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Departmental Seminar Series


 

Notes: All seminars will be held in the Social & Behavioral Sciences Building on campus of Stony Brook University in Room N-603 unless otherwise indicated.  Professors Marina Azzimonti and Meta Brown are this semester's seminar organizers.

FALL 2017

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Monday,
Aug. 28
1-2:20 PM


Yiyi
Zhou

Stony Brook University

Middlemen as Information Intermediaries: Evidence from the Used Car Markets  

Monday,
Sept. 11
1-2:20 PM

Steven
Stern

Stony Brook University 

Marrying for Money: The Relationship Between Spouses' Wages over Time

Monday,
Sept. 18
1-2:20 PM

Mihai
Manea

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bottleneck Links, Essential Intermediaries, and Competing Paths of Diffusion in Networks

Monday,
Sept. 25
1-2:20 PM

Can
Tian

Washington State
University

Learning, Firm Entry and Exit, and Business Cycles

Weds.,
Sept. 27
1-2:20 PM

Amanda
Friedenberg

Arizona State University

Bargaining Under Strategic Uncertainty: The Role of Second-Order Optimism

Monday,
October 9
1-2:20 PM

Juan
Pantano

University of Chicago

Healthcare Access, Costs and Treatment Dynamics: Evidence from In Vitro Fertilization.

Monday,
October 23
1-2:20 PM

Eran
Shmaya

Northwestern University

The interval structure of optimal disclosure

Monday,
October 30
1-2:20 PM

Robert
Sauer

University of London,
Royal Holloway College

The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Learning about the Match

Monday,
November 6
1-2:20 PM

Haizhen
Lin

Indiana University

TBA

 


SPRING 2017

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Monday,
Feb. 20
  1-2:20 PM  

Artyom
Jelnov

Ariel University

  Cheating in Contest

Monday,
March 6
1-2:20 PM

Zhigang
Feng

University of Nebraska

Funding Employer-based Insurance: Regressive Taxation and Premium Exclusions

Weds.,
March 22
1-2:20 PM

Claire
Lim 

Cornell University

Dynamic Natural Monopoly Regulation:Time Inconsistency, Moral Hazard,and Political Environments

Monday,
April 3
1-2:20 PM

Jean-Francois
Houde

Cornell University


Using Market Mechanisms to Increase the Take-up of Improved Sanitation

Weds.,
April 5
4-5:20 PM

Elisa
Faraglia

Cambridge University

Government Debt Management:The Long and the Short of It

Monday,
April 10
1-2:20 PM 
 Ting
Liu
 Stony Brook University

Trust building in credence goods markets

Monday,
April 17
1-2:20 PM

David
Rapson

University of California- Davis

Machine Learning from Schools about Energy Efficiency

Monday,
April 24
1-2:20 PM

Gary
Biglaiser

University of North Carolina

Migration Between Platforms

Monday,
May 1
1-2:20 PM

John
Rust

Georgetown University

TBA

Weds.,
May 3
1-2:20 PM

Fei
Li

University of North Carolina

Revenue Management Without Commitment: Dynamic Pricing and Periodic Fire Sales

Weds.,
May 10
1-2:20 PM

Yan
Bai 

University of Rochester

Sovereign Default Risk and Firm Heterogeneity

 

FALL 2016

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Monday,
Sept. 12
  1-2:20 PM    

Dirk
Krueger

University of Pennsylvania

               Macroeconomics and Household Heterogeneity          

Monday,
Sept. 19
1-2:20 PM

Gabriel
Mihalache

Stony Brook University

Sovereign Default Resolution Through Maturity Extension

Monday,
Sept. 26
1-2:30 PM

Santiago
Oliveros

University of Essex

Competing for Loyalty: The Dynamics of Rallying Support

Monday,
Oct. 3
1-2:30 PM

Jin
Li

Northwestern

Managing Careers in Organizations

Monday,
Oct. 10
1-2:30 PM

Vasiliki
Skreta

University College London

Selling with Evidence

Monday,
Oct. 17
1-2:30 PM

Roberto
Burguet

Stony Brook University

Coalitional Bargaining with Consistent Counterfactuals

Monday,
Oct. 31
1-2:30 PM

 David
Wiczer

Federal Reserve Bank
of St. Louis

The Disability Option: Labor Market Dynamics with Macroeconomic and Health Risks

Monday,
Nov. 7
1-2:30 PM

Dina
Guo

University of Virginia

Happy Together or Home Alone: A Structural Model of the Role of Health Insurance in Household Joint Retirement

Monday,
Nov. 21
1-2:30 PM

Henry
Schneider

Queen's University

Promoting best practices in a multitask workplace: experimental evidence on checklists

Monday,
Nov. 28
1-2:30 PM

Zachary
Stangebye

University of Notre Dame

The Pricing of Sovereign Risk Under Costly Information

Monday,
Dec. 5
1-2:30 PM

Esther
Gal-Or

University of Pittsburgh

Reward-based crowdfunding campaigns: informational value and access to venture capital

 

SPRING 2016 

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Thursday,
Feb. 18
4-5:15 PM

Samuele
Centorrino

Stony Brook University

Martingale Models for Dynamic Treatment Effects: Definition and Nonparametric Identification

Wednesday,
Feb. 24 
1-2:15 PM  

Stephen
Terry

Boston University

Trapped Factors and China’s Impact on Global Growth

                                                                                                                                 

Thursday,
March 10
4-5:15 PM

Lingbo
Huang

Stony Brook University
(Political Science)

Fighting Alone or For the Team? Strategic Effects in Field and Lab Team Contests

Thursday,
March 24
4-5:15 PM

Berardino
Palazzo

 

 Boston University Questrom School of Business

Firm Selection and Corporate Cash Holdings

Thursday,
March 31
4-5:15 PM

Jonathan
Williams

 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Tragedy of the Last Mile: Congestion Externalities in Broadband Networks

Thursday,
April 7
4-5:15 PM

Todd
Keister

Rutgers University

Liquidity regulation and the implementation of monetary policy

Tuesday,
April 12
4-5:15 PM

Meta
Brown

Federal Reserve Bank
of New York

Debt, Jobs, or Housing: What's Keeping Millennials at Home?

