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IFS/STICERD Public Economics Seminar Series

The workshops are held on Wednesdays at 12:30-13:45 in The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE, unless specified otherwise.

For more information, and for papers when available, please contact Gisela Lafico|.

LSE Seminar OrganisersDr Henrik Kleven|, Dr Camille Landais| and Dr Johannes Spinnewijn|.

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For past seminars, please check this file: IFS/STICERD Public Economics Seminar Series|.

 

Seminars 2014-2015

Wed, 24 June 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- Means-tested Social Assistance and Labor Market Informality
Means-tested Social Assistance and Labor Market Informality
Speaker: Marco Manacorda (Queen's Mary University and LSE)

IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 24 June 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 10 June 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors
Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors
Speaker: Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard), joint with Ufuk Akcigit and Salome Baslandze
Paper: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12222201/Akcigit_Baslandze_Stantcheva_Taxation_Superstars.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 10 June 2015, 12:30-13:45

Mon, 08 June 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors
Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors
Speaker: Adnan Khan (IGC), joint with Asim I. Khwaja Benjamin A. Olken
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/pes08062015.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Mon, 08 June 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 27 May 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- TBC
TBC
Speaker: Kimberley Scharf (Warwick University)

IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 27 May 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 13 May 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory
Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory
Speaker: Emmanuel Saez (University of California at Berkeley), joint with Stefanie Stantcheva
Paper: http://eml.berkeley.edu/~saez/saez-stantchevaNBER15.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 13 May 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 29 April 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- The Implications of Heterogeneity for the Regulation of Energy-Consuming Durable Goods
The Implications of Heterogeneity for the Regulation of Energy-Consuming Durable Goods
Speaker: Arthur Van Benthem (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania), joint with M. Jacobsen, C. Knittel and J.Sallee

IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 29 April 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 11 March 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- The Response of Drug Expenditure to Non-linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D
The Response of Drug Expenditure to Non-linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D
Speaker: Liran Einav (Stanford University)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/pes11032015.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 11 March 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 25 February 2015, 12:30-13:45 -- What you know can't hurt you (for long): A field experiment on relative feedback performance information
What you know can't hurt you (for long): A field experiment on relative feedback performance information
Speaker: Antonio Cabrales (UCL)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/25022015slides-Cabrales.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 25 February 2015, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 10 December 2014, 12:30-13:45 -- Random policies in federations
Random policies in federations
Speaker: James Hines (Michigan & NBER)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/pes10122014.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 10 December 2014, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 26 November 2014, 12:30-13:45 -- Capital Tax Reform and the Real Economy: The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
Capital Tax Reform and the Real Economy: The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut
Speaker: Danny Yagan (UC, Berkeley)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/pes26112014.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 26 November 2014, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 29 October 2014, 12:30-13:45 -- Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data
Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data
Speaker: Gabriel Zucman (LSE), joint with E. Saez (UC Berkeley)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/pes29102014.pdf
IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 29 October 2014, 12:30-13:45

Wed, 08 October 2014, 12:30-13:45 -- Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement
Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement
Speaker: Dina Pomeranz (Harvard Business School), joint with Paul Carrillo and Monica Singhal

IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE
Wed, 08 October 2014, 12:30-13:45

 

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