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Spring 2017-2018

Spring 2017-2018

Tuesday, April 3
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Voter Turnout and Preference Aggregation
Kei Kawai, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
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Wednesday, April 4
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Violence and Compassion in Late Medieval Writing
Catherine Nall, Lecturer in Medieval Literature, Royal Holloway, University of London
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Thursday, April 5
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Reconsidering Returns
Samuel Hartzmark, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
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Friday, April 6
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Improving the search for partners on two-sided online markets
Daniela Saban, Assistant Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
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Monday, April 9
9:00 am - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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Tuesday, April 10
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Updating
Martin Cripps, Professor of Economics, University College London
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7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
America in the Age of Polar Fever
Hampton Sides, American Historian, Author, and Journalist
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Thursday, April 12
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?
Xing Huang, Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis
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Friday, April 13
4/13 12:00 am - 
4/14 12:00 am
Einstein Papers Project, 363 S. Hill Ave.
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5:00 pm - 
6:00 pm
Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Un Altro Presente: on the Historical Interpretation of Mathematical Texts
Niccolò Guicciardini, Professor of History of Science and Mathematics, University of Bergamo; Francis Bacon Visiting Professor of History, Caltech
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Monday, April 16
5:30 pm - 
6:30 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
“By far the most important event in my life”: Charles Darwin’s recollections of his voyage on HMS Beagle
Janet Browne, Aramont Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
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Tuesday, April 17
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
The Food of our Food: Medicated Feed and the Industrialization of Metabolism
Hannah Landecker, Associate Professor of Sociology, UCLA
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Ruling the Ruling Coalition: Information Control and Autocratic Governance
Arturas Rozenas, Assistant Professor of Politics, New York University
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Wednesday, April 18
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Costly Concessions: An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfectly Transferable Utility
Alfred Galichon, Professor of Economics and Mathematics, New York University, FAS and Courant Institute
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7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
Guggenheim 133 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall)
Critical Making
Matt Ratto, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto; Director, Critical Making Lab; Director, Semaphore Research Cluster on Mobile and Pervasive Computing
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Thursday, April 19
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Comovement of Asset Prices
Andrea Buffa, Assistant Professor of Finance, Boston University
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Collective Violence in Rural Medieval Japan
Morten Oxenboell, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington
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Monday, April 23
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter B125
Exploring sleep's impact on memory with targeted reactivation
Penny Lewis, Professor, School of Psychology, Cardiff University
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Tuesday, April 24
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Diplomatic Relations and Conflict Management: A Dynamic Analysis
Brenton Kenkel, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University
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Wednesday, April 25
8:00 pm - 
9:00 pm
Beckman Auditorium
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Thursday, April 26
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Knowledge Representation in Decision Making
Sudeep Bhatia, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
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Friday, April 27
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Kidney Exchange: Market Failure and Solutions
Itai Ashlagi, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
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7:30 pm - 
9:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Movie screening for German 130c & 132c // In German with English subtitles
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Tuesday, May 1
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
The Swing Voter's Curse in Social Networks
Lydia Mechtenberg, Professor of Economics, University of Hamburg; Visiting Associate in Economics, Caltech
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Campanella, Galileo, and the Clash for the New Science at the Court of Pope Urban VIII
Stefano Gattei, Dibner Research Fellow in the History of Science and Technology, The Huntington Library
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Wednesday, May 2
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Optimal Invariant Tests in an Instrumental Variables Regression With Heteroskedastic and Autocorrelated Errors
Marcelo Moreira, Professor of Economics, Fundação Getulio Vargas
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Thursday, May 3
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
International Trade and the Propagation of Merger Waves
Jarrad Harford, Professor of Finance, Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics, Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration, Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Tuesday, May 8
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Bayesian Pursuit of Truth: On an Influential and yet Underappreciated Solution to the Problem of the Priors
Hanti Lin, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, UC Davis
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Frictions in a Competitive Regulated Market: Evidence from Taxis
Alessandro Lizzeri, Professor of Economics, New York University; Moore Distinguished Scholar, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Wednesday, May 9
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Social Learning Equilibria
Omer Tamuz, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Friday, May 11
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Stepwise Presidential Election Reform
Shai Vardi, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech
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Tuesday, May 15
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
This talk has been cancelled.
Azeem Shaikh, Professor and Thornber Research Fellow, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago
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7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath
Leslie Jamison, American Novelist and Essayist
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Wednesday, May 16
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
The Times They Are A-Changing: Dynamic Adverse Selection in the Laboratory
Stephanie Wang, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh; Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University
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Thursday, May 17
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Venture Capital Contracts
Arthur Korteweg, Dean's Associate Professor in Business Administration & Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Was the First Crusade Really That Violent?
Jay Rubenstein, Professor of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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5:00 pm - 
6:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Science vs. Intuition: Why Scientific Ideas Elude the Human Mind
Andrew Shtulman, Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Psychology, Occidental College
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Friday, May 18
5/18 12:00 am - 
5/19 12:00 am
Baxter B125
Third Annual Southwest Experimental and Behavioral Economics Workshop
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Tuesday, May 22
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Estimating Signaling Games in International Relations: Problems, Solutions, and an Application to Economic Sanctions
Michael Gibilisco, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Wednesday, May 23
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
A History of Horrendous Corruption for Our Time: Edmund Burke’s Impeachment of Warren Hastings in Speech and Caricature
Noel Swerdlow, Professor Emeritus of the History of Science, University of Chicago; Visiting Associate, Caltech
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Network Effects in Information Acquisition
Tommaso Denti, Assistant Professor (Salvatore Faculty Fellow), Department of Economics, Cornell University
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Thursday, May 24
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Predictive coding and hallucinations
Philip R. Corlett, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University; Associate Research Scientist, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale School of Medicine
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Tuesday, May 29
7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
Mary Szybist, American Poet
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Wednesday, May 30
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment: An Information Design Approach
Laura Doval, Assistant Professor of Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Thursday, May 31
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
Herding and Contrarianism: A Matter of Preference?
Chad Kendall, Assistant Professor, Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
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Friday, June 1
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Topic to be announced
Luciano Pomatto, Assistant Professor of Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Tuesday, June 5
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
The Principle of Stability
Sam Fletcher, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Resident Fellow, Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
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4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
The Political Economy of Debt and Entitlements
Alessandro Lizzeri, Professor of Economics, New York University; Moore Distinguished Scholar, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
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Wednesday, June 6
1:45 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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Thursday, June 7
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter B125
A translational neuroscience approach to understanding anxious temperament
Drew Fox, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, UC Davis
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