Rentree Workshop

New members of the Department of Economics present their research and exchange their ideas

  • Thu 1 Oct 20

    09:30 - 16:00

  • Colchester Campus


  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Economics, Department of

We are delighted to share with you the schedule for this year’s Rentree Workshop, with seven presentations from new faculty spaced throughout the day.

The Rentree workshop is organized every year before the beginning of the Autumn term in the Department of Economics. The new members of the department present their research to the other members of the department and exchange ideas while they get to know each other better.

Presentation Schedule  

9:45-10:00         Christian Ghiglino (Head of Department): Welcome

10:00-10:30       Quentin Lippmann: From Material to Non-Material Needs?

                           The Evolution of Mate Preferences Through the 20th Century in France

10:30-11:00       Xiaoyu Xia: Sophistication and Cautiousness in College Applications

11:00:11:30       Lukas Altermatt: Liquidity, the Mundell-Tobin Effect, and the Friedman Rule

11:30-1:00         Lunch break (optional socialising in Zoom breakout rooms)

1:00-1:30           Egon Tripodi: Social influence in prosocial behavior: evidence from a large-scale


1:30-2:00           Evan Friedman: Stochastic Equilibria: Noise in Actions or Beliefs?

2:00-3:00           Break (optional socialising in Zoom breakout rooms)

3:00-3:30           Nicholas Reynolds: Increased Mortality of White Americans and a Decline in the

                           Health of Cohorts Born after World War II

3:30-4:00           Dan Friedman: Order Protection through Delayed Messaging

4:00                   Thanks and close conference