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Seminars organised by IdEP

Research Seminar in Economics
Fall Semester 2012

Programme
17h15-18h15

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

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Paper

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 The effects of unemployment benefits on migration in lagging regions Jordi Jofre , Universitat de Barcelona A-34 PDF 
Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 On the joint evolution of culture and institutions

Alberto Bisin, NYU

A-33  
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 The Role of Connections in Academic Promotions Manuel Bagüés, Uni Carlos III de Madrid A-33 PDF
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 "Mirror Revelation" in Second-price Tullock Auctions Nicola Dimitri, Università di Siena A-33 PDF
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 How Local Are Labor Markets? Evidence from a Spatial Job Search Model Barbara Petrongolo, LSE A-32 PDF
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 The Taxation of Bonuses and its Effect on Executive Compensation and Risk Taking - Evidence from the UK Experience Doina Radulescu, ETHZ A-32 PDF
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 Migration, Wages, and Parental Background:Obstacles to Entrepreneurship and Growth in East Germany Zoe Kuehn, Uni Complutense de Madrid A-32 PDF
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 Fiscal Federalism and Political Selection Massimo Bordignon, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano A-32 PDF
Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 Uncertain Altruism and the Provision of Long Term Care Pierre Pestieau, CREPP (Uni Liège) A-32 PDF

 

 

Spring semester 2013

 

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Paper

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 De Jure and de Facto Determinants of Power: Evidence from Mississippi

Graziella Bertocchi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

PC004 PDF
Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 Agent-based models for exploring economic complexity Pietro Terna, Università di Torino A33 PDF
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 Do the Laws of Tax Incidence Hold? Point of Collection and the Pass-through of State Diesel Taxes Erich Mühlegger, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University A32 PDF
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 Technology and the Changing Family; a Unified Model of Marriage, Divorce, Educational Attainment and Married Female Labor-Force Participation Nezih Guner, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona PC004 PDF
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Economic coercion in public finance Beat Hintermann, Uni Basel PC004 PDF
Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 Spatial Sorting Kurt Schmidheiny, Uni Basel PC004 PDF
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 Price competition and reputation in credence goods markets: Experimental evidence Wanda Mimra, ETH Zürich  PC004 PDF 
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 Carbon policy in a federal system Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University PC004  
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 Tourism and Airport Dependency - The Construction of a New Index

Andreas Patheodorou, University of Aegean, Greece 

A21 PDF 
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 Property Rights In The Theory Of Growth Costas Azariadis, Washington University in St. Louis PC004 Slides

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
10.45 am

Obesity: between individual heterogeneity and social risk factors Sara Della Bella, Università di Trento  PC004  

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
12.30 pm

Why Does The Health of Immigrants Deteriorate? Osea Giuntella, Department of Economics, Boston University PC004 PDF  
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 Estimating the number of visitors in a destination using indirect and flash indicators Miriam Scaglione, HES-SO Valais (CV) 351 PDF 
Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Testing for time-invariant unobserved heterogeneity in genearalized linear models for panel data Franco Peracchi, Università "Tor Vergata" Roma A-33 PDF
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 Central Targets and Local Preferences: Missing Lisbon 2010 Veronica Grembi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan PC004 PDF 
Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, 12.30 pm The impact of Pension Eligibility Age on Retirement and Program Dependence Dr. Kadir Atalay, University of Sydney 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 2012-2013

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

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Monday, November 12th, 2012

Implementing Quality Improvement Processes in Local Health Departments: Findings from Six Case Studies

Michele Issel, UIC

PC-04  
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 Effectiveness of the Performance Evaluation System in the Public Health Sector Sabina Nuti, SSSUP PC-04 PDF

 

 

Spring semester 2013

 

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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Capacity for Change: Dynamic Capabilities in Public Organisations

Kimberley R. Isett, Georgia Institute of Technology

A-24 PDF (abstract)
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