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

ESOP seminar. The title of the seminar is "High performance computing resources at UiO", and will include short presentations by USIT and Morten Hjorth-Jensen, as well as a Q&A session.

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Rita Ginja is Assistant Professor at University of Uppsala. She will present paper entitled "Non-Contributory Health Insurance and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Mexico".

Time and place: Nov. 28, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Martin Eckhoff Andresen is PhD Student at UiO. He will present a paper entitled "Child care for all? Treatment effects on test scores under essential heterogeneity".

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Debraj Ray is Silver Professor, Faculty of Arts and Science, and Professor of Economics at New York University. He will present a paper entitled "Noisy Agents", written jointly with Francisco Espinosa.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Rocío Titiunik is James Orin Murfin Associate Professor at the University of Michigan. She will present the paper "The Curse of Incumbency in Weak Party Systems: Evidence from Latin America", written jointly with Marko Klasnja.

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee is Assistant Professor of Economics at Toulouse School of Economics. He will present the paper "Task-Specific Technological Change in a Multi-Sector Economy", written jointly with Yongseok Shin.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Johannes Urpelainen is Associate Professor at Columbia University. He will present his paper "Electoral Backlash or Positive Reinforcement? Wind Power and Congressional Elections in the United States", written jointly with Alice Tianbo Zhang.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Francisco Buera is senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He will present a paper entitled "The Global Diffusion of Ideas", written jointly with Ezra Oberfield.

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Andrea Mattozzi is Professor of Microeconomics at the European University Institute. He will present the paper "Public versus Secret Voting in Committees", written jointly with Marcos Y. Nakaguma.

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

ESOP seminar. Adrien Auclert is Assistant Professor at Stanford University. He will present a paper entitled "Inequality and Aggregate Demand", written jointly with Matthew Rognlie.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Sonja Fagernäs is Lecturer in Economics at Sussex University. She will present a paper entitled "Teachers, Electoral Cycles and Learning in India", written jointly with Panu Pelkonen.

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Panu Pelkonen is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Sussex.

Jonas Hjort
Time and place: June 20, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jonas Hjort is Assistant Professor at Columbia University. He will present a paper entitled "Sources of Variation in State Effectiveness and Consequences for Policy Design".

Yuliy Sannikov
Time and place: June 16, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Yuliy Sannikov is Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He will present a paper entitled "Optimal asset management contracts with hidden savings", written jointly with Sebastian Di Tella.

Time and place: June 6, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

ESOP seminar. Robert Schmidt is a Post-doctoral fellow at Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin. He will present a paper entitled "Full vs. limited commitment in electoral competition"

Jonas Poulsen
Time and place: May 23, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jonas Poulsen is a lecturer/advisor at Harvard University. He will present a paper entitled "The arrival of fast Internet and skilled job creation in Africa", written jointly with Jonas Hjort. 

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.

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.

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".

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.

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".

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".

Ragnar Torvik
Time and place: Mar. 7, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Ragnar Torvik is professor of economics at NTNU. He will present a paper entitled “The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization”, written jointly with Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson.