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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 Tatiana Mayskaya (Economics) and Sylvain Carré (Finance).

Forthcoming seminars:


Past seminars:

Date: 04.02.2021
Speaker: Sergey Kichko (HSE St. Petersburg) 
Theme: "Working from Home: Too much of a good thing?" with Kristian Behrens, and Jacques François Thisse

Date: 14.12.2020
Speaker: Christophe Spaenjers (HEC Paris)
Theme: "Biased Auctioneers" with Mathieu Aubry, Roman Kräussl and Gustavo Manso

Date: 10.12.2020
Speaker: Nora Traum (HEC Montreal)
Theme: "The Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Taxes: The Role of Investment and Emission Rate Heterogeneity" with Giuseppe Fiori

Date: 07.12.2020
Speaker: Aislinn Bohren (University of Pennsylvania)
Theme: "Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination: An Identification Problem" with Kareem Haggag, Alex Imas and Devin Pope

Date: 30.11.2020
Speaker: Dan Bernhardt (University of Illinois, Urbana Shampaign / University of Warwick)
Theme: "Uncovering the impacts of endogenous liquidity consumption in intraday trading patterns" with Yashar Barardehi

Date: 26.11.2020
Speaker: Shaowei Ke (University of Michigan)
Theme: "Behavioral Neural Networks" with Chen Zhao, Sung-Lin Hsieh, and Zhaoran Wang

Date: 23.11.2020
Speaker: Ralph Ossa (University of Zurich)
Theme: "Are Trade Agreements Good for You?" with Giovanni Maggi

Date: 19.11.2020
Speaker: Itay Goldstein (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania)
Theme: "Liquidity Transformation and Fragility in the US Banking Sector" with Qi Chen, Zeqiong Huang and Rahul Vashishth

Date: 16.11.2020
Speaker: Juliane Begenau (Stanford GSB)
Theme: "A Q theory of banks" with Saki Bigio, Jeremy Majerovitz and Matias Vieyra

Date: 12.11.2020
Speaker: Luca Braghieri (Stanford University)
Theme: "Social Image, Information, and Political Correctness"

Date: 09.11.2020
Speaker: Matt Jackson (Stanford University)
Theme: "The Role of Referrals in Inequality, Immobility, and Inefficiency in Labor Markets" with Lukas Bolte and Nicole Immorlica

Date: 03.11.2020
Speaker: Christian Julliard (LSE)
Theme: "The Spread of COVID-19 in London: Network Effects and Optimal Lockdowns" joint with Ran Shi and Kathy Yuan

Date: 02.11.2020
Speaker: Paolo Surico (London Business School)
Theme: "Capital, Income Inequality and Consumption" with Florin O. Bilbiie and Diego R. Kanzig

Date: 29.10.2020
Speaker: Christoph Siemroth (University of Essex)
Theme: "The limits of information aggregation in dynamic limit order markets" with Ji Hee Yoon

Date: 22.10.2020
Speaker: Štěpán Jurajda (CERGE-EI)
Theme: "Minimum wage price pass-through: the case of McDonald’s restaurants" with Orley Ashenfelter

Date: 15.10.2020
Speaker: John C.F. Kuong (INSEAD)
Theme: "The design of a central counterparty" with Vincent Maurin

Date: 08.10.2020
Speaker: Toni Whited (University of Michigan)
Theme: "Taxes Depress Corporate Borrowing: Evidence from Private Firms" with Ivan Ivanov and Luke Pettit

Date: 05.10.2020
Speaker: Felipe Valencia Caicedo (University of British Columbia, Vancouver School of Economics)
Theme: "The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War" with Ana Tur-Prats

Date: 01.10.2020
Speaker: Dmitry Mukhin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Theme: "Mussa Puzzle Redux" with Oleg Itskhoki

Date: 28.09.2020
Speaker: Alejandro Cuñat (University of Vienna)
Theme: "Bilateral trade imbalances" with Robert Zymek

Date: 24.09.2020
Speaker: Chris Hennessy (London Business School)
Theme: "Ideology and econometric output"

Date: 21.09.2020
Speaker: Morten Nielsen (Queen's University)
Theme: "Statistical inference in the multifractional cointegrated VAR model"  with Soren Johansen

Date: 17.09.2020
Speaker: Elliot Lipnowski (Columbia University)
Theme: "Rank Uncertainty in Organizations"  with Marina Halac and Daniel Rappoport

Date: 14.09.2020
Speaker: Christian Brownlees (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Theme: "Backtesting Global Growth-at-Risk" with Andre B.M. Souza

Date: 04.09.2020
Speaker: Gilat Levy (LSE)
Theme: "Misspecified politics and the recurrence of populism" with Ronny Razin and Alwyn Young

Date: 21.07.2020
Speaker: Aleh Tsyvinski (Yale University)  
Theme: "Advances in Taxation Theory"

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