EBRD Research Seminars

I am organising the EBRD research seminars, which are held on Tuesdays in term time. If you are interested please join us via Zoom.

Schedule of Upcoming Talks:

– 26 January 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): International Trade and Inclusive Growth by Valerie Cerra (IMF)

– 2 February 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Title TBC by Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College London)

– 16 February 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Title TBC by Martin Fiszbein (Boston University)

– 2 March 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Colonization, Early Settlers and Development: The Case of Latin America by Marta Reynal-Querol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

– 9 March 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): The Impacts of Managerial Autonomy on Firm Outcomes by Namrata Kala (MIT Sloan School of Management)

– 16 March 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): The World’s Rust Belts by Michel Serafinelli (University of Essex)

– 20 April 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): Pride in the Flag? LGBTQ+ Identity and Social Preferences by Billur Aksoy (RPI)

– 11 May 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): Financial Technology Adoption by Sean Higgins (Northwestern University)

– 18 May 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Title TBC Isabela Manelici (Princeton University)

– 25 May 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): Direct and Indirect Effects of Financial Access on SMEs by Jing Cai (University of Maryland)

Past seminars

– 19 January 2021 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Is Mobile Money Changing Rural Africa? by Catia Batista (NOVA School of Business and Economics)

– 12 January 2021 (Tuesday, 2 pm London time): Industrial Policy in Times of COVID-19 by Reda Cherif (IMF) & Fuad Hasanov (IMF)

– 8 December 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Insurance and Propagation in Village Networks by Diego A. Vera-Cossio (Inter-American Development Bank)

– 1 December 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Humanitarian Aid at Scale: How Do Unconditional Cash Transfers Impact Refugees? by Onur Altindag (Bentley University)

– 24 November 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): From Patriarchy to Partnership: Gender Equality and Household Finance by Luana Zaccaria (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)

– 17 November 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Do Bank Insiders Impede Equity Issuances? by Martin Götz (Goethe University Frankfurt)

– 27 October 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Women’s Inheritance Rights and Entrepreneurship Gender Gap by Lakshmi Naaraayanan (London Business School)

– 20 October 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Institutions Shape Culture: The Civic Imprint of Democracy by Nicolas Ajzenman (Sao Paulo School of Economics)

– 13 October 2020 (Tuesday, 1 pm London time): Pirates without Borders: the Propagation of Cyberattacks through Firms’ Supply Chains by André F. Silva (Federal Reserve Board)