Department of Economics

Department Seminar

Department of Economics hosts a seminar series in English where everybody is most welcome to attend. The seminars usually take place on Mondays between 13:00-14:00 at the Department of Economics, Meeting room 2nd floor (room 2.80), Porcelænshaven 16A, 2000 Frederiksberg. Any questions regarding the content of the seminars should be directed to Associate professor Cedric Schneider ( and Associate Professor Battista Severgnini ( We hope to see you.



Upcoming seminars 2017

FALL 2017

December 11, 2017
Peter Moffatt, University of East Anglia
Title: Parametric Estimation of Social Preference Models

Previous Seminars 2017
Spring 2017

January 17, 2017
: Erik Prawitz, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University
Title: Mass Migration, Cheap Labor, and Innovation

January 18, 2017
Ulf Zölitz, Behavior and Inequality Research Institute and IZA
Majors, Maths & Marks: Gender Peer Effects in Higher Education

January 25, 2017
Speaker: Federico Rossi, Department of Economics, LSE
Parents, Schools and Human Capital Differences across Countries

January 26, 2016
Speaker: Paolo Giovanni Piacquadio, Department of Ecnomics, University of Oslo
Titel: A Fairness Justification of Utilitarianism

January 30, 2017
Eva RanehillDepartment of Economics, University of Zürich
TItle: Do Gender Preference Gaps Impact Policy Outcomes?

January 31, 2017
Marion Aouad, Department of Ecnomics, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Reference Pricing: The Case of Screening Colonoscopies

February 2, 2017
Karol Flores-Szwagrzak, University of Southern Denmark
Titel: Coauthorship and the Measurement of Individual Productivity

February 7, 2017
Morten Olsen, University of Navarra IESE Business School
Titel: The Spillover Effects of Top Income Inequality

February 13, 2017
Xiaoxiao LiDepartment of Economics, Purdue University, US
Title: College Admissions Policy of International Students: Theory and Evidence

February 27, 2017 
Philippe d' Astous,
HEC Montreal
Title: Consumption, Debt, and Delinquency Responses to an Anticipated Increase in Cash-on-Hand

March 6, 2017 
Speaker: Hale Utar, University of Bielefeld
Title: International Trade and Job Polarization: Evidence at the Worker Level

March 13, 2017  AFLYST
Speaker: Mathieu Parenti, Universitè Libre de Bruxelles

March 27, 2017 
Speaker: Gregory Jolivet, University of Bristol
Title: Consumer Search Costs and Preferences on the Internet

April 3, 2017 
Speaker: Jan Sauermann, Stockholm University
Short- and long-term effects of vocational versus general schooling: A regression discontinuity approach (with Anders Stenberg)

April 10, 2017 
Speaker: Christian Haefke, New York University Abu Dhabi
Long Live the Vacancy

April 24, 2017 
Speaker: Mark Weder, University of Adelaide
Title: Animal Spirits, Financial Markets and Aggregate Instability

May 8, 2017 
Speaker: Gianni Tabacco, Swansea University
Title: From Average Innovation to Leaders-Laggards in Innovation: Using Quantile Regression to Analyze Heterogeneous Effects of Competition on Innovation

May 15, 2017 
Speaker: Gesine Stephan, IAB
Title: Targeted wage support for older unemployed workers: An Evaluation Combining Survey and Register Data from a Randomized Controlled Field Experiment

May 22, 2017 
Speaker: Tara MitchellTrinity College Dublin
Title: So fresh and so clean: urban community engagement to improve the sustainability of drainage infrastructure

May 29, 2017 
Speaker: Pierpaolo Parrotta, ICN Business School
Title: Mafia and Innovation: evidence from Italian regions

June, 12, 2017 
Speaker: Zvika Neemann, Tel Aviv University
Title: Government funding of start-ups

September 6, 2017
Edward Lazear, Stanford University / CBS, INT
Title: The surprising factor for immigrant success

September 11, 2017
Ashwini Agrawal, London School of Economics
Title: Suspension of Payments: An Empirical Analysis

September 18, 2017
Speaker: Paolo Buonanno, University of Bergamo
Deep Determinants of Preferences over Political Institutions: Monarchy vs Republic in 1946 Italy

September 29, 2017
Rasmus Lentz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: On Worker and Firm Heterogeneity in Wages and Employment Mobility: Evidence from Danish Register Data

October 2, 2017
Speaker: Anne Ardila Brenøe, University of Copenhagen
Sibling Gender Composition and Participation in STEM Education

October 9, 2017
Speaker: Nabanita Datta Gupta, Aarhus University
Title: Employment Adjustments Around Childbirth: Gender and Family-Related Differences

October 16, 2017
Speaker: Mathieu Parenti, University of Brussels

Title: A Theory of New Trade Agreements

October 23, 2017
Marta De PhilippisBank of Italy
Title: STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter?

October 30, 2017
Florian Szücs, Vienna University of Economics
Title: Research Subsidies, Industry-University Cooperation and Innovation

November 6, 2017
Daniel Spiro, Oslo Business School
Title: Non-Confrontational Extremists

November 13, 2017
Linas Tarasonis, The Bank of Lithuania
Title: The Changing Nature of Gender Selection into Employment: Europe over the Great Recession

November 27, 2017
Georgi Kocharkov, University of Konstanz
Title: Low Homeownership in Germany - A Quantitative Exploration

December 4, 2017
Martina Viarengo, The Graudate Institute Geneva
Title: Nation-Building through Compulsory Schooling During the Age of Mass Migration


Upcoming seminars 2018
FALL 2017

March 5, 2018
Katalin Springel, Resources for the Future
Titel: tba

March 12, 2018
David Hemous, University of Zurich
Titel: tba

March 19,  2018
Albert Satorra BrucartUniversity Pompeu Fabra
Titel: tba

March 26, 2018
Speaker: Aurelien Baillon
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Titel: tba

April 23, 2018
: Bastian SchultzÅrhus University
Titel: tba

April 30, 2018
: Pau Milan, University Autonoma de Barcelona
Titel: tba

May 28, 2018
Speaker: Theodore Papageorgiou, McGill University
Titel: tba

June 4, 2018
Speaker: Ina Jakel, Århus University

Titel: tba

June 18, 2018
Speaker: Ronald Bachmann, RWI Essen

Titel: tba

October 15, 2018
Speaker: Massimo Anelli, University of Bocconi
Titel: tba



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