External Seminars

2022

      • Tamon Asonuma (IMF), 6 December, "Expenditure Consolidation and Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Front- or Back-loaded"
      • Larbi Alaoui (Barcelona School of Economics), 24 November, "Coordination and Sophistication"
      • Rachel Lee (IMF, University of Virginia), 24 November, "How Does a Budget Rule Affect Sovereign Default Incentives and Welfare?"
      • Jean-Baptiste Michau (Ecole Polytechnique, France), 17 November, "The Trilemma for Low Interest Rate Macroeconomics"
      • Ulrich Wagner (University of Mannheim), 9 November, "Measuring and Evaluating Implicit Air Pollution Trades on the European Carbon Market"
      • Thomas Philippon (Stern School of Business, New York University), 26 October, "Additive Growth"
      • Stefan Nagel (University of Chicago, NBER, CEPR, and CESifo), 25 October, "Dynamics of Subjective Risk Premia"
      • Michael D. Bauer (Universität Hamburg, CEPR and CESifo), 13 October, “Perceptions about Monetary Policy”

      • Huixin Bi (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City), 4 October, "Unconventional Monetary Policy and Local Fiscal Policy"
      • Klaus Desmet (Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, NBER and CEPR), 22 September, "The Geographic Implications of Carbon Taxes"
      • Elisabeth Leduc (PhD candidate in Economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles), 15 September, "Training Jobseekers to Address Labour Shortages: An Experimental Study on Information Barriers"
      • David Baqaee (UCLA), 13 September, "Growth Through Creation and Destruction of Supply Chains”
      • Renée Adams (University of Oxford - Saïd Business School), 12 September, "Shareholders and Stakeholders around the World: The Role of Values, Culture, and Law in Directors’ Decisions"
      • Johannes Stroebel (New York University – Stern School of Business, NBER and CEPR), 30 June, "A quantity-based approach to constructing climate risk hedge portfolios"
      • Joanna Lahey (Texas A&M University), 27 June, "Age and the labor market for Hispanics in the United States"
      • Alexandre Corhay (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto), 16 June, “Inflation risk and the finance-growth nexus”
      • Monika Schnitzer (University of Munich), 8 June, "The Breakup of the Bell System and its Impact on US Innovation"
      • Maureen O’Hara (Johnson College of Business, Cornell University), 23 May, "Financial Market Ethics"
      • Haroon Mumtaz (Queen Mary University London), 18 May, "Impulse response estimation via flexible local projections"
      • Christian Pröbsting (KU Leuven), 13 May, "Quantifying the Benefits of Labor Mobility in a Currency Union"
      • Attila Lindner (University College London), 11 May, "Firm Heterogeneity and the Impact of Payroll Taxes"
      • Frank Bohn (Radboud University), 9 May, ""Let me out, I’m trapped in a blur”: Political Budget Cycles, Uninformed Voters and Government Competence Uncertainty"
      • Wolfgang Lemke (European Central Bank), 5 May, "Natural rate chimera and bond pricing reality"
      • Matthew Smith (Edinburgh Napier University, UK), 28 April, "Fostering network collaboration – a topic modelling approach"
      • Manuel Hoffman (​​​Harvard University​), 27 April, "Television and the Labor Market: Evidence from Natural Experiments in West and East Germany"
      • Pei Huang (Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim), 25 April, "Racial Disparities in the Health Effects from Air Pollution: Evidence from Ports"
      • Francesco Zanetti (University of Oxford), 7 April, "State Dependence of Fiscal Multipliers: The Source of Fluctuations Matters"
      • Takaaki Aoki (Kagawa University), 31 March, "Finding a potential of human flow for revealing urban spatial structures"
      • Nicola Coniglio (Bari University), 25 March, "The geography of displacement, refugees’ camps and social conflicts"
      • Giulia Giupponi (Bocconi University), 11 March, "Subsidizing Labor Hoarding in Recessions: The Employment and Welfare Effects of Short Time Work"
      • Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University, NBER and CEPR), 15 February, "Platform, Tokens, and Interoperability”
      • Fabiano Ribeiro (Lavras Federal University, Brazil), 3 February, "The Physics of Cities  (complexity, scaling laws, urban scaling/allometry)"

