Departmental Seminar 2007-2008

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Semester A

Date Speaker Title
November 05, 2007 Pr. Kaoru Ueda
Nanzan University
Prize Sharing in Collective Contests Prize Sharing in Collective Contests PDF version
November 12, 2007 Dr. Assaf Zussman
Hebrew University
Quest for Knowledge and Pursuit of Grades: Information, Course Selection and Grade Inflation
November 19, 2007 Dr. Ori Zacks
Tel-Aviv University
Segregation, wage structure and the gender gap Segregation, wage structure and the gender gap PDF version
November 26, 2007 Pr. Yaacov Rosenberg
Bar-Ilan University
זכויות קניין (Property rights) והמו"מ בין אברהם אבינו ובני חת
December 03, 2007 Pr. Ayal Kimhi
Hebrew University
Regression-Based Inequality Decomposition: A Critical Review and Application to Farm-Household Income Data Regression-Based Inequality Decomposition: A Critical Review and Application to Farm-Household Income Data PDF version
December 10, 2007 Dr. Itai Ater
Stanford University
Price adverstizing in Franchised Chains: The Case of McDonald's Dollar Menu Price adverstizing in Franchised Chains: The Case of McDonald's Dollar Menu PDF version
December 17, 2007 Dr. Anat Bracha
Tel-Aviv University
Doing good or doing well? Image motivation and monetary incentives in behaving prosocially Doing good or doing well? Image motivation and monetary incentives in behaving prosocially PDF version
December 24, 2007 Dror Goldberg
Texas A&M
Search-Theoretic Foundations of the Keynesian Multiplier Search-Theoretic Foundations of the Keynesian Multiplier PDF version
December 31, 2007 Liad Blumrosen
Microsoft Research, USA
Can simple markets achieve good results? Can simple markets achieve good results? PDF version
January 07, 2008 Yuval Arbel
Technion
Willingness to Pay and Leaks in the Bucket: Measuring the Deadweight Loss in A Public Housing Project Willingness to Pay and Leaks in the Bucket: Measuring the Deadweight Loss in A Public Housing Project PDF version
January 28, 2008 Gilad Sorek
Tel-Aviv University
Advancing Medical Technology, Ageing and Growth Advancing Medical Technology, Ageing and Growth PDF version
February 04, 2008 Samia Tavares
Rochester Institute of Technology
Do More Corrupt Countries Receive Less Disaster Relief? Do More Corrupt Countries Receive Less Disaster Relief? PDF version
February 11, 2008 Frank Hespeler
Hebrew University
Variations in Transaction Costs and Monetary Policy Variations in Transaction Costs and Monetary Policy PDF version
February 18, 2008 Department Meeting Department Meeting
February 25, 2008 Eli Prisman
York University
Excavating hidden options utilizing modern finance Excavating hidden options utilizing modern finance PDF version
March 03, 2008 Igal Milchtaich
Bar-Ilan University
Static stability in games Static stability in games PDF version
March 10, 2008 Ella Segev
Technion
Some have a talent for bargaining and some don't Some have a talent for bargaining and some don't PDF version
March 17, 2008 Bengt-Arne Wickstroem
Humbolt University
Criminal behavior and the development of social norms Criminal behavior and the development of social norms PDF version
March 24, 2008 Alma Cohen
Tel Aviv University
Do Financial Incentives affect fertility? Do Financial Incentives affect fertility? PDF version
March 31, 2008 Robert Sauer
University of Southampton
Implications of Classification Error for the Dynamics of Female Labor Supply Implications of Classification Error for the Dynamics of Female Labor Supply PDF version
April 07, 2008 Rica Gonen
Yahoo Inc
Truthful Adaptive Sponsored Search Mechanisms and Characterizing Truthful Markets Truthful Adaptive Sponsored Search Mechanisms and Characterizing Truthful Markets PDF version
April 14, 2008 Pessach Break Pessach Break

Semester B

Date Speaker Title
June 30, 2008 Nadav Levy
SUNY Albany
Government's Credit-Rating Concerns and the Privatization of Public Projects Government's Credit-Rating Concerns and the Privatization of Public Projects PDF version
July 07, 2008 Eric Gould
Hebrew University
When is “Too Much” Inequality Not Enough? The Selection of Israeli Emigrants When is “Too Much” Inequality Not Enough? The Selection of Israeli Emigrants PDF version
July 17, 2008 Shmuel Sandler
Dean
Meeting with the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
July 21, 2008 Department meeting Department meeting
July 28, 2008 Naftali Altman
Bar-Ilan University
GEOMETRIC ALGEBRA [Clifford algebras] and its use in economics.