School of Economics

Seminar Series 2021-2022

Seminars run on Fridays from 3-4pm. Main seminars may be in-person or online, depending on regulations and speaker preference. Field Seminars are all online, unless otherwise specified. Please contact or if you would like to receive more information and/or links to the online seminars.


Autumn Term

Sept 17, 2021 (online)

Valeria Merlo (University of Tübingen) 
Title: “Regional Implications of National Tax Policy” 

Sept 24, 2021 (online)

Xuguang (Simon) Sheng (American University) 
Title: “Unit Cost Expectations and Uncertainty: Firms’ Perspectives on Inflation”
Empirical Micro: 
Armando Meier (University of Lausanne) 
Title: “Early Socialization and the Gender Wage Gap”

Oct 1, 2021 (online) 

Willemien Kets (University of Oxford) 
Title: “Organizational Design: Culture and Incentives”

Oct 8, 2021 (online)

Theoretical Micro/Experimental: 
Luis Cabral (New York University) 
Title: “The Dynamics of Inventors, Employers and Innovation”
Isabelle Mejean (Sciences Po) 
Title: “Frictions and adjustments in firm-to-firm trade”
James Carroll (Trinity College Dublin) 
Title: “Overcoming EV inertia: stated and revealed preference experiments from Ireland”

Oct 15, 2021 (online)

Lingqing Jiang (University of Essex) 
Title: “Multiple Peer Groups and Information Exchange: A Quasi-Experimental Study in a Large Online Community”

Oct 22, 2021 

Cédric Tille (Graduate Institute Geneva) 
Title: “Swiss trend interest rates 1852-2020”
Location: Newman, Theater N
Empirical Micro: 
Konstantina Maragkou (ESRI) 
Title: “The causal effect of secondary school peers on educational aspirations” & “Drivers of aspiration inequality in English secondary schools: Do experiences and attitudes matter?”
Location: online

Nov 5, 2021 (online)

Theoretical Micro/Experimental: 
Johanna Mollerstrom (George Mason University) 
Title: “A Meritocratic Origin of Egalitarian Behaviour”
Joao Santos Silva (University of Surrey) 
Title: “Machine Learning in International Trade Research -- Evaluating the Impact of Trade Agreements”
Miguel Tovar (ESRI) 
Title: “Gathering Support for Green Tax Reform: Evidence from German Household Survey”

Nov 12, 2021 NO SEMINAR

Nov 19, 2021 (online)

Prakash Loungani (IMF)
Title: TBA
Empirical Micro: 
Nicola Fontana (Trinity College Dublin) 
Title: TBA

Nov 26, 2021

Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich) 
Title: TBA
Location: TBA

Dec 3, 2021 (online)

Theoretical Micro/Experimental: 
Lenka Fiala (NOVA University Lisbon) 
Title: TBA
Anne-Célia Disdier (Paris School of Economics) 
Title: TBA
Aurelien Saussay (Grantham Research Institute, LSE) 
Title: TBA

Location: Field Seminars are all online. Main seminars may be in-person or online, depending on regulations and speaker preference. Fridays 3-4pm. 


Mac: Macroeconomics Group; Emp: Empirical Microeconomics; T&E: Theoretical Microeconomics and Experimental Economics; Intl: International Economics; Env: Environmental and Energy Economics