Wednesdays 3:00-4:30 p.m.
1155 E. 60th Street
|Sept 29||Eric Zwick (Booth)|
"Stimulating Housing Markets" (speaker will provide copies during the presentation)
|Oct 6||Bruce Meyer (Harris)|
"Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net"
|Oct 13||Maya Rossin-Slater (UCSB)|
"Parental Responses to Child Support Obligations: Evidence from Administrative Data"
|Oct 20||Rob Metcalfe (BFI - Post-Doc)|
"A New Approach to an Age-old Problem: Solving Externalities by Incenting Workers Directly"
|Oct 27||Paulina Oliva (UCSB)|
"Technology adoption under uncertainty: Take up and subsequent investment in Zambia"
|Nov 3||Anita Mukherjee (Wisconsin)|
"Do Private Prisons Distort Justice? Evidence on Time Served and Recidivism"
|Nov 10||Roland Fryer (Harvard)|
"Understanding Racial Differences"
|Nov 17||Ofer Malamud (Harris)|
"Interactions Between Family and School Environments"
|Nov 24||Katherine Meckel (EPIC - Post-Doc)|
"Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? Unintended Consequences of Fraud Reduction in Transfer Programs"
|Dec 1||Hugh Macartney (Duke) "Education Production and Incentives"|
|Mar 29||Seth Zimmerman (Chicago Booth)|
"Making the One Percent: The Role of Elite Universities and Elite Peers"
|Apr 5||Kyung Park (Wellesley)"Minority Disadvantage in Democratic Elections" (No electronic copy available at this time) "Abstract"|
|Apr 12||Lisa Kahn (Yale) "Do Recessions Accelerate Routine Biased Technological Change? Evidence from Vacancy Postings" (with Brad Hershbein)|
|Apr 19||Rebecca Diamond (Stanford University) "The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-Stakes Tests"|
|Apr 26||Imran Rasul (UCL-UK) "Ethnic Sentencing Differentials in the Federal Criminal Justice System" Brendon McConnell (Southhampton and Imran Rasul (UCL)|
|May 3||Peter Blair (Clemson University)"Why Don't Elite Schools Expand Supply" (Abstract)|
|May 10||Tom Wollmann (Chicago Booth)"The Impact of money on science: Evidence from unexpected college football outcomes"|
|May 17||Jeff Clemens (University of California at San Diego/Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research) "The Minimum Wage and the Great Recession"|
|May 24||Parag Pathak (MIT) "Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation"|
|May 31||Maria Fitzpatrick (Cornell University) "Intergovernmental (Dis)incentives, Free-Riding, Teacher Salaries and Teacher Pensions"|
|Sept 30||Damon Jones (Chicago Harris)|
"The Social Security Earnings Test and Retirement: Evidence and Implications"
|Oct 7||Daniel Bennett (Chicago Harris)|
"Learning, Hygiene, and Traditional Medicine"
|Oct 14||Francisco Gallego (Catolica de Chile)|
"Adopting A Cleaner Technology: The Effect of Driving Restrictions on Fleet Turnover" (joint with Hernan Barahona and Juan Pablo Montero, PUC-Chile)
|Oct 21||David Hemous (INSEAD)|
"The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation, and Income Inequality," joint with Morton Olsen, IESE
|Oct 28||Steve Rivkin (UIC)|
"The Evolution of Charter School Quality"
|Nov 4||Alex Mas (Princeton)|
"Does Transparency Lead to Pay Compression?"
|Nov 11||Josh Gottlieb (UBC)|
"Bargaining in the Shadow of a Giant: Medicare's Influence on Private Payment Systems," joint with Jeffrey Clemens, UCSD
|Nov 18||Steve Cicala (Chicago Harris)|
"Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in the U.S. Electricity Industry"
|Nov 25||Robert LaLonde (Chicago Harris) and Joonhwi Joo|
"Testing for Selection Bias"
|Dec 2||Owen Zidar (Chicago Booth)|
"Tax Cuts for Whom?"
