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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 2017/2018    (Seminar Timetable)

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


4 October
Christopher Harris (Cambridge)
Firm Specific Training


1 November
Jan Auerbach (Exeter)
Preordered Service in Contract Enforcement

8 November
Claudia Herresthal (Cambridge)
Hidden Testing and Selective Disclosure of Evidence

15 November
Alessandro Peri - (University of Colorado Boulder)
Bankruptcy Reforms when Workers Extract Rents

22 November
Claudia Custodio (Imperial)
Are CEOs more likely to be first-borns?

29 November
Lucio Sarno (CASS)
The Value of Volume in Foreign Exchange


6 December
Radoslaw Stefanski (St Andrews)
Velocity in the Long Run: Money and Structural Transformation

13 December

Sinem Hidir (Warwick)
Information Acquisition and Credibility in Cheap Talk


10 January
Juan Pablo Rud (RHUL)
Climate change and agriculture: Farmer adaptation to extreme heat

17 January
Anna Sanktjohanser (Toulouse School of Economics)
Endogenous Monitoring in a Partnership Game

24 January 
Vicente Cunat (LSE)
Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

31 January 
Fadi Hassan (Trinity College Dublin) 
Financial Markets and the Allocation of Capital: Accounting for Productivity



7 February
Ralf Martin (Imperial) 
Do tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D

14 February
Gylfi Zoega 
Modigliani puzzle revisited

21 February
Giovanni Calice (Loughborough University)
The Term Structure of Sovereign CDS and the Cross-Section Exchange Rate Predicatability

28 February
Ulrike Hotopp



7 March 
Adriana Breccia 
Externality in R&D: Patent Scope and Spillovers in a Preemption Model

14 March
Howard Kung (LBS)



25 April
Lars Boerner (Kings)



2 May
Campbell Leith (University of Glasgow)

9 May
Nezih Guner

16 May
Shqiponja Telhaj

23 May
Dr. Medhi Hamidi Sahned (University of Kent)