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 ([email protected]).

Spring 2018 Workshops

Mar 28

Jon Guryan (Northwestern University)

"The Economics of Scale-Up."

Apr 4

Chris Taber (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

"Skills, Prices, Occupations and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men"

Apr 11

Basit Zafar (W.P. Carey School of Business)

"Labor Market Search with Imperfect Information and Learning"

Apr 18

Gaston Illanes (Northwestern University)

"Competition, Asymmetric Information, and the Annuity Puzzle: Evidence from a Government-run Exchange in Chile"


Apr 25

Sandra Black (University of Texas - Austin) - Special Seminar time of 12-1:20pm

"Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth"

May 2

Josh Graff Zivin (UC - San Diego)


May 9

Rob Jensen (University of Pennsylvania - Wharton)


May 16

Claudia Goldin (Harvard)


May 23

David Autor (MIT)


May 30

Reed Walker (UC - Berkeley)


Jun 6

Stefano Dellavigna (UC - Berkeley)