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    Global Challenges seminars co-organized jointly with Baffi-Bocconi, LdA-UniMi, Cattolica and Politecnico

    We would like to invite you to the seminar by Joan Llull (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, MOVE and Barcelona GSE) on “Immigration, Wages, and Education: A Labor Market Equilibrium Structural Model” organised by the BAFFI CAREFIN Centre, Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano, Dipartimento di Economia, Metodi Quantitativi e Strategie di Impresa (Università Milano Bicocca), Laboratorio di Analisi Monetaria (Università Cattolica), and Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale (Politecnico di Milano). The seminar will be held on Friday, 27th November 2015 at 1,00 p.m. at the University of Milan, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, Seminar Room, 2nd floor, Via Conservatorio 7, 20122 Milan.
    Abstract: Recent literature on the e ffect of immigration on wages assume perfectly inelastic labor supply. This paper departs from this assumption estimating a labor market equilibrium dynamic discrete choice model with U.S. micro-data for 1967-2007. Individuals adjust to immigration by changing education, participation, and/or occupation. Results suggest important adjustments that mitigate initial e ffects on wages and inequality. Adjustments are heterogeneous. Some individuals substantially increase their education while others reduce it. The model also corrects for a self-selection bias at the lower tail of the wage distribution produced by labor market detachment. The results imply that the perfectly inelastic labor supply assumption is too restrictive.

    Forthcoming seminars (the calendar is attached):

    4 March 2016: Ines Buono (Bank of Italy) – venue: Bocconi University 11 March 2016: Gaetano Minerva (University of Bologna) – venue: Catholic University 8 April 2016: Gabriel Smagghue (University Carlos III Madrid) – venue: University of Milan 6 May 2016: Francesco Lissoni (University of Bordeaux) – venue: Politecnico di Milano 20 May 2016: Massimo Del Gatto (“G. d’Annunzio” University) – venue: Catholic University

    All seminars will take place on Fridays at 1 p.m., unless otherwise specified.

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    3° conferenza dell’International Association for Applied Econometrics in Bicocca, 22-25 giugno 2016

    La terza conferenza annuale dell’International Association for Applied Econometrics si terrà all’Università di Milano-Bicocca, dal 22 al 25 giugno 2016.

    Sito web ufficiale: iaae2016.info

    La conferenza è presieduta da Mark Watson (Princeton University) e Thierry Magnac (Toulouse School of Economics).

    Keynotes aperti al pubblico:

    22/06/2016 – ore 13:45 Peter C.B. Phillips (Yale U.)
    22/06/2016 – ore 18:15 Michael Spence (premio Nobel per l’economia 2001)
    23/06/2016 – ore 09:00 Peter Arcidiacono (Duke U.)
    23/06/2016 – ore 12:00 Andrew Patton (Duke U.)
    23/06/2016 – ore 18:15 Hashem Pesaran (Cambridge U.)
    24/06/2016 – ore 09:00 Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern U.)
    24/06/2016 – ore 12:00 Francesca Molinari (Cornell U.)
    25/06/2016 – ore 09:00 Aureo de Paula (University College London)

    Jean-Francois Laslier, 7 ottobre 2015 alle 12:00: “Analyzing the EuroVotePlus Experiment”

    Relatore: Jean-Francois (Paris School of Economics)

    Titolo: Analyzing the EuroVotePlus Experiment

    Data: 7 ottobre 2015 ore 12:00

    Luogo: edificio U7, secondo piano, aula seminari della sezione economica

    Abstract: This paper reports on an online experiment that took place in several European countries during the three weeks before the 2014 elections for the European Parliament. We created a website where visitors could obtain information about the electoral rules used in different European Member States for this election. Participants were then invited to cast (simulated) ballots for the election according to three voting rules: closed list proportional representation, open list proportional representation with preferential voting, and open list proportional representation with cumulative voting and panachage. Participants were also invited to think about, and experiment with, the idea of electing some members of the European Parliament through pan-European party lists. The data gathered from this study enable researchers to consider the effects of electoral systems on outcomes in individual countries, and also to investigate the potential popularity and effects of Europe-wide European Parliament constituencies.

    20/5/2015 ore 12, seminario del Prof. Jean-Charles Rochet: “A macro model for financial stability analysis”

    Nell’ambito dei seminari DEMS, il 20 maggio 2015, alle ore 12, in Aula del Consiglio (Edificio U7 – 4° piano, Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8 – 20126 Milano) il Prof. Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zurich-Swiss Finance Institute & IDEI, Toulouse) presenterà “A macro model for financial stability analysis

    11th BMRC-DEMS Conference on Macro and Financial Economics/Econometrics

    The Brunel Macroeconomics Research Centre (and the Centre for Empirical Finance) and the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS), University of Milano -Bicocca, jointly organize a two days conference on Macro and Financial Economics/Econometrics on Monday and Tuesday 18-19th of May, 2015 at Brunel University, London (UK).

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