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Seminars organised by IdEP

Program Research Seminar in
Economics 17.15-18.15

Fall Semester 2011-2012

Università della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13 - Lugano

Data

Titolo

Relatore

Aula

Paper

Monday
10.10.2011
Do Fiscal Rules Matter? A Difference-in-Discontinuities Design

Prof. Tommaso Nannicini

PC004 Testo del link
Monday
24.10.2011
CANCELLED Prof. Philip De Cicca PC004

 

Monday
31.10.2011
How Much Do Means-Tested Benefits Reduce the Demand for Annuities? Monika Bütler PC004 Testo del link

Tuesday
08.11.2011

Lessons from Passenger Rail Franchising in Britain - Past Failures and Future Directions Prof. Andrew Smith PC004 Testo del link

Monday
14.11.2011

What Do Ads Buy? Daily Coverage of Listed Companies in the Italian Press Prof. Riccardo Puglisi PC004 Testo del link
Monday
05.12.2011
Anti-Social Behavior in Profit and Non-Profit Organizations Dr. Stefanie Brilon PC004  
Monday
12.12.2011

Absorptive Capacity and the Growth Effects of Regional Transfers: a Regression Discontinuity Design with Heterogeneous Treatment Effects

Dr. Maximilian von Ehrlich Executive center Testo del link

 

Spring semester 2012

 

Data

Titolo

Relatore

Aula

Paper

Monday
27.02.2012
Sovereign Bond Market Reactions to Fiscal Rules and No-Bailout Clauses - The Swiss Experience

Prof. Lars Feld

PC004 PDF 

Tuesday
06.03.2012

Did Decentralization Stimulated Dutch Municipalities to Become More Efficient in Managing the Costs of Social Assistance? Prof.dr. Jouke van Dijk 351

PDF 

Monday
12.03.2012
Comparing Quasi-Experimental Designs  and Structural Models for Policy Evaluation. The Case of a Reform of Lone Parental Welfare Chiara Pronzato PC004 PDF 
Wednesday
14.03.2012
The Effects of Child Care Costs on Children's Well-Being Eva Garcia PC004  PDF 
Tuesday
20.03.2012
12.30 pm
Ageing, cognitive abilities and retirement Fabrizio Mazzonna PC004 PDF 
Monday
26.03.2012
Promoting Rule Compliance in Daily Life: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in the Public Libraries of Barcelona Prof. Patricia Funk PC004

PDF 

Tuesday
27.03.2012
12.30 pm
Early-Life Exposure to an Indonesia Community Midwife Program and Adolescent Cognitive Skill Sven Neelsen PC004 PDF 
Tuesday
03.04.2012 12.30 pm
Demand risk allocation in Incomplete Contracts: The Case of Public Private Partnerships Prof. Laure Athias  PC004 PDF 
Monday,
16.04.2012
Sharing High Growth Across Generations: Pensions and Demographic Transition in China Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti PC004 PDF 
Tuesday
17.04.2012
12.30 pm
Can insurer competition improve health system performance? Evidence from Western Europe Prof. Luca Crivelli  A34 (red building) PDF
Monday
23.04.2012
Does the Field of Study Influence Students' Political Attitudes? Prof. Heinrich Ursprung  PC004

Monday
30.04.2012

Evaluation of Climate Policy Prof. Dale Jorgenson Aula rossa executive center PDF 
Wednesday
02.05.2012
1.30 pm
Equilibrium vs. optimal city size: Theoretical reflections and an empirical investigation Prof. Roberta Capellio Room A12 (red building)  

Friday
04.05.2012
12.30 pm

Does Electoral Competition Improve Accountability? Jamele Rigolini A33 (red building) PDF 
Monday
07.05.2012
Selection on Anticipated Driving and the Consumer Response to Changing Gasoline Prices Prof. Kenneth Gillingham  PC004 PDF  

Monday
14.05.2012

The long run effect of taxes on the distribution of top income shares: an empirical investigation Prof. Christoph Schaltegger  PC004 PDF 
Monday
21.05.2012
The Economic Incentives of CulturalTransmission: Spatial Evidence from Naming Patterns across France Prof. Mathias Thönig  PC004 PDF 
Thursday
24.05.2012
12.15 pm
The business cycle, varying tourist behavior and forecasting performance Prof. Egon Smeral  351 PDF 
Monday
04.06.2012
Statistical Discrimination and Quotas: A Normative Approach José Ignacio Conde Ruiz PC004  
Monday
11.06.2012
12.30 pm
The role of public investment and industry-specific factors on regional agglomeration economies Theodore Tsekeris  351 PDF 
Monday
18.06.2012
The Elasticity of Substitution between Clean and Dirty Inputs in the Production of Electricity Dr. Martino Pelli  PC004 PDF 

Program Research Seminars in

PUblic and Healthcare MAnagement (PUHMA)

12.15-13.45

PUHMA is a discussion corner to present and debate works in progress in the fields of public and health care management. The aim is to foster scientific discussion and diffuse academic results about cutting-edge topics. We organize about three window opportunities per semester open to faculty members of USI and any other University interested in the aforementioned topics

 

Fall Semester 2011-2012

Università della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13 - Lugano

Data

Titolo

Relatore

Aula

Paper

Tuesday
15.11.2011

Assessing transparency in government: preached, practiced and preferred

Prof. Greta Nasi

A12 Testo del link
Wednesday
23.11.2011
Some like it non-financial... Politicians' and Managers' views on the Importance of Performance Information Prof. Ileana Steccolini A14 Testo del link

 

Spring Semester 2012

Università della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13 - Lugano

Data

Titolo

Relatore

Aula

Paper

Wednesday
18.04.2012
10.30-12.00

Working Through Networks: Unique Challenges For Civic Engagement

Prof. Myrna Mandell

A33 PDF 

Tuesday
08.05.2012
12.30-14.00

Effective policy making and public sector management in difficult times Prof. Paul Joyce  PC-04  

Monday
11.06.2012
12.30-14.00

Fundraising Characteristics of Non-profit Organizations: An Institutional Theory Perspective Prof. Robert S. Hernandez 355 PDF 
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