Centre for Productivity and Performance

Events and activities

Seminars schedule

All seminars are held within the School of Business and Economics building unless stated otherwise. CPP seminars are free and open to the public. 

2019 Seminars 

Date Time Venue Guest Speaker Title
March 19     Jordi Ripollés, Department of Economics and Institute of International Economics, Jaume I University  Petrol stations and retail fuel prices: The puzzling effects in the Spanish market
April 10     Fran Azpitarte, Loughborough University, Social Sciences On the robustness of multidimensional counting poverty orderings
May 1     Taku Tamaki, Loughborough University, International Relations Analysing the productivity and profit effects of mergers and quantitative easing in the Japanese banking industry

For more information on CPP seminars, please contact Dr Thomas Triebs, seminars coordinator: T.Triebs@lboro.ac.uk


Past Seminars 

Date Guest Speaker Title
05 Dec 2018 Deni Mazrekaj, KU Leuven The impact of class size on academic underachievement: an education production function framework
07 Nov 2018 Massimo Filippini, ETH Zurich  
10 Oct 2018 Bill Greene, NYU Stern School of Business Incidental parameters
03 Oct 2018 Luis Orea, Oviedo University Infrastructure, resource allocation and productivity growth. A mutually consistent decomposition of intra and intersectoral effects
28 Sept 2018 Christos Genakos, Cambridge University Competition and pass-through: Evidence from the Greek islands
26th Sept 2018 Ahti Salo, Aalto University  Portfolio Optimization of Decision Strategies with Endogenous Uncertainties
6th June 2018 David Saal Modelling Firm Level Network Utility Costs with an Average System Model: A Simple Method to Control for Within Firm Heterogeneity in System Characteristics
22nd May 2018 Professor 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 Dr Oleg Badunenko, University of Portsmouth Energy Spending and Health Satisfaction: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey
9th May 2018 Jaap Bos, Maastricht University Passing the buck: tax distortions and credit crunches
17th April 2018 Dr Philip Wales, Office for National Statistics 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
19th March 2018 Nadzeya Laurentsyeva, CEPS, Brussels Emigration and F14-Mar-2018irm Productivity: Evidence from the Sequential Opening of EU Labour Markets
14th March 2018 Thomas Triebs Objectives and Incentives: Evidence from the Privatization of Great Britain’s Power Plants
27th February 2018 Takayoshi Nakaoka Utilization of Soft Information on Bank Performance: The Roles of Relationship Lending in Competitive Local Markets
14th February 2018 Maria Nieswand To restructure or not? Evidence from Eastern and Western German Electricity Distribution Operators 
5th February 2018 Tatiana Bouzdine-Chameeva Data Envelopment Analysis for the Analysis of Economic Efficiency and Environmental Performance: The Case of the French Wine Sector
28th November 2017 Ian Wooton, University of Strathclyde and Kate Hynes, University College Dublin Persuasion in Islamic Finance
18th October 2017 Kym Brown, Monash University Tax competition between national governments for footloose multinationals: Economic perspective
11th January 2017 Dr Kai SunSUNY Binghamton, New York Semiparametric Smooth Coefficient Estimation of a Stochastic Production Frontier System

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Efficiency, Productivity and Performance RIG
22nd February 2017 Dr Andrea Isoni, Warwick Business School Nudge Awareness: The Effect of Good and Bad Defaults

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Economics Discipline Group
15th March 2017 Dr Greg Taylor, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University Application Bundling in System Markets

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Economics Group
6th April 2017 Dr Adel Hatami-Marbini, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium Modeling Centralised Resources Allocation and Target Setting using DEA

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Management Sciences and Operations Management Group
22nd November 2016 Dr Joel Stiebale, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) Acquisitions, Markups, Efficiency, and Product Quality: Evidence from India

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Economics Discipline Group
23rd November 2016 Dr Richard John, University of Southern California Value of Deterrence Analysis: A Decision Analytic Framework

Organised jointly by the CPP and the Management Science and Operations Management discipline group