Institutt for økonomi



Våren 2022

21.01Peter ZimmermanFederal Reserve Bank of ClevelandA monetary model of cryptocurrency
04.02Sam HirchmanNHHTests of Rank-dependent Probability Weighting
01.04Philippe AghionHarvard University

The effect of Automation on Employment: Firm Level Evidence from France

29.04Lant PritchettOxford UniversityEconomic Growth in Developing Countries: Why and how
13.05Neil CumminsLondon School of EconomicsThe Irish in England (with Cormac Ó Gráda)
20.05Mariapia MendolaUniversità degli Studi di Milano BicoccaInternational Migration Intentions and Illegal Costs: Evidence from Africa-to-Europe Smuggling Routes
08.06Vegard NygaardUniversity of HoustonThe impact of U.S. employer-sponsored insurance in the 20th century
10.06Camille HerbertUniversity of TorontoGender Stereotypes and Entrepeneur Financing


Høsten 2021

Dato SeminarholderInstitusjonTittel
03.09. Chris RothUniversity of CologneSocial Status, Risk-Taking, and Growth
17.09. Roland HodlerUniversity of St. GallenEthnofederalism and ethnic voting
24.09. Meltem DaysalUniversity of CopenhagenAdolescent Antidepressant Use and Academic Achievement
01.10. Demid GetikLund UniversityEarly Socialization and the Gender Wage Gap
27.10. Lauren H. CohenHarvard UniversityThe ESG-Innovation Disconnect: Evidence from Green Patenting
05.11. Kjersti Misje ØstbakkenInstitutt for samfunnsforskningChutes and Ladders? Jobbopportunities for Generation COVID
09.12. Edward GlaeserHarvard UniversityTriumph of the city 

Våren 2021

22.01.Kristoffer BergUniversitetet i OsloRevealing Inequality Aversion from Tax Policy
29.01.Vegard NygaardUniversity of HoustonOptimal Allocation of the Covid-19 Stimulus Checks
05.02.Alexander KrumerMolde University CollegeNationalistic bias among international experts
19.02.Josh LernerHarvard Business SchoolPublic Entrepreneurial Finance around the Globe
05.03.Dennie van DolderVrije Universiteit AmsterdamGender and Willingness to Compete for High Stakes
19.03.John HaltiwangerUniversity of MarylandFounding Teams and Startup Performance
16.04Luis R. MartínezUniversity of ChicagoForgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia
30.04Heiner Schumacher University InnsbruckCompetitive Markets and Boundedly Rational Expectations
12.05.Gabriella ContiUCLTBA

Høsten 2020

27.08.Terrance OdeanBerkeleyLeveraging Overconfidence
11.09.Roland HodlerSt. GallenColonial structure, local predominance, and economic development
25.09.Eva GavrilovaNHHThe Anatomy of Payroll Tax Incidence: Evidence from Norway
09.10.Roza KhobanStockholm UniversityThe Impact of Trade Liberalization in the Presence of Political Distortions
23.10.Caterina MauriUniversity of Southern DenmarkOriginality, influence and success: A model of style
06.11.Mounir KaradjaUppsalaMass Migration and Technological Change
20.11.Jørgen Juel AndersenBIElite Capture of Foreign Aid: Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts
27.11.Valentin LangZurichHelping the Left Behind? Place-Based Policies and Regional Inequality
04.12.Josef SigurdssonNHH

Labor Supply Responses and Adjustment Frictions: A Tax-Free Year in Iceland.

18.12.Siri IsakssonNHH

It Takes Two: Gender Differences in Group Work.


