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Seminars


15-11-2018 | *EXCEPTIONAL SCHEDULING* PEPES Seminar: Moses SHAYO (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Moses SHAYO is an Associate Professor and Pinchas Sapir Chair of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also Member of the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality as well as of the I-CORE Center for Empirical Legal Studies.  His primary research interests lie in political economy and behavioural economics. He is particularly focused on understanding the empirical determinants and implications of social identity, and in developing a theoretical framework where identities are endogenous so as to study income redistribution, nationalism, ethnic conflict, international integration and consumption behavior. He is also interested in how economic integration and financial markets shape preferences and whether they can reduce conflict. Moses SHAYO will present a paper, joint with David ATKIN and Eve SIHRA, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: How Do We Choose Our Identity? A Revealed Preference Approach Using Food Consumption More about Moses SHAYO and his research The next PEPES Seminar will host David YANG on November 22nd.  
16-11-2018 | Friday Seminar: Guillaume WILEMME (Postdoctoral Fellow, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Job Market Candidate Sciences Po)
Guillaume WILEMME was awarded a PhD in Economics in 2016 for his thesis entitled "Searching on the Labor Market: Theoretical Implications and Empirical Evidence" supervised by Etienne WASMER and Fabien POSTEL-VINAY. He is presently a post-doctoral researcher at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics. He is one of the Department's 2018-19 Job Market Candidates. His research interests include labour economics, structural econometrics and economic theory.  Guillaume WILEMME will present his job market paper, joint with Christian SCHLUTER, at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: A Dynamic Empirical Model of Frictional Spatial Job Search (link to paper) More about Guillaume WILEMME and his research The next Friday Seminar will host Max VISKANIC on November 23rd.
19-11-2018 | Departmental Seminar: Frank VERBOVEN (KU Leuven)
Frank VERBOVEN is Professor of Economics at KU Leuven where he is also the Chairman of the Department of Economics.  He is notably specialized in industrial organization, competition economics, and applied econometrics. He is equally a CEPR Research Fellow and of Telecom ParisTech's Chair of Innovation and Regulation, and a Member of the Industrial Organization Research Group at Leuven (IO@Leuven). He is Associate Editor of the Economic Journal and De Economist. His research focuses on industrial organization, in particular the econometric analysis of market power, with applied to competition policy and regulation. His most recent work has looked at the liberalization of the European car distribution system, competition in liberal professions (such as pharmacies), policy reform in higher education, and investment in ATM networks.  Frank VERBOVEN will present a paper at the Next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about Frank VERBOVEN and his research The next Departmental Seminar will host Georg WEIZSAECKER on November 26th.
20-11-2018 | TRADE Seminar PSE/Sciences Po: Xavier JARAVEL (LSE)
After completing a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Xavier JARAVEL joined the LSE as Assistant Professor of Economics in 2017. He is equally a Visiting Scholar at Harvard and Collège de France. His research focuses on innovation and productivity, with related work on trade and applied econometrics. Xavier JARAVEL will present a paper, joint with Erick SAGER, at the next Paris Trade Seminar on the theme: What are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the U.S. and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models (link to paper) More about Xavier JARAVEL and his research (link to website) The next Paris Trade Seminar will host Andrew BERNARD on December 4th.
21-11-2018 | Seminar Banque de France / SciencesPo: Stéphane GUIBAUD (Sciences Po)
The next Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" of the academic year 2018-19 will host Stéphane GUIBAUD (Professor of Economics, Sciences Po) on the theme: Demographics, interest rates and capital flows Gregory THWAITES (Research Director at WorldRemit, Research Associate at the Resolution Foundation, Visiting Scholar at the LSE) will share his views on the subject. Banque de France / Sciences Po Research Seminars discuss issues on banking, financial systems and financial regulation. The objective is to confront the approaches and ideas of academics and practitioners. If you would like to attend, please contact Sandrine LE GOFF by email. Seminars are organized by Vivien Levy-Garboua (BNP Paribas), Denis Beau (Sous-Gouverneur, Banque de France), Guillaume Plantin (Professor of Sciences Po).
22-11-2018 | PEPES Seminar: David YANG (MIT and Harvard)
David YANG is a Prize Fellow in Economics, History and Politics at Harvard University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at J-PAL at MIT. He will join Harvard's permanent faculty as Assistant Professor of Economics in 2020. His research focuses on political economy, behavioural and experimental economics, economic history, and cultural economics. In particular, he studies the forces of stability and forces of changes in authoritarian regimes, drawing lessons from historical and contemporary China. David YANG will present a paper at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about David YANG and his research The next PEPES Seminar will host Claudio FERRAZ on November 29th.

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