Seminars 2007

Kerstin Gerling - University of Mannheim

October 31, 2007
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

A New Perspective on Financial Integration

John Goddard - University of Wales, Bangor

November 5, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Measuring Competition in Banking: A Disequilibrium Approach
(with J. O. S. Wilson)

Marcella Lucchetta - University of Verona

November 7, 2007
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Do Intermediation Returns and Concentration Increase Banking Stability?

Esther Ruiz Ortega - Carlos III University, Madrid

November 8, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The relationship between ARIMA-GARCH and unobserved component models with GARCH disturbances(with S. Pellegrini and A. Espasa)

Eliana Viviano - Bank of Italy

November 12, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Entry Barriers in Italian Retail Trade (with F. Schivardi)

Jean-Pierre Urbain - University of Maastricht

November 15, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

A Sieve Bootstrap Test for Cointegration in a Conditional Error Correction Model
(with F. C. Palm and S. Smeekes)

Pietro Garibaldi - University of Turin

November 19, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Industry Dynamics and Search in the Labor Market (with E. R. Moen)

Timo Teräsvirta - University of Aarhus

November 22, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Modelling Multivariate Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity with the Double Smooth Transition Conditional Correlation GARCH Model
(with A. Silvennoinen)

Pierpaolo Benigno - LUISS, Rome

November 26, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Portfolio Choices with Near Rational Agents: A Solution to Some International-Finance Puzzles

Barbara Chizzolini - Bocconi University, Milan

November 28, 2007
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Competitivity in the banking sector: a comparison between France and Italy

Carlo Rosa - EIEF, Rome

November 29, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Does the ECB tell the truth? A dynamic probit analysis

Zvi Eckstein - Tel Aviv University

December 6, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Job and Wage Mobility in a Search Model with Non-Compliance (Exemptions) with the Minimum Wage (with Suqin Ge and Barbara Petrongolo)

Thomas Philippon - New York University, Stern School

December 10, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

The Bond Market’s q

Steve Leybourne - University of Nottingham

December 13, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Unit Root Testing in Practice: Dealing with Uncertainty over the Trend and Initial Condition

Christian Julliard - London School of Economics

December 17, 2007
from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Can Rare Events Explain the Equity Premium Puzzle?

Matteo Pignatti - New York University

December 19, 2007
from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

What explains cross-country differences in life-cycle consumption?A comparison between Italy and the United States

Daniele Massacci - Cambridge University

December 20, 2007
from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Identification and Estimation in an Incoherent Model of Contagion

Doriana Ruffino - Boston University

December 21, 2007
from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Making a Case for Businessman Risk
and Employer Stock Ownership