Våren 2020

17.01.Germain GaudinCBSInput Price Discrimination, Demand Forms, and Welfare
31.01.Morten SæthreNHH

Quality Regulation and Competition: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Markets

14.02.Edwin LeuvenUiOEvent Studies, Endogenous Timing and the Child Penalty
28.02.Johannes WohlfartUniversity of CopenhagenRisk Exposure and Attention to the Macroeconomy
06.03.Vegard Høghaug LarsenNorges BankComponents of Uncertainty
13.03.Basit ZafarArizona StateKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
20.03.Valentin LangUniversity of ZurichKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
17.04.Yongmin ChenColoradoKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
08.05.Camille LandaisLondon School of EconomicsKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
22.05.Michele BelotEUIKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
29.05.Andrew GoodmanVanderbilt UniversityKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
05.06.Marco TabelliniHarvard Business SchoolKansellert i fbm restriksjoner grunnet koronavirusutbruddet
19.06.Paul SchaudtSt. Gallen 

The Political Geography of Cities (seminar on ZOOM)

Høsten 2019

30.08.Ferdinand Rauch University of OxfordEconomic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal
13.09.Robert DurErasmus University Rotterdam Macroeconomic Conditions When Young Shape Job Preferences for Life
27.09.Valentin LangUniversity of ZurichKansellert
18.10.Eeva MauringUniversity of ViennaInformational Cycles in Search Markets
22.10.Anna GodøyUC BerkeleyEconomics of Fertility: Evidence from the Minimum Wage
25.10.Jerome AddaBocconi 

The Dynamics of Return Migration, Human Capital Accumulation, and Wage Assimilation

31.10.Julian Vedeler Johnsen SNFCompetition, Paternity Leave and Career Advancement
Patrick BennettNHHReturning to Education Over the Life Cycle: Descriptive and Causal Evidence.
08.11.Marc GoniUniversity of ViennaLineages of Scholars in pre-industrial Europe: Nepotism vs Intergenerational Human Capital Transmission
15.11.Kai KonradMax Planck InstitutePreemption contests between groups
22.11.Paolo CrosettoGrenobleMETARET- a meta-analysis of risk elicitation tasks
06.12.Siri IsakssonNHHKansellert

Våren 2019


07.02.Gordon B. DahlUCSDDoctor Switching Costs in Health Insurance
14.02.Justin ValasekNHHRefugees and Social Capital: Evidence from Northern Lebanon
21.02.Kaveh MajlesiLund University Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
28.02. Nadine RiedelBochumCombatting Tax Evasion: Evidence from Comparing Commercial and Business Tax Registry
07.03.Julie CullenUCSDPerformance information and personnel decisions in the public sector: the case of school principals
14.03.Per JohannsonUppsalaSubjective Expectations, Educational Choice Heterogeneity and Gender: Evidence from a Sample of Swedish High School Students
21.03.Kateherine MeckelUCSDCigarette Taxes, Mental Health, and Mortality Outcomes
28.03.Fanny LandaudNHHFrom Employment to Engagement? Stable Jobs, Temporary Jobs and Cohabiting Relationships
04.04.Knut RøedFrischsenteretImmigration and Social Mobility
25.04.Gerhard RienerDüsseldorf Institute for Competition EconomicsWho wants to be the hired gun? Experimental Evidence from Matrilineal and Patriarchal Societies in India
23.05.Ian WootonStrathclydeTargeting FDI
06.06.Vincent SterkUCLThe nature of firm growth
20.06.Martina ViarengoGraduate InstituteGender Gaps in Career Dynamics
25.06.Stelios MichalopoulosBrownFolklore


Høsten 2018



06.09.Otto ToivanenAalto University

The social origins and IQ of inventors


07.09.Prashant BharadwajUCSD

Health shocks to the elderly and adult labor supply


13.09.Michaela TincaniUCL

Equality of opportunity in access to higher education: lessons from the randomization of a national policy 

20.09.Kai GehringZurich

Stimulant or depressant? Resource-related income shocks and conflict


27.09.Ingar Kyrkjebø HaalandNHH

Beliefs about Behavioral Responses to Taxation


04.10.Mikael LindhalGöteborg

The importance of nature-nurture interactions in skill formation: Evidence from a large sample of adoptees


