Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Seminari di Dipartimento


Tuesday, January 12th, h. 12.00
Davide Cipullo (Uppsala University)
"Gender Gaps in Political Careers: Evidence from Competitive Elections"
Job Market Seminar

Friday, January 15th, h. 12.00
Paul Hufe (Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat Munchen)
"The parental wage gap and the Development of Socio-emotional Skills in Children"
Job Market Seminar

Thursday, January 21st, h. 12.00                                       
Patricia Funk (Università della Svizzera Italiana)
"The Effect of Close Polls on Voter Turnout: Evidence from Swiss Referenda"

Friday, January 22nd, h. 12.00
Emma Duchini (Warwick University)
"Pay Transparency and Cracks in the Glass Ceiling"
Job Market Seminar

Tuesday, January 26th, h. 12.00
Eren Gurer (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
"Rising Markups and Optimal Redistributive Taxation"
Job Market Seminar

Thursday, January 28th, h. 15.30 
Anke Becker (Harvard University)
"On the Economic Origins of Restrictions on Women’s Sexuality"    

Thursday, February 4th, h. 12.00 
Luca Stella (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Robots, Marriageable Men, Family, and Fertility” (with Massimo Anelli, Osea Giuntella)
Internal Seminar 

Tuesday, February 9th, h. 12.00
Bruno Conte Leite (Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, GSE)
"Climate Change and Migration: the Case of Africa"
Job Market Seminar

Thursday, February 18th, h. 12.00
Marco Le Moglie
(Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Fueling Organized Crime: Oil Thefts and the Mexican Drug War” (with Giacomo Battiston, Gianmarco Daniele and Paolo Pinotti)
Internal Seminar 

Thursday, February 25th, h. 12.00 
Marco Ovidi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Parents know better: primary school choice and student achievement in London
Internal Seminar   
Thursday, March 4th, h. 14.30             
David Hemous (University of Zurich)
"Induced Automation: Evidence from Firm-level Patent Data" (with Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Morten Olsen and Carlo Zanella)

Thursday, March 11th, h. 12.00 
Tommaso Colussi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Fallout to Turnout? Voting under the Threat of Nuclear War"
Internal Seminar 

Thursday, March 18th, h. 12.00                          
Stephane Gauthier (Paris School of Economics)
"An assessment of Nash equilibriain the airline industry" (with Alexandra Belova and Philippe Gagnepain)  

Thursday, March 25th, h. 12.00 
Isabelle Mejean (Paris School of Economics)
"Relationship stickiness, international trade, andeconomic uncertainty" (with Julien Martin and Mathieu Parenti)

Thursday, April 8th, h. 12.00         
Marcelo Pedroni (University of Amsterdam)
"Dynamic Information Aggregation: Learning from the Past" (with Zhen Huo)  

Thursday, April 15th, h. 12.00              
Giammario Impullitti (University of Nottingham)
"Globalisation and Market Power" (with Fahad Kazmi)

Thursday, April 22th, h. 12.00 
Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld University)
"Smart Products: Liability, Investments in Product Safety, and the Timing of Market Introduction" (with Gerd Muehlheusser)    

Thursday, April 29th, h. 12.00 
Giulia Rivolta (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
 “Measuring the effects of US uncertainty and monetary conditions on EME's macroeconomic dynamics” (with Carmine Trecroci)
Internal Seminar 

Thursday, May 6th, h. 12.00                         
Kjell Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics)
"The Making of Social Democracy: The Economic and Electoral Consequences of Norway's 1935 School Reform" (with Daron Acemoglu, Tuomas Pakkarinen, and Matti Sarvamäki)     

Thursday, May 13th, h. 12.00    
Meltem Daysal (University of Southern Denmark)
"Germs in the Family: The Long-Term Consequences of Intra-Household Disease Spread" (with Hui Ding, Hannes Schwandt and Maya-Rossin Slater)

Thursday, May 20th, h. 16.30    
Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California) 
"Getting Rich in China: an Empirical and Structural Investigation of Wealth Mobility" (with Qi Sun, Junjie Xia and Ting Zeng)      

Thursday, May 27th, h. 12.00
Mario Maggioni and Domenico Rossignoli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
If it Looks like a Human and Speaks like a Human ... Dialogue and cooperation in human-robot interactions” 
Internal Seminar

Thursday, October 7th, h. 15.00 
Gautam Rao (Harvard University)
"The Long-Run Effects of Psychotherapy on Depression, Beliefs, and Preferences"

Thursday, October 14th, h. 15.00 
Emanuele Colonnelli (University of Chicago Booth)
"Selfish Corporations

