Public and IO Seminar Series - Spring 2017

Usual time and place: 3:15pm - 4:45pm on Tuesday in Social Sciences 111.
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01/31/2017
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Hunt Allcott  (NYU)
THE WELFARE EFFECTS OF NUDGES: A CASE STUDY OF ENERGY USE SOCIAL COMPARISONS
02/07/2017
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Marquise McGraw  (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau)
Does Airport Size Matter? Hub Airports and Local Economic Outcomes
02/21/2017
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David Weinstein  (Columbia University)
Trade and Welfare: A Big Data Approach
02/28/2017
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Jan Eeckhout- at Duke joint with Micro Theory  (UCL, UPF, Barcelona GSE)
Stochastic Sorting
Joint with Microeconomic Theory.
03/21/2017
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CANCELLED: John Van Reenen  (MIT)
"Do Fiscal Incentives increase innovation? An RD Design for R&D" (with Antoine Dechezlepretre, Elias Einio, Ralf Martin, Kieu-Trang Nguyen)
03/28/2017
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Jennifer Doleac  (UVA Batten)
Does “ban the box” help or hurt low-skilled workers? Statistical discrimination and employment outcomes when criminal histories are hidden
04/04/2017
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Penny Goldberg  (Yale)
Competition, Markups, and Cost Pass-through: A Production-Side Approach with an Application to the Indian Trade Liberalization -- ALL APPLIED MICRO SEMINAR
Joint with Labor and Development, ERID.
04/11/2017
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Christopher Palmer  (UC Berkeley, Haas)
Real Effects of Search Frictions in Consumer Credit Markets
04/26/2017
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David Card  (UC Berkeley)
What do Editors Maximize? Evidence from Four Leading Economics Journals
Joint with Labor and Development.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:00pm on Wednesday.
ALL APPLIED MICRO SEMINAR NOT THE USUAL SEMINAR TIME: SEMINAR STARTS AT 3PM!
05/11/2017
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Brian Prest  (Duke, UPEP)
What predicts program effectiveness? Knowing about it. Evidence from a time-of-use electricity pricing experiment
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:00pm on Thursday.
06/26/2017
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Alberto Salvo  (National University of Singapore)
Joint with Chris Timmins.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Monday.


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