Seminars 2016

Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Feb. 25
Konrad Burchardi, IIES
"Migrants, Ancestors, and Investments"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., March 3
Christian Fons-Rosen, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Shadow Lobbying"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Fri., March 18
Steve Pischke, LSE
"Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left Than on the Right"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., March 31
Matteo Bobba, Toulouse School of Economics
"High School Track Choice and Financial Constraints: Evidence From Urban Mexico"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., April 7
Felipe Carozzi, LSE
"Credit Constraints and the Composition of Housing Sales. Farewell to First-time Buyers?"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., April 14
Janne Tukiainen, VATT
"Public Employees as Politicians: Evidence from Close Elections"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., April 21
Francesco Sobbrio, Luiss (Roma)
"Voters’ Response to Public Policies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Fri., April 29
Dan Rees,
University of Colorado, Denver
"The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality"
Time 13:15, Place: F433, OBS note the day!


Applied Micro Seminar

Wed., May 11
Philippe Aghion, Harvard University
"Living ‘American Dream’ in Finland: The Social Mobility of Inventors"
Time 14:30, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Fri., May 13
Anna Aizer, Brown University
"Lead and Juvenile Delinquency" joint with Janet Currie and Joe Doyle
Time 13:15, Place: F433 - Note the day!


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., June 2
Patrica Funk, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Do Close Elections Cause Higher Turnout? Evidence from Swiss Referenda” (joint with Leonardo Bursztyn, Davide Cantoni and Noam Yuchtman)
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., June 9
Christopher Neilson, Princeton university
"The Effects of Earnings Disclosure on College Enrollment Decisions"


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Sept. 1
Rafael Lalive, University of Lausanne
"Does Job Search Assistance Help Job Seekers Find and Keep Jobs?" "
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Sept. 8
Peter Nilsson, IIES
"Early Lead Exposure and Outcomes in Adulthood"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Sept. 15
Michael Amior, Cambridge
"Why are Higher Skilled Workers More Mobile Geographically? The Role of Job Rents"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Sept. 22
Horacio Larreguy​, Harvard Government
"A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Oct. 6
Guo Xu, LSE
"Patronage and the Performance of Bureaucrats: Evidence from the British Empire"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Oct. 13
Tuomas Kosonen, Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki
"Behavioral Responses to Pigouvian Car Taxes: Vehicular Choice and Missing Miles" (joint with Jarkko Harju and Joel Slemrod)
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Marco Manacorda, Queen Mary University of London
"Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa" (with Andrea Tesei)
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Oct. 27
Basit Zafar, Federal reserve Bank NY
"Human Capital Investments and Expectations about Career and Family"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Nov. 3
Kelly Bedard, Univ. California Sta Barbara
"Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies?"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Nov. 10
Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics
"Intergenerational Mobility and the Timing of Parental Income"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Nov. 17
Rocio Tituinik, University of Michigan
"The Role of Geocoding in Non-Experimental Designs that Evaluate Geographically Discontinuous Treatments"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Nov. 24
Anders Björklund, SOFI - Stockholm
"Early Health and School Outcomes for Children with Same-sex Parents: Evidence from Sweden"
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Dec. 1
Edwin Leuven, University of Oslo
"Causes and Consequences of Marital Sorting Among the College Educated "
Time 13:15, Place: F433


Applied Micro Seminar

Thur., Dec. 15
V. Joseph Hotz, Duke University
"TBA"
Time 13:15, Place: F433