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<< Week of April 19 >>

Monday, April 14, 2014

Seminar 231: PF Lunch Seminar -

Seminar: Public Finance | April 14 | 12-2 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance


12pm - Rafael Lalive - "How do job seekers trade off wages and
commute distance?" (joint with Elisa Guglielminetti, Philippe Ruh, and
Etienne Wasmer)

1:10pm - Anders Jensen - "Income tax capacity: sources of earnings and exemption thresholds"


RSVP by April 9 online, or or by emailing camillefernandez@berkeley.edu.



Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EconCS: "Dynamic Matching Market Design"

Seminar: EconCS - Computer Science | April 15 | 12:15-1:30 p.m. | 531 Cory Hall


Mohammad Akbarpour, Stanford (Econ)

Department of Economics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


We introduce a simple benchmark model of dynamic matching in networked markets, where agents arrive and depart stochastically and the network of acceptable transactions among agents forms a random graph. We analyze our model from three perspectives: waiting, optimization, and information. The main insight of our analysis is that waiting to thicken the market can be substantially more important...   More >


Faculty, Students - Graduate



Seminar 218, Psych and Econ: "Holier Than Thou"

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | April 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Canceled


James Andreoni, University of California, San Diego

Department of Economics


Host: Stefano DellaVigna



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Seminar 291, Departmental: "Big Data: Let's Put Some Tricks Back in Econometrics"

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | April 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Hal Varian, University of California at Berkeley

Department of Economics


Host: Stefano DellaVigna



Seminar 242, Econometrics: "Big Data: Let's Put Some Tricks Back in Econometrics"

Seminar: Econometrics | April 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Hal Varian, Google

Department of Economics


Joint with Departmental Seminar

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014