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SERC Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Series

The workshops are held in term time on Fridays at 13:00-14:00 in 32LIF 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, unless specified otherwise. 

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Anna Graham|.

Seminar Organisers: Dr Christian Hilber|, Professor Henry Overman|, Dr Olmo Silva|.

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Seminars 2013-2014

Fri, 21 March 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Randomly in, Randomly out: unemployment effects of an unforeseen change in policy
Randomly in, Randomly out: unemployment effects of an unforeseen change in policy
Speaker: Chiara Criscuolo (OECD)

32L 2.04, 2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 21 March 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 14 March 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Title TBC
Title TBC
Speaker: Coen Teulings (Cambridge University)

32L 2.04, 2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 14 March 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 07 March 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- FDI connections: Wage and productivity effects
FDI connections: Wage and productivity effects
Speaker: Dave Mare (MOTU & SERC)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 07 March 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 28 February 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Income in French Empowerment Zones: A Panel Data Approach
Income in French Empowerment Zones: A Panel Data Approach
Speaker: Sylvie Charlot (UMR-GAEL Applied Economics Laboratory, Grenoble)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 28 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Has climate change promoted urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Has climate change promoted urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Speaker: J Vernon Henderson (LSE & SERC)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 14 February 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- New estimates of the elasticity of substitution of land for capital
New estimates of the elasticity of substitution of land for capital
Speaker: Gabriel Ahlfeldt (SERC & LSE)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/14-02-14-AHL.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 14 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 07 February 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- The Contribution of Science to UK Productivity Growth
The Contribution of Science to UK Productivity Growth
Speaker: Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College London)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 07 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 31 January 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- JM - Title TBC
JM - Title TBC
Speaker: Tom Kemeny (LSE)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 31 January 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 24 January 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- Learning by working in big cities
Learning by working in big cities
Speaker: Jorge de la Roca (NYU)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/24-01-14-ROC.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 24 January 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 17 January 2014, 14:00-15:30 -- JM - Arrested development: theory and evidence of supply-side speculation in the housing market
JM - Arrested development: theory and evidence of supply-side speculation in the housing market
Speaker: Charlie Nathanson (Harvard)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 17 January 2014, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 13 December 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Commuting and Search Strategies of Job Seekers
Commuting and Search Strategies of Job Seekers
Speaker: Etienne Wasmer (Sciences-Po)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 13 December 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Cultural Diversity, Cities and Innovation: Firm Effects or City Effects?
Cultural Diversity, Cities and Innovation: Firm Effects or City Effects?
Speaker: Neil Lee (LSE)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 29 November 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Do Governments Respond to Agglomeration Economies? Evidence from Regional Grants in Great Britain
Do Governments Respond to Agglomeration Economies? Evidence from Regional Grants in Great Britain
Speaker: Helen Simpson (Bristol University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 29 November 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 22 November 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Foreign inventors in Europe and the US: Testing for Self-Selection and Diaspora Effects
Foreign inventors in Europe and the US: Testing for Self-Selection and Diaspora Effects
Speaker: Francesco Lissoni (Bordeaux)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 22 November 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 08 November 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- City of Dreams
City of Dreams
Speaker: Diego Puga (CEMFI)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 08 November 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 01 November 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Public Guarantees to SMEs Borrowing. An Evaluation
Public Guarantees to SMEs Borrowing. An Evaluation
Speaker: Guido De Blasio (Bank Italia)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 01 November 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 25 October 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- How to make the metropolitan area work? Neither big government, nor laissez-faire.
How to make the metropolitan area work? Neither big government, nor laissez-faire.
Speaker: Jacques Thisse (CORE UC Louvain, PSE & CEPR)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/25-10-13-THI.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 25 October 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 18 October 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Land redistribution and industrialisation: Evidence from land reform in Italy
Land redistribution and industrialisation: Evidence from land reform in Italy
Speaker: Marco Percoco (Bocconi)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 18 October 2013, 14:00-15:30

Fri, 11 October 2013, 14:00-15:30 -- Speculators and Middlemen: The Role of Intermediaries in the Housing Market
Speculators and Middlemen: The Role of Intermediaries in the Housing Market
Speaker: Patrick Bayer (Duke), joint with Christopher Geissler & James W. Roberts
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/11-10-13-BAY.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Fri, 11 October 2013, 14:00-15:30

 

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