Departmental Seminar 2011-2012

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Semester A

Date Speaker Title
October 31, 2011 Jacob Rosenberg
Bar-Ilan University
In memory of Prof.Tikva Lecker (Darvish) "מעורבותו של רבן שמעון בן גמליאל בשוק הקורבנות"
November 07, 2011 Aner Sela
Ben-Gurion University
Sequential All-Pay Auctions with Head Starts Sequential All-Pay Auctions with Head Starts PDF version
November 14, 2011 Ron Lavi
The Technion -Israel Institute of Technology
Side-Communication Yields Efficiency of Ascending Auctions: The Two-Items Case Side-Communication Yields Efficiency of Ascending Auctions: The Two-Items Case PDF version
November 21, 2011 Hillel Rapoport
Bar-Ilan University
Migration, FDI and the margins of trade Migration, FDI and the margins of trade PDF version
November 28, 2011 Zvika Neeman
Tel Aviv University
Rise to the Challenge or Not Give a Damn: Differential Performance in High vs. Low Stakes Tests Rise to the Challenge or Not Give a Damn: Differential Performance in High vs. Low Stakes Tests PDF version
December 05, 2011 Joel Mokyr
Northwestern University
Precocious Albion: Factor Prices, Technological Change and the British Industrial Revolution Precocious Albion: Factor Prices, Technological Change and the British Industrial Revolution PDF version
December 12, 2011 Noam Gruber
University of Michigan
Keeping Up With the Zhangs: Household Saving Behavior as a Function of Relative Wealth Keeping Up With the Zhangs: Household Saving Behavior as a Function of Relative Wealth PDF version
December 19, 2011 Uzi Segal
Boston College
Ain't Misbehavin' Isn't Behaving: On the Likelihood of Cyclic Comparison Ain't Misbehavin' Isn't Behaving: On the Likelihood of Cyclic Comparison PDF version
December 26, 2011 Ronny Razin
London School of Economics
Preferences Over Equality in The Presence of Costly Income Sorting Preferences Over Equality in The Presence of Costly Income Sorting PDF version
January 02, 2012 Shachar Kariv
Berkeley
Who is (More) Rational? Who is (More) Rational? PDF version
January 09, 2012 Aviad Tur Sinai
Ben-Gurion University
What do Israeli students do while studying and after studying? What do Israeli students do while studying and after studying? PDF version
January 16, 2012 Anna Rubinchik
Haifa University
Demand For Contract Enforcement in a Barter Environment Demand For Contract Enforcement in a Barter Environment PDF version
January 23, 2012 Omer Moav
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State PDF version
January 30, 2012 Jacob Nussim
Faculty of Law, BIU
The Fallacy of the Double Dividend Hypothesis The Fallacy of the Double Dividend Hypothesis PDF version

Semester B

Date Speaker Title
March 05, 2012 Moshe Justman
Ben-Gurion University
Affinity and Tension between Religious Denominations: Evidence from Private School Enrolment Affinity and Tension between Religious Denominations: Evidence from Private School Enrolment PDF version
March 05, 2012 Tali Regev
Tel-Aviv University
Sex Ratios at Top PhD Programs in Economics Sex Ratios at Top PhD Programs in Economics PDF version
March 12, 2012 Bradley Ruffle
Ben-Gurion University
First-Mover Advantage in Two-Sided Competitions: An Experimental Comparison of Role-Assignment Rules
March 19, 2012 Eyal Winter
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rational Emotions and Mind Reading Rational Emotions and Mind Reading PDF version
March 26, 2012 Mark Gradstein
Ben-Gurion University
Income Growth and Institutional Quality: Evidence from International Oil Price Shocks Income Growth and Institutional Quality: Evidence from International Oil Price Shocks PDF version
April 16, 2012 Shiri Alon Eron
Tel Aviv University
Subjective Multi-Prior Probability: A Representation of a Partial Likelihood Relation Subjective Multi-Prior Probability: A Representation of a Partial Likelihood Relation PDF version
April 23, 2012 Zvi Eckstein
IDC
The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History PDF version
April 30, 2012 Yona Rubinstein
London School of Economics
Using Federal Minimum Wages to Identify the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment and Earnings across the U.S. States Using Federal Minimum Wages to Identify the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment and Earnings across the U.S. States PDF version
May 07, 2012 Moshe Justman
Ben-Gurion University
Affinity and Tension between Religious Denominations: Evidence from Private School Enrolment Affinity and Tension between Religious Denominations: Evidence from Private School Enrolment PDF version
May 14, 2012 Ira Gang
Rutgers University
Method of Pay, Migrant's Legal Status, and Wage Gaps
May 21, 2012 Danny Shoag
Harvard University
Why has Regional Convergence in the U.S. Stopped?
June 04, 2012 Catherine Mann
Brandeis University
US Treasury Auctions: Boom, Bust, QE, and Role for Foreign Central Banks US Treasury Auctions: Boom, Bust, QE, and Role for Foreign Central Banks PDF version
June 11, 2012 Joel Sobel
University of California, San Diego
Effective Communication in Cheap-Talk Games
June 18, 2012 Oded Galor
Brown University
Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation and the Origins of the Wealth of Nations Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation and the Origins of the Wealth of Nations PDF version