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Monday, April 20, 2015

Seminar 208, Microeconomics Theory: “The Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions“

Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | April 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

Renee Bowen, Stanford University

Department of Economics

(with Ying Chen, Hulya Eraslan, and Jan Zapal)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Seminar 217, Risk Management: "A Simulation Measure Approach to Monte Carlo Methods for Default Timing Problems"

Seminar: Risk Management | April 21 | 10-11:30 a.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Alex Shkolnik, UC Berkeley

Center for Risk Management Research

Abstract: Reduced-form models of name-by-name default timing are widely used to measure portfolio credit risk and to analyze securities exposed to a portfolio of names. Monte Carlo (MC) simulation is a common computational tool in such settings. We introduce a new perspective on MC simulation for default timing problems through the concept of a simulation measure. The perspective provides a means...   More >

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Seminar 291, Departmental: Uncovering Waste in U.S. Healthcare.

Seminar: Departmental Seminar | April 22 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Jonathan Gruber, MIT

Department of Economics

Joint with Industrial Organization Seminar and Public Finance Seminar

Seminar 231, Public Finance: "Uncovering Waste in U.S. Healthcare."

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Public Finance | April 22 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Jonathan Gruber, MIT

Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Joint with Departmental seminar and Industrial Organization seminar

Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: Gentrification and Crime: Evidence from Rent Deregulation

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Political Economy | April 22 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall

David Autor, MIT

Department of Economics

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

Faculty, Students - Graduate

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Seminar 235, Financial Economics: Mostly Prior-Free Efficient Portfolios

Seminar: Financial Economics | April 23 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C220 Cheit Hall

Sylvain Chassang, Princeton University

Department of Economics

Joint with Haas Finance Seminar

Friday, April 24, 2015


Seminar: Labor Lunch Seminar | April 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Center For Labor Economics