Departmental Seminar 2010-2011

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Semester A

Date Speaker Title
October 11, 2010 Jacques Silber
Bar Ilan University
Seminar in memory of Tikva Leker, z''l
October 12, 2010 Martin Altemeyer-Bartscher
Chemnitz University of Technology
The Private Provision of International Impure Public Goods: the Case of Climate Policy The Private Provision of International Impure Public Goods: the Case of Climate Policy PDF version
October 18, 2010 Yuval Heller
Tel Aviv University
"Overconfidence and dispersing risk" "Overconfidence and dispersing risk" PDF version
October 25, 2010 Offer Lieberman
Haifa University
"A similarity based approach to nonstationary autoregression" "A similarity based approach to nonstationary autoregression" PDF version
November 01, 2010 Ayala Arad
Tel Aviv University
Depth of Strategic Reasoning in the Tennis Coach Problem and the Colonel Blotto Game Depth of Strategic Reasoning in the Tennis Coach Problem and the Colonel Blotto Game PDF version
November 08, 2010 Itzahk Gilboa
Tel Aviv University
"Dynamics of Inductive Inference in a Unified framework" "Dynamics of Inductive Inference in a Unified framework" PDF version
November 15, 2010 Yaron Yehezkel
Tel Aviv University
Motivating a supplier to test product quality Motivating a supplier to test product quality PDF version
November 22, 2010 Nicolaus Tideman
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Modeling the outcomes of vote-casting in actual elections Modeling the outcomes of vote-casting in actual elections PDF version
November 29, 2010 Analia Schlosser
Tel Aviv University
Does Sex-Selective Abortion Improve Girls' Well-Being? Evidence from India Does Sex-Selective Abortion Improve Girls' Well-Being? Evidence from India PDF version
December 06, 2010 Sivan Frenkel
Tel Aviv University
Repeated interaction and rating inflation: A model of double reputation Repeated interaction and rating inflation: A model of double reputation PDF version
December 07, 2010 Roee Teper
Tel Aviv University
Probabilistic Dominance and Status Quo Bias Probabilistic Dominance and Status Quo Bias PDF version
December 13, 2010 Yaniv Reigenwertz
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Do Municipal Amalgamations Work? Evidence from Municipalities in Israel Do Municipal Amalgamations Work? Evidence from Municipalities in Israel PDF version
December 14, 2010 Francois Facchini
Universite Paris I Sorbonne
Economie Freedom in Muslim Countries Economie Freedom in Muslim Countries PDF version
December 15, 2010 Ity Shurtz
UC Berkeley
The Impact of Malpractice Litigation on Physician Behavior: The Case of Childbirth The Impact of Malpractice Litigation on Physician Behavior: The Case of Childbirth PDF version
December 20, 2010 Peter Temin
MIT
The Great Recession in Historical Context The Great Recession in Historical Context PDF version
December 22, 2010 Naomi Hausman Harvard University Effects of University Innovation on Local Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship Effects of University Innovation on Local Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship PDF version
December 27, 2010 Shiran Rachmilevitch Northwestern University Bribing and Signaling in Auctions Bribing and Signaling in Auctions PDF version
December 28, 2010 Gabi Gayer Haifa University Imprecise Datasets as a Source for Ambiguity: A Model and Experimental Evidence Imprecise Datasets as a Source for Ambiguity: A Model and Experimental Evidence PDF version
December 29, 2010 Babak Somekh University of Oxford Commuting and Shopping: Determinants of City Income Structure Commuting and Shopping: Determinants of City Income Structure PDF version
January 03, 2011 Ayala Mashiah-Yaakovi Tel Aviv University Subgame Perfect Equilibria in Stopping Games Subgame Perfect Equilibria in Stopping Games PDF version
January 10, 2011 Asher Tishler Tel Aviv University Intermittently renewable energy, optimal capacity mix and prices in a deregulated electricity market Intermittently renewable energy, optimal capacity mix and prices in a deregulated electricity market PDF version

Semester B

Date Speaker Title
February 22, 2011 Carlo Coen Castellino Universita di Torino Assessing the Fed’s Performance through the Effect of Technology Shocks: New Evidence. Assessing the Fed’s Performance through the Effect of Technology Shocks: New Evidence. PDF version
February 28, 2011 Dan Simundza U Michigan Criminal Registries, Community Notification and Optimal Avoidance Criminal Registries, Community Notification and Optimal Avoidance PDF version
March 07, 2011 Orly Sade Hebrew University of Jerusalem A LEOPARD DOES NOT CHANGE HIS SPOTS– EVIDENCE OF ACTIVISM PERSISTENCE IN THE HEDGE FUND INDUSTRY A LEOPARD DOES NOT CHANGE HIS SPOTS– EVIDENCE OF ACTIVISM PERSISTENCE IN THE HEDGE FUND INDUSTRY PDF version
March 14, 2011 Gili Greenberg Università Bocconi Small Firms, Big Patents? Estimating Patent Value Using Data on Israeli Start-Up Firms' Financing Rounds Small Firms, Big Patents? Estimating Patent Value Using Data on Israeli Start-Up Firms' Financing Rounds PDF version
March 21, 2011 No Seminar No Seminar - Purim
March 28, 2011 Jonathan Kaminski, Hebrew University - Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Management Agricultural Policies and Agri·Environmental Regulation: Efficiency versus Political Perspectives Agricultural Policies and Agri·Environmental Regulation: Efficiency versus Political Perspectives PDF version
April 04, 2011 Ronel Elul, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget ? Bankruptcy: Is It Enough to Forgive or Must We Also Forget ? PDF version
April 11, 2011 Moshe Koppel, Bar Ilan University, Dept of Computer Science Beyond Condorcet: Optimal Aggregation Rules Using Voting Records Beyond Condorcet: Optimal Aggregation Rules Using Voting Records PDF version
May 02, 2011 No seminar ום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה- no seminar
May 09, 2011 No seminar יום הזיכרון- no seminar
May 16, 2011 Iddo Kan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Agricultural Economics and Management Are Two Economic Instruments Better Than One? Combining Taxes and Quotas under Political Lobbying Are Two Economic Instruments Better Than One? Combining Taxes and Quotas under Political Lobbying PDF version
May 23, 2011 Naomi Feldman, Ben Gurion University Productivity, Wages, and Marriage: The Case of Major League Baseball Productivity, Wages, and Marriage: The Case of Major League Baseball PDF version
May 30, 2011 Sam Peltzman, University of Chicago Mortality Inequality Mortality Inequality PDF version
May 31, 2011 Elias L. Khalil, Monash University The One who Gives Too Early, Gives Twice: Cooperation, Blood Feuds and Third-Party Institutions The One who Gives Too Early, Gives Twice: Cooperation, Blood Feuds and Third-Party Institutions PDF version
June 06, 2011 No seminar כנס האגודה הישראלית לכלכלה
June 13, 2011 Karine van der Beek, Ben Gurion University TBA