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Friday, 19 September 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Xiaoming Wei (University of Toronto)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 3 October 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gary Solon (University of Michigan)
Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Friday, 10 October 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Esther Duflo (MIT)
Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
(joint with A. Banerjee, S. Cole, and L. Linden)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 17 October 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Christopher Taber (Northwestern University)
An Empirical Equilibrium Model of the US Labor Market 1972-2000
(joint with James Heckman, Lance Lochner)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 24 October 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Louise Grogan (University of Guelph)
Becker in Russia: Explaining the post-transition fertility decline
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 31 October 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Leo Teng Wah (MIT)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 7 November 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Julie Cullen (University of Michigan)
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries
(joint with Brian Jacob and Steven Levitt)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 14 November 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lance Lochner (University of Western Ontario)
Individual perceptions of the criminal justice system
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 21 November 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley)
Incentives to Learn
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 28 November 2003 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Veall (McMaster University)
The Evolution of High Incomes in Canada, 1920-2000
(joint with Emmanuel Saez, UC-Berkeley)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 5 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Imran Rasul (University of Chicago)
Relative and absolute incentives: Evidence on worker productivity
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Thursday, 11 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Lee (University of California at Berkeley)
Deterrence and Punishment Effects of Criminal Sanctions
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 12 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Terra McKinnish (University of Colorado)
Evidence on cross border welfare migration
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 19 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Winnie Chan (University of Toronto)
Competition and Public School Performance: Evidence from Ontario's Tuition Tax Credit
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 26 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Timothy Halliday (Princeton University)
Migration and Self-Insurance in Rural El Salvador
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 26 March 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ken Chay (UC-Berkeley)
CANCELLED
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 2 April 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Nathan Nunn (University of Toronto)
The Impact of the Slave Trade in Africa, 1400-2000
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 17 September 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ray Fisman (Columbia University)
Searching for a Mate: Theory and Experimental Evidence
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 24 September 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Figlio (University of Florida)
Names, Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 24 September 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Figlio (University of Florida)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 1 October 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Paul Dolan (University of Sheffield)
Inequality aversion and health-related social welfare functions
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 8 October 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jia-Zhueng Fan (University of Toronto)
Who Benefits from Public Pensions? - Evidence from Taiwan
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 15 October 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Claudia Olivetti (Boston University)
Preference Formation and the Rise of Women's Labor Force Participation: Evidence from WWII,
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 22 October 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Christine Neill (University of Toronto)
Tuition Fees and the Post-Secondary Education/Employment Decision in Canada
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 29 October 2004 1:30– 2:50
Empirical microeconomics
Chris Robinson (Western)
Technological Change in the Production of Human Capital: Implications for Human Capital Stocks, Wages, and Skill Differentials
(joint with Audra Bowlus, Western)
Front Conference Room Organizer: Stéphane Mechoulan
 
Wednesday, 3 November 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Chris Jepsen (Public Policy Institute of California)
Earnings History and the Schooling Decisions of Older Workers
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 5 November 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Louis-Phillipe Morin (University of Toronto)
TBA
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 12 November 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Richard Blundell (University College London)
Consumption Inequality, Income Inequality and Partial Insurance
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Friday, 19 November 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Paul Gertler (UC Berkeley)
School Decentralization: helping the good get better but leaving the rest behind
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 26 November 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Yee-Fei Chia (University of Toronto)
TBA
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 3 December 2004 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Adriana Lleras-Muney (Princeton University)
Bounds in Competing Risk Models and the War on Cancer
(joint with Bo Honore)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 4 March 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gordon Dahl (University of Rochester)
The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement
(joint with Lance Lochner, Western Ontario)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 11 March 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Lee (UC-Berkeley)
Deterrence and Punishment Effects of Criminal Sanctions
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 18 March 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Mel Stephens (Carnegie Mellon University)
The Consumption Response to Predictable Changes in Discretionary Income: Evidence from the Repayment of Vehicle Loans
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Friday, 1 April 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Bjerk (McMaster University)
The Differing Nature of Black-White Wage Inequality Across Occupational Sectors
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 15 April 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Kurt Schmidheiny (Tufts)
Residential Income Sorting in Federal Systems. The Role of Taxes, Housing Costs and Social Interactions.
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Michael Smart
 
Friday, 22 April 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jean-Yves Duclos (University of Laval)
Equity and Policy Effectiveness with Imperfect Targeting
(joint with Sami Bibi)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Loren Brandt
 
Friday, 29 April 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Emily Hanna (University of Toronto)
Headship and Marital Status Effects of Canadian Welfare Legislation: From mate dependence to state dependence?
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Friday, 23 September 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Green (UBC)
Coach House Conference Room Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 23 September 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Green (UBC)
Racing to the Middle: Minimum Wage Setting and Standards of Fairness
(joint with Kathryn Harrison)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 30 September 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Autor (MIT)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 14 October 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Justin McCrary (University of Michigan)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 21 October 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Todd Stinebrickner (University of Western Ontario)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 28 October 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Leo Teng Wah (University of Toronto)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 4 November 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Philippe Morin (University of Toronto)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 11 November 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Fang Hanming (Yale University)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 18 November 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 25 November 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Enrico Moretti (University of California)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Thursday, 1 December 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Raj Chetty (UC Berkeley)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 9 December 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Steve Lehrers (Queens University)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 16 December 2005 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Marcelin Joanis (University of Toronto)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 13 January 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Courtney Ward (University of Toronto)
Public Automobile Insurance and Motor Vehicle Collisions in Canada
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 3 March 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jeremy Fox (University of Chicago)
Estimating Matching Games with Transfers
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Johannes Van Biesebroeck
 
Friday, 10 March 2006 17:00–18:30
Empirical microeconomics
Tim Besley (LSE)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 24 March 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Florian Hoffman (LSE)
Social Networks and Educational Attainment of Young Immigrants
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 7 April 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Abhijit V. Banerjee (MIT)
Long run impact of income shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th century
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 15 September 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eric Edmonds (Dartmouth College)
Trade Policy, Child Labor, and Schooling: Evidence from Indian Districts
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 22 September 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
John B. Jones (SUNY)
Differential Mortality, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and the Saving of Elderly Singles
(joint with others)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 29 September 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Winnie Chan (University of Toronto)
School Choice and Public School Performance
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 6 October 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Philippe Morin (University of Toronto)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 13 October 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Emily Oster (University of Chicago)
HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 20 October 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Kathryn Shaw (Stanford University)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 27 October 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Greenstone (MIT)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 3 November 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 10 November 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Justin Wolfers (Wharton School)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 17 November 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Till von Wachter (Columbia University)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 24 November 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)
Offering Incentives and Services for Improving Undergraduate Achievement
(joint with Joshua Angrist, Daniel Lang)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Martin J. Osborne
 
Friday, 1 December 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Bernard Fortin (Laval University)
Identification of Peer Effects through Social Networks
(joint with Yann Bramoulle, Habiba Djebbari)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Eugene Choo
 
Friday, 1 December 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Bernard Fortin (Universite Laval)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Eugene Choo
 
