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Research Seminar Series 2021-2022

Webinars are held on Tuesdays, unless otherwise indicated

Date & Time Speaker Title
14 September - 4pm to 5pm Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California, Berkeley) The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Household Spending (joint with Olivier Coibion, Dimitris Georgarakos, Geoff Kenny and Michael Weber)
21 September - 4pm to 5pm Simone Schaner (University of Southern California) Information, Intermediaries, and International Migration (joint with Samuel Bazzi, Lisa Cameron and Firman Witoelar)
22 September 2021 - 4PM (organised by IM-TCD) Eric T. Swanson (University of California, Irvine) An Alternative Explanation for the “Fed Information Effect” (joint with Michael D. Bauer)
28 September - 5:15pm to 6:15pm Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)

Forced Displacement and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Separated Siblings (joint with Giorgio Chiovelli, Elias Papaioannou, and Sandra Sequiera)

5 October - 4pm to 5pm Juan Vargas (Universidad del Rosario)

Landmines: The Local Effects of Demining (joint with Mounu Prem and Miguel E. Purroy)

6 October 2021 - 4pm (organised by IM-TCD)

Jordi Gali (CREI)

Monetary Policy and Endogenous Financial Crises

12 October - 2pm to 3pm Elise Huillery (University Paris-Dauphine) Emperors without Scepters: Early Colonial Leaders' Personality and Civil Conflicts (joint with Quoc-Anh Do, Sacha Dray, and Jean-Louis Keene)
19 October - 4pm to 5pm Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto) Land Security and Mobility Frictions (joint with Tasso Adamopoulos, Loren Brandt, Chaoran Chen, and Xiaoyun Wei)
20 October 2021 - 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Anna Cieslak (Duke University) Policymakers' uncertainty (joint with Stephen Hansen, Michael McMahon and Song Xiao)
26 October Reading Week Structural Transformation and U-shaped Female Employment (with Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo)
2 November - 4pm to 5pm Paul Novosad (Dartmouth College) The Long-run Development Impacts of Agricultural Productivity Gains: Evidence from Irrigation Canals in India (joint with Sam Asher, Alison Campion and Douglas Gollin)
3 November 2021 - 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Rachel Ngai (LSE) Structural Transformation and U-shaped Female Employment (with Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo)
9 November - 4pm to 5pm Claudia Olivetti (Dartmouth College) Female Labor Force Participation and Intergenerational Mobility (joint with Jørgen Modalsli, M. Daniele Paserman and Laura Salisbury)
16 November Douglas A. Irwin (Dartmouth College) Trade Payments Reform and Economic Growth Revisited (joint with James Feyrer)
17 November 2021 - 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Ludwig Straub (Harvard University) A Goldilocks Theory of Fiscal Policy (joint with Atif Mian and Amir Sufi)
23 November - 4pm to5pm Greg Martin (Standford University) The Impact of Online Competition on Local Newspapers: Evidence from the Introduction of Craigslist (joint with Milena Djourelova and Ruben Durante)
30 November - 4pm to 5pm Jack Willis (Columbia University)

Land Rental Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya (joint with Michelle Acampora and Lorenzo Casaburi)

1 December 2021 - 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Doireann Fitzgerald (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

How Do Firms Build Market Share? (joint with Daavid Argente, Sara Moreira and Anthony Priolo)

25 January - 2pm to 3pm Maria Petrova (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Land Rental Markets: Automation, Career Values, and Political Outcomes (joint with Gregor Schubert, Bledi Taska, and Pinar Yildirim)

1 February - 4pm to 5pm Marco Tabellini (Harvard Business School)


2 February 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Mariacristina De Nardi (University of Minnesota)
8 February - 4pm to 5pm Vincent Pons (Harvard Business School)
15 February - 2pm to 3pm James Fenske (University of Warwick)


16 February 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Juan M Sanchez (Federal Reserve Bank St. Louis)
22 February - 2pm to 3pm Sule Alan (European University Institute)
1 March - 2pm to 3pm Per Krusell (Stockholm University)


2 March 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Morten Ravn (University College London)
15 March - 2pm to 3pm Florin Bilbiie (University of Lausanne)
16 March 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD)

Gauti Eggertsson  (Brown University)

22 March - 1pm to 2pm Jan de Loecker (KU Leuven)
29 March - 2pm to 3pm Torsten Persson (Stockholm University)
30 March 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD) Liliana Varela  (London School of Economics)
5 April - 2pm to 3pm Nicola Fuchs-Schundeln (Goethe University Frankfurt)


12 April - 2pm to 3pm Julia Cagé (Sciences Po Paris)
13 April 2022- 4pm (organised by IM-TCD)

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas  (University of California, Berkeley)

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