Empirical IO Seminar *in-person* - FRIDAY Dec 10th

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Isabelle Perrigne

*This seminar will take place in-person*

Isabelle PERRIGNE is Professor of Economics at Rice University. Prior to joining Rice, she held appointments at the University of Southern California and Pennsylvania State University.

Her area of expertise is empirical industrial organisation. In particular, she contributes to the development of the structural analysis of auction data. Her current interests are in nonlinear pricing and insurance. Her research closely combines models of incomplete information, data and microeconometrics. She is the recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation

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Quang Vuong

Quang VUONG is Professor of Economics at New York University (NYU). He is also a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

His area of expertise is econometrics. He is most well known for his research on model selection with the Vuong test. This test is extensively used in social sciences, sciences and business. He developed pioneering econometric methods to estimate game theoretic models with complete and incomplete information. He is the recipient of several grants from the National Science Foundation

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Isabelle PERRIGNE and Quang VUONG will present their paper, joint with Yunmi KONG, at the next Empirical IO Seminar on the theme:

Multidimensional Auctions of Contracts: An Empirical Analysis (read paper, PDF 682.36 KB)

Date: FRIDAY, December 10th - 3:15 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 403

The Empirical IO Series will resume in February - happy holidays!

ERC CoG EQUIPRICE Lunch Seminar *via Zoom* - Dec 9th

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Anatole GALLOUET is a PhD Candidate in Applied Mathematics at the Institut polytechnique de Grenoble (Grenoble INP), working on a thesis entitled Problèmes inverses en optique anidolique et equations de jacobien prescrit, under the supervision of Boris THIBERT and Quentin MERIGOT. He is also affiliated to the Laboratoire Jean Kauffman.

He will present a paper on Numerical Resolution of Semi-Discrete Generated Jacobian Equations (read abstract, PDF 17.09 KB) at the EQUIPRICE Lunch Seminar series, organised by Alfred GALICHON in the framework and with funding from his ERC-CoG project EQUIPRICE (Grant agreement No.866274).

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Date: THURSDAY, December 9th - 12 PM
Location: via Zoom (link to follow)

The next ERC CoG EQUIPRICE Lunch Seminar will host Denis MERIGOUX (INRIA) on December 16th.

Roy-ADRES Seminar *in-person* - Dec 6th

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Daniel F. Garrett

*This seminar will take place in-person (tbc)*

Daniel F. GARRETT is Professor of Economics at the University of Essex since this Fall. Prior to joining the University of Essex, he was Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) where he remains Associate Faculty. He is also a  Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and of CESifo. Among his editorial activities, he is an Associate Editor at the International Journal of Game Theory, the Journal of the European Economic Association, and the Review of Economic Studies.

His research interests are in economic theory and applications. In 2017, he was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant for his 4-year project Building Economic Theories from a Dynamic Perspective (DYNMECH).

Daniel F. GARRETT will present a paper at the next Roy-ADRES Seminar on the theme:


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Date: MONDAY, December 6th - 5 PM
Location: PSE - Jourdan Campus - Room RN-09

The next Roy-ADRES Seminar will host  Yeon-Koo CHE (Columbia University) on December 13th.

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 101001694)

Departmental Seminar *via Zoom* - Dec 6th

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Kyle Herkenhoff

*This seminar will take place via Zoom*

Kyle HERKENHOFF is Senior Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota (UNM). He is also a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Consumer Finance Institute, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and member of the Markets Network of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) Global Working Group.

His research fields span macroeconomics, empirical macroeconomics, consumer finance, and real estate economics. He is especially interested in the interaction between labour and consumer credit markets.

Kyle HERKENHOFF will present a paper, joint with J. Carter BRAXTON, Jonathan ROTHBAUM, and Lawrence SCHMIDT, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

Changing Income Risk Across the US Skill Distribution: Evidence from a Generalized Kalman Filter (read abstract, PDF 52.37 KB)

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Date: MONDAY, December 6th - 2:45 PM
Location: Zoom (link to follow)

The next Departmental Seminar series will resume next year in February - happy holidays ! 

Friday Seminar *in-person* - Dec 3rd

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Benjamin Marx

*This seminar will take place in-person*

Benjamin MARX joined the Department in 2018 as Assistant Professor of Economics. He is also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), an Affiliate at J-PAL, and a AALIMS Faculty Fellow.

His research interests are in political economy and development. His work explores issues related to institutions, accountability, and voting behavior in developing countries, with the goal of understanding how institutions and incentives shape economic and political outcomes. His recent research has focused on Indonesia, Kenya, Senegal, and Uganda.

Benjamin MARX will present a paper, joint with Cédric CHAMBRU and Emeric HENRY, at the next Friday Seminar on the theme:

The Dynamic Consequences of State-Building: Evidence from the French Revolution (read abstract, PDF 25.85 KB)

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Date: FRIDAY, December 3rd - 12:30 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Friday Seminar will host  Edgard DEWITTE (PhD Candidate, Sciences Po) on December 17th.

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