Job Market Seminar
"Valuing Flexibility: A Model of Discretionary Rest Breaks"
"Job Referrals and Strategic Network Formation Experimental Evidence from Urban Neighbourhoods in Ethiopia"
"Trading with the Enemy: The Impact of Conflict on Trade Transactions in Non-Conflict Areas"
"Private Information and Design of Unemployment Insurance"
"Dynamic Ownership, Private Benefits, and Stock Prices"
"The Effects of Across-Regime Interpersonal Contact on the Support for Authoritarian Regimes"
"The Impact of Benchmarking in Fixed Income Funds"
"Generalized Disappointment Aversion, Learning, and Asset Prices"
"The Sources of Financing Constraints"
"Term structure of risk in expected returns"
"Taxation of Durables, Non-durables and Earnings with Heterogeneous Preferences"
"The Impact of Post-Marital Maintenance on Dynamic Decisions and Welfare of Couples"
"World War II and African American Socioeconomic Progress"
"Rationality and Subjective Bond Risk Premia"
"Citizens’ political behaviour and attitudes in changing contexts" Aula lignea Abstract Research has often underlined the importance of studying political behaviour and attitudes to capture the extent to which democracies are responsive to citizens’ preferences and needs, and thus the legitimacy of democratic regimes. Within this field, scholars have pointed at the role of contexts…
"Public opinion and the macro-polity: Italy in a comparative perspective" Aula lignea Abstract The politics and economics of public opinion are a major and expanding field of research and teaching in the social sciences. Yet, while public opinion and collective political behaviour have become an established research area in the USA, systematic work on other…
"Choosing the risky option: information and risk propensity in referendum campaigns" Aula lignea Abstract Direct democracy has enjoyed increased popularity worldwide. Despite the complexity of most of the issues subject to a direct-democratic vote, in referendum campaigns voters generally face a simple choice between an uncertain Yes for a change and a safer No for…
"Ethnic and Religious Discrimination in the Wedding Venue Business: Evidence from Two Field Experiments in Germany and Austria" Aula lignea Abstract Various studies have investigated the discrimination of ethnic minorities on the labour and rental market, in the education system as well as in public administrations. While many of these studies found support for discrimination,…
"Cooperation and conflict in social systems" Aula lignea Abstract Cooperation and conflict are classical topics in the social sciences. Key questions include how cooperation arises and how conflict is avoided. Drawing on theoretical and methodological developments, I will present research that explores three mechanisms underlying cooperation and conflict. Using experiments and agent-based simulations, I test the role of group reputation and credible signalling in…
"The Missing Risk Premium in Exchange Rates" Job Market Seminar Abstract It is well known that the interest rate differential (the forward premium) predicts currency returns. However, we find that the real exchange rate, not the interest rate differential, is the main predictor of currency returns at longer horizons. We relate this finding to other…
"Achieving Efficiency in Repeated Partnerships via Information Design"