|March 31||Magne Mogstad (Chicago)|
"The Insurance-Incentive Tradeoff in Disability Screening" written jointly by A. Kostol and A. Autor
|April 7||Manuela Angelucci (Michigan)|
"When Incentives backfire: Spillover effects in food choice"
|April 14||Patricia Anderson (Dartmouth)|
"Food Insecurity and the Great Recession: The Role of Unemployment Duration, Credit and Housing Markets" which is joint work with Kristin Butcher, Hilary Hoynes and Diane Schanzenbach
|April 21||Paul Gertler (Berkeley)|
"Long Run Effects of Temporary Incentives on Medical Care Productivity"
|April 28||Xavier Gine (World Bank)|
"Forecasting When it Matters: Evidence from Semi-Arid India", with Robert Townsend and James Vickery
|May 5||David Laibson (Harvard)|
"Optimal Illiquidity" John Beshears, James Choi, Christopher Clayton, Christopher Harris, David Laibson, and Brigitte Madrian
|May 12||Anya Samek (Wisconsin)|
"Dynamic Inconsistency in Food Choice: Experimental Evidence from a Food Desert"
|May 19||Conrad Miller (Princeton/Berkeley)|
"When Work Moves: Job Suburbanization and Black Employment"
|May 26||Richard Hornbeck (Harvard)|
"Who Benefits from Productivity Growth? The Local and Aggregate Impacts of Local TFP Shocks on Wages, Rents, and Inequality"
|June 2||Reed Walker (Berkeley)|
"Supply Chain Linkages and Risk in Local Labor Markets: Evidence from the U.S. Automotive Industry"
|April 2||Alessandra Voena (Chicago Econ)|
"Prenuptial Agreements and Household Wellbeing: Theory and Evidence from Italy "
|April 9||Ioana Marinescu (Chicago Harris)|
"Understanding wage dispersion and job search: the key role of occupations"
|April 16||Marit Rehavi (UBC)|
"Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth"
|April 23||Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern Econ)|
"Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam"
|April 30||Ebonya Washington (Yale)|
"Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voter Rights Act of 1965"
|May 7||Gabriella Conti (Chicago Harris)|
|May 14||Ali Hortascu (Chicago Econ)|
"Advertising and Competition in Privatized Social Security: The Case of Mexico"
|May 21||Pat Kline (UC Berkeley)|
"What Distributional Impacts Mean: Welfare Reform Experiments and Competing Margins of Adjustment"
|May 28||David Dorn (CEMFI/Harvard)|
"Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence"
|June 4||Liran Einav (Stanford)|
"The Response of Drug Expenditure to Contract Design in Medicare Part D"
|September 27||John Gruber (MIT)|
"Do Expensive Hospitals Achieve Better Outcomes? Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns & Dispatch-Area Boundaries"
|October 4||Sebastian Galiani (Washington University)|
"The heterogeneous impact of conditional cash transfers in Honduras"
|October 11||John Ham (University of Maryland)|
"Pollution, Test Scores and the Distribution Of Academic Achievement: Evidence From California Schools 2002-2008"
|October 18||Ashley Langer (University of Michigan)|
"Demographic Preferences and Price Discrimination in New Vehicle Sales"
|November 1||John Friedman (Harvard University)|
"Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings"
|November 8||Olmo Silva (London School of Economics)|
"Everybody Needs Good Neighbours? Evidence from Students’ Outcomes in England"
|November 15||Lucas Davis (UC Berkeley)|
"Deregulation, Consolidation, and Efficiency: Evidence from U.S. Nuclear Power"
|November 22||Bruce Meyer (University of Chicago)|
"Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility"
|November 29||Hilary Hoynes (UC Davis)|
"Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health"
|March 27||Pascaline Dupas (Stanford)|
"School Governance, Teacher Incentives and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools"
|April 3||Till von Wachter (Columbia)|
"The Effect of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Reemployment Wages"
|April 10||Koichiro Ito (Stanford)|
"Do Consumers Respond to Marginal or Average Price? Evidence from Nonlinear Electricity Pricing"
|April 17||Devin Pope (Chicago Booth)|
"Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets"
|April 24||Michael Greenstone (MIT)|
"Defending Against Environmental Insults: Drugs, Emergencies, Deaths, and the NOx Emissions Markets"
|May 1||Amanda Kowalski (Yale University)|
"Mandate-Based Health Reform and the Labor Market: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform"
|May 8||Abigail Wozniak (Notre Dame)|
"Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment"
|May 15||Ioana Marinescu (University of Chicago)|
"Wages, Job Queues, and Skills"
|May 22||Jessica Goldberg (University of Maryland)|
"Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices"
|May 29||Jeremy Tobacman (University of Pennsylvania)|
"Do Payday Loans Cause Bankruptcy?"
|June 5||Kirabo Jackson (Northwestern)|
"Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers"