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Monday, March 19, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Seminar 237/281, Macro/International Seminar: Location as an Asset

Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | March 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton

Department of Economics

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

EEE Seminar

Seminar: Environmental and Energy Economics Seminar | March 21 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 248 Giannini Hall

Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota

Energy Institute at Haas

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Econ 235, Financial Economics: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Financial Economics | March 22 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

Sabrina Howell, NYU

Department of Economics

Joint with the Haas Finance Seminar

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | March 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business

Josh Bloomenstock, Berkeley

Department of Economics

The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come...   More >

Seminar 217, Risk Management: The Financing Rate Implied by Equity Futures

Seminar: Risk Management | March 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Speaker: Nick Gunther, UC Berkeley

Center for Risk Management Research

This talk will explore the cost of implicit leverage associated with an S&P 500 Index futures contract and derive an implied financing rate. While this implicit financing rate was often attractive relative to market rates on explicit financings, the relationship between the implicit and explicit financing rates was volatile and varied considerably based on legal and economic regimes. Among other...   More >

Econ 235, Financial Economics: Gym Usage and Cost Salience

Seminar: Finance Student Seminar | March 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Andy Schwartz, UC Berkeley

Department of Economics

Friday, March 23, 2018