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CENTER for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions

NES Research Seminars 2016-2017

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Time 1:45 PM Adress: 100 Novaya Street, Skolkovo, Moscow, New Economic School


2016 - 2017

Sep-7 Oleg ItskhokiPrinceton University
"Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Eqilibrium"
Sep-16 Sascha BeckerUniversity of Warwick "Religion, Division of Labor and Conflict: Anti-Semitism in German Regions over 600 Years"
Sep-22 Bart TaubUniversity of Glasgow
"Inconspicuousness and obfuscation: How large shareholders dynamically manipulate output and information for trading purposes"
Sep-23 David AtkinMIT "Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs"
Sep-30 Noam YuchtmanUniversity of California, Berkeley "Are Protests Games of Strategic Complements or Substitutes? Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong's Democracy Movement"
Oct-4 Dmitriy SergeyevBocconi University "Government Spending Multipliers under the Zero Lower Bound: Evidence from Japan"
Oct-7 Erik HornungMax-Planck Institute "Industrialization, Demand for Human Capital, and the Decline in Coercive Labor Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Prussia"
Oct-20 Jean-Philippe Platteau**, Universitу of Namur "Religious Co-option in Autocracy: A Theory Inspired by History"
Nov-11 Giulio Seccia**, University of Southampton "The Endgame"
Nov-22 Dalia Marin, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich "Do Multinationals Transplant their Business Model?"
Dec-2 Sergey StepanovICEF "Reputation Concerns and Information Aggregation"
Dec-20 Paola GiulianoUCLA, Anderson School of Management "Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change"
Jan-24 Regis RenaultUniversite de Cergy-Pontoise "Search Direction: Position Externalities and Position Bias"
Jan-27 Sergei KovbasyukEinaudi Institute for Economics and Finance "Key Investors in IPOs"
Jan-30 Bulat Gafarov*, Penn State University "Inference on scalar parameters in set–identified affine models"
Jan-31 Michele Valsecchi*, University of Gothenburg "Corrupt Bureaucrats: The Response of Non-Elected Officials to Electoral Accountability"
Feb-1 Marvin Suesse*, NYU Abu Dhabi  "Breaking the Unbreakable Union: Nationalism, Disintegration and the Soviet Economic Collapse"
Feb-3 Alexei TchistyiUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "A Reexamination of Contingent Convertibles with Stock Price Triggers"
Feb-6 Ekaterina Volkova*, Cornell University
"Blockholders Diversity and Company Value"
Feb-7 Dmitry Matveev*, Universit?t Mannheim "Monetary Policy and Government Debt Dynamics without Commitment"
Feb-9 Salvatore Lo Bello*, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid "Like Father, Like Son: Occupational Choice, Intergenerational Persistence and Misallocation"
Feb-15 Alexey Gorn*, Bocconi University "The Role of Headhunters in Wage Inequality: It’s All about Matching"
Feb-17 Paolo Piacquadio*, University of Oslo  "A Fairness Justification of Utilitarianism"
Feb-20 Pavle Radisevic*, UNSW "Optimal Capital Structure of Family Firms"
Mar-3 Isa HafalirCarnegie Mellon University
"College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized"
Mar-14 Harald FadingerUniversity of Mannheim "The Real Exchange Rate, Innovation and Productivity: A Cross-country Firm-level Analysis"
Mar-23 Sergey MityakovClemson University "Transparency and Actual vs Reported Performance: Evidence from Moscow Administrative Data"
Apr-5 Paolo Zacchia, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies "Network Effects with Common Shocks"
Apr-19 Olesya GrishchenkoFederal Reserve Board "The Joint Dynamics of U.S. and Euro-area Inflation Rates: Expectations and Time-varying Uncertainty"
May-12 Marcin KacperczykImperial College London "Market Power and Price Informativeness"
May-19 Arnaud CostinotMIT  
May-26 Pol AntrasHarvard University "On the Geography of Global Value Chains"
Jun-2 Avraham EbensteinHebrew University of Jerusalem "The Origins of the Nuclear Family and Modern Demographic Consequences"
Jun-9 Andrea WeberVienna University of Economics and Business "The Effects of the Early Retirement Age on Retirement Decisions"
Jun-16 Mikhail Panov, NYU "Costly Public Transfers in Repeated Cooperation Under Imperfect Monitoring"
Jun-23 Alexander MasPrinceton University "Valuing Alternative Work Arrangments"
Jun-30 Alexander FieldSanta Clara University
"The Impact of World War II on the Growth of US Potential Output"

*Job Market Seminar
** NES CSDSI Research Seminar

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