<< Week of November 17 >>

Monday, November 12, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Holiday

Seminar: Public Finance | November 12 |  Evans Hall | Canceled

 Department of Economics

Seminar 208, Microeconomic Theory: Holiday (No Meeting)

Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | November 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

Seminar 271, Development: No Seminar.

Seminar: Development and Planning | November 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Putting the 'I' in IPO

Seminar: Risk Management | November 13 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speakers: Chi Zhang, Kamyar Kaviani, Nikita Vemuri, and Simon Walter, UC Berkeley

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

As an alternative to traditional loans, young people could issue securities that pay dividends that depend on their future financial success in life. This type of a personal IPO is especially desirable for young people, who for example may need money for a college education, because it allows them to shift the risk of repayment to investors who bet on their future success, unlike in a traditional...   More >

Student Faculty Macro Lunch - "A New Keynesian Model with Wealth in the Utility Function"

Presentation: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

 Clausen Center

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.


  RSVP by emailing jgmendoza@berkeley.edu by November 8.

Seminar 221, Industrial Organization: ​CANCELLED

Seminar: Industrial Organization | November 13 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


 Department of Economics

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Haas Innovation Seminar

Seminar: Economics of Innovation | November 14 | 12:30-2 p.m. | C320 Cheit Hall

 Danielle Li, MIT

 Haas School of Business

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: "Communication Frictions and Knowledge Transfers: Evidence from Myanmar's FDI"

Seminar | November 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

 Amit Khandelwal, Columbia GSB

 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 251, Labor Seminar: "On Worker and Firm Heterogeneity in Wages and Employment Mobility: Evidence from Danish Data"

Seminar: Labor Economics | November 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Suphanit Piyapromdee, University College London

 Center for Labor Economics

with Rasmus Lentz and Jean-Marc Robin

Seminar 242, Econometrics: "Inference on Winners"

Seminar: Econometrics | November 15 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Isaiah Andrews, MIT

 Department of Economics

Friday, November 16, 2018

Labor Lunch: "Punishing Potential Mothers? Evidence for Statistical Employer Discrimination From a Natural Experiment"

Seminar: Labor Lunch Seminar | November 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Jochen Kluve, RWI

 Center for Labor Economics

You are welcome to bring your lunch ~ food will not be provided