Thursday,
April 14
4-5:15 PM

Eyal
Winter

 Hebrew University
of Jerusalem

Rule Rationality

Wednesday,
April 20
4-5:15 PM

Arunava
Sen

Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi

Randomization in Mechanism Design for Voting Domains

Thursday,
April 21
4-5:15 PM

Yongmin
Chen

University of Colorado
at Boulder


Optimal Damages for Patent Infringement under Sequential Innovation

Wednesday,
April 27
4-5:15 PM

Laurent

Mathevet

New York University

TBA

Thursday,
April 28
1-2:15 PM

Timothy
Christensen

New York University

TBA

Wednesday,
May 4
1-2:15 PM

Fatih
Guvenen

Yale University

TBA

Thursday,
May 5
4-5:15 PM

Hanming
Fang

University of Pennsylvania

TBA

 

FALL 2015 

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Wednesday,
Sept. 2 
1-2:20 PM  

Mike
Golosov

Princeton 

Agency Business Cycles
                                                                                                                                 

Wednesday,
Sept. 9
4-5:15 PM

Asher
Wolinsky

Northwestern 

A Common Value Auction with Bidder Solicitation

Wednesday, 
Sept. 16
1-2:20 PM

Chris
Sleet

 Carnegie Mellon

Taxing Top Incomes

Tuesday,
Sept. 22
4-5:15 PM

Victor
Rios-Rull

 University of Pennsylvania

Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession

Wednesday,
Sept. 30
1-2:20 PM

Felicia
Ionescu

Federal Reserve 

Stock Market Investment: The Role of Human Capital

Wednesday,
October 7
4-5:15 PM

Alessandro
Lizzeri

NYU 

Frictions in a Competitive, Regulated Market: Evidence from Taxis

Wednesday,
October 14
4-5:15 PM

Klaus
Desmet

 Southern Methodist University


The Geography of Development: Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding

Wednesday,
October 21
4-5:15 PM

Arijit
Mukherjee

 Michigan State University

On The Optimality of Diverse Expert Panels in Persuasion Games

Wednesday,
Nov. 4
1-2:20 PM

Mo
Xiao

 University of Arizona

 When to Exit?  Limited Rationality in Firm Decisions

Friday, 
Nov. 6  
1-2:20 PM

Per
Krusell

Stockholm University, IIES

Labor Supply in the Past, Present, and Future: A Balanced-Growth Perspective

Wednesday, 
Nov. 11
1-2:20 PM

Matthew
Weinzierl

Harvard Business School

Acceptance of Morally Arbitrary Luck and Support for Classical Benefit-Based Taxation

Wednesday,
Dec. 2
4-5:15 PM

Flavio Toxvaerd

University of Cambridge 

On the Management of Population Immunity

 

 

SPRING 2015 

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

TOPIC

Wednesday, February 11

Pierre
Yared

Columbia University

Optimal Time-Consistent Government Debt Maturity

Wednesday, February 25

Jeffrey
Racine

McMaster

Direct Nonparametric Conditional Quantile Estimation

Friday,
March 6

Sorawoot
Srisuma

Surrey

Identifying dynamic games with switching costs

Wednesday,
March 11

Amil
Petrin

Minnesota

Identification and estimation of discrete choice demand models when observed and unobserved product characteristics are correlated

Wednesday,
March 25

Huanxing
Yang

Ohio State

Competitive Cheap Talk

Wednesday,
April 8

Pau
Pujolas

McMaster

Nonlinear gravity

Wednesday,
April 15

Pasquale
Schiraldi

London School of Economics

Simultaneous First-Price Auctions with Preferences over Combinations: Identification, Estimation and Application

 

FALL 2014

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic

Tuesday September 9 Ayse Imrohoroglu University of Southern California Proposition 13: An Equilibrium Analysis
Thursday September 11 Francesco Decarolis Boston University Medicare Part D: Are Insurers Gaming the Low Income Subsidy Design?
Thursday September 25 Daniel Xu Duke University A Structural Model of Demand, Cost, and Export Market Selection for Chinese Footwear Producers
Thursday October 9 Antoine Martin New York Fed Gates, Fees, and Preemptive Runs
Thursday October 16 Berthold Herrendorf Arizona State University On the Allocation of Time- A Quantitative Analysis of the US and France
Thursday October 23 Edouard Schaal New York University Coordinating Business Cycles
Thursday November 6 Hulya Eraslan Rice University Dynamic Agenda Setting
Tuesday November 18 Yue Li NBER The Effects of Retirement Insurance Benefit Rule Changes on Disability Insurance and Labor Supplies
Thursday November 20 Albert Marcet Institut d'Analisi Economica Stock Price Booms and Expected Capital Gains
Thursday December 4 Juan Rubio Duke University "Inference Based on SVARs Identified with Sign and Zero Restrictions: Theory and Applications"

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