Workshops meet on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:20 p.m. at the Harris School - Keller Center, Room 1022, also available via Zoom.  The faculty organizers are Yana Gallen and Zarek Brot-Goldberg.  For questions regarding the workshops, please contact Cynthia Taylor (

Spring 2024 Workshops

March 5
Corinne Low - University of Pennsylvania*
"Winning the Bread and Baking it Too: Women's Excess Home
Production Time and Household Inefficiency"

March 19
Cormac O'Dea - Yale University
"Who Benefits from Retirement Saving Incentives in the U.S.?
Evidence on Racial Gaps in Retirement Wealth Accumulation"

March 26
Matthew Gentzkow - Stanford University
"The Effects of Facebook and Instagram on the 2020 Election:
A Deactivation Experiment"  (paper not available)

April 2
Benjamin Feigenberg - University of Illinois-Chicago
"Class Disparities and Discrimination in Traffic Stops and Searches"

April 9
Marta Lachowska - Upjohn Institute
"The Impact of Firms on the Relative Pay of Women Across Countries"

April 16
Judith A. Chevalier - Yale University
"Distributional Impacts of the Changing Retail Landscape"

April 23
Jonathan Kolstad - University of California-Berkeley
"Cognitive Capacity, Fatigue and Decision Making:
Evidence from the Practice of Medicine"

April 30
Brian Phelan - DePaul University
"The Labor Market Effects of Competing and Non-Competing
High-Skill Immigrants: Evidence from College Majors"

May 7
Raffaele Saggio - University of British Columbia
"Why Do Union Jobs Pay More? New Evidence from
Matched Employer-Employee Data"

May 14
Sandra E. Black - Columbia University
"Intergenerational Transmission of Lifespan in the US"

May 21
Jonathan Skinner - Dartmouth College
"Geography, Education, and the Widening Divide in US Midlife Mortality"


*Note:  This seminar will be held in the Harris School-Keller Center Sky Suite (4th Floor).

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Koichiro Ito


Koichiro Ito

Koichiro Ito's research interests lie at the intersection of environmental and energy economics, industrial organization, and public economics. His research uses randomized field experiments and quasi-experimental designs to address policy relevant questions in energy and environmental policy.