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Research Seminar Series 2018-2019

Seminars are held on Tuesdays 12.30 to 2 pm in TRISS Seminar Room, 6th Floor Arts Building, unless otherwise indicated

Date Speaker Title
11 September Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol) East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting (joint with Alex Trew and Yanos Zylberberg)
18 September Nava Ashraf (London School of Economics ) Women, Entrepreneurship and Institutions (Professor Nava Ashraf)
25 September David Yanagizawa Drott (University of Zurich) Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia (joint with Leonardo Bursztyn, Alessandra L. Gonzalez and David Yanagizawa-Drott)
2 October Dr Alan De Bromhead (Queens University Belfast)

Rise and Fall in the Third Reich: Social Mobility and Nazi Membership (joint with Matthias Blum and Alan de Bromhead)

9 October Morten Ravn (University College London) Macroeconomic Fluctuations with HANK & SAM: an Analytical Approach (joint with Morten Ravn and Vincent Sterk)
*Friday 12 October* (TRISS Seminar Room 12:30-14:00) Chris Blattman (University of Chicago) The long term impacts of grants on poverty: 9-year evidence from Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program (joint with Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala and Sebastian Martinez)
16 October John Marshall (Columbia University) Political information cycles: When do voters sanction incumbent parties for high homicide rates? (John Marshall)
30 October Robert Sauer (Royal Holloway University of London) The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Learning about the Match (joint with Dan Anderberg, Noemi Mantovan and Robert Sauer)
6 November Helene Turon (University of Bristol) Home production of childcare and labour supply
decisions in a collective household model
(Dr Helene Turon)
13 November Philippe Bacchetta (HEC Lausanne) Puzzling Exchange Rate Dynamics and Delayed Portfolio Adjustment (joint with Philippe Bachetta and Eric van Wincoop)
20 November Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich)

Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile (joint with Maria Paula Gerardino and Stephan Litschig)

*Friday 23 November* 12:30-14:00 Vernon Henderson (London School of Economics) Colonial Legacies: Shaping African Cities (joint with Neeraj G Baruah, J.Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng)


27 November 2018 Barra Roantree (ESRI) Income tax and the careers of women (Barra Roantree)
22 January Gabriel Ulyssea (University of Oxford) TBC
29 January Valeriya Dinger (University of Osnabrück) Financial Globalization and Bank Lending: The Limits of Domestic Monetary Policy (joint with Jin Cao and Valeriya Dinger)
*Thursday 31 January* 12:30-14:00 Achyuta Adhvaryu (University of Michigan) TBC


5 February Kaivan Munshi (Cambridge University) TBC
12 February David Dorn (University of Zurich) TBC
19 February Jorge de la Roca (University of Southern California) TBC
26 February Laura Schechter (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation (joint with Laura Schechter, Josh Deutschmann, Molly Lipscomb and Jessica Zhu)
26 March Espen Henrikson (Norweigen Business School) TBC
2 April Sascha Becker (University of Warwick) TBC
9 April Leah Boustan (Princeton University)


*Tuesday 7 May, 12:30-14:00 Nathan Nunn (Havard University) TBC

All seminars are joint seminars with Department of Economics & TRISS unless otherwise indicated.