Thursday, October 21st, h. 12.00 
Elias Papaioannu (London Business School)

Thursday, October 28th, h. 12.00
Tommaso Colussi and Elena Villar (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Internal Seminar

Thursday, November 4th, h. 12.00 
Stefanie Von Hinke (University of Bristol)

Thursday, November 11th, h. 12.00 
Camille Terrier (University of Lausanne)

Thursday, November 18th, h. 15.00 
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)

Thursday, November 25th, h. 12.00
Ciro De Florio (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Internal Seminar

Thursday, December 2nd, h. 12.00 
Lorenzo Casaburi (Zurich University)

Thursday, December 9th, h. 12.00
Internal Seminar



Thursday, December 17th, h. 12.00
Emilio Barucci (Politecnico di Milano)
"Pandemic crisis, power and the role of the State"

Thursday, December 10th, h. 16.00                  
Nicola Persico (Northwestern University)
"Contestable Autocracy"

Thursday, December 3rd, h. 12.00    
Simona Gamba (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
R&D and market size: who benefits from orphan drug legislation?” (with Laura Magazzini, Paolo Pertile)
Internal Seminar 

Thursday, November 26th, h. 16.00     
Ufuk Akgit (University of Chicago)
"Tapping into Talent: Coupling Education and Innovation Policies for Economic Growth"

Thursday, November 19th, h. 12.00    
Federico Bassi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Bet against the trend and cash in profits” (with Raquel Almeida Ramos, Dany Lang).              
Internal Seminar      

Thursday, November 12th, h. 15.00               
Scott Duke Kominers and Ravi Jagadeesan (Harvard Business School) 
"Markets for Crypto Tokens, and Security under Proof of Stake"  

Thursday, November 5th, h. 12.00       
Elise Huillery (Paris Dauphine)  
"Growth Mindset and Locus of Control in Education : a Field Experiment in Disadvantaged Schools

Thursday, October 29th, h. 12.00
Olle Folke
(Uppsala University)
"Sexual Harassment and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market

Thursday, October 22nd, h. 12.00
Leda Maria Bonazzi 
(Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Internal Seminar
“Vertical price restraints and free entry under asymmetric information”
(with Raffaele Fiocco and Salvatore Piccolo)

Thursday, October 15th, h. 12.00
Armin Schmutzler
(University of Zurich)  
"Killer Acquisitions and Beyond: Policy Effects on Innovation Strategies"

Thursday, March 19th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Olle Folke
(Uppsala University)

Thursday, March 12th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Isabelle Mejean

Thursday, March 5th, h. 12.00, room G 122
David Hemous
(University of Zurich)

Thursday, February 20th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Bernardo Fanfani
(Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
The Employment Effects of Collective Bargaining
Internal Seminar

Thursday, February 13th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Matteo Gamalerio
(University of Barcelona)
"Immigration policies, fiscal policies and electoral law" (with M. Morelli and M. Negri)

Monday, February 10th, h. 14.00, room G 011

Marco Le Moglie (Bocconi University)

"Revealing “Mafia Inc."? Financial Crisis, Organized Crime, and the Birth of New Enterprises"

Job Market Seminar

Thursday, February 6th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Catherine Guirkinger
(University of Namur)
"Cultural Persistence, Marriage and Divorce: Theory and Evidence from Turkish Migrants in Brussels"

Thursday, February 6th, h. 10.00 p.m., room G 016

Ignacio Sarmiento Barbieri (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Can't Stop the One-Armed Bandits.  The Effects of Access to Gambling on Crime"

Job Market Seminar


Monday, February 3rd h. 14.00, room G 011

Gregor Pfeiffer (UCL)
"The Morning After: Prescription-Free Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills"

Job Market Seminar


Friday, January 31st, h. 14.00, room G 011

Charles Louis-Sidoid (University of Manheim)

"Collusion-Proof Vote Buying"

Job Market Seminar


Thursday, January 30th, h. 12.00, room G 122
Sandro Brusco
(Stony Brook)
"Optimal Taxation when Natural Resources are Initially Commonly Owned"

Thursday, January 23rd, h. 12.00, room G 122
Maria Bigoni (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
"Financial Intermediation and the Macroeconomy: an experiment" (with G. Camera and M. Casari)


Thursday, December 19th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Elena Cottini (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Internal Seminar

Wednesday, December 11th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Klaus Desmet (SMU)

Thursday, November 28th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Salvatore Piccolo (Università di Bergamo)

Thursday, November 21st, h. 12.00, room G 151
Erica Perego
Internal Seminar

Thursday, November 14th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Marco Faravelli (University of Queensland)