18.10.Arizo KarimiUppsala University

Parenthood, Family Friendly, and Gender Gaps in Early Work Careers


25.10.Astrid KunzeNHH

Flexible Work Arrangements for Mothers


08.11.Petra ThiemannLund University

Inequality in Education Outcomes: The Role of Sorting among Students, Teachers, and Schools


15.11.Pietro BiroliUniversität Zurich

Genetics and Health Insurance: How Genes and Insurance Status Affect Smoking Decisions after Health Shocks


22.11.Alexander WillénNHH

Oh Mother: The Neglected Impact of School Disruptions



Våren 2016


Sigve Tjøtta


More or less money?


 Eirik Ø. Sørensen


Teaching through television: Experimental evidence on entrepreneurship education in Tanzania


Matthias Parey

University of Essex

 The Selection of High-Skilled Migrants


Konrad Raff

NHHKnighthoods, Damehoods, and CEO Behaviour
17.03.2016Hans Jarle KindNHH

The impact of discriminating value added taxes in a two-sided market with multi-homing consumers

31.03.2016Petter LundborgLund University

Brothers in Arms: Spillover Effects from a Draft Lottery

07.04.2016Christian Brinch


Excess early retirement? Evidence from the Norwegian 2011 Pension Reform
21.04.2016Torben Heien Nielsen

University of Copenhagen

Household labor supply responses to severe health shocks and the benefits from social insurance


Guy MichaelsLSERobots at work


Josef ZweimüllerUniversity of ZurichBeyond severance pay: job mobility and the introduction of occupational pensions in Austria

NB! Tirsdag


Thomas HellmannUniversity of OxfordFostering Entrepreneurship: Backing Founders or Investors?


Chad SyversonUniversity of Chicago 


Uta Shoenberg













Våren 2015


Julian V. Johnsen


Retirement, grandparental childcare, and maternal employment


Elias Braunfels




Jørgen Modalsli


Intergenerational occupational mobility in Norway, 1865-2011


Jørgen Juel Andersen

BIPolitical rents and voter information in search equilibrium
26.02.2015Jan MarcusDIW Berlin

Moving up a gear: The impact of compressing instructional time into fewer years of schooling

05.03.2015Collin RaymondUniversity of Oxford

One in a Million: A Field Experiment on Belief Formation and Pivotal Voting

12.03.2015Albin ErlansonUniversity of Bonn

Strategy-proof assignment of multiple resources


NB! Onsdag!

Julie CullenUC San Diego

Political alignment and tax evasion


NB! Onsdag!

Eric Hanushek

Stanford University

General Education, Vocational Education, and Labor-Market Outcomes over the Life-Cycle.

16.04.2015Giovanni MastrobuoniUniversity of Essex

Rehabilitating Rehabilitation: Prison Conditions and Recidivism

23.04.2015Andreas MadestamUniversitetet i StockholmChildren of the Pill: The Effect of Subsidizing Oral Contraceptives on Children's Health and Wellbeing
30.04.2015Andreas KotsadamUniversitetet i Oslo

Peer effects, gender, and ethnicity - Evidence from experiments in the Norwegian Armed Forces

07.05.2015Christian BjørnskovAarhus

Did Africa's First Choices Matter? Growth Effects of Leaders at Independence

21.05.2015Per Petterson-LidbomUniversitetet i StockholmMidwives and Maternal Mortality:Evidence from a Midwifery Policy Experiment inSweden in the 19th Century


Bhash MazunderUniversitetet i BergenEstimating the Intergenerational Elasticity and Rank Association in the US:Overcoming the Current Limitations of Tax Data


Jarle MøenNHHWhat happens to taxable income when firms become multinational? Profit-shifting and unobserved firm specific effects


R. Tyrrel RockafellarUniversity of Washington TBA


Manuel Bagues

Aalto University



Høsten 2014

21.08.2014 (13:00-14:15)

Bash Mazumber

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Intergenerational Mobility Curves