Friday, 15 December 2006 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Max Rempel (University of Toronto)
Do New Goods Drive Labor Supply? Evidence from Video Consoles
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 16 February 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hui Wang (University of Toronto)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 2 March 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Susan Dynarski (Harvard)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 9 March 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Abdurrahman Aydemir (Statistics Canada)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 16 March 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Rohini Pande (Yale University)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 23 March 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Joe Altonji (Yale University)
Modeling Earnings Dynamics
(joint with Anthony A. Smith and Ivan Vidangos)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 30 March 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Leah Brooks (McGill University)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 13 April 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Phillip Decicca (McMaster University)
Local labor market fluctuations and health: Is there a connection and for whom?
(joint with Kerwin Charles, University of Chicago)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 20 April 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Betsy Caucutt (University of Western Ontario)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 14 September 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Brian Krauth (Simon Fraser University)
Set estimation of linear causal effects using relative correlation restrictions
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 21 September 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Abigail Payne (McMaster University)
TBA
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 21 September 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Abigail Payne (McMaster)
School Competition with Publicly-Funded Catholic Schools: Evidence on Student Mobility and Achievement
(joint with David Card and Martin Dooley)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 28 September 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Dan Silverman (University of Michigan)
Factions and Political Competition
(joint with Nicola Persico and Jose Carlos Rodriguez-Pueblita)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 12 October 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sandra Black (UCLA)
Explaining Women's Success: Technological Change And The Skill Content Of Women's Work
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 19 October 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Brian Knight (Brown University)
Momentum in Presidential Primaries
(joint with Nathan Schiff)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 26 October 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jesse Rothstein (Princeton)
On the Identification of Teacher Effects on Student Achievement: Do Value-Added Models Add Value?
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 2 November 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Brian McCaig (University of Toronto)
Exporting out of poverty: Poverty in Vietnam and U.S. market access
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 9 November 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Marcelin Joanis (University of Toronto)
The Road to Power: Partisan Loyalty and the Centralized Provision of Local Infrastructure
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 16 November 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
John Ham (USC)
Correcting for Seam Bias when Estimating Discrete Variable Models, with an Application to Analyzing the Employment Dynamics of Disadvantaged Women in the SIPP
(joint with Xianghong Li (York U.) and Lara Shore-Sheppard (Williams))
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 23 November 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Tat-kei Lai (University of Toronto)
TBA (second-year paper presentation)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 30 November 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hugh Macartney (University of Toronto)
Educational Accountability and Teacher Behaviour
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 7 December 2007 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sacha Kapoor (University of Toronto)
TBA (second-year paper presentation)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 11 January 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ioana Dan (University of Toronto)
Occupational Mobility in Transition Economies: the case of Hungary
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 1 February 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jeanne Lafortune (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Making yourself attractive: Pre-marital investments and the returns to education in the marriage mar
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 8 February 2008 14:10–15:30
Empirical microeconomics
Trang V Nguyen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Information, Role Models and Perceived Returns to Education: Experimental Evidence from Madagascar
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 7 March 2008 14:10–15:30
Empirical microeconomics
Leah Brooks (McGill University)
Inside the Gift Horse's Mouth: City Spending, Political Institutions, and the ... Block Grant
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 7 March 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Duncan Thomas (Duke University)
Preferences: Experimental and survey evidence
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 7 March 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Duncan Thomas (Duke University)
Preferences: Experimental and survey evidence
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 14 March 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Brian Jacob (University of Michigan)
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Productivity
Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 28 March 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Kenneth Chay (Brown University)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, Hospital Desegregation and Black Infant Mortality in Mississippi
(joint with Douglas V. Almond, Michael Greenstone)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 4 April 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Kaivan Munshi (Brown University)
Identity, Parochial Institutions, and Career Decisions: Linking the Past to the Present in the American Midwest
(joint with Nicholas Wilson)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 18 April 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hilary W. Hoynes (University of California - Davis)
Can Subgroup-Specific Mean Treatment Effects Explain Heterogeneity in Welfare Reform Effects? Evidence from Connecticut's Jobs First Experiment
(joint with Marianne P. Bitler and Jonah B. Gelbach)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 19 September 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jacob Vigdor (Duke University)
Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement
(joint with Charles Clotfelter and Helen Ladd)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 26 September 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Erzo F. P. Luttmer (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)
What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption
School of Public Policy, room 361 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Thursday, 9 October 2008 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics/Empirical microeconomics
Emanuela Cardia (University of Montreal)
Household Technology: Was it the Engine of Liberation?
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Diego Restuccia
 
Friday, 10 October 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jackie Wang (University of Toronto)
Substitution Effects in Parental Investments
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 17 October 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Courtney Ward (University of Toronto)
Flu Shots, Work Absences and Hospitalizations: An Ounce of Prevention or a Pound of Cure? (job market paper)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Wednesday, 22 October 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Alexandre Debs (University of Rochester)
War! Who is it Good For? The Relationship between Regime Type, the Fate of Leaders and War
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 31 October 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jim Levinsohn (University of Michigan)
The Impact of AIDS/HIV on Labor Markets in South Africa
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 7 November 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Alex Mas (UC Berkeley (visiting Princeton))
CANCELLED: Long-Run Impacts of Unions on Firms: New Evidence from Financial Markets, 1961-1999
(joint with David Lee)
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 14 November 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Christian Dippel (University of Toronto)
Vote Buying as a Determinant of Foreign Aid -- Evidence from the International Whaling Commission
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 21 November 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto)
Large Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market for Famine-Born Cohorts in China
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 28 November 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Mike Elsby (University of Michigan)
Stepping off the Wage Escalator: The Effects of Wage Growth on Equilibrium Employment
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 5 December 2008 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hugh Macartney (University of Toronto)
Educational Accountability and School Performance
Sidney Smith, room 5017A Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 13 March 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Alexandre Mas (University of California - Berkeley)
Long Run Impacts of Unions on Firms: New Evidence from Financial Markets, 1961-1999
(joint with David S. Lee)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 20 March 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Erica Field (Harvard University)
Does Group Lending Increase Social Capital? Evidence from a Field Experiment in India
(joint with Benjamin Feigenberg and Rohini Pande)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Thursday, 26 March 2009 16:10–17:30
International trade/Empirical microeconomics
Gordon Hanson (University of California, San Diego)
CANCELLED
Rotman, room 142 Organizers: Bernardo Blum, Gustavo Bobonis, and Peter Morrow
 
Friday, 3 April 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl (Princeton University)
Do Newspapers Matter? Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post
(joint with Miguel Garrido)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Chikako Yamauchi (Australian National University)
The Effect of Child Care Center Availability on Child Care Arrangements and Maternal Labor Supply
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 18 September 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Phil Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)
The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment
(joint with Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Lisa Sanbonmatsu)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 25 September 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Economic history
Dan Bogart (UC-Irvine)
Public-Private Partnerships and Efficiency: A Historical Perspective from Indian Railways
(joint with Latika Chaudary)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gillian C. Hamilton and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 2 October 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Weili Ding (Queen's)
Estimating Psychological Biases in Education Experiments
(joint with Steven Lehrer)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 9 October 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eik Leong Swee (University of Toronto)
Together or Separate? Post-Conflict Partition, Ethnic Homogenization, and The Provision of Public Schooling
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 16 October 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Economic history
Leah Platt Boustan (UCLA)
"Europe's tired, poor, huddled masses: Self-selection and economic outcomes in the age of mass migration."
(joint with Ran Abramitzky and Katherine Eriksson)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 23 October 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto)
Testing Becker's Theory of Positive Assortative Matching
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Robert McMillan and Matthew Turner
 
Friday, 30 October 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Florian Hoffmann (University of Toronto)
Earnings and Mobility Dynamics in a Dynamic Discrete Choice Model: Estimation and Applications
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 13 November 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Damon Clark (University of Florida)
How Important is Labor Market Signaling? New Evidence from High School Exit Exams
(joint with Paco Martorell)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 20 November 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Joshua Lewis (University of Toronto)
The Impact of Smoking Bans: Evidence from Canada
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 27 November 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Andrew Bird (University of Toronto)
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 4 December 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas Lemieux (UBC)
Occupational Tasks and Changes in the Wage Structure
(joint with Sergio Firpo and Nicole Fortin)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 11 December 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Parag Pathak (MIT)
Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston’s Charters and Pilots
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Monday, 14 December 2009 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Rita Pivovarova (University of Toronto)
Determinants of School Enrollment in Nepal: Evidence from the Living Standard Survey
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Wednesday, 20 January 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Christina Marsh (University of Minnesota)
Estimating Health Expenditure Elasticities Using Nonlinear Reimbursement
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Junichi Suzuki
 
Friday, 22 January 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ashley Langer (UC Berkeley)
Demographic Preferences and Price Discrimination in New Vehicle Sales
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 5 March 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Douglas Almond (Columbia University)
Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy
(joint with Bhashkar Mazumder)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 12 March 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lori A. Beaman (Northwestern University)
Who Gets the Job Referral? Evidence from a Social Networks Experiment
(joint with Jeremy Magruder)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 19 March 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Scott E. Carrell (UC Davis)
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Thursday, 25 March 2010 16:10–17:30
Urban and real estate economics/Empirical microeconomics
Enrico Moretti (U.C. Berkeley)
Real Wage Inequality
Rotman, room 127 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Matthew Turner
 
Friday, 9 April 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Nancy Qian (Yale University)
The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61
(joint with Xin Meng, Pierre Yared)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Tuesday, 13 April 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Kory Kroft (Charles River Associates)
Does the Moral Hazard Cost of Unemployment Insurance Vary with the Local Unemployment Rate?
(joint with Matthew J. Notowidigdo)
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 16 April 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Raquel Fernández (NYU)
Women's Rights and Development
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 17 September 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Joseph Altonji (Yale University)
Identifying Sibling Influence on Teenage Substance Use
(joint with Sarah Cattan, Iain Ware)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 24 September 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Louis-Philippe Morin (University of Ottawa)
Gender and Competition: From the Lab into the Classroom
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 1 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Economic history
Richard H. Steckel (Ohio State University)
The Little Ice Age and Health: Europe from the Early Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century
(joint with et al)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 8 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Amy Finkelstein (MIT)
Selection On Moral Hazard In Health Insurance
(joint with Liran Einav, Stephen Ryan, Paul Schrimpf, and Mark Cullen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Leah Brooks and Robert McMillan
 
Thursday, 14 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Macroeconomics/Empirical microeconomics
Jean Marc Robin (Sciences Po Paris)
Marriage with Labor Market
(joint with Nicolas Jacquemet)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gueorgui Kambourov, Robert McMillan, and Shouyong Shi
 
Friday, 15 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Christian Dippel (U Toronto)
Forced Integration and Economic Development - The Case of Native American Reservations
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 22 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sacha Kapoor (U Toronto)
Incentive Provision in Multitask Jobs: Field Evidence from the Workplace
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 29 October 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Seema Jayachandran (Stanford University)
The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers
(joint with Jesse M. Cunha and Giacomo De Giorgi)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 5 November 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hugh Macartney (U Toronto)
The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 12 November 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Tat-kei Lai (U Toronto)
How Does Information and Communication Technology Affect Workplace Organization?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 19 November 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Econometrics
Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie Mellon University)
Homophily and Contagion Are Generically Confounded in Observational Social Network Studies
(joint with Andrew C. Thomas)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Martin Burda
 
