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    We organise a number of conferences throughout the year that attract large audiences from across the globe.

    Previous conferences have included ESRC Festival of Social Sciences events, collaborative conferences with organisations such as The Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), and PhD presentations ran in collaboration with our students.

    Upcoming conferences

    • Mar152023Research Away Day Event - Economic Academic staff only (Scarman House: space 24)All day,

      Date: Wednesday 15 March 2023

      09.45 - 10.00

      Coffee, Welcome and Introduction

      10.00 - 10.30

      Christine Braun (Macro)

      10.30 - 11.00

      Ludovica Gazze(Experimental)

      11.00 - 11.30

      Herakles Polemarchakis (Micro Theory)

      11.30 - 11.45

      Coffee break

      11.45 - 12.15 Clement Imbert (Development & History)
      12.15 - 13.00 Lunch
      13.00 - 13.30 Nikhil Datta (Econometrics)
      13.30 - 14.00 Nathan Canen (Political Economy and Public Economics)
      14.00 Discussion & Close


    • Mar112023Warwick-Turing Economics Data Science Workshop10:00am - 6:00pm, Scarman Conference Centre

      Date: Saturday 11 March 2023, 10:00am - 6:00pm
      Location: Scarman Conference Centre
      Organisers: Mingli Chen (University of Warwick) and Martin Weidner (University of Oxford)

      Session 1 Chair: Mingli Chen (University of Warwick)

      10:00-10:35am Eric Renault (University of Warwick)
      Title: Efficient Estimation of Regression Models with User-Specified Parametric Model for Heteroskedasticity (joint with Saraswata Chaudhuri)

      10:35-11:10am Ruijun Bu (University of Liverpool)
      Title: Uniform and Lp Convergences for Nonparametric Continuous Time Regressions with Semiparametric Applications (joint with Jihyun Kim and Bin Wang)

      11:10-11:20am Coffee Break

      Session 2 Chair: Kenichi Nagasawa (University of Warwick)

      11:20-11:55am Daniel Wilhelm (LMU Munich/UCL)
      Title: Inference for Rank-Rank Regressions

      11:55-12:30pm Sukjin Han (University of Bristol)
      Title: Semiparametric Models for Dynamic Treatment Effects and Mediation Analyses with Observational Data

      12:30-1:30pm Lunch

      Session 3 Chair: Martin Weidner (University of Oxford)

      1:30-2:05pm Áureo de Paula (UCL)
      Title: Estimating Nesting Structures (joint with Ali Hortacsu, Jonas Lieber and Julien Monardo)

      2:05-2:40pm Chenlei Leng (University of Warwick)
      Title: A Two-Way Heterogeneity Model for Dynamic Networks

      2:40-2:50pm Coffee Break

      Session 4 Chair: Luis Candelaria (University of Warwick)

      2:50-3:25pm Lars Nesheim (UCL)
      Title: High dimensional high frequency retail price dynamics with missing data (joint with Alan Crawford (UC3M)

      3:25-4:00pm Tatiana Komarova (LSE/University of Manchester)
      Title: Multivariate ordered discrete response models

      4:00-4:35pm Max Kasy (University of Oxford)
      Title: Adaptive Maximization of Social Welfare

      4:35-4:45pm Coffee Break

      Session 5 Chair: Ao Wang (University of Warwick)

      4:45-5:45pm Ph.D. spotlight session

      Yaolang Zhong (University of Warwick) Algorithmic Policy Design

      Amedeo Andriollo (University of Warwick) On the statistical properties of tests of parameter restrictions in beta-pricing models with a large number of assets

      Johannes Böken (University of Warwick) Community Networks and Trade

      Arnaud Dyevre (LSE) Public R&D and Long-term Growth: Evidence from the U.S. (1950-2020)

      6:00pm - Drinks
      6.30 pm Dinner (Invitation only)


    • Mar102023CEPR/Warwick/Princeton/Yale Polecon Symposium 20239:30am, 1 day 8 hours,

      The Department of Economics at the University of Warwick along with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Department of Politics at Princeton University, the Department of Political Science at Yale University and the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) are organising a symposium on Political Economy in Rome, Italy, in March 2023.

      Date: Friday 10 – Saturday 11 March 2023
      Venue: EIEF- Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance,
      Address: Via Sallustiana 62 - 00187 in Rome, Italy.

