Seminar List 2020

May, 2020

May 21, 2020 
Prof. Shunya Noda, University of British Columbia
An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems

September, 2020

September 9, 2020 
Dr. Nils Gornemann, Federal Reserve Board
Exchange Rates and Endogeneous Productivity

September 11, 2020
Prof. Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
Mapping Firms' Locations in Technology Space: A Topological Analysis of Patent Statistics

September 18, 2020 
Prof. Zhuoqiong Chen, Harbin Institute of Technology
Information Spillovers in Experience Goods Competition

September 25, 2020 
Prof. Lingfang (Ivy) Li, Fudan University
Buying Reputation as a Signal of Quality: Evidence from an Online Marketplace

September 30, 2020 
Prof. Florian Ederer, Yale University
Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives

October, 2020

October 2, 2020 
Prof. John Turner, University of Georgia  
Preferential Trade Agreements and Global Sourcing

October 7, 2020
Prof. Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
Oligopolistic Price Leadership and Mergers: The United States Beer Industry

October 9, 2020
Prof. Michael Sposi, Southern Methodist University
Structural Change and Global Trade

October 16, 2020 
Prof. David Frankel, The University of Melbourne 
Portfolio Liquidty and Security Design with Private Information

October 23, 2020 
Prof. Alessandro Dovis, University of Pennsylvania
Rules without Commitment: Reputation and Incentives

October 30, 2020
Prof. Matthew Backus, Columbia University
Common Ownership and Competition in the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry

November, 2020

November 6, 2020 
Prof. Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego
Improving Public Sector Management at Scale? Experimental Evidence on School Governance in India

November 7, 2020 
Prof. Nicola Persico, Northwestern University
Contestable Autocracies, Resdistribution, and Public Goods

November 13, 2020
Prof. Xiaosheng Mu, Princeton University
Monotone Additive Statistics

November 20, 2020 
Prof. Chengsi Wang, Monash University
Directed Search on a Platform: Meet Fewer to March More

November 27, 2020 
Prof. Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Information Overload and Screening