Friday, 26 November 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Chris Robinson (University of Western Ontario)
Human Capital Prices, Productivity and Growth
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 3 December 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gregorio Caetano (University of Rochester)
Identification and Estimation of the Parental Value of School Quality in the US
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 10 December 2010 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lei Tang (U Toronto)
Heterogeneity in individual dynamic decision-making among Middle school, High school and University students
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 21 January 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas Fujiwara (University of British Columbia)
Voting Technology, Political Responsiveness, and Infant Health: Evidence from Brazil
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Shari Jane Eli (U.C. Berkeley)
Wealth is Health: Pensions and Disease Onset in the Gilded Age
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Monday, 31 January 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Elaine Kelly (University College London)
A Ticket to Ride: Does Free Bus Travel Promote Active Ageing?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Leah Brooks
 
Wednesday, 2 February 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Koichiro Ito (UC Berkeley)
Do Consumers Respond to Marginal or Average Price? Evidence from Nonlinear Electricity Pricing
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Matthew Turner
 
Friday, 4 March 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Pedro Dal Bo (Brown University)
Strategy Choice in the Infinitely Repeated Prisoners Dilemma
(joint with Guillaume Fréchette)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 11 March 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Quy-Toan Do (World Bank)
On mechanisms of land acquisition
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Loren Brandt
 
Friday, 18 March 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jeffrey Smith (University of Michigan)
The Determinants of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges
(joint with Eleanor Dillon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 25 March 2011 16:00–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas - Austin)
'Beauty is the Promise of Happiness'?
(joint with Jason Abrevaya)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker and Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 1 April 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Economic history
Richard Hornbeck (Harvard University)
Farming the Ogallala Aquifer: Short-run and Long-run Impacts of Groundwater Access"
(joint with Pinar Keskin)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 8 April 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania)
Taxes and Time Allocation: Evidence from Single Women and Men
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michael Smart
 
Friday, 15 April 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Adam Found (U of Toronto)
Scale Economies in Municipal Services: A Look at General Government, Fire, and Police
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Adonis Yatchew
 
Friday, 16 September 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Camilo Garcia-Jimeno (University of Pennsylvania)
The Political Economy of Moral Conflict: An Empirical Study of Learning and Law Enforcement under Prohibition
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 23 September 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Bruce Weinberg (Ohio State University)
Scientific Leadership
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 30 September 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Hoyt Bleakley (University of Chicago)
Violence Beyond Reason: Prohibition of Alcohol and the Decline of Lynching in the US South
(joint with Emily Owens)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 7 October 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Paul Gertler (Berkeley)
Poverty, Growth and the Demand for Energy
(joint with Orie Shelef, Catherine Wolfram and Alan Fuchs)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 14 October 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ray Fisman (Columbia University)
Labor Supply of Politicians
(joint with Nikolaj Harmon, Emir Kamenica and Inger Mun)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 21 October 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Steve Lehrer (Queens University)
Reinvestigating Who Benefits and Who Loses from Universal Childcare in Canada
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 28 October 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Branko Boskovic (University of Toronto)
TBD
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Robert McMillan, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 4 November 2011 14:00–15:20
Econometrics/Empirical microeconomics
Bernard Salanie (Columbia University)
Cupid's Invisible Hand: Social Surplus and Identi fication in Matching Models
(joint with Alfred Galichon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Martin Burda, Yosh Halberstam, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 11 November 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Janet Currie (Princeton)
Is the Foreclosure Crisis Making Us Sick?
(joint with Erdal Tekin)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Philip Oreopoulos, and Mark Stabile
 
Friday, 18 November 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Derek Messacar (University of Toronto)
TBD
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Robert McMillan, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Monday, 21 November 2011 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Marit Rehavi (UBC)
Different Models or Measures?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 25 November 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Nathan Nunn (Harvard)
On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
(joint with Alberto Alesina and Paola Giuliano)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin, Yosh Halberstam, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 2 December 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Derek Neal (University of Chicago)
Pay for Percentile
(joint with Gadi Barlevy)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker, Yosh Halberstam, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 9 December 2011 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
David Card (Berkeley)
Peer Effects and Multiple Equilibria in the Risky Behavior of Friends
(joint with Laura Guiliano)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Philip Oreopoulos, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 20 January 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eduardo Augusto de Souza Rodrigues (Yale University)
Demand for Deforestation in the Amazon
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Rahul Deb
 
Friday, 3 February 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Adam Storeygard (Brown University)
Farther on down the road: transport costs, trade and urban growth in sub-Saharan Africa
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Tuesday, 7 February 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lesley Jeanne Turner (Columbia University)
The Incidence of Student Financial Aid: Evidence from the Pell Grant Program
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Monday, 13 February 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Dayanand Manoli (University of California at Los Angeles)
Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions
(joint with Andrea Weber)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michael Smart
 
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Mitchell Hoffman (UC Berkeley)
Training Contracts, Worker Overconfidence, and the Provision of Firm-Sponsored General Training.
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Shari Eli
 
Friday, 2 March 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Frederico Finan (UC Berkeley)
Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service
(joint with Ernesto Dal Bo and Martin Rossi)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 9 March 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Anna Aizer (Brown)
The Production of Child Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility
(joint with Flavio Cunha)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 16 March 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gerard Padro i Miquel (LSE)
The Effects of Democratization on Economic Policy: Evidence from China
(joint with Monica Martínez-Bravo, Nancy Qian and Yang Yao)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 23 March 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
John Friedman (Harvard)
The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood
(joint with Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Jonah E. Rockoff)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 30 March 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jeremiah Dittmar (American)
The Welfare Impact of a New Good: The Printed Book
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 20 April 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Diego Puga (IMDEA)
Learning by working in big cities
(joint with Jorge De la Roca)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 14 September 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jeremy Magruder (Berkeley)
Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women? Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi
(joint with Lori Beaman and Niall Keleher)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 21 September 2012 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Taryn Dinkelman (Dartmouth)
CANCELLED
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 28 September 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Victor Couture (Toronto)
Travel Demand and the Consumption Value of Urban Density
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gilles Duranton and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 5 October 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Josh Lewis (Toronto)
Fertility, Child Health, and the Diffusion of Electricity into the Home
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Mark Stabile
 
Thursday, 11 October 2012 14:30–15:50
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas Lemieux (UBC)
Minimum Wages and the Joint Distribution of Employment and Wages
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 12 October 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Andrew Bird (Toronto)
The Effects of Taxes on the Market for Corporate Control
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Michael Smart
 
Friday, 19 October 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ran Abramitzky (Stanford)
How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistributive Policies and in Returns?
(joint with Victor Lavy)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli and Yosh Halberstam
 
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 16:30–18:00
International trade/Empirical microeconomics
David Atkin (Yale University)
Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Nature of International Trade Costs
(joint with Dave Donaldson (MIT))
Rotman, room 147 Organizer: Peter Morrow
 
Friday, 26 October 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Rita Pivovarova (Toronto)
Peer Effects in the Classroom: Evidence from New Peers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 9 November 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kathleen McGarry (UCLA)
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Laura Turner
 
Friday, 23 November 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Marco Gonzalez-Navaro (University of Toronto)
Certified to Migreate: Property Rights and Migration in Rural Mexico
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 30 November 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jesse Shapiro (UChicago)
Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers
(joint with Matthew Gentzkow and Michael Sinkinson)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 7 December 2012 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia)
Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on Residential Real Estate Market
(joint with David Munroe)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Benjamin Michael Marx (Columbia University)
Regulatory Hurdles and Growth of Charitable Organizations: Evidence From a Dynamic Bunching Design
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Friday, 25 January 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Laura Ralston (MIT)
Less Guns, More Violence: Evidence from Disarmament in Uganda
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Paul Novosad (Harvard University)
Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India
(joint with Sam Asher (Harvard))
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Tuesday, 5 February 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
John Wesley Anderson (Stanford University)
Experience and the Evolution of Wind Power Project Costs in the United States
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michael Baker
 
Wednesday, 6 February 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michel Serafinelli (Uc berkeley)
Good Fi…rms, Worker Flows and Productivity
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Laura Turner
 
