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All IIES Seminars are CANCELLED until further notice, due to the new Coronavirus. 

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Click here for a list of seminars in the IIES Seminar Series further down on the page.

Click here for a complete list of Job Talks further down on the page.

Thesis Defenses

Wednesday 27 May at 14:00

Has Van Vlokhoven
Title: On the Cost of Capital, Profits and the Diffusion of Ideas
Opponent: Jan Eeckhout UPF (via link)
Defense will take place via zoom, link to event will be posted on the IIES website.

 

Friday 5 June at 14:00

Richard Foltyn
Title: Essays in Macroeconomics and Household Finance
Opponent: Paolo Sodini (SSE and SHOF) via link

Defense will take place via zoom, link to event will be posted on the IIES website.

 

Thursday 27 August at 10:00

Benedetta Lerva
Title: Worms, Farms and Schools: Three Essays on Investment Choices in Uganda
Opponent: Karen Macours (Paris School of Economics)

Defense will to some extent be available via zoom (more information to follow)

Link to event will be posted on the IIES website.

 

Thursday 10 September at 15:00

Kasper Kragh-Sørensen
Title: TBA
Opponent: TBA

Friday 11 September at 9:00

Markus Karlman
Title: TBA
Opponent: TBA

Friday 11 September at 15:00

Karin Kinnerud
Title: TBA
Opponent: TBA

 

Job Talks

Monday 13 January at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Dita Eckardt, London School of Economics
Title: Are Chemists Good Bankers? Returns to the Match between Training and Occupation.

Wednesday 15 January at 13:30 (NB! Day and time!)

Bruno Pellegrino, University of California, Los Angeles
Title: Product Differentiation, Oligopoly, and Resource Allocation.

Friday 17 January at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Pengpeng Xiao, Yale University
Title: Wage and Employment Discrimination by Gender in Labor Market Equilibrium.

Monday 20 January at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Juliette Thibaud, University of Zurich
Title: Aiming Higher: Spillover Effects of Affirmative Action in Higher Education.

Friday 24 January at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Laia Navarro-Sola, Northwestern University
Title: Secondary School Expansion through Televised Lessons: The Labor Market Returns of the Mexican Telesecundaria.

Monday 27 January at 15:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Joshua Weiss, New York University
Title: Intangible Investment and Market Concentration.

Wednesday 29 January at 13:30 (NB! Day and time!)

Nick Sander, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Causal Effects of Capital Inflows.

Thursday 30 January at 10:00 (NB! Time!)

Yoko Okuyama, Yale University
Title: Toward Better Informed Decision-Making: The Impacts of a Mass Media Campaign on Women's Outcomes in Occupied Japan.

Friday 31 January at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Maarten de Ridder, Cambridge University
Title: Market Power and Innovation in the Intangible Economy.

Monday 3 February at 10:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Susanna Berkouwer, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Credit and Attention in the Adoption of Porfitable Energy Efficient Technologies in Kenya. (with Joshua T. Dean)

Tuesday 4 February at 13:00 (NB! Day and time!)

Katarina Jensen, University of California, Berkeley
Title: The Political Consequences of Immigration: Evidence from Refugee Shocks in Denmark.

 

Seminars in the IIES Seminar Series

Thursday 13 February at 10:30 (NB! Time!)

Tony Wiskich, Australian National University (ANU)
Title: Tipping, Peak Temperature and Weighing Cows, Geoengineering and Coal

Thursday 5 March at 10:00

Weijie Zhong, Cowles Foundation/Stanford GSB
Title: Optimal Dynamic Information Acquisition