Bellaterra Seminar

Below you can find information on the joint semiar series weekly organized by Universitat Autonònoma de Barcelona (UFAE UAB) and the Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE).

The regular schedule is Thursdays at 12:00. The venue during the first term is room B3-112C at UAB, while during the second term we meet at teh seminar room in IAE.

 

Spring 2009 Bellaterra Seminar

(All seminars take place in the seminar room at the Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, unless otherwise noticed in the remainder e-mail)

Ted Bergstrom, Department of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Matias Iaryczower, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology

Title of the Paper: "Strategic Voting in Sequential Committees" & "Voting in Bicameral Legislatures: The US Congress"  

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Xavier Wauthy, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Pedro Dal Bó, Department of Economics, Brown University

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Paolo Volpin, Department of Finance, London Business School

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Tim Besley, Department of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics


 

 

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 12:00 PM

Torsten Persson, Institute for International Economic Studies

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Matthew Jackson, Department of Economics, Stanford University

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, May 07, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Guillaume Frechette, Department of Economics, New York University

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Orazio Attanasio, Department of Economics, University College of London

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Andrea Ichino, Department of Economics, University of Bologna

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Ricardo Lagos, Department of Economics, New York University

Title of the Paper TBA

Date: TBA

 

 

 

Fall 2008 Bellaterra Seminar

(All seminars take place in B3-112C Bellaterra Campus, unless otherwise noticed in the remainder e-mail)

Vassilis Hajivassiliou, London School of Economics

      Novel Approaches to Coherency Conditions in LDV Models with an Application to Financing Constraints and Firm Innovation.      

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008, 10:30 AM

 

Kjetil Storesletten, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

      Growing like China

      Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Abhijit Sengupta, Department of Economics, University of Sydney

   Search and Intermediation:  Toward a Model of the Merchant Trader.

      Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 3:00 PM – Joint with the Microeconomics Workshop

 

Aysegul Sahin, Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function, New York Fed

   Labor Supply in a Frictional Labor Market

      Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 12:00 PM – Joint with the Macroeconomics Workshop

 

Elena Pastorino, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business - University of Iowa

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Art Shneyerov, Department of Economics, Concordia University

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Martin Wagner, Department of Economics and Finance, Institute for Advanced Studies

      Nonlinear Cointegration Analysis and the Environmental Kuznets Curve

      Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 3:00 PM – Joint with the Macroeconomics             Workshop

 

Albrecht Glitz, Department of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, November 13, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Robert Dur, Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, November 20, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Christian Schultz, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, November 27, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Nicola Pavoni, Department of Economics, University College of London

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008, 12:00 PM

 

Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 12:00 PM (Note date change due to the Simposio)

 

Christian Hellwig, Department of Economics, University of California Los Angeles

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008, 12:00 PM  

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Spring 2009 Bellaterra Seminar

(All seminars take place in the seminar room at the Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, unless otherwise noticed in the remainder e-mail)

Ted Bergstrom, Department of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Matias Iaryczower, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Xavier Wauthy, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Pedro Dal Bó, Department of Economics, Brown University

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, March 26, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Paolo Volpin, Department of Finance, London Business School

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, April 2, 2009, 12:00 PM            

                       

Tim Besley, Department of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 12:00 PM

Torsten Persson, Institute for International Economic Studies

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, April 30, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Matthew Jackson, Department of Economics, Stanford University

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, May 07, 2009, 12:00 PM

Guillaume Frechette, Department of Economics, New York University

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, May 14, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Orazio Attanasio, Department of Economics, University College of London

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Andrea Ichino, Department of Economics, University of Bologna

      Title of the Paper TBA

      Date: Thursday, May 28, 2009, 12:00 PM

 

Ricardo Lagos, Department of Economics, New York University

      Title of the Paper TBA

       Date: TBA

 

2007/2008 Series

2007/2008 Series
Time/ Venue Title Speaker Institution
 
March 6, 2008 "Exact Hypothesis Tests for Means without Making Further Assumptions" Karl Schlag Universitat Pompeu Fabra
March 27, 2008

"On the Effects of Individual Labor-.exibility on Rational Portfolio Allocation: Making a Case for Businessman Risk and Employer Stock Ownership"

 
Doriana Ruffino Boston University
April 3, 2008  Finantially Constrained Innovation, Patent Protection, and Industrial Dynamics Gerard Llobet CEMFI
April 17, 2008

"Beauty contest in the brain: the neural basis of strategic thinking"

Rosemarie Nagel Universitat Pomepu Fabra
April 24, 2008 "How Did the Miami Labor Market Absorb the Mariel Immigrants?”  

* This Seminar will be at 16:00 and will be joint with INSIDE.

