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Job Talks (January and February)

When Feb 25, 2014
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
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Friday, 31st January

Location - Meade Room

13:00 - 13:45 Laura Zimmermann (University of Michigan)

"Why Guarantee Employment? Evidence from a Large Indian Public-Works Program"

14:00 - 14:45 Veronique Gille (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

"How to get a job in the public sector? The role of local politics and caste networks in affirmative action programs in India"

15:00 - 15:45 Jihyun Kim (University of Chicago)

"Mean Reversion and Unit Root in Diffusions"

16:00 - 16:45 Ilwoo Hwang (University of Pennsylvania)

"Dynamic Trading with Increasing Asymmetric Information"


Tuesday, 4th February

Location - Marshall Room

10:00 - 10:45 Julia Wirtz (University of Warwick)

"Feedback and Learning in Tournaments"

11:00 - 11:45 Juan Block (Washington University in St. Louis)

"Timing and Codes of Conduct"

12:00 - 12:45 Piotr Evdokimov (University of Minnesota: Twin Cities)

"Cooperative Institutions"

14:00 - 14:45 Abhimanyu Khan (Maastricht University) - CANCELLED 

"Coordination under global random interaction and local imitation" 

Friday, 7th February

Location - Keynes room

13:00 - 13:45 Christopher Rauh (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

"The Political Economy of Early and College Education - Can Voting Bend the Great Gatsby Curve?"

15:00 - 15:45 Peter Malec (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

"Capturing the Zero: A New Class of Zero-Augmented Distributions and Multiplicative Error Processes"

16:00 - 16:45 Julien Penasse (ESSEC Business School, Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

"International return predictability and the term structure of risk"

17:00 - 17:45 Daniel Bjorkegren (Harvard University)

"The Adoption of Network Goods; Evidence from the Spread of Mobile Phones in Rwanda."

Monday, 10th February

Location - Keynes room

11:00 - 11:45 Abhimanyu Khan (Maastricht University)

"Coordination under global random interaction and local imitation"


Tuesday, 11th February

Location - Meade Room

11:00 - 11:45 David Jinkins (Pennsylvania State University)

"Peer Learning, Labour Mobility, and Knowledge Diffusion"

13:30 - 14:15 Choong Nam (University of Warwick)

“The role of product diversification in skill-biased technological change”

14:30 - 15:15 Miguel Morin (Columbia University)

"Technology adoption and the evolution of the labor market"

15:30 - 16:15 Francois Geerolf (Toulouse School of Economics)

"A Theory of Power Law Distributions for the Returns to Capital and of the Credit Spread Puzzle" - CANCELLED

Wednesday, 12th February

Location - Meade Room

11:30 - 12:15 David Frazier (University of North Carolina)

"Maximization By Parts in Semiparametric Models"


Tuesday,  25th February

Location - Meade Room

3:00 - 3:45 Scott Swisher (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)

"Reassessing Railroads and Growth: Accounting for Transport Network Endogeneity?"

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