Labor and Development Seminar Series - Fall 2018

Usual time and place: 3:15pm - 4:45pm on Wednesday in Social Sciences 111.
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09/05/2018
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Teodora Boneva  (Oxford)
Socio-economic Gaps in University Enrolment: The Role of Perceived Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns
09/12/2018
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Isaac Sorkin  (Stanford)
Bartik Instruments: What, When, Why, and How
Joint with Public and IO.
10/03/2018
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Javier Romero Haaker  (Practice JMT)
On the Unintended Consequences of Anti-drug Policy: Evidence from Coca Markets and Child Mortality in Peru
Joint with Practice Job Talk.
10/09/2018
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Lucie Gadenne  (Warwick)
Do tax systems affect the efficiency of supplier networks in developing countries?
Joint with Public and IO.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Tuesday.
10/10/2018
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Thomas H Polley  (Practice JMT)
Evaluation of a Growth Mindset Intervention in Bangladesh Secondary Schools
Joint with Practice Job Talk.
10/17/2018
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Mike Keane  (University of New South Wales)
"The Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture: The Roles of Adaptation Techniques and Emissions Reductions" and "Comparing Deep Neural Network and Econometric Approaches to Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Yield"
Joint with Public and IO.
10/18/2018
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Owen Ozier  (World Bank, DECRG)
Gendered Language
Joint with Duke University Population Research Institute.
Note: Seminar will be in Gross Hall 270 at 3:30pm on Thursday.
10/24/2018
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Jishnu Das  (World Bank)
Human Capital Accumulation and Disasters: Evidence from the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005
10/25/2018
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Anna Aizer  (Brown University, Dept of Economics)
Grandparents, Moms or Dads? Why Children of Teen Mothers Do Worse in Life
Joint with Duke University Population Research Institute.
Note: Seminar will be in Gross Hall 270 at 3:30pm on Thursday.
10/31/2018
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Lisa Kahn  (Rochester)
"The Minimum Wage, Fringe Benefits and Worker Welfare" and "Dropouts Need Not Apply: The Minimum Wage and Skill Upgrading"
11/07/2018
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Chris Udry  (Northwestern)
Information, Market Access, and Risk: Addressing Constraints to Agricultural Transformation in Northern Ghana
Joint with Public and IO, All Applied Micro.
11/27/2018
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Joe Altonji  (Yale University)
The Labor Market Returns to Advanced Degrees (co-author, Ling Zhong)
Joint with Public and IO, ERID Seminars and Workshops.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Tuesday.
11/28/2018
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Shing-Yi Wang  (Wharton (Univ of Pennsylvania))
11/30/2018
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Joe Altonji  (Yale University)
Joint with Public and IO.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 11:45am on Friday.
12/05/2018
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Sam Bazzi  (BU)


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