Fall 2011

UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Aug. 25
Peter Skogman-Thoursie
and Lisa Jönsson, Stockholms University
"Is Contracting Out In? Using a Randomized Experiment to Evaluate Privately Provided Work Rehabilitation"
Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Sept. 1
Helge Bennmarker, Oskar Nordström-Skans,
IFAU and Ulrika Vikman, Uppsala University
"Workfare for the old and unemployed - Reassessing the Swedish benefit-program interaction of the 1990s"Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Sept. 8
Karin Edmark,
IFN and Verena Niepel, ZEW
"Effects of School Choice"
Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Sept. 9
Greg Veramendi,
Northwestern University and Aarhus
"Luck or Merit? Wage Dispersion in a Model with Search and Human Capital Accumulation"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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Joint UCLS Labor and UCFS Public Economics Seminar
Thur., Sept. 15
Rosa Ferrer,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Performance Pay, Gender Inequality and Young Lawyers" joint work with Ghazala Azmat (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Sept 22
Krzysztof Karbownik,
Uppsala university
"Girls get dresses, boys get toys and their parents get divorced. Gender preferences in Poland and their economic implications" (with Michal Myck, Centre for Economic Analysis)
Time 12:00, Place F433
***Note the time***

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Oct. 6
Stefan Eriksson,
Uppsala University and Magnus Carlsson, Linnaeus University
"TBA"
Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Oct. 7
Niklas Bengtsson,
Uppsala university
"Does Enforced Price Posting Solve the Hold-Up Problem? A randomized Field Experiment"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Oct. 14
Zahra Siddique,
IZA
"Consumption and Social Identity: Evidence from India"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Oct. 21
Eliana La Ferrara,
Bocconi University
"Reputation building in policy implementation: Enforcement of the Bolsa Familia program in Brazil, learning and behavioral responses" (joint with Fernanda Brollo and Katja Kaufmann)"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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Joint Macro and UCLS Labor Seminar
Mon., Oct. 24
Stefan Eriksson;
Uppsala university
"Do Employers Use Unemployment as a Sorting Criterion when Hiring? - Evidence from a Field Experiment" (with Dan-Olof Rooth, Linnaeus university)

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Oct. 28
David Lee,
Princeton University
"Quasi-Experimental Identification and Estimation in the Regressin Kink Design"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Nov. 3
Susanne Ek,
Uppsala University
"Unemployment benefits or taxes: How should policy makers redistribute welfare over the business cycle?"
Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Nov. 4
Jan Pettersson,
Uppsala university
"Good Shit? Households effects on ecological sanitation in Mali" (with Johan Wikström, Uppsala university)
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Nov. 11
Konrad Burchardi,
IIES, Stockholms Universitet
"The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Labor Seminar - cancelled
Fri., Nov. 18
Martina Bjorkman,
SSE
"Community Based Monitoring: Experimental Evidence on Design and Long Run Impact"
Time 10.15, Place: F433
Please note the time!

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UCLS Brown Bag Seminar
Thur., Dec. 1
Daniel Avdic,
Uppsala University
"Sick of family responsibilities?"
Time 12:00, Place: F433
***Please note the time***

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UCLS LAbor Seminar
Fri., Dec. 2
Kelly Ragan,
Stockholm School of Economics
"Sex and the Single Girl: The Role of Culture in Contraception Demand"
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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UCLS Labor Seminar
Fri., Dec. 9
Marko Tervio,
Aalto University
"Intergenerational Mobility of Wealth and (Known) Ability." (joint with Niku Määttänen and Pauli Murto)
Time 14:15, Place: F433

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Joint UCLS Labor and UCFS Public Econmics Seminar
Fri., Dec. 16
Emmanuel Farhi,
Harvard University
"TBA"
Time 14:15, Place: F433