Thursday, November 7th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Albrecht Glitz (UPF)

Thursday, October 31st, h. 12.00, room G 151
Diogo Britto (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Internal Seminar

Tuesday, October 22nd, h. 12.00, room G 153
Daniel Spiro (Uppsala University)
"Legitimacy in group decisions"

Thursday, October 17th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Uta Schoenberg (UCL)
"Wind of Change? Cultural Determinants of Maternal Labor Supply – Evidence from the German reunification" (with Anna Raute, Barbara Treude See)

Thursday, October 10th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Tiziano Ropele (Banca d'Italia)
"Inflation expectations and firms’ decisions: new causal evidence" (with Verdier Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko)

Thursday, June 13th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Giovanni Ursino (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

Thursday, May 23rd, h. 12.00, room G 115
Marco Battaglini (Cornell University)

Monday, May 20th, h. 12.00, room G 128 bis
Alberto Bisin (New York University)

Thursday, May 16th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Federico Maria Signoretti (Banca d'Italia)

Thursday, May 9th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Manuel Bagues (Warwick University)

Thursday, April 11th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Paola Conconi (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
“Globalization for Sale” (with Michael Blanga-Gubbay and Mathieu Parenti)

Thursday, April 4th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Tommaso Colussi  (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"The Economics and Politics of Government Aid" (with G. Lecce, M. Manacorda and M.Onorato)
Internal Seminar

Thursday, March 28th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Alberto Cardaci (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
“Perceived wealth and borrowing attitudes: The Leverage Bias Hypothesis”
Internal Seminar

Thursday, March 14th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Selma Walther (University of Sussex)
"Fertility and Labor Market Responses to Reductions in Mortality"

Thursday, March 7th, h. 12.00, room F via Lanzone 29
Sergio Currarini (University of Leicester)
"On The Effect of Performance Thresholds on Effort and Risk Taking"

Thursday, February 28th, h. 12.00, room G 115
Domenico Depalo (Banca d'Italia)
"Explaining the relation between adherence to medication and cholesterol through the marginal patient"

Thursday, February 21st, h. 12.00, room G 052
Ingo Isphording (IZA)
"The Value of a Peer" (with U. Zoelitz)

Thursday, February 14th, h. 12.00, room G 026
Diego Puga (CEMFI, Madrid)
"Calling from the outside: The role of networks in residential mobility" (with Konstantin Büchel, Maximilian V. Ehrlich and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal)

Thursday, February 7th, h. 12.00, room G 026
Alexander Galetovic (Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile and Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University)
"Renegotiations and Corruption in Infrastructure: The Odebrecht Case" (with Nicolás Campos, Eduardo Engel, Ronald Fischer)

Thursday, January 31st, h. 12.00, room G 026
Lorenzo Cappellari (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
“Workers, Firms and Life-Cycle Wage Dynamics”
Internal seminar

Thursday, January 24, h. 12.00, room G 026
Salvatore Nisticò (Università di Roma “Sapienza”)
"Non-Neutrality of Open-Market Operations" (with Pierpaolo Benigno)

Thursday, January 17th, h. 12.00, room G 026
Ralph Ossa (University of Zurich)
"Are Trade Agreements Good for You?" (with Giovanni Maggi)

Thursday, January 10th, h. 12.00, room G 026
Martin Ellison (Oxford University)
"Beauty Contests and the Term Structure" (with Andreas Tischbirek)


Tuesday, December 18th, h. 12.00, room N 210
Piero Giarda (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
“Budget balance in the reformed Constitution”
Internal Seminar

Thursday, December 13th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Silvia Miranda-Agrippino (Bank of England)
"When Creativity Strikes: News Shocks and Business Cycle Fluctuations" (with Sinem Hacıoglu Hoke and Kristina Bluwstein)

Friday, November 30th, h. 12.00, room G 112
Catia Nicodemo (Oxford University)
“Are babies born in recessions less healthy? A tale of siblings, selectivity, maternal stress and behaviour”
Internal Seminar

Thursday, November 29th, h. 12.00, room G 251
Diogo Britto (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
“Litigation and Liquidity Constrains: New Evidence from Matched Labor and Court Data” (with B. Sampaio & R. Tigre)
Internal Seminar

Thursday, November 22nd, h. 12.00, room G 151
Fabrizio Mazzonna (Università della Svizzera Italiana)
"Self-assessed cognitive ability and nancial wealth: Are people aware of their cognitive decline?" (with Franco Peracchi)

Thursday, November 15th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Fabian Waldinger (London School of Economics)
"Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from Aryanizations in Nazi Germany"

Thursday, November 8th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Guilherme Lichand (University of Zurich)
"Harming to Signal"

