<< Week of September 26 >>

Monday, September 24, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | September 24 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Alessandra Fenizia, UCB; Nicolas Jannin, PSE

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Alessandra Fenizia - "Managers and Productivity in the Public Sector"
Nicolas Jannin - "Behavioral responses to local public spending: theory and evidence"


  RSVP online by September 20.

Political Economy Seminar: "Pledge-and-Review Bargaining"

Seminar: Political Economy | September 24 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Bard Harstad, UIO

 Department of Economics

The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.

Seminar 208, Microeconomic Theory: "Preference Structures"

Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | September 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Hiroki Nishimura, UC Riverside

 Department of Economics

Co-Authored with Efe A. Ok

Seminar 271, Development: "Financial Technology Adoption and Retail Competition"

Seminar: Development and Planning | September 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Sean Higgins, UC Berkeley, CEGA

 Department of Economics

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Seminar 217, Risk Management: A Deep Learning Investigation of One-Month Momentum

Seminar: Risk Management | September 25 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speaker: Ben Gum, AXA Rosenberg

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

The one-month return reversal in equity prices was first documented by Jedadeesh (1990), who found that there was a highly significant negative serial correlation in the monthly return series of stocks. This is in contrast to the positive serial correlation of the annual stock returns. Explanations for this effect differ, but the general consensus has been that the trailing one-month return...   More >

Student Faculty Macro Lunch - "Model Selection And Impulse Responses With Single Equation Regressions"

Presentation: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Chaewon Baek, UC Berkeley

 Clausen Center

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.


  RSVP by emailing jgmendoza@berkeley.edu by September 20.

Development Lunch: "Pre-Results Review at the Journal of Development Economics" and "Long-term impacts of hosting refugees on second generation health outcomes: Evidence from Tanzania and Uganda"

Seminar: Development Lunch | September 25 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Aleksandar Bogdanoski, CEGA; Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, CEGA

 Department of Economics

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Preferences for Competition: Children versus Parents

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | September 25 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Jonas Tungodden, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Seminar 237, Why do Spatial Wage Gaps Persist? Evidence from the Enduring Divide between East and West Germany

Seminar: Macroeconomics | September 25 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Tommaso Porzio, University of California, San Diego

 Department of Economics

Joint work with Sebastian Heise

Seminar 281: International Trade and Finance - "The Geography of Consumption Inequality"

Seminar: International Trade & Finance | September 25 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Rebecca Diamond, Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford; Enrico Moretti, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Seminar 221, Industrial Organization: ​"Quantifying Delay Externalities in Airline Networks"

Seminar: Industrial Organization | September 25 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 John Lazarev, New York University

 Department of Economics

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Haas Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar

Colloquium: Economics of Innovation | September 26 – November 14, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 320 Cheit Hall

 Haas School of Business

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Automation and Procreation" (slides)

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | September 26 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Hal Varian, UC Berkeley, Professor and Chief Economist Google

 Department of Economics

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Econ 235, Financial Economics Seminar: "Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?"

Seminar: Financial Economics | September 27 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business

 Xing Huang, Washington University in St. Louis

 Department of Economics

Joint with the Haas Finance Seminar

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: "Supply chain enforcement of labor law: Experimental evidence from Bangladesh’s apparel sector"

Seminar | September 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

 Laura Boudreau, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

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 >

Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Tax Advantages and Imperfect Competition in Auctions for Municipal Bonds"

Seminar: Labor Economics | September 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, Duke

 Center for Labor Economics

joint with Public Finance

Friday, September 28, 2018

Labor Lunch: “Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply”

Seminar: Labor Lunch Seminar | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Supreet Kaur, UCB

 Center for Labor Economics

You are welcome to bring your lunch ~ food will not be provided