Departmental Seminar 2009-2010

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Semester A

Date Speaker Title
October 19, 2009 Jacob Rosenberg, Bar-Ilan University "Optimal Precaution and the Jewish Law of Fire Damages" "Optimal Precaution and the Jewish Law of Fire Damages" PDF version
October 26, 2009 Benjamin Bental University of Haifa "Declining Labor Shares and Bargaining Power: An Institutional Explanation" "Declining Labor Shares and Bargaining Power: An Institutional Explanation" PDF version
November 02, 2009 Todd Kaplan University of Haifa "Optimal Allocation without Transfer Payments" "Optimal Allocation without Transfer Payments" PDF version
November 09, 2009 Thijs ten Raa Tilburg University "Benchmarking and Industry Performance" "Benchmarking and Industry Performance" PDF version
November 16, 2009 Esteban Klor Hebrew University "Does Terrorism Work?" "Does Terrorism Work?" PDF version
November 23, 2009 Job Candidate, Oren Levintal Hebrew University The Real Effects of Banking Shocks: Evidence from OECD Countries The Real Effects of Banking Shocks: Evidence from OECD Countries PDF version
November 30, 2009 Arye Hillman, Bar-Ilan University Expressive Behaviour in Economics and Politics Expressive Behaviour in Economics and Politics PDF version

Semester B

Date Speaker Title
March 05, 2010 Eyal Winter Hebrew University Contracting with Heterogeneous Externalities Contracting with Heterogeneous Externalities PDF version
March 09, 2010 Osnat Jacobi Bar-Ilan University A Model of Fault Allocation in Contract Law – Moving From Dividing Liability to Dividing Costs A Model of Fault Allocation in Contract Law – Moving From Dividing Liability to Dividing Costs PDF version
March 15, 2010 Nathan Sussman Hebrew University Taxation Mechanisms and Growth, in Medieval Paris Taxation Mechanisms and Growth, in Medieval Paris PDF version
March 22, 2010 Job Candidate, Roi Zultan Max Planck Institute Incentives in Teams: Discrimination and Incentive Reversal. Incentives in Teams: Discrimination and Incentive Reversal. PDF version
April 12, 2010 Ron Harris Tel Aviv University Recourse and Non-Recourse Mortgages: Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Policy Recourse and Non-Recourse Mortgages: Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Policy PDF version
April 26, 2010 Wilfred J. Ethier University of Pennsylvania The Greater the Differences, the Greater the Gains? The Greater the Differences, the Greater the Gains? PDF version
May 03, 2010 Baruch Gliksberg University of Haifa Consolidated-budget rules and macroeconomic stability with income tax and finance constraints Consolidated-budget rules and macroeconomic stability with income tax and finance constraints PDF version
May 10, 2010 Anna Rubinchik University of Haifa Discounting and Welfare Evaluation of Policies Discounting and Welfare Evaluation of Policies PDF version
May 17, 2010 Yishay Maoz Open University Women's Lifetime Labor Supply and Labor Market Experience Women's Lifetime Labor Supply and Labor Market Experience PDF version
May 24, 2010 Dan Ben David Tel Aviv University Findings from the Taub Center’s Annual State of the Nation Report
May 25, 2010 Roger Congleton George Mason University The Rise of The Modern Welfare State, Ideology, Institutions and income security: analysis and evidence The Rise of The Modern Welfare State, Ideology, Institutions and income security: analysis and evidence PDF version
May 31, 2010 Danny Cohen-Zada Ben Gurion University Religious Participation Versus Shopping: What Makes People Happier? Religious Participation Versus Shopping: What Makes People Happier? PDF version
June 01, 2010 Vai-Lam Mui Monash University Coordinating Collective Resistance through Communication and Repeated Interaction Coordinating Collective Resistance through Communication and Repeated Interaction PDF version
June 08, 2010 Viktor Vanberg Freiburg University The Economics of Moral Preferences The Economics of Moral Preferences PDF version
June 14, 2010 David Weil Brown University The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth PDF version
June 15, 2010 Masao Ogaki Keio University Time Discounting and Intergenerational Altruism Time Discounting and Intergenerational Altruism PDF version
June 17, 2010 Simon Gächter University of Nottingham Understanding Social Comparison Effects: Social Norms or Social Preferences? Understanding Social Comparison Effects: Social Norms or Social Preferences? PDF version
June 21, 2010 Eyal Dvir Boston College Does Short-Term Debt Increase Vulnerability to Crisis? Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis Does Short-Term Debt Increase Vulnerability to Crisis? Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis PDF version
June 22, 2010 Daniel Benjamin Cornell University Religious Identity and Economic Behavior Religious Identity and Economic Behavior PDF version
June 07, 2011 Yaniv Ben Ami Tel Aviv University A Financial Accelerator Based on Payout’s Signaling of Firm Value A Financial Accelerator Based on Payout’s Signaling of Firm Value PDF version