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In collaboration with the European PhD Programme in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and its coordinator Fabio Sabatini, we would like to point out the online seminars which will be held week after week and which may be of interest to our students. 
Monday, October 19


3.30 UTC (17.30 Rome time): Augustine Denteh (Tulane University), “The Effect of SNAP on Obesity in the Presence of Endogenous Misreporting”.
Host: Virtual Seminar on the Economics of Risky Health Behaviors (VERB) at Cornell.

Zoom link: https://cornell.zoom.us/j/98504144973?pwd=Mk94OGVoRVRXMHpHMjUxOUVmcy8vZz09  (Webinar ID:  985 0414 4973  Password: VERB).

10.00 ET (16.00 Rome time): Joe Altonji (Yale University), “Marriage Dynamics, Earnings Dynamics, and Lifetime Family Income”.
Host: CEPR Gender Economics Seminar Series.
Zoom link: register here.
13.00 Rome time: ESA’s job-market candidates’ seminar.
Prateek Chandra Bhan (University of Glasgow): “Do role models increase student hope and effort? Evidence from India”.
José J. Domínguez (University of Bologna): “Committee Quotas and Gender Gap in Recruitment: A Laboratory Experiment”.
Host: ESA.
Zoom link: click here.
13.30 London time (14.30 Rome time): RES Webinar “Preparing to Succeed in the European Job Market for Economists“.
Speakers: Tim Besley (LSE), Michael McMahon (Oxford), Marina Della Giusta (Reading), Maarten De Ridder (LSE), Caitlin Brown (Manchester).
Host: Royal Economic Society.
Zoom link: register here.
16.30 Rome time: Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh), “Unemployment Duration Variance Decomposition à la ABS: Evidence from Spain“.
Host: Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance.
Zoom link: send an email to events@eief.it to receive the link.
17.30 CET (17.30 Rome time): Adam Levai (UC Louvain) and Riccardo Turati (UAB), “The Impact of Immigration on Workers Protection”.
Zoom link: register here.
Host: IGIER Seminar Series.

Tuesday, October 20
8.30 Rosario time (13.00 Rome time): First day of The Economics of Informality 2020 Conference.
Host: Universidad del Rosario.
9.00-19.00 Rome time: First day of The 61st Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association.
Host: Società Italiana degli Economisti.
Program: click here.
Zoom link: click on the links below each session’s program and use the passcode 41539.
13.00 Rome time: Guido Tabellini (Bocconi University), “Economic Shocks and Populism: The Political Implications of Reference-Dependent Preferences“.
Host: Barcelona GSE Applied Economics Seminar Series.

Wednesday, October 21
8.30 ECT (8.30 Rome time): Raphael Espinoza, Giancarlo Corsetti, and Beatrice Weder di Mauro, “Public Investment for the Recovery: IMF October 2020 Fiscal Monitor”.
Monitor”.
Host: Graduate Institute Geneva and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Zoom link: register here.
8.30 Rosario time (13.00 Rome time): Second day of The Economics of Informality 2020 Conference.
Host: Universidad del Rosario.
9.00-19.00 Rome time: Second day of The 61st Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association.
Host: Società Italiana degli Economisti.
Program: click here.
Zoom link: click on the links below each session’s program and use the passcode 41539.
10.00 AEST (2.00 Rome time): Ernan Haruvy (McGill University), “Bargaining for others”.
Zoom link: register here.
12.00 EDT (18.00 Rome time): Christina Schneider (UCSD), “Coordinated Financial Rescues”.
12.00 ET (18.00 Rome time): Hyunmin Park (University of Chicago), “Specific Human Capital and Employment Dynamics”.
Host: Economics of LGBTQ+ Individuals Virtual Seminar Series.
Zoom link: register here.
13.00 Sydney time (4.00 Rome time): Marta Boczoń (University of Pittsburgh), “Uncertainties in Measuring Economic Inequality”.
Host: Applied Young Economist Webinar Series at Monash Soda Lab.
Zoom link: register here.
14.00-17.30 CET (15.00-18.30 Rome time): first day of the European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) 2020.
Host: CEPR and Università di Milano.
Program:

Marc Melitz (Harvard): “Exporting Ideas: Knowledge Flows from Expanding Trade in Goods”.

Andreas Moxnes (Princeton): “The Geography of Knowledge Production: Connecting Islands and Ideas”.
Swati Dhingra (LSE): “Trade and Worker Deskilling”.

Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po): “Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production”.
Jan Haaland (Norwegian School of Economics): “Jobs and Technology in General Equilibrium: A Three-Elasticites”.
Gábor Békés (Central European University): “Measuring and Explaining the Nature of Buyer-Supplier Relationships Across Firms”.
Zoom link: register here.
14.30 Lisbon time (15.30 Rome time): Caroline Theoharides (Amherst College), “Medical Worker Migration and Origin-Country Human Capital: Evidence from U.S. Visa Policy“.
Host: NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series.
Zoom link: register here.
15.00 London time (16.00 Rome time): Marta Boczoń (Pittsburgh), “Quantifying uncertainties in estimates of income and wealth inequality”.
Zoom link: click here.

