Visiting Scholar Lectures

 

Visiting Scholar

Affiliation

Dates

Title

Materials and Schedule

Prof.James Heckman

Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

University of Chicago

November 2017

Understanding the Multi-Faceted Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

Prof. Leandro Prados-de-la-Escosura Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain January 2017

The World Economy in Historical Perspective.

The European Economy Today .

 

Prof. Amihai Glazer

University of California, Irvine

 

May2016

Economic Models of Conflict

Prof. Liu Qijung Huazhong University April 2015

Corruption and income inequality: empirical evidence from China

 

Prof. Stefan Hoderlein
Boston College
April 2015

Program Evaluation: Estimating Program Effectiveness

 

Prof. Yuichi Kitamura Yale University November 2014 Recent Developments in Econometrics: Computational Methods and nonparametric MLE  

Prof. Anders Rahbek

University of Copenhagen March 2014

An Overview of Time Series Models in Econometrics

 

David McKenzie

World Bank

January 2013

Soft Skills or Hard Cash:The impact of training and wage subsidy programs on female youth employment in Jordan

 

Prof. Joel
Mokyr
Northwestern University December
2011

Precocious Albion: Factor Prices, Technological Change and the British Industrial Revolution

 

Prof. José Luis García-Lapresta

University of Valladolid (Spain)

 

November
2011
TBA
 

Galia Maor, CEO of Bank Leumi

 

TBA
 
November
2011
The Global Economic Crisis and Its Consequences for Israel
Dr. Daniel Benjamin Cornell University June
2010

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior

 

Prof. Mark Bergen University of Minnesota June
2010

The Anatomy of a Price Cut: Discovering Organizational Sources of the Costs of Price Adjustment

 

Prof. Masao Ogaki Keio University June
2010

Time Discounting and Intergenerational Altruism

 

Prof. Simon Gächter University of Nottingham June
2010

Understanding Social Comparison Effects: Social Norms or Social Preferences?

 

Prof. Vai-Lam Mui Monash University June
2010

Coordinating Collective Resistance through Communication and Repeated Interaction

 

Prof. Roger Congleton George Mason University May
2010

The rise of the modern welfare state, ideology, institutions and income security: analysis and evidence

 

Prof. Wilfred J. Ethier University of Pennsylvania April
2010

The Greater the Differences, the Greater the Gains?

 

Joeri Sol
PhD Candidate
Erasmus
University Rotterdam
July
2009

Tournament Incentives in the Field: Gender Differences in the Workplace (with J. Delfgaauw, R. Dur and W. Verbeke)

 

Prof. Jan
Fidrmuc
Brunel University June
2009

Anthropometry of Love: Height and Gender Asymmetries in Interethnic Marriages

 

Prof. Robert Barsky University of Michigan June-July
2009

The Japanese Bubble: a Heterogeneous Approach

 

Prof. Michael Lechner University of St. Gallen June
2009

Long-run labour market and health effects of individual sports activities

 

Prof. Elena
Pesavento
Emory
University
May
2009

Sensitivity of Impulse Responses to Small Low Frequency Co-movements: Reconciling the Evidence on the Effects of Technology Shocks

 

Prof. Konrad
Stahl
University of
Mannheim
May
2009

Ownership and Control in Differentiated Product Markets

 

Prof. Pierre
Kopp
University of
Paris-Sorbonne
April
2009

Urban Tolls: Price and congestion
Some lessons for a better urban public policy

 

Prof. François
Bourguignon

Paris School of
Economics

 

March-April
2009
Evaluation of Public Policies
Prof. Stanislav
Anatolyev
New Economic School,
Moscow
December
2008
Sequential Testing with Uniformly Distributed Size
(co-authored with Grigory Kosenok)

Prof. Bengt-Arne
Wickström

 

Humboldt
University
March
2008
Social Justice, Social Welfare Functions and Optimal Taxation
 
Dr. Samia
Tavares

Rochester
Institute of Technology

 

February
2008
Do More Corrupt Countries Receive Less Disaster Relief?
Prof. Maurice
Kugler
Wilfrid Laurier
University
January
2008
TBA
 
Prof. Ira
Gang
Rutgers
University

January
2008

 

TBA
 
Prof. P.V.
Viswanath
Pace
University

May
2007

 

TBA
 
Prof. Pablo
Brañas Garza

Universidad de
Granada

 

March
2007
Religious disaffiliation: An international Study
 
Prof. Rafael
Reuveni
Indiana
University
December
2003

Policy in Autocratic Regimes and the (In)effectiveness of Foreign Aid (joint with Joel Guttman)

 

Prof. Steven
Brams
New York
University
February
2003
Biblical Games: Game Theory and the Hebrew Bible