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Research Seminars in Economics

04 Oct 2017 to 07 Mar 2018 (12:00 – 13:30)

Bush House

Every week, the Economics Group of King's Business School organises research seminars in economics. Bi-weekly the seminars are organised together with the Department of Political Economy and International Development. These seminars will take place on Wednesdays from 12.00 - 1.30 pm in Bush House, room (South) 3.01.

Economics seminars for the academic year 2017-18:

Semester 2:

  • 17 January 2018
    John Morrow (Birbeck) - Swimming Upstream: Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption
  • 24 January 2018
    Paola Conconi (ECARES and LSE) - Globalization for Sale (with Michael Blanga-Gubbay and Mathieu Parenti)
  • 31 January 2018 
    Martin Weale (King's Business School) - Censoring and Fat Tails on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee
  • 7 February 2018
    Richard Blundell (UCL) - Household Behaviour and the Dynamics of Inequality
  • 14 February 2018
    Kate Smith (UCL and IFS) - Intertemporal Income Shifting: Evidence from Small Business Owners 
  • 21 February 2018
    Camille Landais (LSE) - Employment Effects and Welfare Consequences of Short-Time Work Programs (with Giulia Giupponi) (This seminar will take place in Bush House (S) 2.01/2)
  • 7 March 2018 
    Anja Prummer (QMUL) - Gender and Collaboration (with Lorenzo Ductor and Sanjeev Goyal)
  • 14 March 2018
    Prof. Ansgar Belke (Universität Duisburg-Essen) - TBA
  • 21 March 2018
    Andres Zambrano (Univ Andes Colombia) - TBA
  • 22 March 2018
    Saumitra Jha (Economics Stanford) - TBA
  • 18 April 2018
    George Bratsiotis  (University of Manchester) - TBA
  • 25 April 2018 
    Laurent Bouton (ECARES-Georgetown University) - TBA
  • 9 May 2018
    Marie LeMould (DIW, Berlin) - TBA
  • 16 May 2018
    Jon Eguia (Michigan State Un) - Implementation by Vote Buying Mechanisms
  • 23 May 2018
    Ulrich Woiteck (University of Zurich)  Determinants of Success at the Ancient Olympic Games
  • 30 May 2018
    Sascha Becker (Warwick) - TBA

Semester 1: 

  • 4 October 2017
    Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics) - 'Social Ties, Group Identity and the Delivery of Public Services'
  • 11 October 2017
    Nick Zubanov (University of Konstanz) - Downsizing announcements and workplace performance: A multilevel model and firm-level evidence
  • 18 October 2017
    Aureo De Paula (UCL) - 'Identifying and Estimating Social Connections from Outcome Data'
  • 25 October 2017
    Ricardo Sousa (BIS Luxemburg) - External debt composition and domestic credit cycles
  • 8 November 2017 (1.00 - 3.00 pm)
    Michael McMahon (Oxford and CEPR) - The Long-Run Information Effect of Central Bank Text
  • 15 November 2017
    Lars Boerner (King's Business School) - 'Time for Growth'
  • 22 November 2017
    Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Essex) - Police Patrol and Crime
  • 29 November 2017
    Chiara Canta (Toulouse Business School) - Long-term care policy with nonlinear strategic bequests
  • 6 December 2017
    Massimo Morelli (Bocconi) - Third Party Intervention and Strategic Militarization
  • 13 December 2017
    Nora Traum (North Carolina State University) - Trade Flows and the Size of Fiscal Multipliers