Thursday, October 25th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Ylenia Brilli (University of Verona)
Internal Seminar (CRELI)
"Why don't you take a free shot? Free access to flu vaccination and its effects on take-up probability and health"

Thursday, October 18th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)

Tuesday, October 16th, h. 16.30
Gabriele Mazzolini (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)
Internal Seminar (CRELI)
"Work organisation systems and the health of workers"

Thursday, October 11th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Luigi Iovino (Bocconi University)
"Central Bank Balance Sheet Policies without Rational Expectations"

Thursday, June 7th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick)
"Austerity and Brexit"

Thursday, May 24th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Elena Villar (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Children, Earnings and Careers in an Internal Labor Market. An Event Study" (with Claudio Lucifora and Dominique Meurs)
Internal seminar

Thursday, May 17th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Chryssi Giannitsarou  (Cambridge University)
"Informative Social Interactions"

Thursday, May 10th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Mark Armstrong  (University of Oxford)
“Competition with Captive Customers”

Thursday, May 3rd, h. 12.00, room G 153
Davide Ticchi  (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
"Engineering Crises: Favoritism and Strategic Fiscal Indiscipline"

Thursday, April 19th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Domenico Massaro (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Dispersed Information, Social Networks and Aggregate Fluctuations"
Internal seminar

Tuesday, April 17th, h. 13.00, room G 151
Elisabetta Iossa (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
"Project Competition and Innovation Policy: the Case for Public Procurement"

Thursday, April 12th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Josep Pijoan-Mas  (Center for Monetary and Financial Studies - CEMFI)
“Growing Like Spain”

Thursday, April 5th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Koray Aktas (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Impacts of increased workload per exam on the academic outcomes of students"
Internal seminar

Thursday, March 29th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Olivier Marie (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
"Risky Moms, Risky Kids? Mother's Fertility Decision and Criminal Propensity of Children after the Fall of the Berlin Wall"

Thursday, March 22nd, h. 12.00, room G 153
Thomas Sampson (London School of Economics)
"The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration"

Thursday, March 15th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Camille Landais (London School of Economics)
"The Value of Unemployment Insurance"

Thursday, March 1st, h. 12.00, room G 153
Sara Lowes (Università Bocconi)
"Mistrust in Medicine: The Legacy of Colonial Medical Campaigns in Central Africa"

Thursday, February 22nd, h. 12.00, room G 153
Lucia Corno (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"The historical origins of Female Genital Cutting" (joint with Eliana La Ferrara, Nathan Nunn and Alessandra Voena)
Internal seminar

Thursday, February 8th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Fabrizio Mattesini  (Università di Roma "Tor Vergata")
"Inflation and Welfare in a Competitive Search Equilibrium with Asymmetric information"

Thursday, February 1st, h. 12.00, room G 153
Michela Tincani (University College Londra)
“Equal Access to Higher Education: Evidence from the Randomization of a National Policy”

Thursday, January 25th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary University)
"Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa"

Thursday, January 18th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Marta Ronchetti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"What if I knew you did it? An analysis of preliminary ratings’ disclosure under competition"
Internal seminar

Thursday, January 11th, h. 12.00, room G 153
Pedro Martins (Queen Mary University)
“The Microeconomic Impact of Trade Union Representatives: Evidence from Membership Thresholds”


Thursday, December 18th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Diogo Britto (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Unemployment Insurance and the Dynamics of Employment Spells: Theory and Evidence"
Internal seminar

Thursday, December 14th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Ferdinando Monte (Georgetown University)
"The Geography of Consumption"

Thursday, November 30th , h. 13.00, room G 051
Tommaso Colussi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Minority salience and political extremism"
Internal seminar

Thursday, November 23rd, h. 12.00, room G 151
Raffaele Fiocco (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
"Strategic inventories under limited commitment"

Thursday, November 16th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Antonio Cabrales (University College London)
“Does pre-play social interaction improve negotiation outcomes?"

Thursday, November 9th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Celso Brunetti (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
"Mortgage Rates and Credit Risk: Evidence from Mortgage Pools"

Thursday, October 26th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Giovanni Ursino (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
"Credence Goods, Professional Ethics and Public Campaigns"
Internal seminar

Thursday, October 19th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Niels Johannesen (University of Copenhagen)
"Tax Evasion and Inequality"

Thursday, October 12th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Xavier Ragot (Sciences Po)
"Optimal fiscal policy with heterogeneous agents and aggregate shocks"

Thursday, October 5th, h. 12.00, room G 151
Luigi Pascali (Pompeu-Fabra Universitat)
"Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy"