Seminars Spring 2019, have finished.

Please have a look at past seminars for more information.

Thesis Defences

Friday 17 May at 14.00, DeGeer-salen, Geovetenskapens Hus

Jaakko Meriläinen
Title: Essays in Political Economics

Opponent: Toke Aidt, University of Cambridge


Friday 7 June at 14.00, Nordenskiölds-salen, Geovetenskapens Hus

Jósef Sigurdson.
Title: Essays on Labor Supply and Adjustment Frictions

Opponent: Peter Fredriksson, Uppsala University


Friday 23 August at 14.00, Nordenskiölds-salen, Geovetenskapens Hus

Serena Cocciolo
Title: Participatory Governance and Public Service Provision

Opponent: Michelle Brock, EBRD


Friday 6 September at 14.00, Nordenskiölds-salen, Geovetenskapens Hus

Matti Mitrunen
Title: TBA

Opponent: TBA


Friday 4 October at 9.00, Nordenskiölds-salen, Geovetenskapens Hus

Jonna Olsson
Title: TBA

Opponent: TBA


IIES/SNS International Policy Talks (NB! Prior registration required.)

Wednesday 6th of March at 10.00, Barbara Petrongolo, Queen mary University of London.
On Effective policies for reducing the gender gap on the labour market. Please register here.

Wednesday 19th of June at ca 15.00, Petra Persson, Stanford University.
Title: Hur kan ojämlikheter i hälsa och livslängd minskas? Seminar in Swedish, please register here.

Job Talks

Tuesday 15 January at 14:00, Laura Castillo-Martinez, LSE.
Title: Sudden Stops, Productivity and the Exchange Rate.

Wednesday 16 January at 14:00, Alessandra Peter, Stanford University.
Title: Owning Up: Closely Held Firms and Wealth Inequality.

Monday 21 January at 10:00, Francesca Parodi, UCL.
Title: Taxation o Durables, Non-durables and Earnings with Heterogeneous Preferences.

Wednesday 23 January at 14:00, Siddharth George, Harvard University.
Title: Like Father, Like Son? The Effect of Political Dynasties on Economic Development.

Wednesday 30 January at 14:30, Kieran Larkin, UCL.
Title: Job Risk, Separation Shocks and Household Asset Allocation.

Friday 1 February at 10:00, Travis Baseler, Stanford University.
Title: Hidden Income and the Perceived Returns to Migration: Experimental Evidence from Kenya.

Monday 4 February at 10:00, Andreas Stegmann, CEMFI.
Title: The Effects of Cross-Regime Interpersonal Contact on the Support for Authoritarian Regimes.

Tuesday 5 February at 10:00, Julia Salmi, Aalto University.
Title: Endogenous Learning from Incremental Actions.

Wednesday 6 February at 10:00, Xuan Li, Columbia.
Title: The Costs of Workplace Favoritism: Evidence from Promotions in Chinese High Schools.

Monday 11 February at 10.00, Fabian Eckert, Yale University.
Title: Growing Apart: Tradable Services and the Fragmentation of the U.S Economy.

Tuesday 12 February at 10.00, Tatjana Kleineberg, Yale University.
Title: Can We Save the American Dream: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis
of the Effects of School Financing
(co-authored with Fabian Eckert).