Eilert Sundts Hus (kart)
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Helena Skyt Nielsen from Aarhus University presents the paper "Peer Effects in Math and Science".
Anders Akerman from Stockholm University presents "Internet as an Engine of Trade".
Joan Esteban from the Institute for Economic Analysis and Barcelona GSE will present the paper "Public Expenditure, Taxation, and Size of Government".
For the 100 Year Anniversary of Norwegian women’s right to vote, ESOP has invited Lena Edlund and Andreas Kotsadam to talk about the current status of women worldwide from a development perspective. ESOP's prize for the best MA thesis on gender issues in 2013 will also be awarded.
Jeanet Bentzen from the University of Copenhagen presents her paper "Origins of Religiousness: The Role of Natural Disasters".
Moti Michaeli from the Hebrew University presents his paper "The Origins of In-Group Bias and Costly Signaling of Group Membership".
Nick Sheard from the Aix-Marseille School of Economics presents the paper "Urban Location, Housing Equilibrium, and Retiree Migration" .
Saki Bigio, Assistant Professor at Columbia University, presents the paper "Banks, liquidity management and monetary policy".
Tim Worrall from the University of Edinburgh presents his paper "Dynamic Relational Contracts with Risk Aversion".
Professor Eliana La Ferrara, Department of Economics, Bocconi University and ESOP, UiO, will give a four day PhD-course at UiO from 2 to 5 September 2013.
ThReD - Theoretical Research in Development Economics, hosts their yearly conference in Oslo in June 2013 in association with ESOP.
ESOP is organizing a workshop in economics and inequality in Latin America. The workshop is a cooperation between UiO and ECLAC, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, to strengthen the agenda to reduce inequality.
ECLAC is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America.
Kevin J. Lansing from FRB San Fransisco and Norges Bank presents the paper "Top Incomes, Rising Inequality, and Welfare".
Johannes Hörner from Yale University presents his paper "Optimal Design for Social Learning".
Manudeep Bhuller, Statistics Norway, presents "Education and Lifetime Earnings".
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.