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Tatiana Alexandra Homonoff (Princeton University)
Can Small Incentives Have Large Effects? The Impact of Taxes versus Bonuses on Disposable Bag Use
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Monday, 25 February 2013 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jessica Leight (MIT)
Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 1 March 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stefano DellaVigna (Berkeley)
Voting to Tell Others
(joint with John List, Ulrike Malmendier and Gautam Rao)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 8 March 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kjell Salvanes (Norweigian School of Economics)
This Is Only a Test? Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Downfall from Nuclear Weapon Testing
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 15 March 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Melissa Thomasson (Miami)
Saving Babies: The Impact of Public Education Programs on Infant Mortality
(joint with Carolyn Moehling)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 22 March 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Abigail Payne (McMaster)
Do Grants to Charities Crowd Out Other Income? Evidence from the UK
(joint with Jim Andreoni and Sarah Smith)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 5 April 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Costas Meghir (Yale)
The Design and Impact of Early Childhood Interventions: Results from Colombia
(joint with Orazio Attanasio, Camila Fernandez, Emla Fitzimmons, Sally Grantham-McGregor, Ma)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 15:00–16:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Albouy (University of Michigan)
Urban Population and Amenities
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 13 September 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Rema Hanna (Harvard)
Ordeal Mechanisms in Targeting: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
(joint with V. Alatas, A. Banerjee, B. A. Olken, R. Purnamasari, M. Wai-Poi)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 20 September 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jonathan Guryan (Northwestern University)
Reducing Juvenile Delinquency by Improving Self-Regulation: Experimental Evidence from Juvenile Detention
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 27 September 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Nathaniel Hendren (Harvard University)
The Policy Elasticity
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 4 October 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Prashant Bharadwaj (UCSD)
Perverse Consequences of Well-Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban
(joint with Leah Lakdawala)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Rahul Deb and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 11 October 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Matthew J. Notowidigdo (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
Manufacturing Decline, Housing Booms, and Non-Employment
(joint with Kerwin Kofi Charles and Erik Hurst)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 18 October 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Eric Mak (Toronto)
TBD
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 25 October 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Brian Knight (Brown)
Evaluating Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap: A Unified Econometric Approach with Microfoundations
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 1 November 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ayesha Ali (Toronto)
From Home to Market? Credit and the Demand for Rice in Rural Thailand
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Yosh Halberstam, and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 8 November 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Tom Vogl (Princeton)
Estimating Habit Formation in Voting
(joint with Thomas Fujiwara and Kyle Meng)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli and Yosh Halberstam
 
Thursday, 14 November 2013 14:40–16:00
Empirical microeconomics
Amalia Miller (University of Virgina)
Do Female Officers Improve Law Enforcement Quality? Effects on Crime Reporting and Domestic Violence Escalation
(joint with Carmit Segal)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 22 November 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Emir Kamenica (UChicago)
Gender identity and relative income within households
(joint with Marianne Bertrand and Jessica Pan)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 29 November 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Fabian Lange (McGill University)
Fertility Transitions Along the Extensive and Intensive Margins
(joint with Daniel Aaronson and Bhashkar Mazumder)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 6 December 2013 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Miguel Urquiola (Columbia)
The big sort: College reputation and labor market outcomes
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Robert McMillan
 
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Kuhn (UC San Diego)
Curing the Calorie Crunch: The Effect of EBT on Household Present Bias
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 24 January 2014 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Arthur T Blouin (University of Warwick)
Culture and Contracts: The Historical Legacy of Forced Labour
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 31 January 2014 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lori Timmins (University of British Columbia)
How do Hospitals Respond to Financial Pain? Evidence from Hospital Markets in Texas
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Shari Eli
 
Monday, 10 February 2014 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jonathan Halket (University of Essex)
Home Ownership and the Scarcity of Rentals
(joint with Matteo Pignatti)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 28 February 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Sebastian Galiani (Maryland)
The Effect of Aid on Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 7 March 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jim Rebitzer (Boston University School of Management)
Structuring Incentives within Accountable Care Organizations
(joint with Brigham Frandsen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 14 March 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alessandra Voena (UChicago)
Prenuptial Contracts, Labor Supply and Household Investments
(joint with Denrick Bayot)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and Laura Turner
 
Friday, 21 March 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Vincent Pohl (Queen's University)
Health Shocks, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes
(joint with Christopher Neilson and Francisco Parro)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 28 March 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Martha Bailey (Michigan)
The Long-term Effects of Family Planning on U.S. Children
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli and Yosh Halberstam
 
Wednesday, 9 April 2014 16:10–17:30
International trade/Empirical microeconomics
Ben Faber (UC Berkeley)
Trade Liberalization, the Price of Quality, and Inequality: Evidence from Mexican Store Prices
Rotman, room 147 Organizers: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Peter Morrow
 
Friday, 12 September 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Todd Stinebrickner (University of Western Ontario)
Complementing administrative data with a detailed longitudinal survey: motivation, design/implementation, and analyses in the Berea Panel Study
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Monday, 15 September 2014 16:00–17:30
Business economics/Empirical microeconomics
Maisy Wong (Wharton)
Skill Transferability, Migration, and Development: Evidence from Population Resettlement in Indonesia
Rotman, room LL1010 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 19 September 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Eric Mak (University of Toronto)
Do Boys Mature Earlier than Girls? The Case of Risky Behaviors
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 26 September 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Lance Lochner (University of Western Ontario)
Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks
(joint with Youngki Shin)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 3 October 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Derek Messacar (University of Toronto)
The Crowd-Out Effects and Welfare Implications of Retirement Saving Nudges
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Monday, 6 October 2014 16:00–17:30
Business economics/Empirical microeconomics
Elliot Anenberg (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
A More Timely House Price Index
(joint with Steven Laufer)
Rotman, room LL1010 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Wednesday, 8 October 2014 16:30–17:50
International trade/Empirical microeconomics
Ethan Lewis (Darmouth)
People and Machines: A Look at The Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1850-1940 Using Immigration Shocks
(joint with Jeanne Lafortune and Jose Tessada)
Rotman, room 157 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 17 October 2014 15:30–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alfia Karimova (University of Toronto)
'Baby on Board' during Ramadan - an (Un)natural Experiment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 24 October 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Robert Fairlie (UC Santa Cruz)
Do Video Game and Other Recreational Uses of Computers Contribute to Why Boys do Worse in School than Girls among Disadvantaged Schoolchildren?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 31 October 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gautam Rao (Microsoft / Harvard University)   Cancelled
Familiarity does not Breed Contempt: Generosity, Discrimination and Diversity in Delhi Schools
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Nicholas Li
 
Friday, 7 November 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Robert Jensen (Wharton)
How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?
(joint with Leonardo Bursztyn)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 16:30–17:50
International trade/Empirical microeconomics
Christian Dippel (UCLA)
Trade Integration, Manufacturing Competition, and Political Radicalization: German Evidence from 1987-2009
Rotman, room 151 Organizer: Kunal Dasgupta
 
Friday, 14 November 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Joseph Price (Brigham Young University)
Habit Formation in Children: Evidence from Incentives for Healthy Eating
(joint with George Loewenstein and Kevin Volpp)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker, Gustavo Bobonis, and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 21 November 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Daniele Paserman (Boston University)
Three-Generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents
(joint with Claudia Olivetti and Laura Salisbury)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 28 November 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Matthieu Chemin (McGill)
Informal Groups and Health Insurance Take-up: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 5 December 2014 15:30–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
James E. Foster (George Washington University)
The Mobility Curve: Measuring the Impact of Income Changes on Welfare
(joint with Jonathan Rothbaum (US Census Bureau))
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gordon Anderson, Gustavo Bobonis, and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 12 December 2014 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Genet Zinabou (U Toronto)
Natural Resource Rents, Democracy, and Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Nicholas Li
 
Monday, 26 January 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Martin Fiszbein (Brown University)
Agricultural Diversity, Structural Change and Long-run Development: Evidence from US Counties
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michel Serafinelli
 
Thursday, 29 January 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Francisco Haimovich (UCLA)
The Long-term Return to Early Childhood Education: Evidence from the First US Kindergartens
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gillian C. Hamilton
 
Friday, 30 January 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Namrata Kala (Yale University)
Ambiguity Aversion and Learning in a Changing World: The Potential Effects of Climate Change from Indian Agriculture
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizer: Shari Eli
 
Monday, 2 February 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Tate Twinam (University of Pittsburgh)
Danger zone: The causal effects of high-density and mixed-use development on neighborhood crime
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Junichi Suzuki
 
Tuesday, 3 February 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Dominik Sachs (University of Cologne)
Designing Efficient College and Tax Policies
(joint with Sebastian Findeisen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Wednesday, 4 February 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eva Vivalt (New York University)
How Much Can We Generalize from Impact Evaluations?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Gustavo Bobonis
 
Friday, 6 February 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jason Albert (Georgetown University)
Strategic Dynamics of Antibiotic Use and the Evolution of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Natalie D Bau (Harvard University)
School Competition and Product Differentiation
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Laura Turner
 
Friday, 27 February 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Edward Miguel (Berkeley)
Economic and non-economic factors in violence: Evidence from organized crime, suicide, and climate in Mexico
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 6 March 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Andrea Prat (Columbia University)   Cancelled
Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: a Computational Linguistics Approach
(joint with Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 13 March 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago)
Field of Study, Earnings, and Self-Selection
(joint with Lars Kirkebøen and Edwin Leuven)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 20 March 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)
Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health
(joint with W. Reed Walker)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 27 March 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Guy Michaels (London School of Economics)
Robots at Work
(joint with Georg Graetz)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 6 April 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David S. Rapson (University of California, Davis)
Validating causal inference using high-frequency data: An energy experiment
(joint with Katrina Jessoe (UC Davis))
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Victor Aguirregabiria
 
