Political Economy Seminar: Diversity in Schools: Immigrants and the Educational Performance of Natives
Seminar | March 18 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Paola Giuliano, UCLA
The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.
Seminar: Public Finance | March 18 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Johannes Kasinger - "Simplifying Information and Retirement Planning Disparities"
Dario Tortarolo - "Earnings responses to large income tax changes"
Seminar 211, Economic History: Governing the Computers: The London Stock Exchange, the Institute of Actuaries and the First Digital Revolution (1808-1875)
Seminar: Economic History | March 18 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Marc Flandreau, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar: Development and Planning | March 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Melanie Morten, Stanford University
Seminar: Microeconomic Theory | March 18 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Sylvain Chassang, NYU
Seminar: Risk Management | March 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
Speaker: Raymond Leung, UC Berkeley
Any asset can use some portfolio of similar assets to insure against its own factor risks, even if the identities of the factors are unknown. A long position of an asset and a short position of this portfolio forms an asset insurance premium (AIP) that is different from the equity risk premium.
Student Faculty Macro Lunch - "Testing for Labor Rationing: Revealed Preference Estimates from Hiring Shocks"
Presentation: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | March 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
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.
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Seminar: Development Lunch | March 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Matthew Pecenco, Berkeley ARE
Seminar: Psychology and Economics | March 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Severine Toussaert, University of Oxford
ABSTRACT: In a field study with participants in a weight loss challenge, I use the menu choice approach of Gul and Pesendorfer (2001) to explore the extent to which preference for smaller menus may "reveal" temptation. Focusing on the temptation to eat unhealthy, I elicit participants' preferences over a set of lunch reimbursement options ("the menus"), which differed in the
range of foods... More >
Seminar: Macroeconomics: International Trade & Finance | March 19 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Abstract: We develop a quantitative general equilibrium oligopsony model of the U.S. labor market, calibrated to Census data. Parameters governing labor market power are identified using new measures of within-state-firm, across-market differences in the response of employment and wages to state corporate tax changes. After calibrating to match 2014 measures of labor market power, we find that... More >
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Seminar 221 - Industrial Organization: "Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids": Joint with Public Finance
Seminar: Industrial Organization: Public Finance | March 19 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Molly Schnell, Northwestern University
Joint with public seminar
Seminar: Financial Economics | March 21 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Pablo Kurlat, Stanford University
Joint with Haas Finance Seminar
Seminar | March 21 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business
Matt Gentzkow, Stanford
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: Finance Student Seminar | March 21 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Big Push Policies and Firm-Level Barriers to Employing Women: Evidence from Saudi Arabia"
Seminar: Labor Economics | March 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Seminar: Econometrics | March 21 | 3-4 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Jim Powell, UC Berkeley
Labor Lunch Seminar: "Vocational Training for Female Job returners - Effects on Employment, Earnings and Job Quality"
Seminar: Labor Lunch Seminar | March 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall