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Monday, September 18, 2017

Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Theory

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | September 18 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans


David Ahn; Haluk Ergin; Shachar Kariv

Department of Economics


Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics



Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Econometrics

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | September 18 | 1:10-2 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans


Bryan Graham; James Powell; Demian Pouzo; Michael Jansson

Department of Economics


Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics



Seminar 208, Microeconomic theory

Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | September 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Laura Doval, Caltech

Department of Economics



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Change-point detection for stochastic processes

Seminar: Risk Management | September 19 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Speaker: Sveinn Olafsson, Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Center for Risk Management Research


Since the work of Page in the 1950s, the problem of detecting an abrupt change in the distribution of stochastic processes has received a great deal of attention. There are two main formulations of such problems: A Bayesian approach where the change-point is assumed to be random, and a min-max approach under which the change-point is assumed to be fixed but unknown. In both cases, a deep...   More >



Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Preferences for Truth Telling

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | September 19 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Johannes Abeler, University of Oxford

Department of Economics



Wednesday, September 20, 2017

“Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market”

Seminar: Environmental and Energy Economics Seminar | September 20 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 248 Giannini Hall


Jing Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Haas - Energy Institute/Dept. of Agriculture


The UC Berkeley Environmental and Energy Economics Seminar is held on Wednesdays from 12:10pm to 1:30pm in Giannini Hall. The seminar hosts both local and visiting speakers presenting recent work on topics pertaining to the economics of the environment and/or energy markets. Limited seating.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | September 21 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business


Mark Rosenzweig, Professor, Yale University

Haas School of Business


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 >



ECON 235, Finance Student Seminar: No meeting

Seminar: Financial Economics: Finance Student Seminar | September 21 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall


speaker TBA

Department of Economics



Friday, September 22, 2017