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Presenters include staff from the Department of Economics and other faculties, as well as scholars visiting from other universities.

Everyone is welcome!

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact the Seminar Co-ordinators:

Trend Smith

Neha Agarwal

Venue: Economics Seminar Room 608, Level 6, Otago Business School
Time: 3:00–4:30pm

Semester 1

Friday 17 March
Associate Professor Philipp Sadowski, Duke University
“Risk Sharing and Strategic Choice” joint with Brendan Daley (Johns Hopkins University)

Monday 20 March - Seminar: 12:00-1:30pm, QUAD1
Professor George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University
Fragile Self-esteem: A Personal-Equilibria Model of Insecurity

Monday 20 March - Public Lecture: 4:00-5:00pm, Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
Professor George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University
"Why nudges for socially appropriate behaviour may backfire: Applications to climate change and other policy issues"

Friday 21 April
Pallavi Panda, State University of New York, Geneseo
"Women's Education, Marriage, and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from Thailand's Compulsory Schooling Law"

Friday 28 April
Alireza Jay Naghavi, University of Bologna
"Persian Qanats and the Cooperation Culture"

Friday 12 May
Susan Olivia, University of Waikato
Title to be advised

Semester 2

Past Department of Economics Seminar Series

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