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  1. School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    Precaution, Information and the (Negative) Value of the Precautionary Principle

    Speaker: Professor David Martimort, Paris School of Economics Abstract: We consider a dynamic decision-making problem under irreversibility and uncertainty. A...

  2. School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    The equal-sacrifice social welfare function

    Speaker: Dr Paolo Piacquadio, University of Oslo Abstract: This paper enriches the toolbox of welfare criteria for the study of optimal redistributive policies....

  3. School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    The Double-Edged Sword of the 2020 European Short-Selling Bans

    Speaker: Professor Robert Kosowski, Imperial College Business School Abstract: In this paper, we present a theoretical framework to study the effects of...

  4. Can Information and Alternatives to Irregular Migration Reduce "Backway" Migration?

    Can Information and Alternatives to Irregular Migration Reduce "Backway" Migration?

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    Speaker: Dr Catia Batista, Nova School of Business and Economics Abstract: Irregular migration from West Africa to Europe across the Sahara and Mediterranean is...

  5. Women in Science:  Lessons from the Baby Boom

    Women in Science: Lessons from the Baby Boom

    Applied Microeconomics Group Seminar

    Speaker: Professor Petra Moser, NYU Stern School of Business and NBER Abstract: How do children affect scientific productivity and promotions? We investigate...

  6. Monetary and Macroprudential Policy Complementarities: Evidence from European Credit Registers

    Monetary and Macroprudential Policy Complementarities: Evidence from European Credit Registers

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    Speaker: Luc Leaven, European Central Bank Abstract: We show strong complementarities between monetary and macroprudential policies in influencing credit. We...

  7. Aggregate Wage Rigidity in the United States

    Aggregate Wage Rigidity in the United States

    Brown Bag Seminar

    Speaker: Mario Lupoli, University of St Andrews Abstract: We propose a new measure of aggregate wage rigidity, the Nash wage elasticity (NWE). The NWE...

  8. Does a Spoonful of Sugar Levy Help the Calories Go Down? An Analysis of the UK Soft Drinks Industry

    Does a Spoonful of Sugar Levy Help the Calories Go Down? An Analysis of the UK Soft Drinks Industry

    Applied Microeconomics Group Seminar

    Speaker: Dr Markus Gehrsitz, University of Strathclyde Abstract: This study evaluates the effects of the 2018 UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy on soft drinks...

  9. The Index Effect: Evidence from the Option Market

    The Index Effect: Evidence from the Option Market

    School of Economics and Finance Seminar

    Speaker: Dr Chardin Wese Simen, University of Liverpool Abstract: : We document a significantly positive response of delta-hedged option positions on companies...

  10. Gender Differences in Reference Letters: Evidence from the Economics Job Market

    Gender Differences in Reference Letters: Evidence from the Economics Job Market

    Applied Microeconomics Group Seminar

    Speaker: Dr Valeria Rueda, University of Nottingham Abstract: Academia, and economics in particular, faces increased scrutiny because of gender imbalance. This...

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