Research seminar: 'Lobbying and Enforcement: Theory and evidence from regulatory enforcement actions against US banks'

Date Wednesday 11 July 2018
Time 1pm - 2pm
Where MSB.1.03, level one, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
Presenter Dr Ansgar Wohlschlegel
Admission Cost Free

Waikato Management School will host a public research seminar on Wednesday, 11 July by visiting economist Dr Ansgar Wohlschlegel (University of Portsmouth, UK).

His recent research looks at why regulated banks in the United States may wish to lobby the agency in charge of enforcing the regulations - although doing so is a signal of firms being less likely to comply.

Dr Wohlschlegel’s main field of research is applied microeconomics, with a focus on law and economics. His recent publications are concerned with questions such as:

  • Can we prevent the next financial crises by regulating bankers’ compensation?
  • When selling something on ebay, is it better to choose an auction or sell it at a fixed price?
  • Banking regulations
  • The impact of uncertainty on punishment and deterrence
  • Causes and effects of corruption
  • Health economics
  • Litigation and settlement

No RSVP is required if you wish to attend this seminar, just come along on the day.