Seminar Series 2016

The program coordinator of these seminars is Nicolas Salamanca. A timetable for forthcoming seminars is presented below. If you would like to subscribe to the Melbourne Institute seminar electronic mailing list please email Nicolas Salamanca.

SPEAKER TOPIC LOCATION DATE

Daniel Avdic, University of Duisburg-Essen

Quality Gains and Losses from Health Care Regionalization: Evidence from Maternity Clinic Closures in Sweden

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

11 February 2016

Leslie Stratton, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Impact of Housing Values and the Unemployment Rate on Progress Toward a Degree

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

18 February 2016

Lisa-Christine Girard, University College Dublin

The Impact of Breastfeeding on Children's Cognitive and Non-cognitive Development: One Step Closer to Addressing the Notion of Causality

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

25 February 2016

Julia Lane, New York University

Wrapping It Up in a Person: Tracing Flows from Funded Research into the Economy Using Linked Administrative Records

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Friday

26 February 2016

3.30pm

Dominique Meurs, Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

Elite Institutions, Fields of Study and the Gender Wage Gap: Case Study of a Large Firm

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

3 March 2016

Bobbi Wolfe & Bob Haveman, the University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Effect of Family Receipt of Housing Assistance on Student Educational Performance

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Friday

4 March 2016

3.30pm

Michele de Nadai, UNSW

Roadblocks on the Road to Grandma's House: Fertility Consequences of Delayed Retirement

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

10 March 2016

Daniel Kemptner, DIW

Lifetime Income Inequality with Taxation and Public Benefits

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

17 March 2016

Umut Oguzoglu, University of Manitoba

Like Father, Like Daughter (Unless There is a Son): Parental Occupational Investment and STEM Field Choice in College

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

31 March 2016

Shiko Maruyama, University of Technology Sydney

Understanding Returns to Birthweight

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

7 April 2016

David Kiss, University of Hannover

Do Rewards Reduce Effort? Evidence from University Exams

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

21 April 2016

Jan Feld, University of Victoria, Wellington

Gender Peer Effects in Education

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

9 June 2016

Iain Fraser, University of Kent

Characterising Risk Preferences Under Prospect Theory: Evidence from the Field

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

12 July 2016

12.00pm

Niels-Hugo Blunch, Washington and Lee University

Social Networks and Health Knowledge in India: Who You Know or Who You Are?

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

14 July 2016

Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania

Detecting potential overbilling in Medicare reimbursement via hours worked

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Friday

15 July 2016

3.30pm

Cesar Martinelli, George Mason University

Cheating and Incentives: Learning from a Policy Experiment

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Wednesday

20 July 2016

12.00pm

Daniel Hamermesh, Royal Holloway

Citations in Economics: Measurement, Uses and Impacts

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Friday

19 August 2016

11.00am

Russell Thomson, Swinburne University of Technology

Inter-disciplinary spillovers and the evolution of specialization in high performing universities

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

15 September 2016

Franziska Tausch, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Institutional Endogeneity and Third Party Punishment in Social Dilemmas

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

22 September 2016

Mireille Jacobson, UC Irvine

Medicare and the Mental Health of Seniors

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday

29 September 2016

Andrew Street, University of York

How should casemix funding of hospitals be refined to support concentration of specialised services?

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday

4 October 2016

The Hon John Brumby

Where to now for tax reform?

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room** Thursday 13 October 2016
Marco Castillo, Texas A&M University Negative childhood experiences and risk aversion: Evidence from children exposed to domestic violence Melbourne Institute Seminar Room** Tuesday 18 October, 3.30pm

Gary Fields, Cornell University

Job Creation in a Multi-Sector Labor Market Model for Developing Economics

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday 20 October 2016 12:00pm

Ragan Petrie, Texas A&M University Discount Rates of Children and High School Completion 200 Berkeley Street (G-79)

Thursday 20 October 2016 3.30pm

Vera Jahn, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg

The Importance of Mittelstand Firms for Regional Apprenticeship Activity

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday 3 November 2016

3.30pm

Lisa Cameron, Monash University

Crimes against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Tuesday 8 November 2016

12.00pm

Wayne Lewchuk

McMaster University

Measuring Precarity-Measuring its Impact on Health: The PEPSO Study

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday 10 November 2016

Orla Doyle, University College Dublin

Intervening early to promote children’s health and development: An RCT of the Preparing for Life programme

Room 315, L3 FBE Building (111 Barry St, Carlton)

Thursday 24 November 2016

Matt Sutton, University of Manchester

Should we be concerned that patients admitted to hospital at weekends have higher death rates?

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Monday 28 November 2016

Peter Siminski, University of Wollongong

The Causal Effects of World War II Military Service

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday 1 December 2016

Simon Quinn, University of Oxford

The Inequality of Employment Trajectories: New Comparative Evidence from Longitudinal Datasets

Melbourne Institute Seminar Room**

Thursday 8 December 2016

 

** Melbourne Institute Seminar Room is located on the 6th Floor, Room 6.05, Faculty of Business & Economics Building (formerly ICT Building), 111 Barry Street, Carlton. The MIAESR seminars usually take place at 15:30 – 16:45.