Quantitative Economic Policy Seminar


Date Speaker Topic
29 Oct 2015 Marie-Laure Breuillé, INRA CESAER Optimal Territorial Design and Decentralization
12 Nov 2015 Benjamin Moll, Princeton University Monetary Policy According to HANK
11 Feb 2016 Matteo Bobba, Toulouse School of Economics Learning about Oneself: The Effects of Signaling Academic Ability on School Choice
17 Mar 2016 Nico Voigtländer Exporting and Plant-Level Efficiency Gains: It's in the Measure
21 Apr 2016 Catia Batista tbd
28 Apr 2016 Rajshri Jayaraman School Feeding and Cognitive Skills: Evidence from India's Midday Meal Program
30 May 2016 Emanuel Ornelas Trade Liberalization and Third-Market Effects
27 Jun 2016 Thomas Moutos Can Minimum Wages Raise Workers' Incomes in the Long Run?
24 Nov 2016 Eric Naevdal "Individual Genetic Variation & Collective Norms: The Case of Binge Drinking"
08 Dec 2016 Pascaline Dupas Mechanism Design meets Development: Selective Trials for Technology Diffusion"
18 May 2017 Julien Labonne "Family Networks and Distributive Politics" (with M. Fafchamps)
19 May 2017 Udo Kreickemeier, TU Dresden Offshoring and Job Polarisation between Firms
22 May 2017 Lisandra Flach, LMU Quality and Gravity in International Trade
22 May 2017 Michael Kremer "Netflix for Agriculture?"
03 Jul 2017 Fabian Waldinger Frontier Knowledge and the Creation of Ideas: Evidence from the Collapse of International Science in the Wake of WWI
30 Nov 2017 Hans Fehr Tenure Choice, Disability Risk and Retirement Savings - Why is it Connected?
04 Dec 2017 Arthur Lewbel Keeping up with peers in India. A new social interactions model of perceived needs
13 Jun 2018 Anna Bindler Scaring or scarring? Labour market effects of criminal victimisation
15 Jun 2018 Christoph Breunig Regression with Selectively Missing Covariates
20 Jun 2018 Jens Ruhose Wider Benefits of Continuous Work-Related Training
10 Dec 2018 Robert S. Chirinko (University of Illinois at Chicago) What went wrong?: The Puerto Rican Debt Crisis and the “Treasury Put”
14 Feb 2019 Germán Feldman A Monetary and Financial Theory of Distribution
02 May 2019 Abdoulaye Ndiaye (NYU Stern and Chicago Fed) Flexible Retirement and Optimal Taxation
27 Jun 2019 Kangoh Lee Federalism, Jurisdictional Policy Choices, and Income Inequality
24 Oct 2019 Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb Globalization, Impatience, and Up-Front Redistribution
28 Nov 2019 Marcel Thum Optimal Opacity in Ultimatum Offer Bargaining
23 Apr 2020 Zareh Asatryan CANCELLED
07 May 2020 Giovanni Mellace (University of Southern Denmark) Mediation Analysis Synthetic Control
02 Jul 2020 Elena Mattana CANCELLED
22 Apr 2021 Zareh Asatryan Favoritism and Firms: Micro Evidence and Macro Implications
20 May 2021 Alessandro Iaria Gender Gaps in Academia: Global Evidence, 1900-1969
24 Jun 2021 Clement Imbert Urban Public Works in Spatial Equilibrium: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia (with S. Franklin, G. Abebe and C. Mejia-Mantilla
01 Jul 2021 Anna Raute Wind of Change? Cultural Determinants of Maternal Labor Supply
08 Jul 2021 Gregory Veramendi The Labor Market Returns to Delaying Pregnancy (with Yana Gallen and Juanna S. Joensen)
11 Nov 2021 Roland Rathelot How do women and men search for jobs? joint with Lena Hensvik and Thomas Le Barbanchon
18 Nov 2021 Ismael Mourifie Set Identification of Gender-specific costs of STEM fields in an Extended Roy model of major Choice
02 Dec 2021 Christopher Busch Assortative Mating and Income Dynamics of Couples
13 Jan 2022 Barbara Petrongolo (University of Oxford) "Structural transformation and the U-shaped female labor supply" (with Rachel Ngai and Claudia Olivetti)
10 Feb 2022 Philipp Böing (ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research) "Misappropriation of R&D Subsidies: Estimating Treatment Effects With One-Sided Noncompliance" (with Bettina Peters)
28 Apr 2022 Johanna Wallenius Can Wealth Buy Health? A Model of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Investments in Health
19 May 2022 Lucia del Carpio Using Divide-and-Conquer to Improve Tax Collection: Evidence from the Field (joint with Sylvain Chassang and Sam Kapon)
30 May 2022 Nadja Klein (Humboldt University) CANCELLED: Deep Distributional Time Series Models and the Probabilistic Forecasting of Intraday Electricity Prices
02 Jun 2022 Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh) Revisiting the Determinants of Unemployment Duration: Variance Decomposition à la ABS in Spain (joint with Cristina Lafuente)
