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Research Seminar Series 2015-2016

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

Date Speaker Title
24 September Kjetil Bjorvatn from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics) Saving for empowerment: Experimental evidence from Uganda

29 September

Gaia Narciso (TCD)

Nutrition and empowerment: evidence from women living with HIV in Uganda
(Joint with Patrick Lubega, Frances Nakakawa, and Carol Newman)

06 October Tim Eisert (Erasmus University) Real Effects of the Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe: Evidence from Syndicated Loans (Joint with Viral V. Acharya, Christian Eufinger, and Christian Hirsch)
13 October
Alessandro Tarozzi (UPF) Time Inconsistency, Expectations and Technology Adoption: The case of Insecticide Treated Nets (Joint with Aprajit Mahajan)
20 October Rema Hanna (Harvard) The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in
( joint with Abhijit Banerjee,Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken and Sudarno Sumarto)
21 October Remco Oostendorp (VU Amsterdam) Regional Labor Market Integration, Shadow Wages and Poverty in Vietnam ( joint with Le Dang Trung)
27 October Pablo Selaya (University of Copenhagen) The Bounty of the Sea and Long Run Development (Joint with Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Anne Sofie B. Knudsen)
03 November

Steffen Kalbekken (University of Oslo)

Public Support for Efficient Environmental Policies
10 November Reading Week
17 November Selim Gulesci (Bocconi) The Price of Gold: Dowry and Death in India (Joint with Sonia Bhalotra and Abhishek Chakravarty)
24 November Gernot Wagner (EDF / Columbia) Climate Shock: It's not over 'til the fat tail zings ( joint with Martin L. Weitzman)
01 December 13.00 -14.00 Vahagn Galstyan (TCD)

The Holders and Issuers of International Portfolio Securities (joint with Philip R. Lane, Caroline Mehigan, Rogelio Mercado)

08 December Miklós Koren (CEU) Bridges ( joint with Roc Armenter, and Dávid Krisztián Nagy)
15 December Cancelled
19 January Orla Doyle (UCD)

Preparing for Life: Testing the Effectiveness of Early Intervention in an Irish Experimental Trial

26 January

Rebecca Stuart (Central Bank) UK shocks and Irish business cycles, 1922-1979
02 February Cedric Tille (Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies)

What drives the funding currency mix of banks? (joint with Signe Krogstrup)

9 February

Karen Macours (PSE)

The validity and reliability of skills measurement in rural household surveys.

16 February Giuseppe Berlingieri (ESSEC and OECD)

Managing Export Complexity: the Role of Service Outsourcing

23 February Jenny Aker (Tufts University) Call Me Educated: Evidence from a Mobile Monitoring Experiment in Niger (joint with Christopher Ksoll)

01 March

Reading Week
08 March Vahagn Galstyan

Taxation, Debt and Relative Prices in the Long Run: The Irish Experience (with Adnan Velic)

15 March Tom Holden ( University of Surrey)

Existence, uniqueness and computation of solutions to dynamic models with occasionally binding constraints.

22 March Akos Valentinyi (Cardiff) Endogenous Sector-biased Technical Change and Industrial Policy (joint with Berthold Herrendorf)
29 March Carolina Villegas-Sanchez Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe (joint with Gita Gopinath, Sebnem Kalemli- Ozcan and Loukas Karabarbounis)
05 April Veronica Rappoport (LSE)
Specialization in Bank Lending: Evidence from Exporting Firms (joint with Daniel Paravisini and Philipp Schnabl)

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

** Joint seminar Dept of Economics and Department of Political Science