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If you have any questions regarding the seminars, please contact IIES Seminar Series Administrator, Ulrika Gålnander, at ulrika.galnander@iies.su.se.

For Zoom links for each IIES seminar we refer you to our Events Calendar on our homepage.
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Click here for a list of our regular seminars.

Click here for a list of of IIES Thesis Defenses.

Click here for a list of IIES/SNS International Policy Talks.

Seminars in the IIES Seminar Series

The IIES Seminars are at 13.00 if nothing else is stated. For Fall 2021 the seminars are hybrid, meaning the speaker is presenting in the IIES Seminar room where you can join in person, but one can also follow via Zoom. We ask that everyone follow the FHM guidelines if joining in person.

Seminars run for 75 min including questions, plus an additional 15 min for further discussion.

Thursday 9 September

Erika Deserranno, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
"Financial Incentives in Multi-layered Organizations: An Experiment in the Public Sector"

Thursday 21 September // N.B!! 10 am!! //

Sascha Becker, Monash University / University of Warwick
Scholars at Risk: Academic Networks and High-Skilled Emigration from Nazi Germany.

Thursday 14 October

Lauren Falcao Bergquist, University of Michigan
Search Cost, Intermediation, and Trade: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Agricultural Markets,
with Craig McIntosh and Meredith Startz

Tuesday 19 October // N.B In person!

Anna Tompsett, Visiting Researcher, IIES
Time is not money: an experiment with community contribution requirements in cash and labour, with Serena Cocciolo, Selene Ghisolfi, and Md. Ahasan Habib.

Thursday 28 October // N.B In person!

Tore Ellingsen, SSE
Bubbles and Kinks:A Monetary Model of Recessions", with David Domeij.

Thursday 11 November // N.B In person!

Gustavo De Souza, ALF Fellow, IIES
On the Political and Economic Determinants of Redistribution: Pecuniary Gains, Social Preferences, or Institutions?

Tuesday 16 November // N.B In person!

Rachael Meager, LSE
An Automatic Finite-Sample Robustness Metric: When Can Dropping a Little Data Make a BigDifference? with Tamara Broderick and Ryan Giordano

N.B DAY AND TIME // Friday 19 November // N.B DAY TIME - In person!

Daphne Skandalis, University of Copenhagen
Racial Inequality in the U.S. Unemployment Insurance System

Thursday 23 November // N.B In person!

Barbara Biasi, Yale (EIEF)

The Education-Innovation Gap with Song Ma

Thursday 25 November // N.B In person!

Edouard Schaal, CREI

Herding through Booms and Busts joint with Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel.

Thursday 30 November // N.B In person!

Joshua Weiss, IIES
"TBA"

Seminars MOVED to 2022! Date TBA

Florin Bilbiie, University of Lausanne
"TBA"

Hans-Joachim Voth, University of Zurich
"TBA"

Thesis Defenses

Friday 24 September at 10:00 via Zoom for the public.

Divya Dev
"Essays on Gender, Development and Political Economy"
Opponent: Sascha Becker, Monash University & University of Warwick

Please contact ulrika.galnander@iies.su.se if you have an interest in attending the defense in person. A link to the Zoom will be posted online closer to the date.

IIES/SNS International Policy Talks

Please visit the SNS Website for more information and to register for each talk.

Monday 22 November at 16:00-17:15 in person and digitally at SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18

How to attract, keep and allocate good teachers?

Barbara Biasi, Assistant Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management

Robert Fahlgren, Second Vice President, Lärarförbundet (the Swedish Teachers’ Union)

Lee Orberson, Municipal Chief Executive of the elementary schools, The Education Department, The City of Stockholm

The webinar will be led by Mattias Folkestad, PhD student at IIES, Stockholm University

Please register to attend at the SNS website.