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Raul SÁNCHEZ DE LA SIERRA is Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy. He is a research fellow at the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), the International Growth Centre (IGC), the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL), the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a distinguished fellow at the CESifo. He co-founded Marakuja Kivu Research, focused on collecting data in weak state areas while providing career enhancing opportunities to young Congolese individuals and ex-combatants. Prior to joining Harris, he was Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, in the political economy focused BPP group at the Haas School of Business.
Raul SÁNCHEZ DE LA SIERRA’s research focus areas include development economics, political economy, and conflict. He conducts most of his research in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the central state is especially weak. There, he looks at the organisation of society, the economics and psychology of armed groups, the emergence of state functions, and the economics of organised corruption working closely with these actors, while also gathering detailed data for statistical analysis.
Raul SÁNCHEZ DE LA SIERRA will present a paper, joint with Gauthier MARCHAIS, Christian MASTAKI MUGARUKA, and David QIHANG WU, at the next PEPES Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Thursday, April 29th - 2:30 PM
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Julien MARTIN is Associate Professor of Economics at the École des sciences de la gestion of the University of Québec at Montreal (ESG-UQAM) and the holder of the UQAM Research Chair on the local impact of global firms. He is also a research affiliate at CEPR, CREST, and CIRANO. Among his editorial duties, he serves as an Associate Editor for the European Economic Review.
His research exploits firm-level data to examine various topics including international economics, corporate taxation, and urban economics.
Julien MARTIN will present a paper, joint with François FONTAINE and Isabelle MÉJEAN, at the next Paris Trade Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Buyer-Seller Networks and Price Dynamics in International Trade
Date: Tuesday, April 27th - 2:30 PM
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Brad LARSEN is Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford University since 2014. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Faculty Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He is currently a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
His primary area of research is Industrial Organisation, with specific emphasis on bargaining and occupational licensing. His recent research projects study large datasets of alternating-offer-negotiation settings to analyze behavioral patterns and efficiency in bargaining. He also studies the effects of occupational licensing regulations on market outcomes such as prices, competition, and the distribution of service quality. Other recent projects study auctions, consumer search, digital copyright law and grey-market activity, changes in US wage inequality due to increased import competition with China, the effects of laws legitimizing arbitrage (parallel importation) across international markets, and applied econometric methods.
Brad LARSEN will present a paper, joint with Patrick J. KEHOE and Elena PASTORINO, at the next Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom, on the theme:
Date: Tuesday, April 20th - 2:45 PM
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Noam YUCHTMAN is Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy at the London School of Economics (LSE) since 2019, having been awarded a British Academy Global Professorship. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Economic Studies, the Economic Journal, the Journal of the European Economic Association, Economica, and the Journal of Economic History.
His research is focused on four topics in the fields of political economy, economic history, and labour economics: the importance of educational content and the structure of educational institutions in the production of human capital, the political economy of legal institutions, the study of social interactions that shape economic and political behaviour, and the drivers of political ideology and participation in political movements.
Noam YUCHTMAN will present a paper, joint with Martin BERAJA and David Y. YANG, at the next Departmental Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Monday April 19th - 2:45 PM
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Dániel GYETVAI is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Sciences Po, working on a thesis entitled Assessing the Optimality of the French Unemployment Insurance Scheme, under the supervision of Pierre CAHUC.
Dániel GYETVAI will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
The Wage Effects of UI Reform (abstract to follow)
Samuel DELPEUCH is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Sciences Po, working on a thesis entitled Globalization's New Faces, under the supervision of Thierry MAYER.
Samuel DELPEUCH will present a paper, joint with Margarita LOPEZ-FORERO and Jean-Charles BRICONGNE, at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Friday, April 16th - 12:30 PM