- This year’s John List lecture was held on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 at Caulfield. In this lecture he talked about “What we can learn from Uber? Three large-scale filed experiments on tipping, the gender pay gap and apologies”. The lecture was very popular with over 200 people attending. Read more on his research.
- The Melbourne Trade Workshop was co-hosted with Melbourne University at Caulfield on Tuesday, August 21 2018. The workshop featured local trade economists and two keynote speakers: Andrei Levchenko, Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan and Pascalis Raimondos, Professor of Economics at Queensland University of Technology. In attendance were 26 researchers from Monash, Melbourne University, Deakin University, RMIT, Queensland University of Technology and University of New South Wales.
- The Monash Macroeconomics workshop was held on the following day, on Wednesday, 22 August 2018, also at the Caulfield campus. It featured sessions on housing, fiscal policy, the labour market and uncertainty. Several researchers from Monash and Melbourne University presented papers and the key note speaker was again Andrei Levchenko from the University of Michigan. He presented a paper on “Price stickiness along the income distribution and the effects of monetary policy”.
- Between 25-29 June 2018, The Symposium on Social and Economic networks welcomed almost one hundred guests to Monash Business School. The first two days consisted of a twelve hour Summer school on the introduction to Networks. The lectures were given by Matt O. Jackson from Stanford University, Sanjeev Goyal from Cambridge University and Yves Zenou. The second half of the week hosted the symposium where 20 presentations of researchers on all topics in the broader theme of networks in economics was presented. The symposium welcomed almost seventy guests. “I was very happy with the outcome and I hope everyone who attended enjoyed it. Thank you so much to the team at Monash Business School who helped me organise everything. They did a great job!”, says Yves Zenou.
More pictures from the conference