Melbourne Institute Brown Bags 2016

Susan Mendez is the coordinator of the Brown Bags. Please contact Susan if you wish to present in this series.

The schedule for 2016 is outlined below.

DATE/ TIME SPEAKER TOPIC LOCATION

Tuesday

16 February 2016 12pm

Rebecca Valenzuela
Monash University
Title: Is Australia's Economic Growth Pro-Poor? A re-Evaluation of Poverty and Inequality Down Under Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

23 February 2016 12pm

Lindsey McMillan
University College London
Title: Intergenerational Worklesness: Evidence from the UK and Preliminary Findings from International Comparisons Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

1 March 2016 11am

Jack Britton
Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK)
Title: Using Administrative Tax Records to Investigate the Earnings of English Graduates Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Monday

7 March 2016 12pm

Bobbi Wolfe and Bob Haveman
University of Wisconsin
Staff Development Seminar Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

8 March 2016 12pm

Ahmed Skali
Swinburne University of Technology
Title: Ancestral Belief Systems and Civil Conflict at the Sub-National Level Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

15 March 2016 12pm

Moshe Justman
Melbourne Institute
Title: From Economic Research to Education Policy (an informal talk) Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

22 March 2016 12pm

Alex Teytelboym
University of Oxford
Title: Auctions for Complements: Theory and Experiments (work in progress) Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

5 April 2016 12pm

Neha Swami
The University of Melbourne
Title: A Precarious Life: The Effect of Non-permanent Contractual Employment on Financial Hardship Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

12 April 2016 12pm

Megha Swami
The University of Melbourne
Title: Hours Worked by General Practitioners (GPs) and Waiting Times for Primary Care Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

19 April 2016 12pm

Julie Moschion
Melbourne Institute

Guy Johnson
RMIT

Title: Homelessness and Incarceration: A Reciprocal Relationship? Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

26 April 2016 12pm

Michael Coelli
the University of Melbourne
Title: How Principals Affect School Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

3 May 2016 12pm

Jan Kabátek
Melbourne Institute
Title: Not Your Lucky Day: Divorce of Romantically and Numerically Special Wedding Dates Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

10 May 2016 11am (* Please note the change of time)

Guido Erreygers
University of Antwerp
Title: Decomposing Socioeconomic Inequality of Health Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

17 May 2016 12pm

Jingong Huang
University of Melbourne
Title:Technology Network, Innovation and Distribution Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

24 May 2016 12pm

Niamh Cremins
University of Melbourne
Title:TBA (Staff Development Series) Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

31 May 2016 12pm

Claire Thibout
Melbourne Institute
Title:Women's Investment in Career and Household Division of Labor Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

7 June 2016 12pm

Andrew P. Dickerson
University of Sheffield
Title: The Many Dimensions of Child Poverty: Evidence from the UK Millenium Cohort Study Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

14 June 2016 12pm

Nicole Watson
Melbourne Institute
Title: Improvements to the Imputation of Longitudinal Income Data Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

21 June 2016 12pm

Lauren Johnston
Melbourne Institute
Title: Difference Indifference to the Intergenerational Education Spillovers of Pension Reforms: Dumb then Dumber in China? Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

26 July 2016 12pm

Anna Zhu
Melbourne Institute
Title: The Effect of Welfare Reform on Repartnering Behaviour Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

16 August 2016 12pm

Moshe Justman
Melbourne Institute
Title: An Inverse Relation between Gender Gaps in High School and Gender Equality in Society”. Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

13 September 2016 12pm

Sholeh Maani
University of Auckland
Title: Ethnic Capital, Geographic Concentration and Immigrants’ Earnings Assimilation:  Evidence from a Panel Data Estimation Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

20 September 2016 12pm

Susan Mendez
Melbourne Institute
Title: Competition in the market for medical specialists Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

27 Septemberr 2016 12pm

Jan Kabatek
Melbourne Institute
Title: Should divorce be quick and cheap? Empirical evidence from the Netherlands Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

11 October 2016 12pm

Alexandra de Gendre
Maastricht University
Title: Information Differentials and Wage Inequality across Parental Background Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

18 October 2016 12pm

Bradley Minaker
McMaster University
Title: How effective are charity managers? Evidence from a panel of charities Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

1 November 2016 12pm

Mutlu Yuksel
Dalhousie University

Do English Skills Affect Muslim Immigrants’ Economic and Social Integration Differentially? 

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

3 November 2016

3.30-4.30pm

Vera Jahn

Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, Hamburg

The Importance of Mittelstand Firms for Regional Apprenticeship Activity Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

17 November 2016 3.30-4.30pm

Johannes Kunz
University of Zurich
Title: Subjective completion beliefs and the demand for post-secondary education Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

22 November 2016 12pm

Nicolas Salamanca
Melbourne Institute
Title: The Effectiveness of Student Instructors in University Room 315, level 3, FBE building (111 Barry St)

Tuesday

29 November 2016 3.00-4.30pm

Inga Lass
Melbourne Institute
Title: The Structure of the Wage Gap for Temporary Workers. Evidence from Australian Panel Data Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

6 December 2016 12pm

Mevlude Akbulut
Dalhousie University
Title: Learning to Participate in Politics: Evidence from Jewish Expulsions in Nazi Germany Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

13 December 2016 12pm

Daniel Kamhöfer
University of Duisburg-Essen
Title: Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-Monetary Returns to Higher Education Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

** Melbourne Institute Seminar Room is located on the 6th Floor, Room 6.05, FBE Building, 111 Barry Street, Carlton.