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<< Week of October 22 >>

Monday, October 17, 2016

Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Industrial Organization

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | October 17 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans

Joseph Farrell; Benjamin Handel; Kei Kawai

Department of Economics

Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics

Seminar E295, Survey of Research: Law and Economics

Seminar: Survey of Research in Economics | October 17 | 1:10-2 p.m. | Evans Hall, 597 Evans

Aaron Edlin

Department of Economics

Students - Graduate

Limited to 1st year graduate students in Economics

Seminar 271, Development: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Development and Planning | October 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Sylvan Herskowitz, UC Berkeley

Department of Economics

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Popularity: A Unifying Asset Pricing Framework?

Seminar: Risk Management | October 18 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

Thomas Idzorek, Morningstar

Center for Risk Management Research

In a 2014 article, Thomas Idzorek and Roger Ibbotson introduced popularity as an asset pricing framework. Popularity seems to provide a transcendent principle or insight that explains return premiums that are consistent with equilibrium efficient market asset pricing explanations (traditional risk and return framework)

Development Lunch:"Can game design programs improve education outcomes among high school students in South Africa"

Seminar: Development Lunch | October 18 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


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

Seminar 231, Public Finance: "Income Tax Perceptions"

Seminar: Public Finance | October 18 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in date

Dmitry Taubinsky, Dartmouth

Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Joint with Psychology and Economics Seminar
Professor Taubinsky visiting the Dept of Economics (Fall 2016)

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Seminar 237/281, Macro and International: House Prices and Consumer Spending

Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | October 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall

David Berger, Professor of Economics, Northwestern University

Department of Economics

Joint with Haas real estate seminar. Note time and location change.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Seminar 235, Financial Economics: "Catering to Investors through Product Complexity"

Seminar: Financial Economics | October 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business

Claire Celerier, University of Toronto

Department of Economics

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

Seminar 235, Financial Economics: Finance Lunch

Seminar: Financial Economics: Finance Student Seminar | October 20 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Leslie Shen; Casper Nordal Jorgenson

Department of Economics

Seminar 291, Departmental: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | October 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Room C330 Cheit Hall

Jon Van Reenen, MIT

Department of Economics

Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: "Turbulence and Decentralization in Bad Times"

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Political Economy | October 20 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C330 Cheit Hall

John Van Reenen - MIT, 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, October 21, 2016