University of California, Riverside

Economics



Seminars & Colloquia


Applied Economics Winter 2015

Mondays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified)
Sproul 2206

Questions? Contact Steven Helfand.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

DATENAMETITLE OF PRESENTATION
1/5/15  No Seminar No Seminar
1/9/15 (Please note that this is a Friday) Lakshmi Iyer, Harvard Business School Path-Breakers? Women's Electoral Success And Future Political Participation
1/12/15 Jenny Aker, Tufts Fletcher School Of Law & Diplomacy Can Mobile Phones Improve Learning? Short And Long-Term Impacts From An Experiment In Niger
1/19/15 No Seminar, M.L. King Holiday No Seminar
1/20/15 (Please note, this is a Tuesday & seminar will be held from 4:10-5:30 in HUM 1500) Tobias Pfutze, Oberlin College Land Titles And Violent Conflict In Rural Mexico
1/21/15 (Please note, this is an Applied Economics seminar) Qian Lu, University of Texas at Austin The End Of Polarization? Technological Change And Employment In The U.S. Labor Market
1/23/15 (Please note, this is a Friday, but is an Applied Econ seminar) Michael Bates, Michigan State University Public And Private Learning In The Market For Teachers
1/26/15  Michael Kottelenberg, Queens University  Heterogeneity In Child Development: Universal Child Care And Parental Investments
1/27/15 (Please note, this is a Tuesday, but is an Applied Econ seminar and will be held in Spr 2206) Michael Muller-Smith, Columbia University The Criminal And Labor Market Impacts Of Incarceration
1/28/15 (Please note, this is a Wednesday, but is an Applied Econ seminar) Jillian Carr, Texas A&M University  The Effect Of Housing Vouchers On Crime: Evidence From A Lottery
2/2/15 TBA TBA
2/9/15  (Please note, this 
is a joint seminar with School of Public Policy)
Robert Kaestner Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D
2/16/15 No Seminar, Presidents Day Holiday No Seminar
3/2/15 (Please note, 
this is a joint seminar with School of Public Policy; rescheduled from 2/23/15) 

1:10pm to 2:30pm
Daniel Rees Emotional Cues and Low Birth Weight: Evidence from the Super Bowl
3/2/15 Boris Bravo-Ureta, University of Connecticut  A Meta Analysis of the Agricultural Frontier Literature with a Focus on Water Studies
3/9/15 (Please note that this is an Econometrics seminar) Mike McCraken, Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis Evaluating Conditional Forecasts from Vector Autoregressions
3/20/15 Tim Squires, Brown University The Impact of Access to Electricity on Education: Evidence from Honduras

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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Economics
4128 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3266
Fax: (951) 827-5685
E-mail: damaris.carlos@ucr.edu

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