This workshop meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 140C, 1155 E. 60th St. in Chicago. The faculty organizers are Anjali Adukia, Yana Gallen, and Koichiro Ito. To receive regular updates about the workshops, please email Cobina Gibson (

Autumn 2017 Workshops

Sept 27

Gordon Hanson (University of San Diego)

"Importing Political Polarization?  The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure"

Oct 4

Chris Udry (Northwestern University)

"Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture"

Oct 11

Nick Bloom (Stanford University)

"Great Micro Moderation"

Oct 18

Tavneet Suri (MIT)

"The Perils of Voter Mobilization"

Oct 25

Abigail Wozniak (University of Notre Dame)

"Making the Big Decisions: The Impact of Moves on Marriage among U.S. Army Personnel"

Nov 1

Dean Karlan (Northwestern University)

"Building Sustainable Income for the World's Poorest: Long Term and Unpacking Evidence From Social Protection Programs"

Nov 8

Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)

"Does Affordable Home Heating Save Lives"

Nov 15

Johannes Spinnewijn (LSE)

"Risk-based selection in unemployment insurance: Evidence and Implications"

Nov 29 Melanie Wasserman (UCLA)
Dec 6 Sally Hudson (University of Virginia)