Friday, 10 April 2015 15:40–17:00
Urban and real estate economics/Empirical microeconomics
Antonio Bento (Cornell)   Cancelled
The Value of Urgency: Evidence from Congestion Pricing Experiments
(joint with Kevin Roth and Andrew Waxman)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 17 April 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Antonio Bento (Cornell)
The Value of Urgency: Evidence from Congestion Pricing Experiments
(joint with Kevin Roth and Andrew Waxman)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 24 April 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA)
The Effects of Economics Conditions on Mortality over the Lifetime
(joint with David Cutler and Wei Huang)
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Laura Turner
 
Friday, 8 May 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gautam Rao (Harvard)
Familiarity Does Not Breed Contempt: Diversity, Discrimination and Generosity in Delhi Schools
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Friday, 18 September 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University)
Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors
(joint with Ufuk Akcigit and Salome Baslandze)
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 21 September 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Francisco Gallego (PUC-Chile)
Adopting a cleaner technology: The effect of driving restrictions on fleet turnover
(joint with Hernán Barahona, Juan Pablo Montero)
New College, 524 Wilson Hall Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Shari Eli, and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 25 September 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Lisa Stockley (Toronto)
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 28 September 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ebonya Washington (Yale University)
Why did the Democrats Lose the South? Bringing New Data to an Old Debate
(joint with Ilyana Kuziemko)
Munk Centre, room 208N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Shari Eli, and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 2 October 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alfia Karimova (Toronto)
Learning by doing: evidence from Ramadan exposure during pregnancy
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 5 October 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Pamela Jakiela (U Maryland)
How Soon Is Now? Evidence of Present Bias from Convex Time Budget Experiments
(joint with Uttara Balakrishnany, Johannes Haushofer)
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Shari Eli
 
Friday, 9 October 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Graham Beattie (University of Toronto)
Advertising, Media Capture, and Public Opinion: The Case of Climate Change
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 19 October 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Andrea Prat (Columbia U)
CEO Behaviour and Firm Performance
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Shari Eli, and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 23 October 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Uros Petronijevic (University of Toronto)
School Competition and Teacher Productivity
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 26 October 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Filipe Campante (Harvard University)
The Intergenerational Transmission of War
(joint with David Yanagizawa-Drott)
New College, 524 Wilson Hall Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Shari Eli, and Yosh Halberstam
 
Friday, 30 October 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Fernando Aragon (Simon Fraser University)
Mining closure, gender and employment reallocations: the case of UK coal mines
(joint with Juan Pablo Rud, Gerhard Toews)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 2 November 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Joshua Murphy (Toronto)
The Health Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and the Optimal Extent of Air Quality Regulation
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 6 November 2015 14:00–15:20
Empirical microeconomics
Yann Algan (Sciences Po)
The Impact of Non-Cognitive Skills Training on Academic and Non-academic Trajectories: From Childhood to Early Adulthood
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 9 November 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Claudio Ferraz (PUC-Rio de Janeiro)   Cancelled
TBA
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Shari Eli
 
Friday, 13 November 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Sebastian Findeisen (University of Mannheim)
The Returns to Regional Mobility for Unemployed Workers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 16 November 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Rocco Machiavello (Warwick U)   Cancelled
TBA
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Arthur Blouin, Gustavo Bobonis, and Shari Eli
 
Friday, 20 November 2015 15:40–16:30
Empirical microeconomics
Adam Miettinen (Toronto)
Early Labour Market Integration in Canada, 1901-1911
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 23 November 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Anderson (UC Berkeley)
As The Wind Blows: The Effects Of Long-Term Exposure To Air Pollution On Mortality
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Shari Eli, and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
 
Friday, 27 November 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jonas Hjort (Columbia University)
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 30 November 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gabriella Conti (UCL)   Cancelled
TBA
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Shari Eli
 
Friday, 4 December 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Giacomo De Giorgi (New York Fed)
Consumption Network Effects
(joint with Anders Frederiksen and Luigi Pistaferri)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Robert McMillan and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 7 December 2015 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Stylianos (Stelios) Michalopoulos (Brown U)
TBA
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizers: Arthur Blouin, Gustavo Bobonis, and Shari Eli
 
Friday, 11 December 2015 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ayesha Ali (Toronto)
Electricity Outages and Employment: Evidence from Energy Prices and Thermal Power Plants in Pakistan
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 22 January 2016 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jonathan Pierre Beauchamp (Harvard University)
Education-associated SNPs are enriched for brain function and disorders
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Business economics
Alisa Tazhitdinova (UC Berkeley)
Adjust Me if I Can't: The Effect of Firm Incentives on Labor Supply Responses to Taxes
Rotman, room LL1025 Organizers: Ambarish Chandra and Rahul Deb
 
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Elena Prager (University of Pennsylvania)
Tiered Hospital Networks, Health Care Demand, and Prices
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Rahul Deb
 
Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Business economics
Elliot Lipnowski (New York University)
Repeated Delegation
(joint with Joao Ramos)
Rotman, room 368 Organizers: Ambarish Chandra and Rahul Deb
 
Friday, 26 February 2016 16:10–17:30
Economic theory/Empirical microeconomics
Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia)
Parametric Recovery Methods: A Comparative Experimental Study
(joint with Lanny Zrill)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Colin Stewart
 
Friday, 4 March 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Hilary Hoynes (University of California Berkeley)
Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start
(joint with Marianne P. Bitler, Thurston Domina)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 11 March 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alexandre Mas (Princeton University)
Does Disclosure affect CEO Pay Setting? Evidence from the Passage of the 1934 Securities and Exchange Act
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Mitchell Hoffman, Kory Kroft, and Michel Serafinelli
 
Monday, 14 March 2016 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eric Edmonds (Dartmouth Uniersity)
Coercion, Debt-Bondage and Human Capital
(joint with Salil Sharma and Mahesh Shrestha)
Munk Centre, room 108N Organizer: Nicholas Li
 
Friday, 18 March 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Supreet Kaur (Columbia University)
Do Enforcement Constraints Prevent Trade? Evidence on Contracting Failures in Irrigation Markets
(joint with Ryan Bubb and Sendhil Mullainathan)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 8 April 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Pieter Gautier (VU University Amsterdam)
The Performance of School Assignment Mechanisms in Practice
(joint with Monique de Haan, Hessel Oosterbeek and Bas van der Klaauw)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michel Serafinelli and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Friday, 15 April 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gabriella Conti (UCL)
Before Birth: Prenatal Investments and Healthy Development
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Shari Eli
 
Saturday, 30 April 2016 9:00–18:00
Urban and real estate economics/Empirical microeconomics
Michel Serafinelli (Toronto)
UTM Workshop "Cities, Trade and Regional Development" Speakers: D. Atkin, J. Dittmar, C. Gaubert, J. Handbury, M. Harari, B. Javorcik
Kaneff, room L1230, UTM Organizers: Nicholas Li and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 16 September 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Adam Lavecchia (University of Toronto)
Minimum wage policy with optimal taxes and involuntary unemployment
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Michael Smart
 
Friday, 23 September 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Juan Morales (University of Toronto)
Legislating During War: Conflict and Politics in Colombia
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 26 September 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kirsten Cornelson (University of Toronto)
Residential segregation and social segregation
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Dwayne Benjamin, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 30 September 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jessica Burley (University of Toronto)
Income Driven Neighborhood Change: Labor Demand and Gentrification in New York City
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and William Strange
 
Friday, 7 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Gilraine (University of Toronto)
Human Capital Formation and School Accountability
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 14 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Laura Schechter (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Receptiveness to Advice, Cognitive Ability, and Technology Adoption: An Economic Experiment with Farmers
(joint with Bradford L. Barham, Jean-Paul, Chavas Dylan Fitz)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 17 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Joshua Murphy (University of Toronto)
The Value of Reducing Power Plant Emissions: New Evidence from the Clean Air Interstate Rule
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 21 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Francesco Trebbi (University of British Columbia)
Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures
(joint with Eric Weese)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Yosh Halberstam, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 28 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jing Cai (University of Michigan)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Loren Brandt, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 28 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Benjamin Iverson (Kellogg)
The Externalities of Bankruptcy
(joint with Shai Bernstein, Emanuele Colonnelli, and Xavier Giroud)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey and Jonathan Hall
 
Monday, 31 October 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Matthew Melnyk (University of Toronto)
Long Term Consequences of Childhood Sexual Assault
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, Aloysius Siow, and Laura Turner
 
Friday, 4 November 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Nicholas Papageorge (Johns Hopkins)
Innovation and Diffusion of Medical Treatment
(joint with Barton Hamilton, Andres Hincapie and Robert Miller)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Friday, 11 November 2016 14:00–15:20
Empirical microeconomics
Patrick Kline (University of California, Berkeley)
Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head
(joint with Chris Walters)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 18 November 2016 14:10–15:30
Econometrics/Empirical microeconomics
Bentley MacLeod (Columbia University)
Electoral institutions and the performance of public officials: evidence from state supreme courts
(joint with Elliott Ash)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jiaying Gu and Yuanyuan Wan
 
Friday, 18 November 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Benjamin Keys (Wharton)
Minimum Payments and Debt Paydown in Consumer Credit Cards
(joint with Jialan Wang)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 25 November 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)
Childcare, parenting practices, and child development
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 2 December 2016 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
David Cesarini (New York University)
Windfall Gains and Stock Market Participation
(joint with Briggs, Lindqvist, Östling)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Barbara Biasi (Stanford University)
Unions, Salaries, and The Market for Teachers: Evidence from Wisconsin
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Natalie Bau
 
