Seminar and Speaker Series

  • Hosted by Economics faculty within the Social Science division at NYU Abu Dhabi, the Economics Seminar Series is a weekly forum for economic researchers from global academic and finance backgrounds to discuss new theoretical and empirical insights.

    February 20, 2024

    Olivier Bochet, NYU Abu Dhabi
    "Manipulation games in rationing problems"
    *As part of the Joint Seminar Series with University of Haifa

    February 13, 2024

    Elliot Ash, ETH Zurich
    "Words Matter: The Value of Worker Rights in Collective Bargaining Agreements"
    *As part of the Economics Brown Bag Series

    February 12, 2024

    Nitin Bharti, NYU Abu Dhabi
    "Justice for all? Evaluating the impact of legal aid clinics in India"
    *As part of the Development research cluster seminar

    February 7, 2024

    Christian Aleman Pericon, NYU Abu Dhabi
    "Kramer vs. Kramer: On the Importance of Children and Divorce Filings for Understanding Divorce Rates in the U.S."
    *As part of the Economics Brown Bag Series

    January 29, 2024

    Romain Rancière, University of Southern California
    "International Diversification, Reallocation, and the Labor Share"

    May 8, 2023

    Jessica Pan, National University of Singapore (NUS)
    "Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and the Gender Skill Gap"

    May 1, 2023

    Yves Zenou, Monash University
    "Toward a General Theory of Peer Effects"

    April 24, 2023

    David de la Croix, UCLouvain
    "The Emergence of the Child Quantity-Quality Tradeoff - Insights from Early Modern Academics"

    April 17, 2023

    Olivier Gossner, École Polytechnique
    "Rationalizable Outcome Distributions: a SCAMP Characterization"

    April 3, 2023

    Marco Caliendo, University of Potsdam
    "Managers' Risk Preferences and Firm Training Investments"

    March 6, 2023

    Prajit Kumar Dutta, Columbia University
    "Climate Change and Transfers: A CoaseTheorem"

    February 20, 2023

    David Weil, Brown University
    "Climate Change, Population Growth, and Population Pressure"

    December 5, 2022

    Botond Kőszegi, Central European University
    "Misinterpreting Yourself"

    November 28, 2022

    Fabio Maccheroni, Bocconi University
    "Time-Constrained Sequential Neural Decision Procedures in Multialternative Choice Problems"

    November 14, 2022

    Gabriella Conti, UCL
    "For Better or Worse? Subjective Expectations and Cost-Benefit Trade-Offs in Health Behavior: An application to lockdown compliance in the United Kingdom"

    October 31, 2022

    Martin Meier, University of Bath
    "Forward Induction in a Backward Inductive Manner"

    October 24, 2022

    Russell Cooper, European University Institute
    "Covid and Productivity in Europe: A Responsiveness Perspective"

    October 10, 2022

    Evi Pappa, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    "Greenflation or Greendeflation? The Green Transition in Emerging Economies"

    September 26, 2022

    Matt Eliott, University of Cambridge
    "Market Segmentation through Information"

    September 12, 2022

    Paul Niehaus, UC San Diego
    "Targeting Impact Versus Deprivation"

    September 5, 2022

    Nippe Lagerlof, York University
    "Eurasian Migration: A Simulation"

    May 23, 2022

    Patrick Kline, UC Berkeley
    "Systemic Discrimination Among Large U.S. Employers"

    May 18, 2022

    Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania
    "Minimum Wage Employment Effects and Labor Market Concentration"

    May 9, 2022

    Katherine Casey, Stanford University
    "Scaling Political Information Campaigns"

    April 18, 2022

    Anne-Laure Delatte, Paris Dauphine University
    "Private Credit Under Political Influence: Evidence from France"

    April 12, 2022

    Raquel Fernandez, NYU NY
    "Coming Out in America: Thirty Years of Cultural Change"

    March 24, 2022

    Rohini Pande, Yale University
    "Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning"

    December 6, 2021

    Ben Golub, Northwestern University
    "Supply Network Formation and Fragility"

    November 22, 2021

    Fernando Vega-Redondo, Bocconi University
    "Riot networks and the Tullock Paradox: An application to the Egyptian Arab Spring"

    November 15, 2021

    Guido Menzio, NYU NY
    "The Alpha, Beta and Gamma of the Labor Market"

    November 8, 2021

    Julio Davila, Nazarbayev University
    "Bank intermediation"

    November 1, 2021

    Francis Kramarz, ENSAE-Ecole Polytechnique
    "Matching Workers' Skills and Firms' Technologies: From Bundling to Unbundling"

    October 26, 2021

    Sevi Rodriguez-Mora, University of Edinburgh
    "It’s the Sectors, not the Firms: Accounting for Earningsand Wage Inequality Trends in Italy 1985-2018"

    October 25, 2021

    Maia Guell, University of Edinburgh
    "Revisiting the Determinants of Unemployment Duration"

    October 4, 2021

    Emi Nakamura & Jon Steinsson, UC Berkeley
    "When Did Growth Begin? New Estimates of Productivity Growth in England from 1250 to 1870"

    September 27, 2021

    Aditya Goenka, University of Birmingham
    "Modeling Optimal Quarantines with Waning Immunity"

    May 3, 2021

    Dilip Abreu, NYU NY
    "Bargaining with the Threat of Exclusion"

    April 19, 2021

    Vasiliki Skreta, University of Texas at Austin
    "Information Design by an Informed Designer"

    April 12, 2021

    Noam Yuchtman, London School of Economics (LSE)
    "AI-tocracy" joint work with Martin Beraja and David Y. Yang

    March 29, 2021

    Alessia Russo, Norwegian Business School
    "Optimal Sustainable Intergenerational Insurance"

    March 15, 2021

    Béatrice Cherrier, ENSAE-Ecole Polytechnique
    "Cities, Land and Space: a history of ‘Urban Economics’ as a field"

    March 8, 2021

    David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania
    "Allocation Mechanisms Without Reduction"

    March 1, 2021

    Bettina Rockenbach, University of Cologne
    "Gender Differences Across Economic Games: Expectations, Norms, and Behavior"

    February 22, 2021

    Marina Agranov, California Institute of Technology
    "Social Learning in Groups: an Experimental Study"