Seminar Series

ICES Seminars are formal day long visits. Scholars visit and meet with students and faculty of our center to share their research. The day includes the seminar presentation which is open to the public.

These seminars are held on Friday from 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST (see schedule for any changes). The seminars are currently being held virtually via Zoom. Contact ICES Office Manager ( to request Zoom links.

Please visit our Events archive to see previous speakers and topics.


Spring 2021 Schedule

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
February 12 The Will of the People: How do Individuals Aggregate Ordinal Preferences? | Abstract Sandro Ambuehl University of Zurich
February 19 Self-regulation Training in Primary Schools Improves Academic Achievements and Long-Term Educational Career Paths | Abstract Daniel Schunk Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
March 5 Adverse Selection and Contingent Reasoning in Preadolescents and Teenagers | Abstract Isabelle Brocas University of Southern California
March 12 Flexible Wages, Bargaining, and the Gender Gap | Abstract Heather Sarsons University of Chicago
Thursday, March 18 Belief Elicitation: Limiting Truth Telling with Information on Incentives | Abstract Lise Vesterlund University of Pittsburgh
March 26 Genetic Fortune: Winning or Losing Education, Income, and Health | Abstract Philipp Koellinger University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 9 Strength in Numbers: A Field Experiment in Gender, Influence, and Group Dynamics | Abstract Olga Stoddard Brigham Young University
April 16 Adjusting for Scale-Use Heterogeneity in Self-Reported Well-being | Abstract Dan Benjamin University of California, Los Angeles
April 23 Biased Wage Expectations and Female Labor Supply | Abstract Georg Weizsäcker Humboldt University of Berlin
April 30 Fake News, Voter Overconfidence, and the Quality of Democratic Choice | Abstract Melis Kartal University of Vienna