Seminars 2011

Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Jan. 25
Spencer Bastani,
Uppsala universitet
"Fiscal Policy and the Economics of the Household"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., March 1
Ben Lockwood,
Warwick University
"Incentive Schemes for Local Government: Theory and Evidence from Comprensive Performance Assessment in England" (joint with Francesco Porcelli)
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., March 15
Martin Jacob, W
HU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
"The Effects of Introducing a Proportional Capital Gains Tax – Evidence from Sweden"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., March 8
John Conley,
Vanderbilt University
"Public Goods, Bounded Attention Spans and Equilibrium in the Internet Economy"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., March 22
Clemens Fuest
, University of Oxford
"Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Crisis: US vs. Europe"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., March 29
Christina Gathmann,
University of Mannheim
"THE GORBACHEV ANTI-ALCOHOL CAMPAIGN AND RUSSIA’S MORTALITY CRISIS"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., April 5
Kai Konrad,
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
"Fighting multiple tax havens"
Time: 14.15, Place: F433
***Please note the time!***

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Joint Public Economics and Labor Seminar
Tue., April 12
Guy Laroque,
University College of London and CREST-INSEE
"Extensive and Intensive Margins of Labour Supply: Working Hours in the US, UK and France"
Time: 14.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., April 19
Miltiadis Makris,
University of Southampton
"A Theory of Consumption under Cravings and Uncertainty"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Joint Public Economics and UCLS Labor Seminar
Tue., May 3
Gabrielle Fack,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Means tested grants and academic achievement in higher education: evidence from France" (with Julien Grenet)
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., May 10
John Friedman
, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
"ADJUSTMENT COSTS, FIRM RESPONSES, AND MICRO VS. MACRO LABOR SUPPLY ELASTICITIES: EVIDENCE FROM DANISH TAX RECORDS"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Thur., May 12
Ted Bergstrom,
UC Santa Barbara
"STEM CELL DONOR MATCHING FOR PATIENTS OF MIXED RACE"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433
***Please note the day***

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., May 17
Alain Trannoy,
EHESS and Aix-Marseille School of Economics
"The neighbor is king: Customer discrimination in the housing market"
Time: 1315, Place: F433

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Joint Macro and Public Economics Seminar
Mon, May 23
Philippe Aghion,
Harvard University
"Cyclical macroeconomic policy, financial constraints, and productivity growth"
Time: 10.15, Place: F433
***Please note the day***

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., May 24
Pierre Pestieau,
University of Liege and CORE
"Social long term care insurance and redistribution"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., May 31
Martin Hellwig,
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
"Public-Good Provision in a Large Economy"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Wed., June 1
Niels Johannesen,
University of Copenhagen
"Strategic Line Drawing between Debt and Equity"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433
***Please note the day**

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., June 7
Johannes Spinnewijn
, London School of Economics
"Heterogeneous Risk Perceptions in Insurance Markets"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433

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Public Economics Seminar
Thur., June 9
Felix Bierbrauer,
University of Cologne
"Optimal Income Taxation and Public-Goods Provision with Preference and Productivity Shocks"
Time: 13.15, Place: F433
***Please note the day***

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Public Economics Seminar
Tue., June 14
Ilaria Petrarca,
IMT Alti Studi Lucca
"Do Voters Learn from Dynamic Tax Competition?"
Time: 13:15, Place: F433

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UFCS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Aug. 23
Benno Torgler,
Queensland University of Technology
"A Century of American Economic Review"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Aug. 30
Håkan Selin,
Uppsala University
"Bunching and Non-Bunching at Kink Points of the Swedish Tax Schedule" (togheter with Spencer Bastani)
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Sep. 6
Jan Brueckner,
University of California Irvine
"Beaches, Sunshine, and Public-Sector Pay: Theory and Evidence on Amenities and Rent Extraction by Government Workers"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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Joint UCLS Labor and UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Thur., Sept. 15
Rosa Ferrer,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"TBA"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Sept. 27
Andreas Peichl,
IZA
"Nice guys finish last: are people with higher tax morale taxed more heavily?"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Oct. 11
Eva Mörk and Mattias Nordin,
Uppsala University
"Tax Setting and Electoral Accountability when Politicians Differ in Preferences and Competence"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Oct. 18
Harvey Rosen,
Princeton University
"Wages, Pensions, and Public-Private Sector Compensation Differentials"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Oct. 25
Michael Smart,
University of Toronto
"Proportional influence? Electoral rules and special-interest spending"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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Joint UCFS Public Economics and Macro Seminar
Mon., Nov. 7
Serhiy Stepanchuk,
Central bank of Hungary
"Marriage Stability, Taxation, and Aggregate Labor Supply in the US vs. Europe" (joint with Hans Holter, Uppsala university)"
Time 10:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Nov. 15
Claus Kreiner,
University of Copenhagen
"Consumer Responses to Fiscal Stimulus Policy: Household Interest Rates and the Propensity to Consume" (with D Dreyer Lassen and S Leth Petersen)
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Nov. 29
Mikael Priks,
Stockholm university
"Public Order, Private Payments?"
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Tue., Dec. 6
Jouko Verho,
The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela),
"Cross-Border Health and Productivity Effects of Alcohol Policies" (with Tuomas Pekkarinen and Per Johansson)
Time 13:15, Place: F433

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Joint UCLS Labor and UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Fri., Dec. 16
Emmanuel Farhi,
Harvard University
"Insurance and Taxation over the Life Cycle"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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Joint Macro Seminar and UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Mon., Dec. 19
Dirk Krueger,
University of Pennsylvania
"Intergenerational Redistribution in the Great Recession"
Time 10:15, Place: F433