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Tobias KLEIN (Tilburg) – “Does the framing of patient cost-sharing incentives matter? The effects of deductibles vs. no-claim refunds “

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CREST Microeconomics Seminar :  Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30pm Date: 27th March 2019 Place: Room 3001. Tobias KLEIN (Tilburg)  - " Does the framing of patient cost-sharing incentives matter? The effects of deductibles vs. no-claim refunds " Abstract: Understanding how health care utilization responds to cost-sharing incentives is of central importance for providing high quality […]

Antoine Dechezleprêtre (OCDE, LSE) – “The economic cost of air pollution: Evidence from Europe”

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CREST Sustainable Economic and Financial Development Seminar :  Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30pm Date: 29th March 2019 Place: Room 3001. Antoine Dechezleprêtre (OCDE, LSE) - "The economic cost of air pollution: Evidence from Europe" Abstract: We provide the first evidence that air pollution causes economy-wide reductions in market economic activity. We combine satellite-based measures of […]

Barbara PETRONGOLO (Queen Mary University) “Economic incentives, home production and gender identity norms”

Time: 12:15pm – 13:30 pm Date: 01th of April 2019 Place: Room 3001 Barbara PETRONGOLO (Queen Mary University) "Economic incentives, home production and gender identity norms" Abstract : We study the role of gender identity norms in household decision making by observing changes in the time allocation of spouses, following a change in the market […]

Botond SZABO (Leiden University) – “On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation”

The Statistical Seminar: Every Monday at 2:00 pm. Time: 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Date: 1st of April 2019 Place: Room 3001. Botond SZABO (Leiden University) - "On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation" Abstract: In recent years, the amount of available information has become so vast in certain fields of applications that it is infeasible or undesirable to […]

Florian OSWALD (SciencesPo Paris) – “The Effect of Homeownership on the Option Value of Regional Migration”

The Microeconometrics Seminar: Every Tuesday at 12:15 pm. Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Date: 2nd of April 2019 Place: Room 3001 Florian OSWALD (SciencesPo Paris) - "The Effect of Homeownership on the Option Value of Regional Migration" Abstract: This paper estimates a lifecycle model of consumption, housing choice and migration in the presence of aggregate and regional […]

Lukasz Grzybowski (Telecom ParisTech) – “Benefits of regulation vs. competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile telephony in South Africa “

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CREST Microeconomics Seminar :  Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30pm Date: 3rd April 2019 Place: Room 3001. Lukasz Grzybowski (Telecom ParisTech) - "Benefits of regulation vs. competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile telephony in South Africa " Abstract:  South Africa is the most unequal society in the world. An important means of reducing inequality […]

Rafael Veiel – “Complexity of Strategic Thinking and Robustness of Interim Rationalizability”

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Date: 08th May 2019 Place: Room 3105. Rafael Veiel - "Complexity of Strategic Thinking and Robustness of Interim Rationalizability" Abstract: In games of incomplete information Interim rationalizability is the equilibrium concept that stems from iterative deletion of dominated strategies. It is known that […]

Christophe GOUEL (INRA) “Love of variety and gains from trade”

Time: 12:15pm – 13:30 pm Date:08th of April 2019 Place: Room 3001 Christophe GOUEL (INRA) "Love of variety and gains from trade" Abstract : To shed light on the way love of variety influences gains from trade, we propose a multi-country, multi-sector gravity trade model where taste for variety is parameterized separately from products substitutability, […]

Asaf WEINSTEIN (Carnegie Mellon University) – “A power analysis for knockoffs using Lasso and thresholded-Lasso statistics”

The Statistical Seminar: Every Monday at 2:00 pm. Time: 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Date: 8th of April 2019 Place: Room 3001. Asaf WEINSTEIN (Carnegie Mellon University) - "A power analysis for knockoffs using Lasso and thresholded-Lasso statistics" Abstract : Practitioners using the Lasso are well aware of its limitations as a variable selector. That good prediction usually leads […]