16.00 UK time (17.00 Rome time): Claudio Ferraz (Vancouver School of Economics), “Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil“.
Host: CSAE Development Economics Webinar Series.
Zoom link: register here.
16.00 Rome time: Mark Armstrong (University of Oxford), “Patterns of Competitive Interaction”.
Host: CEPR Virtual IO Seminar series.
Zoom link: register here.
17.00 CET (17.00 Rome time): Morgan Kelly (University College Dublin), “Understanding persistence“.
Host: International Macro History Online Seminar Series.
Zoom link: register here.

17.30 Rome time: Michael Clemens (Center for Global Development) and Mariapia Mendola (Univ. Milano Bicocca), “Migration from Developing Countries: Selection, Income Elasticity, and Simpson’s Paradox“.

Zoom link: register here.

Thursday, October 22
8.30 Rosario time (13.00 Rome time): Third day of The Economics of Informality 2020 Conference.
Host: Universidad del Rosario.
9.00-19.00 Rome time: Third day of The 61st Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association.
Host: Società Italiana degli Economisti.
Program: click here.
Zoom link: click on the links below each session’s program and use the passcode 41539.
12.00-16.00 ET (18.00-22.00 Rome time): first day of the NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting.
Host: NBER.
Program of the day (see http://conference.nber.org/sched/MDf20 for the list of speakers):
Accelerating a Covid-19 Vaccine.
The workshop will be live-streamed on NBER’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC79ELlHFewHXj5XDBcRloUQ/
12.30 ET (18.30 Rome time): William Larson (Federal Housing Finance Agency), “Nowcasting Unemployment Insurance Claims in the Time of COVID-19″.
Host: Columbian College of Arts & Science.
Zoom link: to register email forecasting@gwu.edu
13.00 ET (19.00 Rome time): Monica Deza (CUNY Hunter College), “Local access to mental healthcare and crime”.
Host: Online Economics of Crime Seminar organized by Jennifer Doleac (University of Texas Austin).
Zoom link: register at https://bit.ly/crimeseminarlist.


13.00 London time (14.00 Rome time): Maarten Lindeboom (Free University of Amsterdam), “Maternal Stress and Offspring Lifelong Labor Market Outcomes”.

Host: LSE/ CEP Wellbeing Thursday Seminar
Zoom link: RSVP to t.sagoo@lse.ac.uk and you’ll be sent a Zoom link on the day of the seminar.

14.00-17.30 CET (15.00-18.30 Rome time): second day of the European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) 2020.

Host: CEPR and Università di Milano.

Roberto Bonfatti (Universities of Padua): “Trade Disruption, Industrialisation, and the Setting Sun of British Colonial Rule in India”.
Gene Grossman (Princeton University): “When Tariffs Disturb Global Supply Chains”.
Ralph Ossa (University of Zurich): “Disputes in International Investment and Trade”.
Anna Gumpert (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich): “Firm Organization with Multiple Establishments”.
Francis Kramarz (CREST): “Firm-to-Firm Trade: Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market”.
Zoom link: register here.

15.00 CET (15.00 Rome time): Johnson Garrett (Questrom School of Business), “Privacy & Market Concentration: Intended & Unintended Consequences of the GDPR“.
Host: Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) Virtual IO Seminar Series.
Zoom link: Register here.
16.30 Rome time: Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University), “Terrorism Financing, Recruitment and Attacks“.
Host: Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance.
Zoom link: send an email to events@eief.it to receive the link.
17.00 Rome time: Economic Policy Panel Discussion: Fiscal Standards for Europe.
– Presentation by Olivier Blanchard
– Discussion presentations by Davide Debortoli (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Michael McMahon (University of Oxford)
– Panellist comments by Jakob von Weizsäcker (Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany) and Beatrice Weder di Mauro (The Graduate Institute, Geneva, INSEAD and President, CEPR)
Host: CEPR, CESIfo and Sciences Po.
Zoom link: register here.
17.00 Paris time (17.00 Rome time): Anne ter Wal (Imperial College London), “Understanding behavioral tradeoffs in networking for information: An interactive experiment with sociometric badges”.
Host: Barcelona GSE – SIE (Strategy, Innovation Entrepreneurship) Workshop.
Zoom link: register here.
Friday, October 23
8.30 Rosario time (13.00 Rome time): Fourth day of The Economics of Informality 2020 Conference.
Host: Universidad del Rosario.
9.00-18.30 Rome time: Fourth day of The 61st Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association.
Host: Società Italiana degli Economisti.
Program: click here.
Zoom link: click on the links below each session’s program and use the passcode 41539.
9.30-13.00 Rome time: Workshop “COVID-19 and the Economy: Data, Theory and Policy”.
Host: Barcelona GSE.
Catia Nicodemo (Oxford University): “Measuring Geographical Disparities in England at the Time of COVID-19: Results Using a Composite Indicator of Population Vulnerability”.
Libertad Gonzales (UPF): “How the COVID-19 Lockdown Affected Gender Inequality in Paid and Unpaid Work in Spain”.
Edouard Schaal (UPF): “Optimal Lockdown in a Commuting Network”.
Chris Busch (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona): “On the Effectiveness of Stay-Home Policies Against a Pandemic”.
Zoom link: register here.

