Friday Seminar via Zoom - Dec 4th

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Michele Fioretti

Michele FIORETTI is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department since 2019. 

His research interests include empirical industrial organization, behavioral economics, and applied microeconomics. His work focuses on understanding firms' strategies with applications on social impact firms and sectors with a social dimension such as the health and the energy sectors. His research and scholarship have already received a number of awards and fellowships and notably the Award for the Best Applied Economics Paper by a Young Researcher at the 2018 Econometric Society Summer European Meeting (EEA-ESEM Cologne). 

Michele FIORETTI will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Production Synergies and Cost Shocks: Hydropower Generation in Colombia (read Abstract, PDF 24.08 KB)

More about Michele FIORETTI and his research

Location: Zoom
Time: 12:30 PM

Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom - Dec 1st

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Michela Tincani

Michela TINCANI is Assistant Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL). She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). In 2019, she was awarded the UCL Provost's Education Award and a UCL Faculty Education award for outstanding contributions to education at UCL.

She is an applied economist with an interest in social inequalities. She aims to bring together data and economic theory to answer policy relevant questions. Her research work combines novel data collections, large administrative data, experimental and quasi-experimental data with economic theory (dynamic decision-making, general equilibrium, and game theory). 

Michela TINCANI will present a paper, joint with Fabian KOSSE and Enrico MIGLINO, at the next Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

How do beliefs shape the impacts of preferential admissions on student outcomes? (read Abstract, PDF 28.81 KB)

More about Michela TINCANI and her research 

Location: Zoom
Time: 2:45

Departmental Seminar - Nov 30th

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Marion Goussé

Marion GOUSSÉ is Associate Professor and Visiting Faculty this Fall, on leave from the University of Laval (Québec). She holds a PhD in Economics from Sciences Po.

Her research fields are Micro-Econometrics, Labour Economics and Family Economics. Since graduating in 2014 she has undertaken an auspicious academic career – in just five years she has been awarded as many research grants from both the Canadian and Québec research councils. Her latest research project as Principal Investigator, funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, is entitled Mismatch between workers' skills and labor market needs and was awarded a grant this past year. In parallel she is participating in another SSHRC project on the Evaluation and development of policies to promote integration and job retention of people with disabillities (PI : Charles BELLEMARE).

Marion GOUSSÉ will present a paper at the next Departmental Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Marriage and Cohabitation. A General Equilibrium Model (read Abstract, PDF 92.11 KB)

More about Marion GOUSSÉ and her research

Location: Zoom
Time: 2:45 PM

Friday Seminar via Zoom - Nov 27th

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Jean-Marc Robin

Jean-Marc ROBIN is Professor of Economics at the Department and served as Chair from 2013 to 2018. He is equally Professor of Economics (part-time) at University College London (UCL) and a team member of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (CEMMAP) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). Jean-Marc Robin is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and an elected member of its Council as well as of the Council of the European Economic Association. In 2018 he became a Founding Fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. As of Fall 2019, Jean-Marc ROBIN is a Senior Member of the prestigious Institut universitaire de France (IUF).

His research interests focus on microeconometrics, labour microeconomics and search and matching. In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for his project Wage Dynamics, Sorting Patterns in Labour Markets and Policy Evaluation (WASP)

Jean-Marc ROBIN will present a paper, joint with Rasmus LENTZ and Suphanit PIYAPROMDEE, at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

The Anatomy of Sorting – Evidence from Danish Data (paper to follow)

More about Jean-Marc ROBIN and his research

Location: Zoom
Time: 12:30

PEPES Seminar via Zoom - Nov 26th

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Maria Petrova

Maria PETROVA is ICREA Research Professor at the Institute for Political Economy and Governance (IPEG) and a Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor. She is a Research Fellow of CEPR and Research Affiliate of CESifo. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies and a Co-Editor of the Journal of Public Economics. She has been elected to the Council of the European Economic Association for the 2019-2023 term.

She is an applied microeconomist whose focus is on information economics, political economy, and development. She seeks to understand how information flows affect complex links between economic and political phenomena. Her recent research is focused on the political economy of traditional and social media, and on the determinants and implications of individual political donations. In 2018, she was awarded an ERC Starting Grant for her project The Rise and Fall of Populism and Extremism.

Maria PETROVA will present a paper, joint with Gregor SCHUBERT, Pinar YILDIRIMI, and Bledi TASKA, at the next PEPES Seminar via Zoom, on the theme:

Automation, Career Values, and Political Preferences (read abstract, PDF 25.31 KB)

More about Maria PETROVA and her research

Location: Zoom
Time: 12:30 PM

 

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