— The Schedule

The Warwick Economics Dissertation Colloquium is a one day conference style event. Watch this space for updates about the 2015 conference.

The details for the 2014 event were as follows:

Date: Monday, 01 September 2014
Location: Postgraduate Hub, Senate House

The following 2013 schedule offers an example.

TIME AND AGENDA

10:00

Registration and Welcome Reception

10:30-10:50

Welcome Address

11:00-12:00

Block 1

12:00-13:00

Block 2

13:15-14:00

Lunch Reception

14:00-15:00

Block 3

15:00-15:30

Tea Break

15:30-16:30

Block 4

16:30-17:00

Dissertation Tips from Mirko

17:00-17:15

Closing Address and Certification Distribution

17:15-17:45

Campus Tour for External Students (Optional)

18:00

Dinner

Welcome Address will be delivered by Prof. Abhinay Muthoo, Head of the Warwick Economics Department.
Dissertation Tips will be delivered by Dr. Mirko Draca, one of the most popular lecturers in the department.

 

SESSIONS AND TOPICS

Note: Sessions vary by theme – different sessions proceed simultaneously in the same block. You can choose to attend the one that is of greater interest to you.

BLOCK 1
Session 1: Labour
“Human Capital Investment and Longevity”, Jacob Browning (Warwick)
“Skilled Migration in a Mismatch Model”, Cristina Lafuete (Edinburgh)

Session 2: Finance
“Anatomy of the determinants of Bank Runs in the Eurozone”, Kirti Gupta (Warwick)
“Excess Stock Price Volatility and Consumption Habits”, Christian Engels (Edinburgh)

BLOCK 2
Session 3: Labour
“Impact of Fertility on Female Labour Force Participation and Earnings in Britain”, Patralekha Ukil (Warwick)
“Inflation-Unemployment Trade Off in the UK: the Existence of Their Inverse Relationship”, Sanjana Rouf (Manchester)

Session 4: Development
“The Resource Curse and the Volatility of World Commodity Prices”, David Dove (Warwick)
“The Dragon’s Gift or the Dragon’s Curse? An Assessment of the Impact of Chinese Multinational Corporations on Ethiopia’s Economic Growth”, Jia Yee Tan (SOAS)

BLOCK 3
Session 5: Behavioural & Monetary
“Does informing groups of peer progress make groups succeed? : A Nudge to Group-Effort Learning (ANGEL)”, Justus Timmers & Vishal George (Warwick)
“Singapore’s Monetary Reaction Function – Do Asset Prices Matter?”, Jerome Chow (Warwick)

Session 6: Health
“Health Economics and the Acceptability of Telehealth and Telecare among Older Adults with Chronic Pain: A Scottish Case Study”, Jennifer Ljungvist (Warwick)
“Eudaimonic Well-Being: Implications for Obesity”, Ayse Yemiscigil (Warwick)

BLOCK 4
Session 7: Finance
“The Role that Education Played in the Determining Factors of China’s OFDI”, Annie Huang (Leeds)
“Blind or Turning a Blind Eye? The Effects of Credit Bureaus on Multiple Borrowing in Indian Microfinance”, Abhishek Pandit (SOAS)

Session 8: Macroeconomics
“Much Ado for Very Little: An Assessment of Policies of Austerity in Jamaica”, Xavier Malcolm (Warwick)
“Being Different Makes a Difference: Computing the Welfare Cost of UK Business Cycles for Heterogenous Agents in Python”, Rachel Forshaw (Edinburgh)

 

(The schedule might be updated. Please consult the final version which will be distributed at our welcome desk on-site.)