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<< Week of February 20 >>

Monday, February 20, 2017

Seminar 216, Political Economy: No Meeting

Seminar: Political Economy | February 20 | 223 Moses Hall

Berkeley Center for Economics & Politics

Seminar 211, Economic History: No Meeting

Seminar: Economic History | February 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

Department of Economics

President's Day Holiday

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Seminar 217, Risk Management: A Popularity Asset Pricing Model

Seminar: Risk Management | February 21 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

Speaker: Paul Kaplan, Morningstar

Center for Risk Management Research

This paper presents a formal model for theory of popularity as laid out informally by Idzorek and Ibbotson in their seminal paper, “Dimensions of Popularity (Journal of Portfolio Management, 2014). The paper does this by extending the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) to include security characteristics that different investors regard differently. This leads to an equilibrium in...   More >

Development Lunch:"Cash Transfers and Local Public Finance in Kenya"

Seminar: Development Lunch | February 21 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Michael Walker

Department of Economics, CEGA

Seminar 237/281, Macro and International: "A Behavioral New Keynesian Model"

Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | February 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Xavier Gabaix, Harvard Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Joint with International Trade & Finance Seminar. Note: this class will meet in Evans 597.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Genoeconomics: A Primer and Progress Report"

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | February 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Department of Economics

Joint with Departmental Seminar

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Genoeconomics: A Primer and Progress Report"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | February 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Department of Economics

Joint with Psychology and Economics Seminar

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: "Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium and Social Mobility: The Truth and Illusion of China’s College Entrance Exam"

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Political Economy | February 23 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall

Ruixue Jia, UC San Diego, Haas School of Business

Haas School of Business

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

Faculty, Students - Graduate

Friday, February 24, 2017