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Departmental Seminar 2009-2010

Previous Lectures

Date Speaker Title
07/06/2011 - 12:30 - 11:00 Yaniv Ben Ami Tel Aviv University A Financial Accelerator Based on Payout’s Signaling of Firm Value
22/06/2010 - 12:00 - 10:00 Daniel Benjamin Cornell University Religious Identity and Economic Behavior
21/06/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Eyal Dvir Boston College Does Short-Term Debt Increase Vulnerability to Crisis? Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis
17/06/2010 - 17:00 - 15:00 Simon Gächter University of Nottingham Understanding Social Comparison Effects: Social Norms or Social Preferences?
15/06/2010 - 12:00 - 10:00 Masao Ogaki Keio University Time Discounting and Intergenerational Altruism
14/06/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 David Weil Brown University The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth
08/06/2010 - 12:00 - 10:00 Viktor Vanberg Freiburg University The Economics of Moral Preferences
01/06/2010 - 12:00 - 10:00 Vai-Lam Mui Monash University Coordinating Collective Resistance through Communication and Repeated Interaction
31/05/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Danny Cohen-Zada Ben Gurion University Religious Participation Versus Shopping: What Makes People Happier?
25/05/2010 - 12:00 - 10:00 Roger Congleton George Mason University The Rise of The Modern Welfare State, Ideology, Institutions and income security: analysis and evidence
24/05/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Dan Ben David Tel Aviv University Findings from the Taub Center’s Annual State of the Nation Report
17/05/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Yishay Maoz Open University Women's Lifetime Labor Supply and Labor Market Experience
10/05/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Anna Rubinchik University of Haifa Discounting and Welfare Evaluation of Policies
03/05/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Baruch Gliksberg University of Haifa Consolidated-budget rules and macroeconomic stability with income tax and finance constraints
26/04/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Wilfred J. Ethier University of Pennsylvania The Greater the Differences, the Greater the Gains?
12/04/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Ron Harris Tel Aviv University Recourse and Non-Recourse Mortgages: Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Policy
22/03/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Job Candidate, Roi Zultan Max Planck Institute Incentives in Teams: Discrimination and Incentive Reversal.
15/03/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Nathan Sussman Hebrew University Taxation Mechanisms and Growth, in Medieval Paris
09/03/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Osnat Jacobi Bar-Ilan University A Model of Fault Allocation in Contract Law – Moving From Dividing Liability to Dividing Costs
05/03/2010 - 12:30 - 11:00 Eyal Winter Hebrew University Contracting with Heterogeneous Externalities
30/11/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Arye Hillman, Bar-Ilan University Expressive Behaviour in Economics and Politics
23/11/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Job Candidate, Oren Levintal Hebrew University The Real Effects of Banking Shocks: Evidence from OECD Countries
16/11/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Esteban Klor Hebrew University "Does Terrorism Work?"
09/11/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Thijs ten Raa Tilburg University "Benchmarking and Industry Performance"
02/11/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Todd Kaplan University of Haifa "Optimal Allocation without Transfer Payments"
26/10/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Benjamin Bental University of Haifa "Declining Labor Shares and Bargaining Power: An Institutional Explanation"
19/10/2009 - 12:30 - 11:00 Jacob Rosenberg, Bar-Ilan University "Optimal Precaution and the Jewish Law of Fire Damages"