Labor and Development Seminar Series - Spring 2019

Usual time and place: 3:15pm - 4:45pm on Wednesday in Social Sciences 111.
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Robert Moffitt  (Johns Hopkins University)
The Marginal Labor Supply Disincentives of Welfare Reforms
Joint with Public and IO, ERID.
All meetings with Dr. Moffitt during his February 5 to March 22 visit to Duke should be arranged directly with him, via email.
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Supreet Kaur  (University of CA - Berkeley)
Testing For Labor Rationing: Revealed Preference Evidence from Hiring Shocks
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Mushfiq Mobarak  (Yale SOM)
Slippery Fish: Enforcing Regulation Under Subversive Adaptation (with Andres Gonzalez-Lira)
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Rachel Heath  (University of Washington)
Migrants, Information, and Working Conditions in Bangladeshi Garment Factories (with Laura Boudreau and Tyler McCormick)
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Magne Mogstad  (Chicago)
Imperfect Competition, Compensating Differentials and Rent Sharing in the U.S. Labor Market (joint with T. Lamadon and B. Setzler)
Joint with Public and IO, ERID.
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Eric Bettinger  (Stanford Ed)
The Psychological Effects of Poverty on Investments in Children’s Human Capital
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Taryn Dinkelman  (University of Notre Dame)
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Breyon Williams  (South Carolina)
Who Does Aid Help? Examining Heterogeneity in the Effect of Grant Aid On Achievement
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John Van Reenen  (MIT)
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms
Joint with Public and IO, All Applied Micro.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Tuesday.
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Todd Stinebrickner  (Western)
The Berea Panel Study Twenty Years (and Twenty Papers) Later
Joint with ERID.
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Triangle Applied Micro Conference  
Joint with Labor Lunch, Public Lab, International Population, Health and Development, Public/IO Lunch, Development Reading Group, Public and IO, Special Events & Conferences.
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Leah Boustan  (Princeton)
The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War
Joint with Public and IO.
Note: Seminar will be in Social Sciences 111 at 3:15pm on Tuesday.
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Dave Donaldson  (MIT)
The Bigger the Better? Using Lotteries to Identify the Allocative Efficiency Effects of Firm Size (with Paul Carrillo (GWU), Dina Pomeranz (Zurich), and Monica Singhal (UC Davis))
Joint with Public and IO.

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