Szemináriumok

KTI Szeminárium: Alison Schultz - Guns and Kidneys: How Transplant Tourism Finances Global Conflict

2022.12.01.

13.00-15.00 Abstract This paper investigates the impact of organ trafficking on local conflict using georeferenced data on conflict events and hand-collected data on local transplant infrastructure in eight countries known for illegal transplanting. I exploit exogenous variation in kidney demand measured by the number of U.S. waiting list patients, their payment capacity, and their physical […]
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13.00-15.00 Abstract This paper investigates the impact of organ trafficking on local conflict using georeferenced data on conflict events and hand-collected data on local transplant infrastructure in eight countries known for illegal transplanting. I exploit exogenous variation in kidney demand measured by the number of U.S. waiting list patients, their payment capacity, and their physical […]

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KTI szeminárium: Renke Schmacker - The Effect of Confidence on College Applications

2022.11.17.

13:00 – 15:00 Abstract This paper investigates the role played by self-confidence in college applications. After documenting how much gender and social differences in self-confidence explain inequalities in access to college, we show that correcting underconfidence helps to close the gap in college applications. We collect unique data on student self-confidence using experiments on more […]
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13:00 – 15:00 Abstract This paper investigates the role played by self-confidence in college applications. After documenting how much gender and social differences in self-confidence explain inequalities in access to college, we show that correcting underconfidence helps to close the gap in college applications. We collect unique data on student self-confidence using experiments on more […]

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KTI szeminárium: Aczél Ákos - Liquidity Transfer and the Real Economy during a Crisis: Evidence from a Loan Payment Moratorium

2022.11.10.

2022.11.10. 13:00 – 15:00 Abstract: Loan payment moratorium was a key measure to mitigate the economic consequences of the COVID-19 shock in most countries. As this measure has been rarely used in the past it is known only a little about the effects of such a program. We analyze the impact of the loan payment […]
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2022.11.10. 13:00 – 15:00 Abstract: Loan payment moratorium was a key measure to mitigate the economic consequences of the COVID-19 shock in most countries. As this measure has been rarely used in the past it is known only a little about the effects of such a program. We analyze the impact of the loan payment […]

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KTI szeminárium: Drucker Luca - Difficult Merits

2022.10.20.

2022.10.20. 13:00 – 15:00 Abstract There is evidence that the average person accepts income inequality that is based on differences in individual achievement. However, a particular achievement is not equally difficult for everyone. I study how information about differences in difficulties affects redistributive decisions. I consider two sources of difficulties: external circumstances and individual ability. […]
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2022.10.20. 13:00 – 15:00 Abstract There is evidence that the average person accepts income inequality that is based on differences in individual achievement. However, a particular achievement is not equally difficult for everyone. I study how information about differences in difficulties affects redistributive decisions. I consider two sources of difficulties: external circumstances and individual ability. […]

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KTI szeminárium: Bíró Anikó - Financial Subsidies and the Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

2022.10.13.

2022.10.13. 13:00-15:00 Abstract The shortage of primary care physicians is a global healthcare problem, especially in rural areas. In this paper, we analyse the location choice of primary care physicians and estimate the causal effect of financial incentives on the supply of primary care physicians in underserved areas. Our analysis is based on a quasi-experimental […]
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2022.10.13. 13:00-15:00 Abstract The shortage of primary care physicians is a global healthcare problem, especially in rural areas. In this paper, we analyse the location choice of primary care physicians and estimate the causal effect of financial incentives on the supply of primary care physicians in underserved areas. Our analysis is based on a quasi-experimental […]

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