Extreme temperatures threaten Africa’s fragile growth
Oct. 13, 2017 1:30 PM
Climate changes have huge implications for African economies and can lead to violent conflicts, warns Edward Miguel.
Interview with Kalle and Debraj in Apollon magazine on Universal Basic Share
Mar. 8, 2017 8:35 AM
Kalle Moene and Debraj Ray talk about basic wages as a response to increasing inequalities, rising unemployment rates, globalization and automation in manufacturing.
David Dorn, University of Zurich: Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
Nov. 23, 2017 2:15 PM
Department seminar. David Dorn is a Professor of International Trade and Labor Markets at the University of Zurich. He will present a paper entitled "Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure", co-authored by David Autor, Gordon Hanson, and Kaveh Majlesi.
Jörn-Steffen Pischke, LSE: Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left Than on the Right
Nov. 27, 2017 12:30 PM
ESOP seminar. Jörn-Steffen Pischke is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He will present a paper entitled "Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left Than on the Right", co-authored by Zhuan Pei, and Hannes Schwandt.
Eduardo Perez-Richet, Sciences Po: Information Design under Falsification
Nov. 30, 2017 2:15 PM
Department seminar. Eduardo Perez-Richet is a professor at the department of economics at Sciences Po. He will present a paper entitled "Information Design under Falsification", co-authored by Vasiliki Skreta.