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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 IIES/SNS International Policy Talks.


Job Talks in the IIES Seminar Series

(Assar Lindbeck Fellowship)

Monday January 25 at 3pm (NB! Time)

Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas Austin
The Long and Short (Run) of Trade Elasticities with Christoph E. Boehm and Anderi A. Levchencko.

Wednesday January 27 at 10 am (NB! Time!)

Sebastian Ottinger, UCLA 
Immigrants, Industries, and Path Dependence

Friday, January 29 at 10 am (NB! Time!)

Elisa Macchi, University of Zurich 
Worth Your Weight: Experimental Evidence on the Benefits of Obesity in Low-Income Countries

Monday February 1 at 3pm (NB! Time!)

Maxwell Kellogg, University of Chicago
Household Self-Insurance and the Value of Disability Insurance in the United States

Tuesday February 2 at 3 pm (NB! Time!)

Masao Fuki, MIT
"A Theory of Wage Rigidity and Unemployment Fluctuations with On-the-Job Search"

Thursday February 4 at 3pm (NB! Time!)

Bence Bardoczy, Northwestern University
Spousal Insurance and the Amplification of Business Cycles

Monday February 8 at 3 pm (NB! Time!)

Lukasz Rachel, MIT
Leisure-Enhancing Technological Change

Wednesday February 10 at 3 pm (NB! Time!)

Jane Olmstead-Rumsey, Northwestern University
Market Concentration and the Productivity Slowdown

Thursday February 11 at 3 pm (NB! Time!)

Allan Hsiao, MIT
”Coordination and Commitment in International Climate Action: Evidence from Palm Oil”

Monday February 15 at 3 pm (NB! Time!)

Sarah Ridout Harvard University
A Model of Justification

Other Seminars in the IIES Seminar Series

The IIES Seminars take place on Zoom at 13.00 if nothing else is stated. They run for 75 min, including questions.

Thursday 21 January

Audinga Baltrunaite, Bank of Italy
"Trainspotting: Board Appointments in Private Firms", with Egle Karmaziene.

Thursday 22 April

Pietro Ortoleva, Princeton University
Title: TBA

More seminars TBA.

IIES/SNS International Policy Talks

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

Friday 29 January 15.00-16.00

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton)
On Job Polarization and Geographical Redistribution
Comments by Kerstin Enflo, Professor of Economic History at Lund University. Moderator Louise Lorentzon, Research Director at SNS.

Wednesday 3 February 14.00-15.00

Economic responses and optimal restrictions to mitigate COVID-19
Kurt Mitman and Tessa Bold, IIES and Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard, Head of Marcoeconomic Research at National Institute of Economic Research (Konjunkturinstitutet). Moderator Ilinca Benson, Deputy CEO at SNS.