2015

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Per Krusell
Time and place: Dec. 14, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Per Krusell is a Professor of Economics at Stockholm University. He will present the paper "Labor Supply in the Past, Present, and Future: A Balanced-Growth Perspective", written jointly with Timo Boppart.

Ronny Freier
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Ronny Freier is an assistant professor at Freie Universität Berlin, and a research associate at DIW Berlin. He will present the paper "Regression Discontinuity Designs Based on Population Thresholds", written jointly with Andrew C. Eggers, Veronica Grembi and Tommaso Nannicini.

Victor Rios-Rull
Time and place: Nov. 30, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP-seminar. Victor Rios-Rull is a professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He will hold a presentation entitled "Business Cycles and Household Formation: The Micro versus the Macro Labor Elasticity". written jointly with Sebastian Dyrda and Greg Kaplan.

Mirko Wiederholt
Time and place: Nov. 23, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Mirko Wiederholt is a professor of Economics at Goethe University of Frankfurt. He will present the paper "Empirical Properties of Inflation Expectations and the Zero Lower Bound".

Torben Mideksa
Time and place: Nov. 9, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Torben K. Mideksa, PhD candidate at UiO, will present a paper entitiled "Conservation Contracts and Political Regimes", written jointly with Bård Harstad.

Knut Røed
Time and place: Nov. 2, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Knut Røed is a senior research fellow at Frischsenteret, and will hold an ESOP seminar on November 2nd. He present a paper entitled "Pension Reform and Labor Supply", written jointly with Erik Hernæs, Simen Markussen and John Piggott.

Rohini Somanathan
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Rohini Somanathan is a professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics. She will hold a presentation entitled "The mixture as before? Student responses to the changing content of school meals in India".

Attila Lindner
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, , Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Attila Lindner is an Assistant Professor at the University College London. He will present the paper "Who Pays for the Minimum Wage", written jointly with Peter Harasztosi.

Halvor Mehlum
Time and place: Oct. 12, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Halvor Mehlum is a professor at UiO, and deputy leader of ESOP. He will hold a presentation entitled "Competition in Spacetime: A Theory of Sales".

Björn Öckert
Time and place: Oct. 5, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Björn Öckert is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU). He will present the paper "Born to Lead? The effect of birth order on non-cognitive skills", written jointly with Sandra Black and Erik Grönqvist.

Kyle Meng
Time and place: Sep. 21, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Kyle Meng is an Assistant Professor at the University of California. He will present the paper "Global Trade and Risk Sharing in a Spatially Correlated Climate".

William Thomson
Time and place: Sep. 15, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP Seminar. William Thomson is Elmer B. Milliman Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester. He will present the paper "For claims problems, another compromise between the proportional and constrained equal awards rule".

Karna Basu
Time and place: Sep. 14, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Karna Basu is a Professor at Hunter College at The City University of New York. He will present the paper "A Biased Correction of Exponential Growth Bias".  

Princeton University
Time and place: Sep. 7, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Dilip Abreu is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He will present the paper "Bargaining with One-Sided Asymmetric Information and Nonstationary Behavioral Types", co-authored by D. Pearce and E. Stacchetti.

University of Oslo
Time and place: Aug. 31, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Jon H. Fiva is a professor of economics at the  Norwegian Business School (BI), also affiliated with ESOP at the University of Oslo. He will present "Political Dynasties in Party-Centered Environments", co-authored by Daniel M. Smith.

Philippe Aghion
Time and place: Aug. 24, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Philippe Aghion is a Professor at Paris School of Economics and London School of Economics. He will present the paper "Innovation and Top Income Inequality" co-authored by Ufuk Akcigit, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell, and David Hemous.

Jeffrey Ely
Time and place: June 22, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Jeffrey Ely is a professor at Northwestern University. He will present the paper "Beeps".

Petra Persson
Time and place: June 15, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Petra Persson is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University. She will present the paper "Competition and the Consequences of Grade Inflation" co-authored by Rebecca Diamond.

Gilat Levy
Time and place: June 9, 2015 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Gilat Levy is Professor of Economics at The London School of Economics. She will present the paper "Segregation in Education and Labour Market Discrimination: The Role of Peer Beliefs".

Time and place: June 1, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Peter Norman is an Associate Professor at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He presents the paper "On Bayesian Persuasion with Multiple Senders" written jointly with Fei Li from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Time and place: May 18, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Ananth Seshadri is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will present the papers: "On the Origin and Causes of Economic Growth" and "Estimating Human Capital Externalities".

Oleg Itskhoki
Time and place: May 11, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Oleg Itskhoki is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He will present the paper "International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large Are Strategic Complementarities?".

Time and place: May 4, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Giacomo de Luca is a Lecturer at the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York. He will present the paper "Mafia in the ballot box" written jointly with Giuseppe De Feo.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Torsten Persson is a Professor at Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, and a Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. He will present "Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion".

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Ana Rute Cardoso is an Associate Research Professor at the Institute for Economic Analysis at The Spanish National Research Council. She will present "What lies behind the returns to schooling? The role of firm level heterogeneity".