09 Jun 2022 Tymon Sloczynski When Should We (Not) Interpret Linear IV Estimands as LATE?
23 Jun 2022 Thomas Baudin “Kinder, Küche und Kirche: Family policies and fertility in the Third Reich" joint with Robert Stelter (University of Basel)
30 Jun 2022 Paula Gobbi Revolutionary transition: Inheritance change and fertility decline (with Victor Gay and Marc Goñi)
07 Jul 2022 Anna Bindler Discontinuities in the Age-Victimization Profile and the Determinants of Victimization(w/ R. Hjalmarsson, N. Ketel and A. Mitrut
14 Jul 2022 Matteo Paradisi Countries for Old Men: An Analysis of the Age Wage Gap
27 Oct 2022 Chaoran Chen (York University) Health, Health Insurance, and Inequality
03 Nov 2022 Costas Arkolakis (Yale University) Clean Growth
10 Nov 2022 Claudia Noack (University of Oxford) Flexible Covariate Adjustments in Regression Discontinuity Designs
17 Nov 2022 Johannes Wohlfahrt (University of Copenhagen) Narratives about the Macroeconomy (joint with Peter Andre, Ingar Haaland, Chris Roth)
24 Nov 2022 Bernardo Fanfani (University of Torino) Firms' Margins of Adjustment to Wage Growth: The Case of Italian Collective Bargaining
01 Dec 2022 Lena Janys (University of Bonn) Mental Health and Abortions among Young Women: Time-varying Unobserved Heterogeneity, Health Behaviors, and Risky Decisions
08 Dec 2022 Melanie Lührmann (Royal Holloway) The Formation of Subjective House Price Expectations (with Joachim Winter and Sarah Kiesl-Reiter)
15 Dec 2022 Désiré Kédagni (University of North Carolina) Generalized Difference-In-Differences Models: Robust Bounds
26 Jan 2023 Diego Känzig (Northwestern University) The unequal economic consequences of carbon pricing
20 Apr 2023 Tommaso Porzio (Columbia Business School) Transforming Institutions: Labor Reallocation and Wage Growth in a Reunified Germany
27 Apr 2023 Philipp Böing (ZEW) China’s Innovation Policy: An Evidence-based Perspective
11 May 2023 Dmitry Arkhangelsky (CEMFI) Double-Robust Two-Way-Fixed-Effects Regression For Panel Data
01 Jun 2023 Claudia Macaluso (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond) TBA
15 Jun 2023 Michael Pollmann (Duke University) Causal Inference for Spatial TreatmentsMany events and policies (treatments) occur at specific spatial locations, with researche
22 Jun 2023 Jakob Miethe (LMU Munich) Homes Incorporated: Offshore Ownership of Real Estate in the U.K.
02 Nov 2023 Alejandro Sanchez Becerra (Emory University) Robust inference for the treatment effect variance in experiments using machine learning
09 Nov 2023 Nick Pretnar (UC Santa Barbara) The Causal Factors Driving the Rise in U.S. Health-services Prices
14 Dec 2023 Karun Adusumilli (University of Pennsylvania) How to Sample and When to Stop Sampling: The Generalized Wald Problem and Minimax Policies
15 Jan 2024 Timo Dimitriadis (Heidelberg) Testing Forecast Rationality for Measures of Central Tendency
17 Jan 2024 Christophe Gaillac (Oxford) Predicting Unobserved Individual-level Causal Effects
18 Jan 2024 Chiara Lacava (Goethe University) Refining Public Policies with Machine Learning: The Case of Tax Auditing
22 Jan 2024 Amrei Stammann (Bochum) Fixed Effects Estimation of Binary Choice Models with Three-Dimensional Panels: Theory and Application
23 Jan 2024 Ayden Higgins (Oxford) Instrumental Variables for Dynamic Spatial Models with Interactive Effects
25 Jan 2024 Hanna Wang (UAB/ BSE) Life-cycle Implications of Childbirth on Women’s Job Search and Mobility" joint with Minji Bang
26 Jan 2024 Alexander Mayer (Venedig) Least squares estimation in nonlinear cohort panels with learning from experience
01 Feb 2024 Almut Balleer (RWI Essen and TU Dortmund) Heterogeneous Preferences, Spousal Interaction, and Couples’ Time-Use
08 Feb 2024 Federico Rossi (Warwick Uni) Skills and the Re-Organization of Production
18 Apr 2024 Patrik Guggenberger (Pennsylvania State University) New results on minimax regret treatment rules in finite samples
06 Jun 2024 Ben Deaner (UCL) Causal Duration Analysis with Di ff-in-Di ff
13 Jun 2024 Miguel Almunia (CUNEF) Leveraging Trading Networks to Improve Tax Compliance: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
20 Jun 2024 Annika Bacher (Bergen) Spousal Insurance Around the World
04 Jul 2024 Rainer Klump (GU) Energy-biased technology and the economy-wide energy rebound: A normalized supply-side system approach
18 Jul 2024 Christine Braun (Warwick) Measuring the Productivity of Working From Home