Empirical IO Seminar - Nov 22nd

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Laura Grigolon

Laura GRIGOLON is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim. She is also affiliated to the Ausschuss Für Industrieökonomik, Verein Für Socialpolitik (Committee for Industrial Economics), the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and the Mannheim Center for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI).

Her main research interests are in industrial organisation, competition policy and applied micro-economics. Her research focuses on using theory-based modeling with empirical analysis to examine policy issues in industrial organization, with applications to the car industry, peer-to-peer markets and applied health. She is currently Project Leader for the Family Decision-Making and Investments project of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB-TR224 that has received support from the German Science Foundation (DFG).

Laura GRIGOLON will present a paper, joint with Laura Lasio, at the next Empirical IO Seminar on the theme:

Stigma as a Barrier to Treatment and Adoption of Innovation (paper to follow)

More about Laura GRIGOLON and her research

Date: TUESDAY, November 22nd - 3:15 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Empirical IO Seminar will host Bryan GRAHAM (UC Berkeley) on December 6th.

Roy-ADRES Seminar - Nov 21st

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Tommaso Denti

Tommaso DENTI is Assistant Professor and Salvatore Faculty Fellow in the Economics Department at Cornell. Prior to that he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton, just after having been awarded his PhD in Economics by MIT.

He works on economic theory, game theory, and decision theory, with a particular interest in endogenous information acquisition. Although still early in his academic career, he has already published in top-tier reviews such as Econometrica and the American Economic Review. In 2022, he gave the Jaffray Lecture at the Risk, Uncertainty and Decision (RUD) Conference. 

Tommaso DENTI will present a paper, joint with D. Ravid, at the next Roy-ADRES Seminar on the theme:

Blackwell Correlated Equilibrium (read abstract, PDF 26.97 KB)

More about Tommaso DENTI and his research

Date: MONDAY, November 21st - 5 PM
Location: PSE - Jourdan Campus - Room R1-09

The next Roy-ADRES Seminar will host Mira FRICK (Yale) on November 28th.


Departmental Seminar - Nov 21st

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Aureo de Paula

Aureo DE PAULA is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL). He is also Research staff at CeMMAP, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a member of the Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation and Policy Network (HCEO), a Research Affiliate at the Population Studies Center (University of Pennsylvania), and a 25th LACEA Anniversary Associate. Among his editorial duties he is currently an Editorial Board Member of the Review of Economic Studies, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Econometrics, of Econometric Reviews, and of The Econometrics Journal.

He is an applied econometrician with strong interests in both methodological questions (identification and estimation of multi-agent models) and empirical applications (mostly problems in developing nations). His research is on the intersection of applied economic theory, econometrics and empirical microeconomics. Internationally acclaimed for his research, he has been awarded dozens of important grants, the most recent being a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced grant for his project Econometrics for the Firm. He was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. He was a Turing Fellow this past year at the Alan Turing Institute.

Aureo DE PAULA will present a paper at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

Spillovers in Social Programme Participation: Evidence from Chile (paper to follow)

More about Aureo DE PAULA and his research

Date: MONDAY, November 21st - 2:45 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Departmental Seminar will host Eric MENGUS (Visiting Faculty, on leave from HEC Paris) on November 28th.

Friday Seminar - Nov 18th

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Junnan He

Junnan HE is Assistant Professor at the Department since 2019.

He works on model sparsity and variable selection as well as stochastic choice models.His fields of research are econometrics and decision theory, focusing mainly on variable selection in economic models and random choice models. 

Junnan HE will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme:

A “Glass Ceiling” in Venture Financing: Evidence from Business Accelerator Graduates (paper to follow)

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Kerstin Holzheu

Kerstin HOLZHEU is Assistant Professor at the Department since 2019 after spending a year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. She is also an IZA Fellow.

Her work studies labour economics and firm dynamics from the standpoint of applied macroeconomics. In particular, she is interested in the question of employment allocations.

Kerstin HOLZHEU will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme:

Worker Mobility and Firm Productivity (paper to follow)

More about Kerstin HOLZHEU and her research

Date: FRIDAY, November 18th – 12:30 PM
Location: Department of Economics – 4th floor – Room H 405

The next Friday Seminar will host Julia CAGÉ (Sciences Po) on November 25th.

Conference & Hackathon - Nov 30th

Algorithms and Regulation
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The Pôle d’expertise de la régulation numérique (PEReN) is pleased to announce that it is co-organising, with the Department of Economics, the Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies du numérique (INRIA), and  the Conseil national du numérique, an event under the high patronage of Jean-Noël Barrot, Minister for the Digitial Transformation and Telecommunications:

Technological Possibilities, Legal Limits: Algorithms and Regulation 

The programme of this one-day event proposes an original approach, combining theory and practice:

When ? WEDNESDAY, November 30, 2022
Where ? Centre de conférences du Ministère de l’Économie, des Finances et de la Souveraineté industrielle et numérique

Download the prgramme (PDF 365.71 KB, in French) or visit the event's web page (link in French)

The event is free but registration is mandatory: if you would like to attend, fill out the online form 

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