UBS Center Seminar

Being a center of excellence, the UBC Center has the aim to enable a vivid exchange of original theories and share the latest insights from economic research with academics and non-academic economists. The new academic seminar series will provide the opportunity to attend guest lectures from international renowned researchers and to interact with them by discussing their ideas and research findings.

The seminar is open to the public, no registration is required.

Seminar guests for fall semester 2017

Costas Arkolakis (Yale)
October 18, 2017 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Ariel Burstein (UCLA)
November 8, 2017 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)

Former Seminar guests

Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)
Combating rumors: Evidence from a field experiment during the indian demonetization
September 20, 2017 from 15:00 to 16:30 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Marianne Bertrand (Chicago Booth)
The Costs of Bureaucratic Rigidity: Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service
March 22, 2017 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)
November 16, 2016 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton)
November 2, 2016 from 12:15 to 13:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Dave Donaldson (Stanford University)
October 12, 2016 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Erik Hurst (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
May 18, 2016 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
David N. Weil (Brown University)
June 8, 2016 from 16:15 to 18:00 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
David Autor (MIT)
October 7, 2015 from 16:15 to 17:15 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich
Orazio Attanasio (UCL)
December 2, 2015 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich
Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale University)
May 6, 2015 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Pete Klenow (Stanford University)
How Destructive is Innovation
April 1, 2015 from 16:15 to 17:45 at Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich (SOF-G-21)
Alessandro Lizzeri (New York University)
Collective Self Control
December 3, 2014
Alan M. Taylor (University of California Davis)
Betting the House
November 5, 2014
Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo)
Optimal Tax Progressivity
October 8, 2014
Robert Shimer (University of Chicago)
June 4, 2014
Chad Jones (Stanford University)
A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality
May 7, 2014
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University)
Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty (joint with Scott Baker and Steve Davis)
April 9, 2014
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Creative Destruction and Subjective Well Being (joint with U. Akcigit, A. Deaton and A. Roulet)
March 19, 2014
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