This lunch meets on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the following locations:

  • Fall Quarter: 3SW at the Booth School of Business (exception: November 17 in Booth 4SE)

  • Winter Quarter: Seminar Room B at the Law School

  • Spring Quarter: Becker Friedman Institute

The faculty organizers are Chris Blattman (Harris), Chang-Tai Hsieh (Booth), Alessandra Voena (Economics), and Anup Malani (Law) with operational support from The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and the Becker Friedman Institute.

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Autumn 2017 Lunches

October 6

Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)

"Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes in India"

October 13

Nancy Qian (Northwestern University)

"The Short- and Medium-Run Effects of Computerized VAT Invoices on the Tax Payments and Behavior of Large Firms in China"

October 20

Leopoldo Fergusson (University of the Andes)

"The Real Winner's Curse"

October 27

Nick Tsivanidis

"The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Networks: Evidence from Bogotá’s TransMilenio"

November 3

Nick Ryan (Yale University)

“The Social Costs of Low Electricity Tariffs: Evidence from Agricultural Power Consumption in India"

November 10

Nina Nguyen

"Industrialization and human capital investment: Evidence from industrial zone expansion"

November 17

Olga Namen

"Does Encouraging Social Promotion Affect Educational Outcomes?"

November 24 Holiday Break
December 1

Leo Burzystn

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