Past Events

May 07, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
This seminar has been canceled.
  • Michael Sockin, Assistant Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin,
Apr 02, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
This seminar has been canceled.
  • Eric D. Hilt, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College,
Mar 05, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich
  • Eric Zwick, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago,
Feb 28, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
Multiple Imputation for Large Multiscale Data with Linear Constraints
  • Jian Cao, Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science and Election Integrity, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
Jan 31, 2020
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
Dec 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
A Retrieved-Context Theory of Financial Decisions
  • Jessica A. Wachter, Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management, Professor of Finance, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania,
Nov 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
Equitable Voting Rules
  • Omer Tamuz, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Caltech,
Nov 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Transparency and Demand Management in Platforms for Networked Markets
  • Adam Wierman, Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Executive Officer for Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Director, Information Science and Technology, Caltech,
Nov 14, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Conflicting Priorities: A Theory of Covenants and Collateral
  • Giorgia Piacentino, Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, Columbia University,
Nov 08, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
What matters in tie-breaking rules? How competition guides design
  • Afshin Nikzad, Assistant Professor of Economics, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, USC,
Nov 01, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
This seminar has been rescheduled for Friday, February 28.
  • Jian Cao, Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science and Election Integrity, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
Oct 25, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Common-Value versus Common-Probability Auctions
  • Kathleen Ngangoue, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Center for Experimental Social Science, New York University,
Oct 24, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Heterogeneity and Asset Prices: A Different Approach
  • Stavros Panageas, Associate Professor of Finance, Anderson School of Management, UCLA,
Oct 18, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
The Edgeworth Conjecture with Small Coalitions and Approximate Equilibria in Large Economies
  • Federico Echenique, Allen and Lenabelle Davis Professor of Economics, Caltech,
Oct 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Dynamic Information Design with Diminishing Sensitivity Over News
  • Kevin He, Linde Institute Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics, Caltech,
Oct 10, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Policy Announcement Design
  • Semyon Malamud, Associate Professor of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne,
Jun 07, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Optimal Data Acquisition for Statistical Estimation
  • Juba Ziani, Graduate Student, Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech,
May 31, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Coordinate-wise Median: Not Bad, Not Bad, Pretty Good
  • Wade D. Hann-Caruthers, Graduate Student, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
May 30, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior
  • Camelia M. Kuhnen, Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
May 24, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Stability and Externalities in Dynamic Matching Markets
  • Laura Doval, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
May 17, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Mislearning from Censored Data: The Gambler's Fallacy in Optimal-Stopping Problems
  • Kevin He, PhD Candidate in Economics, Harvard University,
May 16, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Home Equity Mitigates the Financial and Mortality Consequences of Health Shocks: Evidence from Cancer Diagnoses
  • Arpit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University,
May 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Intertemporal Consumption With Risk: A Revealed Preference Analysis
  • Songfa Zhong, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore; 2018-2019 NUS Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University,
Apr 19, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Informational Robustness in Intertemporal Pricing
  • Jonathan Libgober, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California,
Apr 04, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Recommendations with Feedback
  • Gustavo Manso, Professor of Finance and William A. and Betty H. Hasler Chair in New Enterprise Development, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley,
Mar 14, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Spillover Effects of the Opioid Epidemic on Consumer Finance
  • Mark Jansen, Assistant Professor of Finance, Eccles School of Business, University of Utah,
Dec 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
Exploration or Exploitation? Hedge Funds in Venture Capital
  • Laura Lindsey, Associate Professor of Finance, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University,
Dec 07, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
A Theory of Recursive Aggregation with Applications
  • Hamed Hamze Bajgiran, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
Nov 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Learnability and Stochastic Choice
  • Pathikrit Basu, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech,
Nov 29, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Selling Fast and Buying Slow: Heuristics and Trading Performance of Institutional Investors
  • Alex Imas, William S. Dietrich II Assistant Professor in Behavioral Economics, Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University,
Nov 16, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Random versus Directed Search with Constrained Capacity
  • Tewodros (Teddy) Mekonnen, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech ,
Nov 02, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Information Design in Service Systems and Markets
  • Krishnamurthy Iyer, Assistant Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE), Cornell University,
Oct 26, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Universal growth in production economies
  • Simina Brânzei, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Purdue University,
Oct 25, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Capital Market Anomalies and Quantitative Research
  • Justin Birru, Associate Professor, Fisher School of Business, Ohio State University,
Oct 11, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Learning Fast or Slow
  • Terrance Odean, Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley,
Jun 01, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Modeling the cost of information
  • Luciano Pomatto, Assistant Professor of Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
May 31, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Herding and Contrarianism: A Matter of Preference?
  • Chad Kendall, Assistant Professor, Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California,
May 17, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Venture Capital Contracts
  • Arthur Korteweg, Dean's Associate Professor in Business Administration & Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California,
May 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Stepwise Presidential Election Reform
  • Shai Vardi, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech,
May 03, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
International Trade and the Propagation of Merger Waves
  • Jarrad Harford, Professor of Finance, Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics, Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration, Foster School of Business, University of Washington,
Apr 27, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Kidney Exchange: Market Failure and Solutions
  • Itai Ashlagi, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University,
Apr 19, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Comovement of Asset Prices
  • Andrea Buffa, Assistant Professor of Finance, Boston University,
Apr 12, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?
  • Xing Huang, Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis,
Apr 06, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Improving the search for partners on two-sided online markets
  • Daniela Saban, Assistant Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University,
Apr 05, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Reconsidering Returns
  • Samuel Hartzmark, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago,
Mar 02, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Many-Player Asymptotics for Estimating Models of Network Formation
  • Konrad Menzel, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, New York University,
Mar 01, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
How Much SRISK is Too Much?
  • Robert Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University,
Jan 17, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Modern Monetary Circuit Theory and Stability of Financial Ecosystem
  • Alexander Lipton, Founder and CEO, StrongHold Labs; Connection Science Fellow, MIT,
Dec 01, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Echo Chambers: Disagreement and Polarization in Bayesian Learning
  • Cole Williams, Graduate Student, UC Irvine,
Nov 17, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Dynamic Matching in School Choice: Efficient Seat Reassignment after Late Cancellations
  • Irene Lo, PhD Candidate, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, Columbia University,
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