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Jonathan Price (Stanford University)
The Long-Term Effects of Cash Assistance
(joint with Jae Song)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 27 January 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Marit Rehavi (University of British Columbia)
A Doctor Will See You Now: Physician-Patient Relationships and Clinical Decisions
(joint with D Chan and E Johnson)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 10 February 2017 12:10–13:30
Empirical microeconomics
David Y Yang (Stanford University)
1984 or the Brave New World? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Media Censorship in China
(joint with Yuyu Chen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Sandro Ambuehl, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 10 February 2017 14:10–15:30
Empirical microeconomics
Maria Micaela Sviatschi (Columbia University)   Cancelled
Making a Narco: Childhood Exposure to Illegal Labor Markets and Criminal Life Path
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 10 February 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kelly Bedard (University of California, Santa Barbara)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey and Jonathan Hall
 
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:10–16:30
Empirical microeconomics
Maria Micaela Sviatschi (Columbia University)
Making a Narco: Childhood Exposure to Illegal Labor Markets and Criminal Life Paths
(joint with Note: Seminar room is actually Rotman south building room 7024)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Victor Aguirregabiria
 
Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sanghmitra Gautam (University College London)
Household (Under) Adoption of Sanitation: Externalities and Borrowing Constraints
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Victor Aguirregabiria and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Friday, 17 February 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Rebecca Thornton (University of Illinois)
Network Partitioning and Social Exclusion under Different Selection Regimes
(joint with Clara Delavallade (IFPRI) and Alan Griffith (Michigan))
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Laura Derksen, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 24 February 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton)
Policy Deliberation and Voter Persuasion: Experimental Evidence from an Election in the Philippines
(joint with Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma, Thomas Fujiwara, Cecilia Pe Lero, Daniel Rubenson)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Arthur Blouin, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 3 March 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Father Absence and the Gender Gap in College Graduation
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Laura Turner
 
Friday, 10 March 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times
(joint with Philippe Aghion, Nick Bloom, Brian Lucking and Raffaella Sadun)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Mitchell Hoffman
 
Friday, 17 March 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kelly Bishop (Arizona State University)
Using Panel Data To Easily Estimate Hedonic Demand Functions
(joint with Christopher Timmins)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 24 March 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Jos van Ommeren (VU Amsterdam)
Road congestion and public transit
(joint with Martin W. Adler , Federica Liberini , Antonio Russo)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 31 March 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Robert Jensen (Wharton)   Cancelled
Information, Demand and the Growth of Firms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India
(joint with Nolan Miller)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 7 April 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gaurav Khanna (Center for Global Development/University of California, San Diego)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Jonathan Hall, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 21 April 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Beenstock (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
The cycle of violence in the Second Intifada: Causality in Nonlinear Vector Autoregressive Models
(joint with Muhammad Asali and Aamer S. Abu-Qarn)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 5 May 2017 14:30–15:50
Empirical microeconomics
Paola Giuliano (UCLA - Anderson)
Long Term Orientation and Educational Performance
(joint with David Figlio, Umut Ozek and Paola Sapienza)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Philip Oreopoulos, and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 8 September 2017 9:00–18:15
Empirical microeconomics
Michel Serafinelli (Toronto)
IMI Junior Workshop: Health, Labour and Development (speakers: Samuel Bazzi, Guilherme Lichand, Myra Mohnen, Simone Schaner, Heather Schofield, Bryce Steinberg)
Kaneff, room L1230, UTM Organizers: Laura Derksen and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 15 September 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Genet Zinabou (UToronto)
Culture and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Obedience as a Moral Value
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 22 September 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Robert Jensen (Wharton)
Information, Demand and the Growth of Firms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 29 September 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jean-William Laliberté (UToronto)
Long-term Contextual Effects in Education: Schools and Neighborhoods
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 6 October 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kevin Devereux (UToronto)
Identifying teamwork skills: application to professional tennis
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 6 October 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Taryn Dinkelman (Dartmouth)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 20 October 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Tim Besley (LSE)
Organizational Dynamics: Culture, Design, and Performance
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 27 October 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ridwan Karim (UToronto)
Voter-Buying, Electoral Reform, and Health Outcomes in Brazil
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Thursday, 2 November 2017 16:30–18:00
Empirical microeconomics
Craig Riddell (UBC)
Gunderson Lecture: What Do Unions do to Wage Inequality? The Roles of Gender, Skill and Public Sector Employment
Munk Centre (One Devonshire Place), Campbell Conference Facility Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 3 November 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Corinne Low (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
Betting the House: How Assets Influence Marriage Selection, Marital Stability, and Child Investments
(joint with Jeanne Lafortune)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Jonathan Hall, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 10 November 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Daniel Benjamin (University of Southern California)
Reconsidering Risk Aversion
(joint with Miles Kimball, Mark Fontana)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Amine Ouazad (HEC Montreal)
City Equilibrium with Borrowing Constraints: Structural Estimation and General Equilibrium Effects
(joint with Romain Rancière)
Rotman, room 147 Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 24 November 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Tim Bond (Purdue University)
Symptoms Before the Syndrome? Stalled Racial Progress and Trade in the 1970s and 1980s
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan Hall and Philip Oreopoulos
 
Friday, 1 December 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jing Cai (University of Maryland)
Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance
(joint with Adam Szeidl)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Loren Brandt and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 8 December 2017 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Andrew Ching (UToronto)
A Structural Model of Correlated Learning and Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins
(joint with Hyunwoo Lim)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 8 December 2017 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Stefano DellaVigna (Berkeley)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 14:30–16:00
Empirical microeconomics
Heather Sarsons (Harvard University)
Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals
Rotman, room LL1020 Organizers: Victor Aguirregabiria and Natalie Bau
 
Friday, 2 February 2018 15:30–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jeffrey Smith (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
The consequences of academic match between students and colleges
(joint with Eleanor Wiske Dillon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 23 February 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Brent Hickman (Queens University)
Pre-College Human Capital Investment and Affirmative Action
(joint with Aaron Bodoh-Creed)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 9 March 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Bhash Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Intergenerational Health Mobility in the US
(joint with Timothy Halliday and Ashley Wong)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli and Jonathan Hall
 
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 13:00–14:30
Empirical microeconomics
Imran Rasul (University College London)
Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Dwayne Benjamin, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 16 March 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alex Pfaff (Duke University)
Collective Environmental Incentives & Group Dynamics in Mexico and Colombia
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan Hall and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Monday, 19 March 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Pablo Querubin (NYU)
The Political Class and Redistributive Policies
Max Gluskin House, room 100 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Yosh Halberstam, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 30 March 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Richard Hornbeck (University of Chicago)
Engines of Growth: Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing
(joint with Martin Rotemberg)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Jonathan Hall, and Michel Serafinelli
 
Friday, 6 April 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Holger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan Hall and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 13 April 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Lori Beaman (Northwestern)
Selection into credit markets: Evidence from agriculture in Mali
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 20 April 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Gaurav Khanna (UC San Diego)
Large-scale Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from India
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 27 April 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Karthik Muralidharan (UC San Diego)
General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
(joint with Paul Niehaus and Sandip Sukhtankar)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau and Jonathan Hall
 
Thursday, 3 May 2018 13:00–14:00
Empirical microeconomics
Hani Mansour (University of Colorado Denver)
The Labor Market Effects of Immigration Enforcement
(joint with Chloe N. East, Philip Luck, Andrea Velasquez)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Natalie Bau, Jonathan Hall, and Pamela Medina Quispe
 
Friday, 4 May 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
David Huffman (University of Pittsburgh)
Persistent Overconfidence and Biased Memory: Evidence from Managers in a Tournament Incentive Scheme
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Natalie Bau
 
Friday, 11 May 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Maria Casanova (California State University, Fullerton)
Revisiting the Hump-Shaped Wage Profile
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan Hall and Laura Turner
 
Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:00–13:00
Empirical microeconomics
Louis-Philippe Morin (University of Ottawa)
Can Economic Pressure Overcome Social Norms? The Case of Female Labor Force Participation
(joint with Ana Rute Cardoso)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Aloysius Siow and Ronald Wolthoff
 
Friday, 7 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Kelly Bedard (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Unequal Use of Social Insurance Benefits: The Role of Employers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Elizabeth Dhuey, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 21 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Sendhil Mullainathan (Chicago Booth)
Physicians, Incentives and Algorithms: Using Machine Learning to Make Sense of Health Care
Rotman, room LL1020 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Arthur Blouin, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 28 September 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stefano DellaVigna (University of California, Berkeley)
Stability of Experimental Results: Forecasts and Evidence
(joint with Devin Pope)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Arthur Blouin, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 12 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Marc-Antoine Schmidt (University of Toronto)
Rest Breaks and Labor Supply Flexibility
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 19 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Holger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania)
Waiting for Affordable Housing in NYC
(joint with Chamna Yoon)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 26 October 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Stephen Lehrer (Queen's University)
Assessing the Hype of Machine Learning for Empiricists
(joint with Weili Ding and Tian Xie)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 2 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Alberto Bisin (New York University)
Dynamic Interactions on Networks: Health Risk Behavior
(joint with T. Arduini, O. Ozgur, E. Patacchini)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Nicola Lacetera
 
