brown University
"Early Life Health and Black-White Inequality in Human Capital and Earnings"

Thesis Defense
Friday April 5, Christina Håkanson
Changes in Workplaces and Careers (1504 Kb)
Opponent: Claudia Olivetti, Boston University
In DeGeersalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10.00

Tuesday April 9, Laurent Simula, Uppsala University

Thursday April 11, Robert Östling, IIES

Tuesday April 16, Tom Krebs, University of Mannheim

CANCELLED!! Tuesday April 16, Masayuki Kudamatsu, IIES
"Complementary Roles of Connections and Performance in Political Selection in China"

Tuesday April 16, Laurent Simula, Uppsala University
"Tax Me If You Can: Optimal Nonlinear Income Tax between Competing Governments" (2150 Kb)

Thursday April 18, Anke Kessler, Simon Fraser University
"A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed: Theory and Evidence on the (Dis)Advantages of Family Loans" (477 Kb)

Tuesday April 23, Satyajit Chatterjee, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
"Evaluating the Welfare Benefits of International Bankruptcy Regimes in a
Political Economy Model"

Thursday April 25, Botond Köszegi, UC Berkeley

Thursday May 2, Tom Cunningham, IIES

Tuesday May 7, Pierre-André Chiappori, Columbia University
Matching with Transfers: An Economist's Toolbox (879 Kb)

Tuesday May 14, Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School
"Ordeal Mechanisms in Targeting: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia"

Thursday May 16, Masayuki Kudamatsu, IIES
Complementary Roles of Connections and Performance in Political Selection in China (360 Kb)

NB!! Seminar moved to 10.oo am!!
Tuesday May 21, Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University
Taxation, Redistribution, and Debt with Aggregate Shocks

Thursday May 23, Nancy Qian, Yale University
The Effects of Democratization on Public Goods and Redistribution: Evidence from China (1264 Kb)

Thesis Defense
Friday May 24, Bei Qin
Essays on Empirical Development and Political Economics (3275 Kb)
Opponent: Nancy Qian, Yale University.
In Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10.00

Tuesday May 28, Ruben Durante, Sciences Po Paris
Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation

Thursday May 30, Gerard Roland, UC Berkeley
Cultures, Institutions and Democratization (522 Kb)

Thesis Defense
Friday May 31, Ruixue Jia
Essays on the Political Economics of China's Development (1759 Kb)
Opponent: Gerard Roland, UC Berkeley
In William-Olssonsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10.00

Thesis Defense
Monday June 3, Pamela Campa
Media Influence on Pollution, and Gender Equality (1803 Kb)
Opponent: Tommaso Nannicini, Bocconi University
In Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10.00

Tuesday June 4, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, UC Berkeley
Exorbitant Privilege and Exorbitant Duty (631 Kb)

Thesis Defense
June 5, David Seim
Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics (2810 Kb)
Opponent: Henrik Kleven, LSE
In Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 13.30

NB!! New date and time!
June 12, Dirk Niepelt, Study Center Gerzensee and IIES
Credibility for Sale (766 Kb)
Seminar at 10.00-11.30 in room A822

Tuesday June 11, Dave Donaldson, MIT

Thesis Defense
Thursday June 13, Abdulaziz Shifa
Essays on Growth, Political Economy and Development (547 Kb)
Opponent: Kjetil Storesletten, University of Oslo
In Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, at 10.00