      The aim of the symposium is to bring together the top theoretical and empirical political scientists and economists across Europe and North America. A limited number of papers will be presented (10 over two days) to allow maximum time for discussion. The workshop will be held in Rome this year, building on previous successful meetings held at the Warwick in Venice Palazzo since 2013.



      The symposium will feature a range of academics from across the world presenting papers on a number of topics.

      Friday, 10 March

      9.30 – 10.00

      Registration, Coffee and Welcome Remarks from the Organisers

      Session 1


      10:00 – 11.00

      Matthias Thoenig (University of Lausanne)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Gravity of Violence'

      11.00 – 11.30

      Coffee break

      11.30 – 12.30

      Ran Spiegler (Tel Aviv University and UCL)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'False narratives and political mobilization'

      12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

      Session 2


      14.00 – 15.00

      Gleason Judd (Princeton University)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Representation in Legislatures: Moderation’s Appeal'

      15.00 – 16.00

      Maria Petrova (Barcelona School of Economics)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Have Online Networks Undermined Local Communities? Evidence from Facebook'

      16.00 – 16.30

      Coffee break

      16.30 – 17.30

      Julia Cagé (Sciences Po)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Hosting Media Bias: Evidence from the Universe of French Television and Radio Shows, 2002-2020'

      19:00 onwards

      Dinner (by invitation only)

      Saturday, 11 March

      Session 3


      10.00 – 11.00

      Monica Martinez-Bravo (CEMFI)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Trust and Accountability in Times of Pandemic'

      11.00 – 11.30

      Coffee break

      11.30 – 12.30

      Ying Chen (John Hopkins University)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Strategic Investment in Technology and the Dynamics of Public Good Provision'

      12.30 – 14.00


      Session 4


      14:00 – 15:00

      Nicolás Ajzenman (McGill University)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Rooting for the Same Team: On the Interplay between Political and Social Identities in the Formation of Social Ties'

      15:00 – 16.00

      Melis Kartal (Vienna University of Economics and Business)Link opens in a new window
      Title: 'Institutional competence and factual belief polarization'

      16.00 – 16.30

      Coffee break

      16.30 – 17.30

      Michael Gibilisco (California Institute of Technology)Link opens in a new window
      Title: Tug of War: 'The Heterogeneous Effects of Outbidding between Terrorist Groups'



    • Mar012023MIMA Workshop in Macroeconomic TheoryAll day,

      Date: Wednesday 1 March 2023

      Radcliffe House

      09.30 - 10.00

      Registration & Welcome


      10.00 - 11.20

      Session 1

      Nikolaos Kokonas (University of Bath)
      Title: Self-fulfilling Labour Wedge Fluctuations and Unemployment Insurance (Joint with Paulo Santos Monteiro)
      Anna Rubinchik (Western Galilee College)
      Title: An OLG Model with Data-driven Equilibrium Behavior (joint with Alexander Gorokhovsky)

      11.20 - 11.40 Coffee Break    
      11.40 - 13.00
      Session 2

      Andrea Guerrieri D’Amati (University of Warwick) Title:
      Does Non-economic News Matter? The Role of the Fourth Power in Driving Confidence

      Agustin Troccoli Moretti (University of Warwick)
      Title: Disappointment, Risk Aversion and Dynamic Depletion of Self-Control

      13.00 - 14.30 Lunch    
      14.30 - 15.50
      Session 3

      Yiannis Vailakis (University of Glasgow)
      Title: Pecuniary Externalities in Competitive Economies with Collateral Constraints (joint with Filipe Martins-da-Rocha and Toan Phan)

      Lingsi Wei (University of Bath)
      Title: Optimal Macro-prudential Policies with Endogenous Collateral Constraint (Joint with Nikolaos Kokonas)

      15.50 - 16.10

      Coffee Break

      16.10 - 17.30
      Session 4

      David Skeie (Warwick Business School)
      Title: Digital Currency Runs

      Xuan Wang (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute)
      Title: Corporate Legacy Debt, Inflation, and the Efficacy of Monetary Policy (joint with Charles Goodhart, Udara Peiris, and Dimitrios Tsomocos

      19.00 Evening Dinner    


    • Dec022022Peter Hammond – Retirement & Beyond1:00pm, 2 days 2 hours,

      The conference is being organised by Robert Akerlof and Herakles Polemarchakis (Warwick) and the idea is to bring together a wide spectrum of people working in Economic theory broadly defined.

