SaMMF Workshop for Job Market Candidates

November 13, 2020

The SaMMF Workshop for Job Market Candidates aimed to increase candidates exposure in the field. It consisted of four presentations. Each presentation lasted 50 minutes: 30 minutes for the speaker, 10 minutes for a discussant and 10 minutes for an open discussion of the paper.


11:00-11:50 am EST

  • Lucie Lebeau (UC Irvine): “Social engagement and the transmission of infectious diseases”
    • Discussion by Espen Moen (Norwegian Business School)

11:50-12:00 pm EST – Coffee Break

12:00-12:50 pm EST

  • Yenan Wang (Duke Fuqua): “High-Frequency Trading, Endogenous Capital Commitment and Market Quality”
    • Discussion by Bruno Biais (HEC Paris)

12:50-1:00 pm EST – Coffee Break

1:00-1:50 pm EST

  • Marina Lovchikova (UC Davis): “Employed and Poor? Wages, Technological innovations and Policy”
    • Discussion by Paolo Martellini (Minneapolis Fed)

1:50-2:00 pm EST – Coffee Break

2:00-2:50 pm EST

  • Farzad Pourbabaee (UC Berkeley): “Reputation, Innovation, and Externalities in Venture Capital”
    • Discussion by Christian Opp (Rochester)