Ethan Lewis Dartmouth College
May 8, 2008 Roberto Serrano Brown University
May 15, 2008 "Resource-Grabbing by Status-Conscious Agents" Ngo Van Long McGill University
May 22, 2008 "Bias Uncertainty and Communication in Committees"  David Austen Smith Northwestern University
May 28, 2008 "A Spatial Theory of Party Formation" 

* This Seminar will take place on a Wednesday due to the Conference in honor of Antoni Calvó

Jon Eguía New York University
June 5, 2008 POLITICAL ECONOMY CONFERENCE POLITICAL ECONOMY CONFERENCE  
June 12, 2008 TBA TBA  
June 19, 2008 "Organizing Growth" Esteban Rossi-Hansberg Princeton University
June 26, 2008 "Privacy, Publicity, and Choice" Jennifer Reinganum / Andrew F. Daughety Vanderbilt University
July 3, 2008 TBA Daniel Krähmer Free University Berlin
July 10, 2008 TBA Elena Pastorino University of Iowa
       

Seminars Given During the First Term

October 4th,2007 Is Transparency to no avail? Committee Decision-making, Premeetings, and Credible Deals Bauke Visser Erasmus School of Economics
October 18, 2007 A Within-Subject Analysis of Other-Regarding Preferences Dirk Engelmann Royal Holloway
October 25 Leveling the Playing Field: Sincere and Sophisticated Players in the Boston Mechanism Tayfun Sonmez Boston College
November 14, 2007

B3-112C

  Wouter Den Haan London Business School / University of Amsterdam
November 21, 2007

B3-112C

“Personal Influence”:Social Context and Political Competition

Andrea Mattozzi Caltech
  Incentives and Stability in Large Two Sided Matching Markets Parag Pathak Harvard University
November 22, 2007

B3-112C

The Effects of Labor Market Conditions on Working Time: the US-EU Experience

Josep Pijoan CEMFI
November 29, 2007   Fabien Moizeau University of Toulouse 1
December 5, 2007 Aggregate Implications of Credit Market Imperfections Kiminori Matsuyama Northwestern University
       

 

Previous Seminar Series (The layout will shortly look nicer)

- September 2004
Thursday, 30th
Miquel Faig (University of Toronto)
"MONEY AND BANKING IN AN ECONOMY WITH VILLAGES"

- October 2004

Tuesday, 5
Roland Fryer (Harvard-IAE)
"On the measurement of Segregation"
 
Thursday, 14th
David Martimort (IDEI-Toulouse)
CANCELLED
 
Thursday, 21th
Garance Genicot (Georgetown University)
"Informal Insurance in Social Networks" (joint with D. Ray and F.Bloch)
 
Thursday, 28th
Dries Vermeulen (University of Maastricht)
"Equilibrium plans in constrained environments"

- November 2004

Thursday, 4th
Gerard Demenil
"Trends in Capital Ownership and Income: Pension Funds in the Neoliberal Compromise"
 
Thursday, 11th
Kfir Eliaz (New York University)
"Contracting with Diversely Naive Agents"
 
Thursday, 18th
Diego Moreno (Universidad Carlos III)
"The Efficiency of Centralized and Decentralized Markets for Lemons"
 
Thursday, 25th
Paul Bergin (University of California, Davis)
"Tradability, Productivity, and Understanding International Economic Integration"

- Desember 2004

Thursday, 2nd
Leandro Arozamena (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
"The Effect of Corruption on Bidding Behavior in First-Price Auctions" (joint with Federico Weinschelbaum)
 
Thursday, 9th
Andrew Postlewaite (University of Pennsylvania)
"Pricing in Matching Markets".

 

 

2005

13 Enero                      Doh-Shin Jeon (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Money, Fame and the Allocation of Talent: Brain Drain, the Matthew Effect and the Institution of Science" (con D. Menicucci)

 

10 Marzo                     Eric Smith (University of  Essex)

"Limited Duration Employment"

 

17 Marzo                     Shlomo Weber (CORE)

"The Rawlsian Principle and Secession-proofness in Large Heterogeneous Societies"

 

31 Marzo                     Bill Zwickler  (Union College)

"When Is a Vote an Average?"

 

7 Abril                         Christian Haefke (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Endogenous Union Formation and Product Market Regulation"

 

14 Abril                       Gerard Padró i Miquel (Massachusetts Institute of  Technology)

"The Control of Politicians in Divided Societies: The Politics of Fear"

 

21 Abril                       Albert Ma (Boston University)

"Asymmetric Information from Physician Agency: Optimal Payment and Healthcare Quantity"

 

28 Abril                       Pieter A. Gautier (Free University Amsterdam)

"Equilibrium Directed Search with Multiple Applications" (con J. Albrecht y S. Vroman)

 

5 Mayo                        Penélope Hernández (Universidad de Alicante)

"Optimal Use of Communication Resources"

 

12 Mayo                      Mª Ángeles de Frutos (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

"Efficient Partnership Dissolution under Buy-sell Clauses" (con T. Kittsteiner)

 

19 Mayo                      Muhamet Yildiz (Massachusetts Institute of  Technology)

"Generic Uniqueness and Continuity of Rationalizable Strategies"

 

 

26 Mayo                      Debraj Ray (New York University)

"Markets and the Evolution of  Inequality"

 

9 Junio                         John Roemer (Yale University)

"Will Democracy Engender Equality?"

