Tuesday January 3, Elhanan Helpman, Oxford
"Trade and Inequality"

Job Talk! Friday January 13, David Hémous, Harvard University
"Environmental Policy and Directed Technical Change in a Global Economy: Is There a Case for Carbon Tariffs?"

Job Talk! Monday 16 January, Tomaz Cajner, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Human Capital and Unemployment Dynamics: Why More Educated Workers Enjoy Greater Employment Stability"

Job Talk! Tuesday January 17, Jan Zápal, London School of Economics
"Explicit and implicit status-quo determination in dynamic
bargaining: Theory and application to FOMC directive"

Job Talk! Monday January 23,  Mu-Jeung Yang, University of Berkeley
"Micro-level Misallocation and Selection: Estimation and Aggregate Implications"

Job Talk! Tuesday January 24, Sophie Osotimehin, Paris School of Economics
"Aggregate Productivity and the Allocation of Resources Over the Business Cycle"

Job Talk! Wednesday January 25, Lorenz Kueng, University of California, Berkeley - NB! Seminar 16.30-18.00
"Tax News: Identifying the Household Consumption Response to Tax Expectations using Bond Prices"

Job Talk! Thursday January 26, Walker Hanlon, Columbia University
"Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Input Supplies and Directed Technical Change"

Job Talk! Friday January 27, Camille Landais, Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley
"Heterogeneity and Behavioral Responses to Unemployment Benefits over the Business Cycle"

Job Talk! Monday January 30, Greg Veramendi, University of Aarhus and Northwester University
"Labor Market Dynamics: A Model of Search and Human Capital Accumulation"

Job Talk! Wednesday February 1, Jonas Hjort, University of California Berkeley - NB! Seminar 10.00-11.30
"Ethnic Divisions and Production in Firms"

Job Talk! Monday February 6, Jessie Handbury, Columbia University
"Are Poor Cities Cheap for Everyone? Non-Homotheticity and the Cost of Living Across U.S. Cities"

Job Talk! Wednesday February 8, Thomas Cunningham, Harvard University
"Comparisons and Choice" (753 Kb)

Thursday March 8, Marina Azzimonti, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
"Financial Globalization, Inequality, and the Raising of Public Debt"

Tuesday March 13, Erik Lindqvist, SSE
"The Making of a Manager: Military Leadership Training and Civilian Leadership"

Thursday March 15, Ragnar Torvik, NTNU
"Petro Populism"

Job Talk! Monday March 19, Timo Boppart, University of Zurich - NB! Seminar 16.00-17:30
"Structural change and the Kaldor facts in a growth model with relative price effects and non-Gorman preferences"

Tuesday March 20, Giancarlo Spagnolo, University of Rome
"Legalizing Bribes" (652 Kb)

Licentiate Seminar
March 21 at 15.00, Jens Henriksson, IIES
"A Signaling Game Between a Fiscal Authority and a Central Bank"

Thursday March 22, Kaivan Munshi, Brown
"Black Mobilization After Emancipation: Evidence from Reconstruction and the Great Migration" (1210 Kb)

Tuesday March 27, Joel van der Weele, Goethe University
NB! Seminar 14.00-15.30
"When Ignorance is Innocence: On Information Avoidance in Moral Dilemmas"

Thursday March 29, Rikard Forslid, Stockholm University
"Why are Firms that Export Cleaner? International Trade and CO2 Emissions"

Tuesday April 3, Li An Zhou, Peking University
"The E ffect of Microinsurance on Economic Activities: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment" (495 Kb)

Tuesday April 17, Jakob Svensson, IIES
"Can Good Products Drive Out Bad? Experimental Evidence from Local Markets for Anti Malarial Medicine in Uganda"

Thursday April 19, Charles Noussair, Tilburg
"Frictions, Persistence, and Central Bank Policy in an Experimental Dynamic Stochastic General (884 Kb)

Tuesday April 24, Claudia Olivetti, Boston University
"In the Name of the Father: Marriage and Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1930"

Thursday April 26, Michele Tertilt, Mannheim
"Costly Contracts and Consumer Credit" (417 Kb)

Thursday May 3, Fatih Guvenen, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
"The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk"

Tuesday May 8, Matti Liski, Aalto University
"Carbon Prices for the Next Thousand Years"

CANCELLED!! Thursday May 10, Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University
"Self Control at Work"

CANCELLED!! Tuesday May 15, Orazio Attanasio, UCL

Tuesday 15 May, Per Krusell, IIES.
"Is Labor Supply Important for Business Cycles?"

Tuesday May 22, Philippe Aghion, Harvard and IIES
NB! Seminar 16.00 - 17.30
Education and Military Rivalry (1358 Kb)

Mistra-SWECIA Science Seminar
Wednesday May 23 at 10.00 - 14.15
"The Effects of Different Energy Sources and Technological Progress on
Climate Change"

Thursday, May 24, Jörgen Weibull, Stockholm School of Economics
"Homo Moralis: Preference Evolution under Incomplete Information and Assortitative Matching" (335 Kb)

Tuesday May 29, Christian Traeger, Berkeley
"Discounting and Confidence" (312 Kb)

Thursday May 31, Rick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
"Growth, Renewables and the Optimal Carbon Tax" (1386 Kb)

Thesis Defense
Friday June 1 at 10.00, Johan Gars, IIES
Essays on the Macroeconomics of Climate Change (969 Kb)
Opponent: Rick van der Ploeg, Oxford University.

Tuesday June 5, Antonella Trigari, Bocconi University
"Financial Markets and Unemployment" (661 Kb)

Thursday June 7, Lars E.O. Svensson, Sveriges Riksbank and IIES
"The Possible Unemployment Cost of Average Inflation below a Credible Target"

Tuesday June 12, Aart de Zeuw, Tilburg
"Regime Shifts and Uncertainty in Pollution Control" (271 Kb)

Thursday June 14, Laura Schechter, Wisconsin
"Reciprocated Versus Unreciprocated Sharing in Social Networks" (129 Kb)

Thesis Defense
Friday June 15 at 10.00, Daniel Spiro, IIES
Some Aspects of Resource and Behavioral Economics (1518 Kb)
Opponent: Sjak Smulders, Tilburg University.