Coordinators: Ruben Durante, Joan Monràs & Luigi Pascali

Academic year: 2020-2021

Day: Tuesday

Time: 13:00 - 14:30

Place:

 

1st TERM
DATE SPEAKER TITLE NOTE
October, 13 Adam Storeygard  (Tufts University)

"Mobility and congestion in urban India"

PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 17.00
October, 20 Guido Tabellini (Bocconi University) "Economic Shocks and Populism: The Political Implications of Reference-Dependent Preferences"
October, 27 Tim Besley (LSE) "The Political Economy of the Great Lockdown: Does Free Media Make a Difference?"
November, 3

Randi Hjalmarson
(University of Gothenburgh)

"The Health Effects of Prison"
November, 10 Imran Rasul (University College London) "Search and Matching in Low-income Labor Markets: Evidence from a Six-Year Field Experiment"
November, 17

Richard Hornbeck (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

"Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing"
PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 16.00 
November, 24 Roberto Galbiati (Science Po) "Wealth Accumulation and Institutional Capture: the Rise of the Medici and the Fall of the Florentine Republic"
December, 1 Ghazala Azmat (Science Po) "The Fall of the Aspirations Wall: Educational Aspirations, Achievement and Societal Change"

 

2nd TERM
DATE SPEAKER TITLE NOTE
March, 2 Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po)

"Checking and Sharing Alt-Facts" (joint with Emeric Henry and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya)

March, 9 Guy Michaels (LSE) Cities and the Sea Level"
(joint with Yatang Lin and Thomas K.J. McDermott)
March, 16 Leah P. Boustan (Princeton) "Streets of Gold: Immigration and the American Dream Over Two Centuries"
PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 15.00
April, 6 Tommaso Porzio (Columbia Business School)  "The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Spatial Frictions" (joint with Sebastian Heise)

 

3rd TERM
DATE SPEAKER TITLE NOTE
April, 13 Johannes Spinnewijn (LSE)

"The Social Determinants of Choice Quality: Evidence from Health Insurance in the Netherlands"

Joint with Ben Handel (UC Berkeley), Jon Kolstad (UC Berkeley), Thomas Minten (LSE)

April, 20 Simon Görlach (Bocconi University visiting UPF) "Terrorism, media coverage and education: Evidence from al-Shabaab attacks in Kenya"
April, 27 Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M University)

"Misdemeanor Prosecution"
Authors: Amanda Agan, Jennifer Doleac, Anna Harvey

PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 16.00
May, 4 Stefano Della Vigna (University of Berkeley) "RCTs to Scale: Comprehensive Evidence from Two Nudge Units"
PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 15.00
May, 11 Nicola Gennaioli (Bocconi University) Cancelled
CANCELLED
May, 18 Davide Cantoni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) "Do Polls Affect Elections? Evidence from Swiss Referenda"
June, 1 Nico Voigtlander (UCLA School of Management) "Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Industrialization in France"
PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME: 18.00

 

For further information, please contact: Susana Gough

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Tel: (+34) 93 542 27 56