2021

      • Johannes Pfeifer (Universität der Bundeswehr München), 16 December, "Mr. Keynes meets the Classics: Government Spending and the Real Exchange Rate"
      • Fabio Canova, (BI Norwegian Business School, CAMP and CEPR), 2 December, “Costly disasters and the role of fiscal policy”
      • Katrin Auspurg (LMU Munich), 26 November, "Understanding the ‘why’ and ‘when’ aspects of ethnic discrimination and segregation: A multifactorial experimental approach to explore mechanisms and conditions on the German housing market"
      • Nick Netzer (University of Zurich), 19 November, "Endogenous Risk Attitudes"
      • Loïc Berger (CNRS/IESEG Lille), 29 October, "Unraveling Ambiguity Aversion"
      • José-Luis Peydró (Imperial College, UPF-CREI-ICREA and CEPR), 21 October, "Monetary Policy and Inequality"
      • Mirabelle Muûls (Imperial College London), 22 September, “Managerial and Financial Barriers to the Net-Zero Transition”
      • Sarah Zubairy (Texas A&M University), 17 September, “State dependent government spending multipliers: Downward nominal wage rigidity and sources of business cycle fluctuations”
      • Vivian Zhanwei Yue (Emory University, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, NBER and CEPR), 24 June, “Sovereign Risk and Financial Risk”
      • Morten Ravn (University College London), 29 April, “Financial Frictions: Macro vs Micro Volatility”
      • Harald Uhlig (The University of Chicago), 15 April, “Central Bank Digital Currency: When Price and Bank Stability Collide”
      • Enrique G. Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania and NBER), 1 April, “A Macroeconomic Model of Healthcare Saturation, Inequality and the Output-Pandemia Tradeoff”
      • Florin Bilbiie (University of Lausanne), March 23, “Aggregate-Demand Amplification of Supply Disruptions: The Entry-Exit Multiplier”
      • Nir Jaimovich (University of Zurich), March 11, “Job Hunting: a costly quest”
      • Luciana Juvenal (Bank of England), February 19, “Terms-of-Trade Shocks are Not all Alike"
      • Raghuram G. Rajan (University of Chicago Booth School of Business & NBER), February 15, "Going the Extra Mile: Distant Lending and Credit Cycles"
      • Ricardo Caballero (MIT Economics, USA), February 11, "Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets"
      • Lawrence J. Christiano  (Northwestern University), January 21, “Financial Dollarization in Emerging Markets: Efficient Risk Sharing or Prescription for Disaster?”

2020

      • Ludwig Straub (Harvard University, USA), December 10, "Heterogeneous Agents and the Exchange Rate Channel of Monetary Policy"
      • François Koulischer (Université du Luxembourg), December 11, "Low Interest Rate and the Distribution of Household Debt"
      • Michael D. Bordo (Rutgers University, USA), November 24, "Do Enlarged Fiscal Deficits Cause Inflation: The Historical Record"
      • Javier Bianchi (Federal Reserva Bank of Minneapolis, USA), November 19, "Bank-runs, Contagion and Credit Easing"
      • Joseph E. Stiglitz (Columbia Business School, Nobel Prize Laureat in Economics 2001), November 14, "Bail-ins and Bail-outs: Incentives, Connectivity and Systemic Stability"
      • René M. Stulz (The Ohio State University, NBER and ECGI), November 10, "Is Financial Globalization in reverse after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis? Evidence from corporate valuations."
      • Camille Landais (London School of Economics, UK), November 6, "The Impact of Family Policies on the Dynamics of Gender Inequality"
      • Hanno Lustig (Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA, NBER and SIEPR), October 29, "The U.S. Public Debt Valuation Puzzle"
      • Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge University, USA and CEPR), October 15, "Exchange Rate Misalignment and External Imbalances: What is the Optimal Monetary Policy Response?"

2019

      • Karel Mertens (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA), November 14, "Do Monetary Policy Announcements Shift Expectations?"
      • Taisuke Imai (LMU Munich, Germany), November 7, "Approximate Expected Utility Rationalization"
      • Uyangha Turmunkh (IÉSEG School of Management, Lille France), October 24, "Social and Strategic Ambiguity versus Betrayal Aversion"
      • Dimitris Koribilis (University of Glasgow), October 4, "High-Dimensional Macroeconomic Forecasting Using Message Passing Algorithms"
      • Markus Eberhardt (University of Nottingham), October 3, "Facets of Democratic Change and their Causal Effect on Economic Growth"
      • Ralph De Haas (Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), September 23, "Gender Discrimination in Small Business Lending. Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Turkey
      • Francesco Cecchi (Wageningen University), September 5, "Ambiguity Attitudes and Willingness to Pay for Weather Insurance: Experimental Evidence from Rural Kenya"
      • Werner De Bondt (DePaul University, Chicago), June 21, "The Risk Tolerance of Couples and Stock Market Participation"
      • Olivier L'Haridon (Université de Rennes), June 20, "An Effective and Simple Tool for Measuring Loss Aversion"
      • Zahra Siddique, (University of Bristol), June 13, "Violence and Female Labor Supply"
      • Patrick Arni (University of Bristol), May 7, “The Role of Incomplete Information in Shaping Policy Effects: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance”
      • Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford), April 30, “The future in mind: short and long-run impact of an aspirations intervention in rural Ethiopia" 
      • Claude Diebolt  (Université de Strasbourg & Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), March 3, “We are Ninjas: How Economic History has Infiltrated Economics”
      • Robert Lensink (University of Groningen, University of Wageningen, IEEF and CIBIF), February 14, “Uptake and Impacts of Interlinked Index-based Insurance with Credit and Agricultural Inputs: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia” 
      • Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen), January 24, “Modified Causal Forests for Estimating Heterogeneous Causal Effects” 

2018

    • Kostas Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA), December 13, "On the origins of socio-economic inequalities: Evidence from a “children of twins” design"
    • Ian Burn (Stockholm University), November 29, "Ageist Language in Job Ads and Age Discrimination in Hiring: Evidence from a Field Experiments"
    • Hans Fehr (University of Würzburg),  October 11,  "Tenure choice, porfolio structure and long-term care - Optimal risk management in retirement”