2011 Seminars

February

18-Feb
Ronald Bird
University of Technology, Sydney
Performance Implications of Active Management of Institutional Mutual Funds

23-Feb (WEDNESDAY) (Cancelled)
Dirk Engelmann
University of Mannheim
Does a Buyer Benefit from Bad Reputation? Theory and Experiments on Auctions with Default

25-Feb (Cancelled)
Philipp Engler
Free University of Berlin
Beggar-Thyself or Beggar-Thy-Neighbour? The Welfare Effects of Monetary Policy

March

4-Mar (Cancelled)
Robert Cairns
McGill University
Measurement of Traded and Non-traded Capital

11-Mar (Cancelled)
Gunes Kamber
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Financial Intermediation and International Business Cycle

18-Mar (Cancelled) Rescheduled on 12-Aug
Leo Krippner
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
A theoretical foundation for the Nelson and Siegel class of yield curve models, and an empirical application to U.S. yield curve dynamics

25-Mar (Cancelled)
Jack Cooney
Texas Tech University

April

1-Apr (Cancelled)
El-hadj Bah
University of Auckland

8-Apr (Cancelled)
Stephen Knowles
University of Otago
Giving to Africa and Perceptions of Poverty

May

4-May (WEDNESDAY) (Cancelled)
Jerry Parwada
University of New South Wales
Were Bank Bailouts Effective during the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis? Evidence from Contagion Risk in the Global Hedge Fund Industry

6-May (Cancelled)
Simon Loertscher
University of Melbourne

13-May
Honours presentations (NO seminar)

20-May (Cancelled)
Steven Stillman
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

27-May (Cancelled)
Roger Stover
Iowa State University

June

10-Jun (Cancelled)
Bruce Elmslie
University of New Hampshire

July

15-Jul
Honours presentations (NO seminar)

August

3-Aug (WEDNESDAY)
Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Indiana University, Bloomington
Export Growth and Credit Constraints

5-Aug
Daniela Puzzello
Indiana University, Bloomington
Gift Exchange versus Monetary Exchange: Experimental Evidence

10-Aug (WEDNESDAY) (Cancelled)
Tim Cason
Purdue University
Bidder Selection in Common Value Auctions

12-Aug
Leo Krippner
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
A theoretical foundation for the Nelson and Siegel class of yield curve models, and an empirical application to U.S. yield curve dynamics

19-Aug
Stephen Knowles
University of Otago
Giving to Africa and Perceptions of Poverty

September

9-Sep
Honours recruitment (NO seminar)

16-Sep
Stratford Douglas
West Virginia University
Coal Counties, Sample Selection, and Jed Clampett's Curse

23-Sep
Seamus Hogan
University of Canterbury
A Coordination-Failure Model of Demand Management in Electricity Markets

30-Sep
El-hadj Bah
University of Auckland
Impact of the Business Environment on Output and Productivity in Africa

October

5-Oct (WEDNESDAY 11:00am - 12:00pm)
Anthony Leddin
University of Limerick
The Crisis in the Eurozone: An Irish Perspective

7-Oct
Hodaka Morita
University of New South Wales
Knowledge transfer and partial equity ownership

14-Oct
Charles Noussair
Tilburg University
Higher Order Risk Attitudes, Demographics, and Financial Decisions

21-Oct
Mahendrarajah (Nimal) Nimalendran
University of Florida
Informed Trading in Dark Pools

November

18-Nov
Martin Weitzman
Harvard University
Economics of Climate Change (Video)

30-Nov (WEDNESDAY)
Dieter Nautz
Free University of Berlin
Central Bank Communication and the Perception of Monetary Policy by Financial Market Experts