Guest lectures and seminars - Page 10

Ragnhild Schreiner
Time and place: May 13, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Staff lunch seminar. Ragnhild Schreiner is a doctoral student at the Frisch Centre and will present a paper entitled "Medicalizing youths? The effects of temporary disability receipt on future labor market outcomes".

Rafael Lalive
Time and place: May 12, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Rafael Lalive is professor of economics at the University of Lausanne. He will present the paper "Does Early Child Care Affect Children’s Development?", written jointly with Christina Felfe.

Eliana La Ferrara
Time and place: May 11, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Eliana La Ferrara is Professor at Bocconi University and a Professor II at the University of Oslo. She will present a paper entitled "News vs. novelas: Can entertainment media undermine dictatorships?" written jointly with A. Chong, C. Ferraz, F. Finan and L. Meloni.

Time and place: May 11, 2016 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Eilert Sundt's Building, 5th Floor, Room 551

In his talk Professor Steve Woolgar will discuss the limits of the use of the slogan “It could be otherwise” in “hard cases” within STS by drawing on the case of Jimmy Savile.

Simon Alder
Time and place: May 9, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Simon Alder is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He will present a paper entitled "Chinese Roads in India: The Effect of Transport Infrastructure on Economic Development".

Bernt Bratsberg
Time and place: May 2, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP-seminar. Bernt Bratsberg is a senior research fellow at the Frisch Centre and a Professor II at the University of Oslo. He will talk about excess churning in integrated labor markets.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Eilert Sundt's Building, 5th floor, Room 551

Matthew Hull will talk about how a disjunct arrangement of the Indian state hiring a private corporation to run a call center to take emergency calls to the police, appears to be reshaping lines of authority and police practice.

Alex Solis
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Alex Solis is an assistant professor at Uppsala University. He will present the paper "The Effects of Grade Retention on Educational Outcomes".

Jeffrey Sachs
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM, Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A, SV

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University. Sachs is a leading scholar in sustainable development and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Geoffrey Heal
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Geoffrey Heal is the Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise, Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University. He will present a paper entitled "Feeling the Heat: Temperature, Physiology & the Wealth of Nations", written jointly with Jisung Park. 

Toke Aidt
Time and place: Apr. 18, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Toke Aidt is a senior lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He will present a paper entitled "The social dynamics of riots: Evidence from the Captain Swing Riots 1830-31".

Jakub Steiner
Time and place: Apr. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Jakub Steiner is an associate professor at CERGE-EI. Hw will present the paper "Rational Inattention Dynamics: inertia and delay in decision-making", written jointly with Colin Stewart and Filip Matejka.

Time and place: Apr. 13, 2016 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Eilert Sundt's Building, 5th floor, Room 551

Jens Plahte, Senior Advisor at the International Department at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet) and also a former Research Fellow at the TIK-Centre, will provide a brief introduction to the problem of antibiotic resistance and explain the challenges encountered in antibiotics innovation.

Vincent Somville
Time and place: Apr. 11, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Vincent Somville is a senior researcher at the Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI). He will present a paper entitled "Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India", written jointly with Lore Vandewalle.

Vincent Sterk
Time and place: Apr. 7, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Vincent Sterk is Assistant Professor at University College London. He will present the paper "The Dark Corners of the Labor Market".

Paolo Piacquadio
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Paolo Piacquadio is Assistant Professor of Economics at UiO. He will present the paper "A Fairness Justification of Utilitarianism".

Nezih Guner
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Nezih Guner is Adjunct Professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He will present the paper "Managers and Productivity Differences".

Time and place: Mar. 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Staff lunch seminar joint with NoWeDe.

Time and place: Mar. 18, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Staff lunch seminar. Alessia Russo is Assistant Professor at UiO. She will present the paper "Youth Enfranchisement, Political Responsiveness, and Education Expenditure: Evidence from the U.S.".

Mark Armstrong
Time and place: Mar. 17, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Mark Armstrong is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford. He will present the paper "Ordered Consumer Search".

Richard B. Freeman
Time and place: Mar. 16, 2016 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP workshop. Richard Freeman holds the Herbert Ascherman Chair in Economics at Harvard University.

Bilde av Richard Freeman
Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Amalie Skram

ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Richard Freeman from Harvard University. Freeman will discuss how a combination of Shared Capitalism and Pension Fund Socialism can become a viable and more equitable new economy.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 1:15 PM, Room 450. Eilert Sundt Building

Professor Mats Fridlund will talk about how terrorism has shaped engineering research, more specifically on the existence of a ‘9/11-effect’ on Research.

Astrid Marie Jorde Sandsør
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Astrid Marie Jorde Sandsør is PhD-student at UiO. She will present a paper entitled "Grade Variance".

Nicola Gennaioli
Time and place: Mar. 10, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Nicola Gennaioli is professor of economics at Bocconi University. He will present a paper entitled "Diagnostic Expectations and Credit Cycles", written jointly with Pedro Bordalo and Andrei Shleifer.