Seminars, Proseminars and Lunches for the Week of Feb 18th 2018


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02/19/2018
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3rd year defense (Leonardo and Guilherme)  
Financial Econometrics Lunch Group Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 11:30am on Monday.
02/19/2018
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Bocar Ba (postdoc candidate)  (Chicago - Harris)
Going the Extra Mile: the Cost of Complaint Filing, Accountability, and Law Enforcement Outcomes in Chicago
Recruiting, Econometrics, Labor and Development Seminar will be in Social Sciences 113 at 11:30am on Monday.
02/20/2018
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Yang Cai  (McGill)
Computation in a Strategic World
CS-ECON Seminar will be in LSRC D106 at 12:00pm on Tuesday.
02/21/2018
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Tiancheng Chen and Ben Heebsh  
Store brand bargaining; Referral Networks and Provider Integration
Public/IO Lunch Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 11:45am on Wednesday.
02/21/2018
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Piero Conzo  (University of Turin & Collegio Carlo Alberto)
A war is forever: The long-run effects of early exposure to World War II on trust
Labor and Development Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Wednesday.
02/22/2018
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Hayek Lecture Series: Deirdre McCloskey  (University of Illinois at Chicago)
"Free Market Liberalism is Humane"
History of Political Economy Workshop, History of Political Economy Lunch Seminar will be in Social Sciences 139 at 5:00pm on Thursday.
A paper is available to those who want the full argument.
02/22/2018
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Tyler McCormick  (Univ. of Washington)
Assessing cause of death using verbal autopsies
Duke University Population Research Institute Seminar will be in Gross Hall 270 at 3:30pm on Thursday.
02/22/2018
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Ye Luo (cancel)  (University of Florida)
Econometrics Seminar will be in Social Sciences room 113 at 3:30pm on Thursday.
02/23/2018
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Nivedhitha Subramanian  (Duke Sanford School of Public Policy)
Female Underemployment in Pakistan - Job Attributes and Labor Supply Decisions
International Population, Health and Development Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 12:00pm on Friday.
02/23/2018
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Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE) Program  
DITE Fellows Research Presentations: Sebastian Tello Trillo, Molly Jacobs, Jevay Grooms
Special Events & Conferences, Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity. Seminar will be in Social Sciences 113 at 9:00am on Friday.
02/23/2018
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Anirban Basu  (Washington)
Comparing 2SLS vs. 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures
Triangle Health Economics Workshop Seminar will be in 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall (HPM Conference Room), UNC at 2:00pm on Friday.
For the first 30 min, we will discuss the paper “Comparing 2SLS vs 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures” (NBER WP# 23840). For the second 30 min, Anirban Basu, the lead author of the paper, will join us via video conference to continue the discussion and answer any questions. So please read and think about the paper in advance of the meeting.
02/23/2018
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Alexander Volfovsky  (Duke Statistics)
Causal inference in the presence of networks: randomization and observation.
Microeconometrics Breakfast Seminar will be in Soc Sci 111 at 10:00am on Friday.