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Monday, September 26, 2016

Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Labor

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | September 26 | 1:10-2 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans


David Card; Pat Kline; Conrad Miller; Enrico Moretti; Jesse Rothstein

Department of Economics


Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics



Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Seminar 217, Risk Management: "Measures of Financial Network Complexity: A Topological Approach"

Seminar: Risk Management | September 27 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Speaker: Mark Flood (Joint with Jonathan Simon and Mathew Timm), UC Berkeley

Center for Risk Management Research


Abstract: We present a general definition of complexity appropriate for financial counterparty networks, and derive several topologically based implementations. These range from simple and obvious metrics to others that are more mathematically subtle. It is important to tailor a complexity measure to the specific context in which it is used.



Development Lunch: "Giving workers a voice on safety within the firm"

Seminar: Development Lunch | September 27 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Laura Boudreau

Department of Economics, Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)



Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Firm Beliefs and Dynamic Decision-Making: Evidence from the Online Retail Industry"

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | September 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall


Jordan Ou, UC Berkeley

Department of Economics


* Joint with Industrial Organization
* Note change in time/location



Seminar 221, Industrial Organization: ​"Firm Beliefs and Dynamic Decision-Making: Evidence from the Online Retail Industry"

Seminar: Industrial Organization | September 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall


Jordan Ou, UC Berkeley

Department of Economics


* Joint with Psychology and Economics



Seminar 237/281, Macro and International: Paving the Way to Development: Costly Migration and Labor Market Integration

Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | September 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Melanie Morten, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Department of Economics


Note time and location change.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Seminar 235, Financial Economics: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar: Financial Economics | September 29 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business


Guillaume Roger, University of Sydney

Department of Economics


*Note change of place and time. Joint with Haas Finance Seminars (PhDBA 239S).



Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: "TBD"

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Political Economy | September 29 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C330 Cheit Hall


Jeffrey Kuhn, Haas PhD Student, 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, September 30, 2016

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Temperature, Wages, and Agricultural Labor Productivity"

Seminar: Labor Lunch Seminar | September 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Andrew Stevens, UCB - ARE

Department of Economics


Lunch will not be provided but you are more than welcome to bring your own.