      Date: Friday 2 – Sunday 4 December 2022

      Friday 2 December

      13.20 - 15.00

      Lunch & Registration


      Claude d’Aspremont (Universite Catholique de Louvain)

      Title: Bayesian mechanism design revisited

      View slides


      Françoise Forges (Université Paris-Dauphine)

      Title: Fifty six years of cheap talk

      View slidesLink opens in a new window


      Coffee Break


      Federica Liberini (QMUL)

      Title: Covid and Electoral Accountability


      Stefan Traub (HSU in Hamburg)

      Title: Economic Inequality and Cooperation: The Role of Homophily


      Evening Dinner (Speakers & invited participants only)

      Saturday 3 December


      Arrival Refreshments


      Dimitri Migrow (University of Edinburgh)

      Title: Petitions, Political Participation, and Government Responsiveness


      Takashi Ui (Hitotsubashi University)

      Title: Impacts of Public Information on Flexible Information Acquisition

      View slidesLink opens in a new window


      Coffee Break


      Andres Carvajal (UC Davis)

      Title: Memorable Events in Financial Markets

      View slidesLink opens in a new window


      Praveen Kumar (University of Houston)

      Title: Strategic Information Transmission in Capital Markets and Investment Distortions




      Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham University)

      Title: The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act" (2022)


      Gerald Willmann (Bielefeld University)

      Title: The Farsighted Stability of Global Trade Policy Arrangements

      View slidesLink opens in a new window


      Coffee Break


      Jaume Sempere (El Colegio de México)

      Title: A remark on the gains from migration with incentive compatible compensation


      Debraj Ray (University of Warwick)

      Title: Measuring upward mobility


      Evening Dinner - Open to all

      Sunday 4 December


      Ganna Pogrebna (Sydney University)

      Title: How to Change the World in Less than 50 Years: The Impact of Peter J. Hammond’s Work on Science and Practice from 1974 to 2022


      Coffee Break


      John Broome (University of Oxford)

      Title: Temporal separability of value: its implications


      Marc Fleurbaey (Paris School of Economics)

      Will close the conference via Zoom


      Lunch & Goodbye

      Attendance is by invitation only for the time being. For any enquires, please contact Margaret Nash at

    • Jun102022Warwick Economic Theory Workshop9:00am, 1 day 8 hours,

      The annual Economic Theory Workshop has been hosted by the Department of Economics at The University of Warwick for the last 10 years and is recognised as one of the top workshops in the world.

      Date: Friday 10 – Saturday 11 June 2022
      Location: Scarman House, University of Warwick

      It provides the opportunity for leading Economic theorists to engage and discuss the latest ideas in economic theory and to foster collaborative research projects.

      This event is open to Faculty members and MRes/PhD students from the Department of Economics.

      Academic Lead: Professor Bhaskar Dutta

      Friday 10 June




      Laura Doval (Columbia Business School)
      Information payoffs: An Interim Perspective


      Scarman Lounge


      Daniele Condorelli (University of Warwick)
      Buyer Optimal Matching in Two-sided Platforms


      Piotr Dworczak (Northwestern University)
      Redistributive Allocation Mechanisms

      Scarman Restaurant


      Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford University)
      Just a Few Seeds More: Value of Information for Diffusion


      Daniel Gottlieb (LSE)
      Stochastic Impatience and the Separation of Time and Risk Preference


      Scarman Lounge
      16:30-17:30 Ludvig Sinander (University of Oxford & Nuffield College)
      The Comparative Statics of Persuasion
      17:30-18:30 Stephen Morris (MIT)
      The Optimality of Coarse Information
      19:30 Drinks and Dinner
      Scarman Courtyard Restaurant 

      Saturday 11 June


      Joyee Deb (Yale School of Management)
      Reputation and competitive selection


      Scarman Lounge


      Joao Ramos (Queen Mary University of London)
      Optimal Political Career Dynamics


      Jacob Leshno (Chicago Booth School of Business)
      Price Discovery in Waiting Lists: A Connection to Stochastic Gradient Descent


      Scarman Restaurant


      Alexander Wolitzky (MIT)
      Informational Requirements for Cooperation


      Mehmet Ekmekci (Boston College)
      Information Aggregation in Auctions with Costly Information


      To book a place for this event, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so early booking is recommended and the registration form will close once this event has reached full capacity.