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Economics seminars and workshops

We run a regular programme of seminars for staff, students and the wider public.

Our seminars usually take place on Wednesdays between 16:00 and 17:30. In addition, there are also workshops, which take place on Fridays between 13:00 and 14:30.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all seminars and workshops will be held online until further notice.

Please contact the economic seminar organiser, Dr Pipat Wongsa-art, if you are interested in attending these events or require additional information.

Past events

01/04/202210:30Jiti Gao, Professor of Econometrics, Monash University, Australia - Online seminarNonlinear Econometrics: A Personal Journey
25/03/202213:00John Morrow, King’s College - Online seminarThe Comparative Advantage of Firms
23/03/202212:00Kian Ong, Nottingham University Business School, Ningbo, China - Online seminarGrowth through Heterogeneous Convergence in Chinese Provinces
18/03/202213:00Dr Ian Burn, Senior Lecturer, University of LiverpoolStereotyped Language in Job Ads and Decisions by Older Workers to Apply for a Job: A Field Experiment
16/03/202216:00Professor Joao Cocco, Professor of Finance, London Business School - Online seminarWhen Discounted Rates End: The Cost of Taking Action in the Mortgage Market
09/03/202216:00Peter Dolton, University of Sussex - Online seminarIs Football a Matter of Life and Death – Or is it more Important than that?
25/02/202213:00Dr Helmuts Azacis, Reader in Economics, Cardiff Business School - Online seminarFighting Collusion: An Implementation Theory Approach
16/02/202216:00Maitreesh Ghatak, London School of Economics - Online seminarThe Role of Finance in the Process of Development: Improving Access versus Reducing Frictions
02/02/202214:00Maciek Lis, OECD - Online seminarRecent pension reforms and automatic adjustment mechanisms in pensions
15/12/202114:00Francesco Moscone, Brunel University London - Online seminarThe association between hospital cooperation and the quality of healthcare
10/12/202113:00Kohei Takeda, London School of Economics - Online seminarThe Geography of Structural Transformation: Effects on Inequality and Mobility
08/12/202116:00Inci Gumus, Sabanci University - Online seminarHouse Prices, Collateral Effects and Sectoral Output Dynamics in Emerging Market Economies
03/12/202113:00Woon Wong, Cardiff University - Online seminarCost of guarantee and prudence for defined benefit pensions
01/12/202116:00Luca Corazzini, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Online seminarNarratives on COVID-19 and Policy Opinions: A Survey Experiment
26/11/202113:00Yiliang Li, University of Oxford - Online seminarThe Congestion Effect of Oil Transportation and Its Trade Implications
24/11/202116:00Egor Malkov, University of Minnesota - Online seminarOptimal Income Taxation of Singles and Couples
19/11/202113:00Grant Fitzner, Chief Economist, Director, Macroeconomic Statistics and Analysis Economic Statistics Group, ONS - Online seminarA tale of two recessions: the global financial crisis and pandemic recession compared
17/11/202116:00Dr Ioana Chioveanu, Associate Professor of Industrial Economics, Department of Industrial Economics, Nottingham University Business School - Online seminarGranular Price Discrimination on an Online Platform
05/11/202113:00Emily Hopson, Head of the Business Insights and Conditions Survey, ONS - Online seminarThe Office for National Statistics’ Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS)
29/10/202110:00Zhenlin Yang, Professor of Economics and Statistics, Singapore Management University - Online seminarSpatial Dynamic Panel Data Models with Interactive Fixed Effects: M-Estimation and Inference with Small T
27/10/202116:00Arnab Bhattacharjee, NIESR Fellow, Professor and Head of Economics, Heriot-Watt University - Online seminarSpatio-Temporal Patterns in Portuguese Regional Fertility Rates: A Bayesian Approach for Spatial Clustering of Curves
22/10/202113:00Josh Martin, Head of Productivity, Assistant Deputy Director Productivity, Research Partnerships and Professional Development, ONS - Online seminarMeasuring productivity: challenges and opportunities
15/10/202113:00Woon Wong, Reader in Financial Economics, Cardiff University - Online seminarCan we afford a defined benefit pension in a low interest rate environment?
21/04/202116:00Hale Utar, Grinnell College - Online seminarGlobalisation, Gender, and the Family
12/03/202113:00Aldo Elizalde, Adam Smith Business School (Glasgow) - Online seminarPublic good or public bad? Indigenous institutions, nation-building, and the demand for road infrastructure in Mexico
10/03/202116:00Vasily Korovkin, CERGE-EI - Online seminarProduction Networks and War
03/02/202116:00Pipat Wongsa-art, Cardiff University - Online seminarFunctional Time Series Approach to Analysing Returns Co-movements
17/02/202116:00Melanie Luhrmann, Royal Holloway University of London - Online seminarLong-run Health and Mortality Effects of Exposure to Universal Health Care in Infancy
04/12/202013:00Maren Froemel, Bank Of England - Online seminar Monetary policy, corporate finance, and investment
25/11/202016:00Yuliya Kulikova, Bank of Spain - Online seminarFamily-Friendly Policies and Fertility: What Firms Got to Do With It?
18/11/202016:00Johannes Stroebel, New York University - Online seminarFive Facts about Beliefs and Portfolios
06/11/202013:00Benjamin Elsner, University College Dublin - Online seminarAchievement Rank Affects Performance and Major Choices in College
04/11/202016:00Woon Wong, Cardiff Business School - Online seminarUSS 2020 valuation: low interest rate, yield on productive assets and risk
30/10/202013:00Sofia Amaral Garcia, Université Libre de Bruxelles - Online seminarMedical Device Companies and Doctors: Do their interactions affect medical treatments?
23/10/202012:00Silvia Griselda, Melbourne University - Online seminarCan the Format of Questions Explain the Gender Gap in Mathematics?
16/10/202013:00Maroš Servátka, Macquarie University - Online seminarProcrastination in Charitable Giving