School of Economics

Research seminars and events

Keynes College, University of KentThe School of Economics hosts research seminars each week, during the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms, organised by Dr Anthony Savagar and Dr Anirban Mitra.

Seminar speakers are usually visiting academics from universities and institutions in the UK and abroad. Last academic year we had 44 visiting speakers, including a number from overseas institutions.

In addition, the School and its research centres host a number of internal and external research events through the year.

School seminars

Autumn term 2018/19

Date Day Time Venue Topic Speaker
19 Sep 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3

Labor Income Risk, Asset Prices, and Unemployment Cyclicality

Dr Pontus Rendahl
University of Cambridge
21 Sep 18 Fri 12.00 KLT3 Bonus and penalty incentives for small efforts: An experiment (with Beatrice Roussillon and Sabrina Teyssier)

Dr Penelope Buckley
Université Grenoble Alpes

26 Sep 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 Opinion formation and targeting when persuaders have extreme and centrist opinions Professor Agnieszka Rusinowska
Paris 1 University 
03 Oct 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 Any outcome is an (interior) equilibrium in a market Professor Indrajit Ray
University of Cardiff
05 Oct 18 Fri 12.00 KLT3 Size Premium Waves (with Bernard Herskovic and Thilo Kind) Dr Howard Kung
London Business School
10 Oct 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 Office-Holding Premia and Representative Democracy

Dr Jan Auerbach
University of Exeter

12 Oct 18 Fri 12.00


Declining Labor and Capital Shares Dr Simcha Barkai
London Business School
17 Oct 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3

Politics in the family. Nepotism and the hiring decisions of Italian firms (with S Gagliarducci) 

Professor Marco Manacorda
Queen Mary University of London
24 Oct 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3

De-leveraging or de-risking? How banks cope with loss (with J R Krainer and A H Shapiro)

Dr Rhys Bidder
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
26 Oct 18 Fri 12.00 KLT3 Decomposing Dispersion Over the Business Cycle Dr Alex Clymo
University of Essex
14 Nov 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3


Dr Matteo Galizzi
21 Nov 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 tba Dr Tessa Bold
IIES Stockholm
28 Nov 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 Add and Rule. How migrant workers stabilize authoritarian regimes Professor Halvor Mehlum
University of Oslo
05 Dec 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 tba Dr Victoire Girard
Université d'Orléans
06 Dec 18 Thur 16.00 KLT6 Capital Accumulation and Dynamic Gains from Trade Professor B. Ravikumar
Washington University
Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
12 Dec 18 Wed 15.30 KLT3 Country Reputation and Trade Policy Preferences -
Using the News of the Election of Donald Trump as an Instrument
Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo
University of Bradford



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Last Updated: 08/11/2018