Departmental Seminar via Zoom - Nov 23rd

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Konrad Burchardi

Konrad BURCHARDI is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies of the University of Stockholm. He is also a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Affiliate of the CESifo Network.

His research studies the process of economic growth and the importance of social structure for international economic development. He is currently working on projects which seek to understand, both theoretically and empirically, the sources of resource misallocation and low aggregate productivity in developing countries.

Konrad BURCHARDI will present a paper at the next Departmental Seminar via Zoom, on the theme:

Credit Constraints and Capital Allocation in Agriculture: Theory and Evidence from Uganda (paper to follow)

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Location: Zoom 
Time: 2:45 PM

 

Friday Seminar via Zoom - Nov 20th

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Junnan He

Junnan HE is Assistant Professor at the Department since 2019, joining us just after completing his PhD at the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL).

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. His research has already been honoured with awards and fellowships, and notably his dissertation which warranted him a Dissertation Fellowship from WUSTL in 2017 and the Best PhD SPEED Presentation at the 20th OxMetrics User Conference in 2018.

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

Nature or Nurture? The Importance of Sorting in Matching Startups with Business Accelerators (read abstract, PDF 23.47 KB)

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Location: Zoom
Time: 12:30

Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom - Nov 17th

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André Veiga

André VEIGA is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Imperial College Business School. He is also a Research Associate at CESifo.

His research interests are in theoretical and empirical Industrial Organization, especially insurance, credit and healthcare markets.

André VEIGA will present a paper at the next Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Quality Information and Competitive Selection in Health Care (read abstract, PDF 16.5 KB)

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Location: Zoom
Time: 2:45

Departmental Seminar via Zoom - Nov 16th

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Kirill Borusyak

Kirill BORUSYAK is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University College London (UCL), Department of Economics. He is also a Research Affiliate at CEPR and a Research Associate at the IFS. Prior to joining UCL, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton's International Economics Section.

His research covers topics in international trade and applied econometrics.

Kirill BORUSYAK will present a paper, joint with Peter HULL, at the next Departmental Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Non-Random Exposure to Exogenous Shocks: Theory and Applications (read paper, PDF 2.85 MB)

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Location: Zoom 
Time: 2:45 PM

Friday Seminar via Zoom - Nov 13th

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Oliver Cassagneau-Francis

Oliver CASSAGNEAU-FRANCIS is a PhD candidate in Economics at Sciences Po, working on a thesis entitled The Returns to On-the-Job Training, under the supervision of Ghazala AZMAT and Jean-Marc ROBIN. He is also one the Department's Teaching Fellows this year.

His research areas are Labour Economics, Economics of Education, Skills and Human Capital, and Intergenerational Mobility. He is particularly interested in labour economics, specifically why people choose different levels of education and investigating how these choices affect their lives.

Oliver CASSAGNEAU-FRANCIS will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

The Role of Earnings Expectations versus Non-Pecuniary Factors in University Attendance (read abstract, PDF 129.67 KB)

More about Oliver CASSAGNEAU-FRANCIS and his research

Location: Zoom
Time: 12:30 PM

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