ICEF Research Seminar

The seminar provides an open platform for presentation and discussion of research published in international journals by Russian and international academic economists. The seminar programme covers the whole range of academic economics and finance, both theoretical and applied.

Generally the seminar takes place each Thursday at 4.30 pm (Moscow time) throughout the academic year. It also serves as a research seminar for the ICEF MSc Programme in Financial Economics

ICEF seminars are open to everyone interested (a pass is required for participants coming from outside of the HSE). If you need a pass, or would like to subscribe to our mailing lists, please contact us here.

The seminar is organized by Markus Gebauer (Economics) and Luca Gelsomini (Finance).

Forthcoming seminars:

Speaker: Frederic Vermeulen (KU Leuven)

Past seminars:

Date: 31.05.2018
Speaker: Marek Weretka (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Theme: "Quasilinear approximations" >>>

Date: 29.05.2018
Speaker: Oren Sussman (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)
Theme: "Marketplace Lending, Information Aggregation, and Liquidity" >>>

Date: 24.05.2018
Speaker: Michel Habib (University of Zurich)
Theme: "Principle or Opportunism? Discretion, Capital, and Incentives" >>>

Date: 22.05.2018
Speaker: Igor Makarov (LSE)
Theme: "Trading and Arbitrage in Cryptocurrency Markets" >>>

Date: 17.05.2018
Speaker: Tatiana Komarova (LSE)
Theme: "Testing Nonparametric Shape Restrictions" joint with J. Hidalgo >>>

Date: 26.04.2018
Speaker: Omer Tamuz (Caltech)
Theme: "Social Learning Equilibria" joint with E. Mossel, M. Mueller Frank and A. Sly >>>

Date: 24.04.2018
Speaker: Lorraine Dearden (UCL)
Theme: "Funding Tertiary Education: Lessons from Australia and England" >>>

Date: 19.04.2018
Speaker: Cristina Tealdi (Heriot-Watt University)
Theme: "Who gains and loses from migration? Theory and an application to Italy" joint with D. Fiaschi and A. Parenti >>>

Date: 05.04.2018
Speaker: Alexander Wagner (University of Zurich)
Theme: "Investing in Managerial Honesty" joint with Rajna Gibson, Matthias Sohn and Carmen Tanner >>>

Date: 15.03.2018
Speaker: Peio Zuazo-Garin (University of the Basque Country)
Theme: "Rationalizability and Observability" joint with Antonio Penta >>>

Date: 06.03.2018
Speaker: Francesco Nava (LSE)
Theme: "Differentiated Durable Goods: Monopoly and Competition" >>>

Date: 12.02.2018
Speaker: Davide Porcellacchia (LSE)
Theme: "Optimal Negative Interest on Reserves" >>>

Date: 12.02.2018
Speaker: Ekaterina Smetanina (University of Cambridge)
Theme: "Forecast Evaluation Tests - a New Approach" >>>

Speaker: Yvan Becard (Paris School of Economics) 
Theme: "Collateral Shocks" joint with David Gauthier >>>

Date: 08.02.2018
Speaker: Anton Sobolev (University of Vienna) 
Theme: "Information Exchange and Consumer Search" >>>

Date: 07.02.2018
Speaker: Alexey Filatov (Autònoma de Barcelona)
Theme: "Why Are Older Americans Working More Nowadays?" >>>

Date: 06.02.2018
Speaker: Sergey Zhuk (Princeton)
Theme: "Rational Inattention and Counter-Cyclical Lending Standards" joint with Mike Mariathasan >>>

Date: 06.02.2018
Speaker: Konstantin Egorov (Penn State)
Theme: "The Effect of Trade on Workers’ Earnings: Role of Unemployment" >>>

Date: 05.02.2018
Speaker: Steven Kivinen (Queen's University)
Theme: "Robust Group Strategy-Proofness" joint with Norovsambuu Tumennasan >>>

Date: 25.01.2018
Speaker: Vitalijs Jascisens (TSE)
Theme: "Can Entry Mitigate the Effect of Inflated Reserve Prices in Public Procurement" >>>

Date: 23.01.2018
Speaker: Sergei Tsyplakov (University of South Carolina)
Theme: "Bank Bailouts, Bail-ins, or Bankruptcy? A Dynamic Model and Empirical Tests of Optimal Regulatory Design" joint with Allen N. Berger, Charles P. Himmelberg and Raluca A. Roman >>>

Date: 21.12.2017
Speaker: Nadya Malenko (Boston College)
Theme: "Proxy advisory firms: The economics of selling information to voters" joint with Andrey Malenko >>>

Date: 15.12.2017
Speaker: Olga Obizhava (LSE)
Theme: "Fundraising in the Hedge Fund Industry" >>>

Date: 14.12.2017
Speaker: Kieran Walsh (Darden School of Business, UV)
Theme: "Debt Burdens and the Interest Rate Response to Fiscal Stimulus: Theory and Cross-Country Evidence" joint with Jorge Miranda-Pinto, Daniel Murphy and Eric Young >>>

Date: 30.11.2017
Speaker: Thomas Baudin (IÉSEG Business School)
Theme: "Rural Exodus and Fertility at the Time of Industrialization" joint with Robert Stelter >>>

Date: 23.11.2017
Speaker: Stephen Hansen (University of Oxford)
Theme: "CEO Behavior and Firm Performance" >>>

Date: 09.11.2017
Speaker: Jos Van Bommel (University of Luxembourg)
Theme: "Time to Build, Liquidity Risk Sharing and Endogenous Business Cycles" >>>

Date: 02.11.2017
Speaker: Paolo Vitale (University of Pescara)
Theme: "Robust Trading for Ambiguity-averse Insiders" >>>

Date: 24.10.2017
Speaker: Andrés Perea (Maastricht University)
Theme: "Why Forward Induction Leads to the Backward Induction Outcome: A New Proof for Battigalli’s Theorem" >>>

Date: 19.10.2017
Speaker: Giovanni Cespa (Cass Business School)
Theme: "Exchange Competition, Entry, and Welfare" joint with X. Vives >>>

Speaker: Murat Kirdar (Bogazici University)
Theme: "Exchange Rate Shocks and Immigrants’ Saving Behavior" joint with Alpaslan Aslan, Slobodan Djajic and Alexandra Vinogradova >>>

Date: 26.09.2017
Speaker: Michael Mcmahon (University of Oxford)
Theme: "The Long-Run Information Effect of Central Bank Text" joint with Stephen Hansen, Michael McMahon and Matthew Tong >>>

Speaker: Hongda Zhong (LSE)
Theme: "A Theory of Multi-Period Debt Structure" joint with Chong Huang and Martin Oehmke >>>

Date: 14.09.2017
Speaker: David Ronayne (University of Oxford)
Theme: "The Balance of Power in Markets
with Competitive and Direct Sales Channels" joint with Greg Taylor >>>

Date: 07.09.2017
Speaker: Francisco Gomes (LBS)

Theme: "The Cross-Section of Household Preferences" joint with Laurent Calvet, John Campbell and Paolo Sodini >>>

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