Friday, 9 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Rachael Meager (London School of Economics)
Aggregating Distributional Treatment Effects: A Bayesian Hierarchical Analysis of the Microcredit Literature
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 16 November 2018 10:30–11:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lawrence M. Kahn (Cornell University)
Do Americans (still) prefer sons over daughters?
(joint with Francine D. Blau, Peter Brummund, Jason Cook, and Miriam La)
Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, room 205 Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 16 November 2018 16:00–18:00
Empirical microeconomics
Francine Blau (Department of Economics, Cornell University)
Gunderson Lecture: What Do We Really Know About the Gender Wage Gap?
Woodsworth College, Kruger Hall Commons Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 23 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jie Bai (Harvard Kennedy School)
Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillovers and Industrial Quality Upgrading
(joint with Panle Barwick, Shengmao Cao and Shanjun Li)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Loren Brandt, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 30 November 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Isaac Sorkin (Stanford University)
Bartik Instruments: What, When, Why, and How?
(joint with Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and Henry Swift)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan Hall, Kory Kroft, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 7 December 2018 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Joseph Mullins (University of Minnesota)
Firms’ Choices of Wage-Setting Protocols in the Presence of Minimum Wages
(joint with Christopher Flinn)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker, Jonathan P. Beauchamp, and Jonathan Hall
 
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics/Econometrics
Maximilian Kasy (Harvard University)
Identification of and correction for publication bias
(joint with Isaiah Andrews)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Thursday, 24 January 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jesse M Bruhn (Boston University)
The Consequences of Sorting for Understanding School Quality
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 25 January 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Elira Kuka (Southern Methodist University)
Do Human Capital Decisions Respond to the Returns to Education? Evidence from DACA
(joint with Na’ama Shenhav and Kevin Shih)
Rotman, room 127 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Carolina Arteaga (University of California Los Angeles (UCLA))
The Cost of Bad Parents: Evidence from the Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children's Education
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Aloysius Siow
 
Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Emily Moschini (University of Minnesota)
Child Care Subsidies with One- and Two-Parent Families
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Monday, 4 February 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Oren Danieli (Harvard University)
Outside Options in the Labor Market
(joint with Sydnee Caldwell)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Wednesday, 6 February 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Román Andrés Zárate (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Social and Cognitive Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Selective High Schools in Peru
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: David Price
 
Thursday, 7 February 2019 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Shan Aman Rana (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Meritocracy in Bureaucracy? Evidence from Pakistan
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Arthur Blouin
 
Thursday, 28 February 2019 14:40–16:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jaime Arellano-Bover (Stanford University)
Career Consequences of Firm Heterogeneity for Young Workers: First Job and Firm Size
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: David Price
 
Friday, 1 March 2019 12:10–13:30
Empirical microeconomics
Clémentine Van Effenterre (Harvard Kennedy School)
Do women want to work more or more regularly? Evidence from a natural experiment
(joint with Emma Duchini)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jonathan P. Beauchamp
 
Friday, 1 March 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Ricardo Perez-Truglia (Anderson, UCLA)
How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons
(joint with Zoe Cullen)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Yosh Halberstam, and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 8 March 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Jeffrey Lin (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Freeway Revolts!
(joint with Jeffrey Brinkman)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 15 March 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Francesco Amodio (McGill University)
Bribes vs. Taxes: Market Structure and Incentives
(joint with Jieun Choi, Giacomo De Giorgi, Aminur Rahma)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 22 March 2019 12:10–13:30
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Jessie Handbury (Wharton, UPenn)
Income Growth and the Distributional Effects of Urban Spatial Sorting
(joint with Victor Couture, Cecile Gaubert, Erik Hurst)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp and Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 29 March 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Owen Zidar (Princeton University)
Top Wealth in the United States: New Methods and Implications for Wealth Taxation
(joint with Eric Zwick, Matt Smith)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 5 April 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Melissa Kearney (University of Maryland)
Increasing Community College Completion Rates among Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of a Case Management Intervention
(joint with William N. Evans, Brendan Perry, and James X. Sullivan)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Jonathan Hall, and David Price
 
Friday, 13 September 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Dinerstein (University of Chicago)
Human Capital Depreciation
(joint with Rigissa Megalokonomou, Constantine Yannelis)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Robert McMillan, and David Price
 
Friday, 20 September 2019 14:10–15:30
Econometrics/Empirical microeconomics
Yu-wei Hsieh (University of Southern California)
Prediction and Congestion in Two-Sided Markets: Economist versus Machine Matchmakers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Jiaying Gu, Yosh Halberstam, David Price, and Aloysius Siow
 
Friday, 27 September 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Benjamin Friedrich (Northwestern University)
The Returns to Nursing: Evidence from a Parental Leave Program
(joint with Martin B. Hackmann)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Mons Chan, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 4 October 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Paul Lim (University of Toronto)
Interest Rates and Credit Rationing in U.S. Mortgage Lending
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: David Price
 
Friday, 11 October 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Julian Dyer (University of Toronto)
Go Set a Watchman: Experimental Evidence on Security and Agricultural Development
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: David Price
 
Friday, 18 October 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Daniel Indacochea (University of Toronto)
Crossing the Color Line: The Effects of Racial Integration during the Korean War
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 25 October 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Dhruv Sinha (University of Toronto)
The Impact of NGO Campaigning on Firms' Stock Performance
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 1 November 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Explain Round Number Bunching in the Wage Distribution
(joint with Arindrajit Dube and Alan Manning)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Kory Kroft, and David Price
 
Friday, 8 November 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Giulia Giupponi (Institute for Fiscal Studies)
When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 15 November 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Douglas Miller (Cornell University)
Dynamic Treatment Effects for Empirical Microeconomists: Local Projections and Quasi-Experimental Research Designs
(joint with Gaetano Basso, Jessamyn Schaller)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Michael Baker, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 22 November 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas Lemieux (University of British Columbia)
The Employment Impact of Construction Boom-Bust Cycles
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Mitchell Hoffman, and David Price
 
Friday, 29 November 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Etienne Lehmann (Université Panthéon Assas Paris II)
Comprehensive or Separate Income Tax? A Sufficient Statistics Approach
(joint with Marie-Noëlle Lefebvre and Michaël Sicsic)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Kory Kroft, and David Price
 
Monday, 2 December 2019 16:00–18:00
Empirical microeconomics
Richard B Freeman (Harvard University)
Morley Gunderson Lecture: Labor in the Era of Robots and Algorithms
Woodsworth College, Kruger Hall Commons Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 6 December 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Marcella Alsan (Harvard Kennedy School)
Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence from Secure Communities
(joint with Crystal Yang)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Shari Eli, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 13 December 2019 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Willa Friedman (University of Houston)
When Information is Not Enough: Evidence from a Centralized School Choice System
(joint with Kehinde Ajayi and Adrienne Lucas)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Laura Derksen, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Milena Almagro (New York University)
Location Sorting and Endogenous Amenities: Evidence from Amsterdam
(joint with Tomas Domınguez-Iino)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Thursday, 16 January 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Caitlin Gorback (University of Pennsylvania)
Your Uber has Arrived: Ridesharing and the Redistribution of Economic Activity
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Jonathan Hall
 
Friday, 17 January 2020 12:00–13:00
Empirical microeconomics
Eva Vivalt (Australian National University)
Design and Baseline Data for "The Causal Effects of Basic Income: Experimental Evidence from Two U.S. States"
Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, room 205 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Xianwen Shi
 
Friday, 24 January 2020 16:00–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Maura Coughlin (Cornell University)
Insurance Choice with Non-Monetary Plan Attributes: Limited Consideration in Medicare Part D
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Carolina Arteaga
 
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Michael Stepner (National Bureau of Economic Research)
The Insurance Value of Redistributive Taxes and Transfers
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 31 January 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Marlène Blédja Aimée Koffi (Universíté de Montréal (University of Montreal))
Innovative Ideas and Gender Inequality
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: David Price
 
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Eva Vivalt (Australian National University)
How Do Policymakers Update Their Beliefs?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Aloysius Siow
 
Monday, 24 February 2020 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Will Rafey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Droughts, deluges, and (river) diversions: Valuing market-based water reallocation
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Friday, 28 February 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Dean Yang (University of Michigan)
Abundance from Abroad: Migrant Earnings and Economic Development in the Philippines
(joint with Gaurav Khanna and Caroline Theoharides)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 6 March 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Matthew E. Kahn (Johns Hopkins University)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam, Jonathan Hall, and David Price
 
Friday, 13 March 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Matias Cortes (York University)   Cancelled
Are Routine Jobs Moving South? Evidence from Changes in the Occupational Structure of Employment in the U.S. and Mexico
(joint with Diego M. Morris)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 20 March 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Peter Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Elizabeth Dhuey, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 27 March 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jonathan Hall (University of Toronto)
Improving structural models of congestion
Online Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 27 March 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Enrico Moretti (University of California, Berkeley)   Cancelled
TBA
Rotman, room LL1010 Organizers: Ruben Gaetani, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 3 April 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M University)   Cancelled
TBA
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 3 April 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Etienne Masson-Makdissi (University of Toronto)
Identification of Social Pressure Towards Same-Sex Relationship in a Matching Model with Regional Sorting
Online Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 17 April 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Julian Dyer (University of Toronto)
(Machine) Learning Languages: An Empirical Examination of Linguistic Exchange and Power
(joint with Arthur Blouin)
Online Organizers: Yosh Halberstam and David Price
 
