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Economics and Finance Seminars

Most Wednesdays during term time, from 12 to 1pm, the Department holds seminars in Economics and Finance. Presentations are given by staff or invited external speakers. All are welcome to attend. The seminars are held in Room 745, Malet Street Building (unless stated otherwise).

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Seminars in 2016/2017    (Seminar Timetable)

Wednesdays, 12 - 1pm
Room 745, Malet Street Building (unless stated otherwise)

Wednesday 5 October
Simon Dietz (LSE)
Global population growth, technology and Malthusian constraints: a quantitative growth-theoretic perspective pdf format

Wednesday 12 October
Juan Block (University of Cambridge)

Wednesday 19 October
Johannes Abeler (University of Oxford)
Preferences for Truth Telling

Wednesday 2 November
Kaustav Das (University of Exeter)
Bilateral trading and incomplete information: Price convergence in a small market pdf format

Wednesday 9 November
Flavio Toxvaerd (University of Cambridge)

Wednesday 16 November
Ethan Ilzetzki (LSE)
The Effect of House Prices on Household Borrowing: A New Approach

Wednesday 30 November
Alexi Anagnostopoulos (Stony Brook University, New York)
On the Double Taxation of Corporate Profits pdf format

Wednesday 7 December
Harjoat Bhamra (Imperial College)
Does Household Finance matter pdf format

Bernhard Ganglmair (University of Texas at Dallas)
Measuring Contract Completeness: A Text Based Analysis of Loan Agreements

Wednesday 25 January
Prof. Paola Conconi (
Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Abortion, Environment, Guns: How Single-Minded Voters Shape Politicians’ Decisions

Wednesday 1 March
Anja Prummer (Queen Mary Univ)

Wednesday 15 March - CANCELLED
Giammario Impullitti (University of Nottingham)

Globalization and State Capitalism: Assessing Vietnam's Accession to the WTO

Wednesday 22 March
Moqi Xu (LSE)

Wednesday 26 April - CANCELLED
Maik Schmeling (City University)

Wednesday 3 May - Room 402, Malet Street - CANCELLED
Anna Sanktjohanser (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 10 May
Stefan Lewellen (London Business School) 
The Cross Section of Bank Value

Wednesday 17 May
Konrad Mierendorff (UCL) 
Optimal Sequential Decision with Limited Attention

Wednesday 24 May
Serena Trucchi (UCL) 
Consumption Responses to a Large Shock to Financial Wealth: Evidence From Italy

Wednesday 7 June
Giovanni Mastrobuoni (University of Essex)

Do Security Investments Displace Crime? Theory and Evidence from Italian Banks