 

14 Junio                       Johnatan Eaton (New York University)

"An Anatomy of  International Trade. Evidence from French Firms"

 

6 Octubre                    Ben Lockwood (University of Warwick)

"Decentralization and Electoral Accountability: Incentives, Separation, and Vote Welfare"

 

13 Octubre                  Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh)

"Job Market Signalling of Relative Position, or Becker Married to Spence"

 

20 Octubre                  David Schmeidler (Tel Aviv University)

"About (the) Foundation of  Statistic"

 

27 Octubre                  Alessandra Bonfiglioli  (CREI-Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

"Equities and Inequality"

 

3 Noviembre                Ignacio Ortuño (Universidad de Alicante)

"Vertical Transmission of Consumption Behavior and the Distribution of Surnames"

 

17 Noviembre              Morten Ravn (European University Institute)

"Deep Habits" (con S. Schimitt-Grohé y M.Uribe)

 

24 Noviembre              Utku Ünver (University of Pittsburgh)

"Kidney Exchange"

 

1 Diciembre                 Martin Pesendorfer (London School of Economics)

"Optimal Sequential Auctions" (con M. Jofre-Bonet)

 

13 Diciembre               Roberto Serrano (Brown University)

"Marginal Contributions and Externalities in the Value"

 

2006

 

2 Marzo                      Jose Luis Moraga (Groningen University)

                                   "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Costs"

 

9 Marzo                      Micael Castanheira (Free University of Brussels)

                                    "Districts, Party Discipline and Polarization"

 

16 Marzo                    Hervé Roche (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México)

                                    "Debt Financing Irreversible Investment"

 

21 Marzo                    Jan Eeckhoudt (University of Pennsylvania)

                                    "Employer Learning and General Human Capital"

 

30 Marzo                    V. Bhaskar (UCL)

                                    "Cooperation and Communication in front of a Large Audience:

                                    Evidence from a TV Game Show"

 

6 Abril                        Ignacio Lobato (ITAM – Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

                                    "Inference in Nonlinear Econometric Models"

 

20 Abril                      Claudio Mezzetti (University of Leicester)

                                    "The Afternoon Effect with Risk Averse Bidders"

 

27 Abril                      Moshe Justman (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)

                                    "Equal Opportunity in Education"

                          

4 Mayo                       Fernando   Vega   Redondo  (Universitat  d’Alacant  &  Essex 

                                   University)

                                   "Playing games in Complex Networks"

 

 

11 Mayo                      Kart Wärneryd (Stockholm School of Economics)

                                    "Information and Incomplete Investor Protection"

 

18 Mayo                     Bruno Van der Linden (Louvain-la-Neuve)

                                    "Search Frictions on Product and Labor Markets"

 

25 Mayo                     Marty Perry (Rutgers University)

                                    "Pricing Plans with Buckets of Free Units"

 

1 Junio                        Francisco Alcalá (Universidad de Murcia)

                                    "Intellectual Property and Artistic Creation"

 

8 Junio                        Frederic Koessler (CNRS – Cergy Pontoise)

                                    "Long Persuasion Games"

 

14 Junio                      Ariel Rubinstein (New York University & Tel Aviv University)

                                    "Equilibrium  in the Jungle"

 

22 Junio                      Pol Antrás (Harvard University)

"Contracts and Technology Adoption" (con D. Acemoglu y E. Helpman)

 

21 Septiembre             John A. Weymark (Vanderbilt University)

   “Public Good Provision and the Comparative Statistics of  Optimal Nonlinear Income Taxation”

 

19 Octubre                  Oriol Carbonell (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

"A Positive Theory of Income Taxation"

 

24 Octubre                  Matteo Ciccarelli (European Central Bank)

"Marginal Contributions and Externalities in the Value"

 

2 Noviembre                Jordi Blanes (Nuffield College)

"Behaviour in Workplace Networks: Theory and Evidence from the English Judiciary"

 

 

9 Noviembre                Pietro Reichlin (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali)

"Relating Output and Volatility in a Model of Risk-Sharing and Limited Enforcement"

 

16 Noviembre              Francesco Caselli (London School of Economics)

"Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms"

 

23 Noviembre              Guillermo Caruana (CEMFI)

"Production Targets"

 

30 Noviembre              Frank Portier (Université de Toulouse - IDEI)

"Gold Rush Fever in Business Cycles"

 

20 Diciembre               Gerard Padró (Stanford Business School)

"Strategic Risk, Civil War and Intervention"