11.00 ET (17.00 Rome time): Teodora Paligorova (FRB), “The Side Effects of Shadow Banking on Liquidity Provision”.
Host: MoFiR Virtual Seminars on Banking.

Zoom link: register here.
12.00 ET (18.00 Rome time): Panel #3- “Beyond Facebook and Twitter: Diverse Media Diets and the 2020 Election”.
Host: NYU Center for Social Media and Politics: Election Seminar Series.
Zoom link: register here.
12.00-16.00 ET (18.00-22.00 Rome time): second day of the NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting.
Host: NBER.
Program of the day (see http://conference.nber.org/sched/MDf20 for the list of speakers):

“Meritocracy and Its Discontents: Long-Run Effects of Repeated School Admission Reforms”.

“Aftermarket Frictions and the Cost of Off-Platform Options in Centralized Assignment Mechanisms”.

Processing Reserves Simultaneously

The workshop will be live-streamed on NBER’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC79ELlHFewHXj5XDBcRloUQ/

12.30 CET (13.30 Rome time): David Levine (European University Institute), “The Whip and the Bible: Punishment Versus Internalization”.

Host: Ca’ Foscari Venice and University of Padua NEAT Seminars.

13.00 ET (19.00 Rome time): Mariana Laverde (Boston College), “Unequal Assignments to Public Schools and the Limits of School Choice”.
Host: Online Economics of Crime Seminar organized by Jennifer Doleac (University of Texas Austin).
Zoom link: register at http://bit.ly/DiscrimSeminar.
14.00-17.30 CET (15.00-18.30 Rome time): third day of the European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) 2020.
Host: CEPR and Università di Milano.

Chenzi Xu (Harvard University): “Reshaping Global Trade: The Immediate and Long-Term Effects of Bank Failures”.
Inga Heiland (University of Oslo): “Trade from Space: Shipping Networks and The Global Implications of Local Shocks”.
Harald Fadinger (University of Mannheim): “Robot Imports and Firm-level Outcomes”.
Isabelle Mejean (CREST): “Relationship Stickiness and Economic Uncertainty”.
Natalie Chen (University of Warwick), “Markups, Quality, and Trade Costs”.
Agnès Bénassy-Quéré (Paris School of Economics), “How Does TFP react to Financial Crises? Mixed Evidence from Three European Countries”.

Zoom link: register here.

14.30 UK time (15.30 Rome time): Reio Tanji (Osaka University), “Reference Dependence and Monetary Incentives: Evidence from Major League Baseball”.
Host: University of Reading Online Sport Economics Seminars (ROSES).
Teams link: Contact James Reade at j.j.reade@reading.ac.uk
Saturday, October 24
12.00-16.00 ET (18.00-22.00 Rome time): third day of the NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting.
Host: NBER.
Program of the day (see http://conference.nber.org/sched/MDf20 for the list of speakers):

Constrained Pseudo-Market Equilibrium“.

Investment Incentives in Near-Optimal Mechanisms

The workshop will be live-streamed on NBER’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC79ELlHFewHXj5XDBcRloUQ/
Feb 202020
 
Congratulations to our newly graduated PhD students in Economics and Business  from the 32nd cycle
Business track (Advisors Francesca Cabiddu, Ludovico Marinò e Giacomo Del Chiappa)
  • Jessica Mei Pung – “Transformative tourism experiences: An investigation of meanings and processes of tourist transformation”
  • Ester Napolitano – “Motivations, travel constraints and experiential dimensions of wine tourists’ behaviour”
  • Stefano Salaris – “Gender diversity in the boards of directors: an exploratory analysis of the Italian companies”
  • Ludovica Moi – “Organizing for the digital world: a pathway towards the agile marketing capability” (Doctor Europaeus)
  • Luca Sini – “Investigating motivations and constraints of travellers when using Airbnb for tourism services”

Panel of examiners: Luca del Bene (Università delle Marche), Giuseppe Melis (Università di Cagliari), Gerardo Patriotta (Warwick University)

 

Economics track (Advisor Rinaldo Brau)

  • Erica Delugas – “Essays in Applied Welfare Economics”
  • Cristian Usala – “Essays on Determinants of Tax and Service induced Mobility”

Panel of examiners: Fabio Cerina (Università di Cagliari), Daniela Sonedda (Università del Piemonte Orientale), Gilberto Turati (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)

 

Feb 062020
 

The Italian Econometric Association (SIdE – Societa’ Italiana di Econometria) is organizing the courses in Econometrics for PhD and Master students also in the year 2020. All courses are in English; they are open also to non-academic participants (banks, insurance and
financial companies, economic research offices, etc.) and new graduates who wish to continue in their studies.
For information and enrollment, please visit
http://www.side-iea.it/events/postgraduate-courses

 

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