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 Upcoming Seminars

14th February 2018 Dr Paolo Agnolucci, Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London Impact of Climate Change on Trade of Agricultural Commodities”
28th February 2018 Hazwan Haini, SBE Doctoral Researcher Financial inclusion and gender empowerment of Indian MFIs: A two-stage double bootstrap approach
7th March 2018 Dr Carlo Reggiani, Manchester University The Dynamics of Online Hotel Prices and the EU Booking.Com Case
14th March 2018 Dr Thomas Triebs, Loughborough University

Objectives and incentives: Evidence from the privatization of Great Britain’s power plants

28th March 2018 Frederick S. Ahiabor, Loughborough University How political and legal institutions shape the terms of project finance loans
17th April 2018 Philip Wales, ONS TBA
16th May 2018 Oleg Badunenko, Portsmouth University TBA
30th May 2018 Mardi Dungey, University of Tasmania TBA

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