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The main focus of the workshop is on how behavioral models, in particular reference dependent preferences, can shed light on economic behavior and the role of public policy.
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".
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.
Centre for the study of equality, social organization, and performance (ESOP) at the University of Oslo is organizing the 2016 Nordic Conference in Development Economics (NCDE16) to be held 13-14 June 2016.
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"
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.
Centre for the Study of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP) at the University of Oslo is organizing the Nordic International Trade Seminars (NOITS) 17th Annual Workshop to be held 19-20 May 2016.
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.
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".
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.
ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University. Sachs is a leading scholar in sustainable development and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
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.
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".
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.
ESOP seminar. Paolo Piacquadio is Assistant Professor of Economics at UiO. He will present the paper "A Fairness Justification of Utilitarianism".
ESOP workshop. Richard Freeman holds the Herbert Ascherman Chair in Economics at Harvard University.
ESOP invites to a public lecture with professor Richard Freeman from Harvard University. Freeman will discuss how a combination of Shared Capitalism and Pension Fund Socialism can become a viable and more equitable new economy.
ESOP seminar. Astrid Marie Jorde Sandsør is PhD-student at UiO. She will present a paper entitled "Grade Variance".
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.
ESOP seminar. Jochen Kluve is Professor of Empirical Labor Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He will present the paper "What Works? A Meta-Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations", written jointly with David Card and Andrea Weber.
The European Development Network Conference 2015 takes place in Oslo, 3-4 December 2015.
The issue of inequality has moved to the top of the policy agenda around the world. Many see the Welfare State, the most important bulwark against the increase in inequality, as under threat. What do we see as the pillars of the 21st Century welfare state?
Kjell Arne Brekke and Karine Nyborg invite to a workshop about work motivation and the Nordic model.