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Monday, February 20, 2017

Seminar 216, Political Economy: No Meeting

Seminar: Political Economy | February 20 | 223 Moses Hall


Berkeley Center for Economics & Politics



Seminar 211, Economic History: No Meeting

Seminar: Economic History | February 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Department of Economics


President's Day Holiday

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Seminar 217, Risk Management: A Popularity Asset Pricing Model

Seminar: Risk Management | February 21 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall


Speaker: Paul Kaplan, Morningstar

Center for Risk Management Research


Abstract:
This paper presents a formal model for theory of popularity as laid out informally by Idzorek and Ibbotson in their seminal paper, “Dimensions of Popularity (Journal of Portfolio Management, 2014). The paper does this by extending the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) to include security characteristics that different investors regard differently. This leads to an equilibrium in...   More >



Development Lunch:"Cash Transfers and Local Public Finance in Kenya"

Seminar: Development Lunch | February 21 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Michael Walker

Department of Economics, CEGA



Seminar 237/281, Macro and International: "A Behavioral New Keynesian Model"

Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | February 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall


Xavier Gabaix, Harvard Department of Economics

Department of Economics


Joint with International Trade & Finance Seminar. Note: this class will meet in Evans 597.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Genoeconomics: A Primer and Progress Report"

Seminar: Psychology and Economics | February 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Department of Economics


Joint with Departmental Seminar



Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Genoeconomics: A Primer and Progress Report"

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


Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Department of Economics


Joint with Psychology and Economics Seminar

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Seminar 251, Labor: CANCELED

Seminar: Labor Economics | February 23 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Canceled


John Van Reenen, MIT SLOAN

Department of Economics



Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: "Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium and Social Mobility: The Truth and Illusion of China’s College Entrance Exam"

Seminar: Industrial Organization: Political Economy | February 23 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall


Ruixue Jia, UC San Diego, 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, February 24, 2017