Economics seminars

Economics seminars

The Department of Economics holds regular seminars for students, staff, alumni and members of the community, with special guest speakers as well as our academics invited to present on their ongoing research. Please bookmark this page to view upcoming interesting topics.

All seminars will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursdays at the following location: 

Building E4A, level 6 Seminar Room 623

Reception & morning tea commences at 10:45 am. 

Contact Sri Modali at sri.modali@mq.edu.au for further information on any of our upcoming seminars. 

Date Speaker Title & Links
Recent Seminar:
  
Monday 17th July, 2017
ECON - MUCHE Seminar
Professor Richard Freeman From Harvard UniversityIs China propping-up half the scientific and technological sky? Assessing China's increasing scientific papers and patents

Venue: Room 101, MGSM, 99 Talavera Road, Macquarie Park. 
                SEMINAR SERIES BREAK
            Until July 27th, 2017
                     
Upcoming Seminars:  
3rd August 2017Dr. Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho
from University of New South Wales
Skill Premium Divergence: The Roles of Trade, Capital and Demographics
10th August 2017Professor Garry Barrett from University of SydneyTBA
17th August 2017Professor Simon Ville from University of WollongongTBA
24th August 2017
ECON-MUCHE Seminar
Professor Anthony Scott from University of MelbourneTBA
31st August 2017Associate Professor Jason Potts from RMIT UniversityTBA
7th September, 2017Dr. Daniel Melser from Monash UniversityTBA
14th September 2017Professor Mardi Dungey from UTAS TBA 
21st September 2017Professor Joshua Chan from UTSTBA
28th September 2017
ECON-MUCHE Seminar
Associate Professor Peter Siminski from University of WollongongTBA
26th October 2017Georgios Georgiadis from European Central BankTBA
2nd November 2017Dr. Asadul Islam from Monash University TBA
16th November 2017Professor Robert Breunig from ANUTBA
23rd November 2017Associate Professor David Kim from University of SydneyTBA
30th November 2017Associate Professor
Francesco Ravazzolo from
Free University Bozen/Bolzano
TBA
Recent past seminars:
  
22nd June 2017
ECON-MUCHE Seminar
Dr. Mengxi Zhang
University of Technology Sydney
To Lie or Not to Lie: Survey Mode Effects on the Validity of Self-Reported Substance Use Data
15th June 2017Dr Tess Stafford
University of New South Wales
Returns to Experience and the Elasticity of Labor Supply
(Co-author: Scott French)
8th June 2017Professor Richard Holden From University of New South WalesNetwork Capital
(with Robert Akerlof, University of Warwick)
1st June 2017Dr Paul Burke From Australian National UniversityFuel Price Cycles and Australian Road Safety
25th May 2017Professor Satya Paul 
Adjunct Professor, Amrita Centre for Economics and Governance, Amrita University, Kerala, India

Formerly Professor and Head of School of Economics, University of the South Pacific, Suva
Does Happiness Reduce Income Inequality?
11th May 2017Dr. Aarti Singh  University of Sydney Nominal GDP Targeting with Heterogeneous Labor Supply
4th May 2017Professor Efrem Castelnuovo from University of Melbourne

To be rescheduled
Uncertainty-dependent Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks: A New Keynesian Interpretation
(with Giovanni Pellegrino, Melbourne Institute)
27th April 2017Dr. Rachida Ouysse
University of New South Wales
Constrained principal components estimation of large approximate factor models
20th April 2017Professor Flavio M. Menezes 
University of Queensland

Emissions abatement R&D Dynamic Competition in Supply Schedules

13th April 2017
ECON-MUCHE Seminar
Prof Andrew Jones
University of York, UK
Inequality of Opportunity in Health: A Decomposition-based Approach

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Seminar Room, Dunmore Lang College 
Address: 130 Herring Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113
6th April 2017Associate Professor Andrew Wait from University of Sydney Trust and the Delegation of Real Authority
30th March 2017Dr Marian Vidal-Fernandez University of SydneyWheeling into School and out of Crime: Evidence from Linking Driving Licenses to Minimum Academic Requirements
23rd March 2017Assoc Prof Stefanie Schurer University of SydneyEarly Life Health Interventions and Childhood Development: Evidence from Special Care Nursery Assignment in Australia’s Northern Territory
16th March 2017Professor Susan ThorpUniversity of SydneyIncome-indemnity Long-term Care Insurance: Selection, Informal Care, and Precautionary Savings
13th February 2017Professor Michel BeineUniversity of LuxembourgThe Economics of Foreign Education and Students' Migration
9th February 2017Professor Michel Beine
University of Luxembourg
The Role of Fees in Foreign Education: Evidence from Italy and the UK
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