Department of Economics

Microeconomics Research Seminar Series

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Join us as expert scholars present research from the field of microeconomics

The Microeconomics Research Seminar Series showcases the latest thinking from the field of microeconomics.

The Microeconomics Seminar Series features talks on a wide array of topics including microeconomic theory, industrial organisation, social networks, political economy and behavioural / experimental economics.

These seminars will be presented on campus and will normally be held on Monday afternoons between 4pm and 5pm, please check individual events for finalised dates and times. This is an open seminar series and all levels of study and members of the public are welcome. In order to reserve your place, please contact our seminar organisers.

Upcoming seminars

Date Seminar title and Speaker
 22 April 2024  Reinforcement Learning and Collusion by Clemens Possnig

Previous Seminars in the Microeconomics Series

Summer 2023

Spring 2023

Seminar title and Speaker
Incentives and Efficiency in Constrained Allocation Mechanisms by David Ahn

Market Power and Exclusion in Insurance by Daniel Gottlieb

Evidence Disclosure in Competitive Markets by Peter Eso

Summer 2022

Autumn 2021

Spring 2021

  • Intertemporal Salience: Theoretical Foundations and Experimental Evidence by Charles D. Sprenger on Monday 8th March 2021 at 4pm (GMT)
  • Dynamic Inconsistency in Risky Choice: Evidence from the Lab and Field by Alex Imas on Monday 15th March 2021 at 4pm (GMT)

  • Social Learning in Groups: An Experimental Study by Marina Agranov on Monday 22nd March 2021 at 4pm (GMT)

  • Repeated Games with Many Players by Alexander Wolitzky on Monday 29th March 2021 at 4pm (BST)

  • Panics and Prices by Vijay Krishna on Monday 12th April 2021 at 4pm (BST)

  • Equitable Voting Rules by Omer Tamuz on Monday 19th April at 4pm (BST)

Autumn 2020


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Contact the seminar organisers
Dr Thomas Brzustowski Department of Economics
University of Essex
Dr Albin Erlanson Department of Economics
University of Essex