Johannes Hörner from Yale presents his paper "Supervised social learning".
Kevin J. Lansing from FRB San Fransisco and Norges Bank presents his paper "Top Incomes, Rising Inequality, and Welfare".
Ram Fishman, George Washington University, presents "Water depletion, adaptation and migration: evidence from India".
M.Phil. Ingrid Bjartveit Krüger at the Department of Economics will defend her dissertation for the Ph.D. degree: "What's Oil Got to Do With It? - Essays on the Political Economy of Resource Rich Countries."
Professor Vernon L. Smith, Chapman University, will give a lecture on how learning from economic experiments helps to inform the understanding of recessions and bubbles. Smith won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms.
On April 30th, ESOP organizes a half-day workshop the importance and future of oil in the Norwegian economy.
Alberto Martin presents his paper "Bubbly Collateral and Economic Activity" (joint with Jaume Ventura).
Simone Valente from NTNU presents his paper (joint with Ragnar Torvik and Halvor Mehlum) "China's Savings Multiplier".
Hitoshi Tsujiyama presents his paper "Implications of Health Care Reform for Inequality and Welfare".
Franscesc Dilme from University of Penn presents his paper "Building (and Milking) Trust: Reputation as a Moral Hazard Phenomenon".
Andreas Moxnes presents "Technology, Trade Costs, and the Pattern of Trade with Multi-Stage Production" (joint with Rob Johnson).
This coming monday, Paolo Piacquadio presents his paper "On Ranking Intergenerational Allocations in Risky Environments".
Jon Eguia (New York University) will present Discrimination and Assimilation at the Senior job talk seminar Friday January 11.
NOTE THE TIME: 11:30 - 12:45
Alessia russo presents "A Dynamic Politico-Economic Model of Intergenerational Contracts"