Friday, 24 April 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Sam Asher (Johns Hopkins University)
Intergenerational Mobility in India: New Methods and Estimates Across Time, Space, and Communities
(joint with Paul Novosad and Charlie Rafkin)
Online Organizers: Loren Brandt, Yosh Halberstam, and David Price
 
Friday, 11 September 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Matias Cortes (York University)
Technological Change, Firm Heterogeneity and Wage Inequality
(joint with Adrian Lerche (IAB), Uta Schoenberg (UCL) and Jeanne Tschopp (Bern))
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 18 September 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Simon Jäger (MIT)
Worker Voice and Shared Governance: Evidence from Finland
(joint with joint with Jarkko Harju and Benjamin Schoefer)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Kory Kroft, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 25 September 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Claudio Ferraz (Vancouver School of Economics, UBC)
Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil
(joint with Frederico Finan, Monica Martinez-Bravo)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Gustavo Bobonis, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 2 October 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics
Eleonora Patacchini (Cornell University)
Tax Professionals and Tax Evasion
(joint with Marco Battaglini, Luigi Guiso, Chiara Lacava)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Marlene Koffi, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 16 October 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)
Externalities in Politicians’ Malfeasance
(joint with Anke Kessler and Xin Zhao)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 23 October 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas King (University of Toronto)
The Impact of Housing Supply Conditions on Neighborhood Income Segregation
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 30 October 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Hammad Shaikh (University of Toronto)
Nudging Towards Education at Scale: A Study of Online Learning
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 6 November 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Keith Chen (UCLA Anderson School of Management)
Smartphone Trace Data in Empirical Microeconomics
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Yosh Halberstam, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 13 November 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Abby Alpert (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 20 November 2020 15:40–17:00
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Matthew E. Kahn (Johns Hopkins University)
Adapting to Climate Change
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Jonathan Hall, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 27 November 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Sule Alan (EUI)
Building Social Cohesion in Ethnically Mixed Schools: An Intervention on Perspective Taking
(joint with Ceren Baysan , Mert Gumren, and Elif Kubilay)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 11 December 2020 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Peter Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara)
What Happens When Employers Can No Longer Discriminate in Job Ads? Evidence from a Chinese Job Board
(joint with Kailing Shen)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Elizabeth Dhuey, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 12:10–13:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gabriel Englander (UC Berkeley)
Information and Spillovers from Targeting Policy in Peru's Anchoveta Fishery
Online Organizer: Robert McMillan
 
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 13:10–14:30
Empirical microeconomics
Allan Hsiao (MIT)
Coordination and Commitment in International Climate Action: Evidence from Palm Oil
Online Organizer: Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
 
Friday, 5 March 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Katherine Baldiga Coffman (Harvard Business School)
When to Apply
(joint with Manuela R. Collis and Leena Kulkarni)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 12 March 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M University)
Misdemeanor Prosecution
(joint with Amanda Agan and Anna Harvey)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 19 March 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Rosalie Pacula (USC Sole Price School of Public Policy)
The Impact of Recreational Cannabis Laws on Cannabis Use: How you measure the market matters
(joint with Greg Tung and Christine Buttorff)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 26 March 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Nick Tsivanidis (University of California at Berkeley)
Spatial Spillovers from Urban Redevelopments: Evidence from Mumbai's Textile Mills
(joint with Mike Gechter)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Jonathan Hall, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 23 April 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Enrico Moretti (University of California, Berkeley)
Where is Standard of Living the Highest? Local Prices and the Geography of Consumption
(joint with Rebecca Diamond)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Ruben Gaetani, David Price, and Clementine Van Effenterre
 
Friday, 10 September 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Ilyana Kuziemko (Princeton University)
Mobility for All: Representative Intergenerational Mobility Estimates over the 20th Century
(joint with Elisa Jácome and Suresh Naidu)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Nicola Lacetera, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 17 September 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Emily Breza (Harvard University)
The Nerds, the Cool and the Central: Peer Education and Teen Pregnancy in Brazil
(joint with Erick Baumgartner, Eliana La Ferrara, Victor Orozco, Pedro Rosa Dias)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 24 September 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Katherine Coffmann (Harvard Business School)
A Dynamic Investigation of Stereotypes, Belief Updating, and Behavior
(joint with Paola Ugalde Araya, Basit Zafar)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 1 October 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Diana Moreira (University of California Davis)
Who Benefits from Meritocracy?
(joint with Santiago Perez)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Tuesday, 5 October 2021 13:10–14:30
Empirical microeconomics/Empirical microeconomics brown bag
Rob Gillezeau (University of Victoria)
The Determinants and Impacts of Historical Treaty-Making in Canada
(joint with Donna Feir and Maggie E.C. Jones)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Elizabeth Dhuey, Aloysius Siow, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 8 October 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Boriana Miloucheva (University of Toronto)
Pharmaceutical Promotion, Physician Response, and Opioid Abuse: Identifying the Role of Physicians in the Opioid Crisis
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 13:10–14:30
Empirical microeconomics brown bag/Empirical microeconomics
James Uguccioni (University of Toronto)
Timing is Everything: Parental Unemployment and their Children's Future Earnings
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Aloysius Siow, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 15 October 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Etienne Masson-Makdissi (University of Toronto)
Moving for Love? Location Choice in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Relationships
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 22 October 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jessica Wagner (University of Toronto)
The Effects of Student Exposure to Proactive Policing: Evidence from Los Angeles Gang Injunctions
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 5 November 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Maria Polyakova (Stanford University)
General Equilibrium Effects of Insurance Expansions: Evidence from Long-Term Care Labor Markets
(joint with Maria Polyakova)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Michael Stepner, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 12 November 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Urban and real estate economics
Leah Boustan (Princeton University)
Political Speech about Immigration to the US is More Positive but More Polarized Than Any Time in the Past 150 Years
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Ruben Gaetani, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 19 November 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Corinne Low (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
Cultural Institutions and Structural Change: Dowries as Pensions when Sons Migrate
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Thursday, 25 November 2021 16:10–17:30
Empirical microeconomics
Thomas Lemieux (University of British Columbia)
Gunderson Lecture: Labour Laws, Unionization, and Wage Setting
Online Organizer: Dwayne Benjamin
 
Friday, 26 November 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Juan Morales (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Can Online Dissent be (Effectively) Censored?
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Michael Baker, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 3 December 2021 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Econometrics
Isaiah Andrews (Harvard University)
Inference on Winners
(joint with Toru Kitagawa, Adam McCloskey)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Robert McMillan, Ismael Mourifié, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 7 January 2022 14:30–16:00
Empirical microeconomics
Katherine Wagner (University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resourc)
Technology Lock-In and Optimal Carbon Pricing
(joint with Jonathan T. Hawkins-Pierot)
Online Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Friday, 14 January 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Development economics
Ceren Baysan (University of Essex / Yale U)
Persistent Polarizing Effects of Persuasion: Experimental Evidence from Turkey
Online Organizers: Gustavo Bobonis and Roman Zarate
 
Monday, 24 January 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Iain Bamford (Columbia University)
Monopsony Power, Spatial Equilibrium, and Minimum Wages
Online Organizer: Kory Kroft
 
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Lena Song (New York University)
The Heterogeneous Effects of Social Media Content on Racial Attitudes
Online Organizer: Jim Goldman
 
Thursday, 27 January 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics/Development economics
Lydia Assouad (Paris School of Economics)
Charismatic Leaders and Nation-Building
Online Organizer: Arthur Blouin
 
Friday, 11 March 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Gustavo Bobonis (University of Toronto)
A Helping Hand Goes a Long Way: Long-Term Effects of Counseling and Support to Workfare Program Participants
(joint with Aneta Bonikowska, Phillip Oreopoulos, W. Craig Riddell, and Steven P. Ryan)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 18 March 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Jonathan Zhang (McMaster University)
Impacts of Basic Income on Health and Economic Well-Being: Evidence from the VA's Disability Compensation Program
(joint with David Silver)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Kory Kroft, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 25 March 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Moses Shayo (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Follow the Crowd: But Who Follows, Who Counteracts, and Which Crowd? (joint with Inbal Dekel)
Online Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Arthur Blouin, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 1 April 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Conrad Miller (Berkeley Haas)
The Dynamics of Referral Hiring and Racial Inequality: Evidence from Brazil
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
Friday, 8 April 2022 11:10–12:30
Empirical microeconomics
Francisca Antman (University of Colorado Boulder)
Innovation Nation: Evidence from Broadening Access to Ph.D. Training in the U.S.
(joint with Kirk Doran, Xuechao Qian, and Bruce Weinberg)
Max Gluskin House, room 106 Organizers: Carolina Arteaga, David Price, Clementine Van Effenterre, and Roman Zarate
 
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