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Seminar Series

The CMPO seminar series gives members of the centre and speakers from other universities the opportunity to present their work in progress. Members from other departments and universities are more than welcome to attend, and if you contact us by 12 midday on the Monday before we will provide you with a free sandwich and a piece of fruit!

The seminars are held in Meeting Room 2, First Floor, 1 Priory Road between 1pm and 2pm unless otherwise stated.

To order a sandwich and one piece of fruit, please email cmpo-admin@bristol.ac.uk before 12 midday on the Monday before the seminar. Please be aware that sandwich choices consist of meat, fish and vegetarian.

To join the seminar mailing list please contact us stating "subscribe cmpo-seminar".

Previous seminar series (PDF, 237 kB)

Date Speaker and title
24th April Douglas Almond (Columbia) Do BMI Grades Work? Obesity Reporting in New York City Schools
1st May Prof Simon Burgess (Bristol University) Incentives, conduct and exam performance: Evidence from a large-scale RCT in England's secondary schools
15th May Steven Dieterle (University of Edinburgh) It's Hip to be Square: Using Quadratic First Stages to Investigate Instrument Validity and Heterogeneous Effects
22nd May Jim Albrecht and Susan Vroman, TBC
5th June Shqiponja Telhaj (University of Sussex) Teacher mobility and student attainment
12th June Matt Dickson (Bath University) Heterogeneity over the life-cycle: re-examining the wage returns to education in Britain
19th June Henry Duncanson A Lab Experiment in knowledge hierarchy formation
26th June Esteban Aucejo (London School of Economics) The Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance (Authors: Esteban Aucejo and Teresa Romano)