School of Business and Economics


Economics Seminars

The Economics Group runs an active Seminar Series, with SBE staff and invited guests presenting throughout the year.

2018 Seminars

Date Presenter Title
04th July 2018 Angela C.N. Mjojo, SBE Doctoral Researcher Economics Group PhD Seminar: Financial Shocks and Real Economic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Empirical Evidence from Four African Countries
06th June 2018 Maria Nieswand, SBE Doctoral Researcher Voting and the Relative Efficiency of Public Enterprises
30th May 2018 Mia Dinh, SBE Doctoral Researcher Economics Group PhD Seminar
22nd May 2018 Mardi Dungey, University of Tasmania The role of China: Catch up and interactions between two open economies (joint work with Denise Osborn)
16th May 2018 Oleg Badunenko, Portsmouth University Energy Spending and Health Satisfaction: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey
25th April 2018 Frederick S. Ahiabor, SBE Doctoral Researcher How political and legal institutions shape the terms of project finance loans
17th April 2018 Philip Wales, ONS Management practices and productivity in Britain: first results from the Management and expectations survey
12th April 2018 Professor Antonio Jose Morales, Universidad de Malaga Price competition, collusive equilibria and nominal illusion
11th April 2018 Dr Stefan Seifert, University of Bonn An offer that you can't refuse? Agrimafias and Migrant Labor on Vineyards in Southern Italy
28th March 2018 Frederick S. Ahiabor, SBE Doctoral Researcher How political and legal institutions shape the terms of project finance loans
19th March 2018 Upasak Das, University of Pennsylvania Gender differences in mathematics performance: Evidence from rural India
14th March 2018 Nadzeya Laurentsyeva, CEPS, Brussels Emigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Sequential Opening of EU Labour Markets
7th March 2018 Dr Carlo Reggiani, Manchester University The Dynamics of Online Hotel Prices and the EU Booking.Com Case
28th February 2018 Hazwan Haini, SBE Doctoral Researcher Financial inclusion and gender empowerment of Indian MFIs: A two-stage double bootstrap approach
27th February 2018 Takayoshi Nakaoka Utilization of Soft Information on Bank Performance: The Roles of Relationship Lending in Competitive Local Markets
14th February 2018 Dr Paolo Agnolucci, Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London Impact of Climate Change on Trade of Agricultural Commodities
14th February 2018 Dr Maria Nieswand, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University To restructure or not? Evidence from Eastern and Western German Electricity Distribution Operators

More seminars will be scheduled in due time. For information about any of the Economics seminars, please contact Dr Anna Rita Bennato, who organises the series.

Recent Seminars




5th February 2018 Professor Tatiana Bouzdine-Chameeva, Kedge Business School, Bordeaux, France

Co-organised by the CPP
Data Envelopment Analysis for the Analysis of Economic Efficiency and Environmental Performance: The Case of the French Wine Sector
11th January 2017 Dr Kai Sun, State University of New York, Binghamton (USA)

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Semiparametric Smooth Coefficient Estimation of a Stochastic Production Frontier System
8th February 2017 Dr Simona Rasciute and Dr Jon Seaton

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Economics Workshop
22nd February 2017 Dr Andrea Isoni, Warwick Business School

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Nudge Awareness: The Effect of Good and Bad Defaults
8th March 2017 Dr Edward Manderson

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
The Impact of Energy Costs on Trade
15th March 2017 Dr Greg TaylorOxford Internet Institute, Oxford University

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Application Bundling in System Markets
6th April 2017 Dr Adel Hatami-Marbini, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Modeling Centralised Resources Allocation and Target Setting using DEA
26th April 2017 Dr Albert Banal-Estanol, City University London and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Production Intermittence in Spot Electricity Markets
10th May 2017 Dr Christopher SpencerDr Anna Rita Bennato and Dr Vitor CastroLoughborough University Economics Workshop - Find out more here: Economics Workshop - 10th May 2017
16th June 2017 Dr Ricardo SousaUniversity of Minho, NIPE and LSE Alumni Association

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Macroeconomic Environment, Securitization and Housing Finance Characteristics: On the Determinants of the Housing Market Cycle
12th July 2017 Dr Justin TumlinsonLUL

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Why do individuals become entrepreneurs? 
18th October 2017 Dr Kym Brown, Monash University

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Persuasion in Islamic Finance
28th November 2017 Ian Wooton, Strathclyde, and Visiting Prof of Microeconomics in SBE
Kate Hynes, University College Dublin 
Daniel Gravino, Loughborough University
Tax competition between national governments for footloose multinationals: Economic perspectives
13th December 2017 Dr Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labour Share: A Neoclassical Exploration

For information about any of the Economics seminars, please contact Dr Jonathan Seaton, who organises the series.

2016 Seminars




7th December 2016 Dr Luke Garrod, Dr Anthony Glass and Dr Karligash Glass Economics Workshop
22nd November 2016 Prof. Dr. Joel Stiebale, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)

Co-organised by Economics and the CPP
Acquisitions, Markups, Efficiency, and Product Quality: Evidence from India
9th November 2016 Professor Guido Erreygers Recent Research on Socioeconomoc inequality of health
19th October 2016 Professor David Saal, Dr Huw Edwards and Dr Simeon Coleman, Loughborough University Economics Workshop
22nd April 2016 Professor Marcin Kaperczyk, Business School, Imperial College London Chasing Private Information
20th April 2016 Thanaset Chevapatrakul, Nottingham University Business School Return Asymmetry and the Cross Section of Stock Returns
9th March 2016 Victor Murinde, Birmingham University Business School
Finance and development: Have We crossed over into the twilight zone?
4th March 2016 Professor Julian Williams, Durham University Business School REALIZED RECOVERY: An Efficient Algorithm Fir Extracting the Expected Physical Distribution of Asset Prices from Intraday Options Prices (Fabio Massacci, Julian Williams, Yang Zhang)
2nd March 2016 Maurizio Zanardi, Lancaster University Suspiciously Timed Trade Disputes