Martina Nyqvist

Stockholm School of Economics

Safe Sex for a Chance to Win: Evidence from a Field Experiment on HIV Prevention


Matti Keloharju

Aalto University School of Business

Matched as a Teenager? What Traits of a Million 18-Year-Olds Tell Us about CEOs

25.09.2014Rita GinjaUppsala UniversityThe Health and Labor Market Effects of Non-contributory Health Insurance: Evidence from Mexico
02.10.2014Juanna JohnsenStockholm School of EconomicsStudent Aid, Academic Achievement, and Labor Market Behavior: Grants or Loans?
09.10.2014Torkild Hovde LyngstadUiO

Immigrant Parents' Preferences for Children's Sex: A Register-Based Study of Fertility Behavior in Ten National-Origin Groups

16.10.2014Ivar KolstadCMIDiversification and Democracy


NB: fra kl 13.00-14.15

Hartmut Egger

University of Bayreuth

Offshoring and the task-composition in production

30.10.2014Kjell SalvanesNHH

Does grief transfer across generations? In-utero deaths and child outcomes

06.11.2014Roland HodlerUniversity of St. GallenAid on Demand: The Allocation of China's Foreign Assistance at the Subnational Level
13.11.2014Dan-Olof RoothLinneaus University

Health Endowments and Unemployment during Macroeconomic Crises

27.11.2014Jon H. FivaHandelshøyskolen BI



NB: fra kl. 10.00-11.00

Salvatore PiccoloUniversita Cattolica del Sacre CuoreTBA


Daniel L. ChenETH Zürich

The political economy of beliefs: Why fiscal and social conservatives/liberals come hand-in-hand


David SkarbekKing's College, London

The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System


Avholdte seminarer

Her finner du en oversikt over tidligere avholdte seminarer ved Institutt for økonomi.

Våren 2014

30.01.2014Johan HombertHEC ParisCan Unemployment Insurance Spur Entrepreneurial Activity? Evidence From France
06.02.2014Gisle NatvikNorges BankPetro Populism
13.02.2014Andras Ravndal KostølSSBFamily Welfare Cultures
20.02.2014Torkild Hovde LyngstadUiO

Immigrants parent’s preferences for their children's sex

27.02.2014Monique de HaanUiOThe effect of Head Start on long term education and labor market outcomes
06.03.2014Karen-Helene Ulltveit-MoeUiOGlobalization: A woman’s best friend? Exporters and the gender wage gap
13.03.2014Avlyst - Dan Olof RoothLinnaeus UniversityAVLYST
20.03.2014Peter NearyUniversity of OxfordNot so demanding: Preference structure, firm behavior, and welfare

02.04.2014 (10.15-11.00)

George BorjasHarvardPrizes and Productivity: How Winning the Fields Medal Affects Scientific Output
03.04.2014George BorjasHarvardThe Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants: Aging and Cohort Effects Revisited Again
10.04.2014Inger ErvikUiBOpen Sector Wage Leadership
24.04.2014Xavier GiroudMITThe Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
08.05.2014Bart WilsonChapman UniversitySentiments, Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory
15.05.2014Emilia del BonoUniversity of SussexEarly interventions and children's educational attainment. Evaluating the impact of free part-time pre-school education for 3 year olds in England.
22.05.2014Hugo Hopenhayn


Information, Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity
05.06.2014Tony ScottUniversity of Melbourne

Competition, Prices and Quality in the Market for Physician Consultations

12.06.2014Robert A. PollakWashington UniversityUnequal Bequest
19.06.2014 Shelly LundbergUCSBSkill disparities and unequal family outcomes

Peter Zweifel

University of Zurich

The division of labor between social and private insurance


Høsten 2013

29.08. Knut Aase, NHH: Recursive utility and disappearing puzzles for discrete-time models

05.09. Kasper Meisner Nielsen, HKUST: Fire Sales and House Prices: Evidence from Estate Sales due to Sudden Death

19.09. Chiara Canta, NHH: Efficiency, access, and the mixed delivery of health care services

26.09. Gani Aldashev, University of Namur: Government Incentives for Private Ownership of Public Goods: Theory and Evidence from Belgium

03.10. Bjørn Olav Johansen, UiB: The opportunism problem revisited: the case of retailer sales effort

10.10. Heike Auerswald, TU Dresden: Adaptation, Mitigation and Risk-Taking in Climate Policy

11.10. Greg Shaffer, University of Rochester: Exclusionary Discounts in a Dynamic Model with Financially Constrained Firms

15.10. Gary Fournier, Florida State University: Physician and Patient Migration to Ambulatory Surgery Centers as a Response to Poor Safety at Hospitals

17.10. Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Harvard Business School: Governing Misvalued Firms

24.10. Mathias Ekstrøm, NHH: Can Indifference Make the World Greener?

31.10. Jo Thori Lind, UiO: Rainy day politics. An instrumental variables approach to the effect of parties on political outcomes

05.11. Teemu Pennanen, King's College: Optimal investment and contingent claim valuation in illiquid markets

07.11. Ingvild Nordtveit, UiB: Lending to Developing Countries - How do official creditors respond to defaults?

14.11. Ugo Panizza, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies: Too much Finance?

21.11. Alexander Cappelen, NHH: You've got mail: A randomized field experiment on tax evasion.

28.11. Ola Vestad, SSB: Adverse Selection in a Mandatory Public Pension Scheme


Våren 2013

24.01. Julian Vedeler Johnsen, UiB: Smoking Bans, Maternal Smoking, and Birth Outcomes

31.01. Aline Bütikofer, NHH: This is Not a Test - Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout from Nuclear Weapon Testing

08.02. Mirjam van Praag, Amsterdam School of Economics: Why do Entrepreneurial Parents Have Entrepreneurial Children?

14.02. Vincent Somville, CMI: Ungrateful Children - Theory and Evidence on old Age Support from Nepal

28.02. Imran Rasul, UCL: Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor?

07.03. Kjetil Bjorvatn, NHH: Ethnicity and cooperation: Experimental evidence from Kenya and Tanzania

14.03. Ivar Gaasland, UiB: Trade-off between food production and greenhouse gas mitigation in Norwegian agriculture

21.03. Knut P. Heen, HiMolde: Monopoly Theory from a Finance Perspective

11.04. Sjur Flåm, UiB: Order books and market clearing

18.04. Thomas Åstebro, HEC-Paris: Hierarchies, the Small Firm Effect, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Swedish Microdata

25.04. Tommy S. Gabrielsen, UiB: Resale price maintenance and up-front payments: achieving horizontal control under seller and buyer power

02.05. Alessia Russo: Self-Commitment Institution and Cooperation in OLG games

08.05. Bård Harstad, UiO: The Market for Conservation and other Hostages

16.05. Manudeep Bhuller, SSB: Education and Lifetime Earnings

23.05. Edwin Leuven, UiO: Ability peer effects in university: Evidence from a randomized experiment

30.05. Torfinn Harding, University of Sussex: Institutions and the Distribution of Oil

06.06. Kjetil Storesletten, UiO: Sharing High Growth Across Generations: Pensions and Demographic Transition in China

10.06. Robert Pollak (Washington U., St. Louis): Cohabitation and the uneven withdrawal from marriage in the US, 1950-2010

13.06. Prashant Baradwaye, UCSD: Do initial endowments matter only initially? Birth weight, parental investments and academic achievement in school


Høsten 2012

10.09. Amihai Glazer, UCI: Governmental Transfers and Altruistic Private Transfers

14.09. Katrine Løken, UIB: Peer effects in program participation

21.09. Fred Schroyen, NHH: Mapping Risk Aversion in Norway Using Hypothetical Income Gambles

28.09. Bernd Fitzenberger, Freiburg: The Heterogeneous Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions

05.10. Morten Sæthre, NHH: The bargaining effect of cross-border M&A on wages

12.10. No seminar

19.10. Ben Jones, Northwestern: Understanding China: An Explanation for an Unusual Macroeconomy

26.10. Disputas Lene Lunde

02.11. Julie Riise Kolstad, UiB: Lifting the burden: State care of the elderly and the labor supply of adult children

09.11. Steinar Strøm, UiO: A probability approach to industrial organization

16.11. Juan Carluccio, Paris School of Economics: TBA

23.11. Liam Brunt, NHH: How fast, and how broad, was British industrialization to 1851? Evidence from a synthetic occupational census for 1801.

30.11. Imran Rasul, UCL: cancelled

07.12. Bill Kerr, Harvard: Entrepreneurship and urban growth: An empirical assessment with historical mines.


Våren 2012

27.01. Francisco Santos, NHH: IPO underpricing and long-term underperformance

03.02. Julian Vedeler Johnsen, UiB: Complementary Leisure: The Unintended Spill-Over Effect of an Early Retirement Reform

10.02. Bjørnar Karlsen Kivedal, NTNU: A DSGE Model with Housing in the Cointegrated VAR Framework

17.02. Gernot Doppelhofer, NHH: Do Broken Speed Limits of Debt Predict Financial Crises?

24.02. Sjur Flåm, UiB: Bilateral exchange

02.03. Vincent Somville, CMI: Informal Savings and Intra-Household Strategies: Theory & Evidence from Urban Benin

09.03. Adrien Vigier, UiO: An Economic model of the Ivy League

16.03. Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe, UiO: Why are firms that export cleaner? International trade and CO2 emissions

23.03. Sascha Becker, Warwick

30.03. Eirik Kristiansen, NHH: Paying for Staying: Managerial Contracts and the Retention Motive

13.04. Bjørn Olav Johansen, UiB: Buyer Power and Exclusion in Vertically Related Markets

20.04. Per Botolf Maurseth, BI: Market specific fixed and sunk export costs : Learning and spillovers

27.04. Wolter Hassink, Utrecht University: What Does Loyalty Buy?

04.05. Amrita Dhillon, Warwick: Employee referral, social proximity, and worker discipline

11.05. Michael Koch, University of Bayreuth: The Impact of Trade on the Organization of Labor within Firms

25.05. Udo Kreickemeier, University of Tübingen: Two-way migration between similar countries

01.06. AVLYST

08.06. Silvia Marchesi, Milano-Bicocca: How Defensive Were Lending and Aid to HIPC?

15.06. AVLYST

22.06. Christian Soegaard, University of Nottingham: Welfare Effects of Trade Policy in General Oligopolistic Equilibrium


Høsten 2011

26.08. Gaute Torsvik (UiB): Financial incentives and sick absence: evidence from a natural experiment in a firm

02.09. Alexander Cappelen (NHH): Leading by example: the effect of leadership compensation in a public goods experiment

16.09. Igor Evstigneev (University of Manchester): Volatility-induced financial growth

23.09. Daniel Etzel (University of Bayreuth): Wage Bargaining Systems and International Trade

07.10. Bjørn Sandvik: En fri lunsj for oljefondet

14.10. Astri Drange Hole (HiB): "Exposing care services to competition - effects on quality"

21.10. Arnt Ove Hopland (NTNU): School Building Conditions and Student Achievements: Norwegian Evidence

28.10. Berber Kramer (VU Amsterdam): Individual versus Group Insurance: Demand for health insurance under joint liability in microfinance games

04.11. Karin Thorburn (NHH): Public Information and IPO-Underpricing

11.11. tba

18.11. Nathan Fiala (German Institute for Economic Research): Can Employment Programs Reduce Poverty and Social Instability? Experimental evidence from a Ugandan aid program

25.11. Sigve Tjøtta (UiB): Sustainable contribution in public good experiments

02.12. Steffen Andersen (CBS): Ability or Finances as Constraints to Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Survival Rates in a Natural Experiment

16.12. Hans Jørgen Whitta Jørgensen (University of Copenhagen): AVLYST!


Våren 2011

21.1. Tarjei Havnes (UiO): Internet use, pornography and sex crime

28.1. Odd Rune Straume (Universidade do Minho/UiB): Quality competiton with profit constraints: Do non-profit firms provide higher quality than for-profit firms?

4.2. Hans Jarle Kind (NHH): Hotelling competition with multi-purchasing

11.2. Rune Jansen Hagen: Certified or branded? A game-theoretic analyis of the IMF’s policy support instrument

18.2. Maarten Lindeboom: Slipping anchors? Testing the vinettes approach to identification and correction of reporting heterogeneity

25.2. Kjell Vaage: Social Interactions at the Workplace: Exploring Sickness Absence Behaviour

11.3. Fredrik Heyman: Competition, Takeovers and Gender Discrimination

18.3. avlyst

25.3. Ivar Kolstad (CMI): Education and entrepreneurial success

1.4. Andreas Madestam (Bocconi): Shaping the nation: Estimating the impact of Fourth of July using a natural experiment.

8.4. Astrid Oline Ervik (NHH): Risk and Job Mobility Across Sectors

29.4. no seminar

6.5. Karin Monstad: avlyst

13.5. Karin Monstad: Is Teenage Motherhood contagious? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

20.5. Alessandro Cigno (Firenze): How to Deal with Covert Child Labour, and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country

27.5. Michael Hoel (UiO): Incentives for environmental R&D

3.6. Disputas - ingen seminar

9.6. Michael Taksar (U of Missouri): Optimal Non-Proportional Reinsurance Control and Stochastic Differential Games

15.6. Ron Harstad (U of Missouri): Political Economy Field Experiments Become Possible


Høsten 2010

27.8. Gaute Torsvik (UiB): Beliefs, attitudes and productivity. Evidence from a customer service centre

1.9. Igor Pospelov (Dorodnicyn Computing Center, Moskva): Modeling of the Russian Economy in crisis

3.9.  Fabian Waldinger (Warwick): Peer Effects in Science: Evidence from the Dismissal of Scientists in Nazi Germany

10.9. Julie Riise Kolstad (UiB) disputerer: What affects the career choices of health workers?
17.9. Igor V. Evstigneev (University of Manchester): Asset Market Games of Survival: A Synthesis of Evolutionary and Dynamic Games
22.9. Ivar Gaasland (UiB) disputerer: Essays on the inefficiency of Norwegian agricultural policy

24.9. Muhammad Kamrul Islam (UiB): The social capital and health hypothesis: An integrating theory and new empirics.

1.10. Katrine Vellesen Løken (UiB) disputation: Families and children's development: economic approaches

8.10. Astrid Drange Hole (HiB): How do economists differ from others in distributive situations? AVLYST!

15.10. Farasat Bokhari (Kings College London): Entry in the ADHD drugs market: Welfare impact of generics and me-toos

22.10. Astrid Drange Hole (HiB): How do economists differ from others in distributive situations?

29.10. Hildegunn Ekroll Stokke (NTNU): Migration and dynamic agglomeration economies: Time-series evidence from Norway

12.11. Michael Rosholm (Aarhus):   tba   

19.11. Simen Markussen (Frisch):    tba

26.11. Wilhelm Kohler (Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen): Offshoring Tasks, Yet Creating Jobs

03.12. Nina Drange (UiS): The Effect of Preschool on the School Performance of Children from Immigrant Families. Results from an Introduction of Free Preschool in Two Districts in Oslo.

10.12. No seminar

17.12. No seminar


Våren 2010

22.1. Rolf Aarberge (SSB): On the Measurement of Long-term Income Inequality and Income Mobility

29.1. Bjørn Olav Johansen (UiB): The impact of private labels on retail prices and welfare

5.2. Sigve Tjøtta (UiB): Climate Change Policy and Geoengineering

12.2. Ingeborg Foldøy Solli (UiS): The Impact of Paternity Leave on Father Involvement

19.2. Laurence Jacquet (NHH): Optimal Redistributive Taxation with both Extensive and Intensive Responses

12.3. Carol Propper (University of Bristol): Does Market Power Kill: The impact of Competition on the English NHS

19.3. Ragnhild Balsvik (NHH): Foreign firms and host country productivity: does the mode of entry matter?

26.3. Wilma J Nusselder (Erasmus MC): Disability and free expected lifetime

16.4. Carsten Eckel (Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg): International Trade and Retailing

21.4. Tore Ellingsen (Stockholm School of Economics): Social Framing Effects: Why Do Labels Affect Cooperation?

23.4. Hartmut Egger (University of Bayreuth):Why foreign ownership is good for you

30.4. AVLYST! (Mukul Majumdar (Cornell University): Sustainable Consumption under Supply Uncertainty)

07.5. AVLYST! Klaus Desmet (Universidad Carlos III Madrid): Spatial Development

14.5.  no seminar   

21.5. Marcel Thum (Dresden): tba

4.6. Andreas Moxnes (Universitetet i Oslo): The Tip of the Iceberg: Modeling Trade Costs and Implications for Intra-Industry Reallocation


Høsten 2009

04.09.2009 Arild Aakvik (UiB) Overworked? The relationship between workload and health worker performance in rural Tanzania

11.09.2009 Yuki (Uppsala University) The Impact of Feedstock Supply and World Oil Price Variability on Domestic Biofuel and Feedstock Markets

18.09.2009 Karine Nyborg (U i Oslo) Playing with the Good Guys: a Public Good Game with Endogenous Group Formation

25.09.2009 Gregory Corcos (NHH) Sequential Exporting

02.10.2009 Silvia Marchesi (University of Milano Bicocca): Read my lips: the role of information transmission in mulitilateral reform design.

09.10.2009 høstferie

16.10.2009 Hans Hvide (U of Aberdeen, Business School)  Are founders non- subsstitutable? Evidence from nascent firms where a founder dies

23.10.2009 Jonas Christensen (UiB) I`ll make you an offer you can`t refuse. - Why do goverments expropriate?

30.10.2009 Harald Dale Olsen (ISF) Sickness absense, performance pay and teams

06.11.2009 Katrine Løken (UiB) Your place or mine? On couple`s location decision

20.11.2009 Magne Mogstad (SSB) Is universal child care leveling the playing field? Evidence from Non linear Differance -in- differences (co-author: Tarjei Havnes)

27.11.2009 Kjetil Telle (SSB) Arbeid og kriminalitet



11.12.2009 Internseminar/Kandidatfest


Våren 2009

30.01.2009    Stian Skaar Ludvigsen (Aarhus U) Metaregresjon
06.02.2009    Nithin Umapathi (UCL) Maternal education, child-care and nutritional status: Lessons from a nutritional program
13.02.2009    Disputas: Eirik Christensen
20.02.2009    Alexander Cappelen (NHH)
27.02.2009    Ingvild Almås (NHH)
06.03.2009    Gunnar Eskeland (NHH)
13.03.2009    No seminar
20.03.2009    Hartmut Egger (U of Bayreuth)
27.03.2009    Lars Erik Borge (NTNU)
03.04.2009    Igor Evstigneev
10.04.2009     Påske
17.04.2009    Axel Dreher (U of Gottingen)
24.04.2009    Katariina Nilsson-Hakkala (U of Helsinki)
01.05.2009    Labor Day
08.05.2009    HEB workshop
15.05.2009    Sigbjørn Birkeland, NHH
25.05.2009    Odd Rune Straume (University of Minho) OBS! Ny dato!
29.05.2009   Avlyst!
05.06.2009    Andreas Madestram (Bocconi University)
12.06.2009    Stefan Napel  (U of Bayreuth) Aspirations, segregation, and occupational choice