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Monday, October 20, 2014

Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Public Finance

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | October 20 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans


Alan Auerbach; Hilary Hoynes; Emmanuel Saez; Danny Yagan

Department of Economics


Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics



Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Development Engineering

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | October 20 | 1:10-2 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans


Clair Brown; David Levine

Department of Economics


Development Engineering is a DE (i.e. Degree Emphasis) for PhD students (in economics and other quantitative social sciences, engineering, public health, and other related fields) whose research includes developing, implementing, and evaluating new technologies for developing regions, including poor areas in the industrialized world. This new interdisciplinary field teaches students how to design...   More >


Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics. 2nd year students are invited for this session.



Seminar 271, Development Seminar:"Migration Choice under Risk and Liquidity Constraints"

Seminar: Development and Planning | October 20 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Marieke Kleemans, UC Berkeley

Department of Economics, CEGA


Host: Edward Miguel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Seminar 281, International: "Slow Moving Debt Crises"

Seminar: International Trade & Finance | October 21 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall | Note change in time and location


Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern

Clausen Center for International Business & Policy


with Ivan Werning
joint with International & Finance



Seminar 237, Macro: "Slow Moving Debt Crises"

Seminar: Macroeconomics | October 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall


Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern

Clausen Center for International Business & Policy


with Ivan Werning
joint with International & Finance



Seminar 208, Microeconomics Theory

Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | October 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Charles Sprenger, Stanford

Department of Economics


joint with Psychology and Economics



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Seminar 222, Innovation Seminar: Patents as Collateral, Financial Intermediaries, and the Market for Venture Lending

Seminar | October 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 330 Blum Hall


Rosemarie Ziedonis, University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business

College of Engineering, Haas School of Business, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Engineering Leadership Professional Program


The use of debt to finance risky entrepreneurial-firm projects is rife with informational and contracting problems. Nonetheless, we document widespread lending to startups in three innovation-intensive sectors and in early stages of development. At odds with claims that the secondary patent market is too illiquid to shape debt financing, we find that intensified patent trading increases the...   More >

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: Housing Supply Elasticity and Rent Extraction by State and Local Governments

Seminar | October 23 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall


Rebecca Diamond, Stanford GSB

Department of Economics


Part of the Haas School's Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis

Friday, October 24, 2014