Applied Economics Seminars Fall 2008

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

Questions? Contact Susan Carter & Richard Sutch

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

9/29/2008 Richard Sutch, UCR The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage
10/6/2008 N. Edward Coulson, The Pennsylvania State University Housing Tenure and Labor Market Impacts: The Search Goes On
10/13/2008 Kristen Kleinjans, University of Southern California Do Gender Differences in Preferences for Competition Matter for Occupational Expectations?
10/20/2008 Rebecca Blank, Brookings Institute The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low-Income Families
10/27/2008 Craig Gundersen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Indentifying the Effects of Food Stamps on the Nutritional Health of Children when Program Participation is Misreported
11/3/2008 Mason Gaffney, UCR The Great Crash of 2008
11/10/2008 Damon Clark, University of Florida The Effect of Education on Adult Mortality and Health Evidence from the United Kingdom
11/17/2008 Larry Neal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign I Am Not Master of Events: The Speculative Activities of John Law and Lord Londonderry in the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles
11/24/2008* Antoni Espasa, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid

*NOTE: Please note that this will be an Econometrics seminar rather than an Applied Economics seminar

Forecasting A Macroeconomic Aggregate Which Includes Components With Common Trends
12/1/2008 Nellie Lew, UC Santa Barbara Til Laws Do us Part?  The Impact of Changing Divorce Laws on Divorce Rate in Mexico