Seminar 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.

    All events are held at NYUAD Building A5. Please contact Diana Pangan in the Social Science Administration team to get on the mailing lists or obtain further information. 

    December 14, 2020

    Educational Attainment and Intergenerational Mobility: a Polygenic Score Analysis**
    Aldo Rustichini, University of Minnesota
    with William Iacono, James Lee, Matt McGue

    December 7, 2020

    Optimal Overspecified Contracts**
    Francesco Squintani, Warwick University  

    November 23, 2020

    Discretion and Destruction: Personnel Management Lessons from the World's Most Successful Navy**
    Hans Joachim Voth, University of Zurich  

    November 16, 2020

    Caution and Reference Effects**
    Pietro Ortoleva, Princeton University 
    with David Dillenberger and Simone Cerreia-Vioglio

    November 2, 2020

    Size-Dependent Discounts for Matching Markets and Auctions**
    Alexandru Nichifor, University of Melbourne  
    with David Delacrétaz (Oxford University) and Scott Kominers (Harvard University)

    October 26, 2020

    Global Giants and Local Stars: How Changes in Brand Ownership Affect Competition**
    Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po

    October 12, 2020

    The Baltic Exchange: Weather Risk and International Trade in Early Modern Europe**
    Kerem Cosar, University of Virginia  
    with Simon Alder and Jonathan Colmer

    October 5, 2020

    A Dynamic Theory of Spatial Externalities**
    Raouf Boucekkine, IMeRA, Aix-Marseille  

    September 28, 2020

    Optimal Project Design**
    Balázs Szentes, London School of Economics  
    with Daniel Garrett, George Georgiadis, Alex Smolin

    September 21, 2020

    A First Welfare Theorem for Time-Inconsistent Discounters: Efficiency and Patience Convexity**
    Michael Richter, Royal Holloway  

    September 14, 2020

    The Gender Gap in Self-Promotion**
    Christine Exley, Harvard University

    September 7, 2020

    Fairness Preferences in the Face of Limited Information: Are People Bayesian Meritocrats?**
    Bertil Tungodden, Norwegian School of Economics

    May 11, 2020

    The Habit-Forming Effects of Feedback: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment*
    Lorenz Goette, University of Bonn

    May 4, 2020

    Equilibrium Selection in Repeated Games with Patient Players*
    Dilip Abreu, New York University

    April 27, 2020

    Motivated Errors*
    Christine Exley, Harvard University

    April 20, 2020

    Procuring Lemons*
    Pino LoPomo, Duke University

    April 13, 2020

    Optimal Taxation with Homeownership and Wealth Inequality*
    Pietro Reichlin, LUISS

    April 7, 2020

    Universal Basic Income: A Dynamic Assessment*
    Raquel Fernandez, New York University

    April 6, 2020

    Space and Cities: a History of Urban Economics*
    Beatrice Cherrier, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

    March 30, 2020

    Monetary Policy for a Bubbly World*
    Alberto Martin, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

    March 16, 2020

    Investor Ideology over Time: A Spatial Analysis*
    Enrichetta Ravina, Northwestern University

    March 9, 2020

    Time Lotteries and Stochastic Impatience*
    David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania

    March 2, 2020

    Self-justified equilibria: Existence and computation*
    Felix Kubler, University of Zurich

    February 24, 2020

    Escaping the Losses from Trade: The Impact of Heterogeneity on Skill Acquisition (with G. Navarro and R. Reyes-Heroles)
    Axelle Ferriere, Paris School of Economics

    December 16, 2019

    Navin Kartik, Columbia University

    December 9, 2019

    Ricardo Alonso, London School of Economics

    December 3, 2019

    Elyes Jouini, University of Dauphine

    November 25, 2019

    Maria Montero, University of Nottingham

    November 18, 2019

    Anna Raute, Queen Mary University

    November 11, 2019

    Jose Apesteguia, UPF

    November 4, 2019

    Felix Kubler, University of Zurich

    October 28, 2019

    Barbara Petrongolo, Queen Mary University

    October 7, 2019

    Paolo Siconolfi, Columbia Business School

    September 16, 2019

    Hulya Eraslan, Rice University

    September 30, 2019

    Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania

    September 23, 2019

    Galina Hale, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

    September 9, 2019

    Bhaskar Dutta, University of Warwick

    *postponed due to COVID-related restrictions
    ** virtual event