Departmental Seminar 2014-2015

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Semester A

Date Speaker Title
October 27, 2014 Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University
The Merit and Characterization of SAMR (Single-Approval-Multiple-Rejection) -- in memory of Tikva Leker, z''l
November 03, 2014 Roʿi Zultan
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Auction Mechanisms and Bidder Collusion: Bribes, Signals and Selection
November 10, 2014 Ran Eilat
Tel Aviv University
Mediation and Bilateral Trade • Job Talk
November 17, 2014 Haggay Etkes
Bank of Israel
Do Monthly Labour Force Surveys Affect Interviewees’ Labour Market Behaviour? Do Monthly Labour Force Surveys Affect Interviewees’ Labour Market Behaviour? PDF version
November 24, 2014 Alon Eizenberg
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Timing is Everything? An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Service Quality Provision Timing is Everything? An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Service Quality Provision PDF version
December 01, 2014 Bernhard Ganglmair
The University of Texas at Dallas
Strategic Value and Disclosure of Pending Patents
December 08, 2014 Assaf Romm
Harvard University
An Approximate "Law of One Price" in Random Assignment Games • Job Talk An Approximate "Law of One Price" in Random Assignment Games • Job Talk PDF version
December 15, 2014 Amnon Maltz
New York University
Rational Choice with Category Bias: Theory and Experiments • Job Talk
December 22, 2014 Roee Teper
University of Pittsburgh
Learning the Krepsian State: Exploration Through Consumption
December 29, 2014 Ron Peretz
London School of Economics
Simple Approximate Equilibria in Large Games • Job Talk Simple Approximate Equilibria in Large Games • Job Talk PDF version
January 05, 2015 Pavel Jelnov
Tel Aviv University
The Marriage Age U-Shape • Job Talk The Marriage Age U-Shape • Job Talk PDF version
January 12, 2015 Zvi Eckstein
Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya
Why Have Wages of Married Females Increased? Why Have Wages of Married Females Increased? PDF version
January 19, 2015 Joseph Zeira
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Convergence and Divergence in Growth Regressions Convergence and Divergence in Growth Regressions PDF version
January 26, 2015 James H. Cassing
University of Pittsburgh
Per Capita Income and the Mystery of Missing Trade

Semester B

Date Speaker Title
March 09, 2015 Dan Ben-Moshe
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dependent Factor Models
March 16, 2015 Wolfgang Kuhle
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
Information Aggregation Through Stock Prices and the Cost of Capital Information Aggregation Through Stock Prices and the Cost of Capital PDF version
March 23, 2015 Eytan Sheshinski
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Taxation of Natural Resources
April 13, 2015 Yannai Gonczarowski
Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Microsoft Research
Cascading to Equilibrium: Hydraulic Computation of Equilibria in Resource Selection Games
April 20, 2015 Liu Qijun
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Does Corruption Benefit the Rich or the Poor? Evidence from China
April 27, 2015 Hillel Rapoport
Bar-Ilan University
The effect of labour migration on the diffusion of democracy: evidence from a former Soviet Republic
May 04, 2015 Elias Khalil
Monash University, Australia
Justifying Unfair Opportunities
May 11, 2015 Ariel Levy
Technion
TBA
May 18, 2015 Michel Strawczynski
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Optimal Earned Income Tax Credit Under Decreasing Long-Run Labour Aversion The Optimal Earned Income Tax Credit Under Decreasing Long-Run Labour Aversion PDF version
June 01, 2015 Dudu Lagziel
Tel Aviv University
CANCELLED - Failures in Second-Price Auctions
June 08, 2015 Alon Harel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
On The Economic Effects of Unenforced Mandatory Employment Legislation: Why Enforcement Does Not Matter (Or, At Least, Matters Less Than Expected?)
June 15, 2015 Ronen Bar-El
The Open University
The Effect of Public Finance on Higher Education under Restricted Admission: Theory and Evidence
June 22, 2015 Alex Krumer
Ariel University
Does the Corruption Perceptions Index Predict the Outcome of Competitions? Evidence from a Natural Experiment around the World Does the Corruption Perceptions Index Predict the Outcome of Competitions? Evidence from a Natural Experiment around the World PDF version