External Seminars


  • Dimitris Koribilis (University of Glagow), October 4, "High-Dimensional Macroeconomic Forecasting Using Message Passing Algorithms"
  • Markus Eberhardt (University of Nottingham), October 3, "Facets of Democratic Change and their Causal Effect on Economic Growth"
  • Ralph De Haas (Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), September 23, "Gender Discrimination in Small Business Lending. Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Turkey
  • Francesco Cecchi (Wageningen University), September 5, "Ambiguity Attitudes and Willingness to Pay for Weather Insurance: Experimental Evidence from Rural Kenya"
  • Werner De Bondt (DePaul University, Chicago), June 21, "The Risk Tolerance of Couples and Stock Market Participation"
  • Olivier L'Haridon (Université de Rennes), June 20, "An Effective and Simple Tool for Measuring Loss Aversion"
  • Zahra Siddique, (University of Bristol), June 13, "Violence and Female Labor Supply"
  • Patrick Arni (University of Bristol), May 7, “The Role of Incomplete Information in Shaping Policy Effects: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance”
  • Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford), April 30, “The future in mind: short and long-run impact of an aspirations intervention in rural Ethiopia" 
  • Claude Diebolt  (Université de Strasbourg & Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), March 3, “We are Ninjas: How Economic History has Infiltrated Economics”
  • Robert Lensink (University of Groningen, University of Wageningen, IEEF and CIBIF), February 14, “Uptake and Impacts of Interlinked Index-based Insurance with Credit and Agricultural Inputs: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia” 
  • Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen), January 24, “Modified Causal Forests for Estimating Heterogeneous Causal Effects” 


  • Kostas Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA), December 13, "On the origins of socio-economic inequalities: Evidence from a “children of twins” design"
  • Ian Burn (Stockholm University), November 29, "Ageist Language in Job Ads and Age Discrimination in Hiring: Evidence from a Field Experiments"
  • Hans Fehr (University of Würzburg),  October 11,  "Tenure choice, porfolio structure and long-term care - Optimal risk management in retirement”