Micro/Econometrics Autumn Seminars 2004

Sponsored by IEP and IGIER

All Seminars are held in ROOM 32, Third Floor
via Sarfatti, 25 at 12.45 unless otherwise indicated


Tuesday, September 21          Micro
Lars Persson (IUI, Stockholm and CEPR)
"The Organization of the Innovation Industry: Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Oligopolists" with Pehr-Johan Norback (IUI and CEPR)

Tuesday, September 28          Micro
Francesco Giovannoni (University of Bristol)
"Constitutional Rules" with Toke S. Aidt (University of Cambridge)


Tuesday, October 5                Econometrics
Eric Girardin (University of Marseille)
"Regime Switching in the Transmission of Chinese Growth to East Asia"
(copy only available at the seminar)

Tuesday, October 12              Econometrics
Thomas J. Sargent (NYU and Hoover Institution)
"The Conquest of U.S. Inflation: Learning and Robustness to Model Uncertainty" joint with Timothy Cogley (University of California, Davis)

Tuesday, October 19              Micro
Donato Gerardi (Yale)
"The Folk Theorem in Dynastic Repeated Games" joint with Luca Anderlini and Roger Lagunoff

Wednesday, October 20         Econometrics        OCCASIONAL SEMINAR
Eilev Jansen (Norges Bank and Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
"Empirical Macroeconometric Modelling"

Tuesday, October 26              Micro
Daniele Paserman (Hebrew University)
"Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence" joint with Eric Gould and Victor Lavy



Tuesday, November 9            Econometrics
Morten Ravn (European University Institute)
"PPP Strikes Back: Aggregation and the Real Exchange Rate"  joint with Jean Imbs, Haroon Mumtaz and Helene Rey

Tuesday, November 16          Econometrics
Raquel Fernandez (New York University)
"Culture: An Empirical Investigation of Beliefs, Work and Fertility" (no paper available)

Tuesday, November 23          Econometrics
Carlo Favero (IGIER, Università Bocconi)
"The Predictive Power of the Yield Spread: Further Evidence and a Structural Interpretation" joint with Iryna Kaminska and Ulf Sderstrm

MONDAY, November 29          Micro
Giovanni Ponti (Universitat d'Alacant)
"Fixed Price Plus Rationing: An Experiment" joint with Veronika Grimm and Jaromir Kovarik (University of Alicante)


Tuesday, December 14        Micro 
Mariagiovanna Baccara (Stern, NYU)
"Outsourcing, Information Leakage and Consulting Firms" 

Monday, December 20          Econometrics    OCCASIONAL     TIME 11:30
Giorgio Primiceri (Princeton)
"Why inflation rose and fell: